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  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    St. Tammany Parish Government has released an aerial footage of the Bayou Bonfouca Marsh Creation (PO-104) project, co-sponsored by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. This project aims to create or nourish nearly 1,000 acres of intermediate marsh and will restore valuable habitat for flora and fauna […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge vessel Currituck will be busy working in the Federal channel at the intersection of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW). According to the Corps Jacksonville District, this shallow-draft special purpose dredge will be dredging the area known as the “Crossroads”. Disposal […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Krasnoye Sormovo shipyard has completed sea trials of the trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Sommers’, the lead vessel of the TSHD 1000 series built for the FSUE “Rosmorport”. The Sommers, named after the island in the eastern part of the Gulf of Finland, was launched in January 2016. Having undergone the mooring and sea trials the vessel […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) has just announced that the organization will, for the first time, present the 2016 WODA Environmental Excellence Awards. The overall process and criteria are similar to the annual Environmental Excellence Awards initiated by WEDA in 2011. Three Environmental Excellence Awards will be given, one for each of three dredging […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy has announced $24.8 million in grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana for three projects to create and nourish marsh habitat, build terraces and restore ridge habitat along Louisiana’s coast. Altogether, 1,309 acres of marsh will be created or nourished. “It […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Scylla Bay jetty located at the head of Scylla Bay, Como, has been reopened to the public following urgent repairs to make the jetty safe until a new permanent structure is built. Last year Sutherland Shire Council structural engineers discovered that termites had caused major structural damage to the jetty during a routine maintenance inspection […]

  • 24 November 2011

    According to the data relating to more than 1.2 million fish, originating from 154 different species, sampled within a 10-year study of the St. Sebastian River by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, the dredging did not have considerable influence on the fish population. The study’s findings outlined by Richard Paperno, a marine biologist […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a busy fiscal year 2016 that included 254 construction and dredging contracts worth more than $60 million. “Fiscal year 2016 has been a great year for the Detroit District, the team has worked hard,” said Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue, district engineer, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” Public safety is always the number one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies are inviting public input regarding the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) will host seven […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, administers the National Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG) in South Carolina. The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with features for transient boaters in vessels 26 feet or more in length. Examples of […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Deputy Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr.Taro Aso and Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister of Finance, Honourable Ms. Yuko Obuchi will visit Sri Lanka from 1st to 2nd May 2013, as a follow-up to the visit of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa to Tokyo in March this year. Mr.Aso is also the Finance Minister of […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has just announced an open tender for the maintenance dredging of Ust-Luga Seaport. The port is situated in the Gulf of Finland in the Baltic Sea, 147 km from St. Petersburg and 36 km from the EU border. Today the port operates numerous terminals including sulphur terminal, universal cargo terminal, coal terminal, Multipurpose terminal Yug-2, auto-railway […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, held their 54th change of command ceremony, yesterday at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue assumed command as District Engineer of the Detroit District. As D.E., Sugrue will oversee about 400 employees and a program worth more than $800 million. The district’s area of responsibility includes […]

  • 14 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, posted a copy of its Supplemental Draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, on the Internet today for the proposed Fargo, N.D.-Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management project. A public review and comment period on the Supplemental Draft EA will begin June 14, 2013, and end July […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of New York are moving forward with a joint plan to dredge the East Rockaway Inlet and use the sand gathered there to replenish the eroded parts of Rockaway Beach that were closed last season, informs Senator Charles E. Schumer. In a November letter to Lt. Gen. Todd […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing a shoreline erosion protection project on Enders Island in Stonington, Conn. A masonry seawall protects the Enders Island facility (St. Edmund’s Retreat) and associated property and facilities from storms, but the wall is currently in poor condition, especially on the southeast side, USACE said. […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg yesterday visited areas of Somerset affected by recent flooding. The Deputy Prime Minister met with the flood action group at their headquarters in Stoke St Gregory to thank volunteers for all the important work they are doing, and saw the effects of the floods on homes in the Burrowbridge […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Governor Rick Scott signed into law a $70.8 billion dollar spending plan for Florida during an event in St. Johns County. The General Appropriations Act for FY 2012-13 provides nearly $22 million for statewide beach management projects. The Legislature provided funding for the top seven beach projects of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s local […]

  • 27 August 2013

    The Lake Superior Harbor dredging project has officially commenced, according to northlandsnewscenter.com. During this $1.4 million cleanup program, nearly 115,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the harbor shipping channel and placed at the 21st avenue West embayment. Regarding this very important deepening project, Corey Weston, the project engineer with the Duluth Army […]

  • 29 January 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a $2.468 million contract to Gladen Construction Inc. of LePorte, Minn., to complete a 0.25 mile portion of a flood damage reduction project in Roseau, Minn. The Roseau project will include the construction of approximately 8.75 miles of earth levees, 4.5 miles of diversion […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the Portland Harbor Commission for dredging of Rye Harbor and Fore River in Portland and South Portland, Maine. The proposed work involves the dredging of accumulated sediment at 47 separate waterfront sites including 21 piers, 10 marinas, a public boat […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is about to continue dredging works on the Scarborough River channel, according to the Corps chief of navigation Ed O’Donnell. Earlier in September, the $2.3 million contract for the removal of sand deposits from the Scarborough River was awarded to SouthWind Construction Corporation. This is not […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is celebrating today, June 16, 240 years of serving the nation as the premier engineering organization that stands ready to support the country’s military and water resources needs in the 21st century. George Washington appointed the first engineer officers of the Army on June 16, 1775, during the American […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2016 dredging season, having removed more than 1 million cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. The 1 million cubic yards of sediment is the most that has ever been removed in the history of the state’s dredging program. […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    A beach stabilization project is scheduled to begin at Upham Beach this week, the Pinellas County said in its latest announcement.  The $9.5 million permanent T-groin installation project will slow erosion at the popular beach, located at the north end of St. Pete Beach. Currently, yellow sand-filled tubes form five T-groin structures on the beach. […]