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  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weather and mechanical factors permitting, a $10.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Emergency Beach Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin the week of October 2 in North Myrtle Beach. Sand will be dredged from offshore and piped on to the beach to renourish those sections of beach that do not have adequate protection. […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has successfully completed Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, GLDD’s hopper dredge Ellis Island delivered the last load of sand to West Emerald Isle (“reach 2”) at approximately 1:30 pm, on April 29th signifying the conclusion of the beach nourishment […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with the City of Jacksonville, Fla., and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing them to dredge nearly 1.4 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters for periodic renourishment of the Duval County shoreline. The shore protection project, using sand from the seafloor […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the Cape Lookout National Seashore (CALO), National Park Service (NPS) are extending the comment period on the Morehead City Harbor Draft integrated Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EfS), Morehead City, North Carolina. The comment period deadline is now February 3, 2014. The […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Despite a persistent southwest wind generating choppy seas past weekend, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock is making great progress in Carteret County. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, GLDD dredge the Ellis Island has completed pumping sand in the eastward direction from the submerged pipeline landing in Beacon’s Reach. “We’re now pumping sand westward […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Trailing suction hopper dredge Ellis Island has been working non-stop this week on the beach nourishment project in Carteret County, NC. According to the county officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has just completed the Pine Knoll Shores portion of the project. Now, the contractor will fully transition to Salter Path. Sand for this portion […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Division of Water Resources has awarded $22 million to 13 coastal towns and counties to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Florence. “Coastal communities are still in the rebuilding and recovery phase more than a year after Hurricane Florence left its devastating impact,” said Michael Regan, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are in full swing now, informs the county’s Shore Protection Office. “As expected, we’re experiencing some strong productivity a little over two days into the project as the sand is being pumped eastward from the first subline landing,” the county said. The […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest release that Duval County beach goers are now enjoying a newly engineered beach that improves the area’s resiliency to wave action and reduces risk to infrastructure. Contractors completed the dredge work last week, achieving the goal of restoring protection features prior to hurricane […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Duval County Shore Protection Project will continue through December 3 and then reinitiate again in May 2017, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The goal remains to restore the protection features. The Duval County shore project is nourishing seven miles of eroded beach and additionally rebuilding dunes devastated by Hurricane […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $178 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MSCIP), Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration Plan (Coastal Restoration, Mississippi, $56.7 million); Great Egg/Peck Beach New Jersey (Coastal Protection, New Jersey, $32.5 million) Post-Florence Renourishment Project (Coastal Protection, North […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) was recently awarded several coastal protection and dredging contracts with an approximate value of $93 million. GLDD received two awards for coastal protection work required along the East Coast as a result of the extensive damage caused by Super Storm Sandy in 2012 and other more recent storms. The first […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As scheduled one the largest hopper dredges in the United States, the Ellis Island has arrived in Carteret County and is now pumping sand on to the Pine Knoll Shores. According to the County Shore Protection Office, the Ellis Island arrived on March 19, underwent environmental testing (mostly related to sea turtle protection), and started […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin in the next few days two dredge projects intended to help commercial marine traffic that has been impeded by shoaling in the channels. And one of those projects that is expected to begin Friday – deepening the Morehead City Harbor at the ocean bar – […]

  • 4 November 2009

    In Gambia’s coastal towns one of the country’s chief assets – pristine beaches – is being steadily eroded. In a move to make King Cnut proud, the government is shipping in sand… Source: The Ecologist, November 4, 2009;

  • 13 March 2012

    The crews began an $18-million beach replenishment project that will stretch from Atlantic City to Ventnor City. This $18 million project, partly financed by the state’s Shore Protection Fund, is designed to reconstruct beaches and dunes from the Absecon Inlet in Atlantic City to Fredricksburg Avenue at the border of Ventnor and Margate. The 5.1-mile […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on a beach renourishment project in Atlantic City, N.J. Dredged sand is pumped onto the beach and moved into place with heavy equipment. The beach replenishment program is seen as vital to the economy of Atlantic City and other shore towns that rely on summer visitors to […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District recently awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) for $23.8 million to complete periodic nourishment of the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Atlantic County, N.J. The contract calls for placing approximately two million cubic yards of sand onto the beach […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey’s last major Post-Sandy recovery project, the Absecon Island scheme is set to begin this April, according to the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. The $63 million beach fill project will be carried out jointly by the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DEP. The Absecon Island project covers […]

  • 13 October 2011

    No sooner do the beaches of Absecon Island lose their sand to the ravages of the Atlantic, than the Atlantic is forced to give that sand … By STEVEN LEMONGELLO (pressofatlanticcity) [mappress] Source: pressofatlanticcity, October 13, 2011;

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parts of the Hilton Head Island beach will be closing as soon as next week, as contractors will spend about three months placing new sand onto the beaches, according to WTOC. The 2016 beach renourishment of the Atlantic oceanfront shoreline is expected to be similar to the projects conducted in 1990, 1997 and 2006. Also, the […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced changes to the schedule of the upcoming beach renourishment project. Sand placement activities will commence June 15, 2016 along the Port Royal Sound Shoreline portion of the project. Once complete, work is expected to move from Port Royal Sound to South Beach, east of the Tower Beach […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A long-awaited beach and dune project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that will bring critical coastal protection for homes, businesses and infrastructure between Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Inlet is going out to bid, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced last Friday. The Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Army Corps of Engineers spokesman stated that the beach replenishment projects in Ventnor and Atlantic City is “about two-fifths complete.” According to the Press of Atlantic City, the $18 million project — 65 percent of which ($11.7 million) is funded federally, with another 25 percent ($4.5 million) funded by the state Department of Environmental Protection […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the completion of several major initiatives undertaken with Hurricane Sandy emergency funding. They include updated maps and consolidated databases related to offshore sediment resources, made possible through cooperative agreements between BOEM and 13 Atlantic states from Florida to Maine in 2014. The second major accomplishment is […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pumping 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach beginning at the north end of town as part of a federal beach replenishment project, Shore News Today reports. Work began Wednesday, May 9 and is expected to take 20 days, according to city engineer Matt Doran. A hopper […]