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  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake within Grant County is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released its Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Duwamish River Superfund Site. Recommendations Summary: – Remove all highly and moderately contaminated sediments from the river; – Kick start the recovery of low-level contaminated sediments with a thin layer of clean material; – Integrate and enforce pollution source control efforts in the final EPA cleanup […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday met with Office and Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Fargo-Moorhead leaders, including Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Hoeven arranged the meeting to secure funding for comprehensive flood protection for the Red River Valley in the Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Dredging is the foundation of almost all maritime infrastructure projects and addresses a broad range of society’s economic, social and environmental needs. Waterborne transport has been proven time and time again to be economically viable and environmentally preferable to overland transport. Nonetheless, few ports are naturally deep and most modern ports, given the increasing size […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today provided an update for investors on the company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook The company remains encouraged about the second half of 2014 and beyond, as positive developments in its various end markets continue. As expected, utilization of some […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2014 provide more than $150 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration work in California. The appropriations fund projects through September 2014, the end of the federal fiscal year. Funded projects include: Sacramento area: • Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Project construction: $66.4 […]

  • 9 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released its work plans for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2012 (FY12). The Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2012, Division B of Public Law 112-74, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, signed into law by President Obama on December 23, provided total […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently delivered two electric submersible pumps EL12.5SS with high pressure water jets to Argentina. According to Dragflow, these pumps are capable to discharge 50m³/h flow rate with a solid concentration over 50% by volume. “The end user, an Argentinian company providing services to the oil industry, […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in its latest announcement that their seawall along the Absecon Inlet section of Atlantic City, New Jersey, continues to progress. The steel sheet pile seawall is fronted by multi-ton capstones, corestone and marine mattresses, USACE said. The Absecon Island coastal scheme is one of several along […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The annual Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging project is nearing completion, reported yesterday the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District. According to USACE, Manson Construction Company has dredged about 311,000 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s entrance channel. The Corps reported that contractor has met the base contract requirement to remove 280,000 cubic yards […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Programs to manage shorelines within the cities of Sumas and Nooksack have been updated and are open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline master program (SMP) for the city of Sumas will guide construction and development for about five miles of river including the Sumas River and Johnson Creek, as […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has awarded a $57.6 million contract for the Ocean City Southend Beach Replenishment project to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Oak Brook, Illinois. The contract, announced yesterday by the Department of Defense, follows October’s announcement that GLDD was the lowest bidder for this project. Project area extends approximately 16 miles from Great Egg […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, the Richmond Inner Harbor dredging project will be underway from July until December, 2014. The dredged material will be transported and disposed at the Government-furnished Ocean Disposal site, located 62 miles offshore. In order to complete all work within the specified period of performance, […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a contract to GeoGradel of Toledo, OH to repair a sections of the Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty that was damaged during Superstorm Sandy. The contractor will begin in-water work around July 5 and should be completed by late-November. “The Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the availability of the Shrewsbury River Basin, Sea Bright, NJ Feasibility Study and a 30 day review period for the public to submit written comments. With the passage of Public Law 113-2, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, the Army Corps has been provided […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has announced that maintenance dredging of the navigation channels in Port Hacking will begin next week. RMS Maritime Acting Operations Manager Botany Bay/Port Hacking Drew Jones said a dredge and associated equipment will conduct the dredging of: . Gunnamatta Bay · Bundeena to Burraneer Point Channel · Burraneer Point · […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage about a half mile of Yakima River shoreline within South Cle Elum is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline program will guide construction and development in South Cle Elum’s roughly half mile of shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Channel Safety Dredging Program in Geelong is near completion with the next phase scheduled to start today, December 8th, in the vicinity of the Corio Bay City Bend. This phase involves reinstalling four beacons which have been refurbished. The new positions of the beacons mark the wider City Bend. Four large 3 meter diameter steel buoys with top marks […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island (GA) and the Army Corps yesterday, August 29, signed a $13 million beach replenishment deal that will lead to more sand on the island community’s beach for additional protection from future storm damage. The deal for the third renourishment project in the last five years was signed by […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Surveying and maintenance dredging operations are to be conducted within the areas of the Portsmouth Harbour and its approach channels from 8 to 22 March 2019, reports the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. In the notice, the QHM Portsmouth said that the contractor for the works will be Boskalis Westminster Ltd. For the project, the contractor will be using […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Association of Drainage Authorities’s (ADA) 80th Anniversary Annual Conference will open the floor for delegates to raise questions and debate the key issues affecting the flood and water level management industry on Thursday 16 November at One Great George Street, London. By working in partnerships throughout catchments across the country ADA’s members are finding innovative ways […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth said in their latest announcement that the surveying operations and maintenance dredging will be conducted in the maintained areas within Portsmouth Harbor and its approach channels from 29 October to 8 November 2017.  The contractor for the works will be Boskalis Westminster Ltd, using the plough vessel ‘Norma’ with the […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed the first of 31 Hurricane Sandy coastal resilience projects focusing on rebuilding natural areas along the Atlantic Coast. The $1.65 million beach restoration project restored five beaches on Cape May’s inner shoreline, including Kimbles Beach, Reeds Beach, Moores Beach, Cooks Beach and Pierces Point. Along with the […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) said Folly Beach will receive $20.4 million in beach renourishment funding. “I appreciate Secretary Darcy working with us to get these funds reprogrammed,” said U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham. “This should allow us to move to construction by the end of October. It’s an important project and I’m glad we’re […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Ocean County officials and local officials in launching a major coastal construction project on Long Beach Island today. A news conference will be held at the beach on East 5th Street in Ship Bottom […]

  • 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 […]