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  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Just in time for the summer boating season, State Senator Patty Ritchie has announced she has secured $75,000 in state funding to be used for the dredging of the Sandy Pond Channel in Oswego County. On Thursday, Senator Ritchie met with local leaders, community members, business owners and members of the Sandy Pond Channel Maintenance […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that a $32.2 million project to restore Ocean Parkway on Long Island is reaching a milestone this week with the start of pavement reconstruction only four months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the oceanfront roadway and miles of beaches along it. “Ocean Parkway and its connections to Robert Moses State Park […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Manasquan officials met with New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to discuss recent federal legislation to replenish Manasquan Beaches. NJDEP confirmed that the Army Corps of Engineers will be putting out to bid the beach replenishment program that will restore the beachfront in Manasquan to the 1996 Army Corps engineered specification levels. In 1996, the […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District along with its cost sharing partner, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the local communities of the Borough of Cape May Point and the City of Cape May, began work on an $8 million beach renourishment project in an area west […]

  • 12 December 2012

    At a press conference held on Monday morning, Congressman Tim Bishop announced that approvals are now in place to shore up Tiana Beach, which was severely eroded during Hurricane Sandy with the dunes washing across Dune Road. The approval comes just about a week after dredge equipment arrived at the Shinnecock Inlet for a scheduled […]

  • 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 July 2012

    The Times of India reports that a resort in Sindhdurga has complained to the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) of illegal sand dredging in the Mochemaad creek that has destroyed the mangroves. In its complaint the resort management has pointed out that illegal sand dredging had destroyed the sand dunes, and thereby the mangroves […]

  • 8 June 2012

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced good news for boaters and residents in the area of Sandy Pond in Oswego County. Working with residents and county, state and federal officials, Senator Ritchie has won approval for an early start to dredging the sand-choked channel that connects the pond to Lake Ontario, adding a full month to […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The British-German artist duo HeHe will realise a colourful art project on the beach of Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam at the end of May 2012. The project, entitled RODUIN, will involve spreading around 75 cubic tonnes of red sand on the beach, where it will form a large red stain that will gradually disappear under […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Agentschap voor Maritieme Dienstverlening en Kust has awarded the beach of De Haan-Weinduine replenishment contract to the THV Vlaamse Baaien. This contract is intended to carry out a beach (and bank) material supplementation of the beach of De Haan-Weinduine and the continuing sandy area to other beaches or dunes along the Flemish coast. The works […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Joop Atsma, the State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment, wishes to examine whether there are more locations along the Dutch coast where greater safety and new land can be created using the Sand Motor technology. He expressed this desire today at the handover of the new peninsula between Kijkduin and Ter Heijde. ‘‘This technology […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The effect of the Sand Motor is quite evident from the beach, just south of The Hague. The construction of the artifical hook-shaped peninsulathe is almost completed. The principals of the project Rijkswaterstaat and the province of South Holland report that the north point has already started to move towards the beach. And on the […]

  • 7 September 2011

    At the island’s south end, many dune walkovers no longer span dunes. The dunes and their sea oats are gone.. By Edward Fennell (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, September 7, 2011;

  • 26 May 2011

    After years of storm driven seas battering the Point Lookout shoreline, a bay-like depression was carved out of the northeast coast of the waterfront community. The erosion that resulted posed a threat to area homes, local roadways and a community park. What’s more, the depression served as a collecting pool for seaweed left behind by […]

  • 19 January 2011

    The Sand Engine project, an innovative approach to coastal reinforcement, will be commencing today along the coastline of the Dutch Province of Zuid-Holland. The project will involve extending the coast into the sea, making it safer and creating a new conservation and recreational area. The Dutch State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment, Joop Atsma, […]

  • 2 April 2010

    AVALON – Avalon officials recently started a major effort to restore dunes on the north end of the community that were virtually washed out to sea during the March 12-14 coastal storm… [mappress] Source:shorenewstoday,April 2,2010;

  • 20 November 2009

    MONSTER, Netherlands — On the beach at Monster, bulldozers painstakingly turn sand dredged from the bottom of the North Sea bed into dunes in an ambitious effort to safeguard the Netherlands from flooding… Source: AFP, November 20, 2009

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a notice of intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Port Corpus Christi’s proposed Channel Deepening Project. To ensure that all of the issues related to this proposed project are addressed, the Corps will conduct public scoping meetings, at which agencies, organizations, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Planning & Zoning Director Mary Young has announced that on March 5, 2020 the Planning & Zoning Commission will review an amendment to the Westport Zoning Regulations, the Town of Westport, CT, reports.  Authored by the Planning and Zoning Commission’s Zoning Regulation Revision Subcommittee, Text Amendment #775 proposes to add definitions and remove regulatory obstacles […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant announced a list of 15 restoration projects for 2019 during the annual Mississippi Restoration Summit in Biloxi yesterday. When implemented, these projects will add more than $53 million to the total of more than $560 million already being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil […]

  • 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 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Finishing touches on the ‘first of its kind’ Cardiff State Beach Living Shoreline project were successfully completed last week, the Californian City of Encinitas reports.  Construction work began in October 2018 to build sand dunes supporting native plant and animal habitat which serve to protect a stretch of Cardiff shoreline and Highway 101 historically plagued […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Just over a year since major work was done to improve and stabilize sand dunes at New Brighton, the benefits continue to be realized, the New South Wales’ Byron Shire Council said in its today’s release.  In October 2017, Byron Shire Council undertook a beach scraping program to help protect the dune system against short […]

  • 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 […]