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  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work to rebuild eroded sand dunes along Semaphore Beach and stabilize the area with vegetation is officially underway, Government of South Australia reports.  The Government’s Department for Environment and Water (DEW) has been working closely with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and community representatives on how to best manage the area with a recent […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open a solicitation of bids for the West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) Dune Road Project. According to the Congressman Lee Zeldin, the project will include the placement of approximately 600,000 to 800,000 cubic yards of sand to restore this area to its 2005 […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    It’s been seven years since the Army Corps’ New York District began its mission in response to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of $91 million for coastal protection, emergency repair and maintenance dredging works. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these important coastal protection, emergency repair and maintenance dredging awards for our Company which complement the current portfolio of large port […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Representative, Chris Smith, has announced that progress has been made on restoring the beaches in Point Pleasant Beach Borough, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signaling it is planning to return to address recent erosion caused by severe weather over the past week. “Good beaches are essential to a successful local economy, […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design is now complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports.  The project placed roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Lido Beach emergency renourishment project are progressing well and on schedule, according to the City of Sarasota. The contractor for the City, Coastal Dredging Corp., will move approximately 185,000 cubic yards of sand to renourish the beach, restoring the shoreline and dunes and protecting public property and infrastructure. Now over two months into the project, the […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Pumping and dredging works have begun for the Lido Beach emergency renourishment project, the City of Sarasota, FL, said in its latest announcement.  The work will be proceeding from the north end of the public beach area to the south over the next 90 days, according to the update. The emergency renourishment program, conducted […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Sarasota (FL) announced yesterday that the crews have begun staging equipment at Lido Beach in preparation for an emergency renourishment project that is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend. The contractor for the City’s short-term project, Coastal Dredging Corp., will spend the next few days laying pipe and bringing in […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam yesterday announced the Commonwealth of Virginia sought and received authorization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the Commonwealth’s partnership with the agency through the Virginia Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program in perpetuity. Through a “transmittal letter,” Governor Northam replaces the need for Executive Orders that each new governor […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. USACE awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. The construction will place roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister, Iain Rankin, launched public consultations on future coastal protection legislation earlier this week, June 26. Commenting the latest announcement, Mr Rankin said: “Nova Scotia is leading the way in fighting climate change. We’ve increased our sources of renewable energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and we’re developing a cap and trade program […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, Justin Callahan, discussed the importance of the coastal storm risk management project at Ocean City, Maryland, yesterday at an event with senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with other local officials. The Corps anticipates awarding a contract for beach renourishment, important to […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest release that Duval County beach goers are now enjoying a newly engineered beach that improves the area’s resiliency to wave action and reduces risk to infrastructure. Contractors completed the dredge work last week, achieving the goal of restoring protection features prior to hurricane […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since Hurricane Sandy pounded the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked diligently, together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, to complete construction on more than 106 authorized and funded coastal storm damage risk reduction projects.     Extending from Maine to Virginia, the efforts of the […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has invited public input on the Jeorse Park Beach Section 506 Great Lakes Fishery & Ecosystem Restoration Study Draft Detailed Project Report & Integrated Environmental Assessment. Jeorse Park Beach, owned and operated by the City of East Chicago, is located along the Lake Michigan shoreline just southeast of Indiana […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his weekly address that the north end beach replenishment project is progressing nicely and, weather permitting, will be finished before Christmas. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company has rebuilt the dunes in the 5th Street area and is pumping sand in the area of the Music Pier now. The […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is helping to restore one of Louisiana’s key barrier islands. An agreement signed between the state and BOEM will allow the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana to use Federal offshore sand to restore the beach, dunes and marsh habitats at Caillou Lake Headlands, also known as […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the wake of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, many areas of the New York and New Jersey coastline suffered severe erosion, leaving scores of coastal communities vulnerable to future storms and flooding. But a great deal of work by the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with federal, state and local sponsors, […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Patrick Administration yesterday announced $1.5 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and non-structural approaches, continuing Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness. Grants were awarded to Chilmark, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salem, Save Popponesset Bay, Inc., Scituate and Westport. “With these grants, […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA together with its partners have announced the signing of a formal Record of Decision to implement a Gulf restoration plan. The 44 projects, approved by the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees and totaling an estimated $627 million, will restore barrier islands, shorelines, dunes, underwater grasses and oyster beds. This announcement marks the largest […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant challenges often require a team effort. Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of them. A group of professionals from the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently joined 200+ scientists, engineers, academics and restoration professionals at a major symposium in Manhattan discussing progress restoring the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary and initiatives to […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction work to restore the beach and dunes protecting NASA’s Wallops Island Flight Facility damaged by super storm Sandy began on July 18. Dredges from New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, Inc. are on-site, pumping sand from an off-shore borrow site and placing the sand along the beach restoring berm and dune elevations to levels that will […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rhode Island’s Congressional delegation today joined with Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to announce $193,090 in federal funding to make the state’s coastline more resilient to future storms and rising sea levels. The funds were made available through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Patrick Administration announced nearly $1.3 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. The funding for this  first ever round of Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Pilot Grants was made available through Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Patrick Administration announced a grant program to reduce or eliminate risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. These grants, available to cities, towns and nonprofit groups, are part of the Patrick Administration’s $50 million investment in climate change initiatives. “As we face the […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    With funds from the Sandy Relief Act signed into law, the US Army Corps of Engineers is restoring and will complete an existing dune and berm project put in place before Hurricane Sandy hit the New Jersey coast. Crews are busy placing millions of cubic yards of sand as part of the Corps efforts to […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Delray Beach has placed a lot of sand at the north end of the City’s beach as part of the City’s Emergency Dune/Beach Restoration Project. This project is intended to assist in restoring the erosion-damaged areas along our shoreline that resulted from Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. This emergency project, which occurred […]