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  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recently released U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report concludes that the risk of coastal flooding is increasing in the Northeast because of rising sea levels and changing climate, and that without improvements to the current planning and development patterns along the coast, the impact of the next large hurricane to strike the Northeast could […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch shipbuilder Royal IHC has announced its plans to cut 1,100 temporary and 487 permanent jobs as a direct result of the rapidly deteriorating market. The company will close two of their four manufacturing locations, including the facility at Hardinxveld and all production work done near the company’s headquarters outside of Dordrecht, Zuid-Holland, leaving the Kinderdijk and Krimpen […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the extreme rainfall and subsequent floods late July and early August, the Myanmar government requested the Dutch Government for an expert judgement on improvement of their flood protection system. Rob Steijn of consultancy firm Arcadis was leader of the Dutch Risk Reduction (DRR) team of six flood experts that visited Myanmar from 31 August till […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Natural Resources Wales has started work on a scheme to reduce the risk of flooding for more than 300 homes and businesses in Dolgellau. The work includes putting in new defenses and improving some of the existing defenses along the left bank of the river Wnion, from the Enterprise Park to the Aran Road area. […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), the recognized and authoritative voice of the seaport industry, has noted some positive aspects but mostly disappointment over the funding levels and programmatic changes in federal port-related programs that were proposed yesterday in President Obama’s fiscal 2016 budget. “International trade now accounts for fully 30 percent of the U.S. […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a workshop in Minot, North Dakota, on April 13, to discuss methods available to reduce flood risks. The workshop will focus on developing strategies to reduce flood risks to individual structures in flood-prone areas. “We’re looking forward to discussing the options property owners have to reduce their […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the National Park Service, is finishing the second and final phase of the Plumb Beach Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project in Brooklyn. The project is designed to reduce risk to the Belt Parkway, a critical piece […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Governor Rick Scott issued a statement regarding the U.S. President Obama’s budget that makes significant reductions to the Lake Okeechobee dike system and Everglades projects. “Last year, Florida communities experienced a rainy season that exposed the short comings of the federal government’s inaction in funding projects to protect South Florida estuaries,” said Governor Scott. […]

  • 22 June 2012

    As construction workers maneuver bulldozers and spread sand to restore the degrading marsh island, Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay, N.Y., their work is being closely observed by an area resident. “For the past few months we’ve seen him on the site. He just keeps doing his thing,” said Melissa Alvarez, a Senior Project Biologist […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from the City of Grafton for the proposed Grafton Flood Risk Reduction Project. The application is being evaluated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act which regulates the discharge of dredged or fill material in waters of the […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed its fleet rationalization study announced earlier this year. Based on the results of the study it has been decided to take 24 vessels out of service in the coming two years. This will result in the loss of approximately 650 jobs worldwide during this period. Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis: “After […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest announcement from Royal BAM Group, the company is  expecting project losses totaling approximately €75 million. The main reasons for the losses are: Deterioration of a large civil engineering project in Germany which is one of the handful of lossmaking projects reported last year. The problems are due to adverse ground conditions; […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and State of Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) have signed partnering agreements to initiate four flood and storm damage risk reduction feasibility studies in South Louisiana. Col. Michael Clancy, commander of the USACE New Orleans District, and CPRA Chairman Johnny Bradberry signed Feasibility Cost Share Agreements for […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced yesterday the completion of the first phase of the Port Monmouth Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. This $18 million project, aimed to reduce the risks that coastal storms pose to the Port Monmouth area, is federally funded through the Sandy relief package. Phase One of the project included dune […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites stakeholders — government representatives, scientists, environmental organizations, agricultural operators and others — to attend a meeting to discuss the draft Lake Okeechobee restoration plan (November 18, at Williamson Conference and Education Center, Okeechobee, FL). This is part of a series of meetings meant to develop and identify specific […]

  • 21 February 2010

    Officials with the Army Corps of Engineers will discuss a variety of restoration and hurricane risk-reduction projects that are either being planned or are under construction along Louisiana’s coastline. [mappress] Source:nola,February 21,2010;

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has announced that it has advised the Environmental Protection Authority that it will remove the eastern end of application area covered by prospecting permit 55967, comprising 4,985 km2 and representing about half the total, so the area for which marine consent is being applied now totals 5,207 km2. “Reducing the size of […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2015 will provide more than $141 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction, ecosystem restoration, and operations and maintenance work in the Central Valley. In addition to work plan funding for Natomas levee improvements design, President Barack Obama’s proposed fiscal year 2016 budget, released February […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, in partnership with the St. Louis County Council and the City of Eureka will host two public workshops on Meramec Flood Risk Reduction in the following weeks. The meetings will include presentations from the National Nonstructural Flood Proofing Committee highlighting information on flood risk and U.S. […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch Risk Reduction Team (DRR-Team) is now in Myanmar as an adviser the local government on flood control and solutions for flash floods. Following last year’s hurricane Komen that severely affected the country, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and Environment offered Nyan Tun Aung, Minister of Transport of Myanmar, a DRR-Team to support […]

  • 25 November 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, the City of Carencro, Senator Vitter’s office, Congressman Boustany’s office, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, and other stakeholders and partners attended a ground breaking ceremony to recognize the start of construction on the City of Carencro, Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) Section 205 flood risk […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has taken another step forward regarding the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project, specifically finalizing the Environmental Assessment and signing a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for this project. The purpose of the document is to assess the effects on the human environment of […]

  • 21 October 2010

    The Gainesville City Council tied up a few loose ends involved in the city’s Pecan Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project at Tuesday night’s… By Delania Trigg (gainesvilleregister) [mappress] Source: gainesvilleregister, October 21, 2010;