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  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Center for Coastal Resources Management (CCRM) has just announced that the VIMS Tidal Wetlands Workshop will be held Tuesday, May 2, at the College of William & Mary School of Education in Williamsburg, VA. The workshop theme for this year is “Sustainable Shorelines in Action: Successful Applications & Incentive Programs” and the workshop focus will […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its initial review of more than 450 public comments on a proposal to dispose of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Clinton Landfill in DeWitt County, Illinois. Based on this review, EPA has decided that further evaluation of site hydrogeology will be needed before making a final decision on […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) was the host of the East of England Merit Awards 2015 last Thursday night at the British Racing School near Newmarket. ICE East of England presents its Merit Awards every year to celebrate and recognize outstanding civil engineering. This year’s top awards went to the M25 Section 5 and Huntingdon Railway Viaduct. Among […]

  • 8 February 2013

    Ballydehob Area Community Council has invited tenders for a feasibility study to assess all aspects of dredging an in-harbour area, including the suitability of a receptor site for the spoil and development of an amenity area. The objective of this study will be to bring both aspects of the project, if deemed viable, to the […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator for New York, Charles E. Schumer, is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. According to Schumer, the new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of drivers trying […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans to replenish a badly eroded beach in North Scituate will be discussed at a public hearing on September 1 in Scituate High School Auditorium, beginning at 6 p.m. This meeting comes eight months after selectmen approved a $127,140 contract with Applied Coastal Research and Engineering of Mashpee for design work for beach replenishment. The presentations will provide […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public hearing on two draft Environmental Assessments for river training structure construction activities on the Mississippi River is scheduled for today, in Shawnee High School Library, 3365 N Illinois Route 3, Wolf Lake, Ill. The Environmental Assessments are for the Grand Tower Phase 5 Project and the Dogtooth Bend Phase 5 Project, part of […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Wilmington District will hold a public hearing on a proposed terminal groin and beach renourishment project at Rich Inlet on Figure Eight Island on September 2 at Ogden Elementary School, 3637 Middle Sound Loop Road, Wilmington. The commenting period, originally set to end on August 24, was extended to September 14. The Figure Eight Beach […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    It’s now six months on since the devastating floods of December 2015 and the Environment Agency is embarking on a significant program of repairs to flood defenses damaged by the flooding. More than 9,000 householders and businesses across north and west Yorkshire were affected by the flooding and have spent much of this time dealing […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two environmental experts from state agencies will talk Tuesday night in Scituate, Massachusetts, about the process of coastal erosion and storm damage and options for protecting the fragile coastline. Geologist Rebecca Haney from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management will join coastal geologist Jim Mahala from the State Department of Environmental Protection as the keynote […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor Board and Dragados UK, the principal contractor for the Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, have announced the opening of the Harbor Expansion Visitor Center. The Center will afford schools, universities, professional and community groups, as well as the general public all over the North East of Scotland, the opportunity to gain insight into the […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    It’s no secret that successful engineers often exhibit similar personality traits ranging from possessing strong problem solving skills to working well as a team, so it didn’t come as a surprise to Capt. Derek Thornton’s family when he decided to pursue a career as an engineer. What they didn’t know was that he was determined […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the Stone Harbor dredging project will take place on Saturday, November 7, in the multipurpose room at Stone Harbor Elementary School, 275 93rd St. Bayfront property owners are encouraged to attend the presentation hosted by Sevenson Environmental Services Inc., the contractor for the project. The North Basin and Shelter Haven Basin are […]

  • 6 February 2012
    Vessels

    Her Worship, The Mayor of Conwy, Councillor Anne Roberts dodged the showers to preside over the naming ceremony of ‘The Little Orme’, the cutter suction dredger bought jointly by Quay Marinas and The Crown Estate to tackle siltation at Conwy Quays and Deganwy Quays Marinas. The Mayor christened ‘The Little Orme’ with a bottle of […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the city of Virginia Beach announced the initiation of the Lynnhaven Inlet Jetties Study on July 2. They are now inviting the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting, scheduled for July 22, 6-8 p.m., at the Frank W. Cox High School auditorium lobby, […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is hosting its annual Young Management Program this week in Madrid, Spain. The Young Management Program is held for the thirteenth time in cooperation with the The London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE. A group of 30 participants from seven member companies is attending the program ( DEME […]

  • 17 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public information and environmental impact statement (EIS) preparation notice scoping meeting for the Ala Wai canal dredging and improvement project on Thursday, July 21. Project components being considered include maintenance dredging of the Ala Wai canal and a portion of the […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) is about to hold a drop in exhibition on new coastal defenses planned to be built at Milton Common in the summer 2016. The exhibition will take place on Thursday 18th February 2016, at the Moorings Way Infant School in Southsea, Hampshire. Milton Common defenses include a new 750m rock revetment that will […]

  • 15 February 2012

    The sangguniang panlungsod is seeking to hasten fish culture activities in this city as an alternative livelihood for fisher folks affected by the dismantling of fish pens along the Pantal River. Councilor Redford Erfe-Mejia suggested the move saying that the city agriculture office should upgrade its aquaculture program to include raising siganid (malaga), grouper (lapu-lapu) […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A visit to the site of a flood prevention scheme in West Sussex provided a group of civil engineering students from the University of Brighton with a valuable glimpse of ‘what collaborative engineering work looks like’. Taking place last Monday, October 24, around 45 students visited the Clay’s Lake site where flood prevention works are […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a second meeting about the pending cleanup of the Housatonic River, according to berkshireeagle.com. The meeting will be June 13, from 6:30 to 9 p.m., at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School. At a May 24 session, state and federal officials gave a broad overview of a shared […]

  • 24 May 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host a public meeting of the Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council tonight at 6:30 at Lenox Memorial Middle and High School. EPA officials are expected to review a document released last Friday that gives a broad vision for using dredging, excavating, capping and monitored natural recovery to deal with […]

  • 17 May 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding public meetings in both states 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 clean […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 40 pupils from a primary school made a special visit to a £36 million coastal protection project being undertaken between Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. The youngsters, who are all Junior Wardens at Frobisher Primary and Nursery, went along to find out more about the scheme and witness the work going on at first hand. […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port Administration will host a Poplar Island update meeting at Tilghman Island Elementary School in Tilghman Island, Maryland, on September 19, 2016. The meeting will inform the public on current and future activities at the Poplar Island ecosystem restoration project, including planned activities associated […]