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  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kerry County Council plans to carry out repair works to the existing coastal defenses at Rossbeigh during the following weeks, Radio Kerry reports. During 2018, the local authority repaired the sea wall at The Kerries, Tralee which was damaged in Storm Eleanor. Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management studies were also carried out from Ballyheigue […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tendring District Council (TDC) has been working closely with consultants Mott MacDonald to come up with the various options – and is currently finishing the design – for a major £5 million scheme that will stabilize cliffs along the Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coastline. The construction phase of the project is due to start next year […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is a member of the Dutch-Colombian consortium that is advising the Colombian Ministry of Environment (MADS) on the development of a master plan to protect the coast. The Colombian government is looking for a sustainable and integrated long-term vision for the coast that also takes climate change into account adequately. To counteract coastal erosion, […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Water announced yesterday that Councils across South Australia can now apply for coast protection grants from a $350,000 funding pool. Coast Protection Board Presiding Member Allan Holmes said that the grants could fund up to 80 per cent of projects to help address coastal erosion and flooding hazards. “These grants […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Essential beach management works that will protect the district’s coastline started last week in south-east England, informs the Folkestone and Hythe District Council (FHDC). The work – which involves the recycling and regrading of shingle beaches between Fisherman’s Beach in Hythe to Folkestone Harbor – always takes place around this time of year. Following the […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study (Coastal Texas Study) will host a series of public open houses this month to provide the public with updated information about study progress made since previously held public meetings in fall 2018. The purpose of the Coastal Texas Study is to identify coastal storm risk management and […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, members of the Louisiana congressional delegation introduced H.R. 3814, which amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to increase the share of offshore oil and gas revenues that flow to Gulf states impacted by the industry, and ensure that the additional revenue would be spent on coastal restoration and protection. Restore the […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy last week held a ceremony to mark the completion of a coastal protection project in Meemu atoll Naalaafushi. According to the ministry’s announcement, the ceremony was inaugurated by His Excellency President Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom. This project, undertaken by the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC), […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Bill Dally, an associate professor in the School of Engineering at the University of North Florida, was awarded a grant for more than $500,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop an amphibious remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for coastal research and education. With this funding, Dally, a coastal engineer, will develop an amphibious ROV, […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carla Quinn, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, National Hurricane Program (NHP) lead, has provided updates on the program to attendees at the Interagency Coordinating Committee on Hurricanes Annual Meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III offices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on February 28, 2018. NHP is administered by FEMA in partnership with the NOAA […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Newcastle City Council has started setting up a works site to build a rock seawall at Stockton. The 140-meter barrier will be buried beneath sand to protect Stockton from powerful storms like the one that devastated dunes and walkways in June. The retaining wall-like structure is expected to take around four months to complete, depending […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, a multinational infrastructure group with capabilities in construction services, support services and infrastructure, has just released a video about a coastal protection scheme in Whitby, Yorkshire. In the video, Graham Dewe of Balfour Beatty explains the use of the ‘Mule’ (Mobile Unit Lifting Equipment) to construct concrete coastal defenses in Whitby. About the scheme A section […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     The most serious threat resulting from climate change in the North Sea Region coastal areas is the increasing flood and coastal erosion risk. The Interreg VB North Sea Region ‘Building with Nature’ project demonstrates solutions to this threat in which natural elements like wind, waves and tides are used. The coastlines in the north […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi last week discussed how an upcoming Senate vote could bring “millions of dollars” in federal aid to the city’s coastline, the City of West Haven, CT, said in its latest release.  In the next three weeks, Blumenthal said, the Senate is poised to vote […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the coastal defenses at Beesands are set to begin today, according to the South Hams District Council. The Council have been working closely with Landmarc, who will be carrying out the work, to get the best results from the scheme within a challenging budget. South Hams Executive Portfolio Holder for Customer First, Cllr Hilary […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME), an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance dredging, land reclamation, port infrastructure development and etc, has just released a video about the Waterdunen coastal protection project. Waterdunen is one of the eight weak links of the Dutch coast. Under this development program, […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted to approve a package of bipartisan bills to protect vulnerable coastal and Great Lakes communities impacted by climate change. The package includes bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Derek Kilmer that would provide dedicated resources to Native American tribes living in coastal areas to support their efforts to mitigate […]

  • 17 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced yesterday the receipt of an award for a $23.4 million contract with an additional $11.2 million in options to construct a beach berm and dune at Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet, New York. Fire Island is a barrier island that helps protect back-bay communities along Great South Bay […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has announced the release of the 2019 Texas Coastal Resiliency Master Plan, which addresses natural and man-made coastal environments. This Resiliency Plan also recommends 123 projects compiled by the Texas General Land Office coastal team with input from a Technical Advisory Committee to mitigate issues that negatively impact coastal […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-state project, including a research team from the Biology Department at Sacred Heart University (SHU), was selected for funding to monitor, evaluate and provide recommendations for the design and placement of living shorelines or nature-based infrastructure as part of a $1 million 2017 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Coastal Resilience Grant. The grant will be […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam yesterday announced the Commonwealth of Virginia sought and received authorization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the Commonwealth’s partnership with the agency through the Virginia Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program in perpetuity. Through a “transmittal letter,” Governor Northam replaces the need for Executive Orders that each new governor […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Torridge District Council has proposed to carry out coast protection work at the beach fronting Northam Burrows Country Park in Northam, Bideford, UK.  The work will consist of beach recycling from the distal end of the spit near Grey Sand Hill to areas of the west facing beach where erosion has occurred. The purpose of […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to reduce the flood risk to over 400 properties in Teignmouth from flooding will get underway this month, Teignbridge District Council just announced. Teignbridge is working to ensure that people, homes and businesses are protected from flooding by carrying out essential repairs and renewal to the sea defense structure at The Point. This coastal protection […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Tuvalu has launched a new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said in its latest release.  UNDP-supported, Green Climate Fund (GCF) financed project will benefit one in three people in one of the world’s most vulnerable Small Island Developing States, the announcement stated. […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s new £36 million coastal protection scheme is proving effective under the strain of recent severe weather conditions, according to the Tendring District Council. The coastline has been battered by strong south-easterly winds for around a week and the 23 new fish tail groynes from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven have reduced the action of the […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Department of Public Works has started the 2018 sand backpassing program, the Borough of Avalon, New Jersey, said in their latest release.  The Avalon Department of Public Works is conducting the project under the direction of Mott MacDonald, Avalon’s municipal engineering firm. According to the official announcement, sand is being backpassed from an authorized […]