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  • 14 February 2011

    The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned that the intensity of the first rain in parts of the country on Thursday is a … (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, February 14, 2011;

  • 11 April 2010

    The process for dredging Mombasa port channel to accommodate huge vessels has started. A wider channel will position the port for transshipment which faces a threat from other emerging African facilities… [mappress] Source:nation,April 11,2010;

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.7 million for the State of Florida to help the City of Jacksonville defray the costs of rebuilding dunes on city beaches damaged by Hurricane Irma under FEMA’s Public Assistance Program. FEMA funds will reimburse the city for the cost of rebuilding dunes along a seven-and-a-half mile stretch of beach using 56,280 […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend approximately $650,000 in federal funds to repair damages to the Barcelona Harbor West’s break wall in the Town of Westfield, according to U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. The harbor’s break wall was severely damaged in October 2015 by waters from Lake Erie. “These emergency federal funds from the […]

  • 22 September 2010

    Barring any unforeseen delays, project engineer Matthew Trammell says the emergency sand project on Holiday Isle’s critically eroded beaches… By Matt Algarin (thedestinlog) [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, September 22, 2010;

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately approve and begin work on emergency stabilization projects at Fire Island dunes and downtown Montauk for hurricane protection, flood control and beach nourishment. The stabilization projects, which are part of the larger New York Fire Island […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Darwin Booher, R-Evart, Onekama Marina General Manager Jim Mrozinski and FrankfortCity Superintendent Joshua Mills joined Gov. Rick Snyder on Wednesday as he signed Booher’s bill to provide funding for recommended Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) projects and an emergency plan to dredge Michigan harbors. Public Act 9 of 2013 authorizes the NRTF to spend […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials extended bid invitations until June 22, 2018 after forecasted dredging material calculations increased for a FEMA funded emergency dredging operation of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “We’ve encouraged bidders to submit questions and this allowed us to revise dredging quantities,” said Gary Stangeland, Interim Chief […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Emergency dredging work at the port of Beira, in Mozambique’s central Sofala province, is in its final stages and is expected to be finished… (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, July 11, 2011;

  • 11 April 2011

    A Federal Liberal government would immediately make available $2.5 million for emergency dredging of the Tamar.   BY ALISON ANDREWS (examiner) [mappress] Source: examiner, April 11, 2011    

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, activated its Emergency Operations center Jan. 9th and has sent three teams to assist coastal tribal communities with flood protection measures before a storm hits overnight and coincides with high tide Saturday morning. One team is assisting the QuileuteTribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Worth Inlet emergency maintenance dredging project began yesterday, October 21st, right after the contracted dredging vessel arrived at the scene. The vessel will perform 24-hour continuous dredging to address “severe shoaling” in the Inlet.  Lake Worth Inlet connects Palm Beach Harbor to the Atlantic Ocean. The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is scheduled to begin demobilization around the third week in April, USACE Galveston District said in their latest project update.  Two dredges continue to operate 24/7 to reduce future flood risks as they cut through Harvey silt and […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach has entered into its final leg, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in their latest release. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has completed work in the Windy Hill section and is in the process of demobilizing […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     HTV Houston Television, with its mission to effectively communicate relevant information concerning municipal and related governmental and community services, has just released a very interesting video update about ongoing  San Jacinto River dredging program. This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As New Jersey continues to rebuild following Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) a $2,332,456 federal grant to assist in recovering from the historic storm. The federal grant, part of FEMA Category B Emergency Protective Measures, will […]

  • 27 September 2010

    To ensure the smooth progress of the river dredging project under the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative (JEDI) program, which is now … (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, September 28, 2010;

  • 18 May 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has secured $1.2 million to fund the emergency dredging of the Lake Montauk inlet later this year, U.S. Rep… By Will James (27east) [mappress] Source: 27east, May 18, 2011;

  • 21 October 2011

    Local officials were able to secure $750,000 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) after last year’s nor’easter and this summe… More info: northjersey BY MAXIM ALMENAS [mappress] Source: northjersey, October 21, 2011;

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2020 to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities, and navigation throughout the state. This funding will go toward 58 projects in 16 counties, including grants for statewide projects and emergency needs such as ice-breaking. Projects include […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Huizenga is applauding how Michigan lawmakers are handling emergency dredging along the lakeshore, calling it “unprecedented.” Recently, the congressman met with local, state, and federal officials about the condition of Michigan harbors. Earlier this year Gov. Rick Snyder approved $21 million in emergency funding for 58 harbors. Now Congressman Huizenga hopes to secure […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Following an emergency meeting held last week between Supervisor Bill Wilkinson, officials with the Army Corps of Engineers, and a private… By Joseph Pinciaro (easthampton) [mappress] Source: easthampton, November 9, 2011

  • 8 June 2011

    Waterways Council Chairman Rick Calhoun pushed lawmakers Tuesday to declare an emergency to come up with money to dredge… By Keith Laing (thehill) [mappress] Source: thehill, June 8, 2011

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin and Chief Engineer of the Suffolk County Department of Public Works William Hillman carried out a site visit of Hamptons Bays’ Dune Road on Tuesday, November 26. The visit took place after multiple recent storms caused severe damage to the dunes along the ocean side and led to severe flooding […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has won the annual maintenance dredging contracts from Paradip Port Trust and Cochin Port Trust, The Hindu Business Line reports.  These are the first contracts since the central public sector undertaking was acquired by a consortium of four major port trusts – Visakhapatnam Port Trust, Paradip Port Trust, Jawaharlal Nehru […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Having just completed repairs to damaged levees caused by winter storms along the Pajaro River and Salsipuedes Creek in Santa Cruz County, the Corps’ San Francisco District is now working to repair levees from the same 2017 storms, this time in the East Bay in Pleasanton, Calif. USACE said that the work in conjunction with […]