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  • 9 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford will be the organizer of a two-day course which is aimed to provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material. The event is set to take place on 12-13 December 2018 Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. Dredging is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Engineering teams from Network Rail and BAM Nuttall are about to begin repairs to four breakwaters in Dawlish, Devon, protecting the railway running along the coast. The breakwaters that require repair are at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock. According to the Network Rail, the works will start next month taking approximately six months […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has received $3.7 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations to construct and repair approximately 1,300 feet of seawall of the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY. The seawall fronting the Colonel F.G. Ward Pumping Station has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed to a full rebuild of the Bowen Front Beach Seawall, with a further $895,000 allocated to upgrade a remaining 45-meter section of the 165-meter structure. Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said that the funding would be provided to Whitsunday Regional Council to make sure the entire seawall is built to a […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors will today kick off work to rehabilitate several flood-damaged areas of the Gooding Diversion Flood Reduction Project, located on the Little Wood River in Gooding County, Idaho.  The safety way diversion structure and bank channel were damaged by sustained high flows during the 2017 flood season. USACE’s […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council is working to repair the seawall at Clarence beach in Southsea, which has been exposed to years of wave action, shingle abrasion and storm damage. According to the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP), the work was expected to start on the 24th September, taking three weeks to complete. Concrete at the top of […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work will soon begin to repair the sea wall at Clarence Beach in Southsea, which has been exposed to many years of strong currents, shingle abrasion and storm damage, the Portsmouth City Council said in its latest announcement.  The work is expected to start on September 24th and take three weeks, and will be delivered by […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    In 2013 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of the “Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lake Borgne Surge Barrier”. The project, funded through the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) for southeast Louisiana, considered to be the largest civil works project in corps history. The barrier was built to combat storm surge heights like […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency’s Adur tidal walls scheme in Shoreham-by-Sea is making great strides as it nears the final stages of construction with completion expected by the end of the year. A major component to making good progress has been the use of the Giken press piling train to drive in the steel piles. This is […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Mackley today presented a whistle-stop tour of the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, which is being carried out by the company as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency. Work on project started in October 2016, and when complete the scheme will significantly reduce flood risk to more than […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, said in its latest release that their teams are working on an emergency contract to help stabilize an approximately 20-foot-wide section of channel wall immediately upstream of the Philadelphia Street Bridge that collapsed into Codorus Creek last week. The contract will consist of filling in a sinkhole […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Legislation (S.6927/A.8686) sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblyman Brian Barnwell to create a New York City Seawall Study Commission has been approved by the State Senate and Assembly. The intent of the bill, which will now go to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for final action, is to determine the feasibility of […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, opened the stone dike wall between the Niagara River and Unity Island’s North Pond this week, which will allow fresh water from the Niagara River to enter the pond, providing better connectivity for aquatic species. The opening is approximately 50 feet wide, at the water line, and […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy. A framework agreement, outlining the terms of the new partnership, was signed on Monday 4 June 2018 […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District joined elected officials and partners on May 25, 2018 to celebrate the completion of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk rebuild in Atlantic City. The project – one of the more complex construction efforts undertaken by the District in recent years – involved building two separate seawall […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Four levees damaged during the 2017 flood season, located within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District area of operations, received a total of approximately $3.3 million in cumulative funding for flood-related repairs under Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  These levees in the Walla […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor J. Fletcher Creamer & Son completed the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk project in April of 2018. Work involved building the seawall along two previously unprotected sections of the Atlantic City shoreline and rebuilding the historic boardwalk behind those two sections. The Absecon Island […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that the 3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping – the Protections 2018 – is set to take place from 6-8 June at the Lake District National Park. The increasing demand for dam, levee and seawall safety and flood protection has prompted new research and advancements, and a greater need for cost-effective […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, standing with Troy Mayor Patrick Madden, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced the kickoff of the Troy Seawall reconstruction. Senator Schumer said that the project will cost a total of $14,198,850, and will be funded entirely by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The New York Senator explained that repairs and improvements […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given green light to the Valley City, ND, to keep and maintain its floodwall. The decision from FEMA is a result of a fix Heitkamp wrote and successfully included in the funding bill Congress passed last month that allowed Valley City to keep […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norse Commercial Services Ltd. has been appointed by Fareham Borough Council to undertake the repair of the Cador Drive Seawall, reports the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, the coastal flood and erosion defense repair works are due to begin along a section of Cador Drive Seawall in the week starting 23rd April […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Francisco is asking the state to help fund what would be an estimated $5 billion project to protect the Embarcadero Seawall, a weakening structure built more than a century ago along the city’s waterfront. The structure is considered vital for holding back rising sea levels and potentially devastating flooding during a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair a damaged seawall in Falmouth, located behind the Greenbank Hotel, off Stratton Place, has started and is expected to be completed in a few weeks. Jim Driscoll, Cormac’s project manager, said: “Thanks to a combination of wear and tear, high tides and extreme weather, a corner of the wall has fallen away. […]