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  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host two informational outreach events entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program.  These events, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team members […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, March 25th, the Salton Sea State Recreation Area (Salton Sea), California State Parks and its partners reopened Varner Harbor and Launch Ramp. This new boat launch ramp, located on the eastern shore of the Salton Sea, is one of two public access points for recreational boaters. The re-opening of the Salton Sea’s boat […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Channel maintenance dredging began yesterday evening for the ICW/New River Navigation and Channel Maintenance Project. The Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity of the New River as well […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced changes to the schedule of the upcoming beach renourishment project. Sand placement activities will commence June 15, 2016 along the Port Royal Sound Shoreline portion of the project. Once complete, work is expected to move from Port Royal Sound to South Beach, east of the Tower Beach […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Portions of the Islanders’ Beach Park on Hilton Head Island will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking effective immediately due to the island’s upcoming beach renourishment project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in its latest announcement. The partial restriction is required to facilitate the truck delivery of beach renourishment pipeline to the […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) is calling for dredging and beach nourishment project in Beaufort County, South Carolina. SCPRT recently submitted an application to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for a permit to perform dredging and beach nourishment, using sand from two offshore borrow areas near the […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Responding to a complaint, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) investigated and found an oily material leaking from a dredge in Storm Lake yesterday. The city of Storm Lake’s Public Works Department placed booms around the dredge, attempting to contain the leak. However, when DNR staff arrived Thursday, the oil had escaped the booms […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A $21.5 million beach restoration project on south Siesta Key, that will add approximately 700,000 cubic yards of new sand onto the beaches, will begin today, according to the Herald-Tribune. Sarasota County Project Manager Paul Semenec said that the contractor, New Jersey-based Weeks Marine, will start dredging of sand from an offshore site about nine miles away and […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    University of Rhode Island ocean engineers have been studying for decades how rising sea levels and destructive storms are threatening the state’s coastline, and now, thanks to a federal grant, they can continue to explore ways to protect shorelines. Rhode Island, through URI and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, is among five New […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in The Narrows, undertaken by the Gippsland Ports’ cutter suction dredger ‘Kalimna’, are currently underway. The dredging works include sections of the navigable channel to the Northwest of the entrance to North Arm between Buoy No 2 (Fl.R.3s) and Buoy No 6 (Fl.R.3s), the Gippsland Ports stated in its its Notice to Mariners. Pipework extends from the dredger […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc. will continue with pre-construction activities associated with the upcoming beachfill project which is expected to start by March 15, 2016. Rafts of submerged pipeline will be delivered to local waters in upcoming days, the Town of Hilton Head Island stated in its latest announcement. These sections of pipeline […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that maintenance operations on Palm Beach Harbor (Lake Worth Inlet) will start early next week and continue through mid-April.  The work includes placing all dredged materials on the beach immediately south of the southern jetty, extending the beach (between monuments R76-R79) seaward approximately 60 feet. Beneficially […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $1.7 million to Shoreline Foundation Inc., for dewatering of Dredged Material Placement Area 14 in Chambers County, Texas. “Dewatering allows for the outflow of excess water which helps to consolidate material within the site and increase the […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parts of the Hilton Head Island beach will be closing as soon as next week, as contractors will spend about three months placing new sand onto the beaches, according to WTOC. The 2016 beach renourishment of the Atlantic oceanfront shoreline is expected to be similar to the projects conducted in 1990, 1997 and 2006. Also, the […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2016 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting is just over a month away in Davenport, IA. The conference will be held at the Radisson Quad City Plaza on March 23-25, 2016. During the conference, participants and presenters will have the chance to discus best dredging practices and innovations in the Midwest and beyond. Topics to be covered include […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, will hold a hearing next week to review activities carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers related to future water resources development, including the Corps’ annual report to Congress and completed Chief’s Reports. The Secretary of the Army is required […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday the receipt of three awards with an approximate value of $58 million. Valued at approximately $34.5 million, the first award is for the construction of a protective beach berm along the Chesapeake Bay near Norfolk, VA. This project includes dredging portions of the Auxiliary Channels of the […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, received an additional $112.3 million in funding through congressional appropriations for existing projects and programs through the Corps fiscal year 2016 work plan. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, said the plan “will significantly advance and complete studies and construction projects that […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing renourishment program, Maroochydore Beach will receive a significant amount of new sand very soon, according to Andrew Ryan, Executive Director – Infrastructure Services at Sunshine Coast Regional Council. Beginning from February 15, the Sunshine Coast Council will pump more than 20,000 cubic meters of sand onto the Maroochydore beaches. “The key […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Long Beach Island Dune Project Partnership Agreement (PPA), which is a legally binding agreement necessary to commence with a water resources project, has officially been approved by the Army Corps of Engineers. The necessary step to advance this project now means that the Long Beach Island […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has invited public input on the Jeorse Park Beach Section 506 Great Lakes Fishery & Ecosystem Restoration Study Draft Detailed Project Report & Integrated Environmental Assessment. Jeorse Park Beach, owned and operated by the City of East Chicago, is located along the Lake Michigan shoreline just southeast of Indiana […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coney Island T-groin Project, located in Sea Gate, Brooklyn, NY is nearing its completion. Andrew Masella, civil engineer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in this video discusses the importance of the projects features and benefits the community of Sea Gate will receive after the construction of the T-groins. The Coney […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of West Haven is using a $1.25 million grant, received from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, to replenish beach sand on Beach Street and control beach erosion on Ocean Avenue. “This grant will enable the city to finance two essential beach infrastructure projects at no cost to West Haven taxpayers,” […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Pan-American Conference on Geosynthetics (GeoAmericas 2016) will be held 10 – 13 April 2016 in Miami. This quadrennial regional conference from the International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) features 3.5 days of high-quality geotechnical and civil engineering short courses, technical sessions, panel discussions, training lectures, keynote addresses, and networking in a sold out international exhibit hall. […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The San Miguel Group and the New San Jose Builders, Inc. are proposing a public-private partnership (PPP) project that will reclaim a part of Manila Bay, as well as build an expressway, a commercial area, a coastal sea barrier and flood control system. The project’s main purpose is to protect the Manila Bay coastline against […]