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  • 15 November 2011

    The official “groundbreaking” ceremony for the Wares Creek dredging project, nearly three decades in the making, finally took place …   By Toni Whitt (bradenton) [mappress] Source: bradenton, November 15, 2011;

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging works under the phase one of the luxury development project in Ayia Napa Marina, Cyprus, are now complete. According to some local media reports, the works included removal of over 400,000m3 of dredged material from the marina basin. The contractor also wrapped up 2km of wave absorbing block wall foundation trench and 1km of […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Located between Camber Sands and Jury’s Gap, the £30 million Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme is part of the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy. Once complete, it will reduce flood risk for 14,500 homes, numerous businesses, a nuclear power station, significant areas of designated habitat and 2 Ministry of Defense firing ranges. It will increase […]

  • 5 November 2010

    Since work started on the construction of Maasvlakte 2 two years ago, 170 million m3 of sand has been brought in. That is more than would be needed to fill the Rotterdam – Fyenoord soccer stadium to the brim 100 times. At the height of the ‘sand operations’, some ten trailing hopper suction dredgers were […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students and lecturers from the School of Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire have visited Rossall to see the work being done on the to sea defenses. Wyre Council is replacing two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, or HREP, located in Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River, recently completed its dredging phase. The 580-acre McGregor Lake HREP includes the mid-river McGregor Lake and adjacent island and slough habitat between the main channel and east channel. The HREP will enhance fish and wildlife habitat […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the USACE, Buffalo District, the Presque Isle Advisory Committee and the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources gathered last week to walk the entire length of Presque Isle’s western beach to assess the condition of the beach ahead of the summer swimming season. The annual spring beach walk is conducted to determine […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme remains on program, with a contract completion date of December 2020 following the successful award of the additional works at Granny’s Bay, Fylde Council reports.  “Mindful of its commitments for an early opening at Church Scar and Fairhaven for public footfall by the 31st March 2020, the […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major waterfront repair and re-development project on a storm-battered coastline in Perth Amboy, which was jointly funded by the State Department of Environmental Protection and the city, has been completed. The DEP approved $1.7 million in Shore Protection funds for the $3.55 million bulkhead and beach replenishment project along the weather-battered waterfront in Perth […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will conduct a two-phase study to better understand difficult wave conditions in Two Rivers Harbor in Two Rivers, WI. During the first phase USACE scientists will position wave gages in and around the federal harbor at Two Rivers to better understand the wave situation. This first phase […]

  • 16 June 2010

    The expansion to the Port of Anchorage will likely cost $1 billion before construction is through, and the port’s director says beluga… [mappress] Source: workboat, June 16, 2010;

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work is progressing well on the Hill Head Seawall Project in Fareham, Hampshire, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) latest project update. ESCP reported that after all 150 meters of the metal sheet piles have been put in the ground, crews will now begin pouring concrete on the site. “The work will run from […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle beach walk at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA, on April 22, 2020. Data collected on the walk will help determine the scope of the District’s annual sand nourishment project at Presque Isle. The Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works to construct a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion are currently underway, Western Australia’s Fremantle Council informs.  In December last year, the council approved the construction of a rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the Coast […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    An award-winning harbor improvement project successfully completed by Team Van Oord partner Kier, will be the subject of a presentation at the forthcoming ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 Conference. The St Mary harbor work has previously been the recipient of a ‘Gold’ Green Apple Environmental Award, and a CEEQUAL ‘Gold’ Outstanding Achievement Award. […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dorset Council has published their Weymouth Harbor & Esplanade Flood and Coastal Risk Management Strategy. The paper details how they will ensure that the town is protected from potential coastal flooding and erosion by developing the harbor walls and esplanade sea defenses. The strategy sets out the Council’s preferred approach – bringing together the findings […]

  • 26 April 2012

      The quay wall of Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG), one of the first clients on Maasvlakte 2, is now protected against propeller wash when container giants moor. Very traditional Dutch fascine mats of willow branches were woven together for this purpose in March. These fascine mats protect the bed and quay walls of the port […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic, a brand new city being built adjacent to Victoria Island, Lagos, has just announced that the Great Wall of Lagos has surpassed 6 kilometers in length. Construction of the Great Wall of Lagos, which can be seen from space, began in 2009. The wall, which will reach 8.5 kilometers upon completion, is a […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Agate Construction Co. is currently working to repair sections of the Hereford Inlet/Anglesea Seawall in North Wildwood, NJ. Work involves installing concrete block mattresses that extend into the channel. The mattresses will then be covered with more than 20,000 ton of stone, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District. Background In cooperation with […]

  • 23 December 2013

    The Port of Beirut in Lebanon has been rebuilt many times to accommodate for the growing sizes of modern container ships. Two Danish companies, Ramboll and Aarsleff, are responsible for the marine works in connection with the latest harbour expansion. Harbours around the world are being rebuilt, to enlarge container terminals and deepen harbour basins. […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Borough President James Oddo have announced $2 million in federal funding to kick start the design phase of the Staten Island Sea Wall project. The funds have been provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and will go towards field surveys and geo-technical work. “When […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is pushing to secure $36 million in federal funding to construct a series of off-shore breakwaters and a living shoreline along the coast of Conference House Park that will reduce the risk of damage to homes and infrastructure along the South Shore of Staten Island during major […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced yesterday that everything is ready for the beginning of the Portreath sea wall repair project. A large section of the wall collapsed during Storm Eleanor earlier this year, leaving the village of Portreath exposed to the sea. Cormac, on behalf of Cornwall Council, carried out temporary repairs in the immediate aftermath of […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portable Flood Wall is a benchmark for improved flood management schemes in Ayutthaya. High-level provincial officials of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province yesterday revealed that Panan Cherng Wora Wiharn Temple( วัดพนัญเชิง ) in Ayutthaya is in the process of constructing a flood wall at the cost of 148 million baht alloted by the Department of […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerGround Engineering has now completed the installation of over 3,000 tonnes of steel sheet piles and sections over a 2.5km section of the River Arun in Littlehampton.  The work, which commenced in November 2013, is part of a major project being completed by parent company VolkerStevin, in a partnership with the Environment Agency, Arun District Council, West Sussex […]