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  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will be holding a series of scoping meetings to discuss the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project – Alternative Sand Source Investigation and give all interested individuals, groups and agencies an opportunity to provide input. Five meetings will be held throughout south Florida between […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners on Monday, July 14, approved an $858 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the upcoming fiscal year, with two-thirds of the spending set aside for a robust building and modernization program. For the fiscal year starting Oct. 1, 2014, the Harbor Department plans to spend […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is hosting a public drop-in session in Tonbridge to keep the local community up-to-date on its latest plans to improve the level of flood protection offered to the town, including improvements to the Leigh Barrier. Local residents and interested groups will have the opportunity to learn more about three significant projects with […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Coastal Program is seeking applications for a new round of coastal grants for FY 2015 totaling $265,000. The grants are for municipal and regional projects in Maine’s Coastal Zone. The two types of available grants will include: Coastal Communities grant and Shore and Harbor Planning grants. […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to refurbish and heighten the existing sea wall at Kirkcaldy is well underway and expected to be completed in October 2014. This project aims to reduce coastal flooding along the promeneade, improve access to the beach and transform the promenade into an attractive feature for both locals and tourists. VolkerStevin was appointed by Fife […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In order to obtain approval from the authorities to undertake dredging activities it is usually a requirement to predict the expected sediment spill and assess potential consequences for the environment. Today, this work is time consuming, costly and relies on highly skilled modelling experts. DHI’s new cloud-based service is about to completely transform modelling of […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District has completed the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and now is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, RI. The study area included about 28 miles of moderately developed coast in the […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the recent evolution of the City of North Myrtle Beach’s Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Plan, some property owners encouraged the city to meet with Ocean Isle Beach, NC officials to learn firsthand how the the town is dredging canals located within its jurisdiction. On October 9, members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council, City […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research into the impacts of wild weather and climate change on the Queensland’s Gold Coast is being stepped up with the launch of a bright yellow monitoring buoy nicknamed Big Bird, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest release.  According to GCWA, Big Bird’s launch formally marks the establishment of the Coastal […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    EPA has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants to strengthen state, tribal and local government capacity in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska to protect and restore wetlands. These Wetland Program Development Grants provide tribes, interstate agencies and local governments with funding to develop and refine comprehensive state, tribal and local wetlands programs. “Healthy wetlands provide important […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    If Owen Sound or a third party takes ownership of the harbor, between 46.576 and 74.816 cubic meters of hazardous waste material needs to be dredged from the harbor and mitigated from harbor land. This and other vital information is found in 5,500+ pages contained in recent reports prepared by Dillon Consulting Limited for Transport […]

  • 22 July 2013

    ADPC has welcomed the Hon. Duncan Gay MLC, Australia’s New South Wales Minister for Roads and Ports and Leader of the House in the Legislative Council, at ADPC Headquarters next to Zayed Port. Mohamed Al Shamisi, ADPC’s acting CEO, took the Minister and Australian delegates on a tour, giving them a full scope of the […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker yesterday announced over $8 million in grants for five harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located, according to the Walker’s announcement. Grantees include: City of Superior (Douglas County) – $1.7 million to install new sheet piling […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is soliciting proposals for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project. On March 6, CPRA released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering, surveying, and other technical support for the Mid-Barataria project. The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion will be the first controlled […]

  • 21 February 2011

    In only 90 days, Tideland Signal Limited has manufactured and supplied a total of 84 polyethylene buoys to guide navigation in the newly-dredged 63.5 km channel, which allows ships of up to 9m draft to reach Abu Dhabi’s expanding Mussafah Industrial City. The channel has been dredged by the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) under […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million coastal defence scheme from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven is to get underway this week. The first phase of works will begin with demolishing the existing concrete and timber groynes from the radar mast to Brighton Road at Holland-on-Sea and removing them in preparation for the construction works. Once the structures […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft Project Implementation Report for the creation of new Shallow Water Habitat on the Little Sioux Bend of the Missouri River is currently available for public review. The draft PIR provides details of the Corps’ planning process in reaching a proposal to construct SWH on the Little Sioux Bend near the town of Little […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Lee County beaches will soon be transformed during renourishment projects at Bonita Beach and Lovers Key State Park. Heavy equipment is expected to be on Bonita Beach starting Wednesday, June 25, with work beginning June 30 and proceeding north to south for about five weeks. The estimated start date for Lovers Key is August […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan satisfied a longstanding requirement by UNESCO. “This has been a collaborative […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the Somerset Levels will begin next month as soon as it is safe and practical to do so, the Environment Agency (EA) announced yesterday. The Environment Agency is formally advertising the works in preparation for work to start. Dredging will take place on eight kilometres of river channel where the Tone and Parrett […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for a proposed modification at the Kansas and Nishnabotna Bends in Nemaha and Otoe counties, Neb. is currently available for public review. The purpose of the supplemental action is to provide protection to Levee Unit R-562 by diverting overland flows from Kansas Bend away from the toe of the levee […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £50 million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses movable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – was opened recently by Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd. Led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will provide more than […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project was also distinguished […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peter King, P.E., LSP, LEP, a senior environmental engineer and an Associate of Geosyntec based in New Hampshire, is the moderator of an Environmental Business Council meeting set for October 22, 2013. Mr. King is a member of the EBC New Hampshire Chapter Leadership Team for 2013. The topic for the upcoming meeting, organized by […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s minerals and energy sector has applauded yesterday’s announcement of a major state government campaign to promote the facts surrounding management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. “It is literally the time for a line to be drawn in the sand,” said Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche. “Queensland’s reputation is […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The latest anti-farmer comments by Jay Weatherill demonstrate just how arrogant and irrational the South Australian Premier has become in the Murray-Darling Basin plan debate, Victorian Water Minister Peter Walsh said today. “Mr Weatherill wants a Basin Plan that would not only cause substantial and sustained flooding in Victoria, but would also risk flooding his […]