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  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Hempstead has received additional funding from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) for aquatic sand removal efforts at various ponds and streams, announced the Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. The Town received $131,947.50 in Direct Administrative Charges (DAC) from FEMA, reimbursing the Town for expenditures to DMS Disaster Consultants for their work in […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a Single Award Task Order Contract to Brice Civil Constructors, Inc. to dredge the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel, the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District – Port of Morgan City, LA – said in its latest release.  The contractor will be working with specially-built equipment to […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Puducherry, V. Narayanasamy, kickstarted the dredging operations today at an estuary near the Vambakeerapalaym coastal village fishing harbor, the Business Standard reports. The main goal of this cleanup scheme is to remove the accumulated sand for easy movement of the fishing vessels. According to local media, there were complaints from more than […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging work on the Ettalong Channel, set to remove about 5000 cubic meters of sand from the waterway, is officially underway at the southern end of Lobster Beach. “Further to my announcement on Friday, the emergency dredging being funded by the NSW State Government has commenced as scheduled today,” said Terrigal state Liberal MP Adam Crouch […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has completed contracted emergency dredging of an interim 200-foot-wide deep-water passage of ten feet through the highly dynamic Moriches Inlet.  This out-of-cycle emergency work was done to remove the hazardous sand shoals that were closing the inlet and preventing U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue vessels […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $670,000 dredging program started last week on the Rewa River to ensure the quick discharge of upstream water in the river and to minimize spillover water from flooding nearby communities, the Fijian Government informs.  During the commissioning of the dredging operations in Nasali Landing in Rewa, Minister for Waterways, Mahendra Reddy, said that the government […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has completed the Record of Decision (ROD) for proposed commercial dredging permits on the Kansas River. Five applicants have received proposed permits to extract sand and gravel from the river by hydraulic dredging. The Corps regulates the proposed dredging under the authority of Section 10 of […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carmarthenshire Council has put out a tender calling for the experts to provide the best options and costs for the Burry Port Harbor dredging project. In July, Carmarthenshire County Council members agreed that maintenance will continue with annual sand dredging along the approach channel and as much as much of the harbor basin as possible. “We have […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Weather permitting, the City of Port Huron, MI, is set to begin sand dredging operations on the mouth of the Black River Canal today. During the dredging work, the Black River Canal will be closed to watercraft from the Tainter gate, located east of Gratiot Avenue, to Lake Huron. Also weather permitting, sand dredged from […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, has successfully wrapped up their annual dredging project, reports WNCT9.  Last week, the town completed removing a couple of thousand cubic yards of sand in five channels at Atlantic Beach. The $126,000 project is a benefit for residential and commercial boaters. Commenting the latest news, Morgan Kerns, director […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $3.7 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the removal of stamp sands in Grand Traverse Harbor near the Town of Gay, Michigan. Dredging is underway and expected to continue through the end of the calendar year, […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’ grab dredger is moving ahead with the sand removal operations from the Ross River channel which was deposited by the February 2019 flood. According to their latest release, the removal of 10,000 cubic meters of sand will improve safety for the multitude of private, commercial, research and military vessels that use […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council is working on the next phases of the 2020 Entrance dredging program, following initial works completed earlier in April under the advice and guidance of expert coastal engineers engaged by council. About 5,000 cubic metres of sand have been removed from the eastern reaches of the channel and used to repair eroded […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of Santa Cruz’s north harbor in California is scheduled to begin today using the Port District’s 8″ dredge Squirt. According to a Santa Cruz Harbor official announcement, the dredging permit window ends on February 28, 2020, for fine-grained material, and continues through April 30, 2020, for sandy, coarse-grained material. “Dredging of the harbor is […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Ventura Harbor, CA, have been completed with 470,000 cubic yards of sand relocated from the entry channel, Ventura Harbor Village said in its latest announcement.  During the end of March and much of April, Manson Construction’s crew was busy dredging the entrance to Ventura Harbor as well as the sand trap, […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging project at Bandy Creek Boat Harbor, located approximately 10 kilometers to the east of Esperance, is set to begin on Sunday, 23 April, the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Transport just announced. “Maintenance dredging will remove some 60,000 cubic meters of sand from the harbor entrance over a three month period,” the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Warkworth Harbor Commissioners have applied to the Marine Management Organization under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, Part 4, for a marine licence to remove sand from a deposit on the north side of Warkworth Harbor. The accumulated sand in this area has formed a large bank which is encroaching into the navigation channel, Northumberland […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A New York State senator is calling for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to “immediately” dredge Jones Inlet for safer navigation after a fatal boating accident on May 2, Newsday reports.  Senator Todd Kaminsky requested in a May 4 letter that the federal agency dredge the inlet that is a major waterway between Nassau […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wagstaffe to Killcare Community Association said in their latest announcement that a survey of the sand bar has been completed ahead of dredging the Ettalong channel. Commenting the latest news, Association president Ms Peta Colebatch said: “The sand bar build-up has been surveyed and a design prepared for dredging works to enable a clear […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program on The Entrance Channel is currently underway, the Central Coast Council said in their latest announcement. Mike Dowling, the council’s Director of Assets and Infrastructure, said that the dredging program is carried out to maintain tidal exchange between the ocean and the estuary. “Council must balance the delicate environment of The Entrance […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Beaches Council has begun a major excavation which will see over 6,000 truckloads of sand removed from the entrance to Narrabeen Lagoon to minimize the risk of flooding. While an excavation of this size usually only happens every 4 or 5 years, this project has been fast tracked due to the accelerated build-up […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The boat ramp and access to the boat basin at T.H. Stone Memorial St. Joseph Peninsula State Park will be closed through the end of February due to dredging work. According to the Florida State Parks’ latest announcement, the dredging operations on the boat basin channel are underway and boat traffic will not be permitted […]

  • 15 November 2010

    As skiers roll into the high country seeking snow, each vehicle that crosses the Continental Divide over Berthoud Pass worsens the damage to… By Bruce Finley (denverpost) [mappress] Source: denverpost, November 16, 2010;

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After not receiving an acceptable bid the first time around, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has reissued a request for proposals for the Massey’s Ditch maintenance dredging project, Cape Gazette announced today.  DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section issued the request for proposals to remove 100,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 9 July 2013

    A public meeting will be held in Ingham to discuss the removal of more sand from the Herbert River to reduce the severity of future flood events. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines and Hinchinbrook MP, Andrew Cripps, said the community meeting, to be hosted by the Queensland Government, would give interested parties information about […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Barnstable County has just released this short video of their new dredger, M/V Sand Shifter and the work currently being done in Cotuit Bay. “Our dredge crew works tirelessly in all kinds of weather to maintain our waterways, providing savings to our towns,” the county stated in its latest release. At the moment, the dredge crews […]