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  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partners from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands and Great Britain met in the Broads National Park this week to kick off a brand new €5.5 million project. The Broads Authority is the lead partner of CANAPE project (Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). The matched funded project will give the Broads Authority over 700,000 euros […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the National Park Service, is finishing the second and final phase of the Plumb Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project in Brooklyn. The project is designed to reduce risk to the Belt Parkway, a critical piece […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the National Park Service, is finishing the second and final phase of the Plumb Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project in Brooklyn. The project is designed to reduce risk to the Belt Parkway, a critical piece […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have started construction on an approximately 1500-foot breakwater at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, located south of Alexandria, Va. Construction of the breakwater is a significant step in the Dyke Marsh Restoration Project, said USACE in its release. The breakwater will help protect the marsh […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan setting out which local communities are most at risk from flooding and what is to be done to reduce that risk was published yesterday, according to the Aberdeenshire Council. The North East Local Flood Risk Management Plan (LFRMP) has been produced under the Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act 2009, which provides a strategic framework […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $2 million contract to Village Dock, Inc., of Port Jefferson, N.Y., to complete the second and final phase of construction at the coastal storm risk reduction project at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway. Phase I was completed in late 2012 […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, alongside federal, state and local officials, celebrated yesterday the start of construction on one of the three remaining contracts for the C-111 South Dade project, an Everglades restoration project in Miami-Dade County. The contract, known as Contract 8, involves constructing the North Detention Area, which will connect the C-111 […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preparations for the scuttling of the ex-HMAS Tobruk have reached another milestone, with the Palaszczuk Government awarding a $325,000 contract to undertake maintenance dredging. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles announced today the contract had been awarded to Queensland-based Neumann Contractors Pty Ltd. Mr Miles said that the contractors had […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority is celebrating a record breaking year for its dredging operations team reaching 110% of their estimated dredging target figure. Each year the Broads Authority Construction Team aims to remove around 50,000m³ of accumulated sediment from the rivers and broads in the national park. This is because the gradual build-up of sediment which […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the York River encroaches on the Colonial Parkway, engineers have found that rocks are part of the answer to fixing critically damaged and eroded shoreline. That is why contractors, working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are using heavy equipment to place large boulders along the edge of the York River […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Littlehampton Harbour, located on the south coast between Chichester and Worthing and close to the South Downs National Park, has just issued local notice to mariners about the beginning of dredging works at the Shoal bank.  The mariners are advised that dredging will take place on the shoal bank on the west side of the main channel at […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The threat to the Great Barrier Reef from massive coal port developments has been featured on French television, in a sign of growing international concern for the future of the world’s largest coral reef. The ten minute news report includes interviews with fishermen in Gladstone Harbour who blame dredging of coal and gas shipping channels […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    At the urging of Florida Congressman Brian Mast, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed a critical increase in funding for Everglades restoration. The appropriations package will nearly triple funding for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration, which funds the Everglades Agricultural Area Southern Storage Reservoir Project, from $67.5 million in FY 2019 to $200 million for […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Oldenburgischer Deichband has announced tender for the Jever area sea wall construction works. This project includes: – Increasing and strengthening works to the sea wall “Elizabeth Groden dyke” (km 0.400 to km 4.750, – Extraction of clay soil in the foreland (external Elizabeth Groden) in different grades, designated with water contents of 43% to 97%, […]

  • 10 September 2013

    The Las Piñas-Parañaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) is facing a threat from the planned P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project. The only wetland in an urban setting, LPPCHEA was included in the list of Wetlands of International Importance as stated in the briefing notes of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands. LPPCHEA located in Metro […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wattle Range Council is concerned about rising sea levels, erosion and the increased cost of coastal protection and care, according to ABC South East SA. Wattle Range mayor Peter Gandolfi said that they want the Local Government Association to take up the issue on behalf of rural coastal councils. “We’ve seen substantial erosion in […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of more than 13 million cubic metres of seabed is about to commence in the Moreton Bay Marine Park for the next stage of Brisbane’s second runway. This highlights the need for strong protection in the marine park, said the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today. AMCS Marine Campaigner Fiona Maxwell said: “This is […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released for public review an environmental assessment (EA) for the purpose of beach renourishment activities in the Buxton area of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Dare County has requested a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit from the USACE for the associated […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the Army Corps’ Baltimore District and Coastal Design and Construction Inc. last week toured the progress of the breakwater construction as part of the Dyke Marsh Restoration and Protection project. The project is located in Fairfax County, Virginia, just across the Potomac River from the National Harbor. This is a National Park Service […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works continue on the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme with the contractor Arcadis completing ground investigation works on the ‘West Bank’. The ground works, which started on August 8th 2016, involved drilling boreholes and trial pits to check ground conditions at the ‘West Bank’. Latest developments on this £17 million scheme also include planning permission that was granted by Lewes […]

  • 6 March 2014

    U.S. Congresswoman Julia Brownley announced $10.5 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging project. The FY2014 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work plan includes $7.1 million for the project and the President’s FY2015 budget request includes an additional $3.4 million. In prior fiscal years, funding for dredging at Ventura Harbor has been inadequate, threatening navigation of […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group subsidiary, BMT WBM, the leading international engineering, water and environment consultancy, has announced that it has been awarded the Environmental Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ) top award for an environmental consulting practice. The award recognises BMT WBM’s leadership and innovation in environmental management, having contributed to the conservation and rehabilitation of […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has announced the completion of the Fort Pulaski Shoreline Stabilization Project. The monthlong shore stabilization project used dredged material from the Savannah Harbor Navigation Project to restore a 1.5-mile section of beach along Cockspur Island’s north shore. Erosion over the past decade was threatening the park’s historic […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Reclamation is seeking comments on the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for a bank stabilization project at Marble Beach on Lake Roosevelt in Stevens County, Washington.  The proposed project would stabilize the shoreline, halt bank erosion, and reduce the potential for exposure and loss of sensitive resources through the installation of a retaining […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) was awarded $471,500 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 32 university-based programs that work with coastal communities. The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Waterways Ireland has successfully completed dredging maintenance in Limerick City around Sarsfield Lock, reports afloat.ie. The work programme was carefully planned approximately 18 months in advance and involved extensive consultation with National Parks and Wildlife Service, Shannon Foynes Port Company, Inland Fisheries Ireland & Limerick City Council (Planning, Roads, Environment and Waste sections) to minimise […]