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  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Hagerstown (MD) will hold a community information meeting to share details of the upcoming project to dredge City Park Lake. At the meeting, attendees will have a more detailed look at the dredging process, what to expect over the course of the project and the benefits once the work is complete. The […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Port Phillip is about to begin Middle Park Beach dredging and beach renourishment works. The works will involve dredging around 60,000m³ of sand which will be spread out to create a larger beach profile with an initial width of 35 meters. The project, being undertaken jointly by the City of Port Phillip and the Department […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District sent a flood fight team to the Quillayute River to stop an imminent breach at the South Jetty in La Push, Wash. Quileute Nation officials requested assistance and a five-person team deployed to the area Jan. 7. They began shoring up an eroded beach area caused by […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) submitted to Congress Wednesday the “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels” report, an examination of options for future modernization of U.S. ports and inland waterways. The USACE Institute for Water Resources (IWR) in Alexandria, Va., was responsible for the development of the report as […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    AW Maritime has just released an update on the Portarlington Safe Harbor Redevelopment Project. The company is currently assisting Parks Victoria during the construction of the Portarlington scheme, having completed the detailed design of all maritime aspects of the development including breakwaters and marine structures. Current works involve the construction of rock breakwaters to the east and […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has announced the schedule for the maintenance dredging operations at Tankerton Jetty and San Remo, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. Dredging at Tankerton is set for June 6 and the dredging works at San Remo Pier are expected to begin approximately 2-3 weeks later, […]

  • 5 May 2011

    Work will begin in full this summer on a restoration project for one of the city’s most historic parks… By B.C. Kowalski (stevenspointjournal) [mappress] Source: stevenspointjournal, May 5, 2011;

  • 14 April 2014

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced that the dredging work at Highline Lake State Park has been completed. The dredging operation removed years of silt buildup that will significantly enhance water recreation at the popular park, located northwest of Fruita. “We thank the public for their patience while the work has been going on,” said Park […]

  • 24 February 2011

      U.S. Representative Charles W. Boustany, Jr., R-Southwest Louisiana, recently introduced the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. This legislation will ensure that funds designated for dredging projects in America’s harbors and ports will be used solely for this purpose. “Dredging federally maintained waters to their authorized levels is crucial for Louisiana and the American […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The owner of a marina and boatyard along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, WA, and two local governments have negotiated an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology to test the site for soil and groundwater contamination, a step toward planning a future cleanup. The Washington Department of Ecology invites the public to review and comment on […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The dredging of the 100-year-old Victoria Park Lake is nearing the end of the heavy construction phase with approximately 85,000 tons of sediment and native soils being removed and hauled to the Region of Waterloo’s landfill site in Cambridge, exchangemagazine.com reports. Other significant completions include: deepening the lake to three metres in most areas to […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin renovations at Geode State Park this winter to improve water quality at Lake Geode and enhance accessibility and recreational opportunities in the park. “Lake levels at Lake Geode were lowered in October as a first step in this large-scale renovation. The lake is currently fully drawn-down,” […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement in response to the President’s Statement of Administration Policy on S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, in which the Administration specifically states its opposition to increasing funds for harbor maintenance: “The Obama Administration continues to speak out of both sides […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss met yesterday with Acting U.S. Deputy Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank for a briefing on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) and a tour of the Port of Savannah. “We’ve seen meaningful job growth over the last two years, but getting more Americans back to work means helping more […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) National Dredging Meeting will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, May 30 and 31, 2012, to discuss navigation and dredging related issues. This meeting will take place at The Madison, 1177 Fifteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005. The meeting will run from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has just announced a contract award of approximately $13 million. According to ORN, the Company’s Marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the Port of Corpus Christi Authority. The contract calls for Orion to provide dredging services in the La Quinta Channel area of the Port and construct improvements to the local […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. Conducted by the […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Villaraigosa joined Geraldine Knatz, Congresswoman Hahn, CM Buscaino, and Colonel Toy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) in celebrating the completion of the 10-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and continue to serve as the nation’s […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has been put to the test once again, this time in Yas Island (UAE) where a navigation channel is to be deepened and maintained. The channel, connecting mangrove woods to the Yas Marina, is to be brought and kept to a max depth of -6m. For the project, Damen successfully delivered complete dredging package […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) yesterday announced $2.4 million in grants as part of the first round of $7 million in funding to improve waters that contribute to the overall health of the Delaware River. These grants are part of a $35 million multi-state investment by the William Penn Foundation to protect the […]

  • 20 July 2010

    Conservation groups today urged the U.S. House Appropriations Committee to pass President Obama’s budget proposal to begin funding Coastal Louisiana restoration projects when it marks up the spending bill for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other public agencies for Fiscal Year 2011. Last week, the House Energy & Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee did […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Representative David Baram said that Bloomfield is in line to receive a $600,000 state grant for improvements at Filley Park, including sidewalks, construction of parking, removal of a dam obstructing the brook, dredging the pond, an outdoor pavilion and installation of a fish ladder. The grant championed by Representative Baram and supported by Senators […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has announced that the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s State of the Shore event will take place tomorrow, May 24, at McLoone’s Supper Club in Asbury Park, Monmouth County. During the event, NJDEP Acting Commissioner, Catherine R. McCabe, will provide updates on beach water quality and the state’s commitment […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning in July 2017, the City of Texarkana will work in conjunction with Tatum Excavating Company (TEC) to dredge the Spring Lake Park Pond. The project is part of the city’s current Capital Improvement Plan and is estimated to cost approximately $875,000. Dredging activities will bring the pond to a depth of 10 feet, and […]