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  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All works on Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense project are now complete, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). “Final works at Hill Head are now complete! This £1m project will protect this much loved stretch of coastline from the effects of extreme weather and sea level rise for years to come,” said ESCP. […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway to develop, design and build a holistic coastal defense and beach management solution at Hill Head in Fareham. A drop-in exhibition was held for the community on 29th March 2016 at Holy Rood Church in Stubbington. Over 150 people visited the event, which gave them the opportunity to speak to the team in person and […]

  • 12 November 2010

    In a campaign to assess oceanfront property owners to help pay for beach nourishment, Nags Head now has hit the number of signatures it … By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, November 12, 2010;

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Town of Nags Head, NC, said in their latest project update that the beach nourishment works are making steady progress towards Outer Banks Pier near Mile Post 18.5 in the 8900 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road. Construction is expected to tie into the already nourished beach just south of the pier […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has once again revised its schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the Beach Renourishment Project. The revision comes as a result of weather related delays encountered since September 9, including the passage of Tropical Storm Julia, and unexpected mechanical repairs and the planned relocation of the dredge […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch builder of vessels and equipment for the dredging and offshore oil & gas industries, has just introduced a video that shows how to remove a cutter head and prevent eventual damage during the process.  The cutter heads and teeth on the dredgers are exposed to extreme forces and wear during the dredging process. […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sydney based BH Developments QLD Pty Ltd (BHD) has officially lodged a development application with Bundaberg Regional Council for a integrated marina and resort project at Burnett Heads in Queensland. According to an official announcement, the proposed new Gateway Marina development on the south western shore of the Burnett Heads Boat Harbour includes plans for […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After ten years and more than 100,000 operating hours dredging up silt, sand, rocks and stones, the Thordon Composite bearing installed on the Al Mirfa’s dredge cutter head shaft has emerged unscathed. The information was reveled by the Thordon Bearings’ Dubai-based distributor, Ocean Power International during the recent dry-docking of the NMDC-owned dredger. Maarten Jansen, […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $12.7 million program to clear the outer shipping channel and put sand on Bald Head Island’s beaches is about halfway completed. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) began dredging operations on Wednesday January 7th, with the dredger Alaska positioned in Bald Head Shoal Reach 1 of the […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 1 of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project is well underway with the groynes being rebuilt and new shingle being laid. As a part of the Phase 1 of the Hill Head project, re-nourishment of historically low beach levels will take place, protecting the promenade from further exposure to wave damage. Extensive maintenance on the 13 […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners has agreed to bear 50% of the cost of the upcoming Nags Head Beach Nourishment project. Following a presentation from Nags Head Mayor Bob Edwards and Manager Cliff Ogburn, the Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to pay for half – up to $13 million – of the nourishment costs. According to the Dare […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the last few years, ECTMarine has delivered several cutter heads to different contractors with different types cutter suction dredgers. Recently, one of the cutters supplied to a Dutch dredge contractor has been inspected after about 100.000 m3 of dredging sand, silt and clay, to see how it held up. “We, as well as the […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nags Head, NC, will be conducting a beach nourishment maintenance project starting in May 2019 and lasting possibly into October 2019.  The construction activities will take place from the Bonnett Street public beach access at 2919 South Virginia Dare Trail (near Mile Post 11) south to the town line with the National […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has announced that it is working on a Hill Head to Portsmouth Harbor Entrance Beach Management Plan (BMP) Study. The River Hamble to Portchester Strategy identified a 10km stretch of coastline in Fareham and Gosport as a key area for beach management. The ESCP has successfully applied to the Environment Agency for […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine has successfully developed, tested and sold a cutter head concept that is aimed at increasing production and return on investment for dredging vessels and other cutting systems. Optimization of the effectiveness during the dredging process is important for any size and type of dredging vessel. The ECTMarine cutter head will increase the ability to […]

  • 19 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the 2016 Island-wide Beach renourishment project is officially underway, according to the Town of Hilton Head. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the pumping of sand on Mitchelville Beach in the morning hours of June 17, 2016 with its cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill. Sand placement in this immediate area is expected to […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Avon Construction Ltd. recently completed Hill Head beach maintenance works, making this section of the beach much safer now. Following a spell of bad weather, the beach levels lowered in one of the groyne bays at the beach. This lowering of the beach level exposed and undermined the concrete apron along a 10m section of the sea […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County (NC) has just released highlights from the Board of Commissioners November 20 meeting. At the meeting, the Board approved a reimbursement resolution presented by Finance Director David Clawson for debt issuance related to the Nags Head Beach Nourishment maintenance project. The resolution states the County’s intention to proceed with the project, issue the […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just released the latest update on their beach fill scheme, saying that the Marinex Construction’s cutterhead suction dredger Savannah, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels are expected to arrive in the area during the following days. The dredger will be taken off tow and made ready to start the […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Due to a leak in the submerged pipe through which sand is pumped from offshore onto the beach, nourishment operations south of Outer Banks Pier, near Mile Posts 18.5-19, have stopped, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. As a result, the Dredge Ellis Island, which was working off that submerged line, is now operating […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fareham Borough Council has secured the long term future of the sea defenses at Hill Head by approving the construction of a new half-a-million pound seawall at a meeting of the Council’s Executive held April 4. According to the council, the replacement seawall will reduce the risk of flooding, protect beach huts and keep the […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town’s beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget. Plans for the town’s maintenance project call for 2.3 million cubic yards of sand to be […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are coming to an end on the Hill Head seawall promenade, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The last of the concrete for the promenade was poured in early October 2017. The site compound is beginning to clear and final works are being completed, reported ESCP. “The aim of this project is to […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of the operations and maintenance of the Mississippi River federal navigation channel, the Corps of Engineers recently completed the dredging of the Head of Passes Hopper Dredge Disposal Area (HDDA) and beneficially used all the dredged material to build wetlands in the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Delta National Wildlife Refuge. Over 600 […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italian dredging equipment builder Italdraghe recently delivered another BDC 200 dredging attachment to a mining company in British Guyana. The BDC 200 is just one of a range of Italdraghe dredging attachments designed to fit virtually every type and size of excavator. This new “mini-dredger” is both compact and efficient thanks to its powerful cutter […]