Search results for: coastal protection

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  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bayside City Council, Victoria, is currently undertaking works in Sandringham to reduce erosion and protect the coastal environment. These works are taking place along the coastal path and Trey Bit Reserve during April and May. Key improvements include: Extending existing fencing along the coastal path to protect flora and fauna; New drainage at Trey Bit […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bournemouth Council’s Cabinet approved yesterday a beach management project worth £43.7 million that will provide coastal protection for Bournemouth for the next 100 years. The Bournemouth Beach Management Study sets out a 17-year plan of beach replenishment and groyne renewal. Bournemouth’s beaches will be subject to regular replenishment with approximately 210,000m3 of replenishment materials […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Tonga will begin trialling coastal protection methods to arrest beach erosion and buy more time for communities living near the coast to adapt to climate change. The project in eastern Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, will focus on six low-lying communities identified as vulnerable to the progressive effects of coastal erosion and sea level […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A consortium of Royal HaskoningDHV and TechForce Innovation will develop solutions to ensure significant increased coastal protection at three southern islands of the Maldives: Fuvahmulah, Maradhoo and Feydhoo. These islands experience severe erosion and flooding problems. The consortium will focus on locations where the urgency is largest and where relatively limited measures can have a […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council will hold a public consultation meeting for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan options on Wednesday, 15 June, at Kennaway House in Sidmouth.  As part of East Devon District Council’s work to reduce the risk of coastal erosion and flooding in Sidmouth, which is being undertaken through the Sidmouth and […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has signed a contract with Sas e Sanok JV Private Limited for the construction of coastal protection structures for the islands of Kandoodhoo and Veymandoo in Thaa Atoll. The contract was signed today by Thorig Ibrahim, the Minister of Environment and Energy, on behalf of the Government, and Saudhulla […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, marked the completion of HA. Hoarafushi Shore Protection Project today. According to the latest Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s announcement, main components of this capital development project included dredging of 16.360m³ of material, construction of 880 meters of revetment and a significant amount of sea outfall protection works. […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) will soon begin design of a new rock seawall to protect the foreshore, coastal road and community assets at Portsea front beach. The new seawall will provide long term protection for Portsea foreshore and additional works will improve access to the beach east of the seawall […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen recently delivered their DOP dredge pump as a complete turnkey package to Israel, for a unique coastal protection project.  The DOP doing the job is a DOP200 fitted out with a jet water assisted leveler head. It will mine sand at a max depth of -7m. “The discharge distance to the geotubes varies between 200m […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    University of New Orleans engineering professor Malay Ghose Hajra is among recipients of a 2015 applied research grant from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and The Water Institute of the Gulf. Ghose Hajra, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, will receive $108,000 to research coastal soil. During the one-year project, Ghose Hajra will […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 13th Annual Patrick Lecture Series, presented by the LSU Coastal Studies Institute and the LSU Graduate School, will be held on April 13-14, 2015. The guest speaker will be Edward B. Barbier, the John S. Bugas Professor of Economics at the University of Wyoming. Dr. Barbier is one of the top 20 cited environmental economists […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A joint meeting of the Habitat and Water Quality Advisory Committee and the Coastal Habitat Protection Plan Steering Committee will be held at 1 p.m., on August 12, at the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources Washington Regional Office, 943 Washington Square Mall, Washington. The committees will review sections of the Coastal Habitat Protection […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio, today introduced the Marine and Coastal Bill 2017 – a new legislation to provide a better future for Victoria’s coastal and marine environments. The bill has been developed in close consultation with communities and organisations working to look after marine and coastal areas, as well as the […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), Technical Committee on Hydraulics, will host a committee meeting and Think Tank event to discuss three emerging technical topics. This discussion will bring together some of the top contributors in the geohydraulics community to strategize about the path forward on each subject, including considerations of technical consensus vs continuing technical […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    JBA Consulting has started to design a 400 meter rock revetment and flood wall structure for the Rhyl coastal flood management scheme. In the following days, a physical model of the design will be built by the Queensland Government Hydraulics Laboratory, supervised by Dan Rodger and Gildas Colleter at JB Pacific, said the company. The design […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Colac Otway Shire, a local government area in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, is calling on the State Government to commit $4.3 million to urgently address coastal erosion which is severely impacting the coastline in and around Apollo Bay. Colac Otway Mayor, Cr Jason Schram, said that the Council had been advocating […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme are now complete, according to the Fylde Council. VBA – a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – worked together with Fylde Council on this £22m coastal protection scheme along the Fylde coast. Under the project, the contractor replaced the […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a major grant to Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) under the Southeast New England Program (SNEP) of $3.9 million.  With this grant, Restore America’s Estuaries will manage a competitive sub-award grant program to support projects that protect and restore coastal ecosystems and their watersheds, including associated water quality […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, yesterday inaugurated the coastal protection project in Raa atoll Fainu island. The project was contracted to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) by the Ministry in May 2016, the Ministry of Environment and Energy of the Republic of Maldives said in its release. Under this coastal […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announces the awarding of four construction contracts totaling $28.6 million for projects that will restore marshland, revive an ecosystem with fresh water and vegetative plantings, strengthen an existing levee system, and use rocks to stabilize a portion of coastal shoreline. The projects extend across Cameron, Lafourche and […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Western Australian Regional Development Minister Terry Redman yesterday announced the beginning of the $23.1 million Beresford Foreshore coastal protection and enhancement project. According to Mr Redman, the project – supported by $17.28 million from the Liberal National Government’s Royalties for Regions program – will address an ongoing and expensive erosion problem and protect economic infrastructure. “Works will soon begin to address […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase 1 of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project is underway with contractors already on the site. As a part of the Phase 1 of the Hill Head project, re-nourishment of historically low beach levels at the beach will take place, protecting the promenade from further exposure to wave damage. Extensive maintenance on the 13 Fareham […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $5 million in funding is available for councils, researchers, business and community groups over the next four years for practical on-ground coastal projects which will deliver environmental and economic benefits, the Government of South Australia reports.  According to their official statement, the State Government, with the Coast Protection Board, is providing funding and calling […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring’s beach management activities at Hayling Island which consist of recycling beach material from Gunner Point and the Coast Guard Revetment to the Eastoke frontage are now complete, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reports.  Contractor Les Searle Group moved over 33,000m³ of material for Havant Borough Council, making impressive progress in just three weeks. […]