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  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency’s 100-year strategy for flood protection in Swale and Medway Estuary area is available online now for public scrutiny and comment. The online public consultation opened, 6 November 2017, allowing people to view the Environment Agency’s plans on how best to best protect people, properties, wildlife habitats and agricultural land from flooding and coastal erosion in the […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound scheme to build coastal defenses in Withernsea has moved a step closer after East Riding of Yorkshire Council successfully secured £3 million of European funding for the project. The south Withernsea coastal defense scheme will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to go towards the £5.5 million cost of […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the results of conducting an analytical study to monitor the changes on Dubai coastlines during varying periods between 2009 and 2015. The study covered the natural geographical and human changes the Dubai coastline witnessed, from Al Mamzar Beach Park to the Dubai Waterfront Project and the […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Important design studies needed as part of the Warrnambool Harbor Master Plan have been given the green light, according to the latest release from the Premier of Victoria’s office. The 2018/19 Victorian State Budget provided $330,000 for the Warrnambool Harbor Sand Movement Study, with the Labor Government and Council working together closely since the release […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A third phase of a major coastal protection scheme from Holland to Clacton is being lined-up with a funding boost of £3 million. The cash is coming from Anglian Water (AW) and will go towards the seafront project. The scheme, announced today by Nick Turner, Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Cabinet Member for Coastal Protection, is hoped […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Old Bar Manning Point Coastal Working group has taken the next step in progressing plans for a Coastal Management Program, with a funding application submitted to the NSW Government last week. The application seeks funding to engage specialists in the fields of community engagement and coastal science, who will join representatives from MidCoast Council, […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of two low-crest groynes at the Whitehill Road designed to retain sand at the foreshore and reduce reliance on temporary sand nourishment has been completed, reports the City of Greater Geraldton. Commenting the latest news, the City Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that installation of the two 40m long Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groynes are consistent […]

  • 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. […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    In mid October 2019, construction of a low-crest Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groyne and revetment on the Sunset Beach Foreshore at Triton Place to mitigate coastal erosion will begin, the City of Greater Geraldton reports. The 40m low-crest GSC groyne and 50m long GSC revetment being constructed at Triton Place will help retain an initial […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State will provide approximately $1 million in NY Works funding to restore a sand dune at Tiana Beach in Suffolk County to prevent a breach of the protective barrier island, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said. The dune replacement, which will be completed in time for the summer tourism season, is necessary to sustain […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $1 million in federal grant funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will go to local governments, non-profit organizations and university researchers to implement creative coastal projects, the Office of the Great Lakes’ Coastal Zone Management Program (CZM) said. The CZM team will collaborate with partners to improve governmental coordination and administration of […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    BAM Nuttall has just announced that their Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project achieved success at the RICS East of England Awards 2017 held at Bury St Edmunds yesterday. The project won the ‘Infrastructure’ category and also received recognition for ‘Regeneration’, receiving a ‘Highly Commended’ award. Wallasea Island was among 36 regional schemes nominated for the […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Poundfield Products of Ipswich in Suffolk has recently been awarded its largest ever contract with a £2 million order for decorative, reinforced concrete panels from County Durham based Hall Construction Services. Obtained by Poundfield’s bespoke products division, the order covers the manufacture of nearly 4000 individual pieces which are now being used to construct over […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Northumberland County Council is due to adopt a local flood risk management strategy for the county. The council will work to further develop flood resistance and resilience measures to protect residents and home owners against the effects of severe weather incidents in the future. The strategy will complement the council’s current flood risk management approach, […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer has teamed up with Capita AECOM to help the Environment Agency undertake a new managed realignment project in Southmoor, Langstone Harbor.   This project will involve building a new seawall at the back of the site and placing a breach in the old seawall to allow the sea to flow gently into the site […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marinet has published a paper titled Marine Aggregate Extraction — The Need to Dredge: Fact or Fiction? This publication is linked to Marinet’s ongoing work to secure the end to offshore dredging for marine sand and gravel (aggregate for the building industry), and to replace these virgin raw materials with recycled ones. David Levy, Marinet chair, […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s ongoing commitment to protecting and managing the city’s iconic beaches has been given a further boost today, as the Council endorsed its Ocean Beaches Strategy. The new strategy, developed through widespread community consultation, sets out a clear framework for maintaining, protecting and enhancing the ocean beaches now and into the […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of a sand transfer system – the first of its kind on the NSW coast – is progressing well and on schedule at Jimmys Beach near Hawks Nest, informs the MidCoast Council. From this winter, this system will help to maintain a sand buffer to prepare the beach for erosion during severe weather events. The arrangement […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw CH2M pick up prestigious awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards ceremony for two of its regional environmental and flood management programs. CH2M’s European water team picked up the Major Project of the Year Award for the Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV program as well as the […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee (NRFCC) has launched its business plan for 2016/17, which will include more than £24 million for work at Blyth, Killingworth, Hartlepool Headland Walls and Greatham South. It also announced in its 2015/16 annual report that it’s overseen 125 projects costing £27 million over the past year. The upcoming […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Coastal development pressures are seen as the major threat to Mediterranean coastal zones, according to a survey conducted by the EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project among 43 environmental organizations in 11 countries. Of the NGOs participating in the survey, 93 percent cited development pressures as the main risk to their own country’s coast. This was followed […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Sandwich is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with placing dredged and fill material at Town Neck Beach to restore the eroding beach in Sandwich, Mass. The proposed project involves work and the placement of […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The final section of the sea defence project at Fairhaven Lake is now complete and open to the public, reports the Fylde Council. The project that will protect over 2,400 properties from coastal erosion stretches from Fairhaven Lake to Church Scar promenade on Seafield Road. According to the Council, the contractor – VBA (a joint […]