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  • 10 December 2010

    Two years after the Sconset Beach Preservation Fund’s massive $23 million beach nourishment project was rejected by island residents and … By Jason Graziadei (ack) [mappress] Source: ack, December 10, 2010;

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and the Chief of Engineers, toured the Philadelphia District and met with leadership, staff, student interns, and the crew of the Dredge McFarland during an April 23 visit. Bostick discussed challenges and opportunities in a town hall meeting at the District Headquarters in […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cardno’s Water and Environment Leader – New Zealand, Kyle Christensen, is presenting at this year’s Korean Water Resources Association Annual Conference, being held at the Del Pino Resort near Seoul from May 28 to 29. Mr. Christensen will present a river restoration case study, detailing how, by working with the natural erosive power of the river during minor floods, […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Chinese company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, municipal and mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, has just presented their business results for the third quarter of 2015. In this time frame, UniSite took part in some interesting events all over the world. “We continuously produced and provided a big […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.131 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, during the summer of 2019. Luedtke Engineering Co., based in Frankfort, Michigan, won the contract on April 30, 2019. Under this contract, approximately 180,000 cubic yards of sediment material […]

  • 14 December 2012

    VINCI  Construction Grands Projets is to carry out two projects for the Jamaican National Water Commission to improve the country’s water supply network. The first contract for the Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project (JWSIP) – Category B is an extension of the JWSIP – Category A project that has been already carried out by VINCI […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has received a single-award contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to provide environmental remediation and restoration, technical support and facility maintenance at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, MA. Jacobs has supported USACE in this capacity at the site since early 2004. The […]

  • 21 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Michael C. Derosier assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, at a local ceremony this week. This time-honored traditional Change of Command ceremony will be held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Point Farms at 11 a.m., Friday, July 23. As District Engineer, Derosier, along with the […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The first training for Small Island States within the SimpleCoast initiative has just been successfully concluded. The training has taken place in São Tomé, as a joint effort between the GFDRR (The World Bank), Deltares and with great support from the local government. The training has involved participants of most of the organizations operating on […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Ram Mohan, Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University and Senior Partner with Anchor QEA, organized and moderated the 47th Dredging Engineering Short Course, held January 8-12, 2018 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The 70 participants were one of the largest classes in the past ten years, and comprised of participants from […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The best civil engineering projects in the South East England were celebrated last Friday, 17th July 2015, at the ICE’s Regional awards ceremony in Westminster.  Winners of the evening included Network Rail’s Coastal Asset Management, which won the award for innovation, Reading Elevated Railway which received the Infrastructure award and Portsmouth Flood Alleviation Scheme which won the […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The ICCOE 2016: 18th International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering will take place on January 12-13 in Zurich, Switzerland. This event aims to bring together the academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of coastal and ocean engineering. It will also provide an interdisciplinary […]

  • 8 October 2010

    Discovery Channel will broadcast Extreme Engineering, Port of Rotterdam for the first time in Denmark (10.30 pm) and Norway (5.10 am). The next day the Netherlands and Belgium (both 8.35pm) will follow. Sweden is scheduled October 15th (2.00am), Finland October 24th (10.30pm) and Germany December 7th (11.25pm). Danny Forster visits the Port of Rotterdam, where […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Calumet Harbor and River, Chicago, maintenance dredging program. The contractor, Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan, started dredging on June 3 and will continue through this September. The main goal of the project is to mechanically dredge up to […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The IHC Beaver® dredger, IHC Merwede’s standard cutter dredger, is well known for its robust construction, reliable operation and excellent performance. IHC Merwede has already supplied over 700 of these efficient dredgers to customers around the world. An optimal dredging operation not only requires a modern vessel, but also a dedicated and well trained crew […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, announced recently that the repairs of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D have been completed ahead of schedule. According to the Corps, JF Engineering completed the repairs of the critical levee structure in late […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 45th Dredging Engineering Short Course will be held on January 11-15, 2016 at the College Station, Texas. The dredging course, held each year in January, includes a mixture of lectures, laboratories and discussion on the Texas A&M University campus. The course is administered by the Center for Dredging Studies in cooperation with the Office of […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the last couple of decades, the Russian dredging market has been growing at a fast pace. Although the global financial crisis has slowed the market’s development, demand for maritime infrastructure and energy-related projects continued to fuel the boom. One of the best examples of this development is Nonius Engineering Company. Being relatively young on the […]

  • 2 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the world’s largest non self-propelled cutter dredger vessels, which is also one of the largest of all cutter dredgers in the world with 5200 kW of cutter power, will feature Wärtsilä engines, both to generate power and to drive the dredging pump. The ship has been designed by the Design & Research Institute […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released a book review of “International compendium of coastal engineering” by Shinji Sato.  The book presents an excellent overview of the discipline of coastal engineering, covering a range of topics in 17 chapters and 500 pages. Each chapter could stand on it’s own and they’re written by leading figures […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor, JF Engineering, continues to work hard to repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D. Last week, the contractor finished moving derrick stone along the East bank grouted stone toe to install the […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prysm Group will be the host of Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering (M&CCE) 2016 conference. The event is scheduled to take place on October 12-13, 2016, at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London. The main aim of the gathering is to present global solutions and innovative concepts to professionals working in hard engineering, coastal and river management, […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of around $255.000 to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Freeport, entrance and jetty channels. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D is in full swing, reported the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps, Los Angeles District, yesterday released a few photos of the ongoing work. JF Engineering, the contractor for the project, […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River. The contract, worth more than $738.000, was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company, of Frankfort, Michigan. “This important dredging project will help maintain a key Great Lakes navigational channel to keep cargo moving – products like iron […]

  • 3 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released the Chief of Engineers’ Report for the “Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study” recommending construction of the restoration plan upon identification of a non-federal cost share sponsor. The Corps of Engineers worked diligently in collaboration with the State of Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), […]