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  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth University (BU) is conducting an investigation on how artificial rock pools fixed to harbor walls can increase biodiversity by creating a habitat for marine species. “BU is looking at how to protect species from ‘coastal squeeze’ – an effect caused by rising sea levels that reduces the habitat of coastal marine life. As sea […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Inland Dredging Company, a Dyersburg, Tennessee based contractor, is nine days into dredging in McKellar Lake Harbor, Memphis, TN.  Inland’s cutter suction dredger (CSD) INTEGRITY is working under a three year contract with the Memphis District of the Army Corps of Engineers. “We started dredging there nine days ago and have removed close to 160,000 […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, Sharon Weston Broome, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves have found a solution to move forward on the East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project, they announced earlier this week. The project will dredge, widen and upgrade 66 miles of waterways in the East Baton Rouge Parish critical […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, yesterday announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative (GLPI), the Government of Canada informs. The funding is part of the additional investment of $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative announced in Budget 2017. Projects […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced an $18 million partnership between the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority(CPRA) and the Cameron Parish Police Jury to add three additional miles of unique rock breakwaters to the shoreline that protects the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish. “Thousands of people come to Rockefeller Refuge every year to […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly was recently awarded a $1,400,000 grant from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development – Massachusetts Dredging Program to dredge the Bass River. The river was last dredged over 60 years ago by the Massachusetts Department of Public Works (MA DPW) in 1955. According to the city, this dredging project […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called on the Commonwealth Government to work with State and local governments to manage coastal erosion across the country. The State Government today released a comprehensive report outlining the scope and scale of coastal erosion across Western Australia, and potential options for managing areas of risk. The report itself […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ogdensburg Bridge and Port Authority has received $18 million from New York State (NYS) for freight-related projects, part of a $206 million overall investment by the state, the Watertown Daily Times reports.  This funding is the final piece of funding needed to start a project that includes dredging of the St. Lawrence River to […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $2.122 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay, and a $787,000 contract for the Maumee River dredging to occur during 2019, located along Lake Erie in Toledo Harbor, in the City of Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio. Each contract […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second phase in a major upgrade of Scrabster Harbor in Caithness, the North of Scotland, has secured up to £3 million investment from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). According to the HIE official announcement, the funding will enable the redevelopment of the existing St. Ola pier to create further deep-water infrastructure and meet anticipated […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ study of potential improvements to the Houston Ship Channel is nearing completion, Port Houston informs.  The study, that began in 2015, has been conducted in partnership with Port Houston and has examined the feasibility and national benefits of various widening, deepening and other improvements for the channel. According to […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began repairs to the damaged portion of the Buffalo South Breakwater last Friday (July 26). As USACE reported, the project will repair 625 feet out of the 1,000 feet of the damaged breakwater. Since its creation, the Buffalo South breakwater has been protecting the shoreline by dissipating […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project has reached another important landmark, with the placement of the 11th caisson at Nigg Bay, out of a total of 22. This 7,000-tonnes caisson, which bears the name Catrina, is part of Aberdeen South Harbor’s Dunnottar Quay. “It has been towed on site on a two-day journey from the Cromarty […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Sabine-Neches Navigation District (SNND) have signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to begin the construction of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project (CIP). Construction of the deepening project is expected to begin in late September, said USACE. “The role that the Sabine-Neches Waterway plays in providing […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cardwell community has been left in limbo by the Federal Coalition Government after Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack refused to commit to an election promise of up to $1.5 million to dredge One Mile Creek, Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto said in its latest release.  Speaking after his meeting with Mr McCormack in Canberra today, […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) is seeking public comment on the Council’s proposal to amend its FPL in order to approve implementation funding for the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBNEP), specifically for restoration of a portion of Twelve Mile Creek, Alabama. In 2015, the Council approved $358,000 in planning funds for this […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The $7.6 million project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the U.S. […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved 76 additional Monroe County canals for Hurricane Irma marine debris and sediment removal. The newly approved canals fall under the same Emergency Watershed Protection grant used to clean Hurricane Irma marine debris from 172 previously approved canals. The Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. (AEI) […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Survey works are starting at a listed bridge in Bradford, to create a detailed design to reduce flood risk in the area for the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme, informs the Environment Agency. The work is being carried out by contractors BMMjv at Apperley Bridge and is expected to last 4 weeks. The survey is being […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging, housing, dark sky status and water quality will be among some of Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board’s funding priorities for the coming year, the New Zealand’s Auckland Council informs.  The process to finalize and adopt the Annual Budget 2019/2020 is now complete. Consultation was carried out across the Auckland region in March and the completed […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Nantucket Town Manager, C. Elizabeth Gibson, and other state and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony last week to celebrate completion of the Polpis Harbor Dredging Project. Additionally, Lt. Governor Polito announced that Nantucket will receive a $500,000 award through the first-ever grant round […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District and Cottrell Contracting Corp. last Sunday (July 21) started the three-year, $30 million James River dredging project. As reported, USACE and Cottrell are now dredging the 7.6-mile Dancing Point-Swann Point channel. It’s part of a three-year, $30 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded in March to […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District has announced the award of a construction contract for habitat creation in the St. Louis River near Superior, Wisconsin. USACE, on behalf of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has awarded a construction contract for more than $1.6 million to Roen Salvage Company from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, for […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Cheri Bustos and Darin LaHood recently wrote a letter with lawmakers from the Illinois and Iowa Congressional Delegations to the Army Corps’ Mississippi Valley Division in support of emergency dredging funding requests from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District. In the letter, they wrote that the requested funding would be used […]