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  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company continue with the beachfill construction project on Long Beach Island, NJ. The two companies are building a dune and berm system that will reduce the risk of storm damages. Long Beach Island is an 18-mile barrier island in southern Ocean […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore the marshes at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is making progress. 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 in the area. The dune and restored beach area will […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released an updated schedule for the Long Beach Island beach replenishment scheme. The Army Corps’ contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and the Dodge Island, for this bechfill program, which is a joint effort between the Corps and the New Jersey […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and their contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company are conducting dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ. The USACE is removing critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island serves two important […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially broke ground yesterday on a long-awaited $32.5 million seawall project in northern Atlantic City that will provide critical protection from Absecon Inlet during storm events. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin was joined by USACE Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pumping approximately 8 million cubic yards of sand onto Long Beach Island, N.J. Work is designed to complete the dune and berm system and reduce future storm damages. GLDD mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and the Dodge Island, for the beachfill operations. The […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pumping approximately 8 million cubic yards of sand onto Long Beach Island, N.J. Work is designed to complete the dune and berm system and reduce future storm damages. Great Lakes mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment project. “We’re busy pumping sand onto Long Beach Island, NJ – 8 million cubic yards in total – all to reduce the risk of future storm damages,” they stated. The […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released the latest photos from the Broadkill Beach renourishment program. This project will extend Broadkill Beach for additional 150 feet seaward and approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand will be added to the beach. The scheme, being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City beach replenishment project grinds to a halt and will be delayed for at least six weeks, according to Richard Pearsall, a spokesman with Army Corps Philadelphia District. The Liberty Island, a hopper dredger owned by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is undergoing engine replacement in Norfolk, Va. after it broke down on Saturday, […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that after 62 days of work their hopper dredger McFarland successfully completed emergency dredging operations on the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. The ‘Mac’, one of four oceangoing hopper dredgers owned and operated by the Army Corps, was called upon because high stages […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey is kicking off the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend with vastly improved beaches, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said yesterday during the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual State of the Shore event in Asbury Park. “The beaches are in great shape, and we are ready for the 2015 […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released a video about the Broadkill Beach replenishment program. The project, being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, comes as a part of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening scheme. The beachfill work includes placement of dredged material onto […]