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  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duval County beach visitors will soon see work on local beaches that will improve the coastal area’s resiliency and reduce risk to infrastructure, according to the USACE’s Jacksonville District. The Duval County Shore Protection Project will place roughly 700,000 cubic yards of sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The fifth phase of the North Topsail Beach Shoreline Protection Project is moving ahead. 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 […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received supplemental funding for disaster recovery projects on Folly Beach, Myrtle Beach, Edisto Beach, Pawleys Island, the Charleston Harbor and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The Charleston District has already received and used $29 million of this funding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff State Beach is one of five beaches, and the only on the West Coast, awarded the nation’s Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Local elected officials and representatives with San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, and California State Parks gathered yesterday morning […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The mercury hasn’t dropped to winter temperatures yet but Sunshine Coast Regional Council is already preparing Maroochydore Beach for the coming summer season. The Council will begin stage two of the Maroochydore Beach renourishment program in mid-May, which will see beach dredging machinery mobilized into the Maroochy estuary ready to start pumping sand onto the […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east and the Gulf coasts of the United States. The 2014 winners are: – Aquia Landing County Park, Stafford County, VA; – Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, FL; – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2012

    For several years, North Topsail Beach has worked to plan for and maintain the beautiful beaches that make this community so special. 

 Recently, Coastal Planning and Engineering, the Town’s coastal engineering firm, completed the design and permitting for a comprehensive beach management program for NTB. Reaching this critical milestone is a significant accomplishment for […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Panama City Beach is commemorating the start of 2012 by celebrating the completion of its three-month $16 million beach renourishment project. Working with the United States Corps of Engineers, the destination pumped 1.4 million cubic yards of sand to approximately 7.5 miles of beach, extending the shoreline by 100 feet in many locations. This is […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of the Corps of Engineers’ effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. Work was temporarily stopped this summer when, as expected, crews moving east reached nesting areas of the endangered piping […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Rosa County has just released the latest update on the Navarre Beach Renourishment Program. Although two hopper dredgers have temporarily ceased operations, Tropical Storm Colin is expected to have little long-term effect on this renourishment scheme and should not delay the completion of the restoration project. The Weeks Marine’s dredger BE Lindholm suspended dredging […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The King Company started dredging Grand Haven Harbor in Grand Haven, Michigan this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said in their latest release. The dredge material is being utilized for beach nourishment. According to USACE, a wide, nourished beach system absorbs wave energy, protects upland areas from flooding, and mitigates erosion. […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has once again been selected as the contractor for the City of Cocoa Beach Renourishment project. According to the city’s latest update, GLDD will next week begin the renourishment operations. “Projected construction dates are January 25 through the end of March.” “Seven miles of the 9.4 mile North Reach (Port […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beaches at Port Geographe and Wonnerup will be boosted with additional sand prior to summer, according to the Transport Minister Dean Nalder. The Minister said that the sand was now being trucked to local beaches as part of a $28.15 million project to improve beach amenity and provide protection from erosion. The work is being […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Mayor Sam Hearn, Nepean Councillors Bryan Payne and Hugh Fraser and John Baker CEO are leading a plan with DELWP and scientists to restore Portsea beach. Aided by David Kramer from the Futurefish Foundation, who has a history of steering tricky but successful State Government funded projects, Mr Kramer has joined Mayor […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are about to begin on the Phipps Ocean Park/Reach 7 beach nourishment project in the Town of Palm Beach, Florida. The project will place over 1,000,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach, along the shoreline between the north end of Phipps Ocean Park and the north end of the County’s Kreusler Park. Sand needed for […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar announced recently that major coastal protection and beach regeneration works will shortly be carried out in Sandy Bay beach following extensive engineering studies of the coastal processes affecting the beach. The works will entail the construction of offshore coastal defences in the form of curved groynes at each end of Sandy […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Around 600,000m3 of sand has been dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and placed onto Burleigh Beach in a pre-summer practice spanning 20 years, announced City of Gold Coast. That’s similar to the amount of sand moving through the entire Gold Coast system each year. City of Gold Coast is continuing this tradition by sending another 30,000m3 of […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Southampton, in coordination with the Erosion Control Districts (ECD) of Sagaponack and Bridgehampton–Water Mill, has received permits and bids to complete the Sagaponack Beach renourishment program. The project, according to Aram Terchunian, a coastal geologist with First Coastal Corporation is set to start this week and continue 24/7 through January 15. The project will extend […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan recently said that a bipartisan agreement to reauthorize key water infrastructure projects contains several key provisions to maintain North Carolina’s critical waterways and protect coastal communities against future storm damage. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes important projects carried out by the Army Corps of Engineers, including dredging, […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Planning for sand nourishment at Rosewood Beach in Lake County, Illinois, was approved by the Park District of Highland Park Board of Commissioners at their August 27, 2019 meeting. According to the district, sand nourishment would stem the pattern of severe erosion at the beach caused by record high lake levels combined with an increase […]