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  • 26 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 20-26, 2016).   Weeks Marine Completes Navarre Beach Renourishment Project Weeks Marine has completed works on the segment four of the Navarre Beach Renourishment Project in Santa Rosa County, Florida.   VIDEO: First Dredging Job for Boskalis’ Magnor The […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ocean City beach renourishment project is currently underway. The dredger R.N. Weeks is one of the two boats used for dredging in Ocean City, Md. During renourishment the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. Dredging activities began in January and […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 8 October 2013

    The Anastasia State Park beach renourishment project is scheduled to commence this month. “During this time, you may see construction equipment and pipes on the beaches. This equipment is being used to pump sand onto the shore as part of a statewide shore protection project,” announced floridastateparks.org. “In the park, this is intended to protect […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Preparations for the Anna Maria Island’s beach renourishment project are currently underway, Manatee County said in their latest announcement. In the following days, Marinex Construction – a contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – will begin an extensive beachfill project to restock a 5.5-mile stretch of beach on Anna Maria Island from […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released the latest photos from the Broadkill Beach renourishment program. This project will extend Broadkill Beach for additional 150 feet seaward and approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand will be added to the beach. The scheme, being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Rosa County has just released the latest update on the Navarre Beach Renourishment Program. Although two hopper dredgers have temporarily ceased operations, Tropical Storm Colin is expected to have little long-term effect on this renourishment scheme and should not delay the completion of the restoration project. The Weeks Marine’s dredger BE Lindholm suspended dredging […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Solana Beach has just announced the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Ross Island Dredger No. 10 – now fully assembled – is in the Central Basin, ready to begin its work in delivering sands from the lagoon overdredge pit to Cardiff State Beach. Set to kick off its […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Martha Cove Owners Corporation (VIC, Australia) is about to begin dredging and beach re-nourishment operations in the Martha Cove Marina and at Safety Beach. According to the company’s announcement, the dredging and beachfill works will be commencing mid-March. During the works, approximately 5,000m³ of sand will be deposited along a 350 meter stretch of Safety […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   The dredger “Illinois” put the final volume of sand onto the Avalon beaches, with the project resulting in approximately 675,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the beaches between 9th Street […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Hobson Bay City Council has just started annual dredging and maintenance of Altona Safe Harbor. The project, aimed to ensure a safe depth for boats, involves a section of the intertidal zone of the Seaholme Foreshore. According to the city council, it will take approximately five to six weeks to complete the project, beach and weather conditions permitting. Dredging […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island (GA), the Army Corps’ Savannah District and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company personnel recently held a pre-construction kickoff meeting regarding the upcoming Tybee Island Supplemental Beach Renourishment Project. The $13.8 million renourishment deal, which will finish early in the new year, will place 1.25 million cubic yards […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its announcement that their beach renourishment scheme is being put on hold at the moment. According to the latest project update, sand pumping operations have stopped due to a mechanical issue with the pump station. “Beach fill will resume when the problem is resolved. There is no […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, together with the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD), last weekend resumed works on the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project. According to the Myrtle Beach City Government, GLDD is remobilizing for Reach 2 of the Myrtle Beach scheme. Following the Hurricane Florence, both the Army Corps and Great Lake Dredge […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Southampton, in coordination with the Erosion Control Districts (ECD) of Sagaponack and Bridgehampton–Water Mill, has received permits and bids to complete the Sagaponack Beach renourishment program. The project, according to Aram Terchunian, a coastal geologist with First Coastal Corporation is set to start this week and continue 24/7 through January 15. The project will extend […]

  • 6 April 2012

    $60 million worth of projects will be performed in and around the Cape Fear waterways during this year. For the beach towns in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties beach renourishment and dredging are crucial to both the local and regional economy. Holden Beach Mayor Alan Holden said: “Now our inlet is in such bad […]

  • 24 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 18 – 24, 2019).   Avalon Beachfill Scheme Completed The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   Elbe River Dredging Project Remains on […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) will be holding a meeting today to discuss the progress of the Lido Beach Dredging Project. The session will take place from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Waldemere Fire Station in Sarasota, Florida. The public is invited to attend the open meeting to participate in the conversation and ask questions […]

  • 9 May 2013

    Waveland Beach reopened to the public on Wednesday, May 8. The beach access was temporarily closed on April 1, due to the beach renourishment project and the renovation of the lifeguard tower. St. Lucie County Lifeguards will resume their daily coverage at Waveland from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Located at 10350 South Ocean Drive, […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction crews have begun staging equipment for the upcoming Nassau County project at Fernandina Beach. According to the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park is anticipated to begin mid-December. The Corps estimates that the contractor will place about 340,000 cubic […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All preparations for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are complete and the site is ready for dredging and sand pumping operations, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The dredge Liberty Island arrived on Monday (2/3/2020), and is undergoing a minor type of repair while moored to one of […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dania Beach Renourishment Project 2019 in Broward County, Florida, supervised by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, has been successfully completed. Under the beachfill program, the contractor – Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida – placed approximately 11,000 cubic yards of quality sand on the beach. During the project, Eastman […]

  • 18 November 2011

    A lot of tourists are attracted by New Hanover County Beaches, and local leaders want it to remain that way. Beach areas and the county made an inter-local contract, which will establish the payment for beach renourishment projects of each town. Beaches of Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville all committed and just need the approval of […]

  • 18 February 2010

    Equipped with a hard hat and a neon orange vest, Ed Foxworth is used to criss-crossing the country to work on beach renourishment projects. But as a skilled laborer from Wilmington and a homeowner in Monkey Junction, he lept at the opportunity to work on Wrightsville Beach, the closest he’s worked to home in 15 […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Galveston has begun replacing hundreds of thousands of cubic yards of sand that were eroded from its beaches during Hurricane Harvey, working to make the city safer from future storms and bolster its tourism industry. FEMA’s Public Assistance program is providing 90% of the funding for three Galveston beach restoration projects whose combined cost exceeds […]

  • 17 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the Martin County Shore Protection Project, Beach Renourishment 2013, Hutchinson Island, Martin County, Florida. The proposed project includes beach renourishment along 4 miles of the Atlantic Ocean shoreline commencing south from the northern boundary of Martin County between the FDEP reference monuments R-1 through R-25. The […]