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  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. For the three months ended June 30, 2016, Great Lakes reported revenue of $192.2 million, net loss of $1.7 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $18.3 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger stated, “The Dredging segment performed well on several domestic […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LATVIJAS TILTI JSC and Klaipeda State Seaport Authority have signed a €11.73 million worth contract for the deepening of the Malku Bay. According to the contractor, works on the project will begin in late August. Under the agreement, LATVIJAS TILTI JSC will deepen the Malku Bay to a depth of 14.5m, removing some 27,670m³ of dredged material from the bay […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, held their 54th change of command ceremony, yesterday at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue assumed command as District Engineer of the Detroit District. As D.E., Sugrue will oversee about 400 employees and a program worth more than $800 million. The district’s area of responsibility includes […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the beach area between Tower Beach and Belted Kingfisher Lane is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction. As a result of the progress made to date, the town and its contractor Weeks Marine have updated the beach renourishment […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Navigational dredging within the Oceanside Harbor continues with the 30,750 cubic yards of material removed from the harbor’s entrance channels this week. The contractor, CJW Construction of San Diego (CA) has so far dredged about 68,800 cubic yards of sand out of the 260,000 designated for removal. Material dredged from the entrance channels is currently being placed along Oceanside’s […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A unique two-year study is set in motion that will tackle the best path forward to achieve overall restoration goals in the Chesapeake Bay. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has signed a Watershed Assessment Cost-Sharing Agreement with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) to begin work on the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 60 per cent of the population live near to the coast, and 208,000 properties across Wales are at risk of flooding from the sea or rivers, Wales Audit Office said in its latest report. Severe coastal flooding in the winter of 2013-14 was the latest incident to dramatically highlight the vulnerability to flooding and erosion […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Demolition of one dam and construction of a temporary one to control the flow of the Salmon River started today in Hogansburg, according to the Press-Republican. The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe began lowering the water level at the State Route 37 site last week for decommissioning of the dam, which has stood in the community since […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract. According to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, this 3rd periodic nourishment cycle will be completed by the end of February 2017. The purpose of the project is to provide coastal […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In partnership with New York Sea Grant, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced $192,000 in grants for nine projects that will help Great Lakes coastal communities enhance their resiliency and protect water quality. “Improving water quality is essential to enhancing coastal resiliency and the local economies in the […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. Currently, the Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., is working at the “heel” of the Island adjacent to Port Royal Plantation. To date, more than 450,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed since the project’s June 17, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to slow down the rate of coastal erosion, sand nourishment works along Whitehill Road in Drummond Cove started yesterday. The works, expected to take five days to complete, will see approximately 5,000 m³ of sand placed along the shoreline. City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that although Council recognizes […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach will host a public meeting for the Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 12 at 6 […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a $11.9 million contract to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The contractor will place 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more than 3,000 feet of […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE has announced that dredging at Oceanside Harbor will be suspended until July 5 to accommodate beachgoers celebrating the July Fourth holiday and because of the adverse effects of anticipated wave action on dredging operations. “We know Oceanside beach is a popular gathering place for families and friends to celebrate over the Fourth of […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island just announced in its latest update that the beach area between Stuart Place and Ocean Point Way is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction. Additionally, the Mitchelville Beach area remains closed so construction in this area may be completed. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the sand pumping […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $13.5 million Duval County Shore Protection construction contract on June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois.  The construction will place 650,000 cubic yards of sand on about seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) on the next phase of the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project will be released in mid-July. The announcement was made yesterday by Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who said that the Corps GRR, which determines what projects will […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The beach area between Drayton Place and Elliot Place is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction, the Town of Hilton Head Island just announced in its latest update. Additionally, the Mitchelville Beach area remains closed so construction in this area may be finished. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the sand pumping operations in this area on […]

  • 19 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the 2016 Island-wide Beach renourishment project is officially underway, according to the Town of Hilton Head. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the pumping of sand on Mitchelville Beach in the morning hours of June 17, 2016 with its cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill. Sand placement in this immediate area is expected to […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Local environmental advocacy group Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. meets monthly on the last Wednesday of each month and the next meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Fairhaven, MA. Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. advocates for the safe cleanup of New Bedford Harbor and other contaminated sites in the […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sarasota County will host a celebration ceremony today for the recently completed south Siesta Key Beach renourishment project. The project, the second of two phases, added more than a million tons of sand dredged from three areas located seven to 10 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. It provides increased erosion and storm protection […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker issued a letter last week to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Director of Civil Works requesting federal assistance for the Village of Mount Pleasant to control severe bluff erosion along the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “The erosion of shoreline is threatening residential housing and the village’s infrastructure,” Governor Walker said. “The […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Weeks Marine, Inc. cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels, has arrived in local waters, gearing up for the upcoming Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment. The dredge will be temporarily anchored near the mouth of Skull Creek. The vessel will be taken off tow and will […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Rosa County has just released the latest update on the Navarre Beach Renourishment Program. Although two hopper dredgers have temporarily ceased operations, Tropical Storm Colin is expected to have little long-term effect on this renourishment scheme and should not delay the completion of the restoration project. The Weeks Marine’s dredger BE Lindholm suspended dredging […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and The Nature Conservancy of Maryland/DC has announced the completion of a Coastal Resiliency Assessment on existing natural features that protect coastal residential communities in the state. The study identified areas that reduce the risk of coastal hazards and determined priority areas for coastal conservation and restoration activities. “Our […]