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  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works are in full swing on a £36 million coastal protection scheme that will recharge 5km of beaches from Holland-on-Sea to Clacton. The first section of the work between Holland Haven to Fernwood Avenue was recently completed, with the beaches being opened back up to the public. The second phase will involve a further 15 fishtail […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s main holiday beach is getting important maintenance work carried out to the seawall. Tendring District Council (TDC) is undertaking the improvements at West Beach at the same time as drainage is being upgraded along the Lower Promenade in a similar location. The Council’s own engineering staff are carrying out the scheme using a 35 […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) FREEWAY returned to the Clacton-on-Sea in late May to recommence beach recharge,completing the last section of the haul road. The vessel, owned by Boskalis Westminster NV, will stay on the site for approx 6 days to establish a haul road along the beach, enabling construction vehicle access to be gained along the […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    New moves are underway to explore the restoration of a popular seafront paddling pool in Brightlingsea. The seawater pool at Western Promenade, which is more than 30 years old, has become silted up with mud over time. Now Tendring District Council (TDC) is looking into exactly what needs to be done, what consents are required […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    One third of the groynes being installed as part of a £36 million coast protection scheme in Tendring will be completed by Christmas, it has been revealed. Contactors working on the project between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea will have completed the first 1.5 km section by that time. New beaches should then be in place between […]

  • 10 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 3-10). Boskalis Strengthens Market Position in Germany Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has reached a heads of agreement with STRABAG SE for the acquisition of the dredging activities and assets of STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH, formerly known as Möbius Wasserbau.   Cutter […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Leader of Essex County Council, Councillor Kevin Bentley made a visit to the Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coastal protection scheme recently to inspect the first completed beaches of the 22 new ones being built to safeguard a 5km stretch of coast. Cllr Bentley, who is responsible for Economic Growth, Infrastructure, Waste and Recycling, came to […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jackson is halfway though the Clacton Slope Stabilization Scheme aimed to prevent slipping occurring and make access to the lower promenade safer. The company is undertaking the £3.8 million slope stabilization works, installing a new access ramp to the sea front on the Clacton/Holland coast line, on behalf of Tendring District Council. According to Jackson, […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A third phase of a major coastal protection scheme from Holland to Clacton is being lined-up with a funding boost of £3 million. The cash is coming from Anglian Water (AW) and will go towards the seafront project. The scheme, announced today by Nick Turner, Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Cabinet Member for Coastal Protection, is hoped […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A seal pup brought work on a new £36 million coastal protection scheme to a grinding halt at Holland beach. The yearling was spotted on a sand bank where contractors were due to start their next shift building up a fish tail groyne. The shift was held back while the pup was collected from its […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A firm has been chosen to carry out a £36 million coastal defence project from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven and work is due to get underway next month. VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins (VBA Joint Venture Ltd), have won the contract for the scheme along a 5km stretch of coastline […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has begun on the £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Designed by Mott MacDonald, the project will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. Mott MacDonald is now delivering project management, site supervision and construction […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling (BIM) is for buildings. BIM’s advantages are obvious on complex structural projects with building services systerns, convoluted sequencing and endless […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Consultants have been appointed to help secure the cash needed to tackle coastal erosion at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. Tendring District Council (TDC) has awarded a contract to the internationally renowned engineering and development team at Mott Macdonald. The firm has been chosen to produce a project appraisal which will involve technical, costed solutions to resolve […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four more new beaches along Clacton seafront will be reopened to the public next week. The stretch from Vista Road to Connaught Gardens East will be available to the public for the very first time as part of the second phase of a £36million Coastal Protection Scheme. It follows the opening of three beaches from […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hundreds of people are descending on Holland Haven to witness a major £36 million coastal defense scheme get underway. Twice a day on the high tide a shallow draft dredging vessel is pumping hundreds of cubic meters of sand and gravel onto the existing beaches. The material is being is being brought in from a […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on the £36m Clacton to Holland on Sea Coast Protection Scheme is now fully underway. The old groynes along the first kilometer of beach, opposite the Port of London Authority Radar Mast, have been removed and the Sospan Dau, a shallow draft dredging vessel, has recharged with sand and shingle to ensure a solid […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Dredging work has been carried out as part of a major initiative to deepen a channel used by leisure boats in Walton Backwaters. Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) organised the operation west of Stone Point over two days and initial survey results indicate it has been successful.Further surveys will be required to cover a wider area […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million coastal defence scheme from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven is to get underway this week. The first phase of works will begin with demolishing the existing concrete and timber groynes from the radar mast to Brighton Road at Holland-on-Sea and removing them in preparation for the construction works. Once the structures […]

  • 7 February 2014

    42 new flood schemes have been given the green light by Floods Minister Dan Rogerson yesterday. A further 13 schemes previously given funding will also begin construction, bringing the total number of schemes starting work to 55 for this year. In all the new schemes starting construction this year will provide protection to over 42,000 […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    With six months on the job as a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District supervisory civil engineer in the Engineering and Construction Division (Southern Area Office), Leslie Olson has her hands full, juggling the design of maintenance dredging projects in the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Brazos Island Harbor and the […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District received authorization for construction for the deepening of the Freeport Ship Channel to 55 feet, deepening of the Sabine Neches Waterway to 48 feet and will reauthorize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel for widening and deepening to 52 feet following the U.S. Senate-House joint conference committee’s agreement […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines a levee as a “man-made structure, usually an earthen embankment, designed and constructed in accordance with sound engineering practices to contain, control, or divert the flow of water so as to provide protection from temporary flooding.” The terms dike and levee are sometimes used interchangeably. Examples of […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) to award the Maintenance Dredging, East Chester Creek, Bronx & Westchester County, New York. [mappress] More info: fbo.gov;

  • 24 February 2012

    Developing a love and respect for the open seas came naturally to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Small Craft Operator Joe Vernier, a Galveston, Texas, native, who spent much of his youth recreating along and exploring the Gulf of Mexico. So it’s not any surprise that Vernier chose a career that would enable […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. “The array of projects in this budget will positively contribute to […]