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  • 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) […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lemac Corporation has released a video showing Lemac Amphibious Excavator working on a river dredging project. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Lemac Amphibious Excavator applications include dredging, landscaping, erosion control & prevention, deepening waterways & delt, and maintaining & cleaning rivers, lakes, shorelines, etc. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has now finalized and adopted the Medway Estuary and Swale Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (MEASS). This sets out the best economic, environmental and technically appropriate approach to managing flood and coastal erosion risk over the next 100 years. As reported, the strategy identifies the best technical solutions for flood […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., recently completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed along […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAmericas 2016) will be held 10 – 13 April 2016 in Miami. This quadrennial regional conference from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) features 3.5 days of high-quality geotechnical and civil engineering short courses, technical sessions, panel discussions, training lectures, keynote addresses, and networking in a sold out international exhibit hall. […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2013 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting kicks off today, and will last until 19 April, 2013. The theme of this year’s chapter meeting is MIDWEST DREDGING: SUCCESSES AND CHALLENGES. Topics – sediment investigation, – environmental and navigational dredging, – shoreline protection and restoration, – sediment management and re-use, and – surveying. More info [mappress] Dredging […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac GeoMarine, the Houston-based Marine Survey and Coastal Consultancy company, will take part in this year’s national American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) annual meeting ‘Resilient Shorelines for Rising Tides’ at Galveston, Texas, from October 30th through November 2nd. Partrac GeoMarine’s Technical Director, Dr. Kevin Black, and Sediment Tracing Specialist, Dr. Jack Poleykett will […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Some 750,000 cubic yards of sand will soon be distributed along beaches in Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Fort Lauderdale. The Segment II Broward County Shore Protection project is scheduled to get underway the first week in January. The $55-million project will result in pristine beaches about 75 feet wide and add sand to areas that […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is leading a team to reconstruct Hall’s Island, which was destroyed by industrial development in the 1960s. Located just north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge, the site is being excavated to create a new back channel that will re-separate the island from the mainland. In the process, 1,000 linear […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An interesting article appeared in the latest issue of the Van Oord magazine about Monaco’s land reclamation project. With a growing number of people looking to call Monaco their home, this second smallest country in the world has decided to expand its territory by reclaiming land from the Mediterranean Sea. Land reclamation is not new […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    UNEP-DHI Partnership, a consortium member of the Climate Technology Center and Network (CTCN), is playing an active part in preserving the beaches of Mauritius, DHI said in their latest announcement. Part of the partnership’s technical assistance is providing capacity development on shoreline management and coastal monitoring to the representatives of Mauritius, the company stated. The capacity […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has started a massive project to refurbish its water bodies. In order to achieve this, GMDA decided to go with REMU Big Float 1400 amphibious excavator that will be used for dredging of the overgrown lake. According to GMDA CEO, Shri. Anurag Sing, one of the reasons to choose the Big Float dredger was its ability […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announces the awarding of four construction contracts totaling $28.6 million for projects that will restore marshland, revive an ecosystem with fresh water and vegetative plantings, strengthen an existing levee system, and use rocks to stabilize a portion of coastal shoreline. The projects extend across Cameron, Lafourche and […]

  • 4 December 2009

    OC emergency dune repair planned in next 30-60 days OCEAN CITY — Resort officials say shoreline damage caused by the mid-November nor’easter will double the estimated cost of Ocean City’s 2010 beach replenishment effort from $10 million to about $20 million… Source: Delmarvanow, December 3, 2009;

  • 30 October 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 […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunshine Coast Council has continued its commitment to protect and manage its coastline with the adoption of the Coastal Management Policy and Shoreline Erosion Management Plan. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the new coastal management policy and planning framework adopted at last week’s Ordinary Meeting, addressed both immediate and emerging coastal management issues. Cr […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that their classroom training under the name ‘Wave Action on Coastal Structures’ is set to take place on May 21-22, 2019, in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai.  This course will teach the theory and methods necessary for delivering alternative solutions to coastal problems. “Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of a range […]

  • 10 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $9.5 million contract to Marinex Construction, Inc. for the next scheduled renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project. According to the Corps, the project will renourish critically eroded shoreline between the southern limits of Anastasia State Park (8thSt.) in St. Augustine Beach. “This project exemplifies […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates has announced that Mark P. Cencer, P.E., has been promoted to Director of Coastal Engineering Services. In his new role, Mark leads the KS Coastal Engineering Group in providing planning, design, and construction engineering services for all types of waterfront infrastructure, with a focus on projects along the Great Lakes and inland bodies […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday with federal agencies in a Dedication Ceremony spotlighting $214 million in coastal projects in Louisiana. CPRA is the state sponsor for all Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) projects. CWPPRA project federal partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling more than $1.3 million in northern Ohio to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator, was joined at Lakewood Park to announce the projects by Congresswoman […]

  • 30 December 2010

    After an emotional meeting with residents frustrated by the stench from rotting seaweed at Point Lookout, the state has issued a permit so… By JENNIFER SMITH (newsday) [mappress] Source: newsday, December 30, 2010;

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbor in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The more than $2 million contract was awarded to Roen Salvage Co., from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The contract (award number W911XK20C0014) is to dredge approximately 120,000 cubic yards of material […]