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  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official start of the Avalon/Stone Harbor beach fill project, which was set to begin before the end of January, will be prolonged for couple of weeks, reports the Borough of Avalon. The announcement was made during the weekly beach fill progress meeting on Thursday, January 26th, at the Stone Harbor firehouse. At the meeting, the […]

  • 10 October 2016
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    The Middensluiseiland island will be significantly expanded over the next month, and the area between the lock heads will soon again comprise fully recovered land. The contractor will be using this land for the cement production facility, which will manufacture all the cement required for construction work. A Ro-Ro facility in this section of the […]

  • 6 October 2016
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    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a legal agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation to perform engineering and design work needed to begin the cleanup of the lower 8.3 miles of the lower Passaic River. This work, which includes sampling, evaluating technologies, and doing the engineering work necessary before physical cleanup work can begin, will be […]

  • 21 September 2016
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    Phase 1 of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project is well underway with the groynes being rebuilt and new shingle being laid. As a part of the Phase 1 of the Hill Head project, re-nourishment of historically low beach levels will take place, protecting the promenade from further exposure to wave damage. Extensive maintenance on the 13 […]

  • 20 September 2016
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    At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, September 19th, Executive Director Griff Lynch updated the board on the progress of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. During the meeting, Lynch said that to date, approximately 25 percent of the SHEP entrance channel dredging has been completed. The $134.5 million contract for the deepening of the […]

  • 14 October 2016
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, together with the contractor, is continuing the Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging project, having removed approximately 38,580 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from October 6 through 12. Since operations began on June 6, CJW Construction has dredged approximately 218,690 cubic yards of material out of the […]

  • 24 March 2016
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    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River – essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue – but with no dredged material to be placed in the open lake. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps to dredge up to 225,000 […]

  • 13 July 2016
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    The official kickoff of the Napa River dredging project is expected in mid-September. According to a spokesman from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the dredging scheme has been scheduled for mid-September and will last through November. The dredging will remove around 300,000 cubic yards of sediment from a 13-mile stretch of the river, starting from the Third Street bridge in […]

  • 12 July 2016
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    Balfour Beatty has been awarded Project of the Year with a Geotechnical Value of over £3 million at the Ground Engineering Awards 2016. The award recognizes the work undertaken to stabilize a historic landslide in Lyme Regis and the efforts made to ensure the work did not impact on the area’s UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

  • 11 July 2016
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    Progress on the navigational dredging project within Oceanside Harbor continued last week with the contractor, CJW Construction, returning to the site to restart the operations. The contractor restarted the dredging on July 6th, and in just two days managed to remove some 5,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels. To date, CJW has dredged about […]

  • 7 July 2016
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    Balfour Beatty, currently working on the £86 million coastal defense schemes in the North West of England, recently welcomed the youngsters of Northfield Primary School to the Rossall site. The Rossall scheme will greatly reduce the risk of flooding to the local community, through constructing two kilometers of coastal defense from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point. Simon […]

  • 24 June 2016
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    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release the draft report and immediately thereafter hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) project. “The Army Corps should release the draft plan and engage with the community ASAP. Public meetings will allow […]

  • 13 October 2015
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    The Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been named among the nominees for this year’s UK Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award. Regarded as the pinnacle of The British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards, The Prime Minister’s Award recognize excellence in construction, design, and delivery of buildings and civil engineering projects. The Littlehaven project is […]

  • 6 October 2015
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    A £20 million scheme being delivered by Team Van Oord in East Sussex has been presented with the 2015 Environment Agency Exemplar Award. The Environment Agency Exemplar Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding health, safety and environmental performance in the delivery of its projects. A maximum of one award is made in any year […]

  • 24 September 2015
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    The Environment Agency is proposing a tidal defense scheme for Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary in Devon to reduce flood risk.  The proposed scheme is estimated to reduce flood risk to over 600 residential and commercial properties. Currently, the Agency is at the project appraisal stage, meaning that they need to make their case […]

  • 1 March 2016
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    The Environment Agency is nearing completion of a £15.3 million flood alleviation scheme to reduce the risk of flooding from Salmons Brook in north London. The scheme will be formally opened soon by Amanda Nobbs, Chair of the Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. Parts of Edmonton and Enfield have historically had a high risk […]

  • 19 November 2015
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    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, along with five other members of the Ohio Delegation (Marcy Kaptur, Bob Gibbs, Tim Ryan, David P. Joyce, James Renacci) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing support for the Port of Cleveland’s plan modification to permanently stop sediment dumping in Lake Erie. Following the recent dispute over […]

  • 2 August 2016
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    The Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment project continues to make progress with the area between Painted Bunting Road and Bald Eagle Road currently being restricted for beach construction. The town and its contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., began this $20.7 million beach renourishment project in late June 2016. So far, around 700,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 11 January 2016
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    The Panama Canal Expansion works, the largest since the canal original construction, have reached near completion, with only four percent left to be completed.  In late December, the plug separating Culebra Cut from the new Pacific Access Channel was finally removed. The blasting that was performed on Thursday, 24 December, cleared the way for Panama Canal Dredging Division […]

  • 18 December 2015
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    A coalition of environmental groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, and the Sierra Club, Thursday filed a petition to the U.S. EPA asking General Electric to conduct additional PCB dredging in the Hudson River. The petitioners are claiming that GE would leave behind more PCB contaminants in the Hudson River than it was originally estimated […]

  • 8 September 2015
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    The Environment Agency is working with Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council to reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing. Construction of the extensive improvements to the flood defenses will begin in spring 2016. These works are subject to approval of both funding and […]

  • 3 September 2015
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    The placement of rock armour on the new Cowes Breakwater is underway and a weekly notice of proposed barge arrivals and an unloading timetable will be published on the CHC website. It is expected that the rock barge DN146 will be on station in the breakwater Exclusion Zone for around 18 hours at a time […]

  • 2 June 2015
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    Trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) FREEWAY returned to the Clacton-on-Sea in late May to recommence beach recharge,completing the last section of the haul road. The vessel, owned by Boskalis Westminster NV, will stay on the site for approx 6 days to establish a haul road along the beach, enabling construction vehicle access to be gained along the […]

  • 25 May 2015
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    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting on May 28 in Tavares to further the water quality restoration of five water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies include Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout Lake, Lake Yale and Lake Carlton. “We have seen improvements in the Upper Ocklawaha basin, […]

  • 21 May 2015
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    The Denbighshire County Council has begun an operation to dredge Rhyl Harbor as part of an annual maintenance program.  According to the local media, the dredging project started yesterday following the go-ahead by the Natural Resources Wales. “Maintenance dredging is essential to ensure Rhyl Harbor is fit for purpose and there are many long term benefits […]

  • 11 May 2015
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    After five months of dredging, the Murray Mouth project is about to reach 400,000 cubic meters mark as it enters the final phase of works. The project, aimed to maintain connectivity between the Murray River and the Southern Ocean, is set to be completed by the end of June 2015. According to the latest report from the […]