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  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sunset Beach Town Council will host a community meeting to discuss shoreline management on Saturday, October 8 at 10 a.m. The meeting will take place at the Sea Trail Plantation’s Jones/Byrd Clubhouse at 75 Clubhouse Road, Sunset Beach, NC. Moffatt & Nichol, an engineering company hired by the Sunset Beach Town, will make a […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    During Estuary Week in September of 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a “Partner Harbor Inspection” aboard the Corps vessel MV Hayward. Attendees included the Corps senior military leaders, Brig. Gen. William Graham, Commander of the North Atlantic Division and Col. David […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued last week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 34,220 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from September 15 through 21. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the contractor reported one day lost to large ocean swells in this reporting period. […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County Legislator Sarah Anker announced yesterday that New York State and the Town of Brookhaven have acquired funding to repair the town-owned jetties which will allow the County to dredge the Mount Sinai Harbor. The dilapidated jetties have caused strong currents in the harbor and the inlet, which has made it dangerous for boaters and has caused […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Navigational dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued this week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from September 8 through 14. CJW also reported six-days lost to large ocean swells in this working period. Since operations began on June 6, CJW has dredged approximately 180,670 cubic […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s coastal oceanographic team has been awarded a contract extension by England’s Regional Coastal Monitoring Programs (RCMP) for a further five years to manage the Southwest, Northwest and Northeast regional programs. The network monitors 5,672 kilometers of English coastline. Operated by six lead authorities, the RCMP continuously observes and records coastal processes, providing data in […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Joondalup is taking proactive steps to identify and prepare for potential future changes to the City’s coastline from climate change, such as erosion and storm surges, and is seeking to engage with the local community on this important issue. The Department of Planning’s State Planning Policy 2.6: State Coastal Planning Policy (SPP […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Nawah Energy Company have announced that their most recent marine environmental survey off the coast of the Barakah nuclear energy plant has shown the presence of several marine species as a result of the artificial reef which was created there in 2014. The results reveal that a diverse […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A long-awaited beach and dune project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that will bring critical coastal protection for homes, businesses and infrastructure between Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Inlet is going out to bid, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced last Friday. The Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging at the Indian River Marina basin within Delaware Seashore State Park is scheduled to begin Thursday, September 15th 2016. The marina, operating under the auspices of Delaware State Parks, has been contacting affected slip holders this week about the dredging, providing information about temporary dock reassignment, dates that their boats will need to be […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Navigational dredging within Oceanside Harbor continued this week with the contractor, CJW Construction, reporting having removed approximately 9,500 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from August 25 through 31.  Since operations began on June 6, CJW reports having dredged roughly 152,400 cubic yards of the 260,000 cubic yards designated for removal. Dredging operations will […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District contractor Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, has just started of the beachfill operations on the Miami Beach. Construction work is underway near the 46th Street location and will continue to the 54th Street location. During the works, the contractor will place around 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake Project in the Savannah River basin seek comments from the public as they update the Shoreline Management Plan for the reservoir and its adjoining lands. The shoreline management plan describes how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will efficiently and effectively manage the shoreline, adjacent public […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CJW Construction is making good progress with the Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging project. According to the latest project update, the contractor has removed approximately 16,200 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from August 18 through 24. Since operations began on June 6, CJW dredged roughly 142,900 cubic yards of the 260,000 cubic yards designated for removal. […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares is working on the quantification of the large-scale coastal sediment budget of four countries in West Africa: Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo and Benin. The main objective of the study is to quantify natural sediment transport patterns and the potential effects of major human interventions and climate change on the sediment budget and consequent shoreline […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duval County beach visitors will soon see work on local beaches that will improve the coastal area’s resiliency and reduce risk to infrastructure, according to the USACE’s Jacksonville District. The Duval County Shore Protection Project will place roughly 700,000 cubic yards of sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on the Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging scheme, the USACE said that the contractor, CJW Construction, removed nearly 35,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from August 11 through 17.  To date, CJW has dredged roughly 126,700 cubic yards of the 260,000 cubic yards designated for removal. The Oceanside […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company (NDC) of Chesapeake, VA began mobilizing its equipment to the south end of Longboat Key on August 8th to start construction of the New Pass Dredging and Beach Nourishment Project. Supply barges, a crane barge and shorepipe will arrive at New Pass by tomorrow, according to the Town of Longboat Key’s latest announcement. Equipment, […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on the Oceanside Harbor navigational dredging scheme, the USACE said that the contractor, CJW Construction, removed nearly 26,500 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels from August 4 through 10.  To date, CJW has dredged roughly 91,500 cubic yards of the 260,000 cubic yards designated for removal. The Oceanside […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration in southwest Louisiana and the importance of Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in the process were the primary topics as the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority, the Department of Natural Resources and the Chenier Plain Authority met August 4 at the refuge. Scooter Trosclair, program manager at Rockefeller Refuge, […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and several other officials broke ground yesterday on the Long Beach Island shore protection project. This coastal scheme includes seven miles of protected shoreline, between East Rockaway Inlet and Jones Inlet. Overall, the finished project will […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £9 million coastal stabilization scheme to protect an area between Whitby and Sandsend will be officially opened on Friday, 19 August, according to the North Yorkshire County Council. Robert Goodwill, MP for Scarborough and Whitby, will conduct the ceremony, which will also be attended by local councilors and representatives of the Environment Agency and contractor […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $1 million in federal grant funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will go to local governments, non-profit organizations and university researchers to implement creative coastal projects, the Office of the Great Lakes’ Coastal Zone Management Program (CZM) said. The CZM team will collaborate with partners to improve governmental coordination and administration of […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Beginning on August 10, 2016 the beach area of Elmer’s Island will be closed for 12 days to the public as construction activities progress near the public parking area where the access road meets the beach, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Construction activities on the west side of Elmer’s Island access road […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Located on the coast, in the northern part of the municipality of Al Daayen, is the site for the newest symbol of Qatari progress – Lusail City. Lusail City will include man-made islands and a host arena for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. As part of the construction, a local dredging project is taking place. […]