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  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southsea Coastal Scheme, responsible for delivering new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, today released the latest update on their coastal project. “Two weeks in and we are making great progress in getting set up before construction, starting with moving resources into Clarence Pier Carpark which is serving as our […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Central Coast Council, NSW, has mobilized its resources in preparation for The Entrance Channel dredging project to begin within a fortnight. Council’s Acting Environment and Planning Director, Andrew Roach, said that a site compound was being set up this week, with site offices, sheds and security to be in place within days. “The Entrance community […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Agate Construction Co. is currently working to repair sections of the Hereford Inlet/Anglesea Seawall in North Wildwood, NJ. Work involves installing concrete block mattresses that extend into the channel. The mattresses will then be covered with more than 20,000 ton of stone, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District. Background In cooperation with […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Portsmouth’s Southsea Coastal Scheme got underway today with the construction of coastal defenses beginning between Long Curtain Moat and Clarence Pier. The first of six phases in the Portsmouth City Council-led project came after some 10 years of planning and public consultation. Works include the demolition of the existing seawall and the construction of a […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three high priority coastal projects in Drummond Cove, Beachlands and Cape Burney will go ahead thanks to funding from the State Government, the City of Greater Geraldton, WA, reports. Part of $5 million the allocated to address erosion hotspots across WA and the $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan, the City of Greater Geraldton has received […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    From the 7 September, VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, will commence work on the Southsea Coastal Scheme. The first phases of construction works will commence with the establishment of the temporary site compound adjacent to Pier Road. Works will include the establishment of site fencing, creating a hardstanding, installation of services […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Government of Western Australia has allocated almost $7 million to four high priority coastal erosion hotspots and an additional 42 coastal management projects across Western Australia. Transport and Planning Minister Rita Saffioti said today that $5 million would be allocated to four high priority coastal erosion projects across WA including: $3.25 million to the […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Business development

    The latest round of funding under the NSW Government’s Coastal and Estuary Grants Program was officially opened on 11 August 2020. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that she encouraged the State’s 56 coastal councils to apply for funding to assist with planning and managing the State’s coastline. “Our coastline and estuaries are critical […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    A multi-million pound program of coastal protection works looks set to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion to more than 1,000 Island homes and businesses, the Isle of Wight Council reports. The Isle of Wight Council and the Environment Agency have agreed to work together over the next six years on several flood […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG), the entity responsible for the oversight, planning, and implementation of Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment settlement funds in Louisiana, has approved $204.7 million for a variety of projects aimed at helping the state continue its recovery from the 2010 oil spill. These projects, approved in two recent […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council said in its latest release that they are expecting more erosion along their coastline today, with five metre south-easterly swells predicted for late this afternoon and evening. While Council is watching the coastal erosion hotspots of Old Bar and Jimmys Beach most closely,  erosion could occur along most of the MidCaost coastline, they […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Senator John Kennedy, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday announced $25,116,998 in funding from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support coastal protection and restoration projects around Louisiana. “Louisiana’s marshes help protect residents from storms and remain home to some of America’s most awesome wildlife. This NOAA funding will help […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Enough sand to fill 16 Olympic sized swimming pools will be pumped from Tallebudgera Creek to Burleigh Heads over the next two months as part of the City of Gold Coast’s coastal management program. The annual ‘beach boost’ dredging program started today and forms part of a $35 million body of coastal management works undertaken […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will use a $1.1 million grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support the work of Minnesota’s Lake Superior Coastal Program, fund three significant local projects and continue the program’s quarterly Short Term Action Request (STAR) grants. Project funding includes: Shore Protection Structure Assessment. The […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business, has completed the final section of the sea defense works at Fairhaven Lake, and the promenade is now open to the public. The Fairhaven coastal protection scheme involved the replacement of the sea defense walls, as the existing coastal defences were time […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) successfully completed their work on the coastal protection structures at N. Fohdhoo on 26th July 2020. The scheme, aimed to solve increasing erosion issues, involved laying of geo-bags along a 180m area and approximately 5,000cbm of sand backfilling works. The Maldives’ Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council is watching Jimmys Beach closely as weather forecasts indicate that further coastal erosion is possible this week, the council said in their latest release. “Wind and swell direction resulting from the current east coast low weather event could result in further erosion at Jimmys Beach,” said Council’s Coastal Management Coordinator, Andrew Staniland. Although […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Business development

    A technical review of the performance of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe has recommended changes to current wrack dispersion and sand bypassing programs plus further investigation of options to address ongoing sea wrack accumulation and erosion issues, the WA Department of Transport reports. A total of 10 recommendations have been outlined in a report, of […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work on coastal protection structures at N. Fohdhoo is well underway, with 58% project progress so far, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) said in their latest release. “We are currently working on back-fill area leveling works and geo bag filling which will be used for revetment construction,” MTCC said. The project involves sand filtering […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency in partnership with Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited has completed major coastal defence works at Elmer in West Sussex. During construction 20,000 tonnes of rock were used to improve the existing rock revetment and 12,500 cubic metres of shingle were recharged across the defences. A new boat ramp for Elmer […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Redland City Council, QLD, is inviting community members to provide input into Phase 6 of its Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy. A city-wide strategy for the protection of the city’s coastline, including islands and inland rivers and creeks; the project will assess the vulnerability of infrastructure, assets and property to coastal hazards, and recommend actions to […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, proposal for mass-offshore sand nourishment and immediate minimal buried seawall extension works in the draft Stockton Coastal Management Program (CMP) has received broad support through public exhibition, with 162 community and 19 agency submissions in total. The City completed the 28-day public exhibition period on Tuesday. 74 percent of submissions […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]

  • 28 May 2020