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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Mohawk Northeast Inc. with a $10.6 million contract for jetty repair in Nantucket Harbor. In announcing the contract last Friday, Senator Bill Keating said: “As recent winters have become more and more severe, the timing of this award couldn’t be better. It is critical that our harbors have the appropriate protections […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $6.4 million contract issued recently by the Army Corps’ New England District in Concord, Massachusetts. The contract that was awarded on July 11, 2019 will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Inc., of Oak Brook, Illinois. According […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior leaders from the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, together with the officials from other districts, spent the beginning of the week at the Corps, New England for quarterly regional governance meetings. During the visit, officials toured the district’s ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project – a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2012, there have been several major infrastructure projects to improve or renovate various areas of the Port of Boston. One of those projects initiated in the last several years is the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The ongoing Boston Harbor dredging scheme is a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announced that it has appointed Cashman-Weeks NB to build the Marine Commerce Terminal and to undertake the associated dredging works, reports southcoasttoday.com. Regarding this announcement, Mayor Jon Mitchell said: “The awarding of the contract and the start of dredging for the South Terminal project means that it is at […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Blackwater River flood risk management project in Salisbury, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $4.4 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Palmer Federal Constructors, Inc. of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The scheme is scheduled to start in early 2016 […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Patrick Administration announced a grant program to reduce or eliminate risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. These grants, available to cities, towns and nonprofit groups, are part of the Patrick Administration’s $50 million investment in climate change initiatives. “As we face the […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    NSTAR Electric Company, doing business as Eversource Energy Company, and the Harbor Electric Energy Company (HEEC), are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in the waters of South Boston, Massachusetts. Work is proposed in the Reserved Channel and Boston Harbor starting approximately 200 feet to […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the statewide Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities within waters of the U.S. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for activities in Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 29 September 2011

    Describing $626 million in badly needed repairs to the state’s coastal infrastructure – for crumbling sea walls, dredging and portside …   By Kyle Cheney (heraldnews) [mappress] Source: heraldnews, September 29, 2011;

  • 29 October 2010

    EPA has ordered the owners of Meredith Farm to restore wetlands and streams on its 160-acre plot in Topsfield, Mass. The wetlands were … [mappress] Source: environmental-expert, October 29, 2010;

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) received two new rubber-tired gantries (RTGs) last week, increasing the number of RTGs at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal to 16. According to the company, adding equipment is part of an $850 million investment to keep Conley Terminal competitive and efficient with truck turntimes averaging under 35 minutes. “After […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement that the Department of Public Works will be repairing storm-related erosion damage at Blish Point in Barnstable beginning on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The focus of the repair work is to replace sand along the dune area northwest of the Millway Beach parking area. According to […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. On Saturday, March 21, Jug Handle roadway will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic in order to install the piping beneath the roadway for the river diversion work. Vehicular traffic will be […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly has submitted a permit application to conduct maintenance dredging in the Bass River, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The work involves mechanical dredging of 17.8 acres of silt and clay within the Bass River in two phases. Phase I will include areas of the Bass River from […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Deval Patrick applauded the signing by President Barack Obama of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a bill that provides federal funds to support the $310 million Boston Harbor Dredging Project. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, dredging Boston Harbor will double volumes at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal in South […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joshua Schimmel, of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (SWSC), is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and fill within the Connecticut River as part of the Connecticut River Sewers Crossing Project in Springfield and Agawam, Massachusetts. This work is […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, have reached a settlement with AVX Corp. for $366.25 million plus interest regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, in New Bedford, Mass. The settlement paves […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $7.8 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The contract – awarded on Oct. 10th – will be performed by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC, of Branford, Connecticut. According to […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Larry Robertie, representing Palmers Cove Yacht Club (PCYC), is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging in Salem Harbor in Salem, Mass. This work is proposed at 74 Leavitt Street in Salem, USACE said. The proposed work involves the maintenance dredging […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The town of Oak Bluffs 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 the rehabilitation and expansion of a deteriorated stone revetment in Oak Bluffs, on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is proposed along the northeastern shoreline of […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Burnham Associates, Inc. (BAI) recently completed the first season of Plymouth Harbor (MA) dredging works ahead of schedule. The initial project schedule projected that during the 2018-2019 season, the entrance channel, extension, and turning basin would be completed, with the 2019-2020 season dedicated to dredging the anchorage basin in preparation for the Plymouth 2020 celebrations. […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Senator, Anne Gobi, has announced the release of $50,000 worth of funding for the Lake Wickaboag dredging work, GoLocalWorcester informs.  Commenting the latest release, Senator Gobi said: “I have been proud to partner with the Lake Association, and I share their concern for the long term health of the lake. I look forward to […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced over $10.2 million in grants and loans to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering phase or construction phase support for nine dam repair projects, […]