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  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Town of Kill Devil Hills has just released the latest update on their beach nourishment project. This segment highlights the 2018 follow-up projects that support the town’s beach nourishment project in 2017. As a part of the beach nourishment/beach stabilization project in Kill Devil Hills, Coastal Transplant will be implementing the second phase […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews from the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company have completed work in the Town of Kill Devil Hills, according to the town’s latest update. The town reported that at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 the Liberty Island dredge and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock pumped the last load of sand onto Kill Devil Hills’ […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just released the latest video on the ongoing beach nourishment operations in Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Buxton. Beach nourishment in Kill Devil Hills began on June 22nd at approximately 6:00 p.m. with the first sand pumped onto the beach in the vicinity of the Helga Street ocean access. The […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Helga Street beach access will be the construction staging area for the upcoming Kill Devil Hills beach nourishment project. According to the town’s announcement, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, the company that will be constructing the beach nourishment projects for Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk and KDH, will be using the area immediately south of the […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Deerfield Beach and the City of Boca Raton recently entered into an agreement to dredge a portion of the Hillsboro Canal, and this dredging scheme is currently underway. The costs for the project have been split between both cities and is also being subsidized by a grant from the Florida Inland Navigation […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To ensure continued flood protection for South Florida’s communities, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) last month approved a construction contract for the next phase of repair work on the Hillsboro Canal, located along the Broward–Palm Beach county line. “The Hillsboro Canal is one of our flood control system’s main arteries,” said Jeff Kivett, […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The Town of Hillsborough has invited bidders for the dredging and maintenance of Ben Johnston Lake’s dam and reservoir. Bids are due before 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, and will be publicly opened and immediately read aloud after all bids are received and logged at 1 p.m. at the Town Barn, 101 E. Orange St. […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The Hillsboro Beach ad hoc committee is hosting a symposium on beach renourishment issues at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Opal Towers East, 1149 Hillsboro Mile. “You’ve got to get the people to understand what’s going on,” said Rene Males, one of the meeting organizers. “Every time we’ve gone through renourishment it’s been a big fight.” […]

  • 23 June 2011

    Kill Devil Hills Mayor Ray Sturza is raising questions about spending public money on beaches with no public access. By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, June 23, 2011

  • 31 May 2011

    A long-running investigation into shoring up Dunedin’s defences against the sea is finally about to reach the decision stage. Since huge sto… By David Loughrey (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, May 31, 2011;  

  • 14 March 2011

    Dredging for the town’s $6 million beach renourishment project should begin this weekend – if weather permits.   By Larry Barszewski (fwix) [mappress] Source: fwix, March 14, 2011  

  • 11 February 2011

    The Jackson County Board of Supervisors is seeking a permit to dredge Gulf Hills Bayou to a depth of 6 feet below mean low tide. The bayou… By Harlan Kirgan (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, February 11, 2011;

  • 4 October 2010

    With local matching funds still not committed to the $1.4 million dredging project, some are concerned the project may be delayed. A project… By Peter Hall (phillyburbs) [mappress] Source: phillyburbs, October 4, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released more info about their $97.9 million construction contract, awarded to Callan Marine earlier this week, to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) to […]

  • 5 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 30-April 5, 2020).   Donjon Wraps Up Manhattan Dredging In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine of Hillside, New Jersey, to expedite dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, using a crew of 60 and working two 12-hour shifts each day. […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine Co., Inc. is expediting dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal to make way for the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship USNS COMFORT.  The USNS COMFORT received orders from President Trump to dock in Manhattan as a relief hospital facility for individuals needing hospital care but who are not necessarily infected with COVID-19. According to […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Division of Water Resources has awarded $22 million to 13 coastal towns and counties to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Florence. “Coastal communities are still in the rebuilding and recovery phase more than a year after Hurricane Florence left its devastating impact,” said Michael Regan, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    DonJon Marine Co. Inc., from Hillside, New Jersey, has signed a $43.4 million contract for the Newark Bay Maintenance Dredging Program. Bids for this project were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Newark, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Washington County Planning and Parks Department has just released the latest update on the Silver Lake Dredging Project, saying that they are now allowing the dredged sediment to be stored on county property at Henschke Hillside Lake Access. This sediment (6-18 inches of the lake floor) is being removed from the lake by the Silver […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine, from Hillside, NJ, has won a $12.1 million contract for maintenance dredging of portions of the Newark Bay, New Jersey Federal Navigation Project.  Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in its latest announcement. The cleanup scheme will include removal […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that the maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) channel for Palm Beach and Broward counties is underway. Dredging in Palm Beach County is limited to a small shoal and will bring the channel down to a depth of 9 feet, plus one foot of […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound flood defense scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Skipton has been officially opened, according to the Environment Agency. The £17.8 million project, led by the EA, helps to protect 378 homes and 165 businesses in the town center from flooding from Eller Beck and Waller […]

  • 30 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 24 – 30, 2018).   Great Lakes Dredge Secures Tampa Harbor Dredging Contract Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has just won a $47.9 million contract for channel dredging works in Hillsborough County, Florida.   Socarenam Opts for Barillec Marine […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has just won a $47.9 million contract for channel dredging works in Hillsborough County, Florida. According to the FedBizOpps, the project consists of dredging approximately 4 million cubic yards from the Big Bend Channel of Tampa Harbor. Also included in the project is the Entrance Channel, Turning Basin, East Channel, […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, began repairs along three levees near Orting, Washington, at a total cost of about $1.45 million. One repair site is located near Leach Road on the Puyallup River where 310 feet of levee has been damaged. The other two sites are located on the Carbon River. The […]