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  • 5 June 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing its three Minneapolis locks to commercial navigation due to high flows.  The locks – Upper and Lower St. Anthony Falls locks and dams and Lock and Dam 1 – were reopened to commercial traffic May 22, but the Corps needs to close them again […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin using nationwide general permits for work in streams, wetlands, lakes and other waters within Minnesota and Wisconsin, including on federally-recognized Indian Reservations, April 24. According to USACE, these permits are developed by the Corps’ Headquarters with feedback from the public and stakeholders. The permits allow […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A coalition of scientists, business owners, Australian elected officials, and civil society groups from the U.S. and Australia, including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth U.S., have sent a letter to U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) Chairman Fred Hochberg calling on the Bank to reject any proposal to finance Adani’s coal mine, railways and export […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on the recently released draft feasibility report and integrated environmental assessment for ecosystem restoration study in Sheridan, Wyoming. The draft report outlines a proposed plan to restore approximately three miles of degraded ecosystem along the Little Goose Creek, Big Goose Creek, and Goose Creek in Sheridan. […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Conway Community Swimming Pool, Inc. 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 maintaining a pool facility and doing other work in Conway, Mass. Conway Community Swimming Pool, Inc. is proposing to discharge dredged and/or fill material […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has reissued its Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs took effect March 19, 2012 replacing the existing […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Regulators from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District issued a federal permit to the City of Newport Beach, Division of Harbor Resources on Jan. 10 for maintenance dredging activities in Newport Bay, located in the city of Newport Beach, Orange County, Calif. The permit was issued pursuant to section 10 of the […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After not receiving an acceptable bid the first time around, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has reissued a request for proposals for the Massey’s Ditch maintenance dredging project, Cape Gazette announced today.  DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section issued the request for proposals to remove 100,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway on the second phase of the £27 million Ouse Washes flood defense scheme, according to the civil engineering firm Jackson. This £27 million project involves raising the Middle Level Barrier Bank from Earith to the Welmore Lake Sluice just past Welney, and will take four summers to complete. The works will see […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA) and America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) have announced that they will host two leadership roundtables this week and a culminating coastal summit in December to discuss the state’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan. “We stand at a critical juncture in our fight to save the coast,” King Milling, chair of AWF […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract on September 30, 2015 in the amount of $315,000 to Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E&E), Lancaster, New York, to study seven locations within the Niagara River Area of Concern (AOC) to assess opportunities for habitat restoration. Under the contract, the E&E will provide conceptual […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly fifty people gathered to celebrate completion of three coastal restoration projects two days ago at the Falgout Canal Marina in Theriot.  Ducks Unlimited, ConocoPhillips, Apache Louisiana Minerals LLC, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and the North American Wetlands Conservation Council restored more than 2,500 coastal acres through the Liner Canal, Carencro Bayou and […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) yesterday announced $2.4 million in grants as part of the first round of $7 million in funding to improve waters that contribute to the overall health of the Delaware River. These grants are part of a $35 million multi-state investment by the William Penn Foundation to protect the […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Daniel H. Schulman 2012 Trust and Jennie A. Kassanoff 2012 Trust are 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 excavating sediment in Sodem Pond in Tyringham, Mass. The permit applicants are proposing excavating accumulated sediment from the […]

  • 23 September 2013

    At the request of the City of Boston Transportation Department, the Corps of Engineers is delaying the traffic pattern change to Brookline Avenue until 7 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., and starting […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On April 30, 2014, the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Task Force held a dedication ceremony at ConocoPhillips in Houma, Louisiana. The ceremony celebrated the CWPPRA’s continued commitment to coastal restoration.  CWPPRA has been the backbone of coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana for the last 23 years and will continue to play […]

  • 22 November 2012

    A significant archaeological discovery made at Lunt Meadows, Sefton during habitat restoration work by the Environment Agency has confirmed the work is restoring the site to its natural habitat. The discovery was made in summer of this year during excavation work at the 70ha site alongside the River Alt where the Environment Agency has been […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    All parties contesting the State election should listen to the majority of Queenslanders who want the Great Barrier Reef protected from fast-tracked industrialization, including mega port expansion, dredging and dumping, announced Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS said the protection of the global icon and the $6 billion tourism industry that relies on it could prove […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bayou Lafourche Fresh Water District (BLFWD) in partnership with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is taking the lead in implementing the Mississippi River Reintroduction to Bayou Lafourche (MRRBL) Project. The MRRBL Project has an overall goal to divert 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) of fresh water from the Mississippi River into […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., last month completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed […]

  • 11 April 2014

    American Rivers named the Middle Mississippi River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers® of 2014. “The America’s Most Endangered Rivers report is a call to action to save rivers that are at a critical tipping point,” said Eileen Fretz Shader of American Rivers. “Cutting off the Mississippi River’s connection with its floodplain would destroy critical fish […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality in South Africa is known as the city of lakes. Ekurhuleni has been facing numerous challenges with the state of its lakes especially with the invasive plants and the build up of silt. Many solutions were researched and experimented without long-term answers. Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality is situated in South Africa’s manufacturing heartland. […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine.  New Terra features articles covering dredging projects as well as the topics of safety, socio-economics, technical innovations and the environment, including: MAPPING WATER QUALITY WITH DRONES: TEST CASE IN TEXEL Winning co-author Liesbeth De Keukelaere the Young […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., recently completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed along […]