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  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following unanimous support for the aims of the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (SEBMP) at the steering group meeting in March, East Devon District Council’s Cabinet voted to adopt the SEBMP at their meeting last night Wednesday 5 April 2017. The SEBMP document, which is the result of extensive research and work by CH2M, […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) Chair and the U.S. Department of Treasury have both accepted the Louisiana State Expenditure Plan (SEP) based on the Council Acting Executive Director’s approval recommendation. The Council Chair has found the Louisiana SEP is complete and meets all requirements contained in the RESTORE Act, the Department of the Treasury’s implementing […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has just announced that they will be opening a community conversation with residents about how it maintains and repairs revetment walls in residential canals. It follows a council decision to temporarily end the special charges levied on canal and lake-front homeowners while it develops a new strategy and also to refund unspent […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council has announced that members of the community are leading the decision-making on managing risks from beach erosion, inundation by overtopping and sea level rise and tsunami through a region-wide coastal hazards strategy. Two coastal hazard assessment panels have been established this year, for south of Napier Port, and north including Napier […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £2.5 million action plan to provide greater flood protection to more than 300 homes has been agreed by Devon County Council’s Cabinet. Councillors yesterday approved the County Council’s Flood Risk Management Action Plan to target flood improvements in priority areas across Devon, the council said in its latest release. Councillor Stuart Hughes, Devon County Council […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council’s Planning Committee has approved proposals for the sea defense scheme at the Central Lower Promenade in Whitley Bay. According to the council, with this approval the vital work can now get underway to refurbish the structure, which is around 100 years old and is reaching the end of its serviceable life. Elected […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council will receive more than £2 million of special financial assistance from the Scottish Government to help deal with the damage caused by last year’s unprecedented storms. Local authorities in the north east also received more than £10 million funding this financial year to take forward priority flood protection schemes in their areas. Finance […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced the approval of the Comprehensive Plan Update at the meeting on Friday, December 16th, 2016. The plan update was unanimously adopted by the Council, which includes the five Gulf States (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas) and six federal agencies (U.S. Departments of the Interior, Commerce, Agriculture, and […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council has released an update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. According to the Council, the update provides additional strategic guidance for them to follow as they make decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council will meet to vote on the Comprehensive Plan Update and […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost one year on since the first of a series of significant winter storms struck the region, the Scottish Borders Council is continuing to make significant progress with a number of flood schemes. Storm Desmond hit the Borders on 5 December 2015, followed by storms Frank on 31 December and Gertrude on 29 January 2016. […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    René Kolman, secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be giving a presentation about the Ecosystem Services concept at the “World Ocean Council – Sustainable Ocean Summit 2016” next week in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Ecosystem Services (ES) concept is much debated by scientists and researchers across the globe. The theoretical […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Decatur City Council members approved a $30 million financing package earlier this week for the continued improvement of the local water supply, a “green” bond issue that will potentially position the City as a trailblazing Illinois community. Council members voted unanimously in favor of the issuance for the continued funding of Lake Decatur dredging, a […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) has just released a proposed update to its 2013 Comprehensive Plan. The draft provides important additional strategic guidance for the Council to follow as it makes decisions on funding projects and activities aimed at restoring the Gulf of Mexico. The Council is updating its Initial Comprehensive Plan now in […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bass Coast Shire Council is responding to the recent erosion of a number of beaches across the Shire caused by extremely high tides, combined with strong winds and large swells. As a manager of coastal reserves, Council’s initial response has been to assess affected areas and undertake works to protect public safety. Bass Coast Mayor, […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Northern Beaches Council will host three information drop-in sessions about how to manage coastal erosion. This follows the devastating impact the June east coast low had across the Northern Beaches, in particular at Collaroy-Narrabeen. The draft Coastal Erosion Policy was tabled by Northern Beaches Council Administrator, Dick Persson, at the recent Council Meeting and looks at […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to invest millions improving flood defenses in the region have been welcomed by Northumberland County Council. Investment projects in the county for 2016/17, highlighted by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC), include Blyth Tidal Flood Alleviation Scheme, Haltwhistle Flood Alleviation Scheme and the Morpeth Surface Water Flood Alleviation Scheme. Council leader Grant […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    During the June 29 Special Called North Myrtle Beach City Council meeting, Council passed second (final) reading of an ordinance confirming financing of the Cherry Grove Dredging Project. The ordinance confirms the selection of Branch Banking and Trust Company (BB&T) as the lender for the upcoming financing for the Cherry Grove Improvement District, and also confirms that BB&T […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The dredging scheme on Winnwood Ponds, the naturally occurring waterways located in the eastern section of Addison, TX, will take place in early August. Since they were last dredged in 2000, a considerable amount of silt and sediment has built up in the ponds and now must be removed to restore the storage capacity. This $1.6 million dredging/desilting project […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee today approved new rules to increase the financial transparency of ports and create fair conditions for access to port services across Europe. It confirmed the agreement reached with the European Parliament on 27 June. The new rules set out to make ports more efficient and ensure fair competition in […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Moray Council, the only authority in Scotland to own a dredger, invited Liebherr-Great Britain to design and supply an excavator for direct mounting on its new £2.5 million dredger, MV (Marine Vessel) Selkie. The R 936 excavator, supplied with marine specification and two excavation buckets, was selected for its ability to fulfill the requirement to […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure (EEI) committee on 14 June, Members will note the approval of the local Flood Risk Management Plan. The plan will be published on 22 June. As a result, the development and delivery of flood protection schemes at Langholm and Newton Stewart (as well […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A three-year review designed to ensure better long-term local authority planning for up to 13,000 potentially affected properties in erosion and/or flood-prone Northland coastal areas is nearing completion. The review began in 2013 and aims to update existing Northland Regional Council coastal hazard zones, most of which were developed at least a decade ago. Councillor […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council has confirmed its commitment to flood protection works at Tauhei, north of Morrinsville, and will spend the next year on design and consenting. During deliberations on the 2016/17 Annual Plan yesterday, it was agreed that staff will spend the next year designing the scheme in a way that enables a staged implementation […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Opotiki District Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for undertaking geotechnical investigations and producing a factual report in the surf zone of the Opotiki Harbor Development project. The scope of works includes drilling and testing of sediments with drill holes and cone penetrometer tests up to 30 meters in depth below the seabed. […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Moray Council’s new £2.5 million dredger was officially named last Friday. Spectators gathered on the quayside at Buckie harbor as the Lord Lieutenant of Banffshire, Clare Russell, smashed a bottle of Scotch whisky over the bow of MV Selkie. Among the crowd were pupils from the local Cluny Primary School who chose the name for […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Paekakariki residents are a step closer to having a new seawall on their beach, with the consent received from the Greater Wellington Regional Council. The seawall will be constructed out of timber, concrete and rock and will replace the old timber one which has been in place for about 35 years. The consent covers the […]