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  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    With the signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 earlier this year, many people expected construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to start immediately. However, several actions need to take place before construction can occur. “Environmental monitoring ranks high in the hierarchy of actions that must take place before […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 31 miles of Olympia marine and freshwater shorelines is open for public comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The city’s proposed shoreline program will guide development along Olympia’s marine and freshwater shorelines: Percival Creek, Black Lake Drainage Ditch, Capitol Lake, Chambers Lake, Ward Lake, Grass Lake and Ken Lake. […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to provide comments on issues regarding the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Corps and the City of Sarasota will host two meetings on July 23 at the Sarasota City Hall, 1565 1st Street in Sarasota. An afternoon meeting begins […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to improve boat navigation near Crescent Bar is expected to begin next month, according to an agreement reached between Grant PUD and Crescent Bar Inc. Under the agreement, Grant PUD will remove about 45,000 cubic yards of sediment in the channel that connects the Crescent Bar Boat Launch with the main-stem Columbia River. The […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Jack Kingston (GA-1) voted last week to fund construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, an initiative he has fought for since its inception. He said: “This bill does three things – begins a long-term commitment with initial funding of $1.52 million, recognizes the port as an ongoing project placed at the top of […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) project to install four miles of steel sheet piling into the beaches of Mantoloking and Brick to protect Route 35 and nearby homes and businesses from future severe storms began yesterday. The steel sheeting project will complement an impending engineered beach and dune system planned by the U.S. Army […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $20.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. for the beach nourishment project north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island to protect this vulnerable stretch of N.C.12. The contractor will use two dredges to expedite the project, which is expected […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two Regulatory Open House events in south Florida this week. The events will be held Wed., July 9 at Hawk’s Cay Resort Florida Keys, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, Florida and Friday, July 11 at Marriott Harbor Beach, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for erosion protection along the interior of the 17th Street Canal floodwall in Jefferson Parish. The contract will help protect an area that has historically experienced erosion. The contract was awarded to the Veteran-Owned Contracting Group JV, LLC for the amount of […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of Exeter’s £30 million flood defence scheme will begin next month with improvements to the main flood relief channel. When finished the new scheme will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. The Environment Agency and its partners, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, will also […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging of the Port Hope harbour will begin this month as part of the Municipality’s annual maintenance program to allow safe access for boaters during the summer. In accordance with the Municipality’s Sediment Management and Dredging Strategy in October 2012, the dredging will remove 5000m3 of sediment from the harbour to obtain a depth of […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environmental Protection Authority yesterday accepted Chatham Rock Phosphate’s formal Marine Consent application as being complete. CRP lodged its application for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules from the Chatham Rise on 14 May. This acceptance step begins a six-month process, starting with the EPA publicly notifying the application and appointing a decision-making committee […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s contractor spent its first full day yesterday removing the deposit of coal ash and sediment found in the Dan River across from Abreu-Grogan Park on Memorial Drive, which is just upstream from the Schoolfield Dam. The operation took place in view of local and North Carolina media who gathered Monday to tour the […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastal communities will have another tool to understand the impact of opening tidal inlets in terms of the abundance of marine life and tourist dollars with the latest data from Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. “There are areas all along the Gulf Coast experiencing this problem of closed tidal inlets due to […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Danville will shift the hours of operation at its water treatment plant when Duke Energy’s contractor begins removing the coal ash deposit found in the Dan River near the Schoolfield Dam. Duke Energy said on Friday that crews are completing site preparation. Dredging could begin later this week. “We plan to close […]

  • 27 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Liverpool2 to Become UK’s Largest Transatlantic Deep-Sea Port Peel Ports Group has awarded a multi-million pound contract to Shanghai-based Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co (ZPMC) to supply state-of-the-art ‘mega’ container cranes for its new Liverpool2 development.   USA: Oregon Inlet Emergency Dredging Starts The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side cast dredge MERRITT will, once again, try to open the channel at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Recent […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Patent Office has approved Ellicott Dredge’s latest application for a new patent named Slurry Pump with Adjustable Liner. This invention relates generally to a slurry pump, and, more particularly, to centrifugal slurry pump for dredging. The invention uses electronic sensors to measure the gap between the impeller and the front head liner. Then it […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]

  • 10 April 2014

    The flood-storage benefits produced by the lakes of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) will be protected when a dredging program to remove large amounts of sediment from the lake bottoms begins later this year at Tappan Lake in Harrison County. “We’re at the starting point now of a dredging program in our lakes that […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three firms are now battling it out to win the contract to construct a £36 million sea defence scheme from Holland Haven to Clacton Pier. Tenders were opened last week and now the job begins to decide which company will be successful. Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Engineering Department will analyse all the documents received and […]

  • 21 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer reaffirmed his call for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide federal Hurricane Sandy relief funds for a new dune flood-protection system in Breezy Point. The application for funding was formally submitted to FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Program and Schumer is urging the agency to approve this application. The proposed […]

  • 21 March 2014

    The DNR is seeking public input on rule changes for projects that have an impact on Iowa waters, including wetlands and lakes. Every five years the DNR can provide input on the regional permit 7 approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Regional permit 7 is a general permit issued by the Corps for […]

  • 14 March 2014

    The Port of Cleveland approved a resolution at its March Board of Directors meeting directing the Port’s management to work with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to ensure the timely start and completion of dredging necessary for the 2014 shipping season utilizing existing confined facilities for disposal of the material. In its resolution, the Port […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 22-tonne Amphibex machines are breaking through the ice on areas of the Red River with a history of ice jamming. The icebreakers can also be transported by heavy truck to other areas of the province if ice-jam issues develop on other rivers, Premier Greg Selinger said. “We’ve seen the damage ice-jam-related flooding can have […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The Norfolk Naval Station cleanup program, located in Norfolk, VA, will consist of hydraulic dredging of mud and silt, announced the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Office. The dredged material will be placed at the North Containment Cell of Craney Island Dredge material Management Area, in Portsmouth, VA. This location may be changed and this decision […]