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  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The R. Vandhoo Harbor Repair and Dredging Program is well underway, with overall 12% project progress, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) said in their latest project update. The dredging operations on the harbor basin are now complete, and work on the demolition of existing quay wall structures is currently underway. Blocks required to construct […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Buffalo Beach rock wall extension in Whitianga has begun and is expected to be completed by June, according to Thames-Coromandel District Council. This scheme will be the extension of the existing rock wall for another 120m and the project will cost $633,100. “Meanwhile if you see some diggers around Dundas Street – that’s the Marina Society […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation makes an announcement to reassure the Gladstone and wider community that the reclamation area or bund wall in the Gladstone harbour is not leaking. The ABC television 7pm News on Friday 21 June reported the bund wall was leaking with images of water discharging out of the bund wall – this […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, Borough President Oddo, State Senator Savino, State Senator Lanza and Councilman Steven Matteo called on the Army Corps of Engineers yesterday to officially approve plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The Army Corps’ Staten Island Sea Wall project, that the Staten Island lawmakers have long […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 50 pupils from Buckingham Park Primary School learnt about the dangers of flooding and what can be done to prevent it, on a recent visit to the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Wyre Council has just released the latest update for the Rossall sea defenses. According to the update, construction continues apace along the full extent of the project with work being carried out on all major elements of the new defenses. Precast concrete which makes up the bulk of the visible defenses continues on the […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Concrete pouring operations for the floors of the new sea lock at IJmuiden continue throughout this month as well as the installation of reinforcement steel for the walls, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the November update, the last diaphragm walls for the lock chamber are currently being placed and OpenIJ is making preparations to […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is teaming up with Rijkswaterstaat, the universities of Delft, Wageningen and Nijmegen, and organizations representing shipping and fishing to investigate the impact and properties of the re-structuring of the River Waal with river training walls. Gerard Blom signed an agreement on behalf of Deltares with the other seven organizations on 26 June. This joint […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the final contract for the cutoff wall required as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract April 30, 2020 for $41.4 million to Bauer Foundation Corporation from Odessa, Florida. The contract […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville, Queensland, has announced two major contracts for the $193 million Channel Upgrade Project. The contracts, worth a total of more than $10 million, are for rock wall construction and rock delivery. Under the contract, Queensland company Hall Contracting will build a 2.2km rock wall, forming a protective bund around a 62-hectare […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Arthur is ready to hold mandatory pre-bid conference for the port’s Berth 5 Expansion Project. The conference will take place on Wednesday, May 3rd 2017 (beginning at 10:00 a.m.) at the Port Arthur International Seafarers’ Center. According to the port, the conference is organized to discuss various aspects of the Berth 5 Expansion Project, including furnishing of all materials, equipment, […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, continued throughout January with the works on the temporary flood barrier – which serves to keep the hinterland dry during storms. The old water barrier is simultaneously being excavated. The walls of the gate chambers are being erected inside the cofferdams of the inner-head […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Maritime and Fishery Minister, Sharif Cicip Sutardjo met Jakarta Governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo at Jakarta City Hall, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan on Thursday. On this occasion, Sutardjo intends to discuss about the concept and permit related with Jakarta Provincial Government’s plan in building a giant sea wall and a reclamation in Jakarta water. According to […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Oldenburgischer Deichband has announced tender for the Jever area sea wall construction works. This project includes: – Increasing and strengthening works to the sea wall “Elizabeth Groden dyke” (km 0.400 to km 4.750, – Extraction of clay soil in the foreland (external Elizabeth Groden) in different grades, designated with water contents of 43% to 97%, […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the rock seawall extension at Buffalo Beach in Whitianga will be completed by the end of June, according to Thames-Coromandel District. The rock seawall is being constructed to protect the road, residential properties and the reserve on Buffalo Beach Road from coastal erosion. “We needed the strength of a rock wall here as the beach […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Saibai Island residents in the Torres Strait will be better protected from storm surges and high tides after the completion of the Saibai Island Seawalls, part of the Torres Strait Seawalls project, the Federal Member for Leichhardt, Warren Entsch, said in its latest release.   The Torres Strait community yesterday celebrated the official opening of the […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    A moored dredger in Stranraer has caused serious damage to the harbour walls, according to gallowaygazette.co.uk. The boat, which was tied to the west wall, has pulled at the structure in front of the new harbour master’s office, lading to cracks in the wall and pulling at the pontoons. A council spokesperson said: “Part of […]

  • 17 July 2013

      VolkerStevin has started works on the £9million Kirkcaldy Sea Wall improvement project. The project involves refurbishment and heightening of the sea wall to help protect the Promenade from the sea and coastal flooding. The works will involve the repair of the wall at the basin car park, at the south end of the Esplanade, […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The independent review into the bund wall failure at the Port of Gladstone is now underway. Individuals and organisations are invited to make submissions for consideration under the Terms of Reference until 28 February 2014. The independent review panel comprising Dr Andrew Johnson, Ms Anthea Tinney and Dr Ian Cresswell will: – examine and report […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Federal Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt MP released the independent review into the leaking bund wall incidents at the Port of Gladstone. The relevant findings will be used to inform the assessment of future developments with reclamation areas in coastal environments. These findings include: – Aspects of the design and construction of the bund […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious environmental award, Mackley reports.  The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme, officially opened in March 2019, was presented with a Green Apple Environment Award on 25 November. The Shoreham scheme was carried out by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A £6.3 million Environment Agency scheme to improve flood defenses on the River Humber at Albert Dock in Hull begins on Wednesday 12 November. The work will involve the construction of a 950-metre wall, one metre high, that will reduce the risk of flooding to hundreds of properties affected by last December’s tidal surge. A […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold public community forums regarding their plans for the Staten Island Sea Wall Project. The meetings will take place on August 19th and August 20th from 6-9pm at Staten Island […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently held two final public exhibitions on Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing is being developed jointly by Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Adur District Council, West Sussex County Council and the Environment Agency. It will provide protection for extreme events with 0.33% […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a major scheme that will reduce flood risk to the towns of Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing in West Sussex. Since November 2014, the Agency held seven exhibitions and drop-in sessions on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. At these events a lot has been said about the new flood defenses, sharing the preliminary design drawings […]