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  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    MP Graham Stuart said in its latest announcement that winning the backing of Coastal Communities Minister, Jake Berry, could make a major difference in the fight to save the fast-eroding coastline to the south of Withernsea. Graham has written to Mr Berry in the hope of getting government support for a major upgrade to local […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage were completed recently on several streams in the Rotorua area, reported the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Council has been stabilizing stream banks with rock armoring after a severe weather event caused significant erosion along its banks last April. According to the Bay […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair the damaged sea defenses at Southsea seafront started this morning, according to the Portsmouth City Council. Staff from Portsmouth City Council and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership have been working hard over the extended bank holiday weekend to secure machinery and materials to stabilize the hole in the sea defenses. The hole appeared […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louth County Council, Ireland, has announced its intention to carry out coastal protection works at two locations within the Dundalk Bay area. The first proposed works location is along the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, at an area called Seabank, approximately 2km east of Castlebellingham village. The second location is in the townland of Salterstown, approximately […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council yesterday published the latest update on their Dun Laoghaire Baths – Rock Armor Project, saying that, as part of the construction of the new jetty, rock armor is required to be placed against it to provide protection from the sea.  The rock armor is arriving to the site by […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway to repair and strengthen a seawall along a section of the walkway alongside Fisher Parade in Pakuranga, according to the Auckland Council. The $630,000 project is just one of a series being carried out to protect local beaches from coastal erosion, a high priority for the Howick Local Board. Part of the ageing […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the coastal defenses at Beesands are set to begin today, according to the South Hams District Council. The Council have been working closely with Landmarc, who will be carrying out the work, to get the best results from the scheme within a challenging budget. South Hams Executive Portfolio Holder for Customer First, Cllr Hilary […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Steering Group (SG) for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (SEBMP) demonstrated unanimous support for the aims of the SEBMP last week by voting in favor of a final version of the proposed Beach Management Plan. A report on the SEBMP will now be presented at a meeting of East Devon […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the new detached breakwater, which started back in May 2014, have been completed for the winter period, reported the Cowes Harbour Commission. Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the contractor for the project, has completed the reshaping of the breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period. A consolidation process, to take place over the winter, will allow for […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Agriculture, Countryside and Land Management Services of the States of Guernsey has just released the latest update on their L’Ancresse coastal protection project.  The work has entailed the formation of a rock armor protection over the existing toe of the wall, predominantly in front of panels 4 and 5. Boulders in the region of 3-4 tonnes […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure of Republic of Maldives and Heavy Force Private Limited signed a contract yesterday for the construction of the K.Gaafaru Island harbor. This development scheme will include construction of 361 m rock armor breakwater, 108 m rock armor revetment, 450 m quay wall with concrete L-section blocks, filling and reclaiming works […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is currently carrying out a program of works to repair and improve a half-mile long structure which protects the harbor in the south Devon town of Brixham. First erected in 1843, Victoria Breakwater was severely damaged during Storm Emma in March 2018. Working on behalf of Torbay Council, Mackley has been contracted to rectify […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABCO Marine Ltd has been contracted by Galliford Try for the construction of Fort Cumberland SST Sea Defenses. The project is to replace damaged sea defenses next to the historical Fort Cumberland site in Eastney, Portsmouth. ABCO sourced and procured the rock for the project, with vessels chartered to transport the rock armor from Norway for […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fine Gael TD for Louth, Peter Fitzpatrick, has welcomed the allocation of €114,300 for minor flood mitigation and coastal protection works in Louth. “In Castlebellingham, €13,500 will be used to repair the sea defense; €10,800 will be used to construct a rock armor revetment at Annagasson, in Bullurgan €9,000 will be spent on placing a rock […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening of the £63 million Rossall Coastal Protection Scheme is set to take place on June 1st, reports the Environment Agency. The Wyre Council, together with the main contractor Balfour Beatty, has been replacing two kilometers of sea defenses, from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point, in the coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a winter monitoring and settlement period of the new breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster will return today, February 25th 2015, and continue with the project. Boskalis will carry out a week’s re-shaping work using the same plant as last year, an excavator and the Doreen Dorward barge. As part of the February works, […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     Mackley has completed a program of works to repair and improve a half-mile long structure which protects the harbor in the south Devon town of Brixham, the south-west of England. First erected in 1843, Victoria Breakwater was severely damaged during Storm Emma in March 2018. Working on behalf of Torbay Council, Mackley was contracted to […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Denbighshire County Council, supported by the Welsh Government’s Coastal Risk Management Program, has drawn up plans to install rock armoring and increase the height of the sea wall along the promenade between Splash Point and the slipway adjacent to Rhyl Golf Club. Construction is expected to take 18 months and start during 2019, subject to […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  The solution to be implemented is known as Hillblock, a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks positioned on the […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Wyre Council has just released the latest update for the Rossall sea defenses. According to the update, construction continues apace along the full extent of the project with work being carried out on all major elements of the new defenses. Precast concrete which makes up the bulk of the visible defenses continues on the […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of new sea defenses at Rossall has reached a major milestone as installation of the stepped revetment begins and the project passes the halfway mark. Two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point are being replaced in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from the risk of […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal flood banks which protect homes in Newton, Porthcawl, are due to be repaired and strengthened by Natural Resources Wales (NRW) next month. Engineers will use over 6,500 tonnes of stone rock armor to shore up the defense, which will make them more resilient to the effects of the tide in the future. Phill Pickersgill, […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyre Council recently released a video showing the progress being made on the Rossall sea defenses. The work will replace sea defenses between Rossall Hospital and Rossall Point in four year time, protecting 7,500 properties from the risk of flooding. 325,000 tonnes of rock armor are being used to create the base of the defenses, to […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released a very interesting video about their Sharjah coastal protection project in the United Arab Emirates. This shoreline development scheme, undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger Coastway, involved a significant amount of dredging works and demolition of existing rock armor groynes and revetments for reuse in the new structures. […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than a year after last January’s storms in Franklin Local Board area, work to fix the damage left in their wake continues, said New Zealand’s Auckland Council in its latest release.  “It’s been a long haul,” Franklin Local Board member Alan Cole said. “Damage was done on both coasts and while some of it […]