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  • 1 December 2011

    A dredging project slated to displace several hundred thousand cubic yards of sediment from Marina del Rey Harbor is being supported by the Federal and county authorities. The undertaking between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and county officials was approved on November 15. Approximately 140,000 cubic yards of clean sediment offshore will be moved […]

  • 28 September 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently awarded a $10.5 million contract for the Brevard County North Reach Shore Protection Project. According to the Department of Defense (DoD), Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Oak Brook, Illinois, is the contractor for this project. The project consists of dredging beach compatible sand from Canaveral Shoals […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major beach fill project that will provide the Borough of Stone Harbor with greater resiliency from future storm events while also greatly expanding recreational opportunities on the beachfront will resume during the first week of July. Mayor Suzanne Walters reports that the reconstruction of the Borough’s beachfront will continue around the clock until its […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging program in the Lake Worth Inlet began last week, the Port of Palm Beach reports. The hopper dredger Atchafalaya is expected to remove approximately 60,000 cubic yards of sand from the inner and outer harbor channel. “Removing the shoal would deepen the sea floor to 37 feet in the inner channel and 39 […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, a few days ago started a major shoreline protection project in the City of Tybee Island. The project was officially opened with a Sand Throwing Ceremony on the beach side of Marlin Monroe. Tybee Island beach renourishment project was jointly sponsored by the city and […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The City of Cannes has filed an application with the State services for replenishment services to a number of beaches by recharge of dredged sand on the beach by marine delivery to the affected areas of the south and other coastal beaches. This consultation sets out the technical details of achievement of the following work: […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach maintenance works and a change in the weather and ocean swell are having a positive impact on the city’s beaches. Mayor Tom Tate said the hard work by Council maintenance crews had resulted in some obvious changes to Surfers Paradise beaches. “It’s a week to go before Easter holiday crowds arrive on the Gold […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Milford’s Department of Public Works is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct a beach nourishment project in Milford, Connecticut. According to an official announcement, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound between 110 and 132 Beach Avenue in Milford. The city seeks […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The long-awaited Stone Harbor beach fill project has begun. The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the dredge “Charleston” was moved back into Hereford Inlet Thursday afternoon and sand was being pumped on the beach at 122nd Street starting Thursday, April 25th, at 4:05pm. The beach fill project was delayed for ten days […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A five-mile hurricane protection and beach renourishment project in Sandbridge is complete. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, partnering with the city of Virginia Beach, Va., completed a $13.35 million project, including the dredging and placement of approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach has entered into its final leg, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in their latest release. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has completed work in the Windy Hill section and is in the process of demobilizing […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Noosa Main Beach following the June 3 storm event is progressing well with more than 10,000 cubic meters of sand pumped back on to the beach, according to the Noosa Council. Pumping has been temporarily shut-down for the school holidays, with work planned to resume on July 11. “Despite the volume of […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet beach fill project in Northern Ocean County, NJ, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District informs. USACE’s project manager Keith Watson joined NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin, Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher, and other officials at the kick off ceremony. “The Christie Administration is […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a sand transfer system is complete at Jimmys Beach near Hawks Nest, NSW, and the trial activities are now underway, MidCoast Council said in their today’s release.  The main goal of the project is to build a sand buffer onto the beach, preparing it for erosion during severe weather events, said the council. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, today handed over a $207,500 cheque to Central Coast Council for beach nourishment and design work for a revetment wall at Wamberal Beach. This is the first significant funding milestone for a long-term solution to protect hundreds of millions of dollars of public and private assets on Ocean View Drive, reported Adam Crouch. […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast City Council recently completed another season of the Tallebudgera Creek dredging and Burleigh Beach Nourishment operations. These works were performed under the City’s 4-6 year contract with a Queensland-based dredging contractor which includes dredging and beach nourishment works at both Tallebudgera and Currumbin creeks. The works are an integral part of the Gold Coast […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the beach area between Tower Beach and Belted Kingfisher Lane is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction. As a result of the progress made to date, the town and its contractor Weeks Marine have updated the beach renourishment […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pumping 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach beginning at the north end of town as part of a federal beach replenishment project, Shore News Today reports. Work began Wednesday, May 9 and is expected to take 20 days, according to city engineer Matt Doran. A hopper […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Contractor for Natural Resources Wales is about to begin work on sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales. The contractor, Alun Griffiths will next week move around one thousand tonnes of beach shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in the eroded area next to the concrete defense at Friog corner. The work will […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Town of Holden Beach, NC, has just announced that the dredging operations related to their Central Reach Project are scheduled to begin on Thursday, December 15. “Sand placement will initially occur on the easternmost leg of the project between Jordan Boulevard and 240 Ocean Boulevard East. Subsequently; sand will be placed moving to the west,” […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed the first of 31 Hurricane Sandy coastal resilience projects focusing on rebuilding natural areas along the Atlantic Coast. The $1.65 million beach restoration project restored five beaches on Cape May’s inner shoreline, including Kimbles Beach, Reeds Beach, Moores Beach, Cooks Beach and Pierces Point. Along with the […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Using a newly-developed computer model called CoSMoS-COAST (Coastal Storm Modeling System – Coastal One-line Assimilated Simulation Tool) scientists predict that with limited human intervention, 31 to 67 percent of Southern California beaches may become completely eroded by the year 2100. “Losing the protecting swath of beach sand between us and the pounding surf exposes critical […]