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  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new marine safety exclusion zone has been established in the harbor as the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering project gathers momentum, reports the Port of Dover. The safety zone will provide a marked delineation between the dedicated swim and leisure zone and the marine construction area to the east of the […]

  • 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

  • 15 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    A dredging operation which will allow abnormally large and heavy equipment bound for Pembroke Power Station to be delivered by sea instead of road, is set to begin this week. [mappress] Source: Milford & West Wales Mercury, January 14, 2010;

  • 23 April 2012

    Continuing its long association with the City & County of Swansea Council (CCS), Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) have completed the first ever water injection dredging license application in Wales. Although the Marine Management Organisation in England recently decided to delay the introduction of a license requirement for water injection dredging and plough dredging for […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has awarded the construction contract for the first phase of the St Asaph flood scheme to North Wales based company, Dawnus. The project, set to begin in October, involves removing Spring Gardens Bridge and replacing it with a higher and wider bridge. This will increase flow capacity downstream of the city, which […]

  • 24 June 2010

    Construction companies and workers across New South Wales have reaped the rewards from the State Government’s A$1bn (US$876m) Port Botany…   [mappress] Source: ports, June 24, 2010;

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Suzy Davies, South Wales West Assembly Member, and Selaine Saxby, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, visited Burry Port last week. They met with small businesses involved in tourism to identify how Welsh Conservatives can help with their current issues which include cuts in street cleaning, silt issues in the harbor and lack of a strategic plan for tourism in […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans have been unveiled by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to further reduce the risk of tidal flooding in the Isca Road area of Caerleon. The proposals will see the defenses in Isca Road and Lulworth Road, Caerleon, improved by creating new flood walls and raising and replacing parts of the existing flood walls and embankments. […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Rhyl will receive additional £1.9 million from the Welsh government for the improvement of its coastal defenses. The additional investment for this north Wales town brings the total funding for the flood defense scheme to £6.3 million. The announcement was made today by Welsh Government Minister for Natural Resources Carl Sargeant. According to the BBC News, the scheme includes improvements to the original vulnerable […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance of the Tweed River in New South Wales, Australia, will be dredged over coming weeks to improve boating navigation for commercial and recreational vessels. “It is planned to remove about 21,000 cubic meters of sand. Thanks to the success of the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project, this is a relatively small amount compared […]

  • 11 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A GREAT swathe of sand off the coast of Gower could be left untouched following a major rethink by a dredging company… Source: This is South Wales, November 6, 2009;

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 4 January 2010

    THOUSANDS of tonnes of waste silt and sand will be emptied from a lagoon next to Pwllheli harbour next month. Source: Daily Post North Wales, January 2, 2010; [mappress]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Around 100 homes and 45 businesses in Beaumaris are set to benefit from a £1.2 million coastal flood defense scheme, the Minister for Natural Resources, Carl Sargeant announced yesterday. The coastal works will include a new 250m concrete core and upgrades to over 660m of existing walls. The Welsh Government will provide £568,758 of the […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–Australia’s New South Wales state government said Friday that Hong Kong’s Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (0013.HK) has been awarded the right to operate the third container terminal at Sydney’s Port Botany, due to be completed in 2012… Source: The Wall Street journal ,December 18, 2009

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn has approved funding of nearly £700,000 in an important step towards protecting one of South Wales’ most popular seaside villages, Mumbles, from flooding. The Welsh Government funding of £682,500 will contribute 75% towards the cost of carrying out detailed design work for a coastal defense scheme to reduce the flood […]

  • 1 March 2011

    The State Coalition says if it wins this month’s election it will spend one and a half million dollars to urgent dredging projects across New South Wales… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, March 1, 2011;    

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has just announced that people living and working in Cardiff are invited to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 400 properties in Roath. NRW has also appointed the contractor Dawnus to carry out the flood scheme […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS), based at Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia, announced on July 6 that it plans to build a… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, July 12, 2011;

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As water levels begin to recede, Canal and River Trust is preparing to get the nation’s canal network repaired and fully open. Across large parts of the country the remarkable resilience of the two centuries old canal system has again been proven and it remains open for people to use. Nevertheless, costs are mounting in […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, has visited the Northern Gateway Flood Defense Strengthening Scheme, in Deeside, as part of his commitment to kick-start the development of the largest strategic employment site in North Wales. On visiting the site, the First Minister was given a tour of the current flood prevention works […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The completion of a major flood risk management scheme was marked with a visit to Dolgellau by Welsh Government Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant on Thursday, 25 February. Funded by the Welsh Government, the £4.9 million scheme reduces the risk of flooding for 310 homes and businesses. Completed in the Autumn last year, the scheme has […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has published a new report highlighting the significant opportunity provided by the nation’s marine aggregates resource to deliver a sustainable, secure and growing contribution to the UK’s building materials supply chain, coastal management and port development. The ‘Marine Aggregates’ report, being launched at the CBI’s ‘Living with Minerals’ conference, sets out the […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin in the new year to improve flood defenses for people in more than 400 properties in St Asaph. The announcement comes after planning permission was granted by Denbighshire Council for new and raised defenses in the city. The contractors, Dawnus, will start work on the new defenses at the end of January, aiming […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in St Asaph are being invited to a public drop-in session, run by Natural Resources Wales, to find out more about the next steps towards improving flood defenses in the city. Funding of £3 million was confirmed for the scheme by the Welsh Government at the end of last year, enabling construction to start […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Raymond Brown Construction and Mott MacDonald have won the ICE Wales Cymru’s Roy Edwards Award, which celebrates the best examples of outstanding design and construction for projects valued at under £3 million, for the Rhiwbina Flood Defense Scheme. The project, which was undertaken on behalf of Cardiff City Council, is an environmentally-sensitive scheme that set […]