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  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tangipahoa Parish President, Robby Miller, has announced that the dredging project on the Tangipahoa River is set to begin today, Tangipahoa Parish Government said in its latest release.  Miller said that dredging operations on the Tangipahoa Bar Channel will start Tuesday, October 31, and is expected to continue through Thursday, November 2, at the mouth of the river. […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has made continuous progress in improving its capabilities before, during, and after disasters. Recovery was at the heart of disaster response following Sandy and it is often where the Corps is tasked to contribute its resources and expertise. Over the last five years since the Hurricane Sandy, New York […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest release that the Sunny Isles Beach renourishment project is set to kick off. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The USACE’s contractor, Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, will place […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to attend a community meeting for the upcoming St. Augustine Beach renourishment project. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 2 at 6 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach City Hall, USACE said. The purpose of the meeting is to provide information about the […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council is currently seeking pre-proposals for habitat restoration project funding through its R.I. Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program and Trust Fund. The Rhode Island General Assembly established the Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Program to facilitate design, planning, construction, and monitoring of coastal and estuarine restoration projects by […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal yesterday announced the transfer of $4 million from the Governor’s Emergency Fund to the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency to fund critical and urgent restoration needs on Jekyll Island. “Due to Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, there is an immediate need for the rehabilitation of the rock revetment and restoration […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, has begun embankment repair work to remedy longstanding erosion behind the Sam Rayburn reservoir project office and along the shoreline of Overlook Park. According to the Corps, the repair work will prevent additional erosion and help stabilize the shoreline and facilities located at the reservoir and […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) said in its latest announcement that construction begins in November on a project that will restore Hall’s Island along the Northeast Minneapolis riverfront. Work will be based out of the Scherer site, an 11-acre piece of land directly north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge that was purchased by […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, October 27th, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion at PortMiami to launch the development of new legislation to improve the country’s ports, locks and dams, inland waterways, and other water resources infrastructure. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) is legislation that authorizes the U.S. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event. The conference, presented by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), is titled “Beaches, Bays and Beyond” to reflect the breadth of issues […]

  • 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) […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes, Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has announced a significant achievement in the restoration of the St. Clair River. Twelve projects were completed to restore habitat for fish and wildlife, DEQ said in their latest release. The projects span from the upper river to the Lake St. Clair delta […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group said in its latest post that their dual fuel (diesel and LNG) trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Minerva’ is conducting sand renourishing works at the Belgian coast in Nieuwpoort. These shoreline reinforcement works are combined with maintenance dredging works in the access channel to the Port of Ostend, DEME said. In the shallow waters […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) held its monthly meeting in Belle Chasse in Plaquemines Parish and used the opportunity to spotlight billions of dollars in projects in the Southeast Louisiana region, and to report on innovative funding ideas being pursued to enable more Coastal Master Plan projects to get […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of submerged breakwater and installation of tetrapods that will ensure safety of the Tofu Bay waters near Suao Port is scheduled for completion in October 2017, reports the Taiwan International Ports Corporation, Ltd. According to the company, the project, which began on April 20th 2017, is at the moment ninety-five percent complete. The main aim of […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted a notice requesting public comments and recommendations for the permit application for dredging that includes the entire back bay of the Ocean City, NJ. The applicant, the City of Ocean City, proposes dredging areas located along the back-bay shoreline area of the City of Ocean […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredger C.R. McCaskill broke a swing arm while riding out high waves over the last weekend. Due to the approaching storm, the McCaskill is now in Norfolk and repairs will be completed there. The hopper dredger […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Brevard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District authorizing the use of sand from federal waters for the Brevard County Shore Protection Project (North Reach and South Reach). Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion resulting from Hurricane Matthew […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District Commander, Lt. Col. Dennis P. Sugrue recently went on a site visit to see the progress at the Clinton River Mouth Habitat project in Harrison Township, Michigan. Dredged material from the federal navigation channel is currently being placed in Lake St. Clair near the Clinton River Mouth to create emergent wetland habitat. According […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $220,000 to the City of Duluth to protect coastal wetland habitat along the shoreline of Lake Superior. “Duluth will use EPA funding to protect important coastal wetland habitats identified by the Lake Superior Action and Management Plan,” EPA said in their announcement. “Grants like this one demonstrate why full […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently sent a letter to the United States Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, which oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering, to enlist help with the severe erosion problems plaguing the City of New Buffalo and New Buffalo Township. Signing onto the letter additionally was U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg. […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has submitted an application to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for a permit to dredge the Cooper River at a location adjacent to the Hugh K. Leatherman (HLT) in Charleston. The proposed work consists of conducting new work and maintenance dredging to improve […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District awarded a contract on September 29 to Coastal Design & Construction Inc., from Gloucester, Virginia, in the amount of approximately $6.88 million for construction of a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The scheme consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchinson Island residents and visitors will see work on local beaches this winter that will improve the barrier island’s resiliency to storm events and help reduce risks to infrastructure. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded the Martin County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction contract September 26 to take sand from offshore and […]