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  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has provided more than $2.5 billion to clean up contaminated harbors, restore fish habitat and keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes, according to a study by the University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics. According to the study, every federal dollar spent on GLRI projects between 2010 through […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co. will soon begin preparations for the upcoming maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park. According to the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, Nassau County residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipes on Fernandina Beach around November 1 getting […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, concluded yesterday his swing through the Bayou State where he addressed regional economic leaders and toured a coastal restoration site in Luling, Louisiana. “Coastal restoration is vital to the preservation of the environmental and economic health of the Gulf Coast,” said EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “Today, […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) delivered a detailed briefing on the Outer Harbor Project (OHP) to the Harbor Advisory Committee (CHAC) at its September meeting. In summary, CHC reported that it has continued negotiations with the developer Victoria Quay Estate Limited (VQEL) and its investors, but have been unable to reach agreement on the final form of the […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa and Maria Creek dredging scheme, saying that their dredger is now working outside of the Cape Jaffa Marina main entrance and will head northward for about 30m to 40m. Shortly, the dredger will move back into the Marina and position […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) is currently seeking pre-proposals for habitat restoration project funding through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program and Trust Fund. The Rhode Island General Assembly established the Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program to facilitate design, planning, construction, and monitoring of coastal and estuarine restoration projects […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work will begin soon on the lower Opawaho/Heathcote River in Christchurch, New Zealand, to help lower the risk of flooding in the area, the Christchurch City Councillor, Deon William Swiggs, said in its latest announcement.  The dredging is part of Christchurch City Council’s Land Drainage Recovery Program and will be carried out by contractor City […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Waitaki District Council has confirmed that the dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor are set to start today or tomorrow. Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, 8th October, ground investigation survey work will start in Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland, to assess the existing ground make-up and groundwater levels – as part of the Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme. Contractors Raeburn Drilling will be carrying out the work on behalf of the project team, which will involve 15 boreholes and five trial […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on a flood alleviation scheme to protect residents and businesses in Llanberis, Gwynedd, after £1.3 million of grant funding was approved by the Welsh Government. Environment Minister, Hannah Blythyn, announced the funding during a visit to the area to see the work already underway through the scheme, which will reduce the risk […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Later today, officials from the Worcestershire County, the Environment Agency, as well as other dignitaries and guests will celebrate the official opening of a £4.1 million Badsey Brook flood risk management scheme. The project has been delivered as part of the Environment Agency’s £2.6b capital investment program to reduce flood risk to 300,000 homes by 2021. Daniel […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new river restoration project designed to restore the Glazert Water to a more natural condition and minimize the likelihood of flooding in the River Kelvin Catchment downstream is one step closer, said East Dunbartonshire Council in its latest post.  The proposal for the Glazert River Restoration Project in the heart of Lennoxtown is the result […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues its work on the Leigh expansion and Hildenborough embankments scheme with the design and appraisal work being carried out at the moment, reports the EA. According to the release, meetings have taken place with local landowners and professional partners to discuss and develop the scheme designs, and over the spring and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner announced yesterday (October 1) the completion of a nearly $1 million stormwater treatment and shoreline protection project at the terminus of Hallock Landing Road in Rocky Point. During Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Hallock Landing Road outfall sustained extensive damage, […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on Cape Jaffa, Maria Creek and Wyomi Beach projects. According to the update, Council’s dredge is making good progress at the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina. At the end of this week the dredge is expected to turn around and head back into the Marina […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Penang government has entered into a second supplementary agreement with Rayston Consortium (Butterworth) Sdn Bhd (RCSB) to further enhance the Land Reclamation and Resettlement Agreement (LRRA) which was first made in 1999, reports Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. The new waterfront is set to be created within the next few years in north Butterworth, between the […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fylde Council has secured another £2 million grant from the Environment Agency to allow for Granny’s Bay to be redeveloped as part of the Sea Defense Project; bringing the overall Scheme value to £21,825,000. The formal grant letter was received on 4th September 2018 and allows the sea defense walls at Granny’s Bay to be […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Beaches Council has begun a major excavation which will see over 6,000 truckloads of sand removed from the entrance to Narrabeen Lagoon to minimize the risk of flooding. While an excavation of this size usually only happens every 4 or 5 years, this project has been fast tracked due to the accelerated build-up […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Despite a slow start, the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina dredging program is now making positive progress, the Kingston District Council said in the latest project update.  The work is progressing smoothly, with sand and seagrass movement around the western breakwater is now under control and dredging of the entrance channel is well underway. “Unfortunately, due to […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 Severn Estuary Forum, under the name “Making the Most of Our Estuary’s Resources”, is set to take place on Tuesday, 9th October, 2018, at the Riverfront Theatre and Arts Center in Newport, located on the west bank of the River Usk on the Bristol Packet Wharf in the city center. The forum will discuss the latest research […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Installation of rock on the 150m section of embankment adjacent to Princess Avenue in Wauchope, NSW, and restoration of park areas has progressed ahead of schedule, with the nearby pedestrian path expected to re-open on Friday 28 September.  Further restoration work will now move onto the section of embankment between Pebble Beach and the boat […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is working to repair the seawall at Clarence beach in Southsea, which has been exposed to years of wave action, shingle abrasion and storm damage. According to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), the work was expected to start on the 24th September, taking three weeks to complete. Concrete at the top of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Heavy machinery will start arriving in Oamaru between 27th September and 2nd October for stage one of a dredging contract carried out by Rooney Earth Moving, according to the Waitaki District Council’s latest announcement.  Under the project, the contractors will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru harbor channel […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) convened this week in Washington, DC on the heels of its Pipeline Task Force Meeting to discuss OSHA regulatory updates, best practices for employee training documentation, opioid identification and prevention, and incident/injury trends in the industry. Representatives from The Dutra Group, Inland Dredging, Great Lakes Dredge […]