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  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious environmental award, Mackley reports.  The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme, officially opened in March 2019, was presented with a Green Apple Environment Award on 25 November. The Shoreham scheme was carried out by […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $35 million construction tender for the rebuild of Shute Harbor terminal and seawall in the Whitsunday Region of Queensland was awarded to Vassallo Constructions Pty Ltd today, with works expected to begin in January 2020, the Whitsunday Regional Council reports. The overall $54.5 million restoration project will see a complete rebuild of the seawall, […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bayside Council (NSW) is undertaking a beach nourishment project to replace 28,000m³ of sand within Ramsgate Baths with sand sourced from Sandringham Bay, Dolls Point. According to the Council, machinery installed at Sandringham Bay is pumping sand along the Cook Park foreshore via a temporary pipeline where it will be used to repair the beach […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at Harrington Back Channel have just passed the half way mark, with the beach renourishment phase of Manning Point Beach about to get underway, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. As reported, Manning Point locals and visitors to the area will have noticed slurry being pumped onto the beach over the last few weeks […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has begun work on a significant dredging project along the Providence River, reports the Providence Foundation. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. Under the project, the Woonasquatucket and […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next stage of the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense scheme is underway, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership reports.  The next set of defenses, the fourth of five phases which make up the £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, has been split into two sections: Kendall’s Wharf and Eastern Road. Mackley Construction Ltd was chosen […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Scarborough Borough’s dredger ‘Sandsend’ has recently returned to Whitby following a period of dry docking on the Humber, overseen by the vessels master (captain) and crew, as well as the harbor master’s team. “Periodic dry docks are a statutory requirement to allow the vessel to be inspected out of the water. They also give […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility was set to begin on November 11, but has been rescheduled to start on November 25 due to the recent bushfire event, the New South Wales’ MidCoast Council informs.  Under the plan, the council will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up on all four […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held its 2nd Leadership in Safety Awards Dinner on November 12th in Washington, DC to honor occupational safety and health excellence in the dredging industry. Held on the heels of a CDMCS Pipeline Task Force Meeting, the ceremonial banquet was widely attended by member dredging and […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), in cooperation with the City of Warwick and Save The Bay, will complete a coastal adaptation project at Longmeadow Fishing Access Site later this month.  Situated at the end of Samuel Gorton Avenue, the site has experienced more than 100 feet of shoreline erosion over the past […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Settlement Shores canal system are set to begin on Monday, 25 November, the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in its latest release.  According to the council, this dredging scheme will be conducted in the areas where the depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements and boat wash. “This will make it […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The six-month-long Ettalong Channel dredging program has been successfully completed, according to the Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. As reported, around 30,000 cubic meters of sand has been removed during the works. This has created a 30 meter wide, 2.5 meter deep channel for recreational and commercial vessels to safely use. The dredging works […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A long-awaited dredging project on Waterplace Park in downtown Providence is expected to begin within days, the RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) reports. The CRMC Council approved the maintenance dredge permit at its October 8 meeting. As the state’s dredging coordinator, the CRMC will be working with project manager The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito recently joined Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken, Congressman Seth Moulton, members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the Army Corps to announce a $2.4 million Massachusetts Dredging Program award for the Annisquam River Dredging Project. The award, which Governor Baker announced last week at the Gloucester Coast […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Torridge District Council has proposed to carry out coast protection work at the beach fronting Northam Burrows Country Park in Northam, Bideford, UK.  The work will consist of beach recycling from the distal end of the spit near Grey Sand Hill to areas of the west facing beach where erosion has occurred. The purpose of […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid a visit to a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer, where works recently got underway. The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility is set to begin on 11 November, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. In the release, the Council said that they will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up and is impacting the depth of all four boat ramps within the harbor. The removed sand will […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Victor Harbor, South Australia, will be undertaking maintenance dredging at the Bluff Boat Ramp in the following weeks to remove built up sand that will enable sea rescue boats and other craft to launch at any time. The council has engaged Maritime Constructions to undertake the dredging. Works are scheduled for up […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canal and River Trust has officially begun work to dredge Titford Pools in Oldbury as part of a £3.1 million project to improve water quality and encourage wildlife back to the area. Working in partnership with the European Regional Development Fund, Highways England, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and volunteers from the Birmingham Canal Navigations Society, […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Whitsunday Regional Council is starting the dredging operations at Whisper Bay, located near the Volunteer Marine Rescue (VMR) in Cannonvale, Queensland. According to the council’s latest announcement, the project will require the closure of the boat ramp from next Monday, 4 November, until Monday, 11 November 2019. “Once dredging has occurred, the rigging area will […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repair works on the damaged sections of the seawall and splashwall along Stokes Bay Road in Gosport, UK, are set to start today, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reports. The works are to be carried out by J. T. Mackley & Co Ltd. and will take place Monday to Friday from 7am – 7pm. According […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The new Flynns Beach seawall and surrounding improvements are almost finished, reports the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. Now that works are nearing completion, a planned closure of Tuppenny Road is required to tie in the southern end of works. The new seawall is part of the first stage of the Flynns Beach Master Plan that commenced in […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The maintenance dredging operations in Chichester Harbor Approach Channel and nourishment of the Hayling Island are progressing nicely, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership – ESCP. After securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council started this week with the beach nourishment of the Eastoke frontage. Material for this operation is being dredged […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The MidCoast Council (NSW) has commenced works on a long awaited Harrington Back Channel Dredging project. The work will be undertaken by Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd of Castle Hill, Australia. Dredging works are anticipated to take 10 weeks and will be completed in time for the busy Christmas period. According to the Council, the project will […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound scheme to build coastal defenses in Withernsea has moved a step closer after East Riding of Yorkshire Council successfully secured £3 million of European funding for the project. The south Withernsea coastal defense scheme will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to go towards the £5.5 million cost of […]