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  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting will be held on October 29th, at the Le Meridien Hotel in downtown Philadelphia, PA. Also, an Industry-Corps Hopper Dredge Management Group (ICHDMG) Meeting will be held on Tuesday October 27th from 1-5pm, and a USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Weeks Marine have started beachfill construction at Broadkill Beach, Delaware as part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The project involves dredging of sand from the Delaware River to deepen the river for navigation purposes and placing of it on the beach to reduce […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has just announced that the repair works are continuing on their oceangoing hopper dredger McFarland at the Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia. According to USACE, these works involve drydocking, hull painting, pump repairs, steel replacement and a number of other repairs and general maintenance. Designed by the […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A maintenance dredging project in Marcus Hook and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River will be undertaken in the coming months. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, dredging will be performed to a depth of 43 feet to 44 feet plus 1 foot allowable over depth limited by a vertical […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has released the latest aerial photo of the Absecon Inlet Seawall project in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Work is ongoing in the two sections as the wall takes shape, the Corps said in its announcement. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $76.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, rock removal and deepening of the Delaware River main channel. This capital cleanup project will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania; Pedricktown, New Jersey; and Claymont, Delaware, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2017. The […]

  • 13 May 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 maintenance dredging of Marcus Hook, Cherry Island and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River channel from Station 117+000 to Station 237+000. Dredging will be performed to a depth of […]

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

    The Delaware River deepening project, undertaken to allow more efficient transportation of containerized, dry bulk and liquid bulk (crude oil and petroleum products) cargo to and from the Delaware River ports, continues to progress. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this beautiful photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s drill […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District recently wrapped up demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The works are part of the Absecon Inlet Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Structures project designed to provide critical protection during storm events. Overall, the project will […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in their latest announcement that one section of the Absecon Inlet seawall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is now complete while construction continues on the other section. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted on its official facebook page this aerial photo that shows a completed section of beachfill construction at Broadkill Beach, Delaware, as part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening project. The project involves dredging sand from the Delaware River to deepen the river for navigation […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a plan for the Delaware River dredging project. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging of Marcus Hook, Cherry Island and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River channel from Station 117+000 to Station 237+000. Dredging will be performed to a depth of 43 feet […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation confirmed today that the company has won three dredging contracts with an approximate aggregate value of $99 million for projects along the Delaware River. Valued at $77 million, the Delaware River Rock Reach award is a capital project that includes dredging approximately 320,000 cubic yards of rock and gravel material, which […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Ocean County Dune and Berm Project has now reached South Seaside Park, New Jersey, (Berkeley Township) the southernmost community along the Barnegat Peninsula, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest release.  According to USACE, the works will soon begin at Lavallette Beach. “The 13-mile project is now approximately 70% complete. NJDEP serves […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $13.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company of Chesapeake (VA) for dredging the Delaware River main channel. Work will involve dredging approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sediment from portions of the Marcus Hook and New Castle Ranges of the Delaware River main shipping channel, […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Agate Construction Co., a Clermont, New Jersey based company specialized in heavy marine and highway construction, has won a $9.2 million contract for repairs to the Hereford Inlet seawall. The project area is entirely within the municipality of North Wildwood City, New Jersey, and an estimated completion date is April 30, 2021. Bids for this […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced yesterday its plans to dredge a section of the Upper Chesapeake Bay in late February of 2017. According to USACE, this maintenance dredging project will be completed by the end of March 2017. The project area extends from the Sassafras River to Fairlee Creek. Dredged material […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $11.5 million contract for Egg Harbor flood control and coastal emergencies repair work, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in their latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received, according to DoD. Work will be performed in […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, together with their contractor, will begin maintenance dredging on the approach to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in late November 2019. The project area extends from the western approach of the C&D Canal to Fairlee Creek along the Elk River. Dredged material will be placed in the […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its partners celebrated the recent start to dredging and marsh restoration near Avalon, N.J. during a ceremony hosted by the borough on December 11. The project began in late November and involves dredging approximately 50,000 cubic yards of sediment from shoals in the federal channel of […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s medium hopper dredger McFarland, based out of Fort Mifflin in Philadelphia, returned home on March 14 after completing an emergency dredging mission in the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River, 90 miles south of New Orleans. The McFarland, one of four USACE owned and operated deep-draft dredging vessels, arrived […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released an aerial photo of the ongoing project to deepen the federal channel of the Delaware River and use the material to build a dune and berm at Broadkill Beach, Delaware. This project involves dredging as needed within the existing 40-foot Delaware River federal navigation channel […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. (GLDD), from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $19.3 million contract for flood control and coastal emergency repair to the Delaware coast. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in their latest announcement. Work will be performed in Bethany Beach, Delaware, […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14.1 million modification to contract W912BU-15-C-0054 for the Delaware River dredging and rock removal operations. Work will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2019, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. The project is […]