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  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comment on its draft feasibility report and Environmental Assessment on making modifications to Brunswick harbor to increase transportation efficiencies and reduce costs. “This deep draft navigation feasibility study will analyze alternatives for navigation improvements to Brunswick Harbor,” according to the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Scheldestromen Water Board and the Van Oord – KWS consortium today signed the contract for the Hansweert dyke reinforcement project in Zeeland, the Netherlands. The consortium, together with the Scheldestromen Water Board and Witteveen + Bos engineering and consultancy firm, will form the construction team that will prepare and carry out the dyke reinforcement. […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dr Alice Hall has won the Innovation Award at the CIRIA BIG Biodiversity Challenge Awards for her research in coastal infrastructure and defences. Bournemouth University (BU) ecologist worked with Scarborough Borough Council and University of Hull (Dr Sue Hull) on a scheme to protect houses and coastal infrastructure in Runswick Bay in North Yorkshire with […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, Karen Ludwig, has announced new investments in harbor infrastructure projects in North Head, Southwest New Brunswick. The development programs, led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Small Craft Harbors program, involve dredging the east side basin of the harbor to create room for additional floating wharves. Work on the […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for Miramichi - Grand Lake, Pat Finnigan, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $4.6 million in infrastructure for four New Brunswick fishing harbors in Pointe-Sapin, Loggiecroft, Bas-Neguac and McEachern’s point. Commenting the latest news, Mr. Wilkinson […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the completion of a £2.2 million award winning coastal defense scheme in the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay. The Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Trust and local residents joined representatives from Scarborough Borough Council, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV, JBA Consulting and ESH Construction to celebrate the end of […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Coastal Conference Committee has announced that their 27th Annual NSW Coastal Conference, hosted for the first time by Bega Valley Shire Council, will take place from 7-9 November 2018, in Club Sapphire, Merimbula, NSW.  The conference will bring together over 250 delegates from a diverse range of fields, including: all aspects of coastal, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to the Coffs Harbor boat ramp will benefit from up to $95,000 in funding for dredging thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways‘ program, Coffs Harbor City Council would oversee the dredging and match the funding dollar-for-dollar. […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing over $10 million in small craft harbor improvement and transfer projects along the eastern shore of New Brunswick. Commenting the latest announcement, Minister LeBlanc said: “I’m thrilled to announce this major investment for our province. […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet members recently visited Runswick Bay on the North Yorkshire coast to view the latter stages of the construction project to enhance the village’s sea defenses. The coastal protection works, valued at around £1.5 million, started in March and will be completed later this month. The scheme, which has been designed to […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald MLC has just announced that coastal councils can apply for NSW Government funding for essential dredging projects under the “Rescuing Our Waterways” program. According to Mr MacDonald, the State Government recently announced an additional $6 million over four years for the program, as part of the NSW […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, today announced that the NSW Government has chosen Merimbula as the site for a new offshore artificial reef. “The Merimbula reef is one of five offshore artificial reefs DPI will deploy over the next three years,” said Mr. Blair. “Over 50 different species of fish have been identified on […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Soldiers Point Marina operator will pay $220.000 in fines and cleanup costs after the NSW Environment Protection Authority took action for illegal dredging which disturbed toxic sediment, EPA said in its latest release. EPA Regional Director North, Adam Gilligan, said that the timeliness of a tip off to the EPA’s Environment Line by a […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 25th NSW Coastal Conference 2016 will take place from 9-11 November in Novotel Pacific Bay Resort, Coffs Harbor, on the mid north coast of NSW. The conference will bring together over 220 delegates from around Australia who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education and service provision and […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has just announced a major investment in Small Craft Harbors Infrastructure in the Province of New Brunswick. With more than 76,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government is making investments that will continue to support the growth of this industry and provide economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians. The announcement was made […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday that Honeywell International Inc and Georgia Power Company have agreed to clean up the 760-acre saltwater marsh at the LCP Chemicals Superfund Site in Brunswick, Georgia. The settlement requires the companies to spend an estimated $28.6 million to remove and isolate contaminated […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new plan of action to manage coastal erosion at Lennox Head has been given the green light by the NSW Government. Ballina Shire Council’s Coastal Zone Management Plan has been certified by Planning Minister Rob Stokes and includes proposed works such as an upgrade to the Lennox Head seawall to protect the road and […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has announced an $83.6 million budget funding commitment towards management of the NSW coastline, including funding for the mitigation of future coastal risks and hazards over the next five years. Planning Minister Rob Stokes and Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian said that the funds would support local councils to increase the resilience of coastal communities, […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator Rob Portman, chairman of U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), has sent a letter to Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter requesting information regarding the Army Corps of Engineer’s efforts to dredge the Cleveland Harbor. PSI will examine allegations that the Corps deliberately reduced its budget for the Cleveland Harbor project in order to […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 24th New South Wales (NSW) Coastal Conference 2015 will take place from November 11-13, in Forster, NSW. The conference attracts over 220 delegates each year, who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education, service provision and policy. The three day event, organized by the NSW Coastal Conference […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the annual Brunswick State of the Port event Tuesday, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Curtis Foltz, discussed an ambitious capital improvement plan for Brunswick terminals. “In order to ensure efficient processing of cargo, our capacity must remain higher than current demand,” Foltz said. “To that end, we will be improving Brunswick facilities serving each […]

  • 31 July 2015

    John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in major improvement projects at eleven small craft harbors in New Brunswick.  Funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for fishermen and harbor users […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crown Lands said that the Review of Environmental Factors (REF) has been finalized for the dredging of the Brunswick River and that they expect to award the contract in July. The start date for the works will be confirmed after that, announced Byron Shire Council. Staff have obtained a copy of the REF and environmental issues […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Tilly O’Neill-Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest a minimum of $36.2 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at 14 fishing harbors in Northeast New Brunswick. Since 2006, […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest $ 74.3 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at harbors in New Brunswick. “For generations, hard-working Canadian men and women have […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal has helped secure an additional $7.74 million for much-needed dredging of the Queensway Bay channel, which sits at the mouth of the Los Angeles River in Long Beach. The funding is in addition to more than $5 million already secured by the Congressman and the City of Long Beach for initial dredging […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of two key Tweed waterways, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest announced today.  Mr Humphries said that the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the Rescuing our Waterways […]