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  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $67.5 million in FY2017 appropriations funding to support flood control, navigation and other projects throughout Mississippi. The additional $67.5 million brings total Army Corps funding in the state to more than $136.9 […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, flood teams remain deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins, USACE said in its latest release.  A flood team is continuing work to stabilize the federal levee and has concluded construction at the Shepherd Road levee in the City of […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton, WA, is currently conducting a maintenance dredging project on the Cedar River to prevent flooding of the surrounding community. The King County Flood Control District is funding over $13 million for the overall project and is providing approximately $7.5 million to fund the project’s construction. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of gravel and […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton (WA) is working on a project that will dredge 1.25-mile stretch of the lower Cedar River this summer, reducing the risk of seasonal flooding in the area.  The city has selected the Coast and Harbor Engineering (CHE) team to assist with planning, permitting, developing plans and specifications for the Cedar River Maintenance Dredge […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton joined members of the legislature and community representatives yesterday to announce over $10 million to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. These awards include five dam repair projects, one dam removal, three coastal protection reconstruction projects […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has filed an eminent domain action against the city of Margate to secure an easement encompassing 87 municipally-owned lots required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to construct engineered beach and dune projects to protect lives, homes, businesses and infrastructure from storm surges and flooding on Absecon Island. The federally funded […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, has selected St. Paul District employee and Rochester, Minnesota, resident Sheldon Edd as its Construction Management Excellence Award recipient.  It was announced last month that Edd was selected at the Mississippi Valley Division level for the Construction Management Excellence Award. The annual award recognizes construction personnel exhibiting excellence […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.2 million to Midwest Construction Company, for construction repairs of Shoal Point Placement Area 3, 4 and 5. The contractor is required to repair several sections of the containment levee. “Dredge material placement areas are necessary for the USACE […]

  • 14 June 2015
    Business & Finance

                    VIDEO: MegaPEX Experiment on the Sand Motor By depositing a large amount of sand in a single operation, between March 2011 and November 2011, Rijkswaterstaat together with contractors and the provincial authority of Zuid-Holland created the hook-shaped peninsula, the Sand Motor. Damen Upgrades Van Oord’s Stornes Van […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., one of the largest providers of dredging services in the United States, has won a $9.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for construction and repair of existing earthen levees and stone dikes and dredging of borrow sites in Lake Pontchartrain. Work will be performed in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, with an estimated […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District Commander, Col. Andrew Sexton, recently delivered a message to the Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association during their annual meeting. During his message, he discussed the Corps dedication to working with stakeholders in an effort to be collaborative and transparent in their processes on the Missouri River. […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first public workshop on the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project will begin today, January 14, at 4:00pm in the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, West Sacramento. The release of the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project (SRBPP) Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) is not only a major milestone, but also a […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A plan to extend a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers program for repairing critical riverbank erosion sites became available for public review December 23, 2014, as the Corps and California’s Central Valley Flood Protection Board released their draft post-authorization change report and environmental document for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. The plan describes potential […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are supporting local communities with assistance and are assessing flood protection measures in the Skagit and Nooksack River basins and on the Olympic Peninsula. The Corps’ Seattle District emergency operations center and reservoir control center remain in 24-hour-a-day operation to manage high inflows in the north cascades and Olympics. Tuesday […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to the Little Sioux InterCounty Drainage District’s flood control works project in Monona and Harrison Counties, Iowa, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages to four areas of the project caused by high flows along the Little Sioux River in […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s work on the Steel Bayou Drainage Structure Outlet Channel Repair Project near the Mississippi Highway 465 bridge was completed on November 17, 2014, nearly two weeks ahead of schedule. The work was necessary to repair a scour hole that had developed downstream of the bridge. Construction […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for bankline repairs to levee units 624 and 624-627-611-614 along Mosquito Creek in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion and sloughing damage to the bankline caused by high flows in June 2014. Levee systems 624 and 624-627-611-614 are […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Northbound commerce with as many as 49 barges moved through the restricted portion of the river at Fair Landing during daylight hours. This helps speed the clearing of the daily queue and reduces the wait time for southbound vessels. Work is also proceeding well in the narrowest reach of the restricted area and the Corps […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, has acquired the stock of Magnus Pacific Corporation (Magnus). Magnus is expected to generate approximately $118 million of revenue in 2014 and adds approximately $90 million to Great Lakes’ backlog, […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahead of the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer released the first “Sandy Infrastructure Inventory” of the historic $17 billion investment of federal Sandy aid funding to date, that has gone towards resilient green infrastructure, transportation, coastal protection and municipal infrastructure. That number is likely to rise close to $25 billion […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $3.6 million contract Sept. 30 to RDA Contracting, Inc. of San Rafael for Sacramento River erosion repairs near Walnut Grove. The work involves placing nearly 24,000 tons of quarry rock along 1,550 linear feet of river bank. Woody debris will also be placed in the […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the case against Carnival over a cruise ship that struck an Army Corps dredging vessel during a storm, a federal judge has declined to resolve certain facts before trial. The M/V Carnival Triumph was moored in a shipyard in Mobile, Ala., on April 3, 2013, when a storm struck. Triumph broke free from her […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that work is underway on a $1.7 million project to remove silt, sand and gravel from Cayuga Creek in Erie County, which will reduce the potential for flooding and better protect the area in the case of future storms. Known as the Lancaster Federal Flood Control Project, work will […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing a chute scour hole that formed along the southern bank during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Upper Hamburg chute in Otoe County, is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing chute bank erosion that formed along two locations during the 2011 Missouri River flood. The purpose and scope of this supplemental EA are limited […]