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  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven joined local officials in Fargo, ND, yesterday to dedicate the city’s new floodwall, the first complete portion of the federal flood protection project for the region. The $40 million project includes the floodwall and road realignments and was paid for with federal, state and local funding. The floodwall was added as a […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, invites the public to attend a project dedication and open house at Lock and Dam 3, near Red Wing, Minn., May 31 at 9 a.m. The district recently completed nearly $70 million in improvements to the lock, and the work was completed without closing the lock […]

  • 14 June 2011

    More than $3.5 million in improvements to Bedford Boys Ranch Park, including dredging its lake, are among items that council members… More info: star-telegram [mappress] Source: star-telegram, June 14, 2011

  • 24 November 2011

    Work has begun on a sweeping transformation of Portland’s harbour. The $6 million project includes a 70-berth floating marina, 40-metre …       BY ALEXANDRA WEAVER (standard) [mappress] Source: standard, November 24, 2011; Image: portofportland

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    River Severn Partnership has secured around £40 million to progress flood defence in a multi-billion pound national investment, according to the Environment Agency. The government announcement, which included £200 million for innovative projects and £170 million for accelerated flood defence schemes, comes as welcome news to the partnership and its ambition to make the Severn […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    After seven record years of operational growth, Abu Dhabi Ports flagship Khalifa Port is now set for further expansion. The South Quay development, which will be completed by Q1 of 2021, is composed of a three km quay-wall with 18.5 meters along-side draft for general cargo, ro-ro and bulk usage. It will also include eight […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has begun on the £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Designed by Mott MacDonald, the project will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. Mott MacDonald is now delivering project management, site supervision and construction […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After an intensive tendering procedure the Scheldt Committee is planning to award the Terneuzen New Lock Construction Contract to the Sassevaart consortium, reports DEME. The following parties belong to this consortium: BAM Infra B.V., DEME Infra Marine Contractors B.V., Dredging International N.V., BAM Contractors N.V. and Algemene Aannemingen Van Laere N.V. According to DEME, the final award […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich joined representatives from the USACE, Senator Joseph Robach and Assemblyman Peter Lawrence at an Open House Event on April 26, to discuss the status of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Open House was held at Braddock Bay Park Lodge, 199 E. Manitou Road, Rochester, NY. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has directed Jorgensen Forge Corp. to continue studying soil and groundwater contamination at its industrial property along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle. The manufacturer of large-scale special metal products has conducted some site investigations, including partial cleanup work in 2014 (under a 2007 agreed order with Ecology), to determine if […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Compass Diversified Holdings, an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced the closing of the acquisition of Clean Earth Holdings, Inc., pursuant to an agreement it entered into on August 7, 2014. The acquisition, which was completed for a purchase price of $253 million and funded through available cash on its balance sheet and a […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with Valley City, N.D., will hold a public meeting July 10 to provide background information on and introduce the public to the Valley City Sheyenne River Flood Risk Management Feasibility study. The purpose of this study is to evaluate alternatives for flood risk management in […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington through a proposed program of projects and investment in communities near Heathrow. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are currently at risk from flooding from a 1 in 100 flood (that is a flood with a 1% chance of occurring […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Remedial Action Contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for cleanup work at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Luzon legislators and local officials on Friday thrown their support to an $1 million flood mitigation project which seeks to curb flooding in Pampanga and Bulacan, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The meeting was presided by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, upon receiving information that the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is set […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began work on a $14.5 million jetty repair project at the entrance to the Brownsville Ship Channel with scheduled completion in 2014. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and prevent sediment from filling the entrances to ship channels along the Texas […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Western Australian Government is facilitating the development of a new major deepwater port and industrial precinct at Anketell in the Pilbara. The multi-user deepwater port and strategic industrial area, located 30 kilometres east of Karratha and 10 kilometres from Cape Lambert, will complement Port Hedland and Dampier ports. The Anketell Port and Strategic Industrial […]

  • 4 November 2010

    The Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) is drawing up a plan to expand Manila’s harbor area, saying this will include reclaiming 200 hectares… (bworldonline) [mappress] Source: bworldonline, November 5, 2010;

  • 30 June 2010

    As the shores of Biloxi, Miss., took their turn being slimed by oil Monday, Mississippi officials including Gov. Haley Barbour slammed the…   [mappress] Source: Los Angeles Times, June 30, 2010;

  • 13 January 2011

    The Port of Astoria is looking at developing North Tongue Point, located east of Astoria, in a three-phase plan that could include the … By KATIE WILSON (dailyastorian) [mappress] Source: dailyastorian, January 13, 2011;

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance

    Today, crews at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, began dredging the lock chamber in preparation for the closure as part of the 2020 Illinois Waterway Consolidated Closures. According to the Army Corps Rock Island District, they are cleaning excess silt, sand and debris from the chamber floor in preparation for the upcoming […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Omnibus spending bill including $1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of $100 million over last year’s allocation, has passed in both the House and Senate. The bill has cleared Congress and will head to the President’s desk for his final […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Business development

    The latest round of funding under the NSW Government’s Coastal and Estuary Grants Program was officially opened on 11 August 2020. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that she encouraged the State’s 56 coastal councils to apply for funding to assist with planning and managing the State’s coastline. “Our coastline and estuaries are critical […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan welcomed Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act including important provisions they fought for to reduce the backlog of harbor dredging projects in the Great Lakes. “For too long, harbors in the Great Lakes and across the country have suffered from a maintenance backlog, while […]

  • 28 September 2010

    Utica Mayor David Roefaro has a vision of what he hopes a new development in North Utica called Harbor Point will look like. It will include… By Gary Liberatore (wktv) [mappress] Source: wktv, September 28, 2010;

  • 11 April 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers remains at odds with three “kill switch” agencies on key issues surrounding harbor deepening, including… More info: savannahnow By Mary Landers [mappress] Source: savannahnow, April 11, 2011