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  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Phase Two of an important flood protection project at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is now officially underway, Parks Canada Agency said in their latest announcement.  This federal infrastructure investment project was highlighted yesterday by Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Surfside Beach renourishment project are well underway.  The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), has been staging more and more equipment and pipes at the Garden City laydown area over the last couple of days, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. GLDD expects […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lisa F. Glahn, a Member in the Litigation Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and a leader in its Construction Law Practice Group, is presenting at the 33rd annual Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Technical Conference. The conference is being held August 25-28 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ms. Glahn’s presentation is entitled, “Practical […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the right descending bank of Big Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2017. The proposed […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that no significant impacts to the environment will result from a proposal for additional embankment repairs on Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The finding is contained in an environmental assessment report prepared by the Corps this spring. It focused on a proposal to […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District’s dredge master, Brian Krause, snapped this amazing photo yesterday afternoon near LaGrange, Mo., where the Dredge Goetz and her crew are removing approximately 45,000 cubic yards of material from the Mississippi River, keeping it open and ensuring commerce can continue to pass. On average, Goetz dredges […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District released the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for updating the 1986 Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) and Lake Okeechobee (LO) Master Plan. A public workshop is scheduled in LaBelle and public comment will be accepted through September 21, 2018. A Master Plan […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) is in the process of selecting the company that will perform dredging of the Maputo Port access channel. The dredging of the channel, that will increase its current 11 meter draft to 14.2 meters, is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2015 after a contractor has been selected. The dredging project […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months, the ¡VAMOS! Consortium has reached the ‘design freeze’ stage of the prototypes to be built. ¡VAMOS!, the Viable Alternative Mining Operating System, is a 42-month research and development project launched to enable the opening and rehabilitation of underexploited European mineral deposits, using a safe, clean and low visibility method. The project is […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major review of the lower Murray River’s action plans has identified improvements in riverbank stability and vegetation in its upper reaches but further degradation in the lower reaches, according to Science Network WA. The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) has developed the 2014 River Action Plan (RAP) with the Shire of Murray, Department of Water […]

  • 28 September 2012

    After the contractor rooted up parts of a vehicle from the Mississippi riverfront in Keokuk, the dredging project was halted. “We called in the Keokuk Emergency Volunteer Corps,” said Keokuk Police Chief Dave Hinton. “Their divers located a car, but they couldn’t get anything hooked on because it was buried in sediment. The divers showed […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]

  • 5 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to obtain a South Carolina pollution control permit for its controversial project to deepen the Savannah River, according to a lawsuit filed in state court by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups. “This project cannot proceed until and unless the […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially started the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet on September 11, 2020. Weeks Marine started work under the first dredging contract for the deepening project with their cutterhead dredge Captain Frank at Mile 5.0 Above Head of Passes (AHP). “This project […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An underwater wall installed in the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia, more than a century ago will be the subject of a just-funded study by the USACE’s Savannah District. The so-called “training wall” in the Savannah River runs from just downstream of 8th Street and ends 1,800 feet downstream of Boathouse Community Center. It aided […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The plans to deepen as much as 13 miles of the St. Johns River from 40 to 47 feet are the subject of a public forum set for Tuesday night. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a 21-mile stretch of the St. Johns River extending from the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean to the Jacksonville Port […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy Manager, Ray Hudson, travelled to Ottawa recently with Jeff Scott, CEO, Fraser Surrey Docks who was leading a delegation of customers and supply chain partners. The purpose of the advocacy delegation was to familiarize and underscore the critical importance of the Fraser River to the Canadian economy. Meetings were […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, at a community meeting in Saratoga Springs, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency will report on the Superfund cleanup, of a toxic chemical called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River, that is significantly ahead of schedule. Environmental groups, business leaders and elected municipal officials say that with time and capacity to spare, General […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently bestowed its annual “Citizen Excellence in Community Involvement Award” on a community advisory group formed to raise awareness and solicit public input into the agency’s proposed $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the Passaic River. The award, which recognizes a “significant contribution” to a Superfund cleanup, went to the […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The words “faster, better, cheaper” are sweet music to the ears of any serious steward of the taxpayers’ money, and this summer the Hurley delivered. “Historical dredging costs have averaged $16.75 per cubic yard, and the Hurley cost $6.41 per cubic yard,” explained Olmsted resident engineer Brad Bradley. “The cost savings on the material it […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lake Orono Restoration and Enhancement (LORE) project is one step closer to start date, according to the City of Elk River, MN. The first step is a lake drawdown in preparation for dredging this winter. The city recently obtained all necessary permits from the government agencies to begin the LORE dredging project. Using the dam, […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council has brought the Maketu community a step closer to having a healthy estuary by gaining resource consent approval for the Kaituna Re-diversion and Estuary Ongatoro/Maketu Enhancement Project. The project will return an average of 600,000 cubic meters of fresh water from the Kaituna River into Ongatoro/Maketu Estuary on every tidal cycle, […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from James Arthaud for a bank stabilization project on the Missouri River near Stanton, North Dakota. The project purpose, as stated by the applicant, is to place rip rap along the toe of the west bank of the Missouri River […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board’s (USB) commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom – the Mississippi River bottom, USB said in its latest announcement.  USB has approved funding to support environmental assessments (research) and education of this important improvement to the infrastructure system located near the Port of New Orleans. “Every decision […]

  • 24 November 2011

    According to the data relating to more than 1.2 million fish, originating from 154 different species, sampled within a 10-year study of the St. Sebastian River by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, the dredging did not have considerable influence on the fish population. The study’s findings outlined by Richard Paperno, a marine biologist […]