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  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, proposal for mass-offshore sand nourishment and immediate minimal buried seawall extension works in the draft Stockton Coastal Management Program (CMP) has received broad support through public exhibition, with 162 community and 19 agency submissions in total. The City completed the 28-day public exhibition period on Tuesday. 74 percent of submissions […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government has opened its latest round of coastal grant applications –  available to local governments or community groups with projects to protect and improve Western Australia’s coastline. More than $1.6 million of grant funding is available towards projects that address the impact of coastal erosion, deliver local coastal management and monitoring programs or […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford presented the results from a study using their largest ever physical model of a mobile bed to the Corsican authorities earlier this month. The model was built to examine the long-term impact on the nearby beach of developing a new port in Bastia. “We used the model, which represented 6km of coastline to […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Monaco Land Extension Project reached another important milestone last month – the 17th caisson was successfully immersed, completing the ‘belt’ that will form a new coastline in Monaco. The structure, erected during the last 12 months, is 500 meters long and rests at a depth of 20 meters on a specially designed underwater […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ongoing erosion of the Quinns Rocks coastline over a number of years has been alleviated thanks to long-term coastal management works conducted by the City of Wanneroo, WA. Winter storm conditions have caused substantial wear and tear to the foreshore for a number of years, with sand movements causing the beach to slowly recede over […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two coastal projects, led by Thanet District Council, are set to take place along sections of both the Ramsgate and Margate coastlines this April to improve resilience from the sea. The first scheme will start in Ramsgate, for approximately 16 weeks, and will focus on improving existing flood defenses. “Specifically, this involves re-facing to the […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is increasing the risk of flooding, both in coastal and delta regions. “With our headquarters in a country that is largely below sea level, we know all about this,” said Ronald Schinagl, Van Oord’s Area Director Netherlands. To guarantee that Dutch feet will stay dry, Van Oord regularly works on coastal defense and dyke […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is continuing along Bournemouth’s coastline to complete the installation of a further twelve new groynes as part of the Council’s ongoing beach management scheme. From this week, six of the planned twelve groynes are being replaced along the stretch of beach from west of St. Catherine’s Path in Southbourne to the end of the […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia and the public private Consortium Building with Nature (BwN) in Demak. At the multi-stakeholder event, the Dutch embassy in Indonesia and the Governor of […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearly a fifth of Scotland’s coastline is at risk of erosion, threatening some of the country’s most prized land and infrastructure within the next 30 years, the Scottish Government said in its latest release.  The potentially devastating effects of climate change and coastal erosion came to light after experts from the Scottish Government, Scottish Natural […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Lucia National Trust will be implementing a project entitled “Increasing the resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards, and reducing the rate of coastal erosion for Pigeon Island National Landmark and Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area through Beach Stabilization, Restoration & Enhancement”. The project, which will be launched on Thursday, November 17th at […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Mianus River Federal Navigation Channel in Greenwich, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $2.2 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC of Branford, Conn. Dredging is scheduled to start on or […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s coastal oceanographic team has been awarded a contract extension by England’s Regional Coastal Monitoring Programs (RCMP) for a further five years to manage the Southwest, Northwest and Northeast regional programs. The network monitors 5,672 kilometers of English coastline. Operated by six lead authorities, the RCMP continuously observes and records coastal processes, providing data in […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Joondalup is taking proactive steps to identify and prepare for potential future changes to the City’s coastline from climate change, such as erosion and storm surges, and is seeking to engage with the local community on this important issue. The Department of Planning’s State Planning Policy 2.6: State Coastal Planning Policy (SPP […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has allocated $750,295 to local authorities for projects aimed at protecting the Western Australian coastline. Acting Transport Minister, John Day, said that the 2016-17 Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants would benefit 13 urgent coastal management projects, located between Geraldton and Esperance, with funds allocated for construction, design, monitoring or investigation […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has announced an $83.6 million budget funding commitment towards management of the NSW coastline, including funding for the mitigation of future coastal risks and hazards over the next five years. Planning Minister Rob Stokes and Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian said that the funds would support local councils to increase the resilience of coastal communities, […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) has announced the results of conducting an analytical study to monitor the changes on Dubai coastlines during varying periods between 2009 and 2015. The study covered the natural geographical and human changes the Dubai coastline witnessed, from Al Mamzar Beach Park to the Dubai Waterfront Project and the […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council is seeking input from the community regarding available management options for the risk of coastal erosion along the Shoalhaven coastline. Mayor Joanna Gash said Council is launching a community engagement initiative title ‘Our Coast, Our Lifestyle’ to ensure community views and preferences inform decision making about how the 165 kilometers of Shoalhaven coastline […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Marine science and coastal studies experts from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the various ways they are tackling the impact of climate change on the coastlines and oceans. Their presentations will be part of the International Coastal Symposium (ICS), a biennial global event, hosted this year in Coogee. The symposium […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal protection works along the seaside portion of the Senaki-Poti-Sarpi international road are coming to an end. The works are being implemented by the order of the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia. The project is aimed to stop erosion of the road’s bottom layer, providing safety for the vehicles and passengers. Deputy Ministry […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program of work to protect Bournemouth’s coastline is planned over the next 17 years and the public are invited to find out more at a special information event. Plans will go on public display at Boscombe Seafront Office on Thursday, 17 September, 2015 (9am – 7pm) detailing the beach management program of works. The […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the years government agencies, and industry for that matter, amass a huge amount of survey information in the process of completing individual projects. It is information that invariably never sees the light of day again. But one project team working with the Department of Transport (DoT), Fremantle has brought together an extraordinary online picture […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, offering innovative solutions for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), has been reinforcing weak spots along the Noord-Holland coast by using a total of 35.5 million m³ of sand and planting 640,000 m² of marram grass.  The Hondsbossche and Pettemer Sea Defense no longer met current safety standards and was classified as one […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal managers can now apply for State Government funds to help protect Western Australia’s 12,000 km coastline. Calling for submissions in the latest round of Coastal Adaptation and Protection grants, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said $1 million was again available to coastal managers in 2015-16. “Our coastline is one of the State’s most valuable assets,” […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to make steady progress on its projects authorized and funded after Hurricane Sandy struck the Northeast on Oct. 29, 2012. Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, which extends from Virginia to Maine, has completed 66 coastal storm damage risk […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continues work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach. During the project, nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand will be placed […]