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  • 20 November 2014

    The Cheboygan River dredging program is scheduled to start on Monday, November 24, according to Interim Cheboygan City Manager Tom Eustice. Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Mich., will undertake this very important cleanup project which will last about two weeks, reported Cheboygan Daily Tribune. “They plan to work around the clock, weather permitting,” Eustice said. “A lot of […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Mayor, Jay A. Gillian, will hold a town hall meeting on the bay and lagoon dredging plans at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center. During this meeting, representatives from ACT Engineers – a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After Hurricane Harvey, the shutdown of air, rail, and port operations had an impact well outside the region due to Houston being a multi-modal interchange point. Wind damage from Hurricane Harvey to shipping and port infrastructure was minimal, but an enormous influx of water, sediment and debris entered the Houston Ship Channel, meaning it needed […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, September 7th, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet to receive testimony from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Chief’s Reports received from USACE, the U.S. House of Representatives said in its release.  Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation of the process by which USACE develops its projects, […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Morrison Hershfield recently received the 2017 Yukon Engineering Excellence Award recognizing the Mayo River Flood Control Project for Excellence in Engineering. The Mayo River Flood Control Project has significantly contributed to protecting the Village of Mayo against adverse effects related to winter flooding on the River, according to the Morrison’s announcement. It has provided future […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently partnered with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to conduct a field-based Engineering With Nature Workshop to demonstrate the application of native plant species to support engineering objectives. The workshop demonstrated how best to maximize environmental benefits of nature-based features to enhance the structural integrity of […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the town of Cohasset, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing urgently-needed maintenance dredging of the Cohasset Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Cohasset and Scituate, Mass. The town of Cohasset is the local sponsor. The immediate proposed work involves dredging of an area in the Cohasset […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From June 1 through 12, 2015, Training Institute for Dredging (TID) annual Beaver Engineer Training will be held at their training facilities in in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. This two-week training program is aimed at (future) crew of IHC Beaver dredgers, IHC Merwede’s (now Royal IHC) range of durable and highly efficient standardized cutter dredgers of […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., a geotechnical, environmental and ecological science and engineering company, announced yesterday that Bourne Consulting Engineers (BCE), a coastal and waterfront engineering firm, has joined their team. The deal closed on May 27, 2016. BCE will continue to service clients and conduct business out of their Franklin, Massachusetts office. BCE, founded in 1991 […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, an international producer of mining/dredging components and equipment, has just released this very interesting video about the engineering and manufacturing of their dredge ball joints. The dredge ball joints are designed in six different types, giving variations of tilting angle from 15 to 18 degrees and duties from 10 bar to 30 bar. All […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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, […]

  • 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), […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol’s Miami office is expanding with new management. The company has welcomed Mr. Tim Blankenship, PE, as Miami’s Office Manager and Ms. Christy Brush as Miami’s Environmental Regional Manager. Mr. Blankenship has over 20 years of experience with waterfront/marina, port infrastructure and coastal engineering consulting projects throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Central America.  […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    To address the gradual loss of a historic barrier beach and the erosion of over 100 acres of wetlands at Lake Ontario’s Braddock Bay, a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) project team has implemented Engineering With Nature principles to provide a sustainable restoration solution. This project completed the last management action necessary for the future delisting of […]

  • 2 April 2014

    The Jamaican Government has signed a Framework Agreement with China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) for the development of a transshipment hub in the Portland Bight. Speaking at the signing ceremony on March 28, at the offices of the Ministry of Transport, Works and Housing, in St. Andrew, portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Omar Davies, emphasized that […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Woodside’s Pluto LNG Project has received Australia’s highest honour in engineering, the Sir William Hudson Award presented by Snowy Hydro Ltd. The award was conferred at the 2012 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards; an annual event held in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra. Located at Karratha, Western Australia, the project pipes natural gas from […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The U.S. Amy Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released the Fargo, N.D., Moorhead, Minn., Flood Risk Management Project Value Engineering Study Report March 6. The Corps conducted the VE Study on the locally preferred plan, now known as the federally recommended plan, at the start of the design stage in October 2011. A question […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The town should abandon plans to dredge offshore sand for future beach fills and instead import sand from the Bahamas, an independent …   (palmbeachdailynews) [mappress] Source: palmbeachdailynews, January 31, 2012;

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a key restoration report allowing Congress to consider the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project for future authorization. The “Chief’s Report” for the Skokomish Restoration Project was signed December 14, 2015 by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. The recommendations […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oman’s Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD) has signed an agreement with Galfar Engineering and Contracting for the construction of a new fishing port in Duqm. Under the contract, the harbor basin will be dredged up to 6 meters and significant amount of land reclamation activities are expected to take place during the scheme. The works […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group is set to further expand its modern fleet with a self-propelled, cutter-suction dredger to be built at Croatian shipyard, Uljanik in Pula. The vessel, currently designated “JDN8069”, will feature 1 × MAN 14V48/60CR + 2 × MAN 9L48/60CR engines as well as 3 × step-up, RENK Rheine gearboxes for a diesel-electric […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 3rd Marine & Coastal Engineering Summit will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 14–17 September, 2014. The summit will look to highlight master planning marine structures and optimizing cost and time in project delivery and many other issues. This event will bring together government representatives, port authorities, oil and gas operators, consultants, contractors and […]