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  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Council Bluffs on June 18 to hear presentations on Missouri River habitat, flood control and levee accreditation, flooding report from the Iowa Water Science Center, a freight network optimization study, and more. The study aims to identify and prioritize investment opportunities to create an optimized […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Rossall sea defenses are now in the last year of a 4 year construction program, reports the Wyre Council. According to the council, last year was spent constructing the bulk of the project which has the same cross section throughout and hence was relatively quick to construct, including rock groynes, rock revetment, precast […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has agreed to apply for State Government funding to contribute to the cost of dredging the Ettalong Channel and called for the State Government to provide emergency funding in the short term. During the yesterday’s council meeting, Mayor Jane Smith said that the decision on dredging Ettalong Channel provides a clear path […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Shoalhaven City Council has continued works to create a pilot channel along the northern alignment of Lake Conjola, as identified in the Lake Conjola Interim Entrance Management Policy. “This continued work follows on from works just prior to Christmas, where a preparatory channel was established to meet any emergency scenarios that […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council and Pitmain Estate announced today that the final phase of the work to construct the Kingussie Flood Alleviation Channel is now underway. The jointly-funded project between the Council and Pitmain Estate is located on the estate’s land above the village of Kingussie. McGowan Ltd. of Aviemore carried out phase 1 of the construction in June and July. This phase saw the formation of a section of the diversion channel between the Allt Mor and Loch Gynack. […]

  • 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 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    At its Board of Directors meeting held yesterday in Houston, Waterways Council, Inc.’s Board of Directors unanimously endorsed the American Waterworks Act, proposed in late October by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to modernize America’s inland waterways and ports. The new waterways funding plan would: – Remove the requirement that Olmsted […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage were completed recently on several streams in the Rotorua area, reported the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Council has been stabilizing stream banks with rock armoring after a severe weather event caused significant erosion along its banks last April. According to the Bay […]

  • 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;

  • 6 March 2014

    Member for Kiama Gareth Ward is encouraging local Councils and stakeholders from across the region to apply for a share of $1.5 million worth of New South Wales Government funds on offer for coastal dredging projects. Mr Ward said that the funding under the Government’s ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program would support dredging projects that provide […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 July 2013

       Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee has agreed to a contribution of up to almost $200,000 to help remediate one of two slips on the Waikato River bank near Claudelands Bridge. It follows a request from Hamilton City Council for the regional council to pay a third of the costs. The slip HCC has […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has invited people in Thurso to attend a public exhibition highlighting proposals for flood prevention measures along the River Thurso. The council is currently developing a Flood Protection Study (FPS) for the river to identify solutions that will alleviate the risk of flooding. An exhibition on Tuesday, 22 January, from 2pm – […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Nambucca Shire Council is now considering options to dredge the lower estuary of the Nambucca River. The Council recently received a report from consultants GHD on their investigation of shoaling in the Nambucca River Lower Estuary. The report also sets out a potential dredging strategy. The purpose of this report is to provide councillors with […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Denbighshire County Council, supported by the Welsh Government’s Coastal Risk Management Program, has drawn up plans to install rock armoring and increase the height of the sea wall along the promenade between Splash Point and the slipway adjacent to Rhyl Golf Club. Construction is expected to take 18 months and start during 2019, subject to […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bradford Council will host a drop-in session to give residents and interested parties the opportunity to find out about the ways the council, the Environment Agency and Yorkshire Water have been working together to help tackle flooding problems across the district. The session will take place at the Keighley Library on Tuesday, May 9th 2017 from 2pm […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bayside City Council, Victoria, is currently undertaking works in Sandringham to reduce erosion and protect the coastal environment. These works are taking place along the coastal path and Trey Bit Reserve during April and May. Key improvements include: Extending existing fencing along the coastal path to protect flora and fauna; New drainage at Trey Bit […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company are preparing for a temporary closure of the Cape Jaffa Marina boat launch facility and navigation channel following the March long weekend. To allow dredging operations to start for placement of a submersible dredge discharge pipe, the facility will be closed to mariners from 7.00am Tuesday, 10 […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Noosa Council released the latest update on their coastal protection scheme today, saying that the works on the Noosa’s Main Beach have been in focus this week. “Our Sand Recycling System has recovered about 12,500m³ of sand since an unseasonal erosion event in July,” said the council. Two posi-track machines have been on […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging, housing, dark sky status and water quality will be among some of Aotea/Great Barrier Local Board’s funding priorities for the coming year, the New Zealand’s Auckland Council informs.  The process to finalize and adopt the Annual Budget 2019/2020 is now complete. Consultation was carried out across the Auckland region in March and the completed […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council is going to seek consent to build a permanent seawall at the northern end of Orewa Beach between Kohu Street and Marine View. Last week the Hibiscus and Bays Local Board approved the design that will be used when applying for resource consent to build the seawall. The recommended design is for a […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that its Works Council has unanimously rendered a positive advice on the fleet rationalization plan announced early July. Part of the positive advice in an agreement to continue to crew two of the five Fairmount vessels for the time being with Dutch employees. As a consequence, 24 vessels will be […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the November end date fast approaching, works continue to focus on filling some large gaps in the new sea defenses at Rossall. The bridging structure over the United Utilities twin outfalls is progressing slowly but surely, reported the Wyre Council. All 30 tubular steel piles have been driven into the beach with all the steel […]