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  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed two agreements that together total $2 million for broad-scale environmental monitoring within offshore areas along Cape Canaveral (Brevard County), Fla. These areas have been identified to provide sand resources for areas […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Missouri Valley, will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Rand Community Center, Missouri Valley, Iowa. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated Willow Creek/Boyer River feasibility study. The public meeting will run […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of marine studies are being rolled out this month to support the planning of the Port of Hastings Development Project. Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced this today and said that the studies demonstrated the thorough process the Port of Hastings Development Authority is taking to progress planning of the project and develop […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, in association with Witteveen+Bos, will conduct a study focusing on the natural and man-made dynamics of the Aruba coastline and propose possible solutions. The objective of the study is to get a better understanding of the physical system on the island in order to improve resilience and derive sustainable solutions; ‘Why is coastal erosion […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, are about to hold an informational public meeting on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. USACE and the county will host the meeting September 9, from 5-7 p.m., at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    An investigation into the ability of bleached corals to cope with dredging related stressors has found that several species of thermally bleached corals cannot clear sediment that has smothered them, said Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI). The study was undertaken as part of the WAMSI’s Dredging Science Node at the AIMS National Sea Simulator in specially developed tank systems. […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, in cooperation with its partners, announced yesterday a 12-month pause in the Alaska Deep-Draft Arctic Port System feasibility study to revalidate potential project economic benefits and justification. The study, which began in December 2011, has proceeded to date under an agreement with the State of Alaska, the cost […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Pierce County, Washington, are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Puyallup River Basin Flood Risk Management General Investigation Study. The 45-day public comment period is from March 25 to May 9, 2016. The document is available for viewing […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) requested that the U.S. Army conduct a study on the effectiveness of beach erosion structures when used in concert with beach replenishment projects.  The letter requesting the study was led by the Congressional Coastal Communities Caucus, of which Pallone is a co-chair. In the letter, the lawmakers wrote that “the […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has released the required supplemental environmental study for a proposed project to build a terminal groin and pump sand onto the beach to protect homes threatened by erosion on Figure Eight Island in New Hanover County. The so-called Figure Eight Island Shoreline Management Project includes plans to […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The findings of a study, considering options for managing the coastline at Hemsby, were presented to the community on Thursday, July 19, said the Great Yarmouth Borough Council in its latest release.  In response to this year’s events, Great Yarmouth Borough Council brought forward the high-level study, funded through the Environment Agency, which as its […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio have announced that, after their push, and following Schumer-secured vital construction funds, a greatly expedited timeline on the Rockaway Reformulation Study has been secured. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the draft report will now be issued in August, followed by a final report […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards joined yesterday officials from Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University (LSU), the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) to unveil the LSU Center for River Studies that will be dedicated to coastal restoration and river management. The large-scale physical model of the lower Mississippi River […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, has today given the green light to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbor project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor, […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new study shows that the combined effect of storm-induced wave-driven flooding and sea level rise on island atolls may be more severe and happen sooner than previous estimates of inundation predicted by passive “bathtub” modeling for low-lying atoll islands, and especially at higher sea levels forecasted for the future due to climate change. More […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has required Deltares to carry out a technical review of the study “Beach Erosion Studies and Engineering Mitigation Measures for Visakhapatnam” compiled by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). The study mainly focuses on the assessment of the erosion problems in the stretch of coast north of Visakhapatnam […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading provider of coastal process assessments, has been commissioned by the Environment Agency to provide a detailed understanding of past, present and likely future change around Read’s Island on the Humber Estuary.   The study will help the Environment Agency determine what action they need to take to maintain current flood protection levels […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking comments on the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The study team has produced a draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment report, which is currently available for public review. The purpose of this study is to […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, received approval and funding recently to initiate the Feasibility Study for the deepening of the Port of Oswego’s navigation channel. The study will look at options to improve the economic efficiency of the harbor and the cost of making those improvements. “Deepening the harbor will unlock new […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defense needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor. The first phase of the studies is comprising information-gathering in relation to the physical and natural environments, including coastal processes, economic data and an assessment of the condition of […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study investigating coastal storm risk management problems and solutions has reached an important milestone last month, USACE’s Norfolk District said in their latest release. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report recommending the study’s […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) is continuing field studies in August 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Roberts Bank Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that would provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. The project is undergoing a […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kerry County Council recently submitted a coastal erosion and flood risk management study application to the Office of Public Works (OPW). According to the announcement, the Council is planning to carry out Coastal Erosion and Flood Risk Management Studies in the following Coastal Cells areas: Dingle Bay East-Castlemaine Harbor Coastal Cell, which extends a distance […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has released new coastal flood hazard studies for Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln and Curry counties. These studies include detailed hazard zones developed for the open coast using new coastal engineering analyses, decades of ocean wave and water level data, refined modeling approaches, and technology – including use of high-resolution lidar data. […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host today at 3 p.m. a webinar to discuss with the media the results of a two-year study that evaluated coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in areas of the Northeast that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. The study, known as the […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Houston Port Commissioners awarded recently a contract to TCB/GBA Joint Venture for professional engineering and planning services in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ feasibility study of modifications to improve the Houston Ship Channel system. That system includes the Houston, Barbours Cut and Bayport ship channels. “This study is critical to the greater […]