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  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     As part of its Continuing Authorities Program Section 204, USACE Buffalo District is creating a new wetland habitat on Unity Island using clean, dredged materials. The District hosted a site visit earlier this week for the Unity Island Ecosystem Restoration Project, to focus on the topic of ‘beneficial use’. Beneficial use is the concept […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Cook Islands Government’s Project Steering Group has developed a near-shore dredging plan to remove sediment from the mouth of the Vai Te Renga Stream (near Pacific Resort), using the sediment along eroded areas of the Muri Lagoon foreshore. This cleanup program is part of the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai water sanitation project. […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kiewit Infrastructure West of Vancouver, Washington, has just won a $10.8 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for breakwater repair and maintenance dredging works in Alaska. Work will be performed in St Paul Island, Alaska, with an estimated completion date of October 15th 2017. The project calls for the repairs of the 1,000-foot-long detached rubble mound breakwater, repairs […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following successful completion of the sand pumping activities at the Sea Pines Resort, the Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, restarted beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach on August 21. According to the town’s latest update, the active construction zone is currently located between Beach Marker 55 and 57A, south of the Coligny Beach Park access. […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island just announced in its latest update that the beach area between Stuart Place and Ocean Point Way is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction. Additionally, the Mitchelville Beach area remains closed so construction in this area may be completed. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the sand pumping […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    New coastal defenses are being built along the north of Portsea Island. They are designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. The initial phase of the work, from Ports Creek Railway Bridge to the Eastern Road Bridge, have been successfully completed and the new […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) announced yesterday that more than 10,000 people are now working at Quonset Business Park and its Port of Davisville. The event was attended by the state’s highest elected officeholders, including: Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Governor-Elect Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, U.S. Representative Jim Langevin, U.S. […]

  • 31 March 2011

    Oregon environmental authorities say the cleanup of contaminated dredge spoils on Ross Island in Portland has been finished, but they…   (timesunion) [mappress] Source: timesunion, March 31, 2011

  • 27 October 2011

    For the first time in a generation, Sand Island Lighthouse lives up to its name. As of Monday afternoon, the lighthouse once again has an is… (cbs42) [mappress] Source: cbs42, October 27, 2011

  • 6 December 2010

    Progressive Liberal Party leader Perry Christie yesterday stated that if the PLP was in office it would have never approved dredging on the… By JUAN McCARTNEY (thenassauguardian) [mappress] Source: thenassauguardian, December 6, 2010;

  • 15 March 2011

    The Chesapeake Bay area has some of the highest rates of sea-level rise on the East Coast due to a combination of rising sea and sinking… By Sabri Ben-Achour (wamu) [mappress] Source: wamu, March 15, 2011  

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Embassy of the Netherlands and other Dutch dignitaries visited Poplar Island on October 1. During the visit, the officials learned more about best practices from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as they construct a similar remote habitat project in the Netherlands.   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo by Brittany Bangert

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that work on a project to build beaches and dunes on Atlantic County’s Absecon Island will begin next week with work in Atlantic City, followed soon thereafter by construction in Ventnor, Margate and Longport. “We are very excited to move forward with […]

  • 7 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PLUM ISLAND — A contract for the Plum Island-Salisbury beach replenishment project could be awarded next week, if the low bidder for the job satisfies questions from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers… Source: Newbury Port News, December 5, 2009

  • 3 December 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A Beirut developer planning an $8-billion artificial island off Lebanon says it is not worried by the debt debacle of Nakheel, the real estate developer behind Dubai’s similar man-made Palm Islands that revealed last week it needs more time to pay it debt… Source: Maktoob, December 3, 2009

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is pushing to secure $36 million in federal funding to construct a series of off-shore breakwaters and a living shoreline along the coast of Conference House Park that will reduce the risk of damage to homes and infrastructure along the South Shore of Staten Island during major […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Under the ‘SimpleCoast’ banner, Deltares is supplying knowledge notes and tools to the small island states, helping them to investigate coastal erosion problems in a relative simple way. This allows managers and practitioners from small islands to investigate coastal erosion problems and determine courses of action. The facility is therefore primarily for those islands with little experience […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project is gaining momentum with more and more vessels joining the fleet of workboats that are currently stationed in the area. That’s why the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District has just released a notice asking public to use extra caution in the waterways within the Jacksonville Harbor construction area on the St. […]

  • 3 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 25 – March 3, 2019).   PHOTO: IHC Beaver for the Middle East Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East was officially launched last week.   Wasa Dredging […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Top reputation among divers could be ruined by possible environmental degradation associated with the Resorts World Bimini pier terminal project, the California-based Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) said. As a hotly-opposed dredging operation got underway off the coast of Bimini last week despite legal challenge, a global non-profit warned that the associated environmental degradation […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the opening of hurricane season, volunteer members of the Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance (BACPA), along with government, community and industry leaders, recently introduced a storm surge protection concept designed to save the entire Houston-Galveston region from a direct hit by a hurricane. “In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused loss of life and […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Preparations for the February 2016 arrival of the new ferry MV Legionnaire are currently underway, announced the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Regarding this, tenders are being released for required wharf upgrades for Portugal Cove and Bell Island. The new ferry, which is being constructed by Damen Shipyards Group, will significantly increase the reliability and capacity on the province’s […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The crews are making progress adding sand to Captiva Island’s beaches. Workers are pumping sand in from offshore to areas of the beach dramatically thinned by waves and tropical storms. The $20 million project, which is expected to be complete by the end of the year, will make the beach twice as wide as it […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has signed a contract with the King Fahd Causeway Authority for the dredging and reclamation of Artificial Island A of King Fahd Causeway, with a contract value of $78 million and the construction period of 18 months. This project involves reclamation of 7 million cubic meters of material and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Brance Diversified, Inc., a dredging and marine construction company servicing the state of Florida and surrounding areas, is currently conducting dredging operations in Amelia Island on Creekside Drive. So far, the Jacksonville based dredging contractor removed approximately 42,000 cubic yards of material from the Amelia Island Marina. The clean-up work at this site is underway at […]