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  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key has just announced the latest update from their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. The project team is closely watching the increasing wave and tidal surge conditions created by Tropical Storm Colin, the Town stated. The storm will create rough surf along the Longboat Key shoreline and will affect sand placement, sea […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure (EEI) committee on 14 June, Members will note the approval of the local Flood Risk Management Plan. The plan will be published on 22 June. As a result, the development and delivery of flood protection schemes at Langholm and Newton Stewart (as well […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen. The formal change of command ceremony will take place July 7 at 10:30 a.m. aboard the USS Little Rock located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal erosion has devoured the old town and the lighthouse of Grand-Lahou, Cote d’Ivoire, and has led to the abandonment of homes and the loss of mangroves to firewood. Following widespread destruction of an area that was home to several important cultural heritage sites, Grand-Lahou was relocated 18 km inland in 1973, and the population […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A three-year review designed to ensure better long-term local authority planning for up to 13,000 potentially affected properties in erosion and/or flood-prone Northland coastal areas is nearing completion. The review began in 2013 and aims to update existing Northland Regional Council coastal hazard zones, most of which were developed at least a decade ago. Councillor […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE will propose to issue two new […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    AW Maritime has just released an update on the Portarlington Safe Harbor Redevelopment Project. The company is currently assisting Parks Victoria during the construction of the Portarlington scheme, having completed the detailed design of all maritime aspects of the development including breakwaters and marine structures. Current works involve the construction of rock breakwaters to the east and […]