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  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, has received a federal permit to build a 750-foot terminal groin, the town said in its latest announcement.  The project will consist of the construction of a 750 linear feet terminal groin structure, which includes a 300 linear foot anchorage system. The 3,214 foot section of shoreline […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) has just announced that the VIMS Tidal Wetlands Workshop will be held Tuesday, May 2, at the College of William & Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, VA. The workshop theme for this year is “Sustainable Shorelines in Action: Successful Applications & Incentive Programs” and the workshop focus will […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District, the Army Corps of Engineers and St. Johns County are hosting two workshops today to discuss the upcoming St. Augustine Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway dredging projects. The meetings are set for 2 p.m. and 6 p.m at the North Shores Improvement Association Community Center. Through the coordinated efforts of these […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $24 million in funding for 12 recent projects to continue efforts to improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon. These projects will help communities to reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution and eliminate muck sediments. “We are committed to partnering with local communities to expedite and implement […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works for Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project in the City of Norfolk, Virginia, officially started last week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Dredging and beach building activities are currently underway at Ocean View Beach, USACE said in its latest project update. Construction works include placing 1.2 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The waters off Gallops Island were identified as the ideal location for a proposed reef that would be built out of rock material dredged from Boston Harbor during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers harbor deepening project slated for 2018, the Nature Conservancy just announced. Along with Northeastern University, the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will hold a public hearing for the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report for the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Study on March 1 at the Las Virgenes Municipal Water District in Calabasas, California. The primary purpose of the proposed project is to provide a more natural sediment transport regime from […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trelleborg’s engineered products operation has supplied specialty mining hoses to ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System), a 42-month research and development project designed to foster the exploitation and rehabilitation of under exploited and abandoned European deposits of mineral resources. With Europe’s more accessible mineral deposits largely depleted, deeper-lying resources remain submerged in mines abandoned after flooding […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment that will be used for the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project is set to arrive this Wednesday at 21st Bay View St, reports USACE.  According to the Corps, the project includes placing of 1.2 million cubic yards of sand, widening the beach to 60 feet and creating a berm 5 feet […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The recently approved Pinellas County Shore Protection Project will repair damages sustained from Hurricane Hermine to the Sand Key Segment, USACE’s Jacksonville District just announced. A study, conducted by USACE, shows nearly 360,000 cubic yards of material eroded from the project’s design berm as a result of the storm. The Sand Key project is approved […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) President, Anthony P. Pratt, testified earlier this week about the need for federal investment in coastal infrastructure such as beaches, dunes and wetlands at the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing. Pratt is the Administrator for Shoreline and Waterway Management at the Delaware Department of Natural Resources […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has identified 96 reclamation ventures in varying stages of evaluation or approval along with 487 unauthorized projects that the government plans to either seek reimbursement from or take back the lands through forfeiture proceedings. Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the PRA, Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, has introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. During the last week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a $2.8 million project that will restore Scajaquada Creek, from Main Street to Elmwood Avenue. The project which includes $1.45 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will remove polluted sediment, resolve flooding issues and make shoreline improvements. The Buffalo Sewer Authority (BSA) will serve as the lead […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $5 million for two harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they’re located, Wisconsin Department of Transportation said in its release. Created in 1979, Wisconsin’s Harbor Assistance Program helps harbor communities maintain and improve waterborne […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has been appointed co-chair of the Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus in the House of Representatives, which he served on during the 114th Congress. The First Congressional District of New York contains over 55 miles of Long Island Sound shoreline, and in the 114th Congress Congressman Zeldin was the lead Republican sponsor […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday confirmed the award of an $88 million contract for Phase I of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration. MsCIP was initiated in 2005 in the aftermath of the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina, and addresses hurricane and storm damage reduction, salt water […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), along with the other state and federal agencies of the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group, announced last week the release of its “Final Restoration Plan #1”. The plan selects restoration projects that will continue to address injuries to the natural resources in Louisiana caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 8-10th, 2017 at the Embassy Suites in downtown in Omaha, Nebraska. At the conference, individuals and firms will have an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc.   The […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District (SAC) is working on an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) that will assess the potential social, economic and environmental effects associated with the construction and operation of the proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT). The JOT Joint Venture, a partnership between the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) and the South […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced that the Willoughby Spit and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project is expected to start this month and be complete by May 2017. The project area is located in the city of Norfolk, Virginia, and consists of 7.3 miles of shoreline along the southern portion of […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has just announced that it will host an Industry Day, February 21st 2017, to showcase $70 million in contracting opportunities for FY17- FY18. It will be held from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Ralph H. Metcalfe Federal Building in Chicago, IL. This event will also include […]