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  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Envisan France, the French branch of the environmental division of Jan De Nul Group, recently launched the construction of its Soil and Sediment Treatment Center in La Seyne-sur-Mer. This center will be specifically designed for the treatment and recycling of polluted sediments and soil. Based on its expertise gathered in Belgium, where legislation allows for […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    To prevent effects of erosion along the coast, the County board of the province of Scania (Länsstyrelsen Skåne, Sweden) has developed a planning tool, The North Sea Region Programme said in their latest announcement.  This allows the planning of exploitation near the coast and coastal protection. In the Building with Nature project, the County Board investigated […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    EcoShape, the foundation that carries out the public-private Building with Nature innovation program, said in their latest announcement that the preparations for the Clay Ripening pilot project are in full swing now. “Yesterday we started digging the drainage trenches to remove excess water from the Delfzijl location,” said EcoShape. Excessive levels of sediment in the Eems-Dollard […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ten community leaders have signed agreements to help further restore their severely eroded coastline during a high level event organised by the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) of Indonesia and the public private Consortium Building with Nature (BwN) in Demak. At the multi-stakeholder event, the Dutch embassy in Indonesia and the Governor of […]

  • 6 December 2010

    Benin Republic has said that it would build five inland ports to move goods to Nigeria, Togo and other landlocked countries such as Niger… By Bayo Akomolafe (compassnewspaper) [mappress] Source: compassnewspaper, December 6, 2010;

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Director of Vereniging Natuurmonumenten, Marc van den Tweel, on Thursday, October 5th opened the Building with Nature exhibition in the National Dredging Museum in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. At the show, the visitors can see how hydraulic engineers all around the globe have come up with sustainable and flexible solutions for the development of deltas and […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Indonesian and Dutch water experts – during the recent seminars in Jakarta and Surabaya –  discussed options to integrate the concept of Building with Nature in future infrastructural projects in Indonesia. The seminars took place on 10 and 12 March and were part of a trade mission and a state visit by Dutch King Willem-Alexander and […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Dutch engineering and consultancy firm DHV will be responsible for the construction management of eleven new fishing ports in Ghana. Construction will start in summer 2012 and be completed in 2017. The fishing ports will improve the standard of living of Ghanaians in the coastal provinces and lead to a more durable way of fish […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that an updated version of ‘Facts About: Building with Nature’ is now available. ‘Facts About: Building with Nature’ talks about a design philosophy that uses natural processes (ecosystem services) to realize structures and to create benefits for society and nature at the same time. “The […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois laid the foundation stone of the new DEME office building in Zwijndrecht. He also put into operation the brand-new high-tech dredging simulator. The new office building is going to be built on the premises of DEME’s head office, located on Scheldedijk in Zwijndrecht, with a surface area of 5,600 m², and […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    16.273 scientists from 113 countries where present at EGU General Assembly 2019 in Vienna in the beginning of April, The Interreg North Sea Region Program said in its latest release.  In the session “Natural hazards and climate change impacts in coastal areas”, results from the Building with Nature project were introduced. During the event, Simon […]

  • 2 December 2011

    According to the NDRC official, China which buys around two thirds of seaborne iron ore cargoes to feed the world largest steel industry …   (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, December 2, 2011;

  • 25 January 2011

    This is the most recent information update in the IADC series of concise, easy-to-read “management summaries”, which give overviews of essential information on specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Facts About Building with Nature introduces a new approach to planning, designing and operating dredging and maritime infrastructure projects. Rather than presuming the worst – that a project will harm […]

  • 17 January 2011

    People recreating on the Missouri River could come upon a startling sight in the next year. They may see workers spraying chemicals, or … By LAUREN DONOVAN (bismarcktribune) [mappress] Source: bismarcktribune, January 17, 2011;

  • 9 June 2020
    Business development, Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the execution of a definitive contract for the construction of a 6,500-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper dredge. With expected delivery in the 1st quarter of 2023, the vessel will complement the company’s existing six-dredge hopper fleet, including the ATB Tug Douglas B. Mackie and 15,000-cubic-yard-capacity barge Ellis […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Professor Sieuwnath Naipal of Conservation International Suriname last week kicked off a project to stop the coastal erosion and salinization of arable land at Weg naar Zee, near Paramaribo, Suriname. The project is based on the concept of Building with Nature and consisting of five permeable dams. The dam captures sediment and helps to establish […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     The most serious threat resulting from climate change in the North Sea Region coastal areas is the increasing flood and coastal erosion risk. The Interreg VB North Sea Region ‘Building with Nature’ project demonstrates solutions to this threat in which natural elements like wind, waves and tides are used. The coastlines in the north […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Jiangsu province plans to bring an extra 90 million tonnes to its provincial cargo handling capacity by building 20 new berths this year, each with a capacity of 10,000 tonnes. Among the 20 berths, six will be seaport berths, 14 will be along the Yangtze, which cuts through the province that borders on Shanghai. Jiangsu […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A test site for salt marsh development, part of the ‘Marconi Buitendijks’ project, was opened on 2 November at Delfzijl, reports the EcoShape. The salt marsh landscape will help researchers investigate different strategies to develop salt marshes. The 15-hectare salt marsh landscape has been divided into a number of test sections that differ in soil composition […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Russia’s shipbuilding industry has been undergoing intense revival, according to Yevgeny Zagorodny, Vice-President for Civil Shipbuilding, United Shipbuilding Corporation. In his recent interview with the IAA PortNews, Mr Zagorodny spoke about new promising designs of vessels, construction of dredging ships, modernization of production facilities, state support measures, impact of sanctions, import substitution and development plans. When […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recently released U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report concludes that the risk of coastal flooding is increasing in the Northeast because of rising sea levels and changing climate, and that without improvements to the current planning and development patterns along the coast, the impact of the next large hurricane to strike the Northeast could […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attended the ceremony of launching the Suez Canal Axis Development Project at the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) club, Ismailia governorate. SCA Chairman Lt. General Mohab Mamesh delivered a speech, recalling that Egyptians have scarified their lives to dig the Suez Canal, which changed the history and became the life line […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Shipkits has announced that it is hard at work on new vessels for Dutch dredging company Boskalis. This new hopper dredger with 4500 m3 hold, is the second from a series of 3 for Boskalis and now under construction at the Shipkits’ yard in Poland. The completion of the finished hull will be done by […]

  • 30 January 2013

    A joint venture formed by Per Aarsleff A/S and E. Pihl & Søn A.S. is to build port structures in the port Värtahamnen in Stockholm. Aarsleff has entered into a contract with the Port of Stockholm, and Aarsleff and Pihl will be carrying out all works, including design, in connection with the turnkey contract. The […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     BAM recently released the B1M video, documenting the company’s work in the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Survey and their partners. Building Below Zero: The World’s Most Extreme Construction Site follows BAM teams as they modernize existing infrastructure used for climate change research by polar scientists. Menno de Jonge explains, “BAM began its partnership […]