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  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast & Marine Structures 2016 conference will take place on March 22-23 at the Pullman Brisbane King George Square in Brisbane, Queensland. Australia heavily relies on its maritime gateways to the international economy, as sea borne trade account for one third of their GDP. The capacity of ports to operate efficiently directly impacts Australia’s […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Coasts & Ports Conference will take place from June 21-23, 2017, at the Cairns Convention Center in Cairns, Queensland, Australia The event will bring together engineers, planners, scientists and researchers to Cairns, to focus on the technological, scientific, policy, planning and design issues related to the region’s diverse and developing coasts. The main aim of […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Local Organizing Committee, the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC Australia and Engineering New Zealand has announced that the Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019 Conference will take place on September 10-13, 2019 at the Grand Chancellor Hotel, Hobart, TAS. The conference theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s City of Gold Coast multi-million dollar commitment to its beaches has paid off, with new figures from the Ocean Beaches Strategy mid-life review revealing favorable progress in protecting the coastline, the city said in its latest release.  Commenting the latest achievement, Mayor Tom Tate, said: “Our Ocean Beaches Strategy is now past halfway […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Salud Carbajal has announced the passage of new federal funding for water projects on the Central Coast included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895). The bill – signed into law by the President on Friday – includes investments in the Cachuma Water Project, and will help fund necessary dredging in the Morro Bay […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 20, 2014 at the Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, […]

  • 19 April 2012

    A major scheme to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses on the Lincolnshire coast got underway at the weekend. Lincshore – the Environment Agency’s £6-million flagship scheme – began on Saturday with the arrival of the dredger Breughel, one of the biggest the project team has ever used. Mike Dugher, Environment Agency […]

  • 6 July 2010

    The Belgian government’s integrated coastal safety plan must protect the coastal area in Flanders before 2015 against a devastating super flood that occurs around every 100 years. Due to the constant rise in sea levels (2 mm per annum) eight weak points have been identified along this 67 kilometre coastline which may not be able […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A significant project for the Gold Coast’s multi-million dollar marine industry is about to begin, Queensland Government said in its latest announcement. Minister for Ports, Mark Bailey, today announced $3 million funding towards the construction of the Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility. The facility has been planned and developed by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works have now officially started for the Côte d’Ivoire Terminal (CIT), Abidjan’s second container terminal. In fact, the ground-breaking ceremony took place on 5th October in the presence of Côte d’Ivoire government officials. The CIT contract was signed earlier this year with the China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC). Located adjacent to the existing Abidjan […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    GCWA’s (Gold Coast Waterways Authority) Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility project has begun with the community and industry consultation currently underway. For many years, GCWA, City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), local industry and private riverfront/canal estates on the Coomera River have been searching for a cost effective and environmentally sound solution for disposal of […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s Coordinator General has approved the proposed $390 million Gold Coast International Marine Precinct project on the Coomera River, subject to the proponent meeting a number of stringent environmental and operational conditions. The proposal by Harbour Island Pty Ltd is to develop a 63.5 hectare site adjacent to the existing Gold Coast Marine Precinct in […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Three crew members and the captain of a Chinese sand dredger were sent to Kinmen District Prosecutors’ Office on Saturday for allegedly …   By Ni Kuo-yen and Kendra Lin (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, December 5, 2011;

  • 29 November 2011

    Unpiloted aircraft are being used to monitor China’s northeastern coasts, said a Liaoning provincial official on Tuesday…   (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, November 29, 2011;

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) 18th Board meeting, convened in Cairo, has approved the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Project entitled “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast of Egypt” to be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.  With a total budget of $31.4 million over seven years, the project aims to […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new, long-term approach to coastal management in England is urgently needed given the expected impacts of climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said in their latest announcement. “Climate change will almost certainly cause sea levels around the UK to increase by 1 meter or more at some point in the future, and […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company (GLDD) survey boat Pearl River, in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering and Southern Dredging, located a capsized workboat Sunday morning on the Cooper River in Charleston Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard reports.  “The Coast Guard and port partners are monitoring the salvage efforts for Miss Anne, a steel 25-foot […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has just reported that the company is gearing up for Flood and Coast 2017, a industry event on flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Now in it’s second year, the event will take place at the Telford International Center next week (28-30 March). Led once again by the Environment Agency, Flood and Coast […]

  • 6 September 2011

    The Coast Guard, in partnership with the Omaha District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the states of South Dakota and Nebraska, … [mappress] Source: uscgnews, September 6, 2011;

  • 13 October 2011

    The State Government has unveiled four options designed to solve major sand problems on the southern Gold Coast…   By Kerrin Binnie (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, October 13, 2011;

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released an interactive Story Map tool to communicate the national significance of Louisiana’s Working Coast. According to CPRA, this visually focused Story Map tells the compelling story using narratives, photos and maps, and conveys diverse and poignant details that surround Louisiana’s vanishing coast and the necessity […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) today signed an agreement with the Government of Ivory Coast in Abidjan to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to $97.6 million for the Abidjan Port Cereal Berth Construction Project. JICA said in its announcement that, under this project, the government will construct a new cereal berth at […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The Government has increased budgetary allocation to the agricultural sector to Kshs 97 billion this financial year to boost the growth of… (kbc) [mappress] Source: kbc, September 2, 2011;

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s defenses against storm damage continue to be boosted with the construction of a new 205 meter seawall at Kurrawa Beach. “The $1.3 million project, adjacent to Kurrawa Park between Charles Avenue and Victoria Avenue, is part of our extensive seawalls program,” the City said in its announcement. In a positive […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The first sod has today been turned on the construction of the new runway as part of the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project, the Sunshine Coast Council informs.  Sunshine Coast Mayor, Mark Jamieson, was joined by Federal Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP, State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson MP, and representatives of the John Holland […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Strong investment in boating infrastructure, an international symposium and a review of waterway speed limits are all part of the Newman Government’s 10-year Gold Coast waterways strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson and Member for Broadwater Verity Barton released the draft Waterways Management Strategy for community consideration. “Making better use of the Gold […]