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  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has announced that they have been awarded grant for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND). Since 1999, FIND has provided periodic funding on four previous occasions for projects in the St. Lucie Inlet including dredging and north jetty improvements. The planned maintenance dredging of the St. […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The plans to deepen as much as 13 miles of the St. Johns River from 40 to 47 feet are the subject of a public forum set for Tuesday night. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a 21-mile stretch of the St. Johns River extending from the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean to the Jacksonville Port […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    At its October 28 meeting, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve an interlocal agreement with the Town of Jupiter Island relating to the St. Lucie Inlet. With this agreement, the parties will work collaboratively regarding Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permits and the development of a new Inlet Management […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In 2013 and 2014 Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. reclaimed land for the 85-hectares Bronka container terminal in St. Petersburg, Russia. The EUR 130 million contract for dredging and construction of the MMPK Bronka (Marine Multipurpose Complex Bronka) was awarded to Boskalis by CJSC Baltstroy back in September 2013. The project involves construction of a 6 kilometer long and 14.4 […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted final approval to the Lake St. Clair Strategic Implementation Plan. The plan, which includes scores of specific restoration recommendations, was signed by Assistant Secretary of the Army Jo-Ellen Darcy on Monday, clearing a critical hurdle that will provide an important leg up as Lake St. Clair restoration […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman has announced the completion of a major habitat restoration project and additional funding for another habitat project in the St. Louis River Area of Concern on Lake Superior. Hedman was joined by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Mayor Don Ness for a tour of the completed project […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The St. Augustine Beach replenishment project is a step closer to realization. “Here’s the good thing: The beach is going to be renourished, and we’ve been waiting for that,” said new City Mayor S. Gary Snodgrass. Despite a couple of setbacks, the replenishment plan is back on track again. The project will include placing sand […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, welcomed a new commanding officer during a Change of Command ceremony last week at the St. Louis City Center Hotel. Col. Bryan K. Sizemore succeeded Col. Anthony P. Mitchell as District Engineer in the Change of Command ceremony, Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr, commander of the […]

  • 22 October 2012

    The dredging project at the St John’s Harbour should start at the end of the winter cruise season in early 2013. Chairman of the St John’s Development Corporation (SJDC) Sylvester Browne stated: “It cannot be done before the season, but right after the season dies out, they can start the job. Cabinet has located the […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The dredging project at the St John’s Harbour is scheduled for this year, according to antiguaobserver.com. Public Works Minister Trevor Walker said: “Following concerns raised about the present depth of the seabed by captains of various cruise ships in Antigua, a hydrographic survey was done and it was established and determined that the levels of […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove a portion of the artificially created ‘island’ of sand in the Lake St Lucia mouth area will begin in 2015. This follows the completion of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) study aimed at finding long term solutions to improve the hydrological and ecological functioning of the Lake St Lucia […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tourists, residents and visitors to St Kilda now have better access to take in the picturesque harbour with the upgraded St Kilda Pier jetty arm officially opened today by Minister for Ports David Hodgett. Mr Hodgett was joined by representatives from the local port manager Parks Victoria, Port Phillip Council and the Royal Melbourne Yacht […]

  • 1 March 2012

    St. Augustine Beach Mayor, S. Gary Snodgrass, has expressed his happiness about the beach renourishment project scheduled to begin on Friday, should the weather conditions allow it, reports The St. Augustine Record. As part of the third cycle of a 50-year project, approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of sand will be added to a stretch […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to investigate the most feasible means of providing additional flood protection and ecosystem restoration for St. Tammany Parish. The agreement launches the feasibility evaluation of projects to reduce flood damages and restore the ecosystem authorized by Congress […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected St. Paul, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Alex Webb as a recipient of the Joseph W. Kimbel Award for Professional Potential. Webb received this award for his work advising on sensitive and complex dredge material management plans on the Upper Mississippi […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North-West Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the St. Petersburg dredging contract. This project will involve the maintenance dredging of the Saint-Petersburg seaway canal and within water area of the Passenger Port of St. Petersburg. According to the company’s press center, the initial price of this dredging contract […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District has started work on a sump dredge project designed to help improve water quality at Lake Apopka. According to the District, the project is not expected to impede navigation on the canal or lake. “Our focus remains centered on projects that bring us closer to our goal of […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve an area serving as flood protection in the Morgan City area will soon begin with the provision of $2.7 million in funding from the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) toward engineering, design and construction costs.  “CPRA is pleased to provide funding to St. Mary Parish in support of continued work […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has confirmed awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. USACE awarded the base contract earlier this week in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. Contract B will deepen […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. John the Baptist Parish Officials will host town hall meetings to discuss the April 29th election on a tax dedicated to the Westshore Lake Pontchartrain Levee Project and flood protection. After more than 40 years in the study phase, and Hurricane Isaac devastation, the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Risk Reduction Project received Congressional […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at St Mary’s Harbor are now finished, reported the Harbor on its Twitter page two days ago.  The dredging was part of an overall project to improve the sea link between the mainland and the Isles of Scilly. The project included carrying out pier widening, dredging and improving freight handling facilities at St Mary’s. The existing passenger […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s ongoing efforts to convert to the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as the primary source of fuel for power generation received a major boost recently when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a long-sought after permit for marine work on St. Croix. The application, filed by […]

  • 10 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $9.5 million contract to Marinex Construction, Inc. for the next scheduled renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project. According to the Corps, the project will renourish critically eroded shoreline between the southern limits of Anastasia State Park (8thSt.) in St. Augustine Beach. “This project exemplifies […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a subconsultant to Atkins, Taylor Engineering will examine the bridge hydraulics and scour associated with the proposed deepening of the St. Johns River channel at the Dames Point Bridge in Duval County, Florida. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposes deepening the St. Johns River channel from the mouth of the St. Johns […]