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  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The Florida coast is home to some of the most beautiful white, sandy beaches. On a recent survey of the dredging progress at Port St. Joe, Manson Construction’s Dave McPeak captured some amazing footage of the exceptional work being done by the GLENN EDWARDS hopper dredging crews. The St. Joseph Peninsula (Cape San Blas) […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger was joined last week by Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), to announce joint funding to build the Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin outlet channels. This development program will help protect residents and communities in the Lake Manitoba basin from the impacts of chronic flooding. The project consists of the […]

  • 2 May 2013

    According to abc57.com, the contractor who will be dredging the St. Joseph River in St. Joseph Michigan is setting up its equipment and could begin the project within the week. Government will provide $550,000 to dredge the Saint Joseph River. Although it was planned to start later, the dredging project could start today. “Commercially it’s […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District, the Army Corps of Engineers and St. Johns County are hosting two workshops today to discuss the upcoming St. Augustine Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway dredging projects. The meetings are set for 2 p.m. and 6 p.m at the North Shores Improvement Association Community Center. Through the coordinated efforts of these […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority in its Quarterly report of 1st Quarter, 2013 has witnessed increased gross tonnage of coastal vessels and Cargo traffic over the same period in 2012. Available statistics shows that Gross tonnage of coastal vessels was 2,237,822mt, an increase of 23% over 1st quarter 2012 figure of 1,810,423. Laden Container Throughput was […]

  • 7 September 2012

    A major works project to dredge St Aubin’s inner harbour is due to commence in early October 2012 and is expected to take up to four months to complete. Dredging was last carried out in late 1998 and since this time silt and mud has built up and rendered some of the moorings unusable. Once […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is in the process of determining whether a federal environmental assessment is required for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project. To help inform this decision, the Agency is inviting public comments until February 12, 2018 on the project and its potential for causing adverse environmental effects. “As a next step, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, today released a draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan. The plan highlights the Corps’ navigation maintenance requirements for the next 40 years within the Mississippi River Lower Pool 4 region. This is an area between Wabasha, Minnesota, and Buffalo City, […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to review and comment on the St. Johns County, Fla., Coastal Storm Risk Management Project draft feasibility study and environmental assessment. The study team, consisting of federal, state and local agency officials, assessed the feasibility of providing federal coastal storm risk management measures to […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently hosted a public meeting to gather input on the potential closure of a portion of Gull Lake Dam Road, located in East Gull Lake, Minnesota. Evaluation of the purpose and need for the public road began after the St. Paul District completed emergency repairs on a […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on an extensive habitat restoration project will take place this summer in the St. Louis River estuary, where the river enters Lake Superior. Staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will host a public open house in May to share information about the Kingsbury Bay/Grassy Point habitat restoration project, whose construction is set […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kiewit Infrastructure West of Vancouver, Washington, has just won a $10.8 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for breakwater repair and maintenance dredging works in Alaska. Work will be performed in St Paul Island, Alaska, with an estimated completion date of October 15th 2017. The project calls for the repairs of the 1,000-foot-long detached rubble mound breakwater, repairs […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District and St. Johns County Government Connection celebrated the groundbreaking of the Vilano and South Ponte Vedra Beach restoration project yesterday. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has entered into another enduring partnership with St. Johns County to protect and preserve America’s Atlantic coastline over the next 50 years,” said Jacksonville District […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The State of Florida and St. Lucie County together have committed more than $1 million to stormwater system improvement projects that will help reduce nutrient pollution reaching the St. Lucie River. Specific projects include upgrades to the existing stormwater conveyance system and the construction of a 4-acre detention lake, which will reduce both erosion and […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project is gaining momentum with more and more vessels joining the fleet of workboats that are currently stationed in the area. That’s why the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District has just released a notice asking public to use extra caution in the waterways within the Jacksonville Harbor construction area on the St. […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has awarded the construction contract for the first phase of the St Asaph flood scheme to North Wales based company, Dawnus. The project, set to begin in October, involves removing Spring Gardens Bridge and replacing it with a higher and wider bridge. This will increase flow capacity downstream of the city, which […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Victoria University research has found that the St Kilda penguins have higher loads of arsenic, mercury and lead in their blood compared to their cousins on Phillip Island and the remote Notch Island colony in Bass Strait. Annett Finger, a PhD candidate at VU’s Institute for Sustainability and Innovation, tested 300 little penguins as part […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The boat ramp and access to the boat basin at T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park will be closed through the end of February due to dredging work. According to the Florida State Parks’ latest announcement, the dredging operations on the boat basin channel are underway and boat traffic will not be permitted […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A three-week dredging work program in St Helier Harbor, Jersey, Channel Islands, is about to come to an end. It has been 14 years since the last dredging program took place in the area and it is estimated that over a period of a year approximately 5000m³ of silt accumulates on the seabed. The work […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has provided a comment to the St. Johns Riverkeeper’s Notice of Intent to Sue the Corps regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of North Florida will host “The Dredging of the St. Johns River: A Town Hall Meeting on the Proposal to Deepen the River” from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 9, at the Adam W. Herbert University Center. The purpose of the town hall meeting is to give the citizens of Jacksonville the […]