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  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has announced the successful competition of the “Census of Persons, Families and Assets Attached to Land, Directly Benefited by the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal Project”. The Census recognition ceremony was held October 16th in the auditorium of the Secretariat of the Presidency (SEPRES). The total land area covered by the survey was […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An innovative method to transfer iron ore from shore to ship, removing the need for dredging, has allowed a multi-user iron ore port in the Pilbara to be recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority. The proposal by foundation proponent Iron Ore Holdings to develop and operate the first stage of the iron ore […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Association of Counties (NACo) Gulf States Counties and Parishes Annual Meeting was held on October 15, 2014, in Biloxi (Harrison County), Mississippi. The meeting focused on a number of key issues to counties including reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) bill and implementation issues, RESTORE Act status, local BP oil spill […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The first steps toward repairing the St. Maries, Idaho, levee system kickoff this week when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin work to repair about 1,810 total feet of levee damage at three sites along the St. Joe River’s left bank. The $2.6 million federally-funded project is split into two phases, pre- and post-flood […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a $2.8 million project that will restore Scajaquada Creek, from Main Street to Elmwood Avenue. The project which includes $1.45 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will remove polluted sediment, resolve flooding issues and make shoreline improvements. The Buffalo Sewer Authority (BSA) will serve as the lead […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards with Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority yesterday announced an award of $161.4 million from The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to fund Louisiana projects that support restoration of the Terrebonne Basin barrier island system: West Belle Headland, Timbalier Island and Trinity Island. “This is […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Further to earlier reports concerning the financial position of the SMIT pension fund, Boskalis announces that the board of the SMIT Pension fund Foundation (Stichting Pensioenfonds SMIT) has informed the Board of Directors of SMIT that it intends to reduce the pension entitlements by 13.2% from 1 January 2011 in order to strengthen the fund’s […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first few months of excavation for the new Wellington Dock Navigation Channel for Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) have uncovered some exciting new features relating to the origins of the historic Western Docks. As the Port of Dover reports, the impacts on the historic environment are hugely important, the DWDR […]

  • 10 December 2013

    The Kongsberg Maritime Ltd Camera group Systems & Projects Team has successfully delivered the first set of cabled IP Digital Still Camera Stations (CAMDS) to the University of Washington. The delivery is for the regional cabled observatory component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) programme in the northeast Pacific Ocean off the West Coast of […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Union Grove Lake restoration will shift in to high gear when the Iowa Department of Natural Resources adds the 105-acre lake to its lake improvement planning in 2014. Union Grove Lake has long been on the radar for a lake improvement project. In April 2008, the DNR used EPA section 319 funding to hire a […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new mega container terminal now under construction at DP World flagship Jebel Ali Port has been a major attraction at Sea Asia 2013, the 3-day cornerstone event of Singapore’s Maritime Week, with visitors including Singapore’s Minister of Transport H.E. Lui Tuck Yew. DP World is participating in the international conference and exhibition, which opened […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered DPWH Region 5 to complete the repair and rehabilitation of Busay-Bongalon River Control Project in Daraga, Albay soonest. The DPWH Chief issued the instruction following the reported occurrence of flooding along Culliat Section of Daang Maharlika caused by the direct flowing of water from Busay-Bongalon river […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Vessels

      BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Moffatt & Nichol in less than three weeks won its second Engineering News-Record Merit Award, the award winner was the company’s Bair Island Restoration project in San Mateo County. Bair Island is one of the largest wetland restoration projects in California, restoring approximately 1400 acres of tidal wetlands. The project won a Merit Award in […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the major hubs for ferry services to Corsica and Sardinia, the Port of Vado Ligure in northern Italy is currently in the process of significantly extending its capacities. In order to be able to accommodate not only more, but also larger vessels the Port Authority has started on a project to deepen […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTI Holland has announced that three engineering students have graduated with honours in 2013 after completing the final research for their degrees at the company. IHC Merwede’s dredging knowledge centre provides the opportunity for students to graduate, complete internships or gain work experience on an ongoing basis. Frank Renting, Dredging and Offshore Engineering On 20 […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the release of the new Deerfield River and Lower Connecticut River Basin Water Quality Management Tactical Basin Plan. This plan reflects two years of preparation within the region to evaluate the health of the basin. The Basin 12-13 Water Quality Management Plan provides an overview of the health […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the arrival of autumn and the departure of the summer breeding bird populations, Brightlingsea Harbor Commission, its principle designers Exo Environmental Ltd, principle contractor Royal Smals and contractor Miles Water Engineering have started Year 2 of their ambitious Harbor Dredging and Salt Marsh Restoration program. Under the Interreg 2 Seas European initiative “Using Sediment As a […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new tool to guide restoration and protection actions to sustain priority habitats in the Hudson River estuary is now available for community groups, government agencies, scientists and conservation organizations, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced. The Hudson River Estuary Habitat Restoration Plan identifies four priority habitat types for […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The public is invited to comment on a Department of Ecology proposal to deem cleanup of the Hardel Mutual Plywood site complete. People can comment on this proposal to remove the Hardel site from Ecology’s Hazardous Sites List until July 6, 2012. The site is located at 1210 West Bay Drive N.W. Olympia, on the […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    As the City of Boston advances solutions to protect neighborhoods from climate change-induced flooding, a new independent report released earlier this week by the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston advises against pursuing a harbor barrier in coming decades as part of larger resilience efforts. According to the University of Massachusetts Boston’s latest announcement, the analysis found […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday sent a letter to President Donald Trump detailing a list of high priority coastal protection infrastructure projects to be considered under the president’s executive order, Expediting Environmental Reviews and Approvals for High Priority Infrastructure Projects. Governor Edwards has proposed that the following five integrated coastal protection infrastructure projects for […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

        IHC Fundex Equipment BV, part of IHC Merwede, will introduce the world’s largest piling machine on 31 March and 1 April 2011. This event will take place on the company grounds in Goes, The Netherlands, where the machine – commissioned by a Brazilian contractor – was designed and produced. The multipurpose piling machine […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC in the estimated amount of $3 million for geotechnical services including soils investigations (core borings, soils sampling) and lab testing. According to Lori Thomas, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Geotechnical and Structures Section, […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Charlotte County, Florida, confirmed last week that the deadline for the completion of Stump Pass maintenance dredging and beach re-nourishment project has been prolonged to May 15th. According to the county, the dredge contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, has dredged and placed over 125,000 CY out of 150,000 CY on the Updrift Beach Fill […]