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  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local elected officials joined local business leaders yesterday to welcome the news that Broward County’s long-awaited Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project to deepen and widen the port’s navigational channels can now begin with $29.1 million in funding under the Army Corps FY 2020 Work Plan. The funding will be used to build […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.2 million for the State of Florida to help Nassau County defray the cost of repairing beach and dune erosion on South Amelia Island following Hurricane Irma. This grant money will allow Nassau county to use contract services to supply, deliver and place 126,050 cubic yards of beach and dune fill to […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project was recognized yesterday by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the nation’s best restored beaches for 2019. Actually, the project includes four county beaches that were recognized: Atlantic, Neptune and Jacksonville beaches, and Hannah Park, reported the Corps. “The Duval County Shore Protection Project […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of Essex County Council’s Development and Regulation Committee resolved on July 28th to approve proposals for the final phase of the RSPB’s landscape-scale habitat creation scheme on Wallasea Island. This last phase, subject to the completion of a legal agreement and the imposition of conditions, will involve the creation of an enormous complex of […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application for a permit for the Sand and Warm Creeks Confluence Improvements Project. According to the Corps, the applicant, San Bernardino County Dept of Public Works proposes to convert approximately 2692 linear feet of the Sand Creek and Warm Creek from open, primarily soft-bottomed trapezoidal […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Cocoa Beach, in conjunction with Brevard County, has began the first phase of the Cocoa Beach dredging project. This phase includes areas in the canal between Jack Drive and Kent Dr., according to the Cocoa Beach Public Works’ announcement. Central Sand, Inc., the contractor, estimates that four to six weeks will be required to complete […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Harold Rogers earlier this week announced nearly $200 million for flood control projects in Floyd and Johnson Counties. The federal funding will complete long-term disaster recovery projects, including the Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan and provide flood protection in Johnson County. The Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan, a flood control project orchestrated by […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing well on a scheme to provide vital flood protection to over 160 homes in Axminster, the Devon County Council said in its latest announcement.  This scheme in Willhay Lane is now half way through its six month program and is currently on schedule to be completed in September. Councillor Roger Croad, Devon […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County has just announced that the Waterways Commission meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13 in Manteo. Dare County Waterways Commission was created by the County Board of Commissioners in January, 1983. The mission of the board has evolved over the time to include the responsibility of advising the […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan came to the Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative in Seabrook, NH, last week to announce that federal funding had been secured for the dredging of Seabrook/Hampton Harbor. This project will be undertaken by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who had received preliminary funding and have been in the engineering phase […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million project to create 23 new beaches along the Clacton and Holland coastline was officially opened yesterday. The 5km scheme has been completed ahead of budget and ahead of schedule – and will act as a catalyst for the regeneration of the seafront areas. The new defenses will also protect more than […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is gearing up for a busy October with preparations underway to participate in a number of industry events across the country focusing on issues including flooding, coastal defence and the future of the construction industry. Over a two-week period, Mackley will participate in four events, starting with the Suffolk Coastal Forum in Ipswich (7 […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Turkey Bay, Wiggins Channel and Caxambas Pass Dredging Project is progressing well, according to the Collier County latest update. In mid-February crews completed work at Turkey Bay and Wiggins Channel then moved to the next phase of the multi-location project. That phase was dredging sand from Caxambas Pass to replenish the upland area (beach […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced that sand shoal dredging will take place in the Shrewsbury River in Monmouth County. This project is Phase 1 of a two-phase project to restore safe navigation in all State channels in the Shrewsbury basin, reported the NJDOT. The $1.3 million dredging project, expected to begin […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Taoiseach, Mr. Enda Kenny T.D. and the Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Sean Canney, T.D., yesterday visited Craughwell, Co Galway where works are underway on the Dunkellin River & Aggard Stream Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking after his visit to the site, Mr. Kenny said: “Projects such […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The container vessel COSCO Shipping Panama is now on its way to Panama to make history – the inaugural transit of the Expanded Panama Canal on Sunday, June 26. During the inauguration, COSCO Shipping Panama will transit Agua Clara Locks on the Atlantic side during the early morning and Cocoli Locks in the afternoon. The regular schedule […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding the continued periodic renourishment of Segment II, a part of the Broward County Shore Protection Project (BCSPP). The purpose for the project is to provide coastal storm risk […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has partnered with the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, Brevard County, and the U.S. Air Force 45th Space Wing to replenish portions of the shoreline in Brevard County, Florida. BOEM and its partners signed two separate agreements for the use of up to 1.9 million cubic yards of sand […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved 76 additional Monroe County canals for Hurricane Irma marine debris and sediment removal. The newly approved canals fall under the same Emergency Watershed Protection grant used to clean Hurricane Irma marine debris from 172 previously approved canals. The Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. (AEI) […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Flagler County have now finalized a project partnership agreement for construction of the Flagler County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in Flagler Beach, Fla. As USACE reported, this project is expected to reduce annual storm damage costs, protect the areas major hurricane evacuation route, and provide […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will repair three levees in Whatcom County, Washington, beginning June 17. The Ferndale, Hannegan, and Sande-Williams levees were damaged during flooding in November 2017 and the Sande-Williams levee was damaged again in November 2018. Seattle District, in cooperation with the city of Ferndale, Whatcom County, and Deming […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) vessel Liberty Island got back to work last Sunday (April 21) following the last weekend’s storm in Carteret County. In its latest update on the replenishment project, the county announced that GLDD is approximately 1,000 linear feet away from completing the dredging/pumping phase of the project, or roughly 25,000 cubic […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, 2016 the citizens of Brevard County voted to approve a 10-year, ½ cent sales tax to implement the county’s “Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan” (SOIRLPP). The plan includes a portfolio of projects to reduce primary sources of pollution (including excess fertilizer, septic system effluent, nutrient enriched reclaimed water, and stormwater); […]

  • 18 April 2011

    For nearly 30 years, when Suffolk County dredged waterways on the East End, much of the dredge spoil was deposited in a seven-acre area… By Tim Gannon (northshoresun) [mappress] Source: northshoresun, April 18, 2011    

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking comment on amendments to Douglas County’s shoreline master program that incorporate recent changes to critical areas regulations and the county’s comprehensive plan. Proposed changes modify regulations related to boat mooring, common line setbacks, and view corridors. Revisions to the mooring section require piers, ramps, and floats to be […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin this week on phase four of the salt marsh restoration project at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s North Peninsula State Park in Volusia County. The work will take place along the Intracoastal Waterway, west of A1A and north of the Smith Creek Landing use area at the park. Initially […]