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  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty has completed the £6.5 million Dundee flood protection scheme on behalf of Dundee City Council. The project, which was awarded under the Scape National Civil Engineering and Infrastructure framework, will reduce the risk of flooding to the new £1 billion Dundee Waterfront area, and protect numerous homes and major roads between Camperdown Dock […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dundee’s flood defenses are set to come under the spotlight as contracts for work to protect the city are readied for publication. Consultation has already taken place on work between City Quay and Riverside Park with public opinion due to be canvassed on work for Broughty Ferry in the summer. Will Dawson convener of Dundee City Council’s city […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Completion of a coffer dam in the River Tay at the site of V&A Museum of Design Dundee marks a major milestone in the £80.11 million construction project, Royal BAM Group announced. The V&A Dundee building will protrude out into the River Tay. To enable the land reclamation work to progress, BAM Construction has constructed a […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Main Board of Forth Ports has toured the proposed new £10 million quayside development at the Port of Dundee where site survey works are now underway. The privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the East end of the port, connecting to the existing Prince Charles Wharf. Upon completion, […]

  • 16 November 2010

    The Courier has seen a report on the first phase of Dundee University’s initial research into low-tech intervention solutions aimed at … (thecourier) [mappress] Source:thecourier ;

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dundee City Council said in its latest announcement that the preparation works for the Broughty Ferry Flood Protection Scheme started this week. Contractor BAM Ritchies will be at various points between Douglas Terrace and Beach Crescent between 8am and 5pm for four weeks, said the council. Investigations operations, which officially started yesterday, will consist of exploratory […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Forth Ports Limited announced today (17 February, 2016) plans to make the largest investment in the history of the Port of Dundee. The port owner is to invest more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore operational area. The privately funded investment will […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The V&A Museum in Dundee that reaches out into the River Tay was officially opened this month. The iconic structure required extensive marine works to build the foundations in this challenging tidal environment. Back in 2015 a large steel piled temporary cofferdam was installed using a 45 tonne long reach excavator along with heavy […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall have recently completed a major milestone on the V&A Museum in Dundee, namely the construction of the coffer dam which will allow the structure to be built out into the Tay. The selection of the right plant and equipment was crucial to meet the tight deadlines, with the summer embargo of works on […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on a third phase of coastal protection works has started at Broughty Ferry Esplanade. The £1m contract, awarded to Tayside Contracts will see the construction of a rock armor revetment at Broughty Ferry Esplanade from the Glass Pavilion to Bridge Street. Will Dawson, convener of Dundee City Council’s city development committee, said: “This work […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a detailed tender process, Forth Ports, owner of the Port of Dundee, has appointed Southbay Civil Engineering to deliver one of the largest investments in the history of the port. “Forth Ports is investing more than £10 million to create a new quayside with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability, coupled with a significant onshore […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Dundee Energy Limited announced its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2013. When referring to the development plans for 2013 in its report, the Company said: As part of its offshore program, the Corporation intends to reactivate a company-owned dock located in Port Burwell in conjunction with its planned strategy […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration is making $60 million in competitive grants available for projects along the Lower Passaic River and associated tributaries and the Newark Bay Complex that will improve public access to these waterways and result in restoration of wetlands. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is earmarking $50 million for projects that […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scientists, environmental campaigners and policy makers will attempt to define and visualize the seascape of the Tay and Forth estuaries at a conference at the University of Dundee later this month. The 19th annual Tay Estuary Forum conference, taking place at West Park Conference Center on Friday, 22nd April, will see delegates discuss current issues […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea will take place on December 11-14, 2014, in New Orleans, USA. This International Symposium is part of a series of events organized under auspices of The International Commission on Continental Erosion (ICCE), which is one of ten commissions of the International Association of Hydrological […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a request in conjunction with deepening the existing Rockwell Pond in Hampden, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves grading and the discharge of dredged and/or fill material into approximately 3.3 acres of the Rockwell Pond, the Scantic River and Rock-A-Dundee Brook as part of deepening […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a legal agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation to perform engineering and design work needed to begin the cleanup of the lower 8.3 miles of the lower Passaic River. This work, which includes sampling, evaluating technologies, and doing the engineering work necessary before physical cleanup work can begin, will be […]

  • 9 August 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan, Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso and other dignitaries as she announced that work has begun to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Arbroath Harbour has announced tender for 3 year contract for maintenence dredging works. Arbroath harbour is located at the mouth of the Brothock Burn, Angus at 56° 33’N 2° 35’W, 16 miles north-east of Dundee and 51 miles southeast of Aberdeen. Usage of the harbour is presently confined to commercial fishing boats, occasional visits by […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Scotland’s environment regulator is reminding farmers and land managers that liaising with them before carrying out work in rivers could help them avoid ending up in court. The warning comes after a company was fined £500 at Arbroath Sheriff Court  after carrying out illegal work in an Angus burn. D Geddes Farms Limited, was found […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    After years of decline work has begun to help restore one of Wales’ finest sand dune systems.  Over the last 60 years Newborough Warren on Anglesey has lost a staggering 94% of open, mobile sand dunes as they became over-grown with grass and trees. Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has already removed dead or stunted trees […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The future ring roads just behind the new Maasvlakte 2 seawall will give a beautiful view across coast and dunes on one side and of the port area activities on the other. Nature and industry, recreation and activities will come together in one image. Such contrasts provided the architects from Zwarts & Jansma with the […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the belief that improved research and communication are critical to managing dunes, at the end of October the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) hosted a workshop on “Dune Management Challenges on Developed Coasts.” This event brought together more than 100 academics and practitioners from around the world to wrestle with the challenges […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Wednesday, January 8, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open a solicitation of bids for the West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) Dune Road Project. According to the Congressman Lee Zeldin, the project will include the placement of approximately 600,000 to 800,000 cubic yards of sand to restore this area to its 2005 […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bethany Beach Cultural & Historical Affairs Committee will host a special presentation by Marine Science Camp on Tuesday, May 7, discussing the importance and protection of sand dunes. The program comes on the heels of the town’s beach and dune replenishment less than a year ago, according to an official announcement. The event will […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Seabrook Beach Village District hosted The Coastal Resilience and Sand Dunes in Seabrook Workshop 1-Dune Health on March 27 at the Seabrook Beach Precinct Building. After a brief introduction, members of the group walked to the dunes. While on Hudson Street the discussion revolved around examining the beach grass die off, the many threats […]