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  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral was the site for a conference that outlined plans to renourish Brevard County beaches as part of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The pre-construction meeting was organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the lead coordinator to provide details of the $17.4 million dollar project, which is expected to get […]

  • 18 April 2012

    In keeping his pledge to add $1 billion to the K-12 education budget, Governor Rick Scott signed the 2012-13 state budget while visiting Cunningham Creek Elementary School in St. Johns County. Governor Scott made $1 billion in additional education funding the centerpiece of his legislative agenda this year. “Over the last year I have traveled […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham’s beaches draw visitors from near and far throughout summer, but during winter, storms and wild weather can deplete the quantity of sand available for the next season. So, every year the City selects various beaches for sand renourishment as part of its ongoing beach monitoring and management program. The choice of […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at the Tankerton jetty and channel are scheduled to take place from 25 July to 16 August 2016, weather permitting. According to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners, these dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The material dredged during this project will be deposited for beach renourishment directly […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.2 million for the State of Florida to help Nassau County defray the cost of repairing beach and dune erosion on South Amelia Island following Hurricane Irma. This grant money will allow Nassau county to use contract services to supply, deliver and place 126,050 cubic yards of beach and dune fill to […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Collier County’s Central Marco Island beach re-grade project is set to begin in the first week of February, according to the City officials. The contractor for the project, Earth Tech Enterprises, Inc, will start the scheme in front of the South Seas West Condominium and move south to the Royal Seafarer Condominium. “Work will begin the first […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest announcement that the next scheduled renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection project was recently advertised and the contract is scheduled for award in late September. Construction could start as early as December 2017 (weather pending) and the project will take 4-6 […]

  • 16 March 2011

    Crews are expected to replenish sand on beaches in Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach starting April 1.   By Dale White (heraldtribune) [mappress] Source: heraldtribune, March 16, 2011  

  • 22 April 2011

    Members of the Wilmington/New Hanover Port, Waterway and Beach Commission met with county and municipal officials April 14 to discuss… By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, April 22, 2011    

  • 15 April 2011

    The Sarasota Board of County Commissioners Wednesday approved the planning process for beach re-nourishment on south Siesta near… By William Mansell (sarasota) [mappress] Source: sarasota, April 15, 2011  

  • 20 June 2011

    Barbara and Ladd Orr like what’s happening at the north end of Estero Island. Since May 13, Florida Dredge and Dock of Tarpon Springs has… BY KEVIN LOLLAR (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, June 20, 2011

  • 3 June 2011

    With ten days of pumping sand on the beach, the Town of Nags Head’s $36 million beach nourishment project appears to be proceeding along… (eyeondare) [mappress] Source: eyeondare, June 3, 2011    

  • 3 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced a plan for the Isle of Wight and Sinepuxent Bay dredging projects. The maintenance dredging of the Isle of Wight channel will include removal of approximately 18,000 cubic yards of material and either creating an island in the Isle of Wight Bay or placing it […]

  • 23 February 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon commence a $15.8 million beach renourishment project between Key Biscayne and Miami Beach. The first phase of the beach restoration is set to start in the last week of February and it will include dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of sand from a borrow pit off Key […]

  • 17 May 2011

    Beach users are fighting plans to build a groyne at Half Moon Bay. The Department of Sustainability and Environment is considering installin… (bayside-leader) [mappress] Source: bayside-leader, May 17, 2011;

  • 22 December 2010

    Mobilization has begun for a beach restoration project along portions of the Delaware coast that were severely damaged by storms last fall… BY NICK ROTH (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, December 22, 2010;

  • 1 September 2010

    Hurricane Earl and the rest of the hurricane season can have a huge impact on beach erosion. Topsail Beach is planning a big beach … By Hailey Winslow (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, September 2, 2010;

  • 3 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced recently that it will begin the Miami-Dade County Shore Protection project in Miami Beach. The shore protection project consists of placing sand on three areas of Miami Beach using two separate sources of material. Work for the project will be conducted in two phases to avoid […]

  • 25 January 2012

    History has proven that hurricanes have no mercy when it comes to damages and losses, and rebuilding can cost towns millions of dollars…     (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, January 25, 2012;

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     MRD Associates, Inc., has just released this beautiful video about the St. Joseph Peninsula Beach Renourishment Project in Gulf County, Florida. The work is well underway and the contractor Manson Construction is actively working in the phase 1 section. “Additionally, in the coming days, we will be reaching out to certain homeowners that are […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 1 of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project is well underway with the groynes being rebuilt and new shingle being laid. As a part of the Phase 1 of the Hill Head project, re-nourishment of historically low beach levels will take place, protecting the promenade from further exposure to wave damage. Extensive maintenance on the 13 […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has started at Ballina’s boat harbor and Fishery Creek to improve access for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels. According to the NSW Government Department of Primary Industries, the $1.5 million contract was awarded to a Yamba company, National Dredging Services, with works now underway and expected to take around 10 weeks to complete. Stephen […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) and Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) will host a webinar next week to discuss how federal and state agencies can work together to ensure the best use of the Mid-Atlantic’s limited offshore and nearshore sand resources. The webinar, set to take place on May 30, will focus […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost share, will allow the Charleston District […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach has entered into its final leg, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in their latest release. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has completed work in the Windy Hill section and is in the process of demobilizing […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, Fla. – Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on August 8. The recommended plan includes approximately 3 miles of beach and dune renourishment within  Vilano Beach and a small portion in […]