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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Scrabster Harbor Trust has launched a tender process for the Design and Build Civil Engineering Contract, aimed to redevelop the St. Ola Pier in Thurso, Scotland. According to the official announcement, redevelopment is required to suit the proposed dredging of the inner and outer berths to accommodate cruise vessels (with direct access to quayside coaches and […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Reducing the risks of overtopping is essential for the effective design and management of flood defenses, particularly as these defenses are required to meet future conditions, including the impacts of climate change. HR Wallingford is one of the partners writing the European Overtopping Manual – known as EurOtop – which has now been revised and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has recently begun work on an important coastal defense project in Kent, which when complete will provide improved protection from the sea for many years to come. The Herne Bay Coast Protection Works is being carried out by Mackley on behalf of Canterbury City Council – following a successful bid for Environment Agency funding. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Heavy machinery will start arriving in Oamaru between 27th September and 2nd October for stage one of a dredging contract carried out by Rooney Earth Moving, according to the Waitaki District Council’s latest announcement.  Under the project, the contractors will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru harbor channel […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has successfully completed the £63 million Rossall coastal defense scheme for Wyre Council, in partnership with the Environment Agency. To successfully complete the Rossall project, over 10,000 specially manufactured precast concrete units were lifted into position, alongside 86,342 tonnes of rock underlayer and 241,000 tonnes of rock armor sourced from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Results are back from validation testing on the first dredged section of the Kopeopeo Canal and they are showing sediment quality is now below the remediation target, the Bay of Plenty Regional Council informs.  Project Manager, Brendon Love, said that dredging is continuing and it was reassuring to get the results back from the first […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subcon has been awarded by Citic Pacific Mining (CPM) a contract for the design and supply of their scour systems for berth pocket stabilization at the Sino Iron Terminal at Port of Cape Preston. “The larger vessel size and deeper berth pocket means increases in bow thruster and main propeller wash velocities pose a significant scour erosion […]

  • 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 […]