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  • 28 May 2020
  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Proactive maintenance work will begin today on the southern side of Currimundi Lake to protect the roads, lifeguard tower, beach access and park area from erosion, reports Sunshine Coast Regional Council.  Commenting the latest news, Council Coastal Engineer, Georgia Keeshan, said that the work is in response to the significant erosion that occurred during Tropical […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Former Zephyr Refinery: Fire suppression ditch area project’. Situated in Muskegon, Michigan, the project provided numerous environmental benefits related to the remediation of legacy sediment contamination as well as restoration of the habitat into […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just reported that routine maintenance dredging is about to begin within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior. In the notice LNTM NO 22/20, the Harbor Master said that the works will start March 16, 2020 with completion expected by the late March. “The […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louth County Council, Ireland, has announced its intention to carry out coastal protection works at two locations within the Dundalk Bay area. The first proposed works location is along the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, at an area called Seabank, approximately 2km east of Castlebellingham village. The second location is in the townland of Salterstown, approximately […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the course of the deepening of the Elbe fairway, around 1,200,000 tons of underwater construction stones were built into the “Medemrinne” and “Neufelder Sand” underwater deposit areas (UDAs) between March and October. The stone mixture was required for the completion of respective central dams within the UDAs in the Elbe estuary funnel so that […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The FM Area Diversion Authority and the City of Horace have approved a partnership to mitigate the impact of activities associated with the Diversion Project within and adjacent to the city. Earlier this month, the Diversion Authority offered a cost-share agreement to the city for appropriate infrastructure projects, which could include assistance for the regionalization […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, is extending the public comment period once again for the draft Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The original 45-day comment period was scheduled to run from May 3, 2019, through June 17, 2019. It was then extended […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. District Court Judge John A. Tunheim has modified the injunction to allow all requested construction to proceed on the FM Area Diversion Project. The project is designed to protect the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo metro area during times of extreme flooding. The scheme is aimed to prevent catastrophic flooding with a few major components. The ruling […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than a year after last January’s storms in Franklin Local Board area, work to fix the damage left in their wake continues, said New Zealand’s Auckland Council in its latest release.  “It’s been a long haul,” Franklin Local Board member Alan Cole said. “Damage was done on both coasts and while some of it […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, yesterday released a Draft Environmental Assessment titled “Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program, Barataria Bay Waterway at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana”. This environmental assessment covers a proposal to place fill material in the narrow corridor of wetlands that separate Bayou Perot and Bayou […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has just announced a contract award of approximately $13 million. According to ORN, the Company’s Marine segment was recently awarded a contract from the Port of Corpus Christi Authority. The contract calls for Orion to provide dredging services in the La Quinta Channel area of the Port and construct improvements to the local […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study. The meeting is set for Thursday, November 8 at the Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, Calle Antolin Nin Martinez 500 San Juan, Puerto […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just announced that a routine maintenance dredging is about to begin in the vicinity of Heritage Pontoon in the South Camber of HM Naval Base. According to the notice, the dredging will start on October 11th and will last for approximately 3 weeks. The vessel conducting this task will be […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Businesses in the Stourton area of Leeds are benefiting from increased flood protection following the completion of a new 730 meter flood defense wall, the Environment Agency said in its latest release.  The project, led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, has reduced the risk of flooding to 88 businesses in […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has won a contract for the Goa Naval Area maintenance dredging works. The contract, worth $3.85 million, will be conducted in the 2018-20 period. According to a Mercator’s official statement, about 50% of the project will be executed in […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in their latest marine department notice that, with immediate effect and for a period of approximately 9 months, dredging operations will be carried out at the Marina Cove Basin and its Entrance Hebe Haven in Sai Kung. The works will be carried out by a dumb lighter, a hopper […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard and the Army Corps met Thursday with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has addressed erosion along 559 kilometers of coastal areas in Thailand, NNT- National News Bureau of Thailand reports.  The Director-General of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Jatuporn Buruspat, said that erosion preventive measures have been taken in 18% of the country’s coastal areas. Mr. Jatuporn also added that […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In mid-January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will mail letters to property owners along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast whose properties are located within a preliminarily-identified Coastal Erosion Area (CEA). The letters will initiate a 120-day comment period for coastal erosion maps that have been updated since the previous release in 2010. Under Ohio’s […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. Doug Burgum yesterday stressed the critical importance of securing permanent protection against catastrophic flooding for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, urging officials to build on the momentum of the F-M Area Flood Diversion Task Force after the group concluded its fifth and final meeting. Burgum expressed deep gratitude to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and the […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has just released a very interesting video about their coastal protection work near Heemskerk, the Netherlands. The Papendrecht based company said that the main goal of this capital project was to restore sand at the Dutch coastline, to strengthen […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a proposal to expand the nearshore dredge material placement site that is currently being used for the maintenance of navigation channel near Port Orford. The Corps’ proposal would double the size of the placement area, expanding the southern boundary of the existing 800-by-800 feet area […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for projects through its Lake Superior Coastal Program. According to DNR, about $450,000 will be available for projects to begin after September 1, 2018. Applications are due Thursday, November 30. Funding for these grants is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun construction works on the flood storage area under the Badsey Brook flood risk management scheme. This includes earth works and the removal of topsoil along the footprint of the proposed embankment and the flood storage area. The flood storage area will be able to hold up to 135,000 cubic meters of water […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. District Court Judge John A. Tunheim last week placed a temporary injunction on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the FM Area Diversion Board of Authority, forcing all construction work on the FM Area Diversion Project to cease. The injunction temporarily halts construction on the FM Area Diversion Project. The court concluded that “there […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Porirua Harbor Strategy Coordinator, Keith Calder, recently toured newly created dune and wetland area on the city foreshore of Te Awarua-o-Porirua. The coordinator was accompanied by Porirua Mayor, Mike Tana, Greater Wellington Regional Council Deputy Chair, Barbara Donaldson, and Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee Chairperson and Councillor, Anita Baker. It is the latest […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking applications by Friday, September 1, for short-term action request (STAR) funding for projects in Minnesota’s coastal area. These grants, offered through Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, help local communities, agencies and organizations balance protection of coastal resources while providing places for people to live, work and play. […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC) announced last week that it has received funding to implement restoration projects in two Great Lakes Areas of Concern (AOCs), areas of historic pollution and degradation. The GLC will support the design and restoration of valuable habitat in the Maumee River AOC in Ohio and the Clinton River AOC in Michigan in […]