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  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation led by Chinese State forest administration’s vice-minister, Mr Chen Fengxue visited the office of Wetlands International, the Netherlands, and signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on 24 May. The MoU focuses on the international collaboration between SFA and Wetlands International in the coming years. Both parties also discussed the conservation and restoration of […]

  • 31 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Dredge Material Containment Area (DMCA) 14B development project, Savannah Harbor, Jasper County. This project includes the raising of the existing perimeter containment dike of the Dredge Material Containment Area (DMCA) 14B. The perimeter dike spans a length of 25,000 feet. The crest of the […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D. (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after voting in favor of the Conference Report to H.R. 4348. The legislation reauthorizes federal surface transportation programs and extends the authority to appropriate funds from the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) for federal highway and surface transportation programs: “The Conference Report includes a […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) includes more than $5 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $77.6 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOLVO has presented its largest excavator to date, the EC750E at the recent MINExpo 2016 show in Las Vegas, NV. The EC750E was designed to deliver heavy lifting power and high productivity with best-in-class fuel efficiency. The machine is capable of delivering up to 15 percent higher productivity with 5 percent greater fuel efficiency than […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District (USACE), in coordination with the Mississippi State Port Authority (MSPA), will hold a public scoping meeting on Tuesday, May 21 from 5:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Marriott Courtyard Gulfport Beachfront Hotel, 1600 East Beach Boulevard, Gulfport, Miss. 39501. The purpose of this scoping meeting is […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Flood risk researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across the world met at FLOODrisk 2016 in Lyon, France, from 17-21 October to share experience and progress made in flood risk research, policy and management practice. The conference included contributions from a variety of national, European and international flood-related initiatives, including the European Flood Directive, as well […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a draft version of the agency’s annual spending plan for Fiscal Year 2021, which runs from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The Integrated Ecosystem Restoration & Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana: Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Plan anticipates investing $958 million in Louisiana’s coast. This is the largest […]

  • 2 May 2011

    The Port of Wilmington is looking for a private company to develop and operate an expansion of the port, including a berth on the Delaware R… More info: delawareonline [mappress] Source: delawareonline, May 2, 2011;

  • 14 November 2011

    As many as six bidders including Adani Enterprises have shown interests in participating in the expansion of the state-owned Karwar Port …   (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, November 14, 2011;

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. According to the Corps, Great Lakes […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Surrey County Council’s cabinet is set to agree £270 million of funding for long term flood risk management work across Surrey to protect homes and roads. That includes a contribution to the River Thames Scheme, which will reduce flood risk to 15,000 properties and tens of thousands of people living and working near the Thames. […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Port Monmouth flood control project will be funded by Army Corps of Engineers with federal dollars from the Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January. On a “telephone town hall” call to Port Monmouth residents late last week, Pallone announced that the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is preparing a Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound and will hold public hearings August 24 – 27 in Connecticut and New York to provide an overview of the reports and receive public comments. The DMMP was requested by the Governors of […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley has announced $11.6 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging project. The FY2016 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work plan includes $7.33 million for the current project, which is already underway. The President’s FY2017 budget request includes $4.3 million for dredging Ventura Harbor next year. “Since coming to Congress, I have been working […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released its 2015 Annual Report which details their work over the previous year and highlights work related to the new initiatives. “2015 has been another remarkable year. One in which we hosted a number of key events including Dredging Days, in Ahoy Rotterdam, and a WODA workshop on underwater sound, in […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order to execute the project, which involves the extraction of approximately 220,000m³ of sediment from the Winschoterdiep […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with improvements to a state fishing access area in Addison, Vermont. The applicant proposes to place fill material and perform dredging in Lake […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      In Nanjing, China, Wagenborg Barge 8 was launched on March 13th. This barge, equipped with a pump-system, has a loading capacity of 13.000 ton and she measures 100 x 33 x 7,60 metre. Wagenborg Barge 8, the fourth barge Veka Shipyards B.V., Werkendam has delivered to Wagenborg Sleepdienst, will be put into service end […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    An ancient flood channel in Srinagar has become dysfunctional despite the state government sanctioning the release of funds for its restoration and other water bodies of the valley. The channel is a virtual desert in the wake of the dredging process being discontinued. It is a home for animals due to government apathy. Qazi Niyaz, […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Compass Diversified Holdings, an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced that on August 7, 2014, it entered into an agreement to acquire Clean Earth Holdings Inc. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of August, subject to customary closing conditions. Headquartered in Hatboro, Pennsylvania, Clean Earth provides environmental services for a variety […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a Change of Command ceremony yesterday at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the University of Wyoming have each received $112,500 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop protect, manage and restore wetlands in the state of Wyoming. The EPA Wetland Program Development Grants are awarded through a competitive process and are intended to support state and local […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to the final meeting to discuss the Master Plan for Ala Moana Regional Park, scheduled for Monday, January 29, 2018, 6 p.m., at the McCoy Pavilion Auditorium, the City and County of Honolulu said in its latest release.  This meeting includes a presentation of the Master Plan that was drafted following […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District has announced additions to its fiscal year 2015 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $12 million will be used in 2015 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize that we are responsible for spending our […]