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

    A periodic nourishment and repair of the dune and berm system in Avalon and Stone Harbor (NJ) is in full swing now, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. The cutterhead dredge Texas, owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, is pumping sand to the southern end of Stone Harbor where bulldozers are […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District began inspecting its projects for damages and carrying out post-storm missions following historic Hurricane Sandy. Inspections are scheduled for a number of Army Corps of Engineers projects in the region, including coastal projects in New Jersey and Delaware, dams in eastern Pennsylvania and navigational channels in rivers […]

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

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted this beautiful photo of their hopper dredger McFarland, working on the Mississippi River. “Our own dredger McFarland has been busy conducting emergency dredging on the Lower Mississippi River for the past month. The dredger was called upon because high stages are impacting navigation,” USACE said. One […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. was announced as the lowest bidder for the Ocean City Southend Beach Replenishment project, according to the Ocean City Gazette. According to project manager Dwight Pakan of the Army Corp’s Philadelphia District, overseeing the project, bids were opened Friday, October 10th and the low bidder was Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-profit Delaware Center for the Inland Bays co-hosted an Engineering with Nature (EWN) workshop from April 10-12 in Delaware. A multi-disciplinary team from the USACE Philadelphia District; USACE Engineer Research & Development Center (ERDC); other federal agencies; state government; non-profit; and academia met to discuss ‘Engineering with […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, reinforced the north jetty at the Indian River Inlet as part of Hurricane Sandy Repairs. Work involved placing marine mattresses, filling voids and positioning capstones on top. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 24, 2014

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the south end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ, are tentatively scheduled to resume on Monday, July 20, the Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, stated. Army Corps spokesman Ed Vogt said that an engine replacement on the hopper dredger Liberty Island is progressing as expected, and work to rebuild Ocean City’s […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District issued a public notice on October 19 to solicit comments and recommendations on a permit for the Massey’s Ditch Federal Navigation Channel Dredging Project in Sussex County, DE. According to the notice, comments on the proposed dredging work – set to take place from Rehoboth Bay to the […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and the Philadelphia Water Department partnered to complete a transformative restoration of the West Branch of Indian Creek as part of the Cobbs Creek Habitat Restoration project. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour will be held on Friday, April 25 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has announced the launch of the Seven Mile Island Living Laboratory. According to USACE, this is an initiative designed to advance and improve dredging and marsh restoration techniques in coastal New Jersey through innovative research, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and practical application. USACE has partnered with the State of […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is restoring the north shore of the Indian River Inlet by pumping more than half a million cubic yards of sand from the inlet onto the beach and constructing a dune. Hurricane Sandy caused overwash and flooding on the north shore, forcing Route 1 and the Indian […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is restoring the north shore of the Indian River Inlet by pumping more than half a million cubic yards of sand from the inlet onto the beach and constructing a dune. Hurricane Sandy caused overwash and flooding on the north shore, forcing Route 1 and the Indian […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District recently awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) for $23.8 million to complete periodic nourishment of the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Atlantic County, N.J. The contract calls for placing approximately two million cubic yards of sand onto the beach […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Agate Construction Company make repairs along a section of the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty from damages sustained during Hurricane Sandy. The $7.6 million project began in the spring of 2014 and is expected to be complete in the fall of 2014. Photo by Tim […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Commanding General and the Chief of Engineers, recently toured the Philadelphia District and met with leadership, staff, student interns, and the crew of the dredger “McFarland”. Bostick discussed challenges and opportunities in a town hall meeting at the District Headquarters in the Wanamaker Building. He […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Repair work began last week on the dune and berm at Bethany Beach, Delaware, to help get the community ready for Hurricane season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. USACE’s contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is set to place more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 15 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is soliciting offers under Request for Quotation No W912BU-13-T-0013 for removal of existing pipe section and to fabricate and install new pipe section in hopper area of the Dredge McFarland located at Fort Mifflin Project Office, Philadelphia, PA. Award will be made to the lowest responsible offeror. […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is restoring the north shore of the Indian River Inlet by pumping more than half a million cubic yards of sand from the inlet onto the beach and constructing a dune. Hurricane Sandy caused overwash and flooding on the north shore, forcing Route 1 and the Indian […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After only one day spent on the site, hopper dredge “Liberty Island” will go back to Virginia for more repairs. For the last two moths, the Liberty Island was in Norfolk where the vessel’s starboard engine was replaced. The Liberty Island had returned to Ocean City’s south end on Monday to resume a beach fill operation that began on […]

  • 24 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the Delaware River dredging project. This deepening program will include dredging of the Delaware River channel at Philadelphia Harbor and Tinicum Ranges, and dredging of the Delaware River at Beckett Street Terminal, located in the vicinity of Camden. The solicitation for this […]

  • 6 August 2013

    A Canadian film crew from the Discovery Channel toured ongoing construction at Long Beach Island, N.J. The Dredge Liberty Island is a hopper dredge owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. The Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District is managing work to restore the previously built sections of the Long Beach Island […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is restoring the north shore of the Indian River Inlet by pumping more than half a million cubic yards of sand from the inlet onto the beach and constructing a dune. Hurricane Sandy caused overwash and flooding on the north shore, forcing Route 1 and the Indian […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting beachfill operations in Mantoloking, Ocean City and Longport, New Jersey – part of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet coastal scheme. These are three separate projects with the same purpose – reducing the risk of coastal storm damages, USACE said. “The Christie Administration is pleased that […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these beautiful photos from their Mantoloking beach replenishment project in New Jersey. “Our contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., is dredging and pumping sand at Mantoloking, NJ as part of one of the largest beachfill projects in our history. We are building a 13-mile dune and berm system […]