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  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $7.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet (Avalon and Stone Harbor) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Historic Egmont Key – the small island that experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline – will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The Army Corps recently awarded a $10.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday issued a proposal to designate a dredged material disposal site to serve the eastern Long Island Sound region. The Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site (ELDS) would be located offshore from New London, Connecticut, and would be available for the disposal of dredged material from harbors and navigation channels […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Island County’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development on the county’s 210 miles of marine and freshwater lake shorelines. The county’s proposed Shoreline Master Program consists of unique shoreline environment designations, buffers and setbacks. It combines […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has presented the latest update on the ongoing beach nourishment operations. According to the town officials, the dredge Liberty Island departed for Norfolk last evening for repairs. The vessel is expected to return to work tomorrow morning, June 27, 2019. Over the last few days, the dredge has […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan’s National Park System (NPS) has applied for a Department of the Army permit for the dredging and beach nourishment operations in Lake Michigan at North Manitou Island, Michigan. According to an official announcement, they are proposing to annually dredge up to 70,000 cubic yards from 400 foot by 460 foot area surrounding the […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released a new work schedule for the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Absecon Island project covers 8.1 miles of shoreline in Atlantic City, Longport, Margate and Ventnor. The $63 million beach fill project has been awarded to the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company. According to the Corps spokesman […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, has just released an environmental assessment (EA) for a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point for a 15-day public comment. USACE proposes to realign a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through hydraulic dredging; construct […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that work on the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in Atlantic City, NJ, is progressing well. According to the Corps, the ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge C.R. McCaskill is conducting dredging and beachfill operations at the north end of Atlantic City. USACE […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just released this beautiful photo of the trailing suction hopper dredge Padre Island, during its work for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The dredger, owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, is currently conducting the cleanup work on the Savannah River entrance channel – part of […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney has just released the following statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Draft Dredged Material Management Plan and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Long Island Sound. “A sustained effort to maintain federal waterways and access to Connecticut’s many ports and harbors is critical to our regional economy and the free […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a part of the ongoing beach management plan for South Hayling Island, Havant Borough Council will be undertaking beach renourishment works during January and February 2018 to rebuild the beach after the recent stormy weather. The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) anticipates that these works will begin during the week commencing the 8th January, and […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has just announced that the preparations for the Channel Islands Harbor dredging project are moving ahead. Seattle-based Manson Construction, the contractor responsible for dredging of the sand trap at Channel Islands Harbor and replenishment of the sand at Hueneme Beach, will start mobilizing his equipment next week. […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that all works on the town’s beach nourishment project have been suspended because of the coming storm. As a result of the forecast track of Tropical Depression Nine (Tropical Storm Hermine), the town’s contractor Weeks Marine Inc., suspended beach fill operations on Wednesday August 31, 2016 and began […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding $2.33 million to restore habitats on the islands in the lower part of the Detroit River. Senator Stabenow is Co-Chair of the Great Lakes Task Force and Senator Peters is a member. “We know that what’s good […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District Corps of Engineers is seeking eligible firms capable of performing maintenance dredging and disposal of dredged material by hydraulic dredge and pipeline at the Craney Island Rehandling Basin. This project will include maintenance dredging to required depths of 18 to 32 feet with 2 feet of allowable overdepth at each respective dredging […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Dredging of Five Island Lake has come to a standstill, according to emmetsburgnews.com. Emmetsburg City Administrator John Bird told members of the City Council Monday night that the dredge is not running. Bird, along with Councilmen Finer and Gramowski, met with a private dredging company last week. This company will submit written proposals: for them […]

  • 21 September 2012

    The international company behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship terminal and associated development adjacent to Wavebreak Island in the Broadwater says it can create an even better break for surfers at what is known as TOS (The Other Side) on South Stradbroke Island. Sembawang of Singapore Global Project Underwriters’ President and CEO Ric Grosvenor, […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Often referred to as the jewel of Hampton Roads, the Norfolk District put Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area on display through a partnership of port, state and corps officials for Sen. Tim Kaine last week. Kaine, who is on a two-week tour throughout Virginia, saw and heard firsthand how vital the facility’s continued use […]

  • 25 August 2010

    The St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corp. will dredge part of the shipping channel south of Cornwall Island.   (watertowndailytimes) [mappress] Source: watertowndailytimes, August 25, 2010;

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The branching waterways at the Osborn Island have been clogged by sediment that makes navigation almost impossible. Tom Alessi, the Kentucky Drive resident, said: “When you see a sea gull walking instead of paddling, you know it’s pretty shallow.” According to thesandpaper.com, Osborn Island Residents Association committee members have obtained the needed state Department of […]

  • 17 January 2011

    Life is quiet in this northern Illinois village that’s so small it has no stoplights or mail delivery. Nestled along an oxbow lake where … By Timothy B. Wheeler (baltimore) [mappress] Source: baltimore, January 17, 2011;

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Martin County, Florida, and USACE’s Jacksonville District, authorizing the use of sand from federal waters as part of a hurricane and storm damage reduction project for Hutchinson Island. Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion along Hutchinson Island and restore […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Crossrail has taken another step towards the creation of a new 1,500 acre RSPB nature reserve with the completion of a new 180 metre jetty at Wallasea Island in Essex. The jetty will receive in the order of 4.5 million tonnes of material excavated during Crossrail’s tunnelling operations in London. The jetty, constructed by BAM […]

  • 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 […]