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  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Union Slough Levee started in earnest yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials commenced construction on a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the southwest corner of Smith Island, just south of Everett’s Water Pollution Control Facility. Located on the Snohomish River’s right bank, the $86,000 project will address sloughing, slope scour, […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. realized a net profit of EUR 123 million in the first half of 2013 (H1 2012: EUR 102 million). Dockwise contributed EUR 15 million to this result. Revenue rose by 12% in the first half to EUR 1.6 billion (H1 2012: EUR 1.4 billion). Organic revenue growth was 4%. EBITDA in […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA and partners will soon begin work at two projects funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. Cleanup activities are slated to begin at Azcon Slip in Duluth, Minn., and Howards Bay in Superior, Wis. Both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority of […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of nearly 120 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s west bank as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system in August and September of 2010. The inspection was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission (LWFC) amended a notice of intent on changes to the dredge fill material program administered by the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) during its July 1st meeting in Baton Rouge. The amendment reads as follows: “The extent of a single permitted site in the Mississippi River, the […]

  • 19 February 2012

      On any given day, ships carrying cargo from Mexico to China pull into one of the 28 ports along the Texas coast to deliver imported goods ranging from coffee to cars – a maritime industry that generates $135 billion in economic value to the state and creates nearly one million jobs. With Texas ports […]

  • 15 May 2012

    American Rivers named the Missouri River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers today, shining a national spotlight on outdated flood management practices that are threatening public safety. The Missouri River is threatened by outdated flood management practices that compromise public safety and river health. The once wide Missouri, with extensive floodplains and shallow water areas, has […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District is seeking public input on a Virginia Beach City Government proposal to mechanically dredge a Saw Pen Point neighborhood tributary to provide residents with navigation access.  The Schilling Point SSD project is located in a tributary to the Lynnhaven River’s Western Branch, adjacent to the Saw Pen […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Dykstra Levee System in King County, Washington, is getting a makeover starting July, 25th 2016, when USACE will begin repairing three sections totaling approximately 850 feet of damage along the Green River during the months of August 2016 thru January 2017. The Dykstra Levee is located in the vicinity of Dykstra Park in Auburn […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson last week joined officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  to announce an agreement for the deepening of the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico through Baton Rouge has been authorized and signed.    “This is a […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just released this beautiful photo from the Mermentau River silt removal program. To speed up the drainage of floodwaters from Hurricane Laura in Cameron Parish, they are currently performing an emergency operation to cut a silted canal along the lower Mermentau River. This work will remove […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and SAAM S.A. (SAAM) have announced that they have successfully created a joint harbor towage operation within the American Continent in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A. […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River begins its fourth year, environmental groups – Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson – continue to watch General Electric (GE) closely to ensure that the river remains on target to be restored to a cleaner state as soon as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    San Miguel Corporation (SMC) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Monday formalized a joint commitment to undertake an extensive cleanup of the Tullahan River system, informs the Philippine News Agency. Ramon S. Ang, SMC president and chief operating officer, and DENR secretary Roy Cimatu signed the landmark memorandum of agreement (MoA) […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, now in its tenth year, was completed yesterday, November 15. The Fox River Cleanup Group reported that dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for 2018. According to the Group, next to follow is demobilization of the dredges that will take place over the next couple of […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scientists with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will fly a drone over a section of the Lower Columbia River and adjacent areas during the week of Oct. 30–Nov. 2 to collect information supporting river restoration work. WDFW scientist Jane Atha said that a drone will collect imagery of a wetland project at […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, is hosting a public workshop on April 17 to present information on the draft report and accept comments on the Integrated Feasibility Study Report Environmental Assessment for the Three River Feasibility Study. The drop-in style workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, published a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on Friday, marking a major milestone in the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration feasibility study. Improvements to approximately 178 acres of existing aquatic and riparian habitat along the lower Yuba River, between Englebright Dam and the confluence of the Yuba […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, on its website today posted a copy of its draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Souris Basin, North Dakota, Flood Risk Management project. The purpose of the feasibility study is to assess the interconnected system of reservoirs, levees and channels within this […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Environmental Conservation awarded more than $155,000 in Mohawk River Basin Program grants for four projects in the Mohawk River Basin Watershed. According to the DEC Acting Commissioner, Basil Seggos, these grants, funded by the state Environmental Protection Fund, will help to improve water quality, promote resiliency and create recreational opportunities in […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, named River Flow 2016, will take place on July 12-15, 2016 in St. Louis, MO. River Flow, an international meeting in the area of river engineering and fluvial hydraulics, will provide a forum to report the latest scientific findings and to promote information exchange and cooperation among scientists, engineers […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    New round of Sigatoka River maintenance dredging is expected to begin later this year, according to the agriculture minister Inia Seruiratu. He said that tenders for the work were advertised last December but the project was put on hold because of the TC Winston. “It will be done in 3 stages and we hope to extract 1.2 million […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With Thames passenger and freight statistics at record levels, the Port of London Authority (PLA) officially introduced its £7 million multi-purpose river maintenance vessel, London Titan, in a ceremony held yesterday at Tower Pier. Officially named by Thurrock MP, Jackie Doyle-Price, London Titan will keep the river clear of obstructions and channels clearly marked for […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As this week’s storm subsides, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District officials estimate that Mud Mountain and Howard Hanson dams protected nearly one million people and about $2 billion in resources in the White and Green River valleys. This rainfall and flow rate lands in the Howard Hanson Dam’s top ten events in […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The lower Menominee River was taken off a list of polluted areas in need of remediation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday.  EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced in Marinette that the river was deemed clean enough to be removed from the list after a remediation process that began in the late 1980s.  During […]