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  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Monday, January 16, 2017 the Hilton Head Island’s subcontractor, Eastman Aggregates, will begin tilling those portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. The tilling is a requirement of the beach renourishment project permits and is done to ensure suitable nesting habitat for sea turtles. The portions of the beach affected by this […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mott MacDonald has signed a new three-year contract with DHI Group for the use of MIKE Powered by DHI software. The new licence and support and maintenance agreement will enhance the consultancy’s work on global port, coastal and offshore developments, enabling it to develop 2D and 3D hydrodynamic and coastal models. MIKE Powered by DHI […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, in partnership with the Port of Everett as local sponsor, recently completed a $1.2 million dredging project in the lower Snohomish River. The project, which was completed by Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Alaska, resulted in the placement of approximately 90,000 cubic yards of dredge sands on […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017. “Our nationwide permits are an important tool in encouraging […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced that the work on the Miami Beach sand renourishment scheme will resume after the holidays. The $11.9 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The USACE, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach will host an […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of South Padre Island and PARTRAC, a UK based marine and coastal survey consultancy group, have formalized a working partnership. Through successful grant awards they will combine their knowledge, resources and technical capabilities to improve understanding of coastal zone processes affecting beach morphology and sediment transport at South Padre Island, reported PARTRAC. South Padre […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island Government has just announced the completion of their 2016 Island wide Beach Renourishment Project. The Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. completed sand placement activities in the overnight hours on December 29. Since the start of the project in June, more than 2.5 million cubic yards of sand have been placed […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Town of Holden Beach, NC, has just announced that the start of dredging operations related to their Central Reach Project will be postponed for one week. The anticipated initial sand placement has been delayed to a more realistic start date of December 21st – 23rd due to rough seas this past weekend wreaking havoc on the […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection for Climate Change Adaptation in the Small Island States in the Caribbean (CPCCA) Project, has been officially launched in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on 12th December. According to the government officials, the CPCCA Project will focus on protecting the valuable coastal resources from the negative impacts of climate change through local […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Greenwich, Connecticut Department of Public Works, is seeking a permit from the USACE’s New England District to remove pond sediment and reduce erosion in Greenwich, Conn. The work is proposed in Binney Park Pond/Cider Mill Brook at the intersection of South Beach Avenue and Laddins Rock Road in Greenwich. The purpose of […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins yesterday described approval of the bill S. 612, the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN), as a good news for western New York. According to Higgins, the approval of the WIIN Act is delivering support for projects enhancing local waterways, improving water infrastructure and rebuilding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Town of Holden Beach, NC, has just announced that the dredging operations related to their Central Reach Project are scheduled to begin on Thursday, December 15. “Sand placement will initially occur on the easternmost leg of the project between Jordan Boulevard and 240 Ocean Boulevard East. Subsequently; sand will be placed moving to the west,” […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone, has announced approval for  plans to appropriate $2.1 million in funding for the dredging of various county waterways to improve navigability for boaters and to improve waterways. “It is critical that we continue to properly maintain our waterways so that everyone can use them safely,” said Suffolk County Executive Steve […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) recently celebrated the impending start of work on the Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration and Enhancement project in Charlestown. Starting the first week of December, crews will be dredging within the Charlestown Breachway, and will then reuse that material on the adjacent Ninigret salt marsh to increase its […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Duval County Shore Protection Project will continue through December 3 and then reinitiate again in May 2017, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The goal remains to restore the protection features. The Duval County shore project is nourishing seven miles of eroded beach and additionally rebuilding dunes devastated by Hurricane […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) will be holding a meeting today to discuss the progress of the Lido Beach Dredging Project. The session will take place from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Waldemere Fire Station in Sarasota, Florida. The public is invited to attend the open meeting to participate in the conversation and ask questions […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just released a video about their dredging plans and activities, named ‘Maintaining Navigational Access in the Gold Coast Waterways’. This video shows a brief introduction by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority to dredging activities undertaken to maintain access throughout the navigation network, which includes 31 channels with a […]

  • 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, […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $63.3 million contract to build engineered beaches and dunes in Margate and Longport and to replenish beaches in Atlantic City and Ventnor. The Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the NJ Department of Environmental […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    [mappress mapid=”23290″] The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. All beachfill activities between South Forest Beach (near Marriott’s Grande Ocean Resort) and southern Palmetto Dunes (near Captain’s Walk) are complete. The dredger, pipeline and equipment will be repositioned during […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host a meeting next week to gather input on a comprehensive study that will evaluate ways to better protect Back Bays and other tidal coastal areas from storms and flooding. USACE and DEP are launching the three-year Back Bays Flood Risk […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection yesterday joined with federal and local officials to mark the completion of a flood-control culvert that will make communities surrounding Monmouth County’s Wreck Pond more resilient to storms and floods. The Christie Administration launched the $7.4-million lake restoration project in July 2015, as a collaborative effort involving many partners. The […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Lucia National Trust will be implementing a project entitled “Increasing the resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards, and reducing the rate of coastal erosion for Pigeon Island National Landmark and Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area through Beach Stabilization, Restoration & Enhancement”. The project, which will be launched on Thursday, November 17th at […]