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  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board will co-host a virtual public meeting June 15 to discuss the draft environmental documents related to proposed erosion work along the lower American River in Sacramento.  The draft supplemental environmental assessment/environmental impact Report for American River Contract 1, which was released for public review on […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin yesterday held a meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers, including Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps, Colonel Thomas Asbery. “Yesterday, I met with the Army Corps to reiterate the gratitude for their 24/7 operations all up and down our shores. For example, three of the area’s dredging […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) convened two briefing events for more than 100 congressional staff in Washington, D.C. on June 4, to discuss the importance of the $650 million Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). Coinciding with National Fishing and Boating Week (June 1-9) – an […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. The study area includes Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes and will look at the feasibility of providing hurricane […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting scoping meetings to share information and gather public input on the Upper Barataria Basin Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The study area is large with, 75,000 people, 28,000 structures and about 760 square miles, and has a complicated hydrology which may require structural and […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has made great progress in its mission of coastal restoration, completing numerous beach restoration projects along the coast. Since the storm, Army Corps has supported repair and recovery efforts throughout the northeast. Those efforts have taken place in phases as USACE first supported immediate life and […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, discussed a unique dredging capability with Thad Pratt at U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory on Feb. 19, 2019. The new remote-operated Subdredge, which was built by EDDY Pump, was delivered to the Army Corps in late […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, Congressman Rooney met with Major General Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the Army Corps of Engineers, about funding for Lake Okeechobee and Everglades Restoration projects. Congressman Rooney stated, “After meeting with Major General Spellmon, I am confident that we will continue to have a strong […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior councilors in Leeds will be asked to approve proposals to proceed with the next phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme at a meeting next week. At its meeting at Civic Hall on Wednesday 13 February, the council’s executive board will discuss a two-step plan which aims to provide Leeds with a one-in-200-year level […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie—Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Diane Lebouthillier, yesterday met with Ghyslain Cyr, President of the Administration portuaire du havre de pêche de L’Étang-du-Nord, in L’Étang-du-Nord, Îles-de-la-Madeleine to discuss recent repairs that have been made to this […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) will today, October 22, hold a meeting in Odessa to discuss dredging projects planned for 2018–2019. During the meeting, officials from USPA together with the representatives of dredging companies will discuss implementation of capital and operational dredging projects in seaports, as well as in inland waterways. According to USPA, the […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s Baltimore District Commander Col. Ed Chamberlayne, incoming Commander Col. John Litz and other District team members met with Representative Elijah E. Cummings and Congressman John Sarbanes earlier this week to discuss key programs and projects in support to the region and Chesapeake Bay. During a briefing at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, they discussed: dredging […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Next week (Thursday, June 21) the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority will participate in an informational meeting in Cameron Parish to overview the Calcasieu Salinity Control Measures Project, a Master Plan cornerstone project in the southwest coastal region. The purpose of the Calcasieu Salinity Control Measures project is to manage saltwater introduction into adjacent water […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Angus King joined Damariscotta Region Chamber Director Stephanie Gallagher on April 27 to visit local businesses in Damariscotta and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the economy in the Midcoast, from broadband expansion to workforce development. “Damariscotta and Newcastle are fortunate to have such thoughtful, hardworking Maine people investing in their community and […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will hold a Town Hall meeting, February 22, to discuss the ongoing study to determine the feasibility of increasing the depth and width of the Mobile Harbor Federal Navigation Channel. The Town Hall meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, Ala., from 6 to 8 […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting today, December 13, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in Columbus. During the meeting, the commission will act on three recommended Lake Erie Protection Fund grant project proposals, hear updates on the Lake Erie Lakewide Action and Management Plan, Ohio’s […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts State Senator, Kathleen O’Connor Ives, last week participated in the monthly meeting of the Merrimack River Beach Alliance. The state legislative delegation for Newburyport, Salisbury and Newbury – Old Town, Plum Island and Village of Byfield met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and other leaders to discuss strategies for improving […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards and Shawn Wilson, Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, will travel to Washington, D.C. to meet with Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to discuss the long-delayed Comite River Diversion Canal (CRDC). The project, intended to be funded […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently visited Cai Mep International Terminal (CMIT) to discuss potential development strategies in the area. The Prime Minister was welcomed by CMIT acting Managing director Nguyen Xuan Ky, who expressed the facility’s appreciation to the Vietnamese national and provincial governments, and the Vietnamese Ministry of Transport for supporting policies which have […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has invited the Dingwall and Blairninich residents to attend a public exhibition highlighting proposals for flood prevention measures along the River Peffery. The council is currently developing a Flood Protection Study (FPS) for the river to identify solutions that will alleviate the risk of flooding to locations in Blairninich and Dingwall. The […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A proposal to bolster sea defenses at Bacton Gas Terminal, Bacton and Walcott villages will be discussed by North Norfolk District Council’s Cabinet on July 3. The proposed scheme would involve ‘sandscaping’ the shoreline, in front of the terminal and down the coast; effectively using high volumes of sand to protect the coast. The volume […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Francis Rooney attended a White House dinner and meeting with President Donald Trump earlier this week, where he stressed the need for including Everglades Restoration as a key component of any infrastructure package brought forward. This message is consistent with a letter that Congressman Rooney sent to the President in February 2017, and with the President’s […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure last week held a subcommittee hearing entitled “Water Resources: The Role of the Public and Private Sectors.” During the hearing, Senator Edward J. Markey, of Malden, Massachusetts, discussed the dredging of Boston Harbor and coastal resilience issues. Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite Commanding General […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Silver Lake Association (SLA) will host an event titled “Planning, Funding and Executing Public Projects: A Discussion with Government Agencies and Community Groups about Silver Lake, N.Y.” on May 13 at the Club at Silver Lake. The main goal of this event is to address issues at Silver Lake and find ways they can be […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael councilor, Maria Doyle, welcomed minister for state at the office of public works and flood relief, Sean Canney, on April 4 to the area to discuss flood prevention measures for parts of Dundalk and Blackrock. During the visit, he met up with local residents, business owners and local interest groups to discuss the […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division, met recently with the mayors and other public officials of two coastal communities to discuss a proposed $174 million coastal storm damage reduction project. Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Solana Beach Mayor Mike Nichols hosted Col. Helmlinger and Col. Kirk Gibbs, […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman, who serves as co-chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday met with the USACE Lieutenant Colonel Adam Czekanski, 73rd commander of the Buffalo District, to discuss continued efforts to dredge the Port of Cleveland. “We’ve made good progress in our efforts to protect Lake Erie over the past several years, […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Victoria Atkins, Member of Parliament for Louth & Horncastle, held her second Flood Forum last Friday at the Grange & Links Hotel in Sandilands to address issues around coastal flood mitigation. Local residents were able to question the relevant organizations about the safety and security of their homes. “Following the successful event last year and the […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Madison County Board Chairman, Kurt Prenzler, met with Col. Anthony P. Mitchell, commander and district engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Louis District, last week to discuss the American Bottom levee system. The officials talked about how the county can get its levee system to the 500 year flood protection level and if […]