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  • 5 August 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    The USACE Los Angeles District has reissued Regional General Permit No. 74, which authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States associated with maintenance activities in the San Diego Creek Watershed and San Juan Creek/Western San Mateo Creek Watershed Special Area Management Plan areas. RGP 74 authorizes temporary impacts to up […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A team of researchers from Utrecht University and NIOZ have won a grant from the NWO Topsector Water & Maritiem to investigate the potential of dredged harbor sediment as a carbon neutral resource for building materials. The team will investigate this in collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam, Royal IHC, Van Oord, NETICS, Wetsus and […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dewberry, a Fairfax-headquartered engineering service company, has just announced that they will support dredge material reuse plan as part of a coastal Mississippi restoration project. Under the contract, Dewberry will provide master planning services to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to create or restore marsh habitat within the St. Louis Bay, Back Bay Biloxi and […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractors on Dredge Material Placement Facility 3-D in Tampa Bay recently earned warm-n-fuzzies as they assisted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in effort to collect data. The Corps and its contractors, Carter’s Contracting Services, Inc. and LG2 Environmental Solutions (LG2ES), hosted and volunteered as assistants […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is again extending the public comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan – the new deadline is now July 28.  The Corps notified city of Wabasha, Minnesota, July 13, of its decision to grant the extension. This […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DEME has just released a video about the reuse of dredged materials on its two projects, namely on the river Seine, Courval in France and London, Gateway in the United Kingdom.  In the case of the London Gateway approximately 27 million m³ of soil was dredged during the project. The material that was dredged from the Thames […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will complete its dredged material unloading project at the Grand Encampment island placement site, in Buffalo County, Wisconsin, next week. The Corps’ contractor, Black River Constructors Joint Venture, a joint venture including JF Brennan Marine from La Crosse, Wisconsin, and Hoffman Construction from Black River Falls, […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has posted a draft feasibility report, Public Beach Protection in Four Illinois Coastal Communities Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Pilot Project, for a 30- day public review period that will end on Aug. 31, 2020. The purpose of this pilot project is to beneficially use dredged material […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is preparing a Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound and will hold public hearings August 24 – 27 in Connecticut and New York to provide an overview of the reports and receive public comments. The DMMP was requested by the Governors of […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ahtna Design-Build Inc., from West Sacramento, California, has signed a $6.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for the redistribution of dredged material. The scheme includes redistribution of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of previously placed dredged materials within the project limits, creation of a 3- to 5-acre marsh, creation of bird islands and ditch blocks, degradation of the east […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredged materials located on the property of Pershing Park Boat Launch Basin in the city of Racine are to be removed and placed in Belle Harbor Marina, announced dnr.wi.gov. The new location also lies within the city and is owned by Racine County. The project to transport the dredged materials between the two properties is […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced that the year-end appropriations bill being considered in Congress this week will include language to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from dumping harmful dredged material into Lake Erie. “It’s essential to the Port of Cleveland and northeast Ohio businesses that the Cuyahoga River navigation channel is maintained. […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday released for public comment the “Chicago Area Waterways Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Assessment.”  The plan contains recommendations for managing material dredged from the Calumet Harbor and River and the Calumet-Sag Channel for the next twenty-five years. Calumet Harbor and River is located on Lake […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lake Erie is one of Ohio’s greatest assets and its harbors must be dredged regularly to keep ports open for shipping, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest announcement. Much of the material dredged from the lake currently is dumped into the open waters of the lake. However, most of the material could […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lorain County Community College, located in the city of Elyria, Ohio, will host “Dredged Material: Make It Your Business – Digging Up Ideas Workshop” on May 11. Each year, harbors on Ohio’s north shore must be dredged to keep the shipping channels open so commodities/vessels can move in and out of the ports. Much of the […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and the Cleveland Harbor stakeholders have released a scoping information packet to begin a dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor. The purpose of the scoping packet is to disseminate information regarding the development of a 20 year dredged material management plan for Cleveland Harbor, Ohio.  This […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to place dredged material from the Menomonee River near Miller Brewing Company, to property in Milwaukee owned by the sewerage district. The public meeting is Wednesday, July 16, at 4 p.m. at the Milwaukee […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]