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  • 16 May 2011

    Industry giants have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) on a project dubbed as “Adopt-a-River”, a priority venture under the River Rehabilitation Program of LLDA. The program is geared towards the rehabilitation, protection and conservation of the rivers within the Laguna de Bay region. Under the terms of agreement, […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District started work on four New Jersey beaches as part of previously contracted work to include renourishment for three projects and repair to one project that was damaged by Hurricane Irene. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded three contracts prior to Hurricane Sandy and work […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) selected the Louisiana Diversion Company (LDC) to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project, the agency announced Monday. The CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, a process that […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of new funding for major Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in the Clinton River Area of Concern totaling nearly $20 million. Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator Cameron Davis was joined by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, Clinton River Public […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duval County beach visitors will soon see work on local beaches that will improve the coastal area’s resiliency and reduce risk to infrastructure, according to the USACE’s Jacksonville District. The Duval County Shore Protection Project will place roughly 700,000 cubic yards of sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.   The act provides nearly $17.4 billion to the Corps for disaster recovery, among other things. The Jacksonville District received $3.348 billion for long term recovery investments in its […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leaders of the Mississippi River Cities & Towns Initiative (MRCTI), a mayoral-led effort to create a coordinated voice for the Mississippi River, and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced several breakthroughs during a first of its kind Mississippi River Economy Summit, which was hosted by MRCTI, the Delta Regional Authority, and the City of Memphis […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dublin Port Company (DPC) is lodging an application for permission with An Bord Pleanála for its MP2 Project, the second major capital development project from the Port’s Masterplan 2040. The MP2 Project involves an application for a 15-year permission for phased development works within existing port lands in the north eastern part of the port estate. When […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With more than $300 billion paid out by insurers for coastal storm damage in just the past 10 years, losses from natural disasters are reaching all-time highs, according to The Nature Conservancy. As coastal communities seek to maximize the cost-effectiveness of their infrastructure solutions, The World Bank’s Wealth Accounting and Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company, Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), has announced the first ports infrastructure project since the turn of the millennium, with a €50 million capital investment program at Foynes. Launched by Minister for Transport and Tourism Paschal Donohoe, the program is the implementation of the first key element of the port company’s […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An independent new scorecard shows the Australian and Queensland Governments have gone backwards in addressing the World Heritage Committee’s major concerns about the Great Barrier Reef. The damning assessment comes just two days before the official start of the crucial World Heritage Committee meeting in Doha, Qatar, which will consider recommendations that formally express concern […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut Port Authority and seven other Connecticut parties have filed a motion stating their intent to join together in a friend of the court brief (amicus) to support a decision by EPA to designate a 1.3 square nautical mile area south of New London, CT, as the approved site for the disposal of dredged […]

  • 15 October 2012

    WAM Development Group and its Community Marine Concepts Ltd. partnership have received approvals from Transport Canada and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans for the construction of the Victoria International Marina. “The project has already received municipal and provincial approvals, and these federal approvals are significant milestones in the approval process,” said Larry Halgren, who […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced yesterday it will solicit a rapid response maintenance dredging contract, with the bid opening the week of March 3, to address critical shoaling and perform maintenance dredging within the Brazos Island Harbor (Brownsville Harbor) jetty channel. Unexpected shoaling (sandy elevation of the bottom of a body […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday sharply criticized a USACE’s contractor for making plans to remove dredging equipment from an ongoing beach and dune construction project on Long Beach Island in order to perform a dredging project in another part of the country. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, which since May has […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    IHC Sealing Solutions, part of IHC Merwede, and Berg Propulsion have further strengthened their cooperation by signing a General Purchase Agreement (GPA). The agreement was signed by Mr Willem Steenge, Managing Director of IHC Sealing Solutions, and Ms Marit Börjesson, Managing Director of Berg Propulsion, during the SMM exhibition in Hamburg. The GPA officially grants […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Manmade coastal flood habitat set to double in next 12 months. The country’s largest ever coastal flood realignment scheme is completed today  in Medmerry, West Sussex. The £28 million Medmerry scheme will protect 350 properties, two holiday parks and a water treatment works from coastal flooding, in addition to providing 180 hectares of habitat for […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced the completion of three dredging projects to restore waterways in Monmouth County to navigable depths, some for the first time in 30 years.  Many of these channels in Shark River, Shrewsbury, and Keansburg had been shoaled in since Superstorm Sandy, limiting boating options, emergency response, and […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday, for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. “The SHEP will create economic opportunity not only across Georgia, but throughout the Southeast,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. “We’re grateful for our federal partners and their […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Southampton’s strategic role as a regional gateway for the new generation of ultra-large container ships (ULCS) was reinforced yesterday with calls from two ocean carriers, among the largest and newest in the world, which berthed in tandem at the UK’s only South Coast container terminal, DP World Southampton. The calls by Hapag-Lloyd’s Hamburg Express and […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The development of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, 23 kilometres off the coast of the municipalities of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, is entering a new phase after completion of the contractor selection process. Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore wind projects, shall be responsible for the foundations and the electrical […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. “The released study clearly shows that the deepening of the Savannah port will produce powerful economic […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ashton Design is celebrating the centennial of the Panama Canal with the completion of an environmental graphics project for Ellicott Dredges — the Baltimore-based company which designed and built the dredging equipment used in the construction of the world’s most important shipping channel. Opened on August 15, 1914, and considered one of the Seven Wonders […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    GE’s crews have resumed dredging and backfilling activities in the Upper Hudson River. This season marks the fourth year sediments will be removed from the river, processed and transported out of New York State for permanent disposal. This year begins with the project approximately 50 percent completed. After the first three seasons of dredging (in […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Amid handshakes, smiles and stories of central Pennsylvania floods, the Baltimore District said farewell to Jim Brozena, the executive director of the Luzerne County Flood Protection Authority, at an awards ceremony on Jan. 9. Over two dozen program managers, engineers and water operations experts gathered in the District’s executive office as Col. Richard Jordan, Commander […]