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  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management John Curtin recently explained how engineers and the environment are fighting together for a more flood resilient nation. Mr Curtin began by saying that in January, the Prime Minister launched the Government’s new national 25 year environment plan, “quite a moment for those of […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Access to the east side of Elmer’s Island will be restricted to foot traffic starting on March 21 as active construction continues on the largest coastal restoration project in state history, the Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project. The state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is in the process of rebuilding the 13 mile stretch […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (FIMI) continues making progress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District said in its latest project update.  “Some 2.3 million cubic yards of sand is being pumped onto the beach, a dune is taking shape, and walkways for public access are […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Bathers and surfers will find Cove Beach larger next summer following a dredging and beach replenishment over the winter. City Manager Bruce MacLeod attended a pre-construction meeting October 3 for the Lower Cape May Meadows Beach restoration project. He said the contract was awarded to Weeks Marine Inc. of Cranford. MacLeod said the work is […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a scheduling change for the initial construction of the Long Beach Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. On December 5, 2014 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) for $128 million to complete initial […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over the last few weeks, the Spanish media have carried several stories relating to the supply of sand to Gibraltar. As part of an initial beach regeneration project at Sandy Bay, HMGOG entered into a contract with Van Oord (Gibraltar) Ltd on the 19th April 2013 for the supply and placing on the beach of […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design is now complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports.  The project placed roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) project to install four miles of steel sheet piling into the beaches of Mantoloking and Brick to protect Route 35 and nearby homes and businesses from future severe storms began yesterday. The steel sheeting project will complement an impending engineered beach and dune system planned by the U.S. Army […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced a $26.5 million award to the Texas General Land Office to restore approximately 17 miles of the beach dune ridge system along McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), from High Island, Texas to Sea Rim State Park. The award will leverage more than $25 million from Natural […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredger Liberty Island, owned by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, returned yesterday from what turned out to be an 11-week repair job in Norfolk, Va., and work on a massive beach replenishment project at the south end of Ocean City has resumed. The project is being overseen by the United States Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 9 August 2012

    The Presque Isle beach replenishment project is finally completed, reports erietvnews.com. Harry Leslie, the Park Manager said, “The contractor still has to shape the dunes. Then when we go into the dormant season, they will take and pull out beach grass plugs from some of our existing dunes and plent them so they are landscaped […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine has completed works on the segment four of the Navarre Beach Renourishment Project in Santa Rosa County, Florida. During the past week, crews on the Navarre Beach project continued filling the fourth and final segment, including restoration of dunes. Approximately 210,000 cubic yards of sand were pumped on the beach, bringing the total renourishment […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Duck beach nourishment project is in its final stage with some finishing touches being done right now, reports the town. According to the report, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company anticipates completion of the project in Duck within the next few days. “Due to the high volume of activity on the beach […]

  • 8 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A dune replenishment project is underway at Island Beach State Park to bolster a vulnerable beach on the northern section of the park that was washed over during Superstorm Sandy, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced. The repair and refortification of the dune system from Two Bit Road to the northern property […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new resource about Fire Island, N.Y. is now at the fingertips of coastal managers, planners and the public that will be useful for understanding and predicting future change on the island. The United States Geological Survey created the public website that details a decade’s worth of research that focuses on changes to the beaches […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to improve beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore between Alexandra Headlands and Cotton Tree is set to start in August and will run for two months, Sunshine Coast Regional Council reports. A small dredge will be assembled at Mudjimba and remain off the coastline throughout the project while it is […]

  • 8 October 2013

    The Anastasia State Park beach renourishment project is scheduled to commence this month. “During this time, you may see construction equipment and pipes on the beaches. This equipment is being used to pump sand onto the shore as part of a statewide shore protection project,” announced floridastateparks.org. “In the park, this is intended to protect […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £14 million beach management scheme moves a step closer to completion in Devon, the Environment Agency reported a few minutes ago. According to the EA, around the clock dredging and recharge works at Dawlish Warren has paid off, with the completion of the recharge of the western end of the beach a month ahead of […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is restoring the north shore of the Indian River Inlet by pumping more than half a million cubic yards of sand from the inlet onto the beach and constructing a dune. Hurricane Sandy caused overwash and flooding on the north shore, forcing Route 1 and the Indian […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is restoring the north shore of the Indian River Inlet by pumping more than half a million cubic yards of sand from the inlet onto the beach and constructing a dune. Hurricane Sandy caused overwash and flooding on the north shore, forcing Route 1 and the Indian […]