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  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Bedford’s Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in mid-July, the Town of Bedford, MA, said in their latest release. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to restore the lake […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The next public meeting regarding the White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility Study will be hosted virtually on July 16, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. informs Dallas City Council District 9. At the meeting, City staff and the consultant will provide a brief recap of previous meetings, provide the findings of the White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District awarded a $6.11 million contract to Cold Spring Construction Company, from Akron, NY, on June 25 to repair over 1,300 feet of seawall, which has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice and wave action, at the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.  “This project is critical to protect […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a draft Environmental Assessment, or EA, released yesterday, July 1, for the drain 27 wetland restoration project in Fargo, North Dakota. Corps staff are proposing to restore 320 acres of farmland to wetland and upland prairie. The project would mitigate unavoidable […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredge Kalimna recently completed maintenance dredging operations at the confluence of The Narrows and Reeve Channel, according to the Gippsland Ports latest report. CSD Kalimna has been relocated to the area near the Entrance swing basin at the confluence of The Narrows, Hopetoun Channel and Cunninghame Arm, reported Gippsland Ports. The officials added […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. Representatives Don Young and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell have introduced the bipartisan Shovel-Ready Restoration Grants for Coastlines and Fisheries Act of 2020. This legislation authorizes $3 billion for shovel-ready resilience projects to help bring back jobs lost by COVID-19 and boost the climate resilience of the coastlines. “Alaskans know how important the ocean is to our fishing industry […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is progressing on the Portsmouth City Council North Portsea Island Phase 4 scheme, informs the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, before the contractor Mackley starts work on the defences next to the coastal path, a section of the coastal path will be temporarily closed from 1st July 2020. The fourth of […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A proposal of the Puducherry government to upgrade the minor port at Uppalam under the Sagarmala scheme has been recommended for environmental and CRZ clearance by the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, reports The Hindu. The Port Department of the Puducherry Government had applied for Environmental and […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will tomorrow, July 1, hold a webinar about the restoration of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Islands. CPRA’s Greg Grandy and April Newman are to present the Barrier Islands project. The presentation will provide an overview of the restoration of the Terrebonne Barrier Island chain. According to CPRA, the […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has successfully completed the channel dredging works, maintenance dredging and installation of mooring buoys of the Phase Two of the harbor construction project in Kelaa, Haa Alif Atoll. According to the company, the Kelaa harbor development project consists of 3,496 cubic metres of maintenance dredging, 12,768 cubic metres of […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Construction consortium Levvel has successfully placed the first of 75,000 special designed armor blocks on the 32 km long closure dam Afsluitdijk, the Netherlands.  The placement of all 75,000 blocks is part of a major reinforcement project to heighten the dam and making it more robust to withstand overtopping.  The consortium, comprising Van Oord, BAM, and […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Monroe County, its nonfederal sponsor, recently released the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The Draft IFR and EIS, prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, identifies coastal storm flood risks to residents, industries and businesses; develops risk-management measures, […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended. The draft Environmental Assessment, for the Lower Newport Bay Maintenance Dredging Project addresses the need to remove shoals in the entrance channel and main channel Balboa Reach of the […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the state of New Hampshire, PDA Port Authority for maintenance dredging of Rye Harbor. According to USACE, the proposed work involves dredging within the designated setback area of the Corps’ Civil Works project known as the Rye Harbor Federal Navigation […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Duluth, MN, will host a public information meeting today, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The meeting will include presentations on the Duluth-Superior Harbor maintenance dredging and proposed Minnesota Point beach nourishment. Presenters will talk about the project purpose, plan for the potential placement of clean sediment […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, the Clay City Council unanimously passed Resolution 2020-08, awarding the bid for the Cosby Lake dredging project to M & N of Alabama, LLC., The Trussville Tribune reports. “It is a resolution to allow the mayor to sign a contract for the dredging of Cosby Lake,” City Manager Ronnie Dixon said. “The low […]

  • 24 June 2020

    Hansel Marine, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has successfully delivered their new HS-40A cutter suction dredger to Xinjiang Province in China. The province is located in the North-West of China and borders with many Central Asian countries, including Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Russia, Mongolia and Pakistan. According to Hansel, the HS-40A cutter […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    City of Cleveland, the Port of Cleveland, Ohio EPA, and the Army Corps have released a document for public comment to begin a 20-year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The array of alternatives to address the 20 year plan for dredged material management in Cleveland Harbor is available for public comment until July […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Preparations for the Anna Maria Island’s beach renourishment project are currently underway, Manatee County said in their latest announcement. In the following days, Marinex Construction – a contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – will begin an extensive beachfill project to restock a 5.5-mile stretch of beach on Anna Maria Island from […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Land reclamation component of K. Maafushi Land Reclamation & Shore Protection project is now officially complete, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. According to MTCC, 25 hectares of new land were reclaimed under this project. The first rock boulder barge needed for shore protection works is set to arrive on June 25, 2020. The […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the Cleveland Harbor stakeholders have released a scoping information packet to begin a dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The purpose of the scoping packet is to disseminate information regarding the development of a 20 year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.  This […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business development

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval on its 20-Year Master/Vision Plan Update from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners last week. The Port Everglades Master/Vision Plan, updated from 2014, is a comprehensive blueprint for 5, 10 and 20 years of development and capital improvements. “This 20-Year Master/Vision Plan update is comprehensive and strategically paves the […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Cutter Suction Dredger, type CSD500, the La Portuaria is currently busy on a new dredging project in Argentina. Work on this dredging project started in early May. Relocated by truck to the Río Salado, the La Portuaria was assembled on a sloping river bank to be pulled into the river. The new dredging job […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Environment

    With dredging completed in Edgewater Bay, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is already preparing for the next phase of the Fountain Lake restoration project. According to the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD), in the coming weeks, the contractor will begin dredging the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay by rerouting the discharge pipeline through Bancroft Bay. […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (USACE), is seeking public comment on the Coos Bay North Jetty Maintenance and Repairs draft Environmental Assessment (EA) in Coos County, Oregon. The draft EA was prepared in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality’s NEPA regulations (40 C.F.R. parts 1500–1508), […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Sturgeon Lake Island Erosion Project Environmental Assessment released earlier this week. Corps staff will accept comments until July 15. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with the Prairie Island Indian Community; the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources; and […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A repair package of works up to £10 million has been proposed for the Lower River Aire washlands that were affected by devastating floods. Since the flooding in February, Environment Agency staff have inspected and maintained 130km of river banks and identified more than 40 locations on the lower River Aire that require repair work […]