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  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, completed a beach renourishment project on South Padre Island using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project.   The district awarded a $3.4 million contract Sept. 27, 2012, to Weeks Marine Inc., which began dredging operations Nov. 3. The contract was completed in January.   Partnering […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach renourishment is in the final stages of completion at Park Shore and Lowdermilk Park beaches. Collier County Coastal Zone Management Manager Gary McAlpin said that beach access off Horizon Way will be temporarily available this weekend since crews have completed spreading sand along that beach area. It will need to be limited again for […]

  • 2 November 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers opened up bidding for the Carolina and Kure Beach renourishment projects. Great Lakes and Weeks Marine entered their bids Thursday, reports wect.com. Army Corps will review the bids and decide in a few weeks. Town officials say the bids look favorable, and the project is expected to start sometime this […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the passage of Tropical Storm Hermine, Weeks Marine yesterday resumed sand placement activities associated with the Island-wide beach renourishment project, according to the Town of Hilton Head Island’s latest announcement. Currently, the active work zone is located adjacent to North Forest Beach between Bittern Street and Heron Street. Work on this segment of the project will […]

  • 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, […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received $10.6 million in funding to accomplish an emergency beach renourishment project in the city of North Myrtle Beach. The city said in its announcement said that current indications are that the funding will not require a cost sharing by the city, however, a Cooperation Agreement […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Port Phillip, Victoria, is working with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) to renourish Middle Park Beach between Mills and Langridge streets. Project works are proposed to start this month, during winter, and be completed in spring 2020 prior to the summer peak, subject to favorable weather and conditions. […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the USACE’s Norfolk District and the City of Virginia Beach, VA, have signed an agreement authorizing the use of up to 2.2 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish Sandbridge beach and dunes. The project, using sand from Sandbridge Shoal located on the Outer Continental […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weather and mechanical factors permitting, a $10.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Emergency Beach Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin the week of October 2 in North Myrtle Beach. Sand will be dredged from offshore and piped on to the beach to renourish those sections of beach that do not have adequate protection. […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sunny Isles Beach has just released this beautiful video of their sand renourishment project, conducted by Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. Eastman crews will place approximately 140,000 cubic yards of sand on […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) will be completing the northern end of the project by the beginning of this week. “They will then reverse the direction of the 6th Avenue North feed pipe, and pump […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head reported last Friday that four bids have been received for the upcoming beach renourishment project. According to the town’s officials, the bids were submitted from Dutra Group, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), Manson Construction Company, and Weeks Marine. “Based on the bid items submitted by each bidder, the […]

  • 4 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 29 – November 4, 2018).   Van Oord to Dredge Klaipeda Port The Port of Klaipeda is about to begin a large-scale dredging project in the Malku Bay, reports the State Seaport Authority.   Myrtle Beach Renourishment Continues Beach renourishment continues […]

  • 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 […]