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  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    [mappress mapid=”23290″] The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. All beachfill activities between South Forest Beach (near Marriott’s Grande Ocean Resort) and southern Palmetto Dunes (near Captain’s Walk) are complete. The dredger, pipeline and equipment will be repositioned during […]

  • 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 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The preliminary activities associated with the 2016 Beach Nourishment Project will start in the upcoming weeks, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in an announcement yesterday. In particular, pre-project surveys of both the beach and the offshore borrow sites will be conducted. Both land and water based survey crews will be present and active within […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Portions of the Islanders’ Beach Park on Hilton Head Island will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking effective immediately due to the island’s upcoming beach renourishment project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in its latest announcement. The partial restriction is required to facilitate the truck delivery of beach renourishment pipeline to the […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc. will continue with pre-construction activities associated with the upcoming beachfill project which is expected to start by March 15, 2016. Rafts of submerged pipeline will be delivered to local waters in upcoming days, the Town of Hilton Head Island stated in its latest announcement. These sections of pipeline […]

  • 30 January 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced the approval of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) negotiated between the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the State of North Carolina to pay for dredging to occur at Carolina Beach, Lockwoods Folly, and New Topsail Inlets. Congressman McIntyre has strongly advocated on behalf of the communities in the […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rice has announced an additional $29 million in federal funding for beachfront renourishment projects in the Grand Strand to repair damages caused by recent natural disasters. “Over the past two years, my office has helped secure over $51 million to renourish beaches along the Grand Strand that suffered significant damage from devastating hurricanes […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. “Like many of the infrastructure projects Congress takes on, our nation has made […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A project to upgrade and improve the coastal defenses and promenade at Avon Beach reached completion last week after contractors and council engineers pulled out all the stops to ensure the site is fully open and operational for the start of the summer season, Christchurch Borough Council reports.  These works, undertaken by PT Contractors Ltd, involved raising […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The mercury hasn’t dropped to winter temperatures yet but Sunshine Coast Regional Council is already preparing Maroochydore Beach for the coming summer season. The Council will begin stage two of the Maroochydore Beach renourishment program in mid-May, which will see beach dredging machinery mobilized into the Maroochy estuary ready to start pumping sand onto the […]

  • 14 December 2010

    The maintenance dredging of the Lockwood Folly inlet crossing has been moved up six weeks, according to a newsletter from the town of Holden… By Andrew Dunn (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, December 14, 2010;

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release the draft report and immediately thereafter hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) project. “The Army Corps should release the draft plan and engage with the community ASAP. Public meetings will allow […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that four major New York coastal protection projects worth over $1 billion dollars will receive full federal funding, after a month long campaign led by Schumer. The Sandy relief bill that was signed into law required only that the feds pick up 65% of the project cost, but that […]

  • 6 February 2014

    Having withstood the elements for many years, the seafront groynes are to be replaced and upgraded with the highest quality of rock groynes in order to provide the best beach protection and frontage for Dover’s community. The current groynes are reaching the end of their life and the Port of Dover wants to ensure that […]

  • 18 August 2011

    With about 7 feet to spare on each side, Dutra Dredging Co.’s excavator barge and dump scow squeezed into the north end of Newport Beach’s… By Taylor Hill (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, August 18, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 3 May 2013

    HM Government of Gibraltar announces that major coastal protection and beach regeneration works will shortly be carried out in Sandy Bay beach following extensive engineering studies of the coastal processes affecting the beach. The works will entail the construction of offshore coastal defences in the form of curved groynes at each end of Sandy Bay. […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Havant Borough Council has begun with the beach management operations along the Hayling Island seafront in accordance with the Beach Management Plan for this area. The works started on 29th March 2016 and will last for approximately 3-4 weeks. Beach management comprises both beach recycling and beach nourishment. The council has appointed Boskalis Westminster Limited to undertake the beach […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony J. Santino has announced that his township’s beaches will be fully open for this summer’s season. “I am delighted to announce that all Town of Hempstead beaches will be fully open to the public this summer as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conclude coastal protection work on the town’s […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Port of Long Beach on Friday welcomed the largest container ship ever to call to North America, the MSC Fabiola. The vessel, measuring 1,200 feet in length and capable of carrying more than 12,000 container units, docked at Pier T on Terminal Island. “This is the largest container vessel now serving the U.S.-Asia trade, […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $10 million contract for an emergency project that will restore 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach. The construction will take place along Beach 89th to Beach 149th and this is the first of two emergency beach replenishment projects […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The steering group for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) has met to discuss the shortlist options as part of a consultation process to reach a preferred option to manage coastal and flood defenses for Sidmouth seafront and East Beach. The meeting took place on Thursday 16 June 2016 at Kennaway House in […]

  • 24 July 2012

    During its July meeting the Captiva Erosion Prevention District (CEPD) heard from its new coastal project manager Justin McBride, who told the board dredging was fully under way, informs island-reporter.com. The dredging work will be performed by Florida Dredge and Dock, the contractor for the recent Ft. Myers Beach project. Work should be completed by […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced recently that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $10 million contract for an emergency project that will restore 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach. The construction will take place along Beach 89th to Beach 149th and this is the first of two emergency beach replenishment […]