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  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., a company involved in geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering, has expanded staff and client services with the hiring of three employees in the coastal practice. Sam Merrill, Ph.D., Jonathan Lockman, AICP, and Alexander Gray have joined the firm from Catalysis Adaptation Partners, a consulting firm founded by Dr. […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded New Jersey a nearly $900,000 Regional Coastal Resilience Grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in northeastern Monmouth County develop a regional plan to address the impacts of coastal hazards and storm surge. The planning project, called New Jersey Fostering […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Coastal Zones which will be organized around the theme “Multidisciplinary Approach in Achieving Equitable Development for Coastal Zones” is scheduled to take place on May 16-18, 2016 in Osaka, Japan. Coastal Zones 2016, organized by the OMICS International, will include 11 tracks and 100 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Without increased investment in coastal adaptation, the expected annual damage caused by coastal floods in Europe could increase from €1.25 billion today to between €93 billion and €961 billion by the end of the century. Due to an increase in extreme sea levels driven by global warming, these coastal floods could impact up to 3.65 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    It’s been seven years since the Army Corps’ New York District began its mission in response to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy made history as the largest Atlantic hurricane on record when it made landfall on Oct. 29, 2012. With wind gusts in excess of 75 miles per hour and storm surge that inundated much of the […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team co-led by Associate Professor Christopher Hein of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has won a three-year, $687,850 federal grant to study how natural and constructed dunes respond when impacted by coastal storms and rising seas. According to VIMS, their goal is to provide resource managers with knowledge and tools […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold a Coastal Connections event in Belle Chasse, LA, on April 25, 2019, to showcase land building capability of Mississippi River. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal restoration projects that will […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kerry County Council plans to carry out repair works to the existing coastal defenses at Rossbeigh during the following weeks, Radio Kerry reports. During 2018, the local authority repaired the sea wall at The Kerries, Tralee which was damaged in Storm Eleanor. Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management studies were also carried out from Ballyheigue […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-nine communities across the State will share in $652,000 from the State Government to undertake projects to improve the condition and amenity of Western Australia’s coastline. Projects range from seagrass monitoring in Broome, coastal dune restoration in Perth, reef fish monitoring in Albany and coastal risk and foreshore management plans for the Mid-West and Pilbara. […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coffs Harbor City Council has agreed to forward a Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Proposal to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for agreement for it to go on public exhibition in 2015. The draft planning proposal follows the adoption in 2013 of a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Coffs Harbor which addresses the […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal and Canal Zone Development Conference, organized by International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), will take place from 17-19 November in Cairo, Egypt. This event will act as a platform for the stakeholders of a number of interconnected mega projects to outline their strategies for development and meet with potential suppliers, investors and partners in order […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has welcomed the allocation of €114,300 for minor flood mitigation and coastal protection works in Louth. “In Castlebellingham, €13,500 will be used to repair the sea defense; €10,800 will be used to construct a rock armor revetment at Annagasson, in Bullurgan €9,000 will be spent on placing a rock […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stanford Law School has released the California Coastal Armoring Report, named Managing Coastal Armoring and Climate Change Adaptation in the 21st Century. In response to erosion and storm events, Californians have built seawalls, revetments, and other “coastal armoring” structures along significant portions of California’s coast, this report stated. Coastal armoring now occupies more than 110 miles, or […]

  • 8 July 2011

    Ernest Britto, Minister for Tourism and the Environment, yesterday praised staff at the Technical Services Department for helping … (chronicle) [mappress] Source: chronicle, July 8, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow yesterday announced support for Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality Office of the Great Lakes to protect, restore and develop coastal ecosystems and communities. The Michigan Coastal Management Program, housed in the Office of the Great Lakes, will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “Whether […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is a member of the Dutch-Colombian consortium that is advising the Colombian Ministry of Environment (MADS) on the development of a master plan to protect the coast. The Colombian government is looking for a sustainable and integrated long-term vision for the coast that also takes climate change into account adequately. To counteract coastal erosion, […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The ICCOE 2016: 18th International Conference on Coastal and Ocean Engineering will take place on January 12-13 in Zurich, Switzerland. This event aims to bring together the academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of coastal and ocean engineering. It will also provide an interdisciplinary […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Changes have been made to the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan in response to public submissions. Regional Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that feedback from the 194 submissions that Regional Council received on the plan has been valuable. “It’s shaped changes to rules and policies about protecting natural areas, […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Texas and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are teaming up for the first time ever to develop a plan to better protect the Texas coast from storms, and to speed recovery afterward.  Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Brigadier General David C. Hill, commander of the Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division in […]

  • 25 August 2009

    PREAH Sihanouk province customs officials prevented the export of several thousand tonnes of sand to Singapore in a recent raid, officials from the company transporting the material said Monday, adding, however, that it had obtained permission from the government to operate. More: Phomh Penh Post

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of its efforts to provide communities and businesses with products, tools, services and funding to better address weather- and climate-related threats, NOAA has announced $4 million in recommended funding for six habitat restoration projects across the United States. The projects recommended for funding, under NOAA’s 2015 Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grants Program, focus on […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Port Hedland is reaching out to the local community to ask what they value most about the coast to investigate and manage coastal erosion and any potential risk of storm tide flooding within the Port Hedland townsite. According to David Pentz, CEO of the Town of Port Hedland, the process will ensure […]

  • 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 […]