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  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    After a long and often frustrating permitting process, Wahkiakum County has received the final, authorized permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the 10 Year Sand Placement Program at Puget Island and Cape Horn.  On Wednesday, May 15, Public Works Director, Charles Beyer, signed and received the final, completed permitting package with USACE […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council has just released the latest update on the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project, saying that the construction contractor John Holland Pty Ltd is on site and preparations for sand placement for the new runway are well underway. “On track to be completed and commissioned by Christmas 202, the Sunshine Coast […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina. “Two bids were solicited with two bids received,” according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, North Carolina, with an estimated completion […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday confirmed the receipt of a $26 million award for the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction Project.  The scope of work includes placement of approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of material at North Myrtle Beach, Garden City and Surfside Beaches in South Carolina. Dave Simonelli, President of […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Fernandina Beach in Nassau County, Florida, will soon receive much-needed sand as part of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel maintenance project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The Corps awarded the dredging contract in December to Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington, for approximately $23.6 million. According to USACE, the project that […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. Currently, the Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., is working at the “heel” of the Island adjacent to Port Royal Plantation. To date, more than 450,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed since the project’s June 17, […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is placing roughly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach from Beach 19th to Beach 149th to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy. This work will restore the beach to its design profile – making it better than it was before Sandy’s impact. The […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is placing roughly 600,000 cubic yards of sand at Coney Island to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy and also to restore the Coney Island project to its original design profile. The Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street to Brighton Beach, consists of approximately 3 […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is repairing and restoring previously constructed coastal projects like the Sea Bright to Manasquan project throughout the region. The work at Long Branch is one of four contracts that were awarded to repair and restore beaches from Sea Bright to Manasquan in northern New Jersey. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, is placing roughly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand along Rockaway Beach from Beach 19th to Beach 149th to replace sand lost during Hurricane Sandy. This work will restore the beach to its design profile – making it better than it was before Sandy’s impact. The […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Brevard County Commissioners announced the estimated sand placement schedule and locations in the North and South Reaches of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The estimated sand placement schedule and locations are as follows: – Northern North Reach – Cheri Down Park, Cape Canaveral to Surf Road, Cocoa Beach – December 25, 2013 through […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations earlier this month. The project is crucial in lessening storm-damage risk to this section of Virginia Beach’s infrastructure, according to USACE. “The nourishment project at Sandbridge is a critical project for both the Corps and the city of […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Del Mar, CA, is advancing a program to streamline the placement of high-quality sand on the city beaches and has released an environmental document for public review. With mitigation and monitoring, the Sand Compatibility Opportunistic Use Program – or SCOUP – would not cause significant impacts to the environment, according to the Mitigated […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in partnership with the City of Virginia Beach, has awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Ltd. to conduct a beach renourishment effort along the Sandbridge Beach oceanfront. Under the plan, around 1.7 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Sandbridge Shoal (located […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of beach sand in the Village of Bald Head Island, NC. Hurricane Florence’s storm surge damaged the coastal community’s beach […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia is currently placing sand to Adelaide’s West Beach and Henley Beach South from the Semaphore South breakwater to address ongoing erosion of the dunes, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield informs.  According to the city’s latest release, “the aim is to steadily supply sand and replenish erosion at affected beaches […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme is officially underway in the villages of Bacton and Walcott. The project – named ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’ – is being carried out by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord. During the works, approximately 1.8 million cubic […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District contractor, Norfolk Dredging, began the latest work on the Pinellas County shore protection project on Monday, May 27, on Upham Beach, Florida. By Wednesday, crews had placed 23,000 cubic yards of sand on the north end of the beach, said USACE in its latest update. Barring any unforeseen […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that immediate works to address erosion at Adelaide’s West Beach are continuing this week with new sand placement operations. Sand will be relocated from Semaphore South breakwater to West Beach to build up the area’s dunes to address the ongoing erosion. Coastal […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Encinitas will receive 45,000 cubic yards of sand just south of Ponto State Beach as a result of the Encinitas Beach Hotel Project. The sand placement started earlier this week, and will continue through the end of February, reported the City officials. “The sand is a great match for Encinitas beaches, as […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Whyalla is set to begin its annual foreshore sand replenishment project today. Earthmoving contractors and their associated machinery (dump trucks and excavators) will be operating along the Whyalla Foreshore in the week beginning Monday, February 4, until Friday, February 8. Council’s Project Manager Landscape, Sam Bourne, said that the work was done […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     An $18 million project to restore sand to 3.5 miles of beaches, from Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park to south of Cocoa Beach Pier, is moving forward.  Dredging and beach fill works, conducted by Norfolk Dredging, resumed on December 30 and will continue mostly uninterrupted through April, excepting rough seas and equipment maintenance. Beach fill placement […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Port Canaveral area, Florida, in more than two decades is moving forward.  According to the latest project update, the sand placement began at about 1/3’rd mile south of the Canaveral Harbor south jetty and is proceeding northward to Jetty Park. Toward the end of December, sand placement will […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (DSO) of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, recently completed extensive conversion of the sand barge Kreeft. The sand barge – which is owned by Boskalis – spent last three months at DSO undergoing major works in preparation for her next project. As Damen reported, the 96-meter by 12.5-meter barge has been active for many years, […]