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  • 14 March 2014

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced New York State has allocated $23 million in federal funds to begin the beach stabilization and infrastructure protection project at Robert Moses State Park in Suffolk County, Long Island. The program will nourish park beaches and strengthen the shoreline buffers protecting the Robert Moses traffic circle and Ocean Parkway from […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen last week took action to begin the permitting process to install a sand bag revetment, also known as a geotube, along approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline on the north end of Topsail Island. This was in reaction to severe erosion that has been occurring in the area north of […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    For Delaware River Ports, dredging has always been first and foremost about navigation, and that’s not about to change, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in its latest release. What is changing is that more and more, dredging’s benefits are extending to other areas as well. “Why dredge? In the maritime community, the […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday launched his effort to ensure that the federal government does not leave out North Shore Long Island communities, like North Hempstead, in funding Sandy rebuilding and resiliency efforts. The Town of North Hempstead has a number of critical recovery projects in the works, including rebuilding the town dock in […]

  • 29 July 2010

    Louisiana National Guardsmen with the 225th Engineer Brigade collected 28 bags or approximately 700 pounds of oily debris on the state built E-4 berm at the Chandeleur Island chain. This comes on the heals of another 500 pounds of oily debris that was previously discovered, totaling 1,200 pounds of oiled debris removed to date. The […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Bermagui’s river and harbor (Crown Land) began this week to clear navigational channels and remove foreign debris. The clean dredged sand from the river and harbor entrance will be deposited initially onto Horseshoe Bay Beach and then onto Moorheads Beach. The project, funded by $1.2 million from the NSW government, is expected […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced $59,741,909 in new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to reimburse the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the use of contractors to remove an estimated 850,000 cubic yards of sand and other sediment from waterways in the central region of the state. The additional sand and […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredge has arrived in Hawks Nest/Tea Gardens to commence the opening of the eastern channel of the lower Myall River. It will take a few days for the component parts of the dredge to be assembled and lowered into the water, reported the Great Lakes Council. “Excavation work commenced in mid-June on this long-awaited project with the […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to remove the buildup of sand affecting boaters’ ability to use the Cook Road boat launch, the City of Kelowna reports.  Every year, sand moves northward from the mouth of Mission Creek into the boat launch area, making it difficult for people to safely launch their boats. “It’s important for us to […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed their hopper dredger Currituck to Florida in February 2017 to provide relief to small inlets and waterways clogged by recent storms. The Currituck will travel to the east and the west coasts of Florida before moving north in mid-April, USACE said in its latest release. The first stop […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over the last few weeks, the Spanish media have carried several stories relating to the supply of sand to Gibraltar. As part of an initial beach regeneration project at Sandy Bay, HMGOG entered into a contract with Van Oord (Gibraltar) Ltd on the 19th April 2013 for the supply and placing on the beach of […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representative Scott Dianda yesterday announced that the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has agreed to pay for the emergency dredging of Lake Superior’s Grand Traverse Bay Harbor in Schoolcraft Township. Stamp sand has again nearly completely blocked the harbor and stopped boat traffic, potentially harming the region’s fishing industry. “Residents can’t afford to lose […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will soon begin the sediment removal project in the San Luis Rey River. “Due to the amount of material to be removed, heavy construction equipment and dump trucks will be running continuously for 10 hours a day, 6 days a week. The San Luis Rey Bike […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The East Gippsland Shire is about to begin the maintenance dredging of the approach channel to the Bastion Point boat ramp and also the area around the western launching lane of the concrete ramp. The shoaling around the western launching lane will be removed with land based excavation equipment to clear sand surrounding the area close to […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter and Central Coast, Scot MacDonald, said today that the Swansea Channel maintenance dredging work is due to start next week. The main goal of this cleanup scheme is to reduce the size of a sand shoal that reformed in the navigation channel near the southern entrance to Swan Bay at the […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Dredging project begins on Sanibel Island, reports msn.com. Crews from Florida Dredging and Dock will be removing sand from Blind Pass. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed. That sand will be used for Bowman’s Beach renourishment. The project is being funded through a grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and  […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Lake Worth Inlet is undergoing an emergency dredging in order to remove sand shoals from the inlet that caused draft restrictions at the Port of Palm Beach. According to the port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted a dredge that was undergoing work in Jacksonville, FL. “Right now we have a […]

  • 15 July 2010

    A delegation of Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority representatives and coastal scientists visited the sand berm project in the northern Chandeleur Islands area today. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Chairman (CPRA) Garret Graves said, “We conducted a construction and effectiveness assessment of the sand berm project. The berms are working!” The delegation found that the […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    For the first time in several years, a major dredging effort is underway in the Ventura Harbor, and is expected to remove about 80 percent of the accumulated sand from the Harbor entrance and sand trap. About 800,000 cubic yards of sand material will be removed. The dredging efforts are managed by the United States Army […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the Sebastian Inlet in Florida are moving ahead, Sebastian Inlet District said in its latest announcement.  Ferreira Construction of Stuart, Florida, has been using its 18-inch hydraulic dredger Lori Hill, equipped with Hypack software, to remove sand from the inlet’s sand trap and navigation channel. At […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hopper Dredge Currituck based in Wilmington, N.C., has begun maintenance dredging work in the Shrewsbury River federal navigation channel to remove critical shoals in the Shrewsbury entrance channel and in the vicinity of Oceanic Bridge on the Navesink River. The dredge will remove approximately 34,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has awarded a nearly $1.66 million contract to remove sand pushed by Superstorm Sandy into Deal Lake, the largest in a series of unique coastal lakes in Monmouth County that were severely impacted by the storm. According to the announcement from the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, the contract to dredge […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works to dredge a critical sand shoal in Swansea Channel will start in the first week of December to improve boating safety ahead of the Christmas holidays. The $666,000 contract awarded by the NSW Government will reduce shoaling that had reformed in the navigation channel between the southern entrance to Swan Bay and the drop […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New groynes and a seawall will help fight erosion at Shelly Beach in Kaipara Harbor, Auckland Council said in its latest release.  Groynes are structures that modify sea currents and wave energy to help trap sand on the beach. At the beach’s northern end is a mangrove colony that developed after a seawall was built […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg Port Authority AöR has announced a plan for the backfilling works in the southern area of the Port of Hamburg. This project includes: – Silt removal in the range of hotspots and below a planned UW-overflow threshold; – Construction of a UW-overflow threshold across the harbour, Installation of sand in various processes (trickling, dumping); […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    After years of decline work has begun to help restore one of Wales’ finest sand dune systems.  Over the last 60 years Newborough Warren on Anglesey has lost a staggering 94% of open, mobile sand dunes as they became over-grown with grass and trees. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has already removed dead or stunted trees […]