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  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jack Kingston and Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson applauded new construction funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project in the government spending bill passed by Congress over the weekend. The 2015 Appropriations bill includes $1.52 million in construction funding that will keep this vital economic infrastructure project on track. To ensure this money […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will continue its Hurricane Sandy recovery operations during the federal government shutdown created by the lapse in federal funding. The Hurricane Sandy recovery program includes restoring previously constructed Corps projects that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, repairing Sandy-damaged navigation channels and structures that the Corps has built and […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Every year, Senator Levin prepares a report summarizing his key legislative activities. Regarding the protection of the Great Lakes and the environment, some of the Senator Levin’s accomplishments are: Restoring the Great Lakes Led effort to help secure funding of $300 million for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, an inter-agency initiative that works to clean […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) praised inclusion of a provision in the omnibus appropriations bill that allows for up to nine new Army Corps of Engineers studies to determine whether projects are eligible for further federal investment. If the Salton Sea is selected by the Corps for this funding, it would begin to make use […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, has just announced an update on the company’s end markets. An overall asset utilization during the second quarter was affected by inconsistent lettings from the Army Corps of Engineers and delays in the timing of certain project awards. Additionally, the record levels of rainfall and flooding […]

  • 14 February 2012

    The President’s fiscal year 2013 (FY13) Civil Works budget, released yesterday, contains more than $66 million for projects, analyses, and operations and maintenance in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District. The President included the funds for the Savannah district in a total civil works request of $4.731 billion he sent to Congress. The […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the City of Buffalo have signed an amended Project Partnership Agreement for the LaSalle Park Shoreline Protection, allowing the project to move forward fully-funded by the federal government. After the project received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations an amended PPA was necessary […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Francis Rooney testified before Congressional colleagues during a meeting of the House Appropriations Interior and Environment Subcommittee, held earlier this week. This testimony focused on Interior Appropriations regarding the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan. Congressman Rooney said: “I would like to thank Committee Chairman Calvert and Ranking Member McCollum for the opportunity to present testimony […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) earlier in October signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to officially launch construction on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). COL. Thomas Tickner signed October 8th the cost-sharing agreement between the state of Georgia and U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on their Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS), saying that all ground anchors have now been installed into the new river wall. Works will continue this week to apply tension to the ground anchors to ensure the new structure achieves the appropriate design parameters for overall strength and stability. […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District has received guidance that its Fiscal Year 2013 Civil Works program post-sequestration funding will be appropriated at $27,333,649 for construction, investigations and operations and maintenance. Funding for construction projects totals $18,255,415 and includes $5,251,476 for the Tucson Drainage Area in Arizona, and $79,840 for Murrieta Creek, […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced additional work that it plans to accomplish with supplemental Construction account funding provided in Public Law 116-20, the Additional Supplemental Appropriations Disaster Relief Act, 2019, signed into law June 6, 2019. Among other things, Public Law 116-20 provided $3.258 billion in five appropriations accounts: Investigations; Construction; Mississippi […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary for the Army of Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds towards operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Representatives Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader, along with Senators Ron Wyden […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Providence Working Waterfront Alliance yesterday testified before the House Committee on Finance in strong support of Budget Article 16, Section 4. According to the Working Waterfront Alliance’s release, this legislation would appropriate $10.5 million for the construction of a new Confined Aquatic Disposal (CAD) Cell critical to the upcoming maintenance dredging of […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide an additional $67.1 million in FY2016 funding for flood control, navigation and other water resources-related work on waterways throughout Mississippi. “Congress gives the Army Corps of Engineers discretion to use a certain amount of funding for projects that were not […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reported two days ago that federal appropriators have heeded his request, and included $1.28 million in federal funding to fully dredge the Port of Oswego. This funding had been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget. In March Schumer urged the federal […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger and his colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee have passed two bills funding key investments to the Chesapeake Bay. The committee this week passed the $46.4 billion Energy and Water Development bill, which funds programs that address climate change, improve water infrastructure, etc. The bill also includes the Chesapeake Bay Program. […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    THV Vlaamse Baaien 2100 has won the Ostend beaches replenishment project. The works include dredging, transporting and depositing of appropriate sea sand in the project area. This assignment aims to implement a beach (and banks) supplementation on the beach of Ostend. The total value of this sand placement project is 15,000,000 EUR. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 5 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, released its final general re-evaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Berryessa Creek project for public review and comment. The document outlines the study’s recommended plan to reduce flood risk from Berryessa Creek which would build new flood walls and box culverts and widen the channel […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons has secured $80 million in funding for Dover Air Force Base and $33 million in funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the annual Military Construction/Veterans Affairs and Energy and Water Development appropriations bills respectively. These bills passed out of the Appropriations Committee and are now ready for debate by […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that 40 projects in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy have been competitively selected to receive a share of $3.59 billion in federal disaster relief funds. Among the funds awarded, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) will receive approximately $35 million to raise a retaining wall and install watertight […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    By action of the eight Great Lakes states at the Great Lakes Commission’s Annual Meeting, held on Sept. 30 in Buffalo, N.Y., the “Flexibility in the federal standard for navigation dredging projects in the Great Lakes basin” resolution has been adopted. At the meeting attendees agreed that dredging is vital to ensure safe navigation for shippers […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Senate has approved legislation that would prioritize funding for deep-draft harbor and channel dredging for commercial ports like the Port of Gulfport that have been designated as “strategic” to national security, U.S. Senator Thad Cochran said. The FY2017 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill (HR.2028), approved 90-8 on Thursday, provides $250 million for deep-draft harbor […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Congress last week passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. The bill, which passed 240 to 177, would provide $35.4 billion in FY16 spending – $29 billion for the Department of Energy and $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. “The Energy and Waters […]

  • 7 April 2010

    US. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has asked Congress for $23.7 million in federal funding to clean up Newport Harbor.City officials expect to have word on whether the project will get a chunk of federal money later this year. Congress isn’t expected to approve appropriations until after the November election… [mappress] Source:dailypilot,April 7,2010;

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday criticized President Obama’s FY2016 budget for diminishing resources for flood control and navigation projects, even while increasing funding for regulatory and other programs government-wide. At a Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Wednesday to review the FY2016 budget requests for the Army […]