Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Arroyo dredging reduces overflow risk

TX, United States

By FERNANDO DEL VALLE Staff Writer After years of negotiations with City Hall, federal crews...

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Savannah harbor dredging company helped build Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

GA, United States

By David PenderedA company that has a place in engineering history was hired to complete the final dredging at the ports of Savannah and Charleston. The Savannah project to be complete about 10...

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North Bend denies appeal on JCEP dredge spoils placement

WA, United States

NORTH BEND — A special City Council meeting was held in North Bend on Friday afternoon to determine what should be done with an appeal made by local environmental group Citizens for...

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$1.96 billion Puget Sound Gateway program launched

WA, United States

‘WE OPTED FOR CONFIDENCE IN OUR FUTURE’ $1.96 billion Puget Sound Gateway program launchedProjects to complete State Route 167 in Pierce County, SR 509 in King County and improve connections to...

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Healthy haul: September defense contracts for Hampton Roads surpasses $650M

AH Environmental Consultants of Newport News had 60 million reasons to celebrate last month.That was the dollar value of a defense contract awarded to a joint venture managed by the company, which...

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Larry Beck: Texas losing fight with rising sea levels

TX, United States

Following Trump’s absurd notion to buy Greenland earlier this year, Trump apologist and conservative columnist Marc Thiessen expressed a view typical of people who display little to no knowledge...

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BP approves Thunder Horse expansion in Gulf

TX, United States

BP said it started up the Thunder Horse South Expansion Projection in the Gulf of Mexico 11 months ahead of schedule and $150 million under budget.BP said Monday it approved an expansion in the...

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Grand Strand leaders travel to Washington D.C. to discuss beach renourishment program

SC, United States

HORRY COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – Leaders from Horry County, Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach headed to the nation’s capital on Thursday to discuss the future of the Grand Strand’s federal beach...

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Winnapaug Pond dredging project hits a snag

RI, United States

WESTERLY — A proposed large-scale dredge of Winnapaug Pond will remain where it has been for the last 25 years — on the drawing board.The most recent planning started in 2012, after...

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Plan to extend Lower Manhattan to East River moves one step further

NY, United States

The city’s plan to extend a barrier between nearly one mile of Lower Manhattan’s coastline and the East River with more extensive flood-water protections is one step closer to reality. The New York...

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Parson backs dredging of lower Mississippi River

MO, United States

Gov. Mike Parson has decided to back a project — dredging the lower Mississippi River — touted as a boost for farmers in Missouri and the Midwest.In a combination of letters to federal...

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Brayton Point Commerce Center receives first cargo shipment to new marine commerce terminal

MA, United States

The historic transformation of Brayton Point reached another milestone last week with the first cargo shipment into the site’s newly redeveloped marine commerce terminal. This represents the first...

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Annisquam dredging could move forward

MA, United States

BOSTON — A long-awaited project to dredge the sand-clogged Annisquam River could be back on track, according to U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton, citing a deal with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that...

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Louisiana hopes to fight coast erosion by mimicking nature

LA, United States

Back when the Mississippi River flowed wild, its ever-shifting waters acted as a continent-sized earth mover, picking up sand and dirt from the North, depositing it in the Delta region and...

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Local government dredging wallets

LA, United States

Rivers throughout mythology have been a source of power and life. The river creatures and monsters were reflective of the destruction a river is capable of, while the sea spirits reminded us of its...