Search results for: Wageningen

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  • 15 February 2013

    A delegation of companies and research institutes, including IMARES and LEI, both part of Wageningen UR, travels to Murmansk in April to jointly identify opportunities for the expansion of the harbour. Within Triple [email protected], Wageningen UR maps how the harbour can grow in a sustainable manner. The expertise of various Dutch companies will be presented […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU FP7-project Restoring Rivers for Effective Catchment Management (REFORM) will host an international conference on Novel Approaches to Assess and Rehabilitate Modified Rivers. The conference will take place in Wageningen, the Netherlands, on 30 June to 2 July 2015. The purpose of the conference is to enlarge awareness of the need and appreciation for […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is teaming up with Rijkswaterstaat, the universities of Delft, Wageningen and Nijmegen, and organizations representing shipping and fishing to investigate the impact and properties of the re-structuring of the River Waal with river training walls. Gerard Blom signed an agreement on behalf of Deltares with the other seven organizations on 26 June. This joint […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After some years of preparation, the Delfzijl Marconi project in the Netherlands, is finally on. In this project, clean dredged sediment is being used to improve the local ecology and to create recreational benefits. The project is situated along the Ems-Dollard estuary and is one of the two remaining open estuaries in the Netherlands. It […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU FP7-project Restoring Rivers for Effective Catchment Management (REFORM) will host an international conference on Novel Approaches to Assess and Rehabilitate Modified Rivers. The conference will take place in Wageningen, the Netherlands, from 30 June to 2 July 2015. The purpose of the conference is to enlarge awareness of the need and appreciation for […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Water managers are continuously making decisions to guarantee water safety. These decisions relate to the short term, for example ongoing droughts or, precisely, when there is a risk of flooding. But they can also affect the long term given the more extreme events caused by climate change. All these decisions have one thing in common: […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch national public work authority Rijkswaterstaat has officially completed the lowering of 462 groynes and the construction of a 10 km longitudinal training dam on the river Rhine. The project costed €110 million and will reduce the water level on the Rhine with 6 – 12 centimeters in case of an extreme discharge. Contractors involved […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Balance Island concept – developed by Grontmij, Imares and Waterachitect – will be taken to Southeast Asia to determine if it offers an effective solution to the salinization of drinking water and agricultural land in the river deltas of Bangladesh and Vietnam. The concept was developed two years ago specifically for the mouth of the Haringvliet, the Netherlands. […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harry Baayen, who was the Deltares managing director until 2012, is taking up the position of chairman of the new board of the Netherlands Institute for Marine Research (NIOZ). The NIOZ, which has operations on the island of Texel and in Yerseke, intends to adopt a new strategy involving an extension and upgrading of its […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indonesia has water management problems that include land subsidence, groundwater extraction, flooding and drought. Research institutes in the Netherlands and Indonesia plan to work together even more closely to develop solutions for the near future. Nine Dutch and Indonesian institutes were in Jakarta on Friday, 22 November. Watched by Minister Ploumen of Foreign Trade and […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale field study to understand the complex processes in the transition area from the Ems River towards the UNESCO listed Wadden Sea is set to begin today, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  “This knowledge is very much needed in the assessment of the effectiveness of large measures in reducing the water turbidity. […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Broad green dikes are cheaper to build and often provide more protection than traditional dikes with stone or asphalt revetments. Generally, they are also a more harmonious match with the surroundings. This alternative should therefore be considered more often during dike upgrades. This is the conclusion of a study by Deltares and Alterra Wageningen University […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 7 September, the covenant ‘Partners for International Business Water and Soil Canada’ was signed by a number of Dutch companies and research institutes including Deltares. The aim of this covenant is to stimulate the export of Dutch know-how, products and services in the field of soil decontamination, underground water management and water quality […]

  • 6 December 2013

    University of Twente announced its leadership of the RiverCare research program on intelligent river management. The program aims at self-sustaining multifunctional rivers and focusses on the consequences of measures on a river. Other participants in RiverCare are universities of Utrecht, Nijmegen, Delft and Wageningen, as well as various research institutes, companies and government bodies, such […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A foreland with vegetation reduces the force of waves hitting the dike, and therefore the load on the dike. As a result, the dike itself does not need to be strengthened. That saves costs, because a sandy foreland or forebank is cheaper to build and maintain than the traditional approach to strengthening dikes with rock. […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The program in Northern Java to stop coastal erosion through Building with Nature has won the annual award for innovative engineering solutions (Vernufteling) in the Netherlands. On behalf of the project, Rob Nieuwkamer from Witteveen+Bos, received the award on Wednesday 16 March 2016 in the presence of many prominent people from the engineering world. The […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Director of EcoShape Building with Nature, Henk Nieboer and Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs of The Netherlands, have released the position paper about critical steps for upscaling Building with Nature. The two authors, invite the international water sector to join forces and scale up the Nature Based Solutions. Ovink and Nieboer argue in their paper that the following steps are critically important […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been selected, together with its partners, to explore and develop innovative ideas into bankable projects on how Khulna, Bangladesh, can become a water inclusive city as part of the Water as Leverage call for action. Khulna, the third largest city in Bangladesh, is part of the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, the largest delta in […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indonesian and Dutch government today launched a comprehensive five-year multi million public-private partnership initiative for enhancing coastal safety at the North Coast of Java. The partnership aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of mangrove restoration, small scale hard-engineering and sustainable land use. The initiative, financed by the […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released their latest article named ‘ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation’. ReefGuard, a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals. This article gives a detailed look into how proven small-scale coral breeding techniques […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A clay ripening pilot project is due to begin on the banks of the Eems Dollard in the Netherlands to investigate how sediment can be converted into clay soil. The scheme is being organised by knowledge consortium EcoShape, Rijkswaterstaat, the provincial authority of of Groningen, Groningen Seaports, the Hunze and Aa’s water authority and nature […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The Dutch government’s NL Agency has awarded a contract for the provision of consultancy services for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam to a consortium headed by consultancy and engineering firm DHV. Other members of the consortium include Royal Haskoning, Wageningen University & Research Centre, Deltares, RebelGroup and UNESCO-IHE. With its 17 million inhabitants, the […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal formally launched the Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project in Dhaka on 27 August 2014. The launching ceremony was organized by the General Economics Division of the Planning Commission of the Government of Bangladesh. In addition to representatives of various government ministries and agencies of Bangladesh, the Government of the Netherlands, […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A consortium led by international engineering and project management consultancy service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has drawn up a plan for Vietnam’s Mekong Delta that will deliver sustainability and protection for this important agricultural area. The plan describes the strategic vision for the Delta until the year 2100 and involves the industrialisation of agriculture, the sustainable […]

  • 4 April 2011

    The CEDA Dredging Days Papers Committee selected the following abstracts for the conference. The listing below also indicated the tentative setup of the technical sessions. The final programme will be designed after the completion of the peer review of the full manuscripts and the definitee acceptance of the papers. SESSION 1: Building with nature: from […]