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  • 7 June 2010

    The ongoing simultaneous dredging campaign of cleansing 11 big nullahs of the city would be completed by June 25, District Officer Solid…   [mappress] Source: thepost, June 8, 2010;

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another barrier island restoration project is nearing completion on Whiskey Island off the coast of Louisiana, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This time it is the Caillou Lake Headlands Restoration Project which uses sediment from the Ship Shoal, an offshore sand source that EPA proposed for use in a 2002. The Caillou Lake […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released these beautiful photos from the Folly Beach renourishment project.  “The project has been a huge success in reducing risk to the people and property behind the dunes. We are on track to finish pumping this week,” said USACE in their latest project update. The Charleston […]

  • 25 July 2013

    Stone Harbor’s ambitious beachfront reconstruction project is in its final clays and could conclude on or before Wednesday, July 31st. Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters and other Borough officials received word about major progress on the beach fill during a weekly project update meeting held at the Stone Harbor Fire Company on Wednesday, July 24th. […]

  • 4 December 2012

    Gator Dredging will begin dredging operations in the Chantry Canal by the end of this week. The site being used by the company is across from the Rosen Park boat launch. Boaters using the ramp are advised to use caution in the area, and watch for equipment and machinery. Submerged pipe will be part of […]

  • 11 June 2012

    A beach replenishment project that added 300,000 cubic yards of sand to beaches in Ventnor and Atlantic City is nearly complete, according to pressofatlanticcity.com. “I do like the larger beach, but I really hope that the dredging equipment will be removed soon,” said Annamarie Scarselletti, gesturing to a large, rust-colored dredging pipe that divides the […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has delivered a pledge to Prime Minister Kevin Rudd’s office to end dumping of dredge material in the Great Barrier Reef. The pledge has been delivered with a demonstration of dumping and dredging by protesters from the AMCS who staged a mock dump of sludge at the Prime Minister’s office […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker wrapped up her trade mission to Africa with a stop in Ethiopia that focused on AGOA renewal. AGOA, the U.S. African Growth and Opportunity Act, “is one critical tool to continue deepening trade and investment ties between the U.S. and Africa,” the Commerce Department said in a May 27 […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A bipartisan group of Great Lakes senators, led by Great Lakes Task Force co-chairs Sen. Carl Levin and Sen. Mark Kirk, wrote to Army Corps of Engineers leaders, urging them to direct additional funding for harbor maintenance projects to reduce a severe backlog of projects in the Great Lakes. The letter, from members of the […]

  • 23 February 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon commence a $15.8 million beach renourishment project between Key Biscayne and Miami Beach. The first phase of the beach restoration is set to start in the last week of February and it will include dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of sand from a borrow pit off Key […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Mile Point, located on the St. Johns River near Naval Station Mayport, is nearing completion, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. The Mile Point area experienced limited navigation during ebb tide because of difficult cross-currents at the convergence of the river with the Intracoastal Waterway, USACE […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the USACE to explore alternatives to disposal of dredged sediment in Lake Erie.  The senators called for an independent assessment to determine the practice’s impact on water quality, the ecosystem, and Ohio’s shipping industry. “While […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) will be completing the northern end of the project by the beginning of this week. “They will then reverse the direction of the 6th Avenue North feed pipe, and pump […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Lake Audubon dredging scheme, conducted by Lake Services, Inc., is nearing its completion, the Virginia based Reston Association said in their latest project update. Routine dredging is part of the association’s lakes maintenance program, which helps to extend the life of the lake. As lakes age, they eventually fill in through sedimentation. Sedimentation occurs […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The Hernando Beach channel dredging project is expected to finish by April 10, according to Hernando Today. Susan Goebel-Canning, director of environmental services, visited the dredge site on Wednesday and said that construction work was done. The newly dredged channel is now open to boaters. Hernando County’s dredging project has been ongoing since 1994. The […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PortMiami is counting down to July for the completion of the Deep Dredge project that is deepening the Port’s main harbor channel from -42 feet to a depth of -50/52 feet.  PortMiami will be the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable of handling fully laden post-Panamax vessels. More than $1 billion of capital […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives has sent another clear signal that it is committed to ending the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes. An amendment to the Energy & Water Appropriations bill mandates that the Great Lakes Navigation System gets the 10 percent of increased funding for dredging that is promised in the Water Resources […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District, Rep. Pete Visclosky, the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission and the city of Hammomd held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to mark the completion of the levee tieback project in Hammond, Ind. “The Commission, as local sponsor, has and will continue to take great pride in […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The city is looking to use state funds for up to $87 million in beach projects for the west seawall beach, the West End and other beach… By Amanda Casanova (galvestondailynews) [mappress] Source: galvestondailynews, September 15, 2011

  • 15 March 2012

    As Platts reports, the construction of Colombia’s first deep-water river coal port near Barranquilla will begin by year’s end, general manager of project operator Sociedad Portuaria de Bocas de Ceniza Rosy del Dago said. The Superpuerto project is to be built at the mouth of the Magdalena River and part of this project includes dredging […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure

    There are officially three weeks left to provide input on the draft report for the Charleston Peninsula Flood Risk Management Study. The $3 million Charleston Peninsula study investigates solutions to address coastal storm risk to people, property and infrastructure on the peninsula. It was jointly developed by the Army Corps and the City of Charleston […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to create one of the world’s largest maritime test facilities has entered its final stage following the completion of a £3 million development at HR Wallingford’s site in Oxfordshire, UK. Keys to the new 1,600 m2 building were presented to HR Wallingford by Kier Construction on Thursday 17 April, and work has now begun […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Douglas and Saugatuck are hoping to create a Harbor Authority by year’s end to be the lead agency for improvements to Lake Kalamazoo, … By Myron Kukla (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, October 4, 2011;

  • 1 August 2011

    Lake Koshkonong resident Bill Lauderdale gave a thumbs-up Saturday to plans by the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District for an experimental dredge… (gazettextra) [mappress] Source: gazettextra, August 1, 2011

  • 4 December 2009
    Business & Finance

    AMSTERDAM (Dow Jones)–Dutch maritime services company Smit Internationale NV (SMIT.AE) said Friday it expects the due diligence by dredging company Royal Boskalis Westminster NV (BOKA.AE) to be finished by the end of this year… Source: Wall Street Journal, December 4, 2009;