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  • 3 February 2012

    Yesterday at 3:50 pm the Dredge Vessel “ Dodge Island” arrived in Jamaica Bay with a hold full of clean sand, that had been obtained from the open ocean Ambrose channel approach area off the coast of Rockaway, and hooked up to the Pumping Barge that is currently located in Jamaica Bay just off of […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, RSPB and Natural England are working together to adapt approximately 150 hectares of the Moors at Arne into a diverse wetland habitat. With the sea level rising, important habitat for wildlife along the coast will be lost over the next 30 years. This “coastal squeeze”, where rising waters press against essential fixed […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has announced that Wildwood and North Wildwood will receive a total of nearly $22 million in grants for projects that will make them more resilient to flooding and storms as part of the state’s overall goal of providing robust protections to coastal areas. The Administration initiated the grant program as a result […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Changes in rainfall and temperature are predicted to transform wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world within the century, a new study from the USGS and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley concludes. Such changes are expected to affect the plant communities found in coastal wetlands. For example, some salt marshes […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The eighth ICE Coastal Management conference, which was held recently in Amsterdam, brought together 220 engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from over thirty countries across the world. The main focus of the event was on current issues, research and practical applications. Over 60 speakers from 27 different countries presented their papers, including notable presentations from Jan-Hendrik Dronkers, Director […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The improvements at Colorado Lagoon will continue this week with a new phase to create additional ecological resources for aquatic life as well as birds. “The Colorado Lagoon is a huge success story,” said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia. “We have greatly improved the water quality, and we are continuing to restore it as a unique natural […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Marine science and coastal studies experts from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the various ways they are tackling the impact of climate change on the coastlines and oceans. Their presentations will be part of the International Coastal Symposium (ICS), a biennial global event, hosted this year in Coogee. The symposium […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded more than $2.1 million in grants to protect and restore wetlands and streams across California. “Healthy wetlands and streams are key to the vitality of California communities and its economy,” said EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt. “These projects help to better understand and protect these important resources.” Napa County […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, and Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations yesterday celebrated the completion of the New Brighton Park Shoreline Habitat Restoration Project. The key components of the construction project included earthworks, park feature construction and planting. As part of the project, crews successfully opened the wetland’s east […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts (ICEC), organized by Sultan Qaboos University, will take place on November 2-4, 2015 in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The Middle East region is going through an era of rapid coastal development which may be attributed to the strategic location of this region. Usually such developments bring economic […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Sandwich is 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 placing dredged and fill material at Town Neck Beach to restore the eroding beach in Sandwich, Mass. The proposed project involves work and the placement of […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (D-IFR/EIS) has been prepared as part of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Study (NHHNIP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District said in its latest post.  To facilitate efficient and safe navigation and marine commerce in New Haven Harbor in New Haven, […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has scheduled its Ecology and Dredging Webinar for December 11th, 2013, at 15.00 hrs. This webinar will focus on the need and application of ecological knowledge in dredging projects. Astrid Kramer, the presenter is an ecologist and works as a project engineer for Hydronamic, the in-house engineering department of […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New York City Parks signed recently a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the ecosystem restoration at Spring Creek Park, Brooklyn, New York. The PPA was signed August 10th on site at Spring Creek by Col. Thomas D. Asbery, Commander of the New York District of the U.S. Army […]

  • 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, […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach reopens tomorrow, August 25, in a special event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to mark the completion of a major restoration of the site. The Port of Long Beach has partnered with the Friends of the Colorado Lagoon and the City of Long Beach in the restoration of this […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Suisun City, California, said in its latest announcement that work on their Marina Dredging Project continues to move forward in two segments: ‘Pierce Island Levee Rehabilitation’ and ‘Dredging Project’. “Rehabilitation work on Pierce Island is necessary to prepare the levees to receive dredge material to be removed from the bottom of the […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Cowichan Estuary Restoration and Conservation Association (CERCA) stated that their funding proposal under the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP) has been approved in full for an amount of $50,000 pending signing of a contribution agreement. The project rationale is to rehabilitate approximately three hectares of prime salt marsh habitat. The targeted area provides […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The arrival of the carrier ship Transshelf marks the beginning of the Port of Kitimat dredging program, aimed to ensure safe passage of vessels by increasing the depth of berthing areas. “This seasonally-sensitive work ensures the project is well-positioned to meet schedule requirements should LNG Canada’s Joint Venture Participants take a Final Investment Decision later […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) yesterday announced the award of $6.8 million in matching grants for 33 projects, spread across the state, to mitigate water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding, and strengthen Rhode Island’s climate resilience. The grants are made possible through funding from the Narragansett Bay and Watershed […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced that construction is complete on the Oyster Bayou Marsh Creation and Terracing project in Cameron Parish. Located west of the Calcasieu Ship Channel near the Gulf of Mexico, this project used dredged sediment from the Gulf of Mexico to create and nourish approximately 600 acres of […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced $2.7 million in state and federal grant funds for ecological restoration projects in the towns of Bridgewater, Falmouth, Kingston, Littleton/Westford, Newbury, Plymouth, Wellfleet/Truro, and Yarmouth to support river and wetland habitat restoration and climate adaptation.  Commenting the latest announcement, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Karyn Polito, said: “By partnering […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Public comments on the New Haven Harbor Connecticut Navigation Improvement Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement are due to the Corps of Engineers by November 15, 2018. The study is sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District and the Connecticut Port Authority. USACE said that a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bronx River Alliance announced that Starlight Park, a reclaimed and expanding park which opened in 2013, has received $4.4 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to strengthen Starlight’s shoreline along the Bronx River. The money will be used to re-naturalize the shoreline, restore habitat function, and remove contaminated soil within the park. […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working to restore and strengthen salt marsh habitat at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge to better withstand impacts of sea-level rise and coastal storm surge. The project focuses on the Maidford River marshlands, adjacent to Third Beach. The work is part of a $1.98 […]

  • 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 […]