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  • 26 January 2012

    The UK is set to be amongst the best prepared nations for the implications of climate change following publication of a groundbreaking study into the threats the country faces. The Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) highlights the top 100 challenges to the UK and their economy of a changing climate and provides the most compelling […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Antea Group has just announced that they will carry out a multi-sectoral investment plan for adaptation to the hazards generated by climate change on the Beninese coastal zones, particularly coastal erosion. The plan will be based on information collected through literature review, site visits, interviews and two stakeholder workshops. The West-African country republic of Benin […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Our first Dredging Today Conference took place in October at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Talking about dredging for hydropower, Jan Peters, Managing Director, Alia Instruments & Imotec, […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the European Commission to give greater recognition to the key role of Europe’s regions in tackling the challenges of climate change. At its General Assembly in Helsinki in October, CPMR and its member regions presented a series of bold proposals to make the EU’s Adaptation Strategy and Clean Energy […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) recently held a stakeholders consultation meeting on Hydrodynamic Modelling for Flood Reduction in Jakarta. Jakarta, as the capital of Indonesia, is currently facing serious problem related to the sea level rises, floods and land subsidence and the objectives of CTCN technical assistance are to better assess flood risks and […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association webinar, named Climate Change Adaptation as it Affects the Dredging Community, is scheduled for 2 October 2013, 2:00 pm Europe D.T (GMT +02:00). The webinar will be presented by Pol Hakstege, Technical Manager at Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands, also Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Climate […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment will convene its second global session in Nairobi, Kenya, from March 8-10, 2019 in the lead up to the Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly. The forum’s work is aligned with the theme of the assembly: Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production. Recommendations from the forum […]

  • 14 January 2013

    ‘Integrating Climate Change Risks into Resilient Island Planning in the Maldives’ project implemented by Ministry of Environment and Energy in collaboration with UNDP Maldives is conducting a one day workshop on formulation of climate resilient coastal protection guidelines. The workshop is held at Asaree Hall of SHE Building. The purpose of this workshop is to […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection for Climate Change Adaptation in the Small Island States in the Caribbean (CPCCA) Project, has been officially launched in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on 12th December. According to the government officials, the CPCCA Project will focus on protecting the valuable coastal resources from the negative impacts of climate change through local […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ine Moulaert, Senior Engineer Marine Environmental Department at Jan De Nul, will be one of the speakers at the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The DTC is taking place October, 9-10th 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. Apart from being the Senior Engineer at JDN, Ine Moulaert is also member of the PIANC Working […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Tauranga City Council is currently reviewing their coastal structures policy to ensure that they consider the needs of future communities, including the potential impact of climate change as they decide when and how to maintain public coastal structures.  Coastal structures are any man-made building, equipment, device or other facility fixed to land along […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 42nd meeting of the Scientific Groups of the London Convention and the 13th meeting of the London Protocol took place last month in Vancouver, Canada, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest release.  The meeting was attended by experts responsible for the protection of the marine environment representing over 30 countries from […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that the regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance SA coastline.  The grants, known as the Regional Coast Protection Fund, will provide $4 million funding over four years to help regional and […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference took place last month at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In the opening session, the keynote speakers presented topical insights on the global […]

  • 4 December 2009

    Bangladesh will seek Tk 70,000 crore from the international community at the Copenhagen conference to deal with the impacts of climate change, said the chief of a parliamentary committee yesterday… Source: The Daily Star; December 4, 2009;209

  • 15 July 2011

    The storms that battered the West Coast during the winter of 2009-10 eroded record chunks of shoreline, and more will likely disappear as… (contracostatimes) [mappress] Source: contracostatimes, July 15, 2011;

  • 3 January 2011

    Gothenburg Port Authority, which also includes the largest energy harbour in Sweden, has decided to be totally climate neutral by 2015…   [mappress] Source: transportweekly, January 3, 2011;

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council’s Executive Director, Grover J. Fugate, has been invited to share knowledge on climate change and resilience with officials from the Netherlands later this month. Dutch Wavemakers, an initiative to increase water awareness worldwide and to begin conversations about the “value of human capital for a future-proof water sector”, has […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sander Dekker, sustainability manager at Van Oord, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Dekker will take part in the session ‘Climate Change and Its Impact on Dredging’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The countdown has begun for the first ever Dredging Today Conference that will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. We are pleased to announce that Mr Erik van der Blom, Development and Innovation Manager at Royal IHC, has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100program is helping the Sunshine Coast get prepared for the impacts of climate change, including rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion. In the Sunshine Coast region today, Minister for Environment Leeanne Enoch said that Sunshine Coast Regional Council was receiving $500,000 as part of the program to help develop […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICPM) has just released this very interesting video named ‘Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Initiative’. The Mekong Delta is home to 17 million people and is Vietnam’s most important agricultural region. Producing 55 per cent of the country’s rice, the Mekong Delta feeds more than 245 million people worldwide. But the […]

  • 27 September 2017

    If there is one message that the speakers at the first Dredging Today Conference in Amsterdam on 9 & 10 October will bring across, it is that sustainability can bring business and that climate change holds incredible opportunities for the dredging and marine industry. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, is getting excited. “All the preparatory talks […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager at Royal HaskoningDHV, as speaker during the event. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    John Mackenzie, Business Development Director at National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Mr Mackenzie will address new trends and opportunities in urban development and seaborne trade, including the details about the NMDC’s work on the new Suez Canal project. We are also honored to […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. Speaking about climate change adaptations of ports and inland waterways – Ine Moulaert, Senior Engineer Marine Environmental Department, Jan de Nul, Member, PIANC Working Group 178 on Climate Change Adaptation, said that one […]