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  • 29 May 2012

    Lagos State Government has unveiled the long-awaited Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Eko Atlantic City, according to allAfrica. Mr. David Frame, the Managing Director of the South Energyx Nigeria Limited (developers of the Eko Atlantic City), said that the number of jobs the city would generate when completed at over 150,000. He also stated: […]

  • 27 December 2011

    After striking an early snag, the Noosa Dog Beach project is back on track. Division 11 councillor Russell Green said a new dredge would soon be in place and work set to begin early in the new year. The news follows a delay caused when the dredge originally called in for the job was unable […]

  • 17 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the Martin County Shore Protection Project, Beach Renourishment 2013, Hutchinson Island, Martin County, Florida. The proposed project includes beach renourishment along 4 miles of the Atlantic Ocean shoreline commencing south from the northern boundary of Martin County between the FDEP reference monuments R-1 through R-25. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will begin using nationwide general permits for work in streams, wetlands, lakes and other waters within Minnesota and Wisconsin, including on federally-recognized Indian Reservations, April 24. According to USACE, these permits are developed by the Corps’ Headquarters with feedback from the public and stakeholders. The permits allow […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host informational outreach events featuring discussions about coastal processes, erosion and the Corps’ Regulatory Program. These events, facilitated by the Corps staff, will discuss: effects of lake levels on coastal erosion, other things affecting coastal erosion, the role of dunes in protecting coastal bluffs, coastal geology […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), yesterday testified at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard on issues surrounding the implementation of the RESTORE Act. Vitter highlighted his requests to have the Department […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that the comment period for the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study has been extended to October 24, 2013. The extension gives the public additional time to review updated information in the draft report. This extension will not impact the signing of the […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, on Tuesday welcomed officials from the city of South Haven to the Michigan Capitol. Proos and the officials met to discuss numerous issues facing local governments like South Haven and the Southwest Michigan region. “Record-low water levels in the Great Lakes are beginning to impact the state’s recreational marinas and […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Lucia National Trust will be implementing a project entitled “Increasing the resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards, and reducing the rate of coastal erosion for Pigeon Island National Landmark and Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area through Beach Stabilization, Restoration & Enhancement”. The project, which will be launched on Thursday, November 17th at […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has been appointed co-chair of the Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus in the House of Representatives, which he served on during the 114th Congress. The First Congressional District of New York contains over 55 miles of Long Island Sound shoreline, and in the 114th Congress Congressman Zeldin was the lead Republican sponsor […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they received 94 proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. Section 1122 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to carry out 10 projects for the […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank and the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands this week launched two climate change related projects that will increase investments in renewable energy, promote energy efficiency and enhance the country’s resilience to the impacts of climate change. The Marshall Islands is amongst the countries’ most vulnerable to climate change and […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Glenn Mueller of the Southwestern Yacht Club has submitted an Application for Permit to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District for the Southwestern Yacht Club Maintenance Dredging Project. The dredging and beach nourishment project is located at the Southwest Yacht Club in the Shelter Island Yacht Basin in San Diego Bay, in […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Senator, Sheldon Whitehouse, announced yesterday that the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has received a $75,000 award from the National Coastal Resilience Fund to restore and strengthen the natural infrastructure that protects coastal communities.  According to Whitehouse, DEM will use the funding to advance resiliency efforts along the shore of Quonochontaug […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently won a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Gulhifalhu. The value of the contract is estimated at approximately EUR 45 million. According to Boskalis, the dredging activities are due to commence in the fourth quarter of 2019 and […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed dredged material placement at Cape Horn, Washington. The project was designed to provide beach nourishment to an approximately 2500 foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Sept. 25 and completed placement 13 days […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    BOEM and the State of Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) have signed two agreements to aide in the restoration of Louisiana’s Gulf coast. With a combined volume of approximately 10 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters, the project will restore the beach, dune, and marsh habitat along Trinity-East Island, Timbalier Island, […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After not receiving an acceptable bid the first time around, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has reissued a request for proposals for the Massey’s Ditch maintenance dredging project, Cape Gazette announced today.  DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section issued the request for proposals to remove 100,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract on September 30, 2015 in the amount of $315,000 to Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E&E), Lancaster, New York, to study seven locations within the Niagara River Area of Concern (AOC) to assess opportunities for habitat restoration. Under the contract, the E&E will provide conceptual […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors (TZC) will begin the second stage of dredging operations during the week of August 1st near the Westchester shoreline as part of the preparation for removing the existing bridge and completing the New NY Bridge project’s eastern landing of the southbound span. Dredging is allowed during a three-month period from August 1 […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thailand Research Fund (TRF) in cooperation with Songkhla province has held a meeting to discuss solutions to solving coastal erosion problems. Dr.Silaporn Buasai, Deputy Chief of the TRF, stated that the purpose of the meeting was for the TRF to present solutions gathered from researches on coastal erosion problem solving, especially in Songklha province, […]

  • 23 September 2013

    At the request of the City of Boston Transportation Department, the Corps of Engineers is delaying the traffic pattern change to Brookline Avenue until 7 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., and starting […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including the establishment of a Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) 300 yards north and 200 yards south of the existing Tappan Zee Bridge. All boaters are required to use the main channel, reduce wake and use extreme caution while transiting the […]