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  • 6 October 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an approximately $12.9 million contract to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., for the placement of approximately 800,000 cubic yards of sand on Monmouth Beach as a part of coastal storm risk reduction efforts in the area. The work is designed to reduce the risk […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the construction of a $3 million Coomera dredge facility, aimed to boost the multi-million dollar marine industry in the area, has been awarded to a Gold Coast based company. Acting Ports Minister, Steven Miles, said that the contract to construct the Coomera Regional Dredged Sediment Management Facility (CRDSMF) had been awarded to […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2015 has proved a record year for the Italian dredger manufacturer Italdraghe. The beginning of the year saw the delivery in Italy of the first of its new range of Octopus dredgers, multifunctional vessels with numerous innovative features that allow them to operate in extremely varied working conditions. During the year Italdraghe was awarded contracts […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced last week that Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), signed the Port Monmouth Project Partnership Agreement, the contract between the Army Corps of Engineers and the state of New Jersey formally outlining the terms and conditions of Port Monmouth flood control project. Construction on the project […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congress members Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a Project Partnership Agreement to move forward with critical repairs and emergency beach restoration for the Coney Island shoreline. This is a longstanding U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $17.7 million contract for the first phase of the Port Monmouth Coastal Storm Risk Management Project to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois. The project will reduce the risks that coastal storms pose to residents […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney yesterday made the following statement after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed a final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound. “I am pleased that the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers was able to build on cost-effective and environmentally sound options […]

  • 6 November 2013

    Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group Company, which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solutions provider, in association with Hypack Inc. is conducting the Hypack Volumes Course on the 6th and 7th of November 2013 at its training centre in the Hamriyah Free Zone, Sharjah, UAE. Hypack is one […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced Monday that the Port Monmouth Storm Damage Reduction and the Green Brook Flood Control projects will each receive $1 million as part of the proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 budget. The funding is included in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works budget. Pallone secured $2.9 million in FY […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Although Superstorm Sandy wreaked widespread havoc on the Jersey Shore, the victims and communities have pulled together in an effort to rebuild their lives, homes and towns, Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) told members of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works today. Smith also called attention to work the Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continue work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach placing nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand, restoring the beach that suffered […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has been working on a series of regional brochures to describe the geological evolution of local coastlines, the geological origins of the offshore sand and gravel resources that are being dredged and the influence of the modern day waves and tides on both these deposits and the coastline. Mark Russell, […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waikato Regional Council said it is committed to working closely with Thames-Coromandel District Council (TCDC) and local communities to manage coastal hazard risks, such as erosion and flooding, in the face of any increased sea level and climate change pressures. The comment follows the release of a statement from TCDC focusing on the need to […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Key West, Florida, has officially begun the sand replenishment operations on their white sandy beaches. The project started on May 21, with beach fill work on Smather’s Beach on South Roosevelt Blvd. The scheme, which is expected to last about two weeks, is a painstakingly careful project because of nesting turtles. “Each […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced that work will begin on the first phase of the Port Monmouth Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. This $17.7 million project will reduce the risks that coastal storms pose to residents […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major beach fill project that will provide the Borough of Stone Harbor with greater resiliency from future storm events while also greatly expanding recreational opportunities on the beachfront will resume during the first week of July. Mayor Suzanne Walters reports that the reconstruction of the Borough’s beachfront will continue around the clock until its […]

  • 17 January 2013

    A leading coastal scientist has warned that some of the world’s best known beach resorts may not survive projected sea level rises and that problems caused by changing sea levels are compounded by a lack of political will and short-term coastal management initiatives. Professor Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies in the School of Environmental […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredging equipment builder, has had an extremely busy year. During 2014 it has seen increased sales of its popular range of  BD dredging heads for excavators which have been put to use not only in river, lake and coastal projects but in mining applications, particularly in South America. In early spring, Italdraghe […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04), who represents areas of Ocean and Monmouth counties hard-hit by Superstorm Sandy, yesterday testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee Energy and Water Development on the impact of Superstorm Sandy disaster relief legislation. The hearing was held by New Jersey Congressman, Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, author of the “Frelinghuysen amendment” which provided the […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Hawai‘i Kai Marina Community Association, the permittee of a dredging project, may face questions from the Army and Department of Land and Natural Resources following reports that tons of dredged sludge had been transported from the Hawai‘i Kai Marina to agriculture land in Wai‘anae. Newly released documents call into question the project’s compliance with […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure group, has been appointed as the civil contractor for an integrated team that will deliver the ten-year Thames Estuary Asset Management Program for CH2M Hill, on behalf of the Environment Agency, and anticipated to be worth up to £250 million to Balfour Beatty. The £300 million program is the largest […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons (Both D-Del.), outspoken advocates for the Port of Wilmington and the jobs it creates for Delawareans, announced on Tuesday that the Army Corps of Engineers’ work plan will include approximately $20 million in additional funding for the remainder of FY 2013 to deepen the Delaware River shipping channel, […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Tony Pratt, DNREC Spokesman, said that the sand replenishment project at the Dewey Beach has been completed. The contractor instantly began the job of landfalling the hydraulic pipe in Rehoboth Beach. Pratt added that the replenishment project at Rehoboth Beach should be completed in less than a month. A total of about 1 million cubic […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kailua Beach Park sand replenishment project has officially commenced. During this beach fill project, the boat ramp, boat ramp parking lot, and parking area near the concession stand comfort station will be closed, reports khon2.com. The project will last two weeks and the crews will be replenishing the beach near the boat ramp. Kailua […]

  • 16 October 2012

    A massive dredging project is underway along San Diego County beaches in order to replenish the evaporating coastline. SANDAG, which is coordinating the $28.5 million Regional Beach Sand Project with support from community leaders in the coastal areas, kicked off the project on September 8. Funding comes from the cities of Carlsbad, Encinitas, Imperial Beach, […]