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  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) attended the Isle of Wight Council’s public consultation event on the draft ‘West Wight Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy’ on 24th May at the New Holmwood Hotel in Cowes. The IW Council and the Environment Agency have developed a Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk Management Strategy, which has now […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach will host a public meeting for the Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 12 at 6 […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A team with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has developed a vessel that provides new capabilities to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ scientists and engineers. The coring barge, designed by researchers Jarrell Smith, Thad Pratt and William Butler of ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, allows researchers to take sediment samples in areas […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Coastal Resources Commission (CRC) meeting, scheduled for September 27-28 at the New Hanover County Government Center in Wilmington, has been canceled due to potential impacts on the Outer Banks from Hurricane Maria. Items on the agenda will be moved to the meeting on November 7-8, which will be held at the Hilton Double […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Real action on climate change is finally becoming a reality with the release of a State Government report assessing those areas most at risk of coastal erosion, the Western Australia Local Government Association (WALGA) said in its latest release. Commenting the news, WALGA President, Cr Lynne Craigie said that the sector had been calling for […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearly a fifth of Scotland’s coastline is at risk of erosion, threatening some of the country’s most prized land and infrastructure within the next 30 years, the Scottish Government said in its latest release.  The potentially devastating effects of climate change and coastal erosion came to light after experts from the Scottish Government, Scottish Natural […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Piscataquis County Commissioners are seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with stabilizing Williamsburg Road Bridge in Williamsburg Township, Maine. The applicant proposes to place temporary and permanent fill material below the ordinary high water line of Whetstone Brook in […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of students and teachers from Delft University of Technology has teamed up with Ghanaian students of KNUST to develop integrated solutions for the complex challenges of the Volta Delta in Ghana. The Volta Delta is experiencing interacting problems due to a combination of climate change, coastal erosion, intensive urbanization and poor land use […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 25th NSW Coastal Conference 2016 will take place from 9-11 November in Novotel Pacific Bay Resort, Coffs Harbor, on the mid north coast of NSW. The conference will bring together over 220 delegates from around Australia who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education and service provision and […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has awarded funding for eleven habitat restoration projects, through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund (CEHRTF). The Council approved the funding at the February 28 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include a salt marsh restoration and enhancement project, a statewide salt […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, and Fort Bend County have signed an agreement for a feasibility study that will investigate erosion flood risks along the Brazos River. The purpose of the Feasibility study is to ensure the protection of infrastructure, such as roads, levees and buildings from erosion. The study is 100% […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A multi-agency and community partnership approach will be employed to address potential erosion issues identified at Sunset Beach, Port Waikato. Last year, Waikato District Council commissioned a consultant to report on potential erosion issues in the area after the local community board expressed concerns regarding damage to public assets. Service Delivery General Manager, Tim Harty, […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Salmonid Restoration Federation, Pacific Watershed Associates and Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program will host a workshop about erosion control on Monday, June 6, 9 am to 5 pm at Fire Hall Room, Weaverville, CA. The workshop will highlight identifying and evaluating sediment sources, assessing environmental impacts, creating erosion control and prevention plans, designing and evaluating grading […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of Rother District Council, Fairlight Parish Council and the Environment Agency, Mackley recently started work on a scheme to provide protection from coastal erosion to the village of Fairlight in East Sussex. The latest scheme, for which Mackley is principal contractor, comprises the construction of a third rock berm which will help protect […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 60 per cent of the population live near to the coast, and 208,000 properties across Wales are at risk of flooding from the sea or rivers, Wales Audit Office said in its latest report. Severe coastal flooding in the winter of 2013-14 was the latest incident to dramatically highlight the vulnerability to flooding and erosion […]

  • 19 January 2011

    The Whitsunday Regional Council in north Queensland is looking at major projects to reduce beach erosion along the Bowen coastline… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 19, 2011;

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is working with the Technital & Saunders group on the design of a new coastal defense system to protect the Batumi Coast in Georgia against erosion. The coast near Batumi has been struggling with coastal erosion for four years now, with more than one meter a year being lost to the sea in some […]

  • 20 January 2011

    Residents living near the banks of the Rewa River are concerned about soil erosion…   By Avinesh Gopal (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, January 20, 2011

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Stirling, Western Australia, is working with the community to investigate engineering options to address ongoing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool. To do this, the city is inviting a feedback from residents and ratepayers on what they value about Mettams Pool, its facilities and amenity. Following a series of storms in 2009 that […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) requested that the U.S. Army conduct a study on the effectiveness of beach erosion structures when used in concert with beach replenishment projects.  The letter requesting the study was led by the Congressional Coastal Communities Caucus, of which Pallone is a co-chair. In the letter, the lawmakers wrote that “the […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has released a video about engineering the coast by understanding its nature, named ‘Coastal Erosion and Protection’. “Coastal erosion and protection is an ongoing challenge. Information about wind, waves, depth conditions and sediment types is key in the decision-making process on how to protect the coasts,” DHI […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Horizons Regional Council’s Sustainable Land Use Initiative (SLUI) will receive a total of $4.76 million from central government’s Hill Country Erosion Fund for the next four years. Administered by the Ministry of Primary Industries, the Hill Country Erosion Fund has $8.8 million available to local authorities for erosion control activities. Horizons chairman Bruce Gordon said […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Between April 2015 and March 2021, the government will invest £2.3 billion in more than 1,500 projects across England. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) investment plan sets out how this commitment will transform flood and coastal erosion risk management over the coming 6 years. The program of work that this funding […]

  • 11 October 2011

    The storm that passed through knocked down trees and power lines. It left behind many reminders of its visit, but it also took some away…   By Claire Simms (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, October 11, 2011;

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council announced yesterday that a Community Liaison Group has been formed in order to seek a long-term solution to the worsening erosion of Stockton Beach. According to Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, the Stockton Community Liaison Group, made up of residents from the suburb, will provide valuable input into the Stockton component of a Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has required Deltares to carry out a technical review of the study “Beach Erosion Studies and Engineering Mitigation Measures for Visakhapatnam” compiled by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). The study mainly focuses on the assessment of the erosion problems in the stretch of coast north of Visakhapatnam […]