International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Vale Dredges Brazilian Paraopeba River

Brazilian miner and iron ore producer Vale began dredging at the Paraopeba River, the company said. It expects to finish dredging works by July 2020. Vale is removing waste it spilled during an iron ore dam waste burst in January 2019, which killed 270 people in Brumadinho. Dredging is needed… Read More

Plymouth Harbor Dredging Enters Phase Two

Phase two of dredging to remove shoaling from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts started the first week of October and is on schedule to be finished by the end of November, in time for the town of Plymouth’s 400-year anniversary celebration. Plymouth Harbor is in Plymouth Bay… Read More

Contract Awarded for Cape Porpoise Harbor Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New England District has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of Cape Porpoise Harbor Federal navigation project in Kennebunkport, Maine. The $1,677,500.00 contract was awarded to Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC of Branford, Connecticut on August 19. Approximately 30,000 cubic yards… Read More

Corps and MD Port Administration Sign Design Agreement to Restore Chesapeake Bay Island

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District and the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) have signed a Design Agreement that allows for the next steps to be taken in the Mid-Chesapeake Bay Island Ecosystem Restoration Project (Mid-Bay Plan). The aim of the project, a partnership between the Corps and MPA,… Read More

Luedtke To Dredge Maumee Bay and River

Under a $2.12 million contract, Luedtke Engineering Co. began dredging the federal navigation channel in Maumee Bay in Ohio. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District awarded the contract in April and followed with another contract in July for $787,000 to dredge the Maumee River located… Read More

Corps Awards GLDD Contract for Delaware Beach Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for $7.21 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management project. Located on the Atlantic Coast of Delaware, the project… Read More

Great Lakes Awarded Contract for NJ Coastal Storm Risk Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District awarded a $32.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of two Coastal Storm Risk Management projects in Cape May County, New Jersey. The contract includes dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards… Read More

GLDT Hosts Webinar on Corps Section 408 Projects

On October 15, the Great Lakes Dredging Team hosted a webinar on “Working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Sec. 408 projects.” The Corps Section 408 policy, starting September 10, 2018, established the process and criteria the Corps uses to review requests to alter Corps Civil Works projects,… Read More