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  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Triumph Gulf Coast’s board of directors voted last week to approve nearly $19 million in grants to promote economic diversification in four coastal Northwest Florida counties. The grants are the first in what is expected to be $1.5 billion worth of job-creating initiatives funded over the next twelve years by an economic damages settlement between […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $13.5 million Duval County Shore Protection construction contract on June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois.  The construction will place 650,000 cubic yards of sand on about seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A 20 year flood action plan for a long-term sustainable future for the Somerset Levels and Moors is in full swing with a 8km dredge of the Tone and Parrett Rivers well underway. The plan is owned by Somerset’s councils, internal drainage boards and local leaders and was prepared in partnership with local and national […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, and U.S. Congressman Jim Himes announced the completion of the Transportation Investment Generation Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grant funded infrastructure work at Steelpointe Harbor.   “Developers are coming back to Bridgeport because they once again trust us to do the right thing. And, the state and federal […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gdansk Port Authority (PGA) said in their latest announcement that they will soon select the contractors for the fairway dredging and quay modernization works, worth $292 million. PGA has already started accepting bids for the work – receiving three for the dredging work in the inner fairway and seven for the first stage of conversion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last November an international group with seven different nationalities participated in the Project Staff training, organized by the Training Institute for Dredging (TID). The course was given at TID’s premises in Kinderdijk and proved to be a great success. The five-day course was based on earlier successful tailor-made training programs organized by TID at the […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement on Venice Beach is temporarily delayed by a mechanical problem that’s caused the shutdown of dredging operations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today. Dredging is tentatively scheduled to resume in early March. The beach renourishment project helps protect landside infrastructure and property from storm damage. The side benefits of the project […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After a seven-year hiatus in reauthorizing new U.S. water resources legislation, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) commended President Obama for officially signing the 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act into law. The president’s signing culminates a series of port visits by the President, Vice President and other top Administration officials over the […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Plans for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal to also become a port for LNG export are economically unviable and risky for the Reef, say the Australian Greens. “Minister Hunt must refuse this damaging and ridiculous application as ‘clearly unacceptable’ under our federal environmental laws,” Australian Greens environment spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said. “The last thing […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, the Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The panel unanimously agreed that the BIH feasibility study can proceed to State and Agency review. This action by the Civil […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection conducted a public workshop in Bartow to present draft water quality restoration goals, known as Total Maximum Daily Loads, for Lake Bonny, Lake Hollingsworth, Lake Lena and Deer Lake near the City of Lakeland. The restoration goals will establish limits on nitrogen or phosphorus loadings to the lakes in […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday Polite Laboyrie (Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands) became Central Dredging Association (CEDA) President after his year as CEDA President-elect. He succeeded Anders Jensen (DHI, Denmark) who steps down as President after seven outstanding years of service to the Association. Polite said, “I believe that cooperation of organizations and experts is the key to finding the best […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations near the mouth of the Vinton Navigation Channel in Louisiana, conducted by Magnolia Dredge & Dock, LLC of Mandeville, La., are now wrapped up, Port of Vinton officials said.  Commenting the latest news, Jerry Merchant, president of the Port of Vinton board of commissioners, said: “It has been more than seven years since any maintenance dredge […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate’s Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee for their success in advancing S.2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.  The Senate passed its version of the legislation yesterday by a vote of 95 to 3. “AAPA commends EPW […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, June 30, 2014, the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed Association will celebrate the completion of the Pawcatuck River fish passage restoration project. This event will recognize and thank the many project partners including the RI Congressional Delegation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), state and local organizations. […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During this month, OpenIJ will – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – continue working on the walls of the inner lock head and on the flood defenses. Near the outer lock head, OpenIJ is carrying out excavation work for the lock sill cofferdam, reported the Port of Amsterdam. At the inner lock head, OpenIJ […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) has won the contract to build a new port in Ashdod. This new port, worth $930 million, will be built about 1km north of the current Ashdod Port, consisting of a 1,000m pier and 2,80m breakwater. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, made the following remarks at the signing ceremony for the new […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost share, will allow the Charleston District […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program has announced completion of the final report on the health of wetlands located in New Castle County’s Christina River Watershed. The Christina River originates in Landenburg, Pa., and flows 35 miles eastward through Newark, Christiana and Newport, Del., before emptying into the Delaware River through the Port of Wilmington. One […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has just announced three key new appointments within its Water Business Line, to further drive the company’s successful partnerships in water– particularly flood resilience and smart water – and enhance its digital service development. The new appointments are: Lennart Silvis to the role of Global Director Water Partnerships & Business Development; Lisette Heuer […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC) has launched its business plan for 2016/17, which will include more than £24 million for work at Blyth, Killingworth, Hartlepool Headland Walls and Greatham South. It also announced in its 2015/16 annual report that it’s overseen 125 projects costing £27 million over the past year. The upcoming […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River from August 8-19, 2016. 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 partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its partner, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, celebrate the completion of the Peoria Upper Island Critical Restoration Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony August 1 at 11 a.m. outside the Gateway Building located at 200 NE Water Street, Peoria, Ill. The nearly $8 million […]