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  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Burry Port Marina dredging project will start at the end of this month. Harbour Master Rory Dickinson said that heavy storms in the first three months of the year had caused colossal movements of sand within the estuary. The harbour was going to be drained for about a week depending on the weather and […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The Salisbury Post reports that the Spencer town board passed a new budget without a hitch, but the board couldn’t agree on a resolution to protect a Civil War battlefield and the remnants of a 200-year-old bridge from sand dredging in Grants Creek. The budget passed unanimously with little fanfare and one public comment. The […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredge Enterprises has announced the launch of a new website dedicated to marsh, wetland, lake and beach restoration. The website will provide news, case studies, videos, and the details of equipment for restoration projects. “We also have experienced personnel available to further assist you in identifying the most efficient, cost-effective dredge for your operation,” said the […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the maintenance dredging of nearly 680,000 cubic yards of sand from the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Nassau County, NY, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia, has just announced that their dredging operations in the Lower Myall River are progressing according to schedule with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel so far. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, is now one month in to the 27 week project that will remove a total […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Colac Otway Shire, Victoria, Australia, announced yesterday that essential dredging work to improve safety and access for boats, and secure the economic viability of the Apollo Bay harbour is 85 per cent complete. Colac Otway Shire Mayor Cr Jason Schram commented that the $1.05-million project, funded by the Victorian Department of Transport, is progressing […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Wood Island and Pool at Biddeford Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Biddeford, Maine. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 10-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Federal navigation channel and 6-foot-deep basin at Biddeford Pool, […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of New York are moving forward with a joint plan to dredge the East Rockaway Inlet and use the sand gathered there to replenish the eroded parts of Rockaway Beach that were closed last season, informs Senator Charles E. Schumer. In a November letter to Lt. Gen. Todd […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Neumann Contractors have commenced dredge mobilization works in Currumbin Creek for 2015. The pipeline and booster pump will be set up over the next week and dredging will begin after the Queensland school holidays.  The sand removed from Currumbin creek will be used to replenish the beach on the southern end of Palm Beach. It is anticipated […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand removed from the Daintree River Ferry channel will be spread across Newell Beach (Queensland, Australia) over the next few days to replenish the coast and help fight erosion, Douglas Shire Council reported today. The first trucks were send yesterday to move sand from the ferry site, where almost 9000 cubic meters of sediment is piled […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the passing of winter’s strongest storm surges, it’s time for spring cleaning at San Elijo Lagoon’s ocean passage. From May 13 to May 17, earthmovers will be seen at the Cardiff State Beach lagoon inlet to reconnect San Elijo Lagoon to its Pacific headwaters. San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy (SELC) is the organization overseeing the […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed an emergency dredging project in Keweenaw County to restore the Grand Traverse Harbor channel for commercial and recreational boating. The $246,230 dredging project, undertaken by Marine Tech, LLC of Duluth, Minnesota, through the DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division, pumped 9,000 cubic yards of sand to a […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Western Australia has awarded a $4.9 million contract to Italia Stone Group (Pty Ltd) for the construction of the new weir at Bandy Creek Boat Harbor in Esperance. The contractor will begin work on the nine-month project in July, which will include 10,000 tonnes of earthworks and rockworks and see 400 tonnes […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Shoalhaven City Council has continued works to create a pilot channel along the northern alignment of Lake Conjola, as identified in the Lake Conjola Interim Entrance Management Policy. “This continued work follows on from works just prior to Christmas, where a preparatory channel was established to meet any emergency scenarios that […]

  • 20 February 2014

    The Environment Agency is to build up flood defences on the Lincolnshire coast which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. Beach levels in front of the sand dunes at Mablethorpe will be increased early next month after the storm surge lowered sand levels and eroded the dunes. Sand will be borrowed from other areas of […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1.79 million contract to H&L Contracting LLC to dredge the Shrewsbury River which runs through Monmouth County, New Jersey. The project will entail removing 60,000 cubic yards of sand in order to keep the Shrewsbury River channel navigable. The announcement came from Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Californian Port of Hueneme recently held a groundbreaking for their newest project – deepening the harbor an additional five feet. Deepening the harbor will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in local purchases, and $4.6 million in state and local taxes, said the port. The project is largely […]

  • 29 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Marine Construction (PMC) today announced Luis Prieto-Portar, PhD, PE, PMC’s Principle and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the 16th Annual Florida Remediation Conference on Friday, October 15, 2010 in Orlando. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Dr. Prieto-Portar will be discussing emerging technologies and their application to clean […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canaipa Passage navigation channel has reopened. Dredging works to realign the channel have been completed in this important link between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. In March, long time local business Neumann Contractors was engaged to carry out dredging of the channel at the southern end of North Stradbroke Island near the Slipping Sands, […]

  • 10 February 2014

    Congressman Tim Bishop, Southold Town Supervisor Scott Russell and Colonel Paul E. Owen, New York District Commander of the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers, visited the site of the on-going dredging project at Mattituck Inlet. The project, which began last month, will address the erosion of the beach to the east of the inlet and the […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable, after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major new project by Great Lakes Council is expected to significantly improve the ecology of the Lower Myall River. Having received $2.7 million in Australian government and State funding, Council is about to start work on a dredging and restoration project designed to achieve a ‘triple-whammy’ of environmental improvements. Council’s General Manager Glenn Handford […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (DEA) for sand removal at Snyder Bend in Woodbury County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of restoring Snyder Bend’s wetlands back to their pre-2011 flood condition. This draft supplemental EA is consistent with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, […]

  • 30 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $414,590 to North America Landscaping, Construction, and Dredge Company (NALCO) of Ellicott City, Md., for the maintenance dredging of the entrance to Lake Montauk Harbor with the beneficial reuse of the dredged sand on nearby west jetty beach. The dredging will […]

  • 16 March 2011

    Shell fragments pumped onto Topsail Beach’s shoreline during the town’s ongoing beach nourishment project are going to have to be… By Trista Talton (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, March 16, 2011

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Carmarthenshire Council’s Executive Board Members have pledged their support to Burry Port Harbor by investing over £2m in the improvement and maintenance works.  Under this plan, sand dredging will be increased along the approach channel and accessible areas of the outer harbor basin ahead of the summer season when the harbor is at its busiest. This will […]