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  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Compass Diversified Holdings, an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced that on August 7, 2014, it entered into an agreement to acquire Clean Earth Holdings Inc. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of August, subject to customary closing conditions. Headquartered in Hatboro, Pennsylvania, Clean Earth provides environmental services for a variety […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) recently passing the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled for period of January 1 to June 30 strongly suggest that this will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a […]

  • 4 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

      The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that grant applications are now being accepted for watershed protection and restoration and Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) projects under the Growing Greener Plus program, which allows applicants to seek funding for a variety of projects through a single application process. “We are glad to […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey yesterday joined federal, state, and local leaders in celebration of the recent arrival of the first two super post-Panamax cranes at PhilaPort, celebrating another major milestone spurred by the governor’s port development plan. “My administration is working hard to invest critical dollars in improvements at PhilaPort, so that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $37.4 million construction contract to Weston Solutions of Chester, Pennsylvania, for closing the final breach on the L-550 levee system before Mar. 1. This contract is the second final repair contract to be awarded for the Missouri River Left Bank Levee Systems, which will […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, will receive $1.5 million for beach nourishment in the USACE’s work plan for fiscal year 2018. On March 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly sent a personal letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to formally […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Compass Diversified Holdings, an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced the closing of the acquisition of Clean Earth Holdings, Inc., pursuant to an agreement it entered into on August 7, 2014. The acquisition, which was completed for a purchase price of $253 million and funded through available cash on its balance sheet and a […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the list of projects that will receive funding this fiscal year, as outlined in the fiscal 2017 work plan for the Army Civil Works program released May 24. Baltimore District is also sharing the projects included in the fiscal 2018 President’s Budget for Civil Works […]

  • 8 August 2012

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Meehan yesterday joined federal, state and local leaders at the Port of Philadelphia to discuss progress on the deepening of the Delaware River Main Shipping Channel. The River’s deepening is poised to go forward thanks to $29.4 million in new federal funding for the project approved by the House of Representatives. Meehan […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global design firm Stantec has been awarded more than $35 million in assignments for planning and preliminary design of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. The projects represent tasks under Stantec’s $60 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for multi-discipline waterfront architect-engineering services for the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

  • 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. […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives recently in support of an amendment he introduced to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act, 2015. The amendment ensures that H.R. 4923 complies with a provision within the recently-enacted Water Resources Reform […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District is monitoring water levels at their 14 dams and lakes throughout Western Maryland, Central Pennsylvania and Southern New York, have activated their emergency operations center in downtown Baltimore, and are in constant coordination with local and state officials to offer technical assistance. “Public safety is our number […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As activity at the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) approaches the halfway point of 2014, cargo statistics compiled thus far strongly suggest that 2014 will be another year of major successes at the Port of Philadelphia, with the fifth year of double-digit cargo growth a likely development by year’s end. Comparing the […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay. The Hogan administration also announced a formal Request for Information to help find solutions, and determine if dredging of the Conowingo Dam and re-use of […]

  • 7 August 2012

    Today, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will host a news conference at the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to discuss the progress of the ongoing Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project, which is currently deepening the Delaware River’s main shipping channel from 40 to 45 feet. The event will begin at 1:00 p.m. Joining […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Comparing dredged and undredged sections of the Allegheny River, reduced populations of fish and less variety of aquatic life occurred in areas where gravel extraction took place, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. The researchers investigated navigation pools 7 and 8 near Kittanning and Templeton and published their results in the […]

  • 7 May 2013
    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. Both share a common interest in the river and have in recent months joined in a number of efforts to […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) have released a Request for Expressions of Interest (R.E.I.) for the development of its Southport Terminal Complex, located on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia. The R.E.I. invites respondents to submit development concepts for the following sites in the Southport Complex: the Southport Marine Terminal (119 acres); […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An agreement for a new Marlin Class electric dredger purchase between Nugent Sand Company of Louisville, KY and DSC Dredge, LLC was confirmed following the NSSGA 2018 Annual Convention and AGG1 Expo, held in Houston, Texas.  Commenting the latest announcement, Tom Nugent, President of Nugent Sand Company, who also serves on the NSSGA Board of […]