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Sebastian Inlet Maintenance Dredging Projects Restore Nearby Beaches

Dredging operations to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand from the Sebastian Inlet in Florida began January 21. Ferreira Construction of Stuart, Florida, has been using its 18-inch hydraulic dredge, Lori Hill equipped with Hypack software, to remove sand from the inlet’s sand trap and navigation channel. The… Read More

Meeting on Dredged Material Management in Winona, MN Rescheduled

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is rescheduling a public meeting on Mississippi River dredged material in Winona, Minnesota. The meeting will be held February 21, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Winona County History Center, 160 Johnson St., Winona, Minnesota. The meeting was originally… Read More

Great Lakes Honored with Safety Excellence Award

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) received the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association Ltd.’s Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award. The award, presented at the association’s annual members board meeting in Orlando, Florida, on January 25, honors the Signal member who exemplifies the promotion of employee safety and… Read More

Corps Seeks Comments for Port Tampa Bay Expansion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has published a public notice for the proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion project. The permit applicant proposes to dredge and expand existing port facilities to accommodate additional demand for deep-water cargo service in the Port Tampa Bay area. The proposal seeks… Read More

IADC Releases Fleet List

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released an updated version of the IADC Fleet List. Data regarding the plants of IADC members is gathered annually by the Registered Plant Committee and then formulated into a list. The Fleet List is given to Clarksons Research, where the data… Read More

Cape Blossom Proposed Navigation Improvements Open for Public Comment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District prepared a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment on the proposed navigation improvements at Cape Blossom, about 12 miles south of Kotzebue, Alaska. The draft report gives an overview of the proposed project and preliminary analysis of potential environmental impacts. The public… Read More

IADC’s Dredging and Reclamation Seminar to be Held June 24 to 28

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will hold its Dredging and Reclamation Seminar at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, in Delft, The Netherlands from June 24 to 28. The seminar is aimed at (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, off-shore companies… Read More

Corps Awards Contract for Dredging Atchafalaya River Bar Channel South of Morgan City

On October 30, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a single award task order contract to Alaska-based Brice Civil Constructors Inc. to dredge the last 12 miles of the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel south of the Port of Morgan City. The announcement marks a significant milestone for the port,… Read More