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  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting on the ongoing erosion issue of Stockton Beach in Newcastle, New South Wales, will take place at the Stockton Surf Club on November 2 from 6:30pm, Save Stockton Beach said in its latest announcement. Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Nuatali Nelmes, is expected to attend the meeting, and an open invitation has been extended to all […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, has prepared a draft Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton in partnership with the local community, and the plan is on public exhibition for a month. According to their official announcement, “City of Newcastle continues to work closely with our Stockton Community Liaison Group (SCLG), government agencies and members of […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council announced yesterday that a Community Liaison Group has been formed in order to seek a long-term solution to the worsening erosion of Stockton Beach. According to Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, the Stockton Community Liaison Group, made up of residents from the suburb, will provide valuable input into the Stockton component of a Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle Council has been directed to prepare its Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton as an urgent matter of priority. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that the Council has been given until June 30 this year to complete its CMP to address the issue of erosion at Stockton Beach. “Last […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle will seek clarification on the NSW Government’s position on offshore sand extraction for nourishment and replenishment of Stockton Beach, following a successful Lord Mayoral Minute at this week’s Council meeting. The minute cited advice from the UNSW’s Water Research Laboratory (WRL), commissioned by the NSW Government’s Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH), […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Newcastle, NSW, said in their latest release that they have welcomed a long-term plan to address erosion at Stockton Beach using large-scale sand nourishment.  Councils across NSW are preparing plans to manage coastal areas in line with the NSW Government’s Coastal Management Act 2016, with City of Newcastle working through COVID-19 isolation arrangements to […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council is carrying out sand nourishment work at Stockton Beach and repairs to the northern end of the Mitchell Street seawall and pedestrian beach access. According to the Council, the work is part of their ongoing commitment to protect the beach and mitigate potential damage caused by future storm events. University of […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, proposal for mass-offshore sand nourishment and immediate minimal buried seawall extension works in the draft Stockton Coastal Management Program (CMP) has received broad support through public exhibition, with 162 community and 19 agency submissions in total. The City completed the 28-day public exhibition period on Tuesday. 74 percent of submissions […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    City of Newcastle, NSW, has delivered on a shortened deadline of 30 June and become just the second council in NSW to deliver a coastal management program (CMP) for certification to the State Government. The Final Draft Stockton Coastal Management Program 2020 (Stockton CMP) was unanimously endorsed by the elected Council on Tuesday evening and will now be considered by the Minister for Local Government for review and […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Newcastle City Council has started setting up a works site to build a rock seawall at Stockton. The 140-meter barrier will be buried beneath sand to protect Stockton from powerful storms like the one that devastated dunes and walkways in June. The retaining wall-like structure is expected to take around four months to complete, depending […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Water has begun construction of a large sand container seawall to protect its site at Stockton from coastal erosion. The work is being undertaken by a specialist contractor and will involve excavating and installing 17 Mega Geotextile Sand Containers along the face of the site. Hunter Water’s Chief Investment Officer Darren Cleary said that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    BOEM announced that it will brief members of the Northeast Sand Management Working Group at the Northeast Shore and Beach Preservation Association Conference on September 11, 2013, at Richard Stockton College in Galloway, N.J. BOEM’s objectives for the meeting are to: 1) create a forum to discuss coastal restoration issues and concerns related to the […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host a meeting next week to gather input on a comprehensive study that will evaluate ways to better protect Back Bays and other tidal coastal areas from storms and flooding. USACE and DEP are launching the three-year Back Bays Flood Risk […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Two weeks after Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had a clear message: “We’re not closing down the New Jersey shore. We’re just going to make it safer. And the Army Corps has the ability to do that,” he declared. That means engineering beaches. Lots of beaches. When planners use the phrase “engineered beaches” they’re […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) announced that the United States Army Corps of Engineers will fund several important projects in the Central Valley this year. $800,000 was awarded for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton project. Additionally, $4,491,720 was awarded for operations and maintenance dredging at the Port of Stockton. “The San Francisco Bay to Stockton […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Included in the $1.3 trillion spending package recently passed by the House of Representatives are a number of key provisions championed by California Congressman Jerry McNerney to tackle the climate crisis in addition to addressing the stability and modernization of America’s energy and water systems. Among the funding secured by the Congressman are several national […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Final General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project are now available online, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project was originally authorized by Congress in the Rivers and Harbors (R&H) Act of […]

  • 21 November 2013

    Lurking below Central Valley waters lies a hidden enemy for California’s waterborne commerce, requiring annual assistance from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District to keep it at bay. Roving piles of sand, or shoals, collect along channel bottoms and wreak havoc for barge pilots trying to make their way in and out of […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Stockton Port annual dredging program for deepening of the port’s five ship berths along the Rough and Ready Island waterfront has been given the green light by the Port Commission. According to the port officials, the Commission on Monday authorized the spending of up to $1.9 million for the dredging program that will begin within the […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ross Island Sand & Gravel Co., Portland, Oregon, has won an $8.7 million contract for annual maintenance dredging of the Sacramento and Stockton Deep Water Ship Channels. According to the Department of Defense, the dredging will take place in Sacramento and Stockton, California, with an estimated completion date of January 15, 2020. The work consists […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Founded in 1980, The Antioch Dunes Project is designed to restore and protect the habitat of 3 endangered species: The Contra Costa Wallflower, The Antioch Dunes Evening Primrose, and Lange’s Metalmark Butterfly. The Port of Stockton takes leftover sediment from their annual dredging maintenance and uses it to help restore the dunes. This is one […]

  • 17 March 2014

    A dredging project in the Sacramento and Stockton deep water ship channels will cost between USD 10 mln and 30 mln, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District. The time window for dredging in these areas, California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin River Delta, is from August 1 through November 30, each year, […]