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  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    With construction in progress for the Gulf Shoreline Stabilization Project at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) and other partners celebrated last week the work done to minimize coastal erosion in the refuge, located in Cameron and Vermilion parishes. The scheme, funded by the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection Restoration Act […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Theresa Villiers announced Tuesday, 10 September, a new round of flood defense investment for communities across Yorkshire, Cumbria, the North East and the South East of England. Thirteen projects across England will benefit from a share of over £62 million, which as well as helping develop existing flood defenses, reported the Environment Agency. […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OSIsoft LLC, a manufacturer of application software for real-time data management called the PI System, has announced that DEME will serve as the data sponsor for the Innovation Hackathon at PI World in Barcelona taking place September 24-27, 2018. At the Innovation Hackathon, teams of programmers, data scientists business analysts and others will compete to develop applications that sit on […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has just announced that they will aid Dare County, North Carolina, in rebuilding its coastal shoreline in several locations over coming months. The Town of Southern Shores plans to conduct a small beach nourishment project at the southern portion of the town in late May, rebuilding about 2,500 feet […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today published data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk. Working with natural processes to reduce flood risk is not a new concept but this is the first time that all the evidence has been brought together, with the intention of enabling more uptake. […]

  • 20 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, completed a beach renourishment project on South Padre Island using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project.   The district awarded a $3.4 million contract Sept. 27, 2012, to Weeks Marine Inc., which began dredging operations Nov. 3. The contract was completed in January.   Partnering […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works to build a replacement seawall at Hill Head are set to begin in the next couple of days, reports the Fareham Borough Council. The Council approved plans for the new £500,000 seawall earlier in the year to secure the long term future of the sea defenses on the coastline. According to the Council, the replacement […]

  • 21 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 15-21, 2018).   Van den Herik Wins Dredging Contract in Poland The local authority of the Polish maritime administration in Szczecin has selected Dutch dredging company Van den Herik to design and execute the deepening and widening of the […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Approximately four miles of beach stretching from the north Martin County line south to Indian River Plantation will be renourished as part of a federal, state and local project to protect and rebuild local shorelines and dunes. The project, led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is required to maintain local beaches. These beaches […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The beach replenishment project at Pt. Pleasant Beach in Ocean County (NJ) is set to begin this April, according to the Army Corps. The anticipated start day in Point Pleasant Beach is April 7th; latest start date of April 19th, reported the Corps. USACE’s contractor – Weeks Marine Inc. – will be using multiple dredges to […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol, an infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape the coastlines, harbors and rivers, has named a new Coasts, Water and the Environment Practice Leader and new supporting leadership roles. The firm elected Senior Coastal Engineer Jeffrey G. Shelden, PE, to serve as overall Practice Leader. Mr. Shelden […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program of work to protect Bournemouth’s coastline is planned over the next 17 years and the public are invited to find out more at a special information event. Plans will go on public display at Boscombe Seafront Office on Thursday, 17 September, 2015 (9am – 7pm) detailing the beach management program of works. The […]

  • 30 October 2013

    Deltares and CEMADEN are teaming up to improve predictions of natural disasters such as floods and landslides. There were severe floods in Brazil in early 2013, causing enormous flows of mud and debris in the cities. In recent years, flash floods like this have claimed hundreds of casualties. The collaboration agreement that has just been […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to evaluate sand resources. The cooperative effort will enable BOEM and Massachusetts to conduct research […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, Nigeria drew high-level presidential praise from both the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton during a dedication ceremony to mark a milestone event. Describing the development of Eko Atlantic as an outstanding initiative President Jonathan said, ‘This […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Matapouri Beach is in line for sand replenishment work, Whangarei District Council said in its latest release.  Council is planning to take sand that has become trapped in the estuary and put it back on the beach, mimicking a natural process that has been restricted since the road bridges went in many decades ago. Parks manager […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has published a new report highlighting the significant opportunity provided by the nation’s marine aggregates resource to deliver a sustainable, secure and growing contribution to the UK’s building materials supply chain, coastal management and port development. The ‘Marine Aggregates’ report, being launched at the CBI’s ‘Living with Minerals’ conference, sets out the […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta organization said in their latest announcement that 2017 has been a busy year for coastal restoration in Louisiana. Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan passed unanimously and progress was made on several large-scale restoration projects. In their latest post, The Restore the Mississippi River Delta presented a few of the […]

  • 21 January 2013

    VolkerStevin has won a ‘Silver’ Green Apple Award which recognises its outstanding sustainability practices on the Central Felixstowe Coastal Protection Scheme. The award, which was accepted by representatives of the project team at the House of Commons, praised their innovative measures to ensure that the project was run in a sustainable way with minimal impact […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environment Agency launches a consultation on its draft flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England, the North Yorkshire County Council is now pressing ahead in its commitment to mitigate flood risks. The EA’s draft strategy sets out a vision for “a nation ready for, and resilient to, flooding and coastal change […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Technology Foundation STW and the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council are jointly funding a research project at the Universities of Twente, Aberdeen and Liverpool, for a feasible sand transport model within the coastal development. STW’s previous research in the British-Dutch project Santoss, has generated an enhanced sand transport model which yielded the influence […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research into the impacts of wild weather and climate change on the Queensland’s Gold Coast is being stepped up with the launch of a bright yellow monitoring buoy nicknamed Big Bird, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest release.  According to GCWA, Big Bird’s launch formally marks the establishment of the Coastal […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $71.6 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “Great Lakes is pleased to announce these important, coastal protection, maintenance and restoration dredging awards. These projects are aligned with our strategy to support the overall improvement and resiliency of […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles Schumer has announced that a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ effort to study Nassau’s Back Bays and protect countless Long Island communities from storm surges, flooding and more, could simply cease on September 30th unless the feds move to extend and fund its completion. “All the federal work thus far on […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) attended the Isle of Wight Council’s public consultation event on the draft ‘West Wight Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy’ on 24th May at the New Holmwood Hotel in Cowes. The IW Council and the Environment Agency have developed a Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy, which has now […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the day the Government confirmed a £2.3bn investment in flood defense schemes across the country, a Government minister and local MP visited a £20m project on the south coast being delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program announced by the Government on 2 […]