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  • 2 October 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will go forward with a feasibility study of a “one-lake” flood-control plan along the Pearl River… By Jeff Ayres (clarionledger) [mappress] Source: clarionledger, October 2, 2010;

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Additional time was just added to the public comment period for the former Occidental Chemical cleanup site on Tacoma’s Hylebos Waterway, Washington State Department of Ecology said in its latest release.  “With an additional 60 days, people now have until June 26 to review and comment on potential cleanup options proposed for the contaminated site,” the […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house today in Red Wing, Minnesota, to discuss a study to improve habitat in and around Upper Pool 4 of the Mississippi River.  The open house will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. with a short presentation at 5:30 p.m., at […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently announced that the trade union CNV Vakmensen has agreed to the social plan related to the previously announced fleet rationalization. Few weeks ago, the Dutch Works Council of Boskalis agreed to the fleet rationalization and the related social plan. In November, the company will start with the implementation of the […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Transnet’s plans that would focus on expanding shipping container berths in Durban harbor have provoked concerns about the ecological degradation of one of the country’s most important sea fish nurseries, reports Pretoria News. The proposed project would focus on deepening, widening and lengthening the existing quayside from berth 203 to 205, right to the central […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    During yesterday’s meeting of the Houston Port Commission, Chairman Janiece Longoria shared highlights of a briefing and tour of the Houston Ship Channel provided last week to Lt. General Todd Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During his visit, Chairman Longoria outlined the economic impact of the […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    State of the North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory together with leaders of 20 coastal counties will gather October 22-23 in Wilmington at the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission meeting to discuss among others topics on inlet management, land use planning and dredging. Coastal management staff will present a draft report on the CRC’s inlet management study […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) recently released a draft report for a flood risk management feasibility study and are accepting public comments on the proposal. USACE and NJDEP will host a public workshop on July 29 from 4-7:30 p.m. at the Lambertville Justice Center to […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    WTR proposes to mine and export 407,000 tonnes per annum of ilmenite and 44,000 tonnes of zircon rich concentrate from the Ranobe Mine to a new port site near Toliara (Tuléar). To date, BMT has completed a Port Options Study, the Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) for the marine works, and concept engineering design of the marine […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recently released U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report concludes that the risk of coastal flooding is increasing in the Northeast because of rising sea levels and changing climate, and that without improvements to the current planning and development patterns along the coast, the impact of the next large hurricane to strike the Northeast could […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District will prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project. The largest container vessels calling at West Coast ports today have roughly twice the capacity of those that served the ports just five years ago. In order to remain […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    New coastal engineering professor at the Delft University of Technology, Stefan Aarninkhof, is calling for the Dutch government to increase beach nourishment activities across the country. In his inaugural address on 10 May, the professor said that based on the latest studies on melting sheets, the Dutch government should better prepare for a sharp increase of […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Results from the Phase I Lewis and Clark Lake Sedimentation Management Study indicate that high discharge, short duration reservoir releases out of Fort Randall Dam could help transport significant amounts of fine sediment out of the Missouri River. The build-up of silt and sand behind Gavins Point Dam has been an area of concern for […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five years ago the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, and Port of Bay City partnered on the study and new construction of an east jetty at the Mouth of the Colorado River to stabilize the shallow draft navigation channel and reduce maintenance dredging requirements. Today, that infrastructure plays an integral part in saving […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers will fund several important projects in the Central Valley this year. $800,000 was awarded for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton project. Additionally, $4,491,720 was awarded for operations and maintenance dredging at the Port of Stockton. “The San Francisco Bay to Stockton […]

  • 10 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Acidification of UK waters may make industrially-contaminated sediments more toxic over time, say scientists. The study looked at crustaceans that feed on the surface of sediments from dredged ports and estuaries. It found that ocean acidification, caused by climate change, causes sediments contaminated with metal to become more toxic. This can result in significant DNA […]

  • 18 March 2011

    The results of a year-long independent study into the future of Falmouth Docks go on public display for the first time today. (dca-pr) [mappress] Source: dca-pr, March 18, 2011

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh government has launched a project under which it will procure 20 dredgers for its Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). The procurement of the dredgers and equipment is in response to the “Feasibility Study of Capital Dredging and Sustainable River Management in Bangladesh (FSCD & SRMB). The study suggests acquisition of some 216 cutter suction dredgers […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At its meeting Tuesday night, the Unalaska City Council approved an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the entrance channel of Unalaska Bay, KUCB Unalaska Community Broadcasting reports. The project will begin with a study to determine the feasibility of dredging. It will take USACE about two years to study the potential […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. (N.J.-10), last week applauded the Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to prioritize efforts to mitigate flooding along the Rahway River Basin, which flows through Union, Essex and Middlesex Counties. The federal government has committed $1 million towards the completion of a key study […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran yesterday announced the inclusion of provisions he advocated for in the USACE Work Plan for FY2019, including funding for the Kansas River Reservoirs and Sediment Study, and a flood protection project in Manhattan.  “The provisions we worked for that were included in the Army Corps of Engineers’ FY2019 Work Plan are critical […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Detailed environmental and planning studies for the Port of Hastings container expansion will soon be underway with specialist consultants now appointed. Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced the milestone after a six month procurement period to ensure the right contractors were on board to develop the business case, and complete detailed environmental studies over the […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District released for public review environmental draft documents for the proposed Encinitas-Solana Beach coastal storm damage reduction project. The Corps will hold a public hearing in each city in February 2013. The public has until Feb. 26, 2013 to provide comments. The documents being released are the […]

  • 14 November 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting and workshop next month as it studies the possible environmental effects of …   (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, November 14, 2011;

  • 9 March 2011

    Studies into the Lower Myall River and future preservation options will be presented to the community at a public meeting next Wednesday. (myallcoastnota) [mappress] Source: myallcoastnota, March 9, 2011  

  • 31 October 2011

    A town consultant says he has found 4 million cubic yards of offshore sand fit for the town’s future beach fills and another 2.3 million cubic yards…  (palmbeachdailynews) [mappress] Source: palmbeachdailynews, October 31, 2011;