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  • 6 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trimble has released a precise Marine Inertial Positioning System which provides robust 3D position, attitude and orientation data in the most challenging of marine environments. It’s targeted at marine contractors who are constructing ports or waterways with dredging, placement or piling machines that need reliable position and orientation data. This system ensures precise data can […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Brevard County Commissioners announced the estimated sand placement schedule and locations in the North and South Reaches of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The estimated sand placement schedule and locations are as follows: – Northern North Reach – Cheri Down Park, Cape Canaveral to Surf Road, Cocoa Beach – December 25, 2013 through […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Port Hedland is a key export location for Australian iron ore exports. BHP Billiton is undertaking development of a 100-million-tonne-a-year outer harbour expansion at the port. GHD, a global engineering and environmental services firm, commissioned the system in order to provide marine water quality data from monitoring sites located in areas surrounding the port dredging […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal has helped secure an additional $7.74 million for much-needed dredging of the Queensway Bay channel, which sits at the mouth of the Los Angeles River in Long Beach. The funding is in addition to more than $5 million already secured by the Congressman and the City of Long Beach for initial dredging […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to review and comment on the St. Johns County, Fla., Coastal Storm Risk Management Project draft feasibility study and environmental assessment. The study team, consisting of federal, state and local agency officials, assessed the feasibility of providing federal coastal storm risk management measures to […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has just released the latest update on their upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project, saying that the first sand pumping operations are set to begin on April 23, 2018. Norfolk Dredging, the contractor selected for the 2018 Sand Key and Treasure Island Nourishment Projects, plans to fill Sand Key areas […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are about to begin on the Phipps Ocean Park/Reach 7 beach nourishment project in the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The project will place over 1,000,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach, along the shoreline between the north end of Phipps Ocean Park and the north end of the County’s Kreusler Park. Sand needed for […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The King Company started dredging Grand Haven Harbor in Grand Haven, Michigan this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said in their latest release. The dredge material is being utilized for beach nourishment. According to USACE, a wide, nourished beach system absorbs wave energy, protects upland areas from flooding, and mitigates erosion. […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just announced that the Long Beach Coastal Restoration Project, located along Long Island’s South Shore, is taking shape. The Army Corps Contracting Rep. Michael Ortega and project engineer Janeen Minguillo travel in a four-wheel-drive truck and ascend over newly excavated sand making their daily rounds surveying […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rice yesterday announced $16 million in federal funding will go to beachfront renourishment projects in Myrtle Beach to repair damages caused by Hurricane Matthew and other storms. “Over the past few years beaches along the Grand Strand have taken a beating from Hurricane Matthew and other storms,” said Congressman Rice. “My office has […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach and Horry County officials met with the Army Corps, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Tim Scott, and Congressman Tom Rice on October 3 in Washington to talk about the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project. They requested a reevaluation of the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project, the Grand Strand’s continuing federal beach renourishment project. […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing on Holden Beach’s proposed 750-foot terminal groin, located just west of Lockwood Folly Inlet and Oak Island, is scheduled for September 24 at Holden Beach Town Hall, 110 Rothschild St., according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. Written comments on the statement will be accepted until October 13 and […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gravel beaches occur on many wave-dominated coasts across the world and are widely considered an effective and sustainable form of coastal defense. Despite their societal importance, relatively little research has been directed towards understanding the mechanisms leading to their failure during storms. As a result, coastal managers have very limited guidance when estimating the potential […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Thames-Coromandel District Council has provided funds for extension works on rock walls at Buffalo Beach, in Whitianga, and at Cooks Beach. Due to a storm from last month several areas of the two beaches have been damaged and eroded. According to Mayor Glenn Leach erosion at Buffalo Beach has been intensified by the […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the last couple of days, the Surfside Beach Renourishment Project has been brought to a halt due to the tropical depression running by the east coast. The town reported that beach fill operations have been delayed several days due to the weather and high seas. But, according to the Town of Surfside Beach latest update, the hopper dredges are returning […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced additional beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach. In the announcement, Pallone said that additional federal dollars will allow for expanded work in these Monmouth County towns. “I’m pleased to announce these additional replenishment projects that will be critical to our beaches and communities in […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has just announced the wrap up of their third maintenance dredging project this summer. According to the company, they will successfully complete the third port in their summer, West Coast small port and harbor dredging schedule later this week. “After stops at Port Orford, OR, Coos Bay and completion of work this week at […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest announcement that the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is now officially underway.        The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has been abuzz with activity for the last couple of days with surveying, dune repairs and dune walkover stabilization activities. The Coastal Carolina University personnel are taking measurements to help determine sand loss from the recent storms. The resulting information will be submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has once again been selected as the contractor for the City of Cocoa Beach Renourishment project. According to the city’s latest update, GLDD will next week begin the renourishment operations. “Projected construction dates are January 25 through the end of March.” “Seven miles of the 9.4 mile North Reach (Port […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of two critical reaches in the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway near Breach Inlet, off Sullivan’s Island and the Isle of Palms, and Jeremy Creek in McClellanville has been completed. The Wilco, an 18 inch cutterhead dredge, owned and operated by Southwind Construction, was hard at work in the waters, making the waterway safer for passage […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine began pumping sand on the Gasparilla Island beach at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Banyan Street location, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, they worked through the night and placed material up to near the 3rd St. beach access. As of 2 p.m. […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are progressing well on the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Contract. The contractor, Weeks Marine, is dredging shoaled material from the federal navigation channel, and placing it on the Oak Island beachfront. According to USACE, this contract is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Trimble has introduced the Trimble® SPS356 DGNSS Beacon Receiver specifically designed for marine construction. This marine receiver allows contractors to achieve sub-meter accuracy using DGNSS or MSK Beacon station corrections for robust, multi-constellation positioning. The receiver is ideal for a range of marine applications including dredging, vessel positioning and tracking, and bathymetric surveying. Consistent and Accurate […]