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  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A partnership of Royal HaskoningDHV, LDA Design and Atkins has been named as the successful bidder for the detailed engineering design tender for the Southsea Coastal Scheme. Royal HaskoningDHV, who have strong experience and expertise in the coastal defense sector will lead the team, supported by Atkins and LDA Design for landscaping and public realm, […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government will secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline through a $52.4 million commitment in the 2019-20 State Budget to address the devastating erosion along its shoreline. According to the Premier Steven Marshall, this significant package includes $48.4 million allocated to the metropolitan coast consisting of $20 million for additional sand, including approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council has just announced that works are underway to prepare for a scheme to give a stretch of the seafront at Whitley Bay a new lease of life. The council’s project to strengthen and safeguard sea defenses will see vital refurbishment works carried out at Central Lower Promenade. The scheme, which has saved […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students and lecturers from the School of Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire have visited Rossall to see the work being done on the to sea defenses. Wyre Council is replacing two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hollands Noorderkwartier district water board has awarded a contract to reinforce the Wadden Sea dike on the Dutch island of Texel to “Combinatie Tessel”, a consortium consisting of Boskalis and KWS, a VolkerWessels company. The contract carries a value of EUR 70 million, of which Boskalis’ share is EUR 50 million. Large parts of […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms, according to a research paper by energy, engineering and environmental law experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  The paper, “Legal Issues in Hurricane Damage Risk Abatement,” examines various alternatives for mitigating floods and […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Critical repair work, undertaken by J.E. McAmis Inc, just wrapped up at North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, WA. Since last fall, contractors have been out in the area between the popular Waikiki and Benson beaches, filling in a lagoon that undermined the stability of North Jetty’s base, trucking in enormous rocks and rebuilding […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredge (TSHD) FREEWAY returned to the Clacton-on-Sea in late May to recommence beach recharge,completing the last section of the haul road. The vessel, owned by Boskalis Westminster NV, will stay on the site for approx 6 days to establish a haul road along the beach, enabling construction vehicle access to be gained along the […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Reduce urban water risks by including wetlands as natural buffers in cities and their surrounding landscapes. This was the message by Chief executive officer Jane Madgwick of Wetlands International at the start of the United Nations’ Habitat III global summit in Quito, Ecuador on 17 October. Mrs Madgwick is part of the official Dutch delegation […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A workshop about shorelines, erosion and alternatives to hard armoring will take place from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at the Guy Cole Convention Center, 202 N. Blake Ave. in Sequim, WA. The workshop topics include: coastal and beach processes; how to manage beach and bluff erosion; alternatives to hard shoreline armoring; benefits of bulkhead […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council is due to begin construction of a rock wall to repair cliff erosion at Karaka Harborside. The work will begin in early December and is scheduled for completion in the New Year. Following the first stage of works in July 2015, the site has continued to be affected by coastal erosion and this […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dikes on Peat are stronger than has been assumed in the past. Until now, it has not been possible to calculate exactly how strong they are. However, advances have been made. On the basis of field trials, software analyses, laboratory and model experiments, research institute Deltares, working together with Rijkswaterstaat and the Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In early 2014 the Somerset Levels and Moors experienced widespread flooding, particularly within the Parrett and Tone river catchments. The Environment Agency estimated there were more than 65 million cubic meters of floodwater covering an area of 65 square kilometers. Residents of Northmoor (Moorland, Chadmead and Fordgate) had to leave their homes at the height […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017, reporting revenue of $163.3 million, net loss from continuing operations of $4.9 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $11.3 million. Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, said: “As communicated in our recent Business Update, we have completed an extensive analysis of the […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Teignbridge District Council yesterday approved Network Rail’s plans to deliver a new seawall at Dawlish that will provide increased protection from extreme weather and rising sea levels for generations to come. Commenting the latest news, Network Rail’s managing director for the Western Route, Mark Langman, said: “We know the local community in Dawlish feel strongly about […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, released an Interim Report for the NY & NJ Harbor and Tributaries Study (HATS) on February 20, 2019.  State and city partners that contributed input on the Interim Report include the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction on the seawall project at Winnipeg Beach Provincial Park is progressing according to schedule, the Manitoba Sustainable Development said. The seawall was heavily damaged by a storm last spring, but repairs and improvements are nearing completion and the public will now be allowed to access the main beach. Other work continues and there are some […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the Environment Agency’s chief executive, visited the Lincolnshire coast last week to see the work being done to reduce flood risk along the east coast and across the county. East coast inundation is one of the top risks facing the county, and Sir James took the opportunity to learn more about the […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk is hosting the Dutch Dialogues Virginia: Life at Sea Level, the workshop that gathered experts on urban water management, from engineers to planners, to discuss, discover and design ideas and solutions for the future. Dutch Dialogues workshops are the latest component of the long history and friendship between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the United […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dubbo City Council, in association with Central West Local Land Services, is organizing a meeting on the importance, benefits, tools and resources available to assist organisations to adopt best practice sediment and erosion controls. Dubbo City Council’s Manager of Environmental Control Debbie Archer said that the one and a half hour presentation will feature information […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Wattle Range Council is concerned about rising sea levels, erosion and the increased cost of coastal protection and care, according to ABC South East SA. Wattle Range mayor Peter Gandolfi said that they want the Local Government Association to take up the issue on behalf of rural coastal councils. “We’ve seen substantial erosion in […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repair work to the Bearskin Neck Stone Jetty in Rockport, Massachusetts, is now complete, announced the USACE’s New England District. The work on the $3.3 million project consisted of repairing the 540-foot-long jetty that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy. The Bearskin Neck Jetty is located at the northern end of Bearskin Neck in Rockport, approximately 35 […]

  • 21 February 2011

      An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange of […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. (ORN), today reported net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2015, of $7.4 million ($0.27 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net income of $3.0 million ($0.11 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. “As previously discussed, significant cost increases on five projects […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program.  The funds will support the development of the Shoreline Management Plan, which is addressing the difficult problems of shoreline […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ship Building, the shipbuilder and naval support services provider in the Gulf region and a strategic affiliate of Mubadala, has announced that it is stepping up its focus on maintenance, repairs and overhauling services, which has been one of the fastest-growing business divisions of the company. Abu Dhabi Ship Building is currently showcasing […]