Project Updates & Industry Developments
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U.S. House of Representatives Chairmen & Ranking Members on the Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure & Sub Committee on Coast Guard & Maritime Transportation Request CRS (Congressional Research Service) to address bias in Jones Act Reports Issued.

United States

EXCLUSIVE DREDGEWIRE PRESS RELEASE By Heiko U. Osterchrist -Associate Publisher, DredgeWire Earlier this summer Dredging Contractors of America challenged the findings in CRS 2019 Harbor...

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Aquares 4D Geophysical Modeling & Asset Management

FL, United States

Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc., Jacksonville, Florida presents game changing geophysical surveys and user friendly DemcoAquares 3D Subsurface Scanner Technology. Visualize the subsurface in a...

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Province to dump material dredged from Petitcodiac on former Moncton landfill

Canada

Work calls for removing 380,000 cubic metres of material to restore channel as bridge is completedThe provincial government plans to take over city land along the Petitcodiac River to use a former...

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Upgraded SWiFT SVP launched by Valeport

United Kingdom

Valeport’s latest and most popular sound speed profiler, the SWiFT SVP, has now been upgraded to provide enhanced versatility and deployment. An improved depth rating and increased pressure accuracy...

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Floating Solar Gets Ready for the High Seas

Floating PV panels could be headed out to sea amid growing interest in offshore solar. Last month, a Belgian consortium including Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME), Tractebel,...

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No commitment to solve Delta's dredging dilemma

Canada

A lot of talk and lobbying has so far yielded nothing but frustration when it comes to dredging the local channels of the lower Fraser River. “There is a great bit of concern from the people who...

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"Can the "Masters of the Flood" help Texas & other U.S. coastlines protect them from hurricanes?

BY Kiah CollierNOORDWIJK, Netherlands — On a sunny Friday in late May, a jubilant wedding party scrambled to the top of a colossal sand dune in this tiny Dutch beach town for a photoshoot,...

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Residents Say Muskoka River Needs Dredging In Bracebridge

Canada

Councillor says that on Canada Day, children could be seen walking out in knee deep water in the bay during the fireworks...The Muskoka River needs to be dredged near the falls and its mouth, but who...

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To move away from the shore, or to 'armour' it — Prince Edwards Islands erosion question

Canada

Coastal Property Guide advises against the use of hard rock to protect shoreline. This story is part of a CBC News series entitled In Our Backyard, which looks at the effects climate change is...

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Corps of Engineers Hosts Celebration for Multinational Stabilization of Mosul Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division's Mosul Dam Task Force hosted the Ambassadors from the U.S. Embassy in Iraq and the Italian Embassy in Iraq, along with the Iraq Minister of...

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Contaminated silt at Market Slip causes headaches for Saint John

Canada

Boaters can't tie up at slip until silt is trucked to land-based disposal site The City of Saint John is scrambling to make arrangements for visiting boaters this summer after a plan to dredge...

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Dredging Safety Checklist

Dredge Yard continuously investigates and develops dredging equipment that is reliable, durable and eco-friendly. We strive to reduce environmental footprint and increase efficiency to achieve high...

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Isle of Palms dredge disposal site gets new look following months of work

SC, United States

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The Isle of Palms dredge disposal area looks more prominent as you cross the Isle of Palms connector.It’s been there for decades but only lately has the Army Corps of...

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Salmon restoration project delays beach access in Squamish

Canada

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Kiteboarders and windsurfers in the Sea to Sky region are blown away by how quickly they’ve lost access to the two main beaches they can use to launch their equipment.A delay...

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Kelowna boat launch won't be resolved unless landowners can agree

Canada

KELOWNA - The “volatile” lakeshore north of Mission Creek will continue to disrupt boaters until some key people find a way to agree with each other on a permanent solution. Right now, the Cook...