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  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    IJM Corp Bhd’s port business, via Kuantan Port Consortium Sdn Bhd (KPC), is expected to start construction of its new RM3bil deepwater terminal by year-end. Kuantan Port, the most prominent maritime terminal in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, will double up its capacity by the end of the expansion to 52 million freight weight […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Dolat Ventures Inc. announced the expansion of the diamonds operations at the Baimbawai Pool in the Sewa River along with the expansion into gold and other rare minerals. Dovid Hauck, Chief Executive Officer, stated, “With the continued increase in rough diamond prices, we believe this is the time to expand our mining operations. Diamonds currently […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Local Organizing Committee, the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC Australia and the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) will this year hold the Coasts and Ports 2017 event. The event will bring together engineers, planners, scientists and researchers to Cairns, to focus on the technological, scientific, policy, planning and […]

  • 3 April 2013

    New research tracking the movement of dredged sediment around Liverpool Bay could save millions of pounds, according to scientists. Each year, sediment has to be dredged from the port and deposited elsewhere to maintain access for commercial vessels. But according to the new study, the dredged material appears back in the port again within just […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that the United States has entered into a Settlement Agreement with a successor trust to Chapter 11 debtor MOTORS LIQUIDATION COMPANY, formerly known as General Motors Corporation, to settle Old GM’s environmental liabilities to the Environmental Protection Agency arising from […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    SOUTH AMERICAN MINERALS, INC. has been advised that its wholly owned subsidiary North American Resources Ltd. Inc. (NARIL), has formed a Limited Partnership for the purpose of purchasing a Cutter-head dredge and associated equipment to be placed in operation on the 25 square mile concession on which NARIL currently operates four hydraulic suction dredges in […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sunshine Coast Council has submitted a development application to ensure a plan is in place to protect Sir Leslie Wilson Park, at Cooroora Street Dicky Beach, from the threat of future severe shoreline erosion. The development application seeks approval for a rock wall to be built in the future only if the current management option […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently announced their decision to postpone the annual Gulf Coast Chapter meeting until November 2021. “The Gulf Chapter Board has been diligently tracking the societal and functional impacts of COVID related restrictions to everyone’s personal and professional lives,” WEDA said in the announcement. “Ongoing restrictions associated with social distancing, PPE […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit. “Californian’s have no idea how much their local Legislators are really costing the […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hutchison Ports Holdings said that today’s official opening of its Brisbane Container Terminals by Acting Prime Minister, and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, The Hon Warren Truss, marks a seismic shift on Australia’s waterfront. The new container terminal on reclaimed land on Fisherman’s Island in the Port of Brisbane is part of the Hutchison […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The Wilmington District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will hold a public meeting from 4 – 6 p.m. on Aug. 7, 2012 at the Coastline Convention Center, Room D, to solicit comments and concerns from the public, and federal, state and local agencies on the Wilmington Harbor Navigation Improvements Feasibility Study. The Wilmington Harbor […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter, who is the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA), said that he modified the Port of Iberia authorization in the final bill to allow the deepening project to move forward. “The Port of Iberia, known as the Gulf Coast Cajun Connection, needed to be […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study review verified the most advanced modeling and catastrophic storm surge events were included within the recent study, USACE Galveston reports.  “We used the most advanced storm modeling system to run storm surge forecasts by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Council is preparing a draft Coastal Management Program to set out how it will manage the coast for the next 10 years. The plan will outline how the coastline and beaches will be protected long-term and where and how investment will take place. Council is holding four drop-in sessions this month to give residents […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary Coastal Management Group has been formed to focus on Old Bar and Manning Point as an interim step in developing a Coastal Management Program for the MidCoast region. With coastal erosion posing an ongoing challenge along the NSW coastline, the State Government has placed a high priority on Coastal Management, acknowledging MidCoast hot-spots […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has just released details on proposed legislation for protecting and restoring Louisiana’s coast. These proposals are part of the governor’s legislative package that will be considered in the Regular Session that is set to begin on April 10. “This is a plan for all of Louisiana, not just one agency and […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme are now complete, according to the Fylde Council. VBA – a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – worked together with Fylde Council on this £22m coastal protection scheme along the Fylde coast. Under the project, the contractor replaced the […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging of the Coast Guard Channel, a part of the Norriego Point project, has been completed. The Old Pass Lagoon Channel dredging operations are planned to begin today, with one part parallel to the Marler Bridge already completed. As the Destin Log reports, Inland Dredging Company will be removing up to 18,000-cubic yards of […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sunergy, Inc. has announce that Garrett Hale, President, CEO is leaving this evening for Sierra Leone to oversee and advance ongoing operations on the Company’s Pampana River Rare Earths/ Gold recovery project and other potential operations currently under review. Garrett comments: “I am on my way to Sierra Leone to further our Company’s objectives to […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and other rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing dredge operator from the Christina River.  The body of Emmanuel Gatling Jr., a dredge maintenance operator for Norfolk Dredging who went missing near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, was found around 5:30 p.m. local time, according […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Waterfront consortium, formed by Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and the TBI companies Synchroon and Koopmans Bouwgroep, is to realize the ambitious Waterfront project of the Dutch municipality of Harderwijk. Boskalis will execute all the civil engineering and underground infrastructural work involved. Synchroon and Koopmans Bouwgroep are responsible for the commercial development of the […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Hernando Beach Property Owners Association, along with other local civic organizations, is planning an event for Sunday, May 20th, at 2 pm to celebrate the completion of the Hernando Beach Channel Dredge Project. The Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary will be holding an open house with free boat inspections and safety checks from 12pm […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mongla Port Authority has adopted a master plan for the development of the country’s second largest port that will be implemented within the 2021 strategy, according to the government’s announcement. The officials said that the authorities have already undertaken a scheme to rebuild No-2 and No-4 jetties of Mongla Port which have been lying incomplete […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredger manufacturer, will participate in the fourth edition of Exposibram Amazonia. This exciting mining event will be held between 17th – 20th November 2014 in Belem in Brazil. The event, sponsored by the Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM) combines the Amazon Mining Exhibition and the 4th Amazon Mining Congress and will be […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Ecological Society of America (ESA) will donate over $17,500 to the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) to offset the environmental costs of the Society’s 103rd Annual Meeting, held this year in New Orleans, LA. More than 3,500 attendees convene from across the globe this week to impart, discuss, and share the latest in essential ecological research and […]