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  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV is leading a multi-disciplinary team in developing a sustainable coastal protection strategy to reduce flood risks for the cities of Tacloban and adjacent Palo in the Philippines. The project team assembled by Royal HaskoningDHV includes experts from Deltares, Arcadis, Wetlands International, Red Cross, Rebel and Van Oord. “We will be working closely with […]

  • 15 June 2010

    A dispute over a sand-dredging operation on the Mekong River in Kandal province’s Khsach Kandal district was resolved Sunday after the… [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, June 15, 2010;

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bechtel’s senior ports specialist, Marco Pluijm, announced today that analyzing natural barrier islands could help to make coastal infrastructure more sustainable and resilient. The new approach marks a huge step-change in the way marine infrastructure is currently designed, which is usually based on studying trends and processes that are hard to predict. Presenting at the […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A special afternoon program will be organized tomorrow, on the closing day of the 5-day seminar at UNESCO-IHE in Delft, the Netherlands, with two high caliber guest speakers to celebrate this 50th seminar. This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site, in order to […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Ken Duffy, Natural and Water Resources Program Manager of BEM Systems, presented the study findings, “Risks Posed by Coastal Erosion on Air Force Installations Located Along the 680-Mile Shoreline of Arctic Alaska,” on October 15, 2015 at the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association conference. The U.S. Air Force Civil Engineer Center (AFCEC) retained […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    ARCADIS, the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, announced it has hired Stuart Appelbaum, an expert in water resources planning and ecosystem restoration. Appelbaum will work out of the firm’s Jacksonville, Fla. office where he will support the firm’s clients in water resources planning, river basin studies, urban watershed management, as well as […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The Expert Group is a follow up of the work by the CEDA Working Group that produced the very well received position paper on Underwater Sound. The WODA Expert Group will composed of members from CEDA, EADA and WEDA. CEDA Members are invited to express interest in joining WEGUS. Expertise required is as follows: – […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stephanie Wilson, Senior Project Scientist with ESS Group, Inc., chaired the EBC 8th Annual Ocean Resource Management Conference: Update on Dredging In New England – Disposal and Beneficial Reuse held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Boston, MA. Under Wilson’s leadership, this program brought together speakers from state and federal government and private industry to […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week an article entitled ‘Floods and climate: emerging perspectives for flood risk assessment and management’ appeared in the professional journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. In this article, 30 international hydrologists, including Laurens Bouwer of Deltares, advocate the creation of a stronger link between hydrological, climatic and environmental know-how so as to achieve […]

  • 23 November 2011

    Ten scientific experts visited Gladstone on Wednesday in order to hear the worries of local groups regarding sick fish in the harbor. “This is a listening exercise for panel members and an opportunity for local groups to bring up issues and concerns,” Fisheries Minister Craig Wallace said in a statement. “From here, panel members will […]

  • 14 November 2011

    The construction of a new ferry terminal at the offshore artificial island that will host the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge border crossing…   By Vítor Quintã (macaudailytimes) [mappress] Source: macaudailytimes, November 14, 2011;

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford announced last week that Gerard van Raalte has teamed-up with the company’s Dredging Group, to work on commercial projects and research initiatives as a Visiting Consultant. Gerard has held numerous prestigious international positions in the industry, contributing at the highest level to CEDA, WODA, PIANC and IADC over a period of over 30 […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As major conference presenters, facilitators and award recipients, ERDC-EL and CHL team members often took center stage at the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) and Texas A&M’s Dredging Summit and Expo held June 22-25 in Houston, Texas. WEDA is a technical professional organization devoted to knowledge exchange in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The central government in Indonesia is suspending the implementation of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) project, also known as the Jakarta reclamation. The Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry’s (KKP) director general for marine, coastal and small island affairs, Sudirman Saad said that the Research and Technology Ministry had been ordered to review the plan drafted in […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge Director of Technological Sales/Support, John “Sonny” Lightsey, will speak about “Electrical Safety on the Water” at AGG1 Academy Session W55, on Wednesday, March 18, from 9:30-11 a.m., the company announced. Safe operation of electrical equipment on the water, like dredges and floating conveyors, requires proper equipment selection, installation, and operating practices. This presentation will […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Steve Mathies, a renowned expert in ecosystem restoration and sustainable urban and coastal development, has joined ENVIRON as a Principal in the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana, office. Dr. Mathies will direct the firm’s strategic services aimed at helping communities, government agencies and companies located in the U.S. and abroad with developing and implementing climate […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across the U.S. are discovering the benefits of incorporating nature into their development planning and infrastructure. That was the theme of a July 7 webinar, sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts, with Charley Chesnutt and David Olson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Rachel Gittman, a marine scientist who studies shorelines and ecology. […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, are progressing according to schedule. We are pleased to announce that Richard Brakenhoff, Industry analyst at Rabobank, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Mr Brakenhoff has worked as an […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s European Dredging Summit 2015 will take place on 7th and 8th October in Antwerp, Belgium, where the world’s leading dredging experts will discuss “Sediment Balance & Waste Management”. This meeting will provide a global analysis of dredging projects, environmental regulation and essential recommendations for dredging activity including equipment and contractor selection. The participants will have […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Gladstone Harbour is being dredged in preparation for an expansion to cater for the gas boom, reports theaustralian.com. Environmental expert blames the muddy state of Gladstone Harbour for illness in marine life. In his opinion, dredging caused this situation. “First the dredgaholic Gladstone ports dredge over the limit and due to human and fish illness […]

  • 17 June 2011

    Experts believe that Ho Chi Minh City must make more determined and concerted efforts to synchronize projects to save its… By Dinh Ly (baomoi) [mappress] Source: baomoi, June 17, 2011

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Climate Data Initiative launch at the White House Wednesday, NASA Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan announced the inclusion of a new challenge focused on coastal flooding, developed by NASA and NOAA, and based on federal cross-agency data. The Coastal Inundation in Your Community challenge is one of four climate-related challenges using data provided by […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    To ensure greater accountability, the City of Seattle announced the scope, schedule and deliverables for the external expert review process of the Elliott Bay Seawall Project this week. Seeking a thorough analysis of the project, the City will utilize a panel of peer agency experts, such as public works directors and chief engineers, with broad […]

  • 11 July 2012

    The state-appointed committee in charge of water and flood management has stepped out to defend the invitation for foreign companies to join the bidding of the country’s water resource management project. Science Minister and Water and Flood Management Committee (WFMC) chair Plodprasop Suraswadi said on Tuesday that the WFMC’s decision to allow foreign companies to […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Mr Babarinde Mukaila, the environment expert, stated that the dredging of River Niger alone would not address the problem of flooding in Nigeria, reports leadership.ng. Nigeria required a holistic approach if it was to prevent persistent flooding and added that the dredging of the major rivers in the country would only help reduce the impact […]

  • 23 August 2012

    Ocean Dredging DSM Inc (DSM) owns one of Canada’s most important fleet of marine equipment and offers world-class integrated marine services including: dredging, harbor towing, pilot boat services, salvage, marine construction and repair, equipment rental, welding and machining, mechanics, short and long distance transportation by tug and barge, and much more. It is recognized as […]