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  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is initiating a study to improve habitat at and around McGregor Lake of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. The public is invited to attend an informational open house concerning this study. The meeting will be held Thursday, […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (both D-Del.) and five of their Senate colleagues yesterday introduced legislation that would improve and preserve the overall wellness of the Delaware River watershed. The Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2014, co-sponsored by Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (both D-N.Y.), […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Cedar Bayou Navigation District (CBND) are set to begin construction of the Cedar Bayou Channel Improvement Project.  Construction of the project is expected to begin February 2020. A Project Partnership Agreement was formally signed by USACE Galveston District and CBND on September 23, which initiates […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Language authored by Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., to improve funding for maintenance of the nation’s harbors was included this week in a water resources bill approved by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The text of the Harbor Maintenance Act, which Levin introduced earlier this year, was included in the Water Resources Development Act […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recent weather events across the Mississippi Valley will ensure continuing navigation on the Mississippi River through mid-February, even if no additional rain falls between now and Feb. 15. The period from January 9-13 saw three-eighths inches of rain, with10+ inches locally, over the Ohio River Valley and the Mississippi watershed south of St. Louis, Mo. […]

  • 21 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house in Red Wing, Minn., March 6, to discuss ways of improving habitat in and around North and Sturgeon lakes. The open house will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., at the Red Wing Public Library Community Room., located at […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to construct a levee to replace an existing levee in Plaquemines Parish from Augusta to Cedar Grove. The project is a part of the Resilient Features Westbank and Vicinity (WBV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). It provides risk reduction […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public hearings on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement will be held on October 23-24, 2018 in West Haven and New Haven, Connecticut. The hearings are sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Connecticut Port Authority, and the New Haven […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Union Grove Lake restoration will shift in to high gear when the Iowa Department of Natural Resources adds the 105-acre lake to its lake improvement planning in 2014. Union Grove Lake has long been on the radar for a lake improvement project. In April 2008, the DNR used EPA section 319 funding to hire a […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    When the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredges sediment from the bottom of the Savannah river to maintain the depth of the shipping channel, all that material goes to a dredge material containment area (DCMA), commonly known as a dredge disposal area. The Corps’ Savannah District maintains seven active DMCAs along the South Carolina side […]

  • 20 May 2011

    The Petersburg City Council and the city’s harbor board met before the council’s regularly scheduled meeting Monday May 16 to discuss a new… By Keith Chaplin (petersburgpilot) [mappress] Source: petersburgpilot, May 20, 2011;

  • 25 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Royal BAM , the largest construction group in the Netherlands, reported a higher-than-expected rise in first-half profit on Thursday as it s…More info: Royal BAM [mappress] Source: bam, August 25, 2011;

  • 24 June 2011

    The town council has scheduled a public hearing on a plan to issue bonds to raise $7 million for levee system improvements. By MELISSA TRAYNOR (courant) [mappress] Source: courant, June 24, 2011

  • 9 February 2011

    Borough officials are looking to get the best price to replace the DeVoe Lake dock. The Borough Council recently collected bids related to… BY LAUREN CIRAULO (gmnews) [mappress] Source: gmnews, February 9, 2011;

  • 7 March 2010

    GREEN BAY – More than $12.5 million in state grants will be used to improve ports and add jobs in Green Bay and Manitowoc… [mappress] Source:fox11online,March 7,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 3 March 2011

    Improved tracking of oilfield cargo on local waterways will be crucial to address chronic industry complaints about silt causing too-…   More info: houmatoday [mappress] Source: houmatoday, March 3, 2011

  • 4 October 2011

    Public officials and maritime industry leaders joined together at the Port of Oakland to call on Congress to release funds collected from California’s port customers to improve maritime infrastructure, create jobs and preserve California’s role as an international trade leader. “California’s future as a global leader depends on much needed job creation and economic growth. […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Kent Park Lake in Johnson County can attend a meeting on August 28. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Kent Park Lake is on the state’s list of impaired […]

  • 22 January 2010

    The European Strategy for the Danube Region will bring to Romania primarily the improvement of the navigable channel, the development of ports on the Danube, the creation of jobs and economic growth nationwide, Liberal Euro-deputy Ramona Manescu told on Wednesday. [mappress] Source: Financiarul, January 22, 2010

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz voiced strong support for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project earlier this week, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the channel. Senator Cruz said that the widening and deepening project is important to Texas and the nation and lauded the leadership of Port Houston […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District and the New Haven Port Authority held a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environment Impact Statement (EIS) on January 24, 2017. The public scoping meeting was for the EIS being prepared as part of the feasibility study. In […]

  • 19 February 2010

    VENTURA — For most of 2010, heavy equipment has been operating in Ventura Harbor to improve the integrity of the detached breakwater at the harbor’s entrance… [mappress] Source:thelog,February 18,2010

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi, located on Corpus Christi Bay in the western Gulf of Mexico, has just released their latest business results, saying that the port set three new tonnage records recently, including the highest volume in a single month.  September tonnage was 12.2 million tons, a 27% gain over the previous record set […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]