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  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the Environment New Jersey’s announcement about the permits for the construction of a 225,000 cubic yard dredge material disposal site in Eagleswood, the NJ Department of Transportation released the following statement. “Regarding this project in particular, contrary to the false claims and misinformation being spread by the attorney for the residents and environmental groups, no illegal activity has […]

  • 19 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    With yesterday’s decision to accept the emergency petitions against the planning approval decision on adjustment of the navigation channel, the Federal Administrative Court has not delivered a judgement on the core issue, but has deferred a decision in the principal proceedings, as it has also done on other major infrastructural projects. The Federal Administrative Court […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Block & Leviton LLP, a Boston-based law firm representing investors nationwide, is investigating possible securities law violations involving Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. Just after the close of trading on Thursday, March 14, 2013, GLDD announced that it would restate its second and third quarter 2012 financial results due to improper revenue recognition. The […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is going to hand over maintenance of the rivers Babingley, Ingol and Heacham to the King’s Lynn Internal Drainage Board. Changes to the future management of these rivers will benefit both parties and local communities. Landowners and the public were asked for their views in January 2014 and following a formal legal […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group and HR Wallingford teamed up to host an afternoon dredging seminar on June 12th in Miami that discussed adequate risk management throughout all phases of a dredging project.  In what turned out to be an interactive afternoon, contract owners, engineers and dredging contractors participated in productive discussions regarding adequate risk management and […]

  • 22 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £1.5 million dredging campaign to clear the shipping channels and berths at the Port of Milford Haven has been completed. The work is an essential part of ensuring the waters leading to and around the terminals on the river remain deep enough for some of the larger ships that use them. Nearly 180,000 tonnes […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached on the journey to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers with the development of a broad policy mix framework for improving the health and well-being of the waterways over the next 80 years. The Restoring and protecting our water/Te whakapaipai me te tiaki i ō tātou wai […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle would remove or contain contaminated soil and sediment on port property at the former Lora Lake Apartments in Burien and nearby at Sea-Tac Airport in SeaTac under a proposed legal agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). The port plans to begin cleanup work in 2016, divided into three projects […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Top reputation among divers could be ruined by possible environmental degradation associated with the Resorts World Bimini pier terminal project, the California-based Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) said. As a hotly-opposed dredging operation got underway off the coast of Bimini last week despite legal challenge, a global non-profit warned that the associated environmental degradation […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The existing legal framework relating to the management of dredged sediments is complex. Placement at sea is regulated by the London Convention and its Protocol and by various regional sea conventions such as the OSPAR Convention. On European level both the EC Waste Framework Directive and the Water Framework Directive apply. Dredged sediments are “more […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Business development

    Whanganui Mayor Hamish McDouall said that a $26.75 million funding announcement from the Provincial Growth Fund for Whanganui’s port revitalisation is welcome news for the district. The announcement, delivered by Regional Economic Development Minister, the Hon Shane Jones, at the port today, will see allocations from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund invested in the port […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the Port of Long Beach and the Busan Port Authority met this week in South Korea to sign a “sister port” agreement to establish a mutually beneficial exchange of technology, ideas and culture. Both ports face the challenge of modernizing to better serve customers and to reduce their environmental impacts. The ports welcomed […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    When Hurricane Sandy ravaged the north-eastern coast of the United States you could hear climatologists all over the world saying: “Global warming, we told you so”. You could also hear dredging professionals saying: “We’re ready to help. We’ve got the solutions. Just ask us”. When you witness the ravages of Hurricane Sandy that recently hit […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings Limited, the largest privately owned dredging company in China in terms of dredging volume in 2010, announced to have reached legally binding framework agreement with Zhuzhou Cyclic Economy Investment and Development Co., Ltd. at Hunan Province in China. In accordance to the agreement, Xiangyu Dredging and Zhuzhou Investment have agreed to take […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Commission is helping to take seabed mining to the next level by funding a four-year project entitled: “Breakthrough Solutions for Mineral Extraction and Processing in Extreme Environments – Blue Mining”. The overall aims of this project are to develop new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in difficult conditions and extreme […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Two senior officials from Myanmar MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT will brief participants of the 6th Myanmar Business Conference on Opportunities in Port business and a Shipyard expansion plan respectively. The 6th Myanmar Business Conference on 16 & 17 July 2012 in Singapore will have 10 Key Myanmar officials speaking on Foreign Investment laws, Condominium laws, legal […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is encouraged to comment on draft documents for cleaning up the in-water portion of the Port Gamble Bay and Mill cleanup site. The comment period starts today, and runs through Nov. 12, 2013. The draft documents include a legal agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology and Pope Resources. The agreement, called a […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three Danville organizations will join forces to provide an opportunity to lean more about the Dan River’s current health and long-term regional water quality issues. An informative panel discussion scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 14 to explore the topic ”After the Spill: Our Future.” The program, presented by The Garden Club of Danville, Gabriella […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that Phase III of the $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project has started along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. As part of Phase III, the State is working with local officials in Orleans and Niagara Counties and the Regional Dredging Management […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The political parties behind the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link project have decided to initiate a number of large construction activities in Rødbyhavn on Lolland, reports the Femern A/S According to the release, the contractor been requested to enter negotiations with the contractor consortia that will build the Fehmarnbelt tunnel, about launching a number of major construction activities […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Bellingham is proposing to divide the 74-acre Georgia Pacific West cleanup site on the Bellingham waterfront into two separate cleanup areas, so the northern half of the site can be cleaned, opened to the community and redeveloped sooner. An in-depth environmental investigation shows that the soil and groundwater contamination is extensive across […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gdansk Authority (PGA) has signed an agreement with DS Consulting company related to the construction of the Central Port – the largest planned maritime investment in Europe. According to the Port Authority’s latest announcement, the Central Port will include a basin covering about 1,400 ha and a reclaimed area covering 410 ha. […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Justice this week abandoned its appeal of a 2013 court order that set aside a permit for a proposed cruise terminal in Charleston, South Carolina, issued without public process or study of environmental impacts or alternatives. Last September, a United States District Court Judge ruled that a federal permit for the […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the $7.2 million contract awarded by the Army Corps of Engineers to place 600,000 cubic yards of sand along Coney Island commenced last weekend. Schumer fought for and secured approval for this emergency project as part of the Coney Island Reach project, which extends from West 37th Street […]