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  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair work has begun on the three Port of Long Beach/Los Angeles breakwaters that were damaged by heavy seas from Hurricane Marie in late August. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer anticipates completion of repairs by late December. On September 18, the Corps awarded a $5 million contract to Connolly-Pacific Co., of Long Beach, Calif., to […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shoreline erosion has now reached Surfside Drive, the first road paralleling the ocean at Hueneme Beach. To help protect the street and inland property from flooding, officials at the City of Port Hueneme are proceeding with emergency shoreline protection by placing rock below the eroded scarp face of Surfside Drive. It is hoped that the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The main goal of the Keansburg beach replenishment program was to create a wider, higher beach and to restore the dunes. The USACE’s New York District placed nearly one million cubic yards of sand onto three miles of shoreline along Raritan Bay to repair and restore the previously-engineered beach and dune there impacted by Hurricane […]

  • 5 March 2013

    This 8.7-mile beach fill project has been undertaken from just south of Sand Key Park to North Redington Beach. During the project, active beach construction areas have been closed to the public. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 5, 2013

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations are progressing well on the Wilmington Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Contract. The contractor, Weeks Marine, is dredging shoaled material from the federal navigation channel, and placing it on the Oak Island beachfront. According to USACE, this contract is […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Contractors smoothed out the last of the sand on the beach here Aug. 1, completing a beach renourishment project that widened the buffer between punishing storm surge and the city’s homes, businesses and tourist attractions. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the city of Virginia Beach to complete the $11.95 million […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is placing roughly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach from Beach 19th to Beach 149th to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy. This work will restore the beach to its design profile – making it better than it was before Sandy’s impact. The […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment project continues to make progress with the area between Painted Bunting Road and Bald Eagle Road currently being restricted for beach construction. The town and its contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., began this $20.7 million beach renourishment project in late June 2016. So far, around 700,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 20 November 2012

    The California State Lands Commission (CSLC) staff has prepared an Analysis of Impacts to Public Trust Resources and Values (APTR) for the proposed Broad Beach Restoration Project. CSLC staff began accepting comments on the APTR on Monday, October 22, 2012, with comments originally due by Friday November 15, 2012, for consideration by CSLC staff in […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has invited construction or dredging companies to submit their offers for a new beach renourishment at Tybee Island, Georgia, to increase storm damage reduction. This is the first beach renourishment since 2008 at the coastal Georgia community. The City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) launched the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme yesterday, after overcoming some technical issues. The sand nourishment project was set to begin last week, but the work could not start as per schedule due to technical snag. The problem with regard to pipeline connectivity was the cause of the delay, informs The Hindu. […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s Philadelphia District yesterday began beachfill operations at Brant Beach on Long Beach Island, NJ. USACE has just released this amazing photo, showing the Weeks Marine’s twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Magdalen in the distance, during the sand pumping operations. The dune and berm system that is being repaired is designed to […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dawlish Warren beach recharge project, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe, is well underway. The £14 million engineering project – led by the Environment Agency, the contractor BMMJV (BAM Nuttall and Mott MacDonald) and Teignbridge Council – comes as a part of the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District yesterday released the latest update and progress map for the Duval County beach project. The $15.7 million Duval County Shore Protection construction contract was awarded this summer to Manson Construction of Seattle, Washington. Under the deal, the contractor will place around 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A progress report on the Avalon beach fill project has been announced. This project will result in 290,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the Avalon beach­front from 9th Street south to 25th Street: –As of Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 9th, 2013 more than 70,000 cubic yards of sand have already been placed in the beach […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in their latest announcement that the maintenance dredging operations at Ponce de Leon Inlet and the surrounding intra-coastal waterway channels are set to start during the next month. The project, set to be conducted by Cavache, Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, will dredge approximately 450,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The preparations are currently underway for the start of essential works to help restore The Entrance Beach, the Wyong Shire Council informs. The Council is receiving the first round of pipes today to Karagi Point, The Entrance North and the balance of the pipes is expected to be delivered next Friday, 25 September. In order to […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is staging equipment near LaPush, Washington, in anticipation for upcoming dredging operations. Portable Hydraulic Dredging, Inc, from Eagle Creek, Oregon, is tentatively scheduled to start September 25 on the $1.7 million project. The company will dredge about 70,000 cubic yards, working until December, barring weather delays. The dredging […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major beach expansion is moving ahead in Galveston, representing the largest sand nourishment project to take place on the Texas Gulf Coast this summer. The project will use 725,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 blocks of additional beach along the island’s seawall between 61st and 81st streets. […]

  • 25 July 2012

    The Newport Beach City Council voted Tuesday to allocate an additional $3.9 million to dredging the harbor’s shallowest spots, bringing the total project to $10.4 million, including federal funds, reports dailypilot.com. The City Council considered funding to dredge areas as part of Phase II of the project. Next week the County Board of Supervisors will […]

  • 29 March 2012

    According to hawaiinewsnow.com, a South swell expected to hit Oahu, is causing another delay in the Waikiki Beach sand replenishment project. The barge moored offshore that had been pumping sand from underwater deposits back to the beach has been moved to a safe haven until the big surf comes and goes. The project goal is […]