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  • 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 […]

  • 13 October 2011

    No sooner do the beaches of Absecon Island lose their sand to the ravages of the Atlantic, than the Atlantic is forced to give that sand … By STEVEN LEMONGELLO (pressofatlanticcity) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity, October 13, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, in co-operation with Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Town of Sackville, NB, scheduled “The 6th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference ARC 2013” for October 2-4, 2013, in Sackville, New Brunswick. The following themes will be covered at this conference: – Dyke Lands and Climate Change Adaptation; – Watercourse […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, in co-operation with Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Town of Sackville, NB, scheduled “The 6th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference ARC 2013″ for October 2-4, 2013, in Sackville, New Brunswick. The following themes will be covered at this conference: – Dyke Lands and Climate Change Adaptation; – Watercourse […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Newport is to invest £2.5m refurbishing its Atlantic Shed warehouse to provide additional covered space for its growing steel and bulks business. The project takes the total for new investment by ABP in the docks at Newport to more than £10m in the past 18 months. The programme of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, Nigeria drew high-level presidential praise from both the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton during a dedication ceremony to mark a milestone event. Describing the development of Eko Atlantic as an outstanding initiative President Jonathan said, ‘This […]

  • 15 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington Office requires a contract to provide Maintenance Dredging Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Various Location, Hobucken and Core Creek Land Cuts and Bogue Inlet to Shallotte Inlet, Wilmington, North Carolina. The contract will be Firm Fixed Price. Work consists of the removal and placement of approximately 800,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association AIWA 2013, named “Building Partnerships to Maintain the Nation’s Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway”, is scheduled for November 21 and 22, 2013, in Charleston, SC. The agenda topics include: • Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and waterway maintenance update non-federal funding support for waterway maintenance; • A […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic, a brand new city being built adjacent to Victoria Island, Lagos, has just announced that the Great Wall of Lagos has surpassed 6 kilometers in length. Construction of the Great Wall of Lagos, which can be seen from space, began in 2009. The wall, which will reach 8.5 kilometers upon completion, is a […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association AIWA 2013, named “Building Partnerships to Maintain the Nation’s Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway”, is scheduled for November 21 and 22, 2013, in Charleston, SC. The agenda topics include: • Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and waterway maintenance update non-federal funding support for waterway maintenance; • A […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association AIWA 2013, named “Building Partnerships to Maintain the Nation’s Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway”, is scheduled for November 21 and 22, 2013, in Charleston, SC. The agenda topics include: • Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program and waterway maintenance update non-federal funding support for waterway maintenance; • A […]

  • 15 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 9-15, 2020).   DEME’s Split Barge Deugniet Hits the Water Deugniet, a twin vessel of DEME’s other newbuild split barge Bengel, was successfully launched in Batam, Indonesia, today.   VIDEO: How Does Eko Atlantic City Get Its Sand? Eko […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the completion of several major initiatives undertaken with Hurricane Sandy emergency funding. They include updated maps and consolidated databases related to offshore sediment resources, made possible through cooperative agreements between BOEM and 13 Atlantic states from Florida to Maine in 2014. The second major accomplishment is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District recently awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) for $23.8 million to complete periodic nourishment of the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Atlantic County, N.J. The contract calls for placing approximately two million cubic yards of sand onto the beach […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference, organized by the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, will take place on October 20-21, in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Atlantic Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association/Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) is an important player in bringing together people, ideas, and technology involved in reclaiming the […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference, organized by the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, will take place on October 20-21, in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The Atlantic Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association/Association Canadienne de Réhabilitation des sites Dégradés (CLRA/ACRSD) is an important player in bringing together people, ideas, and technology involved in reclaiming the […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, visited the Port of Halifax to mark progress on two significant projects. Led by Halifax Port Authority representatives, Minister Ashfield toured the site of the recently completed South End Terminal Expansion project and the construction site of the Richmond Terminals Multipurpose Gateway Improvements project. “Today we […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The renourishment of Atlantic and Jacksonville beaches was completed ahead of schedule and in time to help protect the area from property… (news4jax) [mappress] Source: news4jax, September 1, 2011;

  • 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 […]