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  • 14 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, working in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation and the National Park Service, will manage the placement of sand along eroded portions of Plumb Beach in Brooklyn as part of the first phase of coastal storm risk reduction work. Plumb Beach […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The Coastal Property Owners Association is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with placing dredged sand to support a coastal dune on Plum Island in Newbury, Mass. The Coastal Property Owners Association is proposing to perform work […]

  • 11 February 2014

    During severe storms in early January and over the past week, many coastal locations have been battered by large waves. A significant amount of shingle has been washed away by the waves at the Preston Beach Sea Defence Scheme, to the East of Weymouth. A number of severe flood warnings have been issued since Christmas […]

  • 7 October 2013

    The Captiva beaches replenishment program is about to begin, according to nbc-2.com. Two dredgers, named Dodge Island and Padre Island, arrived off the Captiva coast today. During this $8 million worth project, these powerful vessels will dredge beach compatible sand from a borrow area off the shore and load it onto the barges, reports nbc-2.com. […]

  • 3 August 2011

    Loads of heavy equipment are being moved this week along the shoreline from Jacksonville Beach, where beach renourishment is nearly complete… (beachesleader) [mappress] Source: beachesleader, August 3, 2011

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of New York Mayor, Bill de Blasio, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Weeks Marine, from Cranford, NJ, has begun moving work vessels, pipes and other equipment to perform maintenance dredging of East Rockaway Inlet. The main goal of this scheme is to beneficially use dredged sand […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, and Secretary of Natural Resources, Mark Belton, joined members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District team yesterday to observe beach renourishment at Ocean City, MD. During the visit, Governor Hogan said: “Now most people are aware of how great the beaches are here, but what most visitors don’t realize is Ocean City’s prime […]

  • 18 June 2012

    A second section of beach at Bay St. Louis is closed, because of dredging for beach restoration. The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality says dredging can release bacteria trapped in the floor of Mississippi Sound and cause dangerous physical conditions including terrain, surf, and quicksand. It also brings heavy equipment into the area. The beaches […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. According to the Corps, Great Lakes […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor, located approximately 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in San Pedro Bay, is protected by three breakwaters: San Pedro Breakwater, Middle Breakwater, and Long Beach Breakwater. Two high-use ports are located within the harbor: the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach. On or about August 26, four […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $10 million contract to Weeks Marine of Cranford, N.J., to place approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach in areas where erosion is most critical as part of near-term coastal restoration efforts taking place at previously constructed coastal storm risk reduction […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Navarre Beach Dune Restoration project could begin as early as late April and will include placing of approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sand east of the Gulf Islands National Seashore to the eastern limits of the beach Marine Park. According to the Santa Rosa County, the project construction will make use of the same offshore borrow area […]

  • 4 December 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $9,317,050 in funds have now been made available to renourish Carolina and Kure Beach. As a part of the federally sponsored Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project in place for the two communities, $4,681,500 will be invested on Carolina Beach and $4,635,550 will be invested on Kure Beach. Congressman […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest release that the Sunny Isles Beach renourishment project is set to kick off. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The USACE’s contractor, Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, will place […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Jupiter/Carlin Beach Renourishment Project began earlier this month and the entire beach between the Jupiter Inlet and Carlin Park, approximately 1.5 miles, will receive around 300,000 cubic yards of sand. Originally, the project was to include 800,000 cubic yards of sand which would have been dredged from a borrow area located eight miles south of […]

  • 12 October 2011

    The third beach renourishment project is under way along Panama City Beach…   By Kavontae Smalls (wjhg) [mappress] Source: wjhg, October 12, 2011;

  • 26 April 2011

    A $4 million beach renourishment project is getting started on Fort Myers Beach. (nbc-2) [mappress] Source: nbc-2, April 26, 2011;    

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane Arthur is threatening to harm the renourishment project done in Sandbridge. The project saw a placement of 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Dam Neck Naval facility. The renourishment project, which was completed after Hurricane Sandy, is expected to protect the beach from […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Coastal Corporation and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) are working on a beach nourishment project in Westhampton, Suffolk County, New York. Works on the Westhampton Interim Beach Nourishment Rehabilitation, part of the Hurricane Shore Protection Project, began on October 28, 2014. GLDD is main dredging contractor for the West Hampton Dunes beach restoration project with First Coastal acting […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Two weeks ago, an emergency dredging project near Bowditch Point at the Matanzas Pass has begun. The Fort Myers Beach officials proposed a plan which includes the placing of the dredged sand onto the Newton Beach, located about one to two miles south from the Bowditch Point, according to abc-7.com. Alan Mandel, Fort Myers Beach […]

  • 22 November 2010

    Birse Civils has recently completed its annual protection of Lincolnshire’s coast line and flood defence for the Environment Agency as part of its ‘Lincshore 2010 – 2015 Framework Contract. The project involves sand being dredged offshore, shipped towards the shore and pumped onto the beach. Lincshore is an essential project which requires 400,000 cubic metres […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Council Member Chaim Deutsch and Council Member Mark Treyger have called on the Army Corps of Engineers to include coastal protection projects along the waterfront communities of South Brooklyn. After Schumer’s and Jeffries’s push in Congress, the recently passed FY16 Appropriations bill included federal funding for a New […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Repair work to Delaware’s coastline is set to get under way within weeks. Beach replenishment is scheduled to start at the beginning of … By Michael Lopardi (wboc) [mappress] Source: wboc, December 17, 2010;

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Whyalla is set to begin its annual foreshore sand replenishment project today. Earthmoving contractors and their associated machinery (dump trucks and excavators) will be operating along the Whyalla Foreshore in the week beginning Monday, February 4, until Friday, February 8. Council’s Project Manager Landscape, Sam Bourne, said that the work was done […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin was joined by Brookhaven Town Supervisor Ed Romaine, Brookhaven Deputy Town Supervisor and Councilman Dan Panico, stakeholders and local residents at Webby Beach in Center Moriches yesterday to announce the completion of the dredge of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. During the event, Congressman Lee Zeldin said: “Coming on the heels of […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council will start pumping sand onto two popular Coast beaches from early June, ensuring they are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. Division 8 Councillor O’Pray said from June 9, Council would pump over 75,000 cubic meters of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “The dredger has arrived and everything is on […]