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  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Buffalo District, awarded a $1.39 million contract last week to Tidewater Inc, in support of the Unity Island Aquatic and Riparian Invasive Species Management and Habitat Restoration Project for the removal of aquatic invasive species (AIS) from Unity Island, Buffalo, NY. As part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), the Unity Island project […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) has reached the decision to use the electric floating bulldozer for dredging of the Segunbagicha box culvert. Since the culvert haven’t been cleaned for years it is a very unhealthy environment and that’s why UDDP decided to operate the floating bulldozer by remote control. Operators can now sit behind five camera’s or […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTG will be at the Europort 2015 exhibition in Rotterdam (3-6 November), introducing its latest solutions for the dredging market. The main innovation is DMET, a hammerless system which ensures maximum reliability and productivity even in the most demanding applications and environments. It is a G.E.T system for the dredging market that improves productivity and […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 31st Annual Conference on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy will take place on October 19-22, 2015, at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. The conference attracts 600-800 attendees annually which includes a wide variety of representatives from state and federal agencies, military, industry, consulting etc. A strong and diverse technical program is developed each year in concert with a variety […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Environment, and her delegation yesterday toured the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. This scheme, launched in 2014, is strongly focused on improving the operations of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) by introducing cost and time effective dredging methods that will allow them to […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen and her delegation visited today the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP). This cleanup program is being implemented under the partnership of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The equipment involved in the cleaning work includes floating bulldozers, excavators and […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix is hosting a two-day Practical Wetland, River & Sediment Management Course at its Croxton Park Nursery, near Thetford in Norfolk, 7-8 July 2015. The event will include presentations from major wetland and river enhancement project managers, including Ian Morrissey of Atkins on ‘Developing the Olympic Park Wetlands’. It will also include a nursery tour and […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI) from the Netherlands have just released an update video about their Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. This program, launched in 2014, is strongly focused on improving the operations of Dhaka WASA by introducing cost and time effective dredging methods that will […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MBN Lars Hoppe, dealer for Waterking amphibious excavators and accessories in Germany, recently organized dredging demonstration for a German water board district. The demonstration started with the help of a Waterking WK 100 NG-AS. The amphibious excavator was equipped with side pontoons and spudpoles, ensuring a perfect stability in the strong current. The WK 100 is an 9-tonne […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The SedHyd 2015 conference will take place from April 19-23, in the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nevada, USA. The conference will provide Federal and non-Federal scientists and managers from various disciplines the opportunity to discuss recent accomplishments and progress in research and on technical developments in the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of sedimentation and the […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, has been named as one of two “Proving Grounds” for the USACE, Engineering with Nature (EWN) program. EWN is defined as the intentional alignment of natural and engineering processes to efficiently and sustainably deliver economic environmental and social benefits through collaborative processes. Many projects in the […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA is receiving an additional $4.38 million in federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to implement sediment and nutrient reduction projects in two major Lake Erie watersheds. The five-year Maumee River Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative has been awarded $3.69 million and brings together a diverse coalition of 10 public and private organizations […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently organised a community meeting to inform the households, businesses and local leaders about the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) activities and the possible impact of the execution of dredging on the people living in the neighborhood. It was also the start of the community involvement activities and the […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Dhaka is progressing according to the schedule. Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle last year started the UDDP as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Monica Chasten, Operations Project Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, received a national award on Capitol Hill for her efforts to help re-establish coastal navigation and restore degraded marsh in New Jersey in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.    Chasten was honored with the Army Corps of Engineers Award by the […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge Director of Technological Sales/Support, John “Sonny” Lightsey, will speak about “Electrical Safety on the Water” at AGG1 Academy Session W55, on Wednesday, March 18, from 9:30-11 a.m., the company announced. Safe operation of electrical equipment on the water, like dredges and floating conveyors, requires proper equipment selection, installation, and operating practices. This presentation will […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has announced that the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new 36-meter mooring maintenance vessel, London Titan, built at a cost of £7 million, will be officially unveiled at the opening day of the event in June. Following its launch last month, fitting out and sea trials, […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bell Dredging Pumps BV, a Dutch company highly specialized in manufacturing and engineering of dredging equipment, will participate for the first time in the INTERMAT exhibition in Paris. INTERMAT, one of the biggest international shows for the construction equipment, machinery, technology and materials sector, will involve over more than 1.300 exhibitors from 37 countries, 375.000 sqm […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In February, 18 Engineers of Dhaka Water Supply & Sewerage Authority (DWASA) successfully completed the ‘Urban Dredging: Planning and Management Training for Officers’. Now, the trainees are perfectly capable of performing, preparing, planning and managing any dredging project under the UDDP methods that have been used in the urban dredging demonstrations in Kallyanpur and Agargaon. Dhaka WASA Drainage […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI) from the Netherlands have signed a memorandum of understanding expressing their commitment to intensify the existing partnership and explore future opportunities. This partnership focusses on technical support on operations and maintenance of drinking water infrastructure and on demonstration of urban dredging technologies as […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, has visited the Northern Gateway Flood Defense Strengthening Scheme, in Deeside, as part of his commitment to kick-start the development of the largest strategic employment site in North Wales. On visiting the site, the First Minister was given a tour of the current flood prevention works […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. and the University of Hawaii (UH) have jointly developed a novel autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) that can effectively deploy seafloor sensing equipment by combining features of a free-swimming AUV and those of a bottom crawling vehicle. This ‘hybrid’ autonomous underwater vehicle is called the Bottom-Skimming AUV, or B-SAUV. The B-SAUV is […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Four weeks after the start of dredging in the Agargaon canal, the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) officials organised a dredging and WASH demonstration event with chief quest, Engr. Taqsem A Khan, Managing Director of DWASA. The UDDP officials also invited other colleagues from DWASA and EKN, DCC, NASAF, RIC, Devcon, Aqua, Worldbank to come to […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently started the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka WASA, to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the AGU Fall Meeting 2014, Deltares will organize several software workshops courses and presentations: “The Deltares Software Days in San Francisco”. International scientists and consultants can attend the DSD-USA, in order to improve their modeling skills in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure. The following courses will be given: – Getting […]