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  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works to construct a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion are currently underway, Western Australia’s Fremantle Council informs.  In December last year, the council approved the construction of a rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the Coast […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will contribute $200,000 towards a temporary rock wall to protect the infrastructure at Port Beach in North Fremantle, Western Australia. Port Beach was identified as an at-risk location in the Coastal Erosion Hotspots in Western Australia report released last year. This $200,000 contribution follows a State Government grant of $50,000 provided to […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council is due to begin construction of a rock wall to repair cliff erosion at Karaka Harborside. The work will begin in early December and is scheduled for completion in the New Year. Following the first stage of works in July 2015, the site has continued to be affected by coastal erosion and this […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The McEwens Beach Erosion Protection Group is currently undertaking construction of a protective rock wall at McEwens Beach, the Mackay Regional Council informs. The wall is designed to protect residential properties on the beachfront from ongoing erosion and sand movement in the area. At this stage, works are expected to be complete by January 30, 2016, […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Three new rock walls are being built along the Omokoroa foreshore to prevent further erosion and protect the community’s much-loved seaside walkway. More than 4000 tonnes of rock is currently stockpiled at the Omokoroa Reserve, as contractors begin efforts to transport it, which is not an easy task, said Council Procurement and Projects Manager, Peter Clark. […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Buffalo Beach rock wall extension in Whitianga has begun and is expected to be completed by June, according to Thames-Coromandel District Council. This scheme will be the extension of the existing rock wall for another 120m and the project will cost $633,100. “Meanwhile if you see some diggers around Dundas Street – that’s the Marina Society […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Labor Member for Bellarine and Minister for Environment, Lisa Neville, today announced maintenance repairs and works to extend the groyne at Point Richards boat ramp in Portarlington. Following a storm in winter last year, the rock groyne at the Point Richards boat ramp was breached and damaged by high swells. The Andrews Labor Government is […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Thames-Coromandel District Council has provided funds for extension works on rock walls at Buffalo Beach, in Whitianga, and at Cooks Beach. Due to a storm from last month several areas of the two beaches have been damaged and eroded. According to Mayor Glenn Leach erosion at Buffalo Beach has been intensified by the […]

  • 26 May 2011

    An underground rock wall could be built between Maroochydore and Alexandra Headland if erosion begins to threaten crucial infrastructure… (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, May 26, 2011;

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Newcastle City Council has started setting up a works site to build a rock seawall at Stockton. The 140-meter barrier will be buried beneath sand to protect Stockton from powerful storms like the one that devastated dunes and walkways in June. The retaining wall-like structure is expected to take around four months to complete, depending […]

  • 23 June 2011

    The council will find itself between a rock and hard place if it tries to construct a rockwall along the Alexandra Headland-to-Maroochydore… By Roxanne Mccarty-O’Kane (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, June 23, 2011

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The NSW Government’s Soil Conservation Service specialist staff were engaged recently by the Northern Beaches Council to construct the 250m rock revetment seawall in front of the Collaroy Beach carpark. The Collaroy area suffered extensive erosion damage in the June 2016 east coast low swells and is threatened by further erosion events. This infrastructure […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious environmental award, Mackley reports.  The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme, officially opened in March 2019, was presented with a Green Apple Environment Award on 25 November. The Shoreham scheme was carried out by […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bill de Blasio Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District have announced that they are in the process of receiving final approval for the East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay General Revaluation Report. Pending final approval, construction on the first elements of the project, focusing on groins […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Atlantic Coast of New York East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet and Jamaica Bay Hurricane Sandy Reformulation Study—a crucial milestone for the proposed project. The project calls for the construction of nature based and structural features to be constructed on […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of New York and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have reached an agreement to use dredged sand to re-nourish and restore Rockaway beach between Beach 92nd Street and Beach 103rd Street, reports the city mayor Bill de Blasio. Depending on when dredging work commences and the severity of spring storms, the project should allow for the […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Engineering teams from Network Rail and BAM Nuttall are about to begin repairs to four breakwaters in Dawlish, Devon, protecting the railway running along the coast. The breakwaters that require repair are at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock. According to the Network Rail, the works will start next month taking approximately six months […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed to a full rebuild of the Bowen Front Beach Seawall, with a further $895,000 allocated to upgrade a remaining 45-meter section of the 165-meter structure. Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said that the funding would be provided to Whitsunday Regional Council to make sure the entire seawall is built to a […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner announced yesterday (October 1) the completion of a nearly $1 million stormwater treatment and shoreline protection project at the terminus of Hallock Landing Road in Rocky Point. During Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Hallock Landing Road outfall sustained extensive damage, […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in its latest announcement that work has begun at Rocks Ferry Reserve in Wauchope to address a highly eroded section of the riverbank near Princess Ave. One of the key objectives of this program is to address a highly eroded section of riverbank adjacent to the Rocks Ferry Reserve footpath near Princess […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio have announced that, after their push, and following Schumer-secured vital construction funds, a greatly expedited timeline on the Rockaway Reformulation Study has been secured. According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the draft report will now be issued in August, followed by a final report […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency yesterday released latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. Once completed, the £31 million project […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and Rep. Gregory Meeks yesterday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin construction now on storm resiliency projects on the Rockaway Peninsula that have already been studied for years and have consensus support – like jetties, groins and a sea wall. Senator Schumer said that it is unacceptable […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council is inviting community feedback on the resource consent application to undertake construction of the Orewa coastal walkway and seawall. The application includes the installation of a 600 meter long wall at the northern end of Orewa Beach, between Kohu Street and Marine View, aimed to provide a permanent long-term solution in an area […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    An upgrade to the southern end of Caseys Beach seawall will begin next week to ensure long-term stability of the foreshore and reduce the risk of damage to a nearby sewage pump station, Eurobodalla Shire Council just announced. Contractors for the Council will carry out the works to stabilize a section of the wall between Short […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A portion of the Congressionally-authorized Back Channels portion of the Portsmouth Harbor and Piscataqua River Federal navigation project known as “Sagamore Creek” in Portsmouth and Rye, New Hampshire, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $542,970.00 contract issued recently by the USACE’s, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Prock Marine Company […]