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  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is underway at Fire Island National Seashore to improve public access to marina and docking facilities affected by Hurricane Sandy. The $2.9 million project, funded through Sandy relief aid, was designed to ensure safe access to the Sailors Haven and Watch Hill marinas on Fire Island by restoring navigation channels to a width of […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop today to discuss the progress of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. This is the second in a series of workshops that are being held to involve the public during the five-year review process for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced that Colonial Surety Company has reached an agreement with Akima Construction Services, LLC to complete the construction of the levee closure structure at 17th Street, part of the Washington, D.C. Local Flood Protection Project. The agreement between the surety and contractor was the next step […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative treatment works using the natural environment to clean metal-rich water from an abandoned mine was opened by Water Minister Rory Stewart in Cumbria last week. Set in the Cumbrian hills near Keswick, the Force Crag mine water treatment scheme is now up and running. The scheme will clean up a 6 mile stretch […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations in Haddiscoe New Cut are set to take place from Monday, 13 February, until Friday, 31 March 2017, the Broads Authority informs. “During this period the navigation channel will remain open, but dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of National Parks, Sport and Recreation (NPSR) is seeking public comments on proposed changes to the Moreton Bay Marine Park and the Deception Bay declared fish habitat area  for the proposed North Harbour Development in and adjacent to the Caboolture River. Environment Minister Steven Miles that said that the private developer would place a […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin small-scale geotechnical drilling at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve. This investigation is in preparation for a proposed interagency project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh. According to the USACE, the drilling will occur between […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the Cape Lookout National Seashore (CALO), National Park Service (NPS) are extending the comment period on the Morehead City Harbor Draft integrated Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EfS), Morehead City, North Carolina. The comment period deadline is now February 3, 2014. The […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service announced yesterday a final environmental assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for the Cuyahoga River Brecksville Dam removal project. This announcement is a final environmental signoff for a project that will restore a free-flowing Cuyahoga River between Brecksville and Cleveland, reported the EPA. The full removal of […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DredgeFest Great Lakes event about the human manipulation of sediment on North America’s fourth coast, the Great Lakes, will be held in two Minnesota cities, Minneapolis and Duluth in Fall 2015. The event is organized by the Dredge Research Collaborative, in partnership with the University of Minnesota’s School of Architecture and Department of Landscape Architecture, […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Survey work is making progress in Dyke Marsh this week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The USACE’s Baltimore District and the National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway, are working on the project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve in Fairfax […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mammoth Cave National Park has filed an application with the Energy and Environment Cabinet to modify the ferry landings at the Green River ferry crossing to allow for ferry operation in low water conditions. Fill material will be placed periodically at the ends of the concrete ferry landing at each river bank, and minor dredging […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland moved closer to stabilizing Irishtown Bend recently when Ohio Governor John Kasich signed the 2016-18 capital budget into law – securing $2.5 million for the project. Irishtown Bend is a critical bank along the Cuyahoga River that threatens to collapse into the navigation channel if not stabilized. “The Port of Cleveland thanks […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The Castle Rock Cut dredging program is currently underway. This excavation project will increase the number of usable days of the cut during lower lake levels. National Park Service (NPS) staff placed “Closed Area” buoys around the work area and prepared the site for the contractor, Brown Brothers Construction of Loa, Utah. Based on current […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will be hosting a regional industry days forum December 6-7 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. “During Industry Days we will meet with potential contractors and introduce them to our contracting process that will allow us to conduct market research,” the Corps said in the release. There […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan’s National Park System (NPS) has applied for a Department of the Army permit for the dredging and beach nourishment operations in Lake Michigan at North Manitou Island, Michigan. According to an official announcement, they are proposing to annually dredge up to 70,000 cubic yards from 400 foot by 460 foot area surrounding the […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded two separate contracts to conduct restoration of Yellow Bar Hassock Marsh Island in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. As part of the Ambrose Channel 3B Harbor Deepening Contract, a $9,937,500 option was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to place sand at Yellow Bar, […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop to discuss the progress of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. This is the third of several workshops that are being held to involve the public during the five-year review process for the Hudson River […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that the 3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping – the Protections 2018 – is set to take place from 6-8 June at the Lake District National Park. The increasing demand for dam, levee and seawall safety and flood protection has prompted new research and advancements, and a greater need for cost-effective […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Galway is still waiting for an official decision from An Bord Pleanala on the proposed multi million euro harbor extension plan. The planning application for the €126 million worth port expansion project was submitted in January 2014, almost two and a half years ago. According to the Galway Independent, An Bord Pleanala announced earlier this week that they will […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year, which will lead to beach and parking lot closures as well as a bike […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Buxton beach nourishment project is slated to being in the next few weeks, the Dare County said in its latest announcement. “Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, plans to begin mobilizing equipment and pipes in early May. Equipment and pipes will be stored near the south end of the project area […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    H&L Contracting resumed dredging operations at Watch Hill on Fire Island this week, according to the National Park Service. The project, aimed at maintaining safe, public access to marina and docking facilities impacted by Hurricane Sandy, was stalled in early January due to severe winter weather and extensive ice in the Great South Bay. Dredging efforts […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On September 9, 2013, the National Park Service (NPS) released an environmental assessment (EA) for public review that proposed to dredge existing navigational channels and their associated marinas and docking facilities at three sites on Fire Island. The purpose of the dredging project was to reestablish safe, public access to NPS facilities in the aftermath […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., headquartered in Cranford, NJ, has won an $112.8 million contract for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP), comprehensive barrier island restoration plan and Ship Island Project – Phase Two. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Ship Island, […]

  • 15 April 2014

    Shoalhaven City Council’s Natural Resources and Floodplain Manager has advised that the entrance to Tabourie Lake should be opened mechanically on April 11th in anticipation of further rain. The Council sent machinery to excavate an entrance opening after receiving clearance from National Parks in relation to threatened shorebird species. The water level is currently at […]