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  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canvassing for the nation’s future engineering talent starts through community outreach programs, and the district seized the opportunity to showcase a variety of Corps missions to approximately 160 engineering students at Jenkins High School in Savannah. Corps volunteers participated as part of National Engineers Week, intended to promote technical education and the pursuit of engineering […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thousands of Bicolanos will have a job for at least six months this year as the Department of Labor and Employment-Bicol announced today that it will be hiring workers from all over the region starting this month. “Yes, everybody will have a chance to have a decent job this 2014,” said DOLE-Bicol Regional Director Nathaniel […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Master Plan scoping workshops August 22-27 to share information about the revision process. Scoping Workshop Schedule: • Aug. 22 – Mountain Home, Ark., from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Arkansas State Sheid Center, 1600 S. College Street; • Aug. 23 – Harrison, Ark., […]

  • 24 September 2012

    According to a news release, the Pearl River Valley Water Supply District will hold a public meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Northwest Rankin Middle School’s cafeteria to discuss a proposed comprehensive dredging plan. ”The preliminary meetings were held with a few leaseholders and a dredging plan has been drafted,” said Reservoir General Manager […]

  • 29 July 2013

    BAM International – the operating construction company of Royal BAM Group that is active outside Europe – has completed the upgrade of a live petrochemical jetty in Cilegon, West Java. Without affecting the chemical plant production for client Chandra Asri and despite rough weather conditions during the construction period, BAM’s Indonesian subsidiary completed the work […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of teachers from Palmquist Elementary School in Oceanside yesterday toured the Oceanside Harbor dredging project, conducted by Manson Construction. Jim Fields, the Corps’ Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging project manager, hosted the visitors and presented the latest information about the navigation dredging project that began April 17. The project, which will dredge up to 320,000 […]

  • 22 October 2013

    His Excellency President Benigno Aquino III of the Republic of the Philippines, together with Her Excellency President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea, witnessed the signing of a Loan Agreement to support the implementation of the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Measures in the Low Lying Areas of Pampanga Bay Project. […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Children at primary schools in the Buckie area are to help decide the name of Moray Council’s new £2.4 million dredger. A competition is being run over the next few weeks when pupils will be asked to suggest a suitable name for the vessel, which is currently under construction at the Macduff Shipyard site at […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On 5 November 2014, Ms Marisa Gerards, the Dutch Ambassador for South Africa, attended a meeting in which the details of the cooperation between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) and Royal IHC (IHC) were explained in detail. This takes the form of a supplier development plan (SDP), which is part of IHC’s contract to deliver […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 13th Annual Patrick Lecture Series, presented by the LSU Coastal Studies Institute and the LSU Graduate School, will be held on April 13-14, 2015. The guest speaker will be Edward B. Barbier, the John S. Bugas Professor of Economics at the University of Wyoming. Dr. Barbier is one of the top 20 cited environmental economists […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    One year since work began on the stabilization of the river bank in the Anse La Raye community in Saint Lucia, New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. Jan Henderson paid a visit to the site which has seen a marked difference in flooding incidents. The Grande Rivière river, which flows through the coastal village to the sea, […]

  • 13 January 2011

    Wilhelmsen Ships Service has appointed Vidar Hole to the position of Business Director responsible for the Maritime Logistics Services portfolio. Vidar will drive the design, development and launch of new offers in line with the company’s strategy and identified market and customer needs, across its range of logistics services. This includes developing new services, with […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Replenishment of Adelaide’s beaches will be continuing from Monday, November 11, until Friday, November 15, with sand being moved from between the Semaphore and Largs Bay jetties to the critically eroded West Beach, reports the Department for Environment and Water SA. As reported, sand will be moved from between the Semaphore and Largs Bay jetties […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has changed the location of its previously announced public meeting to explain the proposed plan for cleanup work and future land use at the former Li Tungsten Superfund site. Due to a scheduling conflict, the meeting has been moved from the Robert Finley Middle School to the Glen Cove High […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary Dennis Davin joined Wednesday Senator John Gordner, Representative David Millard, and other elected officials to announce the approval of funding to support a comprehensive flood protection project for the town of Bloomsburg. This announcement comes after years of the administration working with the community to secure […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    BAM Nuttall Ltd has just announced that work is back on track to improve flood protection in a section of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme. According to the release, construction work is starting again to improve flood defences in the Lower Bootham area in a bid to help better protect 134 properties. The flood alleviation […]

  • 14 December 2009
    Research & Development

    Two UK scientists and a Franco-British partnership have been awarded euros5m to find safe disposal methods for dredged marine sediments. Laurence Hopkinson and Kevin Stone from the University of Brighton’s School of Environment and Technology… Source: Maritime Global Net, December 14, 2009;

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District (USACE) and the City of Virginia Beach are hosting an informational meeting about the Lynnhaven River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project today, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Frank W. Cox High School, 2425 Shorehaven Drive, Virginia Beach.  The format of the meeting will be an informal […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Townsville City Council announced last week that they are completing remedial erosion works at Horseshoe Bay following the unprecedented monsoon. Works include pushing sand up the beach to stabilize the beach and reduce any steep slopes to make the area safer for residents and visitors to Horseshoe Bay, the Council said. Townsville Local Recovery and […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) announced Monday that the State Bond Commission is set to approve critical funding for the Wall Street Place mixed-use development when it meets this Friday in Hartford. In September, Sen. Duff joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling for the start of construction at the site, which […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you a list of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Beacon Marine: Osterville Dredging Scheme Wrapped Up Beacon Marine Construction, LLC., a Massachusetts based full service marine contractor, has completed a dredging and beach nourishment project in Osterville, MA.   Julong Dredging Raises the Bar Julong Dredging & Mining Machinery Co., […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama is scheduled to be in Baltimore on Friday, reports wbaltv.com. He will visit Ellicott Dredges, a South Baltimore company that manufactures dredging equipment for local and international infrastructure projects. The White House says the trip to Baltimore is the president’s second “Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour.” The president is also due […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme will play host to a number of industry visits this spring/summer, starting with a delegation from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) later this month, reports Mackley. A number of ICE Student Committee members are currently on secondment at Gatwick Airport and will visit the Shoreham site for a tour/presentation […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, will hold two public meetings to review preliminary plans for and solicit public input on a project which would provide increased flood protection along the Mouse River near Minot, North Dakota. The first meeting will be […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ New Orleans District and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a series of public meetings to discuss the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project. According to the organizers, meetings will begin with a 30-minute open house, followed by a 30-minute formal presentation, and ending with an open question and answer […]