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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wyre Council has just released the latest update on Rossall sea defense scheme in Lancashire, saying that the works continue apace, with some large gaps in the new defenses starting to be filled.  “We currently have a 60 meter gap in the new defenses adjacent to Chatsworth access ramp. This is the location of two […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS), led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, is moving forward. The Leeds project is one of the largest river flood defense schemes in the country and this provision of flood protection for the River Aire is designed to protect against a 1 in 200-year flood […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works have continued on the new sea defenses at Rossall with the major changes now visible at promenade level, reports the Wyre Council. Since the last update, one thousand intermediate blocks have been installed. According to the council, almost one third of the upper promenade has been brought up to final level and topped with a […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency field team has recently finished re-aligning the Newbridge Cut away from the River Windrush. In addition to this the team is reinforcing the bank of the River Windrush near Standlake in Oxfordshire. The work forms part of a program of maintenance works in the Thames Valley to ensure that rivers and assets remain […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency contractors have started work on the banks of the River Wharfe in Collingham, near Wetherby, to repair damage to the river bank and protect flood defenses. Work is underway to repair approximately 40 meters of river bank in Collingham adjacent to the flood defenses at The Avenue, so that it is ready for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has won a contract to dredge a harbor entrance channel in F. Bilehdhoo, according to the Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure latest announcement. The main scope of this major development project, scheduled to last 160 days, will involve construction of a 68 meter rock armor breakwater and a 24 meter wide […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty, currently working on the £86 million coastal defense schemes in the North West of England, recently welcomed the youngsters of Northfield Primary School to the Rossall site. The Rossall scheme will greatly reduce the risk of flooding to the local community, through constructing two kilometers of coastal defense from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point. Simon […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has completed the excavation of eight trial pits in Exmouth as part of its Beach Management Plan for the town. Exmouth’s 2015 Beach Management Plan (BMP), which was produced by coastal flood and erosion risk management consultants CH2M, established the need for the trial pits. The aim of the BMP is […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named ‘Project of the Year’ in the prestigious 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards. Having been named a finalist in two categories, the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme went on to win ‘Project of the Year […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £95,000 coastal erosion engineering project has been completed in Argyll and Bute. This coastal scheme, which was paid for jointly by the Argyll and Bute Council and Scottish Water, saw the installation of 2000 tonnes of rock armor along a 140 meter stretch of coastline by the Anderson Group of Inverness. Councillor Ellen Morton, […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students and lecturers from the School of Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire have visited Rossall to see the work being done on the to sea defenses. Wyre Council is replacing two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The £30 million Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Project was officially opened on Friday, 13 May, by Emma Howard Boyd, Chair of the Environment Agency. This coastal scheme, which took two years to complete, will provide improved protection from flooding for around 1,400 homes and 100 businesses along a 2.5 km stretch of the East Sussex coastline […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named a finalist in two industry awards schemes. The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme has been named a finalist in two categories in the 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards, and in the ICE South East England […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Public Services Department – States of Guernsey is looking to identify a new site for disposing of inert waste from construction and demolition projects once the current Longue Hougue land reclamation is complete. A cross-departmental working party has identified more than 40 potential options. They range from land-raising projects to sea defense improvement and from […]

  • 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 […]