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  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Robert B. Wetta President of the Western Dredging Association called the meeting to Order at 1:25 pm Tuesday June 12, 2012 and presented the Annual Report that covers the period from June 7, 2011 until June 12, 2012. The President presented the following: “During the period of this report WEDA Membership continues to increase. […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Town representatives will conduct an update meeting on the Barnstable Harbor dredging project on Tuesday Jan. 8, at 8 a.m. at the Dolphin Restaurant. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a permit extending the time allowed for offshore disposal at the Cape Cod Bay Disposal Site until Jan. 6, Town Councilor Ann Canedy […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Local officials and special guest Lt. Governor Karen Polito gathered recently to celebrate the opening of the brand-new T-Wharf in Plymouth, MA with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly constructed project. The new T-Wharf is twice the size of the previous pier, measuring at 18,360 square feet, and will play a vital role in […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced that Lawrence R. Dickerson and D. Michael Steuert have been appointed to the Board of Director’s 2019 director class, effective January 24, 2017. Mr. Dickerson has been appointed to the Compensation Committee, and Mr. Steuert has been appointed to the Audit Committee. With the addition of […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced that Kathleen M. Shanahan and Ronald R. Steger have been appointed to the Board of Directors’ 2018 and 2019 director classes, respectively, effective as of the company’s 2018 annual meeting to be held in May. In addition, at that time, the Board will be increased to […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project yesterday announced the start of a comment period on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and the Marine Shipping Addendum submitted by the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. Interested parties are invited to provide comments on these and other records relating to the environmental assessment of the Roberts […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Metro Vancouver has submitted a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. The project is a proposed new container terminal at Roberts Bank in Delta, B.C. on Canada’s west coast. The Environmental Impact Statement documents four years of extensive scientific study and consultation […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     A new video has been released showing unique footage of progress on the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (FIMI). In the video, Project Manager, Robert Vohden, discussed the particulars of Contract 3B2 and how its benefiting the community of Fire Island. The FIMI Project was designed to provide […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The beach nourishment operations for the Quackstrand beach at the Haringvliet near Hellevoetsluis officially started last week. Mr. Robert van der Kooi, chairman of the Voorne-Putten recreation board, together with partners Hellevoetsluis municipality, Southwest Netherlands sport fishery, Netherlands sport fishery and Natuurmonumenten, gave their go-ahead for enlarging the beach at Quackstrand. Quackstrand beach is a […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Charles B. Rangel, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, State Senator José M. Serrano and Assemblyman Robert Rodriguez have called on the USACE to include coastal protection projects along the waterfront communities of East Harlem. After Schumer and Rangel’s push in Congress, the recently passed FY16 Appropriations bill included federal funding […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) yesterday highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe, efficient and cost-effective navigation channels in the nation’s inland waterways and ports. “The recent deliveries of four state-of-the-art vessels, constructed by nearly 700 American workers in U.S. shipyards, are a reflection of the U.S. dredging industry’s continued investment in […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch company Formaco, which has been active for more than 15 years in the Dutch and Belgian market with primarily heavy quality forging- and casting works, recently signed a contract with the Spanish forge Irizar Forge from the Basque Country for the exclusive sale of special forged lifting hooks, crane lifting blocks and compositions […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) to combine Army Corps “operations and maintenance funding” with federal disaster aid for the dredging of Fire Island Inlet and beach replenishment at Robert Moses and Fire Island Beaches. Fire Island […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Recently, Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has followed his request and will allocate $4.5 million in disaster dollars recently appropriated by Congress to Oregon Inlet. Jones has been actively working with the Corps of Engineers on the need to direct disaster funding to Oregon Inlet, including a […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour, speaking to a regional gathering of Gulf states harbor pilots, called for a “bias for action and a sense of urgency…for increased U.S. investment in waterways infrastructure and a national strategic policy to prepare and equip U.S. Ports in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Seaboard for increased cargo […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in July 2020 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. Since 2011, the Port Authority has been conducting field studies at Roberts Bank and the surrounding areas that build on previous scientific work as well as address existing […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) is continuing field studies in August 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Roberts Bank Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that would provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. The project is undergoing a […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in February 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that would provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. The Scheme is undergoing a federal environmental assessment […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Secretariat for the Review Panel reviewing the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 (RBT2) Project will be holding information sessions on the federal environmental assessment review process, the Government of Canada reports. The information sessions will provide an opportunity for the public, including Indigenous groups, to hear more about the environmental assessment (EA) process, the present status of […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This winter, Morpeth homes and business are better protected than ever from the threat of flooding from the River Wansbeck. Construction of new flood defenses in Morpeth town centre, as part of the multi-million pound flood alleviation scheme, is now complete. Since early 2013, contractors working on behalf of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Long Beach and the USACE reached an agreement this week to share the cost of a $3 million study to determine whether the breakwater off the coast can be removed or reconfigured to help restore aquatic habitat without disrupting boats and coastal homes. “I can’t thank the Army Corps enough for working with us to start […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Review Panel for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project has announced that it has scheduled a second orientation session open to the public to be held September 16, 2016 in Vancouver. The orientation session will be held at the Simon Fraser University – Segal Building, Vancouver, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. At the session, Transport Canada, […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in November 2017 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The port provided an overview of field studies that will be taking place in November 2017, including the Coastal Geomorphology, Abiotic Parameters Study, Outdoor Recreation, and Recreational Trail […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Catherine McKenna, Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, announced last Friday the appointment of Dr. Douw Steyn as a new member of the Review Panel established to conduct the environment assessment of the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project in Delta, British Columbia. Dr. Douw Steyn will join Panel Chair, Ms. Jocelyne Beaudet, and […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in June 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that will, once finished, provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. At the moment, […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The independent review panel has released its report on the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The project is a proposed new three-berth marine container terminal located at Roberts Bank in Delta, British Columbia, approximately 35 km south of Vancouver. The release of the review panel’s report marks a significant milestone in the environmental assessment process. […]