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  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dam owners and local governments may apply for $1.2 million in grants available from the Virginia Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) just announced. The fund is managed by the Virginia Resources Authority on behalf of DCR. All grants are reimbursements and require a 50 percent match. […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Fort Monroe Authority, has installed a new tide gauge station at Fort Monroe to help emergency planners protect the shorelines in the Hampton Roads region. Tide gauges provide real-time water levels and local meteorology data in areas that are susceptible to the effects of storm-tide flooding. The […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia, one of the few deep water ports on the East Coast, is entering into a period of historic capital investment and infrastructure expansion. In order to attract companies specializing in the construction, engineering and architectural trades, the port will today, November 5th 2015, hold a “Construction Contractors’ Open House” at the Half Moone […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announces the completion of a beach erosion control and hurricane protection project for Sandbridge Beach in the southern portion of Virginia Beach, Va. “Storms such as last fall’s Hurricane Sandy can have devastating effects on beaches and the natural defenses protecting shorelines and coastal communities,” said BOEM Director […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Final preparations for the Cape Charles Federal Navigation Project are in full swing now, with the actual maintenance dredging work set to begin in September through December 2015. The Cape Charles harbor is maintained to a maximum depth of -22 feet MLLW including a minimum depth of -18 feet MLLW plus -3 feet paid overdepth and -1 […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking public comment on its proposal to certify the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2017 Nationwide Permits. DEQ, under the authority of the State Water Control Board, may issue a final certification decision on a Corps permit if the permit meets the requirements of the Virginia Water […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $23.7 million contract to Miami-based business Continental Heavy Civil Corp. for beach renourishment at the NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.   The project includes construction of breakwaters and placing 1.3 million cubic yards of sand along a four-mile stretch of […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $2 million contract Sept. 28 to maintenance dredge the Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Virginia Beach, Va. Lynnhaven Inlet annually undergoes maintenance dredging to combat critical shoaling; however, due to Hurricane Sandy’s impact on the Virginia Beach coastline last year, shoaling conditions were exacerbated […]

  • 15 November 2012

    In a continuing effort to reduce annual costs associated with maintaining federal navigation channels in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a federal interest determination study at the entrance of the Lynnhaven Inlet. The federal study will determine if jetties or a combination of coastal structures is […]

  • 14 April 2010

    The work includes bucket dredging of mud and silt material into barge or scow at the Piers 55-59, quay wall, coves A and B, and the entrance channel at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story (Little Creek Site), Virginia Beach, Virginia… [mappress] Source:fbo.gov,April 14,2010;

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Lucie Inlet dredging project, conducted by the Chesapeake, VA, based Norfolk Dredging Company, is currently underway, Martin County said in their announcement.  The project is a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District and the Martin County Board of County Commissioners. According to the latest update, the clamshell dredger Virginian is positioned in […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday. Norfolk District will manage the operations and maintenance project as part of an effort to remove shoaling, allowing safe and unrestricted navigation for the largest commercial and military vessels […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Old Brook, Illinois, has been awarded a $26.4 million contract for the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging project. According to the DOD, work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2020. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three Danville organizations will join forces to provide an opportunity to lean more about the Dan River’s current health and long-term regional water quality issues. An informative panel discussion scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 14 to explore the topic ”After the Spill: Our Future.” The program, presented by The Garden Club of Danville, Gabriella […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Ports Authority in its yearly report of 2012 has witnessed increased empty Container throughput (TEUs) and laden Container throughput (TEUs) as against the same period in 2011. Available statistics show that the empty Container stood at 1,575,194TEUs which showed an increase of 11% over the same period of 2011 figure of 1,413,276TEUs. Laden […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hazardous shoaling in the Thimble Shoals federal navigation channel launched action between local and federal agencies as they raced to reopen a closed navigation lane. The Virginia Pilots Association alerted the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, of the hazard on March 13, and within hours, a survey team was mobilized. The results of […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. recently shared a video of the ongoing Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging operations. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia all the way into Baltimore Harbor. Each year, the Maryland Department of Transportation Port […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has provided water quality certification for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2017 Nationwide Permits. DEQ, under the authority of the State Water Control Board, issued the final Section 401 Water Quality Certification as meeting the requirements of the Virginia Water Protection regulation. After having accepted public comment for […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable, after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews are finishing up the latest round of Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging works, reported today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. According to USACE, the work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple channels that go from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay in Virginia all the way into Baltimore Harbor […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    On the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy striking the Northeast on October 29, 2012, the USACE continues to move forward with authorized and funded projects, completing the 25th and final Flood Control and Coastal Emergency project and making visible progress in other project areas. Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Supreme Court issued opinions affecting Virginia local government law, and evidently, the City of Virginia Beach and the law of beach replenishment. In a city’s suit to condemn certain easements in connection with a beach replenishment project, while alternatively claiming ownership of the easements, the circuit court had jurisdiction and was required to […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam visited William & Mary Law School last week to sign two bills, House Bill 345 and Senate Bill 265, establishing a new cabinet position for Virginia: Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection. The new cabinet position will function as the lead in developing and providing direction and […]

  • 28 June 2011

    Virginia Key Park’s North Point is the targeted site for excavated debris drilled from the billion-dollar Port of Miami project. More info: rogersoutdoorblog [mappress] Source: rogersoutdoorblog, June 28, 2011

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an enforceable agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke) to perform a comprehensive assessment, determine the location of coal ash deposits and to remove deposits along the Dan River as deemed appropriate by EPA in consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a result of the […]