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  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee (EPW), yesterday testified at a hearing of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and Coast Guard on issues surrounding the implementation of the RESTORE Act. Vitter highlighted his requests to have the Department […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The success of marine scientists and the importance of their work supporting Australia’s growing ‘blue economy’ was highlighted during yesterday’s Australian Institute of Marine Science Open Day. Parliamentary Secretary Karen Andrews visited the open day, held at AIMS’s headquarters at Cape Cleveland, near Townsville and adjacent to the center of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. “Marine industries, […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking for best practices that will be used to clean up Manila Bay and its tributaries including dredging, announced DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones. “The work involved is so big,” Leones said, highlighting importance of technologies and help of all sectors in cleaning up effectively in the shortest […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The paper features four new dredging-related articles, book and journal reviews relevant to the industry and a list of upcoming seminars and conferences. The first article, “Long-term effects of maintenance dredging on turbidity” discusses […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Community action group, Save Our Keppel Island Taskforce (SOKIT), hold grave concerns for local marine life if GKI Resort Pty Ltd proposed Revitalisation Plan goes ahead. GKI Resort’s environmental impact statement (EIS) identifies large volumes of acidic soil in the area of the proposed marina with up to 300 000m3 of material to be exposed […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerWessels UK group businesses VolkerFitzpatrick, VolkerStevin and VolkerGround Engineering have been named finalists in three categories of the Ground Engineering Awards 2015. Established to recognize excellence in the ground engineering industry, the Ground Engineering Awards assess technical ability, innovation, efficiency and sustainability to highlight the best the industry has to offer. Sustainability Award VolkerFitzpatrick has […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new interactive website has been launched for the DAMEN DOP submersible dredge pump range, highlighting the versatility of this wear- resistant dredge pump. The DOP pump has been used by the dredging industry around the globe for almost 25 years. With the new website, this large array of successfully completed dredging projects now have their […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Local MP Sheryll Murray MP last week joined some of her constituents at a meeting with DEFRA Minister George Eustice MP to discuss the issue of Rame dumping. The cross party delegation, organised by Mrs Murray, included Independent, Conservative and Liberal Democrat Councillors as well as residents. Minister George Eustice listened to the concerns and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The full range of coastal concerns will be up for discussion at the upcoming National Coastal Conference, with more than 180 speakers addressing an array of issues during the three-day event. The conference, presented by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA), is titled “Beaches, Bays and Beyond” to reflect the breadth of issues […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2015 will provide more than $141 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and operations and maintenance work in the Central Valley. In addition to work plan funding for Natomas levee improvements design, President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, released February […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District and the Orange County Flood Control District have successfully completed flood channel repairs before Southern California’s flood season. The agencies hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to highlight the completion of repair work on Ocean View Channel, December 20, in Huntington Beach, California. Ocean View Channel was […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine has announced that their 10th annual conference ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 4-5, 2019, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai.  The mission of this conference is to highlight the emerging trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Tuesday, Sept. 2, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney will meet with three 2014 Urban Waters Grants awardees to highlight their work to help protect and restore the Proctor Creek watershed, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The awardees are: the Center for Watershed Protection, […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to Executive Director Roger Guenther, the Port of Houston Authority had a tremendous year in 2014, setting records for both steel and container cargo. “The unified and collective effort of all of our stakeholders is the key to what continues to make the Port of Houston a great economic engine for not only our region, […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hatfield Consultants was contracted recently to provide environmental support to the Snye River, a short waterway that once linked the Clearwater River to the Athabasca River in Fort McMurray, Alberta. An Environmental Construction Operations (ECO) Plan was developed for the project to highlight the environmental sensitivities, regulatory requirements, and erosion and sediment control mitigation to […]

  • 21 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Damen Dredging Equipment will be present both at the CEDA Dredging Days as well as at the Europort maritime exhibition. The event will take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands from the 8th up to the 11th of November next. The CEDA Dredging Days are a technical forum held during the exhibition. This year conference is […]

  • 17 July 2013

    DC- Congressman Steve King (IA-04) released the following statement after his amendment to the FY2014 Energy and Water Appropriations Act was adopted. The amendment prohibits the US Army Corps of Engineers from dumping dredged spoil from shallow water habitat into the Missouri River. “Sediment dumping, a practice that is detrimental to both environmental and flood […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand removed from the Daintree River Ferry channel will be spread across Newell Beach (Queensland, Australia) over the next few days to replenish the coast and help fight erosion, Douglas Shire Council reported today. The first trucks were send yesterday to move sand from the ferry site, where almost 9000 cubic meters of sediment is piled […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KDM Marine International, part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as Regional Manager for the Eastern Hemisphere. Focusing on the Middle East, India, North Africa and Asia Pacific countries, Faisel is responsible for opening new markets and managing the company’s equipment stationed in the area. “KDM Marine International offers a proven technology […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown Port is going to receive $2 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Fiscal Year 2015 Work Plan, according to the Congressman Tom Rice. Right after learning that the federal government will invest two million dollars in the Georgetown Port dredging project, congressman Rice released the following statement: “This is a great day for Georgetown […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Public Affairs Office was recognized with six awards at the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter’s 2013 Excalibur Awards, June 20, during the annual PRSA Excalibur Awards Gala in Houston. “I am fortunate to have a dedicated staff who, despite the ongoing budget cuts and reduction […]

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kurt Nagle, president and CEO of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), yesterday said: “AAPA was extremely pleased that President Obama mentioned the value and need for ‘modern ports to move our goods’ in his State of the Union address last night. AAPA applauds the president’s inclusion of America’s ports and the need he […]

  • 28 October 2011

    In testimony submitted to a Congressional committee that oversees both maritime and inland transportation, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) said the nation must make sound decisions on modernizing the nation’s seaports. On Wednesday, the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee heard from industry professionals regarding the future of the nation’s seaports […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, for the annual Missouri River tour August 22. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The full details of Governor Pat McCrory’s proposed budget adjustments for the 2016-17 Fiscal Year have been released. The governor’s proposal invests in crucial areas including education, public safety, health and human services and infrastructure. “Our balanced budget invests in key priorities that benefit all North Carolinians by strengthening education, enhancing public safety, improving the […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The last month’s opening of the expanded Panama Canal was recognized during the latest meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. “Houston is well positioned for increased trade through the canal to and from East Asia, currently our fastest growing container trade lane,” Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria said. “We look […]