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  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important milestone has been reached in the construction of a flood scheme that will protect people in more than 400 properties in St Asaph. Spring Gardens Bridge, which partly obstructed the flow of the river Elwy in the devastating flooding in November 2012, is being replaced with a higher and wider structure, according to Natural […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next phase of a scheme to increase flood protection for people in more than 600 properties in South East Wales will begin this year, reports the Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The scheme will reduce the flood risk to the low-lying area around the Crindau and Shaftesbury areas of Newport which has suffered several times […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new scheme to improve flood protection for more than 660 properties in South East Wales is set to begin in the autumn. Natural Resources Wales has awarded the £10 million construction contract for the flood scheme in Crindau, Newport, to Galliford Try. The proposed scheme will extend along the banks of the […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has completed its assessment of the sample results of proposed dredged material from the Bristol Channel set for disposal in Welsh waters. Analysis of the samples by independent experts, against international guidelines, found the chemical and radiological results were within acceptable, safe limits, said NRW in its release. “Following the results, […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, has delivered a major boost to residents and businesses of St Asaph after officially opening a £6m flood alleviation scheme in the city. The new flood scheme will reduce the risk of flooding from the River Elwy to 293 homes and 121 businesses, Welsh Government said in its release. […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sydney International Container Terminals announced today the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by NSW Premier, Mike Baird, recognizes the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade. The new container terminal sits on 45 ha of reclaimed land just across from Sydney Airport and employs a high […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A newly built flood defense in Caerleon is due to be tested on Wednesday, 22nd of June, reported today the Natural Resources Wales. In the morning the road will briefly be closed using traffic management so a temporary flood defense barrier can be placed across it. Adding the demountable flood barrier will complete the defense line from […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (UK) has announced an update on a £43.6 million winter works program being performed across England & Wales. According to the update, dredging has been completed on the Macclesfield Canal and on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, where the Trust has removed 27,000 tons of contaminated sediment at Titford Pools. In […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has been completed on a £2.7 million improvement project undertaken by ABP South Wales to upgrade Green Park Weir on the River Afan in Port Talbot. The Weir was officially reopened by Aberavon AM David Rees on Thursday 14th September. Green Park Weir improvement project was the result of several years of collaboration between […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) recently started maintenance work on sea defenses along the Machynys Peninsula in Llanelli that will provide protection for over 1700 homes and businesses from flooding. The work is being carried out along a 4.5km stretch of the defenses. It will strengthen the existing defenses, that protect 1746 properties, making sure they […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 1 March 2011
    Vessels

    Wales’ Mustang Marine is on target to deliver a new plough dredging vessel to the Port of Tyne in the first half of 2011. (bairdmaritime)   [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, March 1, 2011    

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has commissioned marine specialist ABPmer to provide guidance on physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post consent monitoring requirements for major development projects. Major developments within the marine environment such as port expansion or offshore wind farms have the potential to cause changes to sediment transport, hydrodynamics (waves, […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A flood scheme that will reduce the risk of tidal flooding to houses and businesses in Caerleon gets underway later this month. Over the next few months, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) will be improving the flood defenses at Caerleon Road, New Road and Lulworth Road by building new flood walls and replacing parts of the […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important flood water storage lagoon on the Wentlooge levels is helping to protect communities near and far, after it has been restored by Natural Resources Wales. A team of engineers have completed a four week project to remove large quantities of silt from the lagoon, to increase its capacity to store flood water and […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) claimed that the failure by the Environment Agency to regularly dredge rivers could be increasing the risk of flooding, BBC reports. After Wales endured one of its wettest summers on record, NFU urged the agency to resume full-time dredging. An Environment Agency Wales spokeswoman said: “We will always remove any […]

  • 14 February 2011

    The Newcastle Port Corporation in New South Wales, Australia, has submitted an environmental assessment application for a proposed plan to… (ship-technology) [mappress] Source: ship-technology, February 14, 2011;

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Contractor for Natural Resources Wales is about to begin work on sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales. The contractor, Alun Griffiths will next week move around one thousand tonnes of beach shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in the eroded area next to the concrete defense at Friog corner. The work will […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation works for a dredging project on the Pembrokeshire’s Tenby Harbor are in full swing now, with machines due to be on site in the following days, announces pembroke-today.co.uk. Commenting the latest news, Tenby Harbormaster, Chris Salisbury, said: “Natural Resources Wales have been given the contractors details and are happy for us to start, the Maritime and […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Alun Davies, the Minister for Natural Resources and Food in the Welsh Government, has announced over £3.7 million to help protect homes and businesses in Ceredigion that are at risk of flooding and coastal erosion. This latest funding will enable the completion of the ongoing coastal defence works that will help protect 420 homes and […]

  • 4 November 2014

    Tuggerah Lakes on the New South Wales Central coast will benefit from a $3.3 million boost as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Dobell, Karen McNamara, today visited the Tuggerah Lakes estuary on the New South Wales Central Coast to inspect progress on infrastructure […]

  • 23 December 2009

    A permanent cruise passenger terminal will be built at White Bay Wharf Five by 2012 after the New South Wales government yesterday signalled the end of visits into Darling Harbour… Source:lloydslistdcn,December 22,2009;

  • 2 August 2011

    The site of Sydney Ports Corporation’s new container terminal at Port Botany, New South Wales, was yesterday handed over to Hutchison Port… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, August 2, 2011