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  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference, organized by the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, will take place on October 20-21, in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Atlantic Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association/Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) is an important player in bringing together people, ideas, and technology involved in reclaiming the […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, visited the Port of Halifax to mark progress on two significant projects. Led by Halifax Port Authority representatives, Minister Ashfield toured the site of the recently completed South End Terminal Expansion project and the construction site of the Richmond Terminals Multipurpose Gateway Improvements project. “Today we […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ponce De Leon Inlet dredging scheme is currently underway. Mariners are notified to use caution when navigating Ponce De Leon Inlet from the Intracoastal Waterway along the Halifax River to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Intracoastal Waterway along the Indian River to the Atlantic Ocean. The 150-ft long hopper dredger “MURDEN” will be used […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $63.3 million contract to build engineered beaches and dunes in Margate and Longport and to replenish beaches in Atlantic City and Ventnor. The Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the NJ Department of Environmental […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractors recently completed demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The contract for the USACE – funded seawall construction was awarded to Hackensack-based J. Fletcher Creamer & Son late […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    As directed by Congress with the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriation Act of 2013, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scientists and engineers launched a collaborative study May 28 to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast. According to the Act, the study […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal has successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway. “This is a very important milestone for the Expansion Program,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “We see how the new locks are rapidly taking shape as we move towards the successful […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc. will continue with pre-construction activities associated with the upcoming beachfill project which is expected to start by March 15, 2016. Rafts of submerged pipeline will be delivered to local waters in upcoming days, the Town of Hilton Head Island stated in its latest announcement. These sections of pipeline […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment in the Climate Action Plan to make local communities more resilient against future storms, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced changes to the schedule of the upcoming beach renourishment project. Sand placement activities will commence June 15, 2016 along the Port Royal Sound Shoreline portion of the project. Once complete, work is expected to move from Port Royal Sound to South Beach, east of the Tower Beach […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey L. Milhorn assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division from out-going commander Maj. Gen. William H. Graham during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton on July 20.  The U.S. Army’s 54th Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officiated and performed the symbolic transfer of the division colors […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first steel rolling gate has been installed on the new locks on the Atlantic side of the Panama Canal Expansion Program, marking another milestone in the massive project. The massive steel gates weigh on average 3,400 tons and vary in size depending on their location (Pacific or Atlantic) and their position on the locks […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. National Research Council has issued a new report on coastal risks along the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts of the United States. The report is written by a panel composed of a number of U.S. scientists and one non-U.S. member, Ap van Dongeren of Deltares. The panel calls for a national vision for coastal […]

  • 1 December 2011

    The Coast Guard has announced that dredging is scheduled to begin today within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Federal Channel near Shallotte Inlet Crossing in Brunswick County, N.C. The project will continue 24 hours a day until Jan. 1, 2012. Dredge operators will monitor VHF-FM channels 13 and 16 to coordinate passage. Floating rubber and submerged […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 20-26, 2017).   Jawaharlal Nehru Port Dredging Plans on the Table Press Information Bureau (PIB) of Government of India said that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved fresh estimates for deepening and widening of the Mumbai harbor […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parts of the Hilton Head Island beach will be closing as soon as next week, as contractors will spend about three months placing new sand onto the beaches, according to WTOC. The 2016 beach renourishment of the Atlantic oceanfront shoreline is expected to be similar to the projects conducted in 1990, 1997 and 2006. Also, the […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released a new work schedule for the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Absecon Island project covers 8.1 miles of shoreline in Atlantic City, Longport, Margate and Ventnor. The $63 million beach fill project has been awarded to the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company. According to the Corps spokesman […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion project continues to gain momentum as it moves closer to completion. In August, while testing of the new locks continued, the three dams adjacent to the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks were completed. These dams are essential to the completion of the new locks project since the water level in the navigational channel of […]

  • 28 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA Eastern Chapter will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 16, from 8am-4pm at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, GA. An icebreaker reception will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00pm at the Sun Dial Restaurant, high atop the Westin on its 72nd floor offering sweeping 360 degree views of the city. […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will soon become a reality. With the project 93% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. The filling of the new locks began recently, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The opening of the expanded Panama Canal is fast approaching. The countdown is on, and PortMiami, the first port of call on the Asia-to-US route via the Canal, will be the only Atlantic Seaboard port south of Norfolk, Virginia with a channel deep enough to accommodate the super-sized container cargo vessels that will begin passing […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Atlantic Pumps Ltd. announced recently that a new multi-million pound marine aggregates dredger will include two of their built-up SlurryPro 6×4 centrifugal pumps. The CEMEX UK Marine dredger, which has recently been named ‘CEMEX Go Innovation’, is being built by the Dutch conglomerate Damen Shipyards Group. The vessel is the first in the next generation of […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Environmental Protection Agency officials have stated that dredging on the Hudson River is not expected to cause any harm to the waterway’s Atlantic sturgeon. Federal officials have declared Atlantic sturgeon an endangered species thus efforts could be directed towards protecting and preserving its habitats including the Hudson River. EPA noted that crews working for General […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Resources Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources will host a presentation on coastal resiliency at noon January 28.  Analie Barnett, a landscape ecologist with The Nature Conservancy, will present on “Identifying Resilient Coastal Sites for Conservation in the South Atlantic” at the Susan Shipman Environmental Learning Center, One Conservation Way in […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that work on the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in Atlantic City, NJ, is progressing well. According to the Corps, the ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge C.R. McCaskill is conducting dredging and beachfill operations at the north end of Atlantic City. USACE […]