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  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project have been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The recommended plan includes a levee removal, placement of large woody debris, wetland restoration at two sites, and a side channel reconnection. Once constructed, the […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed a key restoration report allowing Congress to consider the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project for future authorization. The “Chief’s Report” for the Skokomish Restoration Project was signed December 14, 2015 by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. The recommendations […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Congressional roundtable in New Orleans, set for Friday, will examine issues related to the next Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out navigation, flood control, shoreline protection, hydropower, dam safety, water supply, recreation, environmental restoration and protection, and disaster response and recovery activities throughout […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, has just won a $16.7 million contract for the maintenance dredging works in Alameda County, California. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the contract includes annual maintenance dredging of the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor federal navigation channel. The contracting agency – US Army Corps of Engineers, San […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) voted on Wednesday, January 24th 2018, to approve funding $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. These funds will be used to restore 118.2 acres of coastal habitat and restore more natural hydrology, along with related […]

  • 1 June 2011

    The Port of Oakland’s -50 Foot Harbor Deepening Project is set to receive $18 million in operations and maintenance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal year 2011 work plan, funding that is vital to the Port’s competitiveness. Oakland Board of Port Commissioners President James Head expressed the Port’s reaction to this good news, […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to restore Delta ecosystems and habitat, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently took a significant step in launching a 3,000-acre multi-benefit tidal wetlands restoration project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. At the end of 2018, DWR entered into a partnership with Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP), a private company […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Company recently met with 2013 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their work to restore streams and watersheds.  “Watershed and stream restoration projects play a significant role in improving public health, providing additional recreational opportunities and boosting […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Conservation Association Texas and the Building Conservation Trust have committed $250,000 to support efforts by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Ducks Unlimited (DU) to restore Dagger Island and protect important seagrass beds in Redfish Bay, Texas. Commenting the latest news, DU Director of Development Matt Bunn, said: “Partners like CCA and BCT […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) applauded the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to award a grant of $750,000 for the Port of Baltimore’s Dray Truck Replacement Program, extending the program through March 2016. The $750,000 grant was part of $4.2 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act grants awarded by the EPA to six U.S. ports […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, has just released an environmental assessment (EA) for a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point for a 15-day public comment. USACE proposes to realign a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through hydraulic dredging; construct […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM) and Quantum Spatial, Inc have developed a new tool that will reduce dredging impacts to essential fish habitat. The team developed a cutting-edge decision-support tool, ShoalMATE, to guide wise use and dredging of offshore sand shoals. To enhance coastal resilience, scientists and […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reduce urban water risks by including wetlands as natural buffers in cities and their surrounding landscapes. This was the message by Chief executive officer Jane Madgwick of Wetlands International at the start of the United Nations’ Habitat III global summit in Quito, Ecuador on 17 October. Mrs Madgwick is part of the official Dutch delegation […]

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured $16.8 million for the Louisiana Coastal Area Program (LCA) to begin construction on LCA Ecosystem Restoration projects and $9.36 million to study future projects. The funding was included during a markup by the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee of the FY13 Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, a market leader in Western Europe in the production of amphibious excavators and accessories, has released a video about WK 250 NG with Caterpillar 324D upper structure and Damen dredging pump. The video has been made in the Netherlands as all the machines are fully tested in the field before they are delivered to their new […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Chief of Engineers signed a report last week recommending Congress authorize the first phase of the South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project for construction. The Santa Clara Valley Water District and State Coastal Conservancy have been working in partnership with the Army Corps for more than 10 years on this major […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on a proposal to certify the establishment and operation of a privately owned, 76-acre wetland mitigation bank north of the city of Long Beach in Pacific County. The public comment period for the proposed Long Beach Wetland Mitigation Bank is Friday, Nov. 16, through Monday […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event. The conference, presented by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), is titled “Beaches, Bays and Beyond” to reflect the breadth of issues […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District awarded a contract on September 29 to Coastal Design & Construction Inc., from Gloucester, Virginia, in the amount of approximately $6.88 million for construction of a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The scheme consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deadline for sending comments on the proposed navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point/Smith Island ended on Friday, July 7, according to the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The comments are sought on an Environmental Assessment for the project in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. According to Col. Ed Chamberlayne, […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    DredgeFest Great Lakes, an event about the human manipulation of sediments in the Great Lakes basin, will take place in Duluth and Minneapolis, Minnesota over the week of August 14-21, 2015. It will consist of a symposium, field tours and speculative design workshops, which collectively bring together government agencies, scientists, designers, theorists, academics, corporate practitioners, industry experts, students and […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Greece Town Supervisor Bill Reilich joined representatives from the USACE, Senator Joseph Robach and Assemblyman Peter Lawrence at an Open House Event on April 26, to discuss the status of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Open House was held at Braddock Bay Park Lodge, 199 E. Manitou Road, Rochester, NY. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut delegation sent a letter yesterday to Lieutenant General Tom Bostick, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in support of the recently-released Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Long Island Sound. “As representatives from Connecticut, a state with 332 miles of coastline, […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A landmark environmental project made possible due to a unique partnership between Crossrail and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) reached a significant milestone this weekend. The first phase of the Wallasea Island Wild Coast project was completed when the new sea walls of ‘Cell 1’ were successfully breached to allow for […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing an aquatic ecosystem restoration project to restore Milford Pond in Milford, Mass. Milford Pond is a 120-acre pond located in the center of the town of Milford. The town of Milford is the non-Federal sponsor of this proposed project. The pond is formed by […]