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  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Fox has announced 40 awards totaling nearly $500 million in funding for the FY 2016 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of the 585 applications submitted totaling $9.3 billion in requests, six awards totaling $61.8 million – or about 12.36 percent of the total funding – are going to commercial seaports […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the New Haven Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in New Haven, Conn. The authorized project provides for a navigation channel 35 feet below mean lower low water (MLLW) from Long Island Sound to the confluence at the Quinnipiac River. In addition […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, awarded a $1.39 million contract last week to Tidewater Inc, in support of the Unity Island Aquatic and Riparian Invasive Species Management and Habitat Restoration Project for the removal of aquatic invasive species (AIS) from Unity Island, Buffalo, NY. As part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), the Unity Island project […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the United States has entered into a Settlement Agreement with a successor trust to Chapter 11 debtor MOTORS LIQUIDATION COMPANY, formerly known as General Motors Corporation, to settle Old GM’s environmental liabilities to the Environmental Protection Agency arising from […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) are continuing to remove rock material as part of the project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet. USACE has just released the latest photos of the GLDD’s mechanical dredger New York – taken during the rock […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that following their push, the Senate Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) includes a new authorization for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study. The senators said that following the damaging flooding that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last summer, causing millions of dollars in damages, […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has wrapped up construction repairs to the Oswego Harbor West Arrowhead Breakwater, located at the Port of Oswego, Oswego, New York.  Repairs were completed to 475 feet of the 2,700 foot Oswego Harbor West Arrowhead Breakwater using armor, underlayer, and bedding stone, through fiscal year 2017 work […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed was in Dunkirk Friday with a group of local elected officials and community members discussing ways the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) can help jumpstart waterway projects, particularly dredging, in Chautauqua County. The legislation includes provisions that will help New York’s 23rd district with flood prevention, navigation improvements, combat invasive […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (LA-02) along with co-chair Michael G. Grimm (NY-11) announced the establishment of the Congressional Maritime Caucus. The Caucus will work to raise awareness among members of Congress on a broad range of maritime-related topics. “The maritime industry is the unsung hero of our nation’s economy,” said Rep. Richmond. “From Alaska to […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joshua Schimmel, of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (SWSC), is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and fill within the Connecticut River as part of the Connecticut River Sewers Crossing Project in Springfield and Agawam, Massachusetts. This work is […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor, NY, on May 17 and will continue through mid-June. As part of the two-year $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the federal navigation channel this year. […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has agreed to provide $9.5 million in federal funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District (USACE), to construct the Braddock Bay Restoration plan favored by the ‪USACE‬ and the local Rochester community. The announcement was made yesterday at the Braddock Bay Marina by the U.S. Senator Charles […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ecology and Environment Engineering, P.C. (E & E) has been awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC’s) Platinum Award in the Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services category. The prestigious award recognizes E & E’s pioneering study evaluating the influence of open-lake placement of dredged material on harmful algal blooms in the Western Lake […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Saco River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Biddeford and Saco, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $3.9 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The dredging work, to be accomplished by H&L Contracting, Inc. LLC, of Bay Shores, […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District ushered in a new era of leadership as Lt. Col. Michael A. Bliss assumed command from Lt. Col. John C. Becking during a July 1 ceremony in the Wanamaker Building’s Crystal Tea Room. Bliss is the 58th commander in the District’s history. North Atlantic Division Commander Brig. […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will tomorrow help mark the completion of the Rochester Harbor navigational dredging for this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor on May 17. As part of the $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the Downtown Montauk Project, a key dune stabilization project in the First Congressional District of New York, announced Congressman Lee Zeldin. On Friday, March 20, 2015, USACE awarded the Montauk project to the lowest bidder, H & L Construction, for $8.4 million. This project is fully funded by the […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.34 million contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD to restore aquatic and nearshore habitat at the Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park located along the Buffalo River in Buffalo NY. The project will restore natural habitat along approximately 2,500 linear feet of shoreline along […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $5.5 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc., for the maintenance dredging of the Channel to Harlingen and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Willacy and Cameron counties, Texas. “The Port of Harlingen is an important link in the comprehensive transportation […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 21, with the completion of a project in Westhampton, NY, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division finished its last of 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy. This effort, funded under the Corps’ Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FC&CE) program, served to repair and restore coastal storm risk […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin announced yesterday that the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project continues to move forward and is now in its design phase. FIMP is an over $1 billion project that includes funding for essential dredging and shoreline projects spanning 83 miles of coastline, 80% of which is in the First […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Luedtke Engineering is about to begin works on a $1.6 million multi-phase project that will remove sediment from the Buffalo River. The announcement was made last week by Congressman Brian Higgins and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski. “Projects like this which explore new ways to maintain and improve the […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded five levee construction contracts to small businesses, totaling $16,213,075 for flood risk reduction work along the American River in Sacramento. All five contracts were awarded Sept. 24-30, 2012, to U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a)-designated small businesses. The Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program is designed […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, Nigeria drew high-level presidential praise from both the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton during a dedication ceremony to mark a milestone event. Describing the development of Eko Atlantic as an outstanding initiative President Jonathan said, ‘This […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has been appointed co-chair of the Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus in the House of Representatives, which he served on during the 114th Congress. The First Congressional District of New York contains over 55 miles of Long Island Sound shoreline, and in the 114th Congress Congressman Zeldin was the lead Republican sponsor […]