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  • 28 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) and the Maldives’ Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure (MNPHI) signed a contract today for the V. Fulidhoo coastal protection program. MTCC CEO, Adam Azim, signed the deal on behalf of the company and Director General, Ms. Fathimath Shaana Farooq, put her signature for MNPHI. Scope of the […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has just released this amazing video named ‘Restoring Beaches through Sustainable Coastal Protection and Management’. The coastal town of Ullal in the state of Karnataka is an important trading center in the southwestern region of India. However, the safety and livelihood of its communities are threatened by shoreline erosion. Introduction of […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Members of the Thames-Coromandel District Council’s Coastal Panels recently toured the district, looking at areas of current and future risk of coastal inundation, erosion and sea level rise. The site visits followed on from the initial orientation workshop last month, where coastal panelists came together as they start working as advisors on the Shoreline Management […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans to provide new flood defenses for the Southsea Seafront continue to progress. This week saw demolition works finally getting underway on the beach, starting with the removal of three dilapidated groynes from the eastern side. “This was easier than expected as they were found to be fairly shallow at only 3m long. We then […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dorset Council has published their Weymouth Harbor & Esplanade Flood and Coastal Risk Management Strategy. The paper details how they will ensure that the town is protected from potential coastal flooding and erosion by developing the harbor walls and esplanade sea defenses. The strategy sets out the Council’s preferred approach – bringing together the findings […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Government of Western Australia has allocated almost $7 million to four high priority coastal erosion hotspots and an additional 42 coastal management projects across Western Australia. Transport and Planning Minister Rita Saffioti said today that $5 million would be allocated to four high priority coastal erosion projects across WA including: $3.25 million to the […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    A multi-million pound program of coastal protection works looks set to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion to more than 1,000 Island homes and businesses, the Isle of Wight Council reports. The Isle of Wight Council and the Environment Agency have agreed to work together over the next six years on several flood […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Colac Otway Shire, a local government area in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, is calling on the State Government to commit $4.3 million to urgently address coastal erosion which is severely impacting the coastline in and around Apollo Bay. Colac Otway Mayor, Cr Jason Schram, said that the Council had been advocating […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme are now complete, according to the Fylde Council. VBA – a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – worked together with Fylde Council on this £22m coastal protection scheme along the Fylde coast. Under the project, the contractor replaced the […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works on a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer are nearing completion, Mackley informs.  The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited. The project got underway in September […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bayside City Council, Victoria, is currently undertaking works in Sandringham to reduce erosion and protect the coastal environment. These works are taking place along the coastal path and Trey Bit Reserve during April and May. Key improvements include: Extending existing fencing along the coastal path to protect flora and fauna; New drainage at Trey Bit […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring’s beach management activities at Hayling Island which consist of recycling beach material from Gunner Point and the Coast Guard Revetment to the Eastoke frontage are now complete, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reports.  Contractor Les Searle Group moved over 33,000m³ of material for Havant Borough Council, making impressive progress in just three weeks. […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Partnership East and contractors, the Water Management Alliance, are currently carrying out repair and maintenance work at Lowestoft, Suffolk. Repair and maintenance operations are spread across the sea wall from South Pier/Fisherman’s Wharf heading south. The project will be undertaken across many types of coastal protection asset in this location, focusing on repairs to […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the DYNAREV experiment in the summer of 2017, a second Bath-led laboratory experiment on a low cost style of dynamic revetment was carried out in collaboration with researchers from institutions in both Europe and Brazil, supported by GCRF funding. Traditionally, coastal protection uses solutions such as sea walls or beach nourishment. […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract to reinforce the coast at the Romanian seaside resort of Eforie. Existing coastal defenses will be redeveloped to make way for more nature-friendly alternatives. Van Oord has been contracted by Administratia Bazinala de Apa Dobrogea-Litoral (ABA-DL) to design and build new groynes and beaches. The pier and some […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louth County Council, Ireland, has announced its intention to carry out coastal protection works at two locations within the Dundalk Bay area. The first proposed works location is along the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, at an area called Seabank, approximately 2km east of Castlebellingham village. The second location is in the townland of Salterstown, approximately […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a package of bipartisan bills to protect vulnerable coastal and Great Lakes communities impacted by climate change. The package includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer that would provide dedicated resources to Native American tribes living in coastal areas to support their efforts to mitigate […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme remains on program, with a contract completion date of December 2020 following the successful award of the additional works at Granny’s Bay, Fylde Council reports.  “Mindful of its commitments for an early opening at Church Scar and Fairhaven for public footfall by the 31st March 2020, the […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $5 million in funding is available for councils, researchers, business and community groups over the next four years for practical on-ground coastal projects which will deliver environmental and economic benefits, the Government of South Australia reports.  According to their official statement, the State Government, with the Coast Protection Board, is providing funding and calling […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources yesterday passed the Conservation of America’s Shoreline Terrain and Aquatic Life (COASTAL) Act which would increase Louisiana’s share of qualified Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas revenues under the Gulf of Mexico Energy and Security Act (GOMESA) of 2006.  The COASTAL Act, authored by Senators Cassidy […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Torridge District Council has proposed to carry out coast protection work at the beach fronting Northam Burrows Country Park in Northam, Bideford, UK.  The work will consist of beach recycling from the distal end of the spit near Grey Sand Hill to areas of the west facing beach where erosion has occurred. The purpose of […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is set to begin work on an interim project to protect Cumberland County’s East Point Lighthouse – an icon of the Delaware Bay region and the state’s second oldest lighthouse – from storm surge and flooding.  The $460,150 project will be implemented by Cape […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won two contracts aimed at strengthening and protecting a stretch of seafront coastline from erosion in Romania and the United Kingdom. The contracts carry a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million. The Dutch giant has acquired a contract in Romania from the Romanian Water Administration to preserve the coastline of Mamaia, Constanta. […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cassowary Coast Regional Council has awarded MGN Civil Pty Ltd the third Stage of the Flying Fish Point Rock Revetment Project in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. “MGN Civil recently completed Stages 1 and 2 and is looking forward to returning to complete the project,” the Hemmant, QLD, based marine construction company said in […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work has recently started at Granny’s Bay, as part of the £22 million coastal protection project along the Fylde coast, VolkerStevin reports.  VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has been awarded an extension to the contract to redevelop Granny’s Bay. On completion, this work will […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australia’s City of Fremantle is moving ahead with construction of temporary coastal protection at Port Beach to protect buildings and facilities from further erosion. The first major storms of the winter season caused significant erosion at the beach earlier this month, undermining sections of footpath and the southern car park and threatening the […]