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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay’s coastline is one of its defining features and three of the region’s councils are working together to meet future challenges. Late last year, a Joint Committee was established with elected members from the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Hastings District Council, Napier City Council and groups representing mana whenua and tangata whenua to develop […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Gold Coast has released an international tender for a major beach nourishment project in the city. The project, scheduled to take place between May and October 2017, will involve dredging of the offshore sand reserves to nourish Palm Beach and the northern Gold Coast beaches from Miami to Main Beach. According to the city, the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £8 million Cromer Coast Protection Scheme which restarted in September last year is close to completion, according to the North Norfolk District Council. Cllr Tom Fitzpatrick, Leader of North Norfolk District Council, said: “This vital project will help protect Cromer for years to come. We’re in the final phase and we have worked hard to […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux has invited contractors to submit their offers for the dredging work at the new inlet on the Gironde Coast, west of GPMB. The project includes dredging of approximately 6.6 million m3 of sand from the Matelier South Beach. The details of the project are: dredging that goes from September 2013 […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun working full-time to place tons of sand off Coronado’s coast, part of a project to deepen the approach channel to San Diego Harbor. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, began the San Diego Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project in November. However, full-time work on the effort […]

  • 15 July 2010

    Hopes for a new and strong Gold Coast waterways board would be assembled to handle botched Broadwater have been ruined when the Bligh … By Christine-Jared-Perrin [mappress] Source: au.ibtimes, July 16, 2010;

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the flagship scheme to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses on the Lincolnshire coast, commenced yesterday at Boygrift. The Environment Agency scheme played a vital role in helping to protect Lincolnshire’s coastal communities from flooding during December’s tidal surge. This year’s campaign will cost £8.4 million – an increase of £2.4 […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shoalhaven is set to become the State’s latest recreational fishing hotspot, with the final location for the South Coast’s first offshore artificial reef unveiled yesterday by the NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward. Ms. Hodgkinson said the South Coast artificial reef will be located about four kilometres offshore […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Central Coast Council yesterday (Wednesday, 18 March 2020) released an update on dredging operations at the Entrance channel. According to the Council, the 2020 dredging program for the Entrance is well underway with technical surveys of the channel and the surrounding beaches completed in the past four weeks. “Central Coast Council acted quickly after […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A West African company called ERB CI placed a new order recently for four REMU Big Float amphibious excavators that will be mounted on the base of Volvo’s EC210B and Volvo’s EC210B LR. The company from Ivory Coast will be utilizing the REMU Big Float amphibious excavators to safeguard and develop the Cocody lagoon, located […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council is working on the next phases of the 2020 Entrance dredging program, following initial works completed earlier in April under the advice and guidance of expert coastal engineers engaged by council. About 5,000 cubic metres of sand have been removed from the eastern reaches of the channel and used to repair eroded […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council has just released the latest update on the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project, saying that the construction contractor John Holland Pty Ltd is on site and preparations for sand placement for the new runway are well underway. “On track to be completed and commissioned by Christmas 202, the Sunshine Coast […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is calling out the politics being played on the waterways by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch. “We waited five months for the NSW Government to approve a funding grant to support the Central Coast Council’s dredging program, an announcement that was made […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Army Corps’ Portland District Commander, Col. Aaron Dorf, took a tour of a dredging project near Wauna, Oregon. The commander went aboard the Bayport, a contract hopper dredge removing sediment up and down the West Coast. Each year, during the summer months, Portland District manages a contract to dredge several West Coast […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A barge carrying construction equipment capsized and sank approximately two miles off Nahant, a small town just northeast of Boston, on Sunday night, the U.S. Coast Guard (CG) reports.  The captain of tug boat Big Jake notified CG at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Sunday that two of five barges they were towing had broken free and […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone from this month until October 31, 2017 in the waters of Billingsport Range, on the Delaware River, within 150 yards of diving and pipe-removal operations.  To facilitate the widening and deepening of the Delaware River main navigational channel, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Contractors have been awarded the dredging contract for South Channel and South Wavebreak Island Channel Dredging 2016 project on the Gold Coast, Queensland. The works involve the dredging operations in the nominated shallow areas of the primary South Navigation Channel and the secondary South Wavebreak Island Channel. The sand will be used to re-nourish […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Airport expansion project has reached another significant milestone, with the completion of sand dredging and pumping operations ahead of schedule, the Sunshine Coast Regional Council said in its latest release. Around 1.3 million cubic meters of sand is now on site and will form the foundation of the runway which remains on […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Ship Channel could be the first port complex on the Gulf Coast to reach a depth of 50 feet now that the Director’s Report has been signed by the Army Corps. Elected officials and industry leaders have long worked to increase the channel’s depth to 50 feet, which is the same depth […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The boat launch at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, which has been open for public use during weekends, will close March 11 due to the beginning of a construction project. “As GCRL proceeds with much-needed improvements to our Halstead campus harbor area, access to our boat launch will be impacted,” said […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at Harrington Back Channel have just passed the half way mark, with the beach renourishment phase of Manning Point Beach about to get underway, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. As reported, Manning Point locals and visitors to the area will have noticed slurry being pumped onto the beach over the last few weeks […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the cause of Wednesday’s vessel allision with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana. The incident resulted in one […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    After two day of intensive search operation, the Indian Coast Guard yesterday afternoon recovered the body of a crew member of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Volvox Asia, three miles off the Pong Reef, Asian News International (ANI) informs.  According to the report, on the morning of January 12, the Indian Coast Guard received a distress message from dredger Volvox Asia that […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler sent a letter to Mr. Noah Valenstein, Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Designated Alternate for the Governor of Florida to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, approving the State of Florida’s State Expenditure Plan (SEP). “I applaud Florida and the Gulf […]