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  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has started the pipeline laying operations for the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme, The Hindu reports.  The coastal protection project, undertaken by Dredging Corporation of India and set to last one month, will include placement of a significant amount of new sand onto the eroded beaches in Visakhapatnam. On the recommendation of Deltares, a Netherlands-based independent […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is looking to work with Napier City and Hastings District Councils to develop a strategy to provide a long term vision for the region’s coastline in light of the predicted impacts of climate change. The move comes in response to a report presented to today’s Environment and Services Committee meeting reviewing […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Distinguished Research Associate at the School of Geography and the Environment, is managing a new research and knowledge transfer project to better protect society from coastal hazards. The EcosHaz project will develop a framework to assess the costs and benefits of prevention and response to coastal hazards such as flooding, shoreline erosion, […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has released an update of all work completed through November at Tipner Lake North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme. Working over the winter period has allowed the project to remain on schedule, reported ESCP. “Through the month of November we have completed 24 stepped revetment sections and 13 walls,” the Partnership […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition sent a letter today to Governor John Bel Edwards, signed by 28 Louisiana business associations, chambers of commerce and other organizations, urging him to protect funding for coastal restoration and to move forward with the implementation of the state’s Coastal Master Plan. “Our ongoing land loss crisis creates […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     MIKE by DHI Software has just released this interesting video named ‘Model complex sediment transport processes and shoreline morphology’. The erosion and deposition of sand creates challenges for those tasked with beach development and conservation, maintaining harbor depths and controlling sediment spread from dredging operations. “By incorporating the add-on shoreline module, MIKE 21 Shoreline […]

  • 7 February 2014

    42 new flood schemes have been given the green light by Floods Minister Dan Rogerson yesterday. A further 13 schemes previously given funding will also begin construction, bringing the total number of schemes starting work to 55 for this year. In all the new schemes starting construction this year will provide protection to over 42,000 […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Senator Debbie Mayfield has filed Senate Bill (SB) 446, titled Coastal Management, to help keep Florida’s pristine beaches preserved by addressing erosion control and sand management. The bill revises the criteria used by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to prioritize coastal restoration projects based on need and importance. According to an official announcement, […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, visited this morning G. Dh. Madaveli to inaugurate the island’s new harbor and to celebrate the completion of the island’s coastal protection project. Under this scheme, a 17.926 kilometer area affected by beach erosion was filled with new sand and a 454.5-meter seawall was built around the area. The […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the award of a construction contract and a public information meeting on October 22 for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project. The Jacksonville District awarded the $15.9 million contract last week to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC, of Lake Worth, Florida, for this coastal protection […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM) and Quantum Spatial, Inc have developed a new tool that will reduce dredging impacts to essential fish habitat. The team developed a cutting-edge decision-support tool, ShoalMATE, to guide wise use and dredging of offshore sand shoals. To enhance coastal resilience, scientists and […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Following the completion of coastal protection works to mitigate erosion, the Beresford Foreshore has reopened to the public, City of Greater Geraldton said in their latest announcement.  Shane Van Styn, City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, said he was pleased the first stage of the Beresford Foreshore Coastal Protection and Enhancement Project was finished and […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new coastal defenses at Milton Common and Anchorage Park have been completed on time and under budget. Planning has now started on the Tipner Lake scheme, where work will begin in 2017. The 10-year project to give Portsmouth much needed flood defenses is managed by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership in their capacity as […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government agencies, research institutions, and conservation groups are another step closer to creating a streamlined process for Alabama and Mississippi residents and contractors looking to protect against shoreline erosion without the use of harmful bulkheads and sea walls. The Dauphin Island Sea Lab, University of South Alabama, Weeks Bay Reserve, Alabama Department of Conservation and […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, along with partners the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, is currently working on a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The program consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through dredging; construction of […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    After successfully securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council is carrying out the next beach recycling campaign along the Eastoke frontage. The aim of this campaign is to reinstate the beach to the 1:200 year design standard of protection, reducing the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to properties and infrastructure. According to […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana is working on a $150 million worth coastal protection projects that will deal with persistent tidal flooding and sea erosion problems of the country’s Western Region Districts. The projects, being implemented by various contractors in Ahanta West, STMA and the Shama Districts, are funded by the government of Ghana. Few days ago, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah, […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware is progressing according to schedule. Located along the marshes of the western Delaware Bay, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge protects more than 10,000 acres of valuable coastal habitat. During severe storms, most notably Hurricane Sandy in 2012, the dunes along the […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Legislation (S.6927/A.8686) sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblyman Brian Barnwell to create a New York City Seawall Study Commission has been approved by the State Senate and Assembly. The intent of the bill, which will now go to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for final action, is to determine the feasibility of […]

  • 3 June 2013

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced more than $3 million in federal Sandy aid for beach renourishment in North Wildwood. The grant, which totals $3,152,734.53, is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance grant program and will go towards repairing the beach and dunes following damage caused […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coast protection work has begun which will protect and enhance the Children’s Corner area of the south beach at Lowestoft. The work, which started yesterday, will include protection measures against high erosion pressure, restored beach access and installation of a promenade guard-rail. This is the second part of a two-phase scheme funded by a £2.9m […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Paul Fraim and other city of Norfolk leaders joined Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commander, along Ocean View Beach to sign a historic project partnership agreement here March 30, 2015. The agreement lays the foundation for construction of a coastal storm damage reduction project to protect the Willoughby […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to manage approximately 31 miles of Olympia marine and freshwater shorelines is open for public comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. The city’s proposed shoreline program will guide development along Olympia’s marine and freshwater shorelines: Percival Creek, Black Lake Drainage Ditch, Capitol Lake, Chambers Lake, Ward Lake, Grass Lake and Ken Lake. […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski yesterday continued her Maryland Jobs Tour on the Eastern Shore, joining Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan to inspect repairs to Ocean City’s Fishing Pier and beach sand dunes. Investments in Ocean City’s coastal infrastructure are critical to Maryland’s tourism economy. “In Ocean City, I’ve seen first-hand the impact that public […]