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  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kahana Beach on the island of Maui, Hawaii has been subject to severe coastal erosion due to sea level rise (SLR), frequent storm events, and past construction of individual seawalls and shoreline armoring. Looking for a long-term solution, the Kahana Bay Steering Committee (KBSC) in consultation with the Maui County Planning Department recently presented plans for […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dewberry, a Fairfax-headquartered engineering service company, has just announced that they will support dredge material reuse plan as part of a coastal Mississippi restoration project. Under the contract, Dewberry will provide master planning services to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to create or restore marsh habitat within the St. Louis Bay, Back Bay Biloxi and […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, is inviting comments on a proposed shoreline stabilization project which includes a 140 foot long by 20 foot wide concrete seawall along the bluffs and coastline in the City of Solana Beach, California. “The development would protect the above residential properties and would be located on city-owned […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership dredging efforts have reached the City Ship Canal as part of the ongoing restoration of the Buffalo River “Area of Concern” (AOC). The Partnership has leveraged nearly $75 million dollars into a restoration of the Buffalo River AOC and its shoreline. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 23, 2014

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Understanding and predicting coastal flooding is a challenging and urgent problem in the presence of sea-level rise, a changing climate, and ever-growing coastal populations. Although this issue is global in scale, understanding and predicting flooding along tropical coral reef-lined shorelines presents unique challenges owing to the complexity of these shorelines which have been little studied […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is extending the public comment period to Mar. 15 for the Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. The Corps received several requests for an extension of the public review period, which originally ended today. “We want to be […]

  • 21 August 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it executed an agreement to use more than 10 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) for coastal restoration projects in Cameron and Lafourche parishes. BOEM signed two separate negotiated noncompetitive leases with the state of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The main goal of the Keansburg beach replenishment program was to create a wider, higher beach and to restore the dunes. The USACE’s New York District placed nearly one million cubic yards of sand onto three miles of shoreline along Raritan Bay to repair and restore the previously-engineered beach and dune there impacted by Hurricane […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $13.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are seeking public comment on an interim report that is a milestone in developing a comprehensive flood-mitigation strategy for the state’s extensive back bay areas. The Army Corps’ New Jersey Back Bays Coastal Storm Risk Management interim report released yesterday will inform decisions […]

  • 4 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, awarded a New Jersey-based company a $10.5 million contract to replace sand along NASA’s Wallops Island launch facilities near Chincoteague, Va. Weeks Marine, Inc., from Cranford, N.J. will dredge sand to restore dunes and berms damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The restoration involves adding 650,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Final approval has been given for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Shoreline Restoration and Management Plan. A Record of Decision (ROD) for the plan and Environmental Impact Statement was signed by Acting Regional Director Patricia S. Trap on October 21, 2014. This allows the National Park Service, in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers, to […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Willoughby Spit and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project is now in full swing and after just two weeks of work, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers placed 216,510 of sand onto the Ocean View beaches, the City of Norfolk said in its latest project update. The project area consists of 7.3 miles of shoreline along […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is proposing to revise its Mississippi River Master Plan and is seeking public input. The plan guides public use and management of approximately 55,000 acres of federal lands and 314 Mississippi River miles from near Guttenberg, Iowa, to Saverton, Missouri, for environmental stewardship and recreational purposes. […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap. The draft comprehensive plan identifies 43 candidate restoration projects within Virginia, 316 within the District of Columbia, 2,592 within […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District recently completed dredged material placement at Pancake Point on Puget Island in Washington. The project provided beach nourishment to an approximately 3000-foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Aug. 29 and completed placement […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the release of the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan, May 31, 2018. As USACE reported, the plan provides a single, comprehensive and integrated restoration roadmap to inform […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Keating joined Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton, Town Manager Bud Dunham and local and state elected officials at Town Neck Beach yesterday to announce a $1 million grant to offset the cost of bringing in sand to rebuild the Sandwich beach and dune system. “It’s vital that our three levels of […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) has delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014 (H.R. 5764), legislation she cosponsored to authorize the use of $300 million for the continued maintenance and restoration of the Great Lakes: “Protecting and preserving the Great Lakes has […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun a coastal resiliency project at Assateague State Park, aimed at reducing shoreline erosion. The park improvement project will occur on a tidal marsh area located on the west side of the Verrazano Bridge, adjacent to the park’s boat ramp and fishing pier. The project seeks to construct a […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oman Creek boating access site, located on Lake Superior at Little Girls Point, will be closed through Thursday June 13, while an engineering firm conducts offshore soil borings, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said in its latest release.  “This work is part of a site improvement project that is aimed at providing […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock and Bowers Beach. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $550,303 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to protect high quality coastal wetlands, to acquire land in a State Natural Area, and to control invasive species in coastal wetlands. Work will focus on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “This grant will assist the efforts of local partners to […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress continues with the cleanup of Onondaga Lake, its tributaries, and surrounding sites in Onondaga County, New York, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. With the lake bottom dredging and capping activities completed, the project is transitioning into the long-term monitoring phase. Long-term monitoring by Honeywell, with DEC and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louth County Council, Ireland, has announced its intention to carry out coastal protection works at two locations within the Dundalk Bay area. The first proposed works location is along the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, at an area called Seabank, approximately 2km east of Castlebellingham village. The second location is in the townland of Salterstown, approximately […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kennewick and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District have signed a cost share agreement to create a living shoreline, provide benefits for endangered and threatened species and enhance recreational access to the Columbia River.   This partnership is an ecosystem restoration effort to develop aquatic and riparian habitat along the […]