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  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting on adaptive strategies in the preservation of threatened coastal wetlands is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6–8 p.m. at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute. This public stakeholder meeting is planned to explore this issue, as well as the collaborative efforts of both state and community-based options that may be able […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett announced the second round of funding for two grant programs to address risks of coastal storms and sea level rise, reduce erosion and protect coastal areas from storm damage and flooding through the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). The grants, available to coastal cities and […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is offering a variety of federal programs that will assist the public with the preparation of comprehensive plans for the development, use and conservation of water and related land resources along the Texas coast. These programs are either available on a 50 percent federal/50 percent non-federal cost-shared […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The VBA joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins has begun work on the 5km coastal defense project between Clacton Pier and Holland Haven in Essex. The £36m project involves demolishing a number of existing timber and concrete groynes along the frontage. 22 Fishtail groynes and a terminal groyne will be built in their […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has begun on the £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Designed by Mott MacDonald, the project will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. Mott MacDonald is now delivering project management, site supervision and construction […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    University College London (UCL) and HR Wallingford, the specialist hydraulic research and consultancy, are collaborating to construct the largest tsunami simulator in Europe, to better understand the impact of these devastating natural phenomena on buildings and coastal defences. The facility, which is being funded by a €1.9 million European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant “URBAN […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed and released the findings of the Hurricane Sandy Coastal Projects Performance Evaluation Study that was conducted in accordance with the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2, or often referred to as the Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill). USACE was directed by Chapter 4 of […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a leading UK marine consultancy, has been commissioned by AMEC Environment & Infrastructure UK Limited to undertake coastal process impact assessments of two coastal projects on the Gibraltar coast. The assessments will form part of the Environmental Statements being prepared by AMEC for HM Government Gibraltar in relation to a reclamation scheme at Western […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.3 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, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Transportation and Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization (PMO) said that currently as many as 150 projects on port and coastal areas are underway in the country in partnership with the private sector. These project mainly concern port infrastructures and superstructure such as providing operational equipment for the […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is to officially launch Europe’s most ambitious man-made coastal nature project that will guarantee a place for tens of thousands of migratory birds, and combat the threats from climate change and coastal flooding. Wallasea Island in the Thames Estuary will be transformed from levee-protected farmland into a thriving wetland, twice the size […]

  • 10 May 2012

    USACE officials are studying plans to dredge Georgia’s portion of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, according to gpb.org. But as with another big dredging project, supporters don’t expect the big issue to be environmental. The Corps spent 14 years studying the environmental impacts of the Savannah harbor deepening and recommended moving forward. But it’s still Congress […]

  • 6 April 2012

    $60 million worth of projects will be performed in and around the Cape Fear waterways during this year. For the beach towns in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender Counties beach renourishment and dredging are crucial to both the local and regional economy. Holden Beach Mayor Alan Holden said: “Now our inlet is in such bad […]

  • 15 November 2011

    Near the mouth of the great American river, Earl Armstrong walks on land that did not exist last spring…   By John Snell (fox8live) [mappress] Source: fox8live, November 15, 2011; Image: usace

  • 21 July 2011

    More dredging could soon be under way to help increase the fresh water flow in Bayou Lafourche thanks to an infusion of coastal cash from… More info: dailycomet [mappress] Source: dailycomet, July 21, 2011;

  • 8 July 2011

    Ernest Britto, Minister for Tourism and the Environment, yesterday praised staff at the Technical Services Department for helping … (chronicle) [mappress] Source: chronicle, July 8, 2011;

  • 23 May 2011

    A £6m project to move sand on to Lincolnshire’s beaches to help prevent flooding and coastal erosion is set to start… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, May 23, 2011;

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, announced this week that the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has approved $234.6 million in funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for restoration projects that will create and restore wetlands in Plaquemines and Terrebonne Parishes. In all, the funding will be used for the engineering, design, and […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that the Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (LA TIG) has approved $234.6 million in funds resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement for restoration projects that will create and restore wetlands in Plaquemines and Terrebonne Parishes. In all, the funding will be used for the engineering, design, and construction […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two NOAA-sponsored habitat restoration projects in Louisiana have been approved for $30 million in funding in 2020 by the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program. According to NOAA, these projects will restore habitat along Louisiana’s coast, increase protection for people and property, and benefit some of America’s richest fisheries: Construction of the West Fourchon […]

  • 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

    Seeking to support coastal resilience, the Texas General Land Office (GLO) committed $6.6 million through the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) to support two Ducks Unlimited shoreline protection projects in coastal Texas. The GLO granted $4.5 million in support of a living shoreline project at Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge and $2.1 million for […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and NOAA, joined by partners Shell and TransRe, have announced $30 million in new grants to support coastal resilience projects in 23 states and U.S. territories. The grants will restore or expand natural features such as coastal marshes and wetlands, dune and beach systems, coastal rivers, and barrier […]