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  • 15 May 2012

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $20 million. Orion Marine Group was recently awarded a contract for the demolition and rehabilitation of an existing wharf structure on the Lower Mississippi River for a private customer. Onsite construction of the project […]

  • 25 January 2012

    A marine science expert said dredging will not cause flooding as alleged by anti-mining advocates in at least five municipalities in the province. Dr. Fernando Siringan of the Marine Environment and Resources Foundation-Marine Science Institute of the University of the Philippines clarified that sand per se is not a binding material but the mud present […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Public Works and Highways Secretary, Mark A. Villar, has announced that the dredging operations are set to begin in Manila Bay, following the completion of data gathering activities of the DPWH-Bureau of Equipment. “Our Bureau of Equipment has conducted bathymetric or depth measurement survey, water quality test, and ocular inspection at Manila Bay […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $3.55 million construction contract to Relyant Global LLC of Maryville, Tennessee for the rehabilitation of Little Goose Creek Left Bank,Big Goose Creek Right Bank and Goose Creek Right Bank Levee Systems damaged by the spring 2019 flooding. The duration of the contract is 150 […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter has just announced the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) passed with bipartisan support through the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW). WRDA 2016 includes a number of provisions that will improve flood control and coastal hurricane protection for Louisiana communities. “Louisianians know quite well how important our ports and […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Four levees damaged during the 2017 flood season, located within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District area of operations, received a total of approximately $3.3 million in cumulative funding for flood-related repairs under Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  These levees in the Walla […]

  • 25 April 2013

    The local government of Marikina is inviting its residents to join its fun run to strengthen the city’s campaign against flooding. The fun run, entitled “Del Run (Save the Marikina Watershed),” is set to take place on April 28, 5 a.m. at the Marikina Sports Park. Categories include a five, 10 and 21 kilometer run. […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Minister of Transport, Marc Garneau, has announced a significant investment of $6.6 million aimed at improving the infrastructure of the Pointe aux Basques terminal. The investment in the Pointe aux Basques terminal – located in the Port of Sept-Iles, 650 kilometers down river from Quebec city on the North Shore of the St. Lawrence […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded an $183,000 construction contract to repair the damages to the Pierce – North Branch Elkhorn River Right Bank levee system Wednesday. The Pierce levee system, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, is approximately 2.5 miles long, running along the northern and western boundary of the City […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Scott Simms, announced yesterday that the Mi’kmaq Alsumk Mowimsikik Koqoey Association (MAMKA) will receive $404,100 over two years for a project to help protect the marine ecosystem in Conne River, Newfoundland and Labrador. Earlier this year, the Government of Canada announced the $75 million Coastal Restoration […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District closed two outlet breaches on the Missouri River Levee System L-575 last week. These are the fourth and fifth breaches to be closed on the L-575 system, providing an initial level of flood risk management to the area behind this downstream portion of the levee. The USACE […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Russian government is planning to invest approximately $15.1 million (RUB 1 billion) for the dredging and clearing of the bed operations that will be conducted along the Volga-Caspian Shipping Canal in 2016. The announcement was made by the Astrakhan Region Governor Alexander Zhilkin who said that in 2015 around $9.7 million was spent for the VCSC […]

  • 14 December 2012

    VINCI  Construction Grands Projets is to carry out two projects for the Jamaican National Water Commission to improve the country’s water supply network. The first contract for the Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project (JWSIP) – Category B is an extension of the JWSIP – Category A project that has been already carried out by VINCI […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have reached a settlement agreement over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act related to two dredge and fill operations conducted by USACE in the Los Angeles River and its tributaries. The alleged violations took place between 2011 and […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The final round of contracts awaiting award for repair work within the Omaha District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, following damages sustained throughout the Missouri River basin during the Flood of 2011 have been obligated with repairs to 15 impacted levee systems slated for completion by the spring of 2013. “We completed all of our […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An Bord Pleanála, the Irish Planning Authority, has granted planning permission for the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR) Project – the largest port related infrastructure project in the history of the Irish State. The project will enable Ireland’s premier port to double its trade capacity to 60 million tonnes per annum by 2040. It will also […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Businesses interested in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work will have two opportunities to learn about future projects and how to compete for them. The Corps will host two separate Industry Day events (April 26 and 27), both at the 911 Federal Building in Portland, Oregon. According to the Corps, the April 26 event is […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking for best practices that will be used to clean up Manila Bay and its tributaries including dredging, announced DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones. “The work involved is so big,” Leones said, highlighting importance of technologies and help of all sectors in cleaning up effectively in the shortest […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Minister for Energy and Water Supply Mark McArdle has undertaken an aerial inspection of the Lockyer Creek and mid-Brisbane river systems ahead of the upcoming wet season. Mr McArdle said following significant rain in South East Queensland at the beginning of the year sediment from the Lockyer catchment caused major problems at Mr Crosby Water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 August 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV is leading a consortium commissioned by Fondo Adaptación Colombia to rehabilitate the almost 400 year old and 120 km long Canal del Dique in Colombia, a navigation route of major socio-economic importance. By designing effective flood control measures, 1.5 million people living in the region […]