Project Updates & Industry Developments
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USACE New Public Notice - Dredging Cape May County, NJ

NJ, United States

The applicant, Sea Isle City, proposes to perform mechanical and hydraulic dredging within Ludlam Thorofare along private properties adjacent to 38th Street and Venicean Road as well as various...

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Reconnecting Perch Lake to the St. Louis River

WI, United States

Two men aboard an amphibious Marsh Master buggy collect a sediment sample from a small pond between Perch Lake and the St. Louis River Tuesday. A $7 million project aims to reconnect the 30-acre...

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Boathouse Row, Kelly Drive caked with mud, debris after Isaias

PA, United States

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia's Boathouse Row was hit hard when Tropical Storm Isaias swept through the region on Tuesday.The dock at the Temple University boathouse was twisted and tossed over...

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Lt. Gov. Hochul digs into groundbreaking ceremony at Oswego’s Wright’s Landing

NY, United States

The state Department of State and Department of Transportation on Friday announced major milestones in two of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI) projects...

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Denied by FEMA, Carolina Beach receives $2.1 million grant for Florence-related marina repairs

NC, United States

CAROLINA BEACH — The Golden LEAF Foundation notified Carolina Beach officials this morning that it will award a $2.1 million grant to make repairs to the public marina, which the town has said...

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University of Maine Enters into Public-Private Offshore Wind Venture Worth $147M

ME, United States

An experimental offshore wind power project conceived a dozen years ago took a major step forward Wednesday.The University of Maine will collaborate with New England Aqua Ventus LLC, which includes...

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Maryland Coastal Bays Applying for Federal Estuary Grants

MD, United States

The Maryland Coastal Bays Program is applying this week for a Coastal Watersheds Grant through the National Estuary Program.Executive Director Kevin Smith said Restore America’s Estuaries administers...

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Waterways Committee To Set Dredging Priorities

MA, United States

Having received requests to dredge Waquoit Bay, Rand’s Canal and Megansett Harbor, the Falmouth Waterways Committee will hold a special meeting to evaluate and prioritize future dredging...

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Army Corps: Jetties Primary Cause Of Town Neck Beach Erosion

MA, United States

A final draft of the US Army Corps of Engineers study into why Town Neck Beach has lost so much sand is expected to be finished and available to the public by the end of this summer, an Army Corps...

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Proposed Water Resources Bill Could Save Louisiana More Than $1 Billion on Long-Promised Hurricane Protection

LA, United States

Pending changes to federal law could save Louisiana more than $1 billion for a hurricane protection system that has been promised since Hurricane Katrina but not delivered.The federal government...

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Jacksonville Mayor signs off on dredging spend

FL, United States

Jacksonville has financed much of its controversial dredging project with federal and state funds.The city of Jacksonville has financed much of its controversial dredging project with federal and...

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Destin Council to Discuss Possible Beach Expansion

FL, United States

The city currently has three public beach parks and eight public beach trails. Nine of the city’s public beach access points, dispersed throughout the Crystal Beach and Scenic Highway 98 areas,...

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Water Officials Push Back Decision on Huntington Beach Desal Project Yet Again

CA, United States

State regional water officials have again delayed a decision on a controversial seawater desalination plant in Huntington Beach, instead placing further requirements on the project’s company to...

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Progress shots from J.E. McAmis' project at the MCR South Jetty

CA, United States

Progress shots from J.E. McAmis' project at the MCR South Jetty. One shot of our stone staging area which J.E. McAmis mining crews have worked hard to fill and now holds more than 80,000 tons...

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New report on best practices for managing mine tailings

World

The In­ternational Coun­cil on Min­ing & Met­als, an in­dus­try body of over two dozen of the world’s big­gest min­ers, hired ex­perts to draft guide­lines for tailings in the wake of a 2019...