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  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Harold Rogers earlier this week announced nearly $200 million for flood control projects in Floyd and Johnson Counties. The federal funding will complete long-term disaster recovery projects, including the Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan and provide flood protection in Johnson County. The Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan, a flood control project orchestrated by […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Kent Park Lake in Johnson County can attend a meeting on August 28. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Kent Park Lake is on the state’s list of impaired […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $7.86 million contract on December 6 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for Contract A of the Broward County Segment III Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Beach Erosion Control Project 2018. Eastman Aggregate will renourish 7.2 miles of critically eroded shoreline along the beaches […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Miami-Dade County yesterday announced that the contracting phase of its project to deepen Port Miami’s channel to minus 50 feet has begun with the solicitation of bids by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project has entered a new phase with commencement this week of the actual dredging that will deepen the Port’s main harbor channel to a depth of -50 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the project that will be completed in approximately 18 months at the same time that the […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and Prince George’s County are hosting a public meeting April 19 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Bladensburg Elementary School to present on and discuss levee systems in the county.  According to the Corps, the purpose of this meeting is to improve the public’s understanding of the […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami kicked off its Countdown to the Panama Canal 2015 campaign with a flag exchange between the U.S. and Panamanian officials that heralded the coming Post-Panamax era as one of the most important things to happen in shipping in the last century. Ambassador to the U.S., Mario Jaramillo, and Panama Canal Authority V.P. Rodolfo Sabonge […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District initiated work in Oroville, Washington, and Clark Fork, Idaho, during this past weekend, and continued work in Okanogan and Conconully, Washington, and Plains, Montana. Seattle District’s Okanogan flood team is assisting Okanogan County with berm construction in Oroville at Highway 97 to reduce the flood […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest AmericasBarometer survey, the Panama Canal Authority is considered one of the most trusted institutions in Panama. The survey is coordinated by Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The Panama Canal has a 69.8% trust index, right below the Catholic and […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A dedicated and collaborative effort between numerous local, state, federal and private organizations is providing essential benefits to the Lake Worth Lagoon through the completion of the Grassy Flats Restoration Project in Palm Beach County, Florida.  The 22-acre Grassy Flats Restoration Project was a cooperative effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Palm Beach […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated work yesterday to raise the Oroville Road in Oroville, Washington, and strengthen the Mazama Levee in Mazama, Washington, while work continues in Riverside and Okanogan, Washington, in Clark Fork, Idaho, and Plains, Montana. Engineers in Clark Fork, Idaho, are conducting erosion protection work […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dania Beach Renourishment Project 2019 in Broward County, Florida, supervised by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, has been successfully completed. Under the beachfill program, the contractor – Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida – placed approximately 11,000 cubic yards of quality sand on the beach. During the project, Eastman […]

  • 25 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line, the global containerized division of the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group, and the leading container shipping company in the world added PortMiami to its Transpacific 7 (TP7) Service. The first call for the TP7 Service started two days ago at PortMiami with the arrival of the Maersk Kristina, a 6,700 TEU (twenty foot […]

  • 20 July 2012

    Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez released the following statement regarding the President’s announcement that PortMiami’s Deep Dredge Project is one of seven U.S. seaport infrastructure improvements of “national significance” and will be expedited by federal agencies overseeing the projects. “Miami-Dade County has been ahead of the curve in making major infrastructure improvements to its […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has engaged Eastman Aggregate Enterprises to renourish 7.2 miles of critically eroded shoreline along the City of Hollywood, Florida. Under the plans, the contractor will place approximately 123,200 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on the dry beach, above the mean high water (MHW) level on beaches south of Port Everglades including Dania […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is set to host a public meeting to gather public input into its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material in Winona, Minnesota, on February 21. The meeting is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. at the Winona County History Center, 160 Johnson Street. The meeting will […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announced recently the selection of five additional projects to receive approximately $9.4 million in grants through its fiscal year 2015-16 Watershed Restoration Grant Program cycle. These awards were made following an augmentation of funding from the Water Quality, Supply and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1) […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Deep Dredge Project contract has been awarded to Great Lakes Dock and Dredge for the deepening of PortMiami’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. Dredging is anticipated to begin in August 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £30m flood defense project in Exeter, being delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council, has joined a national campaign to raise awareness of the contribution civil engineering makes to society. This is Civil Engineering is a campaign developed by the Institution of Civil […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority officially opened the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, providing public access to a unique 88-acre urban wildlife habitat. The Preserve is a man-made peninsula on the Lake Erie shoreline and a haven for a variety of migratory birds, butterflies and animals. Located at the northern end of Martin Luther King Jr. […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in 2015, PortMiami has taken delivery of four new Super Post-Panamax cranes to handle the new generation of super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing through the Canal less than two years from now. “The Post-Panamax Era is near at hand,” said Mayor Carlos […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piedroba Consulting Group, a company based in Miami, Florida, announced today it has been contracted by the Miami-Dade County Seaport (PortMiami) to perform professional services on Port of Miami Deep Dredge Project. It will be Piedroba’s responsibility to provide strategic, contract administrative, and technical opinions. The deep dredge project includes the restoration of more than […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Geosyntec’s Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL) biofilter project earned the 2013 Outstanding Stormwater BMP Implementation Award from the California Stormwater Quality Association (CASQA) on September 10. Representatives of the client (Boeing), the SSFL Surface Water Expert Panel, and members of the Geosyntec project team that designed and implemented the biofilter system accepted their award during […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hundreds of people are descending on Holland Haven to witness a major £36 million coastal defense scheme get underway. Twice a day on the high tide a shallow draft dredging vessel is pumping hundreds of cubic meters of sand and gravel onto the existing beaches. The material is being is being brought in from a […]