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  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Town Councilwoman Jane Bonner have announced the completion of repairs to protect, restore and strengthen Sills Gully Beach in Shoreham, after it was severely damaged during Super Storm Sandy in 2012. Congressman Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said: “Once Brookhaven […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    François-Philippe Champagne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and MP for Saint-Maurice—Champlain, has announced significant investments in the Port of Trois-Rivières development. The project involves extending dock 10 towards the east and filling the space between this extension and the current dock 9. This scheme will increase exterior storage space in this area from 3,000 m² […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and Long Island Sound Caucus, recently called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to phase out Eastern Long Island Sound open water dredged waste dump sites. Zeldin sent a letter to the Administrator of the EPA opposing their proposed rule, “Ocean Disposal; Designation of a Dredged […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Goodloe Marine Inc. of Wimauma, Florida, has won a $6.2 million contract for pipeline dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Texas, Channel to Victoria. The contractor is required to remove 1.3 million cubic yards of material located along the lower and middle reached of the GIWW, Channel to Victoria beginning July 2016 with an […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) on the next phase of the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project will be released in mid-July. The announcement was made yesterday by Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who said that the Corps GRR, which determines what projects will […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has commenced a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Springbank Off-Stream Reservoir Project, located approximately 15 kilometers west of Calgary, Alberta. The Agency is inviting public to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should be examined during the environmental assessment. Deadline […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker have announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded New Jersey a combined $11.8 million in federal grants to help the Garden State on its road to recovery from Superstorm Sandy. The announced funding will provide $4.6 million to the Department of Environmental Protection to repair the […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to manage flood risk across Fife are given the green light by Fife Council’s Executive Committee. Fife is covered by four Local Flood Risk Management Plans which aim to reduce the devastating impact of flooding. The plans were produced jointly by the Council, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Water and neighbouring local authorities. […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of approximately $4.6 to RLB Contracting Inc., for underwater demolition and debris removal from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and Galveston Causeway. The contractor is required to remove underwater structures, including concrete, steel, wood and various other underwater debris located […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Aker Arctic and CJSC Zavod Hydromekhanizatsii (Hydromec), a Russian company specialized in the design and construction of dredging vessels, are jointly developing an ice strengthened and winterized dredger that could be used for maintenance work in the Arctic. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding in September 2015 to begin the development of an ice […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), during the gala dinner of its triennial international conference in Miami (WODCON) last week, presented four Environmental Excellence Awards in two categories, Environmental Dredging and Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement. The First Prize for WODA’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the Project Team for Boeing’s […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will hold its next quarterly meeting Wednesday, June 22, 2016, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Ohio State University Stone Laboratory, Put-in-Bay.  The meeting discussion will focus on strategic planning for the Commission, continuing progress with the Lake Erie Protection and Restoration Strategy and roll-out of the Western Lake […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met yesterday to discuss their ongoing partnership to grow the economy and create jobs. On behalf of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, they released the first-ever regional strategy to jumpstart the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence maritime transportation system. The strategy’s objectives are to […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean County contractors are about to begin a multi-million dollar dredging project in the Manasquan River. The state officials confirmed that the Manasquan River dredging project will start within next couple of weeks. The project, located on the Atlantic Coast at the boundary between Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey, will provide for a 14 feet deep and […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public-safety funding announced in the 2016 provincial budget, the Province is committing $1.6 million in funding toward a flood mitigation project in the City of North Vancouver and the District of North Vancouver that will protect an important, business area and parkland. The $2.4-million project includes $334,666 from the City of […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle and the Northwest Seaport Alliance are proposing modifications to marine cargo facilities at Terminal 5. The Port of Seattle, as lead agency under the State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA), is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the project, which includes berth deepening, dock strengthening and power upgrades to handle larger […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx has announced that the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program has received 585 applications from across the country totaling $9.3 billion in requested funding – over 18 times more than the $500 million that will be awarded. 337 applications were received from the urban areas and 248 from rural communities. […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy of Maryland/DC has announced the completion of a Coastal Resiliency Assessment on existing natural features that protect coastal residential communities in the state. The study identified areas that reduce the risk of coastal hazards and determined priority areas for coastal conservation and restoration activities. “Our […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Congressman Don Young announced last week that the H.R. 5303 bill was passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on May 25th 2016. The H.R. 5303 – the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 – bipartisan legislation is aimed to promote economic competitiveness and strengthen the nation’s water transportation and infrastructure needs. “To optimize […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has applauded Committee passage of critical legislation that will strengthen coastal communities, and create and sustain needed jobs. This legislation, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), authorizes funding for the Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects, […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. This bipartisan legislation will address the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure and help strengthen the Nation’s economic competitiveness. WRDA 2016 is Congress’ return to the regular, biannual process […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has recently delivered dredging equipment for a gas processing project in Central Asia. This project includes dredging operations for the creation of a new access channel for cargo transportation. The first delivery included almost 1000 meters of 710 mm high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes, a […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has released a bipartisan draft of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. This legislation will address the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure and help strengthen the Nation’s economic competitiveness. Committee leaders plan to formally introduce the bill this week and […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration recently announced the completion of the third in a series of pilot projects designed to gauge the effectiveness of beneficially reusing silt and sand dredged for navigation improvement projects to restore degraded salt marshes as protective buffers against severe storms, while enhancing habitat for wildlife. The latest project restored 10 acres of […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport Commission Chairman Ravi Singhania has provided testimony to the Senate Select Committee on Texas Ports in Austin, Texas. In his testimony, Chairman Singhania described how Port Freeport is positioned to benefit from the Panama Canal expansion, citing “it is the closest deep water port to service the Dallas-Fort Worth distribution centers and is […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has started a massive project to refurbish its water bodies. In order to achieve this, GMDA decided to go with REMU Big Float 1400 amphibious excavator that will be used for dredging of the overgrown lake. According to GMDA CEO, Shri. Anurag Sing, one of the reasons to choose the Big Float dredger was its ability […]