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  • 27 August 2012

    The first Florida project funded under the Natural Resource Damage Assessment Early Restoration Projects will soon be underway in Escambia County after a groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday at the Galvez Boat Ramp. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a “Notice to Proceed” for the replacement of existing docks. NRDA Construction Project Consultant […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River, August 19-23, 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, reports. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river. According to USACE, commission members will meet with local partners, […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham’s beaches draw visitors from near and far throughout summer, but during winter, storms and wild weather can deplete the quantity of sand available for the next season. So, every year the City selects various beaches for sand renourishment as part of its ongoing beach monitoring and management program. The choice of […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Menemsha Creek Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Chilmark and Aquinnah, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves urgently needed maintenance dredging to remove various shoals in the channel and anchorage basin of the Federal navigation project. Shoaling in these areas was made […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Under the Clean Water Act of 1972, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is responsible for regulating dredge and fill activities in waters of the United States, including jurisdictional freshwater and tidal wetlands. Some minor activities, such as aquatic habitat restoration, boat ramp construction, agricultural activities and modifications to existing marinas may be authorized through […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has proposed to develop a Platte River Mouth Restoration and Access Plan/Environmental Assessment (EA). The Platte River is located in the southern portion of the National Lakeshore and discharges into Lake Michigan. Benzie County owns and manages a recreational boat launch at Platte River Point, approximately 900 feet from the […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has awarded the final construction contract for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $17.8 million S-69 Weir and Canal Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on September 26. The contract involves […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor Federal navigation project (FNP) in Rye, New Hampshire. The state of New Hampshire is the local sponsor and has requested this dredging. Rye Harbor is a small, 40-acre estuarine embayment located approximately five miles south of […]

  • 19 April 2013

    Waikato Regional Council and Taupō District Council will be undertaking work at Kuratau to replenish the northern part of the beach. Approximately 3,500 cubic metres of sand will be placed on the beach over approximately three days. The beach replenishment work will supplement an earlier placement of 500 cubic metres of sand prior to Christmas. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) recently celebrated the impending start of work on the Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration and Enhancement project in Charlestown. Starting the first week of December, crews will be dredging within the Charlestown Breachway, and will then reuse that material on the adjacent Ninigret salt marsh to increase its […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources, residents of Little Wall Lake and Hamilton County Conservation Board members met in Des Moines on Tuesday in an effort to advance the management plan of the 256-acre lake. The two sides have been at odds over the lake’s water level management. As a shallow lake, the DNR statewide […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Local boaters are reaping the benefits of maintenance works completed recently by dredging company Hall Contracting, which have seen a safe, navigable passage dredged in Townsville’s Ross River and easy access provided to the Breakwater Pacific Marina. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the business had initially been engaged by the Department of […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 7-11, 2014. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Total Marine Services has been awarded the tender for the Tairua Wharf Project, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The $1.4 million scheme involves rebuilding works on the existing wharf and taking the opportunity to widen it to allow permitted vehicles (emergency/commercial) to use it. The boat launch ramp will be widened and extended with two pontoons […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The California Division of Boating and Waterways has awarded the Port of San Diego a $6.1 million grant from the Harbors and Watercraft Revolving Fund for the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvements Project. The grant will help fund the estimated $9.5 million needed for the project. The project entails improving the launch ramp’s basin […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has awarded Brevard County an additional $21.5 million legislative appropriation grant for Phase II of the Brevard County Muck Dredging project. This latest funding builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two years for muck removal in the Indian River Lagoon, for a total investment of $41.5 million to date. Muck build-up is […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of San Diego has been awarded a grant in the amount of $3,350,000 from the California Natural Resources Agency, Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wildlife Conservation Board for the Shelter Island Boat Launch Facility Improvement Project. The award was officially accepted by the Board of Port Commissioners at its March 8, 2016 regular […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to repair the Bearskin Neck Jetty in Rockport Harbor in Rockport, Massachusetts, beginning in October 2014 and extending over a 5 to 6 month period. The work of this project consists of repairing the 540-foot-long jetty that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy. In anticipation of […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Hingham’s Town Manager, Thomas Mayo, and other state and local officials yesterday to announce $3.6 million in Massachusetts Dredging Program grants to four communities, including a $2 million award for work on Hingham’s Inner Harbor. Lt. Governor Polito also announced awards for Beverly, Chatham and […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Across the state, lakes operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, are kept at winter pool level – lower than normal, to allow more room for storing water when the Spring rains arrive. At Burnsville Lake in Burnsville, West Virginia, crews have been taking advantage of the lower levels to get ready […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Pillar Point Harbor dredging project has officially commenced this week, reports hmbreview.com. During this three-week cleanup program, the contractor plans to remove around 3,500 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s boat launch ramps area. The dredged material will be placed at Perched Beach, according to hmbreview.com. Background The Harbor District’s boat launch ramp […]

  • 29 June 2011

    The boat launch ramp at Petoskey’s marina reopened fully Monday after a closure of three weeks or so to allow for harbor dredging nearby.   (petoskeynews) [mappress] Source: petoskeynews, June 29, 2011

  • 18 September 2013

    The Pillar Point Harbor dredging project has officially commenced this week. During this three-week cleanup program, the contractor plans to remove around 3,500 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s boat launch ramps area. Background The Harbor District’s boat launch ramp at PPH, built around 1992, periodically requires maintenance dredging to keep its three ramps […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two dredges are now running 24 hours a day, six days a week on Quonochontaug Pond, suctioning material from the breachway and depositing it on the adjacent salt marsh as part of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project. Contractor J.F. Brennan, which also worked on a […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Avalon has just announced that it will conduct a public safety initiative following Memorial Day weekend by dredging the navigation waterway behind Bay Park Marina. The work is expected to take less than one week to finish and will result in the marina operations being suspended during that period. Avalon has received verbal […]