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  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Registration is now open for WEDA’s Dredging Summit & Expo 2018 that will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018, in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. The 2018 Dredging Summit & Expo is a technical conference organized by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) to promote the exchange of knowledge in fields […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SumCo Eco-Contracting LLC of Peabody Massachusetts, has won a $1.6 million contract to perform maintenance dredging on Waterway of Coastal Virginia Bradford Bay Channel. The channel, located in Accomack County, Virginia, serves as a vital waterway for commercial fishermen and U.S. Coast Guard vessels stationed at U.S. Coast Guard Station Wachapreague. According to the Army […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The Norfolk Naval Station cleanup program, located in Norfolk, VA, will consist of hydraulic dredging of mud and silt, announced the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Office. The dredged material will be placed at the North Containment Cell of Craney Island Dredge material Management Area, in Portsmouth, VA. This location may be changed and this decision […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, has won an $11.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the inland waterway Delaware River to Chesapeake Bay. Work will be performed in Maryland with an estimated completion date of Feb. 10, 2015. According to the defense.gov, this was a competitive acquisition, and three offers were received. The U.S. […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    On the Eastern Shore’s lacey, Atlantic-facing coast, two main channels in Finney Creek and Bradford Bay cut their way inland toward the Victorian-era town of Wachapreague, Virginia. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted over time, but the process was given a […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials representing U.S. Department of Transportation grant programs, industrial land development specialists, economists, planning experts and port authority executives from throughout the Western Hemisphere will assemble in Norfolk, Va., May 8-9, to participate in the 2018 Capital Projects Seminar. Among the conference highlights will be a presentation focusing on how ports can tap into billions of […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency together with its contractors today began working on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach between Snettisham and Hunstanton.  The work, which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding, is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Patrick Kinsman, the commander of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, approved the reissuance and modification of six regional general permits on September 18, and authorized their use for the next five years. Col. Kinsman signed the modified permits, which streamline the authorization of projects that have minimal impact on the aquatic […]

  • 4 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, awarded a New Jersey-based company a $10.5 million contract to replace sand along NASA’s Wallops Island launch facilities near Chincoteague, Va. Weeks Marine, Inc., from Cranford, N.J. will dredge sand to restore dunes and berms damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The restoration involves adding 650,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the help of Salix, the Norfolk Rivers Trust is improving fish and other river wildlife habitats on the River Babingley near Flitcham, one of only two hundred chalk rivers left in the world. The River Babingley rises from chalk springs above the villages of Flitcham and Hillington in North West Norfolk, meanders through the […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Topsail Beach is moving forward with the Phase 5 of the Shoreline Protection Project. Construction works, undertaken by Norfolk Dredging Company, started in late 2014 near 3588 Island Drive with the aim to reach the Surf City line. Sand for this restoration project is being taken offshore of North Topsail Beach and pumped onto the beach via pipeline. During […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District’s navigation team arrived at Croatan Point in early February to replace pilings and a floating dock in preparation for the next iteration of dredging. Located at the south end of the Oceanfront, the Rudee Inlet is a hub for fishing charters, jet skiing, parasailing and serves as […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, said in their latest release that they will officially welcome a new vessel to its fleet today at Fort Norfolk.  The survey vessel Ewell, a 61 foot catamaran outfitted with the latest multibeam SONAR technology and a crane capable of lifting 4,500 pounds, will serve as a dual-purpose […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound coast protection scheme passed an important hurdle last week after members of North Norfolk District Council’s Development Committee agreed to grant it planning permission. The sandscaping project will see up to 1.8 million cubic meters of sand placed on to the beaches covering a 5.7km length starting north west of Bacton Gas […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure has made its debut in Norfolk, Virginia, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its latest announcement.  Last week, IADC Secretary General, Rene Kolman, presented the forthcoming CEDA-IADC publication at the WEDA Dredging Summit & Expo ‘18. The guidebook will be launched worldwide in November 2018, during the Dredging […]

  • 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;

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise. The city received a $115 million grant to transform the Ohio Creek Watershed. The grant follows a […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 4-year-old daughter of a crane operator who was tragically killed in a December 2014 dredging accident will be taken care of for the rest of her life as a result of attorney Matthew Shaffer’s negotiation of a $2.5 million dollar settlement in a mere 60 days. The single father from Newport News, Va., was […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is inviting people who live close to the Ouse Washes flood storage reservoir to a drop-in event. They will have the opportunity to see plans of proposed bank works and to speak to the project team about them. The first event will be held in Welney on Thursday, 24 November, at the […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The County of Dare has just released the latest update on the Buxton beach nourishment program, saying that the beachfill work in this area is being put on hold at the moment.  With rough sea conditions forecasted later this week, Weeks Marine said that that the dredger C.R. McCaskill will travel to Norfolk to ensure […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company’s dredge Charleston is making great progress on the Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project. Approximately 1.3 million cubic yards of beach compatible sand is being dredged from the Sand Bypass Dredging Area on the north side of Canaveral Harbor channel. The sand is transported to the beach placement area south of the channel […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Outline proposals for the Mundesley Coast Management Scheme will go on public display on Tuesday, 17 January, reports the North Norfolk District Council. Last week, the council announced that business case for the Mundesley Scheme is being developed to help attract funding and gain approval for the work. It is expected that the final scheme […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Stone Harbor’s much-anticipated beach fill project may begin as early as Saturday, April 20th. The beach project has been delayed due to rough seas and strong winds in the Hereford Inlet where a dredge currently rests. Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters, Councilman Al Carusi, and other Stone Harbor officials attended a progress meeting on Wednesday, […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Stone Harbor’s massive reconstruction of its entire beachfront is more than 50 percent complete and could finish at the end of July. Borough officials received an update on the project during a meeting on Wednesday, July 10th in Stone Harbor involving the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For 12 weeks, contractors worked around-the-clock, using dredges to suck up sand from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay in the Norfolk, Virginia neighborhoods of Willoughby Spit, East Ocean View and Ocean View. The effort was done to raise and widen the beach to protect infrastructure in this portion of the city. The $34.5 million […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have announced that the Dismal Swamp Canal will be closed indefinitely.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, requires dredging, debris and tree removal, and an investigation into reports of shoaling at various locations in the canal. The […]