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  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A ceremony and photo competition are to be held in the Sandwich Guild Hall to celebrate the completion of the town’s new £21.7 million flood defense scheme, one of the largest flood defense scheme in Kent for decades. The Sandwich Town Tidal Defense Scheme has been delivered in partnership by the Environment Agency, Pfizer and […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week the Environment Agency will start work to repair the flood defenses along the Thames Estuary at Harrison’s Wharf in Purfleet. The defenses, which are a sheet piled flood wall, reduce the risk of flooding to people and 4305 properties in Purfleet. Damaged sections of concrete blocks, which protect the coast from erosion, will […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cllr Susan Hinchcliffe, the Chair of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, has called on the Government to commit £141 million to support new flood defense works to protect thousands of homes and businesses as well as vital infrastructure across Leeds City Region. Hinchcliffe has written to ministers ahead of Wednesday’s Spending Review asking for financial […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress on a £1.35 million tidal defense scheme which will provide improved protection for more than 4,100 homes and businesses in North Somerset. The Congresbury Yeo estuary is located between the towns of Clevedon (to the north) and Weston-super-Mare (to the south). […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A two-day exhibition will be held next week to show residents the progress of multi-million-pound flood schemes under construction in the East Riding. Members of the public are invited to go along to the drop-in event which will be held at East Riding Leisure Haltemprice, Springfield Way, Anlaby, on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 February, from […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As an established provider of specialist subsea services to the offshore energy markets, Red7Marine continues to develop its range of fully integrated bespoke equipment and has made a commitment to being considered ‘The Partner of Choice’ where subsea excavation solutions are required. Following an extensive review of displacement and relocation of a variety of seabed […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, has visited the Northern Gateway Flood Defense Strengthening Scheme, in Deeside, as part of his commitment to kick-start the development of the largest strategic employment site in North Wales. On visiting the site, the First Minister was given a tour of the current flood prevention works […]

  • 30 November 2010

    A prominent attorney plans to apply for a judicial review in the Supreme Court this week to get a judge to disallow dredging on Bell Island. The government recently granted billionaire philanthropist, Prince Karim al-Hussaini, the Aga Khan IV permission to dredge a seabed in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park. The move angered many […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two Royal IHC employees were invited by the Dutch government to join its delegation at the 22nd annual International Seabed Authority (ISA) session in Kingston, Jamaica on 12-20 July 2016. Ms Aleyda Ortega IHC Project Leader Sustainability and Mr Jaco van der Hoeven, IHC Specialist Marine Mining, attended for the fifth year as environmental and […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The concept of the Twin Dyke in northern Netherlands is almost ready to prove itself, informs the Dutch Water Sector. Along the Wadden Sea, a 2.5 km long double levee section has been constructed. The area between the levees is now being designed with controlled sea water inflow for the farming of salt tolerant crops […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is due to start maintenance work on the Leominster Flood Alleviation Scheme at Osborne Place on 1 October 2013. To ensure public safety, Herefordshire Council has issued a footpath closure notice on behalf of the Environment Agency starting 1 October. The work is expected to take six weeks depending on conditions. The […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 30 June 2010

    Amma Lines Ltd, the flagship company of the Mumbai-based Meka Group, is planning to set up a Rs 6,000 crore deep sea port in West Bengal… [mappress] Source: dnaindia, June 30, 2010;

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    New coastal defenses are being built along the north of Portsea Island. They are designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. The initial phase of the work, from Ports Creek Railway Bridge to the Eastern Road Bridge, have been successfully completed and the new […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Urban Auckland’s successful High Court challenge to the consents issues to expand the Ports of Auckland should see Northport expanded instead, said New Zealand First Leader and Member of Parliament for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. “The High Court has set aside these consents because they were issued on a non-notified basis when rightly they […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £50,000 coastal defense repair scheme at Portaferry Road in Greyabbey is officially underway, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure said in its latest release. The scheme will greatly improve the structural stability of the existing seawall and thereby lessen the risk of undermining the carriageway of this important A Class Road on the Ards Peninsula […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that the 10th International SedNet Conference will take place from 14-17 June 2017, at the Palazzo San Giorgio in Genoa, Italy. The conference, named ‘Sediments on the Move’, refers to the fact that sediment moves from the mountains to the sea and from fresh water to marine environments […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, multiple civil and marine works are scheduled to take place at the Coral Harbour, announced today the Royal Bahamas Defense Force. These works will hinder vessels passing through the Coral Harbour waterways, particularly in the area of the Royal Bahamas Defense Force Base. The key subcontractor to the Royal Bahamas Defense Force […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council are working together to improve flood defenses and reduce flood risk to Exeter by 2018. A £30 million scheme that is being constructed in two phases will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. The Agency submitted a planning application to Exeter City Council on […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s flood defenses for five locations in Moray have been put to the test following heavy rain across the area. The flood event came just three months after the official opening of the £84 million Elgin scheme, the largest flood alleviation scheme in Scotland and last of five schemes in the Moray Flood Alleviation […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair flood defenses in a Northumberland town, which were damaged during the winter floods, is due to start next week, according to the Environment Agency. Repair work at Haydon Bridge will be carried out by the Environment Agency in two phases and will permanently repair flood defenses. The work, which is expected to be […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a £90 million tidal defense barrier that will protect 20,000 homes in Boston for over 100 years. Following severe storms in December 2013, the east coast endured the most significant tidal surge in 60 years. This affected many coastal towns and communities. In Boston, Lincolnshire, over 800 houses were flooded across […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co., from Seattle, Washington, has won a $10.5 million contract for the Port of Alaska Maintenance Dredging Project 2018-2020.  Project includes surveying, dredging and disposal of approximately 3,300,000 cubic yards of shoaled material at the Port of Anchorage, Alaska and 600,000 cubic yards of sandy material at the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel, Alaska […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Council is seeking Part 8 planning permission for a €6 million Morrison’s Island Public Realm and Flood Defense Project. The proposed scheme includes the remedial/strengthening works to the existing quay walls and the construction of integrated flood defense works. These quays are the lowest lying in the city center and are a source of […]