Project Updates & Industry Developments
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American Wind Energy Association Statement on Bipartisan Letter to Treasury on Offshore Wind Safe Harbor

DC, United States

Washington D.C. – The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today issued the following statement supporting Senator Cassidy, Senator Whitehouse, and other Senate leaders who sent a letter...

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PODCAST: David Lee of ABB discusses the current state of the U.S. tug market

United States

In this edition of Listen Up!, we talk with David Lee, senior account manager, new sales, at ABB Marine & Ports. He oversees all sales initiatives for towboats, tugs, dredging and marine...

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Va. Beach Offshore Wind Project Installed

VA, United States

Dominion Energy announced Friday the successful instillation of the first offshore wind farm to be approved by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM, and installed in federal waters.Once the...

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Renourishment Project Moves to Phase 3

NC, United States

Reprinted from Carteret County News-TimesEMERALD ISLE — It’s been about two months since the last Bogue Banks beach renourishment project ended April 29, but Carteret County officials are...

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CN Investing $445 Million in British Columbia

Canada

Investments Focused on Safety and Capacity to Strengthen Rail Network, Help Reduce Emissions, and Support Economic GrowthVANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CN (TSX: CNR)...

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Heavy metals: Neenah Foundry begins dredging to remove contamination from Neenah Slough

WI, United States

Question: Why are there large machines and digging along the Neenah Slough and into Bridgewood Golf Course?Answer: The activity you witnessed is the government-ordered removal of contaminated soil and...

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Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

FL, United States

This study's purpose is to address critical-infrastructure and evacuation-route protection, along with structural-damage reduction, in response to coastal storm risks and effects and associated...

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Portage Canal project delayed until 2021, cost doubles to about $9 million

WI, United States

A Historic Preservation Commission plaque highlights the beginning of the Portage Canal near its pedestrian bridge that connects West Mullett Street and West Edgewater Street. Portage City...

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First offshore wind turbine goes up on federal lease

VA, United States

Dominion Energy and offshore wind developer Ørsted have installed the first two wind turbines on a federal lease, a milestone in what backers hope is a first step toward arrays off Virginia...

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USACE Galveston District and Port Freeport sign project partnership agreement to begin construction of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project

TX, United States

Col. Timothy Vail, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Galveston District commander and Phyllis Saathoff, Executive Director and CEO, Port Freeport, sign the Project Partnership Agreement...

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Jersey Shore town is in hot water with state over controversial beach construction

NJ, United States

In North Wildwood, a bad storm often spells beach destruction — large chunks of sand claimed by the ocean, reshaping the tourist town’s shoreline.In recent years, local officials have...

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Maine Department of Transportation seeking a permit for work in the Pleasant River

ME, United States

CONCORD, Mass. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the Maine Department of Transportation to place temporary and...

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Maine Department of Transportation seeking a permit for work in the Mattawamkeag River

ME, United States

CONCORD, Mass. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the Maine Department of Transportation to place temporary and...

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Dredging Vermilion River would have few positive, negative impacts on flooding

LA, United States

Dredging the Vermilion River would do little to reduce flooding in Lafayette Parish and would do little harm to buildings downstream, a study by the Louisiana Watershed Flood Center at the...

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Closures to Illinois Waterway Locks remain set for July 1

IL, United States

Beginning July 1, the Rock Island Engineer District is temporarily closing the Dresden Island, Marseilles, Starved Rock, Peoria and LaGrange locks on the Illinois Waterway to facilitate needed...