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  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are about to begin on the Phipps Ocean Park/Reach 7 beach nourishment project in the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The project will place over 1,000,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach, along the shoreline between the north end of Phipps Ocean Park and the north end of the County’s Kreusler Park. Sand needed for […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fraser Coast Regional Council announced earlier this week that the beach nourishment works have begun at the Hervey Bay. According to the Council, the sand pushing and beach nourishment work started this week on Hervey Bay beaches between Beach Road and Dayman Park. “As part of the project sand is being removed from the mouth […]

  • 9 May 2012

    The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with beach nourishment and shore protection along Winthrop Beach in Winthrop, Mass. The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) proposes to perform […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Scituate 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 the North Scituate Beach Nourishment Project in Scituate, Mass. The applicant’s project purpose is storm damage protection. The work is proposed in the Atlantic Ocean […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, said in its latest update that the first day of pumping has been postponed from the originally projected date of May 21 to sometime within the last week of May. The starting point for the project, where the offshore pipes connect with the onshore pipes, […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently involved in the planning phase of a beach nourishment effort in the Grand Strand (Myrtle Beach) of Horry County, South Carolina. USACE said that the authorized project requires the construction of separate protective beach in three separate reaches, North Myrtle Beach (Reach 1), Myrtle Beach […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners has agreed to bear 50% of the cost of the upcoming Nags Head Beach Nourishment project. Following a presentation from Nags Head Mayor Bob Edwards and Manager Cliff Ogburn, the Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to pay for half – up to $13 million – of the nourishment costs. According to the Dare […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) is calling for dredging and beach nourishment project in Beaufort County, South Carolina. SCPRT recently submitted an application to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for a permit to perform dredging and beach nourishment, using sand from two offshore borrow areas near the […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Kill Devil Hills will today, July 26, hold a public meeting on the ongoing beach nourishment projects in the County of Dare. According to the town, the public update meeting on the northern Dare beach nourishment projects is set to start at 1:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Administration Building, 102 […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Duck beach nourishment project is in its final stage with some finishing touches being done right now, reports the town. According to the report, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company anticipates completion of the project in Duck within the next few days. “Due to the high volume of activity on the beach […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bayside Council (NSW) is undertaking a beach nourishment project to replace 28,000m³ of sand within Ramsgate Baths with sand sourced from Sandringham Bay, Dolls Point. According to the Council, machinery installed at Sandringham Bay is pumping sand along the Cook Park foreshore via a temporary pipeline where it will be used to repair the beach […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released this beautiful photo from the Babe’s Beach nourishment project in Galveston, TX, adding that the beach fill work is currently underway near 61st street. This project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place up to 711,000 cubic yards of beach […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Due to a leak in the submerged pipe through which sand is pumped from offshore onto the beach, nourishment operations south of Outer Banks Pier, near Mile Posts 18.5-19, have stopped, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. As a result, the Dredge Ellis Island, which was working off that submerged line, is now operating […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The County of Dare has just released the latest update on the Buxton beach nourishment program, saying that the beachfill work in this area is being put on hold at the moment.  With rough sea conditions forecasted later this week, Weeks Marine said that that the dredger C.R. McCaskill will travel to Norfolk to ensure […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy. Also referred to as beach replenishment, the work describes a process by which sediment, usually sand, lost through longshore drift or erosion is replaced from other sources. It is executed with natural elements and allows […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nags Head, NC, will be conducting a beach nourishment maintenance project starting in May 2019 and lasting possibly into October 2019.  The construction activities will take place from the Bonnett Street public beach access at 2919 South Virginia Dare Trail (near Mile Post 11) south to the town line with the National […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contractors for the upcoming Town of Duck beach nourishment project, Coastal Planning and Engineering and dredging company Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, will present project updates at the Town Council’s mid-month meeting on Wednesday, May 17. The meeting will be held in the Paul F. Keller Meeting Hall (formerly the Town of Duck Meeting Hall) starting at […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is about to begin beach nourishment project for the City of Rehoboth Beach, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. As reported, DNREC expects that GLDD will start pumping sand this week along the north end of Rehoboth Beach. Sand pumping operations by the project contractor […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hampton’s Public Works Department has devised a way to add sand to Buckroe Beach and save taxpayers more than $100,000 at the same time.  The stormwater team has been working on a project to retain more water and reduce flooding at Indian Creek in the Wythe area. As part of that project, they arranged for […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Mashpee 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 dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Mashpee, Mass. The proposed work is dredging and the discharge of dredged material below the high tide […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Town of Emerald Isle approved plan for a large beach nourishment project presented by Town Manager Frank Rush at its December meeting that would combine two projects into one if state funding is approved in 2012. The town plans to request $3 million from the state to help bolster funding for the proposal, which […]

  • 7 December 2011

    New Hanover County Commissioners voted on Monday in support of a beach enrichment agreement. The county and federal funds would cover 82.5 percent of the cost according to the agreement while the state would provide the assets for the other 17.5 percent. If the state fails with its share, the beach towns in New Hanover […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut’s City of New Haven – Parks and Engineering Department is seeking a permit from the USACE’s New England District to conduct work in conjunction with beach nourishment in New Haven, CT. According to an official announcement, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound in New Haven Harbor at 60-168 Townsend Avenue in […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dare County Government has provided an update on recent beach nourishment projects located in Dare County. At a special meeting held March 17, the Dare County Board of Commissioners accepted the bid from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, […]