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  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed about three weeks ago by […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract for beach replenishment from southern Deal to Loch Arbour, worth $38 million, to Manson Construction Company. The project will cover the area stretching from Philips Avenue in Deal south to Loch Arbour. Work to replenish this stretch of the shore will begin in spring 2015. A contract […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced the completion of the final stages of an artificially constructed reef, located 3.8km from the shoreline of Barakah, the home of the UAE’s peaceful nuclear energy program. Developed in partnership with the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), and in line with guidance from ENEC’s environmental regulator, the […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In partnership with New York Sea Grant, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens yesterday announced $89,000 in grants for four projects that will help Great Lakes coastal communities to increase storm resiliency and protect water quality. “New York remains vulnerable to the effects of climate change, especially from more frequent severe […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed two weeks ago by the Great […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Registration is now open for the 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting in Milwaukee, WI (March 11th – 13th, 2015, Doubletree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown). A reception will begin the conference Wednesday night, March 11, followed by presentations Thursday morning, March 12 and a technical tour in the afternoon. Friday, March 13, presentations will take place […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) reintroduced on January 8th the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2015, a bill which passed the House of Representatives in the last Congress but was not acted on by the previous Senate.   This bill would formally authorize funding for the GLRI at $300 million annually from 2016 to 2020. Dr. Benishek […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A simplified method to map storm inundation with and without sea level rise for varying return periods has been developed and implemented for RI coastal waters. STORMTOOLS was launched online in draft form December 2014 to provide web-based access to a suite of coastal planning tools (numerical models and others) that allow the Rhode Island […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With Central Government funding (via the Environment Agency) of up to £100,000 in place, East Devon District Council has begun coastal defense beach recycling work at Sidmouth’s main beach. As scheduled, work on East Devon District Council’s six-week beach recycling project started on Monday, 5 January, and a digger has begun removing the surplus build-up of […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public input, ideas and concerns regarding a proposed ecosystem restoration project along the Clover Island shoreline. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port of Kennewick are partnering on a feasibility study of ecosystem restoration along the Columbia River at Clover Island (River Mile […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed last week by the […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2015 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held on March 11-13, 2015 in Milwaukee, WI, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown. A reception will begin the conference Wednesday night, March 11, followed by presentations Thursday morning, March 12 and a technical tour in the afternoon. Friday, March 13, presentations will take place in the morning; […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, mobilization efforts are set to begin at the intersection of North Ocean Boulevard and Dunbar Road in preparation for the upcoming Mid-Town Beach Renourishment Project. The mobilization effort is expected to take about 2 weeks. Dredging is scheduled to begin as soon as the week of January 12, 2015 and continue until April 10, […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Westport Department of Public Works has announced that a request to extend the weekday construction hours until 10 p.m. for work related to the dredging of the Compo Marina basin has been approved. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ permit for the dredging stipulates that in-water work must be completed by Feb. 1, 2015. […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is currently accepting grant applications for beach erosion control projects and beach restoration projects. The deadline to submit applications for the fiscal year 2016/17 is Monday February 2, 2015. Beach erosion and restoration grants assist local government agencies by providing funding for projects that stop […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 21, with the completion of a project in Westhampton, NY, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division finished its last of 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy. This effort, funded under the Corps’ Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FC&CE) program, served to repair and restore coastal storm risk […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has partnered with the Seattle Parks and Recreation to design and implement a coastal storm damage reduction project under Section 103 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1962, as amended. The public comment period for this project runs through December 31.  Emma Schmitz Overlook is located […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major renourishment project aimed to restore dunes that were hit by the winter storms has been underway at Sandy Neck. Each year, high winds and waves cause damage to the front dune at Sandy Neck, and sacrificial sand is put in place to protect the parking lot and shoreline. About 5,500 cubic yards of sand was […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded nearly $530,000 to the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to protect wetlands throughout the state. “Wetlands provide enormous environmental benefits, and help alleviate harmful effects of climate change, such as protecting against flooding and potentially dangerous storm surges,” said EPA Regional […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) has delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014 (H.R. 5764), legislation she cosponsored to authorize the use of $300 million for the continued maintenance and restoration of the Great Lakes: “Protecting and preserving the Great Lakes has […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded three contract options in the amount of $4.3 million to Orion Marine Construction Inc. for dredging of additional reaches of the Matagorda Ship Channel in Matagorda and Calhoun counties, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1,985,000 cubic yards of material with an estimated completion […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday released a report outlining 19 priority projects for restoring the Mississippi River Delta following the 2010 Gulf oil disaster.  Restoring the Mississippi River Delta for People and Wildlife: Recommended Projects and Priorities was jointly authored by conservation groups working together on Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, National […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region- 2 (MGB R02) through MGB Regional Director Mario Ancheta confirmed that black sand dredging along the shorelines of Cagayan province has been stopped. Ancheta ordered the former black sand dredging permitees to conduct rehabilitation efforts in mining areas. He said that the mining companies should free the area with its dredging equipment. […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014, a bill which Rep. Tom Reed was an original cosponsor of, passed the House of Representatives yesterday. The bill authorizes clean-up endeavors and efforts to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes watershed including projects in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Seneca and Tompkins counties. “The health of our […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Pressed by environmental groups, the federal agency that oversaw a study of the proposed terminal groin on Figure Eight Island has decided to take another look at the structure after property owners submitted a new design and location that aren’t included in the original study. The Army Corps of Engineers will update its 2012 draft […]