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  • 19 September 2011

    After taking part in Charlevoix tourist train’s inaugural trip, Pauline Marois, member of Parliament for Charlevoix and leader of the Parti Québécois and of the Official opposition, paid a visit to Ocean Industries’ shipyard in Isle-aux-Coudres. This visit allowed her to take note of the company’s needs, which is lacking in specialized labour. Let’s remember […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft feasibility report and environmental assessment for stream bank restoration near Tilden, Neb. is currently available for public review. The report identifies alternatives to provide stream bank protection and prohibit further rapid erosion on the right-descending bank of the Elkhorn River, Madison County, Neb. Public infrastructure being protected includes the 536th Avenue county road […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) will convene the panel’s first hearing on developing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). One of the Committee’s top priorities this Congress, WRDA legislation focuses on developing, maintaining, and supporting the Nation’s port and waterway infrastructure, as well as addressing targeted flood protection and environmental […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing this Sources Sought Announcement to determine interest, availability and capability of 8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business and Small Business concerns. Contract scope will include oversight of GE-lead remedial and removal actions at the Site including the Rest-of-River Reach (river sediment, […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the channelization of Asa River, Ilorin. On the channellisation of Asa River, the Minister for Information disclosed that the Council approved the contract for the channellisation of the Asa River and its tributaries in Ilorin, Kwara State at a total cost of N1, 233,761,817.20 with a completion period […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) Finland last week announced a new Agency Network Agreement which will strengthen the company’s coverage of thirteen key ports around the country’s coastline. The announcement coincided with an Open House event which celebrated 150 years of the company. Invited customers from the Helsinki area were able to experience a demonstration of […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) last week announced two new appointments, Kathleen Mackie LaVoy joined the company as the new Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary and Annette Cyr as the Vice President of Human Resources. CEO Lasse Petterson commented: “We are excited to announce these changes to our executive […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Tuvalu has launched a new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said in its latest release.  UNDP-supported, Green Climate Fund (GCF) financed project will benefit one in three people in one of the world’s most vulnerable Small Island Developing States, the announcement stated. […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host three meetings in January for members of the public to learn more about a draft rehabilitation report for Herbert Hoover Dike. The Corps will conduct the meetings in communities around Lake Okeechobee to discuss a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Access to a 500m section of Aberdeen beach is being closed to the public from Friday, 12 July, due to considerable erosion of sand caused by recent storms, Aberdeen City Council reports.  An estimated 140,000 tonnes has been displaced by the wind and tides leaving a deficit of up to 2m in some places. The […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that sixty young professionals from IADC’s member companies came together recently on at Hilvaria Studio’s in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands, for their second annual networking event – Peering into Dredging’s Future. After receiving a welcome note from IADC’s Secretary General, Rene Kolman, the group participated in an […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the Southwest Valley Flood Damage Reduction Project recently received the Mid-Region Council of Governments Board of Directors’ Public Partnership Award. The Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA); Bernalillo County; Albuquerque Public Schools (APS); and Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) worked together to […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, announced yesterday a $177,706 grant for the University of Michigan’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research through the School of Natural Resources and Environment. This support, which comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Students from the University of Brighton have benefited from ‘real life experience’ though a visit to a civil engineering site in West Sussex. Last month a group of students visited the Clays Lake site, near Pease Pottage, where flood prevention works are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord. The works […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following installation of an underground sand pipeline along Mooloolaba Beach earlier this year, Sunshine Coast Council will start work next month to extend the underground sand barrier wall to further protect the dunes and vital vegetation. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that it was the second stage of an underground geotextile sand bag protection […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The RI Coastal Resources Management Council has awarded funding for ten habitat restoration projects through its RI Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration Trust Fund. The Council approved the funding at the March 26 semi-monthly meeting in Providence. Projects approved for funding include five salt marsh restoration projects, two freshwater restoration projects and two anadromous fish […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached a major achievement in environmentally responsible maritime infrastructure development with the formal delivery and handover of the first coral engine in the Bahamas. On 28 August, in the presence of 150 invitees including Mr. Bannister, Minister of Works, the maintenance of the coral engine was handed over to local partners Stuart […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board of Directors announced the appointment of engineer Manuel Benítez as the new Deputy Administrator of this entity, beginning on September 4, 2012. “The Board of Directors considers that Benítez´experience and knowledge will contribute to the management of the Panama Canal, as the waterway faces new challenges while maintaining its […]

  • 18 December 2013

    The Warrington Mayor and local school children planted a tree today to mark the completion of the first phase of construction on one of the UK’s biggest flood defence schemes. The 1.5 km stretch of flood walls and embankments along Knutsford Rd have already proved their worth by protecting around 1,500 local homes and businesses […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    An interactive forum and networking event for project owners, financiers, insurers, contractors, construction lawyers, regulators, government agencies and NGOs, advisors to decision makers in the maritime infrastructure construction industry. This two-day forum with the theme Partnering Creates Possibilities will bring together top-level experts and advisors responsible for construction projects for an in-depth exchange of knowledge. […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local partners will mark the completion of Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Justine Mee Liff Park on April 21, 2017 in Boston, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just announced. The Muddy River project was in response to […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Seatools, a subsea technology company that provides solutions for a wide range of subsea challenges, has just published paper on grab-based deep-sea mining. In the field of deep-sea mining, the currently dominant school of thought focuses on the large-scale underwater processing of subsea rocks, the company said. More specifically, the methodology that is most commonly […]

  • 8 November 2012

    Jeffrey E. Miles was named Deputy Executive Director for Operations of the North Carolina State Ports Authority by Tom Bradshaw, Executive Director. “In my brief time with the Authority, I have grown to depend on the operational expertise Jeff provides our ports and our customers. He is leading the development of our strategic plan, working […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Floods cause more damage than any other natural disasters in Washington. The Department of Ecology has awarded nearly $11 million in grants to recipients across the state to help prevent damage in flood-prone communities. Grants reach from Silverdale on Kitsap Peninsula east to Yakima County and north from Deming to Skamokawa near the Columbia River […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 101 – “Basics of Dredging, Dredged Material Management and Environmental Considerations” short course, hosted by the Western Dredging Association (WEDA), is set to take place on October 7, 2019, at Loews Philadelphia Hotel in Philadelphia, PA. The course has been developed and provided exclusively by WEDA, for the purpose of helping anyone interested […]