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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2011

    Concerned with the continued deterioration of the dunes on the north side of the Indian River Inlet, residents believe the problem may be fi… (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, October 25, 2011

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bega Valley Shire Council is working to stabilize dunes and infrastructure at the northern end of Merimbula’s Main Beach as large ocean swells continue to play havoc, heavily eroding the beach between Mitchies Jetty and Ford Park.   Director, Community, Environment and Planning, Alice Howe, said that movement of sand was a natural process, with […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Urgent sand replenishment works are now underway to restore the beach near Rockingham Street at West Beach, the City of Charles Sturt, SA, informs.  Recent weather conditions including high tides and winds have escalated erosion of the dunes at the location, prompting the South Australian Government Coastal Protection Board to begin an immediate replenishment program. […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, said in their latest release that they have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Coast Protection Board to implement strategies to minimize erosion risk in vulnerable areas at Wyomi Beach. This funding had originally been sourced for the installation and extension of sandbags to both ends of the […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team co-led by Associate Professor Christopher Hein of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has won a three-year, $687,850 federal grant to study how natural and constructed dunes respond when impacted by coastal storms and rising seas. According to VIMS, their goal is to provide resource managers with knowledge and tools […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping to replenish the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park is wrapping up ready for summer, informs the South Australian Department for Environment and Water (DEW). Around 100,000 cubic meters of sand has been successfully pumped via the sand recycling pipeline from Glenelg to the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park. DEW […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia is currently placing sand to Adelaide’s West Beach and Henley Beach South from the Semaphore South breakwater to address ongoing erosion of the dunes, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield informs.  According to the city’s latest release, “the aim is to steadily supply sand and replenish erosion at affected beaches […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that immediate works to address erosion at Adelaide’s West Beach are continuing this week with new sand placement operations. Sand will be relocated from Semaphore South breakwater to West Beach to build up the area’s dunes to address the ongoing erosion. Coastal […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the USACE’s Norfolk District and the City of Virginia Beach, VA, have signed an agreement authorizing the use of up to 2.2 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish Sandbridge beach and dunes. The project, using sand from Sandbridge Shoal located on the Outer Continental […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock and Bowers Beach. Bayshore beaches in the three communities were chosen for winter replenishment after experiencing significant loss of sand this year […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is increasing the risk of flooding, both in coastal and delta regions. “With our headquarters in a country that is largely below sea level, we know all about this,” said Ronald Schinagl, Van Oord’s Area Director Netherlands. To guarantee that Dutch feet will stay dry, Van Oord regularly works on coastal defense and dyke […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Coastal Engineering has launched a major project utilizing sand dredged to create a safe boat channel for Little Egg Inlet to repair beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island that have sustained significant erosion from storms, reports the DEP. Oak Brook, Ill.-based Great Lakes Dock and Dredge […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ocean City team members participated in a pre-construction meeting last week to go over plans for an $11.5 million project to rebuild beaches at the northern end of the island, Mayor Jay Gillian said in its latest announcement. The work will add at least 930,000 cubic yards of sand between Seaspray Road and 12th Street and stockpile […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has just announced more details about recently awarded beach renourishment project in Ocean City, Maryland. The $12.7 million renourishment scheme, to be conducted by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), will involve the placement of roughly 900,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S Senator Tom Carper yesterday joined representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DNREC’s Tony Pratt to announce that a long-awaited beach replenishment project in Delaware’s Bethany Beach, South Bethany and Fenwick Island will begin this fall. In January 2016, winter storm Jonas resulted in terrible damage to the protective dunes in Delaware, but most […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The recently approved Pinellas County Shore Protection Project will repair damages sustained from Hurricane Hermine to the Sand Key Segment, USACE’s Jacksonville District just announced. A study, conducted by USACE, shows nearly 360,000 cubic yards of material eroded from the project’s design berm as a result of the storm. The Sand Key project is approved […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In recent years (2009-2015), Deltares has studied the impact of sand nourishment on the functioning and the quality of the coastal ecosystem. As a part of Knowledge for Primary Processes – Coastal Management and Maintenance (KPP BenO Kust), Deltares programmed the research questions and commissioned or implemented a range of studies. “The results provide an […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Since Hurricane Sandy pounded the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has worked diligently, together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, to complete construction on more than 106 authorized and funded coastal storm damage risk reduction projects.     Extending from Maine to Virginia, the efforts of the […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After five years of monitoring, the interim results for the Sand Motor pilot project are now available. The results were presented at an international conference ‘The Sand Motor, 5 years of Building with Nature’ in the Kurhaus in Scheveningen. The Sand Motor, run by Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of South Holland, research institutes and the […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the passage of Tropical Storm Hermine, Weeks Marine yesterday resumed sand placement activities associated with the Island-wide beach renourishment project, according to the Town of Hilton Head Island’s latest announcement. Currently, the active work zone is located adjacent to North Forest Beach between Bittern Street and Heron Street. Work on this segment of the project will […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal restoration work has begun along the St Andrews’ West Sands beach. The dunes were badly damaged back in March 2010 by high tides and strong North Easterly gales and a substantial amount of sand was lost. While parts of the dune have recovered reasonably well in the intervening years, a few areas in particular have remained […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The knowledge development scheme – Hondsbossche Dunes project – officially started yesterday. The contract for this project was signed during the conference ‘Building the Future‘ in Utrecht by Ecoshape, the Flood Protection Program and Water Board Hollands Noorderkwartier. The aim of the project is to follow closely the development of the new coastal defense and thereby […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    On the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy striking the Northeast on October 29, 2012, the USACE continues to move forward with authorized and funded projects, completing the 25th and final Flood Control and Coastal Emergency project and making visible progress in other project areas. Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army […]