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  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government will work with communities to help reduce the impact of flooding by clarifying the responsibility and management of levees throughout Victoria. Minister for Water Peter Walsh today released the Coalition Government’s response to the Environment and Natural Resource Committee (ENRC) inquiry into flood mitigation infrastructure, which was conducted following severe floods […]

  • 5 June 2012

      The hypocritical in-fighting between the federal environment minister and the Queensland premier over the Great Barrier Reef has demonstrated what the Greens have been saying all along – the Australian Government should never have tried to pass off their own environmental responsibilities to the states, the Australian Greens said today. “Let’s be crystal clear […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Last night’s explosive UNESCO State of Conservation Report and draft decisions on the Great Barrier Reef is a slap in the face for the federal and Queensland governments, who must now stop their dredging, dumping and shipping frenzy to avoid the international embarrassment of a World Heritage in Danger listing within 8 months. “This is […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to dredge a section of the River Freshney have been announced by the Environment Agency after research revealed new information about the amount of silt in the channel. The dredging will help reduce flood risk and will be carried out on the stretch of river between Cromwell Road and New Haven Terrace, including a […]

  • 26 October 2010

    The inaugural function of the Vigilance Awareness Week was held at Corporate Headquarters of DCI, Visakhapatnam today. Shri J. Purnachandra Rao, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Visakhapatnam was the Chief Guest at the function. Shri P.M.Mohan, IPS, CVO, VPT also attended the same as the Guest of Honour. Shri S. Vasudeva Rao, Chief Vigilance Officer, DCI, […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today called for changes to prohibit people with coal and gas interests from sitting on the Great Barrier Reef’s management board, and backed calls for the Abbott Government to pause port approvals until the inquiry into conflicts of interest is completed. “Big coal and gas should get their hands off the Reef, […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging market will record a modest 2.7% CAGR between the forecast 2017 and 2022, according to a new Fact.MR study. While dredging seeks extensive application across various areas ranging from trade activity to coastal protection, revenues from dredging activities in urban development will increase at a relatively higher rate through 2022, according to the […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The ‘Colombian-Dutch Dialogues’ will start today and last until 4 December 2014 in the coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Dutch water experts will debate an urgent erosion problem affecting the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The event will be led by international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos. Experts of Witteveen+Bos and other Dutch water […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the first time ever, scientists have simulated the movement of sediment throughout the San Antonio River Basin with a new U.S. Geological Survey model, created in cooperation with the San Antonio River Authority (SARA). A better understanding of how sediment moves through the San Antonio River Basin is critical for decision makers to help […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland Environment Minister Andrew Powell has welcomed UNESCO’s acknowledgement of the progress the Queensland Government has made in ensuring the Great Barrier Reef remains on the World Heritage List. Mr Powell said that UNESCO released its draft recommendations to the World Heritage Committee overnight and they would be considered by the World Heritage Committee in […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s North Carolina State President, Paul Newton, yesterday spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the company’s response to the Feb. 2 Dan River coal ash incident and its near-term and longer-term actions to address coal ash across the state. “Duke Energy is committed to working with policymakers and regulators to […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has started collecting the knowledge and data required to develop an integrated water management plan for Myanmar. Water management, which was severely neglected for decades under the military junta, will have to be built up again from scratch and so the government of Myanmar has asked the Netherlands to direct the development of an […]

  • 25 April 2012

    The Old Pin Shop, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with removal of The Old Pin Shop dam in Oakville, Conn. The Old Pin Shop, LLC is proposing to remove the dam and construct a […]

  • 6 January 2011

    We are pleased to announce that Harley Marine Services was awarded First Place for Environmental Initiative at the 2010 WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, LA. Harley Franco, CEO, accepted the award at the show on behalf of everyone at Harley Marine. HMS demonstrated that Environmental protection is everyone’s job throughout the family of companies, whether working shore side or on a […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today welcomed the report of the Senate Committee Inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the concerns expressed about the threat from dredging, dumping and rapid industrialization and called for all parties to support legislation to ban the dumping of dredge spoil in […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today welcomed a clarification issued by the Environmental Protection Authority regarding its staff report issued yesterday. The EPA in its announcement said the process for considering the application was still at an early stage. “Further information on the application and its effects is to come from both the applicant, and in the […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently bestowed its annual “Citizen Excellence in Community Involvement Award” on a community advisory group formed to raise awareness and solicit public input into the agency’s proposed $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the Passaic River. The award, which recognizes a “significant contribution” to a Superfund cleanup, went to the […]

  • 16 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized preparation of a draft report for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study and posted the report to the Los Angeles District website Sept. 13. The report will appear in the Federal Register Sept. 20, which will trigger a 45-day public comment period that will help inform […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long Beach Police Department (LBPD) has employed Coda Octopus Group’s (CDOC) UIS with its Echoscope® 3D imaging system to provide rapid, real time damage assessment after Hurricane Marie impacted Long Beach Breakwaters.  In late August 2014, the remnants of Hurricane Marie created large swells and waves that relentlessly pounded the Southern California Coast. Twenty foot […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Transport, Telecommunication and Energy Council adopted on 8 October a general approach on port services which takes on board some of the key requests made by EU regions and cities in the Opinion on Framework on Future EU Ports Policy adopted last November. The President of the Committee of the Regions, Michel Lebrun, has welcomed the adoption of […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coffs Harbor City Council has agreed to forward a Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Proposal to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for agreement for it to go on public exhibition in 2015. The draft planning proposal follows the adoption in 2013 of a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Coffs Harbor which addresses the […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Great Lakes Tributary Modeling Program, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, has developed the Sediment Transport Analysis and Regional Training (START) program to help stakeholders across the Great Lakes better understand the watershed they live in. The START program provides trainings to federal, state, and local government agencies […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has pointed to a new analysis of declining international demand for coal as more reasons why the massive industrial expansion of ports on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline must stop. The latest report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a group of financial analysts specialising in the economic risks of […]

  • 15 August 2012

    In early August, a Dutch water mission presented its recommendations about how to improve flood protection in the La Mojana river basin in Colombia. The mission was led by Erik Mosselman, a Deltares river expert. The mission’s suggestions were welcomed by the Colombian government and they will be implemented during the next eighteen months, opening […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia has welcomed UNESCO’s draft decision on the Great Barrier Reef. “UNESCO has placed Australia on probation. The Australian and Queensland Governments must now deliver on their promises to better protect the Reef,” said WWF-Australia CEO Dermot O’Gorman.“ The draft decision acknowledges progress but keeps the pressure on the Australian Government to turn their commitments into […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after Vice President Joe Biden attended a ceremony yesterday at the Port of Baltimore discussing the need to invest in America’s waterway infrastructure: “I am pleased Vice President Biden acknowledged the crucial need to invest in America’s waterway infrastructure. Earlier today, he voiced […]