Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Senate Armed Services Committee adds $1.4 billion to Navy shipbuilding budget

United States

U.S. Senators Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.), chairman and ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, yesterday announced that the committee had advanced the National...

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Offshore drilling plan will wait until November

United States

The Trump administration is preparing to try to open the door once again to oil and gas drilling off Florida's coast, but will wait until after the November election to avoid blowback in the swing...

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Dredge Spoils Fortifying Beach Haven Beaches

NJ, United States

People walking the beaches on the south end of Beach Haven may notice some large piles of dark sand. It’s all part of a program in which dredge spoils are being used to fortify beaches on the south...

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Beach Replenishment Project to Dress Up O.C. Shoreline

NJ, United States

By MADDY VITALEIn just a couple of weeks, the north end beaches of Ocean City will be getting a lot more sand.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will pump more than one million cubic yards of new sand...

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Hatteras Inlet remains clogged

NC, United States

How bad in Hatteras Inlet?On Monday evening June 8 at around 7 p.m., the Dare County Waterways Commission started its monthly meeting without the commission’s chairman.Chairman Steve “Creature”...

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DNR opts against Oman's Creek groin project

MI, United States

CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT used to dredge sediment is parked at the Oman's Creek boat launch site Thursday. The Department of Natural Resources announced this week it plans to continue to rely on...

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Putting It In Perspective - Q & A

MA, United States

Sandwich Town Manager George H. (Bud) Dunham informed selectmen two weeks ago that the US Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division has agreed, verbally, that the stone jetties at the mouth...

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Dredging at canal to accommodate full barges

IN, United States

By The Associated PressEAST CHICAGO — More sediment will be removed from an Indiana canal to allow barges with full loads to use waterway.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge 182,300...

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Is dredge making passage easier at Destin East Pass?

FL, United States

Some say it’s made a huge difference. Others say it’s not much. Either way, the dredge is almost finished with the job. Some say it’s better, others not so much.They travel in and out of East Pass...

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Corps seeks comments on proposed Sturgeon Lake environmental project

MN, United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Sturgeon Lake Island Erosion Project Environmental Assessment released today, June 15. Corps...

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Is dredge making passage better?

AL, United States

Some say it’s better, others not so much.They travel in and out of East Pass most every day, sometimes twice or even three times a day during the spring, summer and fall to get out to the Gulf of...

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Madison City Council Approves New Storm Water Rules

WI, United States

Madison City Council unanimously approved new storm water design rules The Madison City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved new storm water design rules.The rules could raise costs for development...

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Corps To Hold Virtual Meetings Ahead Of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening EIS

TX, United States

The Galveston Engineer District will hold the first of four planned virtual scoping meetings June 9 for the forthcoming Port of Corpus Christi Channel Deepening Project Environmental Impact...

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Kitty Hawk, KDH take steps on nourishment project

NC, United States

Two of the four Dare County municipalities that are expected to partner on a 2022 beach nourishment project have given the green light for the Coastal Protection Engineering of North Carolina, Inc....