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  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT) and Chicago Park District are working on additional lakefront stabilization projects, planned in coordination with the Army Corp, that will protect Chicago’s shoreline from Lake Michigan water levels. The joint project will protect Juneway Beach, Rogers Beach and Howard Beach on the far North Side from erosion. It will […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tybee Island Supplemental Beach Renourishment Project is officially underway, according to the city latest report. Mayor Jason Buelterman announced yesterday that the City of Tybee’s beach renourishment project is starting from 8th Street to 5th Street. “A small segment of the beach will be closed in this vicinity, but otherwise, the beach is open. The […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has received the Provisional Letter of Acceptance for the Design and Construction contract for the Pasay Reclamation Development Project in Manila Bay, Philippines in cooperation with CHEC from China. The award was made by the publicly listed company SM Prime Holdings Inc. (SMPHI), one of the largest property developers in […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The Florida coast is home to some of the most beautiful white, sandy beaches. On a recent survey of the dredging progress at Port St. Joe, Manson Construction’s Dave McPeak captured some amazing footage of the exceptional work being done by the GLENN EDWARDS hopper dredging crews. The St. Joseph Peninsula (Cape San Blas) […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $5 million in funding is available for councils, researchers, business and community groups over the next four years for practical on-ground coastal projects which will deliver environmental and economic benefits, the Government of South Australia reports.  According to their official statement, the State Government, with the Coast Protection Board, is providing funding and calling […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has been very busy these days pumping sand onto Durban’s Golden Mile beaches, aimed to welcome thousands of holidaymakers this festive season. Under the project, sand collected by their modern trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Isandlwana during TNPA’s usual harbor dredging operations from the ‘sand trap’ […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Sand Bypass System Jetty upgrade project is progressing well, with the first girder installed this week, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports.  According to GCWA, a major upgrade to the Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System jetty will ensure sand continues to be pumped northward keeping the Seaway open for the recreation, tourism and […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island (GA), the Army Corps’ Savannah District and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company personnel recently held a pre-construction kickoff meeting regarding the upcoming Tybee Island Supplemental Beach Renourishment Project. The $13.8 million renourishment deal, which will finish early in the new year, will place 1.25 million cubic yards […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new beach improvement and shoreline stabilization project for Waikīkī Beach has been successfully completed, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “The effort between the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) and the Waikīkī Beach Special Improvement District demonstrates a successful public-private partnership with the district […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $20m redevelopment of the Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North is set create long lasting regional economic benefits and future-proof the region’s import and export sectors, Port Nelson said in their latest announcement.  General Manager Infrastructure, Allanagh Rivers, said that the Port’s investment will also improve the Port’s resilience, move main wharf operations further away […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has awarded a $59.4 million contract to Ames Construction, Inc. to complete the Wild Rice River structure portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. The contract for the Wild Rice River structure is the second construction contract to be awarded […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Collier County 2019 Beach Renourishment Project is wrapping up ahead of schedule, the county said in their latest announcement.  The crews have completed their mission of placing 165,000 tons of sand to a 2.4 mile stretch of Collier County beach extending from Park Shore South to Clam Pass. According to the project update, they […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Dredging of the River Parrett on the Somerset Levels is a major spectacle. See how it’s being done for Somerset Rivers Authority by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors WM Longreach in this short video. The work is reducing flood risks for up to 200 properties across a wide area. The Environment Agency […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The California Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) has awarded $2.98 million to the California Tahoe Conservancy to help restore the Upper Truckee Marsh, the largest wetland in the Lake Tahoe Basin. “We’re grateful to the Wildlife Conservation Board for its support,” said Conservancy Board Chair and City of South Lake Tahoe representative, Brooke Laine. “This new […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced the completion of the Cameron Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project. CPRA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) shared in the $12.4 million construction cost to create and nourish more than 700 acres of degraded […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next stage of the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense scheme is now underway, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). As reported, work on the first stage, Kendall’s Wharf, began on 25th November 2019 and will continue until Spring 2020. This will include the construction of an earth embankment and wall, as well […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at Harrington Back Channel have just passed the half way mark, with the beach renourishment phase of Manning Point Beach about to get underway, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. As reported, Manning Point locals and visitors to the area will have noticed slurry being pumped onto the beach over the last few weeks […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment was once again put to the test during a land reclamation project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands, for the contractor Martens en Van Oord. The Haringvliet – a large water body just south of Rotterdam – was closed off the North Sea in 1970 to protect the Low Lands. Recently, the locks – […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    After about two weeks of digging, heavy equipment has cleared a buildup of sand from the San Dieguito River inlet to restore tidal flushing to the lagoon, reports the City of Del Mar, California.  According to their latest release, excavators successfully opened the river channel to the ocean earlier this month. As an added benefit, […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rehabilitation of the Port Elgin breakwater, led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), will begin shortly, the Town of Saugeen Shores reports.  Equipment and supplies have already begun arriving at the Port Elgin Main Beach parking area from the bandshell south towards the Beach House, which will serve as a staging area during construction. According […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock LLC has restarted sand-placement operations along the Virginia Beach oceanfront. According to the Army Corps’ Norfolk District, the contractor is pumping sand at 57th Street with construction advancing north toward 70th Street. USACE also added that this week, 57th to 65th streets are scheduled for construction. Upon completion of the […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility was set to begin on November 11, but has been rescheduled to start on November 25 due to the recent bushfire event, the New South Wales’ MidCoast Council informs.  Under the plan, the council will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up on all four […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ahtna Marine & Construction Company, LLC (AMCC), an Ahtna, Inc. company, has finalized acquisition of Cavache, Inc. a Florida-based dredging and civil construction firm. Cavache has been in operation for over 15 years and it’s 20 employees and vessel and marine equipment assets will be transitioned under AMCC. “Cavache has an excellent reputation with their […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne dredging program is expected to begin on the 25th of November 2019, the Australia’s largest container port said in its latest announcement.  Dredging works, set to be completed in March 2020, will be carried out at various locations within the port precinct and the South Channel in Port Phillip Bay to […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Appropriations Committee has approved Assemblyman Jay Webber’s legislation (A3804) creating a fund to preserve New Jersey’s second largest lake. “Greenwood Lake is a great natural, economic, and recreational resource for New Jersey, supplying more than 3 million of our residents with drinking water daily,” said Webber. “Establishing annual funding dedicated to this essential […]