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  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Water of Leith Walkway (Pansy Walk), a part of the Water of Leith Flood Prevention Scheme, has been opened six months ahead of schedule, reports McLaughlin & Harvey. According to McL&H, the Pansy Walk is an essential part of daily life for many of the residents, as it provides access to local shops and […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 40 pupils from a primary school made a special visit to a £36 million coastal protection project being undertaken between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. The youngsters, who are all Junior Wardens at Frobisher Primary and Nursery, went along to find out more about the scheme and witness the work going on at first hand. […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port Administration will host a Poplar Island update meeting at Tilghman Island Elementary School in Tilghman Island, Maryland, on September 19, 2016. The meeting will inform the public on current and future activities at the Poplar Island ecosystem restoration project, including planned activities associated […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is inviting people to a drop in session to hear the latest updates on the work to build a new flood defense scheme in Dolgellau. Since work began on the scheme in late September, the project has passed its first major milestone with the removal of the Aran Weir. Work is now underway […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Luis Obispo will host a public meeting today regarding the Laguna Lake Dredging and Sediment Management Project. The meeting will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, and will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at Laguna Middle School in San Luis Obispo. City staff and the consultant team will show various options for […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    JBA Consulting has started to design a 400 meter rock revetment and flood wall structure for the Rhyl coastal flood management scheme. In the following days, a physical model of the design will be built by the Queensland Government Hydraulics Laboratory, supervised by Dan Rodger and Gildas Colleter at JB Pacific, said the company. The design […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority will host a meeting Jan. 8 for landowners of the Oxbow, Bakke and Hickson area affected by the proposed Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., diversion channel. The Corps and Diversion Authority are investigating the option of building a ring […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    February marked the second consecutive month of 18 percent container growth at the SC Ports Authority, bringing fiscal year container volumes totals to 1.23 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs. Last month Charleston handled 152,925 TEUs, a significant increase from 129,747 handled during the same month last year. Since the fiscal year began in July, […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency recently hosted an event for school pupils and local residents in Teesside to see the flood defenses that reduce the risk of flooding to their community. Pupils at High Clarence Primary School were shown around the state-of-the-art £4.5 million flood defenses at Port Clarence which reduce the risk of flooding from the River […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on the draft project implementation report (PIR) with integrated environmental assessment (EA) for the Langdon Bend Interception and Rearing Complex Habitat Project in Nemaha County. The meeting will be held Monday, July 11, at the Auburn High School gym. Doors will open to the public […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger is to be named MV Selkie. The name was chosen by members of the council’s economic development and infrastructure committee yesterday. It was selected from a shortlist drawn up from more than 300 suggestions submitted by children from coastal schools in Moray. MV Selkie, being built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd. as […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Repair works of the Yamba’s southern breakwater at the Clarence River mouth have resumed, The Daily Examiner informs.  The project is part of the NSW Government’s Coastal Infrastructure Program, designed to restore dilapidated coastal facilities, and involves repairing sections of the breakwater along the river and ocean side, as well as the end 100m of the […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The $4.37 million Morro Bay Harbor dredging project that will keep the harbor operational and safely navigable is underway, reported the city officials. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the project will remove approximately 240,000 cubic yards of clean sand and gravel from the entrance channel, sand trap and main channels at Morro […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the city of Arcadia, Wisconsin, will host a community meeting to solicit public input on the scope of its Arcadia flood risk management feasibility study. The meeting will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, December 21, 2016, at Arcadia High School auditorium. The intent of the […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £30 million project to improve Burton flood defenses are right on schedule, informs the EA. The improved defenses, due to be complete in March 2021, will better protect the people of Burton from the risk of flooding. A spokesperson for the Environment Agency said: “We’re proud to be delivering better flood protection […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority (SFCJPA) is hosting a number of public meetings, including one in Menlo Park today at 6:30 pm, at the Laurel School Upper Campus. At this meeting, the SFCJPA plans to present initial planing of the scope of potential capital improvements along the Creek west of Highway 101. This will […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Savannah is asking local rising junior and senior high school students with an interest in engineering to apply for a spot in the 2015 Savannah Engineering Academy, a weeklong program held in June. The five-day summer program will be held at Armstrong State University June 8-12. Academy students will explore a variety […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a community meeting on Tuesday, March 6th beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Fishweir Elementary School, 3977 Herschel Street, Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the community with an update on the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. A presentation on […]

  • 18 April 2012

    In keeping his pledge to add $1 billion to the K-12 education budget, Governor Rick Scott signed the 2012-13 state budget while visiting Cunningham Creek Elementary School in St. Johns County. Governor Scott made $1 billion in additional education funding the centerpiece of his legislative agenda this year. “Over the last year I have traveled […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 50 pupils from Buckingham Park Primary School learnt about the dangers of flooding and what can be done to prevent it, on a recent visit to the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf […]

  • 5 December 2013

    Nigeria’s Vice President, Mohammed Namadi Sambo has commenced discussions with the Kuwaiti Fund towards accessing finances for infrastructural development. Namadi Sambo who received the Director – General of the Kuwaiti Fund, Abdulwahab Al-Bader in his Jumeira Messilah Beach Hotel and Spa room recently stated that though Nigeria is a member of the Organisation of Petroleum […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging and beach recharge work at Dawlish Warren is now completed. Since the trailing suction hopper dredger Mahury arrived at Dawlish Warren on June 1st, over 250,000m³ of sand has been pumped to the beach, equivalent to over 100 Olympic swimming pools full of sand. In order to protect internationally important species of birds […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is repairing  the Point Lonsdale seawall, which was damaged by winter storms. Local contractors Elstone Diving Services Pty Ltd started the $47,000 project yesterday. DELWP Senior Environmental Planner, Frances Northeast, said: “A series of storms over winter saw high sea levels and powerful waves cause damage […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Tallebudgera Creek dredging project is currently underway, announced City of Gold Coast. “This $913,000 dredging campaign is an integral part of our efforts to maintain and replenish sand on our beaches ready for summer,” Mayor Tom Tate said. “Each day some 1000m3 of sand is being pumped around the Burleigh Headland and along southern Burleigh Beach […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, 8th October, ground investigation survey work will start in Musselburgh, East Lothian, Scotland, to assess the existing ground make-up and groundwater levels – as part of the Musselburgh Flood Protection Scheme. Contractors Raeburn Drilling will be carrying out the work on behalf of the project team, which will involve 15 boreholes and five trial […]

  • 25 July 2013

    The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is warning residents in the North and the Central Plains to brace for flash floods and forest runoffs during the next two days. The agency received a weather alert by the Meteorological Department which forecasted heavy rains in 13 provinces including Tak, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai and Phrae. In […]