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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging work on the lower lake at City Park in Hagerstown, conducted by Edwin A. and John O. Crandell Inc., was successfully wrapped up last week. City Engineer, Rodney Tissue, said that 18,000 cubic yards of silt was removed during this cleanup program, which is the amount that the contractors expected to collect. The water […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The maintenance dredging also featured beneficial reuse and placement of approximately 112,000 cubic yards of sand on 6,500 feet […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District recently hired RLB Contracting Inc. to expand the Chocolate Bayou Placement Area 4, located in Brazoria County, Texas. “The navigation project located between the communities of Galveston and Freeport in Brazoria County, Texas, provides a 12-feet-deep, 125-feet-wide shallow draft channel, which extends 8.2 miles from its junction,” said […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Edisto Beach has just announced that their long-awaited beach nourishment and groin lengthening project is officially underway. According to town officials, work will continue 24/7 until May in order to replenish the town’s beach before summer season. Sand is to be dredged from the designated offshore borrow area situated approximately one mile off […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently awarded phase 2 of the Steele Bayou Channel Relocation to Tri-County Contractors, Inc. of Jackson, Mississippi. The work is part of the flood control efforts in the Yazoo River Basin and will consist of constructing the Steele Bayou channel relocation in the Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Shamel Abou-El-Seoud, a lead engineer and chief of construction and operations for the Army Corps’ Chicago district, told the state port commission that USACE will request funds to complete an important dredging project for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. According to nwitimes.com, these funds likely wouldn’t be available until the fiscal year that begins Oct. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Brance Diversified, Inc., a dredging and marine construction company servicing the state of Florida and surrounding areas, is currently conducting dredging operations in Amelia Island on Creekside Drive. So far, the Jacksonville based dredging contractor removed approximately 42,000 cubic yards of material from the Amelia Island Marina. The clean-up work at this site is underway at […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, the 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The 38 meter dredger Johanna Josephine almost sank last week after hitting a submerged pile near GDF Suez power plant in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. In the morning of November 19th 2014, just as the vessel was about to unload its cargo of stones, the Johanna Josephine hit the submerged piling and started to sink. Due to the hull breach, the Johanna […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Long Beach modernization projects created 5,166 new construction-related jobs in the region in 2012, mainly linked to the award of contracts for the design and building of the Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement and an ongoing terminal makeover. In 2012, the Port awarded a $650 million design-build contract for the bridge project and major […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded an $8.7 million contract to J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., of La Crosse, Wisconsin, to unload dredged material in Wabasha, Minnesota, September 23. The contractor is expected to begin moving the dredged material during the summer of 2016. In all, nearly 800,000 cubic yards of dredged […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contracted with Weeks Marine Inc., for the removal of approximately 150 feet of submerged pipeline from the Houston Ship Channel which will begin today at 8 a.m. The navigation channel is expected to remain closed until 2 p.m. During routine channel surveying operations, crews encountered approximately 550 […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    American Construction Company Inc., a general marine contractor that has been in business since 1903, has completed the Port of Kingston marina dredging project. The project that was originally estimated at $463.000 was finished on December 18th under the budget and on time at a cost of $320,000, according to Port Manager David Malone. During the project, […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the Stone Harbor dredging project will take place on Saturday, November 7, in the multipurpose room at Stone Harbor Elementary School, 275 93rd St. Bayfront property owners are encouraged to attend the presentation hosted by Sevenson Environmental Services Inc., the contractor for the project. The North Basin and Shelter Haven Basin are […]