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  • 1 August 2013

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (NYSE:ORN) (the “Company”), a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended June 30, 2013, of $0.2 million ($0.01 diluted earnings per share). These results compare to a net loss of $5.4 million ($0.20 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “During […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Philadelphia Water Department hosted a stream restoration workshop July 22-24. The multi-agency and disciplinary group included staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Environmental Protection Agency, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Water […]

  • 30 July 2013

    Merrimack River Beach Alliance members have started an initiative to ensure help to rivers to the south, the Ipswich, the Essex and the Annisquam, however the future is not very bright due to financial constraints of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, reports salemnews. Edward O’Donnell, navigation division chief of the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Mississippi River Commission, or MRC, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public hearing aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi, at Riverside Park Landing in La Crosse, Wis., Aug. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m. At the hearing, the St Paul District commander will provide a summary report on the district’s projects […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The State Department of Transportation, Harbors Division is proposing infrastructure improvements to Kawaihae Harbor. The purposes of the proposed actions are to: serve existing and future demand for harbor facilities; ensure adequate berth lengths and yard space to accommodate multiple users with varying operational needs; ensure safety of navigational and land operations; ensure compliance with […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 12-23, 2013. Seven public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European River Restoration Conference, named “Celebrating Successes and Addressing Challenges”, is scheduled for 11-13 September 2013, in Vienna, Austria. The Conference will provide: – Exciting examples of practical efforts to restore the natural state and functioning of rivers and how this has improved flood risk management, river ecology, and supported green infrastructure and […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Blueprint for Water coalition of environmental organisations has this week submitted a strong response to the Government, objecting to proposals to weaken controls on river dredging which have been produced at the request of Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. The Environment Agency was asked by Mr Paterson to consider how it can make it easier […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A California court has once again ruled that all forms of suction dredge mining are banned throughout California, rejecting a temporary restraining order on the ban in Siskiyou County. In recent weeks miners had been exploiting a loophole in a ban on the destructive mining practice to continue mining on the Klamath, Salmon and other […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The city of Villahermosa in the state of Tabasco, Mexico recently added a W&S Wolverine dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC to its flood-prevention arsenal. In 2007, the city experienced a devastating flood. Since then, the federal and state governments, with the assistance of private industry, launched a program designed to help prevent future flooding in […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The latest in the series of information papers issued by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) is entitled Ecosystem Services and Dredging and Marine Construction. It has been produced by the CEDA Working Group on Ecosystem Services (WGES) under the remit of the Environment Commission (CEC). Members of WEGS are scientists and practitioners with a broad […]

  • 11 July 2013

     A new inland port agreement signed today by Governor Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority and Cordele Intermodal Services will create and expand international markets for regional business. The agreement, which ensures a direct 200-mile rail route to and from GPA’s Garden City Terminal in Savannah, will serve as a gateway to Southwest Georgia and […]

  • 8 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has published a final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate the A-1 Shallow Flow Equalization Basin (FEB) project proposed by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The document is available for public review and comment through August 5, 2013. The SFWMD has requested a Department […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite a major dredging project in the Gladstone harbour, an independent seagrass study conducted by James Cook University has found the Gladstone harbour is one of the few locations along the developed Queensland coast where seagrasses have shown recovery since the 2010/11 floods. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) CEO Leo Zussino said the results from the […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Concrete’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of shorelines along the Skagit and Baker rivers and Lake Shannon. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching a study this year of the Stillwater River Watershed. The Stillwater is a state scenic river that is part of the Great Miami River watershed. Information specific to the Stillwater can […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by the Vallei en Veluwe district water board for the construction of the Veessen-Wapenveld high-water channel in the province of Gelderland, the Netherlands. The project is one of the more than 30 measures that make up the Dutch national Room for the River program, which is […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today is providing its investors an update on the Company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook Continued demand for the Company’s suite of marine infrastructure solutions has helped to provide steady bid opportunities. The Company expects this demand, particularly from the […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The reservoirs built in Kansas in the 1950s and 1960s are vital to our state for flood protection, recreation and water supply. The state of Kansas owns a percentage of storage in 13 of the federally-owned reservoirs. Over the years it has been evident the storage in John Redmond Reservoir has been depleting at a […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fuel shortages and empty store shelves are a potential reality Alaskans will not have to face thanks to the work of 45 crewmembers aboard the Essayons, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned and operated hopper dredge. The vessel performed a dredging mission for the Corps’s Alaska District from May 12 through June 18 in the […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, conservation and fisheries groups, California officials have closed a loophole in the state’s suction dredge mining ban. The move will protect water quality, wildlife and fisheries from destructive forms of recreational mining. Suction dredging is an environmentally harmful mining practice has been banned in […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The concerned groups and individuals said there should have been transparency in the controversial P50-million Yawa River dredging project implementation in line with the “Matuwid na daan” policy of President Benigno S. Aquino III. Incidentally, dredging projects have been selectively banned in the Bicol Region because of their highly scandalous implementation in the past, which […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bonny Channel Company (BCC), a joint venture company between the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the channel Management Company (TMC) has justified the reasons for its establishment since it started operation 8 years ago. The General Manager of the Company, Mr. Bart Van Eenoo said the company has recorded modest successes in the areas […]

  • 26 June 2013

    Shepherd Offshore has dug deep to achieve another major milestone in the multi-million pound development of Tyneside’s Neptune Energy Park. A dredger took two months to move a mountain of silt from the riverbed next to the former Neptune shipyard so that deep-hulled vessels can now berth alongside the Park’s 700 tonnes heavy load out […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The XXII Latin American Congress of Ports Colombia 2013, organized by the American Association of Port Authorities, will be held in the city of Bogotá, June 25th to 28th, 2013. Authorities and Executives from International Private Terminals, Maritime and Naval Businessmen, Suppliers, Public Officials, Professionals, and the AAPA Leaders will be attending the most important […]

  • 25 June 2013

    Legislation (A-2675) sponsored by Assembly Republicans Dave Russo and Scott Rumana, both R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Morris, that re-appropriates $3 million to dredge waterways of municipalities in the Passaic River Basin was released by the Assembly Budget Committee. The funds never used from the 2003 bond act were made available due to project deferrals or […]