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  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flagler County Government has just released the latest update on their dunes restoration project, saying that the crews on Monday began shifting the works from Varn Park to the River-to-Sea Park, Palm Coast, Florida.  The northern portion of the park is closed but the southernmost portion remains open. Staff is now finishing the work […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major project to renourish Lee County’s Bonita Beach and Lovers Key State Park begun on Monday. The $5 million renourishment project will help shore up roughly two miles of the eroded beaches. The projects consist of adding sand to 0.8 miles of Bonita Beach and 1.1 miles of Lovers Key Beach. These new projects […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Federal regulators are seeking public input on the Aripeka channel dredging project. The plan is to expand an existing channel that would be shared by boaters launching from a future county park and residents of a proposed 2,500-home luxury development called SunWest Harbourtowne, according to tampabay.com. “The people have until September 19 to submit their […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Buxton Beach nourishment project resumed yesterday just around 4:00 p.m. after brief shut down, reports the County of Dare. The beach operations were closed on Friday morning, July 29, due to rough sea conditions. According to Weeks Marine, construction is now moving to the south and has approached the north end of Buxton. The county also […]

  • 9 November 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plan for the Martin County Shore Protection Project, Beach Renourishment 2013, Hutchinson Island, Martin County, Florida. The proposed project is to construct beach nourishment 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 […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 2 September 2016

    The US Coast Guard has halted maritime traffic at major seaports on the country’s east coast in response to Hurricane Hermine. The USCG has set Port Hurricane Condition Yankee for the ports of Charleston, Brunswick, Savannah, coastal South Carolina and coastal Georgia due to Hurricane Hermine. In addition, the USCG has set Port Condition Zulu […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that the proposed use of alternative sand sources throughout the remaining period of federal participation in the Dade County, Florida Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project will cause no significant impacts to the environment. A recently finalized Environmental Assessment (EA) contains the finding. The […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey is kicking off the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend with vastly improved beaches, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said yesterday during the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual State of the Shore event in Asbury Park. “The beaches are in great shape, and we are ready for the 2015 […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) Director Ted Sturdevant has approved the city of Pateros’s comprehensive update to its shoreline master program. Pateros’s program will become part of Okanogan County’s shoreline regulations and the state’s overall shoreline master program (SMP). Pateros’s updated shoreline program will protect uses, development, restoration and water quality of the city’s shorelines […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    VideoRay Remotely Operated Vehicle Obtained by Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office in Michigan, USA for Underwater Inspection, Safety, and Security. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office Dive Unit, based in West Olive, Michigan, USA, is responsible for water related incidents within Ottawa County such as drowning, near drowning, evidence, and stolen property recoveries. The divers are trained […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations on the Baker Bay/Ilwaco Entrance Channel are now underway and will continue through the rest of the month if the good weather holds. According to a work plan released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers earlier this year, the ports of Ilwaco and Chinook will receive about $2.4 million for dredging at […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction began last week on a beach renourishment project that will create a new and improved Bathtub Reef Beach, according to the Martin County’s latest announcement. The project is expected to be completed in May, prior to the start of the new sea turtle nesting season. The northern half of Sailfish Point Beach will also […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    After facing years of setbacks and obstacles, the long-awaited dredging project at Shark River has been completed, Monmouth County’s Department of Public Information & Tourism just announced. Equipment from the project, which included removing sediment and reopening the navigation channels in the Shark River, is now being removed. “I’m pleased to report that with help of […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    County residents in 170 homes in flood-hit areas will benefit from a six-year investment in flood protection, announced Northumberland County Council. Another 380 homes affected by coastal erosion will also see significant investment. The Council secured the DEFRA agreement, which will ensure that vulnerable areas are protected, following work over the past 15 months with the government […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the hopper dredger R.N. Weeks returned to Buxton on October 26 and already started sand pumping operations.  Crews will continue working, moving to the south, as long as the weather and wave heights allow for safe operations, the county said. Over […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Springville Dam Ecosystem Restoration project team yesterday hosted a media event and site walk to highlight the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement at the Springville Dam located at 11024 Scoby Rd, Springville, NY. The formal agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Erie County, and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced that the Oman Creek boating access site, located in Gogebic County, will temporarily close for improvements beginning May 21. Improvements include rebuilding the mouth of the creek to pre-July 2016 flash-flood dimensions, as well as armoring the shoreline of the creek mouth and Lake Superior shoreline to […]

  • 17 February 2014

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) urged the Army Corps of Engineers to include dredging investments for key Washington state small ports in their Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Work Plan. In a letter to the Army Corps, Cantwell said that projects at Baker Bay, Chinook Channel, Kenmore Navigation Channel and the Quillayute River should be prioritized. […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are scheduled to begin next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said. The project will place more than 300,000 cubic yards of sand on 1.3 miles of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Somerset County Council’s flood prevention works at Beer Wall should be complete before the end of July, Somerset County Council said. The works, which are the second phase of a key scheme to protect the A372 and increase the capacity of the River Sowy, started in April and were due to be finished at the […]

  • 5 May 2015

    The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued an order on rehearing, reaffirming its authorization of the Cove Point liquefaction project.