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  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ongoing erosion of the Quinns Rocks coastline over a number of years has been alleviated thanks to long-term coastal management works conducted by the City of Wanneroo, WA. Winter storm conditions have caused substantial wear and tear to the foreshore for a number of years, with sand movements causing the beach to slowly recede over […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two Rocks Marina will receive a $6 million revamp over the next two years to improve ageing infrastructure and prepare the facility for future needs, reports the WA Department of Transport. The Department of Transport, which took on the management of the facility in 2014 following the expiry of a lease with a private operator, will […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wanneroo will seek an urgent meeting with Transport Minister Bill Marmion to request the state government’s early implementation of measures to address ongoing erosion at Two Rocks Beach. “Council will be seeking significant state government financial support for these works because the severe and ongoing coastal erosion in the area is a […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boat launching and retrieval waiting times during peak periods at Two Rocks Marina will be reduced with the recent completion of a new 18 meter landing pontoon at the facility. Department of Transport (DoT) Director Project Delivery Cameron Smith said that the new 18 meter pontoon, located 75 meters north of the recently expanded boat […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, completed construction on the Chain of Rocks East Canal Levee last week, making it the first part of the Metro East levees restored to its full level of protection. The federally-owned and operated Chain of Rocks levee is a nine-mile segment of the East St. Louis levee […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An Israeli contractor has invested in three large Hitachi excavators to supply rocks for extending breakwaters, which will form part of the construction project for two new container terminals at the ports of Haifa and Ashdod. AD Edan Hadash Earthmoving Contractors Ltd. has purchased two ZX470LCH-5s and a ZX520LCH-5 to join its existing fleet of […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar notes that the Spanish authorities are now denying export permission for the supply of rock, sand and aggregate destined for projects in Gibraltar. The Government of Gibraltar has already identified sourced alternative sources of supplies and will shortly be finalising these alternative arrangements. As a result, there should be no delay […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the York River encroaches on the Colonial Parkway, engineers have found that rocks are part of the answer to fixing critically damaged and eroded shoreline. That is why contractors, working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are using heavy equipment to place large boulders along the edge of the York River […]

  • 16 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    SLUDGE-LIKE sediment containing lead, copper, chromium and mercury is washing up onto river-side rocks in East Fremantle, activists say. [mappress] Source: Perth Now, February 16, 2010

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    More work will start during the next week (13 July 2020) to help protect sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) informs. Contractors for NRW will move 20,000 tonnes of shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in an eroded area in front of the village. The shingle bank is […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sunshine Coast Council has submitted a development application to ensure a plan is in place to protect Sir Leslie Wilson Park, at Cooroora Street Dicky Beach, from the threat of future severe shoreline erosion. The development application seeks approval for a rock wall to be built in the future only if the current management option […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Dredging Today team has just found this frightening video of an accident during a dredging project.  The man operating the excavator had just jumped out of the cab at the last minute. Unfortunately, equipment fails and drownings are common accidents among dredge workers. Each type of dredger uses specific machinery to perform its task. […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful photo of their backhoe dredger ‘Pinocchio’ waving La Réunion goodbye, after having completed the works at the Nouvelle Route du Littoral coastal highway. “We performed dredging, gravel bed installation and backfilling works for the 5,400 meter offshore viaduct. ‘Pinocchio’ makes the journey back home on board of a […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The six-month-long Ettalong Channel dredging program has been successfully completed, according to the Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. As reported, around 30,000 cubic meters of sand has been removed during the works. This has created a 30 meter wide, 2.5 meter deep channel for recreational and commercial vessels to safely use. The dredging works […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vital sea defense work that will help protect West Bay from future flooding has been completed on time and on budget, reports the Dorset Council. According to the release, the £10 million coastal defense works – completed this week by the Council and the Environment Agency – will better protect 148 homes and 112 businesses […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction is currently underway at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge to add an additional mile of shoreline protection to the existing three miles of unique rock breakwaters that protect this 71,000 acre wildlife sanctuary in Cameron Parish. According to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), instead of using the traditional method to build the breakwaters, […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kososing Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan, has won a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s $5.9 million contract to repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. According to USACE, the contractor is anticipated to begin work during fall 2019, which will include construction of steel sheet pile walls and […]

  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Dunedin City Council (DCC) is closely monitoring coastal erosion in front of Kettle Park. Recent high seas have washed away sand along about 200m of Ocean Beach, by Kettle Park. This has exposed rubble in front of the dune which was placed in 2007 as part of protection measures for the dune […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced an $18 million partnership between the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority(CPRA) and the Cameron Parish Police Jury to add three additional miles of unique rock breakwaters to the shoreline that protects the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish. “Thousands of people come to Rockefeller Refuge every year to […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s City of Gold Coast multi-million dollar commitment to its beaches has paid off, with new figures from the Ocean Beaches Strategy mid-life review revealing favorable progress in protecting the coastline, the city said in its latest release.  Commenting the latest achievement, Mayor Tom Tate, said: “Our Ocean Beaches Strategy is now past halfway […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The breakwaters at the marina have been fully re-opened following the completion of strengthening work, reports the Whyalla City Council, South Australia. Local company Whyalla Earthworks conducted the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project over the last two weeks to strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. The first stage of the project […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Whyalla, South Australia, has announced that the construction works on the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project are in full swing now. As reported, local company Whyalla Earthworks is continuing with the third stage of the breakwater project that will strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. This work will […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Long-term coastal management works to address erosion along Quinns Beach will continue in the coming financial year, reports the City of Wanneroo, Western Australia. As outlined in the city’s recently adopted 2019/20 budget, $2.1 million has been allocated for stage three works, which encompass the extension of groyne three, near the intersection of Camira Way […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dorset Coast Forum has just released the latest update on the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. According to the update, the works are progressing ahead of schedule with the East Beach being now fully open. The contractor’s compound will remain at East Beach car park until w/e 26 July […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australia’s City of Fremantle is moving ahead with construction of temporary coastal protection at Port Beach to protect buildings and facilities from further erosion. The first major storms of the winter season caused significant erosion at the beach earlier this month, undermining sections of footpath and the southern car park and threatening the […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than 21,500 Queensland jobs will be supported by a record $23 billion investment in roads and transport infrastructure over the next four years, the Queensland Government announced yesterday.  Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2019-20 to 2022-23, released yesterday, would continue the Palaszczuk […]