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  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third and final phase of the $19.5 million project that will replenish more than three miles of beach along Galveston’s seawall between 12th and 61st streets is currently underway. During the scheme, more than 1 million cubic yards of sand will be place along Galveston historic seawall. This beach fill project, conducted by Weeks […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mackinac Island State Harbor is one of 58 waterways around the state which received muchneeded emergency funding to dredge its marinas. Ronald Olson, Chief of DNR Parks and Recreation, stated that the state included the Island and other harbors when the Michigan Department of Natural Resources learned there would be money left over in the […]

  • 24 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 18-24, 2019).   DEME in Singapore: Important Milestone for Tuas Terminal Project DEME Group has just released the latest update on their Tuas Terminal Phase 1 Port Development Project in Singapore, announcing the completion of Finger Pier 2’s Quay […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $419,360.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-November 2017 and […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane clean-up activities must be undertaken in accordance with federal regulatory standards, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. “We want residents and property owners to know that in most cases any discharge of excavated or fill material within the Department of the Army jurisdictional waters and/or wetlands requires a permit from […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The development works, undertaken annually to maintain the shingle embankment which protects people and property from tidal flooding between Snettisham and Heacham, started today and will be completed within two weeks. The embankment is a type of ‘soft’ sea defence, designed to be eroded over the autumn and winter, with repairs made early each year […]

  • 19 September 2012

    The bridge over the Sheboygan River will be closed to traffic during the next week because of the dredging project. From 7:00 pm to 7:00 AM, September 25-27, 2012, the Eight Street Bridge will be closed. During these periods, Ryba Terra Joint Venture will be dredging approximately 1,400 yards of sediment from the river, which […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Building on a dedicated storm preparation program, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has become the first agency in South Florida to receive the National Weather Service’s (NWS) “StormReady Government” designation. By joining the StormReady program, government agencies and communities strengthen preparedness, communication and safety skills that are critical to help protect lives and […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) have recently praised the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) for reconsidering and approving Secaucus’ application for disaster recovery funding to repair damage to the Secaucus Public Safety Marina caused by Superstorm Sandy.  In September, Sen. Menendez and Rep. Pascrell sent a letter to FEMA Administrator […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Although Superstorm Sandy wreaked widespread havoc on the Jersey Shore, the victims and communities have pulled together in an effort to rebuild their lives, homes and towns, Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) told members of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works today. Smith also called attention to work the Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Equipment, Technology

    An emergency dredging operation of the Lamma Power Station Navigation Channel has officially started. A small fleet of vessels, including two grab dredgers, four hopper barges, two tugs and one survey boat, is deployed in the area, according to the Hong Kong Marine Department. The number of vessels engaged in the works which will last approximately three […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has sent a team to work with Snohomish County on temporary flood protection measures at State Route 530 and C Post Road, at Oso, Wash. The Corps team is assisting the county with construction of a temporary berm to reduce flood impacts and prevent near-term flooding of […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged top officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to quickly approve approximately $4 million in federal funding for the City of New Rochelle to rebuild the Municipal Marina and Hudson Park beach, which were ravaged during Hurricane Sandy. Schumer explained that New Rochelle officials were originally told by […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and the damages to river structures that have accumulated during the nearly three years of high water. The district is using all available resources to include a combination of contractors, including one for emergency dredging. […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging and inland infra, and offshore energy sectors, has won the 2014 Dutch Sourcing Award. Ten jury members led by Jacques Reijniers, the professor of Procurement Management at Nyenrode Business University, awarded Boskalis first prize in the Sustainability category for the way Procurement acted as the […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Emergency dredging at Manasquan Inlet following Hurricane Sandy’s impact has already been completed, but additional projects in the inlet area are still planned. The plan for additional dredging was confirmed by Steven Rochette, spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which has jurisdiction over New Jersey’s inlets. A survey map of Manasquan Inlet completed […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The multipurpose salvage vessel SPASATEL ZABORSCHIKOV, MPSV07 project, has completed the towage of the dredger “VITIM”, 1-517-03 project, along the Northern Sea Route. According to Gosmorspassluzhba (Russian Marine Emergency Rescue Service), the towage of the 73-meters-long dredger was carried out from the Yana river outlet to the Lena river outlet. The SPASATEL ZABORSCHIKOV, developed by Marine […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Just as the dredging contractors packed up to leave Hawks Nest, Great Lakes Council has decided to recontract them to dredge another 17,000 cubic metres of sand from Yaccaba, says myallcoastnota.com. Great Lakes Council’s Emergency Action Plan is supposed to stop the erosion eating into The Boulevarde at Winda Woppa. The Office of Environment and […]

  • 24 May 2013

    The Senate deliberated on the motion titled ‘Emergency Preparedness for 2013 Flood and Rainfall Prediction. This program will include: urgent need for dredging and desilting of the River Niger, the Cross River, River Benue and other inland waterways in Nigeria; and accordingly resolved to mandate the relevant Committees of the Senate to ascertain the level […]

  • 8 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 2 – December 8, 2019).   Officials Secure $100 Million for Mississippi River Emergency Dredging U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest info sent out by the Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District, dredging work on the San Jacinto River is officially underway, Kingwood.com reports. The $69.8 million project, located near Kingwood, Texas, involves dredging and debris removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of sediment that has contributed to recent flooding in the […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Collier County will close Clam Pass Park and the public beach south of Clam Pass on April 20th and 21st, so that workers from Energy Resources may perform some work for the emergency dredging project in the Clam Bay Natural Resource Protection Area. The closing is necessary for safety reasons, as there will be intensive […]

  • 14 April 2011

    US Army Corps of Engineers is seeking eligible businesses to provide for the emergent support requirements and the yearly maintenance and overhaul / dry-docking of USACE Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge Yaquina with the base year dry-docking overhaul commencing on or about the 1st of October 2011 and the operating season support commencing in March 2012. […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Three senior practitioners from Geosyntec’s San Diego Old Town office are among the presenters at the International Erosion Control Association Annual Conference, now underway through February 13 in San Diego. Principal Geotechnical Engineer Ron Johnson, P.E., along with Associate Engineer Kathleen Harrison, P.G., and Senior Consultant Mike Harding, CPESC, this year presented the all-day course […]

  • 17 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $25.3 million contract to Dutra Dredging Company of San Rafael, California, to place approximately 1.5 million cubic yards of sand to restore New Jersey beaches from Belmar to Manasquan as part of an emergency shore protection project which repairs and restores previously constructed beach […]