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  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Huddled around a small conference table at the Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Annada, Mo., March 4, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the public discussed a draft plan to improve the wetland ecosystem of the entire 3,750-acre refuge. Benefits of […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Officials are moving forward with a plan to build a sand trap in Fort Pierce Inlet that could help renourish the beach just south of the inl… By Laurie K. Blandford (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, November 9, 2011

  • 26 October 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. today committed $2 million to restoration efforts for Lake Jesup by partnering with the St. Johns River Water Management District and Seminole County on construction of the Black Hammock Creek water quality improvement system. This project will restore the natural landscape and improve water quality […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    New leadership is taking over the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) as it launches a nationwide effort to bolster port infrastructure and navigate the shifting tides of global trade. Following two fruitful days of networking and discussions on the future of the Canadian maritime industry at its annual conference and AGM in Bathurst, NB, […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced the release of the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official 45-day comment period in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The District is conducting a study to increase the depth of the existing federal channel along the […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 22-tonne Amphibex machines are breaking through the ice on areas of the Red River with a history of ice jamming. The icebreakers can also be transported by heavy truck to other areas of the province if ice-jam issues develop on other rivers, Premier Greg Selinger said. “We’ve seen the damage ice-jam-related flooding can have […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, will hold two public meetings to review preliminary plans for and solicit public input on a project which would provide increased flood protection along the Mouse River near Minot, North Dakota. The first meeting will be […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    At a joint meeting, July 9th, with the Town of Jupiter Island, Martin County reaffirmed its commitment to work with state and federal partners to maintain a safe and navigable St. Lucie Inlet, as it has for decades. The Commission also stated their continued intent to place these valuable sand resources on beaches to the […]

  • 15 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    USACE announces tender for maintenance dredging on Atchafalaya River and Bayous Chene, Boeuf, and Black, Atchafalaya Bar Channel,St. Mary Parish, LA. Work is estimated to cost between $15,000,000 and $20,000,000. IFB will be issued on or about 28 July 2010, with a bid opening date to be issued by amendment. [mappress] Source: fbo.gov, July 15, […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Moonlight Beach in the City of Encinitas received approximately 92,000 cubic yards of new sand in October 2012 as part of the Regional Beach Sand Project. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences This amount of sand was placed on 750 feet of beach just north of the D St. access […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has introduced “Guidelines for Determination of Tariff for Projects at Major Ports, 2013” on 31st July 2013. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said the these new Guidelines will impart flexibility to the ports/ BOT operators in the determination of tariff […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) yesterday convened a roundtable of officials at Shawnee Community College in Ullin to discuss flood prevention and flood response. The roundtable was designed to bring together state and federal agencies with local officials and elected leaders, in an exchange of information and future planning. Enyart was joined by officials from […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Chief of Engineer’s Report has been approved and signed for the Jacksonville Harbor (Mile Point) Navigational Study. This approval is a critical step towards moving the project forward to Congress for authorization and appropriation of funding. “This is a tremendous milestone for this project,” said Jerry […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently joined 17 colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) R.D. James requesting sufficient funding for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed […]

  • 13 September 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter yesterday said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to conduct an independent analysis and review as to whether, and to what extent, the post-Katrina system contributed to flooding in areas like Plaquemines, St. John, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes because of a funneling effect or similar impact. The […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest $1.75 million in five harbour projects in South Shore – St. Margaret’s. The Harbours are as follows: – Bush Island for the construction of a launch ramp; – Falls Point […]

  • 13 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Another $18 million is needed for deepening the St. Johns – A dredging project that will benefit cargo ships calling on Jacksonville’s Talleyrand port faces a multimillion funding shortfall because a federal survey incorrectly calculated the amount of material that would have to be dredged… Source: Florida Times-Union, November 12, 2009

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, has announced two public meetings to discuss the review and revision to the master plans and shoreline management plans for Fall River Lake and Toronto Lake, November 15 and November 17. The first informal public meeting to discuss the master plan and shoreline management plan will take […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After the successful transport of the dismountable cutter suction dredger “Ural River” from Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to Kazakhstan, in early 2015, Wagenborg was asked to transport an identical dredger, named “Mangystau”. The vessel will be transported from Nijkerk to Bautino in Kazakhstan. Mangystau is a customized Damen CSD 650 dredger and can be partly dismounted for transport. […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Flood associated issues, Chatham-Kent is facing this week, could be diminished by dredging the mouth of the Thames River at Lake St. Clair, explained Mayor Randy Hope. The major insists on dredging the shallow river mouth to enable flood water to easily escape into the lake. Hope believes that drainage will help the situation. However, […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vilano Beach is receiving beach-compatible sand through the beneficial use of dredged material, helping to reduce vulnerabilities and improve coastal resiliency in a community north of the St. Augustine Inlet. The injection of much needed sand was made possible in a partnering between St. Johns County, the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) and the U.S. […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will participate tomorrow in the signing ceremony of a project partnering agreement (PPA) with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Pontchartrain Levee District (PLD) for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project. The 2:30 p.m. event at the PLD, 2069 Railroad Avenue, Lutcher, Louisiana, will be hosted […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Robert Moses State Park will soon receive about 400,000 cubic yards of sand, according to news12.com. The sand for this project will be taken from the state boat channel beneath Ocean Parkway, and transported through a mile-long pipe onto the fields that were severely affected by erosion. The main goal of this beach fill program, […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A meeting to discuss engineering solutions to problems of harbor siltation and dredging in Saugatuck and Douglas is set for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St. in Saugatuck. The meeting has been organized by R.J. Peterson, owner of Tower Marina in Douglas, reports hollandsentinel.com. Peter J. […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The WEDA Midwest Chapter has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière Hotel and Casino on the bank of the Mississippi […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board has voted to begin the first phase of a massive dredging project that will improve water quality, navigation and the economy in and around the central Indian River Lagoon. The Board approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to receive $10 million […]