Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Kihei sand dunes get an infusion of new grains

HI, United States

Sand dredged from the Kihei Boat Ramp harbor has been delivered to Kamaole Beach Park I in this photo taken Feb. 18. The sand had been stored in the upper parking lot at the boat ramp from July to...

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Basin board approves aquatic plantings to help restore Lake Trafford

FL, United States

The state has been planting native bulrush weeds at Lake Trafford to provide better habitat for bass and smaller fish, after an effort to rid the lake of an invasive plant killed most...

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Dredging a sandbar

DE, United States

This bird’s eye view came to us from Chris Driscoll of Driscoll Drones. “J.F. Brennan Company dredges the sandbar between Massey’s Channel and Middle Island,” said Driscoll. “This will provide...

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USACE Buffalo District substantially completes Stanford Run ecosystem restoration project

NY, United States

BUFFALO, NY - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District (USACE) substantially completed the Stanford Run ecosystem restoration project located within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP)...

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Mississippi River dredging program means more profit for farmers

IA, United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KELO.com) -- Iowa Senator Joni Ernst (R) went to bat for Iowa farmers to get the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to approve the Mississippi dredge program, and the Corps has decided...

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ICS: Coronavirus Costing Shipping Industry USD 350 Mln a Week

United States

The impact of the outbreak of the coronavirus is estimated to be costing the shipping industry USD 350 million a week in lost revenues, according to the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS).The...

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VIDEO: ABS Group services support IMO cyber risk guideline compliance

TX, United States

ABS Group of Companies, Inc. has launched a new set of safety and risk-based services to support compliance to the 2021 Cyber Risk Management (CRM) guidelines recommended by the International...

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Sarasota County to decide beach renourishment

FL, United States

When it comes to the Manasota Key beach renourishment project, Sarasota County commissioners have some thorny decisions to make Tuesday regarding their portion of the project. Chief among those...

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“Sediment Trap” to Protect Snug Harbor

NJ, United States

By DONALD WITTKOWSKIIn simple terms, it is described as a “bathtub.” But this isn’t anything like the bathtub in your home.Instead of filling up with water, it will capture large amounts of muddy...

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Technical Demands Hold Up New Research Ship

Germany

Complex technical requirements have delayed by some three years the completion of a new €98 million state-of-the-art oceanographic and fisheries research ship in Germany, reports Tom Todd.The...

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A Smoother Ride for Mariners as Massey's Ditch Dredging Project Nears Completion

DE, United States

SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. Massey's Ditch was last dredged in 2002. Mariners say the waterway had become unsafe and that boats often ran aground, especially at low tide. The 100 foot wide channel is on...

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NC wind project lays groundwork in Virginia Beach

NC, United States

The turbines might be in the Outer Banks, but a planned wind farm in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, could have a huge economic impact in Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads, according to project...

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Corps amends budget to include Ontonagon Harbor dredging

MI, United States

Ontonagon — The Army Corps of Engineers amended its 2020 budget to include dredging for the Ontonagon Harbor this summer, according to a Monday report to the Ontonagon Village Council.Joe...

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Schumer knocks plan to move dredges repairing Long Island beaches to Florida

FL, United States

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), at a news conference in Manhattan Sunday, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was planning to pull crews and dredges from the South Shore of Long Island to work on a...

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Manitoba pours $61 million into Portage la Prairie wastewater infrastructure

Canada

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. – The Manitoba government is putting $61 million towards upgrades of Portage la Prairie’s Water Pollution Control Facility.The city of Portage la Prairie owns and operates...