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  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ocean City mayor Jay Gillian has just reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed their pumping operations at the south end last week. According to the update, beaches between 59th Street and 45th Street gained 515,000 cubic yards of sand, and a vulnerable stretch of dune near 59th Street was rebuilt. The mayor […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District recently completed a busy fiscal year 2019 awarding 204 contracts totaling nearly $75 million. This includes 28 construction and dredging contracts worth almost $57 million. Apart from completing projects in 2019, the Corps also announced that they will be awarding new contracts in 2020 including the award […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin in the first week of February, the Shore Protection Office reports. According to the officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) plans to mobilize land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. this week and dredging/pumping is scheduled to begin in […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, has selected a joint venture of Brailsford & Dunlavey and CSRS as the project adviser for the University Lakes Project. The selection was made through the University Lakes Project Management Committee following in-person presentations delivered this morning by the […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.5 million agreement to design a project that will remediate contaminated sediment and create a substantial new habitat at the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Centennial Park, a waterfront park being developed in Detroit. The contaminated sediment is within the Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), identified […]

  • 17 January 2020
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    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the Army Corps yesterday announced measures to reverse flood damage west of Shinnecock Inlet after two storms in October 2019 resulted in severe erosion and large losses of sand along the shoreline. The damage threatened properties west of the Shinnecock Inlet, including Dune Road, an evacuation route, commercial fishing plants, […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Muskegon South Breakwater Connector in Muskegon, Michigan, are currently underway with the initial placement of armor stone on structure’s lakeside, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District reports.  “Additional armor stone placement, demolition of the structure’s surface and placement of a new concrete cap will take place in the spring,” said […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Congressmen Bill Huizenga and Fred Upton sent a letter last week to the Army Corps of Engineers advocating and encouraging USACE to include Holland Harbor in the 2020 work plan. In the letter, the Congressmen discuss the significance and economic importance of Holland Harbor as well as how Congress approved funding above the expected […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced that Elaine Dorward-King was appointed to its Board of Directors. Dr. Dorward-King was appointed to the class of directors that will stand for election at the upcoming 2020 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Her appointment as a new independent director was effective January 7, 2020 and follows […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Manasota Key Beach Renourishment Project, to be conducted by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), are currently underway.  The mobilization is set to begin in the following days and will last until the beginning of February. Once mobilization is complete, the sand placement will begin on the Charlotte County […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have urged the Department of the Army and the Office of Management and Budget to help Michigan communities effected by high water levels in the Great Lakes and inland waterways. According to the officials, extreme weather, flooding and erosion have led to damaged property, harbors, beaches, roads and […]

  • 5 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020).   MTCC Wins Himmafushi Dredging Contract The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the K. Himmafushi Harbor – Phase 2 Project.   PHOTO: Fresh Green Jacket for […]

  • 2 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the 2019 dredging season now behind us, Dredging Today presents a recap of the most popular stories from the past year.   Colombo Port City Land Reclamation Project Complete China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has completed the majority of dredging and land reclamation works for the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project.   $1.36 Billion Ghasha […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 25 December 2019
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    Heavy equipment operators are expected to begin working this week to dredge stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County, reports the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Over the past roughly 100 years, historic copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Mohawk mines – called stamp sands – were deposited […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Santa Cruz Harbor (CA) has just presented an update on the ongoing entrance channel dredging project. In their December newsletter they said that during the first few weeks of the season, the crew made steady progress digging out toward the harbor mouth along the western side of the channel. “Addressing shoaling along the western margins creates […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, received approval and funding recently to initiate the Feasibility Study for the deepening of the Port of Oswego’s navigation channel. The study will look at options to improve the economic efficiency of the harbor and the cost of making those improvements. “Deepening the harbor will unlock new […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Sam Hearn, Nepean Councillors Bryan Payne and Hugh Fraser and John Baker CEO are leading a plan with DELWP and scientists to restore Portsea beach. Aided by David Kramer from the Futurefish Foundation, who has a history of steering tricky but successful State Government funded projects, Mr Kramer has joined Mayor […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $245 million agreement for the cleanup of the Allied Paper Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund Site. The agreement marks a milestone in efforts to clean up Superfund sites in the Great Lakes region, and especially to address the legacy of paper mill generated PCB contamination in the […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a package of bipartisan bills to protect vulnerable coastal and Great Lakes communities impacted by climate change. The package includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer that would provide dedicated resources to Native American tribes living in coastal areas to support their efforts to mitigate […]

  • 6 December 2019
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    Tybee Island Supplemental Beach Renourishment Project is officially underway, according to the city latest report. Mayor Jason Buelterman announced yesterday that the City of Tybee’s beach renourishment project is starting from 8th Street to 5th Street. “A small segment of the beach will be closed in this vicinity, but otherwise, the beach is open. The […]

  • 4 December 2019
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. According to the Corps, Great Lakes […]

  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island (GA), the Army Corps’ Savannah District and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company personnel recently held a pre-construction kickoff meeting regarding the upcoming Tybee Island Supplemental Beach Renourishment Project. The $13.8 million renourishment deal, which will finish early in the new year, will place 1.25 million cubic yards […]

  • 24 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 18 – 24, 2019).   Avalon Beachfill Scheme Completed The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   Elbe River Dredging Project Remains on […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock LLC has restarted sand-placement operations along the Virginia Beach oceanfront. According to the Army Corps’ Norfolk District, the contractor is pumping sand at 57th Street with construction advancing north toward 70th Street. USACE also added that this week, 57th to 65th streets are scheduled for construction. Upon completion of the […]