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  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and the Asian Development Bank organize the 3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week from 16 to 20 June 2014 in Delft, the Netherlands. Participants from selected Asian countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Mongolia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Vietnam) will contribute project case studies from Asia and the Netherlands and learn […]

  • 31 May 2012

    “Do tides influence turbidity?” was just one question students from Gladstone High School asked this week to Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) environmental scientist Dr Daniel Spooner. Dr Spooner’s visit to the school is part of Gladstone Ports Corporation WBDDP schools program where students are taught about water turbidity and metals and what […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    To a room full of fifth graders, a one dollar bill gets attention. But the idea of turning that $1 into $5.50 thrills them! That’s the benefit-to-cost ratio for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP)—a plan to deepen the Savannah River shipping channel from 42 feet to 47 feet to […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Gladstone Central State School Students learnt about the science behind the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project in the Gladstone harbour last week. As part of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) schools program, year six and seven students were taught about water turbidity and metals and what it […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Businesses interested in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work will have two opportunities to learn about future projects and how to compete for them. The Corps will host two separate Industry Day events (April 26 and 27), both at the 911 Federal Building in Portland, Oregon. According to the Corps, the April 26 event is […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Residents of Mytholmroyd will be able to experience first-hand how to design and plan a flood scheme, as a huge interactive flood model was delivered to the flood information center this week. “The flood model is good fun and a great way to understand the challenges of planning a flood defense scheme,” said Johnny Lyttle, the […]

  • 16 March 2012

    More than 90 students from around the Gladstone region experienced industry developments first hand in the Gladstone harbour today. As part of Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Western Basin Dredging and Development Project, students from Gladstone State High School, Gladstone Central State School, Ubobo State School and Nagoorin State School, toured the harbour and travelled past RG […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A leading dive hotelier in Cayman told a local TV station there Wednesday that Cayman officials and dive business operators were looking at Bimini in the Bahamas as an example of what not to do in pitting protection of fragile marine life and coral reefs against mass development. Keith Sahm, General Manager of the world-famous […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Together with UNESCO-IHE, Deltares organised a coastal erosion course in Delft this week for a group of Colombians from research institutions and a number of regional government authorities. The course consists of passing on information, but there are also workshops during which possible solutions are being elaborated for tackling the erosion in seven coastal areas […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 50 University of Kansas staff members will visit the John Redmond Reservoir and Tallgrass Prairie Preserve on Friday, May 30. The 2014 Mini Wheat State Tour is an initiative of the Unclassified Senate and its professional development committee. Each year, the tour brings together a group of KU staff from across the university […]

  • 21 March 2011

    “The Netherlands has always battled against this natural enemy — water,” said Hanneke Heeres of the Union of District Water Boards (UvW)… By Coralie Ramon (physorg) [mappress] Source: physorg, March 21, 2011    

  • 1 April 2011

    Two weeks ago, as the County Commission grappled with how to finally get the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project accomplished…   By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, April 1, 2011    

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Visitors to this year’s Leeds Waterfront Festival will get the chance to see the innovative technology being used to reduce the risk of flooding to the city. The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme project team will be on hand at the event on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June, to explain what work has been done […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, hosted three different schools, James Island Christian School (JICS), The Porter Gaud School (PG) and Charleston Charter School of Math and Science (CCSMS) at Folly Beach to learn more about the Corps and the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. While CCSMS visited the project in February, PG […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an informational session about its regulatory program on June 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Dreamcatcher Bed and Breakfast in Craig, Alaska. This event should be particularly meaningful for landowners, contractors, businesses and others interested in the Corps’ regulatory responsibilities and services. Discussion topics will […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS is launching off a self-paced online training course for the production of nautical charts. This new training course is part of a series of self-paced online training courses CARIS is offering to its users. The Nautical Chart Production training course is an introductory course that teaches workflows and functionality for the production and management […]

  • 22 July 2011

    With educational booths, a free barbecue donated by businesses and airboat rides, the Moses Lake Irrigation & Rehabilitation District’s … By Lynne Lynch (columbiabasinherald) [mappress] Source: columbiabasinherald, July 22, 2011;

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to share details about the South Platte River Section 1135 ecosystem restoration study, being conducted in partnership with the City and County of Denver and USACE’s Omaha District, will be held on Tuesday, February 28, at the Fleming Mansion in Denver, Colorado. The proposed project area includes approximately 1.8 miles of the South […]

  • 23 September 2010

    EMSAGG is pleased to contribute to its aim of disseminating information and encouraging the exchange of ideas across different disciplines involved in marine sand and gravel. This seminar will take place at the exciting Maasvlakte 2 project. The Maasvlakte 2 project is a mega land reclamation project in the Netherlands which involves a port area […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Arvada and the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District, will hold an open house on Tuesday, May 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Arvada City Hall (Anne Campbell Room) in Arvada, Colorado.  The objective of this study is to find solutions […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    An open house to share details about a flood risk management study between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, and the City of Longmont will be held on February 16, at the Longmont Museum in Longmont, Colorado.  The flood risk management study will build on Resilient St. Vrain, Longmont’s extensive, multi-year undertaking to […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd International Dredging Forum, organized by the media group PortNews “IAA”, will take place on February 25, 2016, in Moscow. The event will be held under the auspices of the Russian Ministry of Transport and the Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transport of Russia (Rosmorrechflot). The visitors will have chance to learn more about […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Major General Ed Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers visited Fargo and Moorhead recently to learn more about the FM Area Diversion Project. Mr. Jackson, along with Mr. Let Mon Lee, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Legislation, met with local officials and attended a Flood Diversion Board of Authority Meeting. “We are […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over a dozen South Florida businesses and environmental organizations joined Miami Waterkeeper and the Center for Biological Diversity last week in demanding that the Army Corps of Engineers revaluate its Port Everglades expansion plan in light of the recent impacts to nearby Miami’s reef during its recent port expansion. In a 15-page letter, the groups detailed […]

  • 30 November 2012

    Attendees from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand successfully completed an International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) capacity building workshop on Marine Spatial Data Infrastructure (MSDI), hosted by the Korea Hydrographic and Oceanographic Administration (KHOA). Fourteen students spent five days in the city of Incheon, Republic of Korea, learning theoretical concepts and SDI best […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    TOS – Transport & Offshore Services, an international supplier of nautical and technical personnel, announces the official acquisition of Maritime Human Resources BV (MHR). MHR will continue under the name TOS MHR. TOS has acquired all MHR shares as of 13 October 2017. Previously, MHR was partially owned by the STC-Group. “Our current clients find their […]