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  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is due to begin to repair the extensive winter storm damage suffered by Cremyll Quay in 2014, when a large section of the north east corner of the quay collapsed as well as collapses further down its length, according to the Cornwall Council. Repairs is set to start today on the four areas along […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $16.7 million contract for West Coast hopper dredging, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Under this contract, the dredging operations will be performed in Eureka, CA, Longview, WA, Coos Bay and Astoria, OR, with an estimated completion date […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at Docville Farm in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, next Wednesday, April 26, at 10 a.m. to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is expected to begin within the next couple weeks, Houma Today reports. This rebuilding is part of $627 million in Gulf Coast restoration money BP paid for the 2010 oil spill. From that, Louisiana received $318 million for outer coastal […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership and Portsmouth City Council’s coastal engineering team have started work on the Tipner Lake Coastal Defense scheme. The scheme, part of the overall North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defenses, will run from the Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue to the Ports Creek roundabout. The work will take place in three phases from April – […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) is proposing to amend its Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) to make the State of Louisiana the direct recipient of the full funding amount previously approved for the Lowermost Mississippi River Management Program. As approved in December 2015, the Lowermost Mississippi River Management Program provided for a 50/50 […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first in a series of community events about the impact of coastal erosion in the Redlands will be held at Wellington Point Reserve on Saturday, 22 April, from 8am to 12pm, Redland City Council just announced. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that 44 sites across the city had been identified as prone to erosion […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Christchurch Borough Council, working in partnership with The Dorset Coastal Community Team (DCCT), has just been awarded £424,000 to deliver coastal projects in Christchurch. The BID, which was submitted to the Coastal Community Fund in 2016, aimed to connect people to the coast, connect coastal communities to each other and connect the Dorset coast to […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain (LTMCP) and partners will celebrate the opening of the Coastal Restoration and Nature Education Study Area at Weeks Bayou in Ocean Springs tomorrow, at the site on the west end of East Beach. During this project, approximately 2.3 acres at Weeks Bayou were restored as a green […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    An overwhelming 88 percent of Louisiana voters want their legislators to vote for the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, according to a new statewide poll released yesterday, ‘Restore the Mississippi River Delta’ just announced. The master plan is the state’s science-based blueprint for large-scale restoration and protection of Louisiana’s critical coastal areas. The draft plan will […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the Government of Ivory Coast in Abidjan to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to $97.6 million for the Abidjan Port Cereal Berth Construction Project. JICA said in its announcement that, under this project, the government will construct a new cereal berth at […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hempstead Town Supervisor Anthony J. Santino has announced that his township’s beaches will be fully open for this summer’s season. “I am delighted to announce that all Town of Hempstead beaches will be fully open to the public this summer as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conclude coastal protection work on the town’s […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has announced that members of the community are leading the decision-making on managing risks from beach erosion, inundation by overtopping and sea level rise and tsunami through a region-wide coastal hazards strategy. Two coastal hazard assessment panels have been established this year, for south of Napier Port, and north including Napier […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Seabrook Beach Village District hosted The Coastal Resilience and Sand Dunes in Seabrook Workshop 1-Dune Health on March 27 at the Seabrook Beach Precinct Building. After a brief introduction, members of the group walked to the dunes. While on Hudson Street the discussion revolved around examining the beach grass die off, the many threats […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Top water experts from Royal HaskoningDHV will present seven papers including the latest innovations in sandscaping and flood resilience at Flood and Coast 2017, 28-30 March at the Telford International Centre, UK. The three-day conference, convened by the Environment Agency, is seen as a key forum for the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has just released details on proposed legislation for protecting and restoring Louisiana’s coast. These proposals are part of the governor’s legislative package that will be considered in the Regular Session that is set to begin on April 10. “This is a plan for all of Louisiana, not just one agency and […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defense needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor. The first phase of the studies is comprising information-gathering in relation to the physical and natural environments, including coastal processes, economic data and an assessment of the condition of […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just announced that the Long Beach Coastal Restoration Project, located along Long Island’s South Shore, is taking shape. The Army Corps Contracting Rep. Michael Ortega and project engineer Janeen Minguillo travel in a four-wheel-drive truck and ascend over newly excavated sand making their daily rounds surveying […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council has just announced that works are underway to prepare for a scheme to give a stretch of the seafront at Whitley Bay a new lease of life. The council’s project to strengthen and safeguard sea defenses will see vital refurbishment works carried out at Central Lower Promenade. The scheme, which has saved […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has just reported that the company is gearing up for Flood and Coast 2017, a industry event on flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Now in it’s second year, the event will take place at the Telford International Center next week (28-30 March). Led once again by the Environment Agency, Flood and Coast […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday unveiled the newly-completed restoration of the Caminada Headlands, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. “This is the largest single ecosystem restoration the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Without major efforts to rebuild Louisiana’s wetlands, particularly in the westernmost part of the state, there is little chance that the coast will be able to withstand the accelerating rate of sea-level rise, according to the Connecticut and Tulane Universities’ new study. The study shows that the rate of sea-level rise in the region over […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is ready to issue an Invitation for Bids for West Coast Hopper Dredging 2017. According to the Corps, the project will include hopper dredging work at four locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; Coos Bay, Oregon; Mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon/Washington; and the Columbia River, […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW), the famed 1100-plus mile coastal waterway stretching from Norfolk, Virginia to Miami, Florida, is getting ‘thin’, the Boat Owners Association of the United States (BoatUS) said in its latest announcement.  Shoaling has created hazardous conditions in some areas with depths reported less than 5 feet, which reflects a remarkable 7 […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]