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  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wreck Pond, which has long plagued residents and beach goers in southern Monmouth County, will receive much needed funding for a federally-led study to identify the best way to combat the significant hazards associated with drainage problems at the pond, said Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) who represents Spring Lake and the surrounding area. Smith, who […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In another step to ensuring the region’s waterways and beaches are protected, the Sunshine Coast Council has extended the underground sand pipeline at Mooloolaba Beach to allow for improved sand renourishment. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that the 450 mm-diameter pipeline now stretched between the rock wall at Mooloolaba Spit and Mooloolaba Surf Club. […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Port Phillip, VIC, Australia – working with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) – recently started a project to renourish Middle Park Beach between Mills and Langridge streets. For the project, a cutter suction dredge is being used to recover sand 750 metres offshore and pump it back onto […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest announcement that the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is now officially underway.        The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Folly Beach, also known as “The Edge Of America” is in need of renourishment. According to abcnews4.com, toward the initial environmental engineering work $400,000 was approved for the project, but Folly Beach still needs another $15 million so the work on developing the construction fund could start. “Construction funds actually puts dirt on the […]

  • 3 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced it will begin dredging for the Fort Pierce Shore Protection project. This project was authorized as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996. A contract was awarded for this next renourishment in September 2011 to Manson Construction in the amount of $5.5 million. This […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bathtub Reef Beach will undergo renourishment during the spring of 2017, reports Martin County, Florida. The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, will be borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. According to the county, the first step in the six-week project is the fusing and laying of pipes. Beginning today, March 13, a small […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Pumping and dredging works have begun for the Lido Beach emergency renourishment project, the City of Sarasota, FL, said in its latest announcement.  The work will be proceeding from the north end of the public beach area to the south over the next 90 days, according to the update. The emergency renourishment program, conducted […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is inviting people to attend a community information session on Monday, April 13, to discuss planned renourishment works at Brighton beach. Regional Director Port Phillip Kelly Crosthwaite said: “The beach, at the end of New Street and South Road, has depleted over time and needs renourishment […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed the restoration projects for the Fort Pierce and Martin County beaches to repair the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy. The significant erosion caused by the hurricane last year left residents more vulnerable to the effects of natural disasters. Murphy said, […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council said in its latest release that they are expecting more erosion along their coastline today, with five metre south-easterly swells predicted for late this afternoon and evening. While Council is watching the coastal erosion hotspots of Old Bar and Jimmys Beach most closely,  erosion could occur along most of the MidCaost coastline, they […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council is watching Jimmys Beach closely as weather forecasts indicate that further coastal erosion is possible this week, the council said in their latest release. “Wind and swell direction resulting from the current east coast low weather event could result in further erosion at Jimmys Beach,” said Council’s Coastal Management Coordinator, Andrew Staniland. Although […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has issued Nationwide Permit 3, authorizing a one-time dredging event for Clam Pass, the inlet between Clam Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Clam Pass has been closed off from the Gulf of Mexico due to the accumulation of sand that had migrated into the channel, […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to replenish the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The $11.92 million renourishment project, which will begin Dec. 1, includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. “These sand replenishment projects are vital to our coastline in terms of tide […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There’s lots of activity taking place on land and in the water at the Atlantic Beach, NC, preparing the site for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, on the land side, a spate of flatbed trucks are delivering pipes to the Iron Steamer […]

  • 31 October 2011

    After a series of delays, repair and renourishment of Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach is set to start in mid-November…   (capegazette) [mappress] Source: capegazette, October 31, 2011;

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent approval of state and federal permits to begin reconstruction, the Folly Beach County Park Shore Stabilization Project is now in progress. While the park remains closed to the public at this time: the goal of the stabilization project is to replenish the beach and provide beach access for public use in the […]

  • 1 November 2011

    “The beach is in trouble once again,” said north end resident Gene Jaleski. The sand at the newly renourished North Shore Road beach access…  (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, November 1, 2011;

  • 20 December 2010

    Folly Beach, a South Carolina Beach just outside of Charleston, needs another renourishment project just five years after the last one, … By Sara Novak (treehugger) [mappress] Source: treehugger, December 20, 2010;

  • 1 November 2011

    The month of October’s rainfall is causing erosion on Fort Myers Beach. Lee County is in the midst of a renourishment project, pumping in… (nbc-2) [mappress] Source: nbc-2, November 1, 2011;

  • 26 January 2011

    Work to renourish Padre Island beaches remains on schedule after the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company dredge “Texas” sustained damage … (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, January 26, 2011;

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey beach project protects freshwater wetlands. The Army Corps of Engineers and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection recently completed a renourishment of the beach in front of Lower Cape May Meadows. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 4, 2013

  • 2 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 27 – February 2, 2020).   TSHD Anchorage Launched in Harlingen Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday.   Man Killed During Topsail Beach Dredging Project Town of Topsail Beach, […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Officials are moving forward with a plan to build a sand trap in Fort Pierce Inlet that could help renourish the beach just south of the inl… By Laurie K. Blandford (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, November 9, 2011

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Lee County beaches will soon be transformed during renourishment projects at Bonita Beach and Lovers Key State Park. Heavy equipment is expected to be on Bonita Beach starting Wednesday, June 25, with work beginning June 30 and proceeding north to south for about five weeks. The estimated start date for Lovers Key is August […]