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  • 19 October 2011

    A new online resource is expected to ease some of the confusion when applying for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit. The regulatory inte… By Michelle Helms(dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, October 19, 2011;

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two governments have decided to take matters into their own hands by purchasing dredges and using government staff to get the work completed. Both the City of Whiting, Indiana, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) purchased Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) 2019 IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge systems to complete dredging projects at their […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Hanover County is actively working with state partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to begin the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging project as early as this month.  “The U.S. Coast Guard had expressed a concern that its vessel used to move buoys could not access and relocate the buoys, which aid navigation, until […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone has been reached on the new Antarctic wharf project at Rothera Research Station. Following two months of deconstructing the old Biscoe wharf, the first frame of the new 74-meter long structure has been lowered into place. Over the weekend, divers completed the final part of the wharf deconstruction along the sea bed, […]

  • 20 February 2018

    The Government of Western Australia has announced more than $1.6 million in funding is available for strategic coastal planning and management along with projects that improve coastal conditions. Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) grants aim to support the planning and sustainable management of coastal areas vulnerable to risks […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are in full swing now. With just about three months left to DTC, Dredging Today took the opportunity to talk with Ms. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, about the upcoming event. DT: The first ever Dredging Today […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB) recently released its 2017 Flood Protection Plan Update. The Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) is a strategic and long-range plan for improving flood risk management in the Central Valley. Prepared by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) in accordance with the Central Valley Flood Protection Act of […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across Western Australia will share in $551,000 for strategic coastal planning and to undertake projects that improve the condition and amenity of the State’s coastline. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, today announced that 23 projects will receive funding under the latest round of the Liberal National Government’s 2016-17 Coastwest and Coastal Management Plan Assistance program. […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for the State Government’s 2015-16 Coastwest grants and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program grants, the Government of Western Australia just announced. Planning Minister John Day said that $600,000 was available for coastal managers and community groups undertaking initiatives aimed at the protection and management of Western Australia’s coastlines. “Through these grant programs […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced the award of more than $80 million from its Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund (GEBF) to 22 projects in the states of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi and Texas. The projects, developed in consultation with state and federal resource agencies, are designed to remedy harm and reduce the risk of […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Changes have been made to the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan in response to public submissions. Regional Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that feedback from the 194 submissions that Regional Council received on the plan has been valuable. “It’s shaped changes to rules and policies about protecting natural areas, […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CIRIA’s new guidance Communication and engagement in local flood risk management (C751) and Communication and engagement in local flood risk management techniques the companion guide (C752) are now available. Local authorities have the responsibility for managing local flood risk (often defined as surface runoff, groundwater and ordinary watercourses). These new CIRIA guides share good practice […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is proposing to revise its Mississippi River Master Plan and is seeking public input. The plan guides public use and management of approximately 55,000 acres of federal lands and 314 Mississippi River miles from near Guttenberg, Iowa, to Saverton, Missouri, for environmental stewardship and recreational purposes. […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has extended the public comment period for the draft Martis Creek master plan update and accompanying environmental assessment by two weeks, meaning comments can now be submitted for consideration until January 3, 2015. The master plan, which guides the management of natural and cultural resources and development […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-nine communities across the State will share in $652,000 from the State Government to undertake projects to improve the condition and amenity of Western Australia’s coastline. Projects range from seagrass monitoring in Broome, coastal dune restoration in Perth, reef fish monitoring in Albany and coastal risk and foreshore management plans for the Mid-West and Pilbara. […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) held a public meeting in San Francisco, California, Sept. 9 to 11, 2014, to review coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific coastal region with experts from California and the West. The CERB, a national, congressionally-authorized board, advises the Chief of Engineers on research and technology, and guides priorities for […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host four public meetings to provide an update on rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Since 2007, the Corps has been engaged in projects to address concerns with the dike’s integrity. To date, work has focused on installation of a 22-mile “cutoff […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ballarat will receive new flood flow gauges along key waterways to better inform the area of potential flooding, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced today. Mr Walsh said the $56,000 project was the first stage in developing a total flood warning system for Ballarat and would involve the installation of two new flow gauges, capable […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Seattle Department of Planning and Development (DPD) and Washington Department of Ecology will co-host a community meeting next week (June 30, Seattle City Hall) to provide information and answer questions about proposed updates to the city’s shoreline master program (SMP). The state’s Shoreline Management Act requires local governments to develop SMPs, subject to review […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced that Mark Marinko has been appointed Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer effective today. Mr. Marinko joins the Company to fill the role vacated in April 2014 and held in interim by the Vice President and Controller, Katherine Hayes. Mr. Marinko will report to the Chief Executive […]

  • 11 December 2013

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) approved Pend Oreille County’s comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. The county’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to protect private property rights, help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to access and enjoy public lands and […]

  • 27 November 2013

    DP World marked the 42nd National Day of the UAE with Emirati-themed festivities and events for its customers, partners, employees and friends at its global Head Office in Jebel Ali Port & Free Zone. Hundreds of people including high-level representatives of DP World customers, government officials, police officers, senior managers and employees, attended a flag-hoisting […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Pend Oreille County’s proposed comprehensive update of its shoreline master program. The county’s locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect the public’s right to public lands and waters. The […]

  • 14 March 2013

    Operated by Helix Energy Solution Group Inc.’s subsea UK robotics subsidiary Canyon Offshore Limited, the T1200 burial and trenching unit is building a successful track record in the North Sea after launching into service in 2012. Delivered by Forum Energy Technologies’ Perry Slingsby Systems ROV manufacturer, the 1200hp water-jet trencher is well suited for both […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Burlington’s recently updated Shoreline Master Program, a landmark effort that will significantly increase protection and restoration of area shorelines and water quality. The updated master program guides construction and development in the city’s roughly three miles of Skagit River shoreline. It combines local plans for […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved DuPont’s updated shoreline master program. DuPont’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of about three and one half miles of marine shoreline. It also will lead to improvements in water quality in the city. DuPont’s shoreline master program guides […]

  • 5 November 2012

    Completing the $38.5 million Bellingham International Airport terminal expansion and launching the in-water work for the Whatcom Waterway cleanup will be the largest capital projects for the Port of Bellingham in 2013. The Port recently released its draft 2013 Strategic Budget for community review before two public hearings and a Port Commission vote on the […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OTT Hydrometry has launched a new portable current meter for fast accurate flow measurements in open channels. The OTT MF Pro is robust, simple to use and able to provide accurate measurements in shallow or low flow conditions, even in turbulent, high sediment or at sites where weed growth is an issue. As an electromagnetic […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    A presentation on Khalifa Port has taken centre stage at a major international conference in Brazil – Rio Oil and Gas 2012. The event, dedicated to maritime infrastructure, featured the conglomerate General Dynamics, the parent company of Page Europa, who installed the highly complex electronic security and communications system for Khalifa Port, which opened for […]