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  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife (VDFW) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with placing fill and dredging at a state fishing access area in South Hero, Vermont. The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Braddock Bay, Greece (NY) is undergoing a restoration project that involves dredging portions of the bay and the construction of the barrier beach. Ongoing barrier beach construction works at the bay are in full swing now and will be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. Braddock Bay is located on the shore of Lake Ontario […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District is seeking public input on a Virginia Beach City Government proposal to mechanically dredge a Saw Pen Point neighborhood tributary to provide residents with navigation access.  The Schilling Point SSD project is located in a tributary to the Lynnhaven River’s Western Branch, adjacent to the Saw Pen […]

  • 10 February 2012

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers has increased its funding by $2.4 million, bringing to $7.7 million the federal allocation to support a major dredging project in Marina del Rey. Through this project, the Army Corps of Engineers, the County’s Department of Beaches and Harbors, and the Port of Long Beach are collaborating to […]

  • 6 August 2013

    A Canadian film crew from the Discovery Channel toured ongoing construction at Long Beach Island, N.J. The Dredge Liberty Island is a hopper dredge owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. The Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District is managing work to restore the previously built sections of the Long Beach Island […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has secured $1.9 million for the dredging of Lake Montauk Harbor in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps of Engineers Work plan. “Lake Montauk is a critical waterway for our local fishing and recreational boating industries and the Long Islanders whose livelihoods rely on our coastal economy. Ensuring the proper maintenance of this […]

  • 4 April 2011

    To examine the mile-long interconnecting sea walls along Winthrop Beach, one has to traverse a handicapped-access ramp that was sheared in…   By Steven A. Rosenberg (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, April 4, 2011    

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of a nearly $8 million contract awarded on October 6, 2015 to Wesson Group LLC, Johnstown, NY, construction has begun of the barrier beach at the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project in Greece, NY. Construction of the barrier beach is scheduled to be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. This […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    16.273 scientists from 113 countries where present at EGU General Assembly 2019 in Vienna in the beginning of April, The Interreg North Sea Region Program said in its latest release.  In the session “Natural hazards and climate change impacts in coastal areas”, results from the Building with Nature project were introduced. During the event, Simon […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Tim Bishop urged the Army Corps of Engineers to immediately approve and begin work on emergency stabilization projects at Fire Island dunes and downtown Montauk for hurricane protection, flood control and beach nourishment. The stabilization projects, which are part of the larger New York Fire Island […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 3rd of October, under the witness of consultant firm and clients’ representatives, the installation of the first longitudinal beam of Nacala Coal Terminal Project in Mozambique was successfully completed. This prefabricated longitudinal beam is 19.2 meters long and weighs 50.8 tons. It took about an hour to complete the installation, marking the official start […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a contract by the Port of Rotterdam Authority to build quay walls and a jetty, as well as to execute related activities for the construction of a new tank terminal in the port. The contract, won in a consortium with Van Hattum en Blankevoort (Royal VolkerWessels) and TBI subsidiary Mobilis, is […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    After a long career of nearly 40 years COO P.H.G. (Peter) de Ridder will be leaving Van Oord to retire on 1 January 2013. The Supervisory Board of Van Oord has, in consultation with the Executive Board, decided to strengthen the Executive Board with two Van Oord members. J.B.E.M. (Joep) Athmer (57) and C.A. (Niels) […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the November 2016 earthquake, the Hurunui District Council commissioned Kirk Roberts Consulting to undertake an assessment of the extent of cliff instability in the Motunau Beach area. The council’s Regulatory Committee has today received this report. The assessment has found that while the November 2016 earthquake sequence has had some short term impact on […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia yesterday announced plans for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to collaborate on a series of initiatives designed to meet the changing dynamics of seaborne trade and the impacts of those changes on cargo flow through the nation’s largest trade gateway. The […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airport Authority is planning to expand Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) into a three-runway system to meet its long-term air traffic demand. The project, which is estimated to cost $141.5 billion, will require the reclamation of 650 hectares of land and construction is expected to start next year. After its expansion into a three-runway system, […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Fort Monroe Authority, has installed a new tide gauge station at Fort Monroe to help emergency planners protect the shorelines in the Hampton Roads region. Tide gauges provide real-time water levels and local meteorology data in areas that are susceptible to the effects of storm-tide flooding. The […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With an aim to promote waterway transportation in the city, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to invest around $90 million in two river dredging projects. According to the local media, the People’s Committee recently approved two river dredging projects in District 9 that will improve the capacity of its waterways to transport […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council announced yesterday that a Community Liaison Group has been formed in order to seek a long-term solution to the worsening erosion of Stockton Beach. According to Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, the Stockton Community Liaison Group, made up of residents from the suburb, will provide valuable input into the Stockton component of a Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 15 May 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, to a depth of more than 14 feet. The channel, approximately 2.3 miles long, separates Point Lookout and Jones Beach State Park on Long […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The government’s plan to dredge the Koh Kaew Canal, connecting Royal Phuket Marina and Boat Lagoon Marina to Phang Nga Bay, will not begin until 2022, reports the Phuket News. The announcement came from the senior official in charge of the regional channel development during recent inspection of the canal. According to the report, Thada […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sedimentation is reducing the capacity of the Nurek reservoir in Tajikistan, threatening the long term viability of a nationally important hydropower operation. HR Wallingford is leading a project to analyse, map and model the scale of the sedimentation, in order to help the national power company, Barqi Tojik, develop their long term management strategy for the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Polegate MP Maria Caulfield is calling on the Environment Agency to dredge the River Cuckmere – or appoint someone who will do it. Caulfield said in her latest announcement that she met with representatives of the body recently to urge them to dredge the river, but they refused. According to her statement, the Pevensey & […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta said he believes the river dredging project and the replacement of the Sarah Mildred Long Bridge are crucial to sustaining New Hampshire’s economic health. The Port of New Hampshire is currently suited for ships up to 600 feet long and 108 feet wide, but U.S. Congressman stressed that the Panama Canal […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Mayor, Jay A. Gillian, will hold a town hall meeting on the bay and lagoon dredging plans at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center. During this meeting, representatives from ACT Engineers – a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies […]