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  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya, yesterday provided an update on one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa – the Eko Atlantic City project in Lagos. Engr. Akinsanya spoke about the project at the Y2016 Ministerial Press Briefing of the Lagos State Government at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Center, Alausa, in commemoration […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, Council Member Chaim Deutsch and Council Member Mark Treyger have called on the Army Corps of Engineers to include coastal protection projects along the waterfront communities of South Brooklyn. After Schumer’s and Jeffries’s push in Congress, the recently passed FY16 Appropriations bill included federal funding for a New […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A report to Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee has shown that a decision to dredge the harbor would be a long and costly process, the Porirua City Council said in their latest release.  “Earlier this year members of the public twice asked the joint committee to consider dredging as a way to remove […]

  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Corpus Christi CEO, Sean Strawbridge, last week testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy and Environment in a hearing titled, “Examining the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).” Mr. Strawbridge advocated for necessary funding and proposed ways for the USACE to improve delivery of crucial infrastructure projects […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Salmonid Restoration Federation, Pacific Watershed Associates and Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program will host a workshop about erosion control on Monday, June 6, 9 am to 5 pm at Fire Hall Room, Weaverville, CA. The workshop will highlight identifying and evaluating sediment sources, assessing environmental impacts, creating erosion control and prevention plans, designing and evaluating grading […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 5th annual conference on Dredging in India – Progress and Potential; Issues and Solutions, will take place on September 3-4, 2014, at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to provide an update on the key trends and development, examine the recent government initiatives, discuss the key issues and challenges, […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress. The 2015 Report to Congress for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) was jointly submitted to Congress last week by the secretaries of the Army and the Interior. […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Increased container handling capacity for the Port of Melbourne was announced by the Victorian Government today. Redevelopment of areas of the port by Port of Melbourne Corporation will enable the port to meet an ever increasing trade demand and protect the economic future of Australia’s premier freight gateway. Highlights: – Webb Dock will resume being […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Liquid Waste Technology LLC will take part at WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL Congress, scheduled for 23 – 26 April 2013. This event, Trade Fair + Congress + Public Show, will provide the perfect platform to bring supply and demand together at one location in Berlin. The closely integrated trade show and congress represents the way of […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will be the organizer of the Managed Realignment Lecture 2015 in London. Managed realignment is an approach that involves altering the location of the line of defense against coastal, estuarine or fluvial flooding. The event will highlight two managed realignment schemes, drawing out the key learning points for application to future projects: […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx yesterday visited the Wando Welch Terminal to discuss the facility’s upcoming wharf improvement project, which received a 10.8 million dollar Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in September. “The future is a choice, and Charleston will seize the opportunities the future holds by preparing […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has received three Communicator Awards for the production of two corporate videos: one showing the Expansion Program progress and the other one highlighting the Canal’s commitment to employee training. This clip received the best video award under the “Corporate Image” category at the 19th Annual Communicator Awards: “We are honored to receive […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published its 2013 Annual Report. After 35 years serving the professional dredging community, CEDA continues to be a vibrant and essential organization for all those involved in dredging related work. Last year was a very busy and successful year for CEDA including highlights such as: – WODCON XX, held […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 13th Annual Conference on Ports in India, named ‘New Initiatives and Opportunities’, will take place on January 18-19, 2016, at the Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the new and emerging opportunities in the Indian port sector, examine the key challenges and discuss the appropriate strategies. The conference will also showcase noteworthy […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pang Kwok Wai, Executive Vice President of HKND Group, and Telemaco Talavera, spokesperson of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Commission, participated in the XV Congress of Civil Engineering held in San Jose, Costa Rica earlier this month. During the event, they made a presentation of the Canal Project to experts and representatives from companies and organizations […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Upon request of the Whitehaven Harbour Commissioners, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has completed a hydrographic survey to determine if dredging is required and if so, establish the extent. This involved undertaking of a single beam survey of the approach channel and all of the water area north of this approach channel up to the […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, September 16th, Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Port of Savannah, Georgia. The Vice President will discuss the importance of infrastructure investment to exports, economic competitiveness, and job creation. This follows the Vice President’s visit to the Port of Baltimore on Monday, September 9th, where he highlighted a $10 million TIGER grant […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Boston MP Matt Warman has called continued dredging in Wainfleet a ‘vital’ piece of the puzzle in preventing another disaster in the town. Nearly 600 homes were flooded last year after heavy rainfall saw the River Steeping burst its banks, Lincolnshire Live reports. Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, targeted dredging in Wainfleet continues alongside […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Retiring Congressman Bill Shuster, chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, earlier this week released a legislative discussion draft outlining his vision to invest in U.S. infrastructure, including for surface and water transportation programs. Among those voicing support and appreciation for Cong. Shuster’s leadership in promoting this discussion is the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA). “AAPA thanks […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Jared Huffman recently visited the Port of Humboldt Bay to observe dredging operations in progress easing shallow water conditions, according to the California Association of Port Authorities. Heavy rainfall during the last winter has led to sediment deposits in the bay restricting larger vessels from entering the port. The Congressman acknowledged the importance of […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry is organising a half day workshop on ‘Look East Policy – Wake up Call for Ports and Logistics’ on November 2 at Williamson Magor Hall, Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Royal Exchange, 6 Netaji Subhas Road. The workshop will highlight the present and future of ports, shipping […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Headquarters Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations Maj. Gen. Scott Spellman, South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Kim Colloton and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Aaron Barta yesterday conducted a tour with the USACE partners Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The port boat tour consisted of […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Conservation leaders, federal and state officials, and other partners gathered yesterday on the Patapsco River to celebrate the removal of Bloede Dam, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “Water is life, and healthy rivers are absolutely vital to our health, economy, and communities,” said Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers, […]