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  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) rang the changes with its Forum this year, which took place at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 7 November 2013. Following WODCON XX held between 3 and 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium, and including some 100 technical presentations CEDA saw its presence at Europort 2013 as the perfect […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd today announced a loss of $1.4 million, reflecting the heighted activity of the company as it works towards gaining a mining licence and marine consent. The result compares with a loss of $741,000 in the comparative period last year. CRP is developing a seabed rock phosphate resource on the Chatham Rise, […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    To avoid a repetition of the events that occurred as a result of the Kura River bursting its banks and in accordance with a presidential decree, the Ministry for Emergency Situations has delivered to Baku suction dredgers CSD-500 manufactured by Damen (Netherlands), as well as tugs, supply vessels and a research boat made in the […]

  • 5 December 2011

    CEDA Dredging Days 2011, the most recent edition of CEDA’s prestigious series of conferences has proved once again that it is the place to be for all professionals who want to stay abreast of dredging’s latest developments. In an excellent, inspiring atmosphere some 280 experts from over 20 countries from all over the world spent […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 20th edition of the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition, also known as WODCON, took place on 3-7 June 2013 at the Square – Brussels Meeting Center in Brussels, Belgium. It was organised by CEDA one of the constituent associations of the World Organisation of Dredging Associations, WODA. During 4 days delegates could meet with […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources’ project to dismantle an emergency drought barrier that has spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands since June is well underway. The barrier was erected to block salt water from pushing into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. The Delta’s water is used by 25 million Californians, […]

  • 28 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung attended a ceremony December 27 to begin construction on a waterway passage to the Hau River for heavyweight vessels in the Mekong Delta’s Province of Tra Vinh… Source: Saigon Daily, December 28, 2009 [mappress]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of students and teachers from Delft University of Technology has teamed up with Ghanaian students of KNUST to develop integrated solutions for the complex challenges of the Volta Delta in Ghana. The Volta Delta is experiencing interacting problems due to a combination of climate change, coastal erosion, intensive urbanization and poor land use […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to restore Delta ecosystems and habitat, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently took a significant step in launching a 3,000-acre multi-benefit tidal wetlands restoration project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. At the end of 2018, DWR entered into a partnership with Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP), a private company […]

  • 14 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District released a draft study report recommending restoration of 90 acres of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to its natural tidal marsh state. The proposed project would fill the sunken interior of areas near Antioch, using existing dredge material including stockpiles from dredging at the Port of Stockton. […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Project & Tenders

    HKV, as member of the international collaboration initiative STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI, has been selected as one of the three finalist teams to participate in the Changing Course: Navigating the Future of the Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. HKV shares leadership of STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI with US-based firms H3 STUDIO (team lead) and URS. STUDIO MISI-ZIIBI is […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Changing Course Leadership Team yesterday selected three teams to participate in the Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. These teams will develop innovative designs for a self-sustaining Lower Mississippi River Delta that reduce land loss in the region while improving navigation conditions and strengthening resilience for local communities and industries. The three […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research published by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University. The study found that 17 percent of land loss in the area resulted from pond expansion, much […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delft Deltas, Infrastructure & Mobility Initiative and Delta Alliance have joined forces in organizing two meetings in Ghana to discuss the challenges for the sustainable management of the Volta Delta, Delft University of Technology just announced. The two consultative meetings were organized and facilitated by the Ghanaian Development Institute (DI) with funding support from the […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA), a community group based in central Queensland opposing port development in the Fitzroy Delta, have welcomed the announcement that GlencoreXstrata have dumped plans to build a coal export terminal on Balaclava Island in the Fitzroy Delta, but call on further action to reject other coal ports proposed for […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent International Conference on “Deltas in Times of Climate Change II”, the Delta sessions that focused on the current status and future development of river deltas in Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Myanmar, USA, Colombia, Egypt and the Netherlands sparked a huge interest among visitors. Eight cases were presented according to a framework of […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The future of the Mississippi River Delta will likely look drastically different than it does now, according to the Restore the Mississippi River Delta latest article. “As sea level rise increases, we need to be smart about where and how we build land along Louisiana’s coast. A viable future for coastal Louisiana means a smaller […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Delta is taking the lead on the dredging issue in the hopes that a financial commitment from the municipality will spur other levels of …   By Jessica Kerr (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, February 2, 2012;  

  • 20 October 2011

    Delta South MLA Vicki Huntington grilled Transportation Minister Blair Lekstrom on Tuesday about the lack of progress on the issue of dredgi… (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, October 20, 2011;

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch flood defense policy is no longer solemnly about building more storm surge barriers and higher embankments, stated Bart Parmet, staff member Dutch Delta program Commissioner at the opening plenary of the second conference Deltas in time of climate change in Rotterdam on 24 September. There are little concrete constructions in our new Delta program […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Floods in Bangkok and the Thames delta, salt intrusion in Egypt and Bangladesh; these are just some examples of rising risks to coastal river deltas and delta cities driven by rapid urbanization, subsidence and climate change. How to manage the growing risks for population and industry in the deltas will again be debated at the […]

  • 19 August 2011

    It’s a good first step but the provincial government needs to step up, says a member of the Ladner Sediment Group following Delta council’s… By Sandor Gyarmati (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, August 19, 2011

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICPM) has just released this very interesting video named ‘Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Initiative’. The Mekong Delta is home to 17 million people and is Vietnam’s most important agricultural region. Producing 55 per cent of the country’s rice, the Mekong Delta feeds more than 245 million people worldwide. But the […]

  • 6 January 2011

    Two years in the making, a plan to revitalize Ladner’s waterfront area will soon be coming to Delta council. Formed in 2009 with a mandate… BY SANDOR GYARMATI (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, January 6, 2011;