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  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Looking to strengthen the Seaton seafront against coastal flooding and erosion, East Devon District Council has selected CH2M to develop a beach management plan for the coastline from Seaton Hole to Axmouth Harbor, England. CH2M will work alongside East Devon, experts from the Environment Agency and Natural England and various local community groups to identify […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An integrated approach to managing coastal erosion will be developed by New Plymouth District Council. At tonight’s Monitoring Committee meeting, Councillors will be advised about the commencement of a District-Wide Coastal Erosion Project that will help sharpen all of the Council’s plan’s and policies related to erosion along the length of the district’s coastline. Manager […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learnt from last winter’s floods have helped build a new approach so the nation is better prepared and more resilient to flooding, according to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Improved rain and flood modelling, a significant increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure were all outlined […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    After completing startup and testing procedures, the Santa Cruz Port District’s new dredger Twin Lakes has begun the Entrance dredging scheme. “Depths in the harbor entrance are being impacted by early season shoaling. We are increasing the frequency of soundings for now to assist both boaters and the dredge crews,” the Santa Cruz Port District […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The head of the EPA’s New England region recently backed the use of CAD cell technology in the harbor cleanup, arguing it is a proven …   By CHARIS ANDERSON (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, January 18, 2012; Image: EPA

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-3) pressed the Office of Management and Budget and the Army Corp of Engineers to include funding for New Haven harbor maintenance in next year’s budget. The New Haven harbor has not been dredged since 2004 and the need for work to be done was further heightened by Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, held a Completion of Work Ceremony on June 7, celebrating the successful upgrade of Wilmington District’s dredger Merritt.  The Merritt arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard on Nov. 2, 2017 to begin an overhaul to extend its service life. Work on the Merritt included a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The team at Technology Associates, Inc. in New Orleans, La. is busy preparing a new survey vessel for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The CATLETT will be the newest addition to Baltimore District’s fleet of working vessels. The vessel will be used to help map the depths of channels and ensure continued […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) will next month hold a virtual public meeting for the New York & New Jersey Harbor Deepening and Channel Improvements Draft Feasibility Study. The public meeting will take place on Thursday, December 3, 2020, with […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative treatment works using the natural environment to clean metal-rich water from an abandoned mine was opened by Water Minister Rory Stewart in Cumbria last week. Set in the Cumbrian hills near Keswick, the Force Crag mine water treatment scheme is now up and running. The scheme will clean up a 6 mile stretch […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    From Hull to Bath and Wolverhampton to the Wirral, communities up and down England are set to benefit from a government cash boost that will protect thousands of homes from flooding, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey yesterday (Tuesday, 27 March) announced that 25 new schemes will receive a share of £36 million […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has just released a paper named ‘Dredged Material Disposal Site Monitoring Round the Coast of England: Results of Sampling (2015-16)’. This report presents the scientific findings of, and implications for subsequent monitoring based on the results from dredged material disposal site monitoring conducted under a Cefas/Marine […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Colonel Thomas D. Asbery assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, during a formal change of command ceremony on June 8, 2017. Colonel David A. Caldwell, who has commanded the district since June 2015, relinquished command at a ceremony held at Castle Williams on Governor’s Island. Colonel Asbery’s previous assignments […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, welcomed a new commanding officer during a Change of Command ceremony last week at the St. Louis City Center Hotel. Col. Bryan K. Sizemore succeeded Col. Anthony P. Mitchell as District Engineer in the Change of Command ceremony, Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr, commander of the […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The £2.7 million Ponteland Flood Alleviation Scheme in Northumberland, England, is the first project in the country to get off the ground out of the 22 flood defence projects to benefit from a £170 million government funding boost. The investment brings forward work on flood defence schemes across the country which will drive economic growth […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, released an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study (HATS) on February 20, 2019.  State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord partner Royal HaskoningDHV has been awarded first place on a major flood and coastal erosion framework in the south of England, and a separate contract to continue works to protect North Portsea Island. The Southern England Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Consultancy Services Framework, awarded by Portsmouth City Council on behalf […]

  • 28 March 2012

    The official opening of the new marina at Davis’s Boatyard, Poole, in early March marked the successful completion of another Walcon Marine project on the south coast of England. With the sailing events for the 2012 Olympic Games taking place in August just a few miles down the coast at Portland, Poole Harbour will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete. The dredger was launched yesterday and testing and training activities are set to begin today, the council said. As reported earlier, Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The future of New England’s largest contiguous estuarine system is more certain thanks to a $2.9 million restoration grant awarded to the National Wildlife Federation. The Department of Interior funded grant will enable the Great Marsh Resiliency Partnership, a coalition of conservation groups and federal, state and local agencies, to protect coastal communities along the […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Between April 2015 and March 2021, the government will invest £2.3 billion in more than 1,500 projects across England. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) investment plan sets out how this commitment will transform flood and coastal erosion risk management over the coming 6 years. The program of work that this funding […]