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  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by the city of Virginia Beach and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District, is slated to begin this week. According to USACE, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) crews will work in roughly 1,000-feet sections of the beach, closest […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine began pumping sand on the Gasparilla Island beach at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Banyan Street location, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, they worked through the night and placed material up to near the 3rd St. beach access. As of 2 p.m. […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Beaver Island Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Project – aimed to dramatically improve the habitat and environmental health on this Mississippi River island – is finally underway and moving forward according to schedule.    “The $10 million habitat restoration project is funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Upper Mississippi River Restoration […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Amherst Madison Inc., Charleston, West Virginia, has won an $18.2 million contract for dredging of the Monongahela River. The Department of Defense (DoD) announced yesterday that the Army Corps’ Pittsburgh District is the contracting activity. The major features of this project include dredging of the Monongahela River between Locks and Dam 3 (river mile 23.8) and […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hinkley Point C contractors have now completed the licensed work to dredge and deposit mud in the Severn Estuary, EDF Energy said in their latest announcement.  According to the official release, “this mud is no different to mud found anywhere else up and down the coast. It has been thoroughly tested by a UK Government […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the beach to open the mouth of White Point Swash so that it can drain, reports the City of North Myrtle Beach. Recent storms and hurricanes closed the mouth of the swash, negatively impacting the associated marsh and also causing flooding of streets and yards. The work is being done by Horry […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Repair work began last week on the dune and berm at Bethany Beach, Delaware, to help get the community ready for Hurricane season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. USACE’s contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is set to place more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A proposal received from Government of Rajasthan to develop Inland Shipping Port at Jalore, which would be connected to the Arabian Sea by developing a channel along the Kutch Creek, was discussed by the officers of the Rajasthan Government with the officials of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI). It was decided that a pre-feasibility […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the maintenance and development of ports, harbors and waterways for navigation, remediation and flood management generates large volumes of sediment. Considering this sediment as a resource and using it in a way that brings benefits to the environment as well as to society and economy, has been promoted through publications of international associations […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Opened on this day, 8 May 1984, the famous Thames Barrier continues to play a vital role in the country’s flood defenses. This image, released by long reach specialist WM Plant Hire Ltd, shows a flashback to some emergency works carried out by Van Oord to remove silt from the gate underwater. In order to […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Contractors working at the Lake Oroville Spillway continue to remove sediment and debris below the spillway. The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) has just released this video update on the operations. Crews working on widening the channel at the base of the main spillway have made significant progress towards the goal of creating enough […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the Rugeley Flood Risk Management Scheme, which began in December, is progressing well. EA also reported that the preparations for the construction of the embankment are now underway. To make sure that the public stay safe while the work is being carried out, the Hagley playing fields will […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the Downtown Montauk Project, a key dune stabilization project in the First Congressional District of New York, announced Congressman Lee Zeldin. On Friday, March 20, 2015, USACE awarded the Montauk project to the lowest bidder, H & L Construction, for $8.4 million. This project is fully funded by the […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that it will reopen the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead now through Sunday, November 30. NPS will close the trail from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, December 1 to Friday, December 5, […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Brigadier General (P) Donald E. Jackson, Jr., deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil and Emergency Operations, visited levee work in north Sacramento, CA yesterday. During the visit, he was briefed on key projects in the District including Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway construction project and ongoing levee work. Greater Sacramento, California, is among the […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The working group for Pagham Parish Council, Pagham Flood Defense Steering Group (PFDSG), has engaged with ABPmer to identify the best solution for managing the large shingle spit fronting Pagham Harbor, West Sussex.  This spit has grown substantially over the last decade and an intervention is needed to ease the pressure of erosion that it […]

  • 14 August 2009

    Port authorities hit out at Dutch government Two nature organisations have succeeded in halting works designed to allow the port of Antwerp to receive mega-container ships… More: Flanders Today

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal flood banks which protect homes in Newton, Porthcawl, are due to be repaired and strengthened by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) next month. Engineers will use over 6,500 tonnes of stone rock armor to shore up the defense, which will make them more resilient to the effects of the tide in the future. Phill Pickersgill, […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With a favorable weather forecast expected for this week, Weeks Marine will once again deploy both dredges, RN Weeks and Magdalen, onsite to work on the Buxton Beach Nourishment project. According to the company, as of Wednesday, January 17, about 77% of the project’s sand had been placed on the beach. Weeks Marine also announced that approximately 600,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    TMS Ltd said in its latest announcement that they have completed the first phase of marine survey works for the unexploded ordnance investigation (UXO) purposes at Thanckes Jetty, Devonport. The survey was carried out from TMS’ survey vessel Sea Seeker and utilized traditional survey methods; multi-beam, side-scan and magnetometer surveys, as well as revolutionary penetrative survey […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works to prepare construction site for the upcoming Tipner Lake Coastal Defense scheme are in full swing, reported the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to the ESCP, the site set up is going strong at Tipner Lake with the Hilsea/Tipner shore pathway being blocked from the Mountbatten Centre to the slipway for the defense work. […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Northeast Fisheries Science Center breakwater in Woods Hole, Mass., is being repaired under the terms of a $305,000.00 contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Construction started on December 11, 2014 and is scheduled to be completed on January 31, 2015. The contract was […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) has started dredging project at Ukraine’s southern Black Sea port of Chornomorsk. Under the contract signed earlier in April, the Chinese company will deepen the port’s approach channel, including a significant amount of dredging work in one of the port’s operational areas, boosting the overall handling capacity of the port. According […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Work is progressing well on the Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, contract construction workers sculpted the beach at Johnny Mercer Pier with dredged material, the Corps said. Wilmington District Commander, Col. Robert Clark, and civil engineer, Rolando Serrano recently toured the […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Robbins Rest Coastline Resiliency Project which is aimed to reduce significant coastal erosion threat on Fire Island has been completed now. According to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the contractors have completed all emergency repairs of Robbins Rest on Fire Island. The work on the project that will address coastal erosion and improve coastal resiliency in the area began in […]