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  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Regional Development Minister, Michelle McIlveen MLA, has established a new forum to deal with the issue of coastal erosion, according to the Democratic Unionist Party. Welcoming the first meeting of the forum, Michelle McIlveen said: “Coastal erosion is an issue that I have a particular interest in given that I live in the Ards area where […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy is now partnering with the County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta on Coastal Resilience Santa Barbara. The project will model, map and plan for the future impacts of sea level rise and other pertinent coastal hazards. There is much at stake in the region: Santa […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jefferson County Marine Resources Committee and the Northwest Straits Foundation are sponsoring a workshop on coastal process and erosion management on Saturday, November 14 at the Jefferson County Library in Port Hadlock. Coastal geologist Jim Johannessen, the featured speaker, will share information about how landowners can protect and maintain their shoreline properties. Topics include erosion […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme that will improve flood protection, boost wildlife habitats and create 160 hectares of new saltmarsh, was opened Thursday, 21st September, at Hesketh, in Lancashire. The £6 million scheme that will not only create the new saltmarsh habitat but strengthen sea defenses is a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England and the Environment […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam yesterday announced the Commonwealth of Virginia sought and received authorization from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue the Commonwealth’s partnership with the agency through the Virginia Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program in perpetuity. Through a “transmittal letter,” Governor Northam replaces the need for Executive Orders that each new governor […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A decision on approving emergency repairs to coastal defenses and piers is currently being considered by Sunderland City Council’s cabinet. The council’s meeting, set for Wednesday 25 April, will hear how repairs are needed at the Old North Pier, New South Pier and Stonehill Wall following recent extreme storms. The repairs are being estimated at […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Minister, Carl Sargeant, officially opened phase two of the Borth coastal defense works last week, which aims to better protect over 400 homes, as well as vital rail infrastructure and local road links in the area. The Minister inspected the second phase of the work, which has extended the defense from the northern limit […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tendring District Council has just released a video about the recently completed Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Stretching 5km along Essex’s coastline, the project will protect over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. It featured 22 rock fishtail groyne structures, a terminal groyne and included 950,000 cubic meters of […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Twelve Monmouth County lakes, prone to flooding and able to wreak havoc on communities in coastal towns, will now be included in a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study of New Jersey’s Back Bays, according to Representative Chris Smith. He hosted a meeting regarding the matter with federal officials and representatives from shore communities in his […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Citing the critical danger posed by storm surge and resulting flooding, La. Gov. John Bel Edwards recently announced the Interagency Coastal Storm Surge-Based Flood Risk and Resilience Awareness Campaign, a partnership of state agencies to use “Story Maps” to promote awareness of Louisiana’s Comprehensive Coastal Master Plan. The Master Plan is the foundational document underlying the […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 60 graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-career professionals shared their research at the Young Coastal Scientists and Engineers Conference-North America on the University of Delaware campus from July 27-29. Governor Jack Markell, who welcomed the participants, said that the First State was the perfect place for the event. “Delaware’s coastline is short, only […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a regular safety check of the Dutch coastline several locations were identified where the coastal protection is unable to withstand a 4,000 years super storm. These locations are seen as weak links in the Dutch coastline. In Cadzand Bad, located close to the Belgian border in the Dutch province Zeeland, an important dewatering sluice […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Environment and Energy of Maldives and Sas-E Senok JV Pvt. Ltd. for the design and construction of coastal protection structures at AA.Ukulhas and Dh.Maaemboodhoo. These projects, identified under Public Sector Investment Plan (PSIP), are to be implemented in 2015. The main aim of the works is to nourish, […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Coastal & Maritime Mediterranean Conference, organized by Pôle Mer Méditerranée (Sea Innovation and Business Cluster) and the Centre Français du Littoral, will take place on November 25-27, in Ferrara, Italy. This three-day Mediterranean Conference comprises two days of conference work including oral presentations and posters separated by one day dedicated to technical visits bearing on […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s House Appropriations Committee has approved House Bill No. 2, the state’s Capital Outlay bill, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta reports.  The bill annually provides the funds for constructing projects across the state, projects that are needed more than ever because they provide jobs and stimulus to local economies. An amendment was added in […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Structures and Solutions to Coastal Disasters Joint Conference 2015, organized by Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI), will be held on September 9-11, in Boston, MA. This three-day joint technical specialty conference will bring together professionals and practitioners from all parts of the world to discuss lessons learned from disasters and to propose solutions […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved in December a $40.8 million loan to the Republics of Benin and Togo to finance the upgrade of a four-lane 30 kilometer road section linking the capitals of both countries, as well as an important program of coastal protection. Located on the major axis linking Togo and Benin, […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association are working together to advance coastal dune science and management through workshops and research investments. They have funded projects at Oregon State University, University of North Carolina, University of Pennsylvania, North Carolina State University, Texas A&M University and […]

  • 11 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The just-concluded 2017 regular session of the Louisiana Legislature contained good news for the state’s ongoing program to protect and restore the coast. According to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, the approved legislation allows the continuation of established successful efforts while adding new mechanisms to increase productivity and results. First and foremost, the 2017 update […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    SAGE (Systems Approach to Geomorphic Engineering) will organize on October 19th a webinar on Sustainable Adaptive Gradients in the Coastal Environment: Reconceptualizing the Role of Infrastructure in Resilience. The webinar will be presented by Melissa A. Kenney, Associate Research Professor in Environmental Decision Support Science, University of Maryland, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center. The Adaptation Gradients framework incorporates […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following up very successful second Coastal & Maritime Mediterranean Conference that was organized in Tangier (Morocco) in 2011, the third conference will be held on 25-27 November 2015, in Ferrara, Italy.   The conference, organized together by the Pôle Mer Méditerranée (Sea Innovation and Business Cluster) and University of Ferrara, as well as other French and Italian […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Ghana is working on a $150 million worth coastal protection projects that will deal with persistent tidal flooding and sea erosion problems of the country’s Western Region Districts. The projects, being implemented by various contractors in Ahanta West, STMA and the Shama Districts, are funded by the government of Ghana. Few days ago, Dr. Kwaku Agyeman Mensah, […]