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  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Gulf Coast Chapter has announced that their annual meeting is set to take place on November 14-15, 2018 at the ACE Hotel New Orleans. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates, WEDA said. Representatives from all areas of the […]

  • 26 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is partnering with The Water Institute of the Gulf and hosting Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to produce the fifth biennial State of the Coast Conference at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, from May 30 to June 1, 2018. “State of the Coast is the largest […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana is hosting the 5th biennial State of the Coast Conference (SOC 18) from May 30 – June 1, 2018, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.  SOC 18 will consist of two and a half days of presentations by leading experts in concurrent […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), Technical Committee on Hydraulics, will host a committee meeting and Think Tank event to discuss three emerging technical topics. This discussion will bring together some of the top contributors in the geohydraulics community to strategize about the path forward on each subject, including considerations of technical consensus vs continuing technical […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Mitch Landrieu recently announced that the City of New Orleans’s resilience strategy, Resilient New Orleans, has been awarded the 2016 National Planning Excellence Award for a Best Practice by the American Planning Association (APA). Released in August 2015, Resilient New Orleans is the City’s planning strategy to make New Orleans more resilient, sustainable and […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government-owned trailing suction hopper dredger WHEELER departed New Orleans in late November on its way to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to perform an urgent maintenance dredging at the Freeport Harbor. The 45-day project included removal of approximately two million cubic yards of dredged material from the Freeport Entrance Channel, jetty […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pentagon announced that a Texas company has won a $147.5 million flood control contract to widen a drainage canal in New Orleans. According to defense.gov, Renda/J Bros. JV of Roanoke, Texas, will widen the Florida Avenue Canal from St. Ferdinand St. to Peoples Ave. The company was one of three submitting bids to the […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea will take place on December 11-14, 2014, in New Orleans, USA. This International Symposium is part of a series of events organized under auspices of The International Commission on Continental Erosion (ICCE), which is one of ten commissions of the International Association of Hydrological […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter said that he will host a forum today to discuss flood protection, coastal restoration, and the recent passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act with constituents in Orleans Parish. “I’ve made it one of my top priorities to travel around the state and visit with Louisianians in every parish,” Vitter said. […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 23 January 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has presented a plan for the hurricane storm damage risk reduction project from New Orleans to Venice. The work consists of dredging a new bypass channel, construction of a new flood gate structure with associated mechanical and electrical systems, new storage platform and new floodwall with […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference (March 5 – 7, 2014, 601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans) is the only maritime industry event aimed squarely at the Inland Rivers of the United States and involves all segments of the maritime community in important deliberations and sessions. The 2014 Inland Waterways Conference will engage leaders from the United […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will replace the stem (the portion that is above ground) for a 50 ft section of floodwall along Hayne Blvd. on the New Orleans Lakefront after a preliminary inspection identified materials that were performing below the design standards. The work will be performed at no additional […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans District is conducting a dredging meeting on November 5, 2013 in the DARM at the New Orleans District. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the Corps, environmental and navigation stakeholders, and the dredging industry. Representatives from all areas of the industry, […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will meet on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. CDT to vote on the Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy (Plan). The public is invited to attend the Council Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave, […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels in the upper reaches of the Mississippi River are not affecting operations within the Port of New Orleans, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the Congressionally-authorized 45-foot deep channel on the Lower Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, La., to the mouth of the River. “We do not anticipate any […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The Port of New Orleans set records for container traffic and cruise passengers in 2012 – all while completing more than $100 million in new infrastructure projects port-wide. Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange touted those achievements during the 26th Annual State of the Port Address today hosted by the International Freight […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently began construction on a 46-month contract to provide increased drainage for the Carrollton area through drainage canal improvements along South Claiborne Avenue between Leonidas and Lowerline Streets. Tree removal work required for the project will start Monday, September 10, 2012. The “Claiborne Ave – Phase […]

  • 1 July 2012

    According to nola.com, Steve Miller traveled to New Orleans this week on the chance that someone from a Louisiana coastal community might stop by his booth at the State of the Coast conference to ask him about how Ellicott Dredges might help them rebuild coastal wetlands. “I read about the show and saw it as […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C., Apirl 18, 2012. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project was also distinguished […]

  • 9 March 2012

    The New Orleans District of the Army Corps of Engineers has revealed it intention to invest in projects dedicated to fixing flooding damage on the Mississippi and Atchafalaya rivers. Having more than a half billion dollars at its disposal, the Army Corps says its plan includes the following investments: – $257 million in levee and […]

  • 25 August 2011

    A Rochester firm has been hired to study 20 harbors on the south shore of Lake Ontario, looking at their depths and needs for dredging, and… By Tom Rivers (thedailynewsonline) [mappress] Source: thedailynewsonline, August 25, 2011;

  • 23 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DSC and its customer, the Port of New Orleans, were recently recognized in the 2011 Hot-Dip Galvanizing Excellence Awards for use of galvanized steel throughout the dredge design. The Dredge Edward S. “Ned” Reed was awarded in the water and marine category of the annual competition, representing the finest achievements in the use of hot-dip […]

  • 4 April 2011

    In an annual rite, the House Budget Committee invites members of Congress to testify about their spending priorities for their own… (nola) [mappress] Source: nola, April 4, 2011;    

  • 14 February 2011

    On Monday, February 28, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will hold its next meeting in New Orleans. The meeting will further the task force’s ongoing commitment to supporting the conservation and restoration of resilient and healthy ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico. It will be held at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel at […]

  • 9 February 2011

    The town of Orleans has proposed a change in its permit request from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with beach nourishment on Skaket Beach in Orleans, Mass. The applicant has proposed a change to the location of the sediment borrow site. All other details described in […]

  • 27 August 2010

    The Port of New Orleans today christened a new $7.8 million dredge, replacing one that had been in operation since 1976…   By Ben Myers (neworleanscitybusiness) [mappress] Source: neworleanscitybusiness, August 27, 2010;