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  • 19 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    A plan to issue a Special Use Permit (SUP) to Dare County to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge to perform maintenance dredging within Oregon Inlet has been approved by the National Park Service (NPS). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the NPS adopted an Environmental Assessment (EA) drafted by the Army Corps for […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for construction of a dredged material management area (DMMA) at Site O-23 located in Martin County, Florida. “Maintaining safe navigation on federal waterways is one of the Corps’ key […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project are to be completed by April 30th, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. Last Sunday, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock completed pumping sand eastward of the submerged pipeline landing situated near the Sea Dunes subdivision (a.k.a “Line 7”). “They have dissembled the pipeline […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    After this early week’s storm and coincident refueling of the hopper dredger Ellis Island, Carteret County is back to work pumping sand from a submerged pipeline (Line 7) that emerges near the Sea Dunes Subdivision.  “Nourishment is currently progressing east from this point, and after this morning’s pump-out of a load of sand, we are […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office announced yesterday that they are right on track with the Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock and their hopper dredge Ellis Island have been working uninterrupted and completed the Pine Knoll Shores reach (“Reach 9”) on April 3rd, reported the Shore Protection […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredge Ellis Island has been working non-stop this week on the beach nourishment project in Carteret County, NC. According to the county officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has just completed the Pine Knoll Shores portion of the project. Now, the contractor will fully transition to Salter Path. Sand for this portion […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Despite a persistent southwest wind generating choppy seas past weekend, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is making great progress in Carteret County. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, GLDD dredge the Ellis Island has completed pumping sand in the eastward direction from the submerged pipeline landing in Beacon’s Reach. “We’re now pumping sand westward […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Turkey Bay, Wiggins Channel and Caxambas Pass Dredging Project is progressing well, according to the Collier County latest update. In mid-February crews completed work at Turkey Bay and Wiggins Channel then moved to the next phase of the multi-location project. That phase was dredging sand from Caxambas Pass to replenish the upland area (beach […]

  • 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 […]

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

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office has presented the latest update regarding the county’s Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the update, the dredge Liberty Island has been the only dredge on site since the project started on February 8th. “The dredge has been tremendously productive delivering approximately 522,000 cubic yards in reach 10 (basically Atlantic […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced additional beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach. In the announcement, Pallone said that additional federal dollars will allow for expanded work in these Monmouth County towns. “I’m pleased to announce these additional replenishment projects that will be critical to our beaches and communities in […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are in full swing now, informs the county’s Shore Protection Office. “As expected, we’re experiencing some strong productivity a little over two days into the project as the sand is being pumped eastward from the first subline landing,” the county said. The […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All preparations for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are complete and the site is ready for dredging and sand pumping operations, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The dredge Liberty Island arrived on Monday (2/3/2020), and is undergoing a minor type of repair while moored to one of […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There’s lots of activity taking place on land and in the water at the Atlantic Beach, NC, preparing the site for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, on the land side, a spate of flatbed trucks are delivering pipes to the Iron Steamer […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin in the first week of February, the Shore Protection Office reports. According to the officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) plans to mobilize land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. this week and dredging/pumping is scheduled to begin in […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Jefferson County Drainage District No. 7 (DD7) are set to begin construction of the Port Arthur and Vicinity Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (CSRM). This construction project within the Southwestern Division’s Storm Reconstruction and Risk Reduction Program, will increase protection and provide resiliency to the […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.2 million for the State of Florida to help Nassau County defray the cost of repairing beach and dune erosion on South Amelia Island following Hurricane Irma. This grant money will allow Nassau county to use contract services to supply, deliver and place 126,050 cubic yards of beach and dune fill to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew has announced a fix to a 2016 objection from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that made it cost prohibitive for local towns to conduct a beach renourishment project that protects life and property from flood and coastal storm damage. The project impacts Avalon, Stone Harbor and North Wildwood. […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Earth Tech Enterprises, Inc. is about to begin Collier County Beach Renourishment project, according to the county’s latest update. The County Coastal Zone Management has advised that beach access for the 2019 Beach Renourishment Project at Horizon Way will remain open through this weekend. They also added that mobilization and staging at that location is […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Flagler County, in coordination with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, will host a workshop followed by a public hearing to address the creation of an Erosion Control Line along the upcoming 2.8 mile Army Corps of Engineers project within the city limits of Flagler Beach. State law requires the establishment of an Erosion Control […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois for $32.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of two projects in Cape May County, N.J. The contract calls for dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and placing on the beaches […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ Galveston District, has received a signed Chief of Engineers Report (Chief’s Report) for the proposed Jefferson County Ecosystem Restoration Project. According to the Corps, the report outlines the feasibility of providing shore protection and related improvements between Sabine Pass and the entrance to Galveston Bay, Texas, in the interest of protecting and […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has partnered with the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, Brevard County, and the U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing to replenish portions of the shoreline in Brevard County, Florida. BOEM and its partners signed two separate agreements for the use of up to 1.9 million cubic yards of sand […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, will host an informational public meeting next week on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study.  The meeting, set for September 9, from 5-7 p.m., will take place at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. F, […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, are about to hold an informational public meeting on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. USACE and the county will host the meeting September 9, from 5-7 p.m., at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Moorhead and Clay County, MN, have formed a Joint Powers Authority (MCCJPA) to reaffirm their support and involvement in the implementation of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project. The MCCJPA had its first meeting on August 14 at the Clay County Courthouse. “The MCCJPA’s primary objectives include the responsibility to acquire necessary property […]