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  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) pressed the Office of Management and Budget and the Army Corp of Engineers to include funding for New Haven harbor maintenance in next year’s budget. The New Haven harbor has not been dredged since 2004 and the need for work to be done was further heightened by Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A meeting of the Sidmouth Beach Management Steering Group will take place on 13 September to allow members of the local community, as well as statutory partners, such as the Environment Agency and Natural England, to meet with East Devon District Council’s project team and project consultants Royal HaskoningDHV.  The meeting will give Royal HaskoningDHV the opportunity to explain […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey yesterday (Tuesday, 27 March) announced that 25 new schemes will receive a share of £36 million […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has just released a paper named ‘Dredged Material Disposal Site Monitoring Round the Coast of England: Results of Sampling (2015-16)’. This report presents the scientific findings of, and implications for subsequent monitoring based on the results from dredged material disposal site monitoring conducted under a Cefas/Marine […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The team at Technology Associates, Inc. in New Orleans, La. is busy preparing a new survey vessel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The CATLETT will be the newest addition to Baltimore District’s fleet of working vessels. The vessel will be used to help map the depths of channels and ensure continued […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery’s previous assignments […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, welcomed a new commanding officer during a Change of Command ceremony last week at the St. Louis City Center Hotel. Col. Bryan K. Sizemore succeeded Col. Anthony P. Mitchell as District Engineer in the Change of Command ceremony, Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr, commander of the […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord partner Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded first place on a major flood and coastal erosion framework in the south of England, and a separate contract to continue works to protect North Portsea Island. The Southern England Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Consultancy Services Framework, awarded by Portsmouth City Council on behalf […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, released an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study (HATS) on February 20, 2019.  State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and […]

  • 28 March 2012

    The official opening of the new marina at Davis’s Boatyard, Poole, in early March marked the successful completion of another Walcon Marine project on the south coast of England. With the sailing events for the 2012 Olympic Games taking place in August just a few miles down the coast at Portland, Poole Harbour will be […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) will today (August 10) host an annual Summer Meeting for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete. The dredger was launched yesterday and testing and training activities are set to begin today, the council said. As reported earlier, Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Between April 2015 and March 2021, the government will invest £2.3 billion in more than 1,500 projects across England. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) investment plan sets out how this commitment will transform flood and coastal erosion risk management over the coming 6 years. The program of work that this funding […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The future of New England’s largest contiguous estuarine system is more certain thanks to a $2.9 million restoration grant awarded to the National Wildlife Federation. The Department of Interior funded grant will enable the Great Marsh Resiliency Partnership, a coalition of conservation groups and federal, state and local agencies, to protect coastal communities along the […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation systems, and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during the district’s second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on August 27, […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District began inspecting its projects for damages and carrying out post-storm missions following historic Hurricane Sandy. Inspections are scheduled for a number of Army Corps of Engineers projects in the region, including coastal projects in New Jersey and Delaware, dams in eastern Pennsylvania and navigational channels in rivers […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced £1.7 million funding to help repair small ports and harbors across England damaged by winter storms. Twenty one communities will benefit ranging from Cornwall to East Riding. McLoughlin said: “Our small ports are vital to the livelihoods of the communities they serve and are the lifeblood of the local […]

  • 11 November 2012

    A new dock at the Port of Caddo-Bossier will not be operational until the waterway is dredged, reports seattlepi.com. Eric England, the port director, stated that the dredging program at the mentioned area hasn’t yet been scheduled because the contractor is working elsewhere on the Red River. According to England, the $11 million dock is […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $1,382,700 to New Orleans-based Bailey-CKY, a small disadvantaged veteran-owned small business, to perform construction of dewatering ditches at the San Jacinto Placement Area relating to the Galveston harbor and channel in Galveston County, Texas. Work will consist of providing materials, […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England regional office has just announced that the cleanup work of New Bedford Harbor (MA) is progressing very well. According to the New England office, by late 2017, the total volume dredged from the harbor was approx. 180,000 cubic yards. “The total dredge volume far exceeds the past annual record […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit Kent, Hampshire and Sussex to the tune of over £330 million, the government announced today. Homes in Sandwich, Whitstable, Yalding and Shoreham-by-Sea will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program. The new flood defense scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea, just one of 170 schemes […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced $891,243 in federal funding for a partnership between Rhode Island and four other New England states to study the effects of coastal storms and develop tools and solutions to help communities respond to these events. The partnership will include researchers […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Homes and businesses across the country will be better protected and more resilient in future after the government revealed its long-term plan to tackle the risks of flooding and coastal erosion, the Environment Agency reports. The measures set out in the new plan are the most comprehensive in a decade, including investment of £5.2 billion […]