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  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second and final phase of vital flood defense works in West Bay will begin on 23 February and will last between five and six weeks, announced West Dorset District Council. This work will coincide with the annual dredge of the outer harbor which will begin in mid March and last five days. The work will involve […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final phase of the £8m ‘Cromer Coast Protection’ scheme has officially started and will last until March 2016. The scheme has been designed not only to maintain the existing level of defense, but also to withstand many years of predicted sea level rise. This final stage will include work at the west end, the parapet walls […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s Bridlington Revised Bathing Water Directive project, undertaken by MGJV/ABCO Marine, has been shortlisted for the British Construction Industry Awards 2015.  The Bridlington Revised Bathing Water Directive scheme was designed to ensure that any Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) assets, which could influence bathing water quality, do not adversely affect achieving the desired standard. The […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The past four months have been extremely busy for the project team working on the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan, as the latest Steering Group newsletter reveals. East Devon District Council’s Assistant Project Manager Tony Burch, has just issued this update, which highlights the positive results that have been achieved in a number of […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fife Coast and Countryside Trust has introduced a plan to overhaul the Pathhead Sands by creating new dunes to combat the effects of coastal erosion. These new dunes will be formed by extracting sand from an area near the mouth of Kirkcaldy Harbor, announced The Courier. A report prepared by the trust said that establishing new dunes […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents from across Portsmouth will have a chance to come and meet the team behind the Southsea Coastal Scheme at a series of public events. The scheme is responsible for delivering new flood defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, to help protect Southsea from major flood events. “The ambition is to create […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A third phase of a major coastal protection scheme from Holland to Clacton is being lined-up with a funding boost of £3 million. The cash is coming from Anglian Water (AW) and will go towards the seafront project. The scheme, announced today by Nick Turner, Tendring District Council’s (TDC) Cabinet Member for Coastal Protection, is hoped […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orange County Commissioners met with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s senior leaders yesterday for an update on the $3.9 Billion Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay and Texas Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project will include construction of 27 miles of new levees and flood walls in Orange County, Texas, and result […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 40 pupils from a primary school made a special visit to a £36 million coastal protection project being undertaken between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. The youngsters, who are all Junior Wardens at Frobisher Primary and Nursery, went along to find out more about the scheme and witness the work going on at first hand. […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal works are being carried out on some failed sections of the revetment near the Broadmarsh Coastal Park in Havant. Storms over the winter of 2015/16, and further storms in the spring of 2016 caused damage to the concrete, and repairs are now being undertaken to ensure that the defense remains operational. The revetment was […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Neath Port Talbot Council and their contractor Knights Brown are making good progress on the vital scheme to repair and strengthen the iconic Aberavon Seafront Promenade. The work is part funded by the Welsh Government through its Coastal Risk Management Program – first announced by the Welsh Government in 2014. It aims to reduce flood […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    An innovative partnership between local residents, a developer and Eastleigh Borough Council has resulted in a new coastal defense scheme at The Towers in Netley. Residents of The Towers approached the Council about trying to improve the coastal defenses along this stretch of foreshore that is subject to coastal erosion but was not designated for […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant officially opened the West Rhyl Coastal Defense Scheme yesterday. The total cost of the coastal works is just over £15 million, with over £10 million coming from Welsh Government, £4.7 million from European Regional Development Fund and £520,000 from Denbighshire County Council. “This is an important scheme in coastal risk […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency works on the Southsea Coastal Scheme continue to progress well down the site, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The sheet piles have now been driven to required depth and the tops cut down to the correct level, reports ESCP. Structural fill has been placed and compacted behind the sheet pile wall, ready for […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A massive flood protection scheme for the north of Portsea Island is due to start next month after Portsmouth City Council was awarded almost £44 million for the work. The scheme will cover a stretch of coast from Tipner, in the west, to Milton Common, in the east, and will take about 10 years to […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme at Camber in East Sussex will provide improved protection from the risk of flooding for 1,831 properties, 825 of which are residential. UK’s Environment Agency awarded the £20 million Broomhill Sands contract to Team Van Oord back in 2014.     The scheme comprises the following key elements: Improving a 700m […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    State cabinet has approved $2 million of Royalties for Regions funding for the Gingin Shire to address coastal erosion at Seabird. The works will involve a possible engineering solution to protect Seabird homes and property under immediate threat. A longer term strategy to treat erosion in Seabird will be investigated through the development of a […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire beaches has once again drawn to a successful close for 2015, reducing flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses along the coast. The Environment Agency’s flagship Lincshore scheme will reduce the risk of waves reaching and overtopping the main sea defenses, prevent rapid deterioration of these and protect […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest major part of a project to improve sea defenses in Lyme Regis has been completed. Phase IV, a £19.5 million plan, has focused on protecting homes, roads and infrastructure on the eastern side of the town from coastal erosion and landslips. To mark its official opening, a ceremony will be held at 11am […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A City of Tybee coastal project, aimed to repair damage to the dune system caused by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma and to protect this area in Georgia against future storm surge, is moving forward according to schedule.  “The first phase of our dune construction project is approaching completion. We received $5,000,000 grant to rebuild our […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works are in full swing on a £36 million coastal protection scheme that will recharge 5km of beaches from Holland-on-Sea to Clacton. The first section of the work between Holland Haven to Fernwood Avenue was recently completed, with the beaches being opened back up to the public. The second phase will involve a further 15 fishtail […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, along with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) yesterday officially launched the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project (TCAP) marking the start of an ambitious, large-scale push to protect the Pacific island nation from climate change.  The Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project, set to run for seven years, is financed […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    One third of the groynes being installed as part of a £36 million coast protection scheme in Tendring will be completed by Christmas, it has been revealed. Contactors working on the project between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea will have completed the first 1.5 km section by that time. New beaches should then be in place between […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a new license agreement for an Xbloc project – the Waitangi Wharf Upgrade. This coastal scheme is located on the Chatham Islands, one of New Zealand’s most remote communities. Waitangi Warf is a critical lifeline for the Chatham Islands, and is ready for a big upgrade. Around 4,500 XBlocs will be used […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next phase of Portsmouth’s coastal defense work will begin today on the eastern side of Portsea Island. Plans include 750 meters of rock to prevent flooding and further erosion of the coastline and work will stretch from Great Salterns Quay, near Tangier Road, to the University of Portsmouth’s Langstone Campus, off of Locksway Road. […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency contractors started today work on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding between Snettisham and Hunstanton. The work is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage or loss of […]