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  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fylde Council has secured another £2 million grant from the Environment Agency to allow for Granny’s Bay to be redeveloped as part of the Sea Defense Project; bringing the overall Scheme value to £21,825,000. The formal grant letter was received on 4th September 2018 and allows the sea defense walls at Granny’s Bay to be […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works on the latest phase of a scheme, which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island, continue to progress, Mackley reports. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, is being completed in five phases. […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has completed a six-week project to repair flood defenses at Stokes Bay on the frontage at Gosport in Hampshire. Deterioration over time had caused substantial damage to the existing defenses at Stokes Bay, which consist of a sea wall and a secondary splashwall defense. Working on behalf of Gosport Borough Council, the project was […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the first event, the second FLOODEX show will take place 17th – 18th May 2017, at the Peterborough Arena. The FLOODEX is the trade event for flood defense and the water level management (WLM) sector looking at flood defense, prevention, mitigation and drainage. Exhibitors will capitalize on two days of networking opportunities, with […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next phase of plans to protect North Portsea Island from the risk of coastal flooding are underway following approval of the planning application for the first package of work in the Kendall’s Wharf area of North Portsea Island. The principal design for Phase 4 of the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme is now […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Rick Scott has announced that Bay County was awarded $280,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. The funding will be used to support and sustain Naval Support Activity Panama City and Tyndall Air Force Base, with its $2.6 billion in defense economic impact in Bay County. “We want Florida to be 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 […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, yesterday received a final copy of the Coastal Engineering Design Manual for the Guyana Sea and River Defenses from European Union (EU) Ambassador, Jernej Videtič. The handing over ceremony comes almost seven months after the Ministry and the EU partnered to host a two-day workshop to finalize the document On […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Portsmouth City Council has just announced a tender for Phase 3 of the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme worth approximately £11 million. The main aim of the defense scheme is to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. Phase 3 covers flood defense works at Tipner Lake from […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is developing the Medway Estuary and Swale Coastal Flood Risk Strategy which will consider how flood risk is managed over the next 100 years in the Medway Estuary, Medway Towns to Stoke, Sittingbourne, Conyer, Faversham and the Isle of Sheppey. Some areas around Swale and the Medway Estuary are low-lying areas and […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    New flood defenses will benefit Kent, Hampshire and Sussex to the tune of over £330 million, the government announced today. Homes in Sandwich, Whitstable, Yalding and Shoreham-by-Sea will be better protected from floods thanks to an unprecedented six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program. The new flood defense scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea, just one of 170 schemes […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wyre Council has just released the latest update on Rossall sea defense scheme in Lancashire, saying that the works continue apace, with some large gaps in the new defenses starting to be filled.  “We currently have a 60 meter gap in the new defenses adjacent to Chatsworth access ramp. This is the location of two […]

  • 16 March 2012

    According to the Ghana Nation, work on the 60 million euro Ada Sea Defense project scheduled to be completed in December 2013, is about 30 percent ready. Contractors for the project, Dredging International have already procured all materials including armor rocks, gravel and scour material to ensure a speedy completion of the project. Work is […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, and their contractors Team Van Oord, have started refurbishment of the tidal flood defenses in King’s Lynn. After months of preparation, the work will involve refurbishing over 50 flood gates to ensure they are water tight. Flood and quay walls will be re-pointed and repaired to provide a good standard of defense. […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the £12 million Exmouth tidal defense scheme will stop over the summer holiday period to minimize disruption for residents and visitors, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, construction will restart in September with a focus on Alexandra Terrace junction and the improved road layout, providing benefits to reduce flooding and also […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southsea Coastal Scheme, responsible for delivering new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, has just released the latest update on their coastal project. The dredger Sospan Dau successfully completed the first of two journeys to install the east and west temporary working platforms during the last week. The eastern platform […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Continuing his efforts to safeguard the future of commerce on the Great Lakes, Michigan Representative Jack Bergman is proposing a new policy to ensure baseline levels of funding for the backlogged maintenance projects along Great Lakes transportation routes. The Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) is a deep-draft waterway connecting all five lakes through hundreds of […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Mackley – one of the contractors behind the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme – recently released a video about the project. Construction of the new 7.2km tidal defenses began in September 2016, as many of the old defenses came to the end of their useful life. The new defenses cover 1.8km on the east bank of […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme that will significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been awarded a Bronze National Site Award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme. The Shoreham scheme was carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    North Lincolnshire Council is investing over £13m to improve flood defenses as part of the £1.2bn Lincolnshire Lakes project that will create six new villages and thousands of new homes, new football stadium and schools, plus business and leisure opportunities on the outskirts of Scunthorpe.   Work will start as early as spring 2016. Lincolnshire […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the Water and Environment Management (WEM) Framework, the Environment Agency has appointed VBA, the joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, to work on a £21 m flood defense scheme. Work to the tidal barrier scheme, which runs along the River Orwell in Ipswich, is due to start later this month and includes […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to begin constructing the new flood defense works at Westonzoyland in Somerset this week. The Agency has worked closely on the design with the local community over the past few months, particularly those residents most affected by flooding. After listening to their views, it has finalized the details of a […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) sea defense inspections following the first storm of 2016 (Storm Angus) identified damage to the fragile coastal revetments at Broadmarsh. In light of the regular failures of this defenses, ESCP made proposal to replace the section of damaged concrete revetment with rock revetment (used already by the ESCP at North […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced that several principal defendants in the Passaic River litigation have agreed to pay the state $130 million to resolve a portion of the state’s claims related to contamination of the Passaic River. The settling defendants are Spain-based oil and gas […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Police, the Defense Force has carried out a controlled explosion on part of what is believed to be an historic military artillery shell. It was found in Otago Harbor a few days ago by a worker connected to the dredging of the shipping channel. Police sent photographs of the device to […]