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  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Towns of Pine Knoll Shores, Emerald Isle, and Indian Beach have applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management Agency (NCEMA) as sub-recipients. “Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority has deemed complete the proposal of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) to develop Iloilo ports. ICTSI received from PPA a letter of acceptance for completeness in accordance with the Revised Guidelines and Procedures for Entering into Joint Venture Agreements between Government and Private Entities (2013 NEDA JV Guidelines). PPA will […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just released a new ‘Facts About’ publication named ‘Selecting a Destination for Dredged Material‘. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Financial closure for the upgrading of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) is expected to take place by the end of March, with handover of the facility to port concessionaire, Kingston Freeport Terminal Limited (KFTL), to occur simultaneously, reported the Jamaica Information Service.  Speaking in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, January 13, Transport, Works and Housing […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Bernard Li, HKND Group PR Deputy General Manager, met on February 2nd 2015, in Managua with the Delegation of the EU in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama, and to the Central American Integration System, headed by Ambassador Mr. Javier Núñez Sandomingo.  Both side took the opportunity to exchange views on the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project. Mr. […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A key stretch of the River Parrett in Somerset will not be dredged this year, it has been confirmed. The Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA), created in 2015 to coordinate flood prevention efforts following the disastrous flooding of 2012 and 2013/2014, had intended to carry out dredging on the river between Oath and Burrowbridge this autumn. But […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Extensions of the first set of exploration contracts, new applications for approval of plans of work for exploration and the development of draft regulations for exploitation of polymetallic nodules in the deep seabed beyond the limits of national jurisdiction (the Area) are among priority issues to be debated as the twenty-second annual session of the […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure has taken decisions on six planning applications including the call not to issue a Stop Notice for sand dredging at Lough Neagh. According to the release, the Department has carefully considered the Lough Neagh Court of Appeal Judgement from 28 June 2017, concerning sand extraction from Lough Neagh. The legal […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a legal agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation to perform engineering and design work needed to begin the cleanup of the lower 8.3 miles of the lower Passaic River. This work, which includes sampling, evaluating technologies, and doing the engineering work necessary before physical cleanup work can begin, will be […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northeast Florida government, business and environmental leaders yesterday unveiled a historic partnership to balance economic interests while aggressively working to protect the health of the St. Johns River. As part of a larger river restoration plan and led by JAX Chamber President Daniel Davis, a former Florida legislator, the initiative partners plan to work with the […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia said the final Reef 2050 plan, released two days ago, includes a number of good initiatives but the $100 million in new funding announced by the federal government falls short of what’s required to halt the Reef’s decline and remove the threat that it is listed ‘World Heritage in danger’. The joint Australian/Queensland Government blueprint […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Acteon has completed the acquisition of J2 Engineering Services Ltd, which is based in Aberdeen, UK. J2 Engineering is involved in the rental, maintenance and repair of ROV manipulator arms and associated tooling and equipment. Over the past five years, the company has forged a reputation within the ROV and underwater survey industries for outstanding […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The cease and desist order (CDO) issued by Governor Roel Degamo in behalf of the provincial government of Negros Oriental against Sino-Italy Construction Philippines, Inc. to refrain from conducting dredging operations in Tanjay City remains in effect. Atty. Richard Enojo, concurrent provincial administrator and provincial legal officer, on Tuesday said the CDO has not been […]

  • 26 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is partnering with The Water Institute of the Gulf and hosting Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to produce the fifth biennial State of the Coast Conference at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, from May 30 to June 1, 2018. “State of the Coast is the largest […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The Sierra Club is asking Gov. Rick Scott to veto two transportation bills because they would force an expedited hearing process in a legal challenge to Miami’s proposed port dredging project, reports thefloridacurrent.com. Scott has asked Florida Department of Transportation to provide $77 million for the dredging project, which would allow larger ships to gain […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Conference, “From Birth to Boom: Asian Maritime Megastructures,” took place at the Island Shangri-La hotel, Hong Kong on October 23, 2015. Hong Kong was chosen as the location to commemorate the turning point of today’s dredging and maritime infrastructure sector which is rooted in the city’s Airport Core […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche today released a checklist of coordinated activism aimed at shutting down Queensland’s export coal and gas industries. “Two years after the strategy document Stopping the Australian Coal Export Boom was leaked to the media, it is valuable to see how the anti-coal (and coal-seam gas) campaign has unfolded […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maul Foster & Alongi, Inc. (MFA), a Pacific Northwest professional consulting firm, last month wrapped up the Lake River dredging project, located in Ridgefield, Washington. Sediment in Lake River was impacted by contaminants from a wood-treating operation that, from the 1960s through 1993, pressure treated poles and dimensional lumber with chemical preservatives. The Port of Ridgefield […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works is now available in Russian, reported today IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies. According to IADC, first released in English, the FIDIC now has its Russian version with the French, German, Italian and Portuguese translations will soon follow. In 1999 the “Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils” […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that the New York State will take legal action against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prevent the designation of new permanent sites off the coast of eastern Long Island. In a letter signed by more than 30 federal, state and local elected officials, the Governor provided […]

  • 16 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. […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Louth TD Gerry Adams has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, to approve a Foreshore Licence for maintenance dredging works at Annagassan Harbour, at Castlebellingham. The Minister has agreed that the licence should be issued to Louth County Council as a priority. Adams said: “Growing […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The Whangamata Bar Association (WBA) was formed after a meeting in May 2012 of 40 plus local surfers concerned about degrading wave quality at the Whangamata Bar. After independently monitoring The Bar under the guidance of surveyors and coastal process scientists, local members of Surfbreak Protection Society and WBA believe there is a correlation between […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and St. Johns County yesterday finalized a critical agreement for construction of the St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project – South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach areas. “The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) is the next step towards construction of the project. It is a […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cornet Bay Marina environmental cleanup site near Oak Harbor is ready to come off the state’s list of contaminated sites, according to a proposal by the Washington Department of Ecology. The 1.1 acre site at 200 Cornet Bay Road underwent cleanup in 2014, followed by a year of groundwater monitoring. Ecology has determined that […]