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  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New England District, is conducting the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, Rhode Island. The study area includes about 28 miles of moderately developed coast in the mentioned towns in Washington […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Britain’s coastal defenses could be designed to better withstand storms triggered by climate change, the University of Edinburgh said in its latest announcement. Improving seawalls could help limit loss of life and damage to property as coastal waters become stormier over coming years, researchers say. A way of predicting what happens to the millions of […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares experts have developed a new Augmented Reality (AR) design tool called ‘The Sandbox’ for coastal interventions anywhere in the world. The Sandbox was already on display at the Sand Motor congress in September but the new version can be seen soon at the Flood Risk Conference in Lyon. The Sandbox is literally a box […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Wells MP James Heappey last week completed a series of tours with the Environment Agency to see the work being done to reduce the risk of flooding within the Wells Constituency. On previous visits, Mr Heappey had visited the coastal flood defenses at Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow and Brean as well as key sites on the River […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Caroline Fayard, a New Orleans lawyer who is a Democratic candidate for the United States Senate, has released her plan to fight climate change and coastal erosion throughout Louisiana, and to help facilitate consensus amongst communities and businesses toward coastal restoration efforts. Caroline’s plan focuses on the immediate actions needed to expand revenue streams allocated […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prysm Group will be the host of Marine & Coastal Civil Engineering (M&CCE) 2016 conference. The event is scheduled to take place on October 12-13, 2016, at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London. The main aim of the gathering is to present global solutions and innovative concepts to professionals working in hard engineering, coastal and river management, […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the 2017 Coastal Master Plan, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) – in partnership with Restore or Retreat and numerous community partners throughout coastal Louisiana – will host a series of six Community Conversations during this month. The main goal of these meetings is to update residents on the master plan and receive valuable […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a construction contract that will help to restore critical water flow to Biscayne Bay as part of its ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. USACE awarded the construction contract for the L-31E Flow Way Culverts 712A and 712B to Sweat, LLC from Orange Park, Florida on […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s BMP project team and its consultants CH2M recently met with representatives from Natural England, the Jurassic Coast Team, Environment Agency (EA) and East Devon AONB to discuss the preferred option for long term coastal flood and erosion across Sidmouth Town Beach and East Beach. The project team explained that although offshore […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the coastal defenses at Beesands are set to begin today, according to the South Hams District Council. The Council have been working closely with Landmarc, who will be carrying out the work, to get the best results from the scheme within a challenging budget. South Hams Executive Portfolio Holder for Customer First, Cllr Hilary […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, joined last week the United States Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District on multiple site visits in Alaska. Alaska Coastal Erosion projects were originally authorized in Section 117 of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2005. This project was first identified in the Energy and Water […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of Rother District Council, Fairlight Parish Council and the Environment Agency, Mackley recently started work on a scheme to provide protection from coastal erosion to the village of Fairlight in East Sussex. The latest scheme, for which Mackley is principal contractor, comprises the construction of a third rock berm which will help protect […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Antea Group has just announced that they will carry out a multi-sectoral investment plan for adaptation to the hazards generated by climate change on the Beninese coastal zones, particularly coastal erosion. The plan will be based on information collected through literature review, site visits, interviews and two stakeholder workshops. The West-African country republic of Benin […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    After finalizing a long term charter in the oilfields of Abu Dhabi, Acta Marine’s DMS Globe was contracted to assist a construction project in Qatar. This involved the construction of a private artificial island development. DMS Globe’s effectiveness in shallow water conditions played an important role in the project, ensuring its smooth and efficient completion. […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Taranaki Regional Council today released a new report on sensitive habitats and threatened species in the Taranaki coastal marine area. According to KASM, the report shows plenty of marine life in the South Tarankai Bight in the area a seabed mining company wants to dig up. The report, commissioned by the Taranaki Regional Council and prepared by the Cawthron Institute, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares is working on the quantification of the large-scale coastal sediment budget of four countries in West Africa: Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo and Benin. The main objective of the study is to quantify natural sediment transport patterns and the potential effects of major human interventions and climate change on the sediment budget and consequent shoreline […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) for building coastal protection structures at Gaaf Dhaalu atoll Madaveli Island. The purpose of this project is to nourish, protect and prevent the Gaaf Dhaalu areas vulnerable to erosion from further deterioration. The project also includes […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $1.8 million in funding to support local efforts to prepare for and reduce the impacts from coastal storms and climate change, including storm surge, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. “Massachusetts is taking a leading role in understanding and preparing for climate change impacts like sea level rise and […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and several other officials broke ground yesterday on the Long Beach Island shore protection project. This coastal scheme includes seven miles of protected shoreline, between East Rockaway Inlet and Jones Inlet. Overall, the finished project will […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £9 million coastal stabilization scheme to protect an area between Whitby and Sandsend will be officially opened on Friday, 19 August, according to the North Yorkshire County Council. Robert Goodwill, MP for Scarborough and Whitby, will conduct the ceremony, which will also be attended by local councilors and representatives of the Environment Agency and contractor […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $1 million in federal grant funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will go to local governments, non-profit organizations and university researchers to implement creative coastal projects, the Office of the Great Lakes’ Coastal Zone Management Program (CZM) said. The CZM team will collaborate with partners to improve governmental coordination and administration of […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management. Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Javier Leon, who coordinates USC’s Environmental Science […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction to remove underwater demolition and debris from the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and Galveston Causeway that began earlier this week will cause a temporary closure of the waterway located at the intersection of the GIWW, the Galveston Causeway (Interstate 45) and the associated railroad trestle bridge. The contractor, RLB Contracting Inc., is required to […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across Western Australia will share in $551,000 for strategic coastal planning and to undertake projects that improve the condition and amenity of the State’s coastline. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, today announced that 23 projects will receive funding under the latest round of the Liberal National Government’s 2016-17 Coastwest and Coastal Management Plan Assistance program. […]