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  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of a very important seawall reconstruction scheme took place on September 14 at Cape Lisburne, USACE’s Alaska District reports. The seawall serves as a buffer of protection between the Chukchi Sea and the runway at a remote radar site near Point Hope. Lt. Col. Penny Bloedel, deputy district commander […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlcoate Construction & Plant Hire Ltd crews are currently working on a major cliff stabilization and construction of a new rock armor Revetment for New Forest D.C at Milford on Sea. The project is part of an urgent coast protection initiative after damage from storms last year compromised the existing sea wall. “We have 11,000 […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    NY Congressman Dan Donovan and Council Member Joe Borelli yesterday called for resiliency investments on Staten Island’s South Shore to fill a gap between existing flood protection projects. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is constructing a comprehensive line of protection from Fort Wadsworth to Great Kills Park, and the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    A stretch of beach at Cungulla has been given a new lease on life with Townsville City Council building back coastal dunes that were washed away in the unprecedented monsoon in 2019. The southern end of Big Beach is part of the Haughton River Mouth and was eroded by the strong currents and storm waves […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Colonel Samuela Saumatua, the Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment, said that the river running through Rakiraki town will be the next to be dredged. The dredging plans are already in place for the rivers in Lautoka and Ba, reports fijivillage.com. These dredging programs were revealed by Saumatua while he was announcing […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie marked yesterday a milestone in the Administration’s efforts to make the state more storm-resilient by dedicating the completion of the Bound Brook phase of the Green Brook Flood Risk Management Project. A $143 million system of levees, floodwalls, floodgates and pumping stations will help protect Bound Brook, long one of the most […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State and federal officials are celebrating the successful completion of the $38 million restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. It is being touted as the largest restoration project on the East Coast. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rob van der Hage, Manager North Sea Infrastructure, TenneT, has confirmed his participation as a speaker at our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The conference will take place on October, 9-10th 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. On Tuesday, 10 October, during the Thematic session “Dredging for clean energy” Rob van der […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt highlighted his support for several key provisions passed in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The bill authorizes critical funding for the operation of the inland waterways, ports, and harbors and passed in the Senate yesterday. Blunt co-chairs the bipartisan Senate Mississippi River Caucus, serves on the Senate Appropriations […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) successfully completed their work on the coastal protection structures at N. Fohdhoo on 26th July 2020. The scheme, aimed to solve increasing erosion issues, involved laying of geo-bags along a 180m area and approximately 5,000cbm of sand backfilling works. The Maldives’ Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    City of Newcastle’s (New South Wales) long-term plan to manage erosion along Stockton’s coastline has been certified by the State Government. This sees Newcastle become the first in NSW to have a coastal management program (CMP) confirmed under the Government’s new coastal management framework. With the CMP included in the NSW Government Gazette published Friday, […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    More than 8,000 cubic metres of sand will be repositioned along the Horseshoe Bay shoreline in the coming weeks to mitigate the impact of erosion along the beach, Townsville City Council reports. The council community safety and environment committee chairperson Margie Ryder said that the annual sand replenishment works were part of the Horseshoe Bay […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration in southwest Louisiana and the importance of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in the process were the primary topics as the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority, the Department of Natural Resources and the Chenier Plain Authority met August 4 at the refuge. Scooter Trosclair, program manager at Rockefeller Refuge, […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious national award. The project, officially opened in March 2019, was crowned Climate Resilience Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards on 9 October. The Shoreham […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The Damen Group, gold sponsor of DTC, is a Dutch defense, shipbuilding, and engineering conglomerate company based in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. The Dredging Today Conference will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Maurice De Kok, Business Development Manager at Van Oord, as speaker during the event. Mr. De Kok will take part in the session named ‘Which current trends are your best friends?’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed the maintenance dredging of nearly 680,000 cubic yards of sand from the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel in Nassau County, NY, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sander Dekker, sustainability manager at Van Oord, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Dekker will take part in the session ‘Climate Change and Its Impact on Dredging’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), Patrick O’Donovan TD, visited Rosslare Strand last week to announce €7 million funding for further coastal protection and flood relief projects in the area. Minister O’Donovan met with local public representatives, Council officials and local business interests to see where flood protection […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    A multi-million pound program of coastal protection works looks set to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion to more than 1,000 Island homes and businesses, the Isle of Wight Council reports. The Isle of Wight Council and the Environment Agency have agreed to work together over the next six years on several flood […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine consultancy, has been commissioned by AMEC Environment & Infrastructure UK Limited to undertake coastal process impact assessments of two coastal projects on the Gibraltar coast. The assessments will form part of the Environmental Statements being prepared by AMEC for HM Government Gibraltar in relation to a reclamation scheme at Western […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk is inviting people living in Hunstanton to have their say on a new coastal management plan for the resort. According to the official announcement, a Coastal Management Plan (CMP) is a plan for managing a beach at a local level for the purposes of Flood and […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event today in Davant, Louisiana, to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain wetlands that […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final phase of the £8m ‘Cromer Coast Protection’ scheme has officially started and will last until March 2016. The scheme has been designed not only to maintain the existing level of defense, but also to withstand many years of predicted sea level rise. This final stage will include work at the west end, the parapet walls […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup (CSMW) will host a public meeting on December 2, 2015, at Pacifica Community Center in Pacifica, CA. The main goals of this event are to present updates and solicit comments on the Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan for the San Francisco Littoral Cell (SFLC), which stretches from the Golden Gate south to Point San Pedro […]