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  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 9th trailing suction hopper dredger in the Baggerbedrijf de Boer/Dutch Dredging B.V. fleet named ‘Lesse’ is currently on her way to her first dredging job in French Guiana. The vessel – built at Royal IHC’s partner yard MTG Dolphin BV in Bulgaria, was handed over to the owner on August 2. The design of […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sanibel Mayor Kevin Ruane has been re-appointed to serve on the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force by Governor Ron DeSantis. The Task Force is comprised of 14 members including federal, tribal, state, and local representatives, to develop policies, strategies, plans, programs, projects, and activities that address the restoration, preservation, and protection of the South […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Recovery held a change of command on August 29, 2018, where Maj. Scotty Autin assumed command of the Task Force Commander from Lt. Col. John D. Cunningham. Maj. Autin currently serves as the USACE Los Angles District Deputy Commander. “It has been an honor serving with all […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is seeking a permit from USACE’s New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with the placement of dredged sand onto Nantasket Beach in Hull, Mass. According to USACE, this work is proposed in Massachusetts Bay/Nantasket Beach from State Park Road to […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Nantasket Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project in Hull, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $2.7 million contract recently issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by George R. Cairns & Sons, Inc. of Windham, New Hampshire. Construction is scheduled to start […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. Doug Burgum yesterday stressed the critical importance of securing permanent protection against catastrophic flooding for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, urging officials to build on the momentum of the F-M Area Flood Diversion Task Force after the group concluded its fifth and final meeting. Burgum expressed deep gratitude to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and the […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. EPA will hold a public meeting tomorrow in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. “The stamp sands were created in the early 1900s as a byproduct […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An official Brazilian delegation recently visited Deltares to discuss possibilities to better connect vertical reference systems covering both land and sea using accurate hydrodynamic modelling. The delegation includes specialists from the Ministry of the Environment (MMA), from the Navy’s Hydrography Center (CHM), from the Army’s Geography Service (DSG), from the federal Geological Service (CPRM), from […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Task Force has just approved several important coastal restoration projects in Louisiana. CWPPRA Task Force meeting scheduled for January was canceled due to the high water stages on the Mississippi River. In lieu of meeting, the Task Force electronically voted, January 22nd 2016, and approved restoration projects […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Coulee Frac Sand, based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, recently took delivery of a 10-inch Wolverine Class cutter suction dredge by DSC Dredge, LLC. The dredge, which was designed and manufactured at DSC Dredge’s Greenbush, Michigan, facility, is mining sand at the PineCrest Mine on the site of Doc’s Bunkhouse campground, near the town of Merrillan […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that after 62 days of work their hopper dredger McFarland successfully completed emergency dredging operations on the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. The ‘Mac’, one of four oceangoing hopper dredgers owned and operated by the Army Corps, was called upon because high stages […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, will head a new high-level Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce.  Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles told State Parliament today that Dr Garrett would lead a taskforce of experts drawn from the science, business, agriculture and community sectors. Its role will be to advise the Queensland […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The working group for Pagham Parish Council, Pagham Flood Defense Steering Group (PFDSG), has engaged with ABPmer to identify the best solution for managing the large shingle spit fronting Pagham Harbor, West Sussex.  This spit has grown substantially over the last decade and an intervention is needed to ease the pressure of erosion that it […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Port Ballina Taskforce have again asked Ballina Shire Council to lobby the NSW State Government to see if a one-off dredge of the Ballina Bar can be undertaken to allow a practical study of the benefits of dredging to be assessed. The taskforce, which has been constituted by the council, was formed […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Suction hopper dredger M/V “Glenn Edward”, the newest and largest hopper dredger in the U.S., is currently removing material from Galveston Harbor. The vessel is working to maintain the channel depth at its currently authorized 45 feet as part of an option that was exercised on the existing fiscal year 2013 Galveston Entrance Channel contract. […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow was appointed as a Vice Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, which is a bipartisan organization that works to protect the Great Lakes’ ecosystem and develop the region’s economy. Sens. Stabenow and Rob Portman (R-Ohio) were appointed to the newly created positions and will serve with Co-Chairs Sens. Carl […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At yesterday’s South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Deputy Secretary for Water Policy and Ecosystem Restoration Drew Bartlett was announced as the new Co-Chairman of the task force. “As Deputy Secretary at DEP, Drew Bartlett is instrumental in implementing Governor Rick Scott’s landmark Everglades water quality plan. His contribution […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority will convene a Dredge Task Force meeting today at 9am, followed by a Special Port Commission meeting at 10 am, or immediately following the Dredge Task Force meeting. The Port Commission will meet in regular session on Tuesday, January 28, at 9 am, followed by a […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Commission Audit Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 3, at 9 a.m. The Pension and Benefits Committee will convene at 9:30 a.m. or immediately following the Audit Committee meeting. The Dredge Task Force will meet at 10 a.m. or immediately following the Pension and Benefits Committee meeting. The Community Relations Committee will meet […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded the following three task order contracts in the combined amount of $300,666.78 to Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC to investigate soil conditions for future levee construction at dredged material placement sites along the Texas coast. •Cedar Bayou Navigation Channel’s proposed 90-acre confined placement site located in Baytown, […]

  • 17 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As of this week, the Spokane region has a formal organization to lead efforts to find and reduce toxic compounds in the Spokane River. Thirteen governmental agencies, private industries and environmental organizations have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that forms the Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force. Members of the task force include representatives of […]

  • 18 January 2012

    A NEW task force has been established to help tackle the ongoing blockage of the Myall River’s eastern channel…   BY NATHALIE CRAIG (myallcoastnota) [mappress] Source: myallcoastnota, January 18, 2012;

  • 10 November 2011

    In Middlebury, the Select Board is forming a special task force to develop a plan for on-going management of the Middlebury River… (vpr) [mappress] Source: vpr, November 10, 2011;

  • 8 November 2011

    The Lagos State Government has called on illegal sand dredgers to desist from the act or be ready to face the law… (naijapals) [mappress] Source: naijapals, November 8, 2011

  • 18 October 2011

    There’s no money in the bank to dredge the port of Georgetown yet, but members of the port task force are optimistic after a meeting Monday… By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, October 18, 2011;  

  • 7 October 2011

    One year ago today, President Obama established the Task Force by executive order, in response to recommendations from a report by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, to continue the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Gulf region. The group is made up of representatives from the five Gulf States and 11 federal agencies, including the […]

  • 6 October 2011

    A task force looking for funds to pay for dredging the Port of Georgetown will investigate what it would take to allow a private company to… By Joel Allen (carolinalive) [mappress] Source: carolinalive, October 6, 2011;