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  • 11 November 2011

    For Spicer Bak at Stevens Institute of Technology, being a beach bum and a PhD candidate go hand-in-hand. That is because this Ocean Engineering graduate student studies beach erosion to better understand how to protect America’s coastlines. Coastal protection is a major topic for government agencies, ocean scientists, and beach bums around the world. It’s […]

  • 27 September 2012

    According to dnews.com, the county and beach town officials are planning to discuss financing options for beach renourishment this week. This meeting between the Onslow County Board of Commissioners and the North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen is set for 11 a.m. at the Town of North Topsail Beach Town Hall, 2008 Loggerhead Court. Dnews.com […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) was joined yesterday by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, Sea Bright Councilman Reed Murphy and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers New York District at the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion to praise the progress of the beach replenishment project that has begun in Monmouth Beach and […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A $138 million USACE’s project to construct beaches and dunes on Long Beach Island, which was temporarily suspended over the winter, has resumed, according to the NJ Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. Three dredges are currently pumping sand in the Borough of Beach Haven and the works will continue throughout the barrier island this […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s City of Gold Coast multi-million dollar commitment to its beaches has paid off, with new figures from the Ocean Beaches Strategy mid-life review revealing favorable progress in protecting the coastline, the city said in its latest release.  Commenting the latest achievement, Mayor Tom Tate, said: “Our Ocean Beaches Strategy is now past halfway […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2017 Avalon beach fill project will finish ahead of schedule and be completed in advance of Memorial Day weekend. According to Avalon Borough, nearly one million cubic yards of sand has been placed on the north Avalon beachfront in advance of Memorial Day weekend, and hurricane season which begins on June 1st. This $7.9 […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A highly anticipated stage of the £36 million Clacton and Holland on Sea Coastal Protection Scheme started yesterday, with the first beach recharge to create new sand and shingle beaches. The recharge hails an exciting new stage in the project, as the beaches start to take shape. The hopper dredger vessel ‘Causeway’ has sailed to […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beach renourishment works undertaken by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) within the near shore area of Rosebud Foreshore Reserve, Victoria, are now complete, informs the Mornington Peninsula Shire. Rosebud and Rosebud West beach have experienced severe coastal erosion over the years due to natural sand loss processes. To protect these natural […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Port of Long Beach on Friday welcomed the largest container ship ever to call to North America, the MSC Fabiola. The vessel, measuring 1,200 feet in length and capable of carrying more than 12,000 container units, docked at Pier T on Terminal Island. “This is the largest container vessel now serving the U.S.-Asia trade, […]

  • 16 October 2012

    A massive dredging project is underway along San Diego County beaches in order to replenish the evaporating coastline. SANDAG, which is coordinating the $28.5 million Regional Beach Sand Project with support from community leaders in the coastal areas, kicked off the project on September 8. Funding comes from the cities of Carlsbad, Encinitas, Imperial Beach, […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A slurry of sand and water is pumped from a nearby dredge onto Monmouth Beach, where it is moved into place by a bulldozer during the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ ongoing beach renourishment work in Monmouth Beach, N.J. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    MidCoast Council announced today the start of the Jimmys Beach replenishment project, thanks to financial assistance from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. “The plan is to undertake the sand replenishment in two stages – placing 5,000 cubic meters each time – onto the Beach along the Boulevarde at Winda Woppa,” said Council’s Coastal […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weather and other factors permitting, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ beach renourishment project in North Myrtle Beach, SC, is set to begin this week. According to the city’s latest release, the project replaces 200,000 cubic yards of sand lost to Hurricane Irma. Based on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach profile measurements, sand is […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) was joined last month by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, Sea Bright Councilman Reed Murphy and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers New York District at the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion to praise the progress of the beach replenishment project that has begun in Monmouth Beach […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations started at Mooloolaba Spit today and is likely to take a month, weather permitting, according to the Sunshine Coast Council. This work is part of Council’s winter sand renourishment program and it will ensure that the beaches are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. The beaches will be reprofiled at the end of […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction crews have begun staging equipment for the upcoming Nassau County project at Fernandina Beach. According to the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park is anticipated to begin mid-December. The Corps estimates that the contractor will place about 340,000 cubic […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Wrightsville Beach joined Carolina Beach and Kure Beach in approving the Interlocal Agreement for the Beach Nourishment Contingency …   By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, November 24, 2011;

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Town of Holden Beach, NC, has just announced that the start of dredging operations related to their Central Reach Project will be postponed for one week. The anticipated initial sand placement has been delayed to a more realistic start date of December 21st – 23rd due to rough seas this past weekend wreaking havoc on the […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The Town of North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen will hold a Special Meeting today. This meeting will be held in the Meeting Room of the North Topsail Beach Town Hall, located at 2008 Loggerhead Court, North Topsail Beach, North Carolina. During the meeting, Chris Gibson of Gahagan & Bryant will give the board a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina. “Two bids were solicited with two bids received,” according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, North Carolina, with an estimated completion […]

  • 14 September 2011

    California beach towns could face hefty economic losses caused by sea level rise in the next century, according to a new state-commissioned study conducted by economists at San Francisco State University. The study forecasts the economic impact of sea level rise on five communities: Ocean Beach in San Francisco; Venice Beach and Malibu in Los […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach will begin in December. As a result of Congressman Pallone’s advocacy, the beach replenishment works will restore more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sand to beaches that suffer from […]