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  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s New England District has once again collaborated with the Schools to Careers Partnership to sponsor a daylong event as part of the Program’s three-day Bioengineering Symposium. “This is the second year the District has done a full site tour – last year we toured Muddy River – but this is the fourth year […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     A unique summer school, named ‘From Dredging to Deep-Sea Mining’, has been underway for the past few days (July 6-10) in Freiberg, Germany. The school, organized by the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, is aimed at improving the knowledge of students and young researchers from different countries in new promising field of human activity – deep-sea mining. It […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In just a few months, the first ever Dredging School in Africa will be launched at the Maritime School of Excellence, Durban. The announcement was made by Nonkululeko Sishi, Chief Human Resources Officer at Transnet, during the recent launch of the IHC Dredging Simulator in Durban. Ms Nonkululeko Sishi said: “In January 2017, we will be launching the first ever Dredging […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Macabebe Elementary School welcomed its more than a thousand enrolees Monday despite its unfinished classrooms following construction delays due to intermittent rains last summer which created “fishponds” within its premises. Principal Marlene Manansala shared that “through the support of the provincial government, 33 dump trucks were provided to cover the fishponds with sands, and this, […]

  • 25 November 2011

    A current quarrel between school representatives and city officials has delayed the plans for the Lynnhaven River channel dredging. Intending to build a dredge transfer station, the city has asked the school division to sell 1 acre of riverfront property next to Thalia Elementary School. The station is needed for picking up and transporting muck […]

  • 31 May 2012

    “Do tides influence turbidity?” was just one question students from Gladstone High School asked this week to Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) environmental scientist Dr Daniel Spooner. Dr Spooner’s visit to the school is part of Gladstone Ports Corporation WBDDP schools program where students are taught about water turbidity and metals and what […]

  • 16 March 2012

    More than 90 students from around the Gladstone region experienced industry developments first hand in the Gladstone harbour today. As part of Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Western Basin Dredging and Development Project, students from Gladstone State High School, Gladstone Central State School, Ubobo State School and Nagoorin State School, toured the harbour and travelled past RG […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stanford Law School has released the California Coastal Armoring Report, named Managing Coastal Armoring and Climate Change Adaptation in the 21st Century. In response to erosion and storm events, Californians have built seawalls, revetments, and other “coastal armoring” structures along significant portions of California’s coast, this report stated. Coastal armoring now occupies more than 110 miles, or […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    VBA a joint venture comprising of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins recently hosted a school visit at the Environment Agency (EA) Ipswich tidal barrier site, for The Oaks Community Primary School. The purpose of the visit to the EA £58 million scheme was to teach the children about flood defense measures as a stimulus for […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC and Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) have been nominated for the Innovative Support Services award for setting up Africa’s first dredging school. The award recognizes support services that enable or enrich the dredging sector that do not include physical dredging activity: examples include education & training, surveying, hydrographics, research & development, consultants, specialist […]

  • 30 January 2013

    Silver Lake dredging project has received the green light from a school board, reports capegazette. Cape Henlopen Board of Education is ready to accept sediment from an upcoming dredging project on Rehoboth Elementary School property. Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control officials urge the Silver Lake dredging project which would improve the health of […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam visited William & Mary Law School last week to sign two bills, House Bill 345 and Senate Bill 265, establishing a new cabinet position for Virginia: Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaptation and Protection. The new cabinet position will function as the lead in developing and providing direction and […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Following the record-breaking floods that devastated Fiji in March, Sunshine Coast-based dredging and civil engineering company Hall Contracting has joined local Nadi businesses to assist the community, providing $FJD 15,000 (just over $AUD 8,000) that will be used to bring children back to school. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said he was saddened to […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Gladstone school students are learning first-hand what it means to enter the workforce through Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Work Placement Scheme. Over the last six months the GPC/LNG Dredging team has taken on a number of work experience students in accounting, business administration and environment. Placements are from all Gladstone schools with coordination through the School […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, hosted three different schools, James Island Christian School (JICS), The Porter Gaud School (PG) and Charleston Charter School of Math and Science (CCSMS) at Folly Beach to learn more about the Corps and the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. While CCSMS visited the project in February, PG […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senior maritime representatives from 11 countries embarked on the 2nd Maritime Public Leaders’ Programme (MPLP) today at the Nanyang Technological University’s (NTU) Infrastructure Systems and Maritime Studies Division, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), in partnership with NTU, and supported by the Ministry of Foreign […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Saint John, in partnership with PALS (Partners Assisting Local Schools) and the Anglophone South School District, is launching lesson plans about the Port and Maritime industries. The education program is designed to complement many areas of the curriculum and can be adapted for many grade levels. “Students may see the Port every day, but […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Plans to dredge Silver Lake in Rehoboth Beach are moving for­ward, but officials say the choice of dredging equipment could de­lay the project until next sum­mer. Mayor Sam Cooper said the Department of Natural Re­sources and Environmental Con­trol has approached Rehoboth Elementary School officials, seeking to use school property as a base of operations. Original­ly, […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District’s commitment in increasing awareness and inspiring students to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, New York district volunteers interacted with students from the Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy and from Dwyer High School in Elizabeth, New Jersey. The March […]

  • 30 August 2010

    As the floods subsided in Sibu, the mud slinging between DAP and SUPP escalated over the dredging issue which was supposed to solve the flooding problems here. Yesterday, Minister for Public Health and Environment Wong Soon Koh had thrown the dredging problem at DAP chairman Wong Ho Leng. Ho Leng accepted the challenge but wondered […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The EPA meetings for the proposed Grasse River cleanup have been rescheduled. The meetings scheduled for 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm are where public comment will be received. Wednesday, November 14, 2012 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Massena Town Hall (Room 30) 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at Massena Central High School (Auditorium) Thursday, November 15, 2012 […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty, currently working on the £86 million coastal defense schemes in the North West of England, recently welcomed the youngsters of Northfield Primary School to the Rossall site. The Rossall scheme will greatly reduce the risk of flooding to the local community, through constructing two kilometers of coastal defense from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point. Simon […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new marine community monitoring initiative, led by the University of Otago’s Department of Marine Science and the New Zealand Marine Studies Center, is set to begin exploring the consequences of dredging on Otago Harbor’s rocky shore communities. Funded by the Otago Pilot of the Participatory Science Platform, the Sediment and Seashores monitoring project is […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Gladstone Central State School Students learnt about the science behind the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project in the Gladstone harbour last week. As part of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) schools program, year six and seven students were taught about water turbidity and metals and what it […]

  • 1 August 2011

    An addition to East Shore Middle School and the dredging of the Wepawaug River are two of the capital improvement projects that have… (ctpost) [mappress] Source: ctpost, August 1, 2011

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan (SMP) scoping workshops from August 8-12 to share information about the update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. At the public workshops, an informational overview on the shoreline management plan update process will be provided and […]