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  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) is continuing dredging operations of the 2,800-acre (11 km2) Lake Decatur in Illinois. During the multi-year project, aimed to restore the lake’s capacity by approximately 30 percent, the company will dredge nearly 11 million cubic yards of material from Lake Decatur Basins 1-4 and will also rehabilitate the Oakley Sediment […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jetty stone is arriving and crews are preparing for some heavy lifting at the North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Washington. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is staging equipment and material to repair the 100-year-old navigation structure.  The construction is required to maintain the jetty system, which provides safe transit to ships travelling between […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ben Lobb, Member of Parliament for Huron-Bruce, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest in a harbor improvement project at Bayfield Harbor, a development scheme that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. At the Bayfield Harbor this year, work will include the rehabilitation of the […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Quality have announced a public meeting Monday, April 20, in Saugatuck, Michigan, to present and discuss Kalamazoo Lake and River dredging windows that protect lake sturgeon – a state threatened species. The meeting will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Saugatuck Township Hall, located at […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine, dredging and environmental contracting firm, recently acquired a new 122 acre West Coast Marine facility in Cowlitz County, Washington. The property is located on the Mouth of the Old Cowlitz River at Columbia River mile 68. It is anticipated that J.E. McAmis will complete a full relocation of its Northwest […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 74th meeting of the Inland Waterways Users Board (the Board) was held on February 25, 2015, in Birmingham, Alabama. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Martin Hettel of AEP River Operations and was attended by nine of the ten current Board members. The Deputy Commanding General for Civil & Emergency Operations (DCG-CEO) Major General […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indonesian and Dutch government today launched a comprehensive five-year multi million public-private partnership initiative for enhancing coastal safety at the North Coast of Java. The partnership aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of mangrove restoration, small scale hard-engineering and sustainable land use. The initiative, financed by the […]

  • 22 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    DEME: New Contracts Worth €1.6 Billion DEME, the Belgian dredging, hydraulic engineering and environmental solutions group, has secured a number of new contracts worldwide. The total value of these orders is approximately 1.6 billion EUR. Van Oord’s Dredger on Its Way to Kazakhstan  Wagenborg Nedlift BV, a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch Team Risk Reduction (DRR) is visiting Serbia this week, with a team of water experts. Mathijs van Ledden, Director Flood Risk Reduction at Royal HaskoningDHV is one of the participants. The visit includes Obrenovac, which was severely affected by the floods in May last year. At that period Van Ledden was in Serbia to […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection has partnered with Drew University and the Lake Hopatcong Foundation on the first ever comprehensive GIS survey of docks on state-owned Lake Hopatcong, which is the state’s largest lake, Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday.  The collected data will aid the DEP in enforcing dock regulations and making decisions on permit […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    SC Ports Authority, Lowcountry Open Land Trust, Coastal Conservation League and the Southern Environmental Law Center today announced a milestone agreement for the Post-45 Harbor Deepening Project that includes a significant Port contribution to land conservation efforts along the Cooper River Corridor.  SC Ports Authority (SCPA) is partnering with Lowcountry Open Land Trust (LOLT), Coastal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to the Little Sioux InterCounty Drainage District’s flood control works project in Monona and Harrison Counties, Iowa, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages to four areas of the project caused by high flows along the Little Sioux River in […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to levee unit R-627, Grace Street Ditch, in Douglas County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The draft (EA) evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2014. The damaged area is located along the left descending bank of […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for bank repairs to Dry Creek, a left-bank tributary of the Big Sioux River, near Hawarden in Sioux County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing bank erosion along a portion of Dry Creek and filling a scour hole caused by high […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The United States largest provider of dredging services, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday officially started Lake Decatur dredging project. This project, aimed to restore the lake’s capacity by approximately 30 percent, will dredge nearly 11 million cubic yards of material from Lake Decatur Basins 1-4 and will also rehabilitate the Oakley Sediment Basin […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunergy, Inc. has confirmed that seasonal repairs on their dredging equipment in Sierra Leone are complete on Dredge #1 which last week started in the Woa River, outside Kenema. A second dredge is slated to start another new operation and will be being used as a wash plant; washing gravels already uncovered near Kono. Garrett […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mayor Carlito Zaplan said that flooding is no longer a huge problem in Sta. Barbara because of the continuous dredging and diking of the Sinocalan River. Zaplan said this in his State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Wednesday where he enumerated what he has done from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. “I […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The government has been pursuing massive infrastructure development in Central Luzon that aims to boost economic growth and progress in the region. The government’s infrastructure spending is a manifestation of the Aquino administration’s determined efforts to accelerate development in the region through the construction of the major roads, highways and flood control projects under the […]