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  • 28 May 2020
  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and the 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the “New Jersey Beneficial Use of Dredged Material for the Delaware River Feasibility Study” – a significant milestone for the proposed project. The signing of the report advances the project to Congress for […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in cooperation with non-federal sponsors the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, announces a public meeting for the New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study on February 27, 2020 in Rockaway Park, Queens. This coastal […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach will begin in December. As a result of Congressman Pallone’s advocacy, the beach replenishment works will restore more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sand to beaches that suffer from […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NJDEP, will host a public meeting for the New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study on October 24th, 2019 in Great Neck, NY. This coastal storm risk management study covers the New […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the start of navigation dredging in the Sloop Creek and Lavallette Channel next week as the Metedeconk Channels Dredging project in Ocean County is completed ahead of schedule. The $16 million Metedeconk Channels project, which was expected to continue through December 2019, is completing in the […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are seeking public comment on an interim report that is a milestone in developing a comprehensive flood-mitigation strategy for the state’s extensive back bay areas. The Army Corps’ New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management interim report released yesterday will inform decisions […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, in cooperation with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, announces the approval of a waiver to increase the schedule and funding for the USACE’s New York and New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Coastal Storm Risk Management Study (NY&NJHAT). This […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The United States’ levees stretch out for more than 100,000 miles, with the federal government operating around 2,100 miles of the system. The Congressional Research Service states that an estimated 22 percent of counties across the U.S., which represent about half of the population in the country, contain levees. To learn more, checkout the infographic […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies have invited public input regarding the scope of the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE’s New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained significant erosion from storms, reports the DEP. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Great Lakes Dock and Dredge […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced a project to dredge three State navigation channels; one in Absecon Inlet in Atlantic County, one in Hereford Inlet in Cape May County and one in Cape May Harbor. The work is part of a $1.6 million dollar project to dredge the state channels that were […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Department of Environmental Protection a grant of $55 million to reimburse the state’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The work being reimbursed provided for the removal of the sand and silt debris impacting state maintained navigable waterways as […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District recently completed the initial construction of the beach berm under the Elberon to Loch Arbour reach and the overall 21 mile Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet, NJ. Construction of the outfall pipe extensions will continue until June 2017, reported the Corps. “This project provides much needed beach […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, September 1, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey celebrated the completion of NY/NJ Main Navigation Channel Deepening Program. Following the celebration, the Corps New York District released a video on the $2.1 billion New York & New Jersey Harbor 50′ foot Deepening Project. This Story of Partnership video […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has renegotiated its contract with the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to permit restoration of beaches in Sea Isle City, Strathmere, and southern Ocean City. GLDD had just finished a major beachfill in these communities this fall when a major storm hit and severely eroded the beaches. […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced a $28 million federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The grant will be used for the removal of sand and debris impacting navigable waterways as a result of Sandy, including dredging of the Shark River. FEMA agreed to provide […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, beachfill construction to complete the remaining sections of the Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island, New Jersey, began this week. Sand dredged from federal offshore waters is being placed along 11.5 miles of […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), provider of dredging, environmental and remediation services, has announced contract for project along the New Jersey shore with an aggregate value of over $185 million, with additional options still to be awarded valued at over $25 million. The New Jersey shore projects will provide risk reduction to coastal regions […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $530,000 to the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to protect wetlands throughout the state. “Wetlands provide enormous environmental benefits, and help alleviate harmful effects of climate change, such as protecting against flooding and potentially dangerous storm surges,” said EPA Regional […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week awarded a $57.6-million contract to reconstruct beaches and dunes in Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle City as part of a joint state and federal partnership that is making New Jersey’s coastline more resilient following Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration announced. The contract, which entails the construction […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed the award of the $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has awarded a $57.6 million contract for the Ocean City Southend Beach Replenishment project to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Oak Brook, Illinois. The contract, announced yesterday by the Department of Defense, follows October’s announcement that GLDD was the lowest bidder for this project. Project area extends approximately 16 miles from Great Egg […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 2012 list of waters in New Jersey that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body does not meet federally-approved water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is expected to be impaired within two […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor are restoring marsh on Ring Island near Stone Harbor, N.J. as part of a demonstration project. USACE and its contractor are dredging the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and beneficially using the material to restore marsh land and critical ecological habitat owned and managed by the state […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously to pass a resolution supporting an increase in the New Jersey Shore Protection Fund. “Healthy beaches, coastal oceanfront and bayside shorelines fuel our state’s economy, bringing in $19 billion in tourism, which is half of the state’s total tourism revenue,” said Freeholder Thomas A. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed its post-Superstorm Sandy beach repair and restoration projects along the Monmouth County coastline prior to the Fourth of July kickoff of the summer tourism season. The completion of sand fill in Long Branch by USACE’s New York District last week returns previously constructed beaches damaged by […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced more than $13,7 mln in federal funding to 5 South Jersey environmental restoration projects from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation under the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Sandy Coastal Resiliency Grants. The Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program supports projects that reduce communities’ vulnerability to the […]