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  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the flagship scheme to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses on the Lincolnshire coast, commenced yesterday at Boygrift. The Environment Agency scheme played a vital role in helping to protect Lincolnshire’s coastal communities from flooding during December’s tidal surge. This year’s campaign will cost £8.4 million – an increase of £2.4 […]

  • 21 December 2011

    SENER has been hired by Murueta Shipyard for the creation of a global finite elements model of two sectional dredgers of 1,500 m3 and 2,600 m3 with shipyard number 293 and 294 respectively and both technologically advanced and innovative. SENER will also develop the basic engineering of the central body for the nº 294, with […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Replenishment of Adelaide’s beaches will be continuing from Monday, November 11, until Friday, November 15, with sand being moved from between the Semaphore and Largs Bay jetties to the critically eroded West Beach, reports the Department for Environment and Water SA. As reported, sand will be moved from between the Semaphore and Largs Bay jetties […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Business development

    Throughout its history, the Lower Mississippi River Flood Plain has been besieged by floodwaters; that’s why flood risk management is one of the USACE Memphis District’s major mission areas. Working to execute this mission and serving as that first line of defense, a Memphis District Project Delivery Team awarded three major contracts to perform maintenance […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has given the go-ahead to the 2015 Business Plan, which includes investments totaling €27.8 million for the five public ports it manages on the islands. The APB is set to close 2014 with a profit of €13.6 million and a forecast turnover […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Surfside Beach, SC, has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment program, saying that the booster pumps have caused some mechanical delays, due to hose ruptures, over the last couple of days. According to the announcement, these have been replaced and the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District contractor Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, has just started of the beachfill operations on the Miami Beach. Construction work is underway near the 46th Street location and will continue to the 54th Street location. During the works, the contractor will place around 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The final two public hearings on Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Project will be held today June 30 and July 1 at 9:00 a.m. at the City Hall. Property owners who have provided the North Myrtle Beach City Manager with a written objection to their assessment within the Cherry Grove canals dredging project special assessment district may verbally support […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing in 16 projects that will support recreational fisheries on Vancouver Island, announced yesterday John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North. Through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP), the groups carrying out these projects will receive up to $977,000 […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) has begun with the Brighton Beach dredging and beach renourishment works. Construction of two protective work groynes and dredging of sand for beach renourishment at Brighton Beach is expected to be completed in 12 weeks subject to weather conditions. The project will create a 350 meter long […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed the award of the $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff State Beach is one of five beaches, and the only on the West Coast, awarded the nation’s Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Local elected officials and representatives with San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, and California State Parks gathered yesterday morning […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Myrtle Beach yesterday received the Robert L. Wiegel Coastal Project Award for its beach preservation and restoration projects dating back to the 1980s. The city initiated a three-phase plan for beach restoration in the 1980s: Phase 1 — small-scale beach scraping; Phase 2 — mediumscale nourishment by trucks using inland sand; and […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released awards for the nation’s best restored beaches. Among this year’s best restored beaches is the Dauphin Island East End Beach in Alabama. The Dauphin Island East End Beach and Barrier Island Restoration Project was a non-federal project which combined recreation, habitat protection and storm […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, hosted a public meeting at the Carolina Beach Town Hall in Council Chambers yesterday to gather public input for the Carolina Beach nourishment study. USACE is currently authorized for beach nourishment projects in Carolina Beach through 2020. They are now preparing a Carolina Beach Coastal Storm Risk […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sunny Isles Beach has just released this beautiful video of their sand renourishment project, conducted by Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. Eastman crews will place approximately 140,000 cubic yards of sand on […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) will be completing the northern end of the project by the beginning of this week. “They will then reverse the direction of the 6th Avenue North feed pipe, and pump […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), in cooperation with the Town of Charlestown, will be conducting a maintenance dredging of the sedimentation basin in Ninigret Pond, as part of the South Coast Restoration project. The dredging will be done to maintain flow and sedimentation to an area where eelgrass restoration done in previous […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a Florida-based land and hydrographic survey firm, has released details of critical pre-and post-construction surveys for Eastman Aggregate Enterprises LLC, a contractor working with the USACE, together with the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County, of the completed Miami Beach Hotspots Beach Renourishment Project. Despite the challenges posed by […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District received a permit application from the city of New Bedford for proposed work in Clark’s Cove. The project’s purpose is shoreline protection at West Rodney French Boulevard in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The proposed project in Clark’s Cove involves work to construct a breakwater and perform beach […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced more than $13,7 mln in federal funding to 5 South Jersey environmental restoration projects from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation under the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Sandy Coastal Resiliency Grants. The Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program supports projects that reduce communities’ vulnerability to the […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Although Superstorm Sandy wreaked widespread havoc on the Jersey Shore, the victims and communities have pulled together in an effort to rebuild their lives, homes and towns, Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) told members of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works today. Smith also called attention to work the Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 8 May 2012

    As the Eagle Tribune reports, the maritime veterans are expressing concern that the mouth of the Merrimack River is unusually shallow at low tide. “I am urging boaters to travel in and out at high tide,” said Harbormaster Paul Hogg. “I’ve met with some of the commercial fishermen, and they have reported on how shallow […]

  • 27 May 2020

    The construction of two rock groynes at Holloways Beach in Cairns is expected to improve the beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Sand erosion has been an ongoing concern at Holloways Beach, with various beach nourishment campaigns initiated over the years due to ongoing sand loss along the […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister Dean Nalder today officially opened Port Geographe reconfiguration project in Busselton. The completion of the $28.15 million reconfiguration of coastal structures will offer a positive future for the environment, recreation and housing in the area. At the opening today, Minister Nalder said that the State Government’s significant investment at Port Geographe had provided the right setting […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South San Francisco Bay Shoreline Project, which had been a study into providing flood protection in the densely-populated area spanning the South Bay from Palo Alto to San Leandro, is moving forward now that $177 million in federal funding has been secured. Along with the Corps, the two other sponsors of the project are […]