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Norfolk Harbor Deepening Project PED Phase Pushes Ahead of Schedule

Ahead of a deepening project to expand Norfolk Harbor’s shipping channels, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Port Authority are continuing design measures with the intention of awarding an initial dredging contract by January 2020. An official design agreement between the port and the Corps was signed… Read More

Bald Head Island Beach Renourishment Begins; Demonstrates Long-Term Terminal Groin Success

Under an $11.7 million contract, Marinex Construction Company of Charleston, South Carolina, began dredging in mid-January for a project on Bald Head Island in North Carolina. The company is moving sand from Jaybird Shoals to shore to both protect a rock groin and to add material to… Read More

Corps Announces Ten Beneficial Use Projects, Following WRDA 2016, Section 1122

At the end of December 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced its selection of 10 pilot projects for the beneficial use of dredged material. The projects are part of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Section 1122, which required the Corps to establish the pilot program. Read More

CDMCS Honors Government and Industry in First Safety Awards

From left to right, Don Riley, senior advisor at Dawson Associates, Drue Pearce, deputy administrator at the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), William Doyle, CEO and executive director at DCA; Hon. Howard “Skip” Elliott, administrator at the PHMSA; Ed Landgraf, chairman of the Coastal and Marine Operators (CAMO);… Read More

CEDA & IADC Publish New Book, “Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure”

Dredging is more than simply lifting sediment out of the water and moving it to somewhere else. This was once again obvious on November 19 and 20 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, when a conference was held with the theme, “Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure.” The conference marked the launch of the… Read More