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  • 12 March 2012

    Planning permission has been granted to create one of the UK’s largest areas of new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset. The Environment Agency and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have worked closely with the local community to develop plans for an innovative flood defence and habitat creation project. Over the next […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first stage of a multi-million pound flood defence scheme to improve the safety of an important flood storage reservoir dam at Whittlesey has started. The £26 million Environment Agency lead project will strengthen the dam of the flood storage reservoir downstream of Peterborough by reshaping it and placing extra material at the base of […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Laidley community will be better protected from future floods with the Newman Government fast-tracking money to build vital levees and drainage systems. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said almost $1 million had been set aside to start work on a levee around the Laidley CBD and at Narda Lagoon, and an extension […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    BAM Nuttall Ltd has just announced that work is back on track to improve flood protection in a section of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme. According to the release, construction work is starting again to improve flood defences in the Lower Bootham area in a bid to help better protect 134 properties. The flood alleviation […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Manmade coastal flood habitat set to double in next 12 months. The country’s largest ever coastal flood realignment scheme is completed today  in Medmerry, West Sussex. The £28 million Medmerry scheme will protect 350 properties, two holiday parks and a water treatment works from coastal flooding, in addition to providing 180 hectares of habitat for […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 22 October 2013

    A coastline damaged by strong storms last week will be repaired by the Environment Agency to reduce the risk to public safety. Severe gales in Snettisham, Heacham and Hunstanton caused high waves to wash over and erode the coast. This resulted in the loss of approximately 1,200 cubic metres of the shingle ridge from the […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    More work will start during the next week (13 July 2020) to help protect sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) informs. Contractors for NRW will move 20,000 tonnes of shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in an eroded area in front of the village. The shingle bank is […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The guidelines for private sector participation in the Major Ports issued in October, 1996 allows and encourages private participation including Multi-National Companies (MNCs) in enhancing port capacities and modernization of port equipments etc. Accordingly, 100% FDI is allowed in Port Sector to supplement domestic capital, technology and skills, for accelerated economic growth. Security clearance is […]

  • 10 May 2013

    Havant Borough Council Capital Projects Team has awarded the Havant coastal defence project to the Raymond Brown Construction Ltd. This development program consists of the following activities: – Construction of a 650m rock revetment (27,700m3, 3-6 tonnes of rock armour); – Construction of 3 no. 90m rock groynes (7,000m3, 3-6 tonnes rock armour); – Import […]

  • 1 April 2011

    Region Lazio – Dipartimento Istituzionale e Territorio announces tender for improvement works along the coastal defences of the coast east of Ostia, the fishermens’ channel at the beach of Castel Fusano by the reconstruction of beaches through replenishment works. Ostia is a large neighbourhood in the XIII Municipio of the comune of Rome, Italy. Ostia […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will start work next week on a £100,000 scheme to boost flood protection in Braunton. The North Devon village suffered serious flooding in December 2012 after torrential rain caused the River Caen to over-top flooding more than 60 local homes and businesses. The flooding occurred six months after the official opening of […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Inauguration ceremony of the Kaafu atoll Thulusdhoo land reclamation project was held yesterday. The ceremony was attended by His Excellency President Abdulla Yamin Abdul Gayoom, Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Minister of Defence and National Security Colonel (Rtd.) Mohamed Nazim, Minister of Tourism Mr. Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Gafoor, newly elected Thulusdhoo constituency […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New coastal defenses are being built as part of the North Portsea Island Coastal Flood Defense Scheme which has been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. This phase of the works will be from the Mountbatten Centre, Twyford Avenue to the Ports Creek […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State for Transport Baroness Kramer was in Gloucestershire, Friday 4 July, to find out how the county is rising to the challenge of recovering from winter flooding and see how government funding is helping it to be better prepared for severe weather. The minister visited the Severnside villages of Maisemore and Tirley, both […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar announced recently that major coastal protection and beach regeneration works will shortly be carried out in Sandy Bay beach following extensive engineering studies of the coastal processes affecting the beach. The works will entail the construction of offshore coastal defences in the form of curved groynes at each end of Sandy […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency is about to begin work in the river channel in Sheffield this month (September) to help reduce the risk of flooding in the city. According to the EA, gravel and debris will be removed from rivers in Malinbridge and Hillsborough to help reduce the risk of flooding in Sheffield. These works will […]

  • 18 April 2011

    Mr Rex Daniel Wussah, Dangme East District Chief Executive (DCE) has assured the chiefs and people of Ada that government would soon… (ghanaweb) [mappress] Source: ghanaweb, March 18, 2011

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 2 of Exeter’s multi-million pound scheme to reduce flood risk to 3,200 homes and businesses gets underway next week. The £32 million scheme, a partnership between the Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, will see construction activity around the city over the next 2 years. Richard Cox for the Environment Agency […]

  • 29 November 2013

    On 2 December 2013 HR Wallingford’s Jonathan Simm will be helping to launch the first International Levee Handbook at a joint Institution of Civil Engineers and CIRIA event in London, UK. The role of levees in flood defences has received increased attention in recent years, mainly due to events such as hurricanes Katrina and Rita […]

  • 22 November 2010

    Birse Civils has recently completed its annual protection of Lincolnshire’s coast line and flood defence for the Environment Agency as part of its ‘Lincshore 2010 – 2015 Framework Contract. The project involves sand being dredged offshore, shipped towards the shore and pumped onto the beach. Lincshore is an essential project which requires 400,000 cubic metres […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the Rhos on Sea beach replenishment project. It’s part of Conwy County Council’s Waterfront project which is providing sea defences and improvements in Colwyn Bay. The first load of sand was pumped ashore from an offshore dredger through a specially constructed steel pipeline to the beach in front of the new Porth […]

  • 12 April 2013

    Urzad Morski w Szczecinie has invited bidders to submit their offers for the artificial recharge of a length of the Szczecin shoreline by using dredged materials from a designated area. The quantities of materials dredged from a sandy seabed will take into account the geological conditions and parameters of the layers, which, following hydrographic investigation […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government is boosting flood protection for Dalby and Oakey with $243,916 in grants. The Western Downs Regional Council will receive $145,000 to study options for a Dalby levee to divert water around the town which flooded three times between 2010 and 2013. The Toowoomba Regional Council will receive $98,916 for a flood forecasting […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is well underway, with piling works at two of the project’s 10 reaches now finished. The project is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The Government of India is aware of the development of Gwadar Port in Pakistan with Chinese funding and of the reports of handing over the control of port operations to a Chinese firm. The port could be used for military purposes in future. Government keeps a constant watch on all developments concerning it’s national security […]