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  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines in the city of Spokane Valley will open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology on April 20. Spokane Valley’s proposed shoreline program will guide construction, development and maintenance activities on shorelines of Shelly Lake and the Spokane River within the city limits. A portion of the shoreline managed […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral was the site for a conference that outlined plans to renourish Brevard County beaches as part of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The pre-construction meeting was organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the lead coordinator to provide details of the $17.4 million dollar project, which is expected to get […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Entiat’s recently updated shoreline master program. The locally-tailored updates will guide construction and development on about four miles of the city’s shoreline along the Entiat and Columbia rivers. Entiat’s shoreline program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserves appropriate areas for […]

  • 11 April 2012

      Abigroup has been awarded Contractor of the Year at the prestigious International Erosion Control Association’s (IECA) annual awards event held in Las Vegas. In addition Abigroup’s Banora Point Upgrade Alliance (BPUA) has won the Environmental Achievement Award at the same event. The Contractor of the Year Award recognises those contractors who demonstrate excellence in […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Congressman Visclosky announced the release of a Letter of Map Revision from the Federal Emergency Management Agency which affects the areas of Hammond and Munster currently within the floodplain as requested. The LOMR revises the Flood Insurance Study Report and Flood Insurance Rate Map for the affected local communities, providing additional flood protection and reducing […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Phase 1 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston and Brookline, Mass., will be constructed under the terms of a $30,961,340.00 contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Charter Environmental of Boston, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Water Institute of the Gulf and Deltares USA Inc. have signed a memorandum of agreement to partner on research related to water management projects, coastal modeling applications and international projects. The agreement does not create a financial relationship. Rather, it specifies both organizations’ commitment to collaborate on opportunities that are mutually beneficial and that […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s TRICO approach has been selected for a pilot scheme investigating flood management for the 10,000 home Garden Town planned for Wisbech. The pilot project also received the backing of the Dutch government with a 55,000EUR grant from their Partners for Water program which funds innovative water projects around the world. Developed in partnership […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, we are bringing you part two of the video that documents the delivery and assembly of two Hitachi Construction Machinery EX-1900-6 BH Excavators to Qatar for the New Port Project. Watch on-site interviews with Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE Excavator Product Support Deputy General Manager Mr. Ramzi Tumallah, Gulf Earth Moving Project Manager […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, officials have extended the advertisement for bid invitations for emergency dredging near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River with bidders now having until June 12, 2018. The Corps contracting officers posted the announcement amendment on May 24, 2018 at Federal Business Opportunities website. “Many contractors […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Nearly 200 environmental experts came together to discuss the role of ports, terminal operators and shipping companies in working towards sustainable operations. The 7th edition of Congress was held the first week of October 2012 in Marseille, the former ancient Greek merchant port and one of the biggest port cities on the Mediterranean Sea. The […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), in cooperation with the Coastal Zone Foundation, recently announced the Call for Abstracts for its 2018 National Coastal Conference. The event will take place from October 30 – November 2 at the Galveston Island Convention Center, Galveston Island, TX. The theme of the 2018 conference is “Resilient […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new program to manage river and lake shorelines in Cowlitz County is available for public review and comment through May 4, the Washington Department of Ecology just announced. Comments will help in the decision whether to approve the county’s update as written or request changes, Ecology said. Once approved by Ecology, they become part of the […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Stantec and Jacobs, operating as the Galveston Coastal Services Joint Venture, has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to design a 26.7-mile-long levee and floodwall system along the coastline near Galveston, Texas. The eight-year, $1.9 billion construction effort, known as the Orange County Coastal Storm Risk Management (Orange), will increase […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Point Judith Harbor east jetty in Narragansett, Rhode Island, will be repaired under the terms of a $627,000.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Atlantic Support Installations, Inc., of Hopedale, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on or about Feb. 15, 2014 […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Green Harbor East and West jetties in Marshfield, Mass., will be repaired under the terms of a $1,177,400.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Atlantic Support Installations, Inc., of Hopedale, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in late May or early June […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Medmerry managed realignment in West Sussex, the UK’s largest manmade coastal habitat flood scheme, has won ‘The Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award’ and ‘Civil Engineering Project of the Year’ in the 2014 British Construction Industry Awards. The only UK project to win two awards, Medmerry protects 348 properties, two holiday parks, a water treatment […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr Bruce Tomlinson has been appointed as Chief Executive of HR Wallingford. He joins HR Wallingford from UK-based Fugro EMU, a marine survey and consultancy, where he was Managing Director. With more than 25 years’ experience in the maritime industry, Bruce brings high level strategic business experience to HR Wallingford as well as a wealth […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland, Western Australia, will host a community engagement session on October 20 at Colin Matheson Pavilion, Corney Street, to discuss the town’s draft on the Coastal Hazard Risk Management and Adaptation Planning (CHRMAP). Coastal engineers, planners and town representatives will be on hand to discuss the information in person. According to the […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will invest more than $750,000 towards protecting vulnerable coastal areas across Western Australia, the Government of Western Australia just announced.  The funding will be provided to coastal managers such as local government authorities as part of the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) Grant scheme. A total of 10 projects across the State […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Investing in ‘green infrastructure’ like restoring floodplains or wetlands to bolster flood prevention not only generates more environmental and socio-economic benefits, especially in the long term, but also lowers the amount of financial investment needed to defend against damaging floods. This is the conclusion of a new European Environment Agency (EEA) report published yesterday, which […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Blackwater River flood risk management project in Salisbury, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $4.4 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Palmer Federal Constructors, Inc. of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The scheme is scheduled to start in early 2016 […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA-UK technical seminar on “Delivering Connectivity – the role of dredging in major infrastructure projects” starts tomorrow (December 1st) at the Institution of Civil Engineers London office. In countries around the world dredging plant is playing an essential role in the delivery of major infrastructure schemes that enhance connectivity at national to global scales. For the December […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scottish Government Minister for Local Government and Planning, Derek Mackay yesterday visited the 53 hectare Westway Park in Renfrew, to inspect progress at a £1.3 million dock development project. The project was one of the first locations in the country to receive funding from the Scottish Government’s National Renewable Infrastructure Fund (N-RIF), managed by Scottish […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, is participating Europort 2017 exhibition for maritime technology, taking place from November 7-10 in Ahoy, Rotterdam (Booth No. 8312). Andrew Yu, managing director, Kevin Mei, sales manager, Nancy Qiu, sales, RH. Cao, plant manager, will […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Repairs to the Bridgeport Harbor east and west breakwaters in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and the New Haven Harbor east, middle and west breakwaters in New Haven, Connecticut, will be completed under the terms of around $7.5 million contract awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Mohawk […]