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  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom MacArthur recently wrote a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging them to complete the beach replenishment project in Seaside Heights before the start of the summer season. “I recognize the essential work that the Army Corps of Engineers is doing to replenish our beaches and build dunes that will help […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A $138 million USACE’s project to construct beaches and dunes on Long Beach Island, which was temporarily suspended over the winter, has resumed, according to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. Three dredges are currently pumping sand in the Borough of Beach Haven and the works will continue throughout the barrier island this […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S Senator Tom Carper yesterday joined representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DNREC’s Tony Pratt to announce that a long-awaited beach replenishment project in Delaware’s Bethany Beach, South Bethany and Fenwick Island will begin this fall. In January 2016, winter storm Jonas resulted in terrible damage to the protective dunes in Delaware, but most […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the start of major beach construction projects in Cape May and Monmouth counties. The federally funded projects, totaling nearly $96 million, are critical components of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to protect communities and make New Jersey’s coastline stronger and more resilient in the face of […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major repair project of the north jetty at Barnegat Inlet, which creates a more resilient navigational channel and safeguards the southern tip of state-owned Island Beach State Park in Ocean County, is now complete, announced the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Philadelphia District awarded a $7.6 […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a scheduling change for the initial construction of the Long Beach Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. On December 5, 2014 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) for $128 million to complete initial […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract for the repair of the north jetty at Barnegat Inlet, which protects the southern tip of state-owned Island Beach State Park in Ocean County, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. The contract was awarded to Agate Construction Company of […]

  • 13 February 2013

    The Corps’ periodic sand replenishment program will begin at Ocean City on or about Feb. 16 depending on the weather. A 309 ft. Dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois will operate 24 hours a day. The dredge will be located in the ocean off the north end of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week awarded a $57.6-million contract to reconstruct beaches and dunes in Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle City as part of a joint state and federal partnership that is making New Jersey’s coastline more resilient following Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration announced. The contract, which entails the construction […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), provider of dredging, environmental and remediation services, has announced contract for project along the New Jersey shore with an aggregate value of over $185 million, with additional options still to be awarded valued at over $25 million. The New Jersey shore projects will provide risk reduction to coastal regions […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Philadelphia District, and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), for the use of Outer Continental […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District along with its cost sharing partner, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the local communities of the Borough of Cape May Point and the City of Cape May, began work on an $8 million beach renourishment project in an area west […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    USACE’s hopper dredger McFarland returned home to Philadelphia this weekend after completing urgent dredging assignments for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans and Wilmington Districts. The dredger was recently deployed for an emergency dredging assignment in Wilmington Harbor, Outer Ocean Bar, Baldhead Shoal Channel. The McFarland had completed her first emergency call out […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    With 2,519,967 metric tons of cargo handled during the first six months of 2013 compared to the 2,217,803 metric tons of cargo handled during the same period of 2012, the facilities of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority experienced a 13.62 percent gain in cargoes handled. If current cargo trends continue throughout the remainder of the […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A study commissioned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has identified problems with the groundwater in the vicinity of the Pearce Creek Confined Disposal Facility, a site the Corps seeks to utilize for maintenance dredge sediment from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal southern approach channels. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which collected field […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials yesterday joined neighborhood, city and state leaders in the dedication of a newly restored, highly popular trail along the Schuylkill River that draws thousands of people each year to Philadelphia’s Manayunk section. “One of the major ways to encourage people to get outdoors and enjoy the natural world […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach and dune construction project that will protect homes, businesses and infrastructure in coastal northern Ocean County – one of the areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy – has gone out to bid. The project will cover some 14 miles of coastline along the Barnegat Peninsula and will protect the […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded an $18.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of sand to restore New Jersey beaches from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea as part of an emergency shore protection project which repairs and […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have announced the completion of the beach and dune portion of a $57.6 million project to construct beaches and dunes in Cape May County. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin and Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, Commander, Philadelphia District of USACE, were joined this morning by […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), welcomed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and about a dozen federal, state, and local legislators to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, PRPA’s largest cargo facility, on Tuesday, August 7 to laud recent progress of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, and to keep […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 23 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $25.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to place approximately 2.5 million cubic yards of sand in Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach as part of an emergency shore protection project which repairs and restores previously constructed […]

  • 22 September 2011

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced the release of $15 million in state funding to continue the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening project, saying its completion is critical to economic development and job-creation efforts. “With ports up and down the East Coast deepening their navigation channels, Pennsylvania‟s international seaport in Philadelphia must keep pace to remain competitive […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 19 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps dredging vessel Currituck is removing dangerous shoals along the Chincoteague inlet channel. The vessel had been finishing work in the Philadelphia area and was called upon to dredge some critical inlet areas in Chincoteague. Norfolk District project manager Kristen Mazur says fishermen had complained that they were only able to navigate […]