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  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Pawleys Island Police Department has just released these beautiful photos from the South Carolina’s Pawleys Island beach fill program, showing the progress being made on a multi-million dollar renourishment project. The $14.8 million job is starting in the south end and crews will work their way up past the Pawleys Island Pier. The beach […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released the latest update on their upcoming beach renourishment project, saying that the dredge equipment will be staged on/around the beach immediately following the end of Turtle Season (October 31st).  Work on the beach will not commence until the conclusion of the WaterFest Boat Races which are […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Keating joined Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton, Town Manager Bud Dunham and local and state elected officials at Town Neck Beach yesterday to announce a $1 million grant to offset the cost of bringing in sand to rebuild the Sandwich beach and dune system. “It’s vital that our three levels of […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Lincshore beach renourishment works, undertaken by Team Van Oord in 2015 and 2016 on behalf of the Environment Agency, were showcased recently at an annual gathering of Europe’s coastal engineers. Around 80 delegates who attended ‘KRING 2016’ made a site visit to Project Lincshore as part of the three-day event held on 25-27 September. […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates sand placement on Venice Beach to tentatively resume today, weather permitting.  The shore protection project was temporarily delayed by a mechanical problem February 15 that caused the shutdown of dredging operations.  During the dredging operations, the Liberty Island, a trailing suction hopper dredge, received damage to its propellers. […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Tybee Island and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District hosted a Sand Throwing Ceremony October 21st to signal the beginning of work on the shoreline protection project. The event was held on the beach side of Marlin Monroe. Participating in the event were Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman, Corps Savannah District […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Sandwich, Mass, will close the Town Neck Beach today for the renourishment project.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will take sand from the Cape Cod Canal dredging project and transfer it to the 2,500-foot-long eroded section of Town Neck Beach in Sandwich. It will take about 2–3 months to complete the project. Work […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest release that the Sunny Isles Beach renourishment project is set to kick off. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The USACE’s contractor, Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, will place […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works are about to begin on the Miami Beach sand project, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The $11.9 million Miami Beach erosional Hotspots project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, started mobilizing equipment at the […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with the Texas General Land Office and the City of South Padre Island to begin a beach renourishment project this week using beach-quality sand harvested from the Brazos Island Harbor Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas, maintenance dredging project. “We’re very excited about this year’s […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Renourishment activities in the St. Augustine Beach area will soon commence, most likely by next week. A dredger is expected to arrive this week from South Carolina and some preliminary undertakings, including pipe staging and laying, will be needed before the renourishment project can begin. Approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of sand will be pumped, […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the City of Sunny Isles Beach traveled recently to Tallahassee to attend the State Legislative Sessions and meet with representatives of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to discuss beach renourishment. Last year, the Army Corps completed a sand renourishment project that brought 150,000 cubic yards of sand to the beach. […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District is currently directing a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The coastal program will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. “Construction will proceed from south to north along the beach and is projected […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced that the work on the Miami Beach sand renourishment scheme will resume after the holidays. The $11.9 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The USACE, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach will host an […]

  • 12 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 6-June 12, 2016).   Royal IHC Secures Order for the Largest Easydredge TSHD Royal IHC (IHC) has signed a new contract for an Easydredge® 3,700 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Marítimas in […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Congressman McIntyre to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support. Specifically, the language of the amendment would prohibit the use of […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin in the first week of February, the Shore Protection Office reports. According to the officials, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) plans to mobilize land- and water-based pipe, heavy equipment, personnel, etc. this week and dredging/pumping is scheduled to begin in […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Victorian Regional Channels Authority has announced the completion of dredging works near shore area of the Sorrento front beach. Dredging works were undertaken by the Department of Environment and Primary Industries with the usage of a vessel-mounted cutter suction pump. Dredged material was used to renourish the adjacent beach area. On-water plant, equipment and potential hazards to navigation have been removed […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Avalon’s major spring beach fill project advanced south to the 20th Street beach in Avalon on Tuesday afternoon, May 10. The project continu… (shorenewstoday) [mappress] Source: shorenewstoday, May 12, 2011;

  • 15 June 2010

    Erosion at Port Phillip beaches was due to natural patterns not dredging, according to Environment Minister Gavin Jennings. [mappress] Source: smh, June 15, 2010;

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town’s beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget. Plans for the town’s maintenance project call for 2.3 million cubic yards of sand to be […]

  • 30 September 2011

    Representatives of Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach met with members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New … By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, September 30, 2011;

  • 27 February 2012

    The city of Bonita Springs has submitted an application for approximately $494,700 in beach and shoreline grants from the Lee County Tourist Development Council. The requests are as follows: 1. Maintenance of Bonita Springs River Park, located on the southern bank of the Imperial River off the west side of U.S. 41: $34,700. 2. Beach […]

  • 24 June 2011

    The renourishment of Sand Key beaches is back on schedule. By Drew Harwell (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, June 24, 2011

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that the town’s contractor will next week begin tilling all portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. Beginning Monday, March 26, the McGraley Company will mobilize in order to begin tilling the beach. “The beach renourishment project permits require that the sand placed be loose enough to […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County, located in the Tampa Bay Area in Central Florida, approved a major beach renourishment project on Pass-a-Grille beach earlier this week, ABC Action News reports. Under this coastal protection plan, crews will fill in the shoreline from around 24th Avenue South with new sand to help stop beach erosion and prevent damage to […]