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  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The White House released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2014, which included more than $22.7 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget includes $1.165 million for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 project to continue feasibility study efforts, which include completion of numerous environmental impact […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works are in full swing on a £36 million coastal protection scheme that will recharge 5km of beaches from Holland-on-Sea to Clacton. The first section of the work between Holland Haven to Fernwood Avenue was recently completed, with the beaches being opened back up to the public. The second phase will involve a further 15 fishtail […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reconstruction of the beach on Ludlum Island this spring will begin at the northernmost end of Strathmere after all, according to announcement of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Originally, construction of that northernmost tip of the beach, next to Corson’s Inlet, had been postponed until the […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced last week that Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), signed the Port Monmouth Project Partnership Agreement, the contract between the Army Corps of Engineers and the state of New Jersey formally outlining the terms and conditions of Port Monmouth flood control project. Construction on the project […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Port Monmouth flood control project will be funded by Army Corps of Engineers with federal dollars from the Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January. On a “telephone town hall” call to Port Monmouth residents late last week, Pallone announced that the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than a year after last January’s storms in Franklin Local Board area, work to fix the damage left in their wake continues, said New Zealand’s Auckland Council in its latest release.  “It’s been a long haul,” Franklin Local Board member Alan Cole said. “Damage was done on both coasts and while some of it […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Inspired in large part by the harrowing experiences Connecticut’s shoreline residents lived through in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene and Hurricane Sandy, the General Assembly passed a comprehensive bill that aims to ease the permitting process for shoreline property owners. “In recent years, our state faced serious challenges after several storms brought flooding, power […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its fiscal year 2018 work plan, which includes important dredging and maintenance projects in Maine, totaling $11,780,000.  The budget for the Army Corps of Engineers is overseen by the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Collins […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with United States Navy for oceanfront and dune system stabilization and restoration at the Dam Neck Annex at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. BOEM and the Navy signed the agreement on July 12, 2013. The MOA will allow for the […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released an update on the Vilano Beach dredging program, saying that the project will not cover as much of the beach as originally anticipated. The sand placement is using material dredged from the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the St. Augustine Inlet. The federally authorized channels are […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mass Audubon and Three Bays Prerservation, respected conservation organizations and co-owners of Dead Neck/Sampson’s Island, have submitted plans designed to ensure the long-term survival of the eroding barrier island off the coast of Cotuit and Osterville. The project proposes a beach and bird habitat restoration program of periodically dredging sand from the westernmost tip of […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2020. According to Lasse Petterson, Chief Executive Officer and President, the first quarter of 2020 was an exceptional quarter driven by strong project performance, resulting in net income from continuing operations of $34.0 million and adjusted EBITDA from […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular news articles from the past year.   World’s First LNG-Powered TSHD Minerva Hits the Water The launch ceremony of DEME’s 3,500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Minerva took place on December 3 at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Van der Kamp […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hazardous shoaling in the Thimble Shoals federal navigation channel launched action between local and federal agencies as they raced to reopen a closed navigation lane. The Virginia Pilots Association alerted the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, of the hazard on March 13, and within hours, a survey team was mobilized. The results of […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing the Camp Ellis Beach Shoreline Damage Mitigation Project that will stabilize the shoreline at Camp Ellis Beach in Saco, Maine. The Corps, in partnership with the city of Saco, has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) that examines alternatives to prevent […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham in Western Australia plans to carry out sand renourishment works at Challenger Beach in late April to combat ongoing erosion issues that are occurring on site. Otherwise known as the Kwinana Headland Beach, Challenger Beach is located in East Rockingham, just north of the grain terminal on Rockingham Beach Road. The area has […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement on Venice Beach is once again moving along after heavy seas and a mechanical problem caused a several-day shutdown of operations, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District.   The $20.7 million project for the renourishment of Venice Beach will help protect infrastructure and property from storm damage, while other […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After thorough analysis of the provisions of the Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) yesterday noted several initial large-scale projects he expects to be completed to restore damage to the Jersey Shore caused by Superstorm Sandy. Based on his interpretation of the Sandy aid bill, Pallone pointed to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2013

    Sunshine Coast Council’s foreshore protection works at Golden Beach have commenced sooner than planned, with a dredge arriving at Pumicestone Passage ahead of schedule this week. Division 2 Councillor Tim Dwyer said the scheduled 30 day maintenance renourishment period had been brought forward and extended to ensure erosion caused by ex-tropical Cyclone Oswald is restored. […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane Arthur is threatening to harm the renourishment project done in Sandbridge. The project saw a placement of 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Dam Neck Naval facility. The renourishment project, which was completed after Hurricane Sandy, is expected to protect the beach from […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In another step to ensuring the region’s waterways and beaches are protected, the Sunshine Coast Council has extended the underground sand pipeline at Mooloolaba Beach to allow for improved sand renourishment. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that the 450 mm-diameter pipeline now stretched between the rock wall at Mooloolaba Spit and Mooloolaba Surf Club. […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved Project Implementation Reports that will result in renourishment of North and South Reach beaches in Brevard County, with the federal government footing virtually 100 percent of the estimated $29.3 million cost to restore parts of the county’s eroded shoreline. In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused high […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wreck Pond, which has long plagued residents and beach goers in southern Monmouth County, will receive much needed funding for a federally-led study to identify the best way to combat the significant hazards associated with drainage problems at the pond, said Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) who represents Spring Lake and the surrounding area. Smith, who […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest announcement that the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is now officially underway.        The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]