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  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed initial repairs a day earlier than scheduled on the Union Dike levee near Valley, Nebraska. The repairs are temporary, but will address a 500-foot section of breach caused by recent flooding in the area, and will serve to prevent future flood waters from entering the affected […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The political parties behind the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link project have decided to initiate a number of large construction activities in Rødbyhavn on Lolland, reports the Femern A/S According to the release, the contractor been requested to enter negotiations with the contractor consortia that will build the Fehmarnbelt tunnel, about launching a number of major construction activities […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The beach replenishment project at Pt. Pleasant Beach in Ocean County (NJ) is set to begin this April, according to the Army Corps. The anticipated start day in Point Pleasant Beach is April 7th; latest start date of April 19th, reported the Corps. USACE’s contractor – Weeks Marine Inc. – will be using multiple dredges to […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that dredging will begin in April to clean up sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site (aka Alcoa Aggregation) in Massena, New York. PCB contamination is the result of past waste disposal practices at the Alcoa West (now Arconic) facility. In 2013, […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, resumed work on the Union Dike levee breach repair, near Valley, Nebraska, after a one day weather-caused delay. The breach has been closed and work continues to build the levee to meet federal standards. Work is expected to take a total of six work days to complete […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jackson is halfway though the Clacton Slope Stabilization Scheme aimed to prevent slipping occurring and make access to the lower promenade safer. The company is undertaking the £3.8 million slope stabilization works, installing a new access ramp to the sea front on the Clacton/Holland coast line, on behalf of Tendring District Council. According to Jackson, […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District teams have completed an initial damage assessment of the Fair Haven pier, which protects Little Sodus Bay Harbor, to better understand the extent of the damages sustained.  Based on the initial assessment, design work is being initiated to determine options for repairing the pier, with results expected […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Burnham Associates, Inc. (BAI) recently completed the first season of Plymouth Harbor (MA) dredging works ahead of schedule. The initial project schedule projected that during the 2018-2019 season, the entrance channel, extension, and turning basin would be completed, with the 2019-2020 season dedicated to dredging the anchorage basin in preparation for the Plymouth 2020 celebrations. […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s proposed fiscal 2020 Civil Works Budget released March 12 includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The overall Civil Works Budget includes $2.308 billion for commercial navigation; $1.011 billion for flood and storm risk management; $249 million for recreation; $187 million for aquatic […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kahana Beach on the island of Maui, Hawaii has been subject to severe coastal erosion due to sea level rise (SLR), frequent storm events, and past construction of individual seawalls and shoreline armoring. Looking for a long-term solution, the Kahana Bay Steering Committee (KBSC) in consultation with the Maui County Planning Department recently presented plans for […]

  • 10 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 4 – 10, 2019).   New Milestone for Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project Dragados UK, principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, has marked another significant achievement with the installation of the first of the 22 enormous concrete units […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ghana’s Ministry for Works and Housing has renewed the contract with Dredge Masters to dredge the lower section of the Odaw channel in Accra from Caprice to the outfall sea bridge. According to Mr. Atta Akyea, the sector Minister, under the two-year contract, the company will also evacuate and properly dispose of the dredged material at […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana’s Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Samuel Atta Akyea, has announced plans to reduce the incidents of flooding across the country through channel improvement works, Ghana News Agency (GNA) reports.  Briefing the media in Accra about some of those interventions, the Sector Minister said that the works are ongoing under the […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Jamaica is embarking on a $5.3 million scheme to build the country’s resilience to climate change, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  Dubbed the North Eastern Coastal Resilience Building project, it is one of three components under the Enhancing the Resilience of the Agricultural Sector and Coastal Areas to Protect Livelihoods and […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, has signed the contract for the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme. The project is awarded by North Norfolk District Council and execution will start in April this year. The significant project milestones include the decommissioning of existing outfalls and building of a new outfall […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday received updates on multiple hurricane protection systems and projects that will protect people, property and habitat across the state coastal zone. “We made great advances in the decade following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now we are seeing an acceleration of bigger projects moving from the pages […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is inviting the communities of Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken to upcoming Design Zone Workshops on the $230 Million Rebuild by Design – Hudson River Project.  This workshop, set for February 19 at 22 Hackensack Ave. in Weehawken, NJ, will cover the alignment in the North end of […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Lido Beach emergency renourishment project are progressing well and on schedule, according to the City of Sarasota. The contractor for the City, Coastal Dredging Corp., will move approximately 185,000 cubic yards of sand to renourish the beach, restoring the shoreline and dunes and protecting public property and infrastructure. Now over two months into the project, the […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the left–descending bank of the Missouri River and at one levee station along Upper Pony Creek in Mills and Pottawattamie counties, Iowa is currently available for public review, USACE reports.  The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levees caused by multiple heavy […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Shoalhaven City Council has continued works to create a pilot channel along the northern alignment of Lake Conjola, as identified in the Lake Conjola Interim Entrance Management Policy. “This continued work follows on from works just prior to Christmas, where a preparatory channel was established to meet any emergency scenarios that […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    After two day of intensive search operation, the Indian Coast Guard yesterday afternoon recovered the body of a crew member of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Volvox Asia, three miles off the Pong Reef, Asian News International (ANI) informs.  According to the report, on the morning of January 12, the Indian Coast Guard received a distress message from dredger Volvox Asia that […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program is accepting pre-applications for grant-funded projects to start in fall 2019. “We will award grants to projects that protect, preserve, and restore the natural and cultural resources along the Illinois Lake Michigan shoreline,” IDNR stated in their release. Funding will be available for projects that: improve the health of […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host a general scoping meeting this week to gather input for Feasibility Studies for the Upper Barataria Basin Coastal Storm Risk Management and The Amite River and Tributaries-Comprehensive Study East of the Mississippi River, Louisiana. This study will investigate coastal storm damage risk from tidal surges, […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Electric Boat Corporation of Groton, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District for work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and other proposed work at the facility in Groton. According to an official USACE’s statement, this work is proposed in the Thames River at […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an announcement from Governor Cuomo on December 20, a study reviewing sediment and fish testing from the Department of Environmental Conservation confirms that the Hudson River PCB Cleanup is not complete. General Electric’s remediation efforts have not met cleanup goals and the remaining PCB contamination continues to pose a threat to public health and the environment, reports the Hudson […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work has been ongoing for about two weeks now along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot project. The contractor, Patriot Marine has been dredging down near Sedge Island since the start of December. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of the sections planned for […]