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  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the DYNAREV experiment in the summer of 2017, a second Bath-led laboratory experiment on a low cost style of dynamic revetment was carried out in collaboration with researchers from institutions in both Europe and Brazil, supported by GCRF funding. Traditionally, coastal protection uses solutions such as sea walls or beach nourishment. […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council yesterday published the latest update on their Dun Laoghaire Baths – Rock Armor Project, saying that, as part of the construction of the new jetty, rock armor is required to be placed against it to provide protection from the sea.  The rock armor is arriving to the site by […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley recently completed phase one of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project carried out on behalf of Fareham Borough Council. According to the company, the scheme, which was divided into three sections and delivered over five weeks, has re-nourished the beach on the Hampshire coast to historic levels, thereby protecting the sea defenses. The first section of […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening of the £63 million Rossall Coastal Protection Scheme is set to take place on June 1st, reports the Environment Agency. The Wyre Council, together with the main contractor Balfour Beatty, has been replacing two kilometers of sea defenses, from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point, in the coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Yarmouth Borough Council has started work on an important coast protection scheme for Scratby, which aims to give the community more time to adapt to coastal change. The project is to lay a 877-meter long revetment of about 1,300 gabions – stone-filled and crushed concrete-filled cages – from the existing rock berm at Little […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the first time, large-scale tests have shown that salt marshes act as a buffer zones and attenuate waves, even in extreme conditions such as storm surges. In combination with vegetation, they reduce waves by approximately 20% over a distance of 40 meters. This means that dikes behind salt marshes can be a lot lower and […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that work on a project to build beaches and dunes on Atlantic County’s Absecon Island will begin next week with work in Atlantic City, followed soon thereafter by construction in Ventnor, Margate and Longport. “We are very excited to move forward with […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is due to begin to repair the extensive winter storm damage suffered by Cremyll Quay in 2014, when a large section of the north east corner of the quay collapsed as well as collapses further down its length, according to the Cornwall Council. Repairs is set to start today on the four areas along […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ageing sea defenses at Porthcawl’s town beach are set for a £3 million refurbishment following news that Welsh Government has approved a funding bid from Bridgend County Borough Council. The work will establish a new terraced design with a sand-coloured surface, and will ensure that 260 seafront properties and businesses worth millions of pounds, including […]

  • 14 January 2013

    ‘Integrating Climate Change Risks into Resilient Island Planning in the Maldives’ project implemented by Ministry of Environment and Energy in collaboration with UNDP Maldives is conducting a one day workshop on formulation of climate resilient coastal protection guidelines. The workshop is held at Asaree Hall of SHE Building. The purpose of this workshop is to […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A seal pup brought work on a new £36 million coastal protection scheme to a grinding halt at Holland beach. The yearling was spotted on a sand bank where contractors were due to start their next shift building up a fish tail groyne. The shift was held back while the pup was collected from its […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has addressed erosion along 559 kilometers of coastal areas in Thailand, NNT- National News Bureau of Thailand reports.  The Director-General of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Jatuporn Buruspat, said that erosion preventive measures have been taken in 18% of the country’s coastal areas. Mr. Jatuporn also added that […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first pile for a new seawall was sunk yesterday in Jakarta, Indonesia, marking the start of work on a major coastal protection project on the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, which is aimed at countering the effects of soil subsidence and rising sea levels. The project was made possible in part by […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £6.8 million coastal protection scheme, aimed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding in Lincolnshire, has officially begun.  Over the next 6 weeks, beaches at Trusthorpe, Mablethorpe, Ingoldmells, Trunch Lane, Wolla Bank, Chapel Six Marshes and Huttoft will be replenished with 350,000 cubic meters of sand dredged from designated areas 20km offshore. Mark Robinson, senior […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    University of Rhode Island ocean engineers have been studying for decades how rising sea levels and destructive storms are threatening the state’s coastline, and now, thanks to a federal grant, they can continue to explore ways to protect shorelines. Rhode Island, through URI and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, is among five New […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new poll has just shown that 62 percent of Louisiana voters favor Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan – the state’s blueprint for prioritizing large-scale coastal restoration and protection projects – while only 6 percent oppose it. The poll, conducted in December 2016 by Applied Technology Research Corporation and commissioned by Restore the Mississippi River Delta, comes […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and non-Federal Sponsor, Monroe County, will hold two informational meetings on the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The purpose of the meeting is to provide the public an opportunity to learn more about the project alternatives and provide comments on the alternatives and the feasibility study. […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, is hosting two public meetings to gather input on the feasibility study for hurricane protection and storm damage reduction for the South Central Coast of Louisiana. The study area includes Iberia, St. Martin, and St. Mary parishes and will look at the feasibility of providing hurricane […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is continuing along Bournemouth’s coastline to complete the installation of a further twelve new groynes as part of the Council’s ongoing beach management scheme. From this week, six of the planned twelve groynes are being replaced along the stretch of beach from west of St. Catherine’s Path in Southbourne to the end of the […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearly a fifth of Scotland’s coastline is at risk of erosion, threatening some of the country’s most prized land and infrastructure within the next 30 years, the Scottish Government said in its latest release.  The potentially devastating effects of climate change and coastal erosion came to light after experts from the Scottish Government, Scottish Natural […]