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  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Freeport Mayor, Robert Kennedy, Hempstead Town Councilwoman, Erin King Sweeney, and other Freeport Village officials yesterday toured the Hurricane Protection Barrier located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ teams are currently analyzing the feasibility of building a similar facility, in order to protect Nassau’s south shore from future flooding devastation. Mayor Kennedy […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Los Angeles District’s Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis on January 8 to announce that the Corps will begin interim risk reduction measures to improve flood protection on the Los Angeles River during El Niño. The District received emergency funding to begin work […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Los Angeles District, will begin in early May removal of some of the temporary protective barriers that were placed along the most vulnerable reaches of the Los Angeles River. These barriers were placed as an interim risk reduction measure due to the reduced capacity in these sections from accumulated sediment and vegetation. Initial focus […]

  • 10 May 2010

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) announced today that they have been coordinating with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as well… [mappress] Source: pr-usa, May 10, 2010;

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Belmar Beach replenishment program is currently underway. This project is part of an emergency shore protection project which will repair and restore previously constructed beach erosion control and storm damage reduction projects throughout the region affected by Hurricane Sandy. Once completed, the greater protective barrier between the coastal communities and the ocean will reduce […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE awarded a $1.3 million contract to JF Engineering on January 9 to install roughly 3 miles of temporary protective barriers to increase bank height along the most vulnerable reaches of the LA River that will restore channel capacity and reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses. The Corps conducted a review of […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State will provide approximately $1 million in NY Works funding to restore a sand dune at Tiana Beach in Suffolk County to prevent a breach of the protective barrier island, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said. The dune replacement, which will be completed in time for the summer tourism season, is necessary to sustain […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LUSCHI is about to mobilize its vessel, “Giovanella”, to Espírito Santo where it will assist in dredging and final disposal of accumulated sediments in the seawater storage canal of ArcelorMittal. The canal is approximately 600 meters long and has sedimentation volume of approx 46,000 m³. The project aims to use the trailing suction hopper dredger […]

  • 20 December 2011

    As part of the Fiscal Year 2012 spending bill, the Congress has approved $2.94 million for Port Monmouth beachfront replenishment efforts, stated U.S. Representative Frank Pallone, Jr. The spending bill passed on Friday, and now goes to President’s desk for signature into law. “Today’s vote is one of the final hurdles before the Army Corps […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Mouillee Confined Disposal Facility, located in Berlin Charter Township, Michigan, is currently in the beginning stages of creating an intermediate cell to facilitate future disposal operations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit district, just announced. This facility was originally constructed with a coarse aggregate embankment and rip-rap wave protection. The primary purpose […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi  Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed-price contract is part of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program, a comprehensive initiative authorized and funded by Congress to aid […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of the Ada Sea Defense project in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region is now completed and ready to be handed over to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, according to the Government of Ghana. Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu, the Ministry Chief Director, made this announcement yesterday, during the project inspection […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    A major river dredging project is set to begin in downtown Flint in about two weeks, according to the Michigan Radio. In accordance with Part 201 of Michigan’s environmental regulations, Consumers Energy has proposed a remediation project to address Flint River sediment impacted by historical MGP operations. “The company is completing the construction of the […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Flint River river remediation project, which includes dredging of impacted sediment and excavation of riverbank soil, is in full swing now, according to the Consumers Energy. This major river dredging project that spans from the Hamilton Dam to East Fifth Avenue, will address Flint River sediment impacted by historical MGP operations, the by-products of the manufactured gas operation from […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator, Charles E. Schumer, last week called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct repairs to protect Sodus Bay including the Sodus Bay Breakwater, the Charles Point steel wall, and a washout at Crescent Beach.  These three key improvements are needed in order to fix the only barrier protecting all of Sodus Bay […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As New Jersey continues to rebuild following Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) a $2,332,456 federal grant to assist in recovering from the historic storm. The federal grant, part of FEMA Category B Emergency Protective Measures, will […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following vicious flooding of Lake Ontario during two of the last three years, with private and public property and infrastructure being destroyed, NY Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. The study, Schumer and Gillibrand said, […]

  • 6 May 2013

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), joined by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, announced the Army Corps of Engineers’ plans for the Sea Bright to Manasquan beach replenishment project. Congressman Pallone outlined the scope and timeline of this critical work that will help protect the Shore. The project will cover a majority of the beaches from […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that work will begin this Saturday, January 4, 2014, on the $18.3 million beach replenishment project from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea. The federally funded Army Corps of Engineers project will restore beaches in Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Bradley Beach, and Avon-By-The-Sea to better than pre-Sandy conditions and was […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat and Levvel – a consortium comprising Van Oord, BAM, and Rebel –  have presented the Afsluitdijk project designs to the media and to a large group of stakeholders who have been closely involved in planning in the past few years. Innovative concrete blocks, natural discharge if possible, pumping if necessary, an opening for a fish […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the contract has been awarded and work will begin in December on an $18.3 million beach replenishment project from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea. This Army Corps of Engineers project, which is funded at full federal expense, will restore beaches in Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Bradley Beach, and Avon-By-The-Sea, […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The creation of a shallow wetland for wildfowl is the purpose behind the application by the Port of Gothenburg that is due to be submitted shortly to the Land and Environment Court. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used to deposit dredging spoils for almost 40 years. Ever since […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    An important step in the restoration of Te Waihora/Lake Ellesmere is currently underway. There is key progress on a significant science project for the Whakaora Te Waihora restoration program, with the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) installing a 100-meter wave barrier on the south-eastern side of the lake to enable submerged plants, […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Air may not seem like an effective barrier for some things, but when coupled with a trailer-mounted blower and heat, it provides a very efficient barrier and environmentally friendly way of clearing land with little smoke. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is using this method also known as “air curtain burning” as […]

  • 9 February 2012

      Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced Wednesday that $12.3 million will be awarded to fund beach replenishment in Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach thanks to a request Congressman Pallone submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This funding will allow the Army Corps to begin replenishing the beaches in these towns in Fall 2012. […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg is working together with the Swedish Transport Administration to create a wetland for wildfowl at Torsviken. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used for over 40 years for the deposition of dredging spoils. Ever since the 1970s, the Port of Gothenburg has had a permit […]