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  • 30 January 2013

    On Friday, 1 February, Jaap Kwadijk, the Deltares Scientific Director, will be introducing Dutch flood protection policy at a conference in New Jersey for planners. He will be focusing in particular on the long-term policy, including areas like the Delta Programme. Friday will be the 60th anniversary of the disastrous floods that afflicted the Netherlands […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, today handed over a $207,500 cheque to Central Coast Council for beach nourishment and design work for a revetment wall at Wamberal Beach. This is the first significant funding milestone for a long-term solution to protect hundreds of millions of dollars of public and private assets on Ocean View Drive, reported Adam Crouch. […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Boaties will be the winners with a new $750,000 permanent dredging pipeline to be installed at the entrance channel to Mooloolaba Harbour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the pipeline, which would be submerged under the river, meant dredging will now have little impact on vessel traffic in and out of the harbour. “A contract […]

  • 18 March 2010

    The Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) launched by the Government is in progress under the two phases the project was planned.The total estimated cost of construction of harbour Infrastructure works is US$ 330 million while the first South Container Terminal will be constructed under BOT terms… [mappress] Source:dailynews,March 18,2010;

  • 25 March 2010

    The Dubai Government will help Dubai World in restructuring its US $22 billion debt by paying off short-term loans, according to Abu-Dhabi based newspaper Al Ittihad.Dubai World includes major property developers Nakheel and Limitless. [mappress] Source:uaenews,March 25,2010

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mekong Water Technology Innovations Institute (Mekong Water Innovation) has proposed piloting a soil bank model for better management of canal dredging and for generating revenue from dredged soil in the Mekong Delta region. Trinh Cong Van, director of the Institute, said at a conference on solutions to climate change adaptation in the Mekong Delta […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Joseph S. Saladino, the Supervisor of the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, Long Island, asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to replenish an estimated one million cubic yards of sand washed away from Tobay Beach in a recent storm. Saladino, in a letter to officials at the USACE headquarters in […]

  • 5 July 2012

     In a break with tradition this year, the Central Dredging Association’s trademark conference and exhibition, CEDA Dredging Days 2012, will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 12-13 December. The main conference topics will be ‘Infrastructure and Trade Development’ and ‘Dredging for the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry’. This unique opportunity takes advantage […]

  • 19 August 2010

    The pilot project for the long term removal of sediment from the Crocodile River inlet into the Hartbeespoort Dam, as part of the Harties Metsi a Me Programme, started on Monday and is due to be completed tomorrow. This is the next step in implementing an operational project which seeks to assess ways of improving […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Audit Office has published its 2014 report on flood defense spending. It welcomes improvements in the way the Environment Agency is prioritizing its spending, including on flood defense maintenance, and how it achieves value for money. However, the report claims the underlying spending on flood defenses has gone down. On NAO’s funding claims, […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A strong risk-based framework for sustainable maintenance dredging of Queensland ports, aimed to ensure protection of the Great Barrier Reef, has been announced by the government. The Maintenance Dredging Strategy for Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area Ports was jointly released by Ports Minister Mark Bailey and Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles, […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging is part of the flood action plan and the Environment Agency is progressing with a project to dredge 8 kilometres of the Rivers Parrett and Tone. The plan includes a range of other options for improving the area’s flood resilience in the long term, such as maintenance, land management and community and business resilience. […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging is part of the flood action plan and the Environment Agency is progressing with a project to dredge 8 kilometres of the Rivers Parrett and Tone. The plan includes a range of other options for improving the area’s flood resilience in the long term, such as maintenance, land management and community and business resilience. […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2013 has been a landmark year for the Australian waterfront. It saw a third container stevedore enter the market in Brisbane and Sydney, and the Port of Melbourne Corporation begin its selection of a company to build and operate a third international container terminal. The New South Wales Government finalised the sale/ long term lease […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As one of the five identified Priority Port Development Areas in the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy, the Port of Mackay is required to prepare a 30 Year Port Master Plan. “A critical element in the development of the Master Plan will be consultation with a broad range of stakeholders and we are currently waiting for […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District today announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) with Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (DFONSI) for the proposed Downtown Montauk Stabilization Project and the opening of a 30-day review period, in which the public can submit written comments. The proposed Downtown Montauk Stabilization […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has transformed its dockyard on the River Yare with a new state-of-the art workshop and offices which will help maintain the Broads for generations of visitors to come. The £680,000 development, which was opened by Eastern Daily Press editor Nigel Pickover, is now the hub of the Authority’s construction and maintenance work. […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has agreed to apply for State Government funding to contribute to the cost of dredging the Ettalong Channel and called for the State Government to provide emergency funding in the short term. During the yesterday’s council meeting, Mayor Jane Smith said that the decision on dredging Ettalong Channel provides a clear path […]

  • 9 March 2011

      Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Egypt: Transport and Logistics Sector 2010 – 2011” report to their offering. Water is still key to Egypt’s Economic health. During 2010 there was moderate growth in the sector and the start of new initiatives to increase internal trade using the river Nile. Medium and […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy. A framework agreement, outlining the terms of the new partnership, was signed on Monday 4 June 2018 […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Initial ground investigation work for the Lowestoft Flood Risk Management Project started last week, according to the Suffolk Coastal District Council. The work is being undertaken by Balfour Beatty on behalf of Waveney District Council, Suffolk County Council, the Environment Agency, Anglian Water and other organizations who are working closely together to reduce flooding in the […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mineral raw materials from the sea may contribute to ensuring the long term supply of industrial nations with important raw materials, Bosch Rexroth said in its latest announcement. The DeepSea Mining Alliance (DSMA) supports the development of deep sea mining projects in order to allow for an environmentally friendly extraction of these raw materials in the […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an initiative of the ‘Love our Lakes’ program, the Gippsland Lakes Environment Fund has provided funding for sand nourishment works at Crescent Island and Pelican Island to improve the habitat values for migratory birds such as the threatened Little Term and the Fairy Term. The preliminary feasibility study included sediment sampling and modelling. The […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held its first-ever regional collaboration meeting with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania last week at the Rachel Carson Building in Harrisburg, aimed at increasing awareness of interagency capabilities and strengthening partnerships.  “This workshop is important, so we know what everyone’s piece to play is in the Commonwealth,” said Brig. Gen. Tony […]