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  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is about to begin work on an innovative scheme aimed to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure and agricultural land adjacent to the West Somerset coast. The village of Stolford and surrounding area – located on the Bristol Channel, just east of Hinckley […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, in a letter, to fairly consider Florida’s critical water infrastructure projects in its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan. The letter also specifically conveys Rubio’s readiness to work with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Phase Two of an important flood protection project at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is now officially underway, Parks Canada Agency said in their latest announcement.  This federal infrastructure investment project was highlighted yesterday by Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    By 2030 all main Polish rivers will be used for inland navigation, announced the Deputy Minister Anna Moskwa of Maritime Economy and Inland Waterways during recent ‘Transport Connects, Water Unites’ seminar in Warsaw. The seminar was organised on October 11th on the occasion of a Dutch water and maritime trade mission to Poland. According to […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The preparations activities for the Oceanside Harbor dredging program are in full swing now, according to the City of Oceanside Harbor’s latest announcement.  Manson Construction, the USACE’s contractor, will begin the work in the following days, after environmental restrictions – which include dredging during the California least tern nesting season – have ended. Dredge pipe is […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa and Maria Creek dredging scheme, saying that their dredger is now working outside of the Cape Jaffa Marina main entrance and will head northward for about 30m to 40m. Shortly, the dredger will move back into the Marina and position […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced $2.7 million in new state investments to the Erie Western PA Port Authority designed to spur economic development through the Port of Erie. “These investments reflect my administration’s commitment to spurring the ongoing revitalization efforts in Erie and the growth of its economy,” Governor Wolf said. “We want to work […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive $7.9 million in federal funding that will be used for maintenance of the locks, dams and levees on the Ouachita River. While approximately $2 million more is needed for ongoing maintenance efforts, the latest funding is a major milestone. Working together, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, Ouachita River Valley […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently awarded a contract to clean up the old channel in the Lower Rouge River. Great Lakes Dock and Materials (GLDM) from Muskegon, Michigan, will receive approximately $16 million to dredge and cap portions of the Lower Rouge River […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc. completed dredging operations in Harvey Cedars, Ocean County, NJ, earlier this month, meaning that the replenishment work on all of Long Beach Island is, for now, wrapped up. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District had awarded this contract to the Cranford, NJ based marine construction and dredging company to repair and renourish […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Contractors of America announced late yesterday that the Water Infrastructure Act of 2018/Water Resources Development Act – otherwise known as WRDA 2018 – has overwhelmingly passed the Senate, heading now to the White House for President Trump’s Signature. The Senate voted 99-1 in favor of WRDA 2018. The Bill passed in the US House by […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has begun emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet navigation channel to remove hazardous shoals, a shallow formation of sand that is a navigation or grounding hazard to U.S. Coast Guard and recreational vessels, following a series of Nor’easters from March 2018. These conditions have created a safety […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Suffolk County Department of Public Works has requested Department of the Army (DA) authorization to perform dredging, with ten-years maintenance and placement of all resultant dredged material at designated beach placement areas. The project is located in James Creek and Great Peconic Bay; and the Great Peconic Bay shorelines northeast and southwest of the […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, 8th October, ground investigation survey work will start in Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland, to assess the existing ground make-up and groundwater levels – as part of the Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme. Contractors Raeburn Drilling will be carrying out the work on behalf of the project team, which will involve 15 boreholes and five trial […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Emerald Isle, NC, has just reported that the planned beach nourishment project for eastern Emerald Isle is to be considered later in October. As stated in the report, the new, post-Florence beach profile survey work has been completed, and the new data will be analyzed by coastal engineers in the next few weeks. […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new river restoration project designed to restore the Glazert Water to a more natural condition and minimize the likelihood of flooding in the River Kelvin Catchment downstream is one step closer, said East Dunbartonshire Council in its latest post.  The proposal for the Glazert River Restoration Project in the heart of Lennoxtown is the result […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues its work on the Leigh expansion and Hildenborough embankments scheme with the design and appraisal work being carried out at the moment, reports the EA. According to the release, meetings have taken place with local landowners and professional partners to discuss and develop the scheme designs, and over the spring and […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal navigation project in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is set to begin this November and will take about 5 to 6 months to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The Army Corps recently awarded this $9,375,800.00 contract to Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. “Natural shoaling processes have […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced the selected cleanup plan to remove mercury, PCBs, and chromium contamination from the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County. Acting EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, signed off on the cleanup plan on September 25. At yesterday’s event in Moonachie, New […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     Ras Al Khaimah Port (RAK Ports) has just released the latest video update on their Saqr Port Expansion Project, named ‘Pushing The Limits’. The United Arab Emirates’ Saqr Port project, set to to construct two new berths – each capable of handling capsize vessels, will consolidate its status as the Middle East’s principle bulk […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection announced recently the extension of the public comment period and additional public meetings for the New York/New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study. This coastal […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Having just completed repairs to damaged levees caused by winter storms along the Pajaro River and Salsipuedes Creek in Santa Cruz County, the Corps’ San Francisco District is now working to repair levees from the same 2017 storms, this time in the East Bay in Pleasanton, Calif. USACE said that the work in conjunction with […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner announced yesterday (October 1) the completion of a nearly $1 million stormwater treatment and shoreline protection project at the terminus of Hallock Landing Road in Rocky Point. During Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Hallock Landing Road outfall sustained extensive damage, […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Construction Inc., from Tampa, Florida, has won a $9.2 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, TX, and Sabine-Neches in Orange & Jefferson Counties, TX. Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with four received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in […]

  • 30 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dock and Materials LLC,from Muskegon, Michigan, has signed a $15.7 million contract for debris removal and environmental dredging in the lower Rouge River old channel. The Old Channel runs from the main channel of the Rouge River to the outlet at the Detroit River. The waterway is approximately 200 feet wide and 1.5 […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The investments being made to Port Houston’s channel continue to pay off, the port stated in its latest announcement.  As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing rapid growth in the size of ships calling […]