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  • 3 March 2014

    The Marine Management Organisation has approved an application from South Hams District Council for urgent repair work at Beesands, Devon. Following recent bad weather the existing rock armour coastal defence at Beesands was breached resulting in a 130 metre by 30 metre section of coastal erosion and the distance between nearby properties and the beach […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Communities in southern, south west and central England remain at risk of flooding, with further heavy rain expected to affect the country today and tomorrow. Continued heavy rainfall means that flooding will remain for several days. Although water levels may fall throughout today, they are expected to rise again on the Thames and Severn, affecting […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The Port de Calais has announced tender for the quay wall construction works at the port area. The project includes rebuilding the quay wall of terminal 7. The contract is divided into 2 lots: Lot 1: Civil engineering works to reinforce the groundworks and sea defences; Lot 2: Dredging to reinforce sea defences and quay […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency has started works to repair a 40 metre slip on a flood defence embankment in Doncaster, which was damaged by last November’s floods. The £1.6 million works at Wheatley Park are expected to be complete by August and are part of an overall £32 million package of repair works across Yorkshire. According […]

  • 11 May 2012

    The Council of the Borough of South Tyneside has announced plan for the coastal defence upgrade works at the South Shields area. The Council now wishes to appoint a suitably qualified contractor for the scheme to upgrade the coastal defence which protects the frontage at Littlehaven Beach, South Shields and runs between the South Groyne […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the auspicious of the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project led by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, new dredging machines and modern equipments were handed over to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC) at a function held at the Ministry premises last week. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated at […]

  • 6 December 2010

    Work has started on improving flood defences at West Beach in Selsey. The Environment Agency said the work includes strengthening the sea… (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, December 6, 2010;

  • 29 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business, has completed the final section of the sea defense works at Fairhaven Lake, and the promenade is now open to the public. The Fairhaven coastal protection scheme involved the replacement of the sea defense walls, as the existing coastal defences were time […]

  • 8 April 2011

    Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju today visited BEML Headquarters at Bangalore and reviewed the business of the company.   (news) [mappress] Source: news, April 8, 2011;    

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam is currently undergoing a massive extension called Maasvlakte 2. Between 2008 and 2013, 240 million cubic metres of sand have been deposited from which 210 million m3 is dredged from a sand extraction area in the North Sea and around 30 million m3 comes from dredging the port basins and the […]

  • 8 August 2011

    Contractor Volker Stevin is mobilising it construction team for the first phase of a £10m sea defence job on Central Felixstowe seafront.   (constructionenquirer) [mappress] Source: constructionenquirer, August 8, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2011

    President John Evans Atta Mills on Wednesday cut the sod for work to commence on the Ada Sea Defence project…   (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, October 14, 2011;

  • 23 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency in partnership with Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited has completed major coastal defence works at Elmer in West Sussex. During construction 20,000 tonnes of rock were used to improve the existing rock revetment and 12,500 cubic metres of shingle were recharged across the defences. A new boat ramp for Elmer […]

  • 20 February 2014

    The Environment Agency is to build up flood defences on the Lincolnshire coast which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. Beach levels in front of the sand dunes at Mablethorpe will be increased early next month after the storm surge lowered sand levels and eroded the dunes. Sand will be borrowed from other areas of […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Conwy County Borough Council has invited Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified companies for the following activities: – Obtaining approximately 300,000 tonnes of sea dredged sand (nom. d50 = 0.2-0.4mm) from existing offshore licensed dredging areas, transporting it to the site by sea and placing it to profile on the beach at Colwyn Bay; – […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The development works, undertaken annually to maintain the shingle embankment which protects people and property from tidal flooding between Snettisham and Heacham, started today and will be completed within two weeks. The embankment is a type of ‘soft’ sea defence, designed to be eroded over the autumn and winter, with repairs made early each year […]

  • 9 February 2012

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer), a recognised provider of physical processes advice to the coastal sector, has been awarded a coastal modelling study to support the Colwyn Bay Waterfront Project. This project will see major redevelopment of the town’s seafront into a well protected and attractive area for all users and visitors, so there […]

  • 18 May 2010

    FLOOD defence bosses have refloated the idea of Hayling getting a breakwater which will not only protect the Island’s south eastern shore… [mappress] Source: haylingtoday, May 18, 2010;

  • 3 May 2010

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea,… [mappress] Source: benzinga, May 3, 2010;

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    River Severn Partnership has secured around £40 million to progress flood defence in a multi-billion pound national investment, according to the Environment Agency. The government announcement, which included £200 million for innovative projects and £170 million for accelerated flood defence schemes, comes as welcome news to the partnership and its ambition to make the Severn […]

  • 31 May 2011

    A long-running investigation into shoring up Dunedin’s defences against the sea is finally about to reach the decision stage. Since huge sto… By David Loughrey (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, May 31, 2011;  

  • 28 March 2014

    The Environment Agency has completed most of the repairs to flood defences in Boston after they were damaged by December’s tidal surge. More than £1-million has been spent restoring defences in the town to bring them back up to the standard they were before the flooding. The Environment Agency did initial emergency works in December […]

  • 6 October 2011

    Kim Jong Il, general secretary of the Workers’ Party of Korea and chairman of the National Defence Commission of the DPRK, provided field… (weeklyblitz) [mappress] Source: weeklyblitz, October 6, 2011;

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has announced that an ambitious project to construct 7km of new sea defences inland from the coast together with a wildlife haven at Medmerry in West Sussex is nearing completion. Construction of this £28 million project is progressing well and the flood defences are now complete. Work is nearing completion to carefully […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The Environment Agency is launching a public consultation on future plans for managing tidal flood risk and coastal erosion around the shores of the Exe Estuary on January 20, 2013. The draft Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy takes into account predicted changes in sea level rise up to 2110, and sets […]