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  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) marked an important milestone two days ago, joining its federal partner – the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District – in signing key agreements for major flood damage reduction projects in the White Oak and Hunting Bayou watersheds. The Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs), under Section 211(f) of […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peter DeFazio, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, has applauded Committee passage of critical legislation that will strengthen coastal communities, and create and sustain needed jobs. This legislation, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA), authorizes funding for the Army Corps of Engineers navigation, flood control and environmental restoration projects, […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) delivered the following opening statement today at the Conference Committee meeting on the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA): “America’s water infrastructure is vital to our economy – tying our farmers and manufacturers to customers across the country and around the globe. One of our nation’s […]

  • 16 March 2010

    Those with an interest in national development are aware that dredging plays an important part in allowing trade and business to happen within and between countries. This is certainly the case in China where the nineteenth World Dredging Congress (WODCON XIX) is being held… More info: CHIDA [mappress]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the potential environmental issues associated with dredging in the marine environment is the increase of suspended sediment concentrations (SSC) by generation and dispersion of sediment plumes. This can be mitigated by source control or by the installation of containment barriers like silt screens. This article focusses on hanging silt screens and describes: 1. […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With 8 more booths added the exhibition area offers opportunity to more companies and organisations to showcase their newest products and services to the dredging world. World Dredging Congresses (June 3-7, 2013, Square Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium) are organised once every three years by WODA, the World Organisation of Dredging Associations. First organised in 1967 […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressional leaders achieved a major accomplishment with yesterday’s passage of the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, which bundles three of the 12 fiscal year 2019 appropriations bills. According to the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) – which welcomed the Congressional passage of the bill – this marks […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s comments today on removing Gladstone Harbour from the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area show the LNP is prepared to sacrifice the Reef for mining profits, and put the spotlight on whether the federal government will remain complicit. “Mr Seeney’s comments are an admission that mass dredging is an environmental […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013. This bill includes a measure she worked to include that sets aside 20 percent of new funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining Great Lakes ports […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday praised the inclusion of several of her key priorities in the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which passed the full Senate this week. The House and Senate will now reconcile their versions of this appropriations bill and send […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Wynyard Edge Alliance (WEA) team has been working hard lately making a good progress on the America’s Cup bases in Auckland. According to the Alliance, the breakwater along Hobson Wharf (Breakwater 8) is complete, with minor finishing works wrapped up in early July. They also added that all 84 piles for the Hobson Wharf […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two Regulatory Open House events in south Florida this week. The events will be held Wed., July 9 at Hawk’s Cay Resort Florida Keys, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, Florida and Friday, July 11 at Marriott Harbor Beach, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

        In any given year myriad conferences take place worldwide on a diversity of subjects that impact dredging and maritime construction projects. Attending these dredging and maritime conferences, and perusing through their proceedings, provides a significant source of Terra articles. One state-of-the-art, upcoming conference is already on Terra’s radar. In a cooperative effort, the […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi has expressed its support for the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, leaders of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) for their efforts in advancing H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). “Texas is one of the country’s largest maritime states, and our ports […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tony Abbott’s double dissolution agenda and secret policy revealed recently would be a disaster for the climate and the environment, Greens Deputy Leader, Adam Bandt MP and environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said. Labor needs to give a clear commitment before the election that they won’t be spooked into caving in to the Abbott agenda […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    After a long conversion period, the trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain sailed from Damen shipyard in Dunkirk last Friday, June 14th, to the Loire estuary where she arrived on Sunday, June 16th, to start dredging operations. Dragages-Ports EIG, owner of the ship, decided in 2016 to replace the existing diesel generators of Samuel […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Forty years ago a group of professionals in the dredging industry launched Terra et Aqua. One hundred and twenty-five issues later, it is clear how far-sighted these people were. According to the first editor, Terra’s “aims are to disseminate information useful to the civil servant, politician or financial expert who is involved in local problems […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) 3 has passed a resolution endorsing the proposed increase in cost of the Pinatubo Hazard Urgent Mitigation Project (PHUMP) Phase III of the Department of Public Works and Highways. “The additional cost of P463.6 million will be incurred due to the existence of implementation concerns both technical and administrative which […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In welcoming Congress back from its Easter Recess, AIIS (American Institute for International Steel) urges Congress to action on a pressing need to pass the Water Resources Development Act, with a particular focus on the provision that would require the full expenditure of funds collected under the Harbor Maintenance Fee for the purpose for which […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens placed a motion to the Senate yesterday to establish what the Environment Minister meant when he said he would ‘draw a line in the sand’ on dumping in the Great Barrier Reef. “Minister Hunt’s vague statement about drawing a line in the sand on Reef dumping is full of holes,” Senator Larissa […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environmental and Public Works Committee, announced that a key Senate panel passed two Gillibrand measures that would strengthen the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ disaster response by authorizing the Corps to recommend specific projects to reduce flood risks in areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy and […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement authorizing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Horry County, South Carolina, to use up to one million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish the Garden City and Surfside Beach areas of Horry and Georgetown Counties. The project area, known as […]

  • 17 November 2011

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Bas Borsje at the CEDA Dredging Days in Rotterdam on November 11, 2011, for the paper “Biogeomorphological Interactions on a Nourished Tidal Flat: Lessons Learned from Building with Nature”. Tidal flats are valuable habitats for different plants and […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service has issued its final Biological Opinion on the effects of deepening the Savannah harbor on federally protected endangered species. The opinion concludes that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to deepen the harbor is “not likely to jeopardize species” listed or proposed for listing under […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) marked an important milestone yesterday, joining its federal partner – the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District – in signing key agreements for major flood damage reduction projects in the White Oak and Hunting Bayou watersheds. The Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs), under Section 211(f) of the Water […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The 2014 munic­i­pal bud­get for the Bor­ough of Avalon was approved by a unan­i­mous 5–0 vote by the Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil dur­ing its meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 26th. The new bud­get totals $24.8 mil­lion and sets the local pur­pose tax rate at 22.4 cents, which rep­re­sents a half cent increase from 2013. The bud­get main­tains […]