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  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is spending $20,000 a day on beach maintenance in response to recent weather events. Announcing the figure, Mayor Tom Tate said the daily costs meant the city had spent an estimated $500,000 on beach maintenance since the Australia Day weekend. “While safety has been our first priority, maintenance crews have […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia, has just announced that their dredging operations in the Lower Myall River are progressing according to schedule with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel so far. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, is now one month in to the 27 week project that will remove a total […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 15 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District. The agreement will be a key component in support of the long-term recovery of the Mississippi Gulf Coast from the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and other storms. This project will take up to […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Subject to State Government funding, a proposed total of over $23 million has been allocated to various erosion works along the Geraldton coast. City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that the City had been working closely with the State Government to help develop long term solutions. “We’ve been working constructively with Terry […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bass Coast Shire Council is responding to the recent erosion of a number of beaches across the Shire caused by extremely high tides, combined with strong winds and large swells. As a manager of coastal reserves, Council’s initial response has been to assess affected areas and undertake works to protect public safety. Bass Coast Mayor, […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer will be presenting at Flood and Coast 2016, an event which will advance the debate about flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Organised by the Environment Agency, the event will bring together the key players in the flood and coastal risk management (FCRM) community to tackle the big questions and challenges in […]

  • 26 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 20, 2014 at the Westin Hotel. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting, and […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the Egyptian coast, a desalination plant is being constructed and Damen is taking significant role in this project.  The program includes a 500m long, 10m wide and 4m deep sea water inlet channel. According to the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate, this channel will be created using a DOP150 dredge pump. “The submersed pump […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutra Group of San Rafael California, has just won a contract for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging works. The $15.4 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District. According to the Corps, the project includes hopper dredging work in Astoria, Oregon. Earlier this year, USACE released Invitation for Bids (IFB) for […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government agencies, research institutions, and conservation groups are another step closer to creating a streamlined process for Alabama and Mississippi residents and contractors looking to protect against shoreline erosion without the use of harmful bulkheads and sea walls. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab, University of South Alabama, Weeks Bay Reserve, Alabama Department of Conservation and […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Local Organising Committee, the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering (Engineers Australia), PIANC Australia and the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) scheduled the Coasts & Ports 2013 conference for 11-13 September 2013, in Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific. This is an amalgamation of the 21st Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 14th […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Obama called for investing in JAXPORT’s deepening project on NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Aug. 6. Building on the theme of his July 25 remarks at the JAXPORT cruise terminal, the president again highlighted the importance of the nation’s ports in helping to grow the U.S. economy and directly mentioned efforts […]

  • 1 November 2011

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that repair work on breakwater along East Coast Park commences. The repair works, with effect from 01 Nov 2011 to 30 Apr 2012, will entail the removal of the existing breakwater and restoring the breakwater to […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced the tenth in this highly-regarded series of specialist conferences: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013. Known for offering the best international forum for the discussion of the latest developments as well as informed debate – every event in the ‘Breakwaters’ series has ensured that advances in coastal […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The East Coast Maritime Business Summit (19 – 20 September 2013, Vishakapatanam) will discuss the changing dynamics of the country’s foreign trade, the significance of East Coast ports, hinterland connectivity and the opportunities and challenges faced by the region. What makes East Coast an ideal location for investment is its geographical location that offers a […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association will conduct its annual meeting on November 4, 2013, at the Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Twenty-year-old Tynnan Byrne has added another trophy to his pool room after winning the Apprentice Of The Year Award for the Earthmover and Civil Contractors annual awards night in Sydney last week. Tynnan has worked with Sunshine Coast dredging, civil construction and marine engineering company, Hall Contracting, for more than four years. Hall Contracting’s Managing […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 16 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is about to close public comment period on the proposed amendment to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) for the Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay Project. According to the release, the Council is proposing to approve $768,680 in implementation funding for the State of Florida Palm […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in their latest announcement that they are scheduled to open their two southern Oregon seasonal stations in Bandon and Gold Beach again this summer.  The seasonal station in Gold Beach is planned to open after dredging of the Rogue River Federal Navigation Project is complete. Weather permitting, this will occur […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that the cutter suction dredger Charleston will begin maintenance dredging operation for the upper Delaware River on or about October 21 through December 15, 2017, in between Keystone Range and the Fairless Hills turning basin. The dredger, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will begin north of […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boaties have received an early Christmas present with dredging work in the South Wave Break Island channel on the Gold Coast being finished sooner than originally planned, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports.  “Dredging works started on 22 November and were originally due to finish on 20 December however, the works finished early on […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has announced a plan for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 scheme. This deepening program will include maintenance dredging at the San Francisco Mainship Channel, Humboldt Bay, Mouth of Columbia River, and selected Columbia River areas. During the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2014 project, approximately […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 111-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Balder R, which has been operating offshore of the Gold Coast for the past month, has broken down, the Gold Coast Bulletin reports. The dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, stopped work yesterday after maintenance issues. Mechanics are working to get the dredger working again in the next couple of […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team of coastal scientists, engineers and economists have become the first in Queensland to finish a 10-year scientific strategy that will give Douglas Shire the tools to proactively manage and mitigate the impacts of coastal hazards. “Douglas Shire Council used the highest level of technical analysis and feedback from locals to develop a draft […]