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  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Huffman Equipment Rental, East Lake, OH, to create a 600-foot revetment along the Lake Erie shoreline that will protect the Lake County Raw Water Pump station. The bluff along Lake Erie is highly erosive due to strong ice and wave […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles, released the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Study final Integrated Feasibility Report for state and agency review. This report includes a Final Feasibility Study (FS) and Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Restoration Study, Los Angeles […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    I.S. RIVERS, the 2nd international conference on integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers, will take place on 22-26 June, 2015, in Lyon, France. This event, organized by the GRAIE and ZABR, is an international conference dedicated to research and practices on natural and human-impacted large rivers, in particular functioning, changes and processes, interface and […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing in 16 projects that will support recreational fisheries on Vancouver Island, announced yesterday John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North. Through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP), the groups carrying out these projects will receive up to $977,000 […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter was named to the legislative conference committee to finalize the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version of the bill. “As a leading Republican […]

  • 16 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is about to close public comment period on the proposed amendment to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) for the Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay Project. According to the release, the Council is proposing to approve $768,680 in implementation funding for the State of Florida Palm […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Top river restoration experts from Royal HaskoningDHV are actively taking part in the River Restoration Center’s Annual Conference in Brighton. With this year’s conference theme of River Restoration: Facing Uncertainty, Ian Dennis and Clare Rodgers will be examining different perspectives on detailed design and the EcoCo Life+ project respectively, the company said. The conference, taking place this […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has entered into a project partnership agreement with the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District to build the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. Marsh Lake is on the Minnesota River between Swift and Lac qui Parle counties near Ortonville, Minnesota. The Marsh Lake project involves restoring the environment by […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louis Berger, an engineering, planning, environmental and construction management firm, has been selected for the third consecutive 5-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the USACE Institute for Water Research (IWR) – the USACE “think tank.” The $47 million IDIQ contract will be active through March 2021. “IWR leads USACE’s response in finding and applying innovative solutions […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The second phase of a major £36 million coast protection scheme in Tendring gets off the ground later this month. The first section of the work between Holland Haven to Fernwood Avenue was recently completed with the beaches opened back up to the public. According to the Tendring District Council, the initiative has been well-received with […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) to evaluate the potential impacts of modifying the previously-approved Flow Re-routing Plan as part of the environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The modifications consist of additional dredging in Middle River to […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Technology

    The Seattle and Denver offices of the Environmental Protection Agency are awarding $2M in grants to 14 organizations, universities, and government agencies to reduce and assess toxics affecting the Columbia River Basin watershed. The grants are the first from the Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program which was established by Congress in 2016. “These […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is implementing additional navigation restrictions for boaters along roughly 10 miles of the lower Kissimmee River basin. As reported, USACE continues backfilling operations on the C-38 Canal as part of an ongoing effort to restore historic flows of the Kissimmee River. Earlier this summer, the Corps closed […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     Coastal islands and marshes in Chesapeake Bay are disappearing, along with the ecosystem services and shoreline protection benefits they provide. Within the last half century, the cumulative effects of shoreline erosion, land subsidence, inadequate sediment supply, and sea level rise have accelerated the rate of island submergence. NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite signed the Chief’s Report last week, which sends the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration project to Congress for authorization, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District reports.  “A lot of hard work and dedication has gone into this effort to restore the natural habitat along one of California’s […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Baltimore has just released this beautiful video about the Poplar Island Project, an environmental restoration scheme located in the Chesapeake Bay in Talbot County, Maryland. The beneficial use project relies on dredged material collected from the approach channels to the Baltimore Harbor to restore lost remote island habitat within the Chesapeake Bay. The […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coast Builders Coalition in conjunction with Restore the Mississippi River Delta has released a new analysis prepared by the Water Institute of the Gulf that outlines opportunities for the state of Louisiana to achieve substantial cost savings as it advances its 50-year, $50-billion Coastal Master Plan. The analysis, “Changing Restoration Costs,” examines the opportunities that […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project is progressing very well. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Sealaska, Auburn, WA, uses tracked vehicles to finish up placing material on a levee for the Qwuloolt Project phase one. This project, a partnership with the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, will restore about 360 acres of critical estuary habitat […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Watermaster is ideal for different shallow water applications. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS15O7RwBsI Watermaster has excellent mobilisation capabilities: • Transportable on public roads with a standard trailer; • Moves in and out of water and trailer without crane assistance; • Can operate in very shallow waters, wetlands and even on dry ground; • Cruises in water to the work […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District hosted at a groundbreaking ceremony in western Miami-Dade County yesterday to celebrate the first contract for the Central Everglades Planning Project. The project is designed to improve flows south to Everglades National Park. The Corps awarded the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) South Contract 1 on September 25 for $40.5 million […]

  • 30 August 2012

    Continued cleanup of environmental contamination is planned in 2013 at the old Custom Plywood mill site on Fidalgo Bay’s western shore in Anacortes. In advance of that work, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) invites the public to comment on draft documents related to the next round of cleanup at Custom Plywood. Comments will be […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society today called on the Queensland Resources Council to stop campaigning for taxpayer’s money to be used on dredging and dumping projects in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The Queensland Resources Council CEO Michael Roche today expressed disappointment on the 4BC radio news that the ALP was not going […]

  • 20 February 2012

    NSTAR Electric Company 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 transmission system improvements in southeastern Massachusetts. NSTAR is proposing to place fill material within wetlands and waterways in conjunction with improvements to its transmission system. The […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Horry County, the Town of Briarcliffe Acres, and the City of North Myrtle Beach have been involved in a lengthy period of pre-application consultation with the Army Corps regarding a desire to realign the outlet of White Point Swash and to dredge material blocking water flow in the basin. Recent hurricanes and other storms affected […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District — the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) — announce publication of the draft 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem. Three informational meetings, with webcasting, are scheduled in April […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Johnston Civil Ltd. of Lakeside, Canterbury New Zealand, has announced the successful completion of the Heathcote River dredging works. According to the company, this huge job spanned over 3 stages from 2018-2020. Johnston completed the works using their amphibious excavator, a barge and a long reach excavator on the bank. Over the course of the […]