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  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council to reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or lengths of the estuarine bank. The design of the defenses varies between the reaches as they […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Korea, the Netherlands and Indonesia have signed a letter of intent for a study on a joint realization of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD), also known as the ‘Giant Sea Wall’ project. The LOI was signed in Jakarta on 3 September by vice president Choi Sung Ho of the Korean International Cooperation Agency […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The McEwens Beach Erosion Protection Group is currently undertaking construction of a protective rock wall at McEwens Beach, the Mackay Regional Council informs. The wall is designed to protect residential properties on the beachfront from ongoing erosion and sand movement in the area. At this stage, works are expected to be complete by January 30, 2016, […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside of Europe, has completed the quay wall for Cameroon Shipyard and Industrial Engineering Ltd (CNIC) at Limbe. The first 150 metres were already completed in July, which CNIC started using immediately. Now that the last 170 metres have been finished, Limbe Shipyard is fully […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    At long last, and in many years, the people of the Ada Traditional Area in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region are going… (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, August 9, 2011

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cornwall Council has decided to take enforcement action against Commercial Estates Group (CEG) over the sea defences at Crinnis Beach, Carlyon Bay. At a meeting of the Central area Planning Committee, councillors expressed their anger and frustration over the continued blighting of the beach by the sea wall which was constructed without planning permission in […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works to construct a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion are currently underway, Western Australia’s Fremantle Council informs.  In December last year, the council approved the construction of a rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the Coast […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In order to keep the public safe while flood defense work is taking place, the Environment Agency has temporarily closed 3 footpaths in Shoreham-by-Sea. Footpath closure 1 includes southern section of the Downs Link, from 300 meters south of the Amsterdam Inn to the Ropetackle residential area, to be closed until autumn 2018. Footpath closure 2 […]

  • 26 April 2012

      The quay wall of Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG), one of the first clients on Maasvlakte 2, is now protected against propeller wash when container giants moor. Very traditional Dutch fascine mats of willow branches were woven together for this purpose in March. These fascine mats protect the bed and quay walls of the port […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic, a brand new city being built adjacent to Victoria Island, Lagos, has just announced that the Great Wall of Lagos has surpassed 6 kilometers in length. Construction of the Great Wall of Lagos, which can be seen from space, began in 2009. The wall, which will reach 8.5 kilometers upon completion, is a […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Fife Council has unveiled palns for the Kirkcaldy sea wall upgrading, construction of a rock armour revetment and associated improvements to the existing beach accesses and viewpoints. The works include: – Detailed design of a coast protection scheme to extend the serviceable life of the existing sea wall, – Assessment of the marine climate, geomorphology […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Borough President James Oddo have announced $2 million in federal funding to kick start the design phase of the Staten Island Sea Wall project. The funds have been provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and will go towards field surveys and geo-technical work. “When […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portable Flood Wall is a benchmark for improved flood management schemes in Ayutthaya. High-level provincial officials of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province yesterday revealed that Panan Cherng Wora Wiharn Temple( วัดพนัญเชิง ) in Ayutthaya is in the process of constructing a flood wall at the cost of 148 million baht alloted by the Department of […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Three months after winter storms damaged a section of Teignmouth’s promenade, the Environment Agency together with the contractors successfully completed repair works on the sea wall. The agency worked with Teignbridge District Council and contractors Team Van Oord to repair the sea wall and secure it for the future. During the work a granite ‘obelisk’ – […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The works, undertaken by VolkerStevin to upgrade Kirkcaldy sea wall and improve the promenade area on behalf of Fife Council, have been recognized with the Integrated Transport Project of the Year accolade at the Scottish Transport Awards. Completed in November 2014, and costing just over £9 million, the upgraded sea wall and refurbished promenade now […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling today (15 February) announced further funding of up to £80 million in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish, providing better protection for the railway and homes behind it. Upgrades to the sea wall will increase its height by 2.5 meters and include wave returns to reduce […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced yesterday that everything is ready for the beginning of the Portreath sea wall repair project. A large section of the wall collapsed during Storm Eleanor earlier this year, leaving the village of Portreath exposed to the sea. Cormac, on behalf of Cornwall Council, carried out temporary repairs in the immediate aftermath of […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerGround Engineering has now completed the installation of over 3,000 tonnes of steel sheet piles and sections over a 2.5km section of the River Arun in Littlehampton.  The work, which commenced in November 2013, is part of a major project being completed by parent company VolkerStevin, in a partnership with the Environment Agency, Arun District Council, West Sussex […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend approximately $650,000 in federal funds to repair damages to the Barcelona Harbor West’s break wall in the Town of Westfield, according to U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. The harbor’s break wall was severely damaged in October 2015 by waters from Lake Erie. “These emergency federal funds from the […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the continued progress in reconstructing bulkheads and sea walls destroyed by Superstorm Sandy in the community of Sea Gate. The project, at an estimated cost of $2.8 million, is moving forward after a thorough state vetting through the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program and the support of Brooklyn Representatives […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    A year to the day since issuing a severe flood warning to a community in Hampshire the Environment Agency has announced that it has strengthened a flood wall and significantly reduced local flood risk. On 20 December 2012, residents in Wallington, near Fareham, had to be evacuated from the village after the River Wallington rose […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has awarded a $2.1 million contract for construction of an L-type floodwall near the Orleans Ave Permanent Canal Closure and Pump facility to APC Construction, a contractor based out of Harvey, LA.  The 300 feet of the existing I-wall between Lakseshore Drive and the PCCP structure […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Cape Town’s Mayoral Committee Member for Spatial Planning and Environment, Alderman Marian Nieuwoudt, visited the Strand sea wall last week to see how the temporary emergency repair works are progressing along Beach Road in Strand. The City recently kicked off emergency temporary protection and repair works to two separate sections along Beach […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a contract by the Port of Rotterdam Authority to build quay walls and a jetty, as well as to execute related activities for the construction of a new tank terminal in the port. The contract, won in a consortium with Van Hattum en Blankevoort (Royal VolkerWessels) and TBI subsidiary Mobilis, is […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An archaeological dig to discover the secrets of the city’s first sea wall is taking place this week. As part of National Archaeology Week, Council’s Heritage Team will spend two days at Southport with community volunteers and school students unearthing some sections of the sea wall. Chair of City Planning, Councillor Cameron Caldwell, said the […]