Project Updates & Industry Developments
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C-Job designs Autonomous Underwater Maintenance Dredger

C-Job Naval Architects has developed an innovative dredging solution that holds out the promise of being cleaner and more sustainable than ever before. Dredging today is an energy intensive...

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Contractor for Salt Ponds dredging increases bid by roughly $750K

VA, United States

Dredging and other work on the north and south jetties continues at Salt Ponds inlet, but the price is going up.Hampton City Council is set to vote Wednesday for a $754,000 increase on a bid, which...

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Houston files application to finish dredging Kingwood mouth bar

TX, United States

The city of Houston filed an application on Friday to receive federal funding to remove the mouth bar — a buildup of sand and sediment that could increase flooding — from the San Jacinto...

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Battle continues for federal funds to dredge mouth bar

TX, United States

As one $70 million dredging projects wraps up in the Lake Houston area, state and local officials are hoping to get more funding for the removal of additional sand and sediment to reduce flooding...

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Jacobs completes living coastline system

LA, United States

Jacobs (NYSE:JEC) and Shell Pipeline Company have completed the installation of a living coastline system along the Ship Shoal Pipeline Corridor in Louisiana.The project improves marsh production and...

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Governor Ron DeSantis Activates C-44 Stormwater Treatment Area

FL, United States

Governor Ron DeSantis visited the C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) site to highlight Everglades restoration and activate the pumps which began the process of filling the man made...

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Daytona Beach Pier repairs slated for next year

FL, United States

Two months after Hurricane Dorian damaged the Daytona Beach Pier, city officials are getting ready to make repairs.DAYTONA BEACH — Hurricane Dorian was 100 miles off the Volusia County coast...

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Beach replenishment makes its way to Dewey

DE, United States

219,000 cubic yards of sand to be pumped for second half of $7.2 million project Just a few weeks after beginning work in Rehoboth Beach, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. has made its...

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Sand renourishment for Apollo Bay and Marengo

Australia

More sand is being poured onto the beach across Apollo Bay and Marengo. It is to help stabilise the coastal foreshore which is being impacted by naturally occurring coastal erosion.Up to 10,000 cubic...

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Corps, Congress Considering New Approach To Gulf Coast Dredging

United States

Speaking to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee during an October 23 hearing, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, chief of engineers of the U.S. Army and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps...

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Legislators show support for additional dredging on Lake Houston mouth-bar

TX, United States

After a swell of community support and letters to local legislators, lawmakers have signed a letter supporting additional dredging of the Lake Houston mouth-bar, according to a Nov. 4 news release...

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Suffolk County Begins Pumping Sand Onto Beach In Hampton Bays

NY, United States

An emergency operation to widen the beach in Hampton Bays just west of the Shinnecock Inlet, using dredged sand from the bottom of Shinnecock Bay, got underway on Sunday and is expected to continue...

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New York: No Coastal Flooding Protections In Store For City’s Largest Food Hub

NY, United States

Seven years after Superstorm Sandy, the de Blasio administration has no plans for coastal flooding defense measures to protect the city’s largest food market — a $3 billion hub that sits on a...

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Hereford Inlet can be dredged, feds say. Coastal communities plan to take advantage.

NJ, United States

NORTH WILDWOOD — There’s a makeover in store for the beaches of North Wildwood, Avalon and Stone Harbor.Restrictions in the Coastal Barrier Resource Act kept the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

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Feds: We were wrong on sand-dredge ban in south New Jersey

NJ, United States

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2019 file photo women walk near some of the sand dunes in Stone Harbor, N.J. The federal government has dropped its objection to some southern New Jersey towns using sand...