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  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, the Siesta Key Village Association, the Siesta Key Association, and the Siesta Key Condominium Council will host a meeting to address a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to use the Big Pass shoal between Siesta Key and Lido Key as a source of sand to […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sarasota County will host a celebration ceremony today for the recently completed south Siesta Key Beach renourishment project. The project, the second of two phases, added more than a million tons of sand dredged from three areas located seven to 10 miles offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. It provides increased erosion and storm protection […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Monroe County, its nonfederal sponsor, recently released the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The Draft IFR and EIS, prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, identifies coastal storm flood risks to residents, industries and businesses; develops risk-management measures, […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of three National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings for the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study, and will accept public scoping comments until January 8, 2019. The purpose of this study is to reduce potential damages caused by coastal storms […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Gibraltar has agreed commercial terms for the creation of a new reclamation project and subsequent development within the harbor – to be known as Victoria Keys. According to an official announcement, the development project will be conducted by Harbor Developments Limited, a consortium made up entirely of locally based developers. The land […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Charlotte County and Sarasota County have just released latest update on the Manasota Key Beach Renourishment project. According to the update, the contractor is fully mobilized and as of April 1, 2020 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has placed 569,616 cubic yards of sand along approximately 2.5 miles of Charlotte County’s shoreline. The […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is scheduled to begin in July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports. The scheme is located on Lido Key, a 2.4 mile long barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County. The island is approximately 45 miles south of Tampa Florida. The […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Project & Tenders

    4Recycling Ltd, part of the 4R Group, is demonstrating its ability to apply innovative solutions to resource management problems as a major… (sauceconsultancy) [mappress] Source: sauceconsultancy, September 6, 2011

  • 30 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is now underway to place sand on Lido Key near Sarasota on Florida’s Gulf Coast, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest release. Contractors working for the USACE’s Jacksonville District mobilized earlier this month to begin restoration of the shoreline to reduce risks from future coastal storms. Sand placement […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and non-Federal Sponsor, Monroe County, will hold two informational meetings on the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the project alternatives and provide comments on the alternatives and the feasibility study. […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    With Humboldt Bay Harbor considered integral to reviving the economy of this coastal town north of San Francisco, keeping shipping lanes dredged and accessible to international cargo is a top priority for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District, which along with community leaders and business owners, sees the mission as key to […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key has just released the latest update from the 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. The beachfill scheme, which continues to progress ahead of schedule, will be temporarily suspended during Independence Day weekend, July 1-4. Work in Segment 4, between the access point at Gulfshore/Buttonwood Cove (3710 Gulf of Mexico Drive) and the 3200 […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Manasota Key Beach Renourishment Project, to be conducted by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), are currently underway.  The mobilization is set to begin in the following days and will last until the beginning of February. Once mobilization is complete, the sand placement will begin on the Charlotte County […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bouygues recently released a video about the Calais Port 2015, one of the decades most important French infrastructure project. One of the main features of this capital development project is creation of a new 3 kilometer seawall. In the video, Bouygues, the main contractor for this project, identified the Xblocs as the key to the success of […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sarasota County will host a public meeting on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, to provide information and answer questions regarding the Manasota Key Restoration Project. “There will be a brief presentation at the beginning. County staff will be available for one-on-one discussions with interested citizens after the presentation,” said the county in their official release. The […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Gulf Islands National Seashore and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are expected to begin a sand-renourishment project on the south shore…   By Kimberly Blair (pnj) [mappress] Source: pnj, November 11, 2011;

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has just released the latest update on their upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project, saying that the first sand pumping operations are set to begin on April 23, 2018. Norfolk Dredging, the contractor selected for the 2018 Sand Key and Treasure Island Nourishment Projects, plans to fill Sand Key areas […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sarasota County portion of Manasota Key’s beach renourishment project is set to be completed within a week, finishing the project before sea turtle nesting season starts, the Englewood Sun reports. Earlier this month, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) finished restoring the shoreline of the Charlotte County portion of Manasota Key from […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Historic Egmont Key – the small island that experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline – will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The Army Corps recently awarded a $10.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County yesterday hosted a public information meeting about the upcoming Sand Key beach nourishment project. Representatives from the county and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were on hand to answer questions about the project and the easements that will be required for portions of properties located along the coast where the nourishment activity […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has taken another step forward regarding the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project, specifically finalizing the Environmental Assessment and signing a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for this project. The purpose of the document is to assess the effects on the human environment of […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Government officials have introduced plans to work together with the local communities to relocate the sand from New Pass Inlet to eroded beaches on Lido beach and Longboat Key. This project was a major topic at a joint meeting Monday between Sarasota County commissioners and Town of Longboat Key commissioners. According to heraldtribune.com, Lido beach […]

  • 5 June 2014

    This major beach renourishment project consisted of restoring two miles of beach. Beach restoration involves pumping dredged sand from the ocean floor back onto the beach, restoring it to a healthy state. The Siesta Key project will provide critical protection to homes and businesses along the Sarasota County coastline from damage commonly experienced with high […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of two key Central Coast waterways, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Gosford Chris Holstein announced today. Mr Humphries said the NSW Government will commit up to $90,000 to undertake pre-dredging feasibility studies and work to improve […]