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  • 15 November 2011

    Liverpool’s new £210m river terminal is set to go ahead after port bosses secured vital investment to dredge the Mersey. Sefton Council …   (liverpoolecho) [mappress] Source: liverpoolecho, November 15, 2011;

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, an international infrastructure group, has been appointed as the civil contractor for an integrated team that will deliver the ten-year Thames Estuary Asset Management Program for CH2M Hill, on behalf of the Environment Agency, and anticipated to be worth up to £250 million to Balfour Beatty. The £300 million program is the largest […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community groups and East Devon District Council have met for the first time to discuss the brief for a Beach Management Plan (BMP) for Seaton. “Seaton’s beach is an integral part of the town’s defenses from flooding and coastal erosion. It diffuses wave energy and protects the seawall from damage, as well as reducing wave […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council has just announced that local people responded positively to the council’s Seaton Beach Management Plan (BMP) public consultation, which was held on Thursday 25 May at Seaton Town Council’s Marshlands Center. The event was well attended with members of the public able to discuss the proposed BMP with East Devon’s BMP […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seaton’s local community will have the opportunity to learn more about how the town’s Beach Management Plan (BMP) is progressing at a drop-in session on 30 August, from 3pm onwards, at the Marshlands Center in Seaton, the East Devon District Council said in its latest release.  At the session people will have the opportunity to […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council (EDDC) has now begun the tender process to find and appoint a consultant who can undertake the necessary analysis of flooding and coastal erosion issues affecting Seaton and to write the town’s beach management plan (BMP). The council has already received a good response to its tender with expressions of […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Axmouth Harbor will shortly be relieved of quantities of naturally accumulated silt during a three phase program of dredging work, which will be undertaken over the coming months by the Axe Yacht Club in conjunction with the Axe Harbor Management Company. The silt will be removed from the harbor and deposited within reception trenches that […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District councilors have given the go ahead for the production of a beach management plan for Seaton. “A preferred supplier – CH2M – has already been identified, following a rigorous and competitive tender process,” the official press release stated. CH2M are coastal flooding experts who have already produced over 20 Beach Management Plans […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Sefton councillors will ask officials to undertake all necessary activities, so the Department of Business Innovation & Science’s money can be used for the River Mersey dredging. This dredging grant will lead to Peel Ports beginning work on building a £226million River Container Terminal at Seaforth, and also this will allow the berthing of massive […]

  • 15 November 2010

    The dredging ship Cornelis Zanen (CoZa) has arrived in Melbourne in preparation for the final stage of the 2009-11 maintenance dredging … By David Sexton (lloydslistdcn) [mappress] Source: lloydslistdcn, November 15, 2010;

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Looking to strengthen the Seaton seafront against coastal flooding and erosion, East Devon District Council has selected CH2M to develop a beach management plan for the coastline from Seaton Hole to Axmouth Harbor, England. CH2M will work alongside East Devon, experts from the Environment Agency and Natural England and various local community groups to identify […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major dredging operation by Able UK means greatly improved access to its Able Seaton Port facility on the Tees. The operation, which took 12 days to complete at a cost of over a quarter of a million pounds, saw two vessels dredge the Seaton Channel providing access to Able Seaton Port – the 126 […]

  • 22 November 2012

    A significant archaeological discovery made at Lunt Meadows, Sefton during habitat restoration work by the Environment Agency has confirmed the work is restoring the site to its natural habitat. The discovery was made in summer of this year during excavation work at the 70ha site alongside the River Alt where the Environment Agency has been […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest harbour crane in the UK arrived at Able Seaton Port, marking a major step forward in Able UK’s expansion of its port facilities on both the Tees and the Humber. The multi-million Leibherr LHM600SHL mobile crane is being delivered from Rostock in Germany. It has been specially adapted to meet Able’s specialist requirements. […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Able Group has further strengthened its position in the offshore recycling market with a £6 million investment at the Seaton Port facility on the River Tees. “A major recently completed upgrade and dredging program means that it is able to offer almost unrivaled facilities for a range of activities, including marine decommissioning, offshore wind […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Able UK has announced a further expansion of its fleet with the acquisition of a new heavy duty dredging grab which will be used in conjunction with Europe’s largest mobile harbor crane, based at Able Seaton Port on the Tees. Able has invested EUR 220,000 in the 28 tonne grab supplied by Verstegen, a manufacturer of […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council have announced a public meeting to present the Council’s Funded Priorities List (FPL 3a). This will be the first in-person Gulf Coast public meeting held during the RESTORE Council’s 32-day public review and comment period on Funded Priorities List (FPL) […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District Commander, Col. Andrew Sexton, recently delivered a message to the Missouri Levee and Drainage District Association during their annual meeting. During his message, he discussed the Corps dedication to working with stakeholders in an effort to be collaborative and transparent in their processes on the Missouri River. […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is carrying out essential repairs and upgrades of the flood defenses along the River Yare in Great Yarmouth. The £18m scheme being progressed has now moved to the western side of the River Yare that runs parallel with Southtown Road between the Sefton Lane junction (Seatrax) and the Tollgate Road junction (Silverton Aggregates). […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) Chair and the U.S. Department of Treasury have both accepted the Louisiana State Expenditure Plan (SEP) based on the Council Acting Executive Director’s approval recommendation. The Council Chair has found the Louisiana SEP is complete and meets all requirements contained in the RESTORE Act, the Department of the Treasury’s implementing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    New works to bolster Turangi’s flood protection scheme have been completed very successfully, ahead of schedule and under budget, according to the Waikato Regional Council. The work, carried out by contractor Precision Earthworks Ltd, involved the placement of new rock material to maintain protection for a key stopbank adjoining the Tongariro River at the end of […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council has confirmed a $170,000 contribution to the cost of investigating ways of retaining sand at Buffalo Beach on the Coromandel. The decision, at the council’s latest meeting, will come as part of the regional council’s ongoing support for the Whitianga Coastal Futures project and be a critical next step in identifying long […]