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  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District awarded a $20.9 million contract Tuesday to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for maintenance dredging of the Galveston Entrance, Outer, and Inner Bar Channels and Houston Ship Channel Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef, Texas. “The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.4 million cubic yards […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor in North Otago, New Zealand, are officially underway.  Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present its down to about 1 meter at […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently installing a Geotextile Fabric at the Clouter Creek Disposal Area with the main goal to increase strength of the base of the dike foundation. This work will allow for increased resiliency and the capability to raise the elevation of the dike in the future in […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, opened the stone dike wall between the Niagara River and Unity Island’s North Pond this week, which will allow fresh water from the Niagara River to enter the pond, providing better connectivity for aquatic species. The opening is approximately 50 feet wide, at the water line, and […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District has released a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for its proposed dredged material management plan in Pool 5, near Kellogg, Minnesota. The draft plan outlines the transportation methods and necessary land requirements to permanently place dredged material removed from the Mississippi River in Pool 5 for the […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) has recognized MDOT MPA’s innovative reuse program with the prestigious 2018 ASLA Professional Award for design presented to Mahan Rykiel Associates. “Design with Dredge: Resilient Landscape Infrastructure in the Chesapeake Bay” was selected for the landscape strategies used in the Baltimore region, where 1.15 million cubic yards of […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Dubuque, IA, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Mississippi Valley Division met on December 19 to formalize an agreement for assistance in the preparation of a comprehensive waterfront master plan for the city. The agreement was signed by Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol and USACE Rock Island District Engineer Colonel […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging contractors are being invited to provide Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the removal and placement of dredge material for the Cairns Shipping Development Project, the Queensland Government said in its latest release. The EOI is the first part of a two-stage process to procure a dredging contractor based on their experience, methods, equipment and […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest announcement that their Poplar Island development program is progressing very well.  This work is part of Baltimore District’s Poplar Island expansion project, which is a partnership with the Maryland Port Administration, to create an additional 575 acres using clean material dredged from the […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is holding two public meetings on its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan and is extending the public comment period. The Corps is holding a public meeting, in cooperation with the Buffalo County Board of Supervisors, on June 6, at […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Illinois Senator, Pamela Althoff, yesterday announced that the Fox Waterway Agency may soon receive the financial assistance needed to manage the Fox River and Chain O’Lakes’ dredging issues.  Charged with maintaining and removing sediment from the Fox River and Chain O’Lakes, Senator Althoff said that one of the Fox Waterway Agency’s biggest challenges is getting […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received an application for a permit for maintenance dredging within an existing basin in Marlin Quay Marina, Murrells Inlet, SC. The work will include dredging of 24,307 cubic yards of material from within approximately 2.8 acres of open tidal waters. These dredging opeartions will be performed by a hydraulic cutterhead […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New England District’s evaluation of dredged material disposal projects has been collaboratively developed over a number of years with guidance from the Disposal Area Monitoring System (DAMOS) as well as input from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It is based on the tiered approach outlined in the New England Regional Implementation Manual (RIM) […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stephanie Wilson, Senior Project Scientist with ESS Group, Inc., chaired the EBC 8th Annual Ocean Resource Management Conference: Update on Dredging In New England – Disposal and Beneficial Reuse held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Boston, MA. Under Wilson’s leadership, this program brought together speakers from state and federal government and private industry to […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host an educational webinar on April 3 to provide information to the public about the dredge material management and permitting process in the Long Island Sound region. The webinar will take place from 9.30am to 1pm. The first presentation, at 9.30am, will cover dredged materials management, followed by a […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, created approximately 850 acres of wetlands in 2014 through the beneficial placement of approximately 60 percent of the material dredged from Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River. “With Louisiana continuing to lose its coastal wetlands, the Corps established new goals for maximizing the amount of dredged […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest Central Dredging Association (CEDA) publications, covering the most recent work from the CEDA Working Group on the Beneficial Use of Sediments (WGBU), are now available.  These include: Sustainable Management of the Beneficial Use of Sediments: An Information Paper; Assessing the Benefits of Using Contaminated Sediments: A Position Paper; Beneficial Use of Sediments: Case […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port has cancelled plans to dump dredged material near protected areas in Carlingford Lough due to environmental concerns. Commenting the latest news, Sinn Féin MP Chris Hazzard said: “I welcome today’s confirmation from Warrenpoint Port that they will not be proceeding with proposals to dump dredged material inside the Lough.” “I want to thank Port […]

  • 25 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending the public comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan until July 14. According to the Corps, USACE decided to extend the public comment period after listening to community concerns about its draft plan. The new […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut Port Authority and seven other Connecticut parties have filed a motion stating their intent to join together in a friend of the court brief (amicus) to support a decision by EPA to designate a 1.3 square nautical mile area south of New London, CT, as the approved site for the disposal of dredged […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues seeking land from willing landowners near the Mississippi River. The Corps is actively seeking land suitable for use as a permanent dredged material placement site. On average, the St. Paul District dredges 1 million cubic yards of material each year. This is roughly enough material […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, seeks the public input for the Peterson Lake habitat improvement and modifications project. Changes to the project, as planned by the Corps, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, include: Repair breach work with rock on the northern side of the […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    On or about March 1, 2018, Beam & Associates, Inc. will issue a bid package for a project which involves drying, relocation, and removal of dredged material (mud and mud/sand mixture) from the Tidewater Basin, located off Little Neck Road in North Myrtle Beach, SC. The scope of the work for this project will be […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $120 million upgrade to the Port of Cairns is closer thanks to the finalization of the state’s consideration of the Environmental Impact Statement for the project. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Cameron Dick, today announced the state’s independent Coordinator-General has approved the port upgrades with very stringent reef safeguards. Mr Dick […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, announced two days ago that test results of samples taken from the bottom of the Cuyahoga River shipping channel were clean enough to allow open-lake disposal of dredged sediment. In an open letter to Lake Erie stakeholders, Lt. Col. Karl Jansen, the commander of the USACE Buffalo District, said […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland, has set Monday 15th October as the new date for an open drop-in event to allow members of the public and other stakeholders to learn more about proposed changes to how dredged material from the harbor is dealt with. Taking place at Warrenpoint Town Hall from 3pm to 6pm, the event follows […]