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  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has awarded a contract to dredge the James River federal navigation channel. Cottrell Contracting Corporation signed on to a three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract to remove shoals from the channel, which is used by large vessels making port calls in Richmond and Hopewell, Va. “The […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Suffolk County Department of Public Works has requested Department of the Army (DA) authorization to perform dredging, with ten-years maintenance and placement of all resultant dredged material at designated beach placement areas. The project is located in James Creek and Great Peconic Bay; and the Great Peconic Bay shorelines northeast and southwest of the […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and Cottrell Contracting Corp. last Sunday (July 21) started the three-year, $30 million James River dredging project. As reported, USACE and Cottrell are now dredging the 7.6-mile Dancing Point-Swann Point channel. It’s part of a three-year, $30 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded in March to […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s Chief Executive Sir James Bevan visited a restoration project near Grantham last week. A project to restore vital habitat, boost river ecology and reduce flood risk has been praised by Sir James after he paid a visit to the site. He accompanied Environment Agency officers to the site at Grange Farm near Grantham, […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintaining adequate water depths in all ports is an ongoing and expensive process, and at Shoreham Port, the Tug Adurni is used constantly to rake material away using a plough towed behind the tug. The Marine Team at Shoreham Port were recently tasked with finding ways to the make the plough, more efficient and productive. […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The James River has and continues to be an economic engine for the nation, charged with keeping the waterway open and safe for vessel traffic is the Norfolk District. The James River Federal Navigation Project extends from Hampton Roads, Virginia to Richmond, Virginia covering a distance of 90.8 miles. The channel portion of project is […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Custom Dredge Works, Inc. (CDW) and Triborough Sand & Stone, a division of Eureka Stone Quarry, Inc., has announced the successful launch of a new 16” electric powered cutter suction dredger at Tri-Borough’s Sand Plant located in Voorhees, NJ. This dredger has already increased aggregated production for Triborough in the short time that it has […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In terms of size and scope, the $788,700 dredging operation at Tylers Beach in Isle of Wight County, Virginia, are relatively small for a Norfolk District, U.S Army Corps of Engineers project. But for the people who operate commercial vessels out of this harbor of refuge along the James River, removing the estimated 23,300 cubic […]

  • 11 April 2011

    With the blessing of a state oversight commission secured last week, the project to nourish Nags Head’s eroded beaches will officially… By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, April 11, 2011

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cottrell Contracting Corporation, a Chesapeake, VA, based dredging company, has won a $21,8 million contract for the James River Maintenance Dredging Program in Virginia. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in its latest announcement. The project, with an estimated completion date of March 2022, will consist of maintenance […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Fight for the Reef’ today released a new report into the benefits and risks of cruise ships for the Cairns local economy that was originally commissioned to help understand if there was any need for further dredging in Trinity Inlet. The report finds that dredging Cairns’ port for large cruise ships is not necessary to […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Mr. Ricky R.D. James, traveled to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District recently to meet with Virginia Port Authority leaders.  During the visit, the Assistant Secretary James said: “Norfolk District is preparing to ‘Move Dirt’ in Norfolk Harbor and start dredging to allow for […]

  • 15 April 2011

    Australian yachting legend Sir James Hardy says high-profile sailing events would be attracted to the Gold Coast if the Broadwater was… By Henry Tuttiett (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, April 15, 2011    

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp yesterday met with R.D. James, the nominee to serve as the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, the top civilian official overseeing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In her meeting with Mr. James, Heitkamp discussed North Dakota’s flood protection priorities, reinforced the critical need to maintain federal support […]

  • 26 January 2011

    A group of Montauk residents on Tuesday filed a $25 million lawsuit against East Hampton Town, Suffolk County and New York State, claiming… By Will James (27east) [mappress] Source: 27east, January 27, 2011;

  • 13 January 2011

    The Corps of Engineers is mobilizing for their annual maintenance dredging of the Lake Worth Inlet (Palm Beach) channel. The Corps are going… By James Wieland (wptv) [mappress] Source: wptv, January 13, 2011;

  • 18 August 2010

    A new report says 1,200 to 1,500 cubic yards of sand moves into Southport Harbor’s federal navigation channel every year, and James Bradley… By Andrew Brophy (fairfield) [mappress] Source: fairfield, August 19, 2010;

  • 14 April 2011

    Talks over the emergency dredging of the inlet to Lake Montauk are progressing among government agencies, but officials are still looking… By Will James (27east) [mappress] Source: 27east, April 14, 2011  

  • 29 May 2011

    The view from his rented second-floor balcony obscured by bulldozers and rusty pipes, Andy Hollis had more than a few things to say about th… By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, May 29, 2011;

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today re-elected James A. Walters of Gainesville to serve as chairman. Appointed to the GPA board by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal in 2012, Walters just completed his first one-year term as chairman, having previously served as vice chairman. “At a time of unprecedented growth and the […]

  • 17 June 2011

    Saying the city lacks a “seat at the table” like it had leading up to previous phases of PCB removal, Mayor James M. By Trevor Jones (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, June 17, 2011

  • 23 February 2011

    Unless a math error has found its way into the unofficial numbers, the project to nourish 10 miles of eroding Nags Head beaches could … By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, February 23, 2011;

  • 31 March 2011

    A lot of beach projects are wrapping up across the county just in time for turtle season.   By James Wieland (wptv) [mappress] Source: wptv, March 31, 2011  

  • 1 July 2011

    One of the two dredges that have been pumping sand onto Nags Head beaches since May has been sent to Norfolk for engine repairs, according… By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, July 1, 2011;

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality from space. Many important habitats in the Great Barrier Reef such as coral reefs and seagrass are in decline […]