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  • 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 […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A 3.5 million GBP coastal protection scheme at Lowestoft’s South Beach is approaching completion, with the promenade and majority of the beach due to reopen to the public. The second part of the two-phase project began early last year and provides protection to the Children’s Corner area of the beach which had been badly affected […]

  • 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 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s Coastal Summit 2015 will take place from February 24-26 in Marriott/ASAE Conference Center, Washington, DC. The main goal of this conference is to bring everyone involved in beach preservation to Washington to share a deep concern over future management of the nation’s beaches and shores, to get an in-depth look […]

  • 5 June 2014

    This major beach renourishment project consisted of restoring two miles of beach. Beach restoration involves pumping dredged sand from the ocean floor back onto the beach, restoring it to a healthy state. The Siesta Key project will provide critical protection to homes and businesses along the Sarasota County coastline from damage commonly experienced with high […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The strong winds which create waves over eight feet tall are having a large impact on the Folly Beach renourishment project. The project which began in January is expected to be finalized by the end of June, News2 reports. 1.5 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from the seafloor and placed along the […]

  • 12 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has a requirement for shore protection at Folly Beach, Charleston County, South Carolina. The work includes dredging from borrow areas located approximately three miles offshore of the northern end of Folly Beach and disposal of the material on the beach at Folly Beach. The work also includes […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    St. Johns County and the Army Corps are about to hold a community meeting regarding the South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beach Restoration Projects. The kickoff meeting starts at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, at the GTM Research Reserve Visitor Center, 505 Guana River Road, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The sole purpose of the […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging project conducted by Southwind Construction Corporation in the Intercostal Waterway and Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing areas is now complete, the Town of Carolina Beach said in its latest release. During the project, officials closed the beach area and campsites north of Zone 10. Other sections of Freeman Park were also temporarily closed during […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has once again revised its schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the Beach Renourishment Project. The revision comes as a result of weather related delays encountered since September 9, including the passage of Tropical Storm Julia, and unexpected mechanical repairs and the planned relocation of the dredge […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Acording to Atlanticville, the final phase of the Monmouth beach replenishment project that will also include Sea Bright is expected to begin this fall. The Army Corps of Engineers will begin restoring the north stretch of beach beginning at Cottage Avenue in Monmouth Beach to the northern boundary of Sea Bright. Mayor Susan Howard said: […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost share, will allow the Charleston District […]

  • 1 September 2010

    Hurricane Earl and the rest of the hurricane season can have a huge impact on beach erosion. Topsail Beach is planning a big beach … By Hailey Winslow (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, September 2, 2010;

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that language he authored and proposed to help the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been incorporated in a critical coastal bill that has passed the U.S. Senate. The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that includes legislative language to extend the renourishment period for this critical […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Seventy-eight percent of Florida’s west central coast and 23 percent of the Panhandle are very likely to face beach and dune erosion as Tropical Storm Isaac moves into the area early next week, according to an assessment released by the U.S. Geological Survey on Friday. These numbers are likely to increase if the storm reaches […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Townsville City Council will conduct top-up sand renourishment works on Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay beaches this month as part of an ongoing program to combat erosion on the island. The Nelly Bay works will happen from June 6-10 and the Horseshoe Bay works will happen from June 13-17, reported the City Council. At Horseshoe Bay […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Robert McCall (coastal morphology expert), Pieter van Geer (coastal engineering expert) of Deltares, Gerd Masselink and Timothy Poate of the University of Plymouth will be awarded the Halcrow Prize for their scientific publication about the XBEACH gravel model. The new numerical XBEACH gravel model will help agencies working with gravel beaches to improve coastal safety […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to replenish the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The $11.92 million renourishment project, which will begin Dec. 1, includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. “These sand replenishment projects are vital to our coastline in terms of tide […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has officially commenced the beach renourishment project at Folly Beach, starting the estimated five month long process of placing 1.5 million cubic yards of sand to restore 5.34 miles of beach.  The beach renourishment is being conducted as part of a 50 year agreement with the City […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Efforts to enhance Saunders Beach continue as the Government signs contracts for beach replenishment for this popular Bahamian and tourist recreational area. During the signing ceremony Monday, Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C. Grant said, “This project consists of the completion of physical enhancements to Saunders Beach comprising some 2,300 feet of […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission will meet in Atlantic Beach next week to provide new commissioners with an overview of the state’s coastal program, consider amendments to rules on erosion control and other coastal issues, the NC Department of Environmental Quality said in its release.  The commission plans to meet November 7 and 8 at […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announces the completion of a beach erosion control and hurricane protection project for Sandbridge Beach in the southern portion of Virginia Beach, Va. “Storms such as last fall’s Hurricane Sandy can have devastating effects on beaches and the natural defenses protecting shorelines and coastal communities,” said BOEM Director […]