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  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The shoreline restoration and channel dredging project at the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve is underway. The $1.525 million project is a cooperative partnership between the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department and the Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group, Inc., a Florida non-profit organization. The project will relieve channel silting and mitigate beach erosion. The […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 60 per cent of the population live near to the coast, and 208,000 properties across Wales are at risk of flooding from the sea or rivers, Wales Audit Office said in its latest report. Severe coastal flooding in the winter of 2013-14 was the latest incident to dramatically highlight the vulnerability to flooding and erosion […]

  • 15 July 2011

    The storms that battered the West Coast during the winter of 2009-10 eroded record chunks of shoreline, and more will likely disappear as… (contracostatimes) [mappress] Source: contracostatimes, July 15, 2011;

  • 22 December 2011

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has announced it would investigate alleged illegal dredging in Addo Community, Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Mr. Joseph Ororo, Manager, Lagos Office, NIWA, stated that the authority would carry out investigation into the rumour involving alleged illegal dredging activities along the community’s shoreline. ‘Lagos NIWA […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program in partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has awarded the team of Milone & MacBroom, Inc., Hudson & Pacific Designs and EarthRise Designs a grant of $75,000 to design a sustainable shorelines demonstration project at the Dockside […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $730,000 in investments to support local environmental education projects along the Lake Michigan shoreline and in the Millennium Reserve-Calumet region. This announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect our natural resources and ensure a clean and healthy environment for future generations. “These important investments will protect and […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living shoreline” — a combination of natural habitat and built infrastructure, according to a new NOAA study. The study, published in […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring and Assessment Program has announced completion of the final report on the health of wetlands located in New Castle County’s Christina River Watershed. The Christina River originates in Landenburg, Pa., and flows 35 miles eastward through Newark, Christiana and Newport, Del., before emptying into the Delaware River through the Port of Wilmington. One […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations for Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project will start later today at 27th Bay St, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The project, worth $34.5 million, is the largest single storm damage reduction project in the City of Norfolk. The project area, located in the city […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Prime Hook Beach Restoration. The work includes dredging beachfill from a near shore borrow area and placing it along approximately 6,375 linear feet of shoreline to create a dune with a 40 foot wide crest and beach berm approximately 220 […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures along the the East and South Shores of Staten Island. In February, Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to formally assign […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Lagos State government has pleaded with the Federal Government to assist the state to construct an effective Atlantic Ocean shoreline…   By Femi Akinola (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, September 1, 2011;

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County (NY) waterways are now much safer for boaters travelling throughout the Long Island following the completion of the county 2018-2019 Priority Waterway Dredging Program. The County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday, Jan. 21, that the Department of Public Works has now completed dredge work in seventeen priority waterways across six towns to ensure safe passage […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The work will consist of mechanical and hydraulic construction of containment levees requiring deep excavation to minus 70 feet, shoreline protection, and spilbox rehab to increase the capacity of PA 14 and PA 15, and maintenance and… More info: www.fbo.gov;

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, will host an open house workshop from 6:00-8:00 p.m., April 17, 2014 related to the review and revision of the project master plan (MP) for Tenkiller Lake, Cherokee and Sequoyah Counties, Okla. The open house will be held at the Gore Gymnasium, 214 East 4th Street, Gore, […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 15 November 2010

    Continued dredging in the state’s shorelines have been described as an illegal activity capable of causing major environmental challenge for… (234next) [mappress] Source: 234next, November 12, 2010;

  • 5 March 2010
    Research & Development

    Projects like Dubai’s “The World” will cause untold damage of shoreline erosion and habitat loss. So do modern ports, threatening endangered species. But there are solutions, says US expert… Source: Green Prophet, March 5, 2010

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County, located in the Tampa Bay Area in Central Florida, approved a major beach renourishment project on Pass-a-Grille beach earlier this week, ABC Action News reports. Under this coastal protection plan, crews will fill in the shoreline from around 24th Avenue South with new sand to help stop beach erosion and prevent damage to […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest announcement that the next scheduled renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection project was recently advertised and the contract is scheduled for award in late September. Construction could start as early as December 2017 (weather pending) and the project will take 4-6 […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Marsh restoration project at Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge that will help protect New Orleans’ shoreline from erosion and flooding has been completed, reported officials. According to U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, During Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, levees on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain suffered extensive damage from storm surge. In an effort to improve […]

  • 30 August 2013

    The Xbloc team will be present at the ICE conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, from September 18 – 20, 2013. “You can meet us at the Xbloc booth in the exhibition area. On Thursday the 19th, Bart van Zwicht will give a presentation on the design and construction of the low crested Xbloc breakwater at Pointe […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine began pumping sand on the Gasparilla Island beach at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Banyan Street location, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, they worked through the night and placed material up to near the 3rd St. beach access. As of 2 p.m. […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Green Bay, WI, to fund a green infrastructure project to improve water quality in Lake Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman joined Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt and the Friends […]

  • 10 August 2010

    DuPont expects to remove up to 80,000 cubic yards of mercury-laced sediment and soil from Pompton Lake and its shoreline in a project that… BY JAMES M. O’NEILL (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, August 10, 2010;

  • 10 January 2011

    Flagler County is going to push forward with a feasibility study to protect the shoreline and replace the tiny grains of sand regularly … BY JULIE MURPHY (news-journalonline) [mappress] Source: news-journalonline, January 10, 2011;