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  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County hit the jackpot when dredged material from USACE’s navigation project in Murrells Inlet was able to be placed on Garden City Beach earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, said in its latest release.  The material met the state’s criteria of suitability for beach front placement by being 90 […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Omnibus appropriations bill, which includes critical funding to move forward the Port of Charleston’s deepening project and opportunities for maintenance funding for the Port of Georgetown. The bill passed 359-67 with support from S.C. Congressmen Joe Wilson, Trey Gowdy, Mick Mulvaney, Jim Clyburn, and Tom Rice. “The South […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABT Associates/Kresge Foundation has released a new report called “Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities”.   The report included a visit to Avalon, New Jersey as Senior Analyst Alexis St. Juliana met with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl, and Avalon Deputy Emergency Management Director Harry DeButts to discuss beach […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown County Public Services Department has scheduled a public meeting in the Murrells Inlet community to present plans for an inlet dredging project expected to begin this fall. The meeting is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. Officials said that a main component […]

  • 15 October 2012

    The North Myrtle Beach City could get a federal permit for the $10 million dredging project at the Cherry Grove channels by the end of the year, officials said. Last week, the City Councilman Hank Thomas stated that the authorities plan to hold a meeting with environmental agencies tomorrow in Georgetown to review mitigation plans, […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two research experts from Coastal Carolina University will lead a public forum, “Sizing Up The Waccamaw Neck,” from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, at the Strand Theater in downtown Georgetown. Paul Gayes, director of CCU’s Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, will discuss beach renourishment in Georgetown County, and […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The bid package has been issued yesterday for the proposed beach renourishment project for the DeBordieu Colony Community Association (DCCA) on Debidue Island, SC. This project is planned for the winter of 2013/2014. The proposed project involves the placement of ~650,000 cubic yards of beach quality sediment along ~8,000 feet of the Debidue Island shoreline. […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, recently received an application for the Department of the Army permit related to the proposed dredging of the South Waccamaw Canal. According to the Corps, the project is located west of South Waccamaw Drive, near the town of Murrells Inlet, Horry and Georgetown Counties, South Carolina. The project purpose is […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District is currently dredging the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in several places. According to USACE, some of these area’s haven’t been dredged in 10 years. “The Corps has the authority to maintain the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway,” said Jeremy Johnson, project manager. “As part of that, we not only […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a strong show of support for the deepening of Charleston Harbor, the South Carolina Legislature now has committed $300 million to fund the construction of a post-45-foot harbor project for the Port of Charleston. This allocation would cover the entire estimated cost to deepen the harbor to 50 feet, once the project receives authorization […]

  • 13 June 2012

    After Gov. Nikki Haley vetoed a bill 4033, a long-sought dredging projects in Georgetown and North Myrtle Beach were thrown into doubt. According to myrtlebeachonline.com, Haley refused to approve Bill 4033, which would allow North Myrtle Beach to set up a special municipal tax assessment district to help pay for dredging the Cherry Grove canals, […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Container volume in the Port of Charleston rose 9.2 percent in February compared to the same month last year, in results announced recently at the regular meeting of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors. Charleston handled 119,052 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) last month, representing a 5.8 percent climb in container volume over […]

  • 23 September 2010

    The South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is investing $17.3 million in a new terminal operating system, enhancing cargo visibility and customer service. The SCSPA Board today approved a contract for up to $8.35 million with Zebra Enterprise Solutions, implementing the Navis SPARCS N4 terminal operating system to manage cargo flows across its marine terminals. […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Coast Guard responded Wednesday to a capsized barge near Surfside Beach. Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a National Response Center report stating an unmanned 30-foot construction barge had capsized, said the press release. Sector Charleston deployed a Coast Guard Station Georgetown 29-foot Response Boat-Small and Coast Guard Air Facility Charleston […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority today reported container business up 12 percent in 2014, a year highlighted by strong volume growth and substantial forward progress on the harbor deepening project. In December the Port handled 141,956 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), up 14 percent compared to the same month last year. SCPA container volume rose to nearly 1.8 […]

  • 13 September 2011

    As another federal budget battle gears up, funding for South Carolina’s port projects are again being sought.   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 13, 2011

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority reported container volumes up 13 percent fiscal year to date, a strong start to the first two months of the fiscal calendar. The SCPA handled 163,970 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in August, in increase from 144,649 TEUs moved during the same month last year and 153,916 handled in July. Fiscal year to […]

  • 18 November 2013

    House Speaker John Boehner appointed Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) to the bipartisan Conference Committee for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Last month, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed WRRDA with a vote of 417 to 3; sending the legislation to conference with the Senate-passed companion bill. The House and Senate Conferees will […]

  • 29 September 2011

    Canamex Resources Corp.announces that it has commenced stream sediment sampling for gold on its Aranka North property located 120 – 140km northwest of Georgetown, Guyana. River reconnaissance has indicated excellent river access up the Waini and Imotai Rivers into the heart of the property. A base camp is being established at Maka Falls where historical […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its water quality field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week. The primary objective of collecting the samples is to analyze water quality within the project area during pre‐project, construction and post‐construction […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost share, will allow the Charleston District […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Measurement Technology NW (MTNW) & Thern announce successful installation and commissioning of winch monitoring systems at the US Army Corp drinking water settling pond site, Georgetown Reservoirs in Washington, DC. Thern & MTNW collaborated with Liquid Waste Technologies (LWT), Archer Western, and CH2M Hill to develop and install a winch instrumentation retrofit that monitored tension […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) grew volume across business segments in calendar year 2012, closing a year marked by new carrier services, progress on the inland port in Greer and major advancements on Charleston’s harbor deepening project. In results announced today at the SCPA’s regular meeting, container volume in Charleston was up 9.6 percent […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the first Santee Cooper coal ash removal report released this week, Santee Cooper has removed over 42,000 tons from its unlined coal ash lagoons on the banks of the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina. The removal is part of a settlement reached between Santee Cooper and citizen groups represented by the Southern […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The White House has released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017, which included approximately $21.3 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget allocated funds for maintenance dredging, condition surveys and environmental activities. Funds consist of $13.92 million for Charleston Harbor maintenance dredging, $6.37 million […]