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  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Scrabster Harbor Trust has launched a tender process for the Design and Build Civil Engineering Contract, aimed to redevelop the St. Ola Pier in Thurso, Scotland. According to the official announcement, redevelopment is required to suit the proposed dredging of the inner and outer berths to accommodate cruise vessels (with direct access to quayside coaches and […]

  • 13 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 7, 2018 – January 13, 2019).   Julong Dredger for Latin America Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, recently delivered another set of dredging equipment to Latin America.   […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Just over a year since major work was done to improve and stabilize sand dunes at New Brighton, the benefits continue to be realized, the New South Wales’ Byron Shire Council said in its today’s release.  In October 2017, Byron Shire Council undertook a beach scraping program to help protect the dune system against short […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has prepared a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Cape Blossom about 12 miles south of Kotzebue. The proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Governor Tom Wolf’s Administration yesterday announced grant funding to implement the Muncy Creek Streambank Restoration and Protection Project located in Hughesville Borough and Wolf Township, Lycoming County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a 2019 Growing Greener grant award of $327,284 to the Lycoming County Commissioners for the work. The project will […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program is accepting pre-applications for grant-funded projects to start in fall 2019. “We will award grants to projects that protect, preserve, and restore the natural and cultural resources along the Illinois Lake Michigan shoreline,” IDNR stated in their release. Funding will be available for projects that: improve the health of […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers solicited and received 95 proposals from across the country for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. A team of subject matter experts evaluated the proposals and selected 10 projects for the program, including a proposal […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead, informs the Environment Agency. The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The recently awarded project to deepen and widen the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CCSC) from the Gulf of Mexico to Harbor Island is about to begin mid-February 2019, reports the Army Corps’ Galveston District. According to USACE, the work that will begin in the next couple of weeks is set for completion in mid-February 2020. This is first […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald has just reported that the work on £16 million Greatham South Flood Alleviation scheme has been completed. The BAM Nuttall Mott MacDonald (BMM) joint venture was commissioned by the Environment Agency in 2017 to design and build the second and final phase of the management scheme which addresses flooding concerns in Port Clarence […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will participate in a national Corps of Engineers pilot program to use dredged material to improve habitat. The Upper Pool 4 Islands Complex Project is one of 10 projects selected out of 95 proposals submitted throughout the United States. USACE’s engineers plan to develop islands in […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has completed a $36 million marsh creation project benefiting 1,158 acres in south central Terrebonne Parish at Lost Lake, utilizing both dredge material and hydrologic control structures along bayous Carencro and Rice. Commenting the latest announcement, Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, said: “From the time I took office, coastal protection and restoration […]

  • 5 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019).   GLDD Bags Corpus Christi Dredging Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of a $93 million contract award for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.   Canaipa […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The San Anselmo Flood Risk Reduction Project (SAFRR), which will improve public safety and protect residential and business properties along Fairfax and San Anselmo Creek in the Ross Valley, is progressing to the final design stage. “The region, referred to as Flood Control Zone 9 (FCZ9), has been inundated by flooding for many years. The San Anselmo project would result […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Building and Land Technology (BLT), developer of Harbor Point in Stamford, CT, has reached a major milestone in the development of one of the largest brownfield cleanup projects in the Northeast.  BLT has now finished the active remediation of approximately 90 acres of formerly environmentally impacted land in the South End and Waterside neighborhoods of Stamford. […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of a $93 million contract award for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. According to GLDD, the dredging to deepen the entrance channel will begin during the second quarter of 2019 with completion expected in early 2020. The overall ship channel deepening effort […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District has published a draft supplemental environmental assessment/initial study (EA/IS) for the American River Common Features 2016 project. The draft document outlines levee improvement measures proposed to be completed jointly by the Corps of Engineers, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency, and California’s Central Valley Flood Protection Board, including […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) said in their recent announcement that the latest round of dredging operations on the approach channel of the Azov Sea’s Berdyansk Port are now completed.  According to the official announcement, “the implementation of these works helped to improve the conditions of navigation on the approach channel. The plans for the […]

  • 30 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 24 – 30, 2018).   Comments Sought on Tacoma Harbor Deepening Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has issued notice of plans to prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has granted a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management Project known as “Plan B.”  The permit approval followed the DNR’s completion of a supplemental environmental review that examined revisions to an earlier iteration of the project. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority now has the combined dam safety and public […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has issued notice of plans to prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Tacoma Harbor, Washington, Navigation Improvement Project. The Corps will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to the Blair Waterway of Tacoma Harbor, including potential deepening and widening of […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Thad Pratt, along with other Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory engineers and technicians, successfully tested the Mini-Robotic Dredge’s capabilities on the ERDC campus in Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 20, 2018. The new remote-operated Subdredge, which was built by EDDY Pump, was delivered to the Army Corps approx. two months ago. The MRD is being evaluated for its expeditionary […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has released a study by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation showing General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the upper Hudson River is incomplete and not protective of public health and the environment. New York State is demanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not issue a Certificate of Completion to […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) said in their latest release that five harbors will receive WisDOT 2019 Harbor Assistance Program grants totaling $7.1 million for harbor maintenance and improvement projects. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located. Fincantieri Marinette Marine (Marinette County) – $5 million for dredging […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency reported today that it has completed engineering surveys of the river defenses in Arundel. According to the EA, since October 2018 their contractors have completed drone surveys, visual inspections, surveys of the river bed and thickness tests of sheet steel piles on the River Road side. They also used mechanical equipment to […]