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  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun work to maintain and replace 25 meters of sandstone cladding on the Frankwell flood defenses in Shrewsbury. The existing flood defenses consist of a flood wall that has a strong concrete core. The work being carried out is replacing the sandstone cladding that covers the main part of the wall, that […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Beaufort, NC, will host a public meeting today from 6-7:30 p.m. at the NOAA Beaufort Lab Auditorium, 101 Pivers Island Rd, Beaufort. According to the official announcement, the purpose of this meeting is to share information about safety and environmental problems in Taylor’s Creek and to get feedback from Town of Beaufort […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director, Gary Nelson, last week participated in the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources roundtable discussion, named ‘America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act, Part II’ in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representing the Association of American Port Authorities (AAPA) as the North Pacific Caucus Chair, Mr. […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The first sod has today been turned on the construction of the new runway as part of the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project, the Sunshine Coast Council informs.  Sunshine Coast Mayor, Mark Jamieson, was joined by Federal Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP, State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson MP, and representatives of the John Holland […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton has sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James asking to include critical operation and maintenance funding for dredging of harbors in Southwest Michigan. As the U.S. Army Corps has already provided robust funding for commercial harbors such as St. Joseph Harbor for its dredging in […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just released the latest update on the gas pipeline accident near Port O’Connor, TX, saying that a Unified Command consisting of Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office and RLB Contracting Inc., continues to carry out all necessary activities in response to this incident. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders received […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An emergency dredging operation in the Moriches Inlet is just one step away from becoming a reality, according to the yesterday’s announcement made by Congressman Lee Zeldin. The Congressman announced that the Commander of the U.S. Army Corps New York District, Colonel Thomas Asbery, has received the needed Emergency Declaration from the Army Corps North Atlantic Division […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion this week on challenges states and communities face in rebuilding and determining possible solutions to address America’s water infrastructure needs.  The meeting is set to take place on Friday, April 20th, in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representatives from public and private stakeholder groups […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and Prince George’s County are hosting a public meeting April 19 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Bladensburg Elementary School to present on and discuss levee systems in the county.  According to the Corps, the purpose of this meeting is to improve the public’s understanding of the […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is scheduled to conclude this month, weather pending, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports.  Work has been completed from Pope Road to the St. Augustine Beach pier and sand placement from the pier to 15th to 9th Streets is currently underway. Pope Road is an equipment staging […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Coastal Program, a Division of the Maine Department of Marine Resources has announced the release of the Program Statement for the FY19 Shore and Harbor Planning Grant Program. According to the official statement, funding from this program can be used for municipal/regional projects in Maine’s Coastal Zone that fall under one of the […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Teignmouth last week hosted Anne Marie Morris, MP for Newton Abbot, for an exclusive tour of the port to find out more about its history and operations. During the visit, the local MP was given a presentation by the Port Manager, Alex Chinchen on how port facilities and safety procedures have evolved […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norse Commercial Services Ltd. has been appointed by Fareham Borough Council to undertake the repair of the Cador Drive Seawall, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, the coastal flood and erosion defense repair works are due to begin along a section of Cador Drive Seawall in the week starting 23rd April […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Russian Government has submitted its report on the development of inland water transport and maritime activities over the recent 6 years. According to the report published on the PortNews website, the capacity of transshipment facilities at seaports has increased by 24.4% to 1,053.3 million tonnes. Intense seaport infrastructure development projects are underway in Murmansk, […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, today presented a couple of photos of the Morehead City dredging operations. The standby dredge vessel McFarland, owned and operated by the Army Corps Philadelphia District, is putting finishing touches to the works. According to USACE, the McFarland is nearly finished with its project in the Morehead City shipping channel. […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they received 94 proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. Section 1122 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to carry out 10 projects for the […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) said in their latest release that inclement weather has significantly impacted the restoration of the navigational channel into the Boyne River, resulting in delays in the delivery of the project. Since material removal work began in mid-February, weather has prevented activity on 28 days, with wind gusts of up to 70km/h […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has taken delivery of its first 22 specialist Earthworks machines valued at £3.2 million, and is ready to deliver its own in house Earthworks capability. This first tranche of specialist Earthworks plant forms part Balfour Beatty’s wider £9.6m owned plant investment program in 2018. Andy Ormerod, Balfour Beatty’s Managing […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The City of San Diego last week released a video of the Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project. According to the City, the dredging program will cover approximately 64 acres within Mission Bay, resulting in an estimated 122,000 to 220,850 cubic yards of dredged material. Dredging will redistribute mud and sand from the bottom of […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Skippers will find it easier to navigate waters at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor following the recent completion of maintenance dredging by the Department of Transport (DoT) ahead of schedule and under budget. According to DoT A/Director Maritime Planning Donna West, around $270,000 had been spent in order to remove 5,000 cubic meters of sediment from […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (NRD) and the City of Lincoln, will hold an open house on Wednesday, March 28, regarding the Deadmans Run flood risk management study. The meeting will take place from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) Center […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Earlcoate Construction Ltd. has begun works to repair deteriorating sea defense structures at West Beach, Hayling Island. The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reported recently that following the winter storms, coastal monitoring of the sea defenses identified the deteriorating condition of the groynes. “Five badly exposed and isolated timber groynes have now become serious health and safety […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has once again called on the Army Corps to undertake an immediate emergency dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway, Moriches Inlet, and Moriches Bay. Following his previous letter (February 17) to Colonel Thomas D. Asbery, Commander New York District, Congressman Zeldin has sent another one, calling for the emergency dredging of the waterways. “After […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Waitangi Wharf on Rēkohu/Chatham Islands/Wharekauri was officially opened by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today. According to Minister Martin,“This $52 million wharf upgrade is very significant for the Chatham Islands community, which relies on shipping for essential resources, like diesel for the electricity grid and fuel for air services.” “The increased operating capacity […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on site on a £2.5 million project which will help protect around 100 homes and businesses in a South Tyneside community from flooding. Monkton flood alleviation scheme will also see a section of the Bede Burn running underground opened up – known as ‘daylighting’ – and green space created for the community […]