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  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    During its first five years, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) implemented more than 2500 projects to improve water quality, clean up contaminated shoreline, protect and restore native habitat and species and prevent and control invasive species in the Great Lakes. That work, which began in 2010, is summarized in a new Report to Congress […]

  • 12 April 2012

    Recently, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the Section B Construction of the Land Area Forming Project of Shimenao Operating Area at Meizhou Bay, Fujian with a contract value of 387 million yuan. The project is located at Xiuyu District, Meizhou Bay, Putian, Fujian, where is the main channel for […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The development of urbanizing river delta areas calls for an adaptive planning, based on flexible strategies that include the use of nature as an infrastructure. This was a key message at the meeting ‘Adaptive planning and development for urbanizing deltas’ where international knowledge organisations told about their activities to develop more knowledge on the challenges […]

  • 28 January 2013

    For the next phase in the Flood Risk in the Netherlands (VNK2) project, Iv-Infra is responsible for analyzing the flood risks of the primary flood defenses of dike ring area 13 in Noord-Holland, the Netherlands. For this project, Iv-Infra forms part of the engineering consortium ALBICOM. The VNK2 project is commissioned by the Ministry of […]

  • 17 June 2020

    As Area Manager Vessel Conversion, you are responsible for mechanical and construction planning and coordination in your area of the project. You will monitor and coordinate work packages and make sure they are executed in time and according to all safety rules and regulations. In your area, you will work closely together with your foreman, […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Businesses in the Stourton area of Leeds are benefiting from increased flood protection following the completion of a new 730 meter flood defense wall, the Environment Agency said in its latest release.  The project, led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, has reduced the risk of flooding to 88 businesses in […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has addressed erosion along 559 kilometers of coastal areas in Thailand, NNT- National News Bureau of Thailand reports.  The Director-General of the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, Jatuporn Buruspat, said that erosion preventive measures have been taken in 18% of the country’s coastal areas. Mr. Jatuporn also added that […]

  • 17 December 2012

    Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has unveiled a plan for the development project at the Plymouth area. This project includes the design and construction of a new fuel jetty and approach bridge, mooring dolphins, dredging at the berth pocket, fuel pipelines and manifold for issue and receipt of oil fuels from Thanckes Oil Fuel Depot by […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the meeting of Environment, Economy and Infrastructure committee, set for November 10, Dumfries and Galloway Councillors will be asked to consider the next steps for the Whitesands project and agree a preferred option for a flood protection scheme. The Council has been consulting on the project since 2012 and a further round of public […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the course of the deepening of the Elbe fairway, around 1,200,000 tons of underwater construction stones were built into the “Medemrinne” and “Neufelder Sand” underwater deposit areas (UDAs) between March and October. The stone mixture was required for the completion of respective central dams within the UDAs in the Elbe estuary funnel so that […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest private environmental restoration project in the Bay Area reached a major milestone this week with the breaching of a levee that will allow the San Francisco Bay to expand northward, restoring marshland and wildlife while also providing protection against sea-level rise. As several hundred people looked on October 25, an earthmover toppled a […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has awarded a $498,973.45 contract for aquatic and riverbank ecosystem restoration throughout Strawberry, Boom, Blueberry, and Little Blueberry islands within the Menominee River area of concern (AOC) located between Marinette, WI and Menominee, MI. The work is being conducted through the USACE Detroit District, under the authority […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an initiative of the ‘Love our Lakes’ program, the Gippsland Lakes Environment Fund has provided funding for sand nourishment works at Crescent Island and Pelican Island to improve the habitat values for migratory birds such as the threatened Little Term and the Fairy Term. The preliminary feasibility study included sediment sampling and modelling. The […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE announced recently that it has reached an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to perform a comprehensive assessment of the Hudson River shoreline from Fort Edward to Troy, New York. “GE welcomes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announcement of our agreement on a comprehensive study of the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River, building […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Belgium’s Department of Mobility and Public Works invited tenders for maintenance dredging in the maritime access routes between Wielingen and the sea lock to Wintam. This maintenance work is needed in order to maintain a clear navigational channel and depths in the area. The contractor will be required to complete the works 60 months from […]

  • 8 February 2011

    A proposed £9.2m development of Rhyl’s harbour area may move a step closer if approved by Denbighshire councillors…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, February 8, 2011;

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard and the Army Corps met Thursday with staff from federal and state congressional offices, local marina owners and the Prince William County Board of Supervisors to discuss the future of Neabsco Creek, following navigational concerns. The meeting was part of an on-going effort amongst federal, state, and community partners to address the […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting grant applications for projects through its Lake Superior Coastal Program. According to DNR, about $450,000 will be available for projects to begin after September 1, 2018. Applications are due Thursday, November 30. Funding for these grants is provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office for […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) hosted an official launch workshop earlier this month, which discussed the erosion and adaptation projects in the coastal areas of West Africa. The workshop took stock of the main cross-sectoral issues at the local, regional and international scales, presented the main axes and intervention modalities and examined […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Patrick Administration yesterday announced $1.5 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and non-structural approaches, continuing Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness. Grants were awarded to Chilmark, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salem, Save Popponesset Bay, Inc., Scituate and Westport. “With these grants, […]

  • 9 September 2011

    In last two years, there are many developments and changes in the Middle East and North Africa. Many countries have had problems because of freedom, human rights, fuel fights, politics and many others. One of these countries is Yemen in Middle East. Portunus Port Spares and Services had published a contract signing with DP World […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced more than $2 million in state grants to implement projects that will better protect communities along the Hudson River estuary from future flooding, storm surges, and rising sea levels. These climate adaptation initiatives are funded by the Environmental Protection Fund and are expected to be complete by the end of […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) 3rd District Engineering Office is set to construct three flood control projects in the Tuguegarao area, Cagayan. Representative Randolph S. Ting of the 3rd District said that the DPWH is on track to construct river embankment projects in Amulung, Solana and Tuao towns. He said that the […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman yesterday joined Ishpeming Mayor Mike Tall, state officials and local residents at Deer Lake in Ishpeming, Michigan, to mark the removal of this toxic hotspot from a binational list of “Areas of Concern” targeted for cleanup in the 1987 U.S.-Canada Great Lakes […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Authority, is conducting geomorphic field surveys alongside the Red River of the North tributaries near Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, starting today. “Our survey teams will be collecting riverbank and riverbed data and placing survey monuments in the ground […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Ajeya Kallam, the Visakhapatnam Port Chairman, said that the upgraded coal berth in the outer harbour is ready for commissioning anytime now. “It is a major project which will not only substantially increase the capacity of the port but also reduce pollution to the minimum as well. Three ship unloaders have been installed as part […]