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  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announces the availability of the Shrewsbury River Basin, Sea Bright, NJ Feasibility Study and a 30 day review period for the public to submit written comments. With the passage of Public Law 113-2, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013, the Army Corps has been provided […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comments through June 2 on a proposed project for the Piping Plover habitat restoration. According to DNR’s release, this restoration program is set to improve habitat along about 1,700 feet of St. Louis River shoreline near Superior, Wisconsin, in an area owned by the Wisconsin […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County’s Port Everglades is moving forward with a plan to widen and deepen its channels, but there are still several steps to go before construction begins, the Port’s Chief Executive Steven Cernak said last week. Cernak also said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has committed $1.2 million for the immediate next step, […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Evosun Sdn Bhd has just announced that the Maniyafaru land reclamation project in the Republic of Maldives is now successfully completed. Under this $2 million development scheme, funded by private company operating two resorts in the Maldives, Evosun created new land by using more than 380.000 cubic meters of sand. The Maniyafaru land reclamation contract was […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a webinar named ‘Deepwater Horizon 10: A Decade of Restoration’ today. “Join CPRA’s Chief of Engineering, Rudy Simoneaux, for a presentation on CPRA’s efforts to restore our coast since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that occurred on April 20, 2010,” said CPRA in their latest release. […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Portsmouth City Council is currently conducting the repair works on the Bandstand sea defense scheme. This primary coastal defense protects historic buildings and recreational land from flooding and erosion. Norse Commercial Services Ltd. was appointed by the city council to undertake the repairs, with a start date of Monday, 25th February, 2019. It is expected that […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     Texas General Land Office (TGLO) has just released a video about the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study – also known as the Coastal Texas Study – highlighting engineering, economic and environmental analyses on large-scale projects, which may be considered by Congress for authorization and funding. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and New York State have announced the availability of the Draft Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment for the Genesee River and Genesee River Watershed for public review and comment. The Draft Restoration Plan outlines the restoration project categories that have been selected to address injuries to and lost use of […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., L.L.C., Oak Brook, Ill., was awarded a $7,483,325 firm-fixed-price contract on Sept. 29, for repairs to the Shore Protection System at Naval Air Station Oceana, Dam Neck Annex. The work to be performed provides for the repair of the shoreline protection system by dredging sand from offsite location and […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Lee County has started a dredging project around Redfish Point and the Normandy Canal at the Yacht Club Community Park area. A “spoil staging area” has been established to deposit the dredge material from the operation. The project will remove a foot of fill and lower the depths of the channels to 6 feet. The […]

  • 21 July 2010

    Work on the Port of Siuslaw’s turning basin has come to a halt after an accident with the tug and barge earlier this month. On the evening of July 6, a tug was towing the loaded barge to a disposal site outside the Siuslaw River bar when the barge hit a submerged object that tore […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to help Pingxiang municipality in Jiangxi Province tackle long-standing flooding and connectivity problems. The project will fund a set of integrated infrastructure investments that optimize benefits in four main subcenters—Pingxiang in Lianhua; Luxi, and Shangli counties; and Xiangdong District. These include river rehabilitation and […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The shoreline of Kerto Island ‘expanded’ by more than 30 acres after silt from the Rajang riverbed was dredged to fill up the extended line, reports theborneopost.com. 610,000 cubic metres of silt had been dredged in the half-year project. The value of the project was approximately  RM9.698 million. Kerto Island dredging was completed on June […]

  • 13 April 2012

    According to EveningTimes, the dredging operation on the River Clyde is to get underway in Glasgow. This dredging maintenance work will start on Monday at Kelvin Harbour. Work to remove the sediment that is washed down the River Kelvin will be carried out by the plough dredger, Ben Crom, which is operated by Coastworks of […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mayor-President of Baton Rouge, Sharon Weston Broome, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, and Congressman Garret Graves have found a solution to move forward on the East Baton Rouge Flood Risk Reduction Project, they announced earlier this week. The project will dredge, widen and upgrade 66 miles of waterways in the East Baton Rouge Parish critical […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    London Container Terminal in Tilbury last week saw the first of its two panamax ship to shore cranes fully operational. The first of the two cranes boomed down onto the Samskip vessel, the Henrike Schepers, with her cargo of containers for the UK market. Spanish company, Paceco Espana S.A., were awarded the contract for two […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for projects through its Lake Superior Coastal Program. According to DNR, about $450,000 will be available for projects to begin after September 1, 2018. Applications are due Thursday, November 30. Funding for these grants is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, Heidi Heitkamp, has announced that a new bipartisan water infrastructure bill includes a provision to provide federal funding for long-term maintenance and operation costs related to the permanent levee protecting the City of Devils Lake and the surrounding area from flood waters. From 1993 to 2011, Devils Lake rose more than 30 […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced that the work is now underway on a $2.5 million dredging project to boost safety for boaters using Swansea Channel. Mr Humphries said the work would provide a more reliable navigation access through the channel to make […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, state and local elected officials and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the Florida Legislature’s $10-million funding appropriation for the first phase of the Eau Gallie River muck-dredging project with an event on Sept. 19 at Ballard Park in Melbourne. The project calls […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Recently, the port directors Eddy Bruyninckx (Antwerp), Jens Meier (Hamburg) and Hans Smits (Rotterdam) expressed their support in the European Parliament for the further development of a European intermodal transport network. Particularly rail and inland navigation corridors, of which the three ports are the entry as well as the end points of important corridors, are […]

  • 10 July 2013

    After the passage of the “Dredging Assistance Package” in March of this year, Michigan marinas and harbors are moving forward with dredging projects across the state. The package includes numerous policy changes designed to expedite and assist communities and private marinas in funding dredging activities, including: modification of the permitting process, redirecting money from Michigan […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 1,400 properties between Camber and Lydd will benefit as work begins on the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: a […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that work will begin this Saturday, January 4, 2014, on the $18.3 million beach replenishment project from Asbury Park to Avon-by-the-Sea. The federally funded Army Corps of Engineers project will restore beaches in Asbury Park, Ocean Grove, Bradley Beach, and Avon-By-The-Sea to better than pre-Sandy conditions and was […]