Project Updates & Industry Developments
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State Conditions Sunset Beach Dredge Permit

NC, United States

SUNSET BEACH – The town has received a state permit to dredge south Jinks Creek to less than half of the depth the town requested in its permit application.The North Carolina Division of Coastal...

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Lake Michigan: Beaches forced to find structural solutions to erosion problem

MI, United States

OTTAWA COUNTY — All along Lake Michigan, the erosion problem is doing a lot more damage to beaches and parks than just cutting them down to size.“It changes really quickly, but we’re keeping...

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Maryland Introduces Tool for Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials

MD, United States

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has developed a new conservation tool to identify opportunities for the beneficial use of clean dredged sediments. Beneficial Use – Identifying...

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U.S. restores Swan Island using dredge material

MA, United States

CAMBRIDGE — An island in Somerset County, just south of Dorchester, has been restored in large part by the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), using dredge material. Once in danger of being...

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Dredge breaks loose from mooring, crashes into breakwater in Plymouth Harbor

MA, United States

PLYMOUTH – Visitors to the waterfront were surprised to find a giant dredge washed up on the breakwater in Plymouth Harbor Thursday morning.PLYMOUTH – Visitors to the waterfront were surprised to...

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$4.9 Million Aquatic Restoration Project is Complete

IL, United States

The Nippersink Creek Aquatic Restoration Project will help ensure a full array of aquatic biodiversity. MCC: McHenry County Conservation District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will...

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Beardstown moving forward on marina project

IL, United States

BEARDSTOWN — Beardstown is in the process of designing its new campground and kayak area with Benton and Associates as the city finalizes its plans for dredging along the Illinois...

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Transfer stockpiled sand to Kamaole beaches

HI, United States

Yes! You can help protect our beaches and dunes for the next generation. You can urge lawmakers to find the funding to transfer the stockpiled dune sand that is under wraps at the Kihei Boat Ramp...

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We have passed Peak Sand; people will soon be fighting over the stuff

FL, United States

They keep piling it on Florida's beaches, but they can't keep it up.Sand is a hot commodity these days. People are stealing it to make concrete. Even Dubai imports sand because the desert stuff is...

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Intracoastal Waterway dredging to commence

FL, United States

Material collected in the dredging of a five-mile stretch of the Intracoastal Waterway will be used to reshape the beach near the South JettyVENICE — The South Jetty walkway at Humphries Park...

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Dredging is in process on Millers Creek

FL, United States

The long-discussed Millers Creek dredging project became a reality in early October, when DredgIt, a fully integrated sediment management company from Houston, Texas, set up shop on land owned by...

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Collier County's multi-million dollar beach renourishment project is underway

FL, United States

Crews transported and distributed sand along the beach near Park Shore Beach Park in Naples on Friday, November 1, as part of Collier County's multi-million dollar beach renourishment...

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Petersburg harbor dredging could mean special election

AK, United States

Local voters could be deciding whether to borrow money for a major dredging project for Petersburg’s South Harbor. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this year completed a feasibility study on the...

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Lake Michigan residents fear that beach erosion, and costs to slow it, are far from over

MI, United States

What once was a source of relaxation has become increasingly stressful for homeowners along the Lake Michigan shoreline.The latest gale on Oct. 16 generated massive winds and waves, causing...