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  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dane County Government has announced plans for over $18 million in initiatives designed to recover from damage and to prevent future flooding events. Commenting the latest news, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said: “This summer’s historic rains brought flooding and destruction to many areas throughout Dane County.”  “Our charge moving forward is to come […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dare County, NC, yesterday reported that due to the upcoming marine forecast, the cutter dredge C.R. McCaskill will be leaving Buxton today, August 24. According to the county, the move is aimed to ensure safety for the crew and equipment. Since the dredge is likely to be be offsite for at least seven to ten […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Brevard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District authorizing the use of sand from federal waters for the Brevard County Shore Protection Project (North Reach and South Reach). Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion resulting from Hurricane Matthew […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Alaimo Engineering has been awarded a $260,000 contract to begin design and engineering work for the renovations at the Garret Mountain Reservation. Last June, the county was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the New Jersey State Green Acres Program to install new ADA-compliant restroom facilities, pavilions, improvements […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval yesterday from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners to begin a $437.5 million expansion project to add new berths for larger cargo ships and install crane rail infrastructure for new Super Post-Panamax cranes. Currently, Port Everglades is berth constrained and additional dock space for cargo ships is needed, especially […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duval County beach visitors will soon see work on local beaches that will improve the coastal area’s resiliency and reduce risk to infrastructure, according to the USACE’s Jacksonville District. The Duval County Shore Protection Project will place roughly 700,000 cubic yards of sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting in mid-April, St. Lucie County will begin placing as much as 100,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach immediately south of the Fort Pierce Inlet to combat the severe erosion that has occurred there. According to the county, the sand is being provided through an agreement with the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Moody Boat Launch will be closed April 6 through May 20 for improvements, reports Flagler County. According to the county officials, the scheduled upgrade will enhance the launch’s usability in a number of ways. “The new system provides for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance, minimizes docking difficulties caused by fluctuating tides, and new lighting […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is inviting comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (DIGRR-EA) for the Tentatively Select Plan (TSP) of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas. USACE will accept written public comments or questions on the DIGRR-EA through May 11, 2017, the announcement said. This DIGRR-EA evaluates […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a contract for an emergency levee breach repair on the Union Dike. The breach on the Platte River significantly impacts public safety in the local area, and repair work will begin Friday, March 22, reported the Corps. On Saturday, Omaha District Commander Col. John Hudson […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, has applied for a Department of the Army permit to dredge accumulated material from Lake Winnebago for the purpose of improving the boat launch area of Arrowhead Park. Under the plan, dredging will be completed mechanically utilizing a barge with a hydraulic excavator. The disposal area is located within […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing critical repairs to proceed on the Big Muddy Levee in Jackson County. The county received funds for the project as a result of a referendum approved by voters, but legislative approval was needed to spend those funds on levee repairs. “When it comes to public safety for the […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Collier County 2019 Beach Renourishment Project is wrapping up ahead of schedule, the county said in their latest announcement.  The crews have completed their mission of placing 165,000 tons of sand to a 2.4 mile stretch of Collier County beach extending from Park Shore South to Clam Pass. According to the project update, they […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As scheduled one the largest hopper dredges in the United States, the Ellis Island has arrived in Carteret County and is now pumping sand on to the Pine Knoll Shores. According to the County Shore Protection Office, the Ellis Island arrived on March 19, underwent environmental testing (mostly related to sea turtle protection), and started […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Brevard County’s Official Save Our Indian River Lagoon has just released a very interesting video about the Cocoa Beach dredging program in Florida.  In the video, Cocoa Beach Project Manager, Wayne Carragino, discusses about the muck removal project in the canals of Cocoa Beach, explaining the challenges and benefits of this project that will […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mid-East Commission on behalf of Beaufort County, North Carolina, is soliciting proposals from engineering firms with experience in erosion control studies and mitigation plans to develop the “Wright’s Creek Erosion Plan”. The purpose of this project is to evaluate the current shoreline erosion issue at the county owned Wright’s Creek park site and develop […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Willamette River, aimed to remove rock deposits left behind by high river flows, are officially underway, Marion County Public Works said in their yesterday’s announcement. Under the cleanup plan, the crews will be working 12-hour shifts over the next 4-5 days. The Wheatland Ferry has been closed since late April due […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Barnstable County has just released this short video of their new dredger, M/V Sand Shifter and the work currently being done in Cotuit Bay. “Our dredge crew works tirelessly in all kinds of weather to maintain our waterways, providing savings to our towns,” the county stated in its latest release. At the moment, the dredge crews […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has invited the public to submit written comments on a proposed Section 401 water quality certification for the Port of Port Orford maintenance dredging project in Curry County. According to an official announcement, the applicant proposes to use a suction pump to dredge approximately 7,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon’s Depoe Bay city officials are seeking funding from the U.S. Corps of Engineers 2019 Work Plan for the Depoe Bay Harbor dredging project, the News Lincoln County informs.  Members from the harbor commission and city council were in Washington DC last week to meet with Oregon Congressmen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County (NC) has just released highlights from the Board of Commissioners November 20 meeting. At the meeting, the Board approved a reimbursement resolution presented by Finance Director David Clawson for debt issuance related to the Nags Head Beach Nourishment maintenance project. The resolution states the County’s intention to proceed with the project, issue the […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, has just released an environmental assessment (EA) for a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point for a 15-day public comment. USACE proposes to realign a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through hydraulic dredging; construct […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The €300,000 worth Fenit harbor dredging project is scheduled to take place next week. This dredging scheme will include the removal of 132,300 tonnes of material which has accumulated near the head of the pier, the eastern breakwater, the commercial berth and approaches to the inner harbor, Radio Kerry informs. The dredged material, mainly muddy silt and […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to review and comment on the St. Johns County, Fla., Coastal Storm Risk Management Project draft feasibility study and environmental assessment. The study team, consisting of federal, state and local agency officials, assessed the feasibility of providing federal coastal storm risk management measures to […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    District 2 Collier County Commissioner Georgia Hiller will hold a press conference on Wednesday, May 11, in Naples, Florida, following the completion of the Clam Pass dredging project. The Clam Pass dredging project, which was completed Monday, removed approximately 19,000 cubic yards of sand from the pass, restoring tidal flow to the estuary and reopened the beach […]