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  • 28 May 2020
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  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these amazing photos from the Delaware coastal protection project. The hopper dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island, owned and operated by the contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are busy pumping more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beaches of Dewey Beach […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D., last month attended the signing of a contract for a €23.5 million, 216m long quay development project and associated works on Dinish Island, Castletownbere. Commenting the signing of the document with contractor L&M Keating Ltd, Minister Creed said: “This is a very significant investment […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 14 April 2010

    PLUM ISLAND — The Army Corps of Engineers has again postponed the date for contractors to bid on a project to replenish beaches in Newbury and Salisbury… [mappress] Source:newburyportnews,April 14,2010;

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  • 14 August 2012

    Abu Dhabi (EAD) has succeeded in protecting approximately 60,000 square metres of mangroves on Al Reem Island after learning of a developer’s attempt to clear the area in order to widen the Island’s northern channel. The incident was discovered by EAD’s inspectors who were making a routine visit to the site. Reports show that the […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander has received funding approval from Georgia Sea Grant for a two-year study to collect and analyze new, high-resolution data to identify the sand resources available near the Georgia coast. “Sand resources are needed to rebuild beach and dune systems to provide the same or better […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Col. David Caldwell of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, announced yesterday the completion of the Sea Gate Reach of the Coney Island Shore Protection Project. The $28 million project will increase resiliency and reduce the risks coastal storms pose to residents and businesses on Coney Island. It will also prevent sand […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Dauphin Island said that a public meeting about the Alabama Barrier Island Restoration Assessment (ABIRA) will be held today at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Shelby Auditorium. This project is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the State of Alabama funded by the […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a joint state-federal effort to address coastal erosion and improve coastal resilience on Fire Island in the Town of Islip. “This project will strengthen Fire Island’s natural defense to protect its coastline and keep residents safer and better prepared for the next extreme weather event,” Governor Cuomo said. Suffolk […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms. While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after the storm, a new U.S. Geological Survey study released today is the first to quantify the […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has attended the ceremony to mark the completion of a land reclamation project in Muli Island of Mulaku Atoll.   According to an official announcement from the Maldives Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure, the ceremony was held yesterday at the harbor area of Muli Island. During the ceremony, […]

  • 28 September 2011

    A short-term plan to dredge Hilton Head Island’s Harbour Town Yacht Basin has been derailed. The board of directors of the Calibogue Cay …   By TOM BARTON (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, September 28, 2011;  

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Virgin Islands has just announced that the Cane Garden Bay Revetment project is now officially underway. Although construction works on the project began on March 30, government representatives together with the contractor, Smith Warner International, launched the project with the symbolic splash of the first rock on Tuesday, April 11. The […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is progressing on the Portsmouth City Council North Portsea Island Phase 4 scheme, informs the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, before the contractor Mackley starts work on the defences next to the coastal path, a section of the coastal path will be temporarily closed from 1st July 2020. The fourth of […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) yesterday announced the award of $6.8 million in matching grants for 33 projects, spread across the state, to mitigate water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding, and strengthen Rhode Island’s climate resilience. The grants are made possible through funding from the Narragansett Bay and Watershed […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Freeport of Riga ambitious Krievu Island project will be officially commissioned today, November 16 at 14:00 EET, in Latvia. Built under the framework of “Development of Infrastructure on Krievu Island for the Transfer of Port Activities from the City Centre” – the €133.65 million project represents one of the largest infrastructure projects in the country. Four dry bulk […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The $18.7 million Queen Bess Island restoration project is now officially complete – making the Brown Pelican habitat ready for the 2020 nesting season. Standing on the shore of a remote island in Louisiana’s Barataria Basin, Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday declared the newly-restored island officially reopened for nesting. “Before we started this restoration last […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work has been ongoing since December 1 along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot scheme, State of Rhode Island official website said in its latest project update. The contractor, Patriot Marine, has been dredging down near Sedge Island. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    There are signs that a beach renourishment project at South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is set to begin soon, WMBF News reports. On September 27, the Pawleys Island Police Department posted the photos of a tugboat maneuvering a massive pipe in the south end, in order to prepare it for the beach renourishment project. During their […]