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  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is now ready for continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2018 that starts on Oct. 1, 2017. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operations and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) includes $4.785 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, reports USACE. “The Fiscal Year 2019 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration’s priorities to support and improve the nation’s economy […]

  • 11 April 2012

    By obtaining a dredging permit, the S.S. Keewatin, a 104-year-old steamship is closer to coming home to Port McNicoll. The man tasked to bring the ship back home, Eric Conroy, has secured the final dredging permit necessary for the ship’s voyage. The permit was issued by the Michigan officials. According to Simcoe.com, Conroy stated: “We […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of the state of Delaware’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public open house workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7:30 p.m., South Coastal Library, 43 […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the Army Corps’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting coastal banks and restoring public beaches in Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is in the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Sound along the shoreline of Oak […]

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

    The Partrac Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) is being used in the STELAR-S2S project. The overall aim of the STELAR project is to understand the importance of climatic and autogenic controls in determining the transfer of sediment from source-to-sink in one of the world’s largest rivers – the Mekong. Floodplain characteristics and sedimentation will be obtained […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with the rehabilitation and expansion of a deteriorated stone revetment in Oak Bluffs, on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is proposed along the northeastern shoreline of […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, announced last Friday the final allocation of $101.6 million for FY 2017 and budget proposal containing $60.5 million for the FY 2018. According to the Corps, the President released both the work plan for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) and his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massey’s Ditch Channel dredging scheme in Delaware is finally set to begin in November, WMDT (47 ABC) reports.  The waterway, which has caused some problems for boaters over the years, is scheduled to be dredged either on or a little after November 1. According to 47 ABC, the project had been delayed after no […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bob Wetta, President/CEO of DSC Dredge, LLC, along with the other Louisiana “E” Award winners, held a meeting in Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy’s office on September 1. The purpose of the meeting was to recognize the winners for their accomplishments that led to receiving this prestigious award. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Vessels

    The 350-foot-long tourist landmark on Lake Kalamazoo, S.S. Keewatin steamship will be set free once 50,000 cubic yards of the muck and mud are removed this week. The Keewatin is surrounded by approximately 12 feet of silt and dredging the muck is the first step to getting the ship ready to cover a 600-mile trip […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., has just completed work on the Massey’s Ditch dredging project, reports the Dredging Contractors of America. During the works, more than 100,000 cubic yards of dredged material was removed from channels including the entrance to Baker’s Channel, on the north side of Lynch Thicket Island, and a large […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with repairing a portion of U.S. Route 2 in Cabot, Vermont. The Vermont Agency of Transportation proposes to place fill material in a total of […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shell Global Solutions has listed the LIQUIDYNE pump shaft seal as best practice for use with its cooling water pumps worldwide. The LIQUIDYNE is also now included in Shell’s TAMAP (Technically Accepted Manufacturers and Products) list. IHC Lagersmit, part of IHC Merwede, specialises in sealing solutions for rotating shafts on ships, pumps, tidal turbines and […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is leading a team to reconstruct Hall’s Island, which was destroyed by industrial development in the 1960s. Located just north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge, the site is being excavated to create a new back channel that will re-separate the island from the mainland. In the process, 1,000 linear […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) includes more than $5 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $77.6 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers faces aging technology, shortage of funding and a lack of citizen awareness, said its commander. Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Army’s chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, spoke Thursday, at a Civil Works Infrastructure roundtable conference. He highlighted some of the major challenges the country faces and […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Business development

    Construction of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on schedule for a March 2021 opening, S.C. Ports said in their latest release. “We look forward to opening the first phase of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal, which will be the country’s first container terminal in more than a decade,” S.C. Ports President and CEO Jim […]

  • 28 November 2012

    DP World today celebrated the 41st UAE National Day with cultural and traditional Emirati festivities for its employees, partners, customers and friends. Activities included the ceremonial planting of a tree in response to the suggestion of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, to plant […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airports Commission has announced its decision not to add the inner Thames estuary airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity by 2030. Following detailed further study into the feasibility of an inner Thames estuary airport the commission has concluded that the proposal has substantial disadvantages that collectively outweigh its […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter, have called on the Trump administration to immediately fulfill the longstanding commitment to sufficiently fund the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project after the president’s fiscal year 2019 budget requested just $49 million for the project. The Georgia lawmakers said the president’s budget request, which was […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To achieve accreditation in the UK, Royal HaskoningDHV has completed the BM Level 2 audit process working closely with Lloyd’s Register. The audit examined in detail the company’s processes, procedures and management systems in the UK and the accreditation now means that Royal HaskoningDHV can offer its services to its clients with confidence that the […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Queenscliff Harbor in Victoria has recently completed a major milestone on the Fisherman’s Wharf Revitalization Project. The main civil works contract, which formed the main part of the upgrade to the precinct, has been completed. The works were completed by PW Johnson who mobilized their jack-up barge to the site, allowing them to successfully realign […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sailors assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, Construction Dive Det. Alpha, completed a recompression chamber inspection and maritime infrastructure assessment of the Pohnpei Harbor and Kapingamarangi Atoll on May 7, as part of Pacific Partnership 2019. The assessment, which began April 16, will help maintain and expand the harbor port in Pohnpei and improve […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released this new article named ‘A Common Sense Approach for H2S Release During Dredging’. The release of H2S (Hydrogen Sulphide) is a known risk in the dredging industry. It is a highly toxic and flammable gas (flammable range: 4.3-46%). Being heavier than air, it tends to accumulate at the bottom […]