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  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maroochy River dredging and beach renourishment scheme for 2015 has been completed by Neumann Contractors. The Sunshine Coast Council (SCC) required the dredging of sand within the Maroochy River. This involved the mobilization of the 450mm cutter suction dredge the “Nu Endeavour” through the Maroochy River mouth and the dredging of 75,000m3 of sand through an […]

  • 27 October 2011

    City officials hope that part of $1 billion in Gulf Coast environmental grants will mean up to $24 million for beach renourishment, public w… By Guy Busby (al) [mappress] Source: al, October 27, 2011

  • 11 March 2011

    The hefty price tag for beach renourishment has prompted Collier County officials to look for new ways to reduce erosion and alternatives… By Denes Husty (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, March 11, 2011    

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District awarded a $20.9 million contract Tuesday to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC for maintenance dredging of the Galveston Entrance, Outer, and Inner Bar Channels and Houston Ship Channel Bolivar Roads to Redfish Reef, Texas. “The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.4 million cubic yards […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The delivery of 5,000 cubic meters of sand to Blairgowrie’s main beach will ensure the popular bayside destination continues to be a safe and enjoyable place for locals and visitors alike. Inspecting the Victorian Coalition Government funded renourishment works today, Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith and Member for Nepean Martin Dixon both […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre testified yesterday in support of beach renourishment projects that are critical to North Carolina’s economy. Congressman McIntyre stated, “North Carolina beaches provide jobs, revenue, fun, and family time, and it is critical that we do all we can to support and sustain them. Recent proposed federal regulations from the U.S. Fish […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Due to the hazardous weather conditions from the recent storms, the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project was put on hold for safety concerns, Martin County said in its latest project update. Areas where renourishment was taking place held up very well during the rough conditions and high seas. This very important coastal protection project, undertaken by Ferreira […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After months-long battle between federal and state lawmakers, the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been officially extended, reported WECT. The fifty-year Carolina Beach renourishment project was set to expire this year, with no method for extension. The WRRDA bill authorized a three-year extension of coastal storm damage projects which are scheduled to expire in the […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received $10.6 million in funding to accomplish an emergency beach renourishment project in the city of North Myrtle Beach. The city said in its announcement said that current indications are that the funding will not require a cost sharing by the city, however, a Cooperation Agreement […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Poole has been awarded £130,000 to carry out a trial investigating whether beach renourishment can be made more sustainable into the future in Poole Bay. The trial, which is currently underway, will investigate whether small amounts of sand placed on the sea bed close to the shore, between Flaghead Chine and Canford Cliffs, […]

  • 2 November 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers opened up bidding for the Carolina and Kure Beach renourishment projects. Great Lakes and Weeks Marine entered their bids Thursday, reports wect.com. Army Corps will review the bids and decide in a few weeks. Town officials say the bids look favorable, and the project is expected to start sometime this […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew has announced a fix to a 2016 objection from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that made it cost prohibitive for local towns to conduct a beach renourishment project that protects life and property from flood and coastal storm damage. The project impacts Avalon, Stone Harbor and North Wildwood. […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. USACE awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. The construction will place roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released these beautiful photos from the Folly Beach renourishment project.  “The project has been a huge success in reducing risk to the people and property behind the dunes. We are on track to finish pumping this week,” said USACE in their latest project update. The Charleston […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work continues to progress on the Duval County Shore Protection Project as crews move to place sand at 16th Ave. South to 7th Ave. South, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. According to the Corps, the project is scheduled to wrap up in time for the approaching hurricane season, June 1. This year’s renourishment […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the last couple of days, the Surfside Beach Renourishment Project has been brought to a halt due to the tropical depression running by the east coast. The town reported that beach fill operations have been delayed several days due to the weather and high seas. But, according to the Town of Surfside Beach latest update, the hopper dredges are returning […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essential work has started to renourish the beach and improve the sea defences at Cleveleys. As part of a nine-week program, extra sand and shingle will added to the stepped areas and some groynes will be extended to address potential erosion. Both of these together will ensure the long-term effectiveness of the sea defences. [mappress] […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, yesterday announced the completion of the Miami Beach erosional hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the ongoing Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. “The Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate, rose to the challenge and was a great partner, along with the […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Port Phillip, Victoria, is working with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) to renourish Middle Park Beach between Mills and Langridge streets. Project works are proposed to start this month, during winter, and be completed in spring 2020 prior to the summer peak, subject to favorable weather and conditions. […]

  • 9 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 3 – December 9, 2018).   USACE: $17.4 Million Sand Placement Contract for Weeks Marine Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina.   North […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that Congress will authorize an extension of the Carolina Beach renourishment project through the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014. Congressman McIntyre said: “With the new language included in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, we have successfully created a way to keep sand on the beach […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Panama City Beach is commemorating the start of 2012 by celebrating the completion of its three-month $16 million beach renourishment project. Working with the United States Corps of Engineers, the destination pumped 1.4 million cubic yards of sand to approximately 7.5 miles of beach, extending the shoreline by 100 feet in many locations. This is […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, recently pumped sand from Folly River onto Bird Key Stono to renourish this 35-acre bird nesting habitat. Historically, the District has placed fill on Bird Key Stono when dredging the Folly River Federal Navigation Channel since it’s the least cost disposal site for the operations and maintenance […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest announcement that the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is now officially underway.        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 […]