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  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will kick off a series of five meetings around the state to take public input on the department’s water quality assessment determinations and restoration priorities on August 26. The meetings will be held in Stuart, Fort Myers, Temple Terrace, Daytona Beach and Tallahassee respectively. At the public meetings, department […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, following the release of a revised Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) for Everglades restoration projects at the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force meeting, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio urged the Army Corps to work with the South Florida Water Management District, in consultation with the Secretary of the Interior, to reassess the prioritization of restoration […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is responsible for 1,300 miles of the state’s 1,800 miles of coastline, constructing and maintaining over 30% of the nation’s total shore protection projects. As in previous years, the Corps have been very busy placing sand on shorelines across the state in preparation for the coming storm season. […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Army Corps’ Jacksonville District is opening public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the operation and maintenance dredging of the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW). “Maintaining safe navigation on federal waterways is one of the Corps’ key missions,” said Ashleigh Fountain, Project Manager. “Accumulation of sediment […]

  • 15 May 2012

    A public meeting has been scheduled to discuss deepening the St. Johns River, according to actionnewsjax.com. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will hold the public meeting on Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Port Authority Cruise Terminal, 9810 August Dr. Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    On March 24th, STX France Lorient yard has floated out the St Pierre trailing suction hopper dredger ordered in July 2010 by STFMO, subsidiary of Sablières de l’Atlantique. Following her keel laying held last September, this floating out is another important milestone in the contract, before her delivery in summer 2012. With this new step, […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is implementing additional navigation restrictions for boaters along roughly 10 miles of the lower Kissimmee River basin. As reported, USACE continues backfilling operations on the C-38 Canal as part of an ongoing effort to restore historic flows of the Kissimmee River. Earlier this summer, the Corps closed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The  South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is conducting a series of workshops to solicit public input on plan alternatives for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.  These meetings will take place today, from 1 to 4 p.m. at SFWMD Okeechobee Service Center in Okeechobee, and tomorrow, from 9 a.m. to noon at SFWMD Headquarters B-1 […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kissimmee River Restoration project, one of the many ongoing projects currently underway by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District, aimed to restore America’s Everglades, is moving ahead.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement that they are advising boaters […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will be holding a series of scoping meetings to discuss the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project – Alternative Sand Source Investigation and give all interested individuals, groups and agencies an opportunity to provide input. Five meetings will be held throughout south Florida between […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Just a few minutes ago, at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, the Conference Manager J. Femke Hoogeveen officially opened the 1st Dredging Today Conference. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is […]

  • 13 July 2010

    PCBs have become a factor in transportation along the Champlain Canal, Capital District Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports. The state once regularly removed sediment accumlated at the bottom of the canal, but has not done so since 1980 when it was determined that PCB contamination made the cost of disposing that sediment too expensive. Today, […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    As contractors continue to move forward on four of Savannah Harbor Expansion Project’s (SHEP) environmental mitigation projects, a small team this week made headway on another front – the proposed fish passage near Augusta. Engineers and divers inspected the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam, November 15 and 16, as part of an annual inspection […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-September, Palm Beach County will begin hauling 200,000 cubic yards of sand for a beach renourishment project south of the Jupiter Inlet. Approximately 120 truckloads of sand per day will travel from a mine in St. Lucie County via I-95 and Indiantown Road to a staging area in Carlin Park. The contractor will minimize […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today that dredging work for the renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project is now complete. Final tilling and beach work will continue through Thursday, and construction equipment located at Pope Road will be removed by June 26. This project renourished critically eroded shoreline […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Draft Report and Environmental Assessment regarding navigation-related problems affecting the local users of St. Jerome Creek in St. Mary’s County is now out for public review. The purpose of this report is to identify a solution that is economically feasible with minimal environmental impacts. Currently, shoaling reduces the controlling depth of the channel below the […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $2.122 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay, and a $787,000 contract for the Maumee River dredging to occur during 2019, located along Lake Erie in Toledo Harbor, in the City of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Each contract […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is increasing the depth of the existing federal channel along the St. Johns River from its current depth of 40-feet to a maximum depth of 50-feet. The Army Corps yesterday released a couple of photos showing the latest progress on the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project. The Jacksonville […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) finished the dredging season at Grand Lake St. Marys. The department set a goal of removing 300,000 cubic yards of sediment during the 2013 dredging season, and Ohio State Parks exceeded that goal by removing 302,226 cubic yards of dredge material this year, a record figure […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has scheduled two virtual public scoping meetings regarding the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study. The meetings will be streamed at the following dates on the district’s Facebook page on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 6 p.m. According to […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Argentinian towage and harbour company Remolcadores Unidos Argentinos (RUA) has just taken delivery of the ‘RUA Cap. Lucio R’, a Damen ASD 2810 tug. Although Damen’s tugs have operated in Argentina before, this vessel is the first time a Damen tug is owned by an Argentinian company. Established in 1967 and based in Buenos Aires, […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District is proposing to conduct repairs to federal navigation features at St. Paul Harbor on St. Paul Island. The Corps plans to repair the 1,000-foot-long detached rubble mound breakwater; repair scour holes in the harbor’s entrance channels and adjacent to rubble mound breakwaters; dredge to project depth selected shoaled […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today the closure of Pope Road in St. Augustine Beach starting November 27th for the next scheduled renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project. According to the Corps, Pope Road will be an equipment staging area, remaining closed for the duration of the project. […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international company behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated tourism, residential and casino proposal near Wavebreak Island in the Southport Broadwater says it can complete the required dredging to enable cruise ship access within four weeks. President and CEO of Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters Limited, Ric Grosvenor, said the […]

  • 11 June 2012

    According to the Toledo Blade, alternatives for managing sediment and other material dredged from Toledo Harbor’s channels will be the subject of a public forum next week at the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments. During the forum, scheduled for June 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., project representatives are to explain the project’s objectives […]