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  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of the Ada Sea Defense project in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region is now completed and ready to be handed over to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, according to the Government of Ghana. Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu, the Ministry Chief Director, made this announcement yesterday, during the project inspection […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The findings of a study, considering options for managing the coastline at Hemsby, were presented to the community on Thursday, July 19, said the Great Yarmouth Borough Council in its latest release.  In response to this year’s events, Great Yarmouth Borough Council brought forward the high-level study, funded through the Environment Agency, which as its […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Next week (Thursday, June 21) the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority will participate in an informational meeting in Cameron Parish to overview the Calcasieu Salinity Control Measures Project, a Master Plan cornerstone project in the southwest coastal region. The purpose of the Calcasieu Salinity Control Measures project is to manage saltwater introduction into adjacent water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau has announced that the Town of Fairfield will host a Public Informational Meeting regarding the Riverside Drive Coastal Resiliency Planning Grant on Tuesday, July 12th at 7:00 pm in Seminar Room 295 A&B at the Board of Education Administrative Offices in Fairfield. At the meeting, the public will hear about the progress that has been […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal storms, sea level rises and flooding present a very real physical and economic threat that must be addressed in the EU. With this in mind, the FP7-funded RISC-KIT project has made accurately forecasting and predicting coastal storms – and optimizing measures to prevent disasters from occurring – its key objectives. Now, in order to […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Futures conferences have become a key event for the marine and coastal community interested in environmental and sustainability thinking applied to a variety of issues. It is a two day review of events and views on the future on marine and coastal topics and has taken place annually in January since 1994 in London. The […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The University of Rhode Island has been selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to be one of two primary partners, along with Jackson State University, in the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The selection, which could result in funding in excess of $2.5 million, […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK marine environmental consultancy firm ABPmer has been commissioned by AIC Arquitetura & Urbanismo to evaluate a proposed coastal defense scheme for a section of coast in Bahia State, Brazil. The local coastline is experiencing erosion along a ‘sand cliff’ and beach. Coastal management measures are therefore required to protect the hinterland infrastructure from any erosion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Between April 2015 and March 2021, the government will invest £2.3 billion in more than 1,500 projects across England. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) investment plan sets out how this commitment will transform flood and coastal erosion risk management over the coming 6 years. The program of work that this funding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has announced that their 2015 National Coastal Conference will be held on October 14-16, at the Intercontinental New Orleans. The theme of the 2015 conference is “Broadening Coastal Perspectives”. The national coastal event will provide an opportunity for all coastal stakeholders to learn together and develop collaborative networks and resources to […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), in partnership with the City of Quincy, with assistance from the Boston University Urban Affairs Program, is creating a coastal adaptation plan for the City of Quincy. A public forum on Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Germantown Neighborhood Center located at 333 Palmer St. in Quincy will begin […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A Grant Agreement has been signed between the Government of the Republic of the Maldives and the Government of the Netherlands to implement a project aimed at remedying the coastal erosion faced by the populations of Gn.Fuvahmulah, S.Maradhoo, Maradhoo-Feydhoo and S.Feydhoo. Minister Abdulla Jihad signed the agreement on behalf of the Government of the Republic […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is seeking representatives from federal, state and local governments and agencies, Indian tribes, non-governmental organizations, academia, business and industry and individuals interested in participating in public workshops for the purpose of gathering ideas for addressing coastal storm risk management and ecosystem restoration in the coastal Texas region. […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the morning of April 21, the commencement ceremony for Vietnam Coastal Port Project was grandly held. The client of Vietnam Coastal Port Project is EVN; CCCC is the EPC general contractor of this project. The main content of this project include a 3.9km breakwater, basin and channel dredging of 3,295,800m3, a 30000-tonnage coal wharf […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta organization said in their latest announcement that 2017 has been a busy year for coastal restoration in Louisiana. Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan passed unanimously and progress was made on several large-scale restoration projects. In their latest post, The Restore the Mississippi River Delta presented a few of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Mantoloking has just released the latest update on their coastal protection scheme, saying that the beach from just a bit south of Herbert to the Mantoloking/Brick border has been replenished. Weeks Marine has flipped and is now working it’s way north to complete the Base Bid at 1071 Ocean Avenue which should happen […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work will start later this month on the next phase of a major project to strengthen the Headland’s sea defenses against the effects of coastal erosion and flooding. The work, which will cost £9.6m and be funded by the Environment Agency, Hartlepool Council and other organisations, will involve putting new concrete block facing on the […]

  • 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. […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recognizing that there are many ways to work with natural processes at the coast, ABPmer has extended their coastal realignment Online Marine Registry (OMReg) to a wider range of practical shoreline adaptation techniques. It now includes shoreline restorations, “unmanaged” realignments and projects involving the beneficial use of dredged sediment. The expanding database now contains information […]