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  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid another visit to the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme in West Sussex, where works have progressed during 2017 ahead of the winter shutdown. This is the third consecutive year that students from the University of Brighton have visited the site. The flood prevention works at Clay’s Lake are […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are coming to an end on the Hill Head seawall promenade, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The last of the concrete for the promenade was poured in early October 2017. The site compound is beginning to clear and final works are being completed, reported ESCP. “The aim of this project is to […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, in partnership with the Chicago Park District is currently implementing an ecosystem restoration project at Horner Park.  The goal of this project is to restore the natural features of the North Branch Chicago River at Horner Park and its riparian zone within the constraints of the current […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Biloxi, MS, said in its latest announcement that the dredging work is currently underway at Point Cadet Marina. This cleanup scheme is part of a $711,000, year-long project that includes deepening of the Sherman L. Canaan Back Bay Fishing Dock, and canals at Hiller Park and three areas north of the bay, […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) yesterday presented an update on the Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense scheme. “Over half of the new sea wall is now complete and we are constructing the remaining sections, including the drainage through the wall from the promenade,” reported ESCP. Despite the hard work to reopen the […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just released the latest update on their beach fill scheme, saying that the Marinex Construction’s cutterhead suction dredger Savannah, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels are expected to arrive in the area during the following days. The dredger will be taken off tow and made ready to start the […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work is progressing well on the Hill Head Seawall Project in Fareham, Hampshire, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) latest project update. ESCP reported that after all 150 meters of the metal sheet piles have been put in the ground, crews will now begin pouring concrete on the site. “The work will run from […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works are progressing well at the Peterhead Harbor deepening project, McLaughlin & Harvey reported today. The company, together with joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster, is carrying out strengthening and deepening of quay walls within the port. The project also includes 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, and demolition works. The harbor […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has announced that it is working on a Hill Head to Portsmouth Harbor Entrance Beach Management Plan (BMP) Study. The River Hamble to Portchester Strategy identified a 10km stretch of coastline in Fareham and Gosport as a key area for beach management. The ESCP has successfully applied to the Environment Agency for […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Diversion Authority has just released a short flyover video of the future site of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project Inlet and Control Structure south of Horace, ND, taken on Monday, July 10, 2017. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $46 million contract on December 6, 2016, to Ames Construction, Inc., […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £14 million beach management scheme moves a step closer to completion in Devon, the Environment Agency reported a few minutes ago. According to the EA, around the clock dredging and recharge works at Dawlish Warren has paid off, with the completion of the recharge of the western end of the beach a month ahead of […]

  • 28 June 2017
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    Works to build a replacement seawall at Hill Head are set to begin in the next couple of days, reports the Fareham Borough Council. The Council approved plans for the new £500,000 seawall earlier in the year to secure the long term future of the sea defenses on the coastline. According to the Council, the replacement […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week, announced the Corps. USACE staff; Gulf South Research Corporation, from Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Ecological Specialists, Inc., from O’Fallon, Missouri, are conducting the biological […]

  • 18 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Diversion Authority has just released an extended flyover video, taken on Friday, June 16, 2017, of the construction work being done at the future site of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Inlet and Control Structure south of Horace, North Dakota. The diversion project includes a 30-mile long diversion channel in North Dakota with upstream […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster is continuing dredging operations in Aberdeenshire under the £50 million Peterhead Inner Harbor Redevelopment Project. The scheme, largest development in the history of the port, was awarded to a joint venture partnership between civil engineering contractor, McLaughlin & Harvey and dredging contractor, Boskalis Westminster. Under the deal, the contractor will carry out strengthening of […]

  • 26 May 2017
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, received $20 million to continue construction of the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Flood Risk Management Project. These funds, released yesterday in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan, will allow the St. Paul District and its partners, the Diversion Authority and the cities of […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and McLaughlin & Harvey has begun dredging at Peterhead Harbor. Overall, the £50 million worth North Harbor development project includes strengthening and deepening of quay walls within the port as well as 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, and demolition works. According to the Peterhead Harbor, […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just released the latest video update from Mispillion Harbor Restoration Project. This new video offers a look at ongoing beach restoration work to restore and protect vital wildlife habitat along the shoreline at Mispillion Harbor on Delaware’s Bayshore east of Milford. “The video tells of crucial […]

  • 23 May 2017
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    The 2017 Avalon beach fill project will finish ahead of schedule and be completed in advance of Memorial Day weekend. According to Avalon Borough, nearly one million cubic yards of sand has been placed on the north Avalon beachfront in advance of Memorial Day weekend, and hurricane season which begins on June 1st. This $7.9 […]

  • 16 May 2017
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    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) has been working steadily over the last week to complete the Morehead City Harbor beach nourishment project. The Carteret County (NC) reported yesterday that the second nourishment reach extending from Oceanana Fishing Pier westward to the Circle in Atlantic Beach was completed over the past weekend. “The pipes […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has completed the previously announced study into the costs of its head office organization, which will target total cost savings of EUR 30-35 million – resulting in the loss of around 230 jobs. This restructuring is part of the Corporate Business Plan 2017-2019 which Boskalis presented at the start of the year and will be […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District councilors have given the go ahead for the production of a beach management plan for Seaton. “A preferred supplier – CH2M – has already been identified, following a rigorous and competitive tender process,” the official press release stated. CH2M are coastal flooding experts who have already produced over 20 Beach Management Plans […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners has agreed to bear 50% of the cost of the upcoming Nags Head Beach Nourishment project. Following a presentation from Nags Head Mayor Bob Edwards and Manager Cliff Ogburn, the Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to pay for half – up to $13 million – of the nourishment costs. According to the Dare […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is making good progress with the Morehead City Harbor beach nourishment project. According to the Carteret County (NC), dredging and nourishment continues with the slurry discharge point now located near Greenville Ave. GLDD started the Morehead City Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project with concurrent beach nourishment on Friday, March 24th 2017. […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Good progress continues to be made towards constructing a flood protection scheme for Hawick, the Scottish Borders Council just announced. The scheme is currently in its outline design phase, which aims to prove that a flood protection scheme is feasible and can be delivered within the town. “If the scheme is successful through the statutory […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority are inviting the public to a 1997 Flood Commemoration and Groundbreaking Ceremony at 1 p.m., today at the future site of the diversion project’s inlet control structure. The ceremony will take place outdoors near the intersection of County Roads […]