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  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flood & Coast conference, aimed to tackle the big questions facing flood and coastal erosion management, will take place at the Telford International Center from 20-22 March, 2018.  The topics including infrastructure resilience, partnership working, community collaboration and incident response will be debated at the event. Speakers this year include the Chief Executive of […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, June 12, at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Washburn, North Dakota, to seek input on the draft environmental assessment for a proposed Emergent Sandbar Habitat (ESH) site within the Missouri River between Garrison and Oahe dams in North Dakota. The […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion continues to make steady progress, currently 93% complete. After an initial testing phase where the lower chamber of the new locks were filled, preliminary tests of the new gates were executed successfully. The process of removing the plug separating the ocean waters from Agua Clara locks in the Atlantic has begun. Parallel work presses ahead […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project, which had been a study into providing flood protection in the densely-populated area spanning the South Bay from Palo Alto to San Leandro, is moving forward now that $177 million in federal funding has been secured. Along with the Corps, the two other sponsors of the project are […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland, has set Monday 15th October as the new date for an open drop-in event to allow members of the public and other stakeholders to learn more about proposed changes to how dredged material from the harbor is dealt with. Taking place at Warrenpoint Town Hall from 3pm to 6pm, the event follows […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of the Camden County’s largest economic engines is currently finalizing an underwater makeover that will attract some of the largest national rowing events in the country, according to the county’s latest announcement. With the return of competition in 2017, more than 12 regattas have already been scheduled on the Cooper River for the upcoming […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearshore artificial reef construction at Mid-Reach in Brevard County is underway and progressing smoothly, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  The reefs are being built in advance of future beach renourishment from Satellite Beach to Indialantic, said USACE. About 4.8 acres of reef will be constructed to mitigate […]

  • 15 February 2012

      As a senior manager for a site development company, Hernando Beach resident Phil Rubin knows a few things about construction jobs… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, February 15, 2012; Image: hernando

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday marked the end of a successful first construction phase of the new wharf at Rothera, the largest British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research center, as the Antarctic winter sets in. The final BAM construction team members have boarded the RRS James Clark Ross to make their way home following six-months of construction work, which was […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District will hold an open house and public information meeting regarding a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lower Snake River Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP) on Thursday evening, January 24. The meeting will be in the Clearwater Room of the Williams Conference Center at Lewis-Clark […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Ventura has proposed to renew their existing permit for the maintenance dredging of the Ventura Keys. According to the Corps, the City calls for the renewal of the existing permit to maintenance dredge up to 350,000 cubic yards of material over a ten-year period, not exceeding 100,000 cubic yards of material per year. […]

  • 24 December 2010

    Flood damage continues to litter St. George. Some of the hardest hit areas are golf courses. For example, five holes at the South Gate Golf… (abc4) [mappress] Source: abc4, December 24, 2010;

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Old Saybrook is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to replace a pier and dock and do other work in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. The work is located at the intersection of Ferry Road and Clark Street in the Connecticut River. According to the Corps, the […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide 7km of new sea defences inland from the coast to protect local communities together with the creation of a large nature reserve at Medmerry in West Sussex. The £28m scheme involves the largest realignment of the open coast ever in […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Manmade coastal flood habitat set to double in next 12 months. The country’s largest ever coastal flood realignment scheme is completed today  in Medmerry, West Sussex. The £28 million Medmerry scheme will protect 350 properties, two holiday parks and a water treatment works from coastal flooding, in addition to providing 180 hectares of habitat for […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Warrenpoint Port, Northern Ireland, is inviting members of the public and other key stakeholders to comment on proposed changes to how dredged material from the harbor is dealt with. The Port currently carries out a major dredging program every two to five years with material disposed of in the Irish Sea. However, new plans have […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Collier County, Florida, its nonfederal sponsor, have released the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The community is invited to learn more about the study and its findings during two virtual public meetings, where USACE staff will be available to […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo has announced that several provisions he secured to benefit South Jersey under the 2016 “Water Resources Development Act” have been approved by the House of Representatives. Included within the bill is a $55 million authorization for the construction Hereford Inlet to Cape May Inlet replenishment project. “As we have seen from […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Top river restoration experts from Royal HaskoningDHV are actively taking part in the River Restoration Center’s Annual Conference in Brighton. With this year’s conference theme of River Restoration: Facing Uncertainty, Ian Dennis and Clare Rodgers will be examining different perspectives on detailed design and the EcoCo Life+ project respectively, the company said. The conference, taking place this […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A proposed legal agreement is designed to shape a major cleanup project that will address decades-old contamination in Everett’s East Waterway, part of Port Gardner Bay. Historical industrial activities deposited contamination, including various chemicals and metals, into and near the waterway. The public can comment on the legal agreement that includes Kimberly-Clark Corp., which operated […]

  • 26 March 2012

      LBX Company, LLC, maker of the Link-Belt excavators, has announce the recipients of the 2011 Parts Dealer of Excellence Awards. The awards are LBX’s highest honor recognizing sales and program participation within its dealers’ parts departments. The winners of the annual award are: Dealer                     Location                  Award Years CLM Equipment            Baytown, TX                 2009 […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, has introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. During the last week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The United States’ levees stretch out for more than 100,000 miles, with the federal government operating around 2,100 miles of the system. The Congressional Research Service states that an estimated 22 percent of counties across the U.S., which represent about half of the population in the country, contain levees. To learn more, checkout the infographic […]

  • 27 July 2010

    Works starts soon on three Pinellas County beaches that are scheduled to be replenished with sand. Officials say the oil spill means that… By Robin Sussingham (wusf) [mappress] Source: wusf, July 28, 2010;

  • 18 July 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Snohomish County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s updated program replaces its 1974 shoreline program – a set of guidelines that will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the county’s estimated 2,000 miles of freshwater and marine shorelines. The update combines […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet beach fill project in Northern Ocean County, NJ, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District informs. USACE’s project manager Keith Watson joined NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin, Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher, and other officials at the kick off ceremony. “The Christie Administration is […]