Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Galveston’s Newest Beach

TX, United States

Many years ago, I picked up a book by conservationist Wallace Kaufman and marine geologist Orrin Pilkey entitled The Beaches are Moving. Mental images of monsters buried in the sand required that I...

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Brecksville Dam removed from Cuyahoga River

OH, United States

For the first time in nearly two centuries, the Cuyahoga River is flowing freely through Cuyahoga Valley National Park.The Brecksville Dam, which is also known as the state Route 82 Dam, Station...

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Town of Truro seek permit for work in Eagle Neck Creek

MA, United States

CONCORD, Mass. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the town of Truro for proposed work in Eagle Neck Creek and adjacent...

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Dredging Project Underway At Indiana Park Lagoon

IN, United States

A lagoon in an Indiana park has been partially drained and now undergoing a dredging project as part of a larger plan to improve the recreation area.The dredging at a lagoon in Lafayette’s...

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Corps commences Illinois Waterway repairs

IL, United States

Several lock and dam sites along waterway will be closed during work. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun a series of several repairs along the Illinois Waterway, which...

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The Pier At Dunedin Marina Is Temporarily Closed Due To Dredging Work

FL, United States

As a safety precaution, the pier will be shut down for approximately the next two weeks.As a safety precaution, the pier at Dunedin Marina will be closed for approximately the next two weeks as the...

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Federal judge denies request to block Lido Key renourishment

FL, United States

The U.S. District Court decision represents the latest in a series of failed efforts from Siesta Key residents to halt the dredging of Big Pass. by: David Conway Deputy Managing EditorA...

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Despite governor’s veto, Tarpon Springs still plans to dredge Anclote River

FL, United States

Dredging would support commercial fishing boats and waterfront tourism, but concerns about state environmental permits remain. Last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed $812,100 in state funding to dredge...

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USACE New Public Notice - Atlantic County, NJ. 10 year maintenance dredging

PA, United States

The applicant, New Jersey Department of Transportation – Office of Maritime Resources, has requested Department of the Army authorization to perform ten (10)-year maintenance dredging. The...

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Corps continues legacy of dredging at Port of Alaska

AK, United States

All summer long, a crimson and white boat moves back and forth through the waters near the Port of Alaska collecting silt, sand and gravel off the seafloor to allow vessels to navigate the harbor in...

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US Treasury data on Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Shows Loans to the US dredging industry—close to $100mm

United States

DredgeWire exclusiveJuly 9, 2020 - The US Treasury has released data on loans to small companies, including to the US dredging industry as part of its PPP program, a stimulus program to counter the...

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WRDA Status and Update

United States

An inside source tells us a tentative date has been set for House mark-up July 15. Reminder the Senate has completed its version of the bill, but will likely also be issuing a report in the next...

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US offshore wind sector moving ahead

United States

Offshore wind is whirring ahead in US waters, albeit on a slower trajectory than its most ardent supporters had hoped. In mid-June, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)...

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Executive Order Could Fast-Track Port Project

NC, United States

WILMINGTON – A presidential executive order directing federal agencies to expedite environmental reviews of infrastructure projects has some locals questioning whether the Wilmington Harbor...

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Renourishment works for Apollo Bay foreshore

Australia

Sand renourishment works are about to be carried out on the Apollo Bay foreshore. Sand will be sourced from south of the intended renourishment zone at ‘Mothers beach’ using deposits from recent...