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  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major project to restore critical estuary habitat along the Snohomish River is underway as part of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tulalip Tribes of Washington partnership. The Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project will restore tidal access to about 360 acres of historic floodplain. The tribes partnered with several city, state and federal agencies […]

  • 27 July 2012

    In an effort to preserve Native American cultural lands, mitigate flood risks and improve coastal habitat for a threatened species, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Construction kicks off July 30 on the $7.5 million federally-funded dune restoration project […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference, organized by the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, will take place on October 20-21, in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Atlantic Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association/Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) is an important player in bringing together people, ideas, and technology involved in reclaiming the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter yesterday released the following statement upon the completion of the Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Report to address coastal restoration and storm damage risk reduction in Southwest Louisiana. “This Chief’s Report is a huge step forward for restoring our coastline and better protecting our communities across Southwest Louisiana from natural disasters,” […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have started construction on an approximately 1500-foot breakwater at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, located south of Alexandria, Va. Construction of the breakwater is a significant step in the Dyke Marsh Restoration Project, said USACE in its release. The breakwater will help protect the marsh […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eddy Pump Corporation has introduced their newest lines of pumps and dredge equipment incorporating Smart Pump technology into the company’s line of slurry and dredge pumps. This technology includes the smart capability of monitoring all critical functions and variables in any pump or dredging application. The sensors are used to virtually eliminate downtime caused by […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded an almost $2.4 million contract to Luedtke Dredging Company, to dredge Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Under the project, the dredging contractor from Frankfort, Mich., will remove 287,800 cubic yards of material. They will place the dredged material in the Cat Island dredge material […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander BG, Mark Toy, last week toured the USACE Unity Island Beneficial Use of dredged sediment project. The first of of its kind project on Lake Erie is a model for future projects on the Great Lakes, and an example of ”whole government“ working together, USACE […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has ended The Conservation Fund’s in lieu fee program as an option for permit applicants’ use in meeting compensatory mitigation requirements for proposed project impacts. The Alaska District explained in a letter to the organization that due to the fund’s failure to fulfill the compensatory mitigation obligations […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Power, in partnership with its parent company, Southern Company, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), yesterday announced grants supporting restoration efforts along two important waterways in Central Alabama: the Cahaba River and Village Creek.  The grants are funded through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Five Star provides funding to […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District, in cooperation with Hillsborough County, will hold a dedication event to celebrate the completion of the Rock Ponds Ecosystem Restoration Project. This is the largest coastal habitat restoration project ever done in the history of Tampa Bay, with approximately 1,043 acres of uplands and wetlands. Located on three public […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $7.3 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the West Grand Terre Beach Nourishment and Stabilization Project. This project is the first of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Treatment options to improve the long-term water quality of Lake Tuggeranong, including floating wetlands, submerged bubblers, fountains, dredging, in-lake recycling and sediment curtains were announced for public consultation today by the Government of Australia Capital Territory. Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said the the options would be the start of a discussion on how Canberrans […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, is accepting comments for the $173 million plan to construct concrete canal walls, pump stations and floodwater repositories along streams in Manoa, Palolo and Makiki. The project aims to minimize damage to Waikiki and surrounding neighborhoods if a “100-year flood” causes the Ala Wai Canal to overflow. The […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Greater New Orleans, Inc. announced the launch of the Coalition for Coastal Resilience and Economy (CCRE). CCRE is a business led coalition that will create an educated, informed voice of advocacy for sustainable restoration efforts in Louisiana’s wetlands, rivers, deltas, and coastline. “Water is the existential issue for Southeast Louisiana,” said Michael Hecht, President & […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement for construction of the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program. The project will use sediment obtained from operation and maintenance of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico project for […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the release of the 2019 Request for Proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF), which provides grant funding to restore, increase and strengthen natural infrastructure to protect coastal communities. This year, Congress has again provided funding for Title IX of the National Oceans and Coastal Security Act, […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with expanding an existing dry dock in Kittery, Maine. In summary, the proponent proposes to place temporary and permanent fill material and perform work below the high tide […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Western Dredging Association yesterday announced that it is accepting applications for the 2017 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards. These awards will be presented on June 28, 2017, during the WEDA Dredging Summit and Exposition in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The objective of the awards is to recognize projects for their outstanding contribution to meeting the goals […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. The meeting will be held in the Okeechobee Auditorium on Tuesday, July 26th with an open house beginning at 6 p.m., followed by an official presentation at 7 p.m. The […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed guidance document that emphasizes natural and nature-based solutions to better protect New Yorkers and the state’s coastline and help guide communities to produce living shorelines in NY marine district. “Improving coastal resiliency and reducing risk to communities is a priority of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    To coincide with World Wetlands Day, ABPmer has unveiled its recently redesigned coastal habitat creation and restoration website, OMREG. OMREG is an online searchable database of implemented coastal habitat creation and restoration schemes mainly in North West Europe but increasingly further afield. Each scheme entry includes the what, why, where and how of each project […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]