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  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Four new Super Post-Panamax wharf cranes that are part of a significant upgrade of the Barbours Cut Container Terminal arrived yesterday at the Port of Houston. The cranes, largest ever built by Konecranes, come as a part of the Port Authority overall plan to undertake significant infrastructure improvements, including dredging of the PHA’s Bayport and Barbours Cut channels. These […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging the Texas coast to keep navigation channels open for commerce and recreation often goes unnoticed, with many citizens not aware this vital process is taking place out in the Gulf of Mexico on a recurring basis. For David B. Boothby Jr., leaving a successful 31-year career in the private sector for a new position […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District hosted more than 150 professionals during the Levee Safety Community of Practice Workshop Dec. 1-4 to discuss the program’s progress and how the risk framework has developed; review changes to policy and guidance documents; provide updates to partners and to facilitate an open forum to discuss program […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study (Coastal Texas Study) will host a series of public open houses this month to provide the public with updated information about study progress made since previously held public meetings in fall 2018. The purpose of the Coastal Texas Study is to identify coastal storm risk management and […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east and the Gulf coasts of the United States. The 2014 winners are: – Aquia Landing County Park, Stafford County, VA; – Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, FL; – […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Sam Brody, director of the The Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at TAMUG, spoke on April 13th at the Texas A&M Foundation Legacy Society Celebration in College Station about flood mitigation and ecological and environmental resiliency along the Texas coast. During his presentation, Dr. Brody highlighted the causes and effects of flooding in Houston, especially […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, The Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Uncertainty over climate change and social-economic developments have a big influence on new large storm surge barriers for the protection of ports, such as Rotterdam (NL) and Houston (USA). The impact of these future uncertainties emerged at the congress ‘Deltas & Ports of the future‘ organized by the Deltas, Infrastructures & mobility initiative (DIMI) of […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group has just won a $5.86 million maintenance dredging contract for work in the Texas Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Corpus Christi Ship Channel to Port Isabel and for work at the entrance to the Port Isabel Small Boat Harbor. “The GIWW is an essential component of the nation’s navigation network extending for 1,109 miles […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers contractors are busy constructing a staging area for the FEMA funded emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas. Last week, over 150 trucks begin moving in floating barges and 24 inch diameter High Density Polyethylene Pipes, reported the Corps. […]

  • 18 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Vox Maxima in Indonesia Vox Maxima, Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredging vessel, recently started the dredging operations for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia.   Ellicott Dredges to Restore Prime Hook Two Ellicott […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chris Ransome & Associates, Inc. (CRA), a specialized hydrographic survey company, and Orion Marine Group, a local dredging contractor, have announced that their upcoming half-day dredging seminar, “Dredging Your Docks,” will be held on October 8, 2015, at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi. CRA and Orion Marine Group have been conducting dredging conferences at […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will hold a public meeting today, at the Marie Spence Flickinger Fine Arts Building located at San Jacinto College South, 13735 Beamer Road, Houston, Texas to discuss the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Clear Creek General Reevaluation Study. Background: The Clear Creek Flood Control Project […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and the Port of Corpus Christi have celebrated the completion of the $74 million La Quinta Channel dredging project. The project, which began November 2011, included extending the channel approximately 1.4 miles (to a depth of 39 feet) and constructing ecosystem restoration features to protect endangered species, wetlands […]

  • 13 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 7, 2018 – January 13, 2019).   Julong Dredger for Latin America Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, recently delivered another set of dredging equipment to Latin America.   […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has just released this very interesting photo of a tender boat towing a dredge pipe for placement within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River dredging project. This 1,000 foot, 24 inch diameter section will be part of a 4.5 mile pipeline and these pipes will […]

  • 24 May 2012

    A plan to make room for bigger ships in the Bayport Ship Channel isn’t sitting well with nearby residents, all because of what the port plans to do with tons of dirt it will soon be digging up, according to KTRK. Residents near the Bayport Ship Channel are fighting a proposal to deepen the waterway. […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mariners are advised to be aware of an increase in waterborne hazards in the Bayport Flare and Houston Ship Channel, as a result maintenance dredging work scheduled to begin this month and continue through October 2014, announced usace.army.mil. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc., to remove approximately four million […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is offering a variety of federal programs that will assist the public with the preparation of comprehensive plans for the development, use and conservation of water and related land resources along the Texas coast. These programs are either available on a 50 percent federal/50 percent non-federal cost-shared […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of Houston Port Commission, Ric Campo, joined Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of USACE, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, on a helicopter tour of the Houston Ship Channel recently, witnessing first-hand the busiest ship channel in the nation and the constant vessel activity it experiences every day. During the tour, Campo reiterated the […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Project Management Branch, Deputy Branch Chief, Sheri Willey, gave a project update on February 26 at the Barker Flood Prevention Community Informational Meeting, held at the Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas. During the event, Willey informed more than 125 attendees on the status of Flood Risk Management […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the past year, Ecosystem Renewal (ER) and The Earth Partners (TEP) have successfully partnered to develop large-scale wetland mitigation solutions for the rapidly growing greater Houston area. They permitted and constructed one of the largest wetland banks in Texas slated to provide over 5,000 freshwater and tidal wetland credits over the next decade. WRA, […]

  • 10 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 4 – November 10, 2019).   USACE Officials Tour Corpus Christi Dredging Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead investigator on the project, […]

  • 28 October 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District requires pipeline dredging of Matagorda Ship Channel, Texas, Matagorda Peninsula to Point Comfort Matagorda and Calhoun Counties, Texas. The purpose of this sources sought announcement is to gain knowledge of interested, capable, and all qualified small businesses under the size standard for the NAICS Code 237990 including […]