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  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Philadelphia Section has announced that ‘The Delaware River Deepening Project – A Thirty Year Journey (1 PDH)’ event will take place on March 9, in Philadelphia, PA. The presenters will describe the history of the Delaware River Deepening Project, ASCE said in its announcement. Scientific and engineering studies, performed during […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Accolades continue to roll in for the Middle Harbor Redevelopment at Port of Long Beach (POLB). The redevelopment program, which aims to modernize two shipping terminals, won the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) California Regional Award for Outstanding Construction Project of the Year for the phase one of wharf construction, designed by Moffatt & Nichol. […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    For his contributions to hydraulic engineering, Prof. Marcel Stive, Delft University of Technology, has been awarded with the 2015 International Coastal Engineering award by ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers). The Coast, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI), a semi-autonomous institute of ASCE, chose to award Prof. Marcel “for his innovative research and educational contributions to the […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 100 years of the Panama Canal will be featured in the 2014 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Global Engineering Conference held in Panama City, Panama. This year’s conference hosts approximately 1,000 professionals in the field of engineering worldwide. The conference commenced yesterday with Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano’s opening keynote address, providing […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Geosyntec Consultants has earned a 2014 Award of Excellence from the San Diego Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) for the Brawley Solid Waste Site Final Closure and New River Stabilization project in California. The project team received the distinction at the ASCE’s 2014 Civil Engineering Project Awards Banquet, held in May […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Randall S. Over, P.E., F.ASCE, president of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the following statement regarding the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act by the U.S. Senate: “Yesterday’s release of the conference report on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) represents a major victory in providing […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Geosyntec team will be well represented as part of the speaker line up at Geo-Congress 2014, set for February 23-26 in Atlanta, GA. The annual event, sponsored by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), is among the leading geotechnical engineering professional conferences in the world. Industry leaders have […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    From 1 May 2013, to 1 August 2013, dredging work will be carried out in the precautionary area, in connection with the construction of Maasvlakte 2. In an area directly to the north of the Maascenter, sand will be extracted during the period indicated. The work will be carried out by one trailing suction hopper […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aging infrastructure for marine ports, inland waterways, and airports threatens more than 1 million U.S. jobs according to a new Failure to Act report from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Between now and 2020, investment needs in the nation’s marine ports and inland waterways sector total $30 billion, while planned expenditures are about […]

  • 16 September 2011

    Private equity firm Ascent Capital would invest Rs 200 crore in Karaikal Port, a subsidiary of diversified business conglomerate Marg Ltd… (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, September 16, 2011

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates, Inc., an Ohio-based Coastal/Transportation engineering firm, has just announced that Christopher M. Day, P.E., is now a new member of the firm serving as a Project Manager at their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The financial costs associated with dredging activity are highly variable, depending on the plant being employed and the type of dredging being undertaken, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) reports.  Since 2005, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA), has published the book ‘Cost standards for dredging equipment’. The guide presents the primary capital values […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI) will be the organizer of the fifteenth international port and harbor development conference, named the PORTS ’19. According to the organizers, the conference is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with hundreds of professionals who share similar challenges and concerns. Due to the overwhelming response to past calls […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will be using an innovative financing strategy for the three important coastal protection projects. The strategy will provide $18.5 million to fully fund the Grand Bayou Flood gate – a critical component of the Morganza to the Gulf Hurricane Protection […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work to increase the depth of riverbed for the ambitious inland waterways project connecting Gomati river with Bangladesh’s Ashuganj is set to begin next month, reports the Tripurainfo. According to an official release, this decision was taken at a meeting between Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister Biplab Kumra Deb in Delhi […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Paul Tschirky, a Senior Principal Coastal Engineer based in Louisiana, will present paper “Living Breakwaters: Designing for Resiliency” at the 36th International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE) 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland July 30-August 3, 2018. With more than 20 years of experience in coastal resiliency, restoration, and water management, Paul Tschirky (Ph.D., P.Eng, D.CE) presentation will discuss […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Houston Chapter of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute’s (HTX-COPRI) second annual conference will take place on October 5, 2017 at the Rice University in the Grand Hall located within the Rice Memorial Center, the American Society of Civil Engineers said in its latest release.  “HTX COPRI goals are to enhance the advancement […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Oyo State, an inland state in south-western Nigeria, has announced that 24 rivers in the state will be dredged as part of the proactive measures to mitigate against flooding. The government noted in its statement that the rivers have been approved for dredging through the World Bank assisted project, Ibadan Urban Flood management, […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has just announced that the Long Beach Coastal Restoration Project, located along Long Island’s South Shore, is taking shape. The Army Corps Contracting Rep. Michael Ortega and project engineer Janeen Minguillo travel in a four-wheel-drive truck and ascend over newly excavated sand making their daily rounds surveying […]

  • 30 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 24-30, 2016).   PHOTO: Wasa Expands Its Dredging Fleet Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, has just released a photo of its new 140 ton multi-purpose land machine based on a EX1200 Excavator from […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The study Witteveen+Bos recently conducted for Royal Port S.A. in order to ascertain the feasibility of a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River near Barranquilla, Colombia, shows that the port is technically and nautically feasible. Now that its feasibility has been established, Royal Port is going to acquire the port concession from […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Developing ecological sites, sediment monitoring and working to achieve community-set water quality targets are among the projects Bay of Plenty Regional Council will lead this year, having allocated 23 percent of its $108.8 million annual budget on work to care for the region’s water. Water quality and quantity work across the Bay of Plenty includes […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 35th International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE 2016) will take place on July 17-22, in Istanbul, Turkey. The International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE) is a biennial conference held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research Council (CERC) of Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI) of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators David Vitter and Bill Cassidy, M.D. have applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year 2016 Work Plan that included increased funding for additional Louisiana projects and priorities.  “Louisiana’s ports and waterways are at the core of our state’s economic prosperity, which is why ensuring their safety and efficiency is so vitally […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just released a report authored by 100 scientists and 21 management agencies which recommends mitigating the effects of sea level rise in the San Francisco Bay Area by using wetlands. The report “The Baylands and Climate Change: What We Can Do”  focuses on the steps necessary to maintain […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 2015 Conference, named Moving and Managing Sediments, will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District. This event, organized by PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute of ASCE, is a four-day technical specialty conference which will bring together […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers presented its 2015 flood management project of the year award to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, for its Lower Santa Ana River Reach 9 Phase 2B project during ceremonies held last week. “We received numerous excellent projects to consider and selection […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority will carry out maintenance and improvements of the shipping lanes in Corio Bay. The works, worth approx $9 million, are scheduled for a September 8 start. The “Geelong Dredging Program 2015″ will ensure that the Port of Geelong, Victoria’s premier bulk cargo port, keeps its competitive […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Fields International (DFI) is in the process of restarting offshore marine operations on its Namibian concessions in a joint venture with International Mining and Dredging South Africa Limited SPV1 (IMD), a subsidiary of International Mining and Dredging Holdings, Limited (IMDH) and an associate company of Nutam Ltd. of Namibia. Pursuant to an agreement between […]