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  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has just release the latest update on their Lost Island dredge work, saying that nearly 420,000 cubic yards have been removed to date. Last year, the West Newton Chute Boat Landing was closed while operations began to remove nearly 1.3 million cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 19 May 2010

    Controlled dredging is to take place on the Norfolk Broads to keep open a navigation and restore a “lost” island. [mappress] Source: news, May 19, 2010;

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on its plans to move dredged material from its temporary placement site on Lost Island to its permanent placement site at West Newton Chute. Both placement sites are located in the Pool 5 of the Upper Mississippi River near Wabasha, Minnesota. The […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is closing the West Newton Chute Boat Landing on the Mississippi River near Kellogg, Minnesota, on or around May 20. USACE’s contractor, Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, has mobilized to the site, and the boat landing is being closed due to the heavy […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $5.2 million contract to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, to remove dredged material from a temporary storage area near Buffalo City, Wisconsin, on September 29. The project consists of transferring more than 400,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Lost Island, […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms. While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after the storm, a new U.S. Geological Survey study released today is the first to quantify the […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Innovation

    Project managers had their first on-site construction meeting on Rabbit Island in Cameron Parish yesterday, informs the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). According to CPRA, containment dikes are in place and dredging is expected to begin next week. Located in the west cove of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is a […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE Deputy Commander MAJ, Brandon Drobenak, toured ongoing dredging operations along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway last week. “We’re placing sediment on Gull and Sturgeon Island, two low lying marsh islands being restored to replace lost marsh habitat for wading birds and enhance marsh resilience for coastal communities,” said USACE in theri latest announcement. Work […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new resource about Fire Island, N.Y. is now at the fingertips of coastal managers, planners and the public that will be useful for understanding and predicting future change on the island. The United States Geological Survey created the public website that details a decade’s worth of research that focuses on changes to the beaches […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project which is currently underway, undertaken by a Texas A&M University at Galveston researcher, might save one of Texas’ most important, but relatively unknown, coastal venues from disappearing completely – Follet’s Island. Tim Dellapenna, associate professor of marine sciences and oceanography who has studied Texas beaches for years at the Texas A&M Galveston campus, […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Manatee County officials have set plans for numerous renourishment projects during the next couple of years, Bradenton.com reports. One of the planned projects is the $19.6 million Central Island Project which would provide 1.85 million cubic yards of sand to Anna Maria Island’s midsection. This project is expected to commence in October 2014 and last […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Baltimore has just released this beautiful video about the Poplar Island Project, an environmental restoration scheme located in the Chesapeake Bay in Talbot County, Maryland. The beneficial use project relies on dredged material collected from the approach channels to the Baltimore Harbor to restore lost remote island habitat within the Chesapeake Bay. The […]

  • 23 December 2011

    A dredger 3 miles off the coast pumps a mixture of water and sand onto the beach Thursday as construction crews continue work on a $9.8 million beach renourishment project at Hilton Head Island’s Islander’s Beach Park. Construction will take place 24 hours a day for two months to pump about 1 million cubic yards […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    J. F. Brennan Company Inc., from La Crosse, Wisconsin, has won a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Duluth-Superior Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Superior, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of November 22, 2022. Under […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer has recently prepared a habitat creation design for the Army Sailing Association, Thorney Island. The proposed scheme is intended to offset intertidal habitat lost or disturbed by the construction of a new pontoon proposed as part of the works for an upgraded Army inshore sailing training centre that will enable injured service men and […]

  • 27 March 2012

      Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the award of a $46.5 million contract to restore and reinforce the existing shoreline of Scofield Island, located along the barrier shoreline in Plaquemines Parish, […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is moving forward with a much-needed beach renourishment project, Live 5 News reports.  During a Monday night meeting, town leaders voted in favor of the project that would bring more than 1.1 million cubic yards of sand. According to Live 5 News, the scheme will cost $14.8 million and the town […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has completed maintenance dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor, California. Work on the $9.45 million contract, awarded to Seattle-based Manson Construction, started back in December 2016. During the works, Manson’s hydraulic cutter-head suction dredge, H.R. Morris, dug up 1.54 million cubic yards of sediment from the […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Navigating the Channel Islands Harbor will continue to be safe and downcoast beaches will receive an influx of much-needed sand thanks to a dredging project that will soon be underway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is on schedule to start dredging the Channel Islands Harbor in late November 2018, reported the officials. The hydraulic […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A computer model developed, in part, by University of Florida researchers can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly save millions of dollars. Researchers used erosion data following tropical storms and hurricanes that hit Santa Rosa Island, off Florida’s Panhandle, and sea-level rise […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A pattern of dramatic, widespread shoreline loss along Louisiana’s coast caused by the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been revealed by a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Researchers used NASA’s annual mapping to analyze shoreline loss across most of upper Barataria Bay, located […]