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  • 15 July 2010

    After six years of planning, the much-anticipated Manatee Pocket dredging project is set to begin Thursday in Port Salerno…   By Nicole Rodriguez [mappress] Source: tcpalm, July 15, 2010;

  • 19 May 2011

    The port of Rotterdam will grow in the coming 20 years and, at the same time, experience a number of structural changes. “The refining and chemical industry are on the threshold of a transition to more bio-based production, energy will be generated more cleanly in 2030 and from a wider variety of sources, and the […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A civil engineering contracting business, Ashleigh Contracts Ltd. has won a dredge contract for Carrickfergus Marina & Harbor. In order to minimize disruption to Berth Holder the works will be carried out expeditiously. Accordingly, site works have been scheduled to begin on March 16th 2015, with a finish date projected for June 28th 2015. At the Marina Conference Suite […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the East San Pedro Bay Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study will be held today at the Bixby Park Community Center, Long Beach, CA. The purpose of this first public meeting is for the Army Corps to seek public input on problems, objectives, opportunities and constraints regarding the study. At the event, the Army […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During his recent week-long visit to the USACE’s Los Angeles District, South Pacific Division Commander Col. Pete Helmlinger was briefed on and toured District projects. On October 12, Helmlinger visited various sites of planned restoration along the Los Angeles River as part of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project. Capt. Eugene Park, project manager, […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, has released a video about their “LARIO™” dredging and mining pumps. “LARIO™” ironclad pumps are known for their well-researched design, reliability, performance, strength and flexibility. All components subject to wear are manufactured from ni-hard and chromed cast iron with hardness of between 550 and 650 HB as well as from special manganese and […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new series of man-made reefs will be constructed off the south shore of Long Island to improve marine life habitat, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation informs. Federal and state permits were recently secured for the Rockaway Reef project, and the first placement of materials started last week. “The deployment of these new […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has issued a final rule to designate the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site to receive dredged sediment from ports and harbors in Connecticut and New York that has passed stringent testing requirements and for which practicable alternatives are not available. The Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site (ELDS) is […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Even though some advancement has been made on the clogged channel, the long-term prospect for Oregon does not seem to be good. A number of conditions, including the lack of money, are contributing to shoaling under the main span of the Bonner Bridge. The side caster dredge Merritt had managed to scour the channel to […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Work on the township’s portion of the Long Beach Island beach replenishment project could be delayed until the new year, federal officials c… By Nicholas Huba (app) [mappress] Source: app, October 17, 2011;

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the Sea Bright to Manasquan project throughout the region. The work at Long Branch is one of four contracts that were awarded to repair and restore beaches from Sea Bright to Manasquan in northern New Jersey. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the Port of Long Beach and the Busan Port Authority met this week in South Korea to sign a “sister port” agreement to establish a mutually beneficial exchange of technology, ideas and culture. Both ports face the challenge of modernizing to better serve customers and to reduce their environmental impacts. The ports welcomed […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that New York State is committing to fund an approximately 13 million USD project to provide more than 6,000 feet of flood barriers for the Long Beach industrial district. The district was flooded in the storm surge brought on by superstorm Sandy, which damaged the city’s key infrastructure facilities and […]

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 24 January 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in a recent report that the river expansion at the J.T. Myers Lock & Dam is needed to make room for a long-delayed extension of the dam’s auxiliary lock… [mappress] Source:chicagotribune,January 22,2010

  • 14 October 2011

    A legal battle is brewing over dredging in the Long Creek area in Virginia Beach…   By David Ham (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, October 14, 2011;

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pumping approximately 8 million cubic yards of sand onto Long Beach Island, N.J. Work is designed to complete the dune and berm system and reduce future storm damages. GLDD mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and the Dodge Island, for the beachfill operations. The […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Clifton Springs maintenance dredging program will be underway from Wednesday, December 10, to Friday, December 12, 2014, weather permitting, according to Parks Victoria. Dredging will be carried out by long reach excavator located on the northern breakwater of the harbor in the vicinity of the harbor entrance. Temporary unlit buoys, conforming to IALA standards, and a high visibility silt […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on a $1.31 billion Middle Harbor project at the Port of Long Beach are in full swing and in line with the construction program. The Middle Harbor will combine two aging container terminals into one of the world’s most technologically advanced and greenest facilities. The nine-year project, will double the port’s capacity and support 14,000 new jobs — while cutting […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) and Steve Israel (NY-3) led a group of 20 representatives in requesting $10 million for protection and restoration efforts in the Long Island Sound. The request was sent to the top members of the subcommittee responsible for funding the Interior Department. “With federal leadership and investment, a strong partnership has been […]

  • 10 October 2011

    Dredging of the Main Channel and a key turning basin for ships in the Port of Long Beach has been completed, marking a major milestone in an ongoing $40 million project by the Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve navigation and the environment in the harbor. The project has provided a […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Water and Floods Management Committee Plodprasop Suraswadi has proposed a plan to build a reservoir to absorb water in 3 municipal areas in Prachin Buri Province as a long term solution to floods. He stated that the current flood situation in the province was manageable, and that the […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney has released the following statement on the U.S. Navy and Electric Boat joining the broad coalition of supporters in Connecticut, including the state’s congressional delegation, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan (LIS DMMP). “The U.S. Navy and Electric Boat – which are pillars of the Long […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Gone is how some residents on Longboat Key describe one of the city’s popular beaches, and they say mother nature is the one to blame… By Jennifer Schwan (mysuncoast) [mappress] Source: mysuncoast, October 26, 2011

  • 7 October 2011

    One year ago today, President Obama established the Task Force by executive order, in response to recommendations from a report by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, to continue the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Gulf region. The group is made up of representatives from the five Gulf States and 11 federal agencies, including the […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney and Senator Jack Reed yesterday sent a letter signed by the entire Congressional delegations from Connecticut and Rhode Island to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to express their continued support for the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). While the ELDS is already open since the final designation for the […]