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  • 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

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has filed its first eminent domain actions to attain easements from beachfront property owners in northern Ocean County required by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to construct a federally funded engineered beach and dune project that will protect one of the areas hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy from severe storms and […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third public workshop for the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) Project to design and implement a flood protection project for Lower Manhattan takes place on Tuesday, December 19, 1017, at Shuang Wen School, NY. This workshop will focus on the Two Bridges neighborhood from Montgomery Street to the Brooklyn Bridge. The Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency (LMCR) […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The VBA joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins has begun work on the 5km coastal defense project between Clacton Pier and Holland Haven in Essex. The £36m project involves demolishing a number of existing timber and concrete groynes along the frontage. 22 Fishtail groynes and a terminal groyne will be built in their […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Almost 100 pupils from Hamford Primary Academy made a visit to the new coast protection scheme at Holland-on-Sea. The youngsters are learning all about the coastal region and also taking part in a competition to design new beach huts for the area. Each of six groups was given a talk on the project being carried […]

  • 21 July 2011

    More dredging could soon be under way to help increase the fresh water flow in Bayou Lafourche thanks to an infusion of coastal cash from… More info: dailycomet [mappress] Source: dailycomet, July 21, 2011;

  • 14 July 2015
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    The first phase of the Wallasea Island Wild Coast project was completed just a couple of days ago when the new sea walls of ‘Cell 1’ were successfully breached to allow for tidal flow into the marshland. This coastal scheme, located eight miles north of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, aims to transform 670 hectares of farmland, an […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has applauded Committee passage of critical legislation that will strengthen coastal communities, and create and sustain needed jobs. This legislation, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), authorizes funding for the Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects, […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced last week that the Texas General Land Office is awarding up to $1.8 million in grant funding for the projects within the Texas coastal zone. “Three workshops will be held to provide information on the coastal grant program and allow potential applicants to discuss specific project ideas with staff,” […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Yorkshire County Council has agreed to allocate nearly £2 million of additional funding towards vital remedial work on Whitby piers along with a major coastal protection scheme at South Cliff, Scarborough. The Council’s Executive agreed to the funding yesterday to ensure the priority project goes ahead. The county council had already made a £1.2 […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.3 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $20 million loan to stem coastal erosion around the popular Black Sea tourist destination of Batumi.  Batumi, the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, with a population of more than 150,000, is one of the fastest developing cities along the Black Sea coast and plays a […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, Team Van Oord and Jacobs enjoyed unparalleled success at the 2014 British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards ceremony in London on 8 October. The partners received two awards, including the top award of the night, The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award, which is sponsored by The Cabinet Office. The other win was […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Coastal Corporation and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) are working on a beach nourishment project in Westhampton, Suffolk County, New York. Works on the Westhampton Interim Beach Nourishment Rehabilitation, part of the Hurricane Shore Protection Project, began on October 28, 2014. GLDD is main dredging contractor for the West Hampton Dunes beach restoration project with First Coastal acting […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $585,000 in federal funds have been secured for dredging essential coastal projects in Southeastern North Carolina. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More good news for our coastal projects! Securing resources to help our inlets, waterways, and beaches has always been a priority of mine, and we will keep fighting to […]

  • 19 November 2010

    Creating a dedicated state fund to help pay for coastal projects such as beach nourishment and inlet dredging is one of the recommendations… By Gareth McGrath (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, November 19, 2010;

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Myrtle Beach yesterday received the Robert L. Wiegel Coastal Project Award for its beach preservation and restoration projects dating back to the 1980s. The city initiated a three-phase plan for beach restoration in the 1980s: Phase 1 — small-scale beach scraping; Phase 2 — mediumscale nourishment by trucks using inland sand; and […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Today, on the 10 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reflects on the tragedy and the decade of coastal restoration progress that has contributed to the state’s overall recovery.  On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion initiated an immense tragedy that took […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The eighth event in the ICE Coastal Management conference series will take place in 2015 in the Netherlands. The conference will run 7-9 September with a technical visit on 7 September. Occurring every four years, this international conference series brings together engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from across the world. The call for papers […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Rockport’s project to repair and improve the upper Pigeon Cove stone breakwater and the harbor entrance breakwater has officially begun. Work at the Upper Breakwater includes construction of an access road along the breakwater for resetting and replacing stone and base material at discrete damage sections along the structure. The work also includes […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the Sea Bright to Manasquan project throughout the region. The work at Long Branch is one of four contracts that were awarded to repair and restore beaches from Sea Bright to Manasquan in northern New Jersey. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the Sea Bright to Manasquan project throughout the region. The work at Long Branch is one of four contracts that were awarded to repair and restore beaches from Sea Bright to Manasquan in northern New Jersey. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the Sea Bright to Manasquan project throughout the region. The work at Long Branch is one of four contracts that were awarded to repair and restore beaches from Sea Bright to Manasquan in northern New Jersey. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]