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  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dam rehabilitation work is set to begin with the complete drawdown of Chapman Lake the day after Labor Day, on Tuesday, September 5, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) said in its latest release.  Work to be undertaken while the lake is drawn down will include sediment removal, repairs to the dam’s control tower […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Appropriations has allocated $20 million in funds for the Delaware Deepening project in its fiscal year 2014 Appropriations bill. Senator Casey urged the Committee to provide adequate funding for the project. Securing this investment in the Committee’s Energy & Water Appropriations bill is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, a dredging project at the U.S. Coast Guard Boat Basin on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River will soon commence. Approximately 56,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged and placed at Fort Mifflin Area B, the Government-furnished disposal area. The solicitation will be […]

  • 22 January 2014

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the US Coast Guard Boat Basin dredging program. This deepening project, located on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River, close to the intersection of Christian Street and Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, will include the removal of approx. 40,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, issued an update on recent progress at the Port of Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) is an independent agency of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania charged with the management, maintenance, marketing, and promotion of publicly-owned port facilities along the Delaware River in Philadelphia, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Buffalo District, Cleveland Port Authority and several Cleveland preservation groups recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), resolving 20 years of debate over dredging the Cleveland Bulk Terminal and its impact on the Cleveland Huletts. Hulett Iron Ore Unloaders were enormous ore unloading machines, two of which stand where the Cuyahoga River flows […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Peach Bottom Marina, located on Fulton Township’s Peters Creek in Pennsylvania, closed September 3 for dredging and other improvements. According to Deena O’Brien, a spokesperson for Exelon Energy, the work will include dredging about 9,000 cubic yards of sediment from Peters Creek. Removing that much sediment will give the marina and its access to […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, announced the receipt of two dredging contracts with a combined value of $39.6 million to deepen the main channel of the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Great Lakes […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), welcomed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and about a dozen federal, state, and local legislators to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, PRPA’s largest cargo facility, on Tuesday, August 7 to laud recent progress of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, and to keep […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District began inspecting its projects for damages and carrying out post-storm missions following historic Hurricane Sandy. Inspections are scheduled for a number of Army Corps of Engineers projects in the region, including coastal projects in New Jersey and Delaware, dams in eastern Pennsylvania and navigational channels in rivers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan (PA-07) announced $29.4 million in federal funding for the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel project has been included in the Energy and Water Appropriations Act for fiscal year 2013. “After years of needless delays, today the House of Representatives takes an important step toward funding for this project,” said Meehan. “This […]

  • 28 June 2012

    In yesterdays interview, U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan, gave an overview of the Delaware River Deepening Plan. “The Delaware River is a vital artery that powers much of the commerce in the Pennsylvania-Delaware-New Jersey corridor. Cargo vessels carrying everything from fruits and vegetables to construction materials travel these waterways daily. The ports contribute to an estimated […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, a provider of dredging services in the United States and internationally, has been awarded a contract for dredging the main channel of the Delaware River. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the Company a contract worth $25,376,872 to conduct the project in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This project involves dredging within […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority a $25.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to complete the second phase of a multi-phase improvement plan at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. According to the official PhilaPort’s announcement, the INFRA grant program provides dedicated, discretionary funding for projects that address […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Borough Council authorized a bid process last week for a back bay dredging project in the public channel west of 21st Street in Pennsylvania Harbor, the Cape May County Herald informs. Estimates are that the channel has filled with as much as 1,750 cubic yards of a silt-like material. Commenting the latest news, Borough Engineer […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sunoco Partners Marketing and Terminals is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of three berthing areas to their Docks 2, 3, and 4, at the Hog Island Wharf, including 10 years of maintenance dredging, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District reports.  The proposed dredging is located at 11 Hog Island Road, within the Delaware […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Governor Tom Wolf’s Administration yesterday announced grant funding to implement the Muncy Creek Streambank Restoration and Protection Project located in Hughesville Borough and Wolf Township, Lycoming County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a 2019 Growing Greener grant award of $327,284 to the Lycoming County Commissioners for the work. The project will […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap. The draft comprehensive plan identifies 43 candidate restoration projects within Virginia, 316 within the District of Columbia, 2,592 within […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. John T. Litz became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, during a military change of command ceremony last week at the Radisson Hotel downtown. He assumed leadership from Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne who had commanded Baltimore District since July 2015. As commander and district engineer at Baltimore District, […]