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  • 13 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction should begin by this summer on a $40.2 million raw water storage impoundment for the City of Savannah as part of environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, awarded Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, North Carolina, to build the 17-acre impoundment in Effingham County, Georgia, […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) sub-project video update for June 2017. According to the Corps, SHEP gained more traction in June. Several features are on schedule to be completed by the end of 2017, including First Dike Raising (July); Raw Water Storage Impoundment (July); CSS Georgia […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announced few days ago that the Raw Water Storage Impoundment (RWSI) construction project – an important part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) – is now roughly 60% complete. The contractor, Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, North Carolina, started work on the project in March 2016. USACE […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging effort began on December 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  Up to five hopper dredges will be in the area at one time working 24-hour […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just reported that contractors working on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project are on track to finish several SHEP-related features in 2017. Senior project manager for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, Spencer Davis, recently provided an update on the environmental mitigation features outside of the actual harbor and entrance channel […]

  • 19 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 13-19, 2017).   Heavy Equipment for the Willoughby Spit Project Arrives on Wednesday Heavy equipment that will be used for the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project is set to arrive this Wednesday at 21st Bay View […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) gained more traction in March, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District. SHEP will deepen the Savannah Harbor federal shipping channel from a depth of -42 feet to -47 feet, producing substantial economic benefits for the nation by enabling larger and more heavily-loaded vessels to call on […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released an update on the Raw Water Storage Impoundment (RWSI) construction project – an important part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). This aerial photo, just posted by the USACE’s Savannah District, displays construction progress on the RWSI, which currently sits at 53 percent completion. […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Savannah River entrance channel deepening is approximately 60 percent complete, Griffith V. Lynch, the executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), said in the latest project update. In the near future, this portion of the project will benefit ship traffic by opening a wider tidal window and greater scheduling flexibility for neo-Panamax vessels. […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nearly two decades in the making, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) continues to gain momentum with more contracts awarded and new ground broken. In addition to progress made on the Raw Water Storage Impoundment and Dissolved Oxygen Injection System, work advanced this month on the dike raising and tide gate removal mitigation feature. Herve Cody Construction […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District announced yesterday that the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) advanced another step with the completion of the first navigation feature on July 10.  The $6.5 million effort raised a dike in a major dredge material containment area to prepare the area to receive large amounts of material from the […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) reached its largest milestone to date with the completion of the deepening of the 20-mile-long entrance channel. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, yesterday announced the completion of the outer harbor works adding that only final touches remain in this $134 million project to deepen the entrance […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Understanding the reverberating environmental impacts of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project has been a sizable undertaking for the Corps’ and its partners. Preserving high water quality standards is at the forefront of the Corps’ efforts to minimize adverse environmental effects that may result from the expansive project. By deepening the Savannah River to the Garden […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoRA) will invest approximately € 25 million in the creation of a site of almost 5 hectares to accommodate the future expansion of Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT). The land will be gained by filling in the south western corner of the Botlek dock with some 600,000 m3 of sand. There […]

  • 13 March 2012

      Members of the public and news media are invited to attend a series of scoping meeting on the proposed Glades Reservoir project, March 20, 21 and 22 at three locations in the tri-state area: • March 20: Gainesville State College from 4 to 8 p.m. EST. The college is located at 3820 Mundy Mill […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at Ras Al Khaimah Port in the United Arab Emirates are set to begin next week, August 6th, according to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports. The scope of dredging operation consists of following: port entrance between the breakwaters and inner channel; vessel maneuvering and berthing area; the outer approach […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new flexible dredging concept is the answer to increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located further from shore at increased dredging depths. The RoRo Deep Dredge, which can work up to -200 m dredging depth, has specifically been designed to meet this demand and to challenge current technical limitations. Shortage […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representing Upstate Forever and Save Our Saluda, the Southern Environmental Law Center yesterday announced an agreement in principle with Duke Energy to remove all of its coal ash at its W.S. Lee facility from the banks of the Saluda River near Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina, to safer, dry lined storage away from the river.   “With […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun construction works on the flood storage area under the Badsey Brook flood risk management scheme. This includes earth works and the removal of topsoil along the footprint of the proposed embankment and the flood storage area. The flood storage area will be able to hold up to 135,000 cubic meters of water […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Mast yesterday requested that President Donald Trump include $250 million in funding for Everglades restoration in his FY2021 budget request. This request comes on the heels of President Trump signing into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which at Rep. Mast’s urging, included a historic $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District, awarded a contract in the amount of $2.4 million on Aug. 31, 2013, to Fuel Tank Maintenance Company LLC to fill in levee gaps in Mount Prospect and Prospect Heights, Ill. Fuel Tank Maintenance Company LLC is certified as a small business concern. The firm-fixed-price construction […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Danville will shift the hours of operation at its water treatment plant when Duke Energy’s contractor begins removing the coal ash deposit found in the Dan River near the Schoolfield Dam. Duke Energy said on Friday that crews are completing site preparation. Dredging could begin later this week. “We plan to close […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to a recent report under a settlement agreement with conservation groups, South Carolina Electric & Gas removed over 600,000 tons of coal ash from its lagoons on the Catawba-Wateree River near Columbia, South Carolina, by the end of 2014.  A settlement of litigation brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to the state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fox Waterway Agency has proposed constructing a 29-acre in-lake sediment storage and dewatering facility (SDF) using beneficially reused dredged sediment. The Fox Waterway Agency will improve navigation by hydraulically and mechanically dredging sediment from the Chain O’Lakes and Fox River and transporting the material via pumping or barge to the newly constructed island. The […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man’s Department of Infrastructure has set out its maintenance program for Peel marina for the next three years, together with its proposals for the long-term management and disposal of silt. At the January sitting of Tynwald – the legislature of the Isle of Man, the members will be asked to note a report […]