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  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, 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 and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A shore protection project at Naval Air Station Oceana at Dam Neck annex is expected to begin within the next month, according to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), to be used for this project, will enhance coastal resilience by protecting shoreline infrastructure and restore shorebird and […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that, in another important legal victory for the State’s coastal protection efforts, a jury has determined that a Harvey Cedars couple should receive $300 as compensation for an easement on their property needed to build a sand dune and beachfront protection project – significantly less than the $800,000 […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is currently reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Crews from Manson Construction Co. of Seattle started staging heavy equipment in the repair area yesterday, and dredging and repair work is scheduled to start July 27 and last until mid-October. “Impacts […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced the official completion of construction on the Long Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project. The $130 million project was performed in two phases over three years that included construction of four new groins and the rehabilitation of 18 existing ones, as well as installing 284,000 tons of […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Beach nourishment efforts are continuing along the shores of Emerald Isle, between the Lands End subdivision and east of the Western Ocean Regional Access area, the Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in their latest project update. According to the most recent project schedule, sand placement is likely to begin this week and continue […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) will replenish sand levels at Marengo to protect critical infrastructure behind the foreshore, reports the Otway Coast Committee. Contractors will transport 16,000 cubic meters of sand from Apollo Bay Harbor to Marengo, creating an additional three meters of sand dune along 500 meters of beach. DELWP […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) yesterday released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project. CDFW, the lead agency for the DEIR, in partnership with the State Coastal Conservancy and The Bay Foundation, has spent years working with the public and envisioning a plan for the revitalization of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year, which will lead to beach and parking lot closures as well as a bike […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government is set to secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline including a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach thanks to significant funding in the 2019-20 State Budget. The 2019-20 State Budget delivers $52.4 million in funding over four years to improve both metropolitan and regional coasts which act as the state’s […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to relocate sand from the Maroochy River mouth to the sand dunes of the popular beach will start in early July as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s beach nourishment program. The 12-week project will see around 100,000m³ of loose sand material from the lower Maroochy River pumped directly by pipeline to Maroochydore Beach. 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 […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is set to undertake dredging works to maximise the recreational benefits of lower Lake Cathie. Dredging works to deepen the lake and enhance the sand dunes south of the lake will commence in late July. Director of Development and Environment Matt Rogers said that the works would involve dredging sand from the […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sand nourishment works at Marengo, aimed to mitigate the accelerated beach and foreshore erosion evident over the past five years, are set to begin today, the State Government of Victoria informs. Up to 16,000 cubic meters of sand will be moved from Barham River spit to Mounts Bay, Marengo to provide an additional three meters […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, today handed over a $207,500 cheque to Central Coast Council for beach nourishment and design work for a revetment wall at Wamberal Beach. This is the first significant funding milestone for a long-term solution to protect hundreds of millions of dollars of public and private assets on Ocean View Drive, reported Adam Crouch. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, announced today that the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project comment period has been extended through February 5, 2018. The Corps also added that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and USACE will jointly hold a public hearing on November 8 (6 PM – 8:30 PM CST) at the […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The beach renourishment project which began on Panama City Beach’s west end has moved east. The three month long project has migrated to its final staging area in the east end on near the Regency Towers on Thomas Drive. The US Army Corps of Engineers pumped sand onto the beach. The project will extend the […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, introducing the following articles: Beneficial Use, an Expertise Exporter and Trenching Model. CEDA’s Working Group on Beneficial Use aims to inspire sediment stakeholders and practitioners by describing the importance of sediments in the context of sustainable development […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 1 December 2010

    Protect the newly sprayed-on land against the winter storms. That’s the Blockbuster. After the stormy season, the enormous crane will continue blocks in the new Maasvlakte sea defence. To protect the land from the sea, Maasvlakte 2 will have a hard seawall that stretches over a length of 3.5 km along its northern edge. The […]

  • 27 July 2012

    In an effort to preserve Native American cultural lands, mitigate flood risks and improve coastal habitat for a threatened species, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Construction kicks off July 30 on the $7.5 million federally-funded dune restoration project […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Public Works (OPW) will provide €456,000 to fund interim emergency coastal erosion measures in Portrane, set to begin this week, said Fingal County Council in its latest release.  The funding towards the installation of 380 ‘Seabee’ reinforced concrete units along the beach above the Mean High Water Level has been announced by Minister […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island is pushing for another round of beach renourishment funding in the next legislative session. The US Army Corps of Engineers pays for 70% of the cost of replenishing the sand at the summer tourism destination. The federal government picks up the lion’s share of the cost. That’s because studies find most of the […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government’s new eco-tourism package for Stradbroke Island will be completely undermined by its extension of sand mining on the island last night, say the Australian Greens. “Last night in Queensland Parliament, Campbell Newman locked in decades more sand mining on Straddie, sidelining Aboriginal and environmental opposition, for the mining company that paid for […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) was recognized for its distinguished record as a dedicated steward of Louisiana’s coastal lands by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL). GLPC was presented with a Coastal Stewardship award at the 2014 CRCL Awards Banquet on May 9, 2014. “We were pleased to have been nominated by Restore […]