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  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, December 11th 2014, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the 2015 government funding bill that includes several Southwest Washington priorities. The bill, championed by congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, includes more than a billion dollars for dredging and harbor maintenance. Jaime was able to secure $1.1 billion in harbor maintenance from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The first load of bedrock arrived from the Upstream Channel Deepening of the New Lock at the Soo project on Thursday, July 16, in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. Phase one of the project, upstream channel deepening, will facilitate the construction of a […]

  • 28 May 2012

    According to The Conversation, excessive siltation in Tasmania’s Tamar River has been directly linked to human-induced changes in the tidal system and will not be cleared by dredging alone. Researchers from Monash University have attributed the silt build-up to the human alteration of wetlands for housing development, architecture and hydroelectric production. Siltation has been a […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Department of Public Works and Highways have already submitted a proposal on the dredging of the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obanso River System (MMORS). DPWH-Region III director Antonio Molano, Jr. said that they have already submitted a P1.9-billion proposal to dredge the MMORS which would span about 43 kilometers and on a 30-km dike improvement to aid the […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government and a Taiwanese mining firm have just signed an agreement for the immediate dredging of the narrow and silted Abra River which threatens low-lying areas in Metro Vigan, the Philippines. Raymund Sinay, Environment and Natural Resources Management Officer, said that a monitoring and assessment of the Environmental Management Bureau of […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are constructing a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 14 of the Mississippi River near Princeton, Iowa, and are seeking comments on the project plan through June 15. Steamboat Island HREP is a 2,620-acre island and backwater complex located […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will hold a special meeting today to continue discussions about the inlet area and how to address ongoing erosion along the shoreline closest to the inlet. The meeting will be held at the North Topsail Beach Town Hall at 2008 Loggerhead Court. The Board of Aldermen […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Reclamation, along with the Bureau of Land Management and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board, have announced a draft Environmental Assessment/Initial Study (EA/IS) and a public meeting for the Trinity River Restoration Program’s (TRRP) proposed Deep Gulch and Sheridan Creek Rehabilitation Project. The project is scheduled for implementation in the […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just released the latest update on the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) project, saying that their work on this very important coastal protection scheme is almost complete. The ongoing repairs are the second phase of the Army Corps’ plan to repair three jetties at the mouth of […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon State Parks’ rangers joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s officials last month for a site visit to Fort Stevens State Park in the state of Oregon. “We met with construction companies interested in the upcoming work to south jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. South jetty construction, scheduled to […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has just announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives on Jun 19, 2019. Building on Norton’s work to restore the Anacostia River, the funding would help […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed dune augmentation project adjacent to the root of the South Jetty at Mouth of the Columbia River. The purpose of the project is to prevent further foredune erosion and to minimize […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a public open house on March 26 to discuss plans for ecosystem restoration in Mississippi River Pool 14 near Steamboat Island. The public open house is scheduled from […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The provincial government, together with the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and concerned local government units (LGUs) have started the simultaneous dredging activities that would pave the way for the repair of the breached portions of the San Fernando-Sto. Tomas-Minalin tail dike. Governor Lilia Pineda said the diversion of water flow of Gugu […]

  • 31 January 2012

    The Marine Department is prepared to dredge the Chao Phraya and other main rivers to facilitate the flow of water to the sea in order to improve water management to prevent possible flood and drought. According to Marine Department Director-General Tawanrat Onsira, the Department will dredge the Chao Phraya, Ta Chin, and Bang Pakong Rivers […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, and the U.S. Coast Guard had a “First Stone” Event at J.E. McAmis’ Mouth of the Columbia River South Jetty Project yesterday. Senator Wyden, Congresswoman Herrera-Beutler, Congresswoman Bonamici, CAPT Smith – USCG Sector Columbia River Commander, and COL Mike Helton – USACE […]

  • 5 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a $4 million construction contract for the Sunfish Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project (HREP) in Pool 12 of the Mississippi River just south of Dubuque, Iowa, in Jo Daviess County, Ill. The contract, awarded to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service Company of Dubuque, is […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A flood control project in Manila, which consists of dredging and drainage repairs in commercial and residential areas including Quiapo and Binondo, has officially commenced. Following a bidding conducted in December last year, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) awarded this contract to J.D. Legaspi Construction. According to philstar.com, the company will design, build, rehabilitate, and upgrade […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baltimore County Department of Environmental Protection and Sustainability is proposing a maintenance dredging project on the Bird River and 48 adjacent spur channels, the USACE’s Baltimore District reports.  The work is set to be undertaken on the Bird River and Railroad Creek channels, between Loreley Beach Road on the north and Bird River Grove […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines government is working hard in addressing the flood problems in the low-lying areas in Bulacan province by fast tracking major infrastructure projects before the onset of the typhoon season. In regard to this matter, governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado announced today that the flood control projects are now being completed, including a massive dredging […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bellingen Shire Council has received grant funding from the NSW Government through its Environmental Trust to stabilize 500 meters of eroding river bank and rehabilitate a priority erosion site on the Kalang River. The project site was identified as a priority for management in the ’Bellinger and Kalang River Estuaries Erosion Study 2010’, the council […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are completing flood protection measures in the Skagit River basin and on the Olympic Peninsula. One team is assisting the Quileute Tribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as much as 500 tons of large rock at an area where a jetty ties in with the land and is […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An official from the Cebu City Engineering District of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH)-Region 7 said that they plan to implement some P404.2 million worth of projects in the city this year. District Engineer Fernando Cruz said the projects include the P289.5-million concreting and widening of the Don Serging Osmeña Ave. which […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lake Odessa Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project on April 6 at 10:30 a.m.  The ceremony, which celebrates the completion of the habitat restoration project, will be held at the Fox Pond Overlook Area near the Port Louisa National […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, visited last week Conway Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, in Lansing, Iowa. During the visit, they met the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials, Iowa and Wisconsin departments of natural resources, discussed the planning stage of identifying locations for potential project features. The group was […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded its second contract in the last two weeks to replace water control structures within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen dam surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps awarded the contract on Thursday (September 24) for $16.1 million to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of […]