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  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, has announced that the Government of Canada is investing $10.8 million over the next two years in the repair and maintenance of harbor infrastructure at seven small craft harbors in Central Nova. “I am very proud to announce this major investment for the commercial fishing infrastructure in […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Glen Cove Marina, located in Vallejo, California, has just released this beautiful photo from their latest dredging program.  “Our fall dredging project will provide Glen Cove Marina with 10 feet of depth,” the Marina said in its official announcement. The dredging operations are in full swing now, taking place in the main fairways, at the entrance, the […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada yesterday announced maintenance and repairs to Anse-Bleue Harbor aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy. The Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, unveiled plans for the construction of a new containment cell to house materials […]

  • 2 February 2010

    President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2011 budget includes the first $35.6 million for the Army Corps of Engineers to construct larger coastal Louisiana restoration projects, but falls far short of the money allocated to similar major environmental restoration projects elsewhere in the country. Source: NOLA, February 1, 2010

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District has received funding to conduct maintenance dredging at the Channel to Port Mansfield navigation project. This navigation project consists of a 15-ft deep (Low Water Datum) by 125-ft wide by 12.9 mile long shallow-draft channel, which extends from the Gulf of Mexico; through a jetted inlet to […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Critical repair work, undertaken by J.E. McAmis Inc, just wrapped up at North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, WA. Since last fall, contractors have been out in the area between the popular Waikiki and Benson beaches, filling in a lagoon that undermined the stability of North Jetty’s base, trucking in enormous rocks and rebuilding […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ULSTEIN has been awarded the design and equipment contract for Van Oord’s new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’. Working in close cooperation with Van Oord, this is the first fully integrated design where ULSTEIN is responsible for the development and integration of both the mission equipment and vessel design. The vessel will be constructed […]

  • 26 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, plans to repair the section of the Barcelona Harbor west breakwater, damaged by storms in the fall of 2015, as soon as weather conditions allow and do not pose significant safety risks to the crew tasked with performing the work. “The Army Corps of Engineers is eager […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract on September 30, 2015 in the amount of $315,000 to Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E&E), Lancaster, New York, to study seven locations within the Niagara River Area of Concern (AOC) to assess opportunities for habitat restoration. Under the contract, the E&E will provide conceptual […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting is planned on a proposed cleanup plan at a General Electric site on the upper Hudson River, contaminated with PCBs. The state Department of Environmental Conservation has scheduled the meeting for 7 p.m. tomorrow in Hudson Falls. Written comments will be accepted on the cleanup plan through March 19. The plan focuses on […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) yesterday announced the eighth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 – Jan De Nul’s solution for protection of falling overboard from a dredger. No one knows better than the crew of a dredger where the dangers lie on board a vessel. When the crew of the […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Agate Construction Company make repairs along a section of the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty from damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The $7.6 million project began in the spring of 2014 and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2014. Photo by Tim […]

  • 25 January 2013

    After starting the dredging project in the fall of 2011, the city of Hannibal is ready to undertake its second phase of this very important deepening program. Andy Dorian, the Parks and Recreation Director, believes that this project will cost anywhere between $60,000 to $90,000. Under the dredging plan, officials will focus on dredging the […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois for $7.21 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE and the Delaware Department of […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans announced yesterday that the Government of Canada and the City of Percé have reached an agreement in principle to rebuild the Percé wharf as part of a process to divest the wharf to the city. Fisheries and Oceans Canada will be responsible for reconstruction of the wharf. Work is […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Sand build-up in the mouth of the Merrimack challenges boaters at low tide, but representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers say they will do no dredging this year, reports newburyportnews.com. Army Corps of Engineers plans to to improve the jetties this fall, but no dredging is included. Merrimack dredging plan  can be taken into consideration […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The start of the Cherry Grove canals dredging project has been postponed until the fall of 2016. The City postponed the project for one year after learning from its engineering consultants that material from other area dredging projects currently stored in the Tidewater Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) has not de-watered to the point where it […]

  • 30 August 2012

    According to simcoereformer.ca, the harbour in Port Rowan could look very different in the near future. The County and the Port Rowan Harbour Commission are preparing a big development project. This project includes excavation works on the channel at the north end of the harbour. After that, the channel would be about 80 feet wide […]

  • 19 March 2012

    Dredging on the Palm Beach Inlet is scheduled to begin this week depending on weather conditions, reports Palm Beach Daily News. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass, with a $1.4 million contract which calls for removal of approximately 60,000 and 125,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Muscatine Public Works Department has just completed its harbor dredging program planned for this autumn, removing all debris from the harbor floor. The harbor and marina, located by Riverside Park on the mighty Mississippi River, is dredged once or twice each year in order to keep the harbor safe and accessible for boats. Dredging is […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tony Abbott’s double dissolution agenda and secret policy revealed recently would be a disaster for the climate and the environment, Greens Deputy Leader, Adam Bandt MP and environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said. Labor needs to give a clear commitment before the election that they won’t be spooked into caving in to the Abbott agenda […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Van Oord’s Debris Removal Platform, developed in-house, has won the 2018 IADC Safety Award. By changing the existing technique of manually removing debris to an automated system, the risk of personal injury is reduced. During dredging, debris can fill the trailing draghead of a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). When the suction pipe is […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded $6.2 million to Newland Entities Inc. of Marysville, California, on July 28, 2015, to begin levee construction this summer on the Hamilton City Flood Damage Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration project. The project, located approximately 10 miles west of Chico, is the first in the nation to […]

  • 20 August 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Col. Jason Kelly, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division commander, met with congressional representatives and the South Carolina Ports Authority yesterday to discuss updates to the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. The Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project has progressed more quickly than any federal deepening project to date. According to Jim Newsome, president […]