Project Updates & Industry Developments
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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...

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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...