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  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Col. Marvin L. Griffin will take command of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, from Col. Thomas J. Tickner, in a formal ceremony at 10 a.m., June 19. Brig. Gen. C. David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Atlantic Division, will officiate at the formal change-of-command ceremony in the […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Chesapeake, Virginia, will hold its Citizen Information Meeting on a dredging project on June 18, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, at the Great Bridge Middle School in Chesapeake. The purpose of this gathering is to receive public input on the City’s conceptual design for the Cooper’s Ditch Dredging Project. The project will restore the hydraulic […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations started at Mooloolaba Spit today and is likely to take a month, weather permitting, according to the Sunshine Coast Council. This work is part of Council’s winter sand renourishment program and it will ensure that the beaches are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. The beaches will be reprofiled at the end of […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will seek public review and comment on a proposal by Tesoro Savage Petroleum Terminal, LLC, to construct an export terminal located in the Columbia River at the Port of Vancouver, in Clark County, Washington. In February 2014, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, received an application from […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday announced over $1.35 million in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management Program to provide continued assistance to preserve the Rhode Island’s natural coastline.  The Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) will receive $1,352,000 to help administer Rhode Island’s Coastal Management Program. […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vitol Virgin Islands Corporation and the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) are beginning with the Richmond Channel dredging works and dock improvements at the Richmond facility. Dredging activity is anticipated to last for a period of four weeks and will be conducted intermittently in order to accommodate other construction activities. All work will be performed […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge (TSHD) ‘Brage R’ is currently conducting dredging operations in the main channel and swing basin at the Port of Devonport. Just under 90m long and with a hopper capacity of 2150m³, the Brage R started dredging on Thursday, 21 May, and will stay on the site till mid-June this year, according to MAST. During the works, approx. […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol’s Miami office is expanding with new management. The company has welcomed Mr. Tim Blankenship, PE, as Miami’s Office Manager and Ms. Christy Brush as Miami’s Environmental Regional Manager. Mr. Blankenship has over 20 years of experience with waterfront/marina, port infrastructure and coastal engineering consulting projects throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Central America.  […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council will be undertaking dredging on Weinam Creek, Redland Bay, as part of their regular maintenance schedule.  Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards said that the eight week dredge was expected to start Monday, 1 June, and would provide safer more reliable access to the bay. “This work is part of Council’s commitment to providing […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released its final plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. These areas are collectively referred to as the Pompton Lake Study Area. Areas of the sediment […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s ongoing efforts to convert to the use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as the primary source of fuel for power generation received a major boost recently when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a long-sought after permit for marine work on St. Croix. The application, filed by […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fire Island National Seashore’s Watch Hill marina is now open following successful completion of the maintenance dredging program. “The dredging completed in the Watch Hill channel will provide safe passage for ferries, emergency services, and private boaters for many summers to come” said Fire Island National Seashore Facility Manager James Dunphy. Portions of the navigation channel […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell yesterday signed two bills into law establishing a special improvement district that will receive funding from the visitor industry to help maintain Waikiki Beach. “Waikiki is known around the world for its legendary sun, surf, and sand. With Bills 81 and 82, the visitor industry has stepped up to help keep iconic […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A century-old practice to drop dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef area has been put to an end. Regulations to implement the Coalition’s historic ban on the disposal of capital dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park have been signed off by the Government. “This is another major milestone in strengthening our […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection have provided an update on the ongoing efforts to remove WWI-era boosters from the Allenhurst and Loch Arbour beaches, following the recent beachfill placement. The ongoing construction contract has to date placed roughly 350,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After five months of dredging, the Murray Mouth project is about to reach 400,000 cubic meters mark as it enters the final phase of works. The project, aimed to maintain connectivity between the Murray River and the Southern Ocean, is set to be completed by the end of June 2015. According to the latest report from the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services, Inc. has further solidified its commitment to Puerto Rico with the execution of a $48.5 million construction contract for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The construction contract was awarded to L.P.C.& D. Inc., of Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, and includes the development of […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Metro Vancouver has submitted a comprehensive Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency. The project is a proposed new container terminal at Roberts Bank in Delta, B.C. on Canada’s west coast. The Environmental Impact Statement documents four years of extensive scientific study and consultation […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Stone Harbor (NJ) is taking necessary steps to perform maintenance dredging of the Stone Harbor Lagoon this fall. This June, the Borough will solicit bids from dredging contractors. The project will include maintenance dredging, dewatering the dredged material at the Stone Harbor Marina parking lot, and placing the dredged material at approved upland facilities. Up […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway dredging program. The solicitation for this contract will be issued on or about 15 May 2015 with a bid opening date of 16 June 2015. The total value is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Congress last week passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. The bill, which passed 240 to 177, would provide $35.4 billion in FY16 spending – $29 billion for the Department of Energy and $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. “The Energy and Waters […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to issue an Invitation for Bids for maintenance dredging of Buttermilk Channel, New York Federal Navigation Project, with subsequent placement of the dredged material at a contractor furnished, state permitted upland placement site. Due to restrictions found in the water quality certificate, the […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Tahoe Keys Dredging Project is currently underway and on track to be completed by the end of May. The video, released by the laketahoeG, gives an aerial view of the operations currently undergoing at Tahoe Keys. A total of 4,200 cubic yards of material will be removed from the area with an excavator stationed on a […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hanson Marine Operations, a subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson, has won a 10-year mining permit for sand removal from San Francisco Bay. The permit was approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (SFBCDC) on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It allows Hanson Marine to mine up to 1.141 million cubic yards of construction grade sand annually for the […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Murray Mouth dredging operations, aimed to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean, are now in full swing with little more than two months left to complete the project. Dredges are currently operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels. A total of approximately 290,000 cubic meters of sand has been removed so far. Recent […]