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  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, is proposing maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The Corps has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) to examine improvements to the navigation channel for Searsport Harbor. The Maine […]

  • 19 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $3,600,200 to Mike Hooks Inc., for maintenance dredging of the Freeport inside channel and turning basins in Brazoria County, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 538,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the channel using a pipeline dredge […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget once again includes funds to continue Charleston’s Post-45 Harbor Deepening, a project designated last year by the Administration as one of its priority infrastructure projects. Released yesterday, the fiscal year 2014 budget includes a $1.165-million allocation to continue the considerable progress on the project’s feasibility study, now at its midpoint. “We are […]

  • 18 December 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for the dredging project at the Nome Harbor, Alaska. The contractor should: – Perform maintenance dredging of an estimate 34,000 cubic yards of material for the base and each of 4 option years (if awarded); – Perform maintenance dredging of an additional 16,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The Lake Ontario counties of Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego, the town of Greece and the City of Oswego are jointly undertaking an update and expansion of the regional harbor dredging management plan, which was completed in 2000. Two public meetings will be held to review preliminary findings and receive public feedback. October […]

  • 23 December 2012

    Citing drought that has led to low water levels, Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken asked in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee this week to add money to support the dredging of Great Lakes harbors and channels so as not to disrupt shipping. The senators are hoping the committee will add the […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Shamel Abou-El-Seoud, a lead engineer and chief of construction and operations for the Army Corps’ Chicago district, told the state port commission that USACE will request funds to complete an important dredging project for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. According to nwitimes.com, these funds likely wouldn’t be available until the fiscal year that begins Oct. […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Following an emergency meeting held last week between Supervisor Bill Wilkinson, officials with the Army Corps of Engineers, and a private… By Joseph Pinciaro (easthampton) [mappress] Source: easthampton, November 9, 2011

  • 30 September 2011

    West Maui legislators last week announced that the state plans an emergency dredging of the Lahaina Harbor channel in response to …   (lahainanews) [mappress] Source: lahainanews, September 30, 2011;

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Everett Harbor dredging project will commence in October 2014 and should be completed by February 2015, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. During this cleanup program, approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the Snohomish River and placed at the City of Everett dredge dumping area. Proposed […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced the release of more than $18.7 million in capital improvement project (CIP) and grant funds for priority repairs and improvements at state facilities. “Our economy is getting stronger, and capital improvement projects are key to maintaining our positive momentum while enriching state services, improving public areas and enhancing learning environments throughout […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Okaloosa County Tourism and Development Council is chipping in $100,000 to help pay for dredging and long-term erosion management controls. This happened after erosion threatened to block the entrance to Destin Harbor at Norriego Point. “Every day we are getting closer to an accident,” said Mike Eller of the Lady Em and the Destin […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Based on the results of a key stakeholders’ meeting last week, Harbor Commission Chairman John Rie is optimistic that the Army Corps’ … By Becky Coffey (theday) [mappress] Source: theday, February 18, 2011;

  • 11 February 2011

    The New Buffalo Harbor needs dredging, and federal funding is its best bet. A winter storm moved a lot of sediment into the federal channel… By Joe Garber Reporting (wsjm) [mappress] Source: wsjm, February 11, 2011;

  • 21 January 2011

    The annual dredging operation here experienced a slight slowdown in productivity Jan. 9, after a dredging pipe just outside Channel Islands… By Catherine French (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, January 21, 2011;

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, has moved quickly following the Stipulation and Order entered by the Court last week, and has awarded a $3.7 million contract to dredge the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation channel in 2016 to Ryba Marine Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan.  Under the terms of the Stipulation and Order, all dredged sediment from the […]

  • 28 January 2011

    Santa Barbara Mayor Helene Schneider recently returned from a trip to Washington D.C…   (keyt) [mappress] Source: keyt, January 28, 2011;

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dean Marine & Excavating Inc., a Michigan-based contractor, has concluded the dredging project for the City of Dunkirk’s boat launch in Dunkirk Harbor and has moved to the Cattaraugus Creek Harbor to dredge the Town of Hanover Boat Launch. The Dunkirk project involved the removal of approximately 10,000 cubic yards of silt accumulation from the […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Months of planning and public meetings are complete and now there is a proposal to clean up the mercury contamination in Lake Superior on the north side of the Thunder Bay harbor. The non profit environmental group, Eco Superior, commissioned the report and spokesperson Jamie Saunders said it all comes down to one recommendation, which […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Burnham Associates Inc., from Salem, Massachusetts, has won a $9.3 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Plymouth Harbor Federal Navigation Project. According to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) announcement, bids for this dredging contract were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to a partnership with Clemson University and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scientists are collecting valuable data in the Savannah River estuary for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The research is part of an extensive pre-construction monitoring plan to establish a baseline of environmental data in advance of the harbor deepening. “Our […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ohio EPA will hold a public information session and hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, to accept comments on a proposal for the annual dredging of the Toledo Harbor federal navigational channel. The meeting will take place at Toledo City Council Chambers, One Government Center, 640 Jackson St., Toledo. The U.S. Army […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Huizenga is applauding how Michigan lawmakers are handling emergency dredging along the lakeshore, calling it “unprecedented.” Recently, the congressman met with local, state, and federal officials about the condition of Michigan harbors. Earlier this year Gov. Rick Snyder approved $21 million in emergency funding for 58 harbors. Now Congressman Huizenga hopes to secure […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Caseville Harbor dredging project has gone a little behind the schedule, which was set this spring. The project should now be completed before the Cheeseburger Festival starts on Aug. 9., reports michigansthumb.com. “They are about 60 percent done right now and the goal is to be done by the first week of August — […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is soliciting contractors for maintenance dredging at Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River in ME and NH. The project is planned to be issued in on or about 20 August 2012. The construction window for dredging activities is between December 1, 2012 and March 15, 2013. The […]

  • 17 May 2012

    According to Ludington Daily News, the community members and the village have teamed up to pay for dredging the channel to Lake Michigan this year since the federal government is not currently funding the work. “We need more money to dredge to 11 to 12 feet,” said Village Manager Jim Miller. “But it looks like […]