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  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     U.S. Senator John Barrasso, chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), yesterday questioned R.D. James, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, during a legislative hearing on S. 2800, America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA). Barrasso asked James if the legislation would help fulfill some of the key principles outlined […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), has announced that funding for the Hampton Harbor dredging project could come in 2019. According to Semonite, approximately $275,000 for designs for the harbor’s dredging could be secured this year, seacoastonline.com reports. Around $4 million needed for the harbor’s […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Warrington Borough Council today marked the official opening of the new £34 million flood defense scheme. According to the EA, more than 2,000 Warrington homes and businesses will benefit from the town’s multi-million pound flood project, officially opened by the Environment Agency Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan and the town’s Mayor, Cllr. […]

  • 7 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 1-7, 2019).   Work on the Afsluitdijk Project Kicks Off Today Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, today (April 1) marked the official start of works on the Afsluitdijk project.   Cottrell Wins $21.8 Million […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Tuesday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) work plan for the Army Civil Works program just hours after the president released his proposed FY 17 budget. The proposed budget and work plan include a total of $64 million for Norfolk District civil works projects in […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal. The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported. The […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    It was just before midnight when the Corps dredge Currituck’s crew, sailing back from a project site on Bennet’s Creek, saw the sky light up. As the dredge chugged toward the Monitor Merrimack Memorial Bridge Tunnel on Sept. 16, a red flare spiraled into the night sky like a fire work off to the west. […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The crew of the Cottrell Contracting Corporation dredger “Marion” is working to remove shoals from the James River federal navigation channel. The river plays a role in the economies of Richmond and Hopewell, providing a navigation channel of 25 feet deep for ships to move goods to and from the inland ports. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work will start later this month on the next phase of a major project to strengthen the Headland’s sea defenses against the effects of coastal erosion and flooding. The work, which will cost £9.6m and be funded by the Environment Agency, Hartlepool Council and other organisations, will involve putting new concrete block facing on the […]

  • 5 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Ocean City’s ongoing beach-fill project will dump about 400,000 more cubic yards of sand than originally planned after harsh weather over the past few months caused more damage to north-end beaches, city Administrator James Rutala said. [mappress] Source: Press of Atlantic City, February 5, 2010

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 7th meeting with R.D. James, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, Senator John Hoeven urged the nominee, if confirmed, to help advance comprehensive flood protection in North Dakota. The senator introduced James to the flood study in the Minot region and the work to secure flood protection […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 30 April 2010

    Residents living near Cobb County’s James E. Quarles Water Treatment Plant soon will share the space with construction noise and traffic while a large reservoir is cleaned and restored.The 27 million-gallon river water reservoir is half full of sediment accumulated over 30 years that has reduced… [mappress] Source:ajc,April 30,2010;

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE’s Norfolk District has prepared a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment on behalf of the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), Joint Base Langley-Eustis, to assess the potential impacts of maintenance dredging the Skiffes Creek Channel, a tributary of the James River. The purpose of this Supplemental Environmental Assessment is to supplement the 2003 Environmental Assessment for […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Takoradi Port dredging program that is paving the way for other projects to follow is progressing as planned and will be completed in two months, according to the Director of the Port, Capt. James Owusu Koranteng. In July 2009, the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) announced a $450 million project to rehabilitate and upgrade […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging carried out for the Cairns Shipping Development Project has had no adverse impact on the seagrass meadows in Trinity Inlet and some areas have actually expanded during operations, a new report has found. In another major find, seagrass distribution across the larger port limits covers the second largest area ever recorded for Cairns, at […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Governor Bobby Jindal announced the appointment of Henry Baptiste to the Pontchartrain Levee District. The Pontchartrain Levee Board is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the levees and maintaining the levee drainage systems within East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, St. James, St. John the Baptist, and St. Charles Parishes. Baptiste will be appointed to […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations along the Lake Huron end of the Black River Canal in Port Huron are currently underway. “We worked with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to get an emergency permit to get it back open. The canal should be open to boaters by the weekend,” said Port Huron City Manager James Freed. The costs […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Fiscal 2020 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities for water resources infrastructure,” said Rickey D. (R.D.) James, Assistant […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel, met with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minoru Kiuchi, at State House yesterday. They spoke about the extension of the Providence fishing port, which forms part of a Seychelles request for a 7th Fisheries Grant from the Japanese Government. The officials also discussed the climate […]

  • 16 July 2012

    The Browse Liquefied Natural Gas precinct at James Price Point has been recommended for strict conditional approval, Environmental Protection Authority Chairman Paul Vogel announced today. Dr Vogel said the assessment of the Minister for State Development’s strategic proposal was the largest and most multi-faceted ever conducted in the EPA’s 40 year history. “The level of […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Woodside’s planned dredging program at James Price Point shows that the project could have an impact on the marine environment by releasing toxins. The 2011 Federal Government review of the project established that the assessment failed to address the potential for dredging to release arsenic, nickel and zinc into the water, which can be toxic […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Commercial fishermen raise concerns about the impacts of industry. The James Cook University study says that Gladstone dredging sediment is drifting up to 35 kilometres out to sea, reports abc.net. Gladstone Ports Corporation has previously said floods are the cause of sick fish. Commercial fishermen hope that the ports corporation takes notice, but the ports […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KDM Marine International, part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as Regional Manager for the Eastern Hemisphere. Focusing on the Middle East, India, North Africa and Asia Pacific countries, Faisel is responsible for opening new markets and managing the company’s equipment stationed in the area. “KDM Marine International offers a proven technology […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VIPs, including the Environment Agency chief executive Sir James Bevan, attended an open day to see the latest work on Ipswich the flood defense scheme, which will significantly reduce the risk of flooding for 2,000 homes and businesses in the town. Huge hydraulic arms that will operate the new tidal flood gate have been installed, taking the […]