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  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Malta Tourism Authority (MTA) said in their latest announcement that St George’s Bay in St Julian’s and Perched Beach in Bugibba will be temporarily closed to the public today and tomorrow as authorities engage in a sand replenishment program. The project is being carried out by the Authority in collaboration with the Foundation for […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Clemente will begin work on the North Beach Opportunistic Sand Replenishment project on November 28, 2016. This beachfill project work will consist of unloading and spreading beach sand that will be obtained from the County’s Lower Santa Ana River Dredging Project. The city will bring 12,000 cubic yards of sand to […]

  • 28 May 2020

    The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee yesterday heard Senate Bill 1090 by California Senator Patricia Bates that would help prevent further tragedies on public beaches such as the Encinitas bluff collapse that killed three people in August 2019. The committee did not vote on the bill. Instead, the committee’s chair, Senator Henry Stern (D-Calabasas), […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Jacksonville Beach said in its latest announcement that the work to redistribute the sand to areas south of 16th Avenue South is set to begin next week, July 24. These operations are expected to take about a week, the city said. Last October, Hurricane Matthew damaged the dunes along the Duval County […]

  • 21 February 2012

    A plan for the Oceanfront Beach sand replenishment project is officially put on hold. The last sand replenishment project was more than ten years ago. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had planned to replenish sand eroded from the beach this year, but the only bid for the project exceeds the budget by $10 million. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging in now underway to restore navigation channels and sand to beaches at Exmouth Boat Harbor. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that maintenance dredging, last completed in 2004, would restore depths and ensure safe navigation of the harbor. “Dredging will also deepen wharf, trawler pen and breakwater areas […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Clemente recently wrapped up the North Beach Opportunistic Sand Replenishment project, bringing in more than 12,000 cubic yards of new sand into the area. In order to cover the exposed cobblestones and other impediments to the local coastal area, the sand from the lower Santa Ana River dredging project was brought in, the San Clemente […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its announcement that their beach renourishment scheme is being put on hold at the moment. According to the latest project update, sand pumping operations have stopped due to a mechanical issue with the pump station. “Beach fill will resume when the problem is resolved. There is no […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell yesterday signed two bills into law establishing a special improvement district that will receive funding from the visitor industry to help maintain Waikiki Beach. “Waikiki is known around the world for its legendary sun, surf, and sand. With Bills 81 and 82, the visitor industry has stepped up to help keep iconic […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Whyalla is set to begin its annual foreshore sand replenishment project today. Earthmoving contractors and their associated machinery (dump trucks and excavators) will be operating along the Whyalla Foreshore in the week beginning Monday, February 4, until Friday, February 8. Council’s Project Manager Landscape, Sam Bourne, said that the work was done […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to the final meeting to discuss the Master Plan for Ala Moana Regional Park, scheduled for Monday, January 29, 2018, 6 p.m., at the McCoy Pavilion Auditorium, the City and County of Honolulu said in its latest release.  This meeting includes a presentation of the Master Plan that was drafted following […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District awarded a $15.1 million contract on July 7, to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Ill., to restore critically eroded shoreline along the coast of St. Johns County, Florida. The Coastal Storm Risk Management Project will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Del Mar, CA, is advancing a program to streamline the placement of high-quality sand on the city beaches and has released an environmental document for public review. With mitigation and monitoring, the Sand Compatibility Opportunistic Use Program – or SCOUP – would not cause significant impacts to the environment, according to the Mitigated […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over $1.6 million in shared grants funding has been awarded to 45 projects across Western Australia’s coastal regions to support coastal management work and improved coastal amenities, Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) grants support the planning and sustainable management of […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Morgan & Eklund, Inc (M&E), a Florida-based land and hydrographic survey firm, has released details of critical pre-and post-construction surveys for Eastman Aggregate Enterprises LLC, a contractor working with the USACE, together with the City of Miami Beach and Miami-Dade County, of the completed Miami Beach Hotspots Beach Renourishment Project. Despite the challenges posed by […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has applied to the South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control’s Office of Ocean & Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) for authorization under OCRM General Permit 17-SMD to place more sand onto the dune system fronting the Atlantic Ocean. The new locations include areas between 41st Avenue South and […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Matapouri Beach is in line for sand replenishment work, Whangarei District Council said in its latest release.  Council is planning to take sand that has become trapped in the estuary and put it back on the beach, mimicking a natural process that has been restricted since the road bridges went in many decades ago. Parks manager […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    MidCoast Council announced today the start of the Jimmys Beach replenishment project, thanks to financial assistance from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. “The plan is to undertake the sand replenishment in two stages – placing 5,000 cubic meters each time – onto the Beach along the Boulevarde at Winda Woppa,” said Council’s Coastal […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has allotted $1.5 million in federal funding for sand replenishment for Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Representative Mike Kelly issued the following statement yesterday in response to the latest news: “Christmas has surely come early for Erie and for our entire region. Last month, President Trump made […]

  • 11 May 2011

    The Town of Nags Head is preparing for a massive sand replenishment project. 10 of its 11 miles of oceanfront beaches will be replenished be… By David Ham (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, May 11, 2011

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for Lee County Natural Resources will begin on Monday, November 27, a project to restore sand to about 320 feet of beach at Crescent Beach Family Park, 1100 Estero Blvd., to repair damage from Hurricane Irma. Portions of the park will be closed for safety reasons during the project, which could take up […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City will receive a Valentine’s gift from the Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps ‘periodic sand replenishment program will begin at the mentioned location on or about February 16 th depending on the weather. A 309 ft. Dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois will operate 24 […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Solana Beach has just announced the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that the Ross Island Dredger No. 10 – now fully assembled – is in the Central Basin, ready to begin its work in delivering sands from the lagoon overdredge pit to Cardiff State Beach. Set to kick off its […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ MidCoast Council will continue to replenish the sand on Jimmys Beach next week thanks to financial assistance from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, MidCoast Council announces.  “The plan is to place 5,000 cubic meters of sand onto the Beach along the Boulevarde, between Guya Street and Kururma Crescent,” said […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first in a series of community events about the impact of coastal erosion in the Redlands will be held at Wellington Point Reserve on Saturday, 22 April, from 8am to 12pm, Redland City Council just announced. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that 44 sites across the city had been identified as prone to erosion […]