Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Oceano Dunes off-roaders plan to 'Stand for the Sand' in Sacramento

CA, United States

OCEANO, Calif. (FOX26) — Fans of camping and off-roading at the Oceano Dunes are now getting ready to take their fight to the State Capitol.Weeks ago, California State Parks closed 48 acres of...

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Coos Bay City Council votes to approve Jordan Cove LNG dredge request

OR, United States

COOS BAY, Ore. -- The Coos Bay City Council voted Tuesday night to approve a land use application for the Jordan Cove LNG project.According to Jordan Cove spokesman Paul Vogel, it was a 4-3 vote in...

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Dredging Continues at Grand Traverse Harbor In Keweenaw County

MI, United States

KEWEENAW COUNTY — Heavy equipment operators are expected to begin working this week to dredge stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County.Over the past roughly...

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More sand planned for beaches dealing with erosion

FL, United States

FORT PIERCE, Fla. —  Recent high winds have wreaked havoc on some beaches on the Treasure Coast. "We're seeing some significant erosion at the Fort Pierce beach just...

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O.C. Beaches Getting Their Fill – of Sand

NJ, United States

By MADDY VITALEMonths from now visitors and residents will reap the benefits of wide Ocean City beaches due to a replenishment project that is pumping in more sand to fill in what was lost through...

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Northwest Indiana communities challenged by high lake levels

IN, United States

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (WNDU) - Both U.S. senators from Michigan are urging the federal government to send funds to help Michigan communities impacted by beach erosion, including some in Michiana....

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The Colorado River is overcommitted – here’s how that happened

CO, United States

In the early years of the 20th century, leaders across the West had big dreams for growth, all of which were tied to taking water from the Colorado River and moving it across mountains and...

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Marine Labs on the Water’s Edge Are Threatened by Climate Change

LA, United States

COCODRIE, La. — A marine laboratory 85 miles southwest of New Orleans was designed to be a fortress against extreme weather. But it might be defeated by climate change.Sitting at the end of...

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Memphis District: 2019 dredged up with a bang

TN, United States

The Memphis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has several missions associated with the Mississippi River. One of the most important is to keep the river channel at a depth that allows the river...

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Pipeline Incident Prevention - A Life-Saving Guide for the Dredging and Pipeline Industries

United States

Today, the Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) released Pipeline Incident Prevention, a recommended best practices guide for safe dredging near underwater gas and hazardous...

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Marine Highway projects get $7.5 million in MARAD grants

United States

MARAD has announced the award of more than $7.5 million in grants to nine Marine Highway projects. They include funding for several Container on Barge (COB) projects, conversion of a ferry from...

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Inland Dredging Company Wraps Up Contract

TN, United States

On December 23, Inland Dredging Company wrapped up maintenance dredging at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inland harbors, dredging 1,289,598 cubic yards of sediment total. The Memphis District...

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Dredge Hurley Returns Home After Historic Season

TN, United States

On December 9, the Memphis Engineer District’s dredge Hurley returned to its home port at the Ensley Engineer Yard in Memphis Harbor. The Hurley dredged more than 12.5 million cubic yards this...

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NJ beach to build sand dunes with 2,000 old Christmas trees

NJ, United States

One New Jersey beach will be extra festive this summer – thanks to dunes made in part from discarded Christmas trees.Island Beach State Park in Ocean County has gotten 2,000 used trees donated this...

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Homeowners concerned about timing of Surf City beach restoration

NC, United States

SURF CITY, N.C. (WECT) - Since Hurricane Florence caused significant damage to Surf City’s coastline, the town has been making efforts to replenish the dunes.The town is currently working to haul...