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  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Kent Park Lake in Johnson County can attend a meeting on August 28. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Kent Park Lake is on the state’s list of impaired […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin, alongside joint venture partners Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has been awarded five new contracts as part of the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) £1 billion Framework to reduce flooding across the UK. Work has already begun on the following projects, aimed to improve the lives of communities and the wider environment: Oxford Flood […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Homes, businesses and farmland from Lancashire to Essex will be better protected from floods by a six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program announced by the government. This first ever long-term investment program will protect over 300,000 properties, reduce flood risk by 5% and save the economy £2.7 billion by 2021. The lifetime benefits of this […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Flood risk researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across the world met at FLOODrisk 2016 in Lyon, France, from 17-21 October to share experience and progress made in flood risk research, policy and management practice. The conference included contributions from a variety of national, European and international flood-related initiatives, including the European Flood Directive, as well […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Clive Palmer’s Galilee Basin mega mine, due for decision this week, should be refused, for economic reasons, as well as environmental and climate ones, say the Australian Greens. “With an Oxford University study out today finding Australia’s coal mines and related infrastructure could become stranded assets, the Abbott Government needs to refuse Mr Palmer’s coal […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has announced that its Work Plan for the 2020 fiscal year includes $102 million in funding for its civil works program, the largest amount of funding since the 2013 fiscal year. The Work Plan will fund projects, programs and activities that received funding in the three previous […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has emphasized the role of public-private partnerships in promoting sustainable development and long term action at UNCTAD’s World Leaders’ Investment Summit in Geneva, attended by heads of state, government and leading executives of global companies. Speaking at the event, themed ‘Investing in sustainable development: Vision and policy […]

  • 11 December 2013

    Transport Minister Stephen Hammond visited the work to expand Southampton container terminal. The £150m project is in its advanced stages with construction of the four new high cranes, together worth £28m, well advanced. The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport saw the new 500m quay designed to accommodate the latest generation of ultra large […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The President’s proposed fiscal 2020 Civil Works Budget released March 12 includes $4.827 billion in gross discretionary funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program. The overall Civil Works Budget includes $2.308 billion for commercial navigation; $1.011 billion for flood and storm risk management; $249 million for recreation; $187 million for aquatic […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, today met with the new UK Ambassador to the UAE, HE Philip Parham, to discuss trade, business and maritime issues. During the introductory meeting, Ambassador Parham was given a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A recent World Bank report ranked Kuwait in 36th place out of 155 countries in terms of the movement of goods and services through its ports, but traffic congestion at existing locations has prompted significant investment into new facilities in order to capitalise on commercial potential and secure gateway status for the Northern Gulf region. […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Two new academic books have been published which capture years of maritime and land-based archaeological work carried out by DP World London Gateway. The new books published this week Iron Age and Roman Salt making in Thames Estuary and Maritime Archaeology in the Thames Estuary, are being published as part of London Gateway’s environmental management […]

  • 13 February 2014

    As the Environment Agency continues to take action around the clock to reduce flood risk across the South East, communities are being warned to expect more flooding as further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few days across the region. With more widespread heavy rain expected across the South East throughout the rest of […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 8 November 2013

    After more than a decade of planning and construction across three square miles of development, DP World London Gateway deep-sea port is now open, providing British exporters and importers with a more efficient way to ship globally, at less cost. The ‘MOL Caledon’ was welcomed by DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Vice Chairman […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Congressman Peter DeFazio and Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) urging them to find funds to dredge the Port of Port Orford before it becomes unusable and threatens the local economy. DeFazio, Wyden, and Merkley asked the USACE to add funds to dredge the […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio announced yesterday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate up to $6.5 million in funding this year to address Port Orford’s much-needed repairs for its port’s failed breakwater. “This is excellent news for Port Orford,” said DeFazio. “This community relies on the port as its economic engine, and fixing the […]

  • 4 July 2012

    According to EarthFIX.org, the town of Port Orford, on Oregon’s south coast, may soon be without a port. That has worried residents rallying the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge their navigation channel. Tom Calvanese is with the group Citizens to Keep the Port in Port Orford. He says it’s been two years since the […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Chico, California, based heavy-civil marine and environmental contractor, officially kicked off the dredging operations at Port Orford, Oregon, last week. “The stop at Port Orford is just the first of 12 stops for the dredge crew this summer and fall,” the company said in its release. The USACE’s Portland District recently awarded […]

  • 5 November 2012

    According to Congressman Peter DeFazio, the dredging future for Port of Port Orford will not be so bright this year. The Army Corps of Engineers says it can’t afford to dredge the port this year, nor in the near future, reports theworldlink.com. The several small ports in the Northwest will face similar cuts. “This would […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has introduced a plan for the Port Orford maintenance dredging program. This deepening project, located in Curry County, Oregon, will include removal of approximately 7,000 cubic yards of material from the mentioned area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects that this very important cleanup program will […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 was a remarkable year for global marine terminal operator DP World. Despite challenging market conditions and uncertainties that impacted the industry, the company maintained its focus on improving efficiencies, expanding capacity, enhancing its position as one of the top industry leaders globally and driving profitability. As a premier partner in the UAE’s successful bid […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, recently awarded J.E. McAmis a $2.9 million contract for the maintenance dredging of Port Orford and Charleston on the Oregon Coast. The contract also includes dredging operations in Baker Bay, WA, and the Skipanon River, OR. The anticipated scope of work for the Port Orford includes dredging and placement of approximately […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio has just asked the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to fully fund critical repairs to Port Orford’s failed breakwater after money for these necessary repairs was redirected by the Army Corps to address disaster recovery needs. “Storm damage, coupled with […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is about to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging works along the Oregon and Washington Coast and within the Lower Columbia River Estuary. Port Orford, Rogue River, and Baker Bay are the projects to be included in the solicitation. According to the Corps, dredge material […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a proposal to expand the nearshore dredge material placement site that is currently being used for the maintenance of navigation channel near Port Orford. The Corps’ proposal would double the size of the placement area, expanding the southern boundary of the existing 800-by-800 feet area […]