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  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australia’s City of Fremantle is moving ahead with construction of temporary coastal protection at Port Beach to protect buildings and facilities from further erosion. The first major storms of the winter season caused significant erosion at the beach earlier this month, undermining sections of footpath and the southern car park and threatening the […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A significant amount of sediment dredged from the San Francisco Bay will be placed at Bay restoration sites this summer to support healthy wetlands, the California State Coastal Conservancy informs.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) maintains federal navigation channels in the Bay for shipping, which require periodic dredging of accumulated sediment. Typically, this […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Towns of Pine Knoll Shores, Emerald Isle, and Indian Beach have applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management Agency (NCEMA) as sub-recipients. “Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completed an initial breach closure on levee L575 near Percival, IA Thursday. This closure stops the inflows through this breach. The contractor will be increasing the width of the closure from a nominal width of 50 feet to a width of 500 feet, reported the Corps. A follow-on contract, […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ New Orleans District and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a series of public meetings to discuss the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project. According to the organizers, meetings will begin with a 30-minute open house, followed by a 30-minute formal presentation, and ending with an open question and answer […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brownsville, Texas, is closer to deepening the Brownsville Ship Channel after receiving a key permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on June 6 to advance the Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project (BIH) to its construction phase. This permit is the latest milestone in the port’s effort to deepen the […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government is set to secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline including a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach thanks to significant funding in the 2019-20 State Budget. The 2019-20 State Budget delivers $52.4 million in funding over four years to improve both metropolitan and regional coasts which act as the state’s […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has awarded a $1.364 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel and harbor areas in Sandusky Harbor during summer 2019. The contract was awarded to Ryba Marine Construction Company, based in Cheboygan, Michigan on June 10, 2019. Under this contract, approximately 324,000 cubic yards […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Flagler County officials reported last week that some of the money saved by bringing the county’s 11.4 mile dunes restoration project in-house will be used as the local match for the Army Corps project in the City of Flagler Beach. “This is very exciting news,” said County Engineer Faith Alkhatib, who received a letter Tuesday […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government has awarded a contract of up to $615,000 for dredging work to maintain boating access into the Coffs Harbor inner areas, the Member for Coffs Harbor Gurmesh Singh said.  According to Mr Singh, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract following a competitive tender by the Department of […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted from the Coos Bay River Mile 12 to 15 in the following weeks, the Port of Coos Bay reported on June 14.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released an Invitation to Bid for the Coos Bay Upriver Clamshell Maintenance Dredging project earlier this year and has contracted […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. Commenting the latest news, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, said: “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and improve our […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, joined Manchester-by-the-Sea Town Administrator Greg Federspiel, Harbormaster Bion Pike, and other local leaders last week to celebrate the re-opening of Morss Pier. Vital repairs to the Pier and adjacent seawall were made possible in 2017 through a $327,000 Seaport Economic Council award that unlocked $100,000 in […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The opening of the newly dredged channel in Neabsco Creek was recently made official with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on a pontoon boat on the creek waters leading to the Potomac River. About a year ago, the U.S. Coast Guard closed the channel to boat traffic because silt and sediment in the channel made […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Joseph S. Saladino, the Supervisor of the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, Long Island, asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to replenish an estimated one million cubic yards of sand washed away from Tobay Beach in a recent storm. Saladino, in a letter to officials at the USACE headquarters in […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District of the Army Corps, as part of its Operations and Maintenance Program, is proposing to perform repairs to the North and Middle Jetties at the entrance channel to Mission Bay, San Diego County, California. Repair work would consist of resetting existing armor stone as needed and the placement of approximately 10,000-20,000 […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $13.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants in Fiscal Year 2020 to enhance and improve public boating access, facilities, and navigation throughout the state. This funding will go toward 58 projects in 16 counties, including grants for statewide projects and emergency needs such as ice-breaking. Projects include […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ St. Paul District contractor Ames Construction, Inc., is preparing to resume construction activities on the diversion inlet structure, near Horace, North Dakota, in mid-June. The diversion inlet structure is a part of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, flood risk management project. The inlet structure phase of the project includes construction of a […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) convened two briefing events for more than 100 congressional staff in Washington, D.C. on June 4, to discuss the importance of the $650 million Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). Coinciding with National Fishing and Boating Week (June 1-9) – an […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has successfully completed repair and maintenance work on the public boat ramp and floating walkway at Half Tide Tug Harbor in Hay Point. The harbor includes a public boat ramp and a floating walkway for recreational vessels up to 7.5m in length. At high tide, the 2.4m […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $1.3 million to the Ohio EPA to continue restoration work at four highly contaminated sites on the Great Lakes and to coordinate the state’s management plan for Lake Erie. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $3.7 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to Ohio […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The California State Coastal Conservancy has received $2 million in grant funding for coastal wetland restoration from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. The grant program annually provides grants of up to $1 million to coastal and Great Lakes states, as well as U.S. territories to protect, restore and […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tidal defenses in Great Yarmouth are set to receive a £40.3 million refurbishment, according to the the Environment Agency latest report. The work will see 46 flood defense walls refurbished at locations across the town using an innovative technique that will extend their lifespan by up to 30 years. It follows on from the initial […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, presented a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives today. Prior to the launch, Van Oord introduced its sustainability program S.E.A. A platform of Sustainable Earth Actions, to advocate successful solutions for facing global challenges. In the white paper, the focus is on […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) 2019 Summit & Expo will be held at the Hilton Chicago on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, Illinois from June 4-7, 2019. This will be the first time in 40 years that WEDA’s Annual meeting will take place in downtown Chicago. The theme for this year’s conference is “Waves of Change: Oceans of Opportunity“, which […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.131 million contract to conduct dredging of the federal navigation channel in Fairport Harbor, Ohio, during the summer of 2019. Luedtke Engineering Co., based in Frankfort, Michigan, won the contract on April 30, 2019. Under this contract, approximately 180,000 cubic yards of sediment material […]