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  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vital sea defense work that will help protect West Bay from future flooding has been completed on time and on budget, reports the Dorset Council. According to the release, the £10 million coastal defense works – completed this week by the Council and the Environment Agency – will better protect 148 homes and 112 businesses […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the new sea defense wall along West Bay Esplanade will begin again today, Dorset Council said in its latest announcement.  The sea defense wall was built earlier this summer, but stone masons will now return to complete the facing of the new wall, which will greatly improve its appearance. The Esplanade will be […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and West Dorset District Council have partnered up to work on new multi-million pound sea defenses at West Bay, Bridport, West Dorset. West Dorset District Council Planning Committee last month unanimously approved the proposal to install new sea defenses at East Beach and West Beach. The beach defenses protect 148 residential properties, […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Annual dredging works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis, Dorset County Council said in its latest announcement.  Works at West Bay will begin on 14 March and last approximately 9 days with no night shift work required and the Lyme Regis work are set to start on Monday, 12 March, for […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dorset County Council has approved a budget of £3m over 5 years, as a partnership funding contribution, for the West Bay Flood Protection Project. This is towards an overall scheme cost of approximately £7m, the council said. Working in collaboration with the Environment Agency, the project aims to deliver an improved standard of flood […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works for West Bay and Lyme Regis Harbors have been rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, according to the West Dorset District Council’s latest release. Works at West Bay will start again today and run through to 4 April with some night shift work, if required, the announcement said. The method of West Bay’s dredging works […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in West Bay were brought to an unexpected stop this past weekend after one of the digging machines became submerged in the water. The excavator was finally recovered last night, according to a statement on the official Bridport Harbor Facebook page. Slades of Chard, Bride Valley Motors, Apex Divers and Axminster Excavators were all involved […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Annual dredging works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis during March, according to the West Dorset District Council’s latest release. “Works at West Bay will begin on Saturday, 11 March, and last for eight days, with no night shift work required,” the announcement said. West Bay’s dredging works will be […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    West Dorset District Council recently appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works that will strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth. The project is set to begin today and will run for around 16 weeks. According to the council, normal working hours will be Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm, while […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Annual harbor dredging and beach works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis in March and April, according to the West Dorset District Council. Works at West Bay are due to take place between 8 and 14 March when favourably low tides allow the best access. The outer harbor and entrance to […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is soliciting public comments regarding the proposed dredging project in West Bay, Brazoria County, Texas. The applicant County of Brazoria proposes to hydraulically dredge approximately 376,200 cubic yards of sand material from West Bay and the San Luis Pass for the purpose of beach nourishment on the north end of Follets Island. […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement for construction of the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program. The project will use sediment obtained from operation and maintenance of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico project for […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second and final phase of vital flood defense works in West Bay will begin on 23 February and will last between five and six weeks, announced West Dorset District Council. This work will coincide with the annual dredge of the outer harbor which will begin in mid March and last five days. The work will involve […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The West Bay dredging program will take place on Monday 8 December and Tuesday 9 December, according to West Dorset District Council. Recent weather/sea conditions have led to a significant build up of beach material along the west end of East Beach, West Bay. The build up has been so great that material has now […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vital flood defense work will take place in West Bay this month. West Beach will undergo beach renourishment after storms battered the south coast earlier this year. The strong tides reshaped and stripped the beach, leaving the sea wall prone to wave overtopping. Cllr Robert Gould, Leader of West Dorset District Council, said: “These flood […]

  • 14 March 2012

    A 22-ton digger from Axminster Excavators was rescued after sinking in the mud of West Bay on Friday, reports Bridport News. The digger was conducting annual dredging work in the harbour when it got stuck in the mud. At first, contractors were unable to get it out since the water rose, however they managed to […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District began placing dredged material from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Causeway to Bastrop dredging project on Placement Area 62, Jan. 17, following completion of work at the Greens Lake beneficial use site.  “Approximately 65,000 cubic yards of material will be placed along the narrowest portions of the banks […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Galveston Bay Foundation met with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District last week to view and discuss a dredging project near Carancahua Point in West Galveston Bay on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. GBF and many local fishermen have been concerned about the dredge material being placed upon seagrasses that have […]

  • 25 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District began placing dredged material from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Causeway to Bastrop dredging project on Placement Area 62 following completion of work at PA63. “We are aware that many fishing enthusiasts and recreational boaters had intended to enjoy this area of the bay during the holiday season […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston district is working with federal, state and local partners to minimize any potential impact that the placement of dredge material from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway Causeway to Bastrop dredging project may cause to seagrass beds located in Placement Area 62 and 63.  “We appreciate the local community’s commitment […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Near the mouth of the great American river, Earl Armstrong walks on land that did not exist last spring…   By John Snell (fox8live) [mappress] Source: fox8live, November 15, 2011; Image: usace

  • 12 July 2011

    The harbor behind Northwestern Michigan College’s Great Lakes Campus may look a bit different by the end of next year…   (record) [mappress] Source: record, July 12, 2011;

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work is now underway at the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation project, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reports.  This $12.5 million scheme, undertaken by Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., will create 423 acres of marsh and nourish 337 acres of existing marsh using sediment dredged from Turtle Bay in Jefferson Parish. “This project […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and its federal partner, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), have awarded the construction contract for the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation Project in Jefferson Parish. This $12.5 million project will create and nourish 791 acres of marsh in the Barataria Basin and will be built by […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Western Bay of Plenty District Council’s Draft Inner Harbor and Coastal Erosion Management Policy 2017 is out for consultation from Monday, 20 February, to 20 March 2017, the council just announced. This draft policy, if adopted, will become a 30-year policy detailing how the council responds to coastal and harbor erosion, the officials stated. “The […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles 12 to 15, beginning on or around July 1, 2020. Dredging was also conducted in this section of the Federal Navigation Channel throughout the summer of 2019. This section of […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) is pushing ahead with dredging works on the Gold Coast, ensuring vital transport links remain open for the city’s marine industries. “Dredging is starting in the West Crab Island Channel in the section from the Ephraim Island bridge down to the intersection with the North Channel,” CEO Hal Morris […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) said in their latest announcement that the work is currently underway on the West Belle containment dikes. This scheme is a part of the Terrebonne Basin Barrier Island and Beach Nourishment project which will construct approximately 1,100 acres of beach, dune, and marsh habitat on West Belle Headland, […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The SA Department for Environment and Water has just announced that sand movement from Semaphore to West Beach will restart tomorrow (10 March). This is part of ongoing beach replenishment by the State Government. As sand along Adelaide’s coast naturally moves northward via wind and waves, it causes a build-up on northern beaches such as […]