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  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced more than $2.2 million in funding to support local efforts to increase community preparedness and resilience to coastal storm and climate change impacts, including storm surges, flooding, erosion and rising sea levels, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs. These grants were provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hingham Shipyard Marinas, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to dredge an existing boat basin located in the Weymouth Back River at 24 Shipyard Drive in Hingham, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of two areas in an existing boat basin, which have a […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., a geotechnical, environmental and ecological science and engineering company, announced yesterday that Bourne Consulting Engineers (BCE), a coastal and waterfront engineering firm, has joined their team. The deal closed on May 27, 2016. BCE will continue to service clients and conduct business out of their Franklin, Massachusetts office. BCE, founded in 1991 […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dredges are hard at work on the environmental cleanup of the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in Massachusetts, reports the Foth. The New Bedford Port Authority’s Phase V dredging and CAD Cell No.4 project includes cleanup of approximately 3,000,000 square feet of New Bedford’s Lower Harbor area. Thanks to Foth’s design and construction management expertise, […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging in Cohasset Narrows. The proposed work involves the dredging of 1,341 cubic yards of material over a 33,791-square-foot area across four separate locations within the Cohasset Narrows, […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The town of Dennis is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with beach nourishment in Dennis, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves beach nourishment to restore the beach along Dr. Bottero Road, which will provide a natural buffer to […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jay M. Cashman of Quincy Shipyard, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to expand and modify the dredging footprint to Pier 1 in the Quincy Shipyard to create a turning basin in Quincy, Mass. This work is proposed in the Fore […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After sustaining damage during Winter Storm Juno in 2015, the Scituate Harbor North Jetty in Scituate, Massachusetts has been successfully repaired, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The $1.23 million project, issued by the New England District, was recently completed by Classic Site Solutions, Inc. of Framingham, Mass. “The North Jetty at […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY17 Civil Works Work Plan was finalized in late May 2017, allowing the New England District to plan for final project funding for the remainder of the fiscal year. In Connecticut, funding is available for operation and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management reservoirs, the Stamford Hurricane […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cashman Dredging announced last Friday that the company has begun the 24/7 operations regarding the dredging of Boston Harbor. As the company reported, Cashman will be removing approximately 11.7 million cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock over the next several years to deepen and widen the Harbor. “In order to perform quickly […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA is extending the comment period on its Draft Modification to General Electric’s Reissued RCRA Permit (also referred to as the Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Housatonic River Rest of River). In response to several requests for extension, public comments on the Draft Permit will be accepted through Oct. 27, 2014. EPA will also hold […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    At an event at Conley Terminal on Monday, the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) thanked Governor Charlie Baker and the Massachusetts Congressional delegation for their significant support of the revitalization of the working port. Massport officials particularly highlighted the $107.5 million commitment to support the construction of a new berth and the procurement of three new […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The waters off Gallops Island were identified as the ideal location for a proposed reef that would be built out of rock material dredged from Boston Harbor during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers harbor deepening project slated for 2018, the Nature Conservancy just announced. Along with Northeastern University, the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released earlier this week by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts. According to the University of Massachusetts Boston’s latest announcement, the analysis found […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, has announced that the officials are seeking to modify a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, related to the dredging of the town’s harbor entrance channel and disposal of the dredge material. The modification is for an existing permit issued in 2008 and will allow for […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced more than $3.2 million in funding to support local efforts to proactively plan for and adapt to coastal storm and climate change impacts, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. These Coastal Resilience grants, provided by the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs Office of Coastal Zone […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they were recently awarded three significant contracts with the U.S. government. The first contract is for a customized Ellicott 860SL Swinging Dragon® dredge and support boat for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). This dredge will be used to increase depth and restore water flow in the Colorado River […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Truro is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and placing sand on the town beach in Truro, Mass. According to the Corps, this work is proposed in the Pamet River located at Pamet Harbor […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Pohogonot Trust, of Wayland, Mass., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to excavate a channel from Oyster Pond in Edgartown, Mass., to the Atlantic Ocean. The excavated channel is proposed to measure 6 feet to 10 feet wide and up to 200 feet long. According to […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced that the Department of Fish and Game’s Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) has awarded $50,000 to Tidmarsh Farms, Inc. to complete the restoration of 250 acres of coastal freshwater wetlands in Plymouth. “This project, the largest freshwater wetland restoration project to date in Massachusetts, involves an impressive partnership of a private […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chelmsford Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with placing fill material to build the Merrimack River Bank Stabilization project in Chelmsford, Mass. The proposed project is to perform work and place […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A seawall at Nantasket Beach will have its center section fortified as part of the Nantasket Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project in Hull, Massachusetts. George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc., of Windham, New Hampshire will do the work under a $2,696,200 contract. “The project consists of installing an approximately 2,200-linear-foot stone toe revetment […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Justice has settled a lawsuit against a New England electric utility and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority regarding a cable under Boston Harbor that allegedly was not installed to the federally required depth. The settlement will allow the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project to continue and ensure that modifications will come […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is set to begin this November and will take about 5 to 6 months to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The Army Corps recently awarded this $9,375,800.00 contract to Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. “Natural shoaling processes have […]

  • 6 May 2011

    A Salem, Mass. dredging company has agreed to pay a penalty of $105,000 to settle EPA claims that it improperly disposed of dredged sediments. EPA asserted that Burnham Associates violated the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act, commonly known as the Ocean Dumping Act, as part of a dredging project in Hingham Harbor. Burnham, through […]