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  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    CHEC, a China Communications Construction’s subsidiary, recently completed the Abidjan Port Expansion Project in Cote d’Ivoire – reaching 11.12 million safe man-hours during the project construction. The project mainly includes building three new container berths, a ro-ro berth, a general cargo berth and shipping channels to improve the cargo handling volume of Abidjan Port. “It […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business development

    A severe weather system is expected to impact the MidCoast region today, with damaging winds and surf along the coast and the potential for coastal erosion, reports MidCoast Council. The council is closely watching erosion hot spots at Jimmys Beach, Hawks Nest and Old Bar Beach, where previous sand buffering operations have been undertaken in […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been engaged by the City of Gold Coast to carry out the design of beach nourishment works at the iconic Palm Beach. This project forms part of the largest offshore dredging and beach nourishment project in the city’s history, reported Royal HaskoningDHV. The Gold Coast Beach Nourishment Project (GCBNP) will increase the […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI) has released new coastal flood hazard studies for Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln and Curry counties. These studies include detailed hazard zones developed for the open coast using new coastal engineering analyses, decades of ocean wave and water level data, refined modeling approaches, and technology – including use of high-resolution lidar data. […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Ports Minister Mark Bailey has requested an independent review into plans to dredge a Gold Coast channel. Mr Bailey has held talks with the Gold Coast Waterways Authority and the Australian Live-aboard Association on plans to dredge the Labrador Channel and change mooring arrangements for boat residents. “I want to make sure that all […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will next month meet to vote on approval of the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) and the Spill Impact Component Rule (Rule), pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). U.S.Secretary of Commerce Penny […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord will be represented by two speakers at an important industry event that will advance the debate about flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Convened by the Environment Agency, Flood & Coast 2016 will tackle the big questions and challenges in flood and coastal risk management (FCRM) delivery. Team Van Oord […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ‘Coasts and Marine Structures’ conference will take place from 23-25 March, 2015, at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Times are changing for the Coast and Marine industry, over the last 15 years the mining construction boom has allowed the industry to expand rapidly and enjoy record-breaking demands for increased services. But as they […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council staff and contractors on Monday and Tuesday quickly carried out repair work to the coastline around Mercury Bay, caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. The four areas that were affected were Cooks Beach, Buffalo Beach, Brophy’s Beach and Whangapoua. “Council put in some geofabric, rock and sand push-up as a temporary repair,” said Area Manager […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will hold a meeting on June 16 to discuss water quality restoration for the Everglades West Coast Basin. Representatives will review current and potential future monitoring efforts and provide updates on ongoing restoration activities. “Department staff and stakeholders have invested significant time and effort into the restoration of this […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd International Conference on Coastal Zone Engineering and Management in the Middle East – Arabian Coast 2016 will take place on November 20-23, at the Inter Continental, Dubai Festival City. The conference will be held in collaboration with the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) and is an opportunity to explore, disseminate […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 13 months, marine works involving dredging operations and modification of finger pier will be carried out off Hong Kong Coliseum, Hung Hom. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), these operations will be carried out by a flotilla of vessels including one grab dredger, two hopper barges, two […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    FSUE Rosmorport has officially started the construction works on a passenger ferry berth on the left coast of the Anadyr liman, located in the Ugolniye Kopi village, Russia. According to Rosmorport, the project will be implemented with the involvement of a contractor. The works, estimated to cost $10.3 million and completion scheduled for October 2021, […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging scheme has been successfully completed in the Coomera River, supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion-dollar recreation, tourism and marine industries, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority announced today. The campaign was made possible by the completion of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority’s Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility earlier […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. The study area includes Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes and will look at the feasibility of providing hurricane […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux has invited contractors to submit their offers for the dredging work at the new inlet on the Gironde Coast, west of GPMB. The project includes dredging of approximately 6.6 million m3 of sand from the Matelier South Beach. The details of the project are: dredging that goes from September 2013 […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun working full-time to place tons of sand off Coronado’s coast, part of a project to deepen the approach channel to San Diego Harbor. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, began the San Diego Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project in November. However, full-time work on the effort […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay’s coastline is one of its defining features and three of the region’s councils are working together to meet future challenges. Late last year, a Joint Committee was established with elected members from the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Hastings District Council, Napier City Council and groups representing mana whenua and tangata whenua to develop […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flood & Coast conference, aimed to tackle the big questions facing flood and coastal erosion management, will take place at the Telford International Center from 20-22 March, 2018.  The topics including infrastructure resilience, partnership working, community collaboration and incident response will be debated at the event. Speakers this year include the Chief Executive of […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £8 million Cromer Coast Protection Scheme which restarted in September last year is close to completion, according to the North Norfolk District Council. Cllr Tom Fitzpatrick, Leader of North Norfolk District Council, said: “This vital project will help protect Cromer for years to come. We’re in the final phase and we have worked hard to […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Gold Coast has released an international tender for a major beach nourishment project in the city. The project, scheduled to take place between May and October 2017, will involve dredging of the offshore sand reserves to nourish Palm Beach and the northern Gold Coast beaches from Miami to Main Beach. According to the city, the […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council will start pumping sand onto two popular Coast beaches from early June, ensuring they are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. Division 8 Councillor O’Pray said from June 9, Council would pump over 75,000 cubic meters of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “The dredger has arrived and everything is on […]

  • 15 July 2010

    Hopes for a new and strong Gold Coast waterways board would be assembled to handle botched Broadwater have been ruined when the Bligh … By Christine-Jared-Perrin [mappress] Source: au.ibtimes, July 16, 2010;

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the flagship scheme to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses on the Lincolnshire coast, commenced yesterday at Boygrift. The Environment Agency scheme played a vital role in helping to protect Lincolnshire’s coastal communities from flooding during December’s tidal surge. This year’s campaign will cost £8.4 million – an increase of £2.4 […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project will get underway next week in Hawks Nest to remove 120,000 cubic metres of marine sand from the eastern channel of the lower Myall River, Midcoast Council reports.  The Moira Parade boat ramp at Hawks Nest will be closed to the public on Monday, 25 May, as MidCoast Council’s contractors, Dredging […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Central Coast Council yesterday (Wednesday, 18 March 2020) released an update on dredging operations at the Entrance channel. According to the Council, the 2020 dredging program for the Entrance is well underway with technical surveys of the channel and the surrounding beaches completed in the past four weeks. “Central Coast Council acted quickly after […]