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  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essential work has started to renourish the beach and improve the sea defences at Cleveleys. As part of a nine-week program, extra sand and shingle will added to the stepped areas and some groynes will be extended to address potential erosion. Both of these together will ensure the long-term effectiveness of the sea defences. [mappress] […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the face of increasing flood risk in England and pressure on defenses, the Environment Agency has improved the cost effectiveness and prioritization of its flood risk spending. However, Defra and the Agency have limited resources and current spending is insufficient to meet many of the maintenance needs the Agency has identified for its flood […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade and development of the water areas of seaports, the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure has announced. According to the press service, the main aim of the measures is to organize long-term planning of the development of seaports, taking all the […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 2 December 2011

    The development of Grimsby River Terminal (GRT) by Associated British Ports (ABP) will herald the largest ever capital investment in the Port of Grimsby. Alongside this, ABP will enter into a new long-term agreement with Volkswagen Group UK Ltd. Over £25 million will be invested by ABP in the new terminal on the river Humber, […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on FEMA to formally assign the Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize storm protection projects, including beach berms, dunes, and temporary sea walls, on Staten Island’s shoreline after the protective beaches were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The neighborhoods of South Beach, Midland Beach, New Dorp Beach and Oakwood Beach […]

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    When the term “shovel-ready” was first applied to federal stimulus projects, most people didn’t envision gargantuan claws, pneumatic scoops and massive vacuum equipment that pound, gouge and inhale more than 40 feet under water. But that’s the nature of an ongoing project on the Columbia River… [mappress] Source: The Columbian, February 28, 2010;

  • 11 August 2020
    Business development

    Funding budgeted for the State Government’s stalled Thorsborne Trail eco-tourism project should be redirected to other projects in the region, said Hinchinbrook MP Nick Dametto in his latest announcement. Mr Dametto said that after nearly two years since expressions of interest were called for to develop an eco-tourism experience on Hinchinbrook Island, it had become […]

  • 23 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, November 21, Mayor Dan Sullivan and executive members of the Anchorage Port Modernization Project (APMP) team presented the concept plan for the Port of Anchorage (POA) to the Anchorage Assembly. Following a week-long Concept Planning Charrette in August to identify operational constraints, known risks, and user priorities, the POA stakeholder group identified three […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today that Ryan Levenson has been appointed to the Board of Directors, effective December 27, 2016. Mr. Levenson has also been appointed to the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Concurrent with the 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, the size of the class […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Options for improving long-term water quality in the ACT and Murrumbidgee River catchment are now on display for community comment. “Initial water monitoring and research has identified a range of potential options to improve water quality in each of six priority catchments across the ACT,” ACT Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said. Federal Parliamentary […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne Corporation successfully delivered the Channel Deepening Project (CDP) ahead of time, under budget and in compliance with the environmental approval conditions, except for three minor nonconformances, However, the achievement of CDP’s benefits to date has been affected by the 2008 global financial crisis (GFC), which has reduced demand for global trade […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) is seeking an urgent meeting with the Minister of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to discuss new changes and seek an update on the Government’s intentions for future coastal planning laws and their commitment to effective stakeholder consultation. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection last week […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging work on the Ettalong Channel, set to remove about 5000 cubic meters of sand from the waterway, is officially underway at the southern end of Lobster Beach. “Further to my announcement on Friday, the emergency dredging being funded by the NSW State Government has commenced as scheduled today,” said Terrigal state Liberal MP Adam Crouch […]

  • 10 June 2011

      Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, the owner of Halterm Container Terminal Limited, has announced it will be investing in two additional super post-panamax cranes (SPPX) at the Port of Halifax. In 2012, the Port of Halifax will feature four SPPX container berths equipped, with seven SPPX cranes following the addition of these new cranes. “The investment […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australia’s City of Fremantle is moving ahead with construction of temporary coastal protection at Port Beach to protect buildings and facilities from further erosion. The first major storms of the winter season caused significant erosion at the beach earlier this month, undermining sections of footpath and the southern car park and threatening the […]

  • 20 February 2012

      UNESCO has sent a clear message that they are taking the threat of mass dredging to the World Heritage status of the Great Barrier Reef seriously, setting out comprehensive terms of reference for their Reactive Monitoring Mission. The Australian Greens have welcomed the Mission’s intention to help the Government develop ‘a long-term plan for […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new five year monitoring plan for the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by the Commonwealth Government will provide unprecedented knowledge into the effectiveness of environmental watering. “Localised teams of experts from Australia’s leading regional universities and research institutions will undertake projects in key areas of Commonwealth environmental water delivery,” said Senator Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd.  an integrated marine services company providing territorial sea fishing and dredging services in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), today announced that its Board of Directors has received an offer from its Chairman and CEO, Mr. Xinrong Zhuo, to acquire the assets of China Dredging Group, or CDGC, and its PRC […]

  • 20 September 2013

    In situ capping (ISC) of subaqueous waste is a non-removal remediation technique for contaminated sediment that involves leaving sediments in place and isolating them from the environment with a layer of soil and/or sediment material. In situ capping is a viable and efficient remediation technology when applied in areas with appropriate environmental conditions. One of […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The peak industry body for the Queensland resources sector said the Senate report into the Great Barrier Reef backs the work that was well underway to improve reef health. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said the report published 29 recommendations that largely reflected the work of a host of stakeholders on the Reef […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin, working with subsidiary companies VolkerBrooks and VolkerGround Engineering, have together successfully completed stabilization works to the bank of the River Don in Doncaster. The built embankment separating the South Yorkshire canal and River Don at Wheatley Cut, has a long history of instability. Over the end of 2012 and early 2013, rapid slope movement […]

  • 6 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Martin Midstream Partners L.P. announced the construction of a new terminal at the Port of Corpus Christi, Texas to receive crude oil from the Eagle Ford shale via the recently announced Harvest Gardendale Pipeline. As part of the project, the Partnership has entered into a long-term lease with the Port at a new location adjacent […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle Council has been directed to prepare its Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton as an urgent matter of priority. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that the Council has been given until June 30 this year to complete its CMP to address the issue of erosion at Stockton Beach. “Last […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has formally adopted an aggressive 10-year restoration plan, known as a basin management action plan or BMAP, covering Lake Okeechobee. The long-term restoration plan was carefully developed through a series of public meetings that included environmental groups, agricultural interests, local governments as well as the public. The plan identifies […]