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  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Weeks Marine, Inc. cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels, has arrived in local waters, gearing up for the upcoming Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment. The dredge will be temporarily anchored near the mouth of Skull Creek. The vessel will be taken off tow and will […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Townsville City Council will conduct top-up sand renourishment works on Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay beaches this month as part of an ongoing program to combat erosion on the island. The Nelly Bay works will happen from June 6-10 and the Horseshoe Bay works will happen from June 13-17, reported the City Council. At Horseshoe Bay […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Navarre Beach renourishment project is now officially underway, according to the Santa Rosa County, Florida. The project kicked off two weeks ago when the contractor Weeks Marine Inc. began with the mobilization of equipment. Two submerged pipelines, traveling from the Pensacola Bay staging area to Navarre Beach have made landing near the Beach Colony Resort and just east of […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Marinex Construction Inc. – a contractor hired by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers – has completed the beach re-nourishment project in Carolina Beach, NC. The contractor performing the work has finished pumping sand and is currently removing piping and equipment from the beach, the Town of Carolina Beach said in its latest release. The Phase 1 of this […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with the City of Jacksonville, Fla., and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing them to dredge nearly 1.4 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters for periodic renourishment of the Duval County shoreline. The shore protection project, using sand from the seafloor […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced changes to the schedule of the upcoming beach renourishment project. Sand placement activities will commence June 15, 2016 along the Port Royal Sound Shoreline portion of the project. Once complete, work is expected to move from Port Royal Sound to South Beach, east of the Tower Beach […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction began last week on a beach renourishment project that will create a new and improved Bathtub Reef Beach, according to the Martin County’s latest announcement. The project is expected to be completed in May, prior to the start of the new sea turtle nesting season. The northern half of Sailfish Point Beach will also […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parts of the Hilton Head Island beach will be closing as soon as next week, as contractors will spend about three months placing new sand onto the beaches, according to WTOC. The 2016 beach renourishment of the Atlantic oceanfront shoreline is expected to be similar to the projects conducted in 1990, 1997 and 2006. Also, the […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing renourishment program, Maroochydore Beach will receive a significant amount of new sand very soon, according to Andrew Ryan, Executive Director – Infrastructure Services at Sunshine Coast Regional Council. Beginning from February 15, the Sunshine Coast Council will pump more than 20,000 cubic meters of sand onto the Maroochydore beaches. “The key […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners will hold its regular meeting on February 11 at 9 a.m. in the Tiger Point Community Center in Gulf Breeze. The final item on the agenda will be a presentation of the Navarre Beach renourishment project and the associated Municipal Services Benefit Unit (MSBU) funding formula as […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The city of South Padre Island is about to receive $$1.25 million from the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) Grant for the city’s beach renourishment project. This was announced by Reuben Treviño, Coastal Resource and Parks Administrator, following last week’s Shoreline Task Force meeting. According to the Texas General Land Office (GLO), the purpose of the CEPRA Program is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Commissioner, Chip LaMarca, will host a public meeting on the Shore Protection Project for Segment II: Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Fort Lauderdale, on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Representatives from the project contractor will be on-hand to answer questions along with technical experts from the Broward County Division of Environmental Planning and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $500,000 in grant funding for a beach stabilization project that also provides recreational opportunities at the North Shore Public Beach Access to residents and visitors of the town of Longboat Key. “The department is committed to helping fund and implement projects that offer direct benefits to local communities […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, April 27th, the City of Tarpon Springs will begin a sand re-nourishment project at Sunset Beach that is aimed to restore the beach from erosion.  During the project, portions of the beach will be closed so that crews working on the re-nourishment can perform job safely. Crews expect to keep a portion of the beach open […]

  • 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. […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work continues on the final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s $30 million Folly Beach Renourishment project. Much of the fence has been rolled out and attached to the posts that were put in the ground a couple of weeks ago. The fence’s design will trap wind-blown sand to form dunes […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sarasota County Commissioners approved on Tuesday spending $1 million in tourist tax funds to pump sand onto Lido Beach early next year. Sand for the interim project will be dredged from a shoal near New Pass, according to Herald Tribune. The total cost of the interim project will be between $3 and $4 million, with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vital flood defense work will take place in West Bay this month. West Beach will undergo beach renourishment after storms battered the south coast earlier this year. The strong tides reshaped and stripped the beach, leaving the sea wall prone to wave overtopping. Cllr Robert Gould, Leader of West Dorset District Council, said: “These flood […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island will gain greater protection against storms from additional sand reinforcing the beach there. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, awarded a $10 million contract Monday for the next shoreline protection project at this coastal Georgia community. The City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers jointly sponsor the project. The […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is considering an application by the Captiva Erosion Prevention District for a Department of the Army permit to address erosion through beach renourishment along 6.5 miles of shoreline between Redfish Pass in Captiva and Bowman’s Beach in Sanibel, Lee County, Florida. The Corps issued a Public Notice […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has invited construction or dredging companies to submit their offers for a new beach renourishment at Tybee Island, Georgia, to increase storm damage reduction. This is the first beach renourishment since 2008 at the coastal Georgia community. The City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A nearly $17 million worth Manatee County beach renourishment project has been completed. Covering approximately 5 miles, the 2014 Anna Maria Island renourishment project was Manatee County most extensive project to date. Works on the project began in December 2013 and were completed in April 2014. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, July 21, 2014    

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After months-long battle between federal and state lawmakers, the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been officially extended, reported WECT. The fifty-year Carolina Beach renourishment project was set to expire this year, with no method for extension. The WRRDA bill authorized a three-year extension of coastal storm damage projects which are scheduled to expire in the […]