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  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, working as part of Team Van Oord, has signed the contract for the Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management (Sandscaping) Scheme. The project is awarded by North Norfolk District Council and execution will start in April this year. The significant project milestones include the decommissioning of existing outfalls and building of a new outfall […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia has announced more than $1.6 million in funding for projects that help manage WA’s world-renowned coastline. Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants fund projects that identify and adapt to coastal hazards: Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) supports sustainable use of coastal areas through strategic planning; Coastwest funds projects that […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday received updates on multiple hurricane protection systems and projects that will protect people, property and habitat across the state coastal zone. “We made great advances in the decade following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now we are seeing an acceleration of bigger projects moving from the pages […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is inviting the communities of Jersey City, Hoboken and Weehawken to upcoming Design Zone Workshops on the $230 Million Rebuild by Design – Hudson River Project.  This workshop, set for February 19 at 22 Hackensack Ave. in Weehawken, NJ, will cover the alignment in the North end of […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The public comment period for the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study (Coastal Texas Study) ended last week, informs Colonel Lars Zetterstrom, Galveston District Commander of the Army Corps. Following the National Environmental Policy Act procedures, public comments will now undergo review. All comments will be reviewed and considered for the draft proposal. “I would […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, CPRA Board Chairman Chip Kline, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) secretary Shawn Wilson and OCD Director Pat Forbes joined elected officials and levee direct leaders from Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes yesterday to flyover the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection System. The tour also included the Larose to Golden Meadow […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plans to reduce the risk of tidal flooding to more than 500 Gosport, Hampshire, homes have taken major steps forward, the Gosport Borough Council said in its latest announcement.  The council is planning to improve sea defenses at three sites – Forton, Seafield and Alverstoke. The projects are being run on behalf of the council by […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design is now complete, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports.  The project placed roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna […]

  • 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, […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New Orleans District Commander Col. Michael Clancy and Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana Board Chairman Chip Kline signed a partnering agreement on January 25 to design hurricane and storm damage risk reduction features in Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion parishes. Commenting the latest news, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, said: “Southwest Louisiana […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced his plans to designate more than $350 million in coastal dollars, including $55 million from FY18 surplus dollars to Louisiana’s coastal trust fund.  Within those surplus dollars, $15 million will be allocated to effectively restore the funds previously swept by the previous Administration. Edwards also committed $30 million […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the completion of a £2.2 million award winning coastal defense scheme in the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay. The Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Trust and local residents joined representatives from Scarborough Borough Council, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV, JBA Consulting and ESH Construction to celebrate the end of […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Just over a year since major work was done to improve and stabilize sand dunes at New Brighton, the benefits continue to be realized, the New South Wales’ Byron Shire Council said in its today’s release.  In October 2017, Byron Shire Council undertook a beach scraping program to help protect the dune system against short […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 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 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC) recently awarded $3.8 million for 12 projects in the Conservancy’s Climate Ready grant program, which supports projects to increase the resilience of coastal resources and communities to the impacts of climate change. These grants were part of a total of nearly $18.5 million in 19 grants […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) along with its partners has been awarded grant funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to continue work to make Rhode Island’s shoreline and coastal habitats more resilient in the face of rising seas and increased storm events. With the awarded funds, the CRMC and project […]

  • 11 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has recently begun work on an important coastal defense project in Kent, which when complete will provide improved protection from the sea for many years to come. The Herne Bay Coast Protection Works is being carried out by Mackley on behalf of Canterbury City Council – following a successful bid for Environment Agency funding. […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project – aimed to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes – is now underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District informs.  Approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park. […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the next fortnight, the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme will reach two major milestones, Portsmouth City Council said in its latest announcement.  The first of these is the re-opening of the coastal path at the Tipner Lake site between the Mountbatten Centre and Horsea Lane allotments at the beginning of November, with landscaping continuing for the […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VBA – a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – is starting the next phase of works at Fairhaven Lake. According to VBA, the second phase of works at Fairhaven Lake will involve upgrading Stanner Bank car park, replacing the retaining wall and refurbishing the existing outfall drainage from Fairhaven Lake to the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council has approved the appointment of a contractor to design a scheme to repair and improve Robin Hood’s Bay’s main coastal defense asset. Previous studies have shown that the concrete seawall in the popular Yorkshire coast village is in poor condition and has an estimated serviceable life of approximately ten years, said the […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Phase Two of an important flood protection project at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is now officially underway, Parks Canada Agency said in their latest announcement.  This federal infrastructure investment project was highlighted yesterday by Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is launching work on a comprehensive plan to make coastal areas more resilient to the impacts of severe storms and sea-level rise, announced yesterday Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe during a summit at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. The Coastal Resilience Plan will become a blueprint for protection of […]