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  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration recently announced the completion of the third in a series of pilot projects designed to gauge the effectiveness of beneficially reusing silt and sand dredged for navigation improvement projects to restore degraded salt marshes as protective buffers against severe storms, while enhancing habitat for wildlife. The latest project restored 10 acres of […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thirty-fifth Consultative Meeting of the Parties of the London Convention 1972 and London Protocol adopted Guidelines for Assessment of Dredged Material during the final day of the Meeting of the Parties at the International Maritime Organization headquarters in London, 12-18 October 2013. These Guidelines are to be used for assessment of dredged material that […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and city of Wabasha, Minnesota, leadership met to discuss the dredged material management plan for Lower Pool 4, April 19. The Corps is working in partnership with the city in an effort to find a suitable, permanent home for nearly 270,000 cubic yards of material dredged annually […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published last week in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. According to USACE, section 1122 requires the Corps to establish a pilot program […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Schleswig-Holstein recently granted Hamburg permission to continue to deposit dredged material near Buoy E3 in the North Sea. The new permission substantially increases the scope for action to continuously keep the water level deep in the Port of Hamburg. “For the around 10,000 seagoing vessels annually calling at the Port of Hamburg, reliable water depths throughout […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on its plans to move dredged material from its temporary placement site on Lost Island to its permanent placement site at West Newton Chute. Both placement sites are located in the Pool 5 of the Upper Mississippi River near Wabasha, Minnesota. The […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Houston has used dredging to restore marshes and other beneficial use sites in the Galveston Bay area. As a component of the 1998 congressionally authorized project to deepen and widen of the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels (HGNC), the silt, sand, shell and clay dredged during the expansion and subsequent channel maintenance has been, and […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is currently working on a plan to dredge and discharge about 150.000 cubic yards of material from Coos Bay over the next three years, according to the USACE’s Portland District latest release. The application was submitted last week and now the USACE is asking for public comment on this proposal. […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Board of Public Works yesterday unanimously approved dedicated funding of two Coastal Resiliency Grant Program projects in Anne Arundel County to help communities enhance their resiliency to the effects of climate change, extreme storms and weather. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is helping to design six shoreline improvement demonstration projects statewide to implement on-the-ground […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they received 94 proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. Section 1122 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to carry out 10 projects for the […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Dredging Operations Technical Support Program (DOTS) will launch a new website dedicated to the practice of thin-layer placement of dredged material. The newly developed Thin-Layer Placement of Dredged Material website will officially launch during the next DOTS webinar August 31, and will consolidate a growing wealth of information and […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released for public review and comment the Long Island Sound Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS). The public comment period will run through Oct. 16, 2015. Public Hearings were held in New York and Connecticut and two additional Public Hearings are […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the City of Chicago will host two public meetings for the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The meetings are set to take place as follows: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Chicago Public Library Vodak East Side Branch 3710 […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a five-year Environmental Services Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract to ANAMAR Environmental Consulting Inc. for dredged material evaluation. The $7 million contract will include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained navigation channels and off-shore dredge material disposal sites. Routine testing […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft environmental assessment on a proposed action to unload dredged material from the Grand Encampment Placement Site in Buffalo County, Wis. The placement site has reached its storage capacity, and the Corps is proposing to unload approximately 500,000 cubic yards of dredged material. The […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) recently released a Draft Guidance Document on the Innovative Reuse and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. According to MDE, approximately 5 million cubic yards of sediments are dredged annually in Maryland’s portion of Chesapeake Bay. Finding environmentally responsible solutions for managing this material is a priority for the State of […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 101 – “Basics of Dredging, Dredged Material Management and Environmental Considerations” short course, hosted by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to take place on October 7, 2019, at Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. The course has been developed and provided exclusively by WEDA, for the purpose of helping anyone interested […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in partnership with the Wabasha Port Authority, will host a public meeting tomorrow, Aug. 28, to provide an update on the current planning efforts for the Pool 4 Dredged Material Management Plan. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., at the Wabasha Kellogg High School in […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging at Port of Kalama’s TEMCO grain elevator, aimed to ensure safety and smooth sailing, is set to begin this week, the port said in its latest release.  The majority of dredged material will be placed in-water along the beaches at Ahles Point and the southern half of Rasmussen Park. “Port of Kalama day […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (LNGL) said in its latest release that their wholly owned subsidiary Magnolia LNG has executed a Servitude Agreement with Turners Bay LLC, a Louisiana limited liability company. The partnership includes the right to deposit dredge spoils on certain tracts of land located in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana (Servitude Property) as per the […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Anamar Environmental Consulting Inc. in the amount of about $260,000 for environmental services to include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Corpus Christi Ship Channel and off-shore dredge material disposal site. Routine testing allows staff to […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Officials with the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today their intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the impacts of implementing a 20-year Dredged Materials Management Plan (DMMP) for the portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) between Port Royal Sound, S.C., and the Georgia-Florida state line. The Savannah […]

  • 5 January 2011

    The City of South Padre Island together with the Texas General Land Office and the US Army Corps of Engineers will soon commence to install the necessary equipment needed to begin the Beneficial Use of Dredge Material (BUDM) project. The project was approved by City Council on December 15, 2010 at their regular meeting. The […]

  • 8 September 2010

    The EPA is designating the Guam Deep Ocean Disposal Site (G-DODS) as a permanent ocean dredged material disposal site (ODMDS) located offshore of Guam. Dredging is essential for maintaining safe navigation at port and naval facilities in Apra Harbor and other locations around Guam. Beneficial re-use of dredged material (e.g., for habitat creation, construction material, […]

  • 21 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Summer has come and gone, but boaters are still making their way in and out of the Robbins Reef Yacht Club in New Jersey’s Newark Bay within the Port of New York/New Jersey. “We saw a significant increase in boating activity this summer and it’s continuing this fall and this is because our members are […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has completed the Dredged Material Management Plan for the Bull’s Island and Milliken Creek dredge cuts on the Illinois Waterway. Due to heavy sedimentation between river miles 240.3 and 242.7 on the Illinois Waterway near Ottawa, Illinois, dredging is needed on a regular basis to maintain […]