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  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning September 8, vehicles won’t be permitted on Vilano Beach because of a beach renourishment project to restore the dunes, St. Johns County Government said in their latest release. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. Johns County officials said. In addition to […]

  • 7 February 2013

    Sunshine Coast Council’s foreshore protection works at Golden Beach have commenced sooner than planned, with a dredge arriving at Pumicestone Passage ahead of schedule this week. Division 2 Councillor Tim Dwyer said the scheduled 30 day maintenance renourishment period had been brought forward and extended to ensure erosion caused by ex-tropical Cyclone Oswald is restored. […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the 25,000 miles of inland, intracoastal, and coastal waterways that link thousands of ports and harbours in the U.S. have never been completely surveyed. In those areas that have been surveyed, approximately half of the depth sounding data shown on U.S. nautical charts are from before 1940, collected by antiquated leadline soundings and […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District sent a flood fight team to the Quillayute River to stop an imminent breach at the South Jetty in La Push, Wash. Quileute Nation officials requested assistance and a five-person team deployed to the area Jan. 7. They began shoring up an eroded beach area caused by […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Port of Palm Beach and the local Harbor Pilots Association, achieved a victory when they received approval to release the final Integrated Feasibility Report for the Lake Worth Inlet study. This significant milestone was achieved after the report was presented to Corps […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is seeking public comment for a 10-year maintenance request by the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Maritime Resources to dredge nine channels in the bay waters off Long Beach Island (LBI). Dredging is proposed for the Beach Haven State Channel Complex: Southwick Channel, Bay Harbor […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Townsville City Council is seeking comments on a draft Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) that will provide long term options to manage erosion issues at Horseshoe Bay. The draft Horseshoe Bay SEMP has been open for community feedback on Council’s website for two weeks and closes on Sunday. Townsville City Council’s Environmental Health […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on its latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton. Timber and steel groynes which have reached the end of their working life are being replaced by rock groynes built from 10-15 tonne rocks, similar to those built over the last 15 […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Brevard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District authorizing the use of sand from federal waters for the Brevard County Shore Protection Project (North Reach and South Reach). Benefits from the beach nourishment are expected to reduce erosion resulting from Hurricane Matthew […]

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared a joint Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Encinitas and Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. According to the Corps, the EIS/EIR report will evaluate potential options for reducing storm damage related coastal erosion over a 50-year period anticipated to occur from 2018 through […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is nearing its completion, local media reports. The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor is using around 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue North to 55th Avenue […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Report (Draft Report) for South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. They also announced the opening of the window for […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received bids for the long awaited beach replenishment project that includes the southern end of Ocean City and all of Ludlam Island, encompassing the entire shorefront of Strathmere and Sea Isle City. The apparent low bidder was Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, with […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    LTC Edward P. Chamberlayne, District Engineer of the Charleston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the long awaited Federal Permit authorizing the City of North Myrtle Beach’s Cherry Grove canals dredging project. “We are excited to receive this important final authorization for this dredging project,” said North Myrtle Beach Mayor Marilyn Hatley, “and we […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Manatee County officials have set plans for numerous renourishment projects during the next couple of years, Bradenton.com reports. One of the planned projects is the $19.6 million Central Island Project which would provide 1.85 million cubic yards of sand to Anna Maria Island’s midsection. This project is expected to commence in October 2014 and last […]

  • 2 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District contributes to the well-being, economic success and quality of life of local communities by employing environmentally and economically responsible ways to use dredged materials to improve eroded coastlines through beach nourishment and beneficial use programs,” said Navigation Branch Chief Christopher Frabotta, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Marine Construction (PMC) today announced it has successfully completed the first year of teaching the Dredging Fundamental Course to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Luis Prieto-Portar, PhD, PE, PMC’s Principal and Chief Executive Officer and Pablo Prieto y Munoz, PhD, PE, PMC’s Executive Vice-President led the team through classes in Virginia Beach, VA. […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million. The awarded work includes: Post 45 Contract 4 Charleston Lower Harbor New Work Dredging Project (Capital, South Carolina, $52.9 million) Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment – Phase 3 Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $30.6 million) […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District and St. Johns County Government Connection celebrated the groundbreaking of the Vilano and South Ponte Vedra Beach restoration project yesterday. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has entered into another enduring partnership with St. Johns County to protect and preserve America’s Atlantic coastline over the next 50 years,” said Jacksonville District […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth’s famous golden sands will be replenished over the coming months to replace sand gradually washed away over the years due to coastal erosion. A total of 320,000 cubic meters of new beach material will be pumped onto the beach using specialist equipment with work starting between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and then continuing East […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    India and the United States have agreed to deepen the scope of cooperation in the maritime sector. The Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari, recently paid a working visit to the States, where he held wide-ranging discussions with the representatives of Harbor Department of the City of Long Beach. During […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware is progressing according to schedule. Located along the marshes of the western Delaware Bay, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 10,000 acres of valuable coastal habitat. During severe storms, most notably Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the dunes along the […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    To protect residential properties and infrastructure from further coastal erosion, approximately 40,000 cubic meters of sand will be pumped onto Shore Road beach. During last year’s winter storms, Shore Road beach suffered a significant loss of sand along the frontage. Approximately 10 years worth of erosion occurred in just a couple of months, now requiring the sand to be replenished. […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott has recommended nearly $1.6 billion in funding dedicated to the protection and preservation of Florida’s natural and water resources. The Governor’s “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget includes funding dedicated to key environmental projects, such as $150 million for Everglades restoration, $50 million for springs protection and improvements, more than $150 million for the […]