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  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito and Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton joined members of the legislature and community representatives yesterday to announce over $10 million to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. These awards include five dam repair projects, one dam removal, three coastal protection reconstruction projects […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Greater Geraldton has decided to put future coastal projects and coastal adaptation plans in the city’s 2015/16 budget. Ian Carpenter, Mayor of the City, said that Greater Geraldton’s ever changing coastline is an ongoing battle that the City will be tackling on a number of fronts in the next 12 months. “The biggest coastal […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) attended the Isle of Wight Council’s public consultation event on the draft ‘West Wight Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy’ on 24th May at the New Holmwood Hotel in Cowes. The IW Council and the Environment Agency have developed a Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy, which has now […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Christchurch Borough Council, working in partnership with The Dorset Coastal Community Team (DCCT), has just been awarded £424,000 to deliver coastal projects in Christchurch. The BID, which was submitted to the Coastal Community Fund in 2016, aimed to connect people to the coast, connect coastal communities to each other and connect the Dorset coast to […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. EPA has joined state and local dignitaries formally launching the Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program. The new program will serve as a framework to promote a broad ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England (coastal areas from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, Mass., including all waters of […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across Western Australia will share in $551,000 for strategic coastal planning and to undertake projects that improve the condition and amenity of the State’s coastline. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, today announced that 23 projects will receive funding under the latest round of the Liberal National Government’s 2016-17 Coastwest and Coastal Management Plan Assistance program. […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, RSPB and Natural England are working together to adapt approximately 150 hectares of the Moors at Arne into a diverse wetland habitat. With the sea level rising, important habitat for wildlife along the coast will be lost over the next 30 years. This “coastal squeeze”, where rising waters press against essential fixed […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday with federal agencies in a Dedication Ceremony spotlighting $214 million in coastal projects in Louisiana. CPRA is the state sponsor for all Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) projects. CWPPRA project federal partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Business development

    A technical review of the performance of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe has recommended changes to current wrack dispersion and sand bypassing programs plus further investigation of options to address ongoing sea wrack accumulation and erosion issues, the WA Department of Transport reports. A total of 10 recommendations have been outlined in a report, of […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Clare County Council has announced that storm remediation works will begin at a number of coastal locations in the County this week. The phase two of the reconstruction of the Seawall at Kilkee is currently underway. Phase one was substantially completed for the summer of 2015 and phase two will be completed before the start […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Maldives is undertaking the Guraidhoo reclamation and coastal protection project with the main purpose to provide and create sustainable development opportunities across the country. Guraidhoo is one of the islands in a group of islands that the government has designated to be reclaimed as part of the land reclamation project implemented by Ministry […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Carl Levin have announced $471,161 for the Michigan Sea Grant program to secure projects that help build and foster resilient coastal Great Lakes communities. This funding is a portion of a $15.9 million grant announced though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Sea Grant program. “The Great Lakes are critical […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In preparation for the forecasted significantly strong storm season, the California Coastal Commission approved an Emergency Permit for the County of Santa Barbara to construct a winter sand berm along approximately 2,400 feet of Goleta Beach. The berm will run from Goleta Beach Pier to the west end of the beach. Construction will start this […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine has deployed one of its Ultra Shallow Draft Multipurpose Support Vessels – Coastal Chariot – to assist the start of a pipe pulling project. The company’s Project Manager for the contract, Sinclair McWilliam, highlights the vessel’s key features that are enabling the efficient execution of the operations. “Coastal Chariot has the power; 4000hp and […]

  • 8 July 2011

    Ernest Britto, Minister for Tourism and the Environment, yesterday praised staff at the Technical Services Department for helping … (chronicle) [mappress] Source: chronicle, July 8, 2011;

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Billionaire businessman Donald Trump plans to build a wall along the Irish Atlantic coast to protect his golf course, Irish Examiner reports. Trump’s Irish firm that operates his luxury Doonbeg Golf Resort is to shortly seek permission for a €10 million plan to place 200,000 tonnes of boulders to prevent further erosion of the course along […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mersea Harbor Protection Trust has finally received the consents for the Mersea Recharge Project from the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). “It has taken three years of on site surveys, investigations, meetings with coastal authorities and specialist report writing to finally have all the consents in place,” the Trust said. “This has cost some £85k, […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Parking Institute (IPI) has awarded the underground parking garage Kustwerk Katwijk, the Netherlands, with a top award in the category for Architectural Achievement in the 2017 Awards of Excellence competition in New Orleans. The handout ceremony took place in New Orleans on 24 May. Every year since 1982, the IPI Awards of Excellence competition […]

  • 23 May 2011

    A £6m project to move sand on to Lincolnshire’s beaches to help prevent flooding and coastal erosion is set to start… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, May 23, 2011;

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett announced the second round of funding for two grant programs to address risks of coastal storms and sea level rise, reduce erosion and protect coastal areas from storm damage and flooding through the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). The grants, available to coastal cities and […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s largest coastal management scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been named a winner in a prestigious industry award presentation ceremony on 3 July, and is in the frame for another award later this year. The Steart Coastal Management Project picked up the top award in […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work will start later this month on the next phase of a major project to strengthen the Headland’s sea defenses against the effects of coastal erosion and flooding. The work, which will cost £9.6m and be funded by the Environment Agency, Hartlepool Council and other organisations, will involve putting new concrete block facing on the […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is inviting the public to attend a community information session on three different coastal projects at Black Rock, Hampton and Sandringham, the State Government of Victoria said. The community information session, on Saturday 3 June, will give people the opportunity to hear more about the three […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., a geotechnical, environmental and ecological science and engineering company, announced yesterday that Bourne Consulting Engineers (BCE), a coastal and waterfront engineering firm, has joined their team. The deal closed on May 27, 2016. BCE will continue to service clients and conduct business out of their Franklin, Massachusetts office. BCE, founded in 1991 […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The restoration work on the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island, also known as Whiskey Island, is expected to begin within the next couple weeks, Houma Today reports. This rebuilding is part of $627 million in Gulf Coast restoration money BP paid for the 2010 oil spill. From that, Louisiana received $318 million for outer coastal […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2016 Conservation and Restoration Partnership fund until October 21, 2015. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1 million to provide matching funds for projects aimed at coastal conservation and restoration. The state will use this funding to take advantage of grants, […]