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  • 6 November 2012

    The development objective of the Guanxi Laibin Water Environment Project for China is to support priority investments to reduce flooding risk and water logging in selected areas of Laibin City. Negative impacts include: exhaust gas, wastewater generation, solid waste, air pollution, water pollution, noise pollution, solid erosion, and health issue. Mitigation measures include: 1) the […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Protecting the Texas coast from natural and manmade disasters continues to make headlines in local papers as various agencies and organizations work to find solutions to this complex issue – a solution the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will be a part of implementing once a way forward is identified and funded. “There […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, visited the Galveston District last week as part of a two-day Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project update. On the second day of his visit, he was joined by Brig Gen. Paul Owen, commander, U.S. Army […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (FIMI) continues making progress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District said in its latest project update.  “Some 2.3 million cubic yards of sand is being pumped onto the beach, a dune is taking shape, and walkways for public access are […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The IQPC’s 8th Annual Dredging & Reclamation Summit 2016 will take place from 15th to 17th November in Brisbane. This year’s summit will focus on improving cost efficiency, reducing lead time and ensuring the sustainability of dredging operations across industry. As Federal, State and Local governments move to protect their environmental resources, there is uncertainty […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of the Ada Sea Defense project in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region is now completed and ready to be handed over to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, according to the Government of Ghana. Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu, the Ministry Chief Director, made this announcement yesterday, during the project inspection […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Congressional roundtable in New Orleans, set for Friday, will examine issues related to the next Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out navigation, flood control, shoreline protection, hydropower, dam safety, water supply, recreation, environmental restoration and protection, and disaster response and recovery activities throughout […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on the Queensland Government to cancel the Abbot Point expansion today, following the release of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the new dredging project by Queensland State Development Minister Anthony Lynham. Gemma Plesman, Great Barrier Reef Campaigner for AMCS said: “Over the last month we have […]

  • 7 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

                    New Suez Canal Project on Right Track The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. VIDEO: World’s Biggest Marine Excavator at Work […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fairfield’s Flood & Erosion Control Board (FECB) will hold a series of Public Meetings during March to discuss the Fairfield Coastal Flood Mitigation Plan that was presented to the Board of Selectmen on January 8, 2015.  The goal of the plan is to mitigate flooding in the beach area from the 100 year storm. The plan calls for elevation […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has received an application for a Department of the Army permit for a maintenance dredging work to restore water depths in navigable waters in the Village of Islamorada, Florida. The applicant – Village of Islamorada – seeks authorization to maintenance dredge a total of 11,380.60 cubic yards […]

  • 30 November 2012

    People living and working in Penclawdd, Swansea, are invited to attend a public drop in session to find out more about Environment Agency Wales proposals to reduce flood risk in the area. There are 133 properties in Penclawdd at risk of tidal flooding from the Loughor Estuary. Extreme weather conditions combined with high tides can […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has begun work to maintain and replace 25 meters of sandstone cladding on the Frankwell flood defenses in Shrewsbury. The existing flood defenses consist of a flood wall that has a strong concrete core. The work being carried out is replacing the sandstone cladding that covers the main part of the wall, that […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed the 7th nominee for its Safety Award 2017 – Jan De Nul Group’s Hatch Covers for Deck Hatches. When a low deck hatch is in the process of opening, it quickly becomes a dangerous situation. Falling down an unprotected and open hatch presents high potential for a fatal […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Adani Group’s 16.5 billion dollar Carmichael coal mine project in Australia has passed another hurdle after the Brisbane Supreme Court dismissed an appeal against the project. The Queensland Court of Appeal today upheld an earlier decision that the Queensland Minister for Mines did not have to afford Wangan and Jagalingou people natural justice when he […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The removal of Roaring River Dam is underway, a multi-organizational stream restoration effort that will reconnect aquatic species and make recreation safer near the low head dam that is at risk of failing and no longer needed as a fish barrier. The dam is located at river mile 4.9 on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    VVK Realty, LLC, is seeking a permit from the USACE to conduct work in conjunction with maintaining and repairing a pier, adding floating docks and moorings and doing other work in Buzzards Bay, New Bedford, Mass. The project is designed to improve access between navigable waters of Buzzards Bay and additionally provide public access through […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Australian Greens senator Larissa Waters elevated concerns over dredging in Gladstone Harbor in Queensland and a corresponding increase in turtle deaths and fish disease. Approvals to dredge 46 million cubic meters over the following 20 years have been granted to the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC). So far, 1.5 million cubic meters have been dredged. The […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Ports Association has announced its “Options to manage dredged material” fact sheet. What do Queensland ports do with dredge material now? In most cases, material is placed at sea. Dredges or barges relocate the material to a designated placement site where it is placed according to dredging permit conditions. Most dredge placement sites […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, launched the Disaster Mitigation and Adaptation Fund (DMAF) yesterday, a 10-year national program that will invest $2 billion in projects that help communities better withstand natural hazards such as floods, seismic events and droughts. DMAF will support large-scale infrastructure projects with a minimum cost of $20 million like […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Specialists from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are taking a, new innovative approach to flood maintenance work on the River Rhymney which is benefiting both people and wildlife. Approximately 900 tonnes of shoal had built up in the river near the flood banks at Ystrad Mynach, causing the river to flow into a deep, narrow channel. […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in seven small craft harbors located in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. These projects are valued at more than $1.2 million and involve maintenance, repair, construction and […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The old parties today voted against a Greens’ Senate motion to refuse the world’s largest coal port being built in the Great Barrier Reef. “With the decision on the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion expected in December, today’s Senate vote was a concerning sign that we’ll be getting coal for Christmas from the Abbott Government,” […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares is helping the city of New York to devise a New York City Comprehensive Waterfront Plan. The plan describes a vision for restructuring a number of districts close to the coast, with the aim of combining urban development with water safety. The main reason for taking action is a pressing lack of space in […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia said the final Reef 2050 plan, released two days ago, includes a number of good initiatives but the $100 million in new funding announced by the federal government falls short of what’s required to halt the Reef’s decline and remove the threat that it is listed ‘World Heritage in danger’. The joint Australian/Queensland Government blueprint […]