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  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Ports Association has announced its “Options to manage dredged material” fact sheet. What do Queensland ports do with dredge material now? In most cases, material is placed at sea. Dredges or barges relocate the material to a designated placement site where it is placed according to dredging permit conditions. Most dredge placement sites […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will share the cost with Tweed Shire Council for the preparation of an integrated environmental impact study for the construction of a seawall and sand nourishment at Kingscliff. Environment Minister Rob Stokes and Member for the Tweed, Geoff Provest, announced the $150,000 funding when they met with Tweed Shire Councillors and senior Council staff […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stephanie Wilson, Senior Project Scientist with ESS Group, Inc., chaired the EBC 8th Annual Ocean Resource Management Conference: Update on Dredging In New England – Disposal and Beneficial Reuse held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Boston, MA. Under Wilson’s leadership, this program brought together speakers from state and federal government and private industry to […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improved flood protection work in the stretch of the Hutt River between the Ewen and Kennedy-Good Bridge has come a step closer following the Hutt Valley Flood Management sub-committee’s decision to recommend that the Greater Wellington Regional Council proceed with Option A. During the hearing, held in mid-October, a panel made up of representatives from […]

  • 13 December 2010

    We were privileged to have seen first-hand President Noynoy Aquino at work as a consensus-builder. The President recently called the various key stakeholders in the.. (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, December 13, 2010

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gympie Regional Council must push ahead with plans to protect the town centre from floodwaters despite choosing not to go ahead with a flood levee, according to the Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli. He said the Newman Government stood ready to help but doing nothing to protect a town that had […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coalition fighting highly destructive suction dredge mining is considering further legal options after a state judge ruled that a California law banning the practice is preempted by federal law. The California Supreme Court is also considering whether to take up the legal issues surrounding the state law, designed to minimize mercury pollution and damage […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final Record of Decision for the Christie Administration’s selected remediation plan for the Lower Passaic River. The DEP issued a letter of concurrence to EPA last week, calling for the engineered, bank-to-bank capping of the lower 8.3 miles of the river, and the dredging of approximately 3.5 […]

  • 6 April 2011

    South Haven unlikely to get federal dollars for dredging this year.   (wsjm) [mappress] Source: wsjm, April 6, 2011    

  • 9 August 2011

    Now that Sea Pines leaders have agreed not to call for a special tax district to pay for dredging the community’s waterways, many within the… (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, August 9, 2011

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of a $51.9 million option for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. This option was awarded to GLDD by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of ‘Option B’ for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. The $31.6 million option, which was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 18 May 2012

    On behalf of the Saundersfoot Harbour Commissioners Anthony D Bates (ADBP) undertook an assessment of the optimum dredging methods that may be employed to maintain the required navigational depths. Saundersfoot Harbour is a drying harbour in South West Wales with a spring tidal range of approximately 7m. The harbour was initially used for coal and […]

  • 31 January 2011

    Options for dredging the Oamaru Harbour and its entrance are being considered again by the Waitaki District Council, after an experiment … By David Bruce (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, January 31, 2011;

  • 28 July 2020
    Business development

    A technical review of the performance of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe has recommended changes to current wrack dispersion and sand bypassing programs plus further investigation of options to address ongoing sea wrack accumulation and erosion issues, the WA Department of Transport reports. A total of 10 recommendations have been outlined in a report, of […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar OEM Solutions is extending its large machine options to include frontless hydraulic shovels weighing more than 100 metric tons. To accommodate larger specialty front attachments with greater capabilities and flexibility, Caterpillar is now offering the Cat® 6015B to 6090 Hydraulic Shovels in frontless configurations for mobile and pedestal-mounted applications. Power units for these machines […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Leichhardt MP Warren Entsch has applauded the Government’s move to ban the dumping of any capital dredge spoil in Great Barrier Reef Marine Park waters, saying it shouldn’t be news to Ports North in regards to their Port of Cairns dredge proposal. “I congratulate Environment Minister Greg Hunt for this decision, it’s something that I’ve been arguing […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working on a plan that will reduce flood risk to homes and properties in Yate and Chipping Sodbury. So far, the EA has carried out a preliminary study that identifies 3 options: flood storage; river channel widening; property level flood-resilience. The indicative costs of the individual options are £3.7 million, £300,000 […]

  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tuesday, 19 January, will mark the start of a 6-week public consultation on the proposed Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme that will reduce the risk of flooding to over 1,000 properties. Five drop-in events will be held across Oxford to give local communities the opportunity to have their say on the future of the flood risk […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration – Kystverket has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Kvalsundet channel deepening project in Tromsø. Kvalsundet is a strait in the municipality of Tromsø in Troms, Norway. The strait has a length of about twenty kilometers and separates the island of Kvaløya from Ringvassøya. The contract will include deepening of four areas in […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott held a press conference call with Florida port leaders to discuss the importance of Florida’s ports during the ongoing negotiations between the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) regarding their contract, which is set to expire Saturday, December 29th. Governor Scott said, “We are together on this […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The steering group for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) has met to discuss the shortlist options as part of a consultation process to reach a preferred option to manage coastal and flood defenses for Sidmouth seafront and East Beach. The meeting took place on Thursday 16 June 2016 at Kennaway House in […]

  • 6 October 2011

    It’s going to take a combination of approaches to address the issues that have turned Veterans Lake into the sickly green that has been seen… By Chuck Smith (gbtribune) [mappress] Source: gbtribune, October 6, 2011;

  • 18 March 2011

    Bayham is seeking permission to dredge the harbour at Port Burwell as it weighs whether to get into the dredging business itself.   By CHIP MARTIN (lfpress) [mappress] Source: lfpress, March 18, 2011  

  • 4 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a study of the options for cleaning up chemical contamination in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The Gowanus Canal was added to the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites in March 2010. The study builds on an EPA investigation that confirmed the widespread […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Every fall, students in Restoration Ecology (HORT 4400) take on a real-world project in the local community, working together to gather data… (cornell) [mappress] Source: cornell, November 4, 2011