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Atkins’ Design Restoration Work at Delaware Wildlife Refuge Helps Secure Award

July 8, 2016 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

Through design and restoration work on Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware, Atkins helped the project secure an Environmental Excellence Award from the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA). Prime Hook received the Silver Award in…

Los Angeles Approves $1 Billion River Restoration

July 1, 2016 - in Projects, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

The City of Los Angeles approved the $1 Billion "Alternative 20" plan to restore an 11-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River. The restoration project…

CINTEC Technology Aids in the Award-Winning Restoration of 12th Century Castle

June 20, 2016 - in Buildings, Projects, Renewal/Retrofit

CINTEC International, a world leader in the field of structural masonry retrofit strengthening, repair, and preservation, announces that its patented…

Gulf of Mexico Alliance Releases Governors’ Action Plan III for Healthy and Resilient Coasts

June 9, 2016 - in Uncategorized

Ocean Springs, Miss.—The Gulf of Mexico Alliance (Alliance) released the Governors’ Action Plan III For Healthy and Resilient Coasts today. This is the third major effort by the Alliance, approved by all five U.S. Gulf Coast State governors. The states…

Engineering Firm O&S Associates Receives Philadelphia Preservation Award

June 2, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Maintenance

Hackensack, NJ, June 1, 2016—O&S Associates is proud to announce that the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia selected our restoration engineering project at the Belgravia Condominium to receive a 2016 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury…

Louisiana to Receive a Minimum of $6.8 Billion for State Claims Related to BP Oil Spill

April 5, 2016 - in Financial, Renewal/Retrofit, Water

BATON ROUGE—Today the Court approved the settlement between the United States, the five Gulf States and BP for damages stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The Court approved Consent Decree outlines more than $20 billion in damages. Louisiana…

March – April 2016 TRENDS

April 3, 2016 - in Trends

New Book Provides Insight into America’s Infrastructure Henry Petrosi, professor of Civil Engineering at Duke University, wrote his 19th book, The Road Taken, which provides a detailed history of infrastructure in the United States with a focus on roads…

Everglades Foundation Lauds Lawmakers on Restoration Funding Bill

March 14, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

The Everglades Foundation lauded lawmakers Friday for passing a bill that would fund Everglades restoration efforts with up to $200 million a year. HB 989, put forward by incoming Senate President Joe Negron and Republican Rep. Gayle Harrell, would pull the…

Western Specialty Contractors Restores Facade of Landmark Row House Turned Restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa

February 17, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Renewal/Retrofit

St. Louis, Mo., Feb.  16, 2016—Western Specialty Contractors, Des Moines, Iowa Branch (formerly named Western Waterproofing Company), played an instrumental role in preserving a 136-year-old row house in Des Moines, Iowa  originally destined for demolition…

America’s Wetland Foundation Lauds Steady and Experienced Leader for Coastal Authority

January 26, 2016 - in Corporate, Erosion control

NEW ORLEANS - With 74 percent of Louisiana voters citing coastal erosion as the issue of their lifetime, a change of administration for the state might pose worrisome doubts about steadying the state of coastal restoration and protection. After meeting with…