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  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) informs.  That money, combined with the $33 million that Congress approved earlier in the month, represents the final federal appropriations to complete the […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D. Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief visited Portrane and Burrow Beach last week to see the impact that coastal erosion is having on the area. “I am delighted to have been invited to visit Portrane today to see at first hand the impact that coastal […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressman Frank Pallone have announced the awarding of a $28,3 million Sandy relief grant to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to repair the seawall protecting Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The funding, made through the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Drydocks World is about to sign an Agreement with Kleindienst Group to provide a complete range of offshore marine and operational management solutions for their The Heart of Europe.  The project comprises of a cluster of six islands owned by the Group on The World project in Dubai offering an unrivalled resort and leisure experience. […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The River Restoration 2018 Conference is set to take place from October 28-30, in Two Harbors, Minnesota.  This conference is structured to promote open dialogue and understanding on approaches to holistic, applied stream restoration and protection. Presentations will focus on methods to improve both physical and ecological (water quality, hydrology, channel stability, and connectivity) functions […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a small but necessary section of the Marysville Ring Levee is underway and should be completed by mid-August 2017, maintaining momentum on the project to lessen flood risk in the northern California town of Marysville, USACE said in its latest release.  The current construction was funded at approximately $825,000 and the site is […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that Congress will authorize an extension of the Carolina Beach renourishment project through the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014. Congressman McIntyre said: “With the new language included in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, we have successfully created a way to keep sand on the beach […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IQPC’s Dredging & Reclamation USA Summit is a global event that unites port authorities, engineers, port operators, construction companies, dredging contractors, and more in their quest to ensure the profitability and quality assurance of dredging projects. “Hear from thought leaders who will share their expertise from the Port of Miami, Jaxport, Port of New Orleans, […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced the tenth in this highly-regarded series of specialist conferences: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013. Known for offering the best international forum for the discussion of the latest developments as well as informed debate – every event in the ‘Breakwaters’ series has ensured that advances in coastal […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that soil cleanup at the Smalley-Piper Superfund Site in Collierville, TN is scheduled to start May 30, 2012. The soil cleanup is expected to be completed by August 2012. The cleanup is being funded by the EPA. Black & Veatch, an EPA contractor, will manage the cleanup performed […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  recently received an additional $140 million in funding from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act signed by President Obama on 23 December 2011. These funds will be used toward 81 Mississippi Rivers and Tributaries (MR&T) projects affected by the historic 2011 flood. The District developed a […]

  • 27 September 2011

    After careful consideration, Ellicott has chosen to partner with Geoplex Drillteq Limited of Nigeria for its first ever Parts Depot outside the USA. The Ellicott/Geoplex Parts Depot is located in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, and has the capability to ship parts to the Lagos area daily. Wole Ogunsanya, Managing Director and CEO of Geoplex, commented, “We […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced the tenth in this highly-regarded series of specialist conferences: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013. Known for offering the best international forum for the discussion of the latest developments as well as informed debate – every event in the ‘Breakwaters’ series has ensured that advances in coastal […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Slovenian Government yesterday adopted its port development program for international traffic for the 2016–2020 period, providing investments into the port’s infrastructure in the total amount of appropriately €290 million. Major investments planned by the concessionaire Luka Koper for the 2016–2020 period include an extension of the pier I by 100 meters towards the west […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have finally signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CC Ship Channel). After 27 years of waiting, ceremonious signing of the PPA was held Friday, October 20, at the Corpus Christi […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $1.4 million contract for the maintenance dredging of Knapps Narrows Federal Navigation Channel near Tilghman Island to Southwind Construction of Evansville, Indiana. The project will consist of the removal roughly 100,000 cubic yards of material from the channel to restore it to its authorized depth […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    FinnAust Mining Plc has appointed Royal IHC to provide primary support services for the company’s Pituffik Titanium Project (Pituffik). The companies will now work closely to define an optimized development solution that includes their in house wet mining equipment as well as a high level cost estimation for the Pituffik. This work will include the appropriate mechanisms for […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for levee repairs (L-575 Benton-Washington levee system) along the left descending bank of the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week in Moscow, a meeting was held between the representatives of Russian and Chinese companies concerning the implementation of the Big Port of Zarubino project. At the meeting were present Mr. Andrey Tarasenko, General Director of FSUE “Rosmorport”, Alexander Vinokurov, President of the “Summa” group of companies, Bayin Chaolu Governor of the Chinese province of […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Research & Development

    Licencing of dredging activities is based on environmental analysis, including measuring levels of contamination. The contaminated dredged materials may upset the ecosystem balance at their disposal site. In these cases, officials take actions before the licence is granted. The types of contaminants in the environment can change over time, due to new or modified human […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Flemish Government has adopted the final preference decision for a new sea lock in Zeebrugge, confirming that the new sea lock will be built on the location of the old Visart lock. The Visart lock (1907) does no longer meet the modern standards of the shipping industry, the officials said in the release. Hence, […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Wellfleet, MA, received word recently that $5 million in federal funding through the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) was included in the President’s fiscal year 2020 budget.  Commenting the latest news, Select Board Chair, Janet Reinhart, and Town Administrator, Dan Hoort, acknowledged the efforts of so many that contributed to this news: […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced the tenth in this highly-regarded series of specialist conferences: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013. Known for offering the best international forum for the discussion of the latest developments as well as informed debate – every event in the ‘Breakwaters’ series has ensured that advances in coastal […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette issued a formal Attorney General Opinion stating that the Natural Resources Trust Fund, as created in the Michigan Constitution, cannot be used for the maintenance of existing public recreation facilities, such as maintenance dredging of existing harbors. “The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund cannot be used as an ATM,” said […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has followed his request and has allocated $8.95 million in Hurricane Sandy disaster dollars to Oregon Inlet. Jones has been actively working with the administration and the Corps of Engineers to direct disaster money to Oregon Inlet. Oregon Inlet is eligible to […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Work has commenced to remove more seagrass wrack from Jurien Boat Harbour to maintain improved water flow and navigation at the facility. Department of Transport A/Executive Director of Coastal Infrastructure Donna West said the wrack trawling operation was a pro-active measure to prevent a build-up of material. “It’s expected the operation will remove approximately 7,000 […]