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  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The obvious solution to a sea defense problem is usually the easiest one to accept, because it’s indeed so obvious. If a sea dyke is not strong enough for the consequences of future climate change, then it should be reinforced to meet the new requirements. However, beside an estuary on the southern shoreline of the […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation led by Chinese State forest administration’s vice-minister, Mr Chen Fengxue visited the office of Wetlands International, the Netherlands, and signed a new Memorandum of Understanding on 24 May. The MoU focuses on the international collaboration between SFA and Wetlands International in the coming years. Both parties also discussed the conservation and restoration of […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rock deliveries for the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset, are now complete, the local officials reported yesterday. Over the last two weeks, large rocks were delivered by barges to West Beach so that new and improved sea defenses can be constructed. In total, over 40,000 tonnes of rock was imported […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over 800 meters of riprap sea-defense works have been completed on the West Coast of Demerara, Guyana, reports the Department of Public Information. According to the DPI, the project, which commenced in November 2017, was completed in three phases. BK International has executed 300 and 260 meters respectively of riprap sea-defense in two phases and Toolsie Persaud […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fylde Council has secured another £2 million grant from the Environment Agency to allow for Granny’s Bay to be redeveloped as part of the Sea Defense Project; bringing the overall Scheme value to £21,825,000. The formal grant letter was received on 4th September 2018 and allows the sea defense walls at Granny’s Bay to be […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) yesterday presented an update on the Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense scheme. “Over half of the new sea wall is now complete and we are constructing the remaining sections, including the drainage through the wall from the promenade,” reported ESCP. Despite the hard work to reopen the […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work is complete on the restoration of the main pier in Seahouses after a multi-million pound improvement project, informs the Northumberland County Council. The £3m scheme, which was led by the Council and fully funded by the Environment Agency, involved the whole pier being “re-skinned” to ensure it remained in good condition for years to […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works to build a replacement seawall at Hill Head are set to begin in the next couple of days, reports the Fareham Borough Council. The Council approved plans for the new £500,000 seawall earlier in the year to secure the long term future of the sea defenses on the coastline. According to the Council, the replacement […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on its latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton. Timber and steel groynes which have reached the end of their working life are being replaced by rock groynes built from 10-15 tonne rocks, similar to those built over the last 15 […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has successfully completed a project to maintain the structural integrity of the harbor arm in the historic town of Hastings on the Sussex coast. The scheme, carried out on behalf of Hastings Borough Council, is designed to provide two important functions – to protect and retain the beach to the west, and protect the […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jackson has been awarded the £3.9 million Clacton Slope Stabilization Scheme on behalf Tendring District Council. The Council has a coastline of 60km and maintains the sea defense structures along 18.5km of this frontage. With this coastline, Jackson will install a new access ramp down the cliff, a new drainage system and sheet piled walls […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    For maintenance of a port access channel in the Caspian Sea, Damen recently delivered a plough to a local work boat. The maintenance works for the port facility are carried out by a TSHD. In the dredge runs, the TSHD’s drag head is lowered into the sediments on the channel bed, inherently forming a ridge. […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A Hartlepool Borough Council project carried out in partnership with local company Seymour Civil Engineering to help protect homes on the town’s Headland from flooding has won two prestigious awards. The project to strengthen the sea defense along the historic 14th century Town Wall earned the Project Of The Year and the Going The Extra Mile awards […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    GeoSea, a part of the DEME Group, has acquired the majority of the shares (72,5 %) of G-tec, the Liege (Belgium) based contractor specialized in offshore geotechnical and geological site investigations, marine geophysical and environmental surveys and deepsea engineering services. The other shares are owned by SRIW (Sociéte Régionale d’Investissement de Wallonie). G-tec was founded […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Contractor for Natural Resources Wales is about to begin work on sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales. The contractor, Alun Griffiths will next week move around one thousand tonnes of beach shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in the eroded area next to the concrete defense at Friog corner. The work will […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council Cabinet members recently visited Runswick Bay on the North Yorkshire coast to view the latter stages of the construction project to enhance the village’s sea defenses. The coastal protection works, valued at around £1.5 million, started in March and will be completed later this month. The scheme, which has been designed to […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Christie yesterday announced the award of $8.5 million in state dollars to Sea Bright for a post-Sandy project to construct a portion of new sea wall and repair an adjacent damaged section of sea wall that is vital to the protection of this northern Monmouth County town from future storms. The project, to be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has finished repairing Torcross sea defense after damage caused by the storms of February 2016. Those storms saw large waves hit the sea defense when beach levels were low, causing cracks to appear along the promenade. The repaired wall cost £2.4 million and reduces the risk of flooding to 51 properties. It […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership will hold a public exhibition on Thursday, 10th November, to present best coastal protection option for the Hill Head Sea Defense Scheme Phase 2. Following the recent completion of the phase 1, ESCP has identified the leading option to construct a new seawall. The aim of this project is to develop, design […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair the damaged sea defenses at Southsea seafront has now been completed and the promenade has re-opened in time for the Easter weekend. ​Portsmouth City Council, the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, Colas and Mackley have worked hard since the sea wall failed on Boxing Day, to stabilize and then repair the sea defenses. […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    ICL, a Tel Aviv based manufacturer of products based on unique minerals, by its subsidiary Dead Sea Works (DSW), has signed an agreement for the first stage of the salt harvesting project at Pond 5, to preserve the pond’s water level. The agreement was signed with Holland Shallow Seas Dredging Limited who was selected to […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress on the latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton in North Norfolk. The latest phase is part of the Environment Agency’s long-term Coastal Management Plan to protect the coast in this part of […]