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  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between the Government of Canada and Saint Mary’s University. “This support from the federal government is crucial. We will use it to create new salt marsh habitat around the Bay of […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 8 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $3,410,000 contract, March 23, to restore Black Wall and Rulers Bar Marsh Islands in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. The contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to beneficially use clean sand from the New York-New Jersey Harbor 50 foot deepening project to […]

  • 27 April 2012

    The Los Angeles District Corps of Engineers requests reviews and comments on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Santa Ana River Marsh Dredging Project located in West Newport Beach close to the Santa Ana River. The Corps proposes to remove sediment along the Marsh channels to restore tidal circulation and maintain coastal salt marsh […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Schock Contracting Corporation and Tierra Contracting, in combination with DSC Dredge, joined their forces recently to accomplish the emergency dredging project in Carpinteria Salt Marsh. Carpinteria, a small California town approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles, sits right on the Pacific Ocean with mountains just behind it. Unfortunately, this past year has been very […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., La Crosse, Wisconsin, working together with Coastal Resources Management Corporation (CRMC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department, recently completed the Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. During the works, approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material was dredged from the breachway, adding between six vertical inches and a foot of […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to reconvene on the ongoing salt marsh restoration project along John Anderson Drive in North Peninsula State Park in Volusia County. Mobilization to complete phase three of the project is expected to begin today.  The work will take place along the west side of John Anderson Drive approximately three-quarters of a mile south […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) spent a few days in Rhode Island last week to evaluate the RI Coastal Resources Management Program, part of a periodic review the NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) performs of all U.S. coastal programs. A team of three representatives from NOAA, as well as a fourth representing […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for ten habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 26 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include five salt marsh restoration projects, two freshwater restoration projects and two anadromous fish […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To acknowledge the completion of Phase one of the Quonochontaug salt marsh restoration and enhancement project, the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and project partners will be gathering for a celebration at the project site on Thursday, April 25. The CRMC, along with the Town of Charlestown, Save The Bay, Salt Ponds Coalition, […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey will receive $25.3 million in federal grants, including $7.1million for state-led projects, to help protect coastal communities from future storms through state or local projects using science-based solutions. The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) yesterday announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants for 54 projects in 12 states and the District of Columbia […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has de-silted a section of the Tetney Haven, helping reduce flood risk and boosting the area’s ecology. The work, part of the EA’s regular maintenance program, saw excess silt removed from approximately a kilometer of the Louth Canal and from around the sluice gates at Tetney Lock, the Agency stated. Silt builds […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since receiving a one-year extension on a project to beneficially re-use dredged material for marsh elevation and restoration in Ninigret Pond, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its project partners have refined the project design and soon will be going out to bid for construction. Because the breachway and delta are very dynamic […]

  • 6 November 2017

    A new project in Hesketh Out Marsh near Preston, UK, helps protect property and nearby infrastructure from flooding while creating an internationally important estuary for wildlife, CH2M said in their latest release.  The Hesketh Out Marsh East Managed Realignment Scheme, which opened late August 2017, reinstates 160-hectares of land to saltmarsh, and by doing so, provides […]

  • 6 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 30-May 6, 2018).   VIDEO: TSHD Elbe Busy in Aruba Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging, a Sliedrecht based dredging company, has just released this amazing video of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Elbe during her work on the […]

  • 18 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 12 – 18, 2018).   CHEC Wins Chornomorsk Port Dredging Contract China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) has been awarded two lots of the Chornomorsk sea port dredging project.   EcoShape Releases the Koehoal Salt Marsh Development Study The […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is dredging more than one million cubic yards of sand from the Delaware Bay and using it to build a dune and berm at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, on behalf of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Storms have caused breaches and degraded part of […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware is progressing according to schedule. Located along the marshes of the western Delaware Bay, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 10,000 acres of valuable coastal habitat. During severe storms, most notably Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the dunes along the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has been awarded $3.25 million in funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) for habitat restoration and coastal resilience work in the state’s salt ponds. U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) yesterday announced the funding, which will also include $870,000 toward the Shoreline Change (Beach) Special […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Chief’s Report. The existing New Haven Harbor deep draft ship channel, turning basin, and maneuvering area are currently authorized at a depth of -35 feet at mean lower low water (MLLW). […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister, Iain Rankin, launched public consultations on future coastal protection legislation earlier this week, June 26. Commenting the latest announcement, Mr Rankin said: “Nova Scotia is leading the way in fighting climate change. We’ve increased our sources of renewable energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and we’re developing a cap and trade program […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.F. Brennan Company has completed the beneficial use dredging project at Quonochontaug “Salt” Pond, bordering Charlestown and Westerly, Rhode Island. Mobilization of equipment began on December 3 and the dredging operations started on January 8, 2019.  The project was completed on January 23, 2019 and equipment removed the following day. The project was funded in […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of the largest coastal marsh restorations on the Atlantic Coast is underway in Delaware. Hurricane Sandy resilience and recovery funding allows efforts to carve out marsh drainage channels, repair breached marshes and reconstruct severely damaged shoreline along approximately 4,000 acres of back-barrier tidal marsh along the Delaware Bay at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    In advance of next week’s one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined Interior and local officials at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey to announce that $162 million will be invested in 45 restoration and research projects that will better protect Atlantic Coast communities from future powerful […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 11 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include four salt marsh restoration projects, three anadromous fish passage projects, one coastal upland […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stewart’s Creek Estuary Habitat Restoration Project in Barnstable, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $470,720.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Sumco Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. The project is scheduled to start on or about Dec. 1, 2012 […]