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  • 22 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to improve beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore between Alexandra Headlands and Cotton Tree is set to start in August and will run for two months, Sunshine Coast Regional Council reports. A small dredge will be assembled at Mudjimba and remain off the coastline throughout the project while it is […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The Valhalla’s huge “clamshell” scoops into the channel bottom, hauls up a dripping load of sediment, swings it over the water’s surface to a receiving scow and drops it in. Twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, the Manson Co. vessel is hard at work dredging the Port of Long Beach’s main channel and […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fairfield’s Flood & Erosion Control Board (FECB) will hold a series of Public Meetings during March to discuss the Fairfield Coastal Flood Mitigation Plan that was presented to the Board of Selectmen on January 8, 2015.  The goal of the plan is to mitigate flooding in the beach area from the 100 year storm. The plan calls for elevation […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins and Erie Canal Harbor Development (ECHDC) President Tom Dee marked the start of construction on a demonstration project which could lead to sand beaches along Buffalo’s Outer Harbor. “Anyone visiting Gallagher Beach this past summer knows that the public has been ahead of us on this,” said Congressman Higgins. “People are already […]

  • 17 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    USA: Officials Introduce Dredging Plan for Rockaway Beach The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging of Rockaway Beach and Coney Island.   Boskalis Wins Dredging Contracts in Australia and Vietnam Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired dredging contracts in Australia and Vietnam […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The first lengths of rail will be laid on the new land of Maasvlakte 2 this week. The first trains should be running on the 12.3-km railway line in ten months’ time. But before it gets that far, all kinds of activities have to be completed and delivered. Everything comes together in the autumn of […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Parks Victoria yesterday commenced maintenance dredging at St Leonards Pier and harbour following natural sand build up, which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port,” said Parks Victoria […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock will begin mobilizing land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. towards the latter parts of February, and although the schedule is tentative, the Post Florence Renourishment Project could begin the first week of March, reports the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The Post Florence scheme will utilize 945,446 cubic yards of […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Cobourg, ON, will begin its annual spring removal of built-up sediment in the Cobourg Harbor in the following days. Each year, a significant amount of silt and sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents and deposited at the mouth of the harbor and within the […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the availability of the Draft General Re-evaluation Report/Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/EIS) for the proposed Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, New York (FIMP) Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. The release of the draft feasibility study opens a 60-day review period for the public to […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Marine Management Organisation has approved an application from South Hams District Council for urgent repair work at Beesands, Devon. Following recent bad weather the existing rock armour coastal defence at Beesands was breached resulting in a 130 metre by 30 metre section of coastal erosion and the distance between nearby properties and the beach […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress on the latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton in North Norfolk. The latest phase is part of the Environment Agency’s long-term Coastal Management Plan to protect the coast in this part of […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging work at Oinafa Jetty is aimed at improving shipping services to the Island of Rotuma. A study of the area late last year revealed that sand has accumulated in the harbour over time and that a limited number of vessels were able to access the jetty only at high tide. Ships would arrive, […]

  • 14 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, working in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and the National Park Service, will manage the placement of sand along eroded portions of Plumb Beach in Brooklyn as part of the first phase of coastal storm risk reduction work. Plumb Beach […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Myrtle Beach City’s dredging project consultants have reviewed and categorized the written objections to assessments filed with the City Manager by property owners. The consultants will meet with City staff on September 17 (not a public meeting) to discuss the objections. These objections will be reviewed by City Council at a later date not yet established. […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management. Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Javier Leon, who coordinates USC’s Environmental Science […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     MRD Associates, Inc., has just released this beautiful video about the St. Joseph Peninsula Beach Renourishment Project in Gulf County, Florida. The work is well underway and the contractor Manson Construction is actively working in the phase 1 section. “Additionally, in the coming days, we will be reaching out to certain homeowners that are […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $2.5 million to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana to improve coastal wetlands in Louisiana. The project will create 300 acres of barrier marsh and nourish 130 acres of developing marsh near Bayou Moreau using dredged material from the Gulf of Mexico. This project is funded […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Business development

    A technical review of the performance of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe has recommended changes to current wrack dispersion and sand bypassing programs plus further investigation of options to address ongoing sea wrack accumulation and erosion issues, the WA Department of Transport reports. A total of 10 recommendations have been outlined in a report, of […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “High-tech cranes, bigger ships, cleaner skies and more jobs?” That’s the way Al Moro, Acting Executive Director of the City of Long Beach Harbor Department, summed up the Port of Long Beach’s 2013 and the expectations for the year just started, at Thursday morning’s biggest-ever State of the Port address. Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Weather permitting, the City of Port Huron, MI, is set to begin sand dredging operations on the mouth of the Black River Canal today. During the dredging work, the Black River Canal will be closed to watercraft from the Tainter gate, located east of Gratiot Avenue, to Lake Huron. Also weather permitting, sand dredged from […]

  • 24 July 2012

    During its July meeting the Captiva Erosion Prevention District (CEPD) heard from its new coastal project manager Justin McBride, who told the board dredging was fully under way, informs island-reporter.com. The dredging work will be performed by Florida Dredge and Dock, the contractor for the recent Ft. Myers Beach project. Work should be completed by […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major renourishment project aimed to restore dunes that were hit by the winter storms has been underway at Sandy Neck. Each year, high winds and waves cause damage to the front dune at Sandy Neck, and sacrificial sand is put in place to protect the parking lot and shoreline. About 5,500 cubic yards of sand was […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work will commence next month on the $28.15million reconfiguration of groynes at Port Geographe in the South-West to address serious seagrass accumulation and coastal management problems, after a major contract for part of the work was awarded. Transport Minister Troy Buswell today announced WA Limestone & Italia Stone Group Joint Venture as the successful tenderers […]