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  • 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 […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Joseph S. Saladino, the Supervisor of the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, Long Island, asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to replenish an estimated one million cubic yards of sand washed away from Tobay Beach in a recent storm. Saladino, in a letter to officials at the USACE headquarters in […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Key West, Florida, has officially begun the sand replenishment operations on their white sandy beaches. The project started on May 21, with beach fill work on Smather’s Beach on South Roosevelt Blvd. The scheme, which is expected to last about two weeks, is a painstakingly careful project because of nesting turtles. “Each […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has allotted $1.5 million in federal funding for sand replenishment for Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Representative Mike Kelly issued the following statement yesterday in response to the latest news: “Christmas has surely come early for Erie and for our entire region. Last month, President Trump made […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Matapouri Beach is in line for sand replenishment work, Whangarei District Council said in its latest release.  Council is planning to take sand that has become trapped in the estuary and put it back on the beach, mimicking a natural process that has been restricted since the road bridges went in many decades ago. Parks manager […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its announcement that their beach renourishment scheme is being put on hold at the moment. According to the latest project update, sand pumping operations have stopped due to a mechanical issue with the pump station. “Beach fill will resume when the problem is resolved. There is no […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives recently approved comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Clemente recently wrapped up the North Beach Opportunistic Sand Replenishment project, bringing in more than 12,000 cubic yards of new sand into the area. In order to cover the exposed cobblestones and other impediments to the local coastal area, the sand from the lower Santa Ana River dredging project was brought in, the San Clemente […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell yesterday signed two bills into law establishing a special improvement district that will receive funding from the visitor industry to help maintain Waikiki Beach. “Waikiki is known around the world for its legendary sun, surf, and sand. With Bills 81 and 82, the visitor industry has stepped up to help keep iconic […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City will receive a Valentine’s gift from the Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps ‘periodic sand replenishment program will begin at the mentioned location on or about February 16 th depending on the weather. A 309 ft. Dredge operated by the Great Lake Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois will operate 24 […]

  • 18 September 2012

    Jim Janney, the Imperial Beach Mayor, kicked off the start of a $28.5 million San Diego beach replenishment project, reports imperialbeachnewsca.com. The sand for this project is being dredged from designated offshore areas within a mile of the shoreline. “Beaches are the number one recreational spot in San Diego. Sand replenishment helps support our local […]

  • 4 March 2011

    The crescent-shaped beach that each year brings flocks of tourists and millions of dollars in revenue to Narragansett is shrinking. By Iain Wilson (scindependent) [mappress] Source: scindependent, March 4, 2011    

  • 14 December 2010

    A higher than expected cost has delayed a sand replenishing project for Imperial Beach’s famous surf break that was approved by the I.B. … By Anthony Dacong (southwesterncollegesun) [mappress] Source: southwesterncollegesun, December 14, 2010;

  • 27 July 2010

    Works starts soon on three Pinellas County beaches that are scheduled to be replenished with sand. Officials say the oil spill means that… By Robin Sussingham (wusf) [mappress] Source: wusf, July 28, 2010;

  • 15 July 2010

    A plan to bring 300,000 cubic yards of sand to Imperial Beach’s shore may be back on track. A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project to deepen… By Janine Zúñiga [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, July 16, 2010;

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) unveiled plans by the Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. Pallone was joined by Colonel Paul Owen of the Army Corps of Engineers at the Keansburg Waterfront Library where the two laid out the details of plans for a historic investment in large scale flood […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This project provides for supplemental funding for the long-term federal beach restoration and maintenance project at Sandbridge Beach. The local share of funding for this project is provided by the Sandbridge Special Service District and Tax Increment Financing District funds. Replenishment of the beach is to be performed on a cyclical basis every two to […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After three months, a major project to restore the San Diego region’s eroded shoreline with 1.5 million cubic yards of high-quality sand—enough to fill Qualcomm Stadium—is complete. A total of eight beaches in five cities received massive sand infusions, and the beaches are now visibly wider and sandier. “Without intervention, our shoreline would be greatly […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the contract for the Sandbridge Beach replenishment project to Weeks Marine, of Camden NJ. They were the low bidder with a bid of $15,350,000, all inclusive, to place 2 million cubic yards of sand along the five-mile beach from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Dam […]

  • 27 April 2012

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced a Record of Decision outlining a negotiated agreement for the future use of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sand resources to replenish Hutchinson Island, Florida, following storm-induced wave impacts and coastal erosion. The bureau issued the Notice of Availability for the Record of Decision, which outlines the parameters of […]

  • 19 December 2011

    According to a city news release, the Congress has approved the Sandbridge Beach replenishment project. The funding for this beach replenishment will come from Sandbridge residents and property owners through extra taxes. The Army Corps of Engineers could accept only up to 35 percent of the cost of such a project from the city. But […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Virginia Beach might get to give $15 million to the federal government to replenish the Sandbridge beaches after all…   (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, July 18, 2011;

  • 20 April 2010

    INDIAN RIVER COUNTY – North Beach sand-replenishment contractors, plagued by frequent rains and equipment failures, say they need to stay on the beach for at least nine days of the height of sea-turtle nesting season to finish the first phase of their $10.3 million project… [mappress] Source:tcpalm,April 20,2010;

  • 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

  • 4 June 2020

    The Port of San Diego is about to begin a beach replenishment project at Kellogg Beach. The project is anticipated to kick off sometime next week, and most of the work is anticipated to be completed by July. According to the port, replenishing the sand will enhance the experience for visitors and help protect the […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Urgent sand replenishment works are now underway to restore the beach near Rockingham Street at West Beach, the City of Charles Sturt, SA, informs.  Recent weather conditions including high tides and winds have escalated erosion of the dunes at the location, prompting the South Australian Government Coastal Protection Board to begin an immediate replenishment program. […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company announced today successful completion of a dredging project at Shinnecock Inlet on Long Island. Works on the $10.7 million West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) emergency replenishment project started in early February. The area first experienced problems last October and was restored several times by smaller replenishment efforts by State […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Van den Herik’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock has been back at the Niestern Sander shipyard in Farmsum, the Netherlands. Last weekend various priority maintenance works were executed at the dock location, after which the dredger left again. Among various maintenance works, a store crane had been positioned on the fore ship. Also, a […]