Project Updates & Industry Developments
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LNG Limited gets Bear Head construction permit extension

Canada

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board has extended LNG Limited’s construction permit for the Bear Head LNG terminal and companion Bear Paw Pipeline on the Canadian east coast in Nova Scotia.The...

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Army Corps enters full-scale dredging of Monongahela River

PA, United States

WEBSTER – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun a full-scale dredging of the Monongahela River to maintain a navigational channel after an old dam is removed in Elizabeth.The Corps has set up...

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Replenishment to Touch Up Beaches Rebuilt After Sandy

NJ, United States

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) New sand is on its way to some New Jersey beaches that were rebuilt after Superstorm Sandy but have eroded since then.Federal, state and local officials announced that a new...

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FEMA Awards $54.9 M in Grants to Emerald Isle and Holden Beach

NC, United States

North Carolina and Federal Emergency Management Agency officials announced Thursday more than $54.9 million in hurricane- and tropical storm-related public assistance grants have been approved for...

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Dredged Material To Help Revive Community Waterfront

MD, United States

By Timothy B. Wheeler, Bay Journal News ServiceA novel plan to refurbish an old waterfront park near Baltimore with sand and silt dredged from the harbor has received its first major infusion of the...

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What it'll take to raise New Orleans-area levees: $3.2 billion, 50-year plan, Corps says

LA, United States

PLANS TO RAISE LEVEES, FLOODWALLS: Corps proposes $3.2 billion in levee improvements, including projects to lift levees and floodwalls to higher elevations in order to keep the region protected...

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Dredging vessels at work on area waterways

LA, United States

The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District board, which devotes much of its time to finding money to dredge area waterways, suddenly has dredging vessels all over the area. The board learned...

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Tarpon to receive additional dredge dollars

FL, United States

Mayor expects extra $800k for work on Anclote River turn basin TARPON SPRINGS — Tarpon officials received an early Christmas present this year, as Mayor Chris Alahouzos said the city is...

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Sarasota County OKs Lido renourishment staging agreement, with some reservations

FL, United States

The Sarasota County commission is concerned over adverse effects the beach renourishment might have on the staging area of Ted Sperling ParkSARASOTA COUNTY — For years the city of Sarasota and...

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Indian River County approves additional $1.9 million to repair beach erosion

FL, United States

INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Repairing eroded beaches will cost about $1.9 million more than originally planned, thanks to Hurricane Dorian. Earlier this year, the county planned a $4.8 million...

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Callan Marine recently launched the General MacArthur, one of the largest cutter suction dredges in the U.S. market.

Galveston, TX, United States

At 290 feet in length and a 9-foot draft, the General MacArthur boasts 24,000 total installed horsepower. Powered by 3 Cat-MAK diesel engines, the dredge has a fuel capacity of over 300,000 gallons,...

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Baker-Polito Administration awards over $10 million for dam and seawall projects

MA, United States

FOXBOROUGH – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced over $10.2 million in grants to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by...

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Fort Campbell engineers receive USACE overview and tour Kentucky Lock Addition Project

KY, United States

Jeremiah Manning, resident engineer for the Kentucky Lock Addition Project explains construction of the downstream coffer dam with concrete shells that will also be part of the permanent lock wall...

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Hampton to pursue claim against contractor whose barge crashed into the Buckroe Beach pier

VA, United States

Hampton expects to pursue a claim against the company whose barge crashed into Buckroe fishing pier last month, causing a section to sink into the Chesapeake Bay.The barge, owned by Coastal Design...

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Restoration plan for Pacific Horizon Preserve in Laguna Beach gets Planning Commission approval

CA, United States

Work outlined in a habitat restoration plan submitted by the Orange County Transportation Authority for the Pacific Horizon Preserve in Laguna Beach can get underway following approval by the city...