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  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’ grab dredger is moving ahead with the sand removal operations from the Ross River channel which was deposited by the February 2019 flood. According to their latest release, the removal of 10,000 cubic meters of sand will improve safety for the multitude of private, commercial, research and military vessels that use […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Beaches Council has begun a major excavation which will see over 6,000 truckloads of sand removed from the entrance to Narrabeen Lagoon to minimize the risk of flooding. While an excavation of this size usually only happens every 4 or 5 years, this project has been fast tracked due to the accelerated build-up […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Town of North Hempstead has received additional funding from the Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) for aquatic sand removal efforts at various ponds and streams, announced the Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth. The Town received $131,947.50 in Direct Administrative Charges (DAC) from FEMA, reimbursing the Town for expenditures to DMS Disaster Consultants for their work in […]

  • 9 July 2013

    A public meeting will be held in Ingham to discuss the removal of more sand from the Herbert River to reduce the severity of future flood events. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines and Hinchinbrook MP, Andrew Cripps, said the community meeting, to be hosted by the Queensland Government, would give interested parties information about […]

  • 15 November 2010

    As skiers roll into the high country seeking snow, each vehicle that crosses the Continental Divide over Berthoud Pass worsens the damage to… By Bruce Finley (denverpost) [mappress] Source: denverpost, November 16, 2010;

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $3.7 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the removal of stamp sands in Grand Traverse Harbor near the Town of Gay, Michigan. Dredging is underway and expected to continue through the end of the calendar year, […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of beach sand in the Village of Bald Head Island, NC. Hurricane Florence’s storm surge damaged the coastal community’s beach […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.13 million Sandusky Harbor Dredging project to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan. According to the Corps, the dredging works will take place within the Bay Channel, Turning Basin, and upper portion of the Straight Channel of the Sandusky Harbor in Ohio. USACE also added that the main aim […]

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

    Dutra Group is making great progress with the maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach, the company reported on its Facebook page. In their latest post, Dutra shared a photo of the Dredge Stuyvesant pumping sand onto the beach in Kings Bay for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Jacksonville […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced the availability of a draft Environmental Assessment for the Los Angeles River Channel at Glendale Narrows – Reach 5C and Reach 6A Accumulated Material Removal Project. The proposed project entails removal of approximately 40,000 cubic yards of accumulated material (sediment, cobbles, and boulders) from Reach 5C and […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is working on a project to dredge the federal navigation channels of the Sandusky Harbor in order to maintain sufficient depth for deep-draft vessels. According to the Corps, dredging in 2018 will be conducted within the Bay Channel, Turning Basin, and upper portion of the Straight Channel. “The […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed an emergency dredging project in Keweenaw County to restore the Grand Traverse Harbor channel for commercial and recreational boating. The $246,230 dredging project, undertaken by Marine Tech, LLC of Duluth, Minnesota, through the DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division, pumped 9,000 cubic yards of sand to a […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Department of Environmental Protection a grant of $55 million to reimburse the state’s Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. The work being reimbursed provided for the removal of the sand and silt debris impacting state maintained navigable waterways as […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting public comments on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Santa Ana River Marsh Sediment Removal Project at Newport Beach, California. USACE proposes to remove approximately 10,000 cubic yards of clean, sandy sediment from approximately 2.8 acres adjacent to the downstream tide gate […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced plans to dredge the Sandy Hook Channel and place the dredged sand in the Sea Bright Offshore Borrow Area. The Sandy Hook Channel was last dredged in 2015. The plan calls for dredged material to be used to replenish the Sea Bright Offshore Borrow Area, which […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dart Real Estate has submitted a coastal works application for partial removal of beachrock immediately offshore the area north of Kimpton Seafire and Tiki Beach on Cayman Islands. This site has been identified as the preferred location for a five-star resort and residences, Dart said in its release. The rationale for the proposed shoreline improvements […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme has been completed and the opening ceremony will take place on Friday, May 13. The £30 million coastal program, which will provide protection to more than 1,300 homes and 100 businesses, spans from The Suttons in Camber to Lydd Ranges. It will increase the standard of protection from coastal flooding to […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hanson Marine Operations, a subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson, has won a 10-year mining permit for sand removal from San Francisco Bay. The permit was approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (SFBCDC) on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It allows Hanson Marine to mine up to 1.141 million cubic yards of construction grade sand annually for the […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer played an […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beaches at Port Geographe and Wonnerup will be boosted with additional sand prior to summer, according to the Transport Minister Dean Nalder. The Minister said that the sand was now being trucked to local beaches as part of a $28.15 million project to improve beach amenity and provide protection from erosion. The work is being […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Town of Salisbury completed work on a sand nourishment project along Salisbury Beach last week. The project is designed to better fortify Salisbury Beach against the full force of northeast storms and beach erosion. The project is a unique partnership between the state and the Town […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, the Sandy Hook Bay dredging program will be undertaken during the October 2014 – March 2015 time window. The proposed maintenance dredging will involve the removal of approximately 41,170 cubic yards of material from the mentioned area. The sediment dredged from this channel, located in Leonardo, […]

  • 20 February 2014

    The Environment Agency is to build up flood defences on the Lincolnshire coast which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. Beach levels in front of the sand dunes at Mablethorpe will be increased early next month after the storm surge lowered sand levels and eroded the dunes. Sand will be borrowed from other areas of […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Permitting for bulkhead replacement and repair on portions of Long Island’s south shore will be streamlined under a draft permit released yesterday, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced. “In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, DEC issued an emergency permit for bulkhead repair to expedite storm recovery efforts,” DEC […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded two contracts to repair navigation projects in Nassau County totaling approximately $13.5 million. The larger of the two contracts, for $ 9.7 million, was awarded to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to perform needed maintenance dredging of the Jones Inlet Federal Navigation Channel, with […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    NY State Senator Phil Boyle toured Superstorm Sandy damaged areas in the 4th Senate District. He used this occasion to speak with those in charge of crews and contractors who are fiercely working to get the Long Island Beaches back in shape with dredging, sand remediation, debris removal and beach plantings in time for the […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After three months, a major project to restore the San Diego region’s eroded shoreline with 1.5 million cubic yards of high-quality sand—enough to fill Qualcomm Stadium—is complete. A total of eight beaches in five cities received massive sand infusions, and the beaches are now visibly wider and sandier. “Without intervention, our shoreline would be greatly […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Bathers and surfers will find Cove Beach larger next summer following a dredging and beach replenishment over the winter. City Manager Bruce MacLeod attended a pre-construction meeting October 3 for the Lower Cape May Meadows Beach restoration project. He said the contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc. of Cranford. MacLeod said the work is […]