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  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has just released awards for the nation’s best restored beaches. Among this year’s best restored beaches is the Dauphin Island East End Beach in Alabama. The Dauphin Island East End Beach and Barrier Island Restoration Project was a non-federal project which combined recreation, habitat protection and storm […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, hosted a public meeting at the Carolina Beach Town Hall in Council Chambers yesterday to gather public input for the Carolina Beach nourishment study. USACE is currently authorized for beach nourishment projects in Carolina Beach through 2020. They are now preparing a Carolina Beach Coastal Storm Risk […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sunny Isles Beach has just released this beautiful video of their sand renourishment project, conducted by Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. Eastman crews will place approximately 140,000 cubic yards of sand on […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) will be completing the northern end of the project by the beginning of this week. “They will then reverse the direction of the 6th Avenue North feed pipe, and pump […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today that construction activities are ongoing with the Palm Beach County Beach Erosion Control Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012. Beach renourishment provides significant storm damage protection benefits for upland structures in addition to restoring shorebird and marine […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company is about to begin beach nourishment project for the City of Rehoboth Beach, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. As reported, DNREC expects that GLDD will start pumping sand this week along the north end of Rehoboth Beach. Sand pumping operations by the project contractor […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois for $7.21 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE and the Delaware Department of […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced the official completion of construction on the Long Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. The $130 million project was performed in two phases over three years that included construction of four new groins and the rehabilitation of 18 existing ones, as well as installing 284,000 tons of […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coast protection work has begun which will protect and enhance the Children’s Corner area of the south beach at Lowestoft. The work, which started yesterday, will include protection measures against high erosion pressure, restored beach access and installation of a promenade guard-rail. This is the second part of a two-phase scheme funded by a £2.9m […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The beach recycling scheme in Christchurch, which was 12 months in the planning and which took eight weeks to implement, has been completed. The scheme to replenish beaches in Christchurch affected by the succession of storms during the winter of 2013/14 has involved pumping sand and shingle from the large off-shore sandbar (known as an […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just unveiled the first images from the Myrtle Beach storm damage reduction project. According to the Corps, the sand is being pumped onto the beach from offshore and shaped by heavy equipment at Surfside Beach. This $34.8 million contract for the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Middle Park Beach Renourishment works have kicked off in Melbourne, with 35,000m3 of sand from a borrow site just offshore to be dredged and pumped to renourish Middle Park Beach. These works, conducted by Maritime Constructions, will help protect this part of the coastline from storm erosion. “Work is extra challenging in these times, with […]