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  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.F. Brennan Company has completed the beneficial use dredging project at Quonochontaug “Salt” Pond, bordering Charlestown and Westerly, Rhode Island. Mobilization of equipment began on December 3 and the dredging operations started on January 8, 2019.  The project was completed on January 23, 2019 and equipment removed the following day. The project was funded in […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The town of Charlestown is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District for work in waters of the United States to dredge Ninigret Pond and place the material in the intertidal zone to nourish Charlestown Beach in Charlestown, Rhode Island. The town of Charlestown is proposing to perform maintenance […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Salt Ponds Coalition has just released this very interesting video about recently completed Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. Partners of this restoration program, conducted by the environmental services and marine construction firm J.F. Brennan, included Salt Ponds Coalition, Save the Bay, Coastal Resources Management Services, Towns of Charlestown and Westerly, RI, […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for nine habitat restoration projects in the 14th round of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the February 27 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. As with the previous two years, in its request for proposals the […]

  • 6 October 2010

    Port Babcock Rosyth Ltd held the exhibition in the Elgin Hotel, Charlestown, ahead of it seeking permission to build the international … (thecourier) [mappress] Source: thecourier, October 6, 2010;

  • 7 February 2012

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), in cooperation with the Town of Charlestown, will be conducting a maintenance dredging of the sedimentation basin in Ninigret Pond, as part of the South Coast Restoration project. The dredging will be done to maintain flow and sedimentation to an area where eelgrass restoration done in previous […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boulder removal and dredging in the Charlestown Breachway has made passage in and out of the channel and Ninigret Pond safe again for vessels. The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) oversaw the work, which was funded with federal, state and town money. Last week, the crews from Patriot Marine, LLC, Ocean Marina and […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Senator, Sheldon Whitehouse, announced yesterday that the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has received a $75,000 award from the National Coastal Resilience Fund to restore and strengthen the natural infrastructure that protects coastal communities.  According to Whitehouse, DEM will use the funding to advance resiliency efforts along the shore of Quonochontaug […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To acknowledge the completion of Phase one of the Quonochontaug salt marsh restoration and enhancement project, the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and project partners will be gathering for a celebration at the project site on Thursday, April 25. The CRMC, along with the Town of Charlestown, Save The Bay, Salt Ponds Coalition, […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) recently celebrated the impending start of work on the Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration and Enhancement project in Charlestown. Starting the first week of December, crews will be dredging within the Charlestown Breachway, and will then reuse that material on the adjacent Ninigret salt marsh to increase its […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since receiving a one-year extension on a project to beneficially re-use dredged material for marsh elevation and restoration in Ninigret Pond, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and its project partners have refined the project design and soon will be going out to bid for construction. Because the breachway and delta are very dynamic […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2021 to enhance and improve public boating access facilities, water safety, and navigation throughout the state. This funding will go toward 43 projects in 17 counties, along with grants for statewide projects and emergency needs. Funded projects […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Ninigret Pond dredging project has been completed before its deadline and under budget. The maintenance dredging work was undertaken by the coastal council in cooperation with the town of Charlestown as part of the South Coast Restoration Project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started dredging the basin in 2004 and it accounted for the […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has completed the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and now is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, RI. The study area included about 28 miles of moderately developed coast in the […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) spent a few days in Rhode Island last week to evaluate the RI Coastal Resources Management Program, part of a periodic review the NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) performs of all U.S. coastal programs. A team of three representatives from NOAA, as well as a fourth representing […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New England District, is conducting the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, Rhode Island. The study area includes about 28 miles of moderately developed coast in the mentioned towns in Washington […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ocean House Marina has just released a behind the scenes look at the Charlestown Breachway Ninigret Pond salt marsh restoration project. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy damaged the marsh areas of the Ninigret Wildlife Refuge and the adjacent barrier island that protected it from the Atlantic Ocean. Responding to this, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., La Crosse, Wisconsin, working together with Coastal Resources Management Corporation (CRMC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department, recently completed the Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. During the works, approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material was dredged from the breachway, adding between six vertical inches and a foot of […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for six habitat restoration projects in the 16th round of its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The council approved the funding at the March 12 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include two salt marsh restoration and resilience enhancement […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has been awarded $3.25 million in funding from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) for habitat restoration and coastal resilience work in the state’s salt ponds. U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI) yesterday announced the funding, which will also include $870,000 toward the Shoreline Change (Beach) Special […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined with state officials and local business leaders  to announce that the Port of Davisville at Quonset Business Park has now moved up to become the 7th largest auto importer in North America. Based on figures for 2011, more than 150,000 automobiles were imported at the Port during the year, and […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has been awarded nearly $1 million in funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for salt marsh restoration and enhancement at Quonochontaug Pond in Charlestown and Westerly. The $982,103 the CRMC received comes from NOAA’s Coastal Resilience Grant program, which supports projects designed to help coastal […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District announced yesterday the award of $387 million for construction of a Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Rehabilitation seepage cutoff wall in Palm Beach, Hendry and Glades counties. According to the Corps, the contract that was awarded Jan. 31, 2019 includes construction of 28.6 miles of cutoff wall, from […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker, together with local elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) officially kicked off the Boston Harbor Dredging Project on Friday, September 15. The $350 million state and federally funded multi-phase project will support continued growth at Conley Container Terminal, which has achieved […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two dredges are now running 24 hours a day, six days a week on Quonochontaug Pond, suctioning material from the breachway and depositing it on the adjacent salt marsh as part of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project. Contractor J.F. Brennan, which also worked on a […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Coast Guard – together with the crews from the partner agencies – is searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. According to the USCG report, the two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston […]