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  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Col. Marvin L. Griffin will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Thomas J. Tickner, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 19. Brig. Gen. C. David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel H. Hibner will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Marvin L. Griffin, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 8, reports USACE. Brig. Gen. Diana M. Holland, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Amid the burgeoning Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, Col. Marvin L. Griffin assumed command of the Savannah District at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on June 19. It was a fitting tribute as the ceremony was held just blocks away from CSS Georgia recovery efforts currently underway near Old Fort Jackson. Distinguished guests, family members and district […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Holding General Electric accountable for 40 years of pollution by requiring the company to clean up the Housatonic River is a critical … By Rick Sullivan, Mary Griffin and Ken Kimmell (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, February 8, 2011;

  • 29 May 2012

    For decades, sediment flowed from Lake Apopka and accumulated into a thick chocolate-brown muck layer on the bottom of Lake Beauclair. According to the Orlando Sentinel, a $9.1 million dredging project on Lake Beauclair is clearing out a lot of that muck, making the water much more clearer. “It’s a good project that will restore […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the successful launch of a Mud Cat MFD at Griffin & Howe’s Echo Lake in the Catskills region of New York. John Wunderluch of Freshwater selected the Mud Cat MFD because of its ability to work as a hydraulic dredge with the MC-Cutter Pump and a mechanical dredge with […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new general permit that streamlines approvals for small-scale dredging in the state’s lakes, rivers and streams has been finalized after a public comment period and is now available for applications, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said in its latest release.  DNR received and considered over 700 comments related to the draft general permit […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    WTR proposes to mine and export 407,000 tonnes per annum of ilmenite and 44,000 tonnes of zircon rich concentrate from the Ranobe Mine to a new port site near Toliara (Tuléar). To date, BMT has completed a Port Options Study, the Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) for the marine works, and concept engineering design of the marine […]

  • 28 September 2012

    The largest dredging project in the United States, the Hudson River dredging, has surpassed this year’s goal. According to saratogian.com, the officials had set a goal of removing 350,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the river this year, but 466,000 have already been taken out. Tim Kruppenbacher, General Electric Co.’s operations manager for the […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of the Marine has awarded €1.5 million for dredging works and the removal of a slipway in Dingle Harbor. Dingle Harbor is situated on the South West Coast of Ireland on the northern shore of Dingle Bay. The harbor offers shelter from all weather and is the base for an active fishing fleet. According […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction industry research and information association CIRIA will be the organizer of an event that will explore how risk of contaminated sediments should be assessed and managed in the UK. The event named “Can industry improve dealing with contaminated sediments?” is taking place on April 10th at the CIRIA Office in Griffin Court, London. It will […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, yesterday announced the appointment of James L. Rose to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. With over 27 years of experience, Mr. Rose will now oversee the daily field operations of the company. Mr. Rose has been […]

  • 1 June 2012

    The Lake County Water Authority is more than half-way done with its 1.5 million cubic yard Lake Beauclair Dredging Project, according to dailycommercial.com. The $9.1 million dredging effort will be shut down on June 15 and will restart on Sept. 1. The stoppage is required to prevent any fish losses during the warmest months. This […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Hudson River cleanup project yesterday entered its third year of dredging. As during the 2011 season, three to four dredges will be working at any given time, 24 hours a day and six days a week, until early November, according to Mark Behan, a spokesman for General Electric Co. Behan said the weather has […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The latest phase of Slip C dredging at the Port Fourchon is complete, according to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. This very important dredging project created a new slip in the Northern Expansion area of Port Fourchon, reports worldoil.com. The dredger “Mike Hooks” has been on the project for approximately two months. The dredger used […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) convened two briefing events for more than 100 congressional staff in Washington, D.C. on June 4, to discuss the importance of the $650 million Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). Coinciding with National Fishing and Boating Week (June 1-9) – an […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the Rugeley Flood Risk Management Scheme, which began in December, is progressing well. EA also reported that the preparations for the construction of the embankment are now underway. To make sure that the public stay safe while the work is being carried out, the Hagley playing fields will […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The proposal by Lanco Resources Australia Pty Ltd to develop a coal storage and loading facility at Berth 14A will have the capacity to export 15 million tonnes of coal per year from Bunbury Port. The coal will be sourced from the proposed expansion of Griffin Coal’s operations in the Collie Basin.The proposal includes the […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow of the season for the St. Paul, Minn., area yesterday, because ice conditions on the Mississippi River are becoming difficult for vessels to navigate. The Motor Vessel Mary K Cavarra was locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., withfour barges. […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) reached its largest milestone to date with the completion of the deepening of the 20-mile-long entrance channel. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, yesterday announced the completion of the outer harbor works adding that only final touches remain in this $134 million project to deepen the entrance […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has been successful in securing the balance of $85 million of Australian Government funding, to significantly improve water quality in the lakes and rivers and downstream in the Murray-Darling Basin. Commenting this, the Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Simon Corbell said: “Twenty-five priority water quality projects will be […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $8.5 million contract Wednesday to close a breach in the L601 levee along the Missouri River near river mile 583, northwest of Bartlett, in Mills County Iowa. USACE awarded the contract to Newt Marine Service out of Dubuque, Iowa. The breach closure will ensure that […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has transformed its dockyard on the River Yare with a new state-of-the art workshop and offices which will help maintain the Broads for generations of visitors to come. The £680,000 development, which was opened by Eastern Daily Press editor Nigel Pickover, is now the hub of the Authority’s construction and maintenance work. […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GE Marine announced orders to deliver L250 and V250 engines to new and repeat North American customers. A combined total of 16 engines have been ordered for newbuilds and repowers by new customer Hyak Maritime and by an existing customer of GE Marine, Weeks Marine, Inc. GE Marine manufactures medium-speed engines that are fuel-efficient, emissions-compliant, […]

  • 2 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known as SHEP, shifts into high gear as four major milestones are reached in the first week of August. The Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday, July 31st, awarded the contract for the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System to CDM Constructors Inc. (CDM Smith) of Maitland, […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Services of the States of Guernsey has just released the latest update on their L’Ancresse coastal protection project.  The work has entailed the formation of a rock armor protection over the existing toe of the wall, predominantly in front of panels 4 and 5. Boulders in the region of 3-4 tonnes […]