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  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Newcastle, NSW, said in their latest release that they have welcomed a long-term plan to address erosion at Stockton Beach using large-scale sand nourishment.  Councils across NSW are preparing plans to manage coastal areas in line with the NSW Government’s Coastal Management Act 2016, with City of Newcastle working through COVID-19 isolation arrangements to […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to slow down the rate of coastal erosion, sand nourishment works along Whitehill Road in Drummond Cove started yesterday. The works, expected to take five days to complete, will see approximately 5,000 m³ of sand placed along the shoreline. City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that although Council recognizes […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sand nourishment is underway at Presque Isle State Park, PA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, said in their latest announcement. District places approximately 55,000 tons of sand each year to offset erosion. Presque Isle Peninsula is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie in the City of Erie, PA. The peninsula […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2013

    The Galgeplaat sand nourishment trial in the Eastern Scheldt was completed recently. The result is positive. Nourishment stops the Galgeplaat tidal flat eroding as quickly and nature is recovering well. And there has not been any negative effect on mussel farming in the area. The nourishment operation is intended to mitigate the negative impact of […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Town of Salisbury completed work on a sand nourishment project along Salisbury Beach last week. The project is designed to better fortify Salisbury Beach against the full force of northeast storms and beach erosion. The project is a unique partnership between the state and the Town […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle beach walk at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA, on April 22, 2020. Data collected on the walk will help determine the scope of the District’s annual sand nourishment project at Presque Isle. The Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The USACE Buffalo District’s Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective is to preserve Presque Isle Peninsula by stabilizing the shoreline and maintaining beaches that are an important economic resource for the City of Erie. Presque Isle Peninsula forms Erie Harbor and is a national landmark. The Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to remove the buildup of sand affecting boaters’ ability to use the Cook Road boat launch, the City of Kelowna reports.  Every year, sand moves northward from the mouth of Mission Creek into the boat launch area, making it difficult for people to safely launch their boats. “It’s important for us to […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Subject to State Government funding, a proposed total of over $23 million has been allocated to various erosion works along the Geraldton coast. City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that the City had been working closely with the State Government to help develop long term solutions. “We’ve been working constructively with Terry […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The annual Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creek dredging campaigns will again occur during the winter and spring months, informs the City of Gold Coast. As they reported, the city allocates more than $1 million for these dredging works which are conducted for the purpose of sand nourishment at adjacent beaches. Sand nourishment is an integral part […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Sri Lanka will use sand nourishment to shore up defences against sea erosion in Marawila, a fishing and tourism area north of the island’s…   (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, December 23, 2011;

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $19.5 million Galveston beach nourishment project that will replenish and expand seawall beaches from 12th to 61st streets is finally underway, reported the Park Board of Trustees. This beach fill project, conducted by Weeks Marine Inc., is being funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Texas General Land Office, and the City of Galveston. […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government will secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline through a $52.4 million commitment in the 2019-20 State Budget to address the devastating erosion along its shoreline. According to the Premier Steven Marshall, this significant package includes $48.4 million allocated to the metropolitan coast consisting of $20 million for additional sand, including approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    North Norfolk District Council has just announced that the last load of sand for the Bacton to Walcott Sandscaping project was pumped at Walcott Sunday, 18 August. According to the Council, hopper dredger HAM 318 completed the sand nourishment work yesterday and is now sailing back to the Netherlands. They also added that following the […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Park District of Highland Park has just announced completion of the Rosewood Beach Sand Nourishment project. According to the latest update, crews completed the delivery and placement of sand at both the Nature and Swimming Coves. The Park District also added that the project team will begin removing the construction equipment the beach this […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    City of Newcastle, NSW, has delivered on a shortened deadline of 30 June and become just the second council in NSW to deliver a coastal management program (CMP) for certification to the State Government. The Final Draft Stockton Coastal Management Program 2020 (Stockton CMP) was unanimously endorsed by the elected Council on Tuesday evening and will now be considered by the Minister for Local Government for review and […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Fraser Coast Regional Council announced earlier this week that the beach nourishment works have begun at the Hervey Bay. According to the Council, the sand pushing and beach nourishment work started this week on Hervey Bay beaches between Beach Road and Dayman Park. “As part of the project sand is being removed from the mouth […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) launched the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme yesterday, after overcoming some technical issues. The sand nourishment project was set to begin last week, but the work could not start as per schedule due to technical snag. The problem with regard to pipeline connectivity was the cause of the delay, informs The Hindu. […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Planning for sand nourishment at Rosewood Beach in Lake County, Illinois, was approved by the Park District of Highland Park Board of Commissioners at their August 27, 2019 meeting. According to the district, sand nourishment would stem the pattern of severe erosion at the beach caused by record high lake levels combined with an increase […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Edisto Beach has just announced that their long-awaited beach nourishment and groin lengthening project is officially underway. According to town officials, work will continue 24/7 until May in order to replenish the town’s beach before summer season. Sand is to be dredged from the designated offshore borrow area situated approximately one mile off […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will share the cost with Tweed Shire Council for the preparation of an integrated environmental impact study for the construction of a seawall and sand nourishment at Kingscliff. Environment Minister Rob Stokes and Member for the Tweed, Geoff Provest, announced the $150,000 funding when they met with Tweed Shire Councillors and senior Council staff […]

  • 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. […]