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  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Off the coast of Lagos, mighty dredgers are working daily to reclaim land lost to the sea. Eko Atlantic City is being constructed in six phases – and the first phase entails creating 10 square kilometers of prime land along the Great Wall of Lagos. When the dredging is completed, a total volume of sand […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on a beach renourishment project in Atlantic City, N.J. Dredged sand is pumped onto the beach and moved into place with heavy equipment. The beach replenishment program is seen as vital to the economy of Atlantic City and other shore towns that rely on summer visitors to […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya, yesterday provided an update on one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa – the Eko Atlantic City project in Lagos. Engr. Akinsanya spoke about the project at the Y2016 Ministerial Press Briefing of the Lagos State Government at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Center, Alausa, in commemoration […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District recently wrapped up demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The works are part of the Absecon Inlet Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Structures project designed to provide critical protection during storm events. Overall, the project will […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Constructing new seawalls and bulkheads to protect Atlantic City is part of an estimated $238 million in projects being sought to repair and shore up the city’s infrastructure, officials say. The idea would be to build a barrier to help keep tidal surge and floodwater from penetrating unprotected areas of the city as they did […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic City in Nigeria is one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa. The new city is being built on Lagos’ Bar Beach – on land that is reclaimed from the sea. The City is being built in six phases that will ultimately result in the creation of 9 km² of prime land, […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Army Corps of Engineers spokesman stated that the beach replenishment projects in Ventnor and Atlantic City is “about two-fifths complete.” According to the Press of Atlantic City, the $18 million project — 65 percent of which ($11.7 million) is funded federally, with another 25 percent ($4.5 million) funded by the state Department of Environmental Protection […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The President of Togo, Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, who pays particular attention to the issues of fight against global warming and protection against coastal degradation in Africa, has commended Eko Atlantic City on its technique adopted to provide a permanent solution to coastal erosion. Gnassingbe gave the commendation during a tour of the new city, led […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The crews began an $18-million beach replenishment project that will stretch from Atlantic City to Ventnor City. This $18 million project, partly financed by the state’s Shore Protection Fund, is designed to reconstruct beaches and dunes from the Absecon Inlet in Atlantic City to Fredricksburg Avenue at the border of Ventnor and Margate. The 5.1-mile […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has released the latest aerial photo of the Absecon Inlet Seawall project in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Work is ongoing in the two sections as the wall takes shape, the Corps said in its announcement. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Lagos State Government has unveiled the long-awaited Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Eko Atlantic City, according to allAfrica. Mr. David Frame, the Managing Director of the South Energyx Nigeria Limited (developers of the Eko Atlantic City), said that the number of jobs the city would generate when completed at over 150,000. He also stated: […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pumping 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach beginning at the north end of town as part of a federal beach replenishment project, Shore News Today reports. Work began Wednesday, May 9 and is expected to take 20 days, according to city engineer Matt Doran. A hopper […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractors recently completed demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The contract for the USACE – funded seawall construction was awarded to Hackensack-based J. Fletcher Creamer & Son late […]

  • 11 June 2012

    A beach replenishment project that added 300,000 cubic yards of sand to beaches in Ventnor and Atlantic City is nearly complete, according to pressofatlanticcity.com. “I do like the larger beach, but I really hope that the dredging equipment will be removed soon,” said Annamarie Scarselletti, gesturing to a large, rust-colored dredging pipe that divides the […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey’s last major Post-Sandy recovery project, the Absecon Island scheme is set to begin this April, according to the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. The $63 million beach fill project will be carried out jointly by the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DEP. The Absecon Island project covers […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eko Atlantic city, the most impressive urban development project in Nigeria, will change the face of Africa and transform the Lagos State into a megacity. The latest video showcases impressive 8.5-kilometer-long Great Wall of Lagos, one of the most important structures of the Eko Atlantic city project. The main construction works on this giant sea/revetment […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Eko Atlantic has just released this amazing video, named ‘How Does Eko Atlantic City Get Its Sand?’ Eko Atlantic is a new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria, to solve the chronic shortage of real estate in the world’s fastest-growing megacity. It is a focal point for investors capitalizing […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially broke ground yesterday on a long-awaited $32.5 million seawall project in northern Atlantic City that will provide critical protection from Absecon Inlet during storm events. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin was joined by USACE Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo and […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that work on a project to build beaches and dunes on Atlantic County’s Absecon Island will begin next week with work in Atlantic City, followed soon thereafter by construction in Ventnor, Margate and Longport. “We are very excited to move forward with […]

  • 21 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Water Enters New Suez Canal Suez Canal Authority Chairman Mohab Mamish announced yesterday that water has entered the New Suez Canal waterway from the northern and southern entrances of the Canal. He added that this is a historical moment for the country. Read More   VIDEO: Dredging for Eko Atlantic City Off the coast of […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that work on the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in Atlantic City, NJ, is progressing well. According to the Corps, the ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge C.R. McCaskill is conducting dredging and beachfill operations at the north end of Atlantic City. USACE […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s Major General Donald Jackson toured the $32.5 million Absecon Inlet seawall project in Atlantic City, NJ, last week. The Absecon Inlet Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Structures scheme includes the construction of a large stone revetment backed by a steel sheet pile ‎bulkhead for 1,340 feet between Oriental and Atlantic Avenues. The contract for the USACE-funded […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released a new work schedule for the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Absecon Island project covers 8.1 miles of shoreline in Atlantic City, Longport, Margate and Ventnor. The $63 million beach fill project has been awarded to the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company. According to the Corps spokesman […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A long-awaited beach and dune project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that will bring critical coastal protection for homes, businesses and infrastructure between Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Inlet is going out to bid, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced last Friday. The Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon […]

  • 9 February 2010

    Power may be restored to the region’s homes by the end of the week, but it could be a long time before beaches are restored after taking a pounding from repeatedly strong storms. [mappress] Source: Press of Atlantic City, February 9, 2010

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Eko Atlantic city, a creative and ambitious development project, is about to change the face of Africa, transforming the Lagos State into a megacity. The city, currently under construction off Bar Beach, Victoria Island, will become the new financial epicenter of West Africa by the year 2020.  The newly released video update on the continuing development of Eko Atlantic […]