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  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has secured nearly $730 million in federal funding for the construction of Sandy-related USACE projects, including storm protection projects in Long Island’s Fire Island to Montauk Point plan, the Rockaway and Jamaica Bay Reformulation and Staten Island’s South Shore Sea Wall. The $730 million in funding was previously trapped in […]

  • 3 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: DEME’s Projects in 2012 The DEME Group presents an overview of the most important projects it was involved in during the past two years.   UK: Boskalis Wins Port of Southampton Dredging Contract Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently awarded Boskalis Westminster the contract to widen and deepen a critical part of the access […]

  • 1 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District proposes to perform maintenance dredging of the Rockaway Inlet of Jamaica Bay, New York, Federal Navigation Project, with subsequent beneficial use placement of the dredged material at one or more of the following placement sites: beach placement, upland placement and/or the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS) […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Deltares has been able to demonstrate in New York how the city’s water management can be improved by using the 3Di model. This Dutch product combines ultra-rapid and accurate water calculations with a realistic 3D visualisation of the area. The result is fast and effective decision-making in water management. 3Di can be used on a […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging of Rockaway Beach and Coney Island. The Rockaway Beach project is located along the southern margin of the Borough of Queens, City of New York, and extends from Beach 149th Street to Beach 19th Street and […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE senior leaders met with Minister Chen Lei, Ministry of Water Resources of the People’s Republic of China and its delegation on November 19. The Chinese delegation was hosted to a Hurricane Sandy Recovery Program Status Briefing session afloat in the cabin of the USACE vessel Hocking. Various presentations were made by USACE senior […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach placing nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand, restoring the beach that suffered […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-five Non-governmental organizations and academic partners, eight Federal, six State, and nine New York City agencies joined earlier this month Col. David Caldwell of the U.S. Army Corps’ New York District commander and his staff aboard the Army Corps vessel DCV Hayward for a harbor inspection. The Corps provided a unique forum for agency heads and […]

  • 12 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters has released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 and it includes approximately $163 million dollars for projects and studies being managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District. “Now that Fiscal Year 2012 federal […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    During Estuary Week in September of 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a “Partner Harbor Inspection” aboard the Corps vessel MV Hayward. Attendees included the Corps senior military leaders, Brig. Gen. William Graham, Commander of the North Atlantic Division and Col. David […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $7.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to place approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand along the beach at Coney Island in the area of the previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction project there. The work […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The Port Authority of Jamaica has received the go ahead from Cabinet to purchase just over 280,000 sq. ft. of property in the Montego Freeport at a cost of $184 million, to facilitate expansion of the Montego Bay cruise terminal. The Port Authority of Jamaica is a statutory corporation established by the Port Authority Act […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Jamaica is embarking on a $5.3 million scheme to build the country’s resilience to climate change, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  Dubbed the North Eastern Coastal Resilience Building project, it is one of three components under the Enhancing the Resilience of the Agricultural Sector and Coastal Areas to Protect Livelihoods and […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, yesterday celebrated completion of the East Rockaway Inlet Maintenance Dredging and Beach Restoration Project. The announcement of the project’s completion was made on the boardwalk by the Army Corps and the City of New York. New York City’s Mayor Bill De […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the proposed global transshipment and logistics hub is the lynch pin of the country’s long-term growth strategy. He argued that in this the 50th year of Independence, and coming from a period of anemic economic growth, Jamaica needs an economic transformation. The Minister was speaking […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have officially celebrated the completion of the port’s Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program, a major milestone in the port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. The $2.1 billion project, cost shared between the Corps and […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of New York and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have reached an agreement to use dredged sand to re-nourish and restore Rockaway beach between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street, reports the city mayor Bill de Blasio. Depending on when dredging work commences and the severity of spring storms, the project should allow for the […]

  • 21 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reaffirmed his call for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds for a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point. The application for funding was formally submitted to FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program and Schumer is urging the agency to approve this application. The proposed […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the Sandy anniversary a day away, the de Blasio Administration has announced continued progress on the City’s OneNYC resiliency program that will prepare neighborhoods, economy and public services to withstand and emerge stronger from the impacts of climate change and other 21st century threats. Some projects include dunes to protect coasts; storm water management and […]

  • 2 May 2013

    During the past nine years, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey have been deepening 38 miles of federal navigation channels in the New York Harbor to a depth of 50 feet. Recently, the New York District awarded the final major construction contract, which […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The technical studies regarding the dredging of the Kingston Harbour have been completed, says Chairman of the Logistics and Investment Task Force in the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Dr. Eric Deans. The studies, which were completed in December, will form part of activities to determine, among other things, how much dredging of the […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation (NOR) reported results for fourth quarter and full-year 2012. “Our fourth quarter results reflect continued stable demand with somewhat improved LME aluminum prices,” said Layle K. (Kip) Smith, Noranda`s President and Chief Executive Officer. The Company has no debt maturities until 2015 aside from the modest 1% per annum amortization of […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the Logistics Hub Initiative is expected to generate numerous employment opportunities for Jamaicans, irrespective of qualifications. In an interview on the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Issues and Answers’ programme, Mr. Hylton noted that a range of opportunities will be created from the lower end to […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) has OK’d construction of two breakwaters to be built in the Long Bay area in Negril, Jamaica. After carefully considering all comments from stakeholders in Negril and the wider Jamaica, the NRCA granted the National Works Agency (NWA) Beach Licences for the construction and maintenance the structures, reported today the loopjamaica. […]

  • 24 February 2014

    In January 2014, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division and New York District to receive various updates regarding the Corps’ efforts post Hurricane Sandy and observe the significant progress of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project. “Given […]