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  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near La Push, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC, from Anchorage, Alaska, is scheduled to start September 29 on the $1.7 million project, USACE said. The company will dredge about 60,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release the draft report and immediately thereafter hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) project. “The Army Corps should release the draft plan and engage with the community ASAP. Public meetings will allow […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    [mappress mapid=”23290″] The Town of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. All beachfill activities between South Forest Beach (near Marriott’s Grande Ocean Resort) and southern Palmetto Dunes (near Captain’s Walk) are complete. The dredger, pipeline and equipment will be repositioned during […]

  • 25 April 2011

    Shackleford Banks could be getting its first beach nourishment. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on a dredge spoils-disposal…   BY MIKE SHUTAK (carolinacoastonline) [mappress] Source: carolinacoastonline, April 25, 2011  

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Galveston District of the Army Corps has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior) and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) to streamline and synchronize Gulf of Mexico sediment resource identification data for use in Texas coastal protection and […]

  • 1 June 2011

    Thanks to a dual effort at the state and federal levels, funds are now available to complete the Sand Key beach nourishment project as…   By BOB McCLURE (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, June 1, 2011  

  • 22 October 2010

    Time is running out for the Army Corps of Engineers to find money for the dredging and beach nourishment project that would put sand back on… By Andrew Dunn (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, October 22, 2010;

  • 3 August 2011

    A major hurdle toward completion of Pinellas County’s next beach nourishment was passed July 6 when the Florida Department of Environmental… (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, August 3, 2011

  • 4 October 2010

    As beach nourishment efforts turn south to Plum Island, officials here voiced satisfaction with the results of the project. Great Lakes … By Victor Tine (newburyportnews) [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, October 4, 2010;

  • 29 October 2010

    There will be no large-scale beach nourishments this winter, but that doesn’t mean there’s no coastal protection in the works for the town’s… By William Kelly (palmbeachdailynews) [mappress] Source: palmbeachdailynews, October 29, 2010;

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company continue with the beachfill construction project on Long Beach Island, NJ. The two companies are building a dune and berm system that will reduce the risk of storm damages. Long Beach Island is an 18-mile barrier island in southern Ocean […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York District Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Atlantic Coast of New York City, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Project, New York. The work consists of dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basins at East Rockaway Inlet and the […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Just weeks before the expected completion of a $36 million beach nourishment project, Hurricane Irene may have chewed away as much as 25 … By Erin James (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, September 8, 2011;

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Final approval has been given for Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Shoreline Restoration and Management Plan. A Record of Decision (ROD) for the plan and Environmental Impact Statement was signed by Acting Regional Director Patricia S. Trap on October 21, 2014. This allows the National Park Service, in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers, to […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, was awarded an approx. $7.8 million modification to contract W912HP-18-C-0006 to increase cubic yards of beach fill work that will be performed in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The previous contract, awarded to GLDD back in June 2018, included $34.8 million for placing approximately 1.4 million cubic yards […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is scheduled to begin in July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports. The scheme is located on Lido Key, a 2.4 mile long barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County. The island is approximately 45 miles south of Tampa Florida. The […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois for $7.21 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE and the Delaware Department of […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With a favorable weather forecast expected for this week, Weeks Marine will once again deploy both dredges, RN Weeks and Magdalen, onsite to work on the Buxton Beach Nourishment project. According to the company, as of Wednesday, January 17, about 77% of the project’s sand had been placed on the beach. Weeks Marine also announced that approximately 600,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared the Draft Environmental Assessment for the Surfside-Sunset Beach Nourishment Project Stage 13, Orange County, California. The project proposes dredging of approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of sand from an offshore borrow area with placement on Surfside-Sunset Beach to nourish the beach and act as a feeder for downcoast […]

  • 19 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 13-19, 2017).   Volvox Terranova Repairs Completed An European engineering company, Bakker Sliedrecht, has completed the electrical restoration of trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Terranova.   Marinet Plan for Sea Defenses in Norfolk and Suffolk Marinet – UK’s marine […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of South Padre Island and PARTRAC, a UK based marine and coastal survey consultancy group, have formalized a working partnership. Through successful grant awards they will combine their knowledge, resources and technical capabilities to improve understanding of coastal zone processes affecting beach morphology and sediment transport at South Padre Island, reported PARTRAC. South Padre […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourth Panama City Beach Renourishment Project, worth $17.8 million, officially kicked off on Tuesday. The interim renourishment project is taking place along four segments of beach, spanning from the west to east ends and totaling approximately 3.5 miles. The County Pier, the City Pier, a part of Treasure Island and a segment of Pinnacle […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations were scheduled to start Monday, May 13, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but strong offshore winds and waves have slowed offshore pipe mobilization, delaying the start of beach nourishment a few days, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release.  The project, which will see sand placed on […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine’s new hopper dredge Magdalen has arrived in Buxton (NC) to take part in one of the State’s most critical projects, the Buxton Beach Nourishment scheme. Last week, Weeks’ President Richard S. Weeks announced that the single largest investment in the company’s 99-year history, the Magdalen will start her first project in North Carolina. “We […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]