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  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Surfers Against Sewage are calling for Cornwall Council to refuse proposals to dredge the seabed off the Cornish coast, saying the plan to ‘hoover’ up sand ‘sucks’. The dredging will involve removing, processing and partially replacing millions of tonnes of sediment from St Ives Bay, as close as 200 metres from beautiful Cornish beaches, for […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Cornwall Council has confirmed its continued support for improvements to the harbours at St Mary’s and Penzance in order to safeguard the future of the sea link between the Isles of Scilly and the mainland. In a joint letter to the Under Secretary of State for Transport Norman Baker MP, Cornwall Council Leader Jim Currie […]

  • 22 August 2011

    A Cornwall Councillor and local MP have pressed the case for the dredging of Falmouth Docks in a meeting with the Chancellor of the…   By Nick Eyriey (businesscornwall) [mappress] Source: businesscornwall, August 22, 2011

  • 14 July 2011

    Cornwall Council cabinet today unanimously approved proposals for the development of the Port of Falmouth that will create and protect … (businesscornwall) [mappress] Source: businesscornwall, July 14, 2011;

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced yesterday that everything is ready for the beginning of the Portreath sea wall repair project. A large section of the wall collapsed during Storm Eleanor earlier this year, leaving the village of Portreath exposed to the sea. Cormac, on behalf of Cornwall Council, carried out temporary repairs in the immediate aftermath of […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Portreath Harbor coastal protection project, aimed to shore up the sea defenses severely damaged by Storm Eleanor, is about to begin, Cornwall Council confirmed in its latest announcement.  Under the plan, the council’s contractor Cormac will carry out temporary repairs to the end of the seawall, stabilize the concrete ramp and place concrete cubes in various locations to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The last remaining section of the Carlyon Bay sea defenses erected without planning permission in 2004 is being ripped up. Diggers have been taking up the iron shuttering which was protecting the Information Hut at the western end of Crinnis beach. The developers, CEG, had been ordered by Cornwall Council to remove the structure by the end […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works at St Mary’s Harbor are now finished, reported the Harbor on its Twitter page two days ago.  The dredging was part of an overall project to improve the sea link between the mainland and the Isles of Scilly. The project included carrying out pier widening, dredging and improving freight handling facilities at St Mary’s. The existing passenger […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After the exceptional rainfall and storms of last winter, the Environment Agency has completed a record number of repairs to flood and coastal defenses across Devon and Cornwall and is urging communities to make sure they are ready if flooding happens this year. As well as repairing flood defenses, the Environment Agency has improved resilience […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cornwall Council has decided to take enforcement action against Commercial Estates Group (CEG) over the sea defences at Crinnis Beach, Carlyon Bay. At a meeting of the Central area Planning Committee, councillors expressed their anger and frustration over the continued blighting of the beach by the sea wall which was constructed without planning permission in […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cornwall Council has announced a tender for the Penzance Harbour dredging project. Under this plan, the contractor will undertake a pre-dredge and post-dredge bathymetric survey of the dredged areas, and remove about 40,000m³ of material from the seabed adjacent to Lighthouse Pier and Albert Pier. The dredged material will be placed within an operational harbour […]

  • 27 March 2014

    The results, from a trial looking into the potential effect of dredging a deeper approach channel to Falmouth Docks, have now been reported. The findings have been sent to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and will provide robust scientific data that will be used to update the Environmental Statement that was submitted along with the […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cornwall Council has announced the details about the St Mary’s Harbour development program. This project, located at the Isles of Scilly, will include the following works: – Development of the design in accordance with the Council’s requirements to construction stage including further surveys and investigations; – Construction of quay extension (approx. 23m) and localised widening […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cornwall Council has been asked by the Department for Transport to submit plans for the development of proposals at both St Marys, Scilly and Penzance harbours to preserve and enhance the sea link between the two ports. The schemes involve the development and extension of the quay at St Marys and carrying out capital dredging […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Local yacht builder Pendennis Shipyard announced this week that it had received approval from Cornwall Council for its marine based development plans. The plans focused on improvements to the shoreline at their facility within Falmouth docks and included the creation of two wet docks and a wet basin to hold back the tide alongside the […]

  • 5 September 2012

    A small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure the potential environmental impacts of relocating maerl habitat is set to go ahead this month after Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) awarded the work to a specialist dredging contractor. The contract has been awarded to GPS Marine, based in Chatham, Kent, following an open tender process and […]

  • 4 September 2012

    According to thisiscornwall.co.uk, a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth Harbour to measure the potential environmental impacts of relocating maerl habitat is set to go ahead this month after Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) awarded the work to a Chatham-based specialist dredging contractor. The cost of the trial is expected to exceed £200,000 which is being funded […]

  • 31 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest private […]

  • 25 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks yesterday to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbor to measure potential environmental impacts have moved forward after Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) was granted marine consent to carry out the trial. The licence was granted by the Marine Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the trial will be carried out independently by Plymouth University’s […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The possibility that Cornwall Council could spend £23 million on the dredging of Falmouth Harbour has raised concerns. Graeme Hicks, a Cabinet member, has asked for a comprehensive report concerning the funding of the Port of Falmouth Masterplan, which states that the £23 million cost of the dredging could be met by the council. According […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Cornwall’s business leaders have welcomed plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbour to measure potential environmental impacts. Last week Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) revealed it hoped the scientific trial would begin in May, subject to consent being granted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), and last for approximately six months. The […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Cornwall Council has not excluded funding the Falmouth Harbour dredging to the sum of £23 million, reports Carnwall. Concerns have been raised about the use of public money for the project which is part of the Falmouth Port Masterplan. The main financial beneficiaries of the dredging would be private companies owned by multinational firms worth […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the local charity that protects wildlife on land and at sea, has announced that it supports an alternative option to develop Falmouth Docks which would save part of a nationally rare marine habitat. This alternative option is outlined in the Docks’ own Masterplan and initial estimates shows it could provide the economic […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has successfully completed a project to maintain the structural integrity of the harbor arm in the historic town of Hastings on the Sussex coast. The scheme, carried out on behalf of Hastings Borough Council, is designed to provide two important functions – to protect and retain the beach to the west, and protect the […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan to reduce erosion on the Huia Domain and foreshore has been approved by the Waitākere Ranges Local Board following extensive consultation with the local community, iwi, coastal engineers and council representatives. “The first proposals over 18 months ago did not reflect how strongly the community felt about retaining this unique slice of heritage. […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A flood defense scheme carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency has scooped its 13th award in the past 12 months. The latest accolade for the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme in West Sussex came in the CIPR Pride Awards for the south of England, which were presented on 21 November. […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Local MP Sheryll Murray MP last week joined some of her constituents at a meeting with DEFRA Minister George Eustice MP to discuss the issue of Rame dumping. The cross party delegation, organised by Mrs Murray, included Independent, Conservative and Liberal Democrat Councillors as well as residents. Minister George Eustice listened to the concerns and […]