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  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting in a few weeks, the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will be dredging sections of the channel and anchorages of the York Harbor Federal Navigation Project in York, Maine. According to the Corps, dredging operations will start by mid-November 2017, taking place around the clock, seven days a week until early spring. […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today published data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk. Working with natural processes to reduce flood risk is not a new concept but this is the first time that all the evidence has been brought together, with the intention of enabling more uptake. […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, RSPB and Natural England are working together to adapt approximately 150 hectares of the Moors at Arne into a diverse wetland habitat. With the sea level rising, important habitat for wildlife along the coast will be lost over the next 30 years. This “coastal squeeze”, where rising waters press against essential fixed […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Menemsha Channel dredging scheme, one of the largest Martha’s Vineyard navigational projects in recent years, is now completed, the Martha’s Vineyard Times reports.  During this dredging project, more than 42,000 cubic yards of sand were dredged from Menemsha Channel and most of it pumped to Lobsterville Beach. Approximately 3,500 cubic yards of the pristine […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Falmouth, MA, has submitted a permit application to conduct work in Bournes Pond/Vineyard Sound, the Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District said in their latest announcement. The dredging will be undertaken in an approximately 3.4 acre area to a depth of approximately 7 ft below the horizontal plane of mean low water. An […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Gregory Stone representing LHI, Inc., and Lighthouse Inn, Inc., has submitted a permit application to conduct work in Nantucket Sound, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. According to the Corps, the proposed work involves reconfiguration of an existing groin system, temporary construction access and beach nourishment. The project, as proposed, will […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Swindale Beck Restoration Project in the Lake District has scooped a major award in recognition for its contribution to creating new fish habitat. The restoration scheme beat off stiff competition to win this year’s Wild Trout Trust Award for Best Large-Scale Habitat Enhancement scheme, which was presented at a glittering ceremony in London last […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $419,360.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-November 2017 and […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comments on 13 projects which have applied for 2017 funding through Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program, the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program (MNRCP). The sponsor for the program is the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, said USACE in their release. The In-Lieu Fee (ILF) […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A workshop for engineers, consultants, designers and landscape architects interested in incorporating green infrastructure and living shoreline techniques into coastal projects will take place on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Portsmouth Public Library in Portsmouth, NH. Living shoreline projects have started to appear in many New England tidal environments, but the Northeast region lags […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) have published a landmark study bringing together nearly half a century of UK seabed grab survey data. These data originate from multiple sources in industry and government, and their collation and standardisation represents a significant opportunity to better understand and protect the marine environment. […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, in Aquinnah, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to dredge Herring Creek and do other work on Martha’s Vineyard, Mass. According to the Corps, the work is proposed on and adjacent to Tribal Trust Land off of State Road in Aquinnah, […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has just released the latest update on the new coastal defenses being built as part of the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme. According to the update on coastal improvements at Tipner Lake, the piling work between the Mountbatten Centre and Spinaker Drive is now complete. “The next stage of construction […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging vessel moved into place in Menemsha earlier this week, and is ready to complete a long-awaited project to clear the channel, the Martha’s Vineyard Times reports.  The Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District recently announced that a new contractor, New York–based H & L Dredging, would take over for Ohio-based contractor J-Way […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the North Cove Federal Navigation Project in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, will be completed under the terms of a $4.2 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Donjon Marine Company, Inc. of Hillside, New Jersey. Dredging is scheduled to start in […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme that will improve flood protection, boost wildlife habitats and create 160 hectares of new saltmarsh, was opened Thursday, 21st September, at Hesketh, in Lancashire. The £6 million scheme that will not only create the new saltmarsh habitat but strengthen sea defenses is a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England and the Environment […]

  • 17 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker, together with local elected officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) officially kicked off the Boston Harbor Dredging Project on Friday, September 15. The $350 million state and federally funded multi-phase project will support continued growth at Conley Container Terminal, which has achieved […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Pohogonot Trust, of Wayland, Mass., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to excavate a channel from Oyster Pond in Edgartown, Mass., to the Atlantic Ocean. The excavated channel is proposed to measure 6 feet to 10 feet wide and up to 200 feet long. According to […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a major grant to Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) under the Southeast New England Program (SNEP) of $3.9 million.  With this grant, Restore America’s Estuaries will manage a competitive sub-award grant program to support projects that protect and restore coastal ecosystems and their watersheds, including associated water quality […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A meeting of the Sidmouth Beach Management Steering Group will take place on 13 September to allow members of the local community, as well as statutory partners, such as the Environment Agency and Natural England, to meet with East Devon District Council’s project team and project consultants Royal HaskoningDHV.  The meeting will give Royal HaskoningDHV the opportunity to explain […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist environmental contractor Ebsford Environmental has been appointed by the Canal & River Trust to a national framework designed to support the maintenance and protection of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. After a competitive tender process, Ebsford was selected to provide minor works which will support the Trust’s 10-year National Dredging Contract. Ebsford […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from the Marshfield Yacht Club for dredging and marine works in the South River, located at 11 Ridge Road, Marshfield, Massachusetts. The work involves adding two 3-foot x 35-foot finger floats for dinghies at the beginning of C Dock; and maintenance […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly has submitted a permit application to conduct maintenance dredging in the Bass River, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The work involves mechanical dredging of 17.8 acres of silt and clay within the Bass River in two phases. Phase I will include areas of the Bass River from […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Plymouth Department of Public Works is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to dredge and do other work in Plymouth Harbor at Water Street and Town Wharf in Plymouth, Mass.   The proposed work involves dredging of […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Strand/BRC Group, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for the installation of a bulkhead in Stamford, Conn. According to the Corps, the work is located in the West Branch of Stamford Harbor and East Creek at 100 Bateman Way in Stamford. The applicant is proposing to install […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    FJ Santos Living Trust is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing and maintaining a wharf, dock building, pier, ramp and other work in Provincetown, Mass. The proposed work involves construction and maintenance of a 52-foot by 216-foot wharf […]