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  • 5 March 2012

    Work crews began installing aqua levee systems recently on Pistol and Brown Creeks that will act as makeshift coffer dams. Pumps capable of moving up to 6,900 gallons per minute are in place and ready to divert water collected from these streams through pipes around Greenbelt Lake. As the water is diverted and once the […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Axis Midstream Holdings, LLC is proposing the construction of crude oil export facilities from Taft, San Patricio County, to Harbor Island with associated infrastructure and pipelines in the Corpus Christi Ship Channel in Port Aransas, Nueces County, Texas. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the proposed project is located in several towns, waterways, […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded recently an almost $2.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, LLC., to dredge Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Great Lakes Dock, from Muskegon, Mich., will remove 99,000 cubic yards of material. They will deposit 60,000 cubic yards in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2013, together with Colombian Partner Gómez Cajiao, Royal HaskoningDHV was appointed by the Government of Colombia for the restructuring of the 120km Canal del Dique. The project is now in the final review stage before completion, which is currently scheduled for February 2017. The challenges around the project included restoring and preserving the ecological […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, Congressmen Bill Cassidy applauded the work of Rep. Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Senator David Vitter (R-LA) for reaching a deal on the Conference Report for the water resources authorization bill. The legislation authorizes many critical infrastructure and hurricane protection projects for Louisiana, including Morganza to the Gulf. Morganza to the Gulf is of immense […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included more than $4.561 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $71 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Governor Bobby Jindal, officials from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Department of Economic Development and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) joined leaders from the City of Baton Rouge, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Louisiana State University and other coastal research institutes to unveil plans for the establishment of The Water Campus […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Yesterday, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy and Maryland Senator Ben Cardin joined the National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Chesapeake Bay Program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to announce the recipients of $9.2 million in grants for restoration and outreach initiatives in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed’s six states and […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Changing Course Leadership Team yesterday selected three teams to participate in the Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. These teams will develop innovative designs for a self-sustaining Lower Mississippi River Delta that reduce land loss in the region while improving navigation conditions and strengthening resilience for local communities and industries. The three […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved DuPont’s updated shoreline master program. DuPont’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of about three and one half miles of marine shoreline. It also will lead to improvements in water quality in the city. DuPont’s shoreline master program guides […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel advocated for South Florida priorities, Port Everglades expansion and Everglades Restoration, as negotiations got underway on a final Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Frankel, a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment, has a seat at the table as the House-Senate Conference Committee resolve […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Bath Iron Works Corporation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with testing ships and maintenance dredging in Bath, Maine. Bath Iron Works Corporation proposes to place gravel and stone fill material below the high tide line […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a nearly $48 million contract for the completion of Phase One of the Site 1 Impoundment Project to Munilla Construction Management LLC (d/b/a MCM) of Miami, Fla., Jan. 18. “The Corps successfully worked through recent construction issues and the project is back on track,” said Corps Project Manager, […]

  • 6 November 2017

    A new project in Hesketh Out Marsh near Preston, UK, helps protect property and nearby infrastructure from flooding while creating an internationally important estuary for wildlife, CH2M said in their latest release.  The Hesketh Out Marsh East Managed Realignment Scheme, which opened late August 2017, reinstates 160-hectares of land to saltmarsh, and by doing so, provides […]

  • 14 February 2012

      American business delegation plans to visit West Bengal on Friday to strengthen trade ties between eastern India and the USA. This team will mainly comprise representatives from dredging equipment companies, like Ellicott Dredges, DSC Dredge, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, which are seeking entry and partnership in port and maritime technology sector. However, this […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, has awarded a $12,560,131 contract to Nordic Industries Inc. of Olivehurst to build the oxbow bypass project in Napa. Nordic Industries’ was the best value out of four submittals received Nov. 20 in response to a request for proposals. Flood walls will be built under the contract […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Water Institute scientists Mead Allison, director of physical processes and sediment systems, and Ehab Meselhe, director of natural systems modeling and monitoring, are leading research efforts focused on configuring river diversion projects in order to optimize sediment capture, which will help create and sustain coastal wetlands.  Their findings will be published in Water Resources Management’s […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a report provided to conservation groups pursuant to their settlement agreement with Santee Cooper, the utility reported that during 2014 it removed 164,000 tons of coal ash from its unlined lagoons at its Grainger facility on the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina.  At its rate of coal ash removal during the last six […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important flood water storage lagoon on the Wentlooge levels is helping to protect communities near and far, after it has been restored by Natural Resources Wales. A team of engineers have completed a four week project to remove large quantities of silt from the lagoon, to increase its capacity to store flood water and […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Lake Stevens’ updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 9.2 miles of shorelines and the water quality of lake, stream and associated wetlands in the city. Water bodies in the […]

  • 26 June 2012

    State officials announced Muskegon County’s White Lake is one step closer to environmental recovery. Designated as a federal Great Lakes Area of Concern in the late 1980s due to severe environmental damage primarily from industrial activities, the White Lake AOC is one of 14 coastal sites around Michigan benefitting from focused environmental restoration work as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they were recently awarded three significant contracts with the U.S. government. The first contract is for a customized Ellicott 860SL Swinging Dragon® dredge and support boat for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). This dredge will be used to increase depth and restore water flow in the Colorado River […]

  • 4 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2010, of $7.1 million or $0.26 diluted earnings per share (based on 27,094,326 diluted shares outstanding). These results compare to net income of $5.4 million or $0.22 diluted earnings per share (based on 24,678,251 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 31 and TAMU 42) June 5-8, 2011 at the “Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee. The theme of this conference “Enhancing the Economy Through Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging […]