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  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has released an update on the progress made in their levee rehabilitation program. As reported, there are 66 levee systems on target for repairs, some with breeches, some with other surface damage such as grass kill or scour holes. The Corps currently has 24 contracts awarded […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has agreed to dispose of its original cutter suction dredger following a unanimous decision at their September meeting. In making this decision, Mayor Kay Rasheed said that “it simply came down to the fact that the vessel is no longer able to be effectively utilized.” Given the significant increase […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work at a number of streams affected by flooding in the Peace District last June will be completed before the spring run-off, announced MLA for Peace River South Mike Bernier, on behalf of Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone. “The flooding last June was unprecedented, with repairs ongoing over the past nine months,” said Bernier. […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently partnered with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to conduct a field-based Engineering With Nature Workshop to demonstrate the application of native plant species to support engineering objectives. The workshop demonstrated how best to maximize environmental benefits of nature-based features to enhance the structural integrity of […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) yesterday officially praised Massachusetts Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Congressmen Stephen F. Lynch and Michael Capuano for the hard work they put into securing that the $310 million Boston Harbor Federal Deep Draft Navigation Improvement Project was included in the federal Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The reception was organized on Monday at the […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A judge in the U.S. District Court in Yakima today issued a ruling that Canadian mining and smelting company Teck Metals Ltd. is liable under United States environmental law for contaminating the Columbia River with millions of tons of smelting waste. Official statement from Jim Pendowski, manager of the Washington Department of Ecology’s Toxics Cleanup […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has hired Blake Davis and Justin Giles as hydraulic engineers with the Hydraulics Branch of the Engineering Division. They will use numerical modeling and inundation mapping to assist in the support of flood risk management throughout the Vicksburg District and the nation. They will be an […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-state project, including a research team from the Biology Department at Sacred Heart University (SHU), was selected for funding to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations for the design and placement of living shorelines or nature-based infrastructure as part of a $1 million 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grant. The grant will be […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    As pictures and video beamed out around the world of water rescues and massive flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey in southeastern Texas, another invisible effect was occurring to Texas’ energy coast. Below the surface of the raging waters, silt and debris were stirring, altering bayou and federal navigation channels, causing shoals, impeding waterways and preventing […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners at Texas A&M Galveston Wednesday, March 27, to collaborate on programs ranging from the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study, to Bi-partisan budget Act of 2018 civil works projects. USACE and Texas General Land Office officials will provide […]

  • 10 July 2013

    The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) has established a £2.8 million public-private initiative to support SMEs in the North East of England to move into the rapidly developing offshore wind and marine renewable energy supply chain. The Renewable Energy Technology Accelerator (RETA) project will launch with three new collaborations, involving companies developing innovative technologies to […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency held 9 public drop-in events on the River Thames Scheme throughout August and September 2015. The River Thames Scheme is a proposed program of projects and investment to reduce flood risk in communities near Heathrow, including: Datchet, Wraysbury, Egham, Staines, Chertsey, Shepperton, Weybridge, Sunbury, Molesey, Thames Ditton, Kingston and Teddington. The River […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jenkins Marine’s self-propelled spud leg pontoon utility vessel Doreen Dorward is currently working in Portsmouth harbor in Hampshire, England, the Poole based dredging contractor said in their latest announcement.  The project is being conducted for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, in preparation for the installation of some new heritage pontoons, to allow the addition of more historic […]

  • 10 January 2013

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District has introduced a plan to commence negotiations for professional engineering and design services for the Fountain Lake dredging project, reports albertleatribune.com. A resolution to begin this significant dredging project was approved Tuesday by the district’s board. Regarding this issue, Watershed District Administrator Brett Behnke stated: “This resolution is a […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A further hat trick of awards presented recently to the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme brings the total number of accolades bestowed upon the scheme to 16 in the past 18 months. The latest wins for the £28 million Medmerry scheme, which was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, came […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. John T. Litz became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, during a military change of command ceremony last week at the Radisson Hotel downtown. He assumed leadership from Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne who had commanded Baltimore District since July 2015. As commander and district engineer at Baltimore District, […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, along with representatives from the Corps LA District’s project delivery team and the Port of Long Beach officials, held a public meetings November 13 at the Port of Long Beach Administration building in Long Beach, California. Representatives from both the Corps […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District celebrated the Corps’ 237th birthday with an awards ceremony, June 7, to recognize an Employee, Engineer and Supervisor of the Year, as well as to honor staff for their contributions to the community, state and nation. “We’re here to reflect on the hard work and achievements of […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District announced yesterday that they will continue to prioritize levee rehabilitation to repair damages incurred during 2019 historic flooding throughout the region. Challenging weather conditions and higher flows along the Missouri River throughout the basin persisted throughout the winter and are continuing this spring, which initially delayed […]

  • 12 May 2011

    On May 2, the crane barge “Big-T” descended upon the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Brazos River Floodgates in Brazoria C… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, May 12, 2011;    

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board last week approved entering into an interlocal agreement that expands protection efforts and opportunities under the Indian River Lagoon National Estuary Program (IRL NEP) and creates the Indian River Lagoon Council to lead the work. In the coming weeks, the agreement is set to go before each of the partners […]

  • 4 March 2011

    Discolored sand being placed on an isolated area in Isla Blanca Park from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District’s Brownsville Ship Channel dredging and beach… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, March 4, 2011;  

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction is currently underway on the Alki Seawall Replacement Project at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook in West Seattle, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District reports. The $3 million project is a partnership between Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Army Corps of Engineers. Objectives Reduce the risk of physical damages to public utilities […]