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  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than EUR4 million of EU funds will help to safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales and Ireland from the risks of climate change, the Welsh Government informs. The funding will also provide a stimulus for marine-based economic growth in the two countries. Funded by the European Union’s Ireland-Wales program, the CHERISH project […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District recently completed the initial construction of the beach berm under the Elberon to Loch Arbour reach and the overall 21 mile Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet, NJ. Construction of the outfall pipe extensions will continue until June 2017, reported the Corps. “This project provides much needed beach […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Wells MP James Heappey last week completed a series of tours with the Environment Agency to see the work being done to reduce the risk of flooding within the Wells Constituency. On previous visits, Mr Heappey had visited the coastal flood defenses at Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow and Brean as well as key sites on the River […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, joined last week the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District on multiple site visits in Alaska. Alaska Coastal Erosion projects were originally authorized in Section 117 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2005. This project was first identified in the Energy and Water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEP’s Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) has partnered with Florida Sea Grant to fund the completion of seven Coastal Partnership Initiative (CPI) grant-funded, community-based coastal projects around the state. Florida Sea Grant has committed $150,000 this year to fund these projects, which will immediately benefit their communities and are matched dollar-for-dollar by the communities. “The […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District recently wrapped up demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The works are part of the Absecon Inlet Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Structures project designed to provide critical protection during storm events. Overall, the project will […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted yesterday to approve the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL) pursuant to the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The FPL includes funding for seven projects in Louisiana totaling approximately $52 million. “We are very pleased […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    EPA joined state and local dignitaries yesterday to announce $5 million in federal funding to continue efforts of the Southeast New England Program for Coastal Watershed Restoration. The program brings together innovation and partnerships to apply an ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science has awarded more than $1.1 million for research to give coastal communities new ways to incorporate natural infrastructure, such as restored wetlands, into their coastal resilience planning for sea level rise and coastal flooding. Coastal communities and their ecosystems are threatened by rising seas and coastal flooding that […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District will host two public meetings to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. These meetings will be conducted in coordination with the Texas General Land Office and as part of the Sabine Pass to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Report (Draft Report) for South Shore of Staten Island Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. They also announced the opening of the window for […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After winning the Environment Agency Project Excellence Award in April and entering the finals for the 2015 CIEEM awards, the Steart Coastal Management Project is now in the race for another one, the 2015 British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards. The Steart scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been shortlisted in the BCI Awards Civil […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Ocean County officials and local officials in launching a major coastal construction project on Long Beach Island today. A news conference will be held at the beach on East 5th Street in Ship Bottom […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Conseil général de Charente-Maritime has invited bidders to submit their offers for a coastal protection project in the La Rochelle area. The contract will involve the rockfill embankment protection and construction of reinforced concrete cope wall, which will provide increased sea defenses against raised sea levels in the areas of Godechaud and Platerre. Works under this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    State and local leaders met on February 4, 2015, to tour several coastal projects in Plaquemines Parish. The group gathered to discuss coastal restoration’s importance in Plaquemines Parish. They visited some of the New Orleans to Venice (NOV) projects currently under construction in Plaquemines. There was also discussion to attempt to propose the east and […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials two days ago broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has partnered with the Seattle Parks and Recreation to design and implement a coastal storm damage reduction project under Section 103 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1962, as amended. The public comment period for this project runs through December 31.  Emma Schmitz Overlook is located […]