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  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is leading an interagency project to help restore the ecosystem at Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. The Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island is a $1.4-billion sustainability project to provide habitat for diamondback terrapins, over 160 bird species, crabs, rockfish and killifish, all […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently partnered with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to conduct a field-based Engineering With Nature Workshop to demonstrate the application of native plant species to support engineering objectives. The workshop demonstrated how best to maximize environmental benefits of nature-based features to enhance the structural integrity of […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator Rob Portman, chairman of U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), has sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter requesting information regarding the Army Corps of Engineer’s efforts to dredge the Cleveland Harbor. PSI will examine allegations that the Corps deliberately reduced its budget for the Cleveland Harbor project in order to […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is a survey of the nation’s coastal waters which EPA and state partners conduct […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host two public workshops to discuss its study looking at long-term, sustainable integrated water resource management in the Sacramento River watershed, including flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and water supply. The purpose of the workshops is to meet with interested stakeholders, outline the current status and […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The South Australia’s Murray Mouth dredging program – with the main goal to keep the river connected to the sea – is moving ahead. Under the cleanup plan, Maritime Constructions crews operate two dredges at the Murray Mouth 24/7 in an intensive maintenance effort to keep the significant waterway open by dredging sand, shell grit and […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, yesterday signed the recommended plan to restore approximately 216 acres of the Middle Rio Grande bosque. If authorized, this project will improve hydrologic function in this area by constructing high-flow channels, willow swales, and wetlands, and restores native vegetation and […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Milestone Environmental Contracting recently won a contract for the Y Jetty & Lang Cove Remediation Project at the Department of National Defence’s (DND) Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt naval harbor. The Y Jetty & Lang Cove project is the next phase of the DND’s ongoing Esquimalt Harbor Remediation Program, which aims to remediate historical contamination […]

  • 23 April 2013

    On Monday, 22 April, a delegation from Brunei visited Deltares to make closer acquaintance with Deltares and to explore possible ways of working together. The delegation was led by Dato Paduka Hj Ali Apong, the Chairman of the Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) and Deputy Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office. As well as attracting […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $550,303 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to protect high quality coastal wetlands, to acquire land in a State Natural Area, and to control invasive species in coastal wetlands. Work will focus on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “This grant will assist the efforts of local partners to […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Phase 2 of the Randle Reef Environmental Remediation Project in Hamilton, Ontario – one of the largest environmental remediation projects in Canada – is moving forward according to schedule, Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) said in its latest release.  This project, conducted by FRPD and their partner Milestone Environmental Contracting, is located in the […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, in cooperation with the non-Federal sponsor, Texas General Land Office, is extending the public comment period for 30 days for the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. According to the Corps, the comment period for the Joint Notice of Availability […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded $209,800 in wetlands grant funding to North Dakota State University to assess ecosystem health of the Prairie Pothole Region, supporting North Dakota’s Water Quality Monitoring Strategy for Surface Waters. “This grant will support restoration of North Dakota’s unique wetlands, which are an important source of groundwater recharge,” said Darcy O’Connor, Assistant Regional […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New research published by James Cook University (JCU) will guide the protection of seagrasses at Abbot Point on Queensland’s northern coast. The research, published in Marine Pollution Bulletin and funded by North Queensland Bulk Ports, sheds new light on the resilience of deep-water seagrasses in the port and adjacent areas, and how they recover from […]

  • 14 March 2012

    The first independent scientific investigation of the marine life contamination in Gladstone harbour still hasn’t prompted the Government to suspend the likely cause of the ecological crisis –mass dredging and dumping, Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said today. “This is the very first scientific study not conducted by the Queensland Government or the […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    To prevent effects of erosion along the coast, the County board of the province of Scania (Länsstyrelsen Skåne, Sweden) has developed a planning tool, The North Sea Region Programme said in their latest announcement.  This allows the planning of exploitation near the coast and coastal protection. In the Building with Nature project, the County Board investigated […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff members from Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their ‘Coastal Connections’ meeting in Belle Chasse today to discuss the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. “Come connect with staff members from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to learn about what we are doing to tackle this coastal crisis by dredging sediment and […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, has received a $10 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to monitor coastal wetlands around the Great Lakes basin over the next five years. This project expands an existing GLRI grant to the university for Great Lakes wetlands monitoring. “This new […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap. The draft comprehensive plan identifies 43 candidate restoration projects within Virginia, 316 within the District of Columbia, 2,592 within […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and subcontractor Herve Cody are hard at work finishing the C-38 Project on the Kissimmee River in Florida. This project was designed to help restore natural flows to the Kissimmee River Basin. In all, J.E. McAmis moved 10 million cubic yards of material on this project. Subcontractor, Herve Cody is putting the finishing […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its final Environmental Impact Statement and draft Chief’s Report for the Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study for public review and comment. The documents outline the study’s recommended plan to implement ecosystem restoration opportunities within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta through beneficial reuse of dredged material […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will meet with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding programs ranging from ecosystem restoration to flood risk management, maintaining and improving Texas coastal navigation systems, and regulatory oversight of U.S. waters during the district’s second Stakeholder Partnering Forum on August 27, […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has just announced plans for the maintenance dredging of the Big Port St. Petersburg and Ust-Luga Port. According to the announcement, Rosmorport is planning to deploy its own dredging feet in order to remove 152,000 cbm at Big Port St. Petersburg and 80,000 cbm at the port of Ust-Luga. Starting from the year of 2017, […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter, the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), will attend the bill signing ceremony at the White House. President Obama will sign WRRDA, Vitter’s signature legislation, at 10:45 am ET today. Vitter secured several provisions in the final bill being signed into law that directly […]