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  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will be hosting a regional industry days forum December 6-7 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. “During Industry Days we will meet with potential contractors and introduce them to our contracting process that will allow us to conduct market research,” the Corps said in the release. There […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Petersburg now stands a good chance of getting all the money it needs to replace its oldest port facility as early as next spring. Governor Sean Parnell’s budget would spend three-and –a-half million dollars for the North Harbor project in Petersburg. The money would come out of the Department of Transportation’s harbor facility grant program. […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    NOAA Fisheries is recommending nearly $20 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funding. It will support new and existing multi-year partnerships to implement seven projects to restore shoreline, fish passage, and wetlands. These efforts will restore habitat and improve resilience in degraded Great Lakes ecosystems. Specifically, recommended projects will open river systems to fish […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The Valhalla’s huge “clamshell” scoops into the channel bottom, hauls up a dripping load of sediment, swings it over the water’s surface to a receiving scow and drops it in. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, the Manson Co. vessel is hard at work dredging the Port of Long Beach’s main channel and […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced that the Columbia River Restoration Act is moving forward as part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which is expected to pass the Senate as soon as this week. The legislation would authorize the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin […]

  • 8 May 2012

    A proposed project to remove 50,000 cubic yards of material from a tidal marsh took an important step here April 30 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented and sought public input on the project’s environmental assessment. “This project will restore channels that have shoaled in and restore tidal circulation within the marsh,” said […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The FY15 work plan that was released recently by the President Obama will provide additional funding of almost $7 million in operation and maintenance (O&M) for a range of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District projects (the District was originally allocated $48.4 million for FY 15 in O&M). For example, the Morehead City Harbor project […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A third phase of a major coastal protection scheme from Holland to Clacton is being lined-up with a funding boost of £3 million. The cash is coming from Anglian Water (AW) and will go towards the seafront project. The scheme, announced today by Nick Turner, Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Cabinet Member for Coastal Protection, is hoped […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, yesterday received a final copy of the Coastal Engineering Design Manual for the Guyana Sea and River Defenses from European Union (EU) Ambassador, Jernej Videtič. The handing over ceremony comes almost seven months after the Ministry and the EU partnered to host a two-day workshop to finalize the document On […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of new sea defenses at Rossall has reached a major milestone as installation of the stepped revetment begins and the project passes the halfway mark. Two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point are being replaced in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from the risk of […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Officials with Helena-West Helena, Ark., announced recently that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, will fund dredging of Helena Harbor for the first time since 2015. “The Corps recently received supplemental funding from Congress and they have allotted $500,000 of that funding to dredge our harbor,” Helena-West Helena Mayor, Jay Hollowell, said. Under […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given green light to the Valley City, ND, to keep and maintain its floodwall. The decision from FEMA is a result of a fix Heitkamp wrote and successfully included in the funding bill Congress passed last month that allowed Valley City to keep […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals has forged ahead with the new deep-water semi-automated Lázaro Cárdenas Terminal 2 (TEC2) project. This development scheme, representing an overall investment of $900 million, is in line with the full expectation that the 1.2 million TEU annual throughput capacity added to Mexico’s port infrastructure will have an immediate impact on Mexico’s local and […]

  • 1 May 2012

      The Kansas City District has announced that the Missouri River Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project (BSNP) has received over $31 million of Disaster Relief Appropriations Act (DRAA) funding to repair flood damage to the river rock structures that comprise the BSNP. This is in addition to over $45 million already received in DRAA funds […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, the crews working on the the Panama Canal project celebrated another important milestone bringing the Expansion scheme one step closer to completion. Working on the project for the past seven years culminated with the flooding of the Third Set of Locks, last phase before the official opening of the canal. The start of the filling […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program has achieved yet another important milestone with the arrival of the first shipment of valves that will be used for the operation of the Third Set of Locks. The valves where built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. “This marks a new milestone for the Panama Canal expansion […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has been awarded the KNVTS Ship of the Year award for the 8,400m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) SCHELDT RIVER, designed and built for DEME. This year, the jury selected three nominees out of seven entries for the most prestigious maritime award. To be nominated, ships have to be developed, and preferably built, […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit. “Californian’s have no idea how much their local Legislators are really costing the […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Dredging of the Pantal River, one of seven water streams that traverses the city, will begin this month to ease flooding in the downtown area during the rainy season. Decades of siltation has caused the river bed of Pantal to become shallow, which contributes to flooding on rainy days. DPWH District Engr.Rodolfo Dion said that […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, will receive $1.5 million for beach nourishment in the USACE’s work plan for fiscal year 2018. On March 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly sent a personal letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to formally […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt yesterday appeared before the House Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee, facing questions on the proposed EPA budget, which will cut the agency’s spending by roughly 30 percent. According to national and local organizations working on Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, the National Wildlife […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for dredging two Lake Superior harbors in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The $283,449 contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, LLC, of Muskegon, Mich., to dredge Big Bay Harbor, Big Bay, Mich., and Lac La Belle Harbor, near Copper Harbor on the Keweenaw […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week US Fab, a Vigor Industrial company, won the contract to build American Construction Co., Inc.’s newest vessel, a 242’ x 54’, 4,050 cubic yard, split hull dump barge. The barge was designed by The Glosten Associates of Seattle, WA and features an advanced sealing mechanism to safeguard environmentally sensitive areas from potential leakage. […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced that Oceanport, NJ will be receiving more than $3.69 million in federal funding to replace the city’s Borough Hall, which sustained severe damages as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  Pallone also announced that $2.98 million will be allocated to repair the seawall in Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright, which was […]

  • 17 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $40,067,500 contract on August 16, 2013 to Manson Construction for beach replenishment at Long Branch, N.J. The Long Branch contract is one of four separate contracts that together cover the Sea Bright to Manasquan project area. The contract will cover an area […]