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  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn, Washington. The project was designed to provide beach nourishment to an approximately 2500 foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Sept. 25 and completed placement 13 days […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York’s Congressman Lee Zeldin today joined Commanding General of the USACE Headquarters, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, and New York District’s USACE Commander, Colonel Thomas Asbery, as they surveyed Smith Point County Park, following the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet and the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. An upcoming major milestone will be LTG Semonite’s final approval […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Oak Island will receive at least $1.1 million in state funding for the Town’s Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration Plan. The project will also put much-needed sand on the island’s west end. The Town received notice of the tentative award from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday. It’s possible […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    [mappress mapid=”23290″] The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. All beachfill activities between South Forest Beach (near Marriott’s Grande Ocean Resort) and southern Palmetto Dunes (near Captain’s Walk) are complete. The dredger, pipeline and equipment will be repositioned during […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Borough President James Oddo have announced $2 million in federal funding to kick start the design phase of the Staten Island Sea Wall project. The funds have been provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and will go towards field surveys and geo-technical work. “When […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Soil and Water Conservation Society’s (SWCS) Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) will today (August 10) host an annual Summer Meeting for SWCS members and the public at the South Kingstown Land Trust Barn in Wakefield, Rhode Island. Rhode Island government staff will discuss the BeachSAMP, followed by a field tour to coastal erosion sites, lunch, and a SWCS SNEC membership […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has released the required supplemental environmental study for a proposed project to build a terminal groin and pump sand onto the beach to protect homes threatened by erosion on Figure Eight Island in New Hanover County. The so-called Figure Eight Island Shoreline Management Project includes plans to […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island announces the pending completion of sand placement activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort. “Once finished here, 4 of 6 project segments will have been completed with approximately 1/2 of the project’s total sand volume in […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commissioners awarded the contract for the Pelican Island Shore Protection Project – Phase 2 to RLB Contracting Inc. Pelican Island is located in Corpus Christi Bay along the south side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel between Port Aransas and the former Naval Station Ingleside. Pelican Island is owned by […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R,C-SI/Brooklyn) sent the following letter to the NYC Parks Commissioner urging Parks to work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to use the sand dredged from Great Kills Harbor to replenish the storm-ravaged beaches along Staten Island’s coastline. “When it comes to our recovery efforts, we have to think creatively […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The town officials said that the sediment buildup in the Lake Worth Lagoon is hampering navigation and could threaten property values on and near Everglades Island, according to the Palm Beach Daily News. Also, the town is asking the Florida Inland Navigation District to share the cost of dredging channels in the area to a […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Rhode Island Bar Association honored Rhode Island real estate and environmental lawyer John M. Boehnert with the Rhode Island Bar Journal Lauren E. Jones Writing Award for his article “Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Management Program and the Coastal Zone Management Act’s Federal Consistency Program”. The federal consistency program gives States the ability to challenge, […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of Essex County Council’s Development and Regulation Committee resolved on July 28th to approve proposals for the final phase of the RSPB’s landscape-scale habitat creation scheme on Wallasea Island. This last phase, subject to the completion of a legal agreement and the imposition of conditions, will involve the creation of an enormous complex of […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the kickoff off a $60 million “Living Breakwaters” barrier that will provide critical defenses against coastal erosion and grow the natural habitat for finfish, shellfish and crustations on the south shore of Staten Island. The water-based barrier, which includes an oyster reef to further break waves and filter sea […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Seattle industrial firm will install new treatment facilities to protect the Duwamish Waterway and has paid a reduced fine to settle a penalty issued earlier this year by the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). ConGlobal Industries (ConGlobal) leases, repairs and maintains shipping containers on the waterway’s eastern shore just south of Harbor Island. In […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Supreme Manufacturing, a Stoneboro, Pennsylvania, based custom designer and builder of high quality conveyor systems, storage tanks and hoppers, has just released this very interesting video named ‘Supreme Central Allied Dredge Case Study’. From sand and gravel to talc, coal to steel, cement to agriculture, if it needs to be stored, conveyed, loaded, or […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Senator Josh Green’s ‘talk story’ session Thursday evening in Kona turned into a transportation update session. Green invited state Department of Transportation Director Glenn Okimoto, who addressed about two dozen people at King Kamehameha’s Kona Beach Hotel. Included in the updates were state highways, airports and commercial harbors. Harbors Hawai‘i Island has two commercial harbors: […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District and St. Johns County Government Connection celebrated the groundbreaking of the Vilano and South Ponte Vedra Beach restoration project yesterday. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has entered into another enduring partnership with St. Johns County to protect and preserve America’s Atlantic coastline over the next 50 years,” said Jacksonville District […]

  • 25 May 2012

    According to Steveston Harbour Authority general manager Bob Baziuk, the 24-metre tug boat Jose Narvaez ran aground in the waters off Steveston around noon Saturday, an incident that points to the need for regular dredging of the area. The vessel listed to its port side in the shallow channel that runs between Steveston and Shady […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) completed the Holgate beachfill operations on November 23, 2016, marking the conclusion of initial construction of Long Beach Island’s dune and berm system. Dune grass planting is also in progress, with completion anticipated by mid-February. As the USACE said on its […]

  • 29 October 2010

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced today that the Maxton Bay Boating Access Site, located on Drummond Island in Chippewa County, will be closed until Dec. 31 for dredging operations. The dredging, to be completed by Drummond Island Yacht Haven, Inc., is the first phase of planned upgrades to the boating access site. […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 beach nourishment project, conducted by Weeks Marine. As a result of weather related delays encountered by the passage of Hurricane Matthew, the town has revised the schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the beachfill scheme. Work […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment project continues to make progress with the area between Painted Bunting Road and Bald Eagle Road currently being restricted for beach construction. The town and its contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., began this $20.7 million beach renourishment project in late June 2016. So far, around 700,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Etermar, one of the largest Portuguese companies specialised in marine construction, has won another tender for a port-development project. A year ago, hurricane Lorenzo destroyed the most western port in Europe. Now, the consortium led by Etermar – Engenharia e Construção, S.A., together with SACYR Somague and Tecnovia Açores won the tender launched by Portos […]