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  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council is due to begin construction of a rock wall to repair cliff erosion at Karaka Harborside. The work will begin in early December and is scheduled for completion in the New Year. Following the first stage of works in July 2015, the site has continued to be affected by coastal erosion and this […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on dredging the stretch of the Heathcote River between Radley Street and the Woolston Cut could begin in the next few months, according to the Christchurch City Council. The Council’s Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee today voted to recommend the Council fast-track the planned dredging work to help reduce the flood risk in the area. […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is backing Hinchinbrook Shire Council’s Coastal Hazard Adaptation Strategy (CHAS) with a $398,645 grant delivered through the state’s $12 million QCoast2100 program, the Queensland Government said in its latest release.  Minister for Environment, Leeanne Enoch, said that QCoast2100 helps councils and communities understand and prepare for storm tide inundation, coastal erosion, and […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    An innovative partnership between local residents, a developer and Eastleigh Borough Council has resulted in a new coastal defense scheme at The Towers in Netley. Residents of The Towers approached the Council about trying to improve the coastal defenses along this stretch of foreshore that is subject to coastal erosion but was not designated for […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    South Hams District Council has just announced that the plans for repair of a 50m stretch of the damaged Kingsbridge’s Quay Wall are underway with the tender due to be issued in February by the council. Once the successful contractor has been agreed towards the end of March, work is due to start on site […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Greater Taree City Council has been successful in obtaining $70,000 in State Government funding to undertake maintenance dredging of the local waterways to improve access and navigation for boaters. The funding is being provided through the “NSW Rescuing our Waterways Program” and will be matched dollar for dollar with funds raised through Council’s environmental levy. […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sunset Beach carpark is being eroded by sea level rise and natural beach processes and the Waikato District Council and the community are looking at options for the long term relocation of community assets. A Council-led focus group has been working with the wider community in Port Waikato to identify solutions and GHD consultants have been […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cape Jaffa Marina is now in the second week of the facility closure and works are progressing as scheduled towards the placement of the submersible discharge pipe, the Kingston District Council announced today. According to the update, there are currently no anticipated delays, with works still aiming to be completed for Easter. The Council and […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Long Tom Watershed Council has received the Department of the Army Outstanding Civilian Service Award for its dedication to improving water quality and reviving fish and wildlife habitat while being mindful of channel maintenance and flooding concerns. In addition, former LTWC board member and active participant Tony Stroda has been awarded the Department of […]

  • 22 February 2012

      Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) and Shetland Islands Council have reached a negotiated settlement on the claim payable by the Council relating to the abandonment of a dredging project in 2005 due to the former Bressay Bridge Project. Both LPA and the Council are content to have settled the claim at £4,825,727 before matters reached […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is complete on the restoration of the main pier in Seahouses after a multi-million pound improvement project, informs the Northumberland County Council. The £3m scheme, which was led by the Council and fully funded by the Environment Agency, involved the whole pier being “re-skinned” to ensure it remained in good condition for years to […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fareham Borough Council has secured the long term future of the sea defenses at Hill Head by approving the construction of a new half-a-million pound seawall at a meeting of the Council’s Executive held April 4. According to the council, the replacement seawall will reduce the risk of flooding, protect beach huts and keep the […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    West Dorset District Council recently appointed Raymond Brown Construction to carry out works that will strengthen the quay walls at West Bay’s deep water berth. The project is set to begin today and will run for around 16 weeks. According to the council, normal working hours will be Monday to Friday between 7.30am and 6pm, while […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of important new flood mitigation works is set to begin just north of Tairua at Graham’s Creek, Waikato Regional Council informs. The first phase of these works including sediment control and erosion protection structures will begin next week. This supports the larger construction works to ensure no sediment impacts the downstream wetland and harbor. “The work, when […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) recently hosted a tour of their cutter suction dredger Texas at the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Great Lakes’ personnel, which included Armand Riehl, Russ Zimmerman, and Captain Joyner, hosted senior officials from the following organizations: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Ports Council, Jacksonville […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, today handed over a $207,500 cheque to Central Coast Council for beach nourishment and design work for a revetment wall at Wamberal Beach. This is the first significant funding milestone for a long-term solution to protect hundreds of millions of dollars of public and private assets on Ocean View Drive, reported Adam Crouch. […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A coastal protection scheme from Sáilín to Silverstrand will be shovel-ready by the end of this year, announced Connacht Tribune. Galway City Council has appointed RPS Consulting Engineers to draw up technical documents for the €7 m project, which will allow it advance to tender stage. A spokesperson for the Council said that a source […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    A consignment of 1,700 tonnes of rock has been delivered by barge to Pagham Beach. Arun District Council has started work to shore up the revetment, position rock and recharge the beach at Pagham Harbor. Over the past few weeks, engineers from Arun District Council have been working with contractors Earlcoate to shift shingle in […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging work at Cape Jaffa is ongoing with the dredge now working within the main internal channel, South Australia’s Kingston District Council said in their latest project update. “Progress has been very slow due to the significant amount of material, however, the dredge is moving forward each day,” according to the announcement. In terms of time […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of the Corrigans Beach access tracks at Hanging Rock will be temporarily closed due to the Batemans Bay bar dredging works, according to the Eurobodalla Shire Council. The access track adjacent to the sailing club will be closed from 4 October until 23 December and residents will be able to use two nearby alternative access […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Central Coast Council has started emergency works to stabilize the escarpment at Wamberal Beach which will include craning rock filled bags on to the beach. While strong winds and hazardous surf conditions have impacted the whole Coastline from Budgewoi right down to Pearl Beach, current areas of focus for emergency services are Wamberal, North Entrance, […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyong Shire Council has denied recent claims that widening the mouth of The Entrance Channel will assist with flood relief, confirming its commitment to keep the channel open to the ocean through its dredging program. According to Council’s Director of Infrastructure and Operations, Mr Greg McDonald, the width of the mouth of the channel has little impact on the […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway at the Copland’s Dock development in Stromness, according to the Orkney Islands Council . Temporary works and dredging for the new pier were due to start in January followed by piling in February. The contract is scheduled for completion in February 2014. The Copland’s Dock development, the third part of the Council’s […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A year after the major incident officially came to an end Somerset County Council is this week celebrating the incredible response to last year’s flooding on the Levels and Moors.  The widespread flooding was classified a ‘major incident’ between 24 January and the end of March last year. It is thought nearly 150 homes were […]

  • 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 […]