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  • 13 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to an informational update for John Redmond Reservoir from 7:00-8:00 p.m. April 3 at the Hartford, Kansas Community Building, 117 Commercial St. Representatives from the Corps will provide an overview of the status of ongoing projects and issues at the reservoir. The Kansas Department of Wildlife, […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two levee systems along Butte Creek south of Chico unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspection of the levee systems Feb. 14 – March 1, 2011. Initial findings were provided Feb. 10, 2012 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of 10 levee systems in rural Merced and Madera counties unacceptable, and gave a minimally acceptable maintenance rating to one additional Merced County levee system. The Sacramento District conducted routine inspection of the 11 levee systems between March 2011 and September 2012. Final […]

  • 16 May 2012

    According to the Chinook Observer, the Army Corps of Engineers has released an updated draft of an environmental assessment that addresses the disposal of near-shore dredge spoils near the mouth of the Columbia River. Though some crabbers welcome some of the tweaking done to the plan, fleet leaders remain highly skeptical overall. The environmental assessment […]

  • 16 February 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) released two draft reports detailing the results of a large-scale sediment sampling effort in Port Angeles Harbor. Ecology began this study in 2008 as part of the Puget Sound Initiative, a joint effort of Gov. Gregoire and the Legislature to restore the Sound’s health by 2020. A public comment […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday debuted its “Engineering with Nature” atlas to the public at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. “The projects presented and considered in this atlas use an Engineering With Nature lens as a means of revealing the use of nature-based approaches and the range of benefits that can […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) last week announced the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Conowingo Capacity Recovery and Innovative Reuse and Beneficial Use Pilot Project (Conowingo RFP). MES is seeking a private sector partner that can accommodate all components of the proposed pilot project. “The scientific community is now in complete […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment (EA) for stream bank restoration near Monroe, Nebraska, is currently available for public review, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection and prohibit further rapid erosion on the right-descending bank of the Loup River in Platte County, Nebraska. […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its proposed plan to improve approximately 23 miles of levee to help reduce flood risk for North and Central Stockton.  The plan would implement a variety of levee improvements including installing cutoff walls, building new levees and adding erosion protection. It would also add closure […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released yesterday to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.  Congress authorized this report in […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, yesterday released an update on the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the proposed “Don Diego” project, which is currently undergoing final reviews prior to government filing. As previously reported, the EIA for the proposed “Don Diego” project to extract phosphate sands was completed […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) officials have published report on the investigation of the man overboard from the dredger Cherry Sand that resulted in one fatality in the non-tidal basin at Port Babcock Rosyth, Scotland on 28 February 2019. According to the report, on 28 February 2019, the master of Cherry Sand was […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Chornomorsk branch of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has released a tender for the Sukhyi estuary dredging works. According to USPA, the Chornomorsk Sea Port Authority will select a contractor for the reconstruction of the operating water area of the 1st boot basin of the Sukhyi estuary in the port of Chornomorsk, in […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Associated British Ports Ltd (ABP) has released a tender to the market for dredging and pumping works in Southampton, UK. The notice, published in the Tenders Electronic Daily (TED), said that ABP Southampton is seeking a supplier that will carry out deepening and widening of existing berth pockets by dredging and potentially install scour protection […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) last week released the results of the first ‘Full Spectrum’ economic impact study of Michigan ports ever conducted in this state. According to Felicia Fairchild, President of the Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC),”While a number of economic impact studies have been conducted over the years, those studies focused on traditional maritime […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Kalama (WA) announced today that the tender for TEMCO Berth Maintenance Dredging Project is open for submissions. The port will be receiving sealed bids at the Port Office, 110 West Marine Drive, Kalama, Washington 98625 until May 3rd, 2019 at 2PM (PST). Bid packets containing plans, specifications, proposal, contract, bond, and detailed instructions […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 (FY 2020) includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Fiscal 2020 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities for water resources infrastructure,” said Rickey D. (R.D.) James, Assistant […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final environmental assessment for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel is available. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place material on the eastern end of Rice […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology have published a draft study evaluating the potential environmental impacts of a proposed coal export terminal near Longview. The 45-day public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement includes three public hearings: May 24 in Longview, May 26 in Spokane and June 2 in Pasco. “The […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pushing forward with a beachfill project in Strathmere, N.J. The project is part of a bigger scheme, which involves the southern end of Ocean City as well as Ludlum Island (Strathmere and Sea Isle). In Strathmere and Sea Isle, the […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton today provided an update on the recovery and response effort following the breach of the Fundão tailings dam and Santarém water dam at Samarco’s iron ore operations in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in November 2015. Works to stabilize tailings deposits along the impacted sections of the river system are continuing with the objective of […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released its “Sustainable Solutions to America’s Water Resources Needs: Civil Works Strategic Plan 2014-2018” that articulates five goals that will guide USACE into the future. According to the USACE director of Civil Works, Steven L. Stockton, “This strategic plan presents USACE’s commitment to responsibly develop the Nation’s water resources, while protecting, […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian Government has submitted its report on the development of inland water transport and maritime activities over the recent 6 years. According to the report published on the PortNews website, the capacity of transshipment facilities at seaports has increased by 24.4% to 1,053.3 million tonnes. Intense seaport infrastructure development projects are underway in Murmansk, […]

  • 18 October 2010

    The Lower Duwamish Waterway Group (LDWG) will officially release their “Draft Final Feasibility Study” today, outlining clean-up options for… By Steve Shay (westseattleherald) [mappress] Source: westseattleherald, October 18, 2010;

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Ecology yesterday released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the Port Angeles Rayonier Mill site. The Upland Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination on the land portions, called the “upland,” of the study area. This report, along with data about nearby marine areas, […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The latest version of the Murray Darling Basin Plan released today has made some progress, but still fails to address key issues important to Victoria. The Murray Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) has not sufficiently addressed issues such as sustainable diversion limit (SDL) adjustment mechanisms or the salinity and water quality targets, and their impacts. Another […]