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  • 4 April 2014

    Mattituck Inlet Dredging comes to an end, according to The Suffolk Times. This project addressed the erosion of the beach to the east of the inlet and the excess build-up of sand to the west of the inlet. Also included was dredging at the entrance to Mattituck Inlet to about 15 feet below mean low […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    BASF, together with KICT (Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology), TGWA (Thailand Global Warming Academy) and SBB (SBB Co., Ltd), yesterday entered a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to undertake river restoration and environmental improvement projects in Thailand. Under the agreement, KICT and TGWA will provide oversight and organize the projects, while […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Havant Borough Council has started with the combined maintenance dredge of the Chichester Harbor Approach Channel and nourishment to the Eastoke Frontage, Hayling Island. The maintenance dredge of the approach channel is underway, with a maximum volume of 25,000m³ of material to be pumped onto the beach along the Eastoke frontage. The exact location will vary […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea (December 11-14, 2014) is part of a series of symposia organized under auspices of The International Commission on Continental Erosion (ICCE), which is one of ten commissions of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS). The ICCE 2014 Symposium will be held in […]

  • 2 December 2013

    Back in 2012, the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) began assessing the pace of coastal erosion and the nature of sediment and organic matter transfer in nearshore areas of the southern Canadian Beaufort Sea. Coastal dynamics on arctic coasts are highly seasonal: ice is present from October to late […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The program in Northern Java to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the annual award for innovative engineering solutions (Vernufteling) in the Netherlands. On behalf of the project, Rob Nieuwkamer from Witteveen+Bos, received the award on Wednesday 16 March 2016 in the presence of many prominent people from the engineering world. The […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program of beach management was carried out recently along the Eastoke frontage of Hayling Island. The shingle beach along Eastoke is the primary line of defense against erosion and flooding, however coastal processes are constantly eroding the shingle bank. Without regular intervention, the densely populated area of Eastoke would quickly become vulnerable to flooding […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Emergency repairs began at Morgan Shoal, a section of the Lake Michigan shoreline between 47th and 51 streets, and will continue until the end of June, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District informs. The contractor, SYTE Corporation, is currently installing armor stone and pre-cast concrete blocks to protect against shoreline erosion caused by […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The McEwens Beach Erosion Protection Group is currently undertaking construction of a protective rock wall at McEwens Beach, the Mackay Regional Council informs. The wall is designed to protect residential properties on the beachfront from ongoing erosion and sand movement in the area. At this stage, works are expected to be complete by January 30, 2016, […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced an $18 million partnership between the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority(CPRA) and the Cameron Parish Police Jury to add three additional miles of unique rock breakwaters to the shoreline that protects the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish. “Thousands of people come to Rockefeller Refuge every year to […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bournemouth’s famous golden sands will be replenished over the coming months to replace sand gradually washed away over the years due to coastal erosion. A total of 320,000 cubic meters of new beach material will be pumped onto the beach using specialist equipment with work starting between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and then continuing East […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second edition of Flood and Coast, an intensive 3-day conference and exhibition, will take place at the Telford International Center, 28-30 March 2017. Led again by the Environment Agency, the event will draw together key stakeholders from the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) community, including local authorities, dredging companies, civil engineers, infrastructure […]

  • 18 March 2011

    Member of Parliament for High Rock Kenneth Russell is addressing concerns made by one resident who claimed that the dredging being… By GENEA NOEL (nassauguardian) [mappress] Source: nassauguardian, March 18, 2011  

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A 17 year program to protect Bournemouth’s coast from erosion has officially begun, the Bournemouth Council informs. The first phase (November 2015 to April 2020) involves the replacement of 30 groynes along the coast from Southbourne to Hengistbury Head. Beach replenishment will also take place between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and to the east of Boscombe […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has now finalized and adopted the Medway Estuary and Swale Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (MEASS). This sets out the best economic, environmental and technically appropriate approach to managing flood and coastal erosion risk over the next 100 years. As reported, the strategy identifies the best technical solutions for flood […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2012

    The NSW Government today announced $891,100 in funding to assist local councils to plan for and reduce the impacts of coastal hazards and erosion. Minister for the Environment Robyn Parker said the funds were allocated under the second round of the 2011-2012 Coastal Management Program. “An additional 16 projects have been allocated funds to help […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Homes and businesses across the country will be better protected and more resilient in future after the government revealed its long-term plan to tackle the risks of flooding and coastal erosion, the Environment Agency reports. The measures set out in the new plan are the most comprehensive in a decade, including investment of £5.2 billion […]

  • 20 May 2010

    A permanent solution to beach erosion at one of the Coast’s tourism jewels, Mooloolaba Beach, is underway. [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, May 20, 2010;

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore Queensland’s Golden Beach will soon be underway thanks to a grant from the Palaszczuk Government. The funding provided to Take Action for Pumicestone Passage Inc delivers on an election commitment and will allow the group to re-establish the natural ecosystem along the foreshore of the TS Onslow Australian Navy Cadets base on […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis, as one of the partners in the Ecoshape consortium, has embarked on a five-year Building with Nature project to halt coastal erosion in northeast Java, Indonesia. More than six thousand villages (thirty million people) on Indonesia’s enormous coastline could be washed away. Hard defenses in the form of dikes are pointless on muddy coasts […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Patrick Administration yesterday announced $1.5 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and non-structural approaches, continuing Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness. Grants were awarded to Chilmark, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salem, Save Popponesset Bay, Inc., Scituate and Westport. “With these grants, […]

  • 27 December 2011

    After striking an early snag, the Noosa Dog Beach project is back on track. Division 11 councillor Russell Green said a new dredge would soon be in place and work set to begin early in the new year. The news follows a delay caused when the dredge originally called in for the job was unable […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. John Kennedy announced last Saturday that the Office of Gulf Restoration in the Department of the Treasury awarded a $400,000 grant to Livingston Parish for a shoreline restoration project. The Amite River Coastal Wetlands Restoration Project will help rebuild 10 acres of forested coastal wetlands and shoreline habitats that have been lost due […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Agentschap voor Maritieme Dienstverlening en Kust has awarded the beach of De Haan-Weinduine replenishment contract to the THV Vlaamse Baaien. This contract is intended to carry out a beach (and bank) material supplementation of the beach of De Haan-Weinduine and the continuing sandy area to other beaches or dunes along the Flemish coast. The works […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first year of monitoring a series of significant marine sites in the Marlborough Sounds suggests large areas of deterioration and an urgent need for more formal protection. A report prepared by a Nelson marine biologist, jointly funded by Council and the Department of Conservation and presented to the Marlborough District Council’s Environment Committee, makes […]