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  • 10 February 2012

    O’Brien & Gere was recently retained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District to support maintenance dredging of the Philadelphia Navy Reserve Basin, a semi-enclosed, tidal body of water located in the Philadelphia Naval Business Center (PNBC). O’Brien & Gere is providing engineering services for the project, which aims to remove approximately […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $2.486 million contract for the sand nourishment of Presque Isle, located in Erie, Pennsylvania. The contractor – PPW Builders, Inc., based in Cleveland, Ohio – is anticipated to start work in June 2019 with approximately 68,000 cubic yards of sand to be placed between […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett visited the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal yesterday to officially welcome Horizon Lines to the Port of Philadelphia. The new weekly service, connecting Philadelphia and Puerto Rico, began on April 11, and will bring a vessel every Thursday to the terminal. As the “Horizon Trader” (the second Horizon […]

  • 28 March 2012

    After fighting to secure funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the President’s fiscal year 2013 budget, U.S. Senator Bob Casey is urging Senate appropriators to support the full request of $31 million for the project. “The Delaware deepening project will give an essential boost to the economy of southeastern Pennsylvania, so it’s imperative […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) informs.  That money, combined with the $33 million that Congress approved earlier in the month, represents the final federal appropriations to complete the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District held a kickoff event last week for the $1.2-million sediment removal contract along the Stonycreek River in Johnstown, PA. “This opportunity to meet with Representative Joyce and our partners will ensure everyone understands the project goals and benefits,” said Col. Andrew Short, commander, Pittsburgh District. “Maintenance projects […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn’s Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Republic of Lithuania Port of Klaipeda and the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) signed an historic Memorandum of Understanding that promises to open Philadelphia ports to the European and Asian shipping trade via the ice-free port of Klaipeda, the Lithuanian port city on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Lithuania’s Transport and Communications […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Philadelphia Section has announced that ‘The Delaware River Deepening Project – A Thirty Year Journey (1 PDH)’ event will take place on March 9, in Philadelphia, PA. The presenters will describe the history of the Delaware River Deepening Project, ASCE said in its announcement. Scientific and engineering studies, performed during […]

  • 1 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced the City of Spring Valley, IL awarded a contract for In-Pipe to provide professional, green sewage lagoon treatment services to optimize lagoon performance and efficiency by reducing lagoon sludge and the frequency of dredging events. The main objective of the project is to maximize bioremediation in the lagoon thereby […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Corrine Brown (D-Fla.) has been named to the U.S. House conference committee for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act. Regarding this, Congresswoman Corrine Brown made the following statement: “I am pleased to be selected as one of twelve House conferees for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as we work with the […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that $20 million in funding for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project has been included in the President’s fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget. Inclusion in the Administration’s budget marks a major step forward for the dredging effort, and could be the catalyst for finally getting the project done. […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association are working together to advance coastal dune science and management through workshops and research investments. They have funded projects at Oregon State University, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, North Carolina State University, Texas A&M University and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    At the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and in support of the Government of Puerto Rico, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense, and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) took the first steps Sunday toward slowing the erosion of the Guajataca Dam’s damaged spillway.  Keeping the spillway functional is […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A unique two-year study is set in motion that will tackle the best path forward to achieve overall restoration goals in the Chesapeake Bay. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has signed a Watershed Assessment Cost-Sharing Agreement with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to begin work on the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) co-hosted an Engineering With Nature (EWN) workshop on June 7-8 in Philadelphia. A multi-disciplinary team from around the country met to discuss the EWN program and highlight best practices and capture new project ideas. The two-day workshop featured opening […]