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  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    SOPAC (Standing Conference on Problems Associated with the Coastline) members recently paid a visit to the Bournemouth Beach Management scheme. SCOPAC – an influential network of local authorities and other key organisations – was established in 1986 with the role to assist members in developing a coordinated and sustainable approach to coastal risk management by commissioning research and […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Surfside Beach renourishment scheme, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward according to plan.  The contractor continues to shift the operation northward as progress is made, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. The second hopper dredger arrived yesterday and is now actively engaged in the […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $26.3 million contract for the Myrtle Beach storm damage reduction project, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received, DoD said. The work consists of dredging beach fill from an […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Solana Beach has just announced the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Ross Island Dredger No. 10 – now fully assembled – is in the Central Basin, ready to begin its work in delivering sands from the lagoon overdredge pit to Cardiff State Beach. Set to kick off its […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Long Beach community along the south shore of Long Island, N.Y. like so many others, experienced beach erosion as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The Army Corps’ New York District, together with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The steering group for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) has met to discuss the shortlist options as part of a consultation process to reach a preferred option to manage coastal and flood defenses for Sidmouth seafront and East Beach. The meeting took place on Thursday 16 June 2016 at Kennaway House in […]

  • 7 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District released for public review environmental draft documents for the proposed Encinitas-Solana Beach coastal storm damage reduction project. The Corps will hold a public hearing in each city in February 2013. The public has until Feb. 26, 2013 to provide comments. The documents being released are the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 July 2013

    The major recon­struc­tion of the Stone Har­bor beach­front ends with two blocks of work in Avalon on the south side of town. On Sun­day morn­ing, July 28th, Nor­folk Dredg­ing announced that it has reached the Avalon bor­der and will be doing final beach work at 79th Street and 80th Street in Avalon for the bal­ance […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Town of Topsail Beach, North Carolina, has just reported a fatal accident involving beach nourishment pipeline. According to the release, the Topsail Beach Police Department, Topsail Beach Fire Department, and Pender County EMS responded to an accident at the intersection of Drum Avenue and Ocean Boulevard yesterday at approximately 11:44 AM (local time). The accident […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey is kicking off the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend with vastly improved beaches, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin said yesterday during the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium’s annual State of the Shore event in Asbury Park. “The beaches are in great shape, and we are ready for the 2015 […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand removed from the Daintree River Ferry channel will be spread across Newell Beach (Queensland, Australia) over the next few days to replenish the coast and help fight erosion, Douglas Shire Council reported today. The first trucks were send yesterday to move sand from the ferry site, where almost 9000 cubic meters of sediment is piled […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kahana Beach on the island of Maui, Hawaii has been subject to severe coastal erosion due to sea level rise (SLR), frequent storm events, and past construction of individual seawalls and shoreline armoring. Looking for a long-term solution, the Kahana Bay Steering Committee (KBSC) in consultation with the Maui County Planning Department recently presented plans for […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Surfside Beach renourishment project are well underway.  The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), has been staging more and more equipment and pipes at the Garden City laydown area over the last couple of days, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. GLDD expects […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two popular beaches in Airlie Beach will be rejuvenated with new sand over the next fortnight, jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), Whitsunday Regional Council said in its latest release. When Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit the Whitsundays in March and some sandy beaches were eaten […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Thames-Coromandel District Council has provided funds for extension works on rock walls at Buffalo Beach, in Whitianga, and at Cooks Beach. Due to a storm from last month several areas of the two beaches have been damaged and eroded. According to Mayor Glenn Leach erosion at Buffalo Beach has been intensified by the […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Beach nourishment on Cyprus’ Paphos beaches has started after they were damadged following the earthquake on the Turkish coast last year. According to the government official, the nourishment of the beach next to Latsi port has been completed, and the Polis project is ready to start. At the Latsi site the sand was brought back […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia has just released an update on the West Beach and Henley Beach South coastal protection scheme, saying that the sand placement operations started recently and will now continue into spring to build up the dunes in these areas. Adding sand to the foreshore at West Beach is important because it […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced recently that the Town of North Topsail Beach is a winner of its 2014 Best Restored Beach Award. “ASBPA created the Best Restored Beach award in 2001 as a way of highlighting the value of America’s restored beaches,” said Harry Simmons, mayor of Caswell Beach, N.C., […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the beginning of the summer beach season a few days away, the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east, Great Lakesand the Gulf coasts. The 2016 winners are: Babe’s Beach, Galveston, TX; Rosewood […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2013

    A leading coastal scientist has warned that some of the world’s best known beach resorts may not survive projected sea level rises and that problems caused by changing sea levels are compounded by a lack of political will and short-term coastal management initiatives. Professor Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies in the School of Environmental […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project, worth $9.4 million, is now officially underway. The project is Federally funded and under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Town of Wrightsville Beach said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on […]