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  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On February 7, Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder released his proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which begins Oct. 1, 2013. Included in the governor’s budget recommendations is $21 million for dredging harbors which is critical to Michigan’s boating, tourism, and shipping industries, and Michigan’s port communities around the state. The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) commends […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hazardous shoaling in the Thimble Shoals federal navigation channel launched action between local and federal agencies as they raced to reopen a closed navigation lane. The Virginia Pilots Association alerted the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, of the hazard on March 13, and within hours, a survey team was mobilized. The results of […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for the restoration of emergent sandbar habitat complexes in the Missouri River (North Dakota) is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of removing and preventing vegetation on emergent sandbar habitat located within the Garrison River reach and upper Lake Oahe of the Missouri River between […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Honeywell International Inc. has hired Peter Alberti as an adviser for emergency preparedness during the company’s cleanup operations on Onondaga Lake, according to syracuse.com. Alberti will join a team of professionals from the Parsons, O’Brien & Gere and Anchor QEA engineering companies, who have developed health and safety plans for the project. He will help […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Schock Contracting Corporation and Tierra Contracting, in combination with DSC Dredge, joined their forces recently to accomplish the emergency dredging project in Carpinteria Salt Marsh. Carpinteria, a small California town approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles, sits right on the Pacific Ocean with mountains just behind it. Unfortunately, this past year has been very […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, put its Emergency Operations center into 24-hour operation March 27 and has sent a team to work with the Quinault Indian Tribe with flood protection measures. The Corps team is assisting the Quinault Indian Nation at Taholah, Wash., with repair of a 500-foot section of seawall to […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced work that it will accomplish with Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies, Operation and Maintenance, and Mississippi River and Tributaries account funding provided for emergency recovery efforts in the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019, Public Law 116-20.  The act was signed into law June 6, 2019, […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The safety committee of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District last week called for an emergency meeting to address the issue of shoaling in the bay due to severe winter storms. The harbor district, responding to results of soundings performed by the Army Corps of Engineers that found the bay shallower than at any […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Rudee Inlet, a man-made inlet sited along one of Virginia Beach’s most dynamic shorelines, was recently dredged as a result of shoaling from Hurricane Sandy. In the wake of the tropical storm, the city of Virginia Beach requested the Corps conduct emergency dredging of Rudee Inlet because of significant shoaling. The cost of the six-day […]

  • 24 September 2012

    According to albertleatribune.com, the Shell Rock River Watershed District board of managers will hold an emergency meeting at 2 p.m. Friday in the Albert Lea Room of the Freeborn County Government Center. Members will discuss the possible purchase of a lake dredger and dredging equipment. This meeting was called by the chairman of the district […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, officials have extended the advertisement for bid invitations for emergency dredging near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River with bidders now having until June 12, 2018. The Corps contracting officers posted the announcement amendment on May 24, 2018 at Federal Business Opportunities website. “Many contractors […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for the restoration of emergent sandbar habitat complexes in the Missouri River (Nebraska and South Dakota) is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of removing and preventing vegetation on emergent sandbar habitat located within the Fort Randall, Lewis and Clark Lake and Gavins Point […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Amanda Price that will improve the process of dredging harbors and inland waterways in need of maintenance was signed yesterday by Gov. Rick Snyder. “Making the dredging of our waterways more affordable and feasible is essential to help local communities prepare for tourism season,” said Price, R-Park Twp. “Thanks to […]

  • 20 July 2011

    Congressman Jon Runyan voted to support H.R. 2354, the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which among other things, restores the funding level for the Army Corps of Engineers Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies (FCCE) account to $27 million for fiscal year 2012. In April, Runyan submitted testimony to the House Appropriations […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency has started emergency repairs to the damaged sea defences at Shepherds Port in Snettisham and at Heacham Dam. The defences were damaged last Thursday when the most serious tidal surge for over 60 years washed part of the shingle flood bank away. The shingle bank between the Heacham North beach and Snettisham […]

  • 23 February 2012

    Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, deployed spotters to the Green and White rivers and a team to make emergency repairs to the Union Slough Levee located on the Snohomish River in Everett, Wash. The Corps’ emergency operations center and reservoir control center also began 24-hour operations. In the interest of public […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    As part of the British Columbia’s investment of over $80 million in emergency preparedness and public safety, the Village of Cache Creek is receiving $150,000 for flood mitigation work. The Cache Creek program includes the development of flood risk assessments, floodplain maps and flood mitigation plans in the region, BC Government said in its announcement. MLA […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are supporting local communities with assistance and are assessing flood protection measures in the Skagit and Nooksack River basins and on the Olympic Peninsula. The Corps’ Seattle District emergency operations center and reservoir control center remain in 24-hour-a-day operation to manage high inflows in the north cascades and Olympics. Tuesday […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutra Group of San Rafael (CA) has completed emergency repairs to the Tyler Island levee in South Sacramento County. For the last couple of days, the company was working around the clock to patch the breech and rebuild and strengthen the levee. The Sacramento County Office of Emergency Service on Monday, February 13, 2017, advised the residents of […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory and Transportation Secretary Tony Tata announced the reopening of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 at 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. North Carolina Department of Transportation engineers deemed the bridge safe for traffic after several sonar scans, driving two test pilings, and multiple inspections over the past week. The emergency repair […]

  • 24 November 2009

    Director General of Debt Management at the Ministry of Finance Rahmat Waluyanto said the World Bank offered aid for coping with flood in Jakarta. The offer will be included in the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative… Source: VIVA News, November 24, 2009;

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An emergency dredging operation in the Moriches Inlet is just one step away from becoming a reality, according to the yesterday’s announcement made by Congressman Lee Zeldin. The Congressman announced that the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps New York District, Colonel Thomas Asbery, has received the needed Emergency Declaration from the Army Corps North Atlantic Division […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Terry Brown (D-Pigeon) voted in favor of Senate Bill 233 yesterday, a bill that would fund more than 70 different projects, including the James H. Lincoln Memorial Bathing Beach acquisition. The bill also funds 49 emergency dredging projects across the state, including Caseville Municipal Harbor, Harbor Beach Municipal Marina and Port Austin State […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, both D-Mich., and Rep. Dan Kildee, D-MI05, wrote to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to advocate for emergency funding for the Saginaw River. Their letter follows: “This spring, heavy rains and flooding in the Saginaw, Michigan, area have resulted in significant sedimentation in the Saginaw River and Bay, […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $10.6 million emergency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin during the September/October 2017 time frame in the city of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The city of North Myrtle Beach will not have to pay for the emergency project, according to the city’s latest announcement. Around 400,000 cubic yards […]

  • 14 April 2011

    Talks over the emergency dredging of the inlet to Lake Montauk are progressing among government agencies, but officials are still looking… By Will James (27east) [mappress] Source: 27east, April 14, 2011