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  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Ayrshire Council is to hold two separate sessions in the following days to explain the blueprint for the Millport Coastal Flood Protection Scheme. The sessions will include special workshops which will allow people to view the different proposals and give their feedback on the designs. Councillor Jim Montgomerie, Cabinet member for Place, said: “I’m sure […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft Shoreline Management Plan for the Ayrshire coastline has been prepared by North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Councils and will be presented to the community next week. The plan presents a large-scale assessment of the risks to the people of Ayrshire and its developed, historic and natural environment, from coastal flooding and erosion, and identifies […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gareloch Support Services (Plant) Ltd, has won the Girvan Harbour dredging contract. This development project will include the maintenance dredging of Girvan Harbour by using a combination of suction and plough dredging. The dredged material will be deposited on the sea bed immediately beyond the harbour mouth. Councillor John McDowall, Sustainability and Environment Portfolio Holder […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations designed to increase draft at the Maidens Harbour and planned for early 2015, have been just announced by the Maidens Harbour Trust. Due to siltation from the beach, the Harbour Trust revealed its plan to dredge the entrance Channel to Maidens Harbour. This would be for a distance of 100 meters south along the existing entrance Channel from the […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the public are invited to find out more about Bath & North East Somerset Council’s plans to prepare the natural environment on the River Avon for regeneration projects and reconnect the river to the heart of Bath. Bath & North East Somerset Council and the Environment Agency are working together on a major […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Yorkshire County Council has agreed to allocate nearly £2 million of additional funding towards vital remedial work on Whitby piers along with a major coastal protection scheme at South Cliff, Scarborough. The Council’s Executive agreed to the funding yesterday to ensure the priority project goes ahead. The county council had already made a £1.2 […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The North Myrtle Beach City Council has scheduled a Special Called Council Meeting for Saturday, February 21, at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall, which will include a Public Hearing on the proposed Cherry Grove canals dredging project. At the start of the hearing, the City will provide an overview of the proposed dredging project. Following […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A dredger is on site at The Entrance Channel as Wyong Shire Council prepares to improve water flow into Tuggerah Lakes. Council’s Waterways and Coastal Section Manager, Mr Luke Sulkowski, said that the dredger is being set up to start the planned program. “The recent April storm gave us a head start on our dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound coast protection scheme passed an important hurdle last week after members of North Norfolk District Council’s Development Committee agreed to grant it planning permission. The sandscaping project will see up to 1.8 million cubic meters of sand placed on to the beaches covering a 5.7km length starting north west of Bacton Gas […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg Regional Council Mayor, Jack Dempsey, said that the Council was looking forward to receiving a briefing from Member for Bundaberg, Leanne Donaldson, regarding future proposals to progress the government’s stated 10 year flood action plan for Bundaberg. Dempsey said that a Council briefing with Ms Donaldson was scheduled for Wednesday although the community consultations started […]

  • 3 June 2011

    Sunshine Coast Council’s plans for $3 million worth of restoration work in Noosa Woods has been labelled too expensive, disruptive to… By Bill Hoffman (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, June 3, 2011  

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council’s efforts to manage erosion on vulnerable west coast farm land, as well as prevent sediment getting into waterways, have been given a major boost through $630,000 worth of new central Government funding. “The money from the Ministry for Primary Industries 2015 Hill Country Erosion Fund over the next four years will play […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council will host a public information session early next month to present the results of a project to map sea level rise (SLR) across the local government area. The session will be held on June 10, between 5 pm and 7 pm in the function room at Council’s administration centre in Port Macquarie. […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A proposal to bolster sea defenses at Bacton Gas Terminal, Bacton and Walcott villages will be discussed by North Norfolk District Council’s Cabinet on July 3. The proposed scheme would involve ‘sandscaping’ the shoreline, in front of the terminal and down the coast; effectively using high volumes of sand to protect the coast. The volume […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of the new improved sea defenses at the Central Lower Promenade in Whitley Bay is coming along nicely, according to Phil Welton of the Environment Agency. As the North Tyneside Council put it, the two-tiered promenade acts as a sea defense protecting the whole structure, the road and premises above. However it is around 100 […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Myrtle Beach City Council yesterday passed the resolution for the Cherry Grove dredging project. During the meeting, the members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council approved a Resolution describing the proposed Cherry Grove Improvement District and Cherry Grove Improvement Plan, the projected time schedule for the accomplishment of the Cherry Grove Improvement Plan, the estimated […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of important new flood mitigation works is set to begin just north of Tairua at Graham’s Creek, Waikato Regional Council informs. The first phase of these works including sediment control and erosion protection structures will begin next week. This supports the larger construction works to ensure no sediment impacts the downstream wetland and harbor. “The work, when […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Joint cooperation between the NSW Government and Coffs Harbour City Council is the only long-term option to deal with the problems caused by sand infilling the harbour, a report to Council has concluded. “Scientific studies have shown that the breakwaters and land reclamation associated with the harbour captures virtually all of the sand that used […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of the Corrigans Beach access tracks at Hanging Rock will be temporarily closed due to the Batemans Bay bar dredging works, according to the Eurobodalla Shire Council. The access track adjacent to the sailing club will be closed from 4 October until 23 December and residents will be able to use two nearby alternative access […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2012

    A scoping study, most probably worth $5000, aimed at determining the cost of dredging Ballina’s North Creek is expected to be undertaken in near future, reports The Northern Star. A decision on whether to approve the $5000 for the scoping study will be made by the council at this month’s meeting. Prior to conducting dredging […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Another step has been made towards improving Barnstaple’s flood defenses. At the last week’s meeting of North Devon Council’s Executive, members considered how best to take forward the findings and options of the Barnstaple Flood Defense Improvements Study. The study aims to improve flood defenses in the town over the next 60 to 100 years. […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership and Portsmouth City Council’s coastal engineering team have started work on the Tipner Lake Coastal Defense scheme. The scheme, part of the overall North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defenses, will run from the Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue to the Ports Creek roundabout. The work will take place in three phases from April – […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has won another local authority (RMA) contract through the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) framework – this time for North Lincolnshire Council. The North Lincolnshire Lakes scheme located in Scunthorpe, was awarded to VBA to increase flood defense protection and improve existing barriers […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]