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  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has called for an urgent focus on assistance for Alaskan communities facing coastal erosion. Earlier this week, during an Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget request for Fiscal Year 2019, Senator Murkowski cited threats to the northern community of Utqiaġvik, facing serious […]

  • 15 January 2014

    Trees will be cleared, streams dredged and water redirected this month in work to prevent frequent flooding of the A38 near Wellington. Somerset County Council will tackle some of the problems causing rainwater to sit on the road at Blackbird Bends with work starting this week. Cabinet Member for Highways at Somerset County Council, Harvey […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    To commemorate the upcoming 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a coalition of local community and conservation advocacy groups working to restore wetlands around the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) released a new report yesterday. The MRGO Must Go Coalition’s report – titled “10th  Anniversary of Katrina: Making New Orleans a Sustainable Delta City for the […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, along with Texas Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz and Representative Kevin Brady, sent a letter recently to Acting FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting FEMA’s swift approval of the City of Houston’s new San Jacinto river mouth bar dredging plan. While FEMA has already completed its initial debris removal mission, sediment brought […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The South Haven City Council this week voted to hire a couple of firms to help it prepare the paperwork needed to undertake some dredging projects next spring. Assistant City Manager Paul Vandenbosch stated that the dredging work will be needed to make it easier for boats to pass through certain local waterways. He says […]

  • 21 July 2010

    Residents have expressed their concerns over the sand excavation in Sungai Rajah near Kampung Lee Kim Sai, Rawang, and say it has to be monitored. Rawang assemblyman Gan Pei Nei said she had received reports and had sent it to the relevant agencies for further action. She hoped Kumpulan Semesta Sdn Bhd Bhd and the […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bass Coast Shire Council is responding to the recent erosion of a number of beaches across the Shire caused by extremely high tides, combined with strong winds and large swells. As a manager of coastal reserves, Council’s initial response has been to assess affected areas and undertake works to protect public safety. Bass Coast Mayor, […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has delivered a major boost to residents and businesses of St Asaph after officially opening a £6m flood alleviation scheme in the city. The new flood scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the River Elwy to 293 homes and 121 businesses, Welsh Government said in its release. […]

  • 12 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld to expedite and finalize the company’s commitment to multi-million dollar facility upgrades at their Massena plant. Schumer has been working with Alcoa and the EPA for over a year to finally make public a long-delayed clean-up plan for the Grasse River. It was this large […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Concrete’s updated shoreline master program. The town’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the shorelines, and the water quality of roughly a mile-and-a-half of the Baker and Skagit rivers and Lake Shannon. The updated master […]

  • 2 November 2011

    A super-saturated type of ash – used to help fill in a ravine more than 50 years ago at a We Energies power plant – may have triggered…  (journaltimes) [mappress] Source: journaltimes, November 2, 2011;

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, received an additional $112.3 million in funding through congressional appropriations for existing projects and programs through the Corps fiscal year 2016 work plan. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, said the plan “will significantly advance and complete studies and construction projects that […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson commented, “The first quarter of 2019 was an exceptional quarter driven by strong project performance, resulting in net income from continuing operations of $20.5 million and an adjusted EBITDA from continuing […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency yesterday announced that work is underway to remove silt from areas of the Steeping River and Wainfleet Relief Channel as part of extensive plans drawn up in the wake of last year’s flooding. The dredging operation will remove sediment from targeted locations across 5.5km of waterway in Lincolnshire. This includes 5km of […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Progress continues to be made on the dredging of the Hatteras ferry channel. Cottrell Contracting was hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to clear the channel so that the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route can resume. Ferry service has been suspended since Jan. 18 due to shallow channel conditions. The Dredge Richmond ran into […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tim Bishop released the following statement regarding the announcement that the Army Corps of Engineers, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and Suffolk County have signed agreements for the Fire Island to Moriches Inlet project: “I, along with Senator Schumer, have remained committed to working together with the federal, state and local […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project, which aims to explore new ways of protecting and managing the Mediterranean coastline, called on governments to take immediate and coordinated action to fight cliff erosion. Mare Nostrum partners met last week in Volos, Greece for a landmark workshop. One of the most urgent issues to emerge from the meeting […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tomorrow will see the kick-off of Offshore Energy where companies from the oil & gas and renewable industries will meet for networking, knowledge sharing and business. The past days the organization worked hard to get everything ready. Here is a little time-lapse to see the progress made: Today saw the start of the Offshore WIND […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its state, federal and local partners marked the completion of a more than $9 million beach replenishment project Wednesday with a ceremony at the Coast Guard base. Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers, the Coast Guard, the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection and Cape May City dispersed […]

  • 18 February 2011

    The next meeting of the Saginaw-Tittabawassee Rivers Contamination Community Advisory Group will be at 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 28, at Saginaw Valley State University, Regional Education Center, Room ES-202, 7400 Bay Road, Saginaw. The regular schedule of the third Monday of the month will resume in March. The advisory group meets monthly to discuss issues […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, met with key stakeholders from the Port of Houston Authority (POHA) and Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) to discuss Corps projects in the Galveston District during his July 23 visit to the […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. According to Lasse Petterson, Chief Executive Officer and President, the first quarter of 2020 was an exceptional quarter driven by strong project performance, resulting in net income from continuing operations of $34.0 million and adjusted EBITDA from […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released its 2019 Year in Review outlining the agency’s accomplishments in coastal protection and restoration. According to CPRA, the past year saw the advancement of 108 coastal projects including 33 projects either completed or in construction. 2019 also marked the first year of construction utilizing both […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The official launching ceremony of the Port of Apollo Bay’s new dredge vessel, the Apollo, was held today in the presence of Colac Otway Shire mayor Lyn Russell and Member for Polwarth Terry Mulder. Apollo will replace 65 years old vessel Gannet that has served the Apollo Bay community well and has reached the end […]