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  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    On Thursday, May 21, at 11 a.m., Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin will kick off the unofficial start of the summer season with an update on ocean water quality and post-Sandy beach construction projects during the annual State of the Shore event, hosted by the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium. The event will […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has announced that the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s State of the Shore event will take place tomorrow, May 24, at McLoone’s Supper Club in Asbury Park, Monmouth County. During the event, NJDEP Acting Commissioner, Catherine R. McCabe, will provide updates on beach water quality and the state’s commitment […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey is kicking off the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend with vastly improved beaches, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said yesterday during the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual State of the Shore event in Asbury Park. “The beaches are in great shape, and we are ready for the 2015 […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Laidley community will be better protected from future floods with the Newman Government fast-tracking money to build vital levees and drainage systems. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said almost $1 million had been set aside to start work on a levee around the Laidley CBD and at Narda Lagoon, and an extension […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government is boosting flood protection for Dalby and Oakey with $243,916 in grants. The Western Downs Regional Council will receive $145,000 to study options for a Dalby levee to divert water around the town which flooded three times between 2010 and 2013. The Toowoomba Regional Council will receive $98,916 for a flood forecasting […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is responsible for 1,300 miles of the state’s 1,800 miles of coastline, constructing and maintaining over 30% of the nation’s total shore protection projects. As in previous years, the Corps have been very busy placing sand on shorelines across the state in preparation for the coming storm season. […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously to pass a resolution supporting an increase in the New Jersey Shore Protection Fund. “Healthy beaches, coastal oceanfront and bayside shorelines fuel our state’s economy, bringing in $19 billion in tourism, which is half of the state’s total tourism revenue,” said Freeholder Thomas A. […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $18 million to reimburse expenses restoring beaches damaged during Hurricane Florence. According to the release, the funds reimburse nourishing sand and replacing plants at beaches located in the towns of Indian Beach and Pine Knoll Shores following damage from Hurricane Florence’s storm surge. The […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan, has announced state funding for Lower Eastern Shore initiatives at a press conference at the Salisbury Chamber of Commerce in Wicomico County. The governor was joined by Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver, Salisbury Mayor Jacob Day, and state and county officials for the funding announcement, which includes $1 million for […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The call to increase New Jersey beach replenishment funding to $50 million is being supported by an online petition sponsored by the Jersey Shore Partnership. The petition will be delivered to the New Jersey State House, the New Jersey State Senate and Governor Chris Christie. “The present $25 million/year Shore Protection Fund is critically underfunded and […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced a $151 million state investment to build a multi-use elevated promenade to improve the resilience of Staten Island’s east shore and enhance waterfront access for surrounding communities. The coastal resiliency project, a seven-mile long seawall stretching from Fort Wadsworth to Oakwood Beach, will protect communities from severe coastal flooding, […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Ron Foley, Long Island’s Regional Director of State Parks, said that the dredging project on the Nissequogue River State Park was completed successfully last week. He also stated that the marina will operate as normal in the coming years. The Nissequogue River State Park is located on the north shore of Long Island. A variety […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has announced the last planting of the 54 acres restoration of degraded wetlands on Staten Island’s West Shore. The wetland was successfully restored through the Saw Mill Creek Mitigation Bank pilot program, a first-of-its-kind program in New York City. Mitigation banking provides the opportunity to use public-private financing […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Portunus Port Spares and Services from Turkey had signed a contract with TCDD – Turkish State Railways for N.5 Ship To Shore Gantry Crane complete refurbishments and project started in the end of 2011. In very short time, Portunus had completed first ship to shore gantry crane and handed over to Turkish State Railways (TCDD) […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to construct a revetment at the base of the East Shore Arm breakwater at the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project in Narragansett, Rhode Island, and make breakwater repairs. Funding for the federal portion of this proposed project will be provided by […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of beach sand in the Village of Bald Head Island, NC. Hurricane Florence’s storm surge damaged the coastal community’s beach […]

  • 14 March 2012

    North River Marine is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with retaining and maintaining structures, adding new structures and dredging at a commercial marina in Marshfield and Scituate, Mass. The applicant proposes to retain and maintain existing […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $54.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of sand and plants on public beaches in the towns of Emerald Isle and Holden Beach. Emerald Isle will replenish with more than 2 million […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The boating access site at Indian Lake State Park in Schoolcraft County will close today through October 10 for a site improvement project, the State of Michigan informs.  Improvements include the complete replacement of the 36-foot-wide launch ramp and continued dredging of the channel that began in February 2018. According to an official announcement, the […]

  • 16 December 2010

    Indian Shores Town Councilor Bill Smith told members of the Barrier Islands Governmental Council Dec. 8 that the future of the state’s beach… By BOB McCLURE (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, December 16, 2010;

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will use a $1.1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the work of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, fund three significant local projects and continue the program’s quarterly Short Term Action Request (STAR) grants. Project funding includes: Shore Protection Structure Assessment. The […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff State Beach is one of five beaches, and the only on the West Coast, awarded the nation’s Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Local elected officials and representatives with San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, and California State Parks gathered yesterday morning […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 14 November 2012

    The beach replenishment project, covering 16 miles of Baldwin County’s beaches, is expected to be wrapped up by March 29, 2013. During this project, around 2.2 million cubic yards of fresh sand will be placed at the eroded beaches, according to al.com. The latest schedule for the replenishment program: • Laguna Key to Little Lagoon […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM Infraconsult bv has signed a license agreement with Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone for the application of Xbloc breakwater armour units in the Mundra LNG project. The LNG import terminal will be built on a reclaimed land, located in the Gulf of Kutch in the Northwestern Indian state Gujarat, which will be protected […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on K. Maafushi Land Reclamation and Shore Protection project is well underway, with overall 78% project progress, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) informs. Revetment works for the project is currently ongoing, the company stated. The K. Maafushi Land Reclamation and Shore Protection project consists of; 25 hectares of land reclamation work; construction […]