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  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maryland Environmental Service is using a Volvo EC300E amphibious excavator to restore Poplar Island, a once diminishing remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay, North America. Poplar Island, located 34 miles south of Baltimore, Maryland, is a national model of environmental restoration made up of the Army Corps Baltimore District and Maryland Department of Transportation’s Port […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District leaders met with Southeast Texas and South Texas Congressional members in the District of Columbia earlier this month, during Texas Water Days. Members received updates on the Buffalo Bayou Tributary and Resiliency Study’s upcoming public meetings scheduled for late April and early May. This study explores a […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Teignbridge District Council yesterday approved Network Rail’s plans to deliver a new seawall at Dawlish that will provide increased protection from extreme weather and rising sea levels for generations to come. Commenting the latest news, Network Rail’s managing director for the Western Route, Mark Langman, said: “We know the local community in Dawlish feel strongly about […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded two contracts in Indonesia, including the expansion of the Makassar New Port container terminal on the island of Sulawesi and the land preparation operations for a new petrochemical complex on the island of Java. Both projects will be executed in the second half of 2019 and carry a combined value of […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The South African Port of Ngqura, the first port in the world to have a fixed jet pump sand bypass system, is meeting its stringent dredging targets of 240 000 tonnes of sand per year, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said in its latest release.  “This is an achievement as we are complying with the Record […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to replace the 26th and final water control structure within the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. USACE awarded the $23.5 million contract last week to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Orlando, Fla. The contract […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that immediate works to address erosion at Adelaide’s West Beach are continuing this week with new sand placement operations. Sand will be relocated from Semaphore South breakwater to West Beach to build up the area’s dunes to address the ongoing erosion. Coastal […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

      The U.S. Coast Guard – together with the crews from the partner agencies – is searching for a missing mariner after a dredge workboat capsized near Charleston Harbor Thursday. According to the USCG report, the two mariners were on the workboat when it capsized, one was recovered by the dredge. Coast Guard Sector Charleston […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement operations in Bay Head (NJ) are scheduled to begin in May with estimated completion in late June, reports the Army Corps, Philadelphia District. According to the Corps, there will be two pipe landings in Bay Head. The contractor, Weeks Marine Inc. will position the first pipe landing just north of Karge St. The work will first […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency coastal restoration project at Lido Beach in the City of Sarasota, FL, is now complete, City Manager Tom Barwin said in his latest weekly newsletter. Last week, the contractors Coastal Dredging Corp. wrapped up dredging portion of the project, recycling approximately 205,000 cubic yards of sand accretions from the New Pass area to restore […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District will hold a public workshop Tuesday, April 16, to share information about the Weeki Wachee Channel Restoration Project. According to their official announcement, the meeting will take place at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Meeting Hall, located at 4340 Calienta St. in Hernando Beach, FL. “The workshop will be an open-house […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. – working under the Northern Ocean County Coastal Storm Risk Management project –  is currently carrying out a program of beach replenishment works in Pt. Pleasant Beach (NJ). According to the Army Corps, the sand placement operations began on April 8, 2019. The anticipated completion date for the Pt. Pleasant Beach works is late May-early June. […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a sand transfer system is complete at Jimmys Beach near Hawks Nest, NSW, and the trial activities are now underway, MidCoast Council said in their today’s release.  The main goal of the project is to build a sand buffer onto the beach, preparing it for erosion during severe weather events, said the council. […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced last week that the Texas General Land Office is awarding up to $1.8 million in grant funding for the projects within the Texas coastal zone. “Three workshops will be held to provide information on the coastal grant program and allow potential applicants to discuss specific project ideas with staff,” […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Gibraltar has agreed commercial terms for the creation of a new reclamation project and subsequent development within the harbor – to be known as Victoria Keys. According to an official announcement, the development project will be conducted by Harbor Developments Limited, a consortium made up entirely of locally based developers. The land […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) selected the Louisiana Diversion Company (LDC) to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project, the agency announced Monday. The CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, a process that […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Port of Newcastle is celebrating 160 years of continuous dredging and its vital role underpinning safe and reliable operations as Australia’s third-largest port and the world’s largest coal export port. Continuous dredging of the channel began in March 1859 using ladder dredges to remove mud, sand, boulders and surface rock to ensure the safe passage […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a public meeting on April 10 in Marysville to discuss construction plans for Phases 2B and 3 of the Marysville Ring Levee project. USACE reported that the open-house meeting will provide an overview explanation of the project’s status and supplemental environmental documents, which are based […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today (April 5) officially marked the opening of £4.8 million Starcross and Cockwood flood defense scheme. The new coastal defenses include 4 new flood gates, newly raised ground, slipway improvements and nearly 600 meters of raised and refurbished flood walls. Alongside the project’s flood defense benefits, the scheme has included work to enhance […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations have started in the Coomera River, between Sovereign Islands and Sanctuary Cove. According to the notice, dredging work in the lower reaches of the Coomera River officially kicked off on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 and will continue for 10 weeks. “The […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Mast, Alcee Hastings, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Francis Rooney are leading a bipartisan push from Florida lawmakers to fully fund Everglades restoration and water quality infrastructure projects. “The federal government needs to step up with a strong funding commitment for infrastructure projects that are critical to Florida’s environment, economy and public health, especially […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Kalama (WA) announced today that the tender for TEMCO Berth Maintenance Dredging Project is open for submissions. The port will be receiving sealed bids at the Port Office, 110 West Marine Drive, Kalama, Washington 98625 until May 3rd, 2019 at 2PM (PST). Bid packets containing plans, specifications, proposal, contract, bond, and detailed instructions […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New Orleans District and St. Bernard Parish officials yesterday signed a design agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program (BUDMAT) project in St. Bernard Parish. Commenting the latest news, New Orleans District Commander Col. Michael Clancy, said: “The BUDMAT program allows the Corps […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dragados UK, principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, has just installed the second of the 22 enormous concrete units that will form the closed quay sections at Aberdeen South Harbor. These caissons, 50 meters long, 17 meters wide and 16 meters high, have been floated from Cromarty Firth to Nigg Bay, Aberdeen, in a […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a public meeting for the Turpentine Run project in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The meeting will be held at Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School Auditorium at 9-1-12A Bovoni in St. Thomas, VI 00802, Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. Commissioner Nelson […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President Donald Trump toured Lake Okeechobee and the Herbert Hoover Dike last Friday, as part of a major environmental visit. During his walking tour, President Trump looked at the work being done on the aging dike to improve water quality across South Florida. Joining him were Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rick Scott, along […]