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  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, in association with Witteveen+Bos, will conduct a study focusing on the natural and man-made dynamics of the Aruba coastline and propose possible solutions. The objective of the study is to get a better understanding of the physical system on the island in order to improve resilience and derive sustainable solutions; ‘Why is coastal erosion […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates said in their latest release that Vito C. Melilli, P.E. has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction of projects along Lake Erie and the Lake […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Coastal protection work getting underway this week will help strengthen the most vulnerable section of Cobham Drive from erosion and storm damage, Wellington City Council reports.  Over the next five months, a new rock bank – or revetment – will be built between the two roundabouts at Troy Street and Calabar Road in Wellington. It […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following a series of extreme storms which have battered the coast, Havant Borough Council has fenced off an area at West Beach, Hayling Island, and will be removing one of the damaged coastal defenses.     In the interests of safety, engineers from the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) will carry out further inspections and will […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of New Hampshire signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $200,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB), which provides guidance to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for coastal engineering research, will meet September 18th and 19th at the Wyndham Jacksonville, 1515 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, Fla. The theme of the meeting is “Regional Sediment Management – Uniting Navigation, Beaches, and the Ecosystem,” and is hosted by […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Galveston District has partnered with the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (GoM OCS) Region, Texas General Land Office (TGLO), and the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC), to conduct a GoM sediment resource-offshore infrastructure two-day partnering workshop on November 29 and 30, 2018.  The intent was for synchronizing […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston Peninsula Coastal Flood Risk Management Study – a three-year, $3 million federal study to develop a feasible peninsula-wide coastal storm risk reduction plan – was released last month. In recognition of the importance of this project and circumstances associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the standard 30-day comment period was already expanded to the […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of New Jersey signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $400,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The latest stage of coastal management work at Quinns Beach is underway and includes an upgrade and extension of Groyne 3 and beach replenishment, reports the City of Wanneroo, WA.  According to their latest announcement, the beach and car park adjacent to Fred Stubbs Park will remain open to the public for the majority of […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and non-Federal Sponsor, Miami-Dade County, will be the organizers of an informational public meeting on the Miami-Dade County Back-Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. USACE and the county will host this meeting September 10, from 5-7 p.m. at the North Shore Park & Youth Center located at 501 […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cassowary Coast Regional Council has awarded MGN Civil Pty Ltd the third Stage of the Flying Fish Point Rock Revetment Project in the Cassowary Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. “MGN Civil recently completed Stages 1 and 2 and is looking forward to returning to complete the project,” the Hemmant, QLD, based marine construction company said in […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australia’s City of Fremantle is moving ahead with construction of temporary coastal protection at Port Beach to protect buildings and facilities from further erosion. The first major storms of the winter season caused significant erosion at the beach earlier this month, undermining sections of footpath and the southern car park and threatening the […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis and Atkins, has been appointed to the Environment Agency’s national Marine and Coastal framework. The parent companies of VBA have worked continuously with the EA over the past 17 years. VBA has been awarded positions as one of only three suppliers in Lot 1 (projects over £5m) and […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal hazards committee led by three Hawkes’ Bay councils has recommended the establishment of a Coastal Contributory Fund to enable each council to rate for the future cost of implementing actions, such as groynes, shingle renourishment and sea walls. Joint Committee Chair and Regional Councillor Peter Beaven received the comments of Councillors representing Napier […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Just over a year since major work was done to improve and stabilize sand dunes at New Brighton, the benefits continue to be realized, the New South Wales’ Byron Shire Council said in its today’s release.  In October 2017, Byron Shire Council undertook a beach scraping program to help protect the dune system against short […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the Tipner Lake coastal defense scheme have been paused now, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to the ESCP, construction is paused so that the works do not disturb the birds who migrate to the lake for the winter. Work in the northern section of the scheme will recommence […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Timothy Whelan has announced that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs will be providing the Town of Yarmouth with $77.500 in grant funds through the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Program. The funds granted to the Town of Yarmouth will support planned improvements for an approximately 500 linear foot […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal protection works at Haa Alifu atoll Hoarafushi officially started yesterday, according to the Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy. The ceremony was inaugurated by the President of Republic of Maldives, His Excellency Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom. The project, worth around $1.2 million, is being carried out by Maldives Transport and Contracting Company […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In partnership with New York Sea Grant, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos has announced $192,000 in grants for nine projects that will help Great Lakes coastal communities enhance their resiliency and protect water quality. “Improving water quality is essential to enhancing coastal resiliency and the local economies in the […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty, currently working on the £86 million coastal defense schemes in the North West of England, recently welcomed the youngsters of Northfield Primary School to the Rossall site. The Rossall scheme will greatly reduce the risk of flooding to the local community, through constructing two kilometers of coastal defense from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point. Simon […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District will host two public meetings to provide an opportunity for the public to comment on the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction and Ecosystem Restoration Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. These meetings will be conducted in coordination with the Texas General Land Office and as part of the Sabine Pass to […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Council Member Chaim Deutsch and Council Member Mark Treyger have called on the Army Corps of Engineers to include coastal protection projects along the waterfront communities of South Brooklyn. After Schumer’s and Jeffries’s push in Congress, the recently passed FY16 Appropriations bill included federal funding for a New […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) together with its partners is working to develop the Portchester to Paulsgrove coastal defense scheme. The scheme, aimed to reduce the risk of flooding and erosion from the sea for the next 100 years, will cover 2.4km of coastline along Portsmouth Harbor from Portchester Castle, along the A27 to Paulsgrove. […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, after a year and half of construction, Dutch – Danish consortium Ballast Nedam – Rohde Nielsen completed reinforcement project along the Dutch coast in Katwijk.  The Netherlands is situated largely below sea level. Protection against water is therefore important. Part of Katwijk’s coast didn’t meet the latest safety standards so the coast was therefore reinforced with a dyke in […]