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  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership is working with consultants AECOM, on behalf of Havant Borough Council, to carry out an economic footprint study for Hayling Island. As part of this, a short questionnaire has been developed to help understand the direct and indirect impacts of coastal flooding and erosion on Hayling Island and the wider […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) has announced that their seminar ‘Reclamation and Other Uses of Marine Aggregate’ will take place on April 22, 2016, in Gdansk, Poland. This EMSAGG seminar will examine the role of marine aggregate for reclamation works, coastal renourishment projects and other uses outside the construction industry. Coastline erosion […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol’s Miami office is expanding with new management. The company has welcomed Mr. Tim Blankenship, PE, as Miami’s Office Manager and Ms. Christy Brush as Miami’s Environmental Regional Manager. Mr. Blankenship has over 20 years of experience with waterfront/marina, port infrastructure and coastal engineering consulting projects throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Central America.  […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council said in its latest release that they are expecting more erosion along their coastline today, with five metre south-easterly swells predicted for late this afternoon and evening. While Council is watching the coastal erosion hotspots of Old Bar and Jimmys Beach most closely,  erosion could occur along most of the MidCaost coastline, they […]

  • 21 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 York have signed a cooperative agreement totaling $400,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Early in 2018, the federal government announced a program under the U.S. Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that would fund ten projects supporting beneficial uses of dredged material. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) submitted a proposal for this pilot program to cover 100% of the construction costs of restoring the Crab Bank Seabird […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded a contract to reinforce the coast at the Romanian seaside resort of Eforie. Existing coastal defenses will be redeveloped to make way for more nature-friendly alternatives. Van Oord has been contracted by Administratia Bazinala de Apa Dobrogea-Litoral (ABA-DL) to design and build new groynes and beaches. The pier and some […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme remains on program, with a contract completion date of December 2020 following the successful award of the additional works at Granny’s Bay, Fylde Council reports.  “Mindful of its commitments for an early opening at Church Scar and Fairhaven for public footfall by the 31st March 2020, the […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid a visit to a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer, where works recently got underway. The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound scheme to build coastal defenses in Withernsea has moved a step closer after East Riding of Yorkshire Council successfully secured £3 million of European funding for the project. The south Withernsea coastal defense scheme will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to go towards the £5.5 million cost of […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won two contracts aimed at strengthening and protecting a stretch of seafront coastline from erosion in Romania and the United Kingdom. The contracts carry a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million. The Dutch giant has acquired a contract in Romania from the Romanian Water Administration to preserve the coastline of Mamaia, Constanta. […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the November 2016 earthquake, the Hurunui District Council commissioned Kirk Roberts Consulting to undertake an assessment of the extent of cliff instability in the Motunau Beach area. The council’s Regulatory Committee has today received this report. The assessment has found that while the November 2016 earthquake sequence has had some short term impact on […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $11.5 million contract for Egg Harbor flood control and coastal emergencies repair work, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) said in their latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received, according to DoD. Work will be performed in […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just announced that the Long Beach Coastal Restoration Project, located along Long Island’s South Shore, is taking shape. The Army Corps Contracting Rep. Michael Ortega and project engineer Janeen Minguillo travel in a four-wheel-drive truck and ascend over newly excavated sand making their daily rounds surveying […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has announced that Wildwood and North Wildwood will receive a total of nearly $22 million in grants for projects that will make them more resilient to flooding and storms as part of the state’s overall goal of providing robust protections to coastal areas. The Administration initiated the grant program as a result […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Urging citizens, government leaders and non-governmental organizations to recognize a continuous storm destroying Louisiana’s coast, King Milling, chair of America’s WETLAND Foundation, opened a summit on the national significance of Louisiana’s coastal master plan last week. Ticking off a list of threatened environmental, navigation, energy and transportation assets housed in Louisiana’s wetlands, Milling said: “The […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    In coordination with the City’s Sea-Level Rise Stakeholder-Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) and Environmental Science Associates (ESA), the City of Del Mar has completed a Draft Coastal Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Study. Funding for the draft Study was provided through a grant from the California Ocean Protection Council with matching funds provided by the City […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator David Vitter has announced that the Office of Gulf Coast Restoration in the Department of the Treasury will be awarding a $16 million grant to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) under the RESTORE Act to aid in coastal restoration. Funds from this grant will be used for the engineering […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fairfield’s Flood & Erosion Control Board (FECB) will hold a series of Public Meetings during March to discuss the Fairfield Coastal Flood Mitigation Plan that was presented to the Board of Selectmen on January 8, 2015.  The goal of the plan is to mitigate flooding in the beach area from the 100 year storm. The plan calls for elevation […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rocks are being delivered as work starts on the £30m scheme to protect 1,400 properties at Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Managed realignment is a relatively new soft engineering strategy undertaken to provide sustainable coastal defences, re-create intertidal habitats or a combination of these two aims, according to hrwallingford.com. More than fifty managed realignment sites have been created since the first in 1991. HR Wallingford’s Marie Pendle has been comparing the predictions made about individual managed realignment […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) was awarded $471,500 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 32 university-based programs that work with coastal communities. The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    St. Tammany Parish Government and the Levee Board have selected Neel-Schaffer, Inc., to begin first phase of the St. Tammany Parish Coastal Protection Project. The project – a collaborative initiative between St. Tammany Parish Government and the St. Tammany Levee Board – was made possible with $2 million in funding from the Coastal Protection and […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials two days ago broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three […]