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  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced yesterday that the Senate’s 2020 water resources legislation contains major victories for communities across Oregon. Merkley has spent months working with community leaders all over the state developing detailed proposals to address local challenges. As a member of […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port has received resource consent to develop an artificial reef 1.4 kilometers north east of Pania Reef, using limestone rock from a revetment wall that will be dismantled as the company builds a new wharf to support regional growth. Commenting the latest announcement, Napier Port Chief Executive, Todd Dawson, said: “We’re pleased that some […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    In recent years, BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP) has seen an increase in both the number of requests and volume of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sediment for coastal restoration projects. This is largely driven by diminishing resources in state waters, the frequency and magnitude of storms along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts, and […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered a customized CSD500-S to Australian customer, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA). The CSD, which has been named the Brolga I, will work in an acidic environment with a pH of approximately 3 for which a wide array of adaptations have been incorporated. The dredger has been shipped to Antwerp, where it […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC) recently awarded $3.8 million for 12 projects in the Conservancy’s Climate Ready grant program, which supports projects to increase the resilience of coastal resources and communities to the impacts of climate change. These grants were part of a total of nearly $18.5 million in 19 grants […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced earlier this week that the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved more than $48 million for eight new projects, which focus on the restoration and conservation of Alabama’s natural resources. “Alabama’s Gulf Coast is of great ecological importance to our state, and it is imperative we protect and […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate Committee leaders yesterday announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, which could be considered on the House floor later this week. The announced text of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes four titles. Title I authorizes proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works activities for port, waterway, […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam yesterday announced the Commonwealth of Virginia sought and received authorization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the Commonwealth’s partnership with the agency through the Virginia Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program in perpetuity. Through a “transmittal letter,” Governor Northam replaces the need for Executive Orders that each new governor […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    In voicing their support for the U.S. House of Representatives passing the 2018 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday hailed this legislation as providing policy revisions to improve and streamline product delivery in the USACE’s navigation program. “By approving WRDA 2018 today (June 6th) by a vote of 408 to […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018 (H.R. 8), bipartisan legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, etc. According to the official U.S. House of Representatives’ statement, the bill passed by a vote of 408 to 2. […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) and Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) will host a webinar next week to discuss how federal and state agencies can work together to ensure the best use of the Mid-Atlantic’s limited offshore and nearshore sand resources. The webinar, set to take place on May 30, will focus […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. This approval marks the third Water Resources Development Act approved by the Committee under Chairman Shuster’s […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders last week introduced the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2018, legislation that provides for improvements to the Nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, dams, flood protection, ecosystem restoration, and other water resources infrastructure. WRDA 2018 (H.R. 8) was introduced by Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA), Transportation […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion this week on challenges states and communities face in rebuilding and determining possible solutions to address America’s water infrastructure needs.  The meeting is set to take place on Friday, April 20th, in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representatives from public and private stakeholder groups […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold this week a hearing to examine new approaches to speed the delivery of critical water infrastructure projects, the U.S. House of Representatives said in their latest release.  The testimony heard at the hearing will help inform the committee’s work as it considers a new Water Resources […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    TOS – Transport & Offshore Services, an international supplier of nautical and technical personnel, announces the official acquisition of Maritime Human Resources BV (MHR). MHR will continue under the name TOS MHR. TOS has acquired all MHR shares as of 13 October 2017. Previously, MHR was partially owned by the STC-Group. “Our current clients find their […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) meeting, scheduled for September 27-28 at the New Hanover County Government Center in Wilmington, has been canceled due to potential impacts on the Outer Banks from Hurricane Maria. Items on the agenda will be moved to the meeting on November 7-8, which will be held at the Hilton Double […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) will lodge a Resource Consent Application (RCA) tomorrow for a further expansion of the reclamation at Te Awaparahi Bay, the company said in its latest announcement.  “The reclamation is needed to provide space for the port to meet the South Island’s growing freight requirements. It will ensure we can […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Garret Graves was named Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on January 23. The Subcommittee oversees water resources development and regulatory programs administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency. As Chairman, Graves will play an expanded role in shaping legislation to […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the completion of several major initiatives undertaken with Hurricane Sandy emergency funding. They include updated maps and consolidated databases related to offshore sediment resources, made possible through cooperative agreements between BOEM and 13 Atlantic states from Florida to Maine in 2014. The second major accomplishment is […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s Dredging Operations Technical Support Program (DOTS) will launch a new website dedicated to the practice of thin-layer placement of dredged material. The newly developed Thin-Layer Placement of Dredged Material website will officially launch during the next DOTS webinar August 31, and will consolidate a growing wealth of information and […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee yesterday unanimously approved H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. This bipartisan legislation will address the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure and help strengthen the Nation’s economic competitiveness. WRDA 2016 is Congress’ return to the regular, biannual process […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kenmare Resources plc, an Irish incorporated mining company, has just released a trading update for the first quarter ending 31 March 2016. The principal activity of the Group is the operation of the Moma Titanium Minerals Mine which is located on the north east coast of Mozambique and has been in commercial operation since 2009. […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The California Natural Resources Agency has announced $8.2 million in funding for 21 Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) projects statewide. EEM provides grants to local, state and federal governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations for projects to mitigate environmental impacts caused by new or modified state transportation facilities. “Investment in these projects will help California preserve and protect natural resources […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander has received funding approval from Georgia Sea Grant for a two-year study to collect and analyze new, high-resolution data to identify the sand resources available near the Georgia coast. “Sand resources are needed to rebuild beach and dune systems to provide the same or better […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host two public workshops to discuss its study looking at long-term, sustainable integrated water resource management in the Sacramento River watershed, including flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and water supply. The purpose of the workshops is to meet with interested stakeholders, outline the current status and […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Grace F. Napolitano was elected unanimously yesterday to serve as Ranking Member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment. “We look to continue working on a bipartisan basis to fix our nation’s crumbling water infrastructure and secure a reliable water system for the 21st Century,” Napolitano said. “Which is why […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the state of Florida signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. In addition, the agreement will […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    State of the North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory together with leaders of 20 coastal counties will gather October 22-23 in Wilmington at the N.C. Coastal Resources Commission meeting to discuss among others topics on inlet management, land use planning and dredging. Coastal management staff will present a draft report on the CRC’s inlet management study […]