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  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $900,000 to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for protecting wetlands and aquatic resources. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on this project. “Wetlands play a significant role in protecting our nation’s water supply,” said EPA […]

  • 10 June 2012

    Governor Tom Corbett praised Pennsylvania’s U.S. congressional delegation for their hard work in securing additional federal funding for the dredging of the Delaware River and joining the state’s efforts in continuing this critical project for southeastern Pennsylvania. “By investing in the future of the Port of Philadelphia, we are saving existing jobs and creating tens […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has just announced that a construction project to rebuild the supporting sidewalls at the Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, is expected to begin within the next week. The $3.77 million project is expected to take 12-15 months to complete as in-stream work will be suspended during […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District has announced the award of a $9.2-million contract for an environmental remediation project at the Sharon Steel Farrell Works Disposal Area Superfund Site located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. USACE awarded the contract to Cape Environmental Management, Inc. of Norcross, Georgia. The project represents the first superfund effort […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission last week commenced work to complete Pennsylvania’s largest fish habitat improvement project. About 2,500 tons of rock rubble humps and reefs will be placed into Cowanesque Lake through a cooperative partnership between the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat […]

  • 31 March 2010

    The port of Philadelphia and ports of the Delaware River are at a crossroads, and the river’s shipping channel must be deepened for jobs and Pennsylvania’s future, five candidates seeking to be the state’s next governor said yesterday. [mappress] Source:philly,March 31,2010;

  • 7 March 2014

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly, Senator Bob Casey Jr., and Senator Pat Toomey issued the following statements commending the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2014 USACE Civil Works Work Plan for including $1.5 million for Presque Isle Beach Replenishment and $1.52 million for dredging and sediment testing in Erie Harbor, both of which had been […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Amherst Madison Inc., Charleston, West Virginia, has won an $18.2 million contract for dredging of the Monongahela River. The Department of Defense (DoD) announced yesterday that the Army Corps’ Pittsburgh District is the contracting activity. The major features of this project include dredging of the Monongahela River between Locks and Dam 3 (river mile 23.8) and […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $750,000 in annual coastal zone management grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania’s coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary. “These grants play an important role to ensure the protection of our coastal waters,” DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. “This […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The fifth version of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit (PASPGP-5) for authorization of work in wetlands/waterways within portions of Pennsylvania became effective July 1, 2016.   This general permit operates in conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) state regulatory program to protect the aquatic environment, while allowing […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The multi-million dollar dredging project at the George B. Stevenson Dam in Sinnemahoning State Park has been completed, reports the park manager Lisa Bainey. According to Lisa Bainey, the project called for sediment removal/dredging to occur at the northern end of the reservoir and around the boat launch area. During the works, over 125,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Plymouth Historical Society will host attorney F. Charles Petrillo of Wilkes-Barre who will speak on “The Susquehanna Navy: The River Coal Dredging Industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania” on Thursday, January 14, in the senior center of Dan Flood Apartments in Plymouth, PA. Petrillo will present several slides as part of a broader discussion of the […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI) will be the organizer of the fifteenth international port and harbor development conference, named the PORTS ’19. According to the organizers, the conference is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with hundreds of professionals who share similar challenges and concerns. Due to the overwhelming response to past calls […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, has been awarded a $17.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging and unclassified excavation at Naval Reserve Basin in the Delaware River. Work will be performed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2016. The dredging will be performed to a depth of 30 […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs has received Notice to Proceed for a single-award contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District for remediation services required at the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Shallow Land Disposal Area (SLDA) site in Parks Township, PA. Support includes development of work site and safety plans as well as excavation, storage and […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District has awarded a $1.2 million contract for the removal of accumulated sediments and vegetation along the Stonycreek River located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The contract was awarded to Green World Contracting Company of Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania. According to USACE, the residents of Johnstown will benefit from this […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Borough of Avalon is about to begin a maintenance dredging project in Pennsylvania Harbor that will clear the public navigation channel in advance of the spring and summer boating seasons. The Council awarded a contract on Wednesday, February 13th to Trident Piling Company, LLC that will result in largely sandy material being removed from the […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mud Cat Dredges has just released this beautiful photo of their new Mud Cat MC 40E electric radio remote control dredge system, taken during the cleanup works on a holding pond at a job site in Pennsylvania. Mud Cat was able to provide the dredge immediately from inventory and send a field service technician to […]

  • 9 March 2011

    A Pennsylvania dredging company hired by the Columbia Association to remove tons of sediment from the bottom of Lake Elkhorn is packing… By Larry Carson (explorehoward) [mappress] Source: explorehoward, March 9, 2011    

  • 23 January 2014

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission have announced completion of a land-transfer agreement with Hanson Aggregates BMC Inc. that secures the long-term preservation of Cogley Island, a 10-acre property in the Allegheny River in Armstrong County. Under the agreement, Hanson transferred the property to the Game Commission as mitigation for potential […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is warning boaters that excessive sediment buildup at the entrance to Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, may make it difficult to enter and leave the channel until it can be fully dredged. The PFBC started dredging the marina channel earlier in May but found that excessive […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    With the completion in late May of “Reach D”, an 11-mile stretch of the Delaware River’s main shipping channel in Delaware, the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project is now about 60 percent complete, reported officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) this week. The deepening project, funded by both the federal government and […]

  • 14 May 2010

    Pennsylvania attorney general Tom Corbett brought his Republican gubernatorial campaign to the Tioga Marine Terminal in Port Richmond today… [mappress] Source: kyw1060, May 14, 2010;

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) started a dredging project at its Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, on Monday 14. PFBC warned boaters ahead of the works that they will experience lane restrictions when entering and leaving the channel into Presque Isle Bay. “Work will be performed between 8 a.m. and 4 […]