Project Updates & Industry Developments
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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...

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Reps: Fed center could power offshore wind efforts

United States

BOSTON - A federal-level effort that brings together technology and policy minds to coordinate regional supply chains, foster a skilled workforce and plan for reliable transmission would help...

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Residents to go to court to resolve contract dispute with dredging company

TX, United States

Millers Creek Special Tax District residents were “furious,” to learn the Texas-based company they had contracted with to dredge the waterway by their homes had walked off the job in early March...

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Oh, yeah! White Rock Lake dredging meeting scheduled for July

TX, United States

In case you forgot about dredging White Rock Lake because of the coronavirus pandemic, rest assured. Plans are still moving forward.The next public meeting regarding the White Rock Lake Dredging...

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Company: Dredging plant’s new site will result in quieter, cleaner operation

TX, United States

Collier Materials has announced plans for a new Lake LBJ sand dredging operation and plant in Kingsland. Formerly, the mining company had sought to set up a sand refining plant near Sandy Creek but...

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Berm construction completes last repair phase for dam rehabilitation

TN, United States

SILVER POINT, Tenn. (July 1, 2020) – Officials celebrated completion of the last phase of repairs for the $353 million Center Hill Dam Safety Rehabilitation Project today where the Corps of...

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U.S. Army Corps seeking input on Youghiogheny River Lake Master Plan

PA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District will hold a virtual public meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday to kick off the Youghiogheny River Lake Master Plan revision.The corps is seeking public...

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Army Corps' Data Driven to Improve Coastal Projects

NC, United States

In a hotel conference room on Long Island, New York, a team of experts are processing data and information on computers. Alongside them is a large display monitor screen that's projecting the...

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VIDEO 2: Beach nourishment on Bogue Banks, ending in western Emerald Isle

NC, United States

In late April, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. of Illinois finished several months of beach nourishment on Bogue Banks, ending here in western Emerald Isle. The project cost $28.2 million and...

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NPS releases decision to issue permit to Dare for Oregon Inlet dredging

NC, United States

A plan to issue a special use permit to Dare County to use a privately-owned hopper dredge to perform maintenance dredging within Oregon Inlet has been approved by the National Park Service.In...

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North Carolina completes coastal resilience plan

NC, United States

BOGUE BANKS — State officials in early June completed a plan to improve resilience to severe weather and other climate stressors coastal communities have long experienced.The N.C. Office of...

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$85.5M being spent to restore Gulf Coast

MS, United States

Members of the Gulf Coast Restoration Fund Advisory Board spent months reviewing possible projects to finance with $85.5 million in Restore Act money.The funds are to help the environment and...

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Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund Awards $13.5 Million

MD, United States

Projects Funded Statewide for Improved Boating Access, Navigation, and SafetyThe Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year...

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House Bill Aims to Promote Chesapeake Bay Cleanup

MD, United States

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - This week, the House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act, which includes $3 billion for coastal restoration projects. Its backers say the House bill would give a...