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Dredging is Underway in New Jersey’s Historic Delaware and Raritan Canal

The New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA) is undertaking a dredging project in the Delaware and Raritan Canal to restore water supply functionality to the historic waterway. In December of 2017, NJWSA contracted with J.F. Brennan of La Crosse, Wisconsin, to remove 248,000 cubic yards of maintenance… Read More

Petersen Companies Awarded Stamp Sands Dredging Contract

Petersen Companies Inc., of Minocqua, Wisconsin has been awarded the $2,779,257 contract to dredge the stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula between Gay and Grand Traverse Harbor, Michigan. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District awarded the contract and is working in cooperation with the U.S. Read More

Randle Reef Remediation Moves Hamilton Harbor Closer Toward Area of Concern Delisting

Dredging has kicked off stage two for one of the largest remediation projects that has ever been done in Canada. The contract for the Randle Reef Environmental Remediation Project dredge work was awarded to Fraser River Pile & Dredge (FRPD) with its partner Milestone… Read More

Jacksonville District Preps San Juan Harbor Study for PED Phase; First Study Completed Under Corps’ New Accelerated Process

On August 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study. The Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment, which began September 16, 2015, was completed in June. The recommended plan includes deepening Cut-6 of the… Read More

Dredging Increases Brazil’s Port of Vitória Access Channel

Dredging at the Brazilian Port of Vitória, in the city of same name in Espírito Santo state, increased the port’s access channel from 10.6 meters (34.7 feet) during high tides to 12.5 meters (41 feet), said port authority Companhia Docas do Espírito Santo (CODESA) in early August. The port’s access… Read More

Boskalis Signs Port of Bahía Blanca Dredging Contract

In July, Boskalis signed a dredging contract for the Argentinian Port of Bahía Blanca, one the nation’s key ports, which handles large grain, oil and fertilizer exports. The deal includes maintenance dredging in the access channels of the facility’s Port Belgrano Naval Base, Port Rosales, as well as ports Ingeniero… Read More