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  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pretty soon, the more than 15 million visitors each year to both Folly Beach and the Grand Strand will have new sand to set their chairs on. Stabilizing beaches and dunes through renourishment is a critical mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Charleston District is concurrently renourishing both Folly Beach and the […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rice yesterday announced $16 million in federal funding will go to beachfront renourishment projects in Myrtle Beach to repair damages caused by Hurricane Matthew and other storms. “Over the past few years beaches along the Grand Strand have taken a beating from Hurricane Matthew and other storms,” said Congressman Rice. “My office has […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Next week starting Monday, December 14th, the Town of Carolina Beach will close the beach for renourishment project.  The town will close the beach access and public parking lot at the end of Ocean Blvd. for approximately six weeks so Marinex Construction, Inc. can set up equipment and stage piping for the beach renourishment project. Marinex will install […]

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared a joint Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Encinitas and Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. According to the Corps, the EIS/EIR report will evaluate potential options for reducing storm damage related coastal erosion over a 50-year period anticipated to occur from 2018 through […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning September 8, vehicles won’t be permitted on Vilano Beach because of a beach renourishment project to restore the dunes, St. Johns County Government said in their latest release. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. Johns County officials said. In addition to […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently involved in the planning phase of a beach nourishment effort in the Grand Strand (Myrtle Beach) of Horry County, South Carolina. USACE said that the authorized project requires the construction of separate protective beach in three separate reaches, North Myrtle Beach (Reach 1), Myrtle Beach […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has engaged Eastman Aggregate Enterprises to renourish 7.2 miles of critically eroded shoreline along the City of Hollywood, Florida. Under the plans, the contractor will place approximately 123,200 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on the dry beach, above the mean high water (MHW) level on beaches south of Port Everglades including Dania […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Park District of Highland Park has just announced completion of the Rosewood Beach Sand Nourishment project. According to the latest update, crews completed the delivery and placement of sand at both the Nature and Swimming Coves. The Park District also added that the project team will begin removing the construction equipment the beach this […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rice has announced an additional $29 million in federal funding for beachfront renourishment projects in the Grand Strand to repair damages caused by recent natural disasters. “Over the past two years, my office has helped secure over $51 million to renourish beaches along the Grand Strand that suffered significant damage from devastating hurricanes […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is conducting surveys of Myrtle Beach to determine if there was any sand loss or movement from the Florence. In order to run the post-Hurricane survey of the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction project USACE decided to use the state-of-the-art RAMbLr (Rapid Assessment Mobile LiDAR). According to the Corps, the […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach and Horry County officials met with the Army Corps, Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Tim Scott, and Congressman Tom Rice on October 3 in Washington to talk about the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project. They requested a reevaluation of the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project, the Grand Strand’s continuing federal beach renourishment project. […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW) is currently accepting grant applications for beach erosion control projects and beach restoration projects. The deadline to submit applications for the fiscal year 2016/17 is Monday February 2, 2015. Beach erosion and restoration grants assist local government agencies by providing funding for projects that stop […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a $11.9 million contract to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The contractor will place 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more than 3,000 feet of […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reporting that much progress has been made on the coastal storm damage reduction work being performed on both Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. Favorable weather for the last couple of weeks has allowed work to move along steadily. The Phase 1 of this beach re-nourishment project was completed […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released the Draft Environmental Assessment for the North Myrtle Beach renourishment project. USACE is currently involved in the planning phase of a beach emergency repair in the Grand Strand (Myrtle Beach) of Horry County, South Carolina. The Myrtle Beach Project – authorized for construction by Section 101 of the […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is nearing its completion, local media reports. The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor is using around 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue North to 55th Avenue […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Fairfield is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing engineered beaches in Fairfield, Conn. According to the Corps, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound at the following locations in Fairfield: Southport Beach (1505 Pequot […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and West Dorset District Council have partnered up to work on new multi-million pound sea defenses at West Bay, Bridport, West Dorset. West Dorset District Council Planning Committee last month unanimously approved the proposal to install new sea defenses at East Beach and West Beach. The beach defenses protect 148 residential properties, […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) will be holding a meeting today to discuss the progress of the Lido Beach Dredging Project. The session will take place from 6pm to 7:30pm at the Waldemere Fire Station in Sarasota, Florida. The public is invited to attend the open meeting to participate in the conversation and ask questions […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    An application has been submitted to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control by the Peninsula Property Owners Association for a permit to conduct beach nourishment along the south end of Litchfield Beach, SC.  The proposed project is a revision of the plan previously advertised on April 14, […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works by the City of Fremantle, WA, to restore Port Beach and reopen access paths in preparation for summer have been completed, the city said in their latest release. The works involved screening more than 3000 cubic metres of sand to remove any small rocks before spreading it at vulnerable locations that were severely eroded […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pensacola Beach Renourishment Project is entering its final phase, with the construction expected to be completed before September. According to the Santa Rosa Island Authority latest update, the $16 million renourishment project will be wrapped up in the next couple of days. Last week, the beach-building operations were in the vicinity of the Portside Villas on Ft. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    UC San Diego biologists who examined the biological impact of replenishing eroded beaches with offshore sand found that such beach replenishment efforts could have long-term negative impacts on coastal ecosystems. The scientists, who studied the effects of beach replenishment efforts on the abundance of intertidal invertebrates at eight different beaches in San Diego County, discovered […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing on Holden Beach’s proposed 750-foot terminal groin, located just west of Lockwood Folly Inlet and Oak Island, is scheduled for September 24 at Holden Beach Town Hall, 110 Rothschild St., according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. Written comments on the statement will be accepted until October 13 and […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the last couple of days, the Surfside Beach Renourishment Project has been brought to a halt due to the tropical depression running by the east coast. The town reported that beach fill operations have been delayed several days due to the weather and high seas. But, according to the Town of Surfside Beach latest update, the hopper dredges are returning […]