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  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Premier Sean Chen yesterday directed the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) to work with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) in implementing a five-year plan to renovate commercial ports and harbors and coordinate cross-ministry efforts to contribute to this program. The premier said this after hearing the MOTC’s briefing on the program, which he said […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority said in its latest announcement that the Bayou Bonfouca Marsh Creation project began active dredging last week.  In 2005, Hurricane Katrina battered the northeastern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and the marshes between the shore and the City of Slidell, Louisiana with winds and storm surge. Over the course of two days, thousands […]

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

    Records were broken, vessels were mobilized from every corner of the globe, and work was carried out non-stop. The construction of the new Suez Canal in Egypt was like a rollercoaster ride, said Van Oord. The new Suez Canal has been completed in record time thanks to several consortia from the global dredging scene. In […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ships of Northern Fleet (NF) minesweeping task unit on Oct 1 returned to permanent basing sites. The unit was dispatched to the Gulf of Ob (Kara Sea) to search, detect, and dispose explosive objects. NF minesweeping task unit consisting of seagoing minesweeper Vladimir Gumanenko, hydrographic ship Senezh, replenishment oiler Sergei Osipov, and rescue tug Pamir […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reminds the public that changes to the State of Wisconsin wetland laws have no effect on federal laws regulating work in waters and wetlands. There is still a federal requirement to obtain authorization from the Corps for discharges of dredged or fill materials into waters of […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    After a very successful event in 2014 in Dubai, the 8th Annual Young Management Days were held in Singapore from 27-29 May 2015. Representation included 23 delegates from 7 member companies coming from a wide variety of professional backgrounds, not just technical, but also financial and legal. Major changes in the program structure were the […]

  • 1 June 2012

    According to The Post and Courier, South Carolina’s top environmental board declined Thursday to hear an appeal by the Georgia Ports Authority and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of a move to limit the deepening of the Savannah River for a Georgia port project. Earlier this month a group representing South Carolina’s interests in the […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Over the past month, progress has continued towards finalizing the ‘Harbor Infrastructure Funding Agreement’ between Cowes Harbor Commission, the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and their developers Camper & Nicholsons and Westcourt Real Estate. This agreement is essential to provide the funding for the Shrape Breakwater extension and Eastern Channel dredge, the Cowes Harbor Commission said […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hydromax Commercial Diving and Salvage Corporation, a private construction firm involved in underwater projects, has revealed its fear of losing one of Davao City’s gateway if government fails to rehabilitate the Sta. Ana Wharf, whose foundations could crumble after years of neglect. Dr. Albert Pingoy, president and CEO of Hydromax, said that the Sta. Ana Wharf has […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The Prime Minister and Cabinet Ministers have continued the third day of the trip to inspect the water management program in Nakhon Sawan Province. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, along with Deputy PM and Interior Minister Yongyoot Wichaidit and Science and Technology Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, on Wednesday, traveled to Bung Boraphet in Nakhon Sawan to check […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has called on the Rudd Government to reject the Business Council’s call for cutting more regulation on major projects – a decision that could hasten the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef from rapid industrial development. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director for AMCS, said Queenslanders were already reeling […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Yangtze River maintenance dredging project has passed the acceptance inspection, according to the JXY company. At the handover inspection meeting of the Yangtze River Waterway Maintenance Dredging commission, which was held in late December, the Yujiawan Shoal Dredging Project passed the acceptance check. The officials indicated that the construction work of the 2018 Yangtze River […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME recently took part in the Open Site Day, the annual public event of the construction industry organized by the Belgian Construction Federation. As DEME’s sites are mainly on open sea, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group brought two vessels to the head office in Zwijndrecht: the trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Pallieter’ and […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New detached Cowes Breakwater, delivered by Cowes Harbour Commission, unlocks the harbour’s potential and creates catalyst for investment and job opportunities. CHC appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The protection provided by the Cowes Breakwater has now enabled the planned marina […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board got taken to task by a Senate committee Tuesday over their decision…   (counton2) [mappress] Source: counton2, November 30, 2011;

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is preparing for heavy rainfall across the South East over the next ten days and is encouraging communities to take action to prepare for the risk of flooding. Rivers across the South East, including the River Thames, are rising in response to the recent heavy rainfall that has been experienced across the […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The phase 2 of the Exeter flood defense scheme will begin this June with the construction activities to take place over the next 2 years. The project – managed by the Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council – will cost around £32 million to complete and benefits from £6 million of government growth funding which was […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works continue on the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme with the contractor Arcadis completing ground investigation works on the ‘West Bank’. The ground works, which started on August 8th 2016, involved drilling boreholes and trial pits to check ground conditions at the ‘West Bank’. Latest developments on this £17 million scheme also include planning permission that was granted by Lewes […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just released the latest update on the Tuen Mun – Chek Lap Kok Link works, part of the Hong Kong International Airport land reclamation scheme.  With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 24 months, marine works involving drainage outfall construction, marine site investigation, seawall construction and barging operations […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sorn Chandara, Dim Kundy and Chek Netra, three environmental activists of the network Mother Nature, were arrested last week while attempting to hold a peaceful demonstration in front of the National Assembly in Phnom Penh. Mother Nature’s activists were attempting to gather and submit a petition to the National Assembly to protest against controversial sand […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Having just completed repairs to damaged levees caused by winter storms along the Pajaro River and Salsipuedes Creek in Santa Cruz County, the Corps’ San Francisco District is now working to repair levees from the same 2017 storms, this time in the East Bay in Pleasanton, Calif. USACE said that the work in conjunction with […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Rijkswaterstaat is teaming up with the Rivierenland Water Authority and research institute Deltares to test a stretch of dike near Nijmegen near the Hollandsch-Duitsch pumping station and Millingen aan de Rijn. The strength of the grass cover will be tested to see how it copes with overtopping resulting from combinations of storms and high water […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow has introduced their new Pumping Control System that allows operators and site managers to have a clear vision of the dredging operation. Control Package can be applied to any Dragflow Equipment: from a simple stand alone Pump to a complete dredger, said the company. The system is managed through a 7″ handheld tablet and […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first action from the 20 Year Flood Action Plan, dredging of the Rivers Parrett and Tone has been completed, according to the Environment Agency’s latest report. During the last seven months of the project, crews successfully removed over 130,000m³ of silt from the two rivers. Land and Water Services will remain in the area […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the new Cowes breakwater progresses extremely well with CHC’s contractors Boskalis Westminster currently on stage 4 of the 2014 programme, the installation of the breakwater’s gravel core up to approximately 4 meters above chart datum. The dredger Sospan Dau delivers up to to five loads of gravel per day which is then sprayed […]