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  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Vilano Beach sand placement operations, aimed to place about 250,000 cubic yards of sand on damaged areas, are moving according to schedule. Beach fill operations started on April 1 and is scheduled to end before the start of hurricane season, on June 1. The project is made possible through a partnership between St. Johns […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap. The draft comprehensive plan identifies 43 candidate restoration projects within Virginia, 316 within the District of Columbia, 2,592 within […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE flood teams were deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, said in its latest release. A flood team is stabilizing the federal levee and the Shepherd Road levee in the City of St. Maries, Idaho, and awarded […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A multi-million dollar Surfside Beach renourishment project is still on hold following last week’s mechanical issue with the pump station. The town reported that due to yesterday’s rough surf and high winds, they were unable to complete repairs offshore. “The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), are troubleshooting the problems in order to […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fraser Coast Regional Council is racing the clock to shore up the foreshore ahead of predicted 4.2 metre King Tides at the end of the month. “Given the extent of the erosion at Torquay there is insufficient sand and beach to enable an adequate sand push to reprofile the beach,” Deputy Mayor George Seymour […]

  • 3 February 2012

    St. Joseph Harbor is now in good shape, officials say. After weeks of waiting for the funds and good weather, dredging of the Saint Joseph Harbor was completed last month. “We look good right now. The water depths are good. If we lose more water depth that reduces how much clearance the boats have to […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Urenui’s seawall will be extended earlier than planned, according to the latest New Plymouth District Council’s notice. The Council’s Monitoring Committee yesterday approved a proposal to begin work on the extension before Christmas, rather than in the first half of next year as originally planned. The earlier construction date follows erosion at Urenui Beach due to […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency works on the Southsea Coastal Scheme continue to progress well down the site, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The sheet piles have now been driven to required depth and the tops cut down to the correct level, reports ESCP. Structural fill has been placed and compacted behind the sheet pile wall, ready for […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $5.1 million worth Milford Pond dredging project is set to begin in early November. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will oversee the dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material from about 17 acres of Milford Pond, creating a depth of 12 feet. Currently the 120-acre pond is between two and six feet deep and […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers have continued the third day of the trip to inspect the water management program in Nakhon Sawan Province. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, along with Deputy PM and Interior Minister Yongyoot Wichaidit and Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, on Wednesday, traveled to Bung Boraphet in Nakhon Sawan to check […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking eligible businesses to provide for the emergent support requirements and the yearly maintenance and overhaul/dry-docking of the USACE Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge YAQUINA with a dry-docking overhaul. YAQUINA has Overall Length of 200 ft, a Beam of 58 ft, a Normal Light Draft Aft of 10 ft […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Rebecca Pow visited the Wallasea Nature Reserve yesterday to see first-hand the extensive efforts to help the coast and its wildlife adapt in the face of climate change. The Minister was touring the Essex site ahead of the introduction of the landmark Environment Bill in the near future, which will address the biggest […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and FEMA recently announced more than $34 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane related beach damage on Emerald Isle, North Carolina. Funds will be used to replace sand and plants on the public beaches for the Town of Emerald. According to the town’s latest release, storm surge from Hurricane […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging program in the Lake Worth Inlet began last week, the Port of Palm Beach reports. The hopper dredger Atchafalaya is expected to remove approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sand from the inner and outer harbor channel. “Removing the shoal would deepen the sea floor to 37 feet in the inner channel and 39 […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Essayons was lifted into drydock earlier this week in Honolulu for annual repairs and maintenance. “Many components of a ship can only be inspected while in drydock. Crews visually check everything below the waterline for damage that may have occurred to the […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Opened on this day, 8 May 1984, the famous Thames Barrier continues to play a vital role in the country’s flood defenses. This image, released by long reach specialist WM Plant Hire Ltd, shows a flashback to some emergency works carried out by Van Oord to remove silt from the gate underwater. In order to […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Eko Atlantic city, a creative and ambitious development project, is about to change the face of Africa, transforming the Lagos State into a megacity. The city, currently under construction off Bar Beach, Victoria Island, will become the new financial epicenter of West Africa by the year 2020.  The newly released video update on the continuing development of Eko Atlantic […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded its final levee rehabilitation contract Friday, January 25, to repair flood damage from the historic flooding of the Missouri River which took place in 2011. A contract was awarded to C.L Richardson Construction Company, Inc. of Ashland, Mo., for approximately $31,000 to […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the success of the first GEO Business event earlier this year, the organizers have announced the call for papers for the GEO Business 2015 conference, taking place at the Business Design Centre in London from 27-28 May. GEO Business 2015 offers an opportunity to exchange global information about the latest geospatial technologies and services. […]

  • 24 October 2011

    On Saturday morning, Governor Dannel P. Malloy visited the Thames Shipyard and Cross Sound Ferry in New London to view the progress of construction on the site’s capital improvement project and speak with its management team and staff. The project, which received a $2 million in state bond grant in August that triggered a $1.5 […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Coastal communities in Lincolnshire are being protected from flooding as part of a £30m project. The Environment Agency is using a dredger to pump sand onto 20km (12.5 miles) of beaches. The aim of the Lincshore scheme is to raise beach levels to prevent waves going over the sea walls. The agency said it was […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has returned to full operations following the passing of the continuing resolution by Congress. Effective today, Rock Island District-operated campgrounds, day-use parks, visitor centers and boat ramps are reopening to the public. All other District services reduced or curtailed during the federal government shutdown, including individual […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District Commander, Lt. Col. Dennis P. Sugrue recently went on a site visit to see the progress at the Clinton River Mouth Habitat project in Harrison Township, Michigan. Dredged material from the federal navigation channel is currently being placed in Lake St. Clair near the Clinton River Mouth to create emergent wetland habitat. According […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government has awarded a contract of up to $615,000 for dredging work to maintain boating access into the Coffs Harbor inner areas, the Member for Coffs Harbor Gurmesh Singh said.  According to Mr Singh, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract following a competitive tender by the Department of […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Decatur City Council on Monday approved a plan that is expected to solve the city’s long-term water supply needs. Council members voted 7-0 in favor of a wide-ranging water capital investment plan to provide critically important new water supply in the event of an emergency and fund maintenance to the city’s aging water infrastructure. […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Starting on the 4th of July, two new public consultations will be launched which will begin to help shape an exciting future for one of the Portsmouth’s most cherished assets. The first consultation will be on options for new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney. “The Southsea Coastal Scheme team will have lots […]