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  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works on a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer have been successfully completed, according to the Environment Agency. The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited. Works on the project got underway in […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank wall […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Duluth, MN, will host a public information meeting today, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The meeting will include presentations on the Duluth-Superior Harbor maintenance dredging and proposed Minnesota Point beach nourishment. Presenters will talk about the project purpose, plan for the potential placement of clean sediment […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Preparations for the Anna Maria Island’s beach renourishment project are currently underway, Manatee County said in their latest announcement. In the following days, Marinex Construction – a contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – will begin an extensive beachfill project to restock a 5.5-mile stretch of beach on Anna Maria Island from […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sunshine Coast Council has submitted a development application to ensure a plan is in place to protect Sir Leslie Wilson Park, at Cooroora Street Dicky Beach, from the threat of future severe shoreline erosion. The development application seeks approval for a rock wall to be built in the future only if the current management option […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    On a pre-construction conference call last week, a federal Army Corps of Engineers contractor indicated that the Ocean City north end beach replenishment project is now anticipated to begin about June 22, the city mayor Jay A. Gillian said in his latest announcement. The work will bring more than 1.4 million cubic yards of new […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Southern Shores Town Council, NC, is now taking public input later this month on whether or not to move forward with a beach nourishment project in 2022. A public hearing on the project is scheduled for June 16, 2020 at 9:00 a.m in the Pitts Center located at 5377 N. Virginia Dare Trail. The […]

  • 4 June 2020

    The Port of San Diego is about to begin a beach replenishment project at Kellogg Beach. The project is anticipated to kick off sometime next week, and most of the work is anticipated to be completed by July. According to the port, replenishing the sand will enhance the experience for visitors and help protect the […]

  • 2 June 2020

    Two 30-metre rock groynes will be constructed at Holloways Beach, Cairns, in the following months to provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Works are expected to get underway July/August 2020. This will involve transporting rock to each location in Holloways Beach from the Redlynch Quarry. Sand erosion has been an ongoing […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is continuing its efforts to build up the shoreline on the Fire Island community of Point O’Woods, Suffolk County, New York. These beach renourishment works are part of a major effort to reduce flood risks to people and infrastructure on the barrier island. At the moment, […]

  • 27 May 2020

    Rowes Bay beach in Townsville will be replenished using sand from the mouth of the Ross River as part of Townsville City Council’s annual beach renourishment works. The work is based on the recommendations of the Rowes Bay Shoreline Erosion Management Plan and is expected to take 7 to 8 weeks to complete. Commenting the latest […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has just announced that a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire’s beaches will get underway in June 2020, helping reduce the risk of flooding up and down the coast. The £7m beach management scheme sees sand dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 27 May 2020

    The construction of two rock groynes at Holloways Beach in Cairns is expected to improve the beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Sand erosion has been an ongoing concern at Holloways Beach, with various beach nourishment campaigns initiated over the years due to ongoing sand loss along the […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bega Valley Shire Council is working to stabilize dunes and infrastructure at the northern end of Merimbula’s Main Beach as large ocean swells continue to play havoc, heavily eroding the beach between Mitchies Jetty and Ford Park.   Director, Community, Environment and Planning, Alice Howe, said that movement of sand was a natural process, with […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Urgent sand replenishment works are now underway to restore the beach near Rockingham Street at West Beach, the City of Charles Sturt, SA, informs.  Recent weather conditions including high tides and winds have escalated erosion of the dunes at the location, prompting the South Australian Government Coastal Protection Board to begin an immediate replenishment program. […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, said in their latest release that they have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Coast Protection Board to implement strategies to minimize erosion risk in vulnerable areas at Wyomi Beach. This funding had originally been sourced for the installation and extension of sandbags to both ends of the […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle beach walk at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA, on April 22, 2020. Data collected on the walk will help determine the scope of the District’s annual sand nourishment project at Presque Isle. The Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations earlier this month. The project is crucial in lessening storm-damage risk to this section of Virginia Beach’s infrastructure, according to USACE. “The nourishment project at Sandbridge is a critical project for both the Corps and the city of […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project are to be completed by April 30th, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. Last Sunday, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock completed pumping sand eastward of the submerged pipeline landing situated near the Sea Dunes subdivision (a.k.a “Line 7”). “They have dissembled the pipeline […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sarasota County portion of Manasota Key’s beach renourishment project is set to be completed within a week, finishing the project before sea turtle nesting season starts, the Englewood Sun reports. Earlier this month, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) finished restoring the shoreline of the Charlotte County portion of Manasota Key from […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently released a video about the Sea Bright to Long Branch Beach Restoration Project. In the video, Jason Shea, project manager, USACE New York District, discusses the ongoing beach restoration work as part of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet N.J. Coastal Storm Risk Management […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fremantle, WA, has successfully completed the construction of a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion. In December last year Fremantle Council approved the construction of a temporary rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Essential beach management works that will protect the district’s coastline started last week in south-east England, informs the Folkestone and Hythe District Council (FHDC). The work – which involves the recycling and regrading of shingle beaches between Fisherman’s Beach in Hythe to Folkestone Harbor – always takes place around this time of year. Following the […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Charlotte County and Sarasota County have just released latest update on the Manasota Key Beach Renourishment project. According to the update, the contractor is fully mobilized and as of April 1, 2020 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has placed 569,616 cubic yards of sand along approximately 2.5 miles of Charlotte County’s shoreline. The […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Carteret County Shore Protection Office announced yesterday that they are right on track with the Phase II of the Post Florence Renourishment Project. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock and their hopper dredge Ellis Island have been working uninterrupted and completed the Pine Knoll Shores reach (“Reach 9”) on April 3rd, reported the Shore Protection […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding potential sand sources for the renourishment of the Bal Harbour Beach segment of the Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Draft EA evaluates the […]