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  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will be holding a series of scoping meetings to discuss the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project – Alternative Sand Source Investigation and give all interested individuals, groups and agencies an opportunity to provide input. Five meetings will be held throughout south Florida between […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Loxahatchee River dredging program has officially commenced, according to waterwayguide.com. The contractor, Cavache Inc., has started dredging operations with their dredger “LIL MONICA” at the Sims Creek Channel Extension and a portion of the South Channel Extension of the Loxahatchee River, south and southwest of the Loxahatchee River Aquatic Preserve in Palm Beach County, […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces details for the public scoping meeting in Fort Lauderdale and the other meetings regarding the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM). A series of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings are being held throughout south Florida during the month of […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The cutter suction dredge ‘Nu Enterprise’ is about to begin annual dredging program for Tallebudgera Creek. This year an estimated 20,000m³ of clean sand will be dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and pumped up to 1.8km for beach nourishment. Neumann Contractors has undertaken the dredging works in Tallebudgera Creek for many years now, and the works are an […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deepening and widening of the Lake Worth Inlet, a part of the recently approved bill, is concerning officials of the Port of Palm Beach. Along with the officials, environmental advocates are also concerned over the impact of dredging on sea grass and reefs as well as endangered manatees, the Sun Sentinel news site reports. […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) held its monthly Governing Board meeting last month in Fort Myers and received an update on water resource projects to benefit the Caloosahatchee River and Estuary. The public meeting is part of a practice to conduct District business away from West Palm Beach headquarters several times a year, […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is spending $20,000 a day on beach maintenance in response to recent weather events. Announcing the figure, Mayor Tom Tate said the daily costs meant the city had spent an estimated $500,000 on beach maintenance since the Australia Day weekend. “While safety has been our first priority, maintenance crews have […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will hold the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Industry Day on March 28 in Palm Beach Gardens. A short presentation on the Herbert Hoover Dike Project and information on upcoming projects and technical requirements will be given. “Opportunities for prime contractors and potential sub-contractors to discuss capabilities and […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Patrick E. Murphy spoke recently in support of vital funding for important Army Corps of Engineers’ projects across the Palm Beach-Treasure Coast district he represents. These projects impact the health of the local environment and waterways such as the Indian River Lagoon, the St. Lucie River, and Lake Okeechobee, among others, and they […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 111-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Balder R, which has been operating offshore of the Gold Coast for the past month, has broken down, the Gold Coast Bulletin reports. The dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, stopped work yesterday after maintenance issues. Mechanics are working to get the dredger working again in the next couple of […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-September, Palm Beach County will begin hauling 200,000 cubic yards of sand for a beach renourishment project south of the Jupiter Inlet. Approximately 120 truckloads of sand per day will travel from a mine in St. Lucie County via I-95 and Indiantown Road to a staging area in Carlin Park. The contractor will minimize […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The annual Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creek dredging campaigns will again occur during the winter and spring months, informs the City of Gold Coast. As they reported, the city allocates more than $1 million for these dredging works which are conducted for the purpose of sand nourishment at adjacent beaches. Sand nourishment is an integral part […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Sealed bids for the Loxahatchee River Central Embayment and Southwest Fork Dredging Project will be received by the Jupiter Inlet District at its offices at 400 North Delaware Blvd., Jupiter, Florida 33458 until 2:00 p.m., local time, March 28, 2011, and then at said offices publicly opened and read aloud. Project work generally consists […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a move to increase flood protection for south Florida residents, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit for the construction of a new levee system. This project is a cooperative effort between the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Indian Trail Improvement District […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting on the Lake Worth Inlet Feasibility Study Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on Thursday, May 9th at the Port of Palm Beach, Executive Boardroom, One East 11th St., Suite 600, Riviera Beach, Fla. 33404. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an open […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, mobilization efforts are set to begin at the intersection of North Ocean Boulevard and Dunbar Road in preparation for the upcoming Mid-Town Beach Renourishment Project. The mobilization effort is expected to take about 2 weeks. Dredging is scheduled to begin as soon as the week of January 12, 2015 and continue until April 10, […]

  • 22 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will host a virtual information session for people interested in rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The information session will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 26. Interested individuals can listen to audio of the presentation via teleconference, […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, August 20 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in West Palm Beach. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared Everglades […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ferry services between Wagstaffe, Ettalong and Palm Beach could resume in a matter of weeks, if not days, according to Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. In a speech to the NSW Parliament, Mr Crouch said: “It hopes to resume permanent services as quickly as possible.” “To date, around 15,000 cubic meters of sand has […]

  • 24 April 2012

    The town officials said that the sediment buildup in the Lake Worth Lagoon is hampering navigation and could threaten property values on and near Everglades Island, according to the Palm Beach Daily News. Also, the town is asking the Florida Inland Navigation District to share the cost of dredging channels in the area to a […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Enough sand to fill 16 Olympic sized swimming pools will be pumped from Tallebudgera Creek to Burleigh Heads over the next two months as part of the City of Gold Coast’s coastal management program. The annual ‘beach boost’ dredging program started today and forms part of a $35 million body of coastal management works undertaken […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The  South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is conducting a series of workshops to solicit public input on plan alternatives for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.  These meetings will take place today, from 1 to 4 p.m. at SFWMD Okeechobee Service Center in Okeechobee, and tomorrow, from 9 a.m. to noon at SFWMD Headquarters B-1 […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A series of public workshops are being sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group to facilitate public participation in the 2015 update of the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS).   The first Working Group-sponsored workshop will be held Monday, January 26th from 1 – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beach restoration works are currently underway across the Gold Coast – with locals and visitors urged to stay clear of heavy machinery, the City of Gold Coast said in their latest release.  “These are large scale work sites so please give the machinery a wide berth,’’ said Mayor Tom Tate. “We will be taking advantage […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Jupiter/Carlin Beach Renourishment Project began earlier this month and the entire beach between the Jupiter Inlet and Carlin Park, approximately 1.5 miles, will receive around 300,000 cubic yards of sand. Originally, the project was to include 800,000 cubic yards of sand which would have been dredged from a borrow area located eight miles south of […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida port directors and transportation leaders will be visiting Washington D.C. on September 18 and 19, 2013, to meet with congressional members on top seaport issues, specifically discussing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its importance to Florida seaports. For the Washington Fly-In, the Florida Ports Council will be joined by Florida Department of […]