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  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs has received Notice to Proceed for a single-award contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District for remediation services required at the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Shallow Land Disposal Area (SLDA) site in Parks Township, PA. Support includes development of work site and safety plans as well as excavation, storage and […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Patrick Kinsman, the commander of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, approved the reissuance and modification of six regional general permits on September 18, and authorized their use for the next five years. Col. Kinsman signed the modified permits, which streamline the authorization of projects that have minimal impact on the aquatic […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An Egyptian delegation recently visited the Netherlands for a series of meetings with Dutch experts on a variety of water issues that urgently need to be addressed by Egypt. The issues that were discussed include integrated coastal zone management (ICZM), rural waste water treatment and agricultural water management, reported the Dutch Water Sector. During one […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 60 local residents attended a ‘Save Our Beach’ protest convened by Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Liberal Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch, and Liberal councilors Cr Jilly Pilon and Cr Gale Collins last week. Mr Crouch said that the protest sent a clear message to the Central Coast Council that the community demands […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first three phases of the Mouse River flood protection have been given the green light from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to begin construction, the City of Minot said in their latest announcement.  The Souris River Joint Board was notified Wednesday, December 20, that USACE has issued a Record of Decision for the […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A report to Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee has shown that a decision to dredge the harbor would be a long and costly process, the Porirua City Council said in their latest release.  “Earlier this year members of the public twice asked the joint committee to consider dredging as a way to remove […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Interim Action Record of Decision (IROD) that specifies the interim remedy for Operable Unit 1: Outfall Ditch at the Terry Creek Dredge Spoil Areas/Hercules Outfall Site. The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division concurred with the interim remedy decision, EPA said. The major components of the […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has issued a permit authorization to the City of St. Petersburg for construction of the New Pier in St. Petersburg.  The New Pier will be located within the waters of Tampa Bay at 800 2nd Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida. USACE said that the Inverted […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just released its latest update on the Oceanside Harbor dredging scheme, saying that the operations halted May 8 due to weather and equipment issues. A total of 53,000 cubic yards of sediment has been dredged to date. The contract calls for a total of 430,000 […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Guayaquil, a city situated on the Guayas River and the most important port in Ecuador, has often suffered flooding due to its location and urban growth. With a tidal range of 3.5 meters and severe squalls, water management of the city is one of the authorities’ biggest worries. Sedimentation in the Guayas River is considered […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s BMP project team and its consultants CH2M recently met with representatives from Natural England, the Jurassic Coast Team, Environment Agency (EA) and East Devon AONB to discuss the preferred option for long term coastal flood and erosion across Sidmouth Town Beach and East Beach. The project team explained that although offshore […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has issued the statewide Connecticut General Permits for minimal impact projects. The Connecticut General Permits replace the prior statewide Connecticut General Permit, which expired on July 15, 2016, with a series of multiple General Permits (GPs) covering activity-specific categories. These GPs became effective on August 19, […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council is seeking input from the community regarding available management options for the risk of coastal erosion along the Shoalhaven coastline. Mayor Joanna Gash said Council is launching a community engagement initiative title ‘Our Coast, Our Lifestyle’ to ensure community views and preferences inform decision making about how the 165 kilometers of Shoalhaven coastline […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Whanganui Flood Management Review Group has reported good progress on some high priority investigations into flooding issues highlighted during the 19-20 June flood event. The Group, comprising representatives from Horizons, Whanganui District Council and Whanganui River iwi, met last week to discuss the initial list of issues. Horizons group manager river management Allan Cook […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued an environmental resource permit to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin one of the last phases of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. The permit authorizes the Corps to backfill approximately 34,000 linear feet of the C-38 canal to restore the historical flow of the Kissimmee […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to secure funding for navigation channel maintenance, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director, Paul Aucoin, participated in a Congressional Roundtable before the United States Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Friday, November 13, 2015. The meeting was held in New Orleans at the Louisiana State Supreme Court and the discussion focused on “The Importance of […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms, according to a research paper by energy, engineering and environmental law experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  The paper, “Legal Issues in Hurricane Damage Risk Abatement,” examines various alternatives for mitigating floods and […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    An unprecedented coalition of Ohio water stakeholders has issued its strategic plan for maintaining and strengthening the state’s water resources. The Healthy Water Ohio (HwO) coalition’s recommendations aim to preserve Ohio’s valuable water assets for those who rely on them for consumption, recreation, food production and commerce. The HwO plan identifies specific needs in the […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the last 35 years CEDA Dredging Days has established itself as the premier event for dredging professionals to get together and discuss key industry issues. “This year’s conference and exhibition on 5-6 November 2015 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will focus on Innovative Dredging Solutions for Ports and, with its concentration of cutting-edge knowledge and practical […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prepare communities for the impacts of climate change, U. S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell yesterday announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has awarded $11.8 million in Tribal Climate Resilience Program funding awards. The funding will help federally recognized tribes and tribally chartered organizations […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prospects for ending the dredging crisis and resolving other pressing issues on the Great Lakes are the best in 12 years, said Lake Carriers’ Association (LCA), the trade association representing U.S.-flag vessel operators on the inland seas, in its State of the Lakes report issued yesterday.  Only uniform, Federal regulation of ballast water remains elusive, […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Council Bluffs on June 18 to hear presentations on Missouri River habitat, flood control and levee accreditation, flooding report from the Iowa Water Science Center, a freight network optimization study, and more. The study aims to identify and prioritize investment opportunities to create an optimized […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District issued a permit through emergency procedures May 4 allowing the California Department of Water Resources to begin construction of a drought barrier at West False River in the California Delta. DWR applied to the Corps for the expedited permit review for the work that seeks to stem […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, the 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Considering the importance of local waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 setting the guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes. “We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) has provided an updated set of draft conditions to the Environmental Protection Authority Marine Consent hearing to comprehensively address the issues discussed by experts and raised by submiters. The conditions cover mining operations, the mine plan and environmental management – including of marine mammals and seabirds.  The conditions include extensive […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A cadre of Norfolk District leaders and staff, accompanied by Deborah Christie with Congressman Scott Rigell’s office, journeyed by boat 14 miles in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay Monday to reaffirm their commitment to assisting in Tangier Island’s subsistence and erosion issues. In a town hall-style meeting, Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District commander, addressed […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a presidential decree on the investment certificates for the New Suez Canal project, Presidential Spokesman Ihab Badawi said. Under the decree, the National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr, Banque du Caire and Suez Canal Bank are entitled to issue the new certificates. The certificates will be issued in various categories […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a move to increase flood protection for south Florida residents, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit for the construction of a new levee system. This project is a cooperative effort between the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Indian Trail Improvement District […]