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  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Goetz crew continues to do what they do best – maintain the Mississippi River for navigation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District said in their latest announcement.  The crew was recently in Pool 16, near Buffalo, Iowa, working to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel. The Dredge Goetz maintains 850 miles […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The JAXPORT CEO, Brian Taylor, expects that, after a decade of discussion and planning, the $684 million project to deepen the St. Johns River shipping channel could begin this year. Mr Taylor made this announcement yesterday in his State of the Port address to the Propeller Club of the United States, according to Jacksonville.com. Deepening the […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Mile Point, located on the St. Johns River near Naval Station Mayport, is nearing completion, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. The Mile Point area experienced limited navigation during ebb tide because of difficult cross-currents at the convergence of the river with the Intracoastal Waterway, USACE […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a conveyance change analysis of the St. Clair River in an effort to understand how the river is changing and to further explain its impacts on Great Lakes water levels. The analysis was conducted as part of the Corps’ operational mission of monitoring the connecting […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to present project details and receive public input on a restoration project proposed for Kingsbury Bay and Grassy Point in the St. Louis River. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at City Center West/Evergreen Center […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has released a Supplemental Individual Environmental Report (SIER), titled “Bayou Sauvage, Turtle Bayou, and New Zydeco Ridge Restoration Projects, St. Tammany and Orleans Parish, Louisiana.” This SIER presents changes to the recommended mitigation plan described in Programmatic Individual Environmental Report #36 (PIER #36), titled, Lake Pontchartrain […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    BAM Nuttall Ltd has just announced that work is back on track to improve flood protection in a section of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme. According to the release, construction work is starting again to improve flood defences in the Lower Bootham area in a bid to help better protect 134 properties. The flood alleviation […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority today announced that the results of an economic impact study, conducted by the Washington Economic Group (WEG), concluded that the proposed port infrastructure improvements are estimated to generate nearly $133 million in net state revenues, representing a total return on investment (ROI) of nearly $4.66 to state taxpayers for […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging work, which will improve a number of areas in St Peter Port Harbor that are used primarily by visiting vessels, is about to begin, according to the States of Guernsey. The operation will focus on the Victoria Marina, between the Albert and Victoria (Crown) Piers, and two areas adjacent to the marina entrance in […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to comment on the St. Lucie County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The public comment period starts today and ends June 17, 2016. The Corps and St. Lucie County will host a meeting regarding the matter on June 2 at Jensen Beach. The […]

  • 5 September 2012

    The City of St. Augustine has announced that the $2.3 million inlet dredging work will begin this week. This project includes dredging of 162,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand from the St. Augustine Inlet flood shoal just north and south of the Vilano Bridge. According to staugustine.com, the 24-inch pipeline will be placed as […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and City of Jacksonville officials have just announced that the work will continue on the Duval County Shore Protection Project throughout the Sea & Sky Spectacular Airshow this weekend. This will limit public access to the area and beachgoers will need to use 1st St. or 2nd St. […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will conduct its annual flood preparedness workshops over the next two weeks with levee districts, the National Weather Service, as well as local, state and federal emergency responders from across the region. The workshops will give levee districts an opportunity to hear presentations on the National […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida has filed a lawsuit over the St. Johns River dredging. JAXPORT officials and the local community stressed the importance of this dredging project in bringing more cargo ships and business to town. According to WJCT News, Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida is concerned about the […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CodaOctopus is conducting presentations and live demonstrations of its leading edge Echoscope® and UIS™ (Underwater Inspection System) in St. Petersburg, Florida, on December the 6th and 7th. The patented Echoscope® is in use around the world and provides users with the capability to “see” in low-to-no visibility marine environments. The Echoscope® provides real-time, true 3D, […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The commercial shipping industry could be up and running again by the end of the week. Dredging contractors are on hand in the St. Joseph…   By Ryan Klund (abc57) [mappress] Source: abc57, January 6, 2012;

  • 13 September 2012

    “It’s just what the area needed,” said St. Augustine Beach Mayor S. Gary Snodgrass after the renourishment project was completed. “The recent work, which started in February and was finished last month, is part of a 50-year commitment by the Corps of Engineers to keep the beach renourished. This is the third in a series […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting public meetings in Cochrane, Wisconsin, and Wabasha, Minnesota, December 14 and 15 to discuss its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material between the Chippewa River and Lock and Dam 5, located near Minnesota City, Minnesota. The meetings will focus on three areas: […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, 2015, Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr. MD stopped by the Port of South Louisiana to meet with port and local officials, as well as industry leaders, to discuss how he can be of assistance to further secure funding for the district. During a one-and-one meeting with Congressman Boustany, Executive Director Paul G. Aucoin presented an […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting scoping meetings to share information and gather public input on the Upper Barataria Basin Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The study area is large with, 75,000 people, 28,000 structures and about 760 square miles, and has a complicated hydrology which may require structural and […]

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    At some point in the relatively near future, the Army Corps of Engineers will begin its deepening of a 15-mile stretch of the St. Johns River from the mouth to Dames Point. Portions of that stretch are anywhere from 38 feet to 41 feet. However, the project will assure the 41-foot depth is consistent. [mappress] […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Renourishment activities in the St. Augustine Beach area will soon commence, most likely by next week. A dredger is expected to arrive this week from South Carolina and some preliminary undertakings, including pipe staging and laying, will be needed before the renourishment project can begin. Approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of sand will be pumped, […]

  • 7 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Ukrainian dredgers plant “BBB ST” fulfilled the order for a customer in Nigeria – Dredge NSS 400/20-К with capacity of 600 m3 for the shift.  Depth of the development of the dredger – 15 m. In this week’s dredge will be sent to Nigeria. The company further plans to work from customers in different […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Iberia Parish Council, State of Louisiana, has passed a resolution that may go a long way in alleviating drainage and fisheries concerns in the parish, The Daily Iberian reports.  The council voted unanimously to appropriate $5,000 from the GOMESA fund for costs related to the planning of the Coast Historical Hydrological Restoration Project. According […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Long-term plans to reduce flood risk for people in St Asaph are to be unveiled at a public drop-in session in the city. The proposals, drawn up by Natural Resources Wales (NRW), will see the city’s flood defenses enhanced, but will also involve a number of innovative projects upstream to manage flood risk naturally. NRW […]