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  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments.  Beneficial Use – Identifying Locations for Dredge (BUILD) is a mapping tool that will support the state’s Chesapeake Bay restoration efforts, protect infrastructure and investment, and enhance coastal resiliency. The tool was inspired by […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representing the World Organisation of Dredging Associations comprising CEDA, WEDA and EADA, Dr. Craig Vogt, Chairman of the WEDA Environment Commission, presented the recently published two CEDA papers on beneficial use of sediments at the currently ongoing  meeting of the IMO London Convention and Protocol. Dr. Vogt also told about the beneficial use case studies […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest Central Dredging Association (CEDA) publications, covering the most recent work from the CEDA Working Group on the Beneficial Use of Sediments (WGBU), are now available.  These include: Sustainable Management of the Beneficial Use of Sediments: An Information Paper; Assessing the Benefits of Using Contaminated Sediments: A Position Paper; Beneficial Use of Sediments: Case […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced that construction is complete on the Oyster Bayou Marsh Creation and Terracing project in Cameron Parish. Located west of the Calcasieu Ship Channel near the Gulf of Mexico, this project used dredged sediment from the Gulf of Mexico to create and nourish approximately 600 acres of […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.F. Brennan Company has completed the beneficial use dredging project at Quonochontaug “Salt” Pond, bordering Charlestown and Westerly, Rhode Island. Mobilization of equipment began on December 3 and the dredging operations started on January 8, 2019.  The project was completed on January 23, 2019 and equipment removed the following day. The project was funded in […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers solicited and received 95 proposals from across the country for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. A team of subject matter experts evaluated the proposals and selected 10 projects for the program, including a proposal […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps announced last Friday, December 28, in the Federal Register the selection of ten pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to recommend ten projects for the beneficial use […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has awarded two Lake Erie Protection Fund Grants of $50,000 each, which are geared toward the beneficial use of dredged material. The following grants have been awarded: Megan Rua at Wright State University for “Improving soil health to increase plant production and quality on dredged material.” Rua will study whether […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began implementing an innovative project for aquatic ecosystem restoration along the Niagara River in summer 2018 by using a resource that is abundantly available to the agency: dredged sediment. According to the Corps, the project will result in restoration of approximately 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last Friday unveiled a video on the partnering that drives beneficial use opportunities along the Great Lakes. In the video, Brigadier General Mark Toy, Commander of the Army Corps Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, explains the innovative partnering efforts occurring across the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they received 94 proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. Section 1122 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to carry out 10 projects for the […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published last week in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. According to USACE, section 1122 requires the Corps to establish a pilot program […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained significant erosion from storms, reports the DEP. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Great Lakes Dock and Dredge […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Recognizing that local stakeholders are keen to use more of the sediment that is dredged in the Solent beneficially, ABPmer has been commissioned by the Solent Forum to explore opportunities for doing this in the region. Drawing on lessons learned from implemented beneficial use projects, ABPmer’s project team is developing a set of high level […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston has used dredging to restore marshes and other beneficial use sites in the Galveston Bay area. As a component of the 1998 congressionally authorized project to deepen and widen of the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels (HGNC), the silt, sand, shell and clay dredged during the expansion and subsequent channel maintenance has been, and […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    MarineSpace Ltd., together with its partners, has entered into an agreement with the Peel Ports Group to update the environmental baseline documents for the Mersey and Medway estuaries in accordance with the Maintenance Dredging Protocol. The updated baseline documents will also include information to support Habitats Regulations Assessments (HRAs) and Marine Conservation Zone Risk Assessments (MCZ RAs) […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lake Erie is one of Ohio’s greatest assets and its harbors must be dredged regularly to keep ports open for shipping, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest announcement. Much of the material dredged from the lake currently is dumped into the open waters of the lake. However, most of the material could […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An ABPmer report on the beneficial use of dredged sediment in the South Coast marine plan area has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO is currently developing marine plans for the South Inshore and South Offshore marine plan areas. As part of that process the South Plans Analytical Report was […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, created approximately 850 acres of wetlands in 2014 through the beneficial placement of approximately 60 percent of the material dredged from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. “With Louisiana continuing to lose its coastal wetlands, the Corps established new goals for maximizing the amount of dredged […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government are hosting a ceremony on Wednesday, August 6, to recognize the signing of a partnership agreement for initiation of Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material projects. These projects aim to increase the use of material dredged from the Mississippi River […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has completed a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Channel Maintenance and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Projects, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway Ocean and Cape May Counties, New Jersey. The EA evaluates existing environmental, cultural, and socio-economic conditions at the proposed project sites (Mordecai Island, Avalon and Stone […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the well-being, economic success and quality of life of local communities by employing environmentally and economically responsible ways to use dredged materials to improve eroded coastlines through beach nourishment and beneficial use programs,” said Navigation Branch Chief Christopher Frabotta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston […]

  • 5 January 2011

    The City of South Padre Island together with the Texas General Land Office and the US Army Corps of Engineers will soon commence to install the necessary equipment needed to begin the Beneficial Use of Dredge Material (BUDM) project. The project was approved by City Council on December 15, 2010 at their regular meeting. The […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Headquarters Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations Maj. Gen. Scott Spellman, South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Kim Colloton and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Aaron Barta yesterday conducted a tour with the USACE partners Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The port boat tour consisted of […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) and Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) will host a webinar next week to discuss how federal and state agencies can work together to ensure the best use of the Mid-Atlantic’s limited offshore and nearshore sand resources. The webinar, set to take place on May 30, will focus […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fight For The Reef campaign today welcomed Premier Campbell Newman’s commitment that his government will “insist” all future dredge spoil will be disposed of onshore and called for the guarantee to be made permanent through a legislated ban. Asked today about dredging and dumping Mr Newman told journalists: “… it is our strong belief […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stephanie Wilson, Senior Project Scientist with ESS Group, Inc., chaired the EBC 8th Annual Ocean Resource Management Conference: Update on Dredging In New England – Disposal and Beneficial Reuse held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Boston, MA. Under Wilson’s leadership, this program brought together speakers from state and federal government and private industry to […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     On Hart-Miller Island in the Chesapeake Bay, a pilot project featuring stunning landscape architecture created from dredged sediment is coming in 2019. This is the latest example of how MDOT Maryland Port Administration’s Dredged Material Management Program continues to explore beneficial and innovative reuse of dredged sediment. Most dredged material from Chesapeake Bay, including […]