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  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key has just announced the latest update from their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. The project team is closely watching the increasing wave and tidal surge conditions created by Tropical Storm Colin, the Town stated. The storm will create rough surf along the Longboat Key shoreline and will affect sand placement, sea […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest release that Duval County beach goers are now enjoying a newly engineered beach that improves the area’s resiliency to wave action and reduces risk to infrastructure. Contractors completed the dredge work last week, achieving the goal of restoring protection features prior to hurricane […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council said in their latest announcement that work to replenish the sand on Orewa beach is set to begin this coming Monday, 22 January. Fencing will start to go up at the end of this week, on Thursday, 18 and Friday, 19 January, in preparation for work starting on Monday morning for the remainder […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast just announced that the biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history will start today, shifting millions of cubic meters of sand onto the beaches. The 111-meter Balder R hopper dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, will spend 16 weeks working along Palm Beach and the coastal strip from Miami […]

  • 3 August 2010

    The borough officially has the beach it’s been waiting years for. The Army Corps of Engineers has turned over the beach to the borough after completing a nine-month beach-replenishment project. “We conducted a final walk-through and turned the project over to the borough on July 21,” said Stephen Rochette, spokesman for the Corps. “The contractor […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited $25 million southern Monmouth County beach replenishment project kicked off yesterday with a ground-breaking ceremony on Manasquan Beach. Hurricane Sandy caused severe beach erosion along the five-mile stretch of the project. The massive beach re-nourishment work to repair and restore the beach to better than pre-Sandy conditions starts tomorrow. “I was here on […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun essential shingle maintenance work on the beach between Shoreham and Lancing to further reduce the risk of coastal flooding to the West Sussex towns. The work will last approximately two weeks. The shingle beach helps to reduce coastal flood risk by taking the energy and force out of the waves. […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently working on a beach renourishment project to help provide protection against storm damage to people and property on Folly Beach, South Carolina. About 1.5 million cubic yards of sand will be placed along the coast and 5,34 miles of beach will be renourished. A $30.7 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kailua Beach Park sand replenishment project has officially commenced. During this beach fill project, the boat ramp, boat ramp parking lot, and parking area near the concession stand comfort station will be closed, reports khon2.com. The project will last two weeks and the crews will be replenishing the beach near the boat ramp. Kailua […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing groin will be closed periodically starting Monday, August 4 through Thursday, September 18, for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife said. The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp will […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project is in full swing now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on the beach and prepping beach walkovers. The actual dredging and sand pumping operations started […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday confirmed the receipt of a $26 million award for the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Project.  The scope of work includes placement of approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of material at North Myrtle Beach, Garden City and Surfside Beaches in South Carolina. Dave Simonelli, President of […]

  • 16 August 2012

    As part of the SANDAG’s Regional Beach Sand Project, at the end of August more than 400,000 cubic yards of sand will come to Imperial Beach. According to imperialbeach.patch.com, the dredger “Liberty Island“ is traveling to San Diego to pump sand from waters near Mission Beach onto the Imperial Beach. This project will take place […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released a video about the Tybee Beach Renourishment project in Georgia. Under the $10 million contract with the Corps, cutter suction dredge Alaska, owned and operated by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Illinois, has been dredging sand from off-shore of Tybee Island onto the beach since mid-October. GLDD […]

  • 30 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) presented Palm Beach County with a $12.2 million reimbursement for the Army Corps of Engineers projects, including Ocean Ridge beach renourishment. “Beaches mean much more to our community than just a place to get a suntan. Beaches protect our property, they are home to natural habitats, and they attract visitors from all […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of a nearly $8 million contract awarded on October 6, 2015 to Wesson Group LLC, Johnstown, NY, construction has begun of the barrier beach at the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project in Greece, NY. Construction of the barrier beach is scheduled to be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. This […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Delray Beach has placed a lot of sand at the north end of the City’s beach as part of the City’s Emergency Dune/Beach Restoration Project. This project is intended to assist in restoring the erosion-damaged areas along our shoreline that resulted from Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. This emergency project, which occurred […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Preliminary activities associated with the South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project are set to start in the upcoming weeks, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in its latest release. In particular, pre-project surveys of both the beach and offshore borrow sites will be conducted, the town said. Both land and water based survey crews […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shoalhaven City Council has developed a strategy to deal with increased demand from the community for improving navigation and boating safety at a number of estuarine locations within the Local Government area on the NSW South Coast.  This strategy was documented in the Shoalhaven City Wide Dredging Feasibility Study in which the following projects are […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc. completed dredging operations in Harvey Cedars, Ocean County, NJ, earlier this month, meaning that the replenishment work on all of Long Beach Island is, for now, wrapped up. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District had awarded this contract to the Cranford, NJ based marine construction and dredging company to repair and renourish […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York City , New York state and community partners came together to announce both the beginning of sand pumping on Rockaway Beach and the award of a $26.4 million contract for the placement of even more sand to aid post-Sandy restoration efforts. Overall, […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Beach restoration works are currently underway across the Gold Coast – with locals and visitors urged to stay clear of heavy machinery, the City of Gold Coast said in their latest release.  “These are large scale work sites so please give the machinery a wide berth,’’ said Mayor Tom Tate. “We will be taking advantage […]