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  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Toms River Township, New Jersey, said in their latest announcement that following a long stretch of bad weather, dredging operations have resumed in Ortley and have begun in the North Beaches. The latest estimates from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are that Ortley will be complete around this December and the North Beaches […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) on ‘Building with Nature’ will start on February 29, 2016. During the course, a number of case studies will be discussed to deepen the knowledge of ecological and engineering principles. Leading Dutch engineers and environmental scientists will explain the Building with Nature integrated design approach and why it is […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Maharashtra government on Monday said that whoever is involved in illegal dredging of sand from rivers and creeks would be booked under the stringent provisions of the MCOCA, reports zeenews.india.com. Minister of State for Revenue promised strict action after the uniformization of the law. At this point, the minister intervened and declared that MCOCA would […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Beginning on August 10, 2016 the beach area of Elmer’s Island will be closed for 12 days to the public as construction activities progress near the public parking area where the access road meets the beach, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Construction activities on the west side of Elmer’s Island access road […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tim Bishop visited the site of the Shinnecock Inlet dredge last week; he was joined by New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, and officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other local officials. The dredge, part of an Army Corps project known as WOSI (West of Shinnecock […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of beach replenishment in front of the Alliés breakwater at Dunkerque Port has just begun. The contractor SODRACO was selected to complete this program, which will involve placement of nearly 1,200,000 m3 of sand. It will be accompanied by: • the installation of windbreak nets designed, as in the dune areas, to hold […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In another step to ensuring the region’s waterways and beaches are protected, the Sunshine Coast Council has extended the underground sand pipeline at Mooloolaba Beach to allow for improved sand renourishment. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that the 450 mm-diameter pipeline now stretched between the rock wall at Mooloolaba Spit and Mooloolaba Surf Club. […]

  • 13 November 2013

    Participants of the CEDA Forum 2013 technical visit to the Sand Engine, an innovative approach to coastal protection in the Province of North Holland, the Netherlands were treated with a spectacular view of this new and unique stretch of coast from the top of the NH Atlanta Hotel – a one-off opportunity except for those […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) recently announced $144.5 million in funding for the second increment of the Caminada Headland Beach and Dune Restoration project in Louisiana. This portion of the project will pump over five million cubic yards of sand from the Gulf of Mexico via pipeline, creating approximately 490 acres of beach […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two Lee County beaches will soon be transformed during renourishment projects at Bonita Beach and Lovers Key State Park. Heavy equipment is expected to be on Bonita Beach starting Wednesday, June 25, with work beginning June 30 and proceeding north to south for about five weeks. The estimated start date for Lovers Key is August […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released the latest update on their upcoming beach renourishment project, saying that the dredge equipment will be staged on/around the beach immediately following the end of Turtle Season (October 31st).  Work on the beach will not commence until the conclusion of the WaterFest Boat Races which are […]

  • 18 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The north end beach replenishment project is tentatively scheduled to begin in early November, the Ocean City Mayor, Jay Gillian, said on Friday. Mobilization of equipment will begin very soon at Beach Road and Morningside Road. The Army Corps of Engineers is working with City officials to determine the appropriate amount of sand to be pumped […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine was recently awarded contract for the northern Ocean County storm damage reduction project. The project contractor will start pumping sand in Ortley Beach in mid-April, marking the start of work on northern Ocean County’s beaches, hammered by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, reports Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. Ortley Beach, which […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avalon’s major beach fill project is expected to con­clude some­time dur­ing the upcom­ing week­end of Jan­u­ary 26th-27th. Dur­ing a progress meet­ing held in Avalon on Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 23rd the con­trac­tor for the project announced that the actual pump­ing of sand could wrap up dur­ing the upcom­ing week­end. The work is being done by Nor­folk Dredg­ing […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The Fenwick Island beach nourishment project will start late next week or the week after, reports Town of Fenwick Island. The specific dates and the starting location are unknown so far. The project is expected to take 3-4 weeks, depending on the weather. As the mdcoastdispatch.com reports, during the project, roughly 389,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The maintenance and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal and the sand placement onto Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts is now complete. Approximately 130,000 cubic yards of sand was dredged from six areas in the authorized, 32-foot-deep by 500-foot-wide main ship channel and the 25-foot deep East Mooring Basin portions of the […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-September, Palm Beach County will begin hauling 200,000 cubic yards of sand for a beach renourishment project south of the Jupiter Inlet. Approximately 120 truckloads of sand per day will travel from a mine in St. Lucie County via I-95 and Indiantown Road to a staging area in Carlin Park. The contractor will minimize […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is dredging more than one million cubic yards of sand from the Delaware Bay and using it to build a dune and berm at the Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, on behalf of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Storms have caused breaches and degraded part of […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Lido Beach emergency renourishment project are progressing well and on schedule, according to the City of Sarasota. The contractor for the City, Coastal Dredging Corp., will move approximately 185,000 cubic yards of sand to renourish the beach, restoring the shoreline and dunes and protecting public property and infrastructure. Now over two months into the project, the […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser have announced that major dredging of the Coffs Harbor outer harbor has finished, with 30,000 cubic metres of sand transferred to Park Beach. “The sand nourishment of Park Beach and dune re-profiling has also been completed,” Mr Humphries said. […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County and the Town of Surfside will host a public meeting this week for the Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The public is invited to attend an informational Surfside Beach Renourishment Community Meeting on Wednesday, February 13 […]

  • 19 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder called on the Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide protective sand placement at Riis Park and Fort Tilden. The Army Corps is currently replacing sand lost between Beach 19th and Beach 149th streets, however, a major gap in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2010

    The borough officially has the beach it’s been waiting years for. The Army Corps of Engineers has turned over the beach to the borough after completing a nine-month beach-replenishment project. “We conducted a final walk-through and turned the project over to the borough on July 21,” said Stephen Rochette, spokesman for the Corps. “The contractor […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released a video about the Strathmere Shore Protection Project, NJ. Sand pumped ashore from a borrow area two miles off Corson’s Inlet is being used to build a dune 13 feet high and a berm (or beach) 50 feet wide. The beachfill is part of a bigger project that includes […]