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  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government are hosting a ceremony on Wednesday, August 6, to recognize the signing of a partnership agreement for initiation of Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material projects. These projects aim to increase the use of material dredged from the Mississippi River […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck yesterday to tour four Superfund Sites in the sixth congressional district and highlight the success of the program. While at Imperial Oil in Morganville, Pallone and Enck announced the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup at the site. They […]

  • 11 October 2010

    Swimming at popular beaches along the Swan River has been discouraged this weekend after fresh dredging in Fremantle created a huge plume… By Narelle Towie (perthnow) [mappress] Source: perthnow, October 11, 2010;

  • 2 July 2012

    Governor Nikki Haley has vetoed a bill designed to create funding for dredging projects in North Myrtle Beach, according to wmbfnews.com. House Bill 4033 would have allowed the city to create a special tax district in Cherry Grove to dredge canals surrounding many homes in the area. In a written statement, Haley said she vetoed […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Managed realignment is a relatively new soft engineering strategy undertaken to provide sustainable coastal defences, re-create intertidal habitats or a combination of these two aims, according to hrwallingford.com. More than fifty managed realignment sites have been created since the first in 1991. HR Wallingford’s Marie Pendle has been comparing the predictions made about individual managed realignment […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a winner in a prestigious industry award presentation ceremony on 3 July, and is in the frame for another award later this year. The Steart Coastal Management Project picked up the top award in […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has partnered with Brunel University’s Center for Flood Risk and Resilience – set up with the aim of helping key stakeholders develop relevant skills and knowledge, supporting the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy. Under the agreement, VolkerStevin will be working alongside other partners, including the Environment Agency, HR Wallingford, Jacobs and CIWEM to co-create STEM […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General, North Atlantic Division, visited Poplar Island yesterday – a restoration project cooperated on by USACE and Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration. Poplar Island once covered over 1100 acres and was used as a vacation spot by both President Roosevelt and President Truman, before almost all of […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    A new island near Cottage Grove is going to be created in order to ameliorate a distorted barge channel on the Mississippi River. A study of the $5 million worth project including a portion of the river north of Hastings, has been initiated by the Army Corps of Engineers. A sharp bend in the barge […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that an updated version of ‘Facts About: Building with Nature’ is now available. ‘Facts About: Building with Nature’ talks about a design philosophy that uses natural processes (ecosystem services) to realize structures and to create benefits for society and nature at the same time. “The […]

  • 22 February 2010

    BAY CITY — The country’s largest diversified supplier of construction materials has acquired two docks on the Saginaw River, creating the potential for increased shipping traffic on a waterway that has seen sluggish times of late. [mappress] Source:mlive,February 22,2010;

  • 1 April 2011

    Special ‘swim lanes’ are to be created in the River Thames for fit commuters following the success of the capital’s ‘Boris bikes’, it was…   “Swimming to work is the next logical step.” By Nigel Vincent (thisislocallondon) [mappress] Source: thisislocallondon, April 1, 2011    

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an Open House Tuesday, July 16, 2019, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Alki Community Center in Seattle. This Open House is an opportunity for the community to learn about the Emma Schmitz Seawall Replacement project, located at 4503 Beach Dr. […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency started this week the construction works on a major extension to Essex Wildlife Trust’s Fingringhoe Wick Nature Reserve, on the Colne estuary. The estuary has national and international designations due to its conservation importance and has recently been included in the Marine Conservation Zone designation. The project, which is a partnership between […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Grants and loans worth $227 million just turned green, creating jobs and protecting waters across Washington state through 162 newly funded projects. “This funding represents critical investments of state and federal resources in improving and protecting the quality of our state’s waters while also supporting the health and vitality of communities throughout the state,” said Heather […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME, a Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and environmental solutions group, has partnered with Airobot in its plan to involve the drones into DEME’s operations. “We are considering drones to improve the safety of our crews on our construction sites,” said Lorentz Lievens, head of the DEME survey department. “To create digital terrain models, our land surveyors must […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 64,000 more homes will be better protected from the devastating effects of flooding after 93 new flood defences were given the green light to start construction this year. With £294 million to be invested in flood risk management this year, 165,000 homes are now expected to be better protected by 2015, which is […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Jacksonville City Council has unanimously awarded JAXPORT $75 million for the project – comprised of a $35 million grant and a $40 million loan. “It’s a historic win for our community and the 15,000 jobs that will be created or protected by the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project,” said Jacksonville Port Authority in their latest […]

  • 2 August 2012

    According to the Construction Enquirer, the European Investment Bank has agreed to provide almost half the finance for a new £300m deep-water container terminal at the Port of Liverpool. This developnet project is currently out to tender with construction due to start next year and be completed by 2015. The project details – Construction work […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that more than $181 million in economic development funding has been approved for 24 projects that are spurring growth and opportunity in nine regions of the New York State. The funding, approved by Empire State Development’s Board of Directors, supports projects that are creating 1,524 new jobs and retaining […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ. For the last time, in this contract area, the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, carefully drilled holes in the shale […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The Traverse City Commissioners voted to allow improvements to Northwestern Michigan College’s Harbor at its Great Lakes Campus, reports upnorthlive.com. The college’s dredging permit was given the green light by City Commissioners. According to upnorthlive.com, the school and the city say the actual dredging process will be a learning opportunity that could benefit the bay. […]

  • 30 September 2011

    Dredges were bringing up sand from just off shore Thursday and pumping it onto the northern beaches here, re-creating what storms and …   By KAREN NELSON (sunherald) [mappress] Source: sunherald, September 30, 2011;    

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Nine teams have presented their final design to make specific areas in San Francisco more resilient to sea level rise, severe storms, floods and earthquakes, reports the Dutch Water Sector. The teams made their final design public during a special meeting in San Francisco, USA, on 17 and 18 May. In 2017, the design challenge started […]

  • 4 December 2013

    The first phase of the River of Life project is nearly complete. Since October, when the project began, the Environment Agency and Earth Trust, working in partnership, have created seven new ponds, two reed beds and three new backwaters. Before Christmas arrives, there will be the excavation of a further two backwaters and a fen. […]