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  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Absecon Inlet is a busy place these days with two of coastal protection projects currently ongoing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in its yesterday’s announcement. “We are building a seawall along the inlet and rebuilding sections of the Atlantic City, New Jersey boardwalk. Also, the dredge RN Weeks can be seen […]

  • 1 December 2011

    The Coast Guard has announced that dredging is scheduled to begin today within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Federal Channel near Shallotte Inlet Crossing in Brunswick County, N.C. The project will continue 24 hours a day until Jan. 1, 2012. Dredge operators will monitor VHF-FM channels 13 and 16 to coordinate passage. Floating rubber and submerged […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed its post-Superstorm Sandy beach repair and restoration projects along the Monmouth County coastline prior to the Fourth of July kickoff of the summer tourism season. The completion of sand fill in Long Branch by USACE’s New York District last week returns previously constructed beaches damaged by […]

  • 25 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    QUIETLY but steadily, the whitish sand-water mix is churned out of giant underwater pipes as the roaring waves of the Atlantic Ocean give way to advancing machines, and the foundations of a new city literally emerge off the shores of the famous Bar Beach in Lagos… [mappress] Source: Guardian, January 25, 2010

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is making good progress on the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk reconstruction in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Absecon Island coastal scheme is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by Congress to rebuild and strengthen the state’s beaches following Superstorm Sandy […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Tony Pratt, DNREC Spokesman, said that the sand replenishment project at the Dewey Beach has been completed. The contractor instantly began the job of landfalling the hydraulic pipe in Rehoboth Beach. Pratt added that the replenishment project at Rehoboth Beach should be completed in less than a month. A total of about 1 million cubic […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed the first of 31 Hurricane Sandy coastal resilience projects focusing on rebuilding natural areas along the Atlantic Coast. The $1.65 million beach restoration project restored five beaches on Cape May’s inner shoreline, including Kimbles Beach, Reeds Beach, Moores Beach, Cooks Beach and Pierces Point. Along with the […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hobbyist drone pilot and photographer Jeff Wenzel has just posted a video about the North Topsail Beach – New River Inlet works. This Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is launching work on a comprehensive plan to make coastal areas more resilient to the impacts of severe storms and sea-level rise, announced yesterday Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe during a summit at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. The Coastal Resilience Plan will become a blueprint for protection of […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $12.7 million Atlantic Coast beach re-nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, work will be performed in Ocean City, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of May 16, 2018. The State of Maryland, Worcester County, and […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded the first contract for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay, New York Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. This is the first of several contracts that will provide nearly $600 million in federal investment for the construction of storm risk reduction […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in partnership with the City of Virginia Beach, has awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Ltd. to conduct a beach renourishment effort along the Sandbridge Beach oceanfront. Under the plan, around 1.7 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Sandbridge Shoal (located […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Atlantic Coast of New York East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Hurricane Sandy Reformulation Study—a crucial milestone for the proposed project. The project calls for the construction of nature based and structural features to be constructed on […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has just released a new work schedule for the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. The Absecon Island project covers 8.1 miles of shoreline in Atlantic City, Longport, Margate and Ventnor. The $63 million beach fill project has been awarded to the Cranford-based Weeks Marine company. According to the Corps spokesman […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC (GLDD) said today that over 600,000 cubic yards of new sand is on the Avalon beachfront in the northern end of the community. The sand pumping operations, worth $6.3 million, are expected to conclude this week. At the moment, the Avalon beach from 19th Street south to 26th Street is closed for […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Since the Atlantic Hurricane Season began on Sunday, the Brevard County announced that it has spent millions of dollars to prepare for it. For more than five months the County conducted a beach renourishment project to get Space Coast ready for a potential storm. MyNews13 quoted Mike McGarry, Brevard County beach project manager, as saying: […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that the town’s contractor will next week begin tilling all portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. Beginning Monday, March 26, the McGraley Company will mobilize in order to begin tilling the beach. “The beach renourishment project permits require that the sand placed be loose enough to […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island announces the pending completion of sand placement activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort. “Once finished here, 4 of 6 project segments will have been completed with approximately 1/2 of the project’s total sand volume in […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Staff members from the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Management Division joined Vincent Grewatz, regional business director, Joe Forcina, chief of Hurricane Sandy CMD, and Brig. Gen. Kent Savre, commanding general of the North Atlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers July 30 to cut a ribbon signifying the opening of the Hurricane Sandy CMD’s […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is managing an Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) Inlet Crossing Maintenance Dredging Project that has begun on Friday February 22, 2013. Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing & parts of Snow’s Cut are included in this work package. The beach compatible material is scheduled to be placed on the north end of Freeman […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, has received a federal permit to build a 750-foot terminal groin, the town said in its latest announcement.  The project will consist of the construction of a 750 linear feet terminal groin structure, which includes a 300 linear foot anchorage system. The 3,214 foot section of shoreline […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Beninese Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development recently kicked off the coastal protection works near the coastal villages Avlékété and Djégbadji, part of the town called Ouidah. At the beginning of 2018, the Ministry awarded Jan De Nul Group for its in-house developed design of a submerged dike installed off the coast to […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just announced that work on the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in Atlantic City, NJ, is progressing well. According to the Corps, the ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge C.R. McCaskill is conducting dredging and beachfill operations at the north end of Atlantic City. USACE […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In the wake of tropical storm Sandy, the city of Virginia Beach has requested the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an emergency dredge of Rudee Inlet. The federal navigation channel shoaled significantly as a result of the storm, impeding navigation. The Norfolk District team quickly responded and sought the assistance of the Wilmington […]

  • 24 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    An Industry Day for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Regional Superstorm Sandy Shore Protection and Navigation Dredging Projects will be held on April 3, 2013, beginning 11:00 am. The purpose of this event is to allow the Government the opportunity to provide a brief overview of upcoming dredging projects’ requirements, address specific questions relating […]