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  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Big Fishweir Creek project is moving forward after the City of Jacksonville recently approved funding for the Corps to execute a project partnership agreement and initiate the design and implementation phase of the project. The Corps will receive approximately $1 million, making way for the project to move towards eventual construction. “This is a […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    If shoaling and weather conditions permit, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet tomorrow to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The U.S. Coast Guard recently closed the Oregon Inlet waters near the Bonner Bridge to any vessels […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett has announced $250,000 to help fund the dredging of Milford Pond to restore open water habitat suitable for resident fish species and water birds. “Milford Pond has long been a piece of the town’s history as a place for residents to recreate and home to a […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    With yesterday’s decision to accept the emergency petitions against the planning approval decision on adjustment of the navigation channel, the Federal Administrative Court has not delivered a judgement on the core issue, but has deferred a decision in the principal proceedings, as it has also done on other major infrastructural projects. The Federal Administrative Court […]

  • 10 November 2011

    Tetra Tech, Inc. has announced that it has been awarded a $225 million contract to provide a broad spectrum of environmental restoration and remediation services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Louisville District. Five large business teams will share in the contract ceiling value. The new program has a two-year base period and […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) confirmed yesterday the receipt of a $69.8 million award on the San Jacinto River in Houston, Texas. This unique and challenging project is the first major Houston-area flood-control project after Hurricane Harvey and will restore a 2 mile-long stretch of the San Jacinto River to its pre-Harvey state. After the storm passed […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair the damaged sea defenses at Southsea seafront has now been completed and the promenade has re-opened in time for the Easter weekend. ​Portsmouth City Council, the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, Colas and Mackley have worked hard since the sea wall failed on Boxing Day, to stabilize and then repair the sea defenses. […]

  • 10 December 2012

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) urged President Barack Obama not to forget the damage to North Carolina’s coastal inlets caused by Hurricane Sandy. The Obama administration is putting together a funding request to address damage caused by the storm that it will soon submit to Congress. In a letter sent to the president, Congressman Jones […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Geotextile sand elements can be a cheap and sustainable alternative to traditional solutions such as quarry stone when building dams, dikes or groynes. One benefit is that local sand can be used as a filler material, eliminating the need to quarry and transport quarry stone, generating savings (particularly for transport) and reducing the burden on […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved 76 additional Monroe County canals for Hurricane Irma marine debris and sediment removal. The newly approved canals fall under the same Emergency Watershed Protection grant used to clean Hurricane Irma marine debris from 172 previously approved canals. The Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. (AEI) […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced federal funding for the cleanup of lakes and waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties. Pallone announced that several lakes, creeks and brooks throughout the Sixth Congressional District will receive federal dollars to cover 90% of the cost of cleanup and restoration work through the National […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for stream bank restoration near Tilden, Neb. is currently available for public review. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection and prohibit further rapid erosion on the right-descending bank of the Elkhorn River, Madison County, Neb. Public infrastructure being protected includes the 536th Avenue county road […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Buffalo Harbor will be open for boating this season. This year Lake Michigan water levels are at an all-time low and levels are expected to continue dropping this summer, adversely affecting boating throughout the Great Lakes. Despite this, New Buffalo Mayor Warren Peterson is resolute, “safe navigation in New Buffalo Harbor is a top […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Aric Nesbit applauded the state’s 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan, which includes funding for South Haven Municipal Marina. The $21 million plan, released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources(DNR), includes funding for a $436,000 project to enhance water levels at the South Haven Marina. “Our lakeshore communities are expected to experience record low […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The Environment Agency has completed most of the repairs to flood defences in Boston after they were damaged by December’s tidal surge. More than £1-million has been spent restoring defences in the town to bring them back up to the standard they were before the flooding. The Environment Agency did initial emergency works in December […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will commence the Cleveland Harbor dredging program next month to facilitate the 2014 shipping season. “Dredging the harbor is an absolute must for Northern Ohio manufacturing and the thousands of jobs it supports,” said U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur. “I am relieved that Cleveland will stay open for business this […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed yesterday joined with officials from Westerly, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to announce over $1 million to help dredge Winnapaug Pond and revitalize its ecosystem. The NRCS project will help restore habitat and remove approximately 70,600 […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-2013, Delft-FEWS, the Deltares hydrological forecasting system, will be operational on the Salto Grande dam on the Uruguay/Argentina border. During the last fortnight, two hydrologists from the Comisión Técnica Mixta de Salto Grande (CTM), the organisation that manages the dam, were at Deltares in Delft to train with the system. CTM will be using […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator Pam Helming earlier this week announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the application deadline for the Lake Ontario General Permit as well as the expiration date of the permit. According to an official statement, this will allow property owners affected by last year’s devastating Lake Ontario flooding and […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Greg Abbott visited Kingwood, Texas, yesterday where he took an aerial tour to survey damage along the San Jacinto River, and met with community leaders and elected officials to discuss Hurricane Harvey recovery and flood prevention efforts.  During the meeting, the Governor announced new actions Texas will be taking to help prevent future flooding in communities like […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester has announced $2.1 million in federal disaster assistance for Fallon County to help the community recover from a highly destructive tornado that touched down in Baker in June of last year. “When disasters strike, we need to help folks on the ground pick up the pieces,” Tester said. “This funding will provide the people of […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager at Royal HaskoningDHV, as speaker during the event. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last week, it was announced that the Hampton Roads area would be receiving more than $120.5 million as part of the National Disaster Resilience Competition, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, to help prepare for the effects of climate change, sea level rise, flooding and storms. Beginning February 9, Environmental Defense […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel have announced $1.67 million in federal funding to the Town of North Hempstead in Nassau County for the restoration of Leeds Pond, damaged as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy. The funding was allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and will be […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Siport21 has shown the nautical studies developed in Colombian Ports (Cartagena, Buenaventura and Aguadulce) during the celebration of the first PIANC Congress in Colombia. The principal aim of these projects was to support the design of new channels and terminals as well as improve the accessibility of new vessels at their facilities. The company has carried out studies […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is hosting the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting this week at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. According to Jose E. Sanchez, SES, PE, director of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory and alternate designated federal officer of […]