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  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has once again revised its schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the Beach Renourishment Project. The revision comes as a result of weather related delays encountered since September 9, including the passage of Tropical Storm Julia, and unexpected mechanical repairs and the planned relocation of the dredge […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a more than $23 million contract to Orion Marine Construction for Wharf Bravo recapitalization aboard Naval Station (NS) Mayport, Florida, on September 22. “The entire Wharf Bravo, which includes wharves B-1, B-2, and B-3 will be repaired during this renovation,” said NS Mayport Commanding Officer Capt. David Yoder. “The […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) recently agreed the final Outer Harbor Project (OHP) design layout with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and their development partners Camper & Nicholsons and Westcourt Real Estate. Following consultation with Natural England, CHC is now applying to vary the existing dredge consents for the next phases of the OHP, the […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A project to strengthen the banks of the Whittlesey Washes flood reservoir has been completed a year early and has come in £10 million under budget, according to Peterborough Telegraph. Carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, the project has helped reduce the risk of flooding to more than 250 […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the coastal defenses at Beesands are set to begin today, according to the South Hams District Council. The Council have been working closely with Landmarc, who will be carrying out the work, to get the best results from the scheme within a challenging budget. South Hams Executive Portfolio Holder for Customer First, Cllr Hilary […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Suffolk County and Department of Interior, is about to hold public meetings for the Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, NY (FIMP), Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. The Corps announced a series of public meetings in Suffolk County, […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two schemes completed by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency were acclaimed at the 2016 ICE East of England Merit Awards ceremony in Newmarket on 15 September. The Whittlesey Washes Reservoir scheme received a Merit Award in the ‘Team Achievement’ category, while the Happisburgh to Winterton sea defenses received a Merit Award […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Neumann Contractors have completed the Tallebudgera Creek dredging operations for 2016. This year, over 30,000 m³ of clean sand was dredged from the Tallebudgera Creek to replenish the Burleigh Beach areas. The sand was pumped overland and released in the southern end of Burleigh Beach, near the Burleigh Beach Pavilion and spread up to 350 […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Port of Kalama marina is scheduled to begin on October 1st and run through early December, 2016. The dredging project, which is planned to accommodate fishing season and sports enthusiasts, is scheduled to remove materials that have naturally settled in the marina. Advanced American Construction, Inc. was awarded the $430,800 bid to […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Forest Service and California Tahoe Conservancy will host a field trip for any members of the public interested in their multiple-year project, the Upper Truckee River Reach 5 Restoration Project in South Lake Tahoe. On Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m., people are invited to head out there to see the final stage, […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Terry R. McAuliffe on Wednesday announced that The Port of Virginia has signed a new, long-term lease for Virginia International Gateway (VIG) that clears the way for the port to begin work on doubling capacity at the deep-water container terminal. “This is an historic event for The Port of Virginia,” McAuliffe said. “This new […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor Cameron Davis recently joined Michigan Office of the Great Lakes Director Jon Allan, Monroe Mayor Robert Clark and local partners in Monroe, Mich., to mark the near completion of restoration work at the River Raisin Area of Concern. “The River Raisin Area of Concern cleanup is proof positive that […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The improvements at Colorado Lagoon will continue this week with a new phase to create additional ecological resources for aquatic life as well as birds. “The Colorado Lagoon is a huge success story,” said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia. “We have greatly improved the water quality, and we are continuing to restore it as a unique natural […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that the Duval County Shore Protection Project is officially underway with dredge Terrapin Island pumping sand at the south end of Jacksonville Beach. The Corps contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will place sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion of Atlantic […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Dr. Charles Boustany issued the following statement after the United States Senate passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, S. 2848, which includes language authorizing the signed Chief’s Report from USACE for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. Following news of the signed Chief’s Report in July 2016, Dr. Boustany wrote to […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senate yesterday passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, a significant milestone that moves the 52-foot Charleston Harbor Deepening Project to the U.S. House of Representatives for final authorization. “WRDA is critical legislation for port and port-related infrastructure modernization projects across the country, and we are grateful to Senators Graham and […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has issued the following statement regarding yesterday’s passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) out of the U.S. Senate. WRDA 2016 will help improve flood control, water infrastructure development and coastal hurricane protection throughout Louisiana. After yesterday’s overwhelmingly bipartisan passage, the legislation will head to the House of […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham is expecting a final Senate vote on the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) bill this week. The legislation is seen as critical to ensuring the harbor deepening project remains on track and Charleston Harbor is deepened to 52 feet. “At the end of the day, harbor deepening is really about jobs […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held September 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. “Our generations have contributed to climate change,” said Hope Hui Rising, director of the Water Urbanism Lab at Washington […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As a result of weather related delays encountered since August 15, including the passage of Tropical Storm Hermine, the Town of Hilton Head Island has revised the schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the Beach Renourishment Project. Work on the southern half of the central oceanfront beach will continue to advance northward […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Melbourne Water began this month a trial of a custom-designed, fully integrated sediment dredging, separation and dewatering system. The three-month trial of this Dredging and Sediment Separation System (DSSS) is an innovative approach to minimizing the impact of our operational activities at a wetland, the surrounding parklands and nearby residents. The results of the trial […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After five years of monitoring, the interim results for the Sand Motor pilot project are now available. The results were presented at an international conference ‘The Sand Motor, 5 years of Building with Nature’ in the Kurhaus in Scheveningen. The Sand Motor, run by Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of South Holland, research institutes and the […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Menendez toured the Rahway River in Cranford yesterday with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Colonel David Caldwell, the New York District commander, to see firsthand their efforts to mitigate the flood threat along the entire 82-square-mile Rahway River Basin.  The senator has continued to fight in Congress to expedite this project and […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has welcomed the Senate’s continued advancement of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), as well as three more Florida provisions included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Rubio voted yesterday in support of a procedural motion that passed the Senate, bringing the bill itself one step closer to final passage. In the […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority president and CEO Jim Newsome’s recent State of the Port focused on growth, modernization and the abundant opportunities ahead for South Carolina’s public port system. In his eighth address at the annual event hosted by the Propeller Club of Charleston, Newsome reviewed the Port’s financial and volume gains in recent years […]