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  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The report outlines the national benefits of the project, including reduced risk of storm damage to coastal infrastructure and improvements to eroding beach conditions. With […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group will act as the General Sponsor of the “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” Congress, slated to be held February 7-8, 2018 in Moscow. The Congress will be organized by the maritime industry media group IAA PortNews in partnership with International Dredging Association (IADC). Infrastructure development is one of the real sources of […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal and Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition is scheduled for December 4, 2013, in Kuwait Hilton Hotel and Resort. This conference will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures. This technical event aims to provide a platform […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal & Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition (4-5 Dec. 2013, Hilton Kuwait Resort) will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures, the officials announced. This technical event aims to provide a platform for the exchange of […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord engineer Johannes Becker was awarded the Hydraulic Engineering Award 2012 for his MSc thesis ‘Dredge plumes, ecological risk assessment’, at Delft University of Technology. An important element in assessing the environmental aspects of dredging is linking (temporary) changes in water quality with ecological response. Although this topic receives a lot of attention in […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of around $265.000 to SOL Engineering Service LLC, a small business, for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally maintained Houston Ship Channel Mid Bay Segment. According to Aron Edwards, a biologist […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuwait Coastal & Marine Engineering Conference and Exhibition (4-5 Dec. 2013, Hilton Kuwait Resort) will be the most comprehensive and in-depth supply of technical and practical insight into the planning, design, development and maintenance of coasts, ports and marine structures, the officials announced. This technical event aims to provide a platform for the exchange of […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District has hired Blake Davis and Justin Giles as hydraulic engineers with the Hydraulics Branch of the Engineering Division. They will use numerical modeling and inundation mapping to assist in the support of flood risk management throughout the Vicksburg District and the nation. They will be an […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Engineers in four Passaic River Basin communities are developing a plan to clear rivers of fallen trees and debris choking the flow of water…   BY MATTHEW MCGRATH (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, November 28, 2011;

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will this week host a webinar named ‘Restoring Queen Bess Island’.  During the webinar, CPRA and LDWF project managers Katie Freer and Todd Baker will present on the recently restored Queen Bess Island. They’ll also discuss how coastal engineering and wildlife habitat expertise synergized to give new […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team of coastal scientists, engineers and economists have become the first in Queensland to finish a 10-year scientific strategy that will give Douglas Shire the tools to proactively manage and mitigate the impacts of coastal hazards. “Douglas Shire Council used the highest level of technical analysis and feedback from locals to develop a draft […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed a two-year, $1.7 million dredging project in Rochester Harbor Wednesday, June 14. According to the Corps, the contractor removed a total of 390,000 cubic yards of sediment material to allow for safer passage for commercial and recreational traffic. The contract was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Operadura Portuaria Centroamericana SA de CV (OPC) has signed a contract with China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) for the first phase of the expansion of the Specialized Container and Cargo Terminal in Puerto Cortes, Honduras. The first phase covers the construction of a 350-meter long berth with a controlling depth of 15.5 meters, two trestles […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship will allow Isabela Cabral from Brazil to study long-term coastal erosion at the Center for Ocean Engineering, Science and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology. Ms Cabral (photo), from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, is one of only four high performing PhD students from Latin America to receive the […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group’s subsidiary Payra Dredging Company Limited (PDCL) entered into a Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement with Payra Port Authority (PPA) last month for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Rabnabad Channel at Payra Port in southern Bangladesh. Both parties, PDCL and PPA, are now looking for a consulting engineering company, with […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Taylor Engineering will prepare technical components of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Environmental Impact Statement and the accompanying air quality evaluation. The EIS will evaluate effects of deepening the first 14 miles of the St. Johns River channel from 40 feet to alternative depths up to 50 feet. Taylor staff will work in conjunction with USACE […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Two weeks after Sandy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had a clear message: “We’re not closing down the New Jersey shore. We’re just going to make it safer. And the Army Corps has the ability to do that,” he declared. That means engineering beaches. Lots of beaches. When planners use the phrase “engineered beaches” they’re […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    For its 13th edition, the Centre Français du Littoral CFL (French Coastal Centre) has chosen Dunkirk to host the National Coastal and Civil Engineering Conference which will be held at the Kursaal Centre from 2 to 4 July, 2014. For the organisation of this event Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque has joined forces with CFL, […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of Eddy Pump Corporation senior engineers, Phillip Rhyner has made it to the semifinals of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition. This is a major accomplishment in a worldwide competition for the 7 million dollar prize, reported Eddy Pump Corp. Phill heads up the Orca Robotics team, at the same time he is a […]

  • 19 October 2010

    The international dredging group Jan De Nul has just taken on its 500th engineer: Maarten Beckers (23). “It is very special to me that we can engage the 500th engineer in times of crisis,” says Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “There are not many companies in Belgium that employ that […]

  • 6 September 2011

    Tropical Storm Irene caused severe flooding and other storm related damages in the Northeast. But the damage would have been worse in many… [mappress] Source: army, September 6, 2011;

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    University of Rhode Island ocean engineers have been studying for decades how rising sea levels and destructive storms are threatening the state’s coastline, and now, thanks to a federal grant, they can continue to explore ways to protect shorelines. Rhode Island, through URI and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, is among five New […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) will meet at Presidio San Francisco, Sept. 9-10, to review current coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific Coastal region. The CERB is a congressionally-authorized advisory board which provides advice to the Chief of Engineers on research and development pertaining to coastal engineering. The board meets annually at various coastal […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £95,000 coastal erosion engineering project has been completed in Argyll and Bute. This coastal scheme, which was paid for jointly by the Argyll and Bute Council and Scottish Water, saw the installation of 2000 tonnes of rock armor along a 140 meter stretch of coastline by the Anderson Group of Inverness. Councillor Ellen Morton, […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Mashpee is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Mashpee, Mass. The proposed work is dredging and the discharge of dredged material below the high tide […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The partnership team behind the Fleet Pond Restoration Project in Hampshire are celebrating after being awarded a top engineering award by the Institute of Civil Engineers. The project – a £250,000 scheme to improve water quality at Fleet Pond, Hampshire’s largest fresh water lake and a Site of Special Scientific Interest – won the Sustainability […]