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  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Airport expansion project has reached another significant milestone, with the completion of sand dredging and pumping operations ahead of schedule, the Sunshine Coast Regional Council said in its latest release. Around 1.3 million cubic meters of sand is now on site and will form the foundation of the runway which remains on […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the Quincy, Massachusetts Park and Recreation Department, Larry Oliver, Chief, Evaluation Branch, Engineering/Planning, hosted a site tour and presentation about the Broad Meadows Salt Marsh Restoration Project last month.  The presentation was part of the city’s monthly Environmental Treasures Program. According to the USACE, New England District, over 60 people attended […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The city of Northampton Department of Public Works is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to place fill material to stabilize eroding river banks in Northampton, Mass. This work is proposed within Roberts Meadow Brook adjacent to 87 Reservoir Road […]

  • 30 January 2014

    HR Wallingford has teamed up with Johannesburg-based Fourth Element Consulting to offer sustainable environmental solutions to the rapidly developing economies in southern Africa. The two organisations are now collaborating on a project to investigate flood management solutions for the Orange River in South Africa. Fourth Element Consulting has been engaged by ILISO Consulting to undertake […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Missouri Basin levees in presidentially-declared disaster areas will receive significantly more funding for repairs under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act signed Friday by President Obama. Of the $8.6 billion provision for nationwide disaster relief, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive approximately $1.7 billion. “We expect a majority of qualified repairs to levees and […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore the Desimone-Briscoe School Levee continues this week as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials repair a 775-foot-long damaged segment on the right bank of the Green River in Tukwila. The levee provides flood protection to more than 7.5 square miles of warehousing, light industrial, retail and residential structures with an estimated value […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District has announced additions to its fiscal year 2015 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $12 million will be used in 2015 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize that we are responsible for spending our […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials celebrated the completion of the Hatchery Creek Restoration Project below Wolf Creek Dam during a dedication ceremony last week. The ceremony was held for a 21-month stream and wetland mitigation project that triples the length of the stream and prevents sedimentation pollution from making its way into the Cumberland River. The Kentucky Department of […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the onset of the rainy season and flooding, the city government of Parañaque City, has put in motion a comprehensive flood control program that includes the construction of a major diversion creek and the clearing of creeks and canals as well as the relocation of informal settler families living along critical waterways. […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Energy and Water Appropriations bill that included funding for Columbia River maintenance, small ports dredging and Hanford cleanup, championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. As a first-year member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped craft this spending bill that sets spending levels for the Department […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP), Inland Navigation Europe (INE), the European Barge Union (EBU), the European Skippers’ Organisation (ESO), Pro Danube International (PDI) and the Maritime Port of Constanţa urge riparian states to implement better fairway maintenance and ensure navigation reliability on the Danube. At a meeting of the EU Strategy for the […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel and equipment from Kewaunee are mobilized at the City of Two Rivers’ Lake Michigan harbor to undertake emergency repairs to the south breakwater. According to the city report, the tugs Kenosha and Racine, and the crane barge Manitowoc are at work on this project. The south breakwater was extended further into Lake Michigan […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The fifth version of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pennsylvania State Programmatic General Permit (PASPGP-5) for authorization of work in wetlands/waterways within portions of Pennsylvania became effective July 1, 2016.   This general permit operates in conjunction with Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s (PADEP) state regulatory program to protect the aquatic environment, while allowing […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants of Michigan, P.C., engaged in geotechnical, environmental, water resources, ecological science and engineering projects, announced yesterday that the firm has opened a new office in Ann Arbor as it continues to expand its services throughout Michigan, the upper Great Lakes region, and across the Midwest. Located in the heart of the city, GEI’s Ann Arbor […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) have applied for a federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to help pay for new bulkheads as part of the Irishtown Bend project. The grant application seeks $11.5 million in INFRA funds to stabilize the hillside that sits on the banks of the Cuyahoga […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, which oversees operations and maintenance of Locks and Dam 15, mobilized a maintenance crew to address structural concerns on the downstream guidewall. According to Aaron Dunlop, Operations Project Manager for the Rock Island District’s Mississippi River Project, four monoliths making up a portion of the guidewall […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Transportation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with replacing or repairing bridges or culverts at 10 locations in the state of Maine. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place permanent and […]

  • 9 August 2013

    During a tour of the Port of Oswego day before yesterday, Representative Dan Maffei (D-NY) and Representative Richard Hanna (R-NY) announced a new effort to pass a strong Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and bring critical support and infrastructure improvements to Central New York Ports and the Great Lakes region. This legislation will significantly impact […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao, yesterday announced $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants program and support road, rail, transit, and port […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter spoke on the Senate Floor yesterday urging his colleagues to take up and pass the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). In light of last month’s devastating flooding in South Louisiana, Vitter contends that passing major water infrastructure reforms is timely and crucial. “After last month’s devastating flooding throughout South […]

  • 20 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 14 – 20, 2019).   Jan De Nul Kicks Off Nouadhibou Dredging Project Jan De Nul Group has officially kicked off the deepening and widening operations in the inner port channel and turning basin of the large ore export […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ports of Indiana announced yesterday that the country’s oldest stevedoring company, Metro Ports, will become the new bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Starting July 1, 2017, Metro Ports will manage the loading and unloading of shipments along the port’s East Harbor for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Parañaque City Mayor Edwin L. Olivarez has said the absence of floods in the city, even in its most flood-prone areas, during Thursday’s heavy downpour is a very encouraging sign that the city’s ongoing flood control program is working. “This is just a first test, but the result is very heartening and encouraging,” the mayor […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and four social/tourism ports under its maritime sector in the last two years. In 2016 alone, 68 projects amounting to $59.2 million were completed, which include port […]