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  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, completed final inspections recently on the Broward County Beach Erosion Control Project, which reconstructed approximately 5.1 miles of eroded shoreline. The sand placement increases storm protection to upland development between the Hillsboro Inlet and Lauderdale by the Sea. A side benefit is that this sand renourishment also […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A $30.6 million project on Bellingham’s downtown waterfront to cleanup historic contamination in the Whatcom Waterway is in full swing. Large floating cranes, barges and other marine construction equipment are being involved in the task to remove 159,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment, as well as concrete and asphalt rubble from almost a mile of […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a complaint, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) investigated and found an oily material leaking from a dredge in Storm Lake yesterday. The city of Storm Lake’s Public Works Department placed booms around the dredge, attempting to contain the leak. However, when DNR staff arrived Thursday, the oil had escaped the booms […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program on May 14, 2015, in Fort Wayne, Ind. This event, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The White Lake Public Advisory Council (PAC) is hosting a public meeting on an upcoming sediment dredging project at the former Whitehall Leather tannery site. The public meeting will be held today, at the Whitehall City Hall, 405 E. Colby Street. “Lower lake levels exposed more of the land and shore at the tannery site. […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    REMU Big Float is a unique amphibious excavator for the most challenging environment like swamp, shoreline, waste ponds and canals. Patented pontoon undercarriage that can be narrowed, enables easy transportation along public roads. REMU Big Float is instantly ready to use without any assembly at the jobsite. All kind of digging dredging in shallow water […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region- 2 (MGB R02) through MGB Regional Director Mario Ancheta confirmed that black sand dredging along the shorelines of Cagayan province has been stopped. Ancheta ordered the former black sand dredging permitees to conduct rehabilitation efforts in mining areas. He said that the mining companies should free the area with its dredging equipment. […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Registration is now open for the 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting in Milwaukee, WI (March 11th – 13th, 2015, Doubletree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown). A reception will begin the conference Wednesday night, March 11, followed by presentations Thursday morning, March 12 and a technical tour in the afternoon. Friday, March 13, presentations will take place […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor J. Fletcher Creamer & Son completed the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk project in April of 2018. Work involved building the seawall along two previously unprotected sections of the Atlantic City shoreline and rebuilding the historic boardwalk behind those two sections. The Absecon Island […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management has announced more than $43 million in grants to improve the resilience of local communities and wildlife habitat in the face of increasingly severe and frequent natural disasters. The grants will support natural and nature-based infrastructure that will help people and wildlife recover […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, began a $2,455,000 maintenance dredging contract yesterday to relieve channel draft restrictions in the Brazos Island Harbor (Brownsville Ship Channel) navigation project. “Unanticipated shoaling within the federal ship channel prompted the Brazos Santiago Pilots Association (Brownsville Harbor pilots) to issue a draft restriction limiting vessels calling the […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over $1.6 million in shared grants funding has been awarded to 45 projects across Western Australia’s coastal regions to support coastal management work and improved coastal amenities, Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) grants support the planning and sustainable management of […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract for beach replenishment from southern Deal to Loch Arbour, worth $38 million, to Manson Construction Company. The project will cover the area stretching from Philips Avenue in Deal south to Loch Arbour. Work to replenish this stretch of the shore will begin in spring 2015. A contract […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy yesterday released to the public a groundbreaking case study that provides a preliminary, comprehensive evaluation of how nature-based defenses, in conjunction with gray solutions, can effectively be used to protect communities in New York City and around the globe from the impacts of climate change. The highlights of the Urban Coastal Resilience Report, […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is expected to resume later this month on a facility in Massena, New York, to support the $243 million dredging project to clean up PCBs from the Grasse River. When constructed, the facility will be used as a staging area to support future dredging and capping operations. Before dredging work can start, the […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has decided not to pursue a $2 million project to build an erosion control barrier, called a groin, near the department’s boating access site on Oman Creek, the State of Michigan informs. Instead, the DNR will continue to maintain the boating access site through routine dredging operations, which have […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kaafu atoll Thulusdhoo land reclamation project commenced on May 6, 2014. The works are being carried out by Boskalis International BV. Dredging and reclamation work is being executed in full compliance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) standards and in accordance with the revised work methodology that has been approved by the Environmental Protection […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2016 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting is just over a month away in Davenport, IA. The conference will be held at the Radisson Quad City Plaza on March 23-25, 2016. During the conference, participants and presenters will have the chance to discus best dredging practices and innovations in the Midwest and beyond. Topics to be covered include […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott, DEP Secretary Jon Steverson, FWC Executive Director Nick Wiley, and staff from the Northwest Florida Water Management District yesterday celebrated progress on the Williford Spring Restoration Project. Governor Scott toured Williford Spring and its surrounding recreational area, the site of the District’s $1.66 million restoration project to improve water quality and […]

  • 25 June 2012

    The new Samalaju Port project in Bintulu will involve massive dredging and reclamation works, reports thestar.com. According to the PEIA report, 18.98ha would be reclaimed for the construction of port platform areas. “As the project is situated on a shallow continental shoreline, it is anticipated that dredging activities would be required to be carried out […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews are finishing up work along the Willoughby and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The result of the project leaves Norfolk with a beach that is higher and 60 feet wider improving coastal storm protection and providing more recreational area. According to the Corps, over a […]

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared a joint Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Encinitas and Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. According to the Corps, the EIS/EIR report will evaluate potential options for reducing storm damage related coastal erosion over a 50-year period anticipated to occur from 2018 through […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has halted Gateway Pacific Terminal permitting process following careful evaluation of the project. After taking in consideration all the information available on the project, Seattle District Commander Col. John Buck has determined that the potential impacts to the Lummi Nation’s usual and accustomed (U&A) fishing rights from the proposed […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA online visualization and mapping tool, the Lake Level Viewer, will help communities along the U.S. Great Lakes plan for, and adapt to, climate change and changes in lake water levels. The easy-to-use, interactive tool was developed by the National Ocean Service’s Office for Coastal Management as part of its Digital Coast initiative. […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Southwind Construction Corporation, an Indiana-based dredging contractor, will begin dredging operations within the Dismal Swamp Canal near marker No.22 on June 29, 2015. These dredging operations will take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the dredger ‘Kristi Joe’ and tender ‘Danny Joe’ will be involved in this dredging project. Floating rubber […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    After several years of planning and permitting, the Ned Dimes Marina shore stabilization and dredging project at Compo Beach is about to begin, according to the Westport Parks & Recreation Director Stuart McCarthy.  Construction works on the project, which will address the erosion of the south shore of the basin, will begin within the next three weeks and […]