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  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As major conference presenters, facilitators and award recipients, ERDC-EL and CHL team members often took center stage at the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) and Texas A&M’s Dredging Summit and Expo held June 22-25 in Houston, Texas. WEDA is a technical professional organization devoted to knowledge exchange in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Amid handshakes, smiles and stories of central Pennsylvania floods, the Baltimore District said farewell to Jim Brozena, the executive director of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, at an awards ceremony on Jan. 9. Over two dozen program managers, engineers and water operations experts gathered in the District’s executive office as Col. Richard Jordan, Commander […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C., Apirl 18, 2012. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project was also distinguished […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. Public affairs staff earned a first-place unit award for outstanding achievements in the realm of community relations for its water safety campaign, a […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Twenty-four river side communities from the dredged LOT 5 of river Niger covering Jamata Bridge near Lokoja in Kogi state to Baro in Niger …   By Shehu Abubakar (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, December 19, 2011;

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s deep-draft hopper dredger McFarland is back home at Fort Mifflin after undergoing extensive repairs in Norfolk, VA. According to USACE’s latest announcement, the dredger will soon be working again on the Delaware River. One of four oceangoing hopper dredgers owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has just announced that the repair works are continuing on their oceangoing hopper dredger McFarland at the Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia. According to USACE, these works involve drydocking, hull painting, pump repairs, steel replacement and a number of other repairs and general maintenance. Designed by the […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking two distinct steps on the Upper Hudson River PCB cleanup in New York state. These steps include: The issuance of the five-year review, which includes EPA’s decision to defer a determination of the protectiveness of the remedy in the Upper Hudson River until more years of Hudson […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat has awarded the Afsluitdijk project to the Levvel consortium, the joint venture consisting of Van Oord (with Aberdeen/APG), BAM (with PGGM) and Rebel. Levvel will be responsible for design, build, finance and 25 years maintenance of the strengthened Afsluitdijk. Construction works are expected to start in the autumn of 2018, and completed in 2023. […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Washington State Department of Ecology is awarding nearly $450,000 to fund 14 different projects related to the water quality improvement and environmental enhancement projects across the state. According to WDOE, six projects are located in eastern Washington, five in western Washington and another three are considered to be of statewide significance that will significantly improve […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Anders Jensen (Lifetime Achievement Award), Sina Saremi (Rising Star Award) and DHI project ‘Hvide Sande Harbor, Denmark’ were presented with top industry honors at the Dredging & Port Construction (DPC) Innovation Awards 2016 in London. DHI’s harbor project was highly commended for the re-design of structures and of management of the dredging around the harbor, […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME has won the second edition of the “Entrepreneur for Entrepreneurs Trophy” as most sustainable company 2016. The trophy honors companies from the North that sustainably promote entrepreneurship in the South. The prize was handed out yesterday in attendance of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Development Cooperation, Alexander De Croo. DEME was in particular recognized […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The newly constructed Newport Beach Marina Park, designed in part by Moffatt & Nichol, earned high honors this year. The American Society of Civil Engineers Orange County Chapter recognized Marina Park with two ‘Project of the Year’ awards – one under the Airports & Ports category and another under the Architectural Engineering category. As a […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Saturday, DEME Group’s two vessels, the Innovation and Congo River, were used as the stage for a corporate event in Antwerp. The company moored jack-up vessel Innovation and trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River in Antwerp in order to celebrate the recent “Company of the Year 2015” (Onderneming van het Jaar) award. It was an unique experience for […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In today’s Queen’s Birthday Honors List, OMC International Executive Director Dr Terry O’Brien has been appointed a Member (AM) of the Order of Australia for “significant service to maritime engineering, to the development of innovative marine navigation equipment and to education”. Melbourne engineer Dr O’Brien, who is the recognized global leader in Under Keel Clearance (UKC) management, […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted this beautiful photo of their hopper dredger McFarland, working on the Mississippi River. “Our own dredger McFarland has been busy conducting emergency dredging on the Lower Mississippi River for the past month. The dredger was called upon because high stages are impacting navigation,” USACE said. One […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott president Peter Bowe was recently selected as SmartCEO’s Baltimore CEO of the Year. Though there were many candidates for the award, SmartCEO explains why Peter was the most impressive: “​Since arriving at Ellicott Dredges in the early 1980s, Bowe has patiently and steadily led Ellicott Dredges through tough business cycles, ownership transition, foreign political […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. R. Peter Richards and the city of Lorain are the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC). OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, 19 individuals and organizations have […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) recently joined a House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources & Environment hearing titled “A Review of Recent United States Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports and Post Authorization Change Reports”. This hearing aimed to provide Members with an opportunity to review the current Chief’s Reports and Post Authorization […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ and U.S. Army’s 238th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 13, to recognize an Employee, Engineer, Regulator and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “The Corps’ and Army’s 238th birthday allows […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ 237th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 7, to recognize an Employee, Engineer and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “We’re here to reflect on the hard work and achievements of […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Last week, DSC Dredge, LLC (DSC) was awarded the Presidential “E” Star Award for Exports by U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary John Bryson at the White House in Washington, D.C. The “E” Awards are the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. “Exporting continues […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Laura E. (Beth) Williams, P.E., a civil engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, received the 2012 “James Connolly Award” during the Savannah E-Week Technical Training Conference at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Feb. 22, 2012. The conference is held annually in Savannah as part of the nationally-recognized Engineer Week (E-Week) observance. The […]