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  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2013

    As part of ongoing repairs at the Marseilles Lock and Dam project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is placing HESCO barriers on the earthen dike located on the right descending bank of the Illinois River in Marseilles, Ill. The earthen dike is part of the lock and dam project designed and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Eastern Shipbuilding Group, Inc. (ESG) and Weeks Marine, Inc. (WMI) have signed a contract to complete the construction of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger, the Magdalen.  The contract for the 356’ twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger that will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility, was signed on Friday, March 27th 2015. Named the WMI 475 […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The tender process supporting the Aberdeen Harbor’s Expansion Project has taken a significant step forward with the selection of Dragados as its preferred bidder for the main construction contract. Following a lengthy selection process, which involved an initial five potential tenderers being reduced down to one, Dragados have emerged as the favored principal contractor. “Although […]

  • 13 February 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced his effort to secure $10.1 million in federal funding for three critical infrastructure projects in the Capital Region that are in desperate need of repair: the Troy Seawall, the Amsterdam Dove Creek Wall, and the Cobleskill Water Supply project. Specifically, Schumer urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The probability of hurricane-induced coastal change on sandy beaches from Florida to New York has been assessed for the first time in two U.S. Geological Survey studies released yesterday. The two reports, one assessing the coastline from Florida to North Carolina, the other from Virginia to New York, can function as part of a “virtual […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has signed an agreement with Korean yard Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) to deliver a complete components package. The package includes all equipment for oil recovery operations as well as a complete dredging installation. The multi-purpose vessel will primarily act as an oil recovery vessel, and will undertake work as a […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Houston, Texas, has issued a  Notice To Proceed (NTP)  for debris removal services, specifically large silt deposits at the confluence of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River and Lake Houston, commonly referred to as the “mouth bar”. The City, through its contractor DRC Emergency Services, LLC (DRC), will begin mechanical dredging of […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important milestone is reached in the largest development project at the Port of Gothenburg in 40 years. Phase one of the water-based work has now been completed and construction of the 220,000 square meter terminal is due to move on to the next phase. The scheme began in autumn 2018 with stabilization work. This […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Shropshire Union Canal, Middlewich branch, in Cheshire, was re-opened on Friday, 21 December, following repairs to a major breach after a section of the 200-year-old embankment washed away into the River Wheelock below in March. As Canal & River Trust reports, more than 4,000 tonnes of stones was used to rebuild the canal embankment […]