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  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has just released a paper named ‘Dredged Material Disposal Site Monitoring Round the Coast of England: Results of Sampling (2015-16)’. This report presents the scientific findings of, and implications for subsequent monitoring based on the results from dredged material disposal site monitoring conducted under a Cefas/Marine […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Senator for Queensland, asks officials from the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities about the process around the approval of the Whitehaven Coal mine, and the establishment of the independent review of the management arrangements of Gladstone Harbour. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent International Conference on “Deltas in Times of Climate Change II”, the Delta sessions that focused on the current status and future development of river deltas in Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Myanmar, USA, Colombia, Egypt and the Netherlands sparked a huge interest among visitors. Eight cases were presented according to a framework of […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of the shallow Calmay River is now in full swing after the three dredging machines deployed by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) resumed their operations after more than four months of inactivity. Dagupan City Mayor Belen Fernandez expressed confidence that dredging will continue for a longer period now without interruption after […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North’s Port Master Planning Project has taken an important step forward with the appointment of GHD Advisory to undertake a detailed technical plan that will map out options for developing the Ports of Cairns and the Port of Mourilyan over a 30-year timeframe. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) will take place in Shanghai, China, this week, from 22-26 April, 2019. The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA). As the world’s top summit on dredging held every three years, the congress […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has announced the tenth in this highly-regarded series of specialist conferences: Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013. Known for offering the best international forum for the discussion of the latest developments as well as informed debate – every event in the ‘Breakwaters’ series has ensured that advances in coastal […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland landholders and local communities will benefit from a clear and transparent process for the construction and modification of levee banks, following the introduction of a statewide regulatory framework that came into effect today. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the new process was in response to the final report of the […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 4, 2016, at the district’s headquarters building. This event will be held in conjunction with National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sunset Beach carpark is being eroded by sea level rise and natural beach processes and the Waikato District Council and the community are looking at options for the long term relocation of community assets. A Council-led focus group has been working with the wider community in Port Waikato to identify solutions and GHD consultants have been […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Opotiki District Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for undertaking geotechnical investigations and producing a factual report in the surf zone of the Opotiki Harbor Development project. The scope of works includes drilling and testing of sediments with drill holes and cone penetrometer tests up to 30 meters in depth below the seabed. […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East Devon District Council (EDDC) has now begun the tender process to find and appoint a consultant who can undertake the necessary analysis of flooding and coastal erosion issues affecting Seaton and to write the town’s beach management plan (BMP). The council has already received a good response to its tender with expressions of […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    DCT Gdansk has finalized the financing process for the expansion of the biggest container terminal in the Baltic Sea, by volume handled in 2013. The group of commercial and development banks will finance the investment and provide up to €290 million for the project. Conclusion of the financing process, together with the appointment of NV […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting a series of public meetings this November to outline the next steps in Vermont’s efforts to restore water quality in Lake Champlain. The meetings will be moderated by the Lake Champlain Basin Program, and will include both afternoon and evening sessions to encourage participation by all interested […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The release of Expressions of Interest for four key feasibility phase work packages is an important step forward in the container expansion project, said Mr Mike Lean, CEO at the Port of Hastings Development Authority. “The Authority is working hard to gather a team of specialist professionals to guide and inform the Port of Hastings […]

  • 28 February 2011

      As of 12:25 PM Friday February25, 2011, the Town of Southern Shores successfully completed actual dredging operations for this year in its Town-owned canal system. The Town’s current contractor, Byrd Brothers Emergency Services, LLC of Wilson, NC, began dredging operations Fall of 2010 on behalf of the Town. An earlier dredging attempt under a […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During planning processes for dealing with flood risk management, the early identification of the economic and ecological benefits delivered by nature-inclusive solutions results in different choices. The Natural Dutch Capital approach – which is based on the identification, valuation and capitalization of ecosystem services – is a useful method here. Deltares and Alterra arrived at […]

  • 22 April 2011

      BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) today announced it has signed a ground breaking agreement with federal and state agencies that will accelerate work starting this year to restore areas of the Gulf of Mexico that were affected by the Deepwater Horizon accident. The agreement commits up to $1 billion to projects that will […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Air may not seem like an effective barrier for some things, but when coupled with a trailer-mounted blower and heat, it provides a very efficient barrier and environmentally friendly way of clearing land with little smoke. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is using this method also known as “air curtain burning” as […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the success of the DYNAREV experiment in the summer of 2017, a second Bath-led laboratory experiment on a low cost style of dynamic revetment was carried out in collaboration with researchers from institutions in both Europe and Brazil, supported by GCRF funding. Traditionally, coastal protection uses solutions such as sea walls or beach nourishment. […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Otsego Lake Association members and the public are invited to attend the association’s annual meeting Saturday, reports petoskeynews.com. On this meeting the members of the lake restoration committee will present an update of a lake survey. The public will receive an update on restoration efforts, including information on sediment depths in the lake. The presented […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working now to transform its civil works program, improve performance and responsiveness, increase customer satisfaction, and improve the reliability of the nation’s water infrastructure. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, provided that update before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, during a Feb. […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Cargotec has appointed Mr Frank Kho as Senior Vice President, Terminal Projects and Offerings. Mr Kho brings with him over 20 years of industry experience in several senior management positions at world’s leading port operators, such as the Antwerp terminals of PSA and several terminals of HPH. He has headed container operations with significant operational […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) recently commissioned DHI Australia to undertake a numerical modelling of the coastal processes at West Beach, aiming to gain greater insight into the nature of the erosion and the effectiveness of possible management options. West Beach, a seaside suburb of South Australia, has been a particularly […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Sacramento District, Central Valley Flood Protection Board and the California Department of Water Resources will host public scoping meetings November 3rd and 9th to begin identifying flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration opportunities along the Sacramento River.   The meetings will provide a brief overview of the study purpose, National Environmental Policy Act/California […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s Infrastructure Initiative that was announced yesterday to address the needs of the nation’s infrastructure, USACE said in its latest announcement.  Underperformance is evident across many sectors of infrastructure. The traditional civil works funding approach is not sustainable to meet the nation’s infrastructure needs, according to […]