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  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Prairie View A&M University’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Summer Program visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to speak with district subject matter experts in the engineering, biology and regulatory fields, learn more about different avenues of pursuing STEM-related career fields and about the opportunities that exist for […]

  • 19 August 2011

    As part of measures to stem flooding and attendant consequences, Lagos State has begun dredging of canals following the discovery that major… By Joshua Bassey (businessdayonline) [mappress] Source: businessdayonline, August 19, 2011

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District brought out their best when they were invited to a career conference last Friday. The team, Lt. Col. Robert Haupt, Kristen Donofrio, Capt. Antonio Pazos, Nicole Woodward and Josh Williams, led one of 48 sessions at Corporate Landing Middle School’s Second Annual STEM Career Conference, Sept. 28, where more than 800 sixth- […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District’s commitment in increasing awareness and inspiring students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, New York district volunteers interacted with students from the Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy and from Dwyer High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The March […]

  • 11 November 2009

    SAND-DREDGING operations are on the rise in Kampot province, according to local fishermen, who say they are concerned about the possible environmental degradation and loss of livelihood stemming from the operations… Source: Phnom Phen Post, November 11, 2009;

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will replace the stem (the portion that is above ground) for a 50 ft section of floodwall along Hayne Blvd. on the New Orleans Lakefront after a preliminary inspection identified materials that were performing below the design standards. The work will be performed at no additional […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s New England District has once again collaborated with the Schools to Careers Partnership to sponsor a daylong event as part of the Program’s three-day Bioengineering Symposium. “This is the second year the District has done a full site tour – last year we toured Muddy River – but this is the fourth year […]

  • 5 June 2013

    Weifang Port is planning an expansion of its capacity with an investment worth approximately USD 1.6 Billion, reports SinoShip News Portal. The plan is to build thirteen 5000- ton class berths and at least nineteen 20,000- ton class berths in the next three years. Speaking in the long-term, Weifang Port intends to raise its capacity […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aberdeen Coastguard received a request early on Saturday morning, which prompted the rapid response of Invergordon Lifeboat to attend an incident in the Cromarty Firth. Invergordon RNLI Trent Class Lifeboat and her volunteer crew were launched just before 7.00am to assist the dredger WD Mersey. The WD Mersey was carrying out dredging operations at Nigg […]

  • 7 February 2013

    An online petition calling for the dredging program at the Somerset Levels is rapidly receiving support, according to thisissomerset.co.uk. This very important dredging project should reduce flooding at the mentioned area. “The series of catastrophic floods in the Somerset Levels (and elsewhere in the country) is entirely avoidable. It stems, largely, from the Environment Agency’s […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority will ask a Texas company for a detailed proposal to dredge the South Fork Reservoir. Albemarle Supervisor Ken Boyd and fellow RWSA members have heard from county residents who say dredging will enhance the reservoir as a source of recreation, reports wina.com. The proposal is to dredge sand from […]

  • 15 January 2013

    The Red River of the North Rural Nonstructural Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study is investigating nonstructural flood risk management measures for rural homes and farmsteads along the main stem of the Red River of the North and the Bois de Sioux River. This study is another step to identify and implement flood risk management measures […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District will host a meeting on June 11 in Melbourne to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The 6 p.m. meeting will be held at Melbourne City Hall, 900 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne. The District, in coordination with the […]

  • 27 June 2012

    A South Carolina commission that includes state lawmakers who are opposed to the proposed deepening of the Savannah River has gone to court for a fourth time aiming to assert its authority, reports postandcourier.com. A temporary injunction filed Thursday by the Savannah River Maritime Commission against the South Carolina members of the Jasper Ocean Terminal […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District (MCWD) recently signed an agreement to study the potential for an environmental restoration project in the Painter Creek subwatershed. The Painter Creek subwatershed is located in the northwestern boundary of the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District and includes Painter Creek, Katrina Lake, […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development

    The Port of Townsville is spending $1.2 million to repair the Lucinda Jetty to extend the life of the popular fishing spot for the benefit of the local community. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said that the contract had been awarded to Townsville engineering company Casa Projects and is […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District is hosting a meeting on June 7 in Melbourne, FL to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update to the community on the project and expected work period. The […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has partnered with Brunel University’s Center for Flood Risk and Resilience – set up with the aim of helping key stakeholders develop relevant skills and knowledge, supporting the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. Under the agreement, VolkerStevin will be working alongside other partners, including the Environment Agency, HR Wallingford, Jacobs and CIWEM to co-create STEM […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, named its new hydrographic survey vessel, the CATLETT, yesterday morning in a ceremony in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The CATLETT will support Baltimore District’s mission of ensuring safe navigation on channels in and out of the Port of Baltimore as well as on dozens of other channels throughout […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident stemming from a dredging operation resulted in about two gallons of oil getting into Storm Lake two days ago. Dredge crews, the City of Storm Lake and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources were able to contain and clean up the oil spill on Sunday afternoon. The contract operator of the dredging operation, […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $20 million loan to stem coastal erosion around the popular Black Sea tourist destination of Batumi.  Batumi, the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, with a population of more than 150,000, is one of the fastest developing cities along the Black Sea coast and plays a […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District has awarded a contract for $1.17 million to Newt Marine Service of Dubuque, Iowa for repairs to shallow water habitat at Fawn Island in Harrison County, Iowa. Work will begin this month with completion expected by April 2016. The Fawn Island chute was constructed in 2010 to benefit […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step necessary to clean up the Eau Gallie River, an Indian River Lagoon tributary, began last week as crews started constructing a facility to store the muck that will be dredged later this year from the river’s bottom. “It is exciting to know that work has begun on the dredged material management area,” […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A $3.56 million contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to Newt Marine Service of Dubuque, Iowa, for the construction of a backwater at Glovers Point Bend in Thurston County, Neb. The proposed project will be constructed on land owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and will result […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft EA has been prepared by Amec Foster Wheeler, Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. for the USACE to determine if any environmental impacts would be caused by a proposed project to bring the town of Greybull Levee System into compliance with 44 CFR § 65.10 of the National Flood Insurance Program criteria for levee certification. […]