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  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    After years of decline work has begun to help restore one of Wales’ finest sand dune systems.  Over the last 60 years Newborough Warren on Anglesey has lost a staggering 94% of open, mobile sand dunes as they became over-grown with grass and trees. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has already removed dead or stunted trees […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Seabrook Beach Village District hosted The Coastal Resilience and Sand Dunes in Seabrook Workshop 1-Dune Health on March 27 at the Seabrook Beach Precinct Building. After a brief introduction, members of the group walked to the dunes. While on Hudson Street the discussion revolved around examining the beach grass die off, the many threats […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bethany Beach Cultural & Historical Affairs Committee will host a special presentation by Marine Science Camp on Tuesday, May 7, discussing the importance and protection of sand dunes. The program comes on the heels of the town’s beach and dune replenishment less than a year ago, according to an official announcement. The event will […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work to rebuild eroded sand dunes along Semaphore Beach and stabilize the area with vegetation is officially underway, Government of South Australia reports.  The Government’s Department for Environment and Water (DEW) has been working closely with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and community representatives on how to best manage the area with a recent […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott will use his executive authority to allocate nearly $15.8 million in state funds for emergency beach restoration projects in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in St. Johns, Flagler, Volusia and Brevard Counties. Funding will be used to immediately address critically eroded beaches where there is an imminent threat […]

  • 20 February 2014

    The Environment Agency is to build up flood defences on the Lincolnshire coast which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. Beach levels in front of the sand dunes at Mablethorpe will be increased early next month after the storm surge lowered sand levels and eroded the dunes. Sand will be borrowed from other areas of […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski yesterday continued her Maryland Jobs Tour on the Eastern Shore, joining Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan to inspect repairs to Ocean City’s Fishing Pier and beach sand dunes. Investments in Ocean City’s coastal infrastructure are critical to Maryland’s tourism economy. “In Ocean City, I’ve seen first-hand the impact that public […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marinet – UK’s marine conservation organization – is working on a community-based coastal sea defense campaign for Norfolk and Suffolk. The organization recently provided a Campaign Statement for lobbying to be conducted by local coastal communities and residents in the areas of Norfolk and Suffolk where sea defenses are provided by sand dunes. According to Marinet, these […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Just over a year since major work was done to improve and stabilize sand dunes at New Brighton, the benefits continue to be realized, the New South Wales’ Byron Shire Council said in its today’s release.  In October 2017, Byron Shire Council undertook a beach scraping program to help protect the dune system against short […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second coastal erosion project in Mercury Bay has begun with a geotextile sandbag wall being built at Brophy’s Beach.  The geotextile bags are currently being dropped off on-site with a total of 660 to be used. The wall is expected to be finished by mid-December. A plan for landscaping work to follow is […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Denbighshire County Council has announced plans for the Rhyl area harbour development works. Council has also announced that planning is approved in the area west of Foryd Harbour, Rhyl, Conwy, for the construction of a new jetty and quay wall, dredging of the deep water channel in the harbour, restoration of the sand dune area […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that a $32.2 million project to restore Ocean Parkway on Long Island is reaching a milestone this week with the start of pavement reconstruction only four months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the oceanfront roadway and miles of beaches along it. “Ocean Parkway and its connections to Robert Moses State Park […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Douglas Shire Council is replenishing Newell Beach with up to 5000 cubic metres of sand to help mitigate erosion issues. The beach replenishment is utilising sand dredged from the Daintree River ferry channel to help restore up to 300 metres of Newell Beach shoreline from Rankin St north with a protective sand barrier up to […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Finishing touches on the ‘first of its kind’ Cardiff State Beach Living Shoreline project were successfully completed last week, the Californian City of Encinitas reports.  Construction work began in October 2018 to build sand dunes supporting native plant and animal habitat which serve to protect a stretch of Cardiff shoreline and Highway 101 historically plagued […]

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Twenty-three miles may not seem like much, but for a project to line a section of the All American Canal that snakes through the sand dunes west of Yuma, it’s meant 20 years in the making, legal challenges and the expenditure of $285 million. Source:yumasun,January 2,2010; [mappress]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is now underway, the city said in their latest announcement.  The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor will use up to 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Times of India reports that a resort in Sindhdurga has complained to the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) of illegal sand dredging in the Mochemaad creek that has destroyed the mangroves. In its complaint the resort management has pointed out that illegal sand dredging had destroyed the sand dunes, and thereby the mangroves […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Planning & Zoning Director Mary Young has announced that on March 5, 2020 the Planning & Zoning Commission will review an amendment to the Westport Zoning Regulations, the Town of Westport, CT, reports.  Authored by the Planning and Zoning Commission’s Zoning Regulation Revision Subcommittee, Text Amendment #775 proposes to add definitions and remove regulatory obstacles […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME), an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation, port infrastructure development and etc, has just released a video about the Waterdunen coastal protection project. Waterdunen is one of the eight weak links of the Dutch coast. Under this development program, […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the rock seawall extension at Buffalo Beach in Whitianga will be completed by the end of June, according to Thames-Coromandel District. The rock seawall is being constructed to protect the road, residential properties and the reserve on Buffalo Beach Road from coastal erosion. “We needed the strength of a rock wall here as the beach […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia has just released an update on the West Beach and Henley Beach South coastal protection scheme, saying that the sand placement operations started recently and will now continue into spring to build up the dunes in these areas. Adding sand to the foreshore at West Beach is important because it […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State will provide approximately $1 million in NY Works funding to restore a sand dune at Tiana Beach in Suffolk County to prevent a breach of the protective barrier island, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said. The dune replacement, which will be completed in time for the summer tourism season, is necessary to sustain […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is nearing its completion, local media reports. The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor is using around 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue North to 55th Avenue […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on a third phase of coastal protection works has started at Broughty Ferry Esplanade. The £1m contract, awarded to Tayside Contracts will see the construction of a rock armor revetment at Broughty Ferry Esplanade from the Glass Pavilion to Bridge Street. Will Dawson, convener of Dundee City Council’s city development committee, said: “This work […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dune Restoration Trust of New Zealand announced recently that the 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will be held in Christchurch from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is “Diverse coastal environments in a time of change” and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in […]