Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Bobs Farm Sand Mine Proposal Puts Brakes on Adjoining Eco-Cabin Project

Australia

Footprint: The proposed Bobs Farm sand mine. Ammos Resource Management wants to extract 750,000 tonnes of sand per year over 15 years. More than 3500 people have signed on online petition opposing...

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Holmes Beach Dives Into Spring Lake Cleanup Options

FL, United States

Spring Lake, a polluted body of water between 68th and 70th streets in Holmes Beach, was determined to be brackish by the Southwest Florida Water Management District. City officials will decide...

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Engineers Give New Details About $12.7M Daufuskie, Jekyll Dredging. Here’s What we Know

SC, United States

Google Maps and the Office of the U.S. Coast SurveyThe $12.7 million dredging project scheduled for Daufuskie Island this year will vacuum up underwater material on west side of the island and...

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Dredged Material From N.J. Inlet Slated For ‘Beneficial Use’

NJ, United States

An aerial view of the Barnegat Inlet. (Photo: Civil Air Patrol courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)State and federal agencies are partnering on a pilot program to utilize dredged material...

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Irish Harbour Network to Get Millions of Euros in Government Support

Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Sunday announced it is committing a €35.7 million Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbour network.The...

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Plymouth Considers Cedarville Landfill for Dredge Material

MA, United States

Photo Courtesy: Town of PlymouthThere is a multi-pronged answer to the question of why the town is considering depositing sludge from the harbor dredging project in the Cedarville landfill.PLYMOUTH...

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Fenwick Island Dredging Plans Move Forward

DE, United States

FENWICK ISLAND, Del.- The town of Fenwick Island is moving forward with plans to dredge the Little Assawoman Bay.At Friday's town council meeting, those with the Dredging Committee requested funding...

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Bill Would Transfer Bay Islands to DNR Ownership

MD, United States

OCEAN CITY — A bill introduced in the General Assembly last week could revert ownership of islands in the coastal bays watershed to the state for conservation purposes.House Bill 54 was...

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Corps to Host Dredging Meeting in Winona

MN, United States

The St. Paul Engineer District will host a public meeting January 31 in Winona, Minn., to gather public input into its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material.The meeting is...

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Back to Where it Began? Carolina Beach Reportedly Greenlit to Dump Lake Spoils on MOTSU Land

NC, United States

The Town of Carolina Beach ran into trouble with MOTSU for depositing spoils from the lake dredging project on its property (Port City Daily photo/FILE)CAROLINA BEACH — It’s fair to say the...

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Crystalbrook Optimistic Despite no Definitive Date for Marina Development

Australia

Crystalbrook Collection will not commit to when development of the $200m Port Douglas Marina would start despite reports it could be as early as September this year.“It really is too tough to say at...

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USACE Plans to Build Islands Using Dredged Mississippi River

MS, United States

The islands, built using dredged river sediment, would restore wildlife habitat and act as a barrier to future erosionThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposed a pilot project to use sediment...

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Replenishment Complete: Check Out Seaside Heights’ New, Huge Beach

NJ, United States

The completion of beach replenishment in Seaside Heights, Jan. 23, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)Beach replenishment is complete in Seaside Heights, in time for the upcoming polar plunge and with...

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Lavallette Beach Replenishment to Begin In About a Week

NJ, United States

The Lavallette dunes and boardwalk, Jan. 23, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)Lavallette will begin receiving beach replenishment sand and newly-built dunes in about a week, officials said.Stephen Rochette,...

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Public Meeting on Dredged Material Management in Winona, Minnesota

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District is hosting a public meeting on January 31 to gather public input into its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material in Winona,...