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  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has officially begun construction of a new F.Magoodhoo harbor. Inauguration ceremony, held on April 18th 2015, was attended by Senior officials from the Ministry, MTCC and the people of Magoodhoo island. Under the project a new harbor with the size of 500 feet by 250 feet wide will be constructed. Included in the project […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction at the new $500 million container terminal being built at the Port of Liverpool has reached an advanced stage. Work to reclaim 12 hectares of land has passed the first stage with further infilling due to take place over the summer. The majority of 296 steel piles have been driven into the seabed, allowing […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works have continued on the new sea defenses at Rossall with the major changes now visible at promenade level, reports the Wyre Council. Since the last update, one thousand intermediate blocks have been installed. According to the council, almost one third of the upper promenade has been brought up to final level and topped with a […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Australian Greens are concerned that the Abbott Government’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry will turn into a political witch hunt, following the terms of reference announcement today. “The Abbott Government’s inquiry seems to focus only on the bund wall and doesn’t appear to have investigative powers,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Rather than […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following installation of an underground sand pipeline along Mooloolaba Beach earlier this year, Sunshine Coast Council will start work next month to extend the underground sand barrier wall to further protect the dunes and vital vegetation. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that it was the second stage of an underground geotextile sand bag protection […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Divers will be working around the Ferry Landing old stone wharf for several days this week recovering old stone blocks from the sea floor. This work is the first stage in the restoration project of the wharf, which is one of the oldest working stone wharves in the Southern Hemisphere and is also classified as […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works are progressing well at the Peterhead Harbor deepening project, McLaughlin & Harvey reported today. The company, together with joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster, is carrying out strengthening and deepening of quay walls within the port. The project also includes 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, widening of the harbor entrance, and demolition works. The harbor […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the coming weeks, Team Van Oord will be publishing a series of updates looking at specific elements of their efforts to mitigate the environmental impact of the work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Flood Defense Scheme, the company said today. “We are doing this by making sure our work does not impact any […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At its Monday, February 8, 2016, meeting, the Pacifica City Council approved a $450,000 for the repairs of the Beach Blvd. sea wall and promenade. The work that will be done is just to stabilize the area and will not fully restore it to its pre-disaster condition. “The cost to reconstruct the wall and promenade to […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The expansion of the PSA terminal in Panama as well as the construction of the 800-meter long quay wall are taking shape. With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA Panama International Terminal into a 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) facility, PSA Panama said […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction works to replace Mandurah’s old Eastern Foreshore seawall will start at the end of the month. The seawall is in urgent need of replacement and has reached the end of its useful life, the City of Mandurah said. The new two-level limestone seawall will feature a curved design and will extend into the estuary […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Shields’ Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been shortlisted for two awards at the Placemaking Awards: the Design Excellence and Regional – Northern England categories. The Littlehaven scheme saw the build of a new realigned curved 500m-long sea wall to replace old defenses which were deteriorating. The project also included an attractive […]

  • 13 July 2012

    Fraserburgh Harbor Commissioners have announced tender for the dredging works at the Fraserburgh area. Project details: Revised Scheme consists of marine civil engineering works comprising dredging of existing North Harbor basin, Entrance channel and short link to main harbor channel; – bored pile supported structural facing to existing quay and entrance walls to stabilise existing […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first phase of the Wallasea Island Wild Coast project was completed just a couple of days ago when the new sea walls of ‘Cell 1’ were successfully breached to allow for tidal flow into the marshland. This coastal scheme, located eight miles north of Southend-on-Sea in Essex, aims to transform 670 hectares of farmland, an […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the November end date fast approaching, works continue to focus on filling some large gaps in the new sea defenses at Rossall. The bridging structure over the United Utilities twin outfalls is progressing slowly but surely, reported the Wyre Council. All 30 tubular steel piles have been driven into the beach with all the steel […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve flood defenses in parts of Skipton town center in North Yorkshire are set to start in September and local residents and business owners are being invited to a drop-in meeting to see how it will affect them. Four sites in the town center have been targeted for improvements as part of the […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, Justin Callahan, discussed the importance of the coastal storm risk management project at Ocean City, Maryland, yesterday at an event with senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, along with other local officials. The Corps anticipates awarding a contract for beach renourishment, important to […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The new port of Rotterdam is protected against the severest of storms and wave attacks. Rotterdam councillor Jeannette Baljeu (Port, Transport and Regional Economy) laid the last concrete block in the block dam forming the hard sea wall of Maasvlakte 2. The dam consists of 19,558 concrete blocks, each weighing in at more than 40,000 […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major new £600,000 flood scheme which protects homes and businesses in a Northumberland town from tidal flooding is complete, reports the Environment Agency. The previous 180m flood wall in the Cowpen area of Blyth has been upgraded and extended to create a 380m wall to reduce the risk of flooding to the town. When […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun work to maintain and replace 25 meters of sandstone cladding on the Frankwell flood defenses in Shrewsbury. The existing flood defenses consist of a flood wall that has a strong concrete core. The work being carried out is replacing the sandstone cladding that covers the main part of the wall, that […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening of the £63 million Rossall Coastal Protection Scheme is set to take place on June 1st, reports the Environment Agency. The Wyre Council, together with the main contractor Balfour Beatty, has been replacing two kilometers of sea defenses, from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point, in the coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging of two of Coonabarabran’s main water sources has recently been completed, informs the Warrumbungle Shire Council, NSW. “The ‘Poundyard Weir’ in Namoi Street and Timor Dam, Coonabarabran were both dredged by a contractor throughout June,” said Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Denis Todd. “These sites are main water sources for the township of Coonabarabran […]

  • 25 March 2014

    The Environment Agency has completed five weeks of intensive work to restore the sea defences damaged by the severe winter storms at Preston Beach. A significant amount of shingle was washed away by the waves at the Preston Beach Sea Defence Scheme, to the East of Weymouth. During a series of severe storms in early […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Nearly 19,000 trees will be planted in Gladstone by Conservation Volunteers Australia as part of a rehabilitation project funded by the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. The re-vegetation project is part of the LNG industry’s commitment to minimise their environmental footprint during the construction of the bund-wall at Fisherman’s Landing. “Were linking two areas […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is carrying out essential repairs and upgrades of the flood defenses along the River Yare in Great Yarmouth. The £18m scheme being progressed has now moved to the western side of the River Yare that runs parallel with Southtown Road between the Sefton Lane junction (Seatrax) and the Tollgate Road junction (Silverton Aggregates). […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has completed a six-week project to repair flood defenses at Stokes Bay on the frontage at Gosport in Hampshire. Deterioration over time had caused substantial damage to the existing defenses at Stokes Bay, which consist of a sea wall and a secondary splashwall defense. Working on behalf of Gosport Borough Council, the project was […]