It’s not dredged material. It’s valuable sediment. And the Port of Baltimore wants you to have some.
From the Baltimore Business Journal: https://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2021/11/17/maryland-wants- new-uses-for-dredged-material.html Millions of cubic yards of sediment are dredged from the port of Baltimore every year, and the state of Maryland is running out of space to put it. But what if dredged material wasn’t just the stuff scraped up from the bottom of the Chesapeake Bay? What if it was actually a valuable resource? That was the pitch of two Maryland Port Administration officials to a room full of investors and entrepreneurs on Tuesday. Kristen Fidler, director of the Office of Harbor Development, and Kristen Keene, chief of the port’s Dredged Material Management …
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SUSCON PRODUCTS RECEIVES APPROVAL TO STUDY THE INNOVATIVE REUSE OF DREDGE MATERIAL FROM PORT OF BALTIMORE SHIPPING CHANNELS
Governor, Board of Public Works Announces Innovation-Focused Partnership On January 27, 2021, Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan and Board of Public Works (BPW) approved a contract award to Susquehanna Concrete Products Inc. (“Suscon Products”), to study and demonstrate the innovative reuse of dredged material sediment to manufacture certain products for use in construction. This includes production of general use concrete products, such as retainer walls and low-compression strength blocks. The award has been made in response to the Request for Proposals for Research & Development projects to advance innovative reuse as specified in the updated Innovative Reuse & Beneficial Use Strategy …
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