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  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Town of Kill Devil Hills has just released the latest update on their beach nourishment project. This segment highlights the 2018 follow-up projects that support the town’s beach nourishment project in 2017. As a part of the beach nourishment/beach stabilization project in Kill Devil Hills, Coastal Transplant will be implementing the second phase […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners have unanimously agreed to fund a $26.3 million project to improve water and habitat quality of the Colorado Lagoon in Long Beach, in exchange for environmental mitigation credits that would allow for future development at the nation’s second-busiest seaport. The project calls for re-establishing the tidal flow between […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nags Head has completed a three-year study of the biological impacts of its 2011 beach nourishment project. The $450,000 study was a requirement of the state permit to dredge offshore sand and pump it onto 10 miles of beachfront. The results confirm that beach organisms can re-colonize quickly after nourishment, becoming a viable biological resource […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major beach fill project that will result in 290,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the Avalon beach­front will begin Today, dur­ing the early after­noon hours. Yesterday, Avalon offi­cials attended a progress meet­ing with the United States Army Corps of Engi­neers, the New Jer­sey Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion, and Nor­folk Dredg­ing in Avalon. […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed dredging […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Victorian Regional Channels Authority has announced completion of the Altona Safe Harbor dredging works. Hobsons Bay City Council is responsible for dredging the harbor annually in order to ensure a safe depth for boats entering and exiting the boat ramp. The dredged sediment was pumped to the nearby beach where it was used for creation of the Altona Dog […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers has commenced dredging operations in South Haven Channel. The dredging will take place in the Lake Michigan approach and between the pierheads near the Lighthouse. Dredge spoil will be placed south of South Beach as a beach replenishment process. The project is a hydraulic dredging operation. There will be pipe […]

  • 30 March 2012

    The dredging of the mouth of Parkers River had been completed, along with the beach renourishment of Sea Gull Beach, according to wickedlocal.com. Director of natural resources, Karl W. von Hone, said that a total of 9,286 cubic yards of sand was removed from the river and placed on Sea Gull Beach. This project has […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction works continue on the Hythe Ranges Sea Defence scheme, a major renovation project that will help reduce flood risk to 787 properties. Work started in spring 2020, to improve flood defences between the Dymchurch Redoubt and Fisherman’s Beach. This involves refurbishing and raising the timber groynes, placing a rock revetment around the redoubt and […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The town of Edgartown previously applied to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U. S. in conjunction with dredging waterways and placing sand on beach areas at several locations in Edgartown, Massachusetts. A public notice for this work was issued on August 20, 2013. A […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Duluth, MN, will host a public information meeting today, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The meeting will include presentations on the Duluth-Superior Harbor maintenance dredging and proposed Minnesota Point beach nourishment. Presenters will talk about the project purpose, plan for the potential placement of clean sediment […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    For the second time in recent years, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been named a national winner for Best Restored Beaches from the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). CPRA’s Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project restored more than 13 miles of beach and dune stretching from the mouth […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of the Gold Coast, Tom Tate, has welcomed the announcement by Keep Queensland Beautiful that Burleigh Heads has been named Queensland’s Cleanest Beach 2015. “City of Gold Coast works year round to maintain and protect our beaches, investing almost $20 million this year on managing and protecting our coast and waterways. Our Ocean […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on a beach renourishment project in Ocean City, N.J. Dredged sand is pumped onto the beach and moved into place with heavy equipment. The beach replenishment program is seen as vital to the economy of Ocean City and other shore towns that rely on summer visitors to […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weather and mechanical factors permitting, a $10.6 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Emergency Beach Renourishment Project is scheduled to begin the week of October 2 in North Myrtle Beach. Sand will be dredged from offshore and piped on to the beach to renourish those sections of beach that do not have adequate protection. […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that the Wilmington Port, Brunswick County Beaches, Pender County Beaches, and Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway have received $24,548,804 in federal funds. Congressman McIntyre stated, “This is a great day for North Carolina’s coast! Ensuring federal funds for our coastal communities is one of my highest priorities, and we are thrilled that […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Technology

    Partrac Geomarine has successfully delivered another tracing study in the U.S., supporting a beach replenishment project at South Padre Island, Texas. To monitor emplaced berm sediments, Partrac GeoMarine used their proprietary dual signature sediment tracers. These geological analogues are natural sediments tagged with two unique signatures – each tracer grain is both fluorescent and magnetic. […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Burt Moore, chief of dredging, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, discussed recent beach renourishment project on Tybee Island’s North Beach. The $4.3 million project, which lasted about two weeks, placed approximately 250,000 cubic yards of sand. Tybee Island’s beaches are normally renourished every seven years, however, this project was designed to counter […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just announced the extension of Augustine Beach Boat Ramp intermittent closure for maintenance dredging through August 1. According to DNREC, the closure of the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $54.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of sand and plants on public beaches in the towns of Emerald Isle and Holden Beach. Emerald Isle will replenish with more than 2 million […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The crews began an $18-million beach replenishment project that will stretch from Atlantic City to Ventnor City. This $18 million project, partly financed by the state’s Shore Protection Fund, is designed to reconstruct beaches and dunes from the Absecon Inlet in Atlantic City to Fredricksburg Avenue at the border of Ventnor and Margate. The 5.1-mile […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi has just announced that the massive beach fill project will begin in the Borough before the end of January. The project, one of the largest in the Avalon history, is set to begin in the coming weeks. According to Pagliughi, the works will restore the north end beaches in the Borough to their full […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Channel maintenance dredging began yesterday evening for the ICW/New River Navigation and Channel Maintenance Project. The Onslow County/North Topsail Beach joint project consists of performing channel maintenance dredging along approximately 10,600 linear feet (approximately two miles) of existing navigation channels within the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in the vicinity of the New River as well […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bridgehampton-Sagaponack ECD beach replenishment project has officially commenced. The pumping of sand onto the shore in the Bridgehampton Beach section began recently at project Station 268+00, in the vicinity of Scott Cameron Beach. From this location the construction of this reach will proceed to the west towards Water Mill ending at project Station 326+00 […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Braddock Bay, Greece (NY) is undergoing a restoration project that involves dredging portions of the bay and the construction of the barrier beach. Ongoing barrier beach construction works at the bay are in full swing now and will be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. Braddock Bay is located on the shore of Lake Ontario […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Beaches Council has begun a major excavation which will see over 6,000 truckloads of sand removed from the entrance to Narrabeen Lagoon to minimize the risk of flooding. While an excavation of this size usually only happens every 4 or 5 years, this project has been fast tracked due to the accelerated build-up […]