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  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk is inviting people living in Hunstanton to have their say on a new coastal management plan for the resort. According to the official announcement, a Coastal Management Plan (CMP) is a plan for managing a beach at a local level for the purposes of Flood and […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Plans for Burry Port Harbor are to be showcased at an open day next month, from 1-7 pm, on Wednesday, February 7, at Burry Port’s Memorial Hall. It comes after marina specialists, The Marine Group, were granted a long term lease for the running and development of the 450-berth harbor following a decision by the […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Piscataquis County Commissioners are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with stabilizing Williamsburg Road Bridge in Williamsburg Township, Maine. The applicant proposes to place temporary and permanent fill material below the ordinary high water line of Whetstone Brook in […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan satisfied a longstanding requirement by UNESCO. “This has been a collaborative […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Sidmouth Beach Management Scheme Steering Group met on 22 August for an update on the project’s progress, as well as a review of the rigorous data gathering and analysis carried out to identify ways of protecting the town from coastal flooding and slowing down the rate of erosion on East Beach. Following […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) released its draft Annual Plan Fiscal Year 2020 to the public two day ago at its monthly board meeting in Baton Rouge. The Annual Plan is the document by which the CPRA details how it aims to implement the vision of the Coastal Master Plan in the […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group at its recent meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon took a major decision to develop a plan for a strategic maintenance program on the River Shannon. Programmed maintenance works have not been carried out on the Shannon for a significant period of time and silt and vegetation has built up […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    “Europa Platform: an opportunity of investment in the Mediterranean sea logistic” was the title of the yesterday’s conference aimed at presenting the Port of Livorno expansion project. The event introduced the project to the European Commission, European Port Associations, European Community Shipowner’s Association, Federation of EU Private Port Operators, other private parties and informed potential investors […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Portland District, is inviting public comments on a proposal submitted by the Port Warren Moorage Association to dredge up to 1,000 cubic yards of accumulated sand and silt from the Skipanon River at the Port Warren Condominiums Moorage. The dredge area measures approximately 0.8 acres with a depth ranging from 0.5 to 2 feet, depending […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is planning to invest $6.5 million this year in the land, water, wildlife and boating safety in the Te Awanui Tauranga Harbor area. At a Regional Direction and Delivery Committee meeting held last Thursday, Councillors approved an operational plan that outlines what work Regional Council will lead in and around Te […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    United States Coast Guard (USCG) has introduced a plan for the Eatons Neck maintenance dredging program. “The Contractor shall provide all labor, material, equipment, supervision, transportation and disposal necessary to perform maintenance dredging (by mechanical means) of the entrance channel at the mooring basin of CG Station Eatons Neck (Suffolk County),” announced fbo.gov. All dredging and disposal […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Emily Lloyd yesterday released the 2014 update to the Jamaica Bay Watershed Protection Plan. The plan, first issued in 2007, focuses on water quality improvements, ecological restoration and enhancing valuable natural resources. The update outlines the numerous initiatives DEP has undertaken, along with state and federal partner […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has received an application for a Department of the Army permit for a maintenance dredging work to restore water depths in navigable waters in the Village of Islamorada, Florida. The applicant – Village of Islamorada – seeks authorization to maintenance dredge a total of 11,380.60 cubic yards […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, USACE Los Angeles District commander, and David Van Dorpe, deputy project manager, met with U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert, 42nd Congressional District, California, earlier this week to discuss the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project. Representatives with the Riverside County Flood Control District also attended the meeting, held at the Temecula […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, has announced the release of the Draft Feasibility Report for the North Shore of Long Island, Asharoken, Suffolk County, NY, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. With passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The USACE Buffalo District has released documents that have been submitted to the Ohio EPA, requesting a Clean Water Act Section 401 water quality certification for open lake placement of dredged sediment from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. According to the open letter to Lake Erie Stakeholders, USACE is planning to dredge 225,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Public consultation for the Bundaberg flood protection study is now open with the Queensland Government encouraging the Bundaberg local community to participate. The Bundaberg flood protection study is a vital component of the Queensland Government’s commitment to develop a 10-year action plan for flood mitigation works in the Bundaberg region. The study will build on […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a plan to remove the half-tide weir on the River Wandle at Wandsworth with the main goal to allow the tidal river to return to its natural state to support biodiversity in central London. Funding for the project is being provided by Tideway, the company responsible for delivering the Thames Tideway […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Sacramento District, Central Valley Flood Protection Board and the California Department of Water Resources will host public scoping meetings November 3rd and 9th to begin identifying flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration opportunities along the Sacramento River.   The meetings will provide a brief overview of the study purpose, National Environmental Policy Act/California […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Robert DeSalvio of Wynn, MA, is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to impact waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and placing fill material in the Mystic River in Everett, Mass. The proposed work involves the mechanical dredging of 19,620 cubic yards of material from a 78,045-square-foot area below the […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Planning and Environmental Center and the Tulsa District, in coordination with the Waurika Lake Master Conservancy District (WLMCD), have assessed the environmental impacts associated with the proposed maintenance dredging of the WLMCD water intake channel in Waurika Lake, Cotton, Stephens, and Jefferson Counties, Oklahoma.  Proposed activities include pumping […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first joint workshop was organised in Dhaka recently to identify possible measures for the Bangladesh delta plan. It resulted in a series of measures to limit flooding, improve river and coastal management, and prevent water shortages. This was the first important step in the development of an adaptive delta plan for Bangladesh that is […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing streambank protection project to stabilize some 300 feet of riverbank along the Chelsea River in East Boston, Mass. Continued long-term erosion of the riverbank will continue to endanger other areas at this site that are subject to tides. The need for the project is to […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over EUR 117 million has been allocated to 39 key transport projects by the EU, aimed at filling the gaps in missing connections across the continent while at the same time keeping a strong focus on sustainable transport modes.  The projects, supported through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), among other things, are dedicated to upgrading […]