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  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fort Madison City Council will hold a public hearing on Marina Dredging Project on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 811 Avenue E, Fort Madison. The purpose of the hearing will consist of approving plans, specifications, contract documents and awarding construction contract for the project. The work will include hydraulic […]

  • 22 July 2012

    Salvage operations for the 110-foot Dredge Barge Arthur J and 38-foot Tug Madison, began at first light this morning. The two vessels sank Thursday morning in Lake Huron off the shoreline of Lakeport State Beach. The cause of the accident is unknown, and the Coast Guard is investigating. The Captain of the Port Coast Guard […]

  • 17 March 2011

    Great Lakes shipping companies say their industry would be hit hard by an Obama administration proposal to cut funding by… (madison) [mappress] Source: madison, March 17, 2011  

  • 5 February 2013

    According to the Hammonasset Beach Park Supervisor Henry Alves, the Clinton Harbor dredging project will place more than 50,000 cubic feet of the Connecticut sand to Hammonasset beaches. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, announced that the main goal of this project is to remove a tip of Cedar Island that migrated […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Scientists in the Habitat Research Group (HRG) are conducting studies to identify the essential habitats of eastern Bering Sea species. This includes work to identify suitable predictor variables for quantitative habitat models and to develop tools to map the variables over very large areas. Abundance estimates from annual bottom trawl surveys are being combined with […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yarde Realty Company is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U. S. in conjunction with constructing a commercial marina and retaining fill material along the East River in Madison, Connecticut. The proposed project includes the retention of fill material and work […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Madison County Board Chairman, Kurt Prenzler, met with Col. Anthony P. Mitchell, commander and district engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, last week to discuss the American Bottom levee system. The officials talked about how the county can get its levee system to the 500 year flood protection level and if […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham has applauded the inclusion of funding for the dredging of Lake Providence Harbor he had previously requested in President Trump’s 2021 budget. “Lake Providence Harbor is Louisiana’s largest inland port in terms of tonnage and among the most important in the nation,” Abraham said. “Every year, around one million tons of […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for stream bank restoration near Tilden, Neb. is currently available for public review. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection and prohibit further rapid erosion on the right-descending bank of the Elkhorn River, Madison County, Neb. Public infrastructure being protected includes the 536th Avenue county road […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Oily product and other hazardous materials pulled from Lake Huron are piled together, for proper removal and disposal, aboard the barge Parker J as clean up and salvage operations continue. The oily product recovered from Lake Huron was from the 110-foot dredge barge Arthur J, which sank in Lake Huron July 19. The Arthur J […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Lake Providence Port is high and dry after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers abandoned efforts Friday to dredge its access channel, according to Port Director Wyly Gilfoil sent an e-mail to state lawmakers Friday informing them the port currently can’t load barges because of low water levels on the Mississippi River. “Low […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) National Dredging Meeting will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, May 30 and 31, 2012, to discuss navigation and dredging related issues. This meeting will take place at The Madison, 1177 Fifteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005. The meeting will run from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, will begin the Vicksburg Harbor dredging scheme on November 3, 2014. The District recently announced the award of a contract to dredge on the Mississippi River for $4.4 M to Weeks Marine, Inc., of Covington, Louisiana. The work consists of furnishing, delivering and operating one cutterhead, […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Northern States Power Co., also known as Xcel Energy, has agreed to fund the final phase of cleaning up contaminates at the Ashland Lakeshore Superfund Site. Under the agreement filed earlier this week with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin in Madison, NSP, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, will design, […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Madison–Engineering Division is proposing a project in Wingra Creek, near the Parks Maintenance Facility and Quann Dog Park. The project will stabilize the creek banks, as well as realign the channel to provide a more natural appearance. Realigning the channel will consist of constructing littoral shelves in a meandering pattern and dredging […]

  • 1 May 2012

    At yesterady’s Board of Park Commissioners meeting, the commissioners unanimously approved the project work for the dredging of the Kenosha Harbor and the Southport Marina. The contract was awarded to Shoreline Builders (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin) and the professional services agreement contract was awarded to Ruekert Mielke (Waukesha/Kenosha/Madison, Wisconsin) for construction management of the project. The […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, Massachusetts, has won a $9.3 million contract for the Housatonic River dredging project. Work will be performed in Madison, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2018. Maintenance dredging is required in order to restore most of the authorized depth and width of the channel, […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Connecticut, is now completed, The Connecticut Post ( reports. The $9.3 million contract was undertaken by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC of Quincy, Mass. During the last couple of months, the contractor removed over 270,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District has just awarded a contract to Amherst Madison, Inc. of Charleston (WV) for a clamshell dredging of Cumberland River. The contract, worth approximately $720,000, includes dredging work at Cumberland River Mile 102.7-104.0. During the works, around 250,000 CY of dredge material will be removed from the navigational channel of the Cumberland River. The dredged material […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging at Wethersfield Cove on the Connecticut River below Hartford in Wethersfield, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $944,400 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The Connecticut Department of Transportation is funding the project. Work will be accomplished by Coastline Consulting & Development, LLC, […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Aquatec Group, a UK based builder of instruments, services and solutions for measurement, monitoring and communication underwater, has just announced that the winner of the Equipment Awards 2016 – Phase 1 is Nicholas Jordan from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Nicholas’s project on the Impacts of Shoreline Protection Structures on Sediment Transport in the Great Lakes ticked […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the lower portion of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Channel in Stratford and Milford, Conn., is about to begin soon, according to William Rock, a member of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission and chairman of its dredge committee. The $9.3 million contract will be accomplished by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Due to the extreme and severe low water conditions, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District (District) and its partners are working diligently to maintain continued access to ports and navigational channels throughout the District’s area of responsibility. Currently, the Vicksburg gage on the Mississippi River reads 1.5′ with the Greenville gage on […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Friends of Sherwood Lake (FOSL) has announced that they will celebrate the completion of the Sherwood Lake dredging scheme at noon Saturday, June 11, at the Sherwood Lake shelter house. Opelt Sand & Gravel completed the dredging work this past winter. FOSL added in its announcement that during the last week of May 2016, Terra […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joe Parisi, County Executive of Dane County, Wisconsin, said in his latest announcement, that the first phase of our Yahara Chain of Lakes Sediment Removal Project is officially underway. Dredging equipment is now in the water, working between Lakes Monona and Waubesa. “We hope to remove approximately 40,000 cubic yards (or more than 3,000 dump […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District announced yesterday that maintenance dredging of the Cumberland River will begin January 9, 2017. According to the Corps, channel maintenance is set at the river mile 102-104 near Cumberland City Island January 9 through March 31, 2017. During the works, around 250,000 CY of dredge material will be […]