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  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Wyre Council has just released the latest update for the Rossall sea defenses. According to the update, construction continues apace along the full extent of the project with work being carried out on all major elements of the new defenses. Precast concrete which makes up the bulk of the visible defenses continues on the […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program on The Entrance Channel is currently underway, the Central Coast Council said in their latest announcement. Mike Dowling, the council’s Director of Assets and Infrastructure, said that the dredging program is carried out to maintain tidal exchange between the ocean and the estuary. “Council must balance the delicate environment of The Entrance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queenslanders will not be fooled by the desperate spin campaign launched by the Queensland Resources Council today to downplay the damage the big mining companies are inflicting on the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “This is desperate PR spin from the Queensland Resources Council that shows community opposition to big mining companies trashing […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bega Valley Shire Council is about to start rehabilitation work on one of the region’s favorite beaches – Eden’s Cocora Beach. “The area of dune next to the formal car park has become increasingly degraded by foot traffic, lack of native vegetation and stormwater,” Kyran Crane Council’s Coastal Management Officer said. The Council will be reshaping […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete. The dredger was launched yesterday and testing and training activities are set to begin today, the council said. As reported earlier, Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Horizons Regional Council’s Sustainable Land Use Initiative (SLUI) will receive a total of $4.76 million from central government’s Hill Country Erosion Fund for the next four years. Administered by the Ministry of Primary Industries, the Hill Country Erosion Fund has $8.8 million available to local authorities for erosion control activities. Horizons chairman Bruce Gordon said […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) is proposing to amend its Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) to make the State of Louisiana the direct recipient of the full funding amount previously approved for the Lowermost Mississippi River Management Program. As approved in December 2015, the Lowermost Mississippi River Management Program provided for a 50/50 […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Moray Council has expanded its dredging capabilities with the James Fisher Prolec’s guidance system pcX-Pro. The pcX-Pro system, built into the Council’s dredger Selkie, allows the user to see detailed digital terrain models and designs of the environment around them. On water-based projects this system allows the operator to ensure that they dredge the sea […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than a year after last January’s storms in Franklin Local Board area, work to fix the damage left in their wake continues, said New Zealand’s Auckland Council in its latest release.  “It’s been a long haul,” Franklin Local Board member Alan Cole said. “Damage was done on both coasts and while some of it […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    During a special meeting on January 12, at City Hall, the North Myrtle Beach City Council will consider a Resolution describing the proposed Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Project improvement district and improvement plan. The proposed Resolution will also identify the proposed project time schedule, estimated cost of improvements, and the amount of those costs to be derived from assessments, […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Alton City Council has given preliminary approval to Parrott Pointe Marine, Inc. to solicit bids for the Alton Marina dredging scheme, according to Alton Daily News. The cleanup plan for the marina, operated by Parrot Pointe and located at MM 202, just north of the Melvin Price Lock and Dam, includes removal of accumulated […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A recent funding bonanza is set to benefit local boaties, with MidCoast Council securing $1.3 million in NSW Government grants to deliver improvements to waterways across the MidCoast region, the council said in its latest release.  In the NSW Boating Now program, council’s Natural Systems team was successful earlier this year in applications for six different […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council has just released the latest update on the Maria Creek dredging project, saying that – to date – they have removed approximately 21.000 cubic meters of material from the Maria Creek channel. Around 19.500 has been removed by the Long Reach Excavator and 1.500 by council’s dredger. “Unfortunately, council had to cease dredging […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Plans for Burry Port Harbor are to be showcased at an open day next month, from 1-7 pm, on Wednesday, February 7, at Burry Port’s Memorial Hall. It comes after marina specialists, The Marine Group, were granted a long term lease for the running and development of the 450-berth harbor following a decision by the […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council is inviting community feedback on the resource consent application to undertake construction of the Orewa coastal walkway and seawall. The application includes the installation of a 600 meter long wall at the northern end of Orewa Beach, between Kohu Street and Marine View, aimed to provide a permanent long-term solution in an area […]

  • 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 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyong Shire Council decided at the November 25th meeting to extend dredging of the Entrance Channel for another week. The council resolved, as a matter of urgency, to extend the dredging, allowing further renourishment of the Entrance Beach. Council’s Mayor, Doug Eaton said: “This is an important, iconic beach in our Shire and we want to ensure […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council is watching Jimmys Beach closely as weather forecasts indicate that further coastal erosion is possible this week, the council said in their latest release. “Wind and swell direction resulting from the current east coast low weather event could result in further erosion at Jimmys Beach,” said Council’s Coastal Management Coordinator, Andrew Staniland. Although […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council recently received Environment Protection Authority (EPA) approval for Council’s Dredging Management and Monitoring Plan (DMMP) for the Maria Creek. It is anticipated that excavation and dredging works will begin on Wednesday, 27th December 2017, reported the Council. The reason for the commencement date being Wednesday, 27th December 2017, is due to collection of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project will get underway next week in Hawks Nest to remove 120,000 cubic metres of marine sand from the eastern channel of the lower Myall River, Midcoast Council reports.  The Moira Parade boat ramp at Hawks Nest will be closed to the public on Monday, 25 May, as MidCoast Council’s contractors, Dredging […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bass Coast Shire Council is inspecting the Inverloch Surf Lifesaving Observation Tower and associated infrastructure as well as the beach access track daily after large tides and swells caused further erosion to the area. Council’s Municipal Building Surveyor and a structural engineer assessed the structure and surrounds on Monday afternoon for public risk and safety, […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Practical completion of the $3 million Whisper Bay Breakwater and Boat Ramp Project has been achieved, with the facility to be open for public use from Monday, 11 January 2016, according to the Whitsunday Regional Council. Mayor Jenny Whitney said that the civil works for the breakwater and causeway were completed before Christmas, with the site […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of a sand transfer system – the first of its kind on the NSW coast – is progressing well and on schedule at Jimmys Beach near Hawks Nest, informs the MidCoast Council. From this winter, this system will help to maintain a sand buffer to prepare the beach for erosion during severe weather events. The arrangement […]