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  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    OceansAdvance has elected new members to the board of directors during its Annual General Meeting held on Thursday. The new members of the OceansAdvance board are Paul Brett from the Marine Institute, Bill Donovan from Kraken Robotic Systems, Mike Maguire from Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) who has been re-elected and Shelly Petten from […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    OceansAdvance has elected new members to the board of directors during its Annual General Meeting held on Thursday. The new members of the OceansAdvance board are Paul Brett from the Marine Institute, Bill Donovan from Kraken Robotic Systems, Mike Maguire from Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) who has been re-elected and Shelly Petten from […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Senate Energy Committee and Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, urged Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), to increase federal investment in Louisiana’s waterways during a roundtable discussion with port directors and navigation officials from across the state. During the visit, Sen. Landrieu […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven led a roundtable in Fargo this week with local leaders to plan the path forward for Fargo-Moorhead’s permanent flood protection project. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Hoeven wrote and secured language in the year-end funding bill authorizing and funding new construction activity that will help to advance flood protection […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven advanced flood protection for the Red River Valley and a flood study for the Minot region earlier this week. He also secured support for the projects in meetings with Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Army Corps Chief of Engineers Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick and Office of […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The week of 19 March 2018, set maritime related records in Washington, DC, the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement.  The U.S. Maritime industry visited the largest number of Congressional offices in the nine-year history of the annual Congressional Sail-in. The Omnibus spending bill approved by Congress and signed by President […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Staten Island elected representatives have announced that the planned line of protection for Staten Island’s east shore cleared a major hurdle on the path toward construction.  In October, the lawmakers urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army to swiftly approve the […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to work with local officials, engineers and resiliency experts to develop a comprehensive resiliency plan for Nassau County’s mainland communities. A comprehensive protection project, the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project, is moving forward in Suffolk County, however […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s North American Dredging Summit will take place at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas on the 8th and 9th February 2017. The North American Dredging Summit follows on from the successful European editions of ACI’s Dredging Summit series, the organizers said. With the ongoing operational and technical challenges in dredging project management […]

  • 9 August 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan, Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso and other dignitaries as she announced that work has begun to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Congressman Dan Donovan and Council Member Joe Borelli yesterday called for resiliency investments on Staten Island’s South Shore to fill a gap between existing flood protection projects. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing a comprehensive line of protection from Fort Wadsworth to Great Kills Park, and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 2 January, Shaun Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, visited Deltares. He was accompanied by Henk Ovink, the deputy Director-General for space and water at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, Chargé d’Affaires Edwin R. Nolan and William Echols, the economics officer with the American Embassy in the Netherlands. […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following completion of the Town of Duck Beach nourishment project, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company moved all operations to the towns of Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk. The three dredges that were working in Duck, the Dodge, Liberty and Padre Island are now dredging/nourishing beaches in Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills. Last week, the […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States Representative for New York’s 11th Congressional District, Dan Donovan, yesterday met with FEMA, the Army Corps of Engineers and other stakeholders to discuss plans for the $620 million seawall on Staten Island’s East Shore. “I had a very productive meeting this morning with the head of FEMA’s flood insurance program, Roy Wright, […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The meetings will take place on August 19th and August 20th from 6-9pm at Staten Island […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Jared Huffman yesterday called for full funding of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects across California’s North Coast, including dredging Humboldt Bay and a flood control project in Orick. In a letter sent this week, Huffman requested Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget include these projects in the Fiscal Year […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Borough President James Oddo have announced $2 million in federal funding to kick start the design phase of the Staten Island Sea Wall project. The funds have been provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and will go towards field surveys and geo-technical work. “When […]

  • 17 January 2011

    People recreating on the Missouri River could come upon a startling sight in the next year. They may see workers spraying chemicals, or … By LAUREN DONOVAN (bismarcktribune) [mappress] Source: bismarcktribune, January 17, 2011;

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have given their final approval for full scale wet dredge for the Ashland Project. The announcement was made by the Northern States Power Company, an Xcel Energy company, who said that the final approval for a full scale wet dredge of impacted sediments at […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In a call with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Shaun Donovan, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) pressed for continued investment in the Delaware Deepening Project in the Administration’s upcoming FY16 budget. Casey has been a congressional leader in pushing for funds for the deepening project and has worked to secure […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Borough President Oddo, State Senator Savino, State Senator Lanza and Councilman Steven Matteo called on the Army Corps of Engineers yesterday to officially approve plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The Army Corps’ Staten Island Sea Wall project, that the Staten Island lawmakers have long […]