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  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is spending $20,000 a day on beach maintenance in response to recent weather events. Announcing the figure today, Mayor Tom Tate said the daily costs meant the city had spent an estimated $500,000 on beach maintenance since the Australia Day weekend. “While safety has been our first priority, maintenance crews […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has just announced that they will be opening a community conversation with residents about how it maintains and repairs revetment walls in residential canals. It follows a council decision to temporarily end the special charges levied on canal and lake-front homeowners while it develops a new strategy and also to refund unspent […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Ocean Energy Europe (OEE) has called for greater collaboration at EU Member State level to roll out the recommendations made by the Ocean Energy Roadmap.

  • 22 November 2018
    Authorities & Government

    Highland Council’s North Planning Applications Committee has recommended that the Council raises an objection to the Moray West offshore wind farm, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new Moray Council’s dredging vessel, called Selkie, is expected to begin sea trials later this week. The £2.4 million vessel, built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd, will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. It will service the council-owned harbors at Buckie, Burghead, Hopeman, Findochty, Portknockie and Cullen as well as […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek Channel dredging project, saying that the excavation of seagrass in the waterway continued this week with approximately 10,000 cubic meters removed. Council’s dredger is now in the water and will begin operations on Saturday, 13 January, in conjunction with the long […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities & Government

    The Planning Committee of the Dorset County Council has voiced its objection to the Navitus Bay offshore wind project at a meeting yesterday, the Dorset Echo informs. The Committee gathered to review a report on the project’s planning application, which will be filed to the County Council. The report will serve the Council to submit […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger is to be named MV Selkie. The name was chosen by members of the council’s economic development and infrastructure committee yesterday. It was selected from a shortlist drawn up from more than 300 suggestions submitted by children from coastal schools in Moray. MV Selkie, being built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd. as […]

  • 2 April 2015

    The World Energy Council (WEC) has welcomed DNV GL as the newest member of its Global Partner programme. DNV GL delivers testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Its expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, sustainable energy use, […]

  • 11 April 2017

    US Wind sent a letter to the Ocean City Council on 7 April, offering to discuss the potential relocation of its proposed Maryland offshore wind project further eastward to address the Council’s desire to lessen the visibility of the project.

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council announced that it will hold its first public meeting on December 11, 2012 in Mobile, Alabama. The Council, which was established by the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourism, Opportunities Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012, will develop and oversee implementation of a comprehensive plan to […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Councillors got their first close-up view yesterday of a new custom-built harbor dredger being built for Moray Council. The £2.4million vessel will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. The 25.7m (90ft) dredger is under construction at the Macduff Shipyard Ltd fabrication facility at Buckie, and is expected to be completed […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Authorities & Government

     Netherlands has joined the World Energy Council as its newest member country. Jeroen van Hoof, Chair of the World Energy Council’s Dutch member committee, commented: “Given the challenges that energy companies face nowadays in respect of the transition to a more mixed fuel supply, lower energy prices and the current turmoil on their business models, […]

  • 10 July 2013

       Waikato Regional Council’s catchment services committee has agreed to a contribution of up to almost $200,000 to help remediate one of two slips on the Waikato River bank near Claudelands Bridge. It follows a request from Hamilton City Council for the regional council to pay a third of the costs. The slip HCC has […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Oil & Gas UK has welcomed the EU Council of Ministers’ vote today to approve the EU Directive on offshore safety. Robert Paterson, Oil & Gas UK’s health, safety and employment director, said: “Throughout the progress of this legislation, from Regulation to Directive, Oil & Gas UK has worked hard to help the European Commission […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Moray Council and Macduff Shipyards Ltd. have entered into a £2.4 million contract for the construction of new dredger. The vessel will be a replacement for the Shearwater, which the council sold more than two years ago. The new vessel will be built at Macduff Shipyards’ fabrication facility at Buckie harbor which the company acquired last year. Construction […]

  • 21 January 2008

    The newly-established Scottish Fisheries Council has met for the first time in Edinburgh. The council brings together representatives of the fishing industry, conservation groups and the scientific community.

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted to approve two amendments to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL), one regarding the State of Louisiana Lowermost Mississippi River Management project (LMRM) and the other regarding the State of Florida Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay project. With respect to LMRM, the […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Four of Canada’s leading national renewable electricity associations have joined forces in an effort to clean up and expand Canada’s electricity systems. The newly created Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity will engage with Canadians on the opportunities to expand renewable electricity production and outline the benefits such expansion offers our communities, economy, and nation. The Council’s founding members […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Four of Canada’s leading national renewable electricity associations have joined forces in an effort to clean up and expand Canada’s electricity systems. The newly created Canadian Council on Renewable Electricity will engage with Canadians on the opportunities to expand renewable electricity production and outline the benefits such expansion offers our communities, economy, and nation. The Council’s founding members […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council said in their latest announcement that the assembly works of council’s new dredger are now complete. The dredger was launched yesterday and testing and training activities are set to begin today, the council said. As reported earlier, Kingston District Council and Cape Jaffa Development Company have bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (Council) will meet on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. CDT to vote on the Initial Comprehensive Plan: Restoring the Gulf Coast’s Ecosystem and Economy (Plan). The public is invited to attend the Council Meeting. The meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 601 Loyola Ave, […]