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  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has released a draft feasibility report for addressing coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable property, populations, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the City of Norfolk, VA. The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, proposes $1.8 billion in improvements that include a combination of structural, nonstructural, […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Flume at Dutch-based research institute Deltares was the location last week for the first storm test on 47-year old asphalt taken from an original Dutch sea levee. Trials started on 10 July and are being conducted in the enormous flume – which is 300m long, 9.5m deep and 5m wide – to find […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One certainty under climate change is that global ocean levels are rising and a new report, led by Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, provides the clearest picture yet of what to expect in Washington state. The report includes projections for more than 150 different sites along the Washington coastline, […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott announced yesterday that he will propose more than $1.7 billion to protect Florida’s environment as part of his 2018-2019 recommended budget. This $1.7 billion funding for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) is a more than $220 million increase over the current year. Governor Scott said: “People from across the […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released an interactive Story Map tool to communicate the national significance of Louisiana’s Working Coast. According to CPRA, this visually focused Story Map tells the compelling story using narratives, photos and maps, and conveys diverse and poignant details that surround Louisiana’s vanishing coast and the necessity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Initial ground investigation work for the Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project started last week, according to the Suffolk Coastal District Council. The work is being undertaken by Balfour Beatty on behalf of Waveney District Council, Suffolk County Council, the Environment Agency, Anglian Water and other organizations who are working closely together to reduce flooding in the […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will deliver $200K in federal funding to the Nassau Back Bays resiliency study. According to Schumer, these federal funds will zero-in on specific coastal protections to best shield south shore communities from another Sandy. This study will examine the coastal flooding that occurred […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Greater Geraldton has decided to put future coastal projects and coastal adaptation plans in the city’s 2015/16 budget. Ian Carpenter, Mayor of the City, said that Greater Geraldton’s ever changing coastline is an ongoing battle that the City will be tackling on a number of fronts in the next 12 months. “The biggest coastal […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new coastal defenses at Milton Common and Anchorage Park have been completed on time and under budget. Planning has now started on the Tipner Lake scheme, where work will begin in 2017. The 10-year project to give Portsmouth much needed flood defenses is managed by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership in their capacity as […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn this week introduced legislation to speed up the process by which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers studies and begins construction of a federally-funded coastal protection project along the Texas Gulf Coast. The Corps’ Obligation to Assist in Safeguarding Texas (COAST) Act expedites the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ process for […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    COWI – in cooperation with NIRAS, DHI, and Hasløv & Kjærsgaard – is working on a feasibility study that will analyze the best solutions for the protection of the Denmark’s North Coast. The study is focusing on beach nourishment along half of the coastline combined with individual coastal structures covering the rest of the coast. When finished, the study will […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Following the completion of coastal protection works to mitigate erosion, the Beresford Foreshore has reopened to the public, City of Greater Geraldton said in their latest announcement.  Shane Van Styn, City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, said he was pleased the first stage of the Beresford Foreshore Coastal Protection and Enhancement Project was finished and […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Funding for the protection of the Western Australian coastline will triple with an additional $4million available in State Government grants. Announcing the latest round of Coastal Protection Program grants, Transport Minister Troy Buswell said total funding for the scheme had increased from $2million (in 2012-13) to $6million for the 2013-14 rounds. “$5million will be available […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A short list of coastal and flood defense options to deliver the aims of the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) project is to be developed, following a meeting of the BMP Steering Group with East Devon District Council’s BMP project team on 15 January 2016. The BMP’s aims are to maintain the standard […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May. “The consent to build a rock wall extension at Buffalo Beach has come through and we are now tendering for the work,” announced Thames Coromandel District Council. Meanwhile the consent for the geotextile […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Equipment, Technology

    Eighteen European partners are joining forces to develop a toolkit for making coasts less vulnerable to flooding and the impact of floods. The new toolkit provides policymakers with concrete instruments and methods for enhancing protection of their coast from the dangers of sea flooding, coastal erosion and sudden floods caused by rainfall. Deltares in coordinator […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The State Government has tripled funding available for local coastal protection grants in the next two financial years following a major overhaul of the increasingly sought after funding. Calling for submissions for the newly named Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) Grants, Transport Minister Troy Buswell said local coastal managers could apply for $5million in the […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released a very interesting video about their Sharjah coastal protection project in the United Arab Emirates. This shoreline development scheme, undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger Coastway, involved a significant amount of dredging works and demolition of existing rock armor groynes and revetments for reuse in the new structures. […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is making good progress with a scheme designed to maintain the structural integrity of the harbor arm in the historic town of Hastings on the Sussex coast, the company said in their latest release.  Under the scheme, which is being carried out on behalf of Hastings Borough Council, 6-9 tonne rock armor with crest […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major updates on Louisiana’s coastal program and relevant issues were presented yesterday to the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board at its monthly meeting, held in Morgan City. Pat Landry, CPRA Regional Operations Manager for Southwest Louisiana, outlined more than $800 million in projects on the drawing board or now in progress, including these […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme remains on program, with a contract completion date of December 2020 following the successful award of the additional works at Granny’s Bay, Fylde Council reports.  “Mindful of its commitments for an early opening at Church Scar and Fairhaven for public footfall by the 31st March 2020, the […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]