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  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    An EUR 8.5 million upgrade to the main harbor in Bantry Bay is expected to begin later this month, according to local media. The Bantry Bay Inner Harbor Development contract has been awarded to BAM Civil Ltd. The project marks the start of the regenerating of the inner harbor and is in keeping with the total […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Oak Island will receive at least $1.1 million in state funding for the Town’s Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration Plan. The project will also put much-needed sand on the island’s west end. The Town received notice of the tentative award from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday. It’s possible […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $5.2 million contract to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, to remove dredged material from a temporary storage area near Buffalo City, Wisconsin, on September 29. The project consists of transferring more than 400,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Lost Island, […]

  • 13 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 31 and TAMU 42) June 5-8, 2011 at the “Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee. The theme of this conference “Enhancing the Economy Through Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Commissioner Robert Klee of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, few days ago offered the following comment on release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound. “Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) supports the recommendations for the […]

  • 16 October 2010

    Dredging Corporation of India, the pioneer Dredging Company, under the Ministry of Shipping has secured Capital Dredging Contract worth `171.00 Crores from Ennore Port ltd. DCI stood lowest bidder (L1) under stiff competition from national and international dredging companies. Total eight Indian and International dredging companies have participated in the tendering process called for by […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced that more than $100 million was allocated to the district’s Civil Works program for FY 2017. The FY 2017 program includes funding outlined in yesterday’s Work Plan as well as emergency appropriations provided by the December 2016 continuing resolution. Highlights include $17.5 million to initiate […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. USACE awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. The construction will place roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees to launch the implementation of the Sand Management Cost Shared Study. The district and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees pursued a sand management cost-shared study following the establishment of a partnership last year to develop a science-based sand […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), and Port Freeport today announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, 2014, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to widen the […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that language he authored and proposed to help the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been incorporated in a critical coastal bill that has passed the U.S. Senate. The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that includes legislative language to extend the renourishment period for this critical […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Ontonagon Harbor. King Company, Inc. from Holland, Michigan, was awarded a more than $1.1 million contract to dredge the federal channel in the Ontonagon Harbor in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The contractor will remove approximately 132,300 cubic […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, is proposing improvement dredging to the Point Judith Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Narragansett, Rhode Island. The proposed project includes the widening of the existing 15-foot deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) West Bulkhead channel by […]

  • 25 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    USA: Stone Harbor Renourishment Moves Ahead Stone Harbor officials have learned that the ongoing beach nourishment project will now involve the entire beachfront.   USA: President Obama Visits Ellicott Dredges (VIDEO) President Barack Obama visited Moravia Park Elementary School, local manufacturer Ellicott Dredges and The Center for Urban Families in Baltimore last week as part […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Children who live and visit the Borough of Stone Harbor are grabbing their yellow hats and acting as official Honorary Inspectors for the Stone Harbor beach fill project that resumed on Wednesday afternoon, July 3rd. The Borough is making free plastic hats available to children who are curious about the large beach nourishment project underway; […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin maintenance dredging of the Snohomish River upstream and downstream settling basins today. Hydraulic dredging will begin in the upstream settling basin where 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed and placed on City of Everett’s property. This material is available for beneficial use by the city. […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) was joined yesterday by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, Sea Bright Councilman Reed Murphy and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers New York District at the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion to praise the progress of the beach replenishment project that has begun in Monmouth Beach and […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has announced the sale of an Easydredge® 3700, the largest vessel in the Easydredge® series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD), designed and built by IHC. This innovative and flexible Easydredge® concept can be tailor-made to suit requirements, without compromising on delivery times or price. Available from stock, the vessels are fit […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking representatives from federal, state and local governments and agencies, Indian tribes, non-governmental organizations, academia, business and industry and individuals interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for addressing coastal storm risk management and ecosystem restoration in the coastal Texas region. […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rijkswaterstaat needs millions of cubic meters of sand every year to maintain the Dutch coast and protect it from the coastal erosion caused by major storms. That sand comes from the seabed. A permit is needed to extract the sand and an environmental impact report is needed in turn to obtain a permit. Rijkswaterstaat works […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project. A large ocean-going hopper dredge, with pump out capability, began dredging […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Starting mid-June and finishing mid-August, 50,000 cubic meters of sand has been dredged from Port Hacking navigation channels and the spoil relocated to North Cronulla Beach. Equivalent to 20 Olympic swimming pools, the sand is contaminant free, similar in colour and size to the nearby beach sand. The sand was transported by a trailing suction […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded two grants totaling approximately $7.5 million from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the Golden Triangle Marsh Creation ($3.2M) project and the Biloxi Marsh Living Shoreline ($4.3M) project under the RESTORE Act. These projects represent two out of seven […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just in time for the summer boating season, State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $75,000 in state funding to be used for the dredging of the Sandy Pond Channel in Oswego County. On Thursday, Senator Ritchie met with local leaders, community members, business owners and members of the Sandy Pond Channel Maintenance […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 1 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for the Carteret County Shore Protection and Restoration Project in North Carolina. Sediment used for the project will stabilize and help restore the ecological […]