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  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE’s multi-purpose vessel SNELL is taking a much-needed breather and overhaul at the Engineer Repair Yard after working in waters up and down the Atlantic Coast, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. SNELL Chief Engineer Paul Allen said the crane and its controls will be much different. The mechanical levers are being […]

  • 19 September 2010

    Vice-Speaker B.J. Cruz received assurances from the U.S. Environmental protection agency last Friday that the agency will require radiation testing of deep core samples taken from Apra Harbor before any dredging and ocean disposal of materials occurs. Cruz has urged the EPA and the Department of Defense over the past year to conduct testing rather […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A team with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has developed a vessel that provides new capabilities to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ scientists and engineers. The coring barge, designed by researchers Jarrell Smith, Thad Pratt and William Butler of ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, allows researchers to take sediment samples in areas […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Acta Marine has recently upgraded the functionality of its Ultra Shallow Support Vessel “Coastal Enterprise” with Dynamic Positioning. This system allows the Coastal Enterprise to automatically maintain its position and heading by using only its own propellers and thrusters. Coastal Enterprise is the second Acta Marine vessel equipped with Dynamic Positioning. Last month, the vessel […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has just released a photo of its two vessels working in the Narragansett Bay in Connecticut. For the first time ever, the debris vessel Snell and special purpose vessel Currituck worked in tandem to remove boulders from the Narragansett Bay federal channel. The Snell lifted boulders that weighed up […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of potential offshore sediment resources in Federal waters in the […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 50 University of Kansas staff members will visit the John Redmond Reservoir and Tallgrass Prairie Preserve on Friday, May 30. The 2014 Mini Wheat State Tour is an initiative of the Unclassified Senate and its professional development committee. Each year, the tour brings together a group of KU staff from across the university […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Partrac Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) is being used in the STELAR-S2S project. The overall aim of the STELAR project is to understand the importance of climatic and autogenic controls in determining the transfer of sediment from source-to-sink in one of the world’s largest rivers – the Mekong. Floodplain characteristics and sedimentation will be obtained […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group – the company behind the Nicaragua Grand Canal project – has entered into an agreement with RODIO-Swissboring for a detailed physical Soil Investigation Program to be carried out for the Brito Access Channel and Brito Port area on the Pacific side. Also, the company has signed another agreement, this time with CSA Global of Australia, for project management and […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has introduced a list of plans and programs that they have undertaken in fiscal year 2013. “This announcement includes our big accomplishments and also the full list of everything we did for our customers throughout the fiscal year 2013,” they stated. Civil Works Charleston Harbor • Dredging: […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step in what could be a major effort to improve water conditions in the Middle Snake River gets underway this week on a pair of small islands downstream from Walter’s Ferry. Idaho Power’s Bayha Island Research Project is one part of the broader Snake River Stewardship Program, which aims to help the company […]

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

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global seabed sampling experts Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have delivered a 12 station Multiple Corer to XMU University in China. The hydrostatically damped Multi Corer is capable of collecting up to 12 samples simultaneously, which include a high-quality sediment sample and the overlying supernatant water. The corer is constructed from stainless steel and features detachable core […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014. The company’s operations during the quarter were primarily focused on the recovery of gold from the SS Central America shipwreck and support for the submission of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the “Don […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a small business contract in the amount of $106,871.81 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at Freeport Harbor’s Dredging Placement Area One. The contract will allow for drilling of suitable material for levee raising and repair to increase the […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia has purchased a 24m Giant Piston Corer system for the RV Investigator from Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL). The modular deep sea sediment coring system comprises four 6m-long barrels, a stainless steel head with removable lead weights and a mechanical trigger arm with 1m long […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $209,000 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC, for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing of soil conditions in Orange and Jefferson counties, Texas. The contractor is required to obtain 23 core borings and 14 cone penetrometer tests to gather preliminary […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastline Surveys Ltd has completed a major contract for a geotechnical survey and laboratory analysis in support of the MoD’s capital dredge campaign in Portsmouth Harbour. The programme is to support the extensive upgrade and deepening of the channel. The pre-dredge geotechnical survey involved the acquisition of 174 Vibrocore samples up to a maximum of […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Capt’n Ray made its way into Charleston Harbor on a sultry August afternoon. Like many other vessels entering the harbor, she was headed to one of the South Carolina State Ports Authority’s terminals to take on some cargo. But the cargo Capt’n Ray was picking up wasn’t containers or BMW’s. It was actually picking […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $370,250.81 to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing at the Sabine Neches Waterway’s Placement Area 8. The geotechnical investigation will explore existing containment dike foundation and borrow source soil conditions at […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs, from the bottom of the New Bedford Harbor is the No. 1 source of airborne PCBs in the neighborhoods surrounding the port, according to new research by the University of Iowa and Boston University School of Public Health. In fact, airborne PCB emissions from the harbor are so […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new phase of ground investigation works for the Southsea Coastal Scheme will begin on Monday, 26 February, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The main program of ground investigation work took place throughout autumn 2017, however there are some areas along the seafront that need additional testing during February and March. According to […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Coastline Surveys have had a busy and productive summer season with a wide variety of successful contracts. Whilst providing personnel in the Northern North Sea for Oil & Gas geotechnical survey operations, the company’s multi-purpose survey vessel, MV FlatHolm and her team, have been busy supporting Port & Harbour Developments, FEPA dredge monitoring campaigns and […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, initiates a lakebed imaging study to determine changes near the New Buffalo, Michigan. Eleven scientists and engineers from the Detroit Corps office will converge on southeast Lake Michigan to conduct a two-week long lakebed imaging study. These measurements will be made in an effort to quantify the […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council (TDC) are continuing work on the £14 million Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. Following a number of surveys conducted, between May and August 2015, the Environment Agency continues with the sampling of the seabed. The teams collected ‘cores’ from Pole Sands to find out what type of sediment it is made of. […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC in the estimated amount of $3 million for geotechnical services including soils investigations (core borings, soils sampling) and lab testing. According to Lori Thomas, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Geotechnical and Structures Section, […]