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  • 27 May 2020

    The construction of two rock groynes at Holloways Beach in Cairns is expected to improve the beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Sand erosion has been an ongoing concern at Holloways Beach, with various beach nourishment campaigns initiated over the years due to ongoing sand loss along the […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Long-term coastal management works to address erosion along Quinns Beach will continue in the coming financial year, reports the City of Wanneroo, Western Australia. As outlined in the city’s recently adopted 2019/20 budget, $2.1 million has been allocated for stage three works, which encompass the extension of groyne three, near the intersection of Camira Way […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A feasibility study to ongoing erosion at Magnolia Beach in Texas was approved by the Calhoun County Commissioners’ Court during its meeting last week. Over the past two years there have been numerous meetings with many people ranging from State Senators, State Representatives, U.S. Congressman’s office, to Army Corp of Engineers all resulting in no […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing on options to mitigate beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay, as part of a wider program of work to protect the Coromandel coastline, the Thames-Coromandel District Council reports. A combination of king tides and an extreme weather event last July last caused significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, and the council […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gisborne District Council said in their announcement that a public information session will be held this week to update residents on progress of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy (WBEMS). The council said that, during the meeting, residents will learn more about recent hearing decisions in relation to the management strategy. Long term, the Wainui […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council announced yesterday that a Community Liaison Group has been formed in order to seek a long-term solution to the worsening erosion of Stockton Beach. According to Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, the Stockton Community Liaison Group, made up of residents from the suburb, will provide valuable input into the Stockton component of a Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting on the ongoing erosion issue of Stockton Beach in Newcastle, New South Wales, will take place at the Stockton Surf Club on November 2 from 6:30pm, Save Stockton Beach said in its latest announcement. Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Nuatali Nelmes, is expected to attend the meeting, and an open invitation has been extended to all […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane Harvey left its mark on much of the Texas coast, leaving at least $100 billion in damages, but it very likely worsened a problem that has been plaguing the coast for years – beach erosion. How much erosion occurred is still being determined, said a Texas A&M University at Galveston expert. Jens Figlus, assistant […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A meeting for Wainui residents to discuss upcoming works as part of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy will be held on Sunday, 30 July, the Gisborne District Council said in its latest announcement. Planned works are for sand push-ups to facilitate dune repair for suitable areas of Wainui Beach and rock wall improvements at […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Brigantine, New Jersey, continues to pursue a more permanent solution to the town’s ongoing struggle to prevent erosion of the north-end beaches. The City Engineer Ed Stinson announced at the May 3 Council Meeting that he is having discussions with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who are very interested in finding […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wanneroo will seek an urgent meeting with Transport Minister Bill Marmion to request the state government’s early implementation of measures to address ongoing erosion at Two Rocks Beach. “Council will be seeking significant state government financial support for these works because the severe and ongoing coastal erosion in the area is a […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a $11.9 million contract to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The contractor will place 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more than 3,000 feet of […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sunset Beach carpark is being eroded by sea level rise and natural beach processes and the Waikato District Council and the community are looking at options for the long term relocation of community assets. A Council-led focus group has been working with the wider community in Port Waikato to identify solutions and GHD consultants have been […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has required Deltares to carry out a technical review of the study “Beach Erosion Studies and Engineering Mitigation Measures for Visakhapatnam” compiled by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). The study mainly focuses on the assessment of the erosion problems in the stretch of coast north of Visakhapatnam […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) requested that the U.S. Army conduct a study on the effectiveness of beach erosion structures when used in concert with beach replenishment projects.  The letter requesting the study was led by the Congressional Coastal Communities Caucus, of which Pallone is a co-chair. In the letter, the lawmakers wrote that “the […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A study of the causes and rates of erosion of Whiting Beach at Hickey Island Yamba has been completed with findings that erosion threatens a number of assets including Whiting Beach itself. A number of options to manage erosion have been considered and nourishment of the beach has been recommended as the most suitable option […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is currently accepting grant applications for beach erosion control projects and beach restoration projects. The deadline to submit applications for the fiscal year 2016/17 is Monday February 2, 2015. Beach erosion and restoration grants assist local government agencies by providing funding for projects that stop […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A consignment of 1,700 tonnes of rock has been delivered by barge to Pagham Beach. Arun District Council has started work to shore up the revetment, position rock and recharge the beach at Pagham Harbor. Over the past few weeks, engineers from Arun District Council have been working with contractors Earlcoate to shift shingle in […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Douglas Shire Council is replenishing Newell Beach with up to 5000 cubic metres of sand to help mitigate erosion issues. The beach replenishment is utilising sand dredged from the Daintree River ferry channel to help restore up to 300 metres of Newell Beach shoreline from Rankin St north with a protective sand barrier up to […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said that construction operations for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project will begin in July. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100 percent federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is passing the halfway mark on Broward County Beach Erosion Control Project construction. Approximately 80,000 cubic-yards of beach quality sand now lies on 3.5 miles of shoreline between the Hillsboro Inlet and Washingtonia Avenue. The sand placement is reconstructing areas of eroded beach and increasing storm protection […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced that construction operations will begin for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project in January. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced that construction operations will begin today for the Broward County Beach Erosion Control Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. Eastman Aggrregate Enterprises, LLC of […]

  • 10 October 2012

    According to the ABC News, the Moyne Shire is seeking solution to fix the erosion problem at the Port Fairy East Beach. They plan to use the sand from the Warrnambool dredging project to replace the greatly damaged beach and dunes at the East Beach. The Moyne Shire officials have asked the Victorian Government to […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The NC Coastal Resources Commission will conduct eight public hearings during August and September on a proposal to incorporate updated long-term average annual erosion rates into the state’s oceanfront development rules. Hearings will take place in each of the eight coastal counties that contain ocean shoreline. The schedule is as follows: · 5 p.m. Aug. […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    In the Deltares Delta flume, 25 scientists from several European universities are carrying out research on the erosion of sandy beaches with changing groundwater levels and under various wave conditions. Especially for this study, a sandy beach of 20 meters wide with a further 60 meters under water, was reconstructed in the Delta flume. A […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Hurricane Ophelia dumped on some homes in North Topsail Beach seven years ago, but some residents are still dealing with the vestiges …     (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, January 17, 2012;

  • 26 December 2011

    With his first official inspection of erosion on Folly Beach coming on Christmas Eve, U.S. Rep. Tim Scott told Mayor Tim Goodwin not to expect Santa Claus to arrive with federal renourishment funds today or in 2012. Scott, however, vowed to join with other federal, state and local leaders in working with the city to […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Officials are moving forward with a plan to build a sand trap in Fort Pierce Inlet that could help renourish the beach just south of the inl… By Laurie K. Blandford (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, November 9, 2011