Search results for: Jeff Seeney

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  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian Dewatering, L.P. and Seair Inc. have executed a Memorandum of Understanding to form a strategic alliance exclusively in Western Canada and the Northwest Territories for selected markets/applications. The collaboration is based on the use of Seair’s unique gaseous diffusion technology which enhances processes currently within Canadian Dewatering’s target markets. Initial targets will focus on […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced a $26.5 million award to the Texas General Land Office to restore approximately 17 miles of the beach dune ridge system along McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), from High Island, Texas to Sea Rim State Park. The award will leverage more than $25 million from Natural […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Groh Dredging and Marine Construction of Wisconsin is entering the final phase of the Boone’s Landing dredging project. So far, approximately 75% of the dredging works have been completed. The company is dredging an area 150 feet long and 100 feet wide at the boat ramp. The work will remove 2 to 4 feet of silt […]

  • 5 November 2012

    According to Congressman Peter DeFazio, the dredging future for Port of Port Orford will not be so bright this year. The Army Corps of Engineers says it can’t afford to dredge the port this year, nor in the near future, reports theworldlink.com. The several small ports in the Northwest will face similar cuts. “This would […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Per the request of Congressman Jeff Landry, the U.S. House Budget Committee has added language to its Fiscal Year 2013 budget that would fully allocate all Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) proceeds for its intended purpose: dredging the nation’s waterways. Landry, who led a bipartisan coalition of 72 House Members calling for proper port dredging, […]

  • 19 April 2011

    The beach was as bright as a football field under Friday night lights as the bulldozers shoved, sculpted and shaped the sand in the… By Lisa Neff (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, April 19, 2011  

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently announced an award of up to $3.6 million to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). The award supports the development of an integrated, far-reaching restoration plan that will serve as an overarching framework for the development and implementation of programs and projects that restore and conserve […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Representatives Earl Blumenauer, Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici and Kurt Schrader yesterday strongly urged federal officials to support a flood protection feasibility study for Portland. The Oregon lawmakers said that their request comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has raised concerns about the prospects for a Portland […]

  • 4 April 2012

    $6 million worth of harbour upgrade works were activated in the Milford Sound’s main harbour. This is the single most important investment by the Milford Sound Development Authority (MSDA) in the previous 20 years. At the moment the harbour poses limitations for the boats that are passing through it. According to Otago Daily Times, the […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duke Energy plans to launch a construction barge in waters near the Dan River Steam Station for maintenance work linked to excavating and closing coal-ash ponds near the retired power plant. Utility workers will use an excavator aboard the barge for tree-clearing operations this week, followed by rock work later this spring to reinforce earthen […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has reported significant progress at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, the first major expansion of the Port of Philadelphia in over 50 years. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the next step in selecting one or more private-sector partners to develop the three parcels that comprise Southport, will be issued […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Jeff Merkley has announced that the omnibus spending bill expected to pass the Senate and the U.S. House this week includes a provision that will help strengthen Oregon’s small ports and make sure that small ports in America receive their fair share of funding. The omnibus spending bill includes $48 million for small ports, […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has completed maintenance dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor, California. Work on the $9.45 million contract, awarded to Seattle-based Manson Construction, started back in December 2016. During the works, Manson’s hydraulic cutter-head suction dredge, H.R. Morris, dug up 1.54 million cubic yards of sediment from the […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Walla Walla District completed repairs for the Dayton Levee Project on November 16 and began repairs on the Milton-Freewater Levee Project on November 18. The Touchet River and Walla Walla River had near record flood events in early February 2020, causing extensive erosion damage to both levee systems in multiple locations. Damage to […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Col. Jeff Hall, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will hold a news conference today at 10 a.m., to announce the release of the final reports on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The news conference will be held at the Savannah District’s Engineer Maintenance Depot, 99 Grand Prize of America […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Congress has approved $300 million to continue a multiyear program aimed at fixing some of the Great Lakes’ most severe environmental programs. Some of the money is expected to benefit Lake Superior and Duluth. The money will go to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency federal effort to clean up toxic materials, fight invasive […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, Milford Haven Port and their consultants, Turley Associates, will be presenting a draft of the Master Plan for the development of Milford Dock at a public exhibition. Following on from the summer consultation events held in May, June and July 2012, which displayed initial ideas and plans to regenerate the entire dock and marina […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $183,000 construction contract to repair the damages to the Pierce – North Branch Elkhorn River Right Bank levee system Wednesday. The Pierce levee system, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, is approximately 2.5 miles long, running along the northern and western boundary of the City […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have introduced the Living Shorelines Act, legislation that would create a new grant program for nature-based shoreline protection projects known as living shorelines. “As sea-level rise and coastal storms continue to threaten thousands of coastal communities and economies, investing in living shorelines can help reduce risk from […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary for the Army of Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds towards operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Representatives Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, along with Senators Ron Wyden […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James yesterday in support of the Maurice River dredging project. According to Van Drew, this critical project will expedite economic growth and coastal resilience in South Jersey and the […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District and the City of Lincoln, will hold an open house on January 17, 2017 to provide area residents and businesses with an update on the Deadman’s Run flood risk feasibility study. The meeting will take place at the Nebraska […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced his strategic plan for sustained management, maintenance and development of the Port of Philadelphia. The governor outlined his plan while standing on an undeveloped parcel of the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, located at the eastern tip of the Navy Yard. He was joined by Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Chairman Jerry […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has announced that the parking lot and ramp at the Union Bay boating access site at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park will reopen Friday, July 1. The access site and lot had been closed since October for boating access replacement work. Among the improvements with the new access site, the […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation recently sent a letter to the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Ryan Fisher urging the Trump Administration to fund critical maintenance and dredging of Oregon’s small ports and jetties. Representatives Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici, along with Senators Ron Wyden and […]