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  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Daniel Bastreri and Lauren Hughes are the latest marine experts to have been brought on board by independent UK ecology specialist, Thomson Ecology, as it continues to build its pool of specialist expertise in the marine ecology sector. Daniel Bastreri joins Thomson Ecology as Principal Marine Consultant. He is an experienced marine scientist and joins […]

  • 26 September 2011

    The city council has ruled out closing the Warrnambool harbour despite fears over the shallow depth of Lady Bay…   By ANDREW THOMSON (standard) [mappress] Source: standard, September 26, 2011;

  • 15 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    After much preparatory work and engagement with Internal Drainage Boards (IDBs), the Environment Agency (EA) and other partners involved, Defra has given the green light to a number of pilot projects to propose to “de-main” certain sections of main river across the country. The Association of Drainage Authorities (ADA) reports that the process involves investigating […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public safety funding announced in February 2016, the Province of British Columbia is committing $200,000 in funding toward a flood mitigation project in the Central Okanagan that will help protect against flooding in the Lower Mission neighbourhood of Kelowna. Minister of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, Steve Thomson, said: “By investing […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Analysts at Barclays Capital reduced their target price on shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. from $9.00 to $8.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Barclays Capital’s target price points to a potential upside of 15.94% from the stock’s previous close. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    BMT WBM and BMT JFA Consultants, subsidiaries of BMT Group, will take to the stage at the upcoming Coasts & Ports 2015 Conference in Auckland, New Zealand. The Coasts and Ports Conference series is the pre-eminent forum in the Australasian region for professionals to meet and discuss issues extending across all disciplines relating to coasts […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A consultation which aims to give communities and local organisations more say in the ways in which rivers are managed and maintained, was launched yesterday (15th January), reports the Environment Agency. Under the Rationalizing the Main River (RMRN) de-maining pilot project, the Environment Agency has proposed to transfer flood risk management activities on the following sections […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and retirees, river residents and those affectionately known as river rats lined the banks of the Upper Mississippi River to see the Dredge William A. Thompson make its final voyage, June 12-13. The Thompson left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers service base in Fountain City, Wis., around 11:30 […]

  • 7 August 2011

    The William A. Thompson needs to find a new home — fast.   (winonadailynews) [mappress] Source: winonadailynews, August 5, 2011

  • 6 January 2012

    The number of vessels calling at Jamaica’s ports last year held steady, even as the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ) moves to develop and … By McPherse Thompson (jamaica-gleaner) [mappress] Source: jamaica-gleaner, January 6, 2012; Image: kctjm

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In another step to ensuring the region’s waterways and beaches are protected, the Sunshine Coast Council has extended the underground sand pipeline at Mooloolaba Beach to allow for improved sand renourishment. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that the 450 mm-diameter pipeline now stretched between the rock wall at Mooloolaba Spit and Mooloolaba Surf Club. […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Billy Thompson, a local fisherman, said that the New River Inlet is in desperate need of dredging. Because the water is so shallow and the sand so high, Thompson’s boat hits the bottom of the ocean floor almost every day, according to jdnews.com. Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said that the plan […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Changes have been made to the Proposed Bay of Plenty Regional Coastal Environment Plan in response to public submissions. Regional Direction and Delivery Committee Chair Paula Thompson said that feedback from the 194 submissions that Regional Council received on the plan has been valuable. “It’s shaped changes to rules and policies about protecting natural areas, […]

  • 2 October 2010

    Local business leaders and others in the maritime transportation industry fear that a potential $22 million cut in federal spending on … By Richard Thompson (fwix) [mappress] Source: fwix, October 2, 2010;

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council will start pumping sand onto two popular Coast beaches from early June, ensuring they are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. Division 8 Councillor O’Pray said from June 9, Council would pump over 75,000 cubic meters of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “The dredger has arrived and everything is on […]

  • 30 May 2011

    Boaters parked along the south end of the Bridgewater Channel near Thompson Bay reported noticing a difference in ease of boating traffic… By JACKIE LEATHERMAN (havasunews) [mappress] Source: havasunews, May 30, 2011;

  • 13 February 2012

    Congressman Mike Thompson announced that Humboldt Harbor and Bay would receive an additional $450,000 for dredging. The funds come from the Army Corps of Engineers’ discretionary account, and were awarded in order to address the operation and maintenance needs of Humboldt Bay. “Humboldt Bay is a lynchpin of the North Coast economy, serving as hub […]

  • 25 March 2011

    Tempers flared at the Montagu Ramp yesterday morning as seafood vendors faced off against a worker dredging the area in preparation… By TANEKA THOMPSON (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, March 25, 2011  

  • 16 August 2011
    Vessels

    The historic Mississippi River dredge William A. Thompson is being given one last chance to be used as a floating museum before it’s sold…   By John Weiss (postbulletin) [mappress] Source: postbulletin, August 16, 2011

  • 8 April 2010

    The Sunshine Coast Regional Council is stepping up work on a major sand replenishment program at Mooloolaba Beach.Councillor Chris Thompson says a five-metre wall of sandbags has been built and a new set of aluminium steps will be installed in the next few days… [mappress] Source:abc,April 8,2010;

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Revegetation of the dunes along Maroochydore Beach is underway this week, as council begins planting the first of more than 17,000 native species to help build dunal resilience following the sand-pumping. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the revegetation is an important part of the sand renourishment project. “The sand-pumping has taken the beach from […]

  • 6 March 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, Dredge Goetz crew is responsible for managing the 9-foot channel within the district’s boundaries from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences The Dredge Goetz characteristics: – 225 feet long by 39 feet wide and eight feet […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cardno’s Water and Environment Leader – New Zealand, Kyle Christensen, is presenting at this year’s Korean Water Resources Association Annual Conference, being held at the Del Pino Resort near Seoul from May 28 to 29. Mr. Christensen will present a river restoration case study, detailing how, by working with the natural erosive power of the river during minor floods, […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following installation of an underground sand pipeline along Mooloolaba Beach earlier this year, Sunshine Coast Council will start work next month to extend the underground sand barrier wall to further protect the dunes and vital vegetation. Division 4 Councillor Chris Thompson said that it was the second stage of an underground geotextile sand bag protection […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a public information session to discuss upcoming dredging activities in the stretch of river between Thompson Island and Fort Miller dams. This meeting is scheduled for today, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, in Bacon Hill Reformed Church, 355 Route 32, Schuylerville, NY. The landmark General Electric cleanup of the PCBs […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Webinars (online seminars) which allow attendees to watch a live feed from their own computers via the Internet are excellent and convenient ways to learn from and engage with experts and peers without travel. CEDA is now developing a programme of webinars on a range of timely subjects relating to dredging and the construction and […]