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  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    As of Monday, repairs on the Missouri River Levee System L-550 returned the entirety of the levee system to its pre-flood height, informs the Army Corps’ Omaha District. USACE also added that repair efforts remain ongoing on this levee system, such as relief well testing and replacement. Although the system has been returned to its […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced his priorities for the state’s coastal program for his next four years in office. Edwards also announced the state will receive its maximum payment from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) for the first time. In addition, he committed at least $115 million in state surplus […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham has applauded the inclusion of funding for the dredging of Lake Providence Harbor he had previously requested in President Trump’s 2021 budget. “Lake Providence Harbor is Louisiana’s largest inland port in terms of tonnage and among the most important in the nation,” Abraham said. “Every year, around one million tons of […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has announced that its Work Plan for the 2020 fiscal year includes $102 million in funding for its civil works program, the largest amount of funding since the 2013 fiscal year. The Work Plan will fund projects, programs and activities that received funding in the three previous […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released their Operation and Maintenance (O&M) Work Plan with the list of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020. “We could not be more pleased with the Army Corps’s O&M listing of funded maintenance dredging projects for 2020,” said William P. Doyle, CEO of the Dredging Contractors of America. […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in cooperation with non-federal sponsors the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, announces a public meeting for the New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study on February 27, 2020 in Rockaway Park, Queens. This coastal […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

     Plans are being drawn up to dredge the River Parrett between Northmoor and the M5, to continue to reduce local flood risks, Somerset Rivers Authority said in its latest announcement. The target date is early next year. Some matters need to be refined and assessed, but a recent short trial run was successful and […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Seeking to maintain protections established by the New Jersey Legislature nearly 200 years ago, the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee advanced legislation (A-1089) yesterday to prohibit the Department of Environmental Protection from approving any dumping of dredge spoils on or around islands without the adoption and authorization of a municipal ordinance to do so. […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) yesterday announced the latest update from the River Parrett dredging scheme, saying that it’s been a good few days for dredging operations, with high water levels and strong tides. Crews have been working 12 hours a day on the water injection dredging vessel Borr. “They’ve done in a few days what […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed a sixth breach along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Mile 524 southwest of Rock Port, Missouri, on Tuesday. This is the sixth breach that has been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West Chester, PA, leaving one remaining […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The basin has collected sand and silt to a point where some slips were unusable for the commercial and recreational fleet or are only accessible during high tide. Inadequate depth […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging on the River Parrett downstream of Burrowbridge will start again this week, according to the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). SRA announced that the work will go on for at least a week and help to protect homes, businesses and roads from flooding. They also added that the dredging is being done for Somerset […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, closed three breaches along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Miles 524 and 525 southeast of Rock Port, Missouri, over the weekend. These are the third, fourth, and fifth breaches that have been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has just presented a video overview of the Waterplace Park dredging project in Providence, RI. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. The dredging will enhance one of […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to Midwest Construction Company, Inc., on January 3 for the repair of approximately 300 feet of the right bank of the Platte River, approximately 1.25 river miles from the confluence of the Platte and the Missouri River. At this location, the […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-designed 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is currently being built.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $58.3 million construction contract to Aptim Federal Services, LLC of Alexandria, Virginia, on December 23.  This contract is the first final repair contract to be awarded for the Missouri River Left Bank Levee Systems, which will allow USACE to begin repairing the levee system to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC), the environmental specialists of DEME, is installing a plastic collector on the river Scheldt on behalf of the Vlaamse Waterweg (the Flemish authority responsible for waterways in Flanders). A combination of a fixed and mobile installation will be tested for a year to collect waste from the water. To tackle the […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded last week a $12 million construction contract to Klutina River Contractors of Irvine, California, to continue interim repairs on the Missouri River Levee System L-594. The focus of this contract will be the closure of two of the outlet breaches on the levee system directly west […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $20m redevelopment of the Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North is set create long lasting regional economic benefits and future-proof the region’s import and export sectors, Port Nelson said in their latest announcement.  General Manager Infrastructure, Allanagh Rivers, said that the Port’s investment will also improve the Port’s resilience, move main wharf operations further away […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 edition of Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global open dredging market by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), is now available. The annually prepared report serves as a resource to entities interested in the financial development of the dredging industry. “The document focuses on the global dredging and maritime construction […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funding was disbursed in response to a letter they sent in September pushing the Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Mitigation Commission (FMC) of Dagupan City is proposing the creation of a topographic survey and construction of river and flood dikes and floodgates to address the perennial flooding in the area. According to the Philippines News Agency (PNA), these are among the proposals in the Flood Mitigation Report which the FMC submitted to […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Dredging of the River Parrett on the Somerset Levels is a major spectacle. See how it’s being done for Somerset Rivers Authority by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors WM Longreach in this short video. The work is reducing flood risks for up to 200 properties across a wide area. The Environment Agency […]