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  • 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 […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    With work nearly complete, Team Van Oord said in its latest release that they are entering the final phase of the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council is inviting community participation in three community workshops about how Council should manage coastal storm damage in the Shoalhaven, as part of its “Our Coast, Our Lifestyle” community engagement project. Mayor Joanna Gash said that the recent storm has demonstrated that damage can occur at any time and Council needs to understand […]

  • 9 April 2013

    There is a dredger engine room kilometres away from sea, which is toiled away at by budding marine engineers. There are three 1960s engines within, and hours are spent on maintenance and regular overhauls. Located at Manukau Institute of Technology, it is the only place in the country where marine engineering students can gain practical […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    To a room full of fifth graders, a one dollar bill gets attention. But the idea of turning that $1 into $5.50 thrills them! That’s the benefit-to-cost ratio for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP)—a plan to deepen the Savannah River shipping channel from 42 feet to 47 feet to […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners will conduct a Public Meeting regarding the County’s plans for Buxton beach nourishment today at 7pm at Cape Hatteras Secondary School. Dr. Tim Kana with Coastal Science and Engineering will be in attendance to speak with the board and public regarding the project. The Public Meeting is an opportunity […]

  • 12 June 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding a second round of public meetings next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District is hosting Bull Shoals Lake Shoreline Management Plan update workshops from February 26 through March 1 to share the draft shoreline management plan and collect public comments. A draft Environmental Assessment, which evaluates the potential impacts of each alternative, will also be available for review, said USACE. […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Nineteen local high school students got a “sampling” of what it’s like to be a hydraulic engineer during a boat tour of the Savannah Harbor, July 25. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, in partnership with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Savannah Post, hosted the tour as part of a Jenkins […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), along with state and local officials, have kicked off Phase 2 of the Fisher School Basin Flood Risk Reduction Project, a floodwall being built along Bayou Barataria at the construction cost of $11.2 million. According to an official announcement from the Governor’s […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It is necessary to revive the training of dredging specialists in Rostov-on-Don, said Aleksandr Attar, Director of Saint-Petersburg branch of Ekohidrotechnika, at the Forum of Dredging Companies, organized by media-group PortNews. He noted that the only educational institution to train dredging specials in Russia, Rostov nautical school named after Sedov, ceased enrollment for dredging specialization […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The Traverse City Commissioners voted to allow improvements to Northwestern Michigan College’s Harbor at its Great Lakes Campus, reports upnorthlive.com. The college’s dredging permit was given the green light by City Commissioners. According to upnorthlive.com, the school and the city say the actual dredging process will be a learning opportunity that could benefit the bay. […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the main part of the £2.5 million Monkton Flood Alleviation Scheme in South Tyneside has started this week, reports the Environment Agency. According to EA, contractor Balfour Beatty is carrying out flood protection work across Monkton and Hebburn with work expected to be complete by the end of the year. The main […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The EPA recently released its proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site and will hold public meetings on January 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Public School 58 (the Carroll School), 330 Smith Street, Brooklyn and on January 24, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Joseph Miccio Community Center, 110 West 9th […]

  • 8 July 2013

    MTI Holland announces that on June 17, 2013, the GDC-IHC Dredging Technology Training Centre successfully opened at the Guangzhou Dredging Training School (a subsidiary of CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co. Ltd.). This is the follow-up of a 5-year cooperative agreement, signed on December 13, 2012, between GDC, IHC Dredging Technology (Tianjin) Co. Ltd., and the Training […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold two public information sessions to answer questions about its plan to clean up the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 6:30 – 9:00 PM, P.S. 32 Samuel Mills Sprole School, 317 Hoyt Street, Gowanus, Brooklyn. Thursday, November 14, 2013, 6:30 – 9:00 […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer announced last week that the U.S Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has provided over $4 million in funding for the Athol Springs Route 5 barrier project through 2018 Supplemental funding. Specifically, USACE will use the funding to construct a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route […]

  • 8 February 2012

    APM Terminals has appointed Henrik L. Pedersen as Chief Executive Officer for the Asia-Pacific Region based in Shanghai, China. In his new role, Mr. Pedersen will be part of APM Terminal’s global Senior Management Team. Mr. Pedersen joined the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group in 1998, where he held various positions within Maersk Line, before […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and sediment at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in the Town of Salina, Onondaga County. The EPA will hold a public meeting today to explain the proposed plan and is encouraging public comments. The […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In her speech during the opening program of Brigada Eskwela at Caranbglaan Elementary School, Dagupan City Mayor Belen Fernandez bared steps being undertaken by the city government in order to address the perennial flooding problem that affects mostly pupils and students in the city. “The dredging of rivers in the city has started and more […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Dutra Museum of Dredging is a private collection of materials representing the history of sidedraft clamshell dredging in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the role the Dutra family and Dutra companies have played in building the Delta infrastructure. The collection, unique in its scope and size, spans the century that has elapsed since the […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regional Environmental Specialist Janelle Stokes couldn’t have been more pleased when she learned she would be presenting an overview of the district’s beneficial use program to a group of visiting Louisiana State University students who are just as interested in dirt as she is, and on their way […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs, from the bottom of the New Bedford Harbor is the No. 1 source of airborne PCBs in the neighborhoods surrounding the port, according to new research by the University of Iowa and Boston University School of Public Health. In fact, airborne PCB emissions from the harbor are so […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ducks Unlimited (DU) conservation staff recently completed the Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration project – the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funded scheme. DU obtained the NAWCA grant of $999,901 for the restoration project, which includes additional funding from matching partners Fox & Baldwin LLC, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Axalta, Energy […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) earlier this week celebrated the start of Youth Wetlands Week, April 16-April 22, 2018.  To kick off the week, CPRA and LSU AgCenter 4-H Youth Wetlands Program (YWP) staff visited with Isidore Newman School students in New Orleans, Louisiana. At the event, students participated in a hypothethical planning […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has won a contract for the Director General Naval Project (DGNP) maintenance dredging work in Visakhapatnam. DGNP was established at the Naval Base Vizag for setting up a composite complex consisting of Naval Dockyard, Training School Complex and […]