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  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the coastal ecosystem of the Great Lakes will receive a federal grant of $252,681, from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve its online presence, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced.  “In cleaning up the Great Lakes, we need to ensure […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

      Maritime Development Center, LLC has filed an application with the Department of Marine Resources requesting permission to conduct regulated activities under the provision of the Coastal Wetlands Protection Law Act, Title 49, Chapter 27, Mississippi Code of 1972. The applicant is proposing to expand their existing facilities for the purpose of constructing a marine […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The Council of the Borough of South Tyneside has announced plan for the coastal defence upgrade works at the South Shields area. The Council now wishes to appoint a suitably qualified contractor for the scheme to upgrade the coastal defence which protects the frontage at Littlehaven Beach, South Shields and runs between the South Groyne […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An observation system that provides real-time data on the health of the coastal ecosystem of the Great Lakes will receive a federal grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Synthesis, Observations and Response (SOAR) system integrates various activities in support of restoration of the Great Lakes. “The Great Lakes are critical to Michigan’s […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has issued a statement about proposed projects to restore the coastal ecosystem in Gulf states. “These days we took a major step forward toward meaningful restoration that will benefit the natural resources of the Gulf Coast for generations to come. I commend the leadership of the Gulf Coast states […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A re-elected Napthine Government will invest more than $500,000 to make Carrum Beach an even better destination for families, recreational boaters, swimmers and fishing enthusiasts. Premier Denis Napthine was today joined by Member for Carrum Donna Bauer at the Carrum foreshore to announce a $540,000 funding commitment to deliver a coastal infrastructure upgrade program. “This […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Phil Bryant addressed the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) at its meeting yesterday in Biloxi and announced several projects for the State of Mississippi, designed to help restore and protect the environment and economy of the state. “We continue to propose and implement projects to support the economic and natural resource recovery of […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $13.5 million Duval County Shore Protection construction contract on June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois.  The construction will place 650,000 cubic yards of sand on about seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency together with its contractors today began working on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach between Snettisham and Hunstanton.  The work, which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding, is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage […]

  • 3 June 2011

      Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) has selected one of the worlds largest integrated dredging companies, Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) to undertake the detailed design of their rock phosphate nodule project at the Chatham Rise, subsequent to a complete review of scoping studies delivered by four of the world’s largest dredging companies ( Boskalis, IHC […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Brevard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District authorizing the use of sand from federal waters for the Brevard County Shore Protection Project (North Reach and South Reach). Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion resulting from Hurricane Matthew […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacred Heart University’s Biology Department, in collaboration with DuPont and the Connecticut Audubon Society (CAS), is beginning an innovative and experimental “living shoreline” installation at Stratford Point in Stratford, as part of a multi-year coastal habitat restoration project. This project was reviewed and approved by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP), Office […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is developing the Medway Estuary and Swale Coastal Flood Risk Strategy which will consider how flood risk is managed over the next 100 years in the Medway Estuary, Medway Towns to Stoke, Sittingbourne, Conyer, Faversham and the Isle of Sheppey. Some areas around Swale and the Medway Estuary are low-lying areas and […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today announced an agreement with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) authorizing the dredging of up to one million cubic yards […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Local residents have given Team Van Oord a big ‘thumbs up’ for the way it is carrying out a coastal defense scheme in Portsmouth. Work is well underway for a £6 million flood protection scheme at Anchorage Park, Portsmouth. The scheme, which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. announced today a $250,000 investment in The Nature Conservancy’s Coastal Resilience program, with specific efforts targeted to Ormond Beach in Ventura County, California. The program will demonstrate how using traditional build infrastructure along with the Earth’s natural infrastructure – beach dunes, floodplains, estuaries, marshes, wetlands and reefs – can productively sequester carbon and […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham’s beaches draw visitors from near and far throughout summer, but during winter, storms and wild weather can deplete the quantity of sand available for the next season. So, every year the City selects various beaches for sand renourishment as part of its ongoing beach monitoring and management program. The choice of […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice have announced that a contract has been awarded for phase one of the Long Beach Island Dune Project. The $37.6 million contract was awarded to H&L Contracting and consists of groin rehabilitation and construction of new groins. “The Long Beach dune rehabilitation and protection project […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District recently awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) for $23.8 million to complete periodic nourishment of the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Atlantic County, N.J. The contract calls for placing approximately two million cubic yards of sand onto the beach […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that following their push, the Senate Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) includes a new authorization for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study. The senators said that following the damaging flooding that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last summer, causing millions of dollars in damages, […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials two days ago broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) has been awarded $567,776 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. NJSGC will also receive an additional $333,281 in non-federal matching funds. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 33 programs […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, activated its Emergency Operations center Jan. 9th and has sent three teams to assist coastal tribal communities with flood protection measures before a storm hits overnight and coincides with high tide Saturday morning. One team is assisting the QuileuteTribe at La Push, Wash., with placement of as […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting on September 1-3, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the U.S. Gulf region’s engineering challenges with nature, and nature-based systems to enhance the resilience of coastal […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council will move ahead with a Coastal Zone Management Plan for Lake Cathie that incorporates a revetment and beach nourishment as the key steps for protecting the area against coastal erosion. The decision follows an extensive 10 week public exhibition period of the Lake Cathie Coastline Management Study Stage 2, which listed four […]