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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on a third phase of coastal protection works has started at Broughty Ferry Esplanade. The £1m contract, awarded to Tayside Contracts will see the construction of a rock armor revetment at Broughty Ferry Esplanade from the Glass Pavilion to Bridge Street. Will Dawson, convener of Dundee City Council’s city development committee, said: “This work […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster has returned for a week to re-shape the gravel core and carry out further surveys of the new breakwater. As part of the works, the company has carried out further surveys to determine that settlement of the core material into the subsoil is as predicted and in accordance with construction plans.   Boskalis used same […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first whole section of new sea defenses, from promenade to beach, has been completed at Rossall as work to replace two kilometers of defenses enters the final stages. Wyre Council is replacing sea defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    McLaughlin & Harvey has just announced the completion of Invergordon Service Base project in Cromarty Firth. The project, named redevelopment of the Invergordon Service Base Phase 3, included design and construction of the site that will be used as a modern functioning service base. During the works, McLaughlin & Harvey completed reclamation of approx 380,000sqft of land using […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Stornoway Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Newton Basin development project. The scheme will consist of a significant amount of dredging works, aimed to create a navigation channel, pontoons for berthing and storage for up to 70 vessels, along with rock armoring protection to the pontoons and areas that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair the sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales is underway, according to the Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Contractors for the NRW will install around 20,000 tonnes of rock armor to protect the village of Fairbourne at Friog corner. The project, undertaken by Jones Bros, started in early November 2018 and is […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Sinclair Ltd, a Kirkwall based construction company, has won a contract for the Kirkwall Harbor Flood Prevention Scheme. The works include construction of new flood walls in reinforced concrete and stone together with raising of existing seawalls to protect low lying areas of Kirkwall from the impacts of coastal flooding in line with SEPA […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    2015 is set to be a landmark year for Cowes Harbor with the final stages of works on the new detached breakwater commencing in June and construction due to be completed by October. Following a successful winter settlement period of the breakwater’s gravel core, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) announced that contractors Boskalis Westminster will soon return […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    There will be no week-day access to the Whyalla marina’s southern and sea-facing breakwaters for about two weeks next month, the South Australia’s City of Whyalla said in their latest release.  Local company Whyalla Earthworks will be continuing with second stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project that will strengthen the sea-facing breakwater. This […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme, delivered by Team Van Oord, has been named a winner in the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards. The Project Excellence Awards recognize work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. Broomhill Sands has been named winner of the ‘Innovation’ category. For 2016 there were 60 […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s flood teams are completing rock placement in the Skagit and Nooksack river basins, where high river flows threatened communities with flooding over the weekend.  USACE’s flood engineers are completing a 500-foot buried rock trench along a trail system adjacent to West Main St in Lyman, Washington. The […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has successfully completed a project to maintain the structural integrity of the harbor arm in the historic town of Hastings on the Sussex coast. The scheme, carried out on behalf of Hastings Borough Council, is designed to provide two important functions – to protect and retain the beach to the west, and protect the […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton today provided an update on the recovery and response effort following the breach of the Fundão tailings dam and Santarém water dam at Samarco’s iron ore operations in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in November 2015. Works to stabilize tailings deposits along the impacted sections of the river system are continuing with the objective of […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is making good progress with a scheme designed to maintain the structural integrity of the harbor arm in the historic town of Hastings on the Sussex coast, the company said in their latest release.  Under the scheme, which is being carried out on behalf of Hastings Borough Council, 6-9 tonne rock armor with crest […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor in North Otago, New Zealand, are officially underway.  Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present its down to about 1 meter at […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Waitaki District Council has confirmed that the dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor are set to start today or tomorrow. Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency works on the Southsea Coastal Scheme continue to progress well down the site, according to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The sheet piles have now been driven to required depth and the tops cut down to the correct level, reports ESCP. Structural fill has been placed and compacted behind the sheet pile wall, ready for […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nabouwalu Jetty repair work, undertaken by Hall Pacific, has been completed, according to the Fiji Times. This maintenance scheme, worth around $4.2 million, lasted four months and included dredging and civil construction works. Commenting the completion, the company’s managing director, Cameron Hall, said: “Given that the jetty services a range of ferries, fishing and shipping vessels […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Global Rail Services has secured a contract for the Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) coastal defense works. The overall objective of the project is to reinstate coastal protection elements adjacent to the Dublin ‐ Rosslare Railway Line by February 2018. This involves removing and replacing the rock armor and reinstating/replacing the geotextile underlay along with any granular […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Contractor for Natural Resources Wales is about to begin work on sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales. The contractor, Alun Griffiths will next week move around one thousand tonnes of beach shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in the eroded area next to the concrete defense at Friog corner. The work will […]