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  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts & Ports 2015 Conference will be held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 15-18 September 2015. The Coasts and Ports Conference series is the pre-eminent forum in the Australasian region for professionals to meet and discuss issues extending across all disciplines relating to coasts and ports. Coasts & Ports 2015 will bring together engineers, […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Structures and Solutions to Coastal Disasters Joint Conference 2015, organized by Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI), will be held on September 9-11, in Boston, MA. This three-day joint technical specialty conference will bring together professionals and practitioners from all parts of the world to discuss lessons learned from disasters and to propose solutions […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released a book review of “International compendium of coastal engineering” by Shinji Sato.  The book presents an excellent overview of the discipline of coastal engineering, covering a range of topics in 17 chapters and 500 pages. Each chapter could stand on it’s own and they’re written by leading figures […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) 8th Coastal Management Conference will take place on 9-11 September 2015, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is the first time ICE organizes the event outside of the UK. Occurring every four years, this international conference will attract engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from across the world. ICE’s Coastal […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Changes have been made to the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan in response to public submissions. Regional Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that feedback from the 194 submissions that Regional Council received on the plan has been valuable. “It’s shaped changes to rules and policies about protecting natural areas, […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Texas and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are teaming up for the first time ever to develop a plan to better protect the Texas coast from storms, and to speed recovery afterward.  Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Brigadier General David C. Hill, commander of the Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division in […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has just announced the initial round of grants from the Gulf Coast Conservation Grants Program (GCCGP). The announced 29 grants total nearly $13 million and will generate an additional $15.8 million in matching funds, for a total conservation impact of nearly $28.8 million that will enhance coastal watersheds, […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a German chemical company, has just released a video about Elastocoast®, an innovative and sustainable system to protect coastal dykes, shores and river beds. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their contact surfaces permanently by means of the 2-component plastic polyurethane (PU). Elastocoast’s open-pore structure reduces the destructive […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting on September 1-3, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the U.S. Gulf region’s engineering challenges with nature, and nature-based systems to enhance the resilience of coastal […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the completion of the New Suez Canal project, Egypt is embarking on a number of other new projects with the same goal, establishing itself as a premier destination for transhipment of cargoes. These include the construction of a new $2 billion grain terminal at Damietta, as well as the development of port and inland infrastructure […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) recently released a draft Initial Funded Priorities List that would fund approximately $139.6 million in restoration activities. The funds are derived from the recent settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. The Council will host a series of public meetings across the Gulf Coast to discuss the priorities, and seek public […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Indian Government and the World Bank yesterday signed two financing agreements aimed at reducing vulnerability of coastal communities from cyclones and hydro meteorological hazards. The National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project-I (NCRMP-I) and NCRMP-II, valued at $104 million and $308.4 million respectively, will help eight Indian states – with coastlines on either sides of the peninsula – improve […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy is now partnering with the County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta on Coastal Resilience Santa Barbara. The project will model, map and plan for the future impacts of sea level rise and other pertinent coastal hazards. There is much at stake in the region: Santa […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the years government agencies, and industry for that matter, amass a huge amount of survey information in the process of completing individual projects. It is information that invariably never sees the light of day again. But one project team working with the Department of Transport (DoT), Fremantle has brought together an extraordinary online picture […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Environment and Energy of Maldives and Sas-E Senok JV Pvt. Ltd. for the design and construction of coastal protection structures at AA.Ukulhas and Dh.Maaemboodhoo. These projects, identified under Public Sector Investment Plan (PSIP), are to be implemented in 2015. The main aim of the works is to nourish, […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a charette with coastal storm risk management subject matter experts from across the nation to discuss the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study state-federal shared visioning and partnering opportunities at the USACE Galveston District headquarters Aug. 10-12, 2015. “We’ve made progress toward launching a study […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded $362,213 to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana to help design a project implemented under the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) program. The project will create and nourish 634 acres of marshland in the Shell Beach area off of Lake Borgne, southeast of […]

  • 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. […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Tallebudgera Creek dredging project is currently underway, announced City of Gold Coast. “This $913,000 dredging campaign is an integral part of our efforts to maintain and replenish sand on our beaches ready for summer,” Mayor Tom Tate said. “Each day some 1000m3 of sand is being pumped around the Burleigh Headland and along southern Burleigh Beach […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of Houston will hold its annual hurricane conference on Friday, August 7, focused on helping coastal communities prepare for, and recover from, a major storm. The Texas Gulf Coast has been spared a major hit in the past few years, but as the 2015 season enters the most active months, Cumaraswamy “Vipu” Vipulanandan, […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 60 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-career professionals shared their research at the Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference-North America on the University of Delaware campus from July 27-29. Governor Jack Markell, who welcomed the participants, said that the First State was the perfect place for the event. “Delaware’s coastline is short, only […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel, met with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minoru Kiuchi, at State House yesterday. They spoke about the extension of the Providence fishing port, which forms part of a Seychelles request for a 7th Fisheries Grant from the Japanese Government. The officials also discussed the climate […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy yesterday released to the public a groundbreaking case study that provides a preliminary, comprehensive evaluation of how nature-based defenses, in conjunction with gray solutions, can effectively be used to protect communities in New York City and around the globe from the impacts of climate change. The highlights of the Urban Coastal Resilience Report, […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A joint meeting of the Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee and the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee will be held at 1 p.m., on August 12, at the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Washington Regional Office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington. The committees will review sections of the Coastal Habitat Protection […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The past four months have been extremely busy for the project team working on the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan, as the latest Steering Group newsletter reveals. East Devon District Council’s Assistant Project Manager Tony Burch, has just issued this update, which highlights the positive results that have been achieved in a number of […]