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  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Thad Pratt, along with other Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory engineers and technicians, successfully tested the Mini-Robotic Dredge’s capabilities on the ERDC campus in Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 20, 2018. The new remote-operated Subdredge, which was built by EDDY Pump, was delivered to the Army Corps approx. two months ago. The MRD is being evaluated for its expeditionary […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the third time in almost eight decades, bed material samples are being taken from the Mississippi River. The first was in 1935 and the second was in 1989, but this is the first time it’s an effort being coordinated between different government agencies. On Wednesday, February 11th, sixteen team members from the U.S. Geological […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Divers will be working around the Ferry Landing old stone wharf for several days this week recovering old stone blocks from the sea floor. This work is the first stage in the restoration project of the wharf, which is one of the oldest working stone wharves in the Southern Hemisphere and is also classified as […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has published its report into the winter floods of 2013-14 as HC 240, First Report of Session 2014-15. The Government must not neglect maintenance of flood defences and watercourses if homes, businesses and farmland are to gain better protection against future flooding risk, warn MPs today in a report […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Dr. Norma Jean Mattei, civilian Mississippi River Commission member/civil engineer, has paid a visit to the Army Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) team that was installing new articulated concrete mat material in Vicksburg, Miss. During the visit, Dr. Norma helped one of the crew members tie together blocks of concrete that […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Hydraulic Engineers, conducted an aerial tour aboard an Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Atascocita, Texas on April 25, 2018. USACE Galveston’s hydraulic engineer, Michael Garske, was joined with experts from the Engineering Research and Develop Center (ERDC), Vicksburg, Miss., […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of the Ferry Landing Stone Wharf in Whitianga is taking another step with Auckland Stone Masons coming down to start rebuilding sections of the wharf wall. This work is planned to start in late October and is expected to last six weeks. The Ferry Landing Wharf is one of the oldest working stone wharves […]

  • 5 April 2012

    Woodside’s planned dredging program at James Price Point shows that the project could have an impact on the marine environment by releasing toxins. The 2011 Federal Government review of the project established that the assessment failed to address the potential for dredging to release arsenic, nickel and zinc into the water, which can be toxic […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations are progressing according to schedule for the Phipps Ocean Park Beach Nourishment Project in Palm Beach, Florida. For this beachfill scheme, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company will mobilize its dredge Alaska, tugs Lady Theo, Mary Virginia, Miss Emily, Freestate, Crew Vessel Shirley Mae and survey vessel Cooper River. The first phase of […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Coast Guard – together with the crews from the partner agencies – is searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. According to the USCG report, the two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging project conducted by Southwind Construction Corporation in the Intercostal Waterway and Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing areas is now complete, the Town of Carolina Beach said in its latest release. During the project, officials closed the beach area and campsites north of Zone 10. Other sections of Freeman Park were also temporarily closed during […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report yesterday at around 10.00am that a Bolivian-registered sand dredging barge, Oceanline SC208, had capsized 7.5 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. According to the vessel’s agent, there were 15 crew members (14 Chinese nationals and one Malaysian) on board at the time […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter, the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), will attend the bill signing ceremony at the White House. President Obama will sign WRRDA, Vitter’s signature legislation, at 10:45 am ET today. Vitter secured several provisions in the final bill being signed into law that directly […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division confirmed that the body retrieved yesterday from the Concho River is 15-year-old Daniel Perez. “Our Lake Patrol officers utilized sonar and dredging equipment throughout the search area, along with the assistance of a second boat from a support agency over a two-day period. We believe Daniel was […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Lake Providence Port is high and dry after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers abandoned efforts Friday to dredge its access channel, according to thenewsstar.com. Port Director Wyly Gilfoil sent an e-mail to state lawmakers Friday informing them the port currently can’t load barges because of low water levels on the Mississippi River. “Low […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, is taking the fight for a permanent sand dredging in Swansea Channel to the New South Wales Parliament. The Labor MP will move a notice of motion calling on the state government to guarantee the channel will be navigable, safe and open for recreational use this summer. Swansea MP Yasmin […]

  • 24 May 2012

    “The longer the District of Squamish waits to dredge the Mamquam Blind Channel, the more money downtown misses out on,” says Coun. Doug Race. Although the long-discussed and environmentally controversial project is not in this year’s budget, the municipality needs to push it forward sooner rather than later, Race told council at a special business […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    To prevent effects of erosion along the coast, the County board of the province of Scania (Länsstyrelsen Skåne, Sweden) has developed a planning tool, The North Sea Region Programme said in their latest announcement.  This allows the planning of exploitation near the coast and coastal protection. In the Building with Nature project, the County Board investigated […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Following the completion of coastal protection works to mitigate erosion, the Beresford Foreshore has reopened to the public, City of Greater Geraldton said in their latest announcement.  Shane Van Styn, City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, said he was pleased the first stage of the Beresford Foreshore Coastal Protection and Enhancement Project was finished and […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) confirmed that the City of Gulfport will be able to use almost $1.6 million to repair piers and jetties damaged by Hurricane Isaac in 2012. Cochran, who serves on the Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, worked with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to resolve a stalemate involving federal environmental […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services is continuing to invest in Puerto Rico with new $21 million terminal construction contract. The contract is the third awarded that is associated with Crowley’s investment in its Isla Grande terminal in preparation for the arrival of the company’s first of two LNG-powered Commitment Class ships, now under construction in Pascagoula, Miss. The latest […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over EUR 117 million has been allocated to 39 key transport projects by the EU, aimed at filling the gaps in missing connections across the continent while at the same time keeping a strong focus on sustainable transport modes.  The projects, supported through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), among other things, are dedicated to upgrading […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito yesterday joined state Senate Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr of Gloucester, state Rep. Brad Hill of Ipswich and Manchester selectmen to announce a $500,000 MassWorks grant in support of the Manchester-by-the-Sea Dredging Project.  The announcement was made at Reed Park, off Beach Street, along the harbor. “Through the very hard work of […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Conti Federal Services Inc., in March 2010, that included jetty repair work on the Freeport Harbor Channel jetties in Brazoria County, Texas. A subcontractor, Luhr Brothers Inc., will begin work on the jetties around Jan. 3. The plan is to rebuild the seaward […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Transport Minister, Senator Idris Umar, said yesterday that the inland river port in Onitsha, the commercial center of the South-east would soon become operational, reports The Sun News. At the 19th Leadership Forum of the Pilot Newspapers in Abuja, Senator Umar assured that work on the port has been over 95% completed and the […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Funding of £3 million for progressing flood protection works in St Asaph during 2016/17 has been announced by Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant. The Minister also confirmed that a further £3 million would be made available to the Coastal Risk Management Program – which will use innovative finance to fund £150m of capital projects for […]