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  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association CEDA recently issued the program for its interactive, case-study led event, designed to maximise knowledge sharing in a great ambience. Taking as its theme “Dredging in a changing world”, CEDA Forum’s centrepiece will be two interactive workshops taking place on Thursday 7 November 2013 at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. These […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The USACE’s Norfolk District has prepared a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment on behalf of the 7th Transportation Brigade (Expeditionary), Joint Base Langley-Eustis, to assess the potential impacts of maintenance dredging the Skiffes Creek Channel, a tributary of the James River. The purpose of this Supplemental Environmental Assessment is to supplement the 2003 Environmental Assessment for […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a video about the winner of the Safety Award 2017, the Jan De Nul Group – Transport of Pipelines Optimization. According to the IADC, a common activity on reclamation sites and logistics yards is the transport of landlines with trucks. JDN optimized and enhanced the handling […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, along with the Flood Diversion Authority, will host a public meeting Thursday, Sept. 13, to update the public on the proposed changes to the project, including the channel alignment at the southern end of the project. The changes are being proposed to minimize impacts, decrease risk […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Michigan Coastal Management Program will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to address protection of shore lands and coastal ecosystems, public access and recreation, and coastal community development, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. “The Coastal Zone Management Program has helped Michigan communities manage and protect […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Cowichan Estuary Restoration and Conservation Association (CERCA) stated that their funding proposal under the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP) has been approved in full for an amount of $50,000 pending signing of a contribution agreement. The project rationale is to rehabilitate approximately three hectares of prime salt marsh habitat. The targeted area provides […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tim Bishop issued the following statement yesterday regarding the granting of a TRO for the Fire Island to Moriches Inlet project: “The final Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization plan that was released by the Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service represents a carefully-crafted plan that received sign-off from every […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Delft University of Technology has just released a very interesting video about an experiment on how rivers behave, what determines their shape and what is the role of vegetation in the development of riverbanks. The experiment was conducted by Andrés Vargas Luna, PhD Hydraulic Engineering TU Delft. The two principal changes that determine the shape of a […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday announced over $1.35 million in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management Program to provide continued assistance to preserve the Rhode Island’s natural coastline.  The Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) will receive $1,352,000 to help administer Rhode Island’s Coastal Management Program. […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three Rhode Island communities will serve as new pilot projects to increase coastal resilience to climate change impacts, such as sea level rise, flooding, and increased storminess, according to the Rhode Island Sea Grant. The project will explore landscape methods that are natural – or that mimic nature – to restore ecosystem services (habitat and stormwater […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. EPA has joined state and local dignitaries formally launching the Southeast New England Coastal Watershed Restoration Program. The new program will serve as a framework to promote a broad ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England (coastal areas from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, Mass., including all waters of […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queenslanders will not be fooled by the desperate spin campaign launched by the Queensland Resources Council today to downplay the damage the big mining companies are inflicting on the Great Barrier Reef, say the Australian Greens. “This is desperate PR spin from the Queensland Resources Council that shows community opposition to big mining companies trashing […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is modifying the statewide Massachusetts General Permit for minimal impact activities within waters of the U.S. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The modified General Permit will continue the simplified review process for activities in Corps of Engineers jurisdiction under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract award for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project will be postponed approximately one year because of a delay in acquiring required permits from the South Carolina Savannah River Maritime Commission and the Department of Health and Environmental Control. In response to the permitting delay, the Corps of Engineers canceled an invitation for bids on […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tulane University has opened the ByWater Institute and a new riverfront campus in downtown New Orleans dedicated to studying and protecting Louisiana’s vital waterways and coast. The Institute will bring scholars from across disciplines together to find innovative solutions to one of the biggest challenges facing Louisiana and vulnerable communities worldwide — how to manage […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today called for changes to prohibit people with coal and gas interests from sitting on the Great Barrier Reef’s management board, and backed calls for the Abbott Government to pause port approvals until the inquiry into conflicts of interest is completed. “Big coal and gas should get their hands off the Reef, […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Townsville’s $193 million port upgrade is underway with the first rocks laid this month for its new protective wall, the Queensland Government reports.  Construction is already moving ahead on the 2.2km protective rock wall, which will ultimately pave the way for up to six new berths. Federal Minister for Population, Cities and Urban Infrastructure, Alan […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 13 months, dredging operations will be carried out in the Tai O area, located on the western side of Lantau Island in Hong Kong, announced the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR). The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has published both its Annual Report 2019, which includes the new corporate business plan 2020-2022, and their Sustainability Report 2019. The new business plan is also discussed in this online interview with Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis. The corporate business plan is drawn up with a clear eye on the long-term […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Almost 60 young employees from four members of International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) came together on June 12, 2019, at the Hilvaria Studios in Hilvarenbeek, the Netherlands. René Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, welcomed the participants and started with an introduction of IADC, what the association stands for and its activities. After this short […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improved flood protection work in the stretch of the Hutt River between the Ewen and Kennedy-Good Bridge has come a step closer following the Hutt Valley Flood Management sub-committee’s decision to recommend that the Greater Wellington Regional Council proceed with Option A. During the hearing, held in mid-October, a panel made up of representatives from […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA online visualization and mapping tool, the Lake Level Viewer, will help communities along the U.S. Great Lakes plan for, and adapt to, climate change and changes in lake water levels. The easy-to-use, interactive tool was developed by the National Ocean Service’s Office for Coastal Management as part of its Digital Coast initiative. […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fernandina Beach, Florida, said in its latest project update that the dredging works are back on track at the city marina, with about 15% left until completion. The amount of dredging has doubled since the start of the project, and the process had to change due to the amount of debris found […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 9 months, dredging operations will be carried out in the Tai O area, the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) informs. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one hopper barge. One tug and one work boat will provide […]