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  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 annual meeting of the Mill River Wetland Committee, Inc. (MRWC) will take place on Thursday, March 22, at 7 p.m., in Fairfield, Connecticut.  Dr. Jennifer H. Mattei of the Sacred Heart University Department of Biology is the featured speaker. Dr. Mattei’s talk will highlight the progress of projects to restore coastal habitats at […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The National Safety Week is being observed at the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI). On this occasion, Capt. D.K.Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director of the corporation hosted the safety flag and administered the pledge to all the employees at the corporate office. In his inaugural address,CMD stressed upon the importance of safety in workplace […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The last week’s launch of the Africa’s First Dredging Simulator at the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSOE) provided an excellent opportunity for Mr Richard Vallihu, Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), to speak about the topic. The inauguration of the Royal IHC dredging simulator, held on Friday, 2 September, marked the start of a new […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is holding two public meetings on its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan and is extending the public comment period. The Corps is holding a public meeting, in cooperation with the Buffalo County Board of Supervisors, on June 6, at […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the release of the Draft Feasibility Report for the Raritan Bay and Sandy Hook Bay, Highlands, NJ, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study and the opening of the public comment period on those documents. The public review and comment period started last week and will […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has extended the initial 45-day comment period relating to the remediation of the Acid Brook Delta and the public hearing, because the community was not notified in time. The new public comment period has been extended through January 13 and the public hearing has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. on […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain (LTMCP) and partners will celebrate the opening of the Coastal Restoration and Nature Education Study Area at Weeks Bayou in Ocean Springs tomorrow, at the site on the west end of East Beach. During this project, approximately 2.3 acres at Weeks Bayou were restored as a green […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government has opened its latest round of coastal grant applications –  available to local governments or community groups with projects to protect and improve Western Australia’s coastline. More than $1.6 million of grant funding is available towards projects that address the impact of coastal erosion, deliver local coastal management and monitoring programs or […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, Ontario, Canada, has announced funding for a disaster mitigation initiative along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. Under the plan, the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority will rehabilitate the shoreline at select locations along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. In recent years, high water […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun essential shingle maintenance work on the beach between Shoreham and Lancing to further reduce the risk of coastal flooding to the West Sussex towns. The work will last approximately two weeks. The shingle beach helps to reduce coastal flood risk by taking the energy and force out of the waves. […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deadline for sending comments on the proposed navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point/Smith Island ended on Friday, July 7, according to the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The comments are sought on an Environmental Assessment for the project in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act. According to Col. Ed Chamberlayne, […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A maintenance dredging of the Port of Maputo quays is scheduled to begin in a month’s time, using TNPA’s (Transnet National Ports Authority) brand new dredging vessel Italeni. This campaign will ensure that all quays at the port are returned to their designed depth. The dredging contract was signed on Wednesday, September 3rd, at the […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Chesapeake, Virginia, will hold its Citizen Information Meeting on a dredging project on June 18, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, at the Great Bridge Middle School in Chesapeake. The purpose of this gathering is to receive public input on the City’s conceptual design for the Cooper’s Ditch Dredging Project. The project will restore the hydraulic […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U. S. Steel will hold a public information meeting about a proposed cleanup plan for the U. S. Steel Duluth Works/Spirit Lake site on Thursday, August 25. The public meeting will be held at the Denfeld High School. An open house session with posters explaining the project will begin at 3 p.m. […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Noosa Main Beach following the June 3 storm event is progressing well with more than 10,000 cubic meters of sand pumped back on to the beach, according to the Noosa Council. Pumping has been temporarily shut-down for the school holidays, with work planned to resume on July 11. “Despite the volume of […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger was officially named last Friday. Spectators gathered on the quayside at Buckie harbor as the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire, Clare Russell, smashed a bottle of Scotch whisky over the bow of MV Selkie. Among the crowd were pupils from the local Cluny Primary School who chose the name for […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Department Of Transport (DoT) is about to start work on a project that will provide safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and widen the Town Beach. According to DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure Steve Jenkins, the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and City of Mandurah at […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fairfield’s Flood & Erosion Control Board (FECB) will hold a series of Public Meetings during March to discuss the Fairfield Coastal Flood Mitigation Plan that was presented to the Board of Selectmen on January 8, 2015.  The goal of the plan is to mitigate flooding in the beach area from the 100 year storm. The plan calls for elevation […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    An innovative partnership between local residents, a developer and Eastleigh Borough Council has resulted in a new coastal defense scheme at The Towers in Netley. Residents of The Towers approached the Council about trying to improve the coastal defenses along this stretch of foreshore that is subject to coastal erosion but was not designated for […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator and Obama cabinet member Lisa P. Jackson will tour the Port of Long Beach to discuss ongoing and future efforts to reduce environmental impacts from Port development and operations affecting the air, water and land. Since 2008, the Port of Long Beach has been awarded more than $12 million […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Lincolnshire Council is investing over £13m to improve flood defenses as part of the £1.2bn Lincolnshire Lakes project that will create six new villages and thousands of new homes, new football stadium and schools, plus business and leisure opportunities on the outskirts of Scunthorpe.   Work will start as early as spring 2016. Lincolnshire […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Saibai Island residents in the Torres Strait will be better protected from storm surges and high tides after the completion of the Saibai Island Seawalls, part of the Torres Strait Seawalls project, the Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, said in its latest release.   The Torres Strait community yesterday celebrated the official opening of the […]

  • 8 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of ‘Nijmegen European Green Capital 2018’, His Royal Highness Willem-Alexander, together with students from the eco-schools, visited the Sandbox display – an innovation from Deltares that uses kinetic projections of water on sand to show the impact of an intervention on a river or coastal area. A crowdfunding campaign made it possible for the […]