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  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council is seeking public comment on a proposal to amend its Initial (2015) Funded Priorities List to approve $1,790,546 in implementation funding for the Robinson Preserve Wetlands Restoration project sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. According to the council, these funds would be used to restore 118.2 acres […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mathews County, VA, said in their latest release that Congressman Rob Wittman will hold a meeting later this week on the Mathews dredging issues and the removal of aids to navigation.  At the meeting, Wittman will discuss residents’ concerns about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ lack of dredging in local waterways and the removal […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has released an update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. According to the Council, the update provides additional strategic guidance for them to follow as they make decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council will meet to vote on the Comprehensive Plan Update and […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program is helping the Sunshine Coast get prepared for the impacts of climate change, including rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion. In the Sunshine Coast region today, Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said that Sunshine Coast Regional Council was receiving $500,000 as part of the program to help develop […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the construction of a $3 million Coomera dredge facility, aimed to boost the multi-million dollar marine industry in the area, has been awarded to a Gold Coast based company. Acting Ports Minister, Steven Miles, said that the contract to construct the Coomera Regional Dredged Sediment Management Facility (CRDSMF) had been awarded to […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Protecting and enhancing the Sunshine Coast’s natural environment was today secured as a top priority following council’s approval of the $9.28 million Environment Levy Program 2016/2017. Environment Portfolio Councillor, Jenny McKay, said that the Environment Levy was a primary funding source that allowed council to invest in the protection, enhancement and sustainable use of the […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government is set to secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline including a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach thanks to significant funding in the 2019-20 State Budget. The 2019-20 State Budget delivers $52.4 million in funding over four years to improve both metropolitan and regional coasts which act as the state’s […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently announced their decision to postpone the annual Gulf Coast Chapter meeting until November 2021. “The Gulf Chapter Board has been diligently tracking the societal and functional impacts of COVID related restrictions to everyone’s personal and professional lives,” WEDA said in the announcement. “Ongoing restrictions associated with social distancing, PPE […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Boskalis, a Dutch dredging and heavylift company, has successfully wrapped up a coastal protection project at Katwijk, a coastal municipality and town in the province of South Holland, situated in the mid-western part of the Netherlands.  “We recently carried out beach replenishment work near Katwijk for this reason, finishing in perfect time for the […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A recent funding bonanza is set to benefit local boaties, with MidCoast Council securing $1.3 million in NSW Government grants to deliver improvements to waterways across the MidCoast region, the council said in its latest release.  In the NSW Boating Now program, council’s Natural Systems team was successful earlier this year in applications for six different […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council’s efforts to manage erosion on vulnerable west coast farm land, as well as prevent sediment getting into waterways, have been given a major boost through $630,000 worth of new central Government funding. “The money from the Ministry for Primary Industries 2015 Hill Country Erosion Fund over the next four years will play […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Next week, Teesside University will be the host of the Defending The Tees Coast – The Saltern Wetlands lecture. The lecture will be presented by the Project Manager, Dr Dorian Latham PhD CEnv MCIEEM, from JBA Consulting. This outstanding project was 2015 large category winner of the ICE NE Robert Stephenson Awards, and is part of […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Tallebudgera Creek dredging project is currently underway, announced City of Gold Coast. “This $913,000 dredging campaign is an integral part of our efforts to maintain and replenish sand on our beaches ready for summer,” Mayor Tom Tate said. “Each day some 1000m3 of sand is being pumped around the Burleigh Headland and along southern Burleigh Beach […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaRock, a new joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Earlcoate construction, has completed delivery of armor stone to protect Dorset’s West Bay, for principle contractor BAM Nuttall. The project was part of a £9 million coastal defense project, funded by Defra, West Dorset Council and Wessex Regional Flood Defence Committee. West Bay, on Dorset’s Jurassic […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts and Marine Structures conference will take place from 23-25 March, 2015, at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Times are changing for the Coast and Marine industry and over the last 15 years the mining construction boom has allowed the industry to expand rapidly and enjoy record-breaking demands for increased services. But […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit Kent, Hampshire and Sussex to the tune of over £330 million, the government announced today. Homes in Sandwich, Whitstable, Yalding and Shoreham-by-Sea will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program. The new flood defense scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea, just one of 170 schemes […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released yesterday to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012.  Congress authorized this report in […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just released a video about their dredging plans and activities, named ‘Maintaining Navigational Access in the Gold Coast Waterways’. This video shows a brief introduction by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority to dredging activities undertaken to maintain access throughout the navigation network, which includes 31 channels with a […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As announced earlier this month, the Marriott’s AC Hotel in New Orleans will be the host to the WEDA 2015 Gulf Coast Annual Meeting. The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association – representing Alabama, Florida (West Coast), Georgia (Western), Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – annual meeting is set for November 18-19, 2015. The meeting will provide […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) conducted its annual meeting on November 19, 2015 at the AC Marriot Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. The meeting provided 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, […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has just announced the initial round of grants from the Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP). The announced 29 grants total nearly $13 million and will generate an additional $15.8 million in matching funds, for a total conservation impact of nearly $28.8 million that will enhance coastal watersheds, […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Geosynthetics & Coast 2015, the Third International Workshop on Geosynthetics and Modern Materials in Coastal Protection and Related Applications, will be held in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, from 2-4 December 2015. The workshop is being organized by Anahuac Mayab University and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. Geosynthetics & Coasts 2015 will convene experts from […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, members of the Louisiana congressional delegation introduced H.R. 3814, which amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to increase the share of offshore oil and gas revenues that flow to Gulf states impacted by the industry, and ensure that the additional revenue would be spent on coastal restoration and protection. Restore the […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co., from Seattle, Washington, has won a $22.8 million contract for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2019 Project. The dredging scheme includes three locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; Columbia River, Oregon/Washington – from River Mile 3+00 to 105+00; Mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon/Washington. Under the dredging plan, approximately 3.2 million […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beach restoration works are currently underway across the Gold Coast – with locals and visitors urged to stay clear of heavy machinery, the City of Gold Coast said in their latest release.  “These are large scale work sites so please give the machinery a wide berth,’’ said Mayor Tom Tate. “We will be taking advantage […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     Restore the Mississippi River Delta, a coalition of Environmental Defense Fund, National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana, and Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation involved in rebuilding Louisiana’s coastal landscape, has just released their latest Voices of the Coast video update.  In this video, Lauren Averill, Jefferson Parish’s Coastal Management Department Coordinator talks about coastal restoration […]