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  • 19 April 2012

    City Mayor Ferdinand Tubban announced that P11.5 million is being earmarked from the city’s 20% development fund to re-channel the Chico river to save agricultural lands and settlements from further drowning, Philippine Information Agency reports. Though the amount is not enough for a full stretch re-channeling of the river route from Calanan to Cabaruan, he […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Crews under contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, have begun maintenance dredging operations on the Raritan River Federal Navigation Channel. The Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a $3.8 million contract to Norfolk Dredging of Chesapeake, Va., to carry out the work, which involves the removal of approximately 600,000 cubic […]

  • 6 November 2017

    A new project in Hesketh Out Marsh near Preston, UK, helps protect property and nearby infrastructure from flooding while creating an internationally important estuary for wildlife, CH2M said in their latest release.  The Hesketh Out Marsh East Managed Realignment Scheme, which opened late August 2017, reinstates 160-hectares of land to saltmarsh, and by doing so, provides […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Surfside Beach renourishment scheme, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is officially underway, the the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. The hopper dredger arrived on site yesterday and the GLDD crew started with the sand pumping operations immediately. An area from approximately the Myrtle Swash (between 4th […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release that they have received additional funds through a supplemental congressional appropriation.  This means that the Savannah harbor will receive an additional $26.6 million for: repairs to Dredged Material Containment Area Dikes; the Corps’ depot facility on the river; water control structures in […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the the Adams and Denver County Chief’s Report recommending to implement flood risk management solutions along Weir Gulch and Harvard Gulch in Adams and Denver County, CO, and restore aquatic, wetland, and riparian habitat along the South Platte […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 24 June through Friday 28 June 2013 at UNESCO-IHE, […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Ruston’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline master program will guide construction and development along the city’s Commencement Bay shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Ruston’s locally tailored shoreline […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is hosting a scoping webinar on September 18th to solicit comments on the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Participants are encouraged to attend the webinar, which will be held from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. (CDT). New and easier access has been provided to […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate additional funding to dredge Eastern North Carolina’s Oregon and Hatteras Inlets.  In a letter sent last week, Congressman Jones reminded Army Corps of Engineers leadership of the chronically poor navigation conditions at both inlets. He also pointed out that the […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy of Maryland/DC has announced the completion of a Coastal Resiliency Assessment on existing natural features that protect coastal residential communities in the state. The study identified areas that reduce the risk of coastal hazards and determined priority areas for coastal conservation and restoration activities. “Our […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District and the New Haven Port Authority held a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environment Impact Statement (EIS) on January 24, 2017. The public scoping meeting was for the EIS being prepared as part of the feasibility study. In […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project has received federal authorization for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to move forward with deepening and widening of the navigation channels. The authorization is part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act signed into law December 16, 2016, by President Barack Obama. The project is currently […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    According to a proposed budget filed by Governor Rick Scott last month, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $9.9 billion in funding this year for strategic transportation projects. Doreen DiPolito—owner and president of D-Mar General Contracting and Development in Tampa Bay, Florida—applauded the move, citing its significance in supporting and creating construction jobs […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Report (Draft Report) for South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. They also announced the opening of the window for […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Transportation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with replacing or repairing bridges or culverts at 10 locations in the state of Maine. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place permanent and […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump last Friday, September 21, signed into law the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, a three-part package called a “minibus” at a signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System in Las Vegas, Nevada. The legislation accounts for dredging activities in harbors and channels, important infrastructure […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Concrete’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of shorelines along the Skagit and Baker rivers and Lake Shannon. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has reissued the statewide New Hampshire Programmatic General Permit (PGP) for minimal-impact activities in U.S. waters within the state of New Hampshire. The previous PGP expired on June 28, 2012. The New Hampshire PGP continues the expedited review process for activities in Corps jurisdiction under Section […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator John Hoeven recently spoke with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director Russ Vought, urging for the inclusion of the Red River Valley’s flood protection project in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget request. The senator stressed the significance of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issuing a permit for the […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be spending millions of dollars in the next couple of years to remove invasive species, encourage native plant growth and replenish the underground water source for a patch of extremely rare habitat in Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve. This USACE project falls under Section 206 of the Water Resources Development […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatools, a Dutch subsea technology company, has introduced the fourth-generation DipMate® backhoe dredging monitoring and control systems. The upgrade encompasses two models: the Essential and Pro. The Essential is a cost-competitive visualization system that contains all essentials for efficient backhoe dredging and Pro is an advanced version that can be delivered with a range of automation […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has provided a comment to the St. Johns Riverkeeper’s Notice of Intent to Sue the Corps regarding the proposed St. Johns River harbor deepening project. In April 2014, the Corps issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the JAXPORT proposal to dredge 13 miles of the St. […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program has received 585 applications from across the country totaling $9.3 billion in requested funding – over 18 times more than the $500 million that will be awarded. 337 applications were received from the urban areas and 248 from rural communities. […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    At a briefing to the Coromandel Harbor Project Stakeholders Working Group this week, the Chief Executive David Hammond provided an update of the Coromandel Harbor Facilities Project. With the project separated into two work strands – the Sugarloaf Upgrade Project and the Inner Harbor Project – the project management structure has been changed accordingly. Mr […]