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  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The preparations are currently underway for the start of essential works to help restore The Entrance Beach, the Wyong Shire Council informs. The Council is receiving the first round of pipes today to Karagi Point, The Entrance North and the balance of the pipes is expected to be delivered next Friday, 25 September. In order to […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth Borough Council has just released a video about the progress on the 2016 Bournemouth’s Beach Management Scheme. This beachfill project is a program of work, planned from 2015 to 2032, to replace Bournemouth’s existing 53 groynes, construct an additional three new groynes and replace the groyne at Hengistbury Head known as the ‘Long Groyne’. Crews […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mouchel’s Herne Hill & Dulwich Flood Alleviation Scheme, delivered in partnership with Southwark Council, has been shortlisted for the British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards in the Project of the Year – under £10m category. The £4.28m project involved teams from across Mouchel and was jointly developed as a partnership between Southwark Council, the Environment Agency […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passing the transportation package. “The Florida Ports Council is encouraged by the passage of the surface transportation bill by Congress,” stated Doug Wheeler, president of the Florida Ports Council. “The included provisions such as continuation of SAFETEA-LU’s Projects of […]

  • 30 November 2011

    A newly discovered layer of hard rock increased the cost for a Conwy harbor new jetty to £448,031. According to the initial estimation the cost for the project passed in November 2010 was £210,000, however the Conwy council now has to provide additional £50,000 what will be discussed today. A decision is expected to be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Water quality and silt contamination tests are continuing to be carried out at Brooklands Lake to ensure that water quality remains acceptable. In the last few days, a number of residents have contacted Worthing Borough Council, distressed at the ill health of some of the birds on Brooklands Lake. Since April 2014, the Council has […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting on the U.S. Corps of Engineers (USACE) – Feasibility Study for Collier County beaches is set to take place on Wednesday, November 7, in the fifth-floor training room, Collier County Administration Building in Naples, Florida, the Collier County said in their yesterday’s release.  The subject of this meeting is the scoping of […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress is being made but plenty of work remains in the longstanding battle to minimize erosion on Kaipara hill country and reduce sedimentation of the sensitive Kaipara Harbor and waterways, the Northland Regional Council (NRC) said in its latest release.  The milestones have been achieved with funding from the Ministry for Primary Industries’ (MPI) Hill […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fife Council is looking to engage a suitably experienced contractor to undertake the Pittenweem Harbor Breakwater Repairs project. The main goal of this program is to repair the storm damage sustained by the existing 100m long concrete breakwater that protects the entrance channel to Pittenweem Harbor. The repair works to the breakwater will include: – […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hughes Boat Ramp dredging program will be undertaken from the 8th-12th December 2014, according to coppercoast.sa.gov.au. This work forms part of the normal maintenance program to maintain this facility in a safe and serviceable condition. All work will be carried out within the terms and conditions of Copper Coast Council’s licence from the Environment Protection […]

  • 19 July 2011

    Tourism Development Council members approved a plan that said the county should explore creating a tourism development plan that would build… More info: sarasota By William Mansell [mappress] Source: sarasota, July 19, 2011;

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Myrtle Beach City Council will hold a public workshop on March 23, 2:00 p.m., at City Hall. The meeting will discuss the pros and cons of allowing private property owners along canals located in Cherry Grove to privately contract with the City’s dredge company in order to enhance access from their properties to the City’s proposed 24 […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following public consultation with residents, North Lincolnshire Council is ready to press ahead with a £13.3m flood defense scheme to protect towns and villages on both sides of the Trent, according to the council’s latest announcement. The building contract for the Trent flood defenses has been awarded to VBA Joint Venture (VolkerStevin) who will start […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction to revitalize Church Point is scheduled to begin on Monday, 22 August, according to Northern Beaches Council.   Works will be staggered, with the first stage of works including land reclamation, a new seawall with a suspended timber boardwalk and the McCarrs Creek Road realignment between the café/general store and Rostrevor Reserve. Northern Beaches Council […]

  • 6 June 2012

    According to myallcoastnota.com, a roughly 20,000 cubic metres of sand has once again been used to replenish the Deadmans Quarry. The eight week, $350,000 dredging project funded by Great Lakes Council saw sand from Yacaaba transferred by pipe to the Deadmans. The sand will act as a buffer on the Jimmys Beach when wild weather […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The public exhibition period for the Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Control documents, currently out for community comment, is being extended until May 6 2015. The exhibition period began on March 4th and was due to close on April 15th, but has now been increased for a further three weeks. The documents include a draft Planning […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A year-long, $180,000 review designed to ensure better long-term local authority planning for up to 2000 properties in erosion-prone Northland coastal areas is nearing completion. The review began last year and is designed to update the Northland Regional Council’s existing coastal hazard zones, most of which were developed at least 10 years ago. A staff […]

  • 28 June 2011

    During township engineer Mike Kelly’s status report to the town council Thursday night, he assured the council that residents who might be… By Jessica Mazzola (mahwah) [mappress] Source: mahwah, June 28, 2011

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    An ongoing maintenance program consisting of both land-based and sea-based dredging methods is set to proceed for the Whakatane Harbor entrance, following approval by the District Council’s Projects and Services Committee. A report to the committee last week discussed the maintenance options investigated by Opus International Consultants, which assessed the feasibility of the available dredging methods. […]

  • 19 August 2011

    It’s a good first step but the provincial government needs to step up, says a member of the Ladner Sediment Group following Delta council’s… By Sandor Gyarmati (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, August 19, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the new sea defense wall along West Bay Esplanade will begin again today, Dorset Council said in its latest announcement.  The sea defense wall was built earlier this summer, but stone masons will now return to complete the facing of the new wall, which will greatly improve its appearance. The Esplanade will be […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Member for Bass, Andrew Nikolic, has announced that a re-elected Turnbull Government would provide $250,000 to extend Launceston’s system of flood levees to Newstead. The Turnbull Government’s $250,000 commitment will be matched by Launceston City Council, for a total investment of $500,000. “When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited Launceston to inspect flood damage two weeks […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Leader of Essex County Council, Councillor Kevin Bentley made a visit to the Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coastal protection scheme recently to inspect the first completed beaches of the 22 new ones being built to safeguard a 5km stretch of coast. Cllr Bentley, who is responsible for Economic Growth, Infrastructure, Waste and Recycling, came to […]