Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Bill Would Transfer Bay Islands to DNR Ownership

MD, United States

OCEAN CITY — A bill introduced in the General Assembly last week could revert ownership of islands in the coastal bays watershed to the state for conservation purposes.House Bill 54 was...

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Corps to Host Dredging Meeting in Winona

MN, United States

The St. Paul Engineer District will host a public meeting January 31 in Winona, Minn., to gather public input into its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material.The meeting is...

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Back to Where it Began? Carolina Beach Reportedly Greenlit to Dump Lake Spoils on MOTSU Land

NC, United States

The Town of Carolina Beach ran into trouble with MOTSU for depositing spoils from the lake dredging project on its property (Port City Daily photo/FILE)CAROLINA BEACH — It’s fair to say the...

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Crystalbrook Optimistic Despite no Definitive Date for Marina Development

Australia

Crystalbrook Collection will not commit to when development of the $200m Port Douglas Marina would start despite reports it could be as early as September this year.“It really is too tough to say at...

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USACE Plans to Build Islands Using Dredged Mississippi River

MS, United States

The islands, built using dredged river sediment, would restore wildlife habitat and act as a barrier to future erosionThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) proposed a pilot project to use sediment...

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Replenishment Complete: Check Out Seaside Heights’ New, Huge Beach

NJ, United States

The completion of beach replenishment in Seaside Heights, Jan. 23, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)Beach replenishment is complete in Seaside Heights, in time for the upcoming polar plunge and with...

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Lavallette Beach Replenishment to Begin In About a Week

NJ, United States

The Lavallette dunes and boardwalk, Jan. 23, 2019. (Photo: Daniel Nee)Lavallette will begin receiving beach replenishment sand and newly-built dunes in about a week, officials said.Stephen Rochette,...

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Public Meeting on Dredged Material Management in Winona, Minnesota

MN, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District is hosting a public meeting on January 31 to gather public input into its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material in Winona,...

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Gov. Edwards Commits More Than $350 Million to Louisiana’s Coastal Program, Appoints CPRA Chair

LA, United States

Photo Credit: Sarah Gamard / LSU Manship School News ServiceBATON ROUGE, La. (Office of the Governor) - Governor John Bel Edwards has announced his plans to designate more than $350 million in...

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Judge Dismisses Siesta Key Group Case Attempting to stop Big Pass Dredge

FL, United States

Photo: Circuit Court Judge Andrea McHughComplaint sought to stop plan to dig to renourish Lido Key, but another lawsuit remainsSARASOTA — A repeated attempt by a Siesta Key group to curtail the...

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City of Duluth Informs Residents on Upcoming Dredging

MN, United States

DULUTH, Minn.- The city of Duluth hosted a public information meeting on park point, to go over the upcoming harbor dredging, taking place this summer.Over 100,000 cubic yards of clean sands and...

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Jan De Nul Enters Concession Agreement With Payra Port Authority

Bangladesh

Jan De Nul Group’s subsidiary Payra Dredging Company Limited (PDCL) entered into a concession agreement with Payra Port Authority for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Rabnabad Channel at...

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Shutdown Slows Dredging of Hells Gate State Park Marina

ID, United States

A boat sits at the Hells Gate State Park marina on a breezy Wednesday afternoon in Lewiston. Park staff have until March 1 to complete dredging of the Snake River near the park, but a partial...

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Petition Calls for Safe Boating Access to Batemans Bay (Australia)

Australia

Batemans Bay Marina on the NSW south coast has launched an online petition seeking support for immediate action to be taken on dredging the Clyde River entrance to provide safe access for...

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China’s Colombo Port City Project Gains Acceptance Among Lankans

Sri Lanka

Colombo, January 23 (Xinhua): For Sri Lankan engineer Sanjeewa Alwis, a veteran of the Colombo Port City project, the four state-of-the-art Chinese dredging vessels pumping yellow sea sand was an...