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  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic, a brand new city being built adjacent to Victoria Island, Lagos, has just announced that the Great Wall of Lagos has surpassed 6 kilometers in length. Construction of the Great Wall of Lagos, which can be seen from space, began in 2009. The wall, which will reach 8.5 kilometers upon completion, is a […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congress members Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a Project Partnership Agreement to move forward with critical repairs and emergency beach restoration for the Coney Island shoreline. This is a longstanding U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shoreline erosion has now reached Surfside Drive, the first road paralleling the ocean at Hueneme Beach. To help protect the street and inland property from flooding, officials at the City of Port Hueneme are proceeding with emergency shoreline protection by placing rock below the eroded scarp face of Surfside Drive. It is hoped that the […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday with federal agencies in a Dedication Ceremony spotlighting $214 million in coastal projects in Louisiana. CPRA is the state sponsor for all Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) projects. CWPPRA project federal partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following on from the recent Breakwater Project Review, contractor Boskalis Westminster mobilized at the end of July for the last stage of the Cowes Breakwater build, which will be completed in October 2015. This involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The placement of rock armour on the new Cowes Breakwater is underway and a weekly notice of proposed barge arrivals and an unloading timetable will be published on the CHC website. It is expected that the rock barge DN146 will be on station in the breakwater Exclusion Zone for around 18 hours at a time […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The existing breakwater, which is constructed with old railway line and sleepers, is nearing the end of its useful life, so a replacement breakwater is required, announced Yarmouth Harbor Commissioners. Ideally, a new breakwater would be 75 m further north into the Solent than the existing one. It is likely to be of rock armour construction […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, which oversees operations and maintenance of Locks and Dam 15, mobilized a maintenance crew to address structural concerns on the downstream guidewall. According to Aaron Dunlop, Operations Project Manager for the Rock Island District’s Mississippi River Project, four monoliths making up a portion of the guidewall […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Construction consortium Levvel has successfully placed the first of 75,000 special designed armor blocks on the 32 km long closure dam Afsluitdijk, the Netherlands.  The placement of all 75,000 blocks is part of a major reinforcement project to heighten the dam and making it more robust to withstand overtopping.  The consortium, comprising Van Oord, BAM, and […]

  • 10 May 2013

    Havant Borough Council Capital Projects Team has awarded the Havant coastal defence project to the Raymond Brown Construction Ltd. This development program consists of the following activities: – Construction of a 650m rock revetment (27,700m3, 3-6 tonnes of rock armour); – Construction of 3 no. 90m rock groynes (7,000m3, 3-6 tonnes rock armour); – Import […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the leading urban developers in the Kingdom of Bahrain, last week announced the completion of land reclamation works for the whole project. The shore protection rock armour work is nearing its completion and is expected to be finished by the 1st quarter of 2015. The reclamation and shore protection services […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced providers to tender for Eastoke Point Coastal Defence Scheme. The scope of the contract will comprise of but may not be limited to: – Construction of a 650m rock revetment (27,700m3, 3-6 tonne rock armour); – Construction of three 90m rock groynes (7,000m3, 3-6 tonne […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Marine Management Organisation has approved an application from South Hams District Council for urgent repair work at Beesands, Devon. Following recent bad weather the existing rock armour coastal defence at Beesands was breached resulting in a 130 metre by 30 metre section of coastal erosion and the distance between nearby properties and the beach […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Operations & Maintenance

    Today, crews at Starved Rock Lock and Dam in Ottawa, Illinois, began dredging the lock chamber in preparation for the closure as part of the 2020 Illinois Waterway Consolidated Closures. According to the Army Corps Rock Island District, they are cleaning excess silt, sand and debris from the chamber floor in preparation for the upcoming […]

  • 14 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has completed the construction of a £325,000 flood defense wall at Hawkins Point, Sunk Island to protect the areas high grade agricultural land from flooding. This follows a £450,000 investment last year which saw the tidal doors and drainage system on the island upgraded. The latest investment in flood defenses comes in […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has invited residents and businesses along Lake Pontchartrain to a public meeting to discuss an upcoming project that adds resiliency to the greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System lakeside levees. At the meeting, scheduled for June 2, at Lake Vista Community Center, New Orleans, the […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host an Industry Day to provide an overview of the upcoming armoring projects for the Greater New Orleans Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). The agency is seeking industry information from producers on the availability of approximately 4.5 million square yards of sod […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Muskegon South Breakwater Connector in Muskegon, Michigan, are currently underway with the initial placement of armor stone on structure’s lakeside, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District reports.  “Additional armor stone placement, demolition of the structure’s surface and placement of a new concrete cap will take place in the spring,” said […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Works are continuing on the southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina since the damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Dylan in late January, announced North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation. NQBP has commissioned extensive radar imaging of the breakwater that allows engineers to gain a more comprehensive understanding of rock movement along the wall as the result […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster recently began the final stages of works on the Cowes Breakwater project. According to the CHC, this involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act as a filter to prevent the gravel migrating out of the core structure. […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure signed a contract with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) for the construction of harbor at LH. Kurendhoo Island. The project, which is funded by the Government of Maldives, costs approximately MVR 40 million and the works have to be completed within 365 days. Under this project, harbor will be […]

  • 7 June 2013

    Cromarty Firth Port Authority (CFPA) is continuing the development of the Invergordon Services Base in order to meet the growing demand of the offshore energy market. CFPA intends to expand the port by embarking on a project to reclaim part of the of sea bed and the installation of an adjoining 100m of strengthened quay, […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina has long been a popular destination for residents and visitors to walk, run, cycle or fish. North Queensland Bulk Ports said that it has temporarily reopened the breakwater for public access. Maintenance works are currently paused while NQBP assesses a range of options for undertaking required future work […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stanford Law School has released the California Coastal Armoring Report, named Managing Coastal Armoring and Climate Change Adaptation in the 21st Century. In response to erosion and storm events, Californians have built seawalls, revetments, and other “coastal armoring” structures along significant portions of California’s coast, this report stated. Coastal armoring now occupies more than 110 miles, or […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Riverside Inverclyde (property Holdings) Limited has announced early information about planned riverside development works. The Gourock public realm improvement works project is part of a wider regeneration programme, delivered by Riverside Inverclyde (Property Holdings) Ltd., over the next 10 years, for Inverclyde area. The works comprise the construction of: Land reclamation on the foreshore, which […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Conwy County Borough Council has invited Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified companies for the following activities: – Obtaining approximately 300,000 tonnes of sea dredged sand (nom. d50 = 0.2-0.4mm) from existing offshore licensed dredging areas, transporting it to the site by sea and placing it to profile on the beach at Colwyn Bay; – […]