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  • 21 December 2012

    The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) ran an event entitled CARIS on the Desktop on November 13 and 14, 2012. The event was intended to show staff how their desktop would look in the future: how surveys will be handled, charts constructed and data maintained. In total 350 staff attended over the two days and […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Directors from flood-risk management agencies representing seven Southern California counties met for the Seven County Flood Control Directors meeting on January 31 at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District headquarters in downtown LA. Discussions included an overview of some of the Corps’ planning, studies and programs, as well as the Corps’ availability […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Parliament has approved a credit facility agreement for an amount of €197 million to finance the design, civil and dredging works at the Takoradi port. The agreement which is between the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) with the government of Ghana as guarantor and the KBC bank NV, Belfius Bank SA/NV, Deutsche Bank AG, […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Geoscience Australia have developed a new tool-kit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events. The Australian coast is dynamic with an ever changing shoreline shaped by the normal action of tides, waves and storms. However, some storms cause significant erosion, causing an ongoing problem for […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) includes $5.967 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Army Civil Works FY 2021 budget focuses on investments that enhance and protect our nation’s water-related infrastructure and resources through partnerships and innovative programs that improve […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the Need to Invest in the Nation’s Ports.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:00am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. This is the first hearing on legislation that may be included in […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Port Ballina Taskforce have again asked Ballina Shire Council to lobby the NSW State Government to see if a one-off dredge of the Ballina Bar can be undertaken to allow a practical study of the benefits of dredging to be assessed. The taskforce, which has been constituted by the council, was formed […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A £21 million flood defense scheme to better protect hundreds of businesses in Sheffield’s Lower Don Valley opened on Thursday, 25 January. The new flood alleviation scheme will benefit more than 500 businesses and safeguard around five thousand jobs, key roads in and out of the city and homes along a five mile stretch of […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Senator Maggie Hassan and Chris Pappas issued the following statements in response to the Army Corps release of their fiscal year 2020 work plan, which includes $4 million to complete dredging work at Rye Harbor. Just last month, Shaheen led a New Hampshire congressional delegation letter to the White House Office […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Almost 1.4 million cubic yards, or 70,000 semitrailer loads – that’s the amount of material the Dredge Goetz has removed from the navigation channel in the Rock Island District over the last five years. This figure represents only a fraction of the total amount that has been dredged by the Goetz throughout the St. Paul, […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound flood defense scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Skipton has been officially opened, according to the Environment Agency. The £17.8 million project, led by the EA, helps to protect 378 homes and 165 businesses in the town center from flooding from Eller Beck and Waller […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), formalizing coordination on managing offshore sand resources. BOEM Acting Director Walter Cruickshank and James C. Dalton, Corps Director of Civil Works, signed the agreement for the two agencies. According to BOEM, this MOU will enhance […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, awarded a $991,500 contract to a Cleveland, Miss.- based company to dredge the Tangier Island, Va. federal navigation channel on Dec. 16. The contractor, 4H Construction Corporation, will perform maintenance dredging in the channel, removing approximately 55,500 cubic yards of material, which will allow waterman, supply vessels […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Transport (DoT) will oversee interim repairs to the Bunbury Cut to protect the structure from further costly damage during storm events this winter. DoT Project Manager James Holder said contractors had been engaged to complete the $800,000 interim repair project that would see the damaged rock wall on the north side of […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has successfully completed the £63 million Rossall coastal defense scheme for Wyre Council, in partnership with the Environment Agency. To successfully complete the Rossall project, over 10,000 specially manufactured precast concrete units were lifted into position, alongside 86,342 tonnes of rock underlayer and 241,000 tonnes of rock armor sourced from […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part the EU-funded HYDRALAB+ project, scientists from HR Wallingford will work with 23 partner organisations from across Europe to address the urgent need to understand the consequences of climate change on rivers, estuaries and coasts. The four-year project will create closer ties between international research institutes and provide training and access to experimental facilities to […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, Chief Executive Officer, was among a delegation of senior managers from the Environment Agency who paid a visit to the site where Team Van Oord has started work on a scheme to provide better protection from flooding for the residents of Shoreham-by-Sea. The party was there to witness a training exercise taking place […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve a second term as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 and previously served as vice chairman. The new vice chairman will be James A. Walters, and Stephen […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thirteen Great Lakes Senators yesterday have sent a letter to key legislators who will lead the House/Senate conference on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act urging them to include provisions that will bring more Federal dredging dollars back to the Lakes and break the dredging crisis’ stranglehold on shipping on the Fourth Seacoast. Years […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) has announced that 46,827 containers were handled at the Port of Baltimore’s public marine terminals in October 2014, establishing a new record for most containers handled in one month and surpassing the previous record of 44,095 containers set in July 2013. “The Port of Baltimore is one of the most efficient […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Repair work on a confined upland-placement site for dredged material at Fort Eustis is complete and ready for use. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built the 70-acre Fort Eustis Dredge Material Management Area to handle material dug up from the Skiffes Creek Federal Navigation Channel, which allows vessels moored at Fort Eustis’ […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7. The work plan includes nearly $37.5 million additional funding for Seattle District projects. Those projects include: Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration engineering and design – $1,055,000; Tacoma […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 work plan for the Army Civil Works program on November 20, funding an additional $53.5 million to a handful of Sacramento District projects. Two Northern California projects received a bulk of the Sacramento District work plan funding. Construction to complete levee upgrades […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck yesterday to tour four Superfund Sites in the sixth congressional district and highlight the success of the program. While at Imperial Oil in Morganville, Pallone and Enck announced the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup at the site. They […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 200-year-old Crinan Canal has been honored with plaque unveilings by the Glasgow Branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).  Originally designed by civil engineer John Rennie and completed in 1801, the canal created a vital link for the area between Glasgow and the River Clyde and the villages and islands of the West Highlands. The […]