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  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project has been shortlisted for the annual ICE Wales Cymru Awards. The awards celebrate outstanding engineering achievement across the country and include the George Gibby Award, Roy Edwards Award, Bill Ward Sustainability Award, Designed in Wales Award, Studies and Research Award, and the Emerging Engineers Award. The Colwyn Bay Project (Phase 1b/c) […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A wealthy region of the Bay Area that is home to the world’s most profitable companies yet on the frontline of threatened sea level rise has been given reassurance by the Army Corps of Engineers and California’s senior senator that help is on the way. Ten years in the making, the South San Francisco Bay […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce has just announced that their dredging forum “Keeping Our Economy Afloat” will take place on March 1, 2016 at the Greate Bay Country Club, Somers Point, NJ. The event will focus on re-use opportunities for dredge materials and proposed legislation to make permitting a simpler, more streamlined process. Dr. Stewart […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District and St. Johns County Government Connection celebrated the groundbreaking of the Vilano and South Ponte Vedra Beach restoration project yesterday. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has entered into another enduring partnership with St. Johns County to protect and preserve America’s Atlantic coastline over the next 50 years,” said Jacksonville District […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Property owners who have provided the North Myrtle Beach City Manager with a written objection to their assessment within the Cherry Grove canals dredging project special assessment district will have the opportunity to verbally support their written objections during a June 11, 9:00 a.m. public hearing at the City Hall. Although it will be the […]

  • 5 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, released its final general re-evaluation report and environmental impact statement for the Berryessa Creek project for public review and comment. The document outlines the study’s recommended plan to reduce flood risk from Berryessa Creek which would build new flood walls and box culverts and widen the channel […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger was officially named last Friday. Spectators gathered on the quayside at Buckie harbor as the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire, Clare Russell, smashed a bottle of Scotch whisky over the bow of MV Selkie. Among the crowd were pupils from the local Cluny Primary School who chose the name for […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Results from the Phase I Lewis and Clark Lake Sedimentation Management Study indicate that high discharge, short duration reservoir releases out of Fort Randall Dam could help transport significant amounts of fine sediment out of the Missouri River. The build-up of silt and sand behind Gavins Point Dam has been an area of concern for […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Island County’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development on the county’s 210 miles of marine and freshwater lake shorelines. The county’s proposed Shoreline Master Program consists of unique shoreline environment designations, buffers and setbacks. It combines […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Kitsap County’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development within shoreline areas throughout the county. Kitsap County has extensive marine shorelines, along with a notable amount of freshwater, lake and stream segments that also qualify as […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District recently completed dredged material placement at Pancake Point on Puget Island in Washington. The project provided beach nourishment to an approximately 3000-foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Aug. 29 and completed placement […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The County Government of Uasin Gishu, one of the 47 counties of Kenya, received a new Watermaster Class IV amphibious dredging machine last week. During the launching ceremony, Uasin Gishu Governor, Jackson Mandago, said that this piece of equipment will be used to clean large dams across the county. Mandago also added that the purchase […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District yesterday released the latest update and progress map for the Duval County beach project. The $15.7 million Duval County Shore Protection construction contract was awarded this summer to Manson Construction of Seattle, Washington. Under the deal, the contractor will place around 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final modifications are being made to the Barnstable County’s new $2 million dredging vessel, CapeCod.com reports.  The 14” Bay Dragon dredger, being built by Baltimore based Ellicott Dredge, missed its contracted delivery date due to issues with onboard electronics and hydraulics. While providing an update to Barnstable County Commissioners recently, Barnstable County Facilities Director, Stephen Tebo, said […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    With New Jersey’s busy summer season just beginning, Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey have praised the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for completing two dredging projects in the 11th Legislative District. The NJDOT recently announced the completion of dredging projects in the Shark River and the Shrewsbury River. These […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners will meet on March 17 to review and approve bids received from dredge contractors. The bids are for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk and Town of Kill Devil Hills. Four bids were opened on March 8th and Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE has awarded a construction contract to Western Contracting Corporation of Sioux City, Iowa, for Rock Structure Modifications at the Deer Island Top Width Widening Project in Harrison County, Iowa, and Middle Decatur Embankment Repair in Monona County, Iowa. Work at Deer Island will include the lowering or shortening of approximately 19 existing rock […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County has postponed a public information meeting on the proposed dredging of parts of Murrells Inlet. The meeting was scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. A new date for the meeting has not been set. County officials made the determination that a delay […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The Barnstable County Commissioners introduced a plan for the purchase of a second dredging machine. They are trying to include a $2 million bond authorization for the realization of this project, reports barnstablepatriot.com. The Barnstable County currently owns The Codfish, an Ellicott® Series 670 “DRAGON®” Dredger, 14-inch hydraulic cutterhead pipeline dredging machine. Regarding this plan, […]

  • 22 September 2010

    For several years, the Florida Inland Navigation District has been working to obtain permits for three dredging projects along the waterways of Broward County, Florida. The opened waterways will allow for passage of larger yachts, giving South Florida’s marine industry a boost. The Inland Navigation District is close to attaining the paperwork for the first […]

  • 19 June 2010

    Sheboygan County officials remain optimistic that they’ll be able to not just get the rest of the contaminated Sheboygan River cleaned up… [mappress] Source: sheboyganpress, June 19, 2010;

  • 18 July 2011

    One county’s disposal facility is another county’s preservation project. Or sometimes the same county…   (chicagotribune) [mappress] Source: chicagotribune, July 18, 2011;

  • 9 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a draft environmental assessment (DEA) for continued maintenance of the Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. The proposed maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The public comment period […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $15.1 million contract on July 7, to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Ill., to restore critically eroded shoreline along the coast of St. Johns County, Florida. The Coastal Storm Risk Management Project will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. “Like many of the infrastructure projects Congress takes on, our nation has made […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding the continued periodic renourishment of Segment II, a part of the Broward County Shore Protection Project (BCSPP). The purpose for the project is to provide coastal storm risk […]