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  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Reinforcing nearly 75% of the oceanfront in roughly two months, the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project has come to a halt. In late June, the city of Virginia Beach and the Army Corps’ Norfolk District began the placement of approximately 1.4 million cubic yards of sand – a periodic construction that has […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore Queensland’s Golden Beach will soon be underway thanks to a grant from the Palaszczuk Government. The funding provided to Take Action for Pumicestone Passage Inc delivers on an election commitment and will allow the group to re-establish the natural ecosystem along the foreshore of the TS Onslow Australian Navy Cadets base on […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its announcement that their beach renourishment scheme is being put on hold at the moment. According to the latest project update, sand pumping operations have stopped due to a mechanical issue with the pump station. “Beach fill will resume when the problem is resolved. There is no […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Surfside Beach renourishment scheme, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is officially underway, the the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. The hopper dredger arrived on site yesterday and the GLDD crew started with the sand pumping operations immediately. An area from approximately the Myrtle Swash (between 4th […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Marinex Construction Inc. – a contractor hired by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers – has completed the beach re-nourishment project in Carolina Beach, NC. The contractor performing the work has finished pumping sand and is currently removing piping and equipment from the beach, the Town of Carolina Beach said in its latest release. The Phase 1 of this […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral was the site for a conference that outlined plans to renourish Brevard County beaches as part of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The pre-construction meeting was organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the lead coordinator to provide details of the $17.4 million dollar project, which is expected to get […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced yesterday that Folly Beach County Park (FBCP) is a winner of its 2015 Best Restored Beach Award. “ASBPA created the Best Restored Beach award as a way of highlighting the value of America’s restored beaches,” said Harry Simmons, mayor of Caswell Beach, N.C., and ASBPA president. “As […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that the Duval County Shore Protection Project is officially underway with dredge Terrapin Island pumping sand at the south end of Jacksonville Beach. The Corps contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will place sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion of Atlantic […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Havant Borough Council has begun with the beach management operations along the Hayling Island seafront in accordance with the Beach Management Plan for this area. The works started on 29th March 2016 and will last for approximately 3-4 weeks. Beach management comprises both beach recycling and beach nourishment. The council has appointed Boskalis Westminster Limited to undertake the beach […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A beach nourishment work at the Purangi Estuary end of Cooks Beach is officially underway, Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement. The work started last week and will take about 14 days to complete. According to the council, it will involve the extraction of 1650m3 of sand from the spit and placing it […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank wall […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 November 2011

    A lot of tourists are attracted by New Hanover County Beaches, and local leaders want it to remain that way. Beach areas and the county made an inter-local contract, which will establish the payment for beach renourishment projects of each town. Beaches of Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville all committed and just need the approval of […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on FEMA to formally assign the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize storm protection projects, including beach berms, dunes, and temporary sea walls, on Staten Island’s shoreline after the protective beaches were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The neighborhoods of South Beach, Midland Beach, New Dorp Beach and Oakwood Beach […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The fifth phase of the North Topsail Beach Shoreline Protection Project is well under way with Norfolk Dredging performing the work. Construction works on the project started in late 2014 near 3588 Island Drive with the aim to reach the Surf City line. Sand for this restoration project was taken offshore of North Topsail Beach and pumped onto the beach via […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A study of the causes and rates of erosion of Whiting Beach at Hickey Island Yamba has been completed with findings that erosion threatens a number of assets including Whiting Beach itself. A number of options to manage erosion have been considered and nourishment of the beach has been recommended as the most suitable option […]