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  • 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

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has appointed David Finch, a coastal and estuarine dynamics specialist, to extend its support to the coastal management and waterside development sectors. David has over 26 years’ experience in the construction, calibration and application of hydrodynamic, wave and sediment transport models and in the specification and supervision of oceanographic […]

  • 21 November 2013

    US and Dutch land subsidence experts will share their knowledge during a one day seminar at Tulane University’s Levin-Bernick Center on November 22. Water boards, infrastructure officials, architects, policy makers, environmental law scientists, parish planners and other experts are invited to attend. Land subsidence is a huge problem around the world. Not only does it […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the invitation by the Environment Agency, Dutch and British flood experts last week exchanged ideas for more collaboration on innovation in the area of flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM). The exchange took place during one of the workshops held as part of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference in Telford, UK on […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Henk van Schaik, a senior water expert from the Netherlands, met Changhua County Magistrate Cho Po-yuan Nov. 17 to discuss and exchange …   (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, November 25, 2011;

  • 13 February 2012

    An expert in the area of physical geography says dredging of rivers will not necessarily solve flood problems in Fiji… By Tevita Vuibau (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, February 13, 2012

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Karim Belhadjali, who has more than 20 years’ experience in ecosystem restoration, storm and flood risk reduction, has joined Abt Associates as a Principal Associate of Environment and Natural Resources. Before joining Abt, Belhadjali worked for 15 years in Louisiana where he held multiple positions at the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). At CPRA, […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s experts will discuss the successes of the Moray and Littlehaven flood risk alleviation schemes at a conference in Scotland this week (3 and 4 February 2015). Royal HaskoningDHV’s Associate Director Barbara Hellett will co-deliver a presentation on the Moray Flood Schemes, together with Dave Gowans, consultancy manager with project partner the Moray Council. […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Jan Peters, Director Alia Instruments BV, as speaker during the event.  Jan Peters will address Dredging for Hydropower in the thematic session ‘Dredging for Clean Energy’ on Tuesday, 10 October, from 11.30 – 12.15 hrs. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Almost 600 of the world’s experts in tropical biology and conservation have called on the Australian Government to reconsider the extended port development at Abbot Point, out of concern for the future of the Great Barrier Reef. The 51st annual meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC) has issued a declaration on […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 12 July 2013

    CEDA members are invited to participate in two new, closely related CEDA Working Groups: -Working Group on Adaptive Management (WGAM) and -Working Group on Monitoring Procedures (WGMP) Both Working Groups shall each individually prepare their Information or Position Paper on their respective subject, but they shall closely work together to harmonise their papers. They are […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A team of IOS Partners experts, assigned by the World Bank to carry out consultancy services relating to the Port of Aden development, has paid a visit on Sunday morning, March 2, 2014 to the Head Quarters of the Corporation. They were hosted by the Executive Chairman of the Corporation, Captain Sami Saeed Farea, Deputy […]

  • 21 September 2011

    Ports are likely to be affected directly and indirectly by climate changes, such as rising sea levels, extreme weather events and rising temperatures. Climate change and its impact on ports will be the theme of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Expert Meeting that will take place from the 29th to […]

  • 25 January 2012

    A marine science expert said dredging will not cause flooding as alleged by anti-mining advocates in at least five municipalities in the province. Dr. Fernando Siringan of the Marine Environment and Resources Foundation-Marine Science Institute of the University of the Philippines clarified that sand per se is not a binding material but the mud present […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trade and the make or break issues impacting its growth were the focus of a transport and logistics roundtable discussion hosted by DP World this week to contribute to the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council meetings currently being held in Dubai. In a lively debate under the umbrella theme of “Challenges Facing Trade and […]

  • 27 March 2013

    A government expert said siltation at the mouth of the Cayanga River in San Fabian town has reached an alarming level causing the formation of two islets and impeding river flow. Jose Lignes Jr., senior geologist at the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in the Ilocos Region, said the river needs immediate dredging as several towns […]

  • 16 January 2013

    A Stevens Institute of Technology professor will visit Toms River on Friday to present on beach replenishment, the township has announced. Jon Miller, Ph.D., a professor and expert in coastal engineering at the Hoboken institution and a Coastal Processes Specialist for the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium, will speak in the Ocean County College Theater […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has published its Webinar on Ecology and Dredging, presented by Astrid Kramer and Heidi van der Meij. This webinar focusses on the need and application of ecological knowledge in dredging projects. Astrid Kramer is an ecologist and works as a project engineer for Boskalis and Heidi van der Meij […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]