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  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, in cooperation with the non-Federal sponsor, Texas General Land Office, is extending the public comment period for 30 days for the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. According to the Corps, the comment period for the Joint Notice of Availability […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new, long-term approach to coastal management in England is urgently needed given the expected impacts of climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said in their latest announcement. “Climate change will almost certainly cause sea levels around the UK to increase by 1 meter or more at some point in the future, and […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced over $10.2 million in grants and loans to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering phase or construction phase support for nine dam repair projects, […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    During a news conference Monday, Oct. 15, at the Savin Rock gazebo, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and Mayor Nancy R. Rossi discussed key victories for West Haven’s beaches in the recently approved America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, including millions in federal aid for the city’s coastline. The Senate approved the sprawling bill — legislation […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maldivian Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure last week signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for the construction of the Guraidhoo revetment project. The ceremony, held on December 17th 2015 at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure office, was attended by the Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, MP […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic District’s Business Technical Division recently led a team that reviewed the design and construction involved with Philadelphia District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ current coastal resilience work on Absecon Island, New Jersey. Team members also included their colleagues from New York and New England Districts, according to the official […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dynamic Coast research project continues in 2018, building on the earlier National Coastal Change Assessment. The next phase will map and categorize the resilience of Scotland’s natural coastal defenses (identifying where low dunes may breach), it will estimate how future climate change may exacerbate erosion on a soft (erodible) coast. It will also incorporate […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards opened the second of two leadership roundtables yesterday in Baton Rouge, hosted by the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) and the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), with a focus on financing the State’s master plan for coastal restoration and protection. Introduced by former Governor Kathleen Blanco as the new and highly […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Beginning on August 10, 2016 the beach area of Elmer’s Island will be closed for 12 days to the public as construction activities progress near the public parking area where the access road meets the beach, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Construction activities on the west side of Elmer’s Island access road […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares experts have developed a new Augmented Reality (AR) design tool called ‘The Sandbox’ for coastal interventions anywhere in the world. The Sandbox was already on display at the Sand Motor congress in September but the new version can be seen soon at the Flood Risk Conference in Lyon. The Sandbox is literally a box […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Marine science and coastal studies experts from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the various ways they are tackling the impact of climate change on the coastlines and oceans. Their presentations will be part of the International Coastal Symposium (ICS), a biennial global event, hosted this year in Coogee. The symposium […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Programs (DCP) announced yesterday that the Town of Slaughter Beach has been selected for DCP’s first annual Resilient Community Partnership. This partnership leverages up to $75,000 in federal funding provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to help Delaware communities improve their planning and preparation capabilities for responding to coastal […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff members from Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their ‘Coastal Connections’ meeting in Belle Chasse today to discuss the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. “Come connect with staff members from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to learn about what we are doing to tackle this coastal crisis by dredging sediment and […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Basuki Hadimuljono, the Minister of Public Works and Public Housing, has agreed to build 500 meter long breakwater along the beach of Namosasin, in the city of Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, according to the Antara News. “During his visit here on Sunday the Public Works and Housing Minister promised to provide the budget for the […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., headquartered in Cranford, NJ, has won an $112.8 million contract for the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP), comprehensive barrier island restoration plan and Ship Island Project – Phase Two. Bids for this project were solicited via the Internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Ship Island, […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has awarded $5.7 million to be used for Great Lakes restoration through the Sustain Our Great Lakes program, including $950,000 to The Winous Point Marsh Conservancy to restore 175 acres of coastal wetland in Sandusky Bay. The Conservancy has also put forward $1,500,000 in matching funds to pay […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Researchers who analyzed a history of tsunamis along the Pacific coast of Japan’s Tohoku region have learned that seawalls higher than 5 meters reduce damage and death, while coastal forests also play an important role in protecting the public. The analysis was performed by researchers at Tohoku University, Maryland Institute College of Art, the University […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The two waterfront towns of Bocachica and Caño del Oro, in the department of Bolívar, are about to receive much needed coastal protection works, reports RUBAU GROUP. According to the release, Colombian Government recently awarded the €10 million coastal protection contract to Tierra Bomba Consortium, of which Colombiana de Proyectos de Infraestructuras S.A.S. (a RUBAU GROUP company) is a member. […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources yesterday passed the Conservation of America’s Shoreline Terrain and Aquatic Life (COASTAL) Act which would increase Louisiana’s share of qualified Outer Continental Shelf oil and gas revenues under the Gulf of Mexico Energy and Security Act (GOMESA) of 2006.  The COASTAL Act, authored by Senators Cassidy […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Congressman Gregory Meeks announced the first phase of federal approval for a comprehensive flood protection system in Breezy Point, Queens. As part of the federal government’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), the undertaking – proposed by the City and part of its comprehensive resiliency plan – […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    To ensure greater accountability, the City of Seattle announced the scope, schedule and deliverables for the external expert review process of the Elliott Bay Seawall Project this week. Seeking a thorough analysis of the project, the City will utilize a panel of peer agency experts, such as public works directors and chief engineers, with broad […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction of two low-crest Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groynes on the Drummond Cove Foreshore to mitigate coastal erosion at Whitehill Road will begin next week, reports the City of Greater Geraldton. The two 40m long groynes, which will extend across the beach and into the ocean, have been designed to retain sand at Whitehill Road and […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister, Iain Rankin, launched public consultations on future coastal protection legislation earlier this week, June 26. Commenting the latest announcement, Mr Rankin said: “Nova Scotia is leading the way in fighting climate change. We’ve increased our sources of renewable energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and we’re developing a cap and trade program […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan announced last week that The Nature Conservancy and the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services will receive nearly $1.4 million in federal grants through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grants Program. This money will be used to protect and strengthen New Hampshire and the region’s […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has scheduled two virtual public scoping meetings regarding the St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana Feasibility Study. The meetings will be streamed at the following dates on the district’s Facebook page on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 6 p.m. According to […]