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  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environmental experts gave an update on the clean up process at the nation’s largest hazardous waste site, the Hudson River. Since 2009, General Electric has been removing 1.3 million tons of PCBs that were dumped into 200 miles of the Hudson River. At a public forum, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Experts and government officials said that the India’s plans of more than doubling its port capacity in five years could become a pipe dream as the major projects involving foreign investors have run aground recently. According to indiatimes.com, in the past few months, four separate port projects have failed to take off in Tamil Nadu, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) of IHC, the Netherlands, together with UNESCO-IHE, will organize two training sessions for Bangladeshi experts. The first group of trainees from Bangladesh Water Development Board has started exercises on August 15, and it will last 4 weeks. These staffs are responsible for capital dredging of the river systems in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2012

    General Electric and the EPA have dredged the first two miles of the Housatonic River from the GE site through Pittsfield. The “Rest of River” plan for the cleanup of another six miles is being developed. A community and panel discussion about cleaning the river from chemicals was moderated by Tim Gray, Housatonic River Keeper. […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Ecosystem services is a concept that is gaining increasing attention as a means to link ecosystems and development goals. The CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) decided to set up a CEDA Working Group (WGES) to explore the subject in the context of dredging. WGES is to produce a CEDA Information Paper to contribute to the wider […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the local charity that protects wildlife on land and at sea, has announced that it supports an alternative option to develop Falmouth Docks which would save part of a nationally rare marine habitat. This alternative option is outlined in the Docks’ own Masterplan and initial estimates shows it could provide the economic […]

  • 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: – […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The planned major overhaul of Jakarta’s main waterways did not materialize this year. The city administration can only afford to repair …   By Andreas D. Arditya (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, December 27, 2011;

  • 21 December 2011

    The Queensland Greens are concerned state government spin doctors will make it appear Gladstone Harbour’s fish are safer to eat than they…   (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, December 21, 2011; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 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;

  • 11 November 2011

    A 25 million tonne marine debris field created by the Japanese tsunami in March is currently floating across the North Pacific and will …   (portworld) [mappress] Source: portworld, November 11, 2011;

  • 7 November 2011

    Dirt is slowly filling lakes and ponds in Kansas, and experts are divided over how much to worry… (kansascity) [mappress] Source: kansascity, November 7, 2011

  • 23 September 2011

    Although dredging work was temporarily halted during the weekend in Moses Lake, an expert panelist speaking during a Monday forum …   By Lynne Lynch (columbiabasinherald) [mappress] Source: columbiabasinherald, September 23, 2011;

  • 30 August 2011

    United Nations experts will visit Queensland later this year amid concerns the booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry could threaten t… (smh) [mappress] Source: smh, August 30, 2011;

  • 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

  • 16 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    ALBANY — A panel of independent experts this week will begin sorting out two massive technical reports on the first year of PCB dredging from the Hudson River to offer a possible road map for the project’s future. [mappress] Source: Times Union, February 16, 2010

  • 25 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    DHAKA — A seven-member Indian team of experts is now working in Bangladesh responding to a request of Dhaka for helping restore the navigability of rivers under the dredging assistance programme… [mappress] Source: Associated Press of Pakistan, January 23, 2010;

  • 18 December 2020
    Regulation & policy

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced yesterday that after many years of thoughtful deliberation and preparation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted the state assumption of the 404 program (the federal permitting program to regulate the discharge of dredged or fill material into wetlands and other waters of the United States). […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Windsor, Ontario, yesterday released this beautiful video on their Peche Island Shoreline Protection Project. In the Detroit River, the City’s Peche Island has long been a refuge for endangered species. It offers pockets of calm water in the fast-flowing river and wetlands with submerged vegetation beds. Over time, strong waves from ship […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Technology

    Kiasma Group, with the patronage of ICE – Italian Trade & Investment Agency in Cairo – and the Italian Embassy – Cairo, took part in TransMEA, Cairo, last month. TransMEA is a trade fair and conference bringing together leaders, innovators, influencers and visionaries of the transport and logistics sectors in which the major experts in […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Business development

    The 60th IADC Dredging Seminar is now set to take place from 21-25 June 2021 at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, The Netherlands. According to IADC, to optimise the chances of the successful completion of a project, contracting parties should, from the start, fully understand the requirements of a dredging project. […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Technology

    The Municipality of Port Hope, Ontario, is conducting a suction dredge program on the Port Hope outer harbor. According to their latest release, the dredging operations started earlier this week. The Municipality and Cameco Corporation have been working collaboratively to resolve issues related to Cameco’s cooling water intake, located along the west harbor wall, which […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Network Rail has started work on the second section of the new, bigger sea wall at Dawlish, Devon. The goal of the scheme is to protect the railway and town from rising sea levels, and extreme weather, for generations to come. Construction of this next section of the £80 million upgrade will take around two […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The picturesque Blue Lake at Jenolan Caves is set to become a major drawcard in its own right thanks to multi-million dollar funding from the NSW Government, said Member for Bathurst, Paul Toole. Blue Lake is currently undergoing a makeover with heavy machinery on site dredging thousands of cubic meters of sand and silt from […]