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  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) vessels Liberty Island and Ellis Island have been busy over the past couple of days, dredging the sand from the offshore borrow site and pumping it to the beach in Carteret County. According to the County’s Shore Protection Office, the two hopper dredges worked methodically last week bringing the sand from the borrow source, […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations for the Nassau County beach renourishment project are projected to begin this week, said the City of Fernandina Beach Government in their latest announcement.  This work will continue twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week (holidays included) until completion, according to the release. USACE estimates that the contractor – Manson Construction – will […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Beach replenishment operations, undertaken as a part of the ongoing restoration efforts in the San Elijo Lagoon, are now underway at the Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach, reports Build NCC. The City of Solana Beach confirmed yesterday that the sand pumping operations began Saturday, April 28th and are anticipated to take approximately four weeks to complete. During […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project is in full swing now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on the beach and prepping beach walkovers. The actual dredging and sand pumping operations started […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these beautiful photos from their Mantoloking beach replenishment project in New Jersey. “Our contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., is dredging and pumping sand at Mantoloking, NJ as part of one of the largest beachfill projects in our history. We are building a 13-mile dune and berm system […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just posted the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the hopper dredger R.N. Weeks returned to the area and resumed pumping earlier this week. Weather and marine conditions permitting, pumping operations will continue to proceed south in front of the village, the county said. According to the contractor, Weeks […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ocean City team members participated in a pre-construction meeting last week to go over plans for an $11.5 million project to rebuild beaches at the northern end of the island, Mayor Jay Gillian said in its latest announcement. The work will add at least 930,000 cubic yards of sand between Seaspray Road and 12th Street and stockpile […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With high-tech equipment pumping up to 50,000 cubic yards of sand per day from a shoal area in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ project to renourish Cat Island’s East Beach is expected to conclude in mid-October. “Cat Island is an important asset to Mississippi because of its natural beauty and historical […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Construction crew members started returning to the job site and if conditions allow, pre-dredging data collection will begin soon. The hopper dredger R. N. Weeks is scheduled to arrive over the weekend and the goal is for this dredge to […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Surfside Beach, SC, has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment program, saying that the booster pumps have caused some mechanical delays, due to hose ruptures, over the last couple of days. According to the announcement, these have been replaced and the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island announces the pending completion of sand placement activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort. “Once finished here, 4 of 6 project segments will have been completed with approximately 1/2 of the project’s total sand volume in […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of the Corps of Engineers’ effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. Work was temporarily stopped this summer when, as expected, crews moving east reached nesting areas of the endangered piping […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York City , New York state and community partners came together to announce both the beginning of sand pumping on Rockaway Beach and the award of a $26.4 million contract for the placement of even more sand to aid post-Sandy restoration efforts. Overall, […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Yesterday at 3:50 pm the Dredge Vessel “ Dodge Island” arrived in Jamaica Bay with a hold full of clean sand, that had been obtained from the open ocean Ambrose channel approach area off the coast of Rockaway, and hooked up to the Pumping Barge that is currently located in Jamaica Bay just off of […]

  • 24 December 2010

    With very little fanfare, the major component of the latest phase of the Ocean City beach replenishment project wrapped up quietly last week… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, December 24, 2010;

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has been very busy these days pumping sand onto Durban’s Golden Mile beaches, aimed to welcome thousands of holidaymakers this festive season. Under the project, sand collected by their modern trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Isandlwana during TNPA’s usual harbor dredging operations from the ‘sand trap’ […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, recently pumped sand from Folly River onto Bird Key Stono to renourish this 35-acre bird nesting habitat. Historically, the District has placed fill on Bird Key Stono when dredging the Folly River Federal Navigation Channel since it’s the least cost disposal site for the operations and maintenance […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutra Group is making great progress with the maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach, the company reported on its Facebook page. In their latest post, Dutra shared a photo of the Dredge Stuyvesant pumping sand onto the beach in Kings Bay for the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Jacksonville […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After almost two weeks of setbacks, the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) – is once again pumping sand in Surfside Beach, SC. GLDD is currently busy nourishing the beach between 16th and 17th Avenues North (in front of the Holiday Inn), reported the Town of Surfside Beach. The town also added that beaches between 14th […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutra Group has just released an interesting photo of its dredge Stuyvesant pumping sand on Panama City Beach in Pinnacle Point, Florida. The work is part of the overall $17.8 million worth Panama City Beach Renourishment project. The renourishment project – spanning from the west to east ends and totaling approximately 3.5 miles – will take place […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Willoughby Spit and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project is now in full swing and after just two weeks of work, the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers placed 216,510 of sand onto the Ocean View beaches, the City of Norfolk said in its latest project update. The project area consists of 7.3 miles of shoreline along […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works for Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project in the City of Norfolk, Virginia, officially started last week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Dredging and beach building activities are currently underway at Ocean View Beach, USACE said in its latest project update. Construction works include placing 1.2 […]

  • 30 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PASCAGOULA, Miss. — A small group of pelicans waited patiently last week as watery sand from the Pascagoula River shot out of a 14-inch pipe, hoping a fish might end up in the mix. [mappress] Source: Gulf Live, March 30, 2010

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System is about to receive a new lease of life with work underway on upgrading its high voltage switch gear. “We’ll invest about $1.9 million in upgrade works over the next 12 months,” said Gold Coast Waterways Authority in their latest release. The upgrade is expected to generate about 20 […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released a video named ”How to Empty Sand Barges Using a DOP Dredge Pump”, recorded during a project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands.  Under the contract, for a newly created island 5.000m³ of coarse sand had to be transported. This new island is located in a very shallow area where the […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping to replenish the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park is wrapping up ready for summer, informs the South Australian Department for Environment and Water (DEW). Around 100,000 cubic meters of sand has been successfully pumped via the sand recycling pipeline from Glenelg to the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park. DEW […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Norfolk District Council, together with its project partners Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV are making nice progress on the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme. According to the officials, it won’t be long until the beaches at Bacton and Walcott are transformed and as such protected for years to come. They also added […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Royal HaskoningDHV has just released a video about the UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal project named the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. The project, awarded by North Norfolk District Council, will be executed by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord. Sandscaping, which started earlier this […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An annual coastal maintenance work to ensure safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach is officially underway, the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) announced today.  DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Steve Jenkins, said that the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and […]