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  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle beach walk at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA, on April 22, 2020. Data collected on the walk will help determine the scope of the District’s annual sand nourishment project at Presque Isle. The Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredge Goetz, its crew of more than 50 men and women, support equipment and craft is continuing to march forward, getting everything ready to hit the Upper Mississippi in the next week and get to work keeping the river open for commerce. Like most other activities, normal routines from past dredge seasons have been altered […]

  • 26 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 20-26, 2020).   Julong CSD Kicks Off Dredging Work in Su Ya Lake, China Julong’s two unit 20-inch dredger CSD500, equipped with France Baudouin brand diesel engine with total power of 2000hp, is starting the dredging operations in Su […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis said in its latest announcement that their crews in Longview, WA yard are putting a new timber deck on the ABS Deck Barge – Ellis Island. The Ellis Island (250′ x 76′) will be put into service at the Mouth of the Columbia River to provide critical infrastructure at the South Jetty for […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s deep-draft hopper dredger McFarland is back home at Fort Mifflin after undergoing extensive repairs in Norfolk, VA. According to USACE’s latest announcement, the dredger will soon be working again on the Delaware River. One of four oceangoing hopper dredgers owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is proposing to construct a habitat rehabilitation project at the head of Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River, located in Pierce County, Wisconsin, using material dredged from the Mississippi River. The Corps released its draft Environmental Assessment for the project recently and will accept comments on […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Weeks Marine and Eastern Shipbuilding Group (Eastern) have signed a contract to construct a sister ship to Weeks Marine’s TSHD Magdalen, the twin screw trailing suction hopper dredge built by Eastern and placed into service in 2018. The new vessel will be constructed at Eastern’s Allanton Panama City, Florida facility. “I spoke this morning with […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, is nearing the milestone of removing 10 million cubic yards of dredge material as part of Phase II of the three-phased Boston Harbor Navigation Improvement Project in Boston, Massachusetts. Approximately one million cubic yards of ordinary and hard dredge material remain to complete the current […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations earlier this month. The project is crucial in lessening storm-damage risk to this section of Virginia Beach’s infrastructure, according to USACE. “The nourishment project at Sandbridge is a critical project for both the Corps and the city of […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for sediment management at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). The purpose of the EIS is to develop a streamlined framework for implementing sediment management at the Seashore, including the method, location, and frequency for sediment management […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the “New Jersey Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” Chief’s Report. The study was developed in response to damages along the Delaware Bay shoreline caused by erosion, wave attack and inundation. The report […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Port Corpus Christi’s proposed Channel Deepening Project. To ensure that all of the issues related to this proposed project are addressed, the Corps will conduct public scoping meetings, at which agencies, organizations, […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently released a video about the Sea Bright to Long Branch Beach Restoration Project. In the video, Jason Shea, project manager, USACE New York District, discusses the ongoing beach restoration work as part of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet N.J. Coastal Storm Risk Management […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just announced the approval of a planned temporary deviation to the 1981 Lake Kissimmee, Hatchineha and Cypress Interim Regulation Schedule. Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, approved the planned deviation to raise the regulation schedule to facilitate […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is preparing to respond to lakes Erie and Ontario high water within the limits of its Regulatory, Emergency Management, Program and Project Management, and Operations and Maintenance programs. Lake Erie water level set a record for this time of year, where Lake Ontario remains above average but […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will be revising its recently published draft Mississippi River Pool 6 dredged material management plan based on the comments it received during its public comment period that ended April 10. The district does not have an anticipated completion date at this time but will publish a […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published the final post authorization change report as well as the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. The reports analyze modifications to the long-term project, which identifies, prioritizes, and repairs erosion-related levee deficiencies within the Sacramento River Flood Control […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released more info about their $97.9 million construction contract, awarded to Callan Marine earlier this week, to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the Grays Harbor maintenance dredging operations in the Outer Harbor. There are many crab pots in the South Beach Disposal Site and the Army Corps of Engineers is asking fishermen and crabbers to move their equipment to avoid having it damaged. All navigation channels, target disposal sites […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recently awarded a $22.5 million construction contract to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure, LLC, of Rocklin, California, for 2.8 miles of improvements to the levee that surrounds Marysville, California. Part of the bigger Marysville Ring Levee project, construction on Phases 2B and 3 includes installation of a […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a key ecosystem restoration report April 8, 2020, that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief of […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Block Island Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project (FNP) on Block Island, Rhode Island. The Town of New Shoreham is the sponsor and requested that this project be maintained, said USACE. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to KEU Inc. of Vancouver, Washington, to repair the Union and No Name Dike Levee System between Valley and Fremont, Nebraska. The contract will allow the team to fully repair the system damaged during the March 2019 flooding. It is […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District released for public comment yesterday the Bubbly Creek, South Branch Chicago River final integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment. The study was completed in partnership with the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development. The final report provides a recommendation by the district’s commander for an […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District is recommending removal of the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation. […]