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  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Headquarters Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations Maj. Gen. Scott Spellman, South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Kim Colloton and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Aaron Barta yesterday conducted a tour with the USACE partners Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The port boat tour consisted of […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Leader of Portsmouth City Council has praised Team Van Oord for carrying out emergency repairs to the sea defense wall in Southsea over the Christmas holiday period. In a letter to Tony Camilerri, MD of Team Van Oord member Mackley, Councillor Donna Jones said she “wanted to put on record how impressed we have been […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representative Peter DeFazio has joined a letter led by Representative Rick Larsen sent to the Director of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Shaun Donovan urging the agency to increase funding for small ports in the Pacific Northwest in their FY 2017 budget proposal. In the letter, members urge OMB to consider the needs of […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut Department of Public Works, is seeking a permit from the USACE’s New England District to remove pond sediment and reduce erosion in Greenwich, Conn. The work is proposed in Binney Park Pond/Cider Mill Brook at the intersection of South Beach Avenue and Laddins Rock Road in Greenwich. The purpose of […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Brigadier General (P) Donald E. Jackson, Jr., deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil and Emergency Operations, visited levee work in north Sacramento, CA yesterday. During the visit, he was briefed on key projects in the District including Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway construction project and ongoing levee work. Greater Sacramento, California, is among the […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The rain fall over the weekend brought floods to Somerset Levels area, according to ThisIsSomerset.com. Even before the weekend the River Tone started to overtop inundating parts of Curry Moor. The farmers from that area had been cutting emergency drainage channels on the moor to clear the last of the water from April’s floods. These […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Shinnecock Inlet is set to be dredged, starting in September, with $5.1 million now secured for project costs. U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop said that the federal dollars were approved through the Army Corps Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies program and the town of Southampton will not have to shell out money for the project. […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $19.5 million Galveston beach nourishment project that will replenish and expand seawall beaches from 12th to 61st streets is finally underway, reported the Park Board of Trustees. This beach fill project, conducted by Weeks Marine Inc., is being funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Texas General Land Office, and the City of Galveston. […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iloilo City government will no longer allow the extension of the Iloilo River Esplanade project towards the mouth of the river, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The announcement was made by Mayor Jose Espinosa III at the meeting of the Iloilo Batiano River Development Council (IBRDC), held at the city hall last Friday. […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District invites public comments on an Emmett levee system repair project environmental assessment (EA). Comments are due by March 20. The Corps proposes to repair a section of the Emmett levee system on the Payette River near Emmett, Idaho. The Emmett levee system is located in rural […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Policymakers from a range of national Colombian government authorities visited Deltares last week for a knowledge-exchange program about water management. The emphasis was on governance aspects, the planning process and the use of information from model studies. The participants included Claudia Pineda, the water director of the Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development, and […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan came to the Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative in Seabrook, NH, last week to announce that federal funding had been secured for the dredging of Seabrook/Hampton Harbor. This project will be undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who had received preliminary funding and have been in the engineering phase […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Department of Environmental Protection a grant of $55 million to reimburse the state’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The work being reimbursed provided for the removal of the sand and silt debris impacting state maintained navigable waterways as […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the parking lot and ramp at the Union Bay boating access site at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will reopen Friday, July 1. The access site and lot had been closed since October for boating access replacement work. Among the improvements with the new access site, the […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are completing flood protection measures in the Skagit River basin and on the Olympic Peninsula. One team is assisting the Quileute Tribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as much as 500 tons of large rock at an area where a jetty ties in with the land and is […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) joined the United States Army Corps of Engineers this afternoon in announcing emergency funding to dredge the St. Joseph harbor. The harbor, which is essential to jobs and economic activity in Southwest Michigan, has become inaccessible to commercial traffic on account of severe shoaling. Upton has been in close contact […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that dredging operations continue without delays on the St Lucie Inlet Navigation Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. The Corps awarded the $6,465,000 […]

  • 25 May 2012

    As it completes 23 years of existence on Saturday (May 26), Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JN Port) is entering an exciting new phase of development. Despite the project delays due to policymaking constraints and the other impediments that have been impacting the facility, 2011-12 was yet another year of great records for JN Port, according to […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a community meeting today in Jacksonville, Fla, regarding the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. The meeting takes place at the Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville. A poster session/meet and greet is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. followed by a formal […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Willow Fork Drainage District’s engineer, Craig Kalkomey, has just released the latest update on the Willow Fork of Buffalo Bayou desilting scheme, saying that Allgood Construction has removed the first 200 cubic yards of dirt from the diversion channel. Willow Fork of Buffalo Bayou, which runs from the city of Katy to Cinco Ranch and […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just announced that they will attend the annual ‘Dredging in India’ conference, which takes place at TC Maratha, Mumbai from 4-5 September. During this event, Jaco Kleijwegt (Area Sales Manager India) will give a presentation about Inland Waterway Dredging. The event is celebrating its tenth year running and aims to highlight emerging […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County yesterday hosted a public information meeting about the upcoming Sand Key beach nourishment project. Representatives from the county and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were on hand to answer questions about the project and the easements that will be required for portions of properties located along the coast where the nourishment activity […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lahaina Harbor maintenance dredging project has been approved and is moving forward with an expected completion by the end of 2017, according to State Representative Angus McKelvey. Maui Now reports that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a conditional permit to begin the essential emergency maintenance dredging of the Lahaina Small Boat Harbor in […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In the following days, the North Carolina Ferry Division will begin dredging work on a portion of the channel used for the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route that was affected by Hurricane Matthew, according to the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s latest announcement. Because of the work and the tides, passengers using that route may experience sporadic service […]

  • 23 April 2013

    On Monday, 22 April, a delegation from Brunei visited Deltares to make closer acquaintance with Deltares and to explore possible ways of working together. The delegation was led by Dato Paduka Hj Ali Apong, the Chairman of the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) and Deputy Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office. As well as attracting […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The New York District Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform emergency maintenance dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet, New York Beach Erosion Control and Navigation project. The work consists of dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basin at Fire Island Inlet Federal Navigation […]