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  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Avalon has just announced that it will conduct a public safety initiative following Memorial Day weekend by dredging the navigation waterway behind Bay Park Marina. The work is expected to take less than one week to finish and will result in the marina operations being suspended during that period. Avalon has received verbal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks has announced that sediment removal will occur in the northern end of the George B. Stevenson reservoir and around the boat launch area this year. Dredging, combined with the stream alignment and shoreline stabilization projects also slated for this year, will improve fish and wildlife habitat in the lake […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the USACE, Buffalo District, the Presque Isle Advisory Committee and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources gathered last week to walk the entire length of Presque Isle’s western beach to assess the condition of the beach ahead of the summer swimming season. The annual spring beach walk is conducted to determine […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 includes roughly $123.8 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. Along with an updated total of $128.1 million included in the recently released USACE work plan for fiscal 2016, this funding allows Philadelphia District to continue to […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded Leeward Construction, Inc. of Honesdale a $1.5 million contract for a flood-control project along a portion of the Lackawanna River in the borough of Duryea, Luzerne County. The borough was hit hard during heavy flooding in September of 2011 as a result of Tropical Storms Lee […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday that the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has developed a shortlist of potential developers for the Southport Marine Terminal Complex at the Port of Philadelphia. “This announcement represents a vital step in our plan to ensure a timely and responsible development of the Southport Marine Terminal,” Governor Wolf said. “My […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canonsburg Lake Restoration and Improvement Committee and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced yesterday that a long-awaited project has begun to improve the aquatic ecosystem of Washington County’s Canonsburg Lake, which has been adversely impacted in recent years by sediment buildup. Allison Park Contractors, Inc., has been awarded a $1.1 million contract for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of new funding for major Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in the Clinton River Area of Concern totaling nearly $20 million. Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator Cameron Davis was joined by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, Clinton River Public […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $76.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, rock removal and deepening of the Delaware River main channel. This capital cleanup project will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania; Pedricktown, New Jersey; and Claymont, Delaware, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2017. The […]

  • 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 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) document inviting interested parties in the private sector to take a preliminary step to become a partner with PRPA in the development of Southport.  The PRPA Board of Directors will be overseeing the RFQ process, and shortly thereafter a Request for Proposals […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Prime Hook Beach Restoration. The work includes dredging beachfill from a near shore borrow area and placing it along approximately 6,375 linear feet of shoreline to create a dune with a 40 foot wide crest and beach berm approximately 220 […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has reported significant progress at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, the first major expansion of the Port of Philadelphia in over 50 years. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the next step in selecting one or more private-sector partners to develop the three parcels that comprise Southport, will be issued […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Montgomery County Commissioners on Tuesday officially opened the newly-restored Schuylkill River Towpath in Upper Providence Township, and in doing so filled in the last unfinished link on the River Trail in Montgomery County between Philadelphia and Phoenixville in Chester County. Joining the commissioners at the Red Bridge spanning the canal in Port Providence were […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District awarded recently URS Cooperation and Baird Inc. with a contract to conduct a beneficial use of dredged material tracer study at Presque Isle Bay, Erie, Pennsylvania. The goal of this project is to trace how sediment naturally moves in the system, to determine if sediments dredged […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Patrick Meehan yesterday joined Representative Donald Norcross for a tour and inspection of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredger McFarland, a 300-foot-long deep-draft hopper dredge on the Delaware River. The McFarlandis is conducting dredging operations to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from 40’ to 45’. “Pennsylvania’s workers can compete with anyone in the […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for naval architecture and marine engineering services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Marine Design Center. This is BHGI’s second IDIQ contract with the Marine Design Center which located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, relatively close to BHGI’s Rhode Island office. “Working with […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, has been named as one of two “Proving Grounds” for the USACE, Engineering with Nature (EWN) program. EWN is defined as the intentional alignment of natural and engineering processes to efficiently and sustainably deliver economic environmental and social benefits through collaborative processes. Many projects in the […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a call with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Shaun Donovan, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) pressed for continued investment in the Delaware Deepening Project in the Administration’s upcoming FY16 budget. Casey has been a congressional leader in pushing for funds for the deepening project and has worked to secure […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two research experts from Coastal Carolina University will lead a public forum, “Sizing Up The Waccamaw Neck,” from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, December 4, at the Strand Theater in downtown Georgetown. Paul Gayes, director of CCU’s Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies, will discuss beach renourishment in Georgetown County, and […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Chris Coons (D-DE) last week called on President Obama to include funding in his FY 2016 budget for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, which will allow larger commercial ships to access vital Delaware River ports.  The senators have urged the administration to dedicate sufficient […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced that 150 jobs will be preserved due to Act 89, the state’s transportation plan, following his administration’s work to ensure that Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) continues shipping to the Port of Philadelphia. The company decided to continue Pennsylvania operations based on its eligibility for a new Intermodal Cargo Growth […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA online visualization and mapping tool, the Lake Level Viewer, will help communities along the U.S. Great Lakes plan for, and adapt to, climate change and changes in lake water levels. The easy-to-use, interactive tool was developed by the National Ocean Service’s Office for Coastal Management as part of its Digital Coast initiative. […]