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  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands and Myanmar are making good progress in cooperation in the field of water management, Dutch minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment said during her visit to Myanmar. Dutch minister Schultz van Haegen and Myanmar’s Vice President U Nyan Tunthe, attended the seminar Developing Myanmar Waters Sustainably: from Vision to Implementation […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A prominent group of organisations from the Dutch water sector is announcing the first Indonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge. Under the theme Coasts & Ports Indonesia: People, Planet & Profit, the program aims to engage young Indonesian talent with the important challenges of sustainable coast and port development in their country. They will be given the opportunity […]

  • 4 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 29 – August 4, 2019).   Hopper Dredger LESSE Passes Sea Trials The sea trials of the 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) LESSE have been completed successfully, informs Royal IHC.   CEMEX Go Innovation Hits the Water The […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A further hat trick of awards presented recently to the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme brings the total number of accolades bestowed upon the scheme to 16 in the past 18 months. The latest wins for the £28 million Medmerry scheme, which was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, came […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the future. The island country is working hard on reconstruction work after the devastation inflicted […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    A Dutch consortium consisting of Royal HaskoningDHV and Ecorys has won a contract to conduct a pre-feasibility study into the construction of a canal through Nicaragua – all the way from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean. The canal will cater for larger ships than the Panama Canal and will be Central America’s […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ground investigation works that will aid in the development of the Southsea Coastal Scheme are in full swing now, announced Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) in its latest newsletter. “From the end of the summer through to mid-autumn 2017, we’ll be carrying out ground investigation works on at various points along the seafront, to aid development of […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A team, led by Royal HaskoningDHV and including experts from Deltares, Nelen&Schuurmans and Delft University of Technology, has received an innovation award for their entry into the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)’s Flood Risk Management and Modelling Competition. The competition requested submissions in response to the question: If you were responsible for […]

  • 23 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 17-23, 2019).   Ravestein Lays Keel for Backhoe Dredger Sarb A keel laying ceremony of the backhoe dredger Sarb, to be built for National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), took place at Ravestein B.V. in the Netherlands on June 14, […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord – a joint venture partnership between Van Oord, Kier Group, Mackley Construction and Royal HaskoningDHV – has been acclaimed a Green World Ambassador as a result of the environmental success of the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme. The Medmerry scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, won a […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two schemes completed by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency were acclaimed at the 2016 ICE East of England Merit Awards ceremony in Newmarket on 15 September. The Whittlesey Washes Reservoir scheme received a Merit Award in the ‘Team Achievement’ category, while the Happisburgh to Winterton sea defenses received a Merit Award […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Director of EcoShape Building with Nature, Henk Nieboer and Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of The Netherlands, have released the position paper about critical steps for upscaling Building with Nature. The two authors, invite the international water sector to join forces and scale up the Nature Based Solutions. Ovink and Nieboer argue in their paper that the following steps are critically important […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Initiated by the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC), a working group was formed in October 2013 to provide an overview on how adaptive management principles could contribute to the environmentally sound execution of dredging projects. The following CEDA/WEDA members volunteered to share their expertise: Chris Adnitt (Royal HaskoningDHV – UK), Marijn Huijsmans (Witteveen+Bos – Netherlands), John […]

  • 12 November 2013

    In early 2011, 38 people fell victim to the floods in the Brisbane river basin in Australia. The economic damage amounted to 2 billion Australian dollars. To enhance flood protection in this area, the Australian government called in Deltares recently to conduct a hydrological study of the river. Quantification of probabilities of extreme water levels […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord has successfully completed an innovative scheme to provide improved protection from flooding to households, infrastructure, agricultural land and an area of outstanding natural beauty within the Severn Estuary. The scheme at Stolford features the deployment of block revetments, as developed in the Netherlands, instead of […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Anaklia Deep Sea Port are scheduled to begin on December 20, it was announced at a meeting between Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) and Georgian business sector representatives held at the Tax Payers Union’s office on October 12. During the meeting, Mamuka Khazaradze, ADC Co-Founder, said: “Anaklia Deep Sea Port is a project […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the interviews from our first ever Dredging Today Conference, held in Amsterdam a couple of months ago.   Dredging Today Conference: Dealing with Effects of Climate Change Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prepared by its working group on Adaptive Management (AM), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new paper which aims to further the debate on AM, as an important tool, in managing dredging and reclamation projects in an environmentally friendly manner. Entitled ‘Integrating Adaptive Environmental Management into Dredging Projects’ the paper covers objectives for […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A $1.16 million study into the water hydrology of the Brisbane River catchment will help create new systems which can better handle future floods. As part of the Newman Government’s commitment to implement the recommendations of the Queensland Floods Commission of Inquiry’s Final Report, the Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study will review the expected magnitude […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Subject to State Government funding, a proposed total of over $23 million has been allocated to various erosion works along the Geraldton coast. City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that the City had been working closely with the State Government to help develop long term solutions. “We’ve been working constructively with Terry […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A consortium led by international engineering and project management consultancy service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has drawn up a plan for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta that will deliver sustainability and protection for this important agricultural area. The plan describes the strategic vision for the Delta until the year 2100 and involves the industrialisation of agriculture, the sustainable […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s first investigation into the use of beach widening to reduce coastal flooding and erosion is being led by the National Oceanography Center (NOC) in partnership with the University of Liverpool. Dr. Jenny Brown, who is leading this project from the NOC, said: “Rising sea levels and the expansion of built up areas around […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Academy of the Myanmar-Netherlands Water Challenge 2016 was held in Yangon last week. It all started on Tuesday 10 May as forty selected students and young professionals from nine universities and institutes across Myanmar came together for a three-day intensive program to learn about sustainable delta development. Through a rich program of case studies, […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Greater Taree City Councillors and the community recently had the opportunity to hear from coastal engineering experts on the prediction for coastal hazard risk for Old Bar, the impact of that risk on the community and property owners, and the means by which it can be mitigated. Mr Gary Blumberg and Mr Pat Lawless of […]