Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Emergency Renourishment at Lido Beach Underway

FL, United States

An emergency renourishment project at Lido Beach, Florida, began on November 5 and is expected to be completed by February 12 despite a series of weather delays. Five separate cold fronts have moved...

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Flagler County Dune Restoration Project Enters Final Phase

FL, United States

A $20-million-plus effort to restore protective berms along Flagler County’s coastline, one of the longest and most multifaceted projects in the county’s history, entered its home stretch this...

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Armstrong Permitted to Dredge Meighan Creek

British Columbia, Canada

Province says yes, after two years of work by city, to dredge creek for flood mitigationTwo years of applications, letters, reports, phone calls and general red tape discussions have proven fruitful...

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Ocean City Season for Bayside Dredging Extended to March 31

NJ, United States

OCEAN CITY - Mayor Jay Gillian has received word from the state Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) that the season for dredging activity in the bay has been extended from Feb. 28 to...

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Estuary Dredging is Mining: Angry Residents

Kerala, India

ALAPPUZHA: Resentment is brewing among residents of Purakkad gram panchayat against the move of major irrigation department (MID) to sell mineral sand from Thottappally 'pozhi' (estuary) to either...

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Work Begins to Open Canal For Boats For The First Time in NINETY Years

United Kingdom

Canal boats will be allowed access through the canal for the first time in ninety years (Image: Handout)Grantham canal has begun dredging work which will allow boats to pass through for the first time...

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New Pass Dredge Halfway Done

FL, United States

The sand from the $3.9 million dredge is being used to renourish nearby Lido Beach. Work on the $3.9 million dredging of New Pass and nourishment of Lido Beach is nearly halfway done, Sarasota city...

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Drilon, Lacson: No More Budget For Dredging in 2019

Philippines

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. INQUIRER.NET PHOTO/CATHY MIRANDAMANILA, Philippines — On Senator Panfilo Lacson’s motion, Congress has agreed to remove the funding for dredging, dubbed...

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Gadkari to Launch 7 Road, River Projects Worth Rs 872 Cr in Bihar on Wednesday

India

He will also initiate the development of the 300 km long river route from Hajipur to Triveni GhatUnion Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari, will...

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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...