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  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A project to restore 620 acres of marsh, nourish 310 additional acres, and reestablish the Lake Pontchartrain shoreline rim near Bayou Bonfouca in St. Tammany Parish is approximately 90 percent complete and is expected to finish dredging activities by early December, reports Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA). Remaining construction related work should […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work is starting on the Environment Agency’s £2.4 million flood risk management scheme in Selly Park South. The Selly Park Flood Risk Management Scheme has been developed by the EA in partnership with St Andrew’s Healthcare, Birmingham City Council and other organisations. The area of Selly Park South has a history of flooding from the […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Harbor Dredging Project Delivery Team has awarded a contract for dredging of four local harbors: Elvis Stahr Harbor in Hickman, Ky.; Memphis Harbor-McKellar Lake and Wolf River Harbor in Memphis, Tenn.; and Helena Harbor in Phillips County, Ark. Dredging of the four harbors involves removing sediment to maintain a specific […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ELIS SEIS Public meeting scheduled for today in New York has been postponed due to the recovery efforts in Long Island. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) jointly regulate dredged material disposal under federal authorities provided by section 404 of the Clean Water Act and section 103 […]

  • 9 July 2013

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and New York City Councilman James S. Oddo urged the Army Corps of Engineers to secure a source for the sand necessary to implement the Midland Beach emergency storm protection project. In May, Schumer and Oddo pushed the Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up soil at the Ellis Property Superfund site in Evesham Township, New Jersey that is contaminated with tetrachloroethylene and other volatile organic compounds that are polluting ground water underlying the site. While the contaminated ground water is not currently being used as a […]

  • 28 February 2012

    The Senate Corporations Committee will meet today to hear several bills recommended by a legislative commission to encourage development and marketing of Rhode Island’s ports. On the committee’s calendar are three bills that were among the recommendations of the Special Legislative Commission to Study Potential Economic Opportunities in the Development of Port Facilities in Rhode […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the second element of a £4 million flood prevention scheme in Birmingham, being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The works are being carried out in two phases – Selly Park North and Selly Park South – and when complete will significantly reduce the risk […]

  • 11 December 2012

    After two full years of construction, phase one of the Marysville Ring Levee Project has drawn to a close with 4,600 linear feet of deep-soil-mixed cutoff wall installed – the first milestone in a four-phase project to reduce Marysville’s flood risk. “All major structural improvements for this stretch of levee are complete,” said Mark Ellis, […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $3.6 million contract to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. for maintenance dredging of the Wicomico River, MD. The contractor will use hydraulic pipeline dredge to perform the maintenance dredging of the river, reported the Corps. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of silty and sandy material is to […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important milestone has been reached in the construction of a flood scheme that will protect people in more than 400 properties in St Asaph. Spring Gardens Bridge, which partly obstructed the flow of the river Elwy in the devastating flooding in November 2012, is being replaced with a higher and wider structure, according to Natural […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd has taken delivery of its first Damen Multi Cat 3013. Based in Fairlie, Ayrshire, the Scottish company is one of the largest operators of Damen vessels in the world, with 14 in its fleet. This order also represents an important milestone for Damen as it is the first vessel built […]

  • 8 June 2011

    Lee County Commissioners drew a line in the sand when it came to a beach renourishment project. By ALLIE GARZA (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, June 8, 2011    

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the State of Wisconsin, and Brown County announced that they are wrapping up work on the foundation for the Cat Island chain restoration project in Lower Green Bay. “Thanks to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative – and our […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Both phases (North and South) of the £4 million Selly Park flood prevention scheme have been completed by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The works have significantly reduced the risk of flooding from Bourn Brook, a tributary of the River Rea, for hundreds of local homes and businesses. The works at […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new £2.7 million flood scheme, which reduces risk to more than 200 residential and commercial properties in the south of Birmingham, has been officially opened. The Selly Park South flood prevention scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency and in partnership with Birmingham City Council and St Andrew’s Healthcare. […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    There are signs that a beach renourishment project at South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is set to begin soon, WMBF News reports. On September 27, the Pawleys Island Police Department posted the photos of a tugboat maneuvering a massive pipe in the south end, in order to prepare it for the beach renourishment project. During their […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Townsville City Council just announced that the works on a project to prevent beach sand from passing under the southern breakwater bridge and into the Nelly Bay Harbor are officially underway. Upon the project’s completion, the council will be able to begin restoring the Nelly Bay Esplanade and beach without losing the sand […]

  • 8 July 2010

    As dredging continues in Rose Bay, city staff and consultants are preparing for more dredging in a nearby canal in the Harbor Oaks … By Kelly Cuculiansky [mappress] Source: news-journalonline, July 8, 2010;

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is holding a public drop-in session at Calstock next week to explain how potential works could reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses, and benefit the environment. According to EA, the current embankment by the River Tamar which protects Calstock from flooding is in poor condition and needs replacing. Dan Boswell of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island. According to USACE, approximately […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The $18.7 million Queen Bess Island restoration project is now officially complete – making the Brown Pelican habitat ready for the 2020 nesting season. Standing on the shore of a remote island in Louisiana’s Barataria Basin, Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday declared the newly-restored island officially reopened for nesting. “Before we started this restoration last […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Vice President of the Maldives, Dr. Mohamed Jameel Ahmed this week inaugurated the harbor reconstruction project of Gulhi Island of Male’ Atoll. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice President said that the initiation of the island’s harbor project would in turn lead to a better life for the people. The Vice President also underlined the future projects […]