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  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District contractor Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, has just started of the beachfill operations on the Miami Beach. Construction work is underway near the 46th Street location and will continue to the 54th Street location. During the works, the contractor will place around 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Beach Advocates held its 2016 Annual Meeting December 7-8 at the Isle of Palms, discussing the current and future beach restoration activities in the area. According to the City of North Myrtle Beach release, the theme of the annual meeting was “Resilience in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew”. Mayor Hatley chaired an […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Tropical storm Debby is hitting just a few months after the multi-million dollar beach renourishment project was finished on Fort Myers Beach, says fox4now.com. The $4 million project stretched a mile long, from Bowditch Point to just past the Fort Myers Beach Pier. The renourishment project widened the beach, adding about 315,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    While the Virginia Beach oceanfront renourishment operations will not restart before November 15, submerged pipeline is in place and heavy equipment is stationed, the Norfolk District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest project update.  The project, which began in late June, renourished 75% of the oceanfront in approximately two months. The […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, together with the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD), last weekend resumed works on the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project. According to the Myrtle Beach City Government, GLDD is remobilizing for Reach 2 of the Myrtle Beach scheme. Following the Hurricane Florence, both the Army Corps and Great Lake Dredge […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc. is about to restart the beach renourishment activities at the Town of Hilton Head Island. According to the town’s latest beach nourishment update, the contractor expects to restart beach renourishment activities in South Forest Beach no later than October 19, 2016. The town is aiming to replace the sand washed from the design template along […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of Tallebudgera Creek has been completed for 2015. Approximately 25,000m3 of sand was pumped to Burleigh Beach this year. Neumann Contractors have undertaken the dredging works in Tallebudgera Creek for many years now, and the works are an integral part of the Gold Coast City Council’s program to maintain and replenish the sand […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The north end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ, is moving forward according to schedule. The beach entrance at Beach Road and E. Atlantic Avenue with the tall steps has reopened, along with the guarded Atlantic Beach, according to officials. The entrances along Beach Road at Morningside Road and Garden Road are closed. So […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business development

    A severe weather system is expected to impact the MidCoast region today, with damaging winds and surf along the coast and the potential for coastal erosion, reports MidCoast Council. The council is closely watching erosion hot spots at Jimmys Beach, Hawks Nest and Old Bar Beach, where previous sand buffering operations have been undertaken in […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) has begun with the Brighton Beach dredging and beach renourishment works. Construction of two protective work groynes and dredging of sand for beach renourishment at Brighton Beach is expected to be completed in 12 weeks subject to weather conditions. The project will create a 350 meter long […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, has prepared a draft Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton in partnership with the local community, and the plan is on public exhibition for a month. According to their official announcement, “City of Newcastle continues to work closely with our Stockton Community Liaison Group (SCLG), government agencies and members of […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A major beach renourishment project started last week on Anna Maria Island, Manatee County, Florida Government, said in their latest announcement. Fresh white sand just offshore will be delivered to the Island from 78th Street North on Holmes Beach to 5th Street South in Bradenton Beach. The work should be done by mid-November. The U.S. […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents and Seal Beach officials urged a state task force to find a solution to the expensive problem of sand erosion that eats away at the city’s coastline, reports losalamitos.patch.com. At a community meeting Members of the Coastal Sediment Management Work Group presented their plan for dealing with longshore drif. Without replenishment Seal Beach could […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Key West, Florida, has officially begun the sand replenishment operations on their white sandy beaches. The project started on May 21, with beach fill work on Smather’s Beach on South Roosevelt Blvd. The scheme, which is expected to last about two weeks, is a painstakingly careful project because of nesting turtles. “Each […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach is setting another record for welcoming the largest megaships in North America with the visit this Sunday, September 30, of the MSC Beatrice. The vessel, 1,200 feet long, 167 feet wide and capable of carrying 13,798 container units, was docked in the early morning at Long Beach’s Pier T on […]

  • 19 December 2011

    After 12 years of planning and nine months of construction, the Fort Myers Beach renourishment project is expected to be completed today. The $4 million project stretches a mile long, from Bowditch Point to just past the Fort Myers Beach Pier. The beaches lose approximately three feet of sand per year. The renourishment project widened […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has been abuzz with activity for the last couple of days with surveying, dune repairs and dune walkover stabilization activities. The Coastal Carolina University personnel are taking measurements to help determine sand loss from the recent storms. The resulting information will be submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, mobilization efforts are set to begin at the intersection of North Ocean Boulevard and Dunbar Road in preparation for the upcoming Mid-Town Beach Renourishment Project. The mobilization effort is expected to take about 2 weeks. Dredging is scheduled to begin as soon as the week of January 12, 2015 and continue until April 10, […]

  • 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 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The North Topsail Beach is moving forward with the Phase 5 of the Shoreline Protection Project. Construction works, undertaken by Norfolk Dredging Company, started in late 2014 near 3588 Island Drive with the aim to reach the Surf City line. Sand for this restoration project is being taken offshore of North Topsail Beach and pumped onto the beach via pipeline. During […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine began pumping sand on the Gasparilla Island beach at around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at the Banyan Street location, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, they worked through the night and placed material up to near the 3rd St. beach access. As of 2 p.m. […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach oceanfront is getting some added protection, thanks to a joint effort by the city and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The district has awarded the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project renourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois. The bid of $22.64 […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved Project Implementation Reports that will result in renourishment of North and South Reach beaches in Brevard County, with the federal government footing virtually 100 percent of the estimated $29.3 million cost to restore parts of the county’s eroded shoreline. In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused high […]