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  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colwyn Bay beach has seen approximately 220,000m3 of sand imported onto the beach since work began on 18 April to bring in material which has been taken from the sea bed as part of an ongoing sea defence project in the town. The last load of sand was delivered at high tide on Sunday evening […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Sri Lanka will use sand nourishment to shore up defences against sea erosion in Marawila, a fishing and tourism area north of the island’s…   (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, December 23, 2011;

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A firm has been chosen to carry out a £36 million coastal defence project from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven and work is due to get underway next month. VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins (VBA Joint Venture Ltd), have won the contract for the scheme along a 5km stretch of coastline […]

  • 21 March 2011

    Flood defences worth nearly £100,000 for homes in Winnersh will not save properties from future damage, but the “bucket full of money…   By Victoria Corbett (getwokingham) [mappress] Source: getwokingham, March 21, 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 […]

  • 8 November 2010

    Construction works on the Ada Sea Defence project, valued at 67 million Euros would take off in January 2011. Feasibility studies have been… (ghanabusinessnews) [mappress] Source: ghanabusinessnews, November 8, 2010;

  • 10 January 2011

    Costa Rica has started building defences near its disputed border with Nicaragua, media reports said. Costa Rican Security Minister Jose … (monstersandcritics) [mappress] Source: monstersandcritics, January 10, 2011;

  • 29 September 2011

    Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa assured yesterday that he would take steps to develop the Kalmunai Municipality under the Urban …   (dailymirror) [mappress] Source: dailymirror, September 29, 2011;

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair a flood defence wall in Felixstowe will begin at the start of next week. The wall is between the War Memorial to the north of Felixstowe and Landguard Common to the south. The £120,000 works will help to continue to protect 960 residential and 468 commercial properties. Pete Roberts, Asset Performance Team […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dedicated to supporting all professionals working in flood prevention, management and recovery, the first ever “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” will be held at ExCeL London on December 4 and 5. “Flood Defence And Prevention Expo” is both a problem solving conference and a solutions exhibition that will feature many of the world’s leading flood prevention […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    One year on from some of the worst flooding in 2012, latest research by the Environment Agency reveals that last year’s record-breaking wet year in England could have cost the UK economy close to £600million. The overall financial cost to businesses of the extreme weather was up to £200m as total commercial property and contents […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling (BIM) is for buildings. BIM’s advantages are obvious on complex structural projects with building services systerns, convoluted sequencing and endless […]

  • 24 November 2010

    More than £6 million in grants is due to be spent on flood defences in Margate, with Thanet council promising a further £733,000 towards … (yourthanet) [mappress] Source: yourthanet, November 24, 2010;

  • 9 December 2010

    Preliminary work on the 25-kilometre Ada Sea Defence Project which is expected to salvage coastal communities in Ada from the ravages of the… By Seth J. Bokpe (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, December 9, 2010;

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold a public drop-in on Thursday, 21 January, from 2pm to 6pm at Aldeburgh Parish Church Hall, to discuss upcoming flood defense improvement work in Slaughden. “Maintaining the flood defense at Slaughden is important for the whole estuary,” said David Kemp, Coastal Team Leader at the Environment Agency. “Rock toe protection will […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Specialist plant hirer, Land & Water were contacted by A-Plant and the Environment Agency around midday on Thursday 12th December immediately after the first big tidal surge of the winter with an urgent request to supply a very specialist machine to repair flood defences that had been damaged during the recent storm. Failure to repair […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environment Agency Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by representatives from Associated British Ports and North East Lincolnshire Council during a recent visit to see a new flood defence take shape near to Blundell Park in Cleethorpes. The works are part of the £20-million Grimsby Flood Alleviation Scheme. The scheme is being carried out by […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Gladstone Ports Corporation CEO Leo Zussino has launched a passionate defence of the Western Basin Dredging Project. Speaking at a media … More info: (gladstoneobserver) By David Sparkes [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, September 2, 2011;

  • 15 April 2014

    The Environment Agency’s Board has visited Lincolnshire to see the work taking place to reduce flood risk in the county. Chairman Lord Chris Smith was joined by Environment Agency board members and executive directors during the visit which included a visit to the Lincolnshire coast and to the towns of Horncastle and Boston and other […]

  • 25 February 2010

    Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co has secured an additional US$5.6 million contract from the US Department of Defence to repair a wharf at Naval Station Pearl Harbour. [mappress] Source:worldnews,February 25,2010;

  • 10 November 2010

    The construction of a 67 million Euros sea defence wall along Ada coastline in the Dangbe East District of the Greater Accra Region would… By Stephen Odoi-Larbi (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, November 10, 2010;

  • 1 September 2010

    Around 240 million m3 of sand is needed to construct the first phase of Maasvlakte 2. At its peak, about 3 million m3 of sand a week was being shifted, while it’s now a little less hectic with over 1 million m3 a week. That’s what you would achieve if every inhabitant of the Netherlands […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Severe flood warnings are in place today for parts of the south west coast where high sea levels have combined with strong winds and large waves. Today there is a high risk of coastal flooding in Dorset, Devon and of further river flooding on the Somerset Levels and Moors. This week Environment Agency staff continue […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Plans for state-of-the-art new coastal defences in Southsea have been given the green light as government awarded nearly £100m of funding to the project. Funding from the Environment Agency was the final hurdle the Portsmouth City Council project had to overcome and work is now set to start on site later this year. Cllr David […]