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  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    State and local leaders met on February 4, 2015, to tour several coastal projects in Plaquemines Parish. The group gathered to discuss coastal restoration’s importance in Plaquemines Parish. They visited some of the New Orleans to Venice (NOV) projects currently under construction in Plaquemines. There was also discussion to attempt to propose the east and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first pile for a new seawall was sunk yesterday in Jakarta, Indonesia, marking the start of work on a major coastal protection project on the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, which is aimed at countering the effects of soil subsidence and rising sea levels. The project was made possible in part by […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 3rd Marine & Coastal Engineering Summit will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 14–17 September, 2014. The summit will look to highlight master planning marine structures and optimizing cost and time in project delivery and many other issues. This event will bring together government representatives, port authorities, oil and gas operators, consultants, contractors and […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following the storms of Christmas 2013 and February 2014, more than £1.4 million has been pledged for coastal repairs in Christchurch. Around £1.2 million of this is coming from the Environment Agency after Christchurch Council put in bids for work to repair damaged groynes and promenades and for beach replenishment. Christchurch Council will also be […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. National Research Council has issued a new report on coastal risks along the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts of the United States. The report is written by a panel composed of a number of U.S. scientists and one non-U.S. member, Ap van Dongeren of Deltares. The panel calls for a national vision for coastal […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal & Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition (4-5 Dec. 2013, Hilton Kuwait Resort) will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures, the officials announced. This technical event aims to provide a platform for the exchange of […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thailand Research Fund (TRF) in cooperation with Songkhla province has held a meeting to discuss solutions to solving coastal erosion problems. Dr.Silaporn Buasai, Deputy Chief of the TRF, stated that the purpose of the meeting was for the TRF to present solutions gathered from researches on coastal erosion problem solving, especially in Songklha province, […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) released the following statement on August 29, 2013, regarding the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: “Eight years ago, Louisiana suffered a devastating blow, with lives lost, families separated and property damaged. On this anniversary, we are reminded of those losses and resolved to completing our recovery. “We must do our […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Diamondhead Corporation has filed an application with the Department of Marine Resources requesting permission to conduct regulated activities under the provision of the Coastal Wetlands Protection Law Act. The applicant is proposing to maintenance dredge Paradise Bayou and adjoining canals to allow safer and year-round vessel navigation to and from residential properties and the marina. […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal and Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition is scheduled for December 4, 2013, in Kuwait Hilton Hotel and Resort. This conference will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures. This technical event aims to provide a platform […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    America’s WETLAND Foundation has announced that the Summit on the National Significance of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan will take place in February 2017. The summit follows two leadership forums convened in October 2016 and will be a highly-focused meeting to take stock of goals set in motion 15 years ago. The program will focus on reviewing […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major updates on Louisiana’s coastal program and relevant issues were presented yesterday to the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board at its monthly meeting, held in Morgan City. Pat Landry, CPRA Regional Operations Manager for Southwest Louisiana, outlined more than $800 million in projects on the drawing board or now in progress, including these […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $550,303 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to protect high quality coastal wetlands, to acquire land in a State Natural Area, and to control invasive species in coastal wetlands. Work will focus on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “This grant will assist the efforts of local partners to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency managers, public officials and industry executives will meet at the University of Houston on Friday, August 3, to discuss the latest updates on disaster preparations, loss mitigation and rapid recovery in the face of hurricanes and other storms. The Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection and Rapid Recovery in Texas and the Gulf Coast Region […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The piling work at Church Scar is now complete, and the temporary road which is used to transport materials along the promenade has been created, reports the Flyde Council. According to the Council, the temporary road will allow a one way traffic system for the construction vehicles to transport materials along the promenade. “The demolition […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Services of the States of Guernsey has just released the latest update on their L’Ancresse coastal protection project.  The work has entailed the formation of a rock armor protection over the existing toe of the wall, predominantly in front of panels 4 and 5. Boulders in the region of 3-4 tonnes […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A presentation on the assessment of coastal erosion, flooding, storm damage patterns and recommendations regarding shore protection alternatives for each section of the Scituate coast will be introduced in the following days. The public meeting regarding the matter will take place on June 7th at the Scituate High School, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Town of Scituate said in its latest announcement. “This […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to find out why locals value their coastline, the City of Wanneroo has released a community survey that will help inform decisions on coastal hazard risk management. Mayor Tracey Roberts said that the survey results would help develop a strategy to help protect the City’s coastline. The City completed part one of the […]

  • 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. […]