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  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Delft Infrastructures & Mobility Initiative (DIMI) is organizing a series of meetings on Deltas & Ports of the future. On 10 April the in-depth colloquium will be on the next generation storm surge barriers. Central theme will be the design and planning of barriers. US coastal city Houston Galveston, on the coast of the Gulf […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Ecosystem services assessment of the Prins Hendrik Zanddijk’. This study examines which and, if possible, how much more ecosystem services are provided by the most recent nature inspired coastal protection project Prins Hendrik Zanddijk, […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a German chemical company, has just released a video about Elastocoast®, an innovative and sustainable system to protect coastal dykes, shores and river beds. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their contact surfaces permanently by means of the 2-component plastic polyurethane (PU). Elastocoast’s open-pore structure reduces the destructive […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    La. Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday joined with members of the House and Senate to acknowledge the state’s coastal program accomplishments since Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and outlined additional measures to deliver master plan projects more quickly. Following the devastation of 2005, the legislature created the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Board to be […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Delta Coalition is hosting ‘Boil for the Bayou’ on August 1 at Bayou Barriere Golf Club in Belle Chasse from 2-6 pm.  This event will be a Restoration Expo, which will allow the coastal parish communities to learn about coastal restoration projects from representatives of state agencies, engineering firms and NGOs. Exhibitors […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents in Clacton and Holland are being urged to attend an exhibition on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along their coastline, Tendring District Council informs. The event will take place today at the Kings Cliff Hotel in Holland and officers will be on hand to answer questions as well as explain what is […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV was recently awarded a Certificate of Excellence at the Institute of Civil Engineers’ Yorkshire and Humber awards for its role in designing and building the £9 million A174 Sandsend Road coastal protection scheme. The scheme was completed in partnership with Balfour Beatty on behalf of North Yorkshire County Council. To extend the life of […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Steering Group (SG) for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (SEBMP) demonstrated unanimous support for the aims of the SEBMP last week by voting in favor of a final version of the proposed Beach Management Plan. A report on the SEBMP will now be presented at a meeting of East Devon […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Located between Camber Sands and Jury’s Gap, the £30 million Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme is part of the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy. Once complete, it will reduce flood risk for 14,500 homes, numerous businesses, a nuclear power station, significant areas of designated habitat and 2 Ministry of Defense firing ranges. It will increase […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the New York State Depoartment of Environmental Conservation, will host a public information session to share information regarding the ongoing East Rockaway to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study. This meeting will take place tomorrow from 6pm to 8pm, at 50 Aviator Road (Ryan Visitor Center, […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kees Nederhoff, coastal engineer at Deltares has won the best paper student award for his work “Modelling the Effects of Hard Structures on Dune Erosion and Overwash”. The award was handed over to Kees during the Coastal Sediments 2015 conference, held in San Diego, CA, USA. Kees investigated the morphodynamics (erosion and sedimentation) near buildings using […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure affected by Hurricane Sandy in the United States’ North Atlantic region. The North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study is designed to help local communities better […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crucial works to repair and rebuild a sea wall at Shortland’s Bluff will help prevent coastal erosion caused by storm surges and protect navigational aids at Queenscliff. The $150,000 works managed by the Victorian Government were completed prior to Easter and will help defend the seawall and coastal assets before the onset of powerful winter […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat has awarded the Afsluitdijk project to the Levvel consortium, the joint venture consisting of Van Oord (with Aberdeen/APG), BAM (with PGGM) and Rebel. Levvel will be responsible for design, build, finance and 25 years maintenance of the strengthened Afsluitdijk. Construction works are expected to start in the autumn of 2018, and completed in 2023. […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    VBA a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins recently hosted a school visit at the Environment Agency (EA) Ipswich tidal barrier site, for The Oaks Community Primary School. The purpose of the visit to the EA £58 million scheme was to teach the children about flood defense measures as a stimulus for […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Delft University of Technology will start a new open source internet course on Building with Nature in February 2016. Building with Nature is a new design concept in hydraulic engineering that incorporates natural elements in its design, such as wind, currents, flora and fauna. The massive open online course (MOOC) on Building with Nature […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Deputy Executive Director Jason Lanclos joined local officials from the Bayou Lafourche Freshwater District and Lafourche Parish recently to dedicate the Bayou Lafourche Saltwater Control Structure in Lockport. This structure can prevent saltwater from moving up the bayou and create a freshwater reservoir to the north. CPRA used […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has announced that Wildwood and North Wildwood will receive a total of nearly $22 million in grants for projects that will make them more resilient to flooding and storms as part of the state’s overall goal of providing robust protections to coastal areas. The Administration initiated the grant program as a result […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Clemente recently wrapped up the North Beach Opportunistic Sand Replenishment project, bringing in more than 12,000 cubic yards of new sand into the area. In order to cover the exposed cobblestones and other impediments to the local coastal area, the sand from the lower Santa Ana River dredging project was brought in, the San Clemente […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been named among the nominees for this year’s UK Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award. Regarded as the pinnacle of The British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards, The Prime Minister’s Award recognize excellence in construction, design, and delivery of buildings and civil engineering projects. The Littlehaven project is […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected the Stantec Team to provide engineering, geotechnical, surveying, and other technical services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project. This project is part of the Mississippi River Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program, which also includes the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. These two projects will be the first controlled […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially broke ground yesterday on a long-awaited $32.5 million seawall project in northern Atlantic City that will provide critical protection from Absecon Inlet during storm events. DEP Commissioner Bob Martin was joined by USACE Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo and […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The last remaining section of the Carlyon Bay sea defenses erected without planning permission in 2004 is being ripped up. Diggers have been taking up the iron shuttering which was protecting the Information Hut at the western end of Crinnis beach. The developers, CEG, had been ordered by Cornwall Council to remove the structure by the end […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced last week that the Texas General Land Office is awarding up to $1.8 million in grant funding for the projects within the Texas coastal zone. “Three workshops will be held to provide information on the coastal grant program and allow potential applicants to discuss specific project ideas with staff,” […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is about to begin work on an innovative scheme aimed to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure and agricultural land adjacent to the West Somerset coast. The village of Stolford and surrounding area – located on the Bristol Channel, just east of Hinckley […]