Project Updates & Industry Developments
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After months of dredging, Lake Zumbro nears the finish line

MN, United States

NEAR ORONOCO, Minn. (KTTC) — The $7.5 million Lake Zumbro dredging project has been at least 10 years in the making, while sediment build-up on the lake has been happening for almost a...

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Spate of Fires Has Shipping Industry Looking at How Dangerous Goods Are Handled

By Costas ParisA large share of the dangerous-goods shipments on international cargo ships were mislabeled, improperly handled and carried other safety risks, according to an industry study...

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The Dredge Report: What’s up with digging down into White Rock Lake?

TX, United States

Sail across White Rock Lake, and you’ll see wildlife, lush vegetation and stunning sunsets, but the beauty of the lake and the health of its ecosystems are in danger of what lurks beneath the...

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From Providence Place to the pedestrian bridge, they’re making the rivers deeper

RI, United States

Paul Olander, project manager for J.F. Brennan Co., a dredging company from LaCrosse, Wis., talks about the dredging to start at Waterplace Park as soon as Wednesday. Behind him is the dredge that...

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State to expedite Lake Ontario shoreline projects

NY, United States

ENVIRONMENT: Harbor dredging outline to be finished by December, environmental assessments by February. New York State has pledged to expedite the planning and implementation process for 132...

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Intracoastal Waterway Finally Getting Its Due Dredging; Completed Causeway Looking Good for All User Groups

NJ, United States

We went from “Cold enough for ya?” to “Windy enough for ya?” Perish the thought of adding “Snowy enough for you yet?” How about “Is this warm weather weird enough for ya?” I’m still banking on some...

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Army Corps, Coast Guard Tackle Shoaling as Dredge Project in Intracoastal Waterway Begins

NJ, United States

Harvey Cedars Company Awarded ContractLong Beach Island — Christmas is coming early for recreational boaters who navigate the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway. The U.S. Army Corps has awarded...

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Carolina Beach councilman answers the question, 'Why not renourish Freeman Park?'

NC, United States

CAROLINA BEACH — It’s a common suggestion by both residents and visitors to Carolina Beach when they see the erosion issues facing the beach town — why doesn’t the town just do beach...

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CAT Addresses Misconception about DEF on Marine Tier IV Engines

IL, United States

GET THE FACTS ON UREA SUPPLY AND SAFETYWith U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final engines making their way into inland waterway vessels, there’s a lot of talk about those with selective catalytic reduction (SCR)....

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Harbor Officials Say Sand Deposited At Whaler Island Groin Changed Wave Dynamics, Poses Danger To Anchor Way

CA, United States

Crescent City Harbor officials say dredged sand deposited at the Whaler Island Groin could potentially change the wave dynamics during a storm and poses a danger to Anchor Way and its public boat...

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Florida: New Jacksonville City Council Resilience Committee to address flooding, sea level rise

FL, United States

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jacksonville City Council President Scott Wilson has announced the formation of a committee that will look to make the city more resilient to flooding, sea level rise, and...

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Trimble Marine announces that USACE Dredge Quality Management Program Now Supported by Trimble Marine Construction Software

United States

As part of a pilot project to test Trimble® Marine Construction Software compatibility with the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Dredge Quality Management (DQM) Program, Trimble Marine...

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Nature Peacefully Co-existing with Dredging

FL, United States

A pelican watches as the City of Boca Raton (FL) dredge works in the South Cut from Lake Boca Raton to the Atlantic Ocean. The dredged sand is reused for beach restoration.

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Wintry weather shortens dredging season, resulting in more work on the Fox River

WI, United States

GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- After 11 years of dredging, the Fox River PCB Cleanup Project is almost complete.The operation was supposed to wrap up this week, but recent cold weather will extend cleanup into a...

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Watershed Improvement District clears final hurdle, paves way to dredge lake

VA, United States

After efforts spanning more than a generation, the end is in sight for residents of Timber Lake. A referendum victory at Tuesday’s election gives the Timberlake Watershed Improvement District the...