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  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley recently took part at the Flood Expo event, the world’s leading flood exhibition and conference. The two-day event, staged on 12-13 October at London Excel, gathered high-profile speakers that presented latest solutions to widespread flooding problems. It also featured an extensive seminar and workshop schedule designed to help highlight new, cost-effective ways to prevent […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Environmental consultants have an additional week to submit bids to support Whatcom County, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in preparing the agencies’ Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to evaluate a proposed bulk cargo marine terminal at Cherry Point in north Puget Sound. Bid proposals are due by […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Harris County Flood Control District, Harris County Precinct 4 and the Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition gathered on the banks of Greens Bayou October 12 to ceremonially break ground on a $58 million partnership project. This development scheme was designed to reduce flooding risks for homes […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    One of the biggest projects handled in 2014 by the Gibraltar-based Gibdock has been definitely the docking of Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. This is the second time that 137-meter-long TSHD has been to Gibdock for repairs. The general drydocking project includes steelwork, pipe, mechanical and painting work, with steelwork inside the hopper […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure

    Alewijnse has successfully completed the comprehensive electrical installation for the delayed new build trailing hopper suction dredger (TSHD) Anchorage. Once it is operational, the 106-metre vessel will be one of just a few diesel-electric TSHDs that specialize in sand and gravel extraction at sea and the dry landing of the cargo. The vessel, ordered by […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee and Chair of the joint House-Senate Conference Committee, released a summary of the benefits for California in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report. The final agreement provides critical flood protection, restores important ecosystems, and maintains ports and navigation routes […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lake Newport dredging project started in mid- January with the deployment of equipment and closing of specific areas surrounding the lake, reports Reston Association. The association is working with Lake Services, Inc. to dredge the accumulated sediment from the main coves of Lake Newport. During the works, approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers just received the federal hurricane supplement money they need, seven months after Irene hit, WWAY News Channel reports. A channel is an underwater highway that must be dredged to allow safe access for commercial and private boaters. Ray Bleam, a dredge captain who is working on this dredging project says: […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that Representative Bill Keating advanced with the Army Corps of Engineers have been funded in the Army Corps’ New England District work plan for 2016. “From severe weather patterns to rising sea levels, our district – with the most coastline in the state – is at greatest risk and vulnerability to these impacts […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Fanbeam laser radar sensor from Renishaw’s Spatial Measurement division provides repetitive, high-accuracy dynamic positioning (DP) to offshore support vessels (OSV) and other marine structures. This next-generation system adds greater performance and stability through new control software that increases reliability of its single-target tracking capability, and allows multiple operator stations for situations where control […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    As many as 23 spots of water channel, river, and plaster in Central Jakarta will be repaired by the local Water Channel Management Public Works Sub-Department. The project is targeted to finish by upcoming December. “We’ll normalize water channel, river, and plaster in 23 locations in Central Jakarta. It is conducted to anticipate puddles and […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On April 30, 2014, the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Task Force held a dedication ceremony at ConocoPhillips in Houma, Louisiana. The ceremony celebrated the CWPPRA’s continued commitment to coastal restoration.  CWPPRA has been the backbone of coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana for the last 23 years and will continue to play […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Sacramento District, Central Valley Flood Protection Board and the California Department of Water Resources will host public scoping meetings November 3rd and 9th to begin identifying flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration opportunities along the Sacramento River.   The meetings will provide a brief overview of the study purpose, National Environmental Policy Act/California […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently completed a construction contract laying the groundwork to reestablish freshwater flow to Biscayne Bay as part of ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. The Corps completed construction on the L-31E Flow-way Culverts S-712A and S-712B on June 29, 2017, two weeks ahead of schedule. The nearly […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management. Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Javier Leon, who coordinates USC’s Environmental Science […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA), welcomed Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett and about a dozen federal, state, and local legislators to the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, PRPA’s largest cargo facility, on Tuesday, August 7 to laud recent progress of the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, and to keep […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To accommodate high public interest, the three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point, have rescheduled a public meeting originally set for next week in Seattle. The new location will have room for a larger […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    President John Dramani Mahama is expected to cut the sod in the first week of December for work to start on the expansion of the Takoradi Harbour, Mr Felix Kwakye Ofosu, a Deputy Minister for Information and Media Relations, said on Thursday. He said the expansion programme was in line with government’s decision to step […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The state recently awarded more than $2.2 million in grants for 37 projects that will help North Carolina towns and counties restore streams, reduce erosion, study future water supplies and benefit other water resources. The N.C. Division of Water Resources awarded $2,244,877 as a part of its 2014 spring grant cycle for the Water Resources […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Severe drought along the Mississippi River basin has brought about a complete shutdown of the Hickman Harbor in May this year, further heightening the utter need for dredging. A team of the Army Corps of Engineers has arrived to the spot and is ready to launch around the clock dredging operations of the harbor, which […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell has welcomed the World Heritage Committee’s move to delay its decision on whether to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’. “The Newman Government is acting to fix Labor’s poor decisions,” Mr Powell said. “I welcome the opportunity to continue our initiatives while further considerations are […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens placed a motion to the Senate yesterday to establish what the Environment Minister meant when he said he would ‘draw a line in the sand’ on dumping in the Great Barrier Reef. “Minister Hunt’s vague statement about drawing a line in the sand on Reef dumping is full of holes,” Senator Larissa […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Clare County Council has announced that storm remediation works will begin at a number of coastal locations in the County this week. The phase two of the reconstruction of the Seawall at Kilkee is currently underway. Phase one was substantially completed for the summer of 2015 and phase two will be completed before the start […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Australian Greens are concerned that the Abbott Government’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry will turn into a political witch hunt, following the terms of reference announcement today. “The Abbott Government’s inquiry seems to focus only on the bund wall and doesn’t appear to have investigative powers,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Rather than […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology, Whatcom County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have revised their working agreement for the proposed bulk cargo marine terminal and related railroad connections at Cherry Point. The three agencies have agreed to produce two separate environmental impact statements (EISs) for the proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal in north Puget […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is increasing the risk of flooding, both in coastal and delta regions. “With our headquarters in a country that is largely below sea level, we know all about this,” said Ronald Schinagl, Van Oord’s Area Director Netherlands. To guarantee that Dutch feet will stay dry, Van Oord regularly works on coastal defense and dyke […]