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  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to attend a “Partnering Meeting” sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, on February 12, 2015, in Blytheville, Arkansas. The meeting topics will include an overview of the Memphis District’s work in this region, updates on the Levee Safety Program, Mississippi River navigation improvements, and flood preparedness. Representatives […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Azov-Black Sea Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Kavkaz Port dredging contract. This development project includes an implementation of repair and dredging works at the approach canal and water area of the Port of Kavkaz, according to portnews.ru. Initial price of this deepening program is RUB 20 […]

  • 3 March 2010

    Redoubling their efforts to protect South Jersey’s environment, Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Acting Commissioner Bob Martin today joined forces with U.S. Representative Rob Andrews and state Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney to oppose the Army Corps of Engineers’ plan… [mappress] Source:thegovmonitor,March 2,2010;

  • 20 November 2011

    The Florida Department of Transportation has approved another deadline extension for the Hernando Beach channel dredging — giving it a …   By JEFF SCHMUCKER (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, November 20, 2011;

  • 5 September 2010

    After four years and about $50 million, restoration of Upper Newport Bay was set to conclude Friday, safeguarding Southern California’s … By Jeff Overley (ocregister) [mappress] Source: ocregister, September 6, 2010;

  • 2 October 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will go forward with a feasibility study of a “one-lake” flood-control plan along the Pearl River… By Jeff Ayres (clarionledger) [mappress] Source: clarionledger, October 2, 2010;

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mackay breakwater is set to reopen to the public this month.  North Queensland Bulk Ports Chief Operating Officer Jeff Stewart-Harris said that a public event will be held on Sunday 23 August to celebrate the breakwater reopening. Mr Stewart-Harris added that public access to the breakwater has been restricted owing to repair and upgrade works. This included […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The White Lake Public Advisory Council (PAC) is hosting a public meeting on an upcoming sediment dredging project at the former Whitehall Leather tannery site. The public meeting will be held today, at the Whitehall City Hall, 405 E. Colby Street. “Lower lake levels exposed more of the land and shore at the tannery site. […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Representative Earl Blumenauer, Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Suzanne Bonamici and Representative Peter DeFazio yesterday introduced the Columbia River Basin Restoration Act. The legislation would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Craig Smith, Ph.D., Fort Hays University, in his “Economics of Reservoir” presentation at the 2013 Dam Safety Conference priced the cost of dredging Tuttle Creek Reservoir. This information originated in his research project along with Amirpouyan Nejadhashemi, Michigan State University; Sean Woznicki, Michigan State University; Jeff Williams, Kansas State University; and John Leatherman, Kansas State […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Delaware County Council approved a $75,000 grant to be used for the Ridley Park Lake dredging project. According to Jeff Wolfe at the DelCoTimes, the funds for the project became available with revenue made available to the County through the Marcellus Shale Impact Fee. The Marcellus Shale Impact Fee has generated more than $198,000,000 in […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hobbyist drone pilot and photographer Jeff Wenzel has just posted a video about the North Topsail Beach – New River Inlet works. This Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction crews have delivered new sand and rock to Rosewood Beach in Highland Park, IL, over the past two weeks as part of the Park District of Highland Park’s efforts to protect the beach from erosion amid record high Lake Michigan water levels. The project has reinforced the inside of the breakwater with additional stone […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The dredger “Venture” has been working since Sunday to clear sand and silt from the Port of Osceola, closed for a month because of low water on the Mississippi River. Marvin Roddy, with the Memphis District Corp of Engineers, said: ”Pretty much, cut and dry, the dredge is set up like a large vacuum cleaner.” […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, secured investments in a wide range of Oregon priorities in the federal spending bill passed by the Senate last week. The provisions championed by Merkley will help put Oregonians to work in the woods reducing the threat of wildfires, ensure the maintenance and availability […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 March 2011

    Manatee County commissioners are lobbying state officials to continue Florida’s commitment for renourishment projects. By Lisa Neff (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, March 22, 2011    

  • 10 April 2012

    A $6 million upgrade of Milford Sound harbour at Fresh Water Basin has commenced. The planned work includes replacement of the existing wharves. The new ones were built by E-Type Engineering and are more robust and will absorb berthing impact. They weigh 45 tonnes each. Also the upgrade will include movement of the existing breakwater […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved nearly $370 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund 24 projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk of future […]

  • 12 April 2011

    Paul Hackney spread out his towel, pitched an umbrella and leaned back against the big renourishment pipe to bask in the April 6 sunshine   By Lisa Neff (islander) [mappress] Source: islander, April 12, 2011  

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 28 October 2010

    An outcry over national sovereignty. Camouflaged armed officers policing the border. Costa Rica is not acting like its usual tranquil self… By Alex Leff (globalpost) [mappress] Source: globalpost, October 28, 2010;

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of the release of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) on September 23, Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Chairman Jerry Sweeney and officials of PRPA held an informational briefing on its Southport Project at a meeting space on the Delaware River waterfront yesterday. In the audience were about 100 members of the Philadelphia maritime […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced last Friday the advertisement for bid invitations for emergency dredging near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. As USACE reported, the Government has a requirement to dredge and remove shoal material within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River from Interstate 69 to the […]