Search results for: Wales

4089 results

A list of search results

  • 10 November 2010

    The construction of a 67 million Euros sea defence wall along Ada coastline in the Dangbe East District of the Greater Accra Region would… By Stephen Odoi-Larbi (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, November 10, 2010;

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council has just announced that works are underway to prepare for a scheme to give a stretch of the seafront at Whitley Bay a new lease of life. The council’s project to strengthen and safeguard sea defenses will see vital refurbishment works carried out at Central Lower Promenade. The scheme, which has saved […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District is recommending removal of the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation. […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations were scheduled to start Monday, May 13, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but strong offshore winds and waves have slowed offshore pipe mobilization, delaying the start of beach nourishment a few days, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release.  The project, which will see sand placed on […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Australian Greens are backing a call on Australians to use their customer power to shift the big banks investment decisions, which are contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef. The report released today, “Financing Reef Destruction: How Banks are using our Money to Destroy a Natural Icon,” by Market Forces and 350.org, […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. today announced third-quarter 2012 sales and revenues of $16.445 billion, a 5-percent increase from third-quarter 2011 sales and revenues of $15.716 billion. Profit per share for the third quarter of 2012 was $2.54, up 49 percent from $1.71 per share in the third quarter of 2011. Third-quarter 2012 profit per share includes a […]

  • 30 July 2010

    Business Standard reports that the Indian government has yet to take a decision on the sale of a stake in Shipping Corp of India, while … [mappress] Source: Business Standard, July 31, 2010;

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the lock gate chamber of the outer head, which is part of the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project, is scheduled for near completion in June, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The diaphragm walls for the guard walls will also be constructed this month, just like the flood defense between the new sea lock and […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fylde Council has secured another £2 million grant from the Environment Agency to allow for Granny’s Bay to be redeveloped as part of the Sea Defense Project; bringing the overall Scheme value to £21,825,000. The formal grant letter was received on 4th September 2018 and allows the sea defense walls at Granny’s Bay to be […]

  • 11 April 2014

    The flood defence banks between Blakeney and Cley, and between Brancaster village and Brancaster beach suffered multiple breaches during the tidal surge in December. The damage was so significant that the footpaths on top of the defences had been closed since the surge. The Environment Agency is working with the National Trail, National Trust and […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism, Ken Skates, yesterday officially opened phase 1 of the redevelopment of Saundersfoot Harbor, which marks a major step forward in developing a high quality international destination for marine tourism. Work on phase 1 of the Saundersfoot Harbor Development finished last month with the completion of the harbor […]

  • 6 August 2010

    It was the moment Manatee County citizens have been waiting for. The board signed an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers … (thebradentontimes) [mappress] Source: thebradentontimes, August 6, 2010;

  • 28 February 2012

    The Bradenton Herald reports that the Cedar Hammock-Wares Creek flood control project is still underway. “Production has slowed down a bit because they encountered more fine material than estimated,” said Amanda Ellison, public affairs specialist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville district. She also added that the contractor Transwest Dredge is making equipment […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new sea defense and widening of the Skegness seafront promenade is scheduled to start this month. People who live and work in the area have been invited to a drop-in session to learn more about the scheme. Plans will be on display and members of the project team will be available to answer […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Contractors have recently completed dredging works in Queensland’s Burnett River near Kirby’s Wall. The job involved deepening the navigational channel and placement of the material behind “Kirby’s Wall”. Neumann performed the work using their 450mm cutter suction dredger Nu Endeavour coupled to a spreader barge for placement. The work was required following recent severe […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company involved in customized dredging solutions, announced last week that their first Sharkuda is now in operation and the building of its second Sharkuda underway. The Sharkuda Dredge Class is designed to excel in areas otherwise difficult to access; it incorporates two newly patented technologies: the new walking carriages which […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An underwater wall installed in the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia, more than a century ago will be the subject of a just-funded study by the USACE’s Savannah District. The so-called “training wall” in the Savannah River runs from just downstream of 8th Street and ends 1,800 feet downstream of Boathouse Community Center. It aided […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vale iron ore jetty project was announced as the country’s best major infrastructure project at the Malaysian Construction Industry Excellence Awards (MCIEA) ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on September 11th 2015. BAM – in joint venture with its Australian partner McConnell Dowell and Malaysian partner SYS – completed the project in late 2013 for Brazilian mining giant Vale. The design […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure has just released a photo update from the Male Industrial Village land reclamation scheme. This development project involves works on the extension the area breakwater and reclamation of 4.5 hectares of new land in Male south west harbor. The $10 million land reclamation scheme, set to be completed by July 26, 2016, was awarded […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The recently completed Wares Creek Project proved to be a resounding success and operated as designed after sustaining impacts from Tropical Storm Colin. No local flooding was reported or noted along the creek after the storm. “Tropical Storm Colin gave us the perfect opportunity to find out how well this project would respond to a […]

  • 3 April 2014

    Mayor Richard C. David announced that JAMKO Technical Solutions will begin video inspections of flood wall conduits as required by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). “Regardless of how the City missed the 2012 inspection deadline, our focus must be to complete the required […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, opened the stone dike wall between the Niagara River and Unity Island’s North Pond this week, which will allow fresh water from the Niagara River to enter the pond, providing better connectivity for aquatic species. The opening is approximately 50 feet wide, at the water line, and […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Amboy Aggregates, a joint venture between Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, and Ralph Clayton and Sons Materials, L.P., announced yesterday the sale of real estate owned by the joint venture on December 31, 2014. Great Lakes LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation that has a 50% interest […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contractors working on the Maasvlakte 2 project reached completion for Rotterdam Port Authority yesterday. The Maasvlakte 2 extension has increased port capacity by 2,000 hectares. Extensive studies were conducted using scale models, advanced software and simulators. Deltares tested and optimised the design of the 3.5 km hard seawall. Fantastic achievement Marcel van Gent, the […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to a confined disposal facility (CDF) at the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY. Since 1970, four CDFs were built in the City of Buffalo. Only one remains active, Buffalo CDF 4, which is used primarily to store contaminated sediment which could not be otherwise […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC has announced that the dump scow Kurt Schulte departed the dredger Dale Pyatt last week to offload the 2,000th scow of dredged material on the USACE Boston Harbor Improvement Deepening Project. Cashman has just released this beautiful photo of the dredger Dale Pyatt crew and the survey vessel […]