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  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mechanical equipment failure will impact dredging planned for the Cook Road boat launch, announced City of Kelowna. Work was originally scheduled to begin Monday, August 10. The boat launch will remain open until further notice. “The delay is unfortunate. It’s important to get this work done in a timely manner,” said parks and building […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM) and Quantum Spatial, Inc have developed a new tool that will reduce dredging impacts to essential fish habitat. The team developed a cutting-edge decision-support tool, ShoalMATE, to guide wise use and dredging of offshore sand shoals. To enhance coastal resilience, scientists and […]

  • 17 January 2012

    The WA Greens have questioned whether the Swan River Trust has the resources to adequately monitor the environmental impacts of the new Swan…     (abc) [mappress] Source: abc , January 17, 2012;

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Port of Gulfport Expansion Project. The DEIS evaluates the potential impacts from expanding onsite facilities and expanding the port’s turning basin at the Port of Gulfport. A public hearing on the matter will be held at 6:30 […]

  • 3 March 2010
    Research & Development

    New insights into the impact of dredging on the environment highlight the distinction between small, frequent deposits of sediments arising from maintenance dredging, and larger one-off capital deposits. Understanding this distinction is crucial for effective licensing and monitoring of dredging… Source: Environmental Expert, March 2, 2010;

  • 20 December 2011

    Spectrum Acquisition Holdings, Inc. , a growing mining exploration, technology and services organization begins environmental impact studies of Sustainable Biomining at Avalon Perspectives mining sites. Spectrum Acquisition Holdings has begun its initial phase of Environmental Impact studies on 3 mines that it has acquired rights for, through its acquisition of Avalon Perspectives Inc., along the […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s House Appropriations Committee has approved House Bill No. 2, the state’s Capital Outlay bill, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta reports.  The bill annually provides the funds for constructing projects across the state, projects that are needed more than ever because they provide jobs and stimulus to local economies. An amendment was added in […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) has been awarded a $500,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to lead a coalition of scientists from around the country to study the impact of storms, sea-level rise, and climate change on estuaries and bays. This national Research Coordination Network (RCN), part of NSF’s […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano discussed with maritime industry leaders the impact of the Expansion and the role it will play in trade between Asia and Latin America. “We believe the expanded Canal will have a significant impact in many segments of the market,” Quijano said during his presentation in Sea Asia 2013 held […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An international research project led by the University of Bath is investigating the impact of waves on coastlines using novel laser measurement devices. The equipment is similar to laser measurement devices used in construction, except it is able to measure 37,500 points a second. This capability means these ‘Lidar’ devices are able to scan each […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Research by the Australian Institute of Marine Science has discovered that proposed dredging works along the WA coast could severely impact certain coral species found in local waters. Scientists from the Institute along with the Australian Research Centre of Excellence conducted laboratory tests to develop lethal and sub-lethal benchmarks for coral exposed to dredging-generated sediments […]

  • 28 September 2010

    Continued dredging of Otago Harbour will make an impact on its health but as it is a heavily modified harbour, it is a question of what the… By Rebecca Fox (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, September 29, 2010;

  • 24 January 2013

    Deltares together with UNESCO-IHE, has recently carried out a study on the impact of climate change on the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe, a country on the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea. Sao Tomé and Principe is composed of dozens of islands, Sao Tomé being the largest. Islands are […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a ceremony at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s (OPIC) President and Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth L. Littlefield presented Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC and its Ellicott Dredges LLC entity with OPIC’s inaugural “Impact Award” for Ellicott’s work in Iraq. Ellicott was one of only eight organizations across the country receiving […]

  • 7 September 2010

    The Economic Alliance Port Region, the champion of all things industry and commerce in the port region, will be hosting the 2010 … (hcnonline) [mappress] Source: hcnonline, September 7, 2010;

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) last week released the results of the first ‘Full Spectrum’ economic impact study of Michigan ports ever conducted in this state. According to Felicia Fairchild, President of the Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC),”While a number of economic impact studies have been conducted over the years, those studies focused on traditional maritime […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From the moment he saw the Xcentric Ripper, Brad Dewit knew it would be the perfect new tool to introduce to the Canadian excavation and demolition marketplace. The XR40 model grabbed his attention at the 2011 ConExpo trade show in Las Vegas, where it made its North American debut. Brad saw the potential for this […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government will work with communities to help reduce the impact of flooding by clarifying the responsibility and management of levees throughout Victoria. Minister for Water Peter Walsh today released the Coalition Government’s response to the Environment and Natural Resource Committee (ENRC) inquiry into flood mitigation infrastructure, which was conducted following severe floods […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gravel beaches occur on many wave-dominated coasts across the world and are widely considered an effective and sustainable form of coastal defense. Despite their societal importance, relatively little research has been directed towards understanding the mechanisms leading to their failure during storms. As a result, coastal managers have very limited guidance when estimating the potential […]

  • 15 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) will carry out an environment impact assessment of the Sethusamudram channel, which aims to dredge a navigable link through the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka, an official statement said Thursday. [mappress] Source: New Kerala, January 14, 2010

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The federal Environment Minister is deciding whether dredge spoil can be dumped on or near wetlands on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline without an environmental impact statement, announced the Australian Greens. “It’s disgraceful that Minister Hunt is deciding whether millions of tonnes of dredge spoil can be dumped on or near the Caley Valley wetlands, […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) released a study on shipping patterns and industry costs that will help the United States prepare for the anticipated impact on its ports, waterways and intermodal freight systems from the Panama Canal expansion. The expansion of the Panama Canal, scheduled for completion in 2015, will give much […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new marine community monitoring initiative, led by the University of Otago’s Department of Marine Science and the New Zealand Marine Studies Center, is set to begin exploring the consequences of dredging on Otago Harbor’s rocky shore communities. Funded by the Otago Pilot of the Participatory Science Platform, the Sediment and Seashores monitoring project is […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the coming weeks, Team Van Oord will be publishing a series of updates looking at specific elements of their efforts to mitigate the environmental impact of the work on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Flood Defense Scheme, the company said today. “We are doing this by making sure our work does not impact any […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) is urging the Queensland and Australian Governments to make public all of the scientific evidence about the impacts of dredging and dumping on the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that it appeared the true impacts of dredging and dumping on the […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Not only physical forces such as tides and sand transport but also small organisms such as molluscs, tube worms and sea urchins have a large impact on seabed formation. These are the conclusions from ‘Biogeomorphology of coastal seas’, the research for which Bas Borsje, a Deltares employee, was awarded his doctorate cum laude at the […]