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  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin yesterday held a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers, including Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps, Colonel Thomas Asbery. “Yesterday, I met with the Army Corps to reiterate the gratitude for their 24/7 operations all up and down our shores. For example, three of the area’s dredging […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Lee Zeldin was joined yesterday by Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Town of Southampton Supervisor Jay Schneiderman and New York District Commander of the Army Corps Colonel Thomas Asbery, to announce the start of a 100% federally funded project to place an estimated 600,000 cubic yards of sand just West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI). […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funding was disbursed in response to a letter they sent in September pushing the Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as part of a two-day Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project update. On the second day of his visit, he was joined by Brig Gen. Paul Owen, commander, U.S. Army […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island (GA) and the Army Corps yesterday, August 29, signed a $13 million beach replenishment deal that will lead to more sand on the island community’s beach for additional protection from future storm damage. The deal for the third renourishment project in the last five years was signed by […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of the tragic bluff collapse in Encinitas earlier this month that took the lives of three people, Senator Patricia Bates announced yesterday that she supports the efforts of U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, and U.S. Representative Mike Levin, to request the White House budget office approve funding that would help […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island and the Army Corps are about to sign an agreement Aug. 29 that will lead to more sand on the island community’s beach for additional protection from future storm damage. According to the Corps, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Mayor Jason Buelterman of Tybee Island and Col. Daniel Hibner, […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and Coastal Design and Construction Inc. last week toured the progress of the breakwater construction as part of the Dyke Marsh Restoration and Protection project. The project is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from the National Harbor. This is a National Park Service […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ian Borg, the Government of Malta’s Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, and Aaron Farrugia, Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds and Social Dialogue, earlier this week toured the ongoing works for the construction of the Qrejten breakwater, in the locality of Marsaxlokk. According to local media, the breakwater will be 110 meters long and […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior leaders from the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, together with the officials from other districts, spent the beginning of the week at the Corps, New England for quarterly regional governance meetings. During the visit, officials toured the district’s ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project – a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina state officials, lawmakers and community partners took an up-close look at how rising sea levels and more severe storms are impacting Currituck Sound during the last week’s tour of the Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary at Pine Island. North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael S. Regan, Senator Bob Steinburg, Representative […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal hazards committee led by three Hawkes’ Bay councils has recommended the establishment of a Coastal Contributory Fund to enable each council to rate for the future cost of implementing actions, such as groynes, shingle renourishment and sea walls. Joint Committee Chair and Regional Councillor Peter Beaven received the comments of Councillors representing Napier […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of Parliament from the Czech Republic, the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanislaw Karczewski, and the Pomeranian Governor Dariusz Drelich visited the Port of Gdansk last week. The meeting between the representatives of the Port of Gdansk Authority and the delegates from the Czech Republic was held at the Port […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York’s Congressman Lee Zeldin today joined Commanding General of the USACE Headquarters, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, and New York District’s USACE Commander, Colonel Thomas Asbery, as they surveyed Smith Point County Park, following the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet and the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. An upcoming major milestone will be LTG Semonite’s final approval […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will participate tomorrow in the signing ceremony of a project partnering agreement (PPA) with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Pontchartrain Levee District (PLD) for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project. The 2:30 p.m. event at the PLD, 2069 Railroad Avenue, Lutcher, Louisiana, will be hosted […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, Congressman Rooney met with Major General Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the Army Corps of Engineers, about funding for Lake Okeechobee and Everglades Restoration projects. Congressman Rooney stated, “After meeting with Major General Spellmon, I am confident that we will continue to have a strong […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the completion of a £2.2 million award winning coastal defense scheme in the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay. The Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Trust and local residents joined representatives from Scarborough Borough Council, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV, JBA Consulting and ESH Construction to celebrate the end of […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Diane Lebouthillier, yesterday met with Ghyslain Cyr, President of the Administration portuaire du havre de pêche de L’Étang-du-Nord, in L’Étang-du-Nord, Îles-de-la-Madeleine to discuss recent repairs that have been made to this […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon’s Depoe Bay city officials are seeking funding from the U.S. Corps of Engineers 2019 Work Plan for the Depoe Bay Harbor dredging project, the News Lincoln County informs.  Members from the harbor commission and city council were in Washington DC last week to meet with Oregon Congressmen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation of the European Commission (EC) from DG RTD and DG GROW yesterday visited the Dutch Maritime Technology sector. The sector demonstrated the importance of Research, Development & Innovation for its global competitiveness and underlined the importance of the financial support from the EU H2020 Research & Innovation Program. The visit was a combined […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet members recently visited Runswick Bay on the North Yorkshire coast to view the latter stages of the construction project to enhance the village’s sea defenses. The coastal protection works, valued at around £1.5 million, started in March and will be completed later this month. The scheme, which has been designed to […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has once again called on the Army Corps to undertake an immediate emergency dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway, Moriches Inlet, and Moriches Bay. Following his previous letter (February 17) to Colonel Thomas D. Asbery, Commander New York District, Congressman Zeldin has sent another one, calling for the emergency dredging of the waterways. “After […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Five years after the Superstorm Sandy slammed the town, Hempstead officials are working on a dredging project that will rehabilitate local waterways and clear channels that were affected by the storm. Yesterday, at the West Marina in Point Lookout, Councilwoman King Sweeney was joined by Supervisor Laura Gillen and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito as they announced that the […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and 6th District Councilwoman Cathy Bevins yesterday visited the Bird River waterfront in the Middle River area to announce a dredging project on the upper river. “Our waterfront is one of Baltimore County’s best amenities and this project will help homeowners and recreational boaters access the Bird River and benefit […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division, met recently with the mayors and other public officials of two coastal communities to discuss a proposed $174 million coastal storm damage reduction project. Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Solana Beach Mayor Mike Nichols hosted Col. Helmlinger and Col. Kirk Gibbs, […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Grays Harbor officials, USACE’s Seattle District and port supporters and tenants earlier this week celebrated the Grays Harbor Dredging Project, which is deepening the navigation channel to a depth of 38 feet. The project is expected to improve deep-draft vessel navigation in the channel by reducing current port tenants’ tidal delays and […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Joe Courtney, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Representatives Rosa DeLauro, John Larson, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty have sent a letter to the EPA, reaffirming their support for the proposed rule to designate a new Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). “Without access to an ELDS, it is expected […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s BMP project team and its consultants CH2M recently met with representatives from Natural England, the Jurassic Coast Team, Environment Agency (EA) and East Devon AONB to discuss the preferred option for long term coastal flood and erosion across Sidmouth Town Beach and East Beach. The project team explained that although offshore […]