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  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a $9.9-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project at Oakwood Beach, N.J.  This project, which entails the construction of a 50-foot wide berm, or beach, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pushing forward with a beachfill project in Strathmere, N.J. The project is part of a bigger scheme, which involves the southern end of Ocean City as well as Ludlum Island (Strathmere and Sea Isle). In Strathmere and Sea Isle, the […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn’s Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released a beautiful photo of the 22″ cutterhead dredge Essex working on the Delaware River. The dredge, owned and operated by Norfolk Dredging Company, is busy working on the main navigational channel of the Delaware River under the 45-foot deepening project. The Corps awarded this $50.2 million contract […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s project at Barnegat Inlet requires dredging to provide a safe, reliable navigation channel for one of the most dangerous inlets on the east coast. The project is critical to a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels that contribute to the economic value […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is erecting dune system that will help the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to restore the salt water marshland of the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. This $38 million worth marsh restoration project is one of the largest restoration projects of its kind ever conducted in the eastern […]

  • 1 October 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the Delaware River dredging program. This very important development project will include dredging within the Billingsport and Tinicum Ranges of the Delaware River Main Channel. The officials announced that the disposal area available for use will be Fort Mifflin Disposal Area, Cell […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ are currently underway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company of Harvey Cedars, are dredging critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program, located at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, is currently underway, with the main goal to ensure safe and reliable maritime commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas, during the […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is making good progress on the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk reconstruction in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Absecon Island coastal scheme is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by Congress to rebuild and strengthen the state’s beaches following Superstorm Sandy […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District is wrapping up operations at Dewey Beach Delaware. According to the Corps, the beachfill project involves pumping some 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto Dewey and Rehobeth beaches to reduce the risk of storm damages. The project, managed by USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is nearing completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk reconstruction at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. USACE just released the latest aerial view of the project, which is designed to reduce the risk of storm damages and help the city restore recreational access along the […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is interested in awarding one Firm Fixed Price Contract in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation part 14 for approximately 310,000 CY of sand to be pumped from an offshore borrow area for the Bethany Beach replenishment project. The source of sand is the Fenwick Island Borrow Source located […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC, Oakbrook, Illinois, won an $11.6 million Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) C&D Canal Maintenance Dredging contract. According to the Department of Defense, the contract – awarded by the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District – includes maintenance dredging of the IWW C&D Canal federal navigation project in Chesapeake City, Maryland. […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers, Philadelphia District, recently awarded a $2.2 million dredging contract to Jade Creek Construction, LLC. According to the Corps, work will involve dredging the Basin, within USACE’s property limit, in Chesapeake City, Md. to a depth of 10 feet. “Additional work will occur east of the Basin in the Chesapeake and […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, dredged and pumped the first load of sand onto Ship Bottom, New Jersey, yesterday, as part of their Storm Damage Reduction Project on Long Beach Island. Its one of the largest beachfill contracts ever undertaken by USACE. This program is a joint effort between the Army Corps and […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are constructing a berm system at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. Work is designed to reduce damages from future storm events and was funded through the Hurricane Sandy Relief […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is dredging more than one million cubic yards of sand from the Delaware Bay and using it to build a dune and berm at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, on behalf of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Storms have caused breaches and degraded part of […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Philadelphia Water Department hosted a stream restoration workshop July 22-24. The multi-agency and disciplinary group included staff from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Environmental Protection Agency, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, New Jersey Water […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia Distric is currently conducting dredging operations on the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the sediment to restore marsh near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. “Our goal is to beneficially use dredged material when possible to restore habitat and enhance coastal resiliency. Our project partners include the State of NJ Department […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released a video about the Strathmere Shore Protection Project, NJ. Sand pumped ashore from a borrow area two miles off Corson’s Inlet is being used to build a dune 13 feet high and a berm (or beach) 50 feet wide. The beachfill is part of a bigger project that includes […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment scheme. The Corps and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company began dredging and beachfill operations in early May in the borough of Ship Bottom. Great Lakes mobilized two dredgers, the Padre Island […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted this amazing image from 1962 of the drag arm of their dredging vessel Goethals, which operated from 1937 to 1982.  From a distance, the Corps’ hopper dredger looks like most any other vessel. Thing that makes it different is the ‘lobster claw’, duplicated on other […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk construction project in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by Congress to rebuild and strengthen the state’s […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The $7.6 million project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the U.S. […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic District’s Business Technical Division recently led a team that reviewed the design and construction involved with Philadelphia District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ current coastal resilience work on Absecon Island, New Jersey. Team members also included their colleagues from New York and New England Districts, according to the official […]