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  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regulatory Branch staff met with Texas agencies in the summer to build a strategic partnership with respect to the Deep Water Horizon/RESTORE actions anticipated to involve multiple agency reviews and approvals. Texas General Land Office Deputy Commissioner of Coastal Resources, Helen Young, was the state’s representative for […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced that Grupo Terra’s IMS Depth Master Dredge operating at the Xacbal Dam is successfully removing silt and sand from 55 ft. (16.7m) depth. The Depth Master Model DM-55 is removing the silt from the dam to keep the turbines operating which are critical for producing Guatemala City’s energy. In November 2011 HidroXacbal […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that two contractors named to remove rock pinnacles at Thebes, Illinois are en route and are expected to arrive on location on December 13 and 17, respectively. The Corps says it is “cautiously optimistic we can start blasting next week” after it meets with the contractors and reviews […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The next step in preparing Portsmouth as the home of the biggest warships ever built for the Royal Navy begins this week. A specialist rig begins six weeks of drilling on Friday, sampling the sea bed in the harbour and in the Solent. The tests will pave the way for major dredging work in a […]

  • 26 July 2010

    Now that the $400 million cleanup of the portion of the Housatonic River that flows through Pittsfield is just about done, it’s time to consider how to restore the rest of the PCB-laden waters flowing through even more sensitive Berkshire areas. State and federal environmental officials are set to discuss Tuesday the plans to clean […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the first Santee Cooper coal ash removal report released this week, Santee Cooper has removed over 42,000 tons from its unlined coal ash lagoons on the banks of the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina. The removal is part of a settlement reached between Santee Cooper and citizen groups represented by the Southern […]

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and retirees, river residents and those affectionately known as river rats lined the banks of the Upper Mississippi River to see the Dredge William A. Thompson make its final voyage, June 12-13. The Thompson left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers service base in Fountain City, Wis., around 11:30 […]

  • 28 February 2014

    A ceremony took place on Friday 28 February in Godmanchester, marking the official completion of Godmanchester’s flood risk management scheme. The ground was first broken on Friday 25 May 2012 by Jonathan Djanogly, MP for Huntingdon, and Steve Wheatley, Chair of the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, who was instrumental in securing approval for the […]

  • 8 May 2012

    “It’s not the fences that matter, it’s the gates,” Dave Gibson told attendees at the U.S. International Border and Water Commission collaborative meeting held here April 19 at the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve. Gibson, executive director of the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board, was not talking about the international border fence […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The discovery of an early 18th century cannon during work on the Miami Harbor Deepening Project was certainly an exciting moment for crew members of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) LLC Company.  Their discovery was made in August while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor was working at the seagrass mitigation site […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kohler Power Systems, manufacturer of diesel and gasoline marine generators for a wide range of pleasure and commercial craft applications, has announced the availability of new single- and three-phase Tier 3 marine diesel generators. The company’s 14-24EKOZD/12-20.5EFKOZD integrate Kohler diesel Tier 3 engines and other enhancements, including improved sound shields and Kohler’s Decision-Maker 3500 controller (DEC […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the October Board meeting, Cowes Harbor Commissioners discussed the three strategic, interlinked harbor and marine employment sites that are currently at various stages of development. These are the Cowes Outer Harbor Project/Venture Quays development in East Cowes, Kingston Marine Park at Whippingham, and Medina Yard in Cowes. Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP) CHC continues […]

  • 17 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Lagersmit, part of IHC Merwede, has opened on 8 June last a new manufacturing plant in Alblasserdam, The Netherlands. The company has decided to invest in the latest high-tech production facility for rotating shaft seals in western Europe, despite in these economically difficult times. In addition, IHC Lagersmit has introduced two new innovative products […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The team at Navajo County Public Works, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District, has been designated as the USACE South Pacific Division’s Planning Team of the Year for the work being done on the Feasibility Study for flood risk management in the Winslow, Ariz. area. The team is also […]

  • 25 July 2013

    Stone Harbor’s ambitious beachfront reconstruction project is in its final clays and could conclude on or before Wednesday, July 31st. Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters and other Borough officials received word about major progress on the beach fill during a weekly project update meeting held at the Stone Harbor Fire Company on Wednesday, July 24th. […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation announced today they successfully completed their integral part in the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project working collaboratively with the operations team for Fluor, the principle contractor. Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation (RSD&E) completed their multi-million pound project over a period of two years (2010 – 2012) where they performed […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Bauma show in Munich from 15 to 21 April 2013, Tognum subsidiary MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH will be presenting engines fit for future emissions regulations EU Stage IV and U.S. EPA Tier 4 final. On display at booth 211/310 in Hall A4 of the world’s biggest trade show for construction machinery, MTU will be […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction work to restore the beach and dunes protecting NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility damaged by super storm Sandy began on July 18. Dredges from New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, Inc. are on-site, pumping sand from an off-shore borrow site and placing the sand along the beach restoring berm and dune elevations to levels that will […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a total of six contracts since January to repair seven levees that were damaged in the devastating Missouri River flood in 2011. Approximately 30 contracts are expected to be awarded in the district’s efforts to respond to 55 requests for assistance from […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection have both signed a cost-sharing agreement that officially begins the Passaic River Basin General Reevaluation Study, analyzing and comparing flood risk management alternatives for communities throughout the basin. The reevaluation is one of the 15 recommendations made by […]

  • 13 January 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Draka Offshore announced today that Keppel Singmarine has selected Draka as a cable supplier for its production of Hull 362 for Royal Boskalis Westminster. “It is always gratifying to receive orders from a renowned shipbuilding yard like Keppel Singmarine,” stated Patrick Ang, vice president of the marine segment for Draka Offshore. “We strive to provide […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, on December 24, 2013, Ackermans & van Haaren NV (AvH) proceeded with the closing of the transaction announced and described in the press release issued jointly by AvH and VINCI S.A. (Vinci) on September 19, 2013. The conditions precedent to this transaction (including obtaining merger clearance) have been fulfilled. As a result of this […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    For the third time in a row Jan de Nul Dredging chooses No Limit Ships Shipyards. After first having bought two survey vessels, they now opted for a No Limit 1640 Crewtender with thirteen passenger seats. For the next five years the vessel is expected to be deployed for various projects in European waters and […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS successfully held its 15th international user group conference in Brest, France during the week of June 2-5, 2014. CARIS 2014, which brought together CARIS users from all over the world, was the largest user conference to-date with approximately 170 delegates from 25 different countries and over 75 organizations in attendance. Delegates were engaged in […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA in cooperation with the U.S. Navy and R.I. Dept. of Environmental Management (RIDEM) has completed two “Records of Decision” (RODs) approving cleanup remedies of contaminated areas at the Derecktor Shipyard which is part of Naval Station Newport, formerly known as the Naval Education and Training Center, in Middletown, R.I. The two contaminated areas targeted […]