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  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management John Curtin recently explained how engineers and the environment are fighting together for a more flood resilient nation. Mr Curtin began by saying that in January, the Prime Minister launched the Government’s new national 25 year environment plan, “quite a moment for those of […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is nearing its completion, local media reports. The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor is using around 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue North to 55th Avenue […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is now underway, the city said in their latest announcement.  The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor will use up to 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, announced today that the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project comment period has been extended through February 5, 2018. The Corps also added that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and USACE will jointly hold a public hearing on November 8 (6 PM – 8:30 PM CST) at the […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) yesterday released the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project. CDFW, the lead agency for the DEIR, in partnership with the State Coastal Conservancy and The Bay Foundation, has spent years working with the public and envisioning a plan for the revitalization of the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to relocate sand from the Maroochy River mouth to the sand dunes of the popular beach will start in early July as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s beach nourishment program. The 12-week project will see around 100,000m³ of loose sand material from the lower Maroochy River pumped directly by pipeline to Maroochydore Beach. The […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marinet – UK’s marine conservation organization – is working on a community-based coastal sea defense campaign for Norfolk and Suffolk. The organization recently provided a Campaign Statement for lobbying to be conducted by local coastal communities and residents in the areas of Norfolk and Suffolk where sea defenses are provided by sand dunes. According to Marinet, these […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dune Restoration Trust of New Zealand announced recently that the 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will be held in Christchurch from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is “Diverse coastal environments in a time of change” and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott will use his executive authority to allocate nearly $15.8 million in state funds for emergency beach restoration projects in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in St. Johns, Flagler, Volusia and Brevard Counties. Funding will be used to immediately address critically eroded beaches where there is an imminent threat […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski yesterday continued her Maryland Jobs Tour on the Eastern Shore, joining Ocean City Mayor Rick Meehan to inspect repairs to Ocean City’s Fishing Pier and beach sand dunes. Investments in Ocean City’s coastal infrastructure are critical to Maryland’s tourism economy. “In Ocean City, I’ve seen first-hand the impact that public […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Changes have been made to the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan in response to public submissions. Regional Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that feedback from the 194 submissions that Regional Council received on the plan has been valuable. “It’s shaped changes to rules and policies about protecting natural areas, […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over 1400 hydro-engineers from all of the world have gathered at the 36th edition of the annual world congress of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) in the Hague, the Netherlands (June 28 – July 3). Bregje van Wesenbeeck from Deltares was a keynote speaker on the opening day of the IAHR world congress. […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Douglas Shire Council is replenishing Newell Beach with up to 5000 cubic metres of sand to help mitigate erosion issues. The beach replenishment is utilising sand dredged from the Daintree River ferry channel to help restore up to 300 metres of Newell Beach shoreline from Rankin St north with a protective sand barrier up to […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is set to undertake dredging works to maximise the recreational benefits of lower Lake Cathie. Dredging works to deepen the lake and enhance the sand dunes south of the lake will commence in late July. Director of Development and Environment Matt Rogers said that the works would involve dredging sand from the […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced that, in another important legal victory for the State’s coastal protection efforts, a jury has determined that a Harvey Cedars couple should receive $300 as compensation for an easement on their property needed to build a sand dune and beachfront protection project – significantly less than the $800,000 […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan recently said that a bipartisan agreement to reauthorize key water infrastructure projects contains several key provisions to maintain North Carolina’s critical waterways and protect coastal communities against future storm damage. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes important projects carried out by the Army Corps of Engineers, including dredging, […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) was recognized for its distinguished record as a dedicated steward of Louisiana’s coastal lands by the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL). GLPC was presented with a Coastal Stewardship award at the 2014 CRCL Awards Banquet on May 9, 2014. “We were pleased to have been nominated by Restore […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunshine Coast Council has continued its commitment to protect and manage its coastline with the adoption of the Coastal Management Policy and Shoreline Erosion Management Plan. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the new coastal management policy and planning framework adopted at last week’s Ordinary Meeting, addressed both immediate and emerging coastal management issues. Cr […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the flagship scheme to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses on the Lincolnshire coast, commenced yesterday at Boygrift. The Environment Agency scheme played a vital role in helping to protect Lincolnshire’s coastal communities from flooding during December’s tidal surge. This year’s campaign will cost £8.4 million – an increase of £2.4 […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year and the bike lane, which had been closed during construction activities earlier this year, […]