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  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second edition of Flood and Coast, an intensive 3-day conference and exhibition, will take place at the Telford International Center, 28-30 March 2017. Led again by the Environment Agency, the event will draw together key stakeholders from the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) community, including local authorities, dredging companies, civil engineers, infrastructure […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    A major upgrade to the Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System jetty has just passed the half-way mark, with 5 out of the 10 concrete slabs poured, informs the Gold Coast Waterways Authority. Once complete, the $3.35 million project will enable critical maintenance works to be carried out effectively and safely on the System’s jet pumps. […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) yesterday announced contract awards totaling approximately $24 million. According to ORN, the Company’s Marine segment has been awarded two separate contracts to construct energy-related infrastructure on the Gulf Coast. “These projects enhance the backlog of our marine operations and position our resources well to maximize utilization,” said Mark Stauffer, Orion’s President […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility is set to begin on 11 November, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. In the release, the Council said that they will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up and is impacting the depth of all four boat ramps within the harbor. The removed sand will […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Onsite activities for the planned dredging of the Harrington back channel will begin on Tuesday, 22 October, according to MidCoast Council. Dredging Solutions will undertake the work on behalf of the Council and the team will start mobilization of the dredge, pipeline and booster pumps via the Gordon Smith Reserve boat ramp in Harrington on […]

  • 13 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard crews suspended their search yesterday for a missing mariner near Charleston Harbor after locating the mariner’s body near Orangegrove Creek. The mariner went missing after a dredge workboat capsized Thursday evening. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Charleston received notification from a fisherman that they had found the man at approximately 7:50 a.m. According to […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 11th Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters conference, organized by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), is set to take place on 5-7 September 2017 in Liverpool. “The meeting attracts over 450 delegates from around the world, offering presenters and their organisations a unique opportunity to share findings and research with carefully targeted audience of […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gold Coast boaties will soon benefit from the next round of dredging in the Broadwater, with the Palaszczuk Government progressing works in the area. According to the Queensland Government, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has awarded the contract for the Labrador Channel and North Channel dredging project to local Gold Coast company Neumann Contractors Pty […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dynamic Coast research project continues in 2018, building on the earlier National Coastal Change Assessment. The next phase will map and categorize the resilience of Scotland’s natural coastal defenses (identifying where low dunes may breach), it will estimate how future climate change may exacerbate erosion on a soft (erodible) coast. It will also incorporate […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. a Houston based construction company, yesterday announced a contract award of approximately $80 million. Orion Marine Group, the company’s Heavy Civil Marine Construction segment, was recently awarded a contract for a project along the Gulf Coast of Texas for a private sector client in the downstream energy business. The project entails dock […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has agreed to apply for State Government funding to contribute to the cost of dredging the Ettalong Channel and called for the State Government to provide emergency funding in the short term. During the yesterday’s council meeting, Mayor Jane Smith said that the decision on dredging Ettalong Channel provides a clear path […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The mainland of Denmark is a low-lying peninsula that juts out 300 km into the North Sea from northern Germany, and the North Sea coast is a landscape of estuaries, inlets, low cliffs, dunes and long sandy beaches. According to Per Sørensen, Head of Coastal Research at the Danish Coastal Authority, “People here have always […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Newman Government is removing red tape and sand as part of its election commitment to reinvigorate the Gold Coast’s waterways. Premier Campbell Newman outlined the final boundaries for the Gold Coast Waterway Authority while announcing a new $1.8 million dredging program for the mouth of the Coomera River to help the Gold Coast City […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    It’s full steam ahead for the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, ongoing coastal protection program, with construction underway on the $18.2 million Palm Beach Artificial Reef and the $1.1 million Kurrawa Park seawall at Broadbeach. Mayor Tom Tate said: “We’ve invested more than $30 million into a range of beach measures over 2018/19 to ensure […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Congressman Randy Weber has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury plans to award a $27.1 million Direct Component grant to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for the FY19 RESTORE Flood Protection Program. According to Weber, the goal of this program is to protect the […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. As the company reported yesterday, the study area includes Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes and will look at […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) – representing Alabama, Florida (West Coast), Georgia (Western), Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas – will host its annual meeting on November 18-19, 2015 at Marriott’s AC Hotel New Orleans. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Categories for the Project Excellence Awards at the Environment Agency convened Flood & Coast 2018 conference have recently been announced at the floodandcoast.com. Project Teams, partnerships and all people from across the flood and coastal risk management sectors are invited to nominate their project to be considered for one of the EA’s Awards. Submissions need […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the Maroochy Groyne Field Renewal project to help maintain and protect the Cotton Tree coastline from erosion, after some sections of the existing structures were identified for renewal, reports Sunshine Coast Regional Council.  The groyne will be renewed with geotextile containers, also known as geobags or geofabric bags which are filled […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council has resolved to work with the NSW Government on a long-term dredging plan for the maintenance of the navigation of Ettalong Channel. The resolution follows the recent announcement by the State Government of a $1.225 million funding commitment through the ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ Program which Council must match dollar for dollar. […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Senator Richard Shelby yesterday voted to approve the first of two comprehensive appropriations packages that together contain all 12 Fiscal Year 2020 (FY2020) appropriations measures, H.R. 1865.  The legislation, which passed the Senate by a vote of 71-23, contains funding for various Alabama priorities. “Completing the Fiscal Year 2020 appropriations process is good news […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major upgrade to the Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System jetty will ensure sand continues to be pumped northward keeping the Seaway open for the recreation, tourism and marine industries. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority is investing about $3.35 million in the project which will enable critical maintenance works to be carried out effectively and […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Kapiti Coast District Council has given the go ahead for detailed design work and the resource consent application process to proceed on the Paekakariki seawall upgrade, Voxy informs. The upgrade, which is a major initiative included in council’s long term plan ‘FutureKapiti’, is due to be completed in 2019/20 with construction planned to start in late […]