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  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid another visit to the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme in West Sussex, where works have progressed during 2017 ahead of the winter shutdown. This is the third consecutive year that students from the University of Brighton have visited the site. The flood prevention works at Clay’s Lake are […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Due to the government shutdown and its impact on the five federal agencies in the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) program, all October CWPPRA events and meetings have been canceled. This cancellation includes the October 17th Task Force meeting and the October 18th Dedication Ceremony. At this time, all events have been […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) stood before the shuttered Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Laboratory in Edison, New Jersey, calling for an end to the reckless Republican government shutdown that has left all 100 employees of the lab furloughed. The government shutdown has halted or slowed work on a variety of activities critical to […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will continue its Hurricane Sandy recovery operations during the federal government shutdown created by the lapse in federal funding. The Hurricane Sandy recovery program includes restoring previously constructed Corps projects that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, repairing Sandy-damaged navigation channels and structures that the Corps has built and […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will modify its operations beginning today as a result of the federal government shutdown for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. “We have updated our operations to prepare for an orderly shutdown today, as outlined in the guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget,” said […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In response to the December 6 letter from Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy to Senator Richard Durbin providing an analysis of the impact of additional Missouri River releases to sustain navigation traffic on the Mississippi River, The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have issued the following statement: […]

  • 11 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing for the possibility of a government shutdown by identifying staff whose work responsibilities are designated as ‘excepted’ or ‘non-excepted’, as outlined in the Department of Defense Contingency Guidance document. According to Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, civilian personnel deemed to […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    A one-month extension has been granted to enable dredging work in Peel Marina to continue until the end of June and ensure this year’s programme is completed as planned. The operation to remove 44,000 tonnes of silt is progressing well since resuming activity following a four-week hiatus during the enforced shutdown of the construction sector […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District announced recently that a new dredging season has kicked off with the first contractor, Ryba Marine, mobilized for the season. According to the Corps, dredging began at the Pointe Mouillee Access Channel and East Outer Channel on the Fiscal Year 2019 Maintenance Dredging Detroit River contract. This […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday overwhelmingly passed a sweeping FY 2020 budget (297 in favor and 120 opposed). If the U.S. Senate passes the Bill on Thursday, and President Trump signs the legislation, then there will not be a government shutdown. In the House approved domestic appropriations bill there is a section titled the […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The new Flynns Beach seawall and surrounding improvements are almost finished, reports the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. Now that works are nearing completion, a planned closure of Tuppenny Road is required to tie in the southern end of works. The new seawall is part of the first stage of the Flynns Beach Master Plan that commenced in […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the Settlement Shores canal system will begin in November this year to address areas where the depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements and boat wash, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council reports.  The dredging will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public, whilst also preserving the shoreline […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Although not even officially summer, the city of Virginia Beach and the Army Corps’ Norfolk District are already preparing for winter. The district has awarded the Sandbridge Hurricane Protection and Beach Renourishment project contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. According to the Corps, the investment for this renourishment cycle is $20.3 million, including […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced that despite federal government shutdown, the comments on Queen Bess Island Restoration are still being accepted. The government shutdown has affected the online portal for submitting public comments on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group’s (LA TIG) Draft Restoration Plan #1.1: Queen Bess Island Restoration Project, […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A flood prevention scheme located near the West Sussex town of Crawley is nearing completion, with Mackley currently on-site to carry out the final phase of works. The flood prevention works at Clay’s Lake are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. A key element […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen DOP250 has successfully completed a job near Safaniyah Pier, Saudi Arabia, which included excavation of two 48” oil pipeline located in the surf zone. Both pipelines were to be exposed for inspection and then sleeving during a critical shutdown of the main trunkline. At the nearshore location, only 10 m from shore, the […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After Hurricane Harvey, the shutdown of air, rail, and port operations had an impact well outside the region due to Houston being a multi-modal interchange point. Wind damage from Hurricane Harvey to shipping and port infrastructure was minimal, but an enormous influx of water, sediment and debris entered the Houston Ship Channel, meaning it needed […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the City of Waukegan and the Waukegan Port District have entered into a partnership to conduct a feasibility study to evaluate a range of alternatives for improving the reliability of Waukegan Harbor for commercial navigation. “This study builds upon other initiatives we’ve undertaken with […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subcon Europe was contracted recently by Subtech Group to design and fabricate 1680m² of CoastMatt™ for the scour protection of Terminal de Carvão da Matola in Mozambique. The dry bulk terminal has an annual export of 7.5mil tonne of coal and magnetite and the scour protection was a part of the current upgrading of the terminal […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Project has been temporarily stopped as Hurricane Irma heads towards South Carolina. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District renourishment update, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has stopped pumping and dredging and is preparing the dredges to be sent to safe harbor. GLDD is working to […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mampaey Offshore Industries has developed and delivered the first iMSL Small Scale system for the world’s first LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Minerva and Scheldt River. The transfer of the liquefied natural gas from ships required a linked ESD system to ensure a controlled shutdown of the transfer operation in the case of a detected […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rand Paul recently reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, which modifies the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge smaller harbors. According to Senator Rand Paul, the Corps currently prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to fund their own dredging or […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Around 40 members of the IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) South Downs Branch recently paid a visit to a flood alleviation scheme being carried out by Team Van Oord. The visit was to the Clay’s Lake site, near Pease Pottage, where flood prevention works are being carried out as part of the Upper Mole […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend $14 million on repairs to the damaged San Pedro and Long Beach breakwaters, U.S. Representative Janice Hahn’s office announced on Tuesday. “This is a huge relief,” said Congresswoman Janice Hahn. “I have been fighting for repairs to our breakwater for some time now and I am happy that […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) will introduce its largest super long front medium excavator at Intermat event this week in Paris. With an extended operating range, the ZX350LC-5 model has been specially designed for earthmoving on dredging, bank maintenance and slope finishing projects. It has been developed with a variety of features to meet […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exide Group has returned and resumed sediment dredging activities in the Mill River in Fairfield, following the winter shutdown.   The winter shut‐down occurred from mid‐December to early‐March. Exide returned to the site on March 3rd 2015, and completed remobilization activities, including restarting the water treatment plant, and positioning the turbidity curtains and sediment conveyance pipeline in […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates sand placement on Venice Beach to tentatively resume today, weather permitting.  The shore protection project was temporarily delayed by a mechanical problem February 15 that caused the shutdown of dredging operations.  During the dredging operations, the Liberty Island, a trailing suction hopper dredge, received damage to its propellers. […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement on Venice Beach is temporarily delayed by a mechanical problem that’s caused the shutdown of dredging operations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today. Dredging is tentatively scheduled to resume in early March. The beach renourishment project helps protect landside infrastructure and property from storm damage. The side benefits of the project […]