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  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A notice to proceed (NTP) was issued today to two contractors handling the $9.5 million major beach renourishment project on Collier County and Naples beaches. Eastman Aggregate of Lake Worth is contracted to place 95,000 cubic yards of sand on Vanderbilt and Pelican Bay beaches and Phillips and Jordan of Zephyrhills has been contracted to […]

  • 6 April 2011

    As a safe and popular anchorage, Smokehouse Bay is one of the best for boaters; but for larger vessels, getting there is more than…   By CHERYL FERRARA (marconews) [mappress] Source: marconews, April 6, 2011    

  • 24 May 2012

    The Collier County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved spending $2 million for the Marco Island’s South Beach renourishment project. According to news-press.com, the project includes: • Adding at least 77,000 cubic yards of sand; • Extending the beach about 80 feet into the Gulf of Mexico; • Repairing five erosion-prevention structures known as T-groins. “It […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A $2.7 million beach renourishment project on Naples beaches is slated to start today. Two contracts were recently approved by the Board of County Commissioners for the project that will place nearly 79 tons (52,000 cubic yards) of beach quality sand along the beach from 18th Avenue South to just south of Doctor’s Pass. The […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Turkey Bay, Wiggins Channel and Caxambas Pass Dredging Project is progressing well, according to the Collier County latest update. In mid-February crews completed work at Turkey Bay and Wiggins Channel then moved to the next phase of the multi-location project. That phase was dredging sand from Caxambas Pass to replenish the upland area (beach […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Colliers International released its third North American Port Analysis report which examines evolving trade patterns resulting from the upcoming Panama Canal expansion in 2015. The report’s theme, “CapEx or Capsize,” underscores the idea that cities need to spend the capital to upgrade their ports, or risk “capsizing” their economies. Report author, KC Conway, notes that […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    District 2 Collier County Commissioner Georgia Hiller will hold a press conference on Wednesday, May 11, in Naples, Florida, following the completion of the Clam Pass dredging project. The Clam Pass dredging project, which was completed Monday, removed approximately 19,000 cubic yards of sand from the pass, restoring tidal flow to the estuary and reopened the beach […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island Government has just announced the completion of their 2016 Island wide Beach Renourishment Project. The Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. completed sand placement activities in the overnight hours on December 29. Since the start of the project in June, more than 2.5 million cubic yards of sand have been placed […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Assessment for design refinements to the Picayune Strand Restoration Project, an Everglades restoration project in Collier County, Florida, is now available for public and agency review. Comments will be accepted through December 22, 2014. During the detailed project design for the Picayune Strand Restoration Project, it was determined that refinements needed to be […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Collier County beach managers hope to speed up upcoming renourishment project. Naplesnews.com reports that instead of waiting until fall 2013 to start a $31 million beach widening project, the county is talking with state and federal permitting agencies about ways to get a scaled-back version of the project started in January. “We would love it […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Collier County’s Central Marco Island beach re-grade project is set to begin in the first week of February, according to the City officials. The contractor for the project, Earth Tech Enterprises, Inc, will start the scheme in front of the South Seas West Condominium and move south to the Royal Seafarer Condominium. “Work will begin the first […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite being peak tourist season, the schedule for work on the South Beach Marco Island beach requires completion within the next couple of weeks before the start of turtle nesting season on May 1. “We have been making very good progress,” said Gary McAlpin, the Collier County coastal zone management director who updated Marco Island […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. At 6:00 AM yesterday, the Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc., ceased sand placement activities and began preparing for the worsening sea conditions expected as a result of the approach of Hurricane Matthew, Hilton Head Island stated […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that all works on the town’s beach nourishment project have been suspended because of the coming storm. As a result of the forecast track of Tropical Depression Nine (Tropical Storm Hermine), the town’s contractor Weeks Marine Inc., suspended beach fill operations on Wednesday August 31, 2016 and began […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the beachfill activities adjacent to Port Royal Plantation are now completed. To date, 3 of 6 project segments have been wrapped up with approximately 1/3 of the project’s total sand volume in place. Approximately 650,000 cubic yards of sand have […]

  • 1 March 2012

      Dredging works undertaken in the Royal Harbor were interrupted when a backhoe went into the canal. The workers stated that they were dredging in the canal behind a home in the 1500 block of Blue Fin Court when the backhoe, placed on a dredging barge, fell off and slipped into the water. A crane […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Houston Authority Executive Director, Roger Guenther, in his first meeting since being named to the post, characterized January’s numbers as “a very exciting start to the new year” with operating revenue of more than $20 million. Guenther cited across-the-board increases in all major areas of cargo as the driver behind a 3-million-ton […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with China’s Rilin Group to help restore 225 acres of mangroves in Collier County. The group has committed $5 million to restore and monitor the mangrove forest at Fruit Farm Creek within the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (RBNERR). The project’s first phase, which entailed permitting, […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach renourishment at Vanderbilt Beach is complete. Collier County Coastal Zone Management Manager Gary McAlpin said approximately 90,000 tons of sand has been placed on Vanderbilt Beach between LaPlaya Beach & Golf Club south to just past the Remington condominiums. The renourishment work on this section was completed more than two months ahead of schedule. […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Essential beach management works that will protect the district’s coastline started last week in south-east England, informs the Folkestone and Hythe District Council (FHDC). The work – which involves the recycling and regrading of shingle beaches between Fisherman’s Beach in Hythe to Folkestone Harbor – always takes place around this time of year. Following the […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of public drop in sessions are to be held to update communities on the development of the River Medway flood alleviation schemes, a multi-million pound project to reduce the risk of flooding. The project is being delivered in partnership between the Environment Agency, Kent County Council, Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council, and Maidstone […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the first half of January 2013, a joint venture between Koole and Roegiers, removed the 82 metre long steamship Henri Durré from the river Scheldt in the harbour of Antwerp. Having both, the necessary equipment and experience in wreck-removal the companies Koole and Roegiers combined forces to carry out the job. With several heavy […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a maintenance dredging contract June 24 for the Naples to Big Marco, Gordon Pass located in Collier County. The federal channel is about 4.5 miles long and has an authorized depth of 12 feet. The Corps’ Jacksonville District awarded the contract to Southwind Construction Corps of Evansville, Indiana, […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Curt Clawson has announced that two major waterway projects are expected to start this year in Lee County.  The Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $900,000 for the dredging of sections of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (often referred to as the Miserable Mile), the full amount requested of the Army Corps of Engineers by Clawson. […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring City of Marco Island residents will be able to enjoy a wider and more robust section of South Beach between the Belize at Cape Marco Condominiums and Marbelle Club Condominiums, Collier County said in their latest release.  The beach in that section will soon be refurbished with approximately 80,000 cubic yards of sand. […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Francis Rooney attended a White House dinner and meeting with President Donald Trump earlier this week, where he stressed the need for including Everglades Restoration as a key component of any infrastructure package brought forward. This message is consistent with a letter that Congressman Rooney sent to the President in February 2017, and with the President’s […]