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  • 27 June 2012

    The portion of beach along Baha Marâs property that has been blocked off from the public will remain that way until sometime next year, according to Baha Marâs Executive Vice President of Construction Tom Dunlap, reports Dispelling fears that the Baha Mar development is destroying Cable Beach, development representatives explained that the new rock […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The federal government is scheduled this winter to set up a dredge off the coast of Ocean City, lay underwater pipe and pump more than a million cubic yards of sand onto the island’s storm-ravaged beaches. The $10 million beach-widening project is also scheduled to stop somewhere between 14th and 17th streets — leaving more […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, reported today that the Channel Islands Harbor dredging project is progressing well and is expected to be completed before the end of February. Channel Islands Harbor Director Lyn Krieger and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs recently visited the area, where they were briefed on the […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sunset Beach carpark is being eroded by sea level rise and natural beach processes and the Waikato District Council and the community are looking at options for the long term relocation of community assets. A Council-led focus group has been working with the wider community in Port Waikato to identify solutions and GHD consultants have been […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pumping approximately 8 million cubic yards of sand onto Long Beach Island, N.J. Work is designed to complete the dune and berm system and reduce future storm damages. GLDD mobilized two dredges, the Padre Island and the Dodge Island, for the beachfill operations. The […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Broward County Commissioner, Chip LaMarca, will host a public meeting on the Shore Protection Project for Segment II: Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Fort Lauderdale, on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Representatives from the project contractor will be on-hand to answer questions along with technical experts from the Broward County Division of Environmental Planning and […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avalon’s major beach fill project is expected to con­clude some­time dur­ing the upcom­ing week­end of Jan­u­ary 26th-27th. Dur­ing a progress meet­ing held in Avalon on Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 23rd the con­trac­tor for the project announced that the actual pump­ing of sand could wrap up dur­ing the upcom­ing week­end. The work is being done by Nor­folk Dredg­ing […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The riverbed in the swimming area of Britannia Beach, Ottawa, will undergo construction work from July to October, to restore the grade and proper water depth, reports the City of Ottawa. As a result, the beach will be closed to swimming and all other beach activities this summer. The dredging part of the project involves […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s new £36 million coastal protection scheme is proving effective under the strain of recent severe weather conditions, according to the Tendring District Council. The coastline has been battered by strong south-easterly winds for around a week and the 23 new fish tail groynes from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven have reduced the action of the […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Dredging has been completed in the Intracoastal Waterway in Palm Beach and West Palm Beach, Fla., increasing mean low water depths to 10 … (fangaroo) [mappress] Source: fangaroo, January 27, 2011;

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County is about to hold a public information meeting about the upcoming Sand Key beach nourishment project. The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the 4th floor of the Indian Shores Town Hall. Representatives from Pinellas County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will answer […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works for Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project in the City of Norfolk, Virginia, officially started last week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Dredging and beach building activities are currently underway at Ocean View Beach, USACE said in its latest project update. Construction works include placing 1.2 […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cutter suction dredge Alaska, owned and operated by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Illinois, is currently pumping sand from off-shore of Tybee Island, Georgia, onto the beach. Under the $10 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, GLDD will remove beach-quality sand from the ocean floor and pump it to […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Around 40,000 cubic meters of sand is currently being placed onto a Dorset beach to protect nearby homes from storms. Material will be dredged from the Poole Harbor Swash Channel and will be pumped onto the Poole’s Shore Road beach as part of the local councils/Environment Agencies coastal protection scheme. The work will be undertaken […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has awarded a $12.7 million Atlantic Coast beach re-nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, work will be performed in Ocean City, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of May 16, 2018. The State of Maryland, Worcester County, and […]

  • 9 April 2012

    As Bradenton Herald reports, the city of Anna Maria has been notified that during a recent dredging project, too much sand was pumped onto a beach near the city pier. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced that the fill/nourishment area “appears to extend approximately 40 feet further waterward and 330 feet further southeast than […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island Government has just announced the completion of their 2016 Island wide Beach Renourishment Project. The Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. completed sand placement activities in the overnight hours on December 29. Since the start of the project in June, more than 2.5 million cubic yards of sand have been placed […]

  • 1 February 2012

    “363,000 cubic yards of sand were pumped onto the Rehoboth beach over the past three weeks,” said Maria Sadler, DNREC Spokeswoman. All beach replenishment projects in Delaware have now been finished and all the beaches are in great shape for the 2012 summer season. During a previous replenishment in Rehoboth, there was an issue with […]

  • 18 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just released this amazing photo from their Brevard County Shore Protection Project.        The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place sand on […]

  • 12 February 2012

    Congressman Bob Turner applauded the signing of a partnership-agreement between the Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Parks Department to begin a Storm Risk Reduction project at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn, NY. “Given Plumb Beach’s extremely close proximity to the Belt Parkway, there is a critical infrastructure concern. This agreement will provide […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Coastal Corporation and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) together with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, are working on a beach nourishment project in Westhampton, Suffolk County, New York. The project aim is to repair and restore the previously built Westhampton Dunes coastal storm risk management project that was impacted […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Beaches from Sebastian to Boca Raton are more prone to erosion with the high winds over the last few days. The city of Delray Beach hopes f… By Marissa Bagg (wptv) [mappress] Source: wptv, November 9, 2011  

  • 4 March 2010

    WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH – Working around the clock has paid off for the Army Corps of Engineers’ sand dredging project at Wrightsville Beach. The project is done a week ahead of schedule… [mappress] Source:news14,March 4,2010

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is considering an application by the Captiva Erosion Prevention District for a Department of the Army permit to address erosion through beach renourishment along 6.5 miles of shoreline between Redfish Pass in Captiva and Bowman’s Beach in Sanibel, Lee County, Florida. The Corps issued a Public Notice […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has agreed to provide $9.5 million in federal funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District (USACE), to construct the Braddock Bay Restoration plan favored by the ‪USACE‬ and the local Rochester community. The announcement was made yesterday at the Braddock Bay Marina by the U.S. Senator Charles […]