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  • 14 September 2020
    Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful and unique bird’s eye view of their green vessels Bonny River and D’Artagnan, heading for their next project. The Bonny River represents DEME’s new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. She can dredge in very hard soils and also work in deep waters of more than 100 meters. […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Technology

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s Guardians of the Reservoir Challenge webinar will take place this Thursday, September 10th, at noon EST. Reservoirs are bodies of stored fresh water that typically form behind dams. They are a critical water source, supplying farms with irrigation and providing potable water to people and homes.  Increasingly, they are also an important […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning September 8, vehicles won’t be permitted on Vilano Beach because of a beach renourishment project to restore the dunes, St. Johns County Government said in their latest release. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. Johns County officials said. In addition to […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Port of Coos Bay, OR, has just released this amazing photo from their recent dredging project at the shoaled area off Point Adams. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracted with JE McAmis to conduct coastal dredging at ports throughout the coast. Following completion of their work to conduct annual maintenance dredging of the Charleston […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three high priority coastal projects in Drummond Cove, Beachlands and Cape Burney will go ahead thanks to funding from the State Government, the City of Greater Geraldton, WA, reports. Part of $5 million the allocated to address erosion hotspots across WA and the $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan, the City of Greater Geraldton has received […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Equipment

    Royal IHC has just released this beautiful photo of their single-cast cutter body of a 70CT CurveTooth cutter head – currently under construction. The adapters for the teeth will be mounted in the pods which are cast integrally with the complete body. According to IHC, this makes the CurveTooth cutter teeth exceptionally strong and robust […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Technology

    Hanneke Teunissen has been appointed as the new editor of Terra et Aqua, the quarterly journal founded in 1972 by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Hanneke grew up in Canada and worked both in there and in the Netherlands in publishing, communications and marketing. With a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Hanneke has […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite has signed the Chief’s Reports for two flood damage reduction studies in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The signing of these reports for the Savan Gut Phase II and Turpentine Run projects, marks a crucial milestone and progresses the proposed projects to Congress […]

  • 25 August 2020

    The next phase of work is due to start on a £27 million flood defence scheme in Rhyl in October. The East Rhyl Coastal Defence Scheme will protect 1,650 properties in East Rhyl and will be funded through the Welsh Government, as well as part funding by Denbighshire County Council. Work started on site in […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gov. Edwards has joined local and state officials to cut the ribbon on a recently completed $30 million levee-enhancement project in Jefferson Parish. This is first in a series of projects that will protect the greater Lafitte-Barataria-Crown Point community from tidal surge flooding and other extreme weather events. The project includes 2.9 miles of concrete-capped […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Government of Western Australia has allocated almost $7 million to four high priority coastal erosion hotspots and an additional 42 coastal management projects across Western Australia. Transport and Planning Minister Rita Saffioti said today that $5 million would be allocated to four high priority coastal erosion projects across WA including: $3.25 million to the […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging and beachfill operations in Sea Isle City (NJ) were successfully completed last week, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. According to the Corps, for northern Sea Isle City, work began on June 30th and was completed on July 17. For southern Sea Isle City, a pipe landing was made near 84th […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand are being dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating in the region, the National Party of Australia reports. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia had happened annually since […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE Buffalo District and U.S. EPA will host a media event with guest speakers on August 13 at 1 p.m., at the Westpoint Marina at Braddock Bay located at 105 E Manitou Rd., Rochester, NY 14612, to celebrate the completion of the Braddock Bay ecosystem restoration project and moving the Rochester Embayment Area of Concern […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    J. F. Brennan Company Inc., from La Crosse, Wisconsin, has won a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Duluth-Superior Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Superior, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of November 22, 2022. Under […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    During yesterday’s videoconference, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry signed legislation approved by City Council for additional funding for the ongoing deepening project at JAXPORT. “This bill represents a significant win for our city, the growth of our local economy, and our reputation as a logistics hub for the southeastern United States,” said Curry. “With my signature, […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    The USACE Los Angeles District has reissued Regional General Permit No. 74, which authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with maintenance activities in the San Diego Creek Watershed and San Juan Creek/Western San Mateo Creek Watershed Special Area Management Plan areas. RGP 74 authorizes temporary impacts to up […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded a $7 million contract on July 28, 2020, to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Omaha, Neb., for the Ponce De Leon Inlet North Jetty Rehabilitation and Aid to Navigation Replacement Project at Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County, Fla. The Ponce de Leon Inlet north […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    Recent survey results have shown that between 40,000m3 and 50,000m3 of sand has been lost since the last campaign – which is how much the crews are pumping from the Maroochy River back to the beach, Sunshine Coast Council reports. About every two years they replenish the sand along Maroochydore Beach to widen the beach […]

  • 3 August 2020

    Emily Twiggs, Senior Project Scientist, EOMAP Australia https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-twiggs-796989b5/ www.eomap.com https://www.portandcoastalsolutions.com https://nqbp.com.au EOMAP applies its satellite-derived turbidity monitoring capabilities to dredging programs run by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). Turbidity plumes are stirred-up sediment which can be transported long distances by currents. Understanding the full spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, whether from natural […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council is watching Jimmys Beach closely as weather forecasts indicate that further coastal erosion is possible this week, the council said in their latest release. “Wind and swell direction resulting from the current east coast low weather event could result in further erosion at Jimmys Beach,” said Council’s Coastal Management Coordinator, Andrew Staniland. Although […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbor in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The more than $2 million contract was awarded to Roen Salvage Co., from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The contract (award number W911XK20C0014) is to dredge approximately 120,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency’s annual flood defence work to protect thousands of coastal properties from flooding is almost complete for 2020. According to the EA, the £7m scheme saw 400,000 cubic metres of sand replaced on Lincolnshire’s beaches. The sand is pumped from the seabed back onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a Florida-based land and hydrographic survey firm, has released details of critical pre-and post-construction surveys for Eastman Aggregate Enterprises LLC, a contractor working with the USACE, together with the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County, of the completed Miami Beach Hotspots Beach Renourishment Project. Despite the challenges posed by […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The final section of the sea defence project at Fairhaven Lake is now complete and open to the public, reports the Fylde Council. The project that will protect over 2,400 properties from coastal erosion stretches from Fairhaven Lake to Church Scar promenade on Seafield Road. According to the Council, the contractor – VBA (a joint […]