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  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the phase III of the Cocoa Beach 200 Channel Dredge Project are underway, according to the city officials. The phase one of the project included engineering and permitting. Phase two was the clearing and redevelopment of the designated spoil island in the North Thousand Islands near the 200 Channel. Phase three, the last phase of […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners has agreed to bear 50% of the cost of the upcoming Nags Head Beach Nourishment project. Following a presentation from Nags Head Mayor Bob Edwards and Manager Cliff Ogburn, the Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to pay for half – up to $13 million – of the nourishment costs. According to the Dare […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee and the Northwest Straits Foundation are sponsoring a workshop on coastal process and erosion management on Saturday, November 14 at the Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock. Coastal geologist Jim Johannessen, the featured speaker, will share information about how landowners can protect and maintain their shoreline properties. Topics include erosion […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to help protect the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District has awarded a contract to Manson Construction of Seattle, Washington, to repair a sand barrier dune in Willapa Bay, near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Construction is scheduled to kick off in the summer of 2018 […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dare County, NC, yesterday reported that due to the upcoming marine forecast, the cutter dredge C.R. McCaskill will be leaving Buxton today, August 24. According to the county, the move is aimed to ensure safety for the crew and equipment. Since the dredge is likely to be be offsite for at least seven to ten […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Everglades received unanimous approval yesterday from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners to begin a $437.5 million expansion project to add new berths for larger cargo ships and install crane rail infrastructure for new Super Post-Panamax cranes. Currently, Port Everglades is berth constrained and additional dock space for cargo ships is needed, especially […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting in mid-April, St. Lucie County will begin placing as much as 100,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach immediately south of the Fort Pierce Inlet to combat the severe erosion that has occurred there. According to the county, the sand is being provided through an agreement with the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Alaimo Engineering has been awarded a $260,000 contract to begin design and engineering work for the renovations at the Garret Mountain Reservation. Last June, the county was awarded a $1.3 million grant from the New Jersey State Green Acres Program to install new ADA-compliant restroom facilities, pavilions, improvements […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Moody Boat Launch will be closed April 6 through May 20 for improvements, reports Flagler County. According to the county officials, the scheduled upgrade will enhance the launch’s usability in a number of ways. “The new system provides for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance, minimizes docking difficulties caused by fluctuating tides, and new lighting […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dane County Government has announced plans for over $18 million in initiatives designed to recover from damage and to prevent future flooding events. Commenting the latest news, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said: “This summer’s historic rains brought flooding and destruction to many areas throughout Dane County.”  “Our charge moving forward is to come […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is inviting comments on the Draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report (DIGRR-EA) for the Tentatively Select Plan (TSP) of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project, Brazoria County, Texas. USACE will accept written public comments or questions on the DIGRR-EA through May 11, 2017, the announcement said. This DIGRR-EA evaluates […]

  • 5 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resources Management will hold a public meeting on Friday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss using sand from offshore of St. Lucie County and other South Florida areas for the renourishment of beaches in Miami-Dade County. The meeting will be held in […]

  • 18 September 2010

    County commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding the Hernando Beach channel dredging project at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Hernando County Government Center, 20 North Main St. in downtown Brooksville. Representatives from the dredge contractor and consultant, Orion Dredging Services and Halcrow Inc., respectively, will attend. The special session was called after Orion announced […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Representative Steve Southerland, II introduced H.R. 4150 to restore federal flood insurance and disaster assistance eligibility for Gulf County, Florida. By removing Cape San Blas and Indian Peninsula from the Coastal Barrier Resources System, Southerland’s bill would enable county residents and small businesses to obtain FEMA reimbursement funds for beach renourishment and road construction in […]

  • 12 September 2013

    A key scheme to dredge two of Somerset’s main rivers has been supported by Somerset County Council with a commitment of £300,000. Members of the County Council’s Cabinet today agreed to contribute to a dredging fund and also endorsed other recommendations of a county flooding action plan. The cash will be used to dredge sections […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved Project Implementation Reports that will result in renourishment of North and South Reach beaches in Brevard County, with the federal government footing virtually 100 percent of the estimated $29.3 million cost to restore parts of the county’s eroded shoreline. In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused high […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The five international financial institutions partially financing the Panama Canal Expansion Program traveled to Panama last week to see the 96.6 percent progress made thus far. During their three-day visit to the Canal, representatives were guided through the Agua Clara and Cocoli locks, as well as the fourth phase of the Pacific Access Channel (PAC-4). […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A crucial Bay Area project to protect residents and businesses from sea level rise and intense storms will now be eligible to receive state flood control reimbursements funds under Senate Bill 881, authored by California Senator Bob Wieckowski, and signed Saturday by Governor Jerry Brown. The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project will safeguard the north […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    At a joint meeting, July 9th, with the Town of Jupiter Island, Martin County reaffirmed its commitment to work with state and federal partners to maintain a safe and navigable St. Lucie Inlet, as it has for decades. The Commission also stated their continued intent to place these valuable sand resources on beaches to the […]

  • 18 November 2011

    A lot of tourists are attracted by New Hanover County Beaches, and local leaders want it to remain that way. Beach areas and the county made an inter-local contract, which will establish the payment for beach renourishment projects of each town. Beaches of Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville all committed and just need the approval of […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard issued a final order Thursday approving the permit to restore the beach on Okaloosa Island. Vinyard’s decision gives Okaloosa County permission to complete the $12 million restoration of 2.9 miles of public beach. The controversial project would add about 913,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    High tides, strong wind and heavy surf again are threatening Bathtub Beach, forcing the Martin County to close the popular area to strengthen dunes and protect roads, the county said in their latest announcement.  “Nourishment projects are a normal part of conservation and coastal management,” said Kathy Fitzpatrick, Coastal Engineer for Martin County. “While Bathtub […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and Nassau County were a host to a series of public meetings about the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings were held yesterday, September 18th, in Long Beach, NY. The purpose of […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, has applied for a Department of the Army permit to dredge accumulated material from Lake Winnebago for the purpose of improving the boat launch area of Arrowhead Park. Under the plan, dredging will be completed mechanically utilizing a barge with a hydraulic excavator. The disposal area is located within […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Brevard County’s Official Save Our Indian River Lagoon has just released a very interesting video about the Cocoa Beach dredging program in Florida.  In the video, Cocoa Beach Project Manager, Wayne Carragino, discusses about the muck removal project in the canals of Cocoa Beach, explaining the challenges and benefits of this project that will […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mid-East Commission on behalf of Beaufort County, North Carolina, is soliciting proposals from engineering firms with experience in erosion control studies and mitigation plans to develop the “Wright’s Creek Erosion Plan”. The purpose of this project is to evaluate the current shoreline erosion issue at the county owned Wright’s Creek park site and develop […]