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  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Water and Sewerage Commission (NWSC) is currently reviewing the Water and Sewerage Company’s Inc., (WASCO) request for an extension of the “Dredging Fee”. The 10.43% which formed part of the Final Tariff Determination Notice of 2013 expired on August 31, 2015. Thus, the Commission has agreed for the “Dredging Fee” to remain in […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Isabella County Parks and Recreation Commission was recently awarded a grant from the Saginaw Bay Watershed Initiative Network. Funds from this grant will be used to purchase new dock sections, including an EZ launch for canoes and kayaks. This purchase is a part of the Coldwater Lake Family Park Boat Launch: Accessibility and Multi-Use Improvements […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its initial review of more than 450 public comments on a proposal to dispose of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Clinton Landfill in DeWitt County, Illinois. Based on this review, EPA has decided that further evaluation of site hydrogeology will be needed before making a final decision on […]

  • 19 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the 2016 Island-wide Beach renourishment project is officially underway, according to the Town of Hilton Head. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the pumping of sand on Mitchelville Beach in the morning hours of June 17, 2016 with its cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill. Sand placement in this immediate area is expected to […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc, Niagara Falls, New York, has been awarded a $14.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for environmental dredging of the Atlantic Wood Industries Superfund Site, Portsmouth, Virginia.  The contract also includes handling of approximately 330,000 cubic yards of dense non-aqueous phase liquid creosote contaminated sediments that will be dredged from the site. Other activities associated […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $700,000 contract to Meyer Contracting, Inc., of Maple Grove, Minn., June 6 to repair levees in Velva, N.D., that were damaged during the 2011 flood. The repairs include removing concrete rubble used to reinforce the temporary levees during the flood; re-shaping and setting back […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, commenced development of the plans and specifications design documents for the Fort Worth Central City by-pass channel. The 1.5 mile long and 300 foot wide channel is part of the overall Trinity River Vision Project. Design of the by-pass channel will be accomplished during fiscal years […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and their partners are working together to develop a flood alleviation scheme to reduce flood risk to properties, transport links and infrastructure in Oxford. The scheme will involve lowering parts of the floodplain and widening some of the existing rivers and streams that run through it, to increase capacity for flood water […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine Co., Inc. dredging and marine salvage company headquartered in Hillside, New Jersey, has won an $11.5 million contract with options for the Flushing Bay and Creek dredging program, located in Queens, New York. The estimated completion date of this cleanup scheme is November 28, 2015. Flushing Bay is an important local channel for ships […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crews are working on a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to improve the channel between Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson in Sebring. This development program, undertaken by the contractor Douglas N. Higgins, Inc., includes the channel dredging operations, debris removal, rip-rap replacement, etc. Starting Monday, December 21, 2015, the contractor will temporarily close the […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Port Mansfield dredging operations are progressing according to schedule. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, last month awarded a contract modification in the amount of $808,139 to Orion Marine Inc., to undertake maintenance dredging at the channel to Port Mansfield between the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the entrance to the port, a distance […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co, Ltd. has recently won the bid for the development works on Phase 1 of Toutang operation zone of Tianyang area of Baise Port, with a planned construction period of 12 months. Located in Tianyang County, Baise City, the project involves construction of Berth 9# and 10#, the corresponding rear land, […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Town representatives will conduct an update meeting on the Barnstable Harbor dredging project on Tuesday Jan. 8, at 8 a.m. at the Dolphin Restaurant. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit extending the time allowed for offshore disposal at the Cape Cod Bay Disposal Site until Jan. 6, Town Councilor Ann Canedy […]

  • 13 June 2012

    According to caller.com, a contractor has been selected for a multimillion-dollar oil dock improvement project at the Port of Corpus Christi to make way for another Eagle Ford Shale tenant. CCC Group Inc., submitted the lowest of four bids at more than $3.5 million to revamp the port’s Viola Barge Dock. Port commissioners Tuesday awarded […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Last week, New England District Commander Colonel John A. Atilano II visited the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Project in Boston, Massachusetts. The site visit featured a boat tour and dredge views and presented an opportunity to introduce himself to the Massachusetts Port Authority partners. According to USACE, the contractor has removed 10.7 million cubic […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Associations (WEDA) during its annual conference in Vancouver has presented Environmental Excellence Awards in three categories: Environmental Dredging, Navigation Dredging, and Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change. The 2017 WEDA Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the project team for Onondaga Lake Restoration in Syracuse, New York, USA. Project team members are Honeywell […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Agency has announced two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants, totaling over $1.7 million, to improve water quality in the Cleveland area. The grants were announced yesterday by EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Persciasepe at Great Lakes Week in Cleveland. Over the last three years, GLRI has provided more than $29.8 million for EPA […]

  • 27 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced the christening of its newest dredge the Linda LaQuay. Orion Marine Group will christen the dredge Linda LaQuay Friday morning, August 27, 2010, in its new north yard in Port Lavaca, TX. The dredge Linda LaQuay, is a 24″ […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The recently established G6 Alliance has added direct service Gothenburg, Sweden to its weekly Far East/Europe port rotation with the first vessel call of the APL Finland at APM Terminals Gothenburg, the busiest container facility in Scandinavia. The G6 Alliance was created in December 2011 through the consolidation of the New World Alliance member lines […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River Watershed District. The SRRWD Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based dredging contractor in March 2018 for the first phase of Fountain […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites stakeholders, governmental representatives, scientists, environmental groups, agricultural operators and others, to attend a meeting (March 31, 301 S.E. 4th Avenue, Gainesville, FL) addressing restoration of waterbodies in the Orange Creek Basin. DEP representatives will discuss the status of ongoing projects and sampling, the restoration plan schedule, and pollutant issues […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Rep. Tarah Toohil (R-Luzerne) said that the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will soon award a grant to Beech Mountain Lake Association Inc. in Luzerne County to remove sediment from a private lake on its property. DEP said the sediment was caused by an abandoned mine’s spoil pile washing into the lake. “I am […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded the final contract to complete the Roseau, Minnesota, flood diversion project on July 9. R.J. Zavoral & Sons, Inc., from East Grand Forks, N.D., was awarded a $12 million contract to begin working on the final phase of the diversion project once all of the […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently awarded Riley Bridge Co., Inc. of Russellville, Alabama, a $2.3 million contract for work on a section of levee at Mississippi Highway 465. The work consists of replacing the gravel surface of the levee with an asphalt surface on the crown. The project is approximately 4.7 […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment project continues to make progress with the area between Painted Bunting Road and Bald Eagle Road currently being restricted for beach construction. The town and its contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., began this $20.7 million beach renourishment project in late June 2016. So far, around 700,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Rockport’s project to repair and improve the upper Pigeon Cove stone breakwater and the harbor entrance breakwater has officially begun. Work at the Upper Breakwater includes construction of an access road along the breakwater for resetting and replacing stone and base material at discrete damage sections along the structure. The work also includes […]