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  • 27 February 2012

    Melching Inc. will proceed with a dredging permit application to allow Great Lakes freighter access to the former paper mill property on Muskegon Lake. Melching has addressed the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality to ask for a dredge permit for a 2,000-foot section of the property’s shoreline. The company’s application says that approximately 50,000-cubic yards […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Centrex Metals holds iron ore rights over 16 exploration licence areas on the Eyre Peninsula and is developing the Eyre and Bungalow Magnetite Joint Venture Projects, which host combined Inferred Resources of greater than 700 million tonnes and provide significant additional exploration potential at both project areas. These projects have financial support from major Chinese […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Renourishment activities in the St. Augustine Beach area will soon commence, most likely by next week. A dredger is expected to arrive this week from South Carolina and some preliminary undertakings, including pipe staging and laying, will be needed before the renourishment project can begin. Approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of sand will be pumped, […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The Davenport Landing Development – 28 Southfield 2011, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a marina and doing other work in the West Branch of the Stamford Harbor in Stamford, Conn. Davenport Landing […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is conducting a three month project to restore sand to approximately 1,730 feet of shoreline from the west end of the Kuhio Beach crib walls, near the Duke Kahanamoku statue, to the existing Royal Hawaiian groin between the Royal Hawaiian and Sheraton Waikiki hotels. Beach maintenance […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The Senate Armed Services Committee yesterday held a nomination hearing for Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick to be the new Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., used the opportunity to press the nominee on the need for additional funding for Great Lakes dredging and maintenance. “The […]

  • 9 February 2012

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), a recognised provider of physical processes advice to the coastal sector, has been awarded a coastal modelling study to support the Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project. This project will see major redevelopment of the town’s seafront into a well protected and attractive area for all users and visitors, so there […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority officially opened the Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve, providing public access to a unique 88-acre urban wildlife habitat. The Preserve is a man-made peninsula on the Lake Erie shoreline and a haven for a variety of migratory birds, butterflies and animals. Located at the northern end of Martin Luther King Jr. […]

  • 1 February 2012

    New Anhui port development plan  includes extension of  major navigation channels to 1,500 kilometres. Under this plan, the port capacity should reach 500 million tonnes by 2015. The province plans to spend US$15.8 million a year on waterborne transport during the National Five-year Plan from 2011 to 2015. Anhui also aims to enhance shoreline utilisation […]

  • 30 January 2012

    State Senator Eileen M. Daily (D-Westbrook) and Representative Jim Crawford (D-Westbrook) announced the imminent release of state funding to underwrite channel dredging and anchorage improvements at both the Clinton and Westbrook harbors. A total of $1.7 million will be allocated for the Clinton project; $350,000 in supplemental funding will be allocated for Westbrook. The projects […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared the lower 14 mile section of the Sheboygan River a hazardous waste site under the EPA Superfund legislation in 1986. A Sheboygan River Dredging Workgroup was established in August of 2009 to assist in coordinating these projects, and is represented by officials from the EPA Region 5, Great Lakes […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Brad Richardson, project coordinator for the Carter Lake restoration, stated that the dredging project is set for June and July. “Part of the shoreline work will involve some spot vegetation kills with chemicals and use of a weed harvester,” he added. During the Omaha meeting, Richardson and other officials updated the public on the project […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Work is underway, in support of the La Quinta Trade Gateway, on the La Quinta channel extension. In creation of a 7,300-foot long by 400-foot wide by 41-foot deep channel, crews are dredging 24/7 at a pace of about 8-10,000 yards of material a day. To date, approximately 300,000 of the 6.6 million yards is […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Several years ago, Howard Ruben and a team of other biologists with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, were performing environmental work along a New Jersey beach that had been newly restored by the Army Corps. “An onlooker approached us and said he had seen a baby sea turtle in the water,” […]

  • 20 January 2012

    A dredge discharge pipeline will be placed inside the southeast end of placement area 58a, Jan. 22, 2012, as part of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Causeway to Bastrop dredging project. Mariners are asked to use extreme caution when operating a vessel in the area and be aware of pipelines and floating markers. The pipeline will […]

  • 17 January 2012

    The Partrac Group has announced Dr. Kevin Black (Technical Director) will be presenting at the fourth International Ports & The Environment Seminar 2012. The event will take place on Thursday 22nd March 2012 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr. Black will present on ‘New Data from New Technology’ and will discuss how esturarine and port managers, […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is scheduled to start in March. “This project is part of a 50-year plan to rebuild the St. Augustine inlet ruined shoreline,” stated Andrew Ames, St. Johns County Public Works Department assistant engineer. “The St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is to last six months and would likely cause minimal […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The Department of Ecology (Ecology) is inviting the public to comment on a proposed amended Agreed Order for investigating sediments that are potentially contaminated with dioxins at the Port of Olympia (port). This legal agreement requires the port to investigate and plan for cleaning up contamination in an expanded study area surrounding the port peninsula. […]

  • 12 January 2012

    “Dewey Beach replenishment project has been completed,” stated Maria Sadler, environmental scientist with Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Some points of the Dewey beach have been expanded from 100 feet to upwards of 300 feet, said Bill Brown, the acting town manager. “It’s substantially more than it was,” Brown stated. “The tourists […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Panama City Beach is commemorating the start of 2012 by celebrating the completion of its three-month $16 million beach renourishment project. Working with the United States Corps of Engineers, the destination pumped 1.4 million cubic yards of sand to approximately 7.5 miles of beach, extending the shoreline by 100 feet in many locations. This is […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Destructive coastal erosion along southern shorelines battered by recent storms could be the result of deep-sea port construction, villagers…   By Apinya Wipatayotin (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, January 9, 2012;  

  • 6 January 2012

    Tony Pratt, DNREC Spokesman, said that the sand replenishment project at the Dewey Beach has been completed. The contractor instantly began the job of landfalling the hydraulic pipe in Rehoboth Beach. Pratt added that the replenishment project at Rehoboth Beach should be completed in less than a month. A total of about 1 million cubic […]

  • 3 January 2012

    A blessing ceremony for a multi-million dollar Waikiki beach replenishment project will be held this week. The Waikiki beach replenishment project includes pumping offshore sand to a stretch of beach from the Royal Hawaiian Hotel to the Duke Kahanamoku statue. This project will cost around $2.5 million. Waikiki is a neighborhood of Honolulu, in the […]

  • 27 December 2011

    After striking an early snag, the Noosa Dog Beach project is back on track. Division 11 councillor Russell Green said a new dredge would soon be in place and work set to begin early in the new year. The news follows a delay caused when the dredge originally called in for the job was unable […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The beach renourishment project which began on Panama City Beach’s west end has moved east. The three month long project has migrated to its final staging area in the east end on near the Regency Towers on Thomas Drive. The US Army Corps of Engineers pumped sand onto the beach. The project will extend the […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) this week was successful in securing $51.7 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects throughout Maryland in the fiscal year 2012 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The bill’s biggest allocations include $18.3 million for the annual maintenance dredging of the C&D Canal, $13.6 million for the annual dredging of […]