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  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $10.6 million emergency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin during the September/October 2017 time frame in the city of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The city of North Myrtle Beach will not have to pay for the emergency project, according to the city’s latest announcement. Around 400,000 cubic yards […]

  • 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 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Boca Raton beach renourishment project, has finished placing sand on the central and southern beaches, the city said in its latest announcement. As a measure to help mitigate beach erosion, the project added approximately 450,000 cubic yards of sand to the central beach area, widening it by about 125 feet on […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction project to rebuild the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point beach area is entering its final phase, with construction expected to continue through mid-May, Martin County said in its latest project update.  The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, is being borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. Martin County has contracted with Ferreira […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The annual dredging of the entrance channel at Oceanside Harbor began earlier this week when the dredger HR Morris began pumping the first of up to 300,000 cubic yards that will maintain safe navigation for vessels and provide much-needed renourishment for the city’s shoreline, USACE said. The Corps awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting in mid-April, St. Lucie County will begin placing as much as 100,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach immediately south of the Fort Pierce Inlet to combat the severe erosion that has occurred there. According to the county, the sand is being provided through an agreement with the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vilano Beach is receiving beach-compatible sand through the beneficial use of dredged material, helping to reduce vulnerabilities and improve coastal resiliency in a community north of the St. Augustine Inlet. The injection of much needed sand was made possible in a partnering between St. Johns County, the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) and the U.S. […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Peter Helmlinger, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Pacific Division, met recently with the mayors and other public officials of two coastal communities to discuss a proposed $174 million coastal storm damage reduction project. Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakespear and Solana Beach Mayor Mike Nichols hosted Col. Helmlinger and Col. Kirk Gibbs, […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, yesterday announced the completion of the Miami Beach erosional hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the ongoing Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. “The Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate, rose to the challenge and was a great partner, along with the […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released the Draft Environmental Assessment for the North Myrtle Beach renourishment project. USACE is currently involved in the planning phase of a beach emergency repair in the Grand Strand (Myrtle Beach) of Horry County, South Carolina. The Myrtle Beach Project – authorized for construction by Section 101 of the […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has invited the public to a community information session about the Carrum beach renourishment project, State Government of Victoria just announced. The meeting will be held at the Carrum Surf Life Saving Club on February 8, 2017 from 5:30-7:00pm. DELWP Senior Project Manager, Coastal Programs, Jill Garvey, said: […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord recently released this photo taken during the Lincshore beach re-nourishment project. During the works, undertaken by TVO in 2015 and 2016 on behalf of the Environment Agency, around 850,000 cubic meters of sand was used to reinstate the beaches to their design level and profile. The scheme involved dredging sand from a designated offshore location […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced that the work on the Miami Beach sand renourishment scheme will resume after the holidays. The $11.9 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The USACE, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach will host an […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Beach Advocates held its 2016 Annual Meeting December 7-8 at the Isle of Palms, discussing the current and future beach restoration activities in the area. According to the City of North Myrtle Beach release, the theme of the annual meeting was “Resilience in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew”. Mayor Hatley chaired an […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Havant Borough Council recently completed the beach management operations along the Hayling Island seafront in accordance with the Beach Management Plan for the area. The contractor, Boskalis Westminster Limited, used dredger – the Sospan Dau – to carry out the works. Around 25,000 cubic meters of shingle material was dredged from Chichester Harbor, transported a […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Lincshore beach renourishment works, undertaken by Team Van Oord in 2015 and 2016 on behalf of the Environment Agency, were showcased recently at an annual gathering of Europe’s coastal engineers. Around 80 delegates who attended ‘KRING 2016’ made a site visit to Project Lincshore as part of the three-day event held on 25-27 September. […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Havant Borough Council has started with the combined maintenance dredge of the Chichester Harbor Approach Channel and nourishment to the Eastoke Frontage, Hayling Island. The maintenance dredge of the approach channel is underway, with a maximum volume of 25,000m³ of material to be pumped onto the beach along the Eastoke frontage. The exact location will vary […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As a result of weather related delays encountered since August 15, including the passage of Tropical Storm Hermine, the Town of Hilton Head Island has revised the schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the Beach Renourishment Project. Work on the southern half of the central oceanfront beach will continue to advance northward […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District contractor Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, has just started of the beachfill operations on the Miami Beach. Construction work is underway near the 46th Street location and will continue to the 54th Street location. During the works, the contractor will place around 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pensacola Beach Renourishment Project is entering its final phase, with the construction expected to be completed before September. According to the Santa Rosa Island Authority latest update, the $16 million renourishment project will be wrapped up in the next couple of days. Last week, the beach-building operations were in the vicinity of the Portside Villas on Ft. […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works are about to begin on the Miami Beach sand project, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The $11.9 million Miami Beach erosional Hotspots project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, started mobilizing equipment at the […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following successful completion of the sand pumping activities at the Sea Pines Resort, the Hilton Head Island’s contractor, Weeks Marine, restarted beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach on August 21. According to the town’s latest update, the active construction zone is currently located between Beach Marker 55 and 57A, south of the Coligny Beach Park access. […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment project continues to make progress with the area between Painted Bunting Road and Bald Eagle Road currently being restricted for beach construction. The town and its contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., began this $20.7 million beach renourishment project in late June 2016. So far, around 700,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine has completed works on the segment four of the Navarre Beach Renourishment Project in Santa Rosa County, Florida. During the past week, crews on the Navarre Beach project continued filling the fourth and final segment, including restoration of dunes. Approximately 210,000 cubic yards of sand were pumped on the beach, bringing the total renourishment […]

  • 19 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the 2016 Island-wide Beach renourishment project is officially underway, according to the Town of Hilton Head. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the pumping of sand on Mitchelville Beach in the morning hours of June 17, 2016 with its cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill. Sand placement in this immediate area is expected to […]