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  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Yendi Municipal Assembly, in collaboration with Ghana Water Company Limited, has started the River Dakar dredging program, according to the Ghana News Agency. The River Dakar is the main source of water for Yendi township, which has been hit by severe water shortage. This dredging scheme was necessitated by the accumulation of silt over the […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio EPA Director and the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Manager recently signed a cooperative project agreement to create a plan for contaminated sediment management and habitat restoration for the Gorge Dam. Congressman Tim Ryan yesterday praised the Ohio EPA Director and the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Manager for signing the […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Congress last week passed the Fiscal Year 2016 Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill. The bill, which passed 240 to 177, would provide $35.4 billion in FY16 spending – $29 billion for the Department of Energy and $5.6 billion for the Army Corps of Engineers. “The Energy and Waters […]

  • 14 May 2012

    A further discarding of two tonnes of diseased Gladstone fish by the Brisbane Raptis Fish Market confirms that the government is on the wrong course in its management of Gladstone Harbour. The local Gladstone fish market has been warning of the ongoing problems in the harbour for a year now. It discarded 600 tonnes of […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Florida Inland Navigation District, Taylor Engineering will support a proposed project that would deepen the Intracoastal Waterway in vicinity of Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County and deposit the dredged material within the constructed MSA 434 dredged material management area facility. This project construction will result in approximately 216,000 cubic […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to review Mason County’s recently updated shoreline program that details how they plan to manage and protect 697 miles of marine, river and lake shorelines. The Washington Department of Ecology has just made the plan available for review and comment through June 21. Mason County’s comprehensive update completely replaces its original […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The final draft of the Laguna Lake Natural Reserve Conservation Plan, created by Robert Hill, the Natural Resources Manager for San Luis Obispo, aimed to restore and manage the lake and its surroundings over the next 10 years will be put to a vote at San Luis Obispo City Council meeting next week. The Laguna […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines and the Netherlands yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) about the cooperation of the two countries on the sustainable development and management of the Manila Bay area. Under the MOU, the two governments will work together towards the formulation of the Manila Bay Sustainable Development Master Plan (MBSDMP), which aims to provide […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just released its latest ‘Facts About’ publication, named ‘Turbidity and Dredging’. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    DEC, the environmental subsidiary of DEME (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), has recently started implementing the remediation and management measures established for the calamity zone in Wetteren, where the soil was contaminated with acrylonitrile following a serious train accident. The highly delicate operation is carried out by order of SNCB Holding (Infrabel) in accordance with […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £95,000 coastal erosion engineering project has been completed in Argyll and Bute. This coastal scheme, which was paid for jointly by the Argyll and Bute Council and Scottish Water, saw the installation of 2000 tonnes of rock armor along a 140 meter stretch of coastline by the Anderson Group of Inverness. Councillor Ellen Morton, […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public and media are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the substantial completion of the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers flood risk management project protecting the Davenport, Iowa, Iowa American Water Treatment Plant in Davenport, Iowa, announced usace.army.mil. The ceremony, hosted by the Corps’ Rock Island District, takes place Oct. 24 at 9:30 […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for Lee County Natural Resources will begin on Monday, November 27, a project to restore sand to about 320 feet of beach at Crescent Beach Family Park, 1100 Estero Blvd., to repair damage from Hurricane Irma. Portions of the park will be closed for safety reasons during the project, which could take up […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has begun works on the on phase 2 of the Perry Barr and Witton flood risk management scheme. According to the EA, the scheme will provide additional flood storage at Forge Mill in Sandwell Valley which lies upstream of Perry Barr and Witton and will control the passage of flood water downstream. Until May […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz van Haegen has arrived in Beijing for a two-day working visit at the invitation of China’s Minister of Water Resources, Mr Chen Lei. Her delegation includes representatives from several Dutch companies, knowledge institutes (including Deltares) and Rijkswaterstaat (the executive branch of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment). […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Transport for NSW spokesperson has announced the completion of the Clarence River Erosion Management Plan which will result in a number of changes to waterways management on the river from 1 September 2015. “One of the key actions arising from the Regional Boating Plan process was the need to develop a state-wide evidence based […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Northumberland County Council is due to adopt a local flood risk management strategy for the county. The council will work to further develop flood resistance and resilience measures to protect residents and home owners against the effects of severe weather incidents in the future. The strategy will complement the council’s current flood risk management approach, […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has signed a €10.5 million contract with the Bangladesh Water Development Board for engineering consultancy services to protect Bangladesh’s vulnerable coastal zone, home to millions of people. The next six years Royal HaskoningDHV will be responsible for the detailed design, construction supervision and project management support of […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley employees working on two Team Van Oord sites in West Sussex have received specialist training on silt management, one of the leading causes of pollution generated at construction sites. The training was delivered by the specialist consultancy Frog Environmental to teams working on the Clay’s Lake and Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls schemes. Organised by […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Engineering and consulting firms setec and Royal HaskoningDHV have been selected by VNF, the French navigable waterways authority, to jointly provide program management assistance over 12 years for a canal link extending from France to Belgium. The vast new Canal Seine-Nord Europe will connect the basin of the Seine near Paris, to the Scheldt, near […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To allow for wider public input, the Walla Walla District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is extending the public comment period regarding Clean Water Act (CWA) compliance for the proposed Snake River dredging and in-water disposal action. The proposed action will be accomplished consistent with the associated draft Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP). […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintaining the integrity of rivers and protecting the environment form the basis of a report into the future management of Queensland’s Georgina, Diamantina and Cooper Creek catchments, released today. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the report prepared by the Western Rivers Advisory Panel (WRAP) examines a range of issues integral to […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment group Save the Reef says the new federal Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, should reconvene the Independent Review of the Port of Gladstone given the latest revelations about water quality in the harbour. A Gladstone Ports Corporation report from September-October 2011 has confirmed that high turbidity in Gladstone Harbour was caused by a […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway on clearing debris and underbrush from land set to house dissolved oxygen injection equipment for the Savannah River. This pre-construction work will lead to full-fledged construction later this year. The injection system forms part of the environmental mitigation plan for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. Clearing work continues at two locations along […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved La Center’s updated shoreline master program. La Center’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of approximately 1 mile of shoreline and the water quality of the East Fork Lewis River in the city and its urban growth areas. La […]