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  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The second phase of emergency work to strengthen the sea defenses at Blue Anchor Bay is about to begin, Somerset West and Taunton Council reports. The Council carried out initial works to stabilize the wall and reduce the risk of collapse in July this year. The second phase of work will involve using the granite […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beach work on the Rockaway Peninsula is in full swing as the long-awaited East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Project gets underway in Rockaway, New York. There has been an authorization for the project since 1965, the Rockaway shoreline has experienced severe hurricanes and northeasters over the last 40 years. In 1960, […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaRock, a new joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Earlcoate construction, has completed delivery of armor stone to protect Dorset’s West Bay, for principle contractor BAM Nuttall. The project was part of a £9 million coastal defense project, funded by Defra, West Dorset Council and Wessex Regional Flood Defence Committee. West Bay, on Dorset’s Jurassic […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to repair the Bearskin Neck Jetty in Rockport Harbor in Rockport, Massachusetts, beginning in October 2014 and extending over a 5 to 6 month period. The work of this project consists of repairing the 540-foot-long jetty that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy. In anticipation of […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Nearly 2,000t of stone has been used to complete a project to protect a key terminal at the Port of Southampton from the threat of scour erosion. Mackley was commissioned by Associated British Ports (ABP) to supply and place rock armor in the berth pocket at the Queen Elizabeth II Cruise Terminal – as remediation […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Foyle and Marine Dredging (FMD) recently shared the latest photo of their dredger ‘Dinopotes’ working in the Port of Dundee. Following the recent dredging campaign in the North East of Scotland, the ‘Dinopotes’ is now at work in Dundee for main contractor GRAHAM, providing dredging and revetment works. During this campaign, the ‘Dinopotes’ will carry […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Following a successful dredging campaign in The North East of Scotland, Foyle and Marine dredger ‘Dinopotes’ has now mobilized to the Port of Dundee. The dredger will carry out 50000m3+ of capital dredging and assist Foyle and Marine Dredging’s rock armoring team in the construction of a revetment for the main contractor Graham Construction. “FMD […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has awarded a $3 million contract for work to manage coastal erosion. The project will take place at State Highway 1, alongside Katiki Beach, North Otago. The contract has been awarded to Downer NZ. The beach is located north of Palmerston and Shag Point, south of Moeraki and Hampden. Additionally, […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Fingal County Council is set to carry out emergency works in Portrane including protection works at Quay Road and the relocation of Seabees at Burrow beach. The works are required following serious coastal erosion caused by storm force winds and strong tidal surges during the summer. Engineering experts have recommended an extension of the existing […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Foyle and Marine Dredging has just released this amazing photo of their ZX520 long reach excavator at work in Tarbert, on the Isle of Harris. The works are being conducted in support of RJ McLeod who as the main contractor is redeveloping the Ferry Terminal in Tarbert. Also, FMD is profiling the rock armor revetment […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Cormac recently won an important award for the design and build of the Long Rock Coastal Protection Project. The company received the CEEQUAL’s “Excellent” Whole Team Award for this task. The project involves three elements to improve resilience to flooding and coastal erosion along the coastal front of Mount’s Bay. It also included a huge […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlcoate Construction & Plant Hire Ltd crews are currently working on a major cliff stabilization and construction of a new rock armor Revetment for New Forest D.C at Milford on Sea. The project is part of an urgent coast protection initiative after damage from storms last year compromised the existing sea wall. “We have 11,000 […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Neath Port Talbot Council and their contractor Knights Brown are making good progress on the vital scheme to repair and strengthen the iconic Aberavon Seafront Promenade. The work is part funded by the Welsh Government through its Coastal Risk Management Program – first announced by the Welsh Government in 2014. It aims to reduce flood […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new rock revetment has been constructed on the western side of Cockle Bay beach to reduce severe coastal erosion, reports the Auckland Council. The revetment, consisting of rock weighing between 300kg and 1tonne, dissipates wave energy, reducing the height of the waves reflecting eastward toward the beach that were contributing to the erosion. According […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging activities at their reservoir dredging pilot in India have been successfully completed and the dredging equipment is being dismantled and prepared for transport, Royal IHC said in their latest project update. The drums that have been used for the floating pipeline are sold back to the local supplier and the geotextile tubes filled […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound scheme to build coastal defenses in Withernsea has moved a step closer after East Riding of Yorkshire Council successfully secured £3 million of European funding for the project. The south Withernsea coastal defense scheme will receive funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to go towards the £5.5 million cost of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The breakwaters at the marina have been fully re-opened following the completion of strengthening work, reports the Whyalla City Council, South Australia. Local company Whyalla Earthworks conducted the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project over the last two weeks to strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. The first stage of the project […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Whyalla, South Australia, has announced that the construction works on the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project are in full swing now. As reported, local company Whyalla Earthworks is continuing with the third stage of the breakwater project that will strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. This work will […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson/Connolly Seal Beach JV, Seattle, Washington, has won an $88.1 million firm-fixed-price contract for P-224 Causeway Boat Channel and Turning Basin and P-226 Ammunition Pier at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach. The contract also contains five unexercised options and one planned modification, which if exercised would increase the cumulative contract value to $154.7 million. According […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Access to a 500m section of Aberdeen beach is being closed to the public from Friday, 12 July, due to considerable erosion of sand caused by recent storms, Aberdeen City Council reports.  An estimated 140,000 tonnes has been displaced by the wind and tides leaving a deficit of up to 2m in some places. The […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Important design studies needed as part of the Warrnambool Harbor Master Plan have been given the green light, according to the latest release from the Premier of Victoria’s office. The 2018/19 Victorian State Budget provided $330,000 for the Warrnambool Harbor Sand Movement Study, with the Labor Government and Council working together closely since the release […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]