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  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Southwind Construction Corp. will start dredging operations on or about 23 November near Sullivan’s Island at the intersection of Breach Inlet and Jeremy Creek. These operations will be undertaken with the dredger Wilko and will run 7 days per week/24 hours per day until approximately 16 February, 2016. Floating rubber and submerged polyethylene pipeline associated […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly fifty people gathered to celebrate completion of three coastal restoration projects two days ago at the Falgout Canal Marina in Theriot.  Ducks Unlimited, ConocoPhillips, Apache Louisiana Minerals LLC, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and the North American Wetlands Conservation Council restored more than 2,500 coastal acres through the Liner Canal, Carencro Bayou and […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $38 million marsh restoration project to build storm and sea-level rise resilience into the natural landscape is underway at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. The project is repairing breached marshes and reconstructing severely damaged shoreline, including critical dune restoration. Approximately 4,000 acres of back-barrier tidal marsh are being restored, which will enhance and […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Congressional roundtable in New Orleans, set for Friday, will examine issues related to the next Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out navigation, flood control, shoreline protection, hydropower, dam safety, water supply, recreation, environmental restoration and protection, and disaster response and recovery activities throughout […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing streambank protection project to stabilize some 300 feet of riverbank along the Chelsea River in East Boston, Mass. Continued long-term erosion of the riverbank will continue to endanger other areas at this site that are subject to tides. The need for the project is to […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued their final approval of the agreement between Broward County and the Corps to restore a five-mile stretch of eroded shoreline. “Beaches are one of the lifelines of Broward County’s economy. This project will put sand back on the beach, protecting property values […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District will host a meeting on November 12 in Melbourne to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The District and its partners are undertaking a large-scale dredging project to improve the health of the river and Indian River Lagoon. […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee and the Northwest Straits Foundation are sponsoring a workshop on coastal process and erosion management on Saturday, November 14 at the Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock. Coastal geologist Jim Johannessen, the featured speaker, will share information about how landowners can protect and maintain their shoreline properties. Topics include erosion […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) will begin work this month to restore and renourish 8.1 miles of Pensacola Beach shoreline. The project will replace sand loss experienced from Hurricanes Gustav, Ike, Ida and Isaac, as well as natural background erosion over the last ten years. Weeks Marine, Inc., of Covington, La., will begin beach […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has announced the completion of the Fort Pulaski Shoreline Stabilization Project. The monthlong shore stabilization project used dredged material from the Savannah Harbor Navigation Project to restore a 1.5-mile section of beach along Cockspur Island’s north shore. Erosion over the past decade was threatening the park’s historic […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company of Quincy, Mass., is about to begin dredge operations in Tampa Bay, Hillsborough County, Florida. The dredging will begin on or about November 14, 2015, along the length of the Tampa Bay Channel (Federal Navigation Channel encompassing the entire Tampa Bay from Mullet Key Channel Lighted Buoy 26 west of the Sunshine […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    World Water Works, a hydraulic engineering conference and exhibition, will be held on 23 and 24 March 2016 at Antwerp Expo in Antwerp, Belgium. This event will cover topics from hydraulic engineering, the accessibility of ports and waterways, coastline and shoreline projects, bridge, lock and tunnel building and the design and construction of offshore seaports. The […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Robert DeSalvio of Wynn, MA, is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to impact waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and placing fill material in the Mystic River in Everett, Mass. The proposed work involves the mechanical dredging of 19,620 cubic yards of material from a 78,045-square-foot area below the […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released a video about the ‎Buffalo confined disposal facility dike (‎CDF) #4 repair project. This repair scheme consists of moving the large stones at the dike crest and placing them down-slope to fill voids. Smaller stones are being placed at the crest and also fill voids […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced the receipt of an award for a $103 million contract for the construction of the National Resources Damage Assessment Caillou Lake Headlands project from the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. The company is also the apparent successful bidder for the $28 million Chenier Ronquille […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Ken Duffy, Natural and Water Resources Program Manager of BEM Systems, presented the study findings, “Risks Posed by Coastal Erosion on Air Force Installations Located Along the 680-Mile Shoreline of Arctic Alaska,” on October 15, 2015 at the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association conference. The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) retained […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cook Road boat launch dredging scheme is officially underway, the City of Kelowna announced. Environmental mitigation and site operations require a complete boat launch closure to accommodate measures for protecting the environment and surrounding infrastructure. The sand will be stored onsite for dewatering and then relocated to the south shoreline of Rotary Beach, closest […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage about six miles of Yakima River shoreline within the city of West Richland is open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The proposed shoreline program will guide development projects along West Richland’s shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gator Dredging, a Florida based dredging contractor, is restoring King’s Bay in Crystal River by using a hydraulic dredging method. The King’s Bay Restoration Project is a public-private partnership that will clean King’s Bay, engage Citrus County students increase tourism and restore aquatic habitat for the marine plants and animals that depend on it. Gator is teamed […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced that the 2015 Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public online. USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division recently approved the amended plan, which includes the input collected from public meetings held in November 2014 and letters received since the previous […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman has announced that approximately $770,000 in grant funding was awarded for communities in the Hudson River Estuary to design and plan 18 projects that will increase resiliency to flooding, protect water-quality and conserve natural resources. “Governor Cuomo has a clear vision for creating resilient communities in New York […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the recent evolution of the City of North Myrtle Beach’s Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Plan, some property owners encouraged the city to meet with Ocean Isle Beach, NC officials to learn firsthand how the the town is dredging canals located within its jurisdiction. On October 9, members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council, City […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lend Lease Development, Inc. is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to impact waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and doing other work in the Boston Inner Harbor in East Boston, Mass. The proposed work involves the removal of existing pile fields and piers, dredging, stabilization […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final environmental assessment for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel is available. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place material on the eastern end of Rice […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a $7.8 million contract on October 6, 2015 to Wesson Group LLC, for the construction of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project located in Greece, NY on the Lake Ontario shoreline.  The contract covers the construction of a barrier beach: 1) a 1,675-foot long continuous rubblemound […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of the Camp Cronin stone revetment and East Shore Arm breakwater repair project is about to begin, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, informs.  The scheme will be completed under the terms of a $8.5 million contract, awarded to RC&D, Inc., of Pawtucket, RI, last year. The construction project started in […]