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  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord was presented last night with the Innovation Award at the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards, recognizing its work on the £30m Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme. The Project Excellence Awards recognize excellent project work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. For 2016 there were 60 individual projects entered across […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As reported in late October, contractor Boskalis Westminster has finished the rock armoring of the new Cowes Breakwater. The removal of surplus gravel material to the north of the breakwater has been delayed due to the requirement for contractor to obtain a new MMO (Marine Management Organisation) consent for its removal and disposal. According to the […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has just completed the installation of rock armor layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. The final handover of the breakwater to CHC will to take place next month. As agreed by Cowes Harbor Commissioners following the July 2015 project review, CHC has prioritized the completion and verification of a new tidal model with consultant hydrodynamic engineers […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The last remaining section of the Carlyon Bay sea defenses erected without planning permission in 2004 is being ripped up. Diggers have been taking up the iron shuttering which was protecting the Information Hut at the western end of Crinnis beach. The developers, CEG, had been ordered by Cornwall Council to remove the structure by the end […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Members of the Harbor Advisory Committee paid a site visit to the new Cowes Breakwater today, Tuesday 29th September, to get a close-up view of the 350-meter long structure and learn about the construction process from contractor Boskalis Westminster. Ben Willows, Chairman of the Advisory Committee (CHAC), said: “We are very appreciative to CHC for […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Union Slough Levee started in earnest yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials commenced construction on a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the southwest corner of Smith Island, just south of Everett’s Water Pollution Control Facility. Located on the Snohomish River’s right bank, the $86,000 project will address sloughing, slope scour, […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    McLaughlin & Harvey has just announced completion of the Fraserburgh North Harbor deepening works. This £12 million worth project involved the deepening and strengthening of the existing North Harbor to accommodate increasing vessel sizes. Fraserburgh Harbor deepening project included dredging of approximately 11,000m³ of rock down to -4.7m CD within the North Harbor Basin and approach channel; and construction of a […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Poundfield Products of Ipswich in Suffolk has recently been awarded its largest ever contract with a £2 million order for decorative, reinforced concrete panels from County Durham based Hall Construction Services. Obtained by Poundfield’s bespoke products division, the order covers the manufacture of nearly 4000 individual pieces which are now being used to construct over […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over €1 million of state funding has been allocated for West Cork Harbors under the 2015 Fishery Harbors Capital Investment Program. This funding is part of a total allocation of €5 million for a number of projects under the 2015 Fishery Harbors Capital Investment Program, bringing the total capital investment under this program in 2015 to […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Earlcoate Construction have completed the beach recycling project at Mudeford for Christchurch and East Dorset Council. The contract was carried out in an environmentally-sensitive area and planned accordingly. The main requirement of this coast protection scheme was to dredge and pump ashore approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand/shingle, transport and spread along several beaches on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay. Further to the work program on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, CHEC will sign a Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission Chairman Roger Mathias, together with the Commissioners, will be present at the Annual Public Meeting on May 21st where the Harbour Master Capt. Stuart McIntosh will give a short presentation on CHC’s Annual Report for 2014-2015 and the Breakwater Project. The Harbour Master will focus on presenting a full update on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to mend the Orchard Homes Levee are scheduled to begin March 30 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 200-foot-long damaged segment located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. The $148,000 project will address scouring, erosion, sloughing and a loss of levee armor as a result of high […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work will start later this month on the next phase of a major project to strengthen the Headland’s sea defenses against the effects of coastal erosion and flooding. The work, which will cost £9.6m and be funded by the Environment Agency, Hartlepool Council and other organisations, will involve putting new concrete block facing on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first action from the 20 Year Flood Action Plan, dredging of the Rivers Parrett and Tone has been completed, according to the Environment Agency’s latest report. During the last seven months of the project, crews successfully removed over 130,000m³ of silt from the two rivers. Land and Water Services will remain in the area […]