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  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work starts next week to make sure Natural Resources Wales’ (NRW) river level monitoring on the river Conwy continues to be accurate. NRW contractors will remove gravel which has built up near the river level monitoring point in Llanrwst. Accurate river level readings are essential as they trigger NRW’s free flood warning service to local […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is inviting local people to come along to a public drop in session to find out more about proposals for a new scheme which could improve flood protection for more than 660 properties in Crindau, Newport. An assessment by NRW has shown that the existing flood defenses at Crindau Pill have […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, is taking the fight for a permanent sand dredging in Swansea Channel to the New South Wales Parliament. The Labor MP will move a notice of motion calling on the state government to guarantee the channel will be navigable, safe and open for recreational use this summer. Swansea MP Yasmin […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales’ £6.8 million scheme to protect over 400 properties in Fairbourne, Gwynedd from flooding reaches its final stage this week. A new area of saltmarsh is being created at Morfa Friog, in line with the planning condition for the flood scheme. This area will mitigate for the natural habitats that will be lost […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Communities across Wales are coming to terms with the very real threat of coastal flooding as the Welsh Government announced that as many as 48 areas have been identified where coastal defenses will not be maintained in the long term. With that stark reality in mind, scientists in Wales are contributing their expertise to obtain […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has officially launched its yearly flood mitigation activity aimed at declogging and cleaning up the waterways such as creeks and esteros in the metropolis in preparation for the coming rainy season. Hundreds of MMDA personnel from the agency’s Flood Control And Sewerage Management Service started the cleanup activities at […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    New research into the proportion of time semi-enclosed water bodies are connected to the ocean has found that the greater the connectivity, the greater the presence of the non-native crab species carcinus maenas. This finding lends itself to the management of approximately 90 coastal lakes and lagoons found along the New South Wales coast, and […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has been working to clear 225 meters of overgrown drainage channel that will protect homes in Peterstone from flooding. The Internal Drainage Districts (IDD) have been working on projects like this since joining NRW earlier this year and were due to carry out work on the Gwent Levels, a Site of Special Scientific […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Natural Resources Wales is inviting people living in Newport to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding in the area. The new scheme will improve flood protection for more than 660 properties in Crindau and Shaftesbury. NRW has appointed Galliford Try to construct the […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    People in Cardigan are invited to attend a drop in session to discuss issues around flooding in the town. It comes as Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is assessing the potential for a new flood scheme to protect the 113 properties at risk of tidal flooding. At the event, staff from NRW will be keen to talk […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than $300,000 has been awarded to five coastal councils across New South Wales to undertake planning in coastal and estuarine areas, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment reports.  Commenting the latest announcement, Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock, said that the funding is being provided to assist councils prepare plans to set […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Important dredging work at Hafan Pwllheli marina in North Wales has been scheduled for 2018. The plan to dredge the harbor entrance and the main channel to maintain its design depth has already been agreed, according to the Hafan Pwllheli official website. Work on clearing the entrance of silt using land-based machinery will start on […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cabinet secretary for environment and rural affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has announced over £2.5 million funding for Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales, to make improvements on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Mon & Brec). The funding will be used to secure the embankments, reduce water leakage and introduce improvements to the […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Specialists from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are taking a, new innovative approach to flood maintenance work on the River Rhymney which is benefiting both people and wildlife. Approximately 900 tonnes of shoal had built up in the river near the flood banks at Ystrad Mynach, causing the river to flow into a deep, narrow channel. […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New South Wales’ ambitious infrastructure program is running at unprecedented levels as the government works to rebuild the State.  Funding for this program is primarily secured from the State Budget, which has been refocused to sustainably support the Government’s infrastructure commitments and improve frontline services, while maintaining NSW’s triple-A credit rating. The State-funded infrastructure program […]

  • 22 July 2013

    ADPC has welcomed the Hon. Duncan Gay MLC, Australia’s New South Wales Minister for Roads and Ports and Leader of the House in the Legislative Council, at ADPC Headquarters next to Zayed Port. Mohamed Al Shamisi, ADPC’s acting CEO, took the Minister and Australian delegates on a tour, giving them a full scope of the […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The sand dredging operations on the Tweed River entrance – part of the New South Wales Government’s Tweed Sand Bypassing project – will get underway over the weekend, reports Echonetdaily. Tweed Sand Bypassing is a joint initiative of the New South Wales and Queensland State Governments. The project’s objectives are to establish and maintain a safe, navigable […]

  • 23 November 2011

    The State Government’s decision to invite tenders for the Clyde River bar dredging has been supported by the New South Wales boaters. Safety for boaters in the Batemans Bay area and improvement of economic boost for the town are expected to be enhanced by these undertakings. The Primary Industries Minister, Katrina Hodgkinson, and State Member […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Important maintenance work is taking place this week on the Afon Rhyd-Hir in Pwllheli as Natural Resources Wales (NRW) removes a large build-up of mud, silt and reeds which has formed a small island in the river. Engineers plan to remove around 3000 cubic meters of the mud and silt over a period of four […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New South Wales Government has announced a tender for dredging of the Swansea Channel in Lake Macquarie. According to the government, the dredging project will remove up to 100,000 cubic metres of sand from the channel. The project also includes pumping of material via pipes to Blacksmiths Beach and spreading of spoil along Blacksmiths […]

  • 20 June 2012

    There is no money for Myall River’s eastern channel dredging, reports myallcoastnota.com. Myall River Action Group has been campaigning for the river dredging since september 2008. “We as the Myall River Action Group and community as a whole are disappointed that no provision was made in this budget,” Myall River Action Group spokesman Gordon Grainger […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Neath Port Talbot Council and their contractor Knights Brown are making good progress on the vital scheme to repair and strengthen the iconic Aberavon Seafront Promenade. The work is part funded by the Welsh Government through its Coastal Risk Management Program – first announced by the Welsh Government in 2014. It aims to reduce flood […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Member for Kiama Gareth Ward is encouraging local Councils and stakeholders from across the region to apply for a share of $1.5 million worth of New South Wales Government funds on offer for coastal dredging projects. Mr Ward said that the funding under the Government’s ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program would support dredging projects that provide […]

  • 21 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging project at Batemans Bay, New South Wales, is ready to commence, ABC News reports. About $450,000 from the year’s budget was allocated for this project which is expected to start in late July. The Government stated that the project will focus on dredging of the entrance bar of Clyde River. The Long Beach Community […]

  • 11 March 2014

    The Hafan Pwllheli marina dredging program, located in North Wales, is moving ahead, according to pbo.co.uk. The dredger is on site and making good progress, said Wil Williams, Hafan Pwllheli marina manager, and added: “We expect the work to be finished in readiness for the new season.” Around 90,000 cubic metres of dredged material be […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over the next six months, Mugharrag Port in the Western Region is being re-developed. Tony Douglas, CEO, ADPC, has signed a formal agreement with the winning bidder’s Area Manager, Haris Giatsos, from Athena Emirates. The work will deliver improved gate and entrance security and will provide better facilities to ferries sailing between Delma island and […]