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  • 17 January 2013

    A leading coastal scientist has warned that some of the world’s best known beach resorts may not survive projected sea level rises and that problems caused by changing sea levels are compounded by a lack of political will and short-term coastal management initiatives. Professor Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies in the School of Environmental […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kees Nederhoff, coastal engineer at Deltares has won the best paper student award for his work “Modelling the Effects of Hard Structures on Dune Erosion and Overwash”. The award was handed over to Kees during the Coastal Sediments 2015 conference, held in San Diego, CA, USA. Kees investigated the morphodynamics (erosion and sedimentation) near buildings using […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) project to install four miles of steel sheet piling into the beaches of Mantoloking and Brick to protect Route 35 and nearby homes and businesses from future severe storms began yesterday. The steel sheeting project will complement an impending engineered beach and dune system planned by the U.S. Army […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Fairfield is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing engineered beaches in Fairfield, Conn. According to the Corps, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound at the following locations in Fairfield: Southport Beach (1505 Pequot […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During the recent evolution of the City of North Myrtle Beach’s Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Plan, some property owners encouraged the city to meet with Ocean Isle Beach, NC officials to learn firsthand how the the town is dredging canals located within its jurisdiction. On October 9, members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council, City […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, recently pumped sand from Folly River onto Bird Key Stono to renourish this 35-acre bird nesting habitat. Historically, the District has placed fill on Bird Key Stono when dredging the Folly River Federal Navigation Channel since it’s the least cost disposal site for the operations and maintenance […]

  • 28 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 2.4 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to restore nearly 14 miles of shoreline for Brevard County, Fla. damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The restoration work will take place along two separate […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On July 8, CCCC Second Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for Lot III of the Changmenxi-Xiongjiazhou section of the channel improvement project of Jingjiang reach in the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, with a contract value of 264 million yuan and a construction period of 28 months. Located in the Zhoutianhe and […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, held a series of events for the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. Each event targeted a different group of people in order to provide detailed information about a project that will directly affect thousands of residents, visitors and tourists for the next decade. The shore […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project, worth $9.4 million, is now officially underway. The project is Federally funded and under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Town of Wrightsville Beach said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting maintenance dredging of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) within the Sawpit Reach in Nassau County. The project will remove approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand from the AIWW, restoring the channel to the authorized depth of 12 feet. According to the Corps, material dredged from the AIWW […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Key West, Florida, has officially begun the sand replenishment operations on their white sandy beaches. The project started on May 21, with beach fill work on Smather’s Beach on South Roosevelt Blvd. The scheme, which is expected to last about two weeks, is a painstakingly careful project because of nesting turtles. “Each […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Port of Long Beach has reached a tentative agreement on a 40-year, $4.6 billion lease with Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) for the Middle Harbor property, in what would be the largest deal of its kind for any U.S. seaport, Port of Long Beach Executive Director J. Christopher Lytle announced Thursday. The lease has […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Decision on the Rosewood Beach redevelopment proposal, which was supposed to be reached on Thursday by the Park Board, has been postponed for the beginning of August, Highland Park News informs. However, the Board approved submitting of a letter of intent to proceed with the Army Corps of Engineers on the plan of reducing beach […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of the Corps of Engineers’ effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. Work was temporarily stopped this summer when, as expected, crews moving east reached nesting areas of the endangered piping […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations and maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area is underway, according to the Corps Jacksonville District. Mobilization activities started last week along the beach, with the Contractor working through the holiday weekend to start the operations, reported the Corps. USACE awarded this $1.6 million contract to […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The mainland of Denmark is a low-lying peninsula that juts out 300 km into the North Sea from northern Germany, and the North Sea coast is a landscape of estuaries, inlets, low cliffs, dunes and long sandy beaches. According to Per Sørensen, Head of Coastal Research at the Danish Coastal Authority, “People here have always […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Upham Beach nourishment project is now underway, according to the Pinellas County latest update on the project. According to the county, the beach nourishment scheme officially started yesterday, May 28th. Norfolk Dredging, which constructed the Sand Key and Treasure Island projects last year, will nourish the Upham Beach. In total, construction is expected to […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May. “The consent to build a rock wall extension at Buffalo Beach has come through and we are now tendering for the work,” announced Thames Coromandel District Council. Meanwhile the consent for the geotextile […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The cutter suction dredge ‘Nu Enterprise’ is about to begin annual dredging program for Tallebudgera Creek. This year an estimated 20,000m³ of clean sand will be dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and pumped up to 1.8km for beach nourishment. Neumann Contractors has undertaken the dredging works in Tallebudgera Creek for many years now, and the works are an […]

  • 2 June 2020

    Two 30-metre rock groynes will be constructed at Holloways Beach, Cairns, in the following months to provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Works are expected to get underway July/August 2020. This will involve transporting rock to each location in Holloways Beach from the Redlynch Quarry. Sand erosion has been an ongoing […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nags Head has completed a three-year study of the biological impacts of its 2011 beach nourishment project. The $450,000 study was a requirement of the state permit to dredge offshore sand and pump it onto 10 miles of beachfront. The results confirm that beach organisms can re-colonize quickly after nourishment, becoming a viable biological resource […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An annual coastal maintenance work to ensure safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach is officially underway, the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) announced today.  DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Steve Jenkins, said that the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul has just released the latest update on their underwater breakwater project in Benin, saying that the season’s goal was successfully completed. “Our vessel Pompei installed a total of 440,000 tonnes of rock in 132 days. Now getting ready for another 400,000 tonnes,” said Jan De Nul in its announcement. The stone installation […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Concrete blocks at Avon Beach will be moved as part of beach replenishment works in June 2017, reports the Christchurch Borough Council. The concrete blocks were installed at Avon Beach as temporary flood defenses in November 2016 and will form part of permanent promenade improvement works due to be carried out in Autumn 2017, subject to […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations and maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area will start as early as November 18, USACE said in their latest release.  “The Bakers Haulover reach is one of the top three shoaling areas along the entire IWW, requiring dredging roughly every two years. With […]