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  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $34 million beach re-nourishment project along the Grand Strand is on hold temporarily, thanks to Hurricane Florence, reports the Myrtle Beach City Government. According to the report, the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock – finished work in Garden City and Surfside Beach (SC) this weekend. Instead of beginning the Myrtle Beach part of the scheme, […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. said today that the federally funded contract for beach replenishment from Elberon to northern Deal has been awarded.  It will complete the second and final phase of the beach replenishment from Elberon and Loch Arbour. The project will cover the area stretching from Lake Takanassee in Elberon to Philips Avenue in Deal. […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced $59,741,909 in new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to reimburse the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the use of contractors to remove an estimated 850,000 cubic yards of sand and other sediment from waterways in the central region of the state. The additional sand and […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD), a Dutch regional water authority covering the south of Zuid Holland, is seeking a contractor to conduct waterways dredging works. The framework agreement in the Ridderkerk area is for the rural dredging of navigational waterways. The tender is divided into lots and can be submitted for a part or a whole […]

  • 18 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The National Environment Council of Brazil (CONAMA) adopted the Resolution 454/2012. This Resolution replaces the Resolution 344/2004 and establishes general guidelines and procedures for managing dredged material. The new rule mainly covers dredging activities in port areas and inland waterways, and has to be followed during the environmental licensing of these projects. [mappress] Press Release, […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan setting out which local communities are most at risk from flooding and what is to be done to reduce that risk was published yesterday, according to the Aberdeenshire Council. The North East Local Flood Risk Management Plan (LFRMP) has been produced under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, which provides a strategic framework […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A nearly $17 million worth Manatee County beach renourishment project has been completed. Covering approximately 5 miles, the 2014 Anna Maria Island renourishment project was Manatee County most extensive project to date. Works on the project began in December 2013 and were completed in April 2014. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, July 21, 2014    

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A webinar named ‘Restoring Connecticut River Flow in a Changing Climate’, hosted by Kim Lutz from The Nature Conservancy, is set to take place on February 27, 2019, at 12:00pm. During the webinar, Kim Lutz will cover assessment and management recommendations for the Connecticut River watershed, the largest watershed in New England, covering 7.2 million acres. In […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) Conference, hosted by Deltares, took place this month, from 4-5 June, in Delft, the Netherlands. This EMSAGG conference, under the name ‘Marine sand and gravel – finding common ground’, covered a range of topics highly relevant to the dredging industry, its regulators, customers and other stakeholders covering both […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017. “Our nationwide permits are an important tool in encouraging […]

  • 28 February 2014

    The Chief Executive in Council has approved the draft Wan Chai North Outline Zoning Plan (OZP). “The approved OZP provides a statutory land use framework to guide development and redevelopment in the Wan Chai North area,” a spokesman for the Town Planning Board said. The Planning Scheme Area covers an area of about 55.17 hectares, […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    This year, from 5-9 October 2020, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will host their Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation again in Singapore. The Seminar was developed for both technical and non-technical professionals in dredging-related industries, from newcomers in the field of dredging to higher-level consultants, advisers at port and harbor authorities, offshore companies […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Grontmij, a listed consulting & engineering company with a strong European presence, has been appointed by the Polish National Water Management Authority (NWMA) to prepare comprehensive flood risk management plans, in a consortium with the Polish Institute of Meteorology & Water Management, DHI Group and Arcadis. The plans will cover the whole of Poland and […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The eighth event in the ICE Coastal Management conference series will take place in 2015 in the Netherlands. The conference will run 7-9 September with a technical visit on 7 September. Occurring every four years, this international conference series brings together engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from across the world. The call for papers […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Patrick Kinsman, the commander of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, approved the reissuance and modification of six regional general permits on September 18, and authorized their use for the next five years. Col. Kinsman signed the modified permits, which streamline the authorization of projects that have minimal impact on the aquatic […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, Heidi Heitkamp, has announced that a new bipartisan water infrastructure bill includes a provision to provide federal funding for long-term maintenance and operation costs related to the permanent levee protecting the City of Devils Lake and the surrounding area from flood waters. From 1993 to 2011, Devils Lake rose more than 30 […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works that will maintain safe depths for vessels traveling the north and south basins of the La Conner Marina (WA) are underway now, informs the Port of Skagit. This project is a large undertaking by the Port of Skagit and was last completed in 2007 in the south basin of the marina. The company completing […]

  • 4 December 2012

    North Bay Resources Inc. updated investors on operations at its Fraser River Project near Lytton, British Columbia. The update included expanding the size and scope of the property by more than 65%. “The excavation of test pits at the Fraser River Project began on schedule earlier this month, and a series of test pits has […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tomlinson Group, an Ottawa based company involved in quarrying, construction, trucking and environmental industries, has released a video about their Harvey Pit DSC Shark Class dredge and its sand plant. The video covers the entire production process, from initial dredging to final product. The sand that is being dredged from 65 ft below is processed in many […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    J.E. McAmis out of Chico, CA, was recently awarded a $3.7 million Oregon and Washington clamshell dredging project. According to the company, the maintenance dredging project covers multiple ports along the Oregon Coast and up the Columbia River into Washington. The contract, awarded by the the Army Corps’ Portland District, will include over 300,000 cubic […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group has announced that it will be presenting at the 2014 Dredging & Reclamation Summit in Miami, Florida. Mr. Luis Prieto y Munoz M.A., the president of the firm, will share his thoughts on the new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its affect on the dredging industry. The event will be held from […]

  • 28 November 2011

    A $12 million worth cleanup of the Muskegon Lake bottom is approaching its completion. Ever since it commenced in June, about 41,000 cubic yards of mercury- and petroleum-laced sediment have been dredged out from 46 acres of lake bottom in a bay off the Division Street Outfall. The initial phase included sediment removal and it […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone kicked off the start of the final phase of a federally funded beach replenishment project from Sea Bright to Manasquan earlier this week. He was joined at the press conference by Col. David Caldwell, Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps of Engineers. This final phase will cover the […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Michael Leitzel, representing the town of Bourne Selectmen, is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Bourne, Mass. The work is proposed in Little Bay Channel, Pocasset Harbor at Barlows Landing and the […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group will hold its first African Dredging Seminar on 23rd November at Damen Shipyards Cape Town. The seminar will be attended by personnel from Damen and its suppliers as well as representative of the South African Government and TNPA. The seminar is open to all with an interest in the dredging industry, the […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In response to numerous permit violation complaints and threats of litigation regarding the Miami Port dredging project, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) performed site inspection dives on July 22 and 23, 2014. A 39 page FDEP report issued on August 18, details significant coral mortality and habitat destruction caused by silt generated from […]