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  • 24 July 2012

    The image could stop traffic on Manatee Avenue in downtown Bradenton: groups of men are whipping and whacking giant white balloon-like bags hovering above Wares Creek, reports This unusual sight is part of Wares Creek cleanup. The purpose of the project is to reduce flood risk and related issues within the Cedar Hammock-Wares Creek […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The recently completed Wares Creek Project proved to be a resounding success and operated as designed after sustaining impacts from Tropical Storm Colin. No local flooding was reported or noted along the creek after the storm. “Tropical Storm Colin gave us the perfect opportunity to find out how well this project would respond to a […]

  • 9 August 2012

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official, the dredging project at Wares Creek is now complete. Amanda Ellison, the Corps spokeswoman in the Jacksonville District, stated: “Plans to begin demobilizing the equipment will begin immediately, but the large geobags adjacent to the creek that contain sediment from the creek will remain on site […]

  • 26 October 2011

    The Bradenton Herald, (Bradenton Fla.) A crowd of about 70 turned out Tuesday night to hear a presentation on the Wares Creek project, which has been decades in the making… By SARA KENNEDY (bradenton) [mappress] Source: bradenton, October 26, 2011

  • 15 November 2011

    The official “groundbreaking” ceremony for the Wares Creek dredging project, nearly three decades in the making, finally took place …   By Toni Whitt (bradenton) [mappress] Source: bradenton, November 15, 2011;

  • 6 June 2012

    The Herald Tribune reports that the Commissioners on Tuesday approved a measure that will allow more sludge in the county landfill at a lower cost as a way to let work continue on the Wares Creek dredging project. This project was halted last month after the county learned the dredging was producing more sludge than […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority announced that it has a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation expressing an interest in transporting materials via the Port and the Apalachicola Northern Railway (AN Railway) provided that the port channel is dredged and improvements are completed to the railway. This marks the […]

  • 6 January 2011

    Volunteers are planning an ambitious project for the New Year, as part of their ongoing campaign to restore a former waterway through North… By Joe Ware (gazetteandherald) [mappress] Source: gazetteandherald, January 7, 2011

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Bradenton, Florida, will conduct mini-dredge operation between the 12th Avenue and 14th Avenue west bridges in Ware’s Creek starting this week. According to Bradenton Public Works & Utilities Department, this project is expected to be completed in September and is part of the ongoing maintenance associated with the creek. The City and […]

  • 30 March 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spokesperson stated that new geothermal bags were placed at Wares Creek recently. These new bags will be used to speed up the flood control project in this area, reports After the dredging operations the extracted materials needed to dry out in order to be taken away to a landfill. […]

  • 22 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – December 2013 The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   USA: Port St. Joe Port Inks LOI with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation The Port […]

  • 5 February 2012

    After over 20 years of planning and design, Phase One of The Wares Creek (Cedar Hammock) Flood Control Project in Bradenton has commenced. Transwest plans to dredge approx. 37,000 cubic yards of silt from the creek; dewater using hydrocyclone separations equpment and geotubes, and transport to local land fill. Approximately one acre of mangrove island […]

  • 28 February 2012

    The Bradenton Herald reports that the Cedar Hammock-Wares Creek flood control project is still underway. “Production has slowed down a bit because they encountered more fine material than estimated,” said Amanda Ellison, public affairs specialist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville district. She also added that the contractor Transwest Dredge is making equipment […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Dredging for the Cedar Hammock-Wares Creek flood control project is expected to resume in about three weeks, according to A new type of geothermal bag was recently installed in order to collect more material, since higher-than-anticipated volumes of fine material were being dredged out of the creek. Bradenton Councilman Patrick Roff said: “The fine […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The dredging at Wares Creek has brought up more wet, sludgy material than engineers had expected, according to Sia Mollanazar, a county public works engineer, said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to ask the county June 5 to consider some reduction of its landfill fees in order to dispose of much […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pembrokeshire County Council’s planning committee has unanimously approved Conygar Stena Line’s application for first phase of the Fishguard Harbor Marina project. Conygar Stena Line is a joint venture between The Conygar Investment Co and Stena Line. This is the first of five phases of the development and it focuses on infrastructure. The completed Fishguard Harbor […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Conygar Stena Line Limited, the joint venture between the Conygar Investment Company (Conygar) and Stena Line, has submitted planning and marine licence applications in respect of the first phase of the Fishguard Harbor Marina project. This consists of the construction of two new breakwaters, revetments and an 8 hectare reclamation platform, 1.4 hectares of which […]

  • 27 October 2011

    When Maryanne K. Lawler says she’s been waiting her entire life for the creek to be dredged, she is not exaggerating… By Toni Whitt (patch) [mappress] Source: patch, October 27, 2011

  • 6 August 2010

    It was the moment Manatee County citizens have been waiting for. The board signed an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers … (thebradentontimes) [mappress] Source: thebradentontimes, August 6, 2010;

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. The district won three first place awards and three second place awards in the following categories: * Category A: Community Relations Individual Achievement – First Place […]

  • 14 June 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced a plan for the Cedar Hammock dredging program. This development program includes the construction of stone riprap revetment for erosion control that includes bedding stone and geotextile with portions to be grouted on the channel side slopes, widening and deepening of the trapezoidal channel, transportation of […]

  • 31 January 2014

    Geosyntec Consultants announced the promotion of a new group of practitioners to senior roles in the United States and Canada. Practitioners Promoted to Senior Roles at Geosyntec are: – Scott Compston, an environmental scientist whose practice focuses on the remediation of contaminated sediments. He has conducted site investigations at complex upland and sediment sites throughout […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office captured one first-place award, a second-place award and a third-place award in the 2011 USACE Herbert A. Kassner Public Affairs Competition. Public affairs staff earned a first-place unit award for outstanding achievements in the realm of community relations for its water safety campaign, a […]

  • 18 September 2020

    The Canal & River Trust will carry out a £45.1 million program of repairs on waterways across England & Wales this winter. These works include replacing lock gates, dredging to ensure the water is deep enough for boats, and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the 200-year old network open and help ensure […]

  • 6 July 2020

    More work will start during the next week (13 July 2020) to help protect sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) informs. Contractors for NRW will move 20,000 tonnes of shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in an eroded area in front of the village. The shingle bank is […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has awarded its national dredging contract to carry out essential dredging works on its 200-year-old waterway network in England and Wales to Land & Water Services Ltd following a competitive tender process.    Dredging is vital to keep the waterways open for navigation, as well as ensuring the canals are safe, […]