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  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A coastal defence project has pioneered the use of BIM in a new field, proving that the technology is worth pursuing in every area of infrastructure design. It is often thought that building information modelling (BIM) is for buildings. BIM’s advantages are obvious on complex structural projects with building services systerns, convoluted sequencing and endless […]

  • 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;

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rob van Dorland, Senior Adviser Climate at KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference. During the event, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, Van Dorland will address the effects of climate change, most notably melting ice caps and rising sea levels […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s North Carolina State President, Paul Newton, yesterday spoke before the N.C. Joint Environmental Review Commission (ERC) on the company’s response to the Feb. 2 Dan River coal ash incident and its near-term and longer-term actions to address coal ash across the state. “Duke Energy is committed to working with policymakers and regulators to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s Steve Challinor has recently been appointed as a standing member to the Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) Maritime Expert Panel in the UK. He joins Greg Guthrie (also from Royal HaskoningDHV) on the Panel and will serve initially for a period of three years. As an ICE Panel member, Steve will be actively […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A leading urban regeneration specialist, with strong links to the North West of England, has been appointed to chair the North West Partnership, announced the Canal and River Trust. Bob Pointing will take on the voluntary leadership role with the charity this month and chair his first bi-monthly partnership meeting in March. “Bob will now lead […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Royal Navy has disposed of a Second World War bomb found by a dredger operating in the Thames near Victoria Embankment. Bomb disposal experts from the Portsmouth-based Southern Diving Unit 2 were called at 7.15pm last night (Thursday) by the Metropolitan Police to London’s Westminster Bridge. The bomb was eventually towed along the Thames and out […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (WODA) and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) have announced that the WODA workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments such […]

  • 14 April 2011

    Local residents, fisherman and conservation groups gathered at a public meeting on Monday night to discuss concerns a proposed marina at… (mandurahmail) [mappress] Source: mandurahmail, April 14, 2011

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch Team Risk Reduction (DRR) is visiting Serbia this week, with a team of water experts. Mathijs van Ledden, Director Flood Risk Reduction at Royal HaskoningDHV is one of the participants. The visit includes Obrenovac, which was severely affected by the floods in May last year. At that period Van Ledden was in Serbia to […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) held a public meeting in San Francisco, California, Sept. 9 to 11, 2014, to review coastal engineering challenges within the Pacific coastal region with experts from California and the West. The CERB, a national, congressionally-authorized board, advises the Chief of Engineers on research and technology, and guides priorities for […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the future. The island country is working hard on reconstruction work after the devastation inflicted […]

  • 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;

  • 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, […]

  • 28 October 2011

    Latin American countries need to look beyond the construction of increasingly large ports and focus on improving overall logistics infrastru… By Juan Andres Abarca (bnamericas) [mappress] Source: bnamericas, October 28, 2011

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, Riverkeeper’s Abigail M. Jones, staff attorney for the Hudson River Program, will take part in a panel presentation in Newark called “Restoring Our River” on the plans to clean up and restore the Passaic River. Jones will speak about the landmark GE Superfund cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Also speaking are […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental cleanup experts gathered at New Jersey Institute of Technology last week for an all-day public forum on a $1.7 billion proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge toxic sediment from an eight-mile stretch of the lower Passaic River. The EPA has called the plan, which proposes removing 4.3 million cubic yards […]

  • 3 March 2014

    A Dutch consortium is to develop a master plan for managing flood risks in the Cauca river basin in the west of Colombia. Floods are a regular occurrence in this area, and they are not only a direct threat to local inhabitants, they also cause considerable economic damage. Intensive collaboration involving six parties The consortium […]

  • 4 April 2013

    In an era of global economic uncertainty, changing trade patterns, evolving ship size demands and ever-tightening government budgets, the financial viability of port capital investments is a topic of much discussion, particularly among the world’s top port financial managers. At the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) upcoming 28th World Port Conference in Los […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage (Rosprirodnandzor) approved the environmental expert review stating compliance of the project documentation “Construction of Seaport Facilities Near Sabetta Village at Yamal Peninsula, Including Creation of a Navigable Approach Canal in the Ob Mouth” to the requirements of the Russian environmental legislation. The project documentation elaborated by JSC […]

  • 15 December 2011

    An independent panel of technical experts established prior to the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal project to provide high level advice to the project team and government regulators will meet in Gladstone today. The Dredge Technical Reference Panel (DTRP) is chaired by an independent expert in dredging activities, Dr Rick Morton. Dr Morton convenes the […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Top water experts from Royal HaskoningDHV will present seven papers including the latest innovations in sandscaping and flood resilience at Flood and Coast 2017, 28-30 March at the Telford International Centre, UK. The three-day conference, convened by the Environment Agency, is seen as a key forum for the flood and coastal erosion risk management (FCRM) […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Daniel Bastreri and Lauren Hughes are the latest marine experts to have been brought on board by independent UK ecology specialist, Thomson Ecology, as it continues to build its pool of specialist expertise in the marine ecology sector. Daniel Bastreri joins Thomson Ecology as Principal Marine Consultant. He is an experienced marine scientist and joins […]

  • 26 May 2010

    An expert panel needs an extra two months to sort out more than 1,000 pages of competing studies on last year’s dredging of PCBs in the…   [mappress] Source: timesunion, May 26, 2010;

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Top river restoration experts from Royal HaskoningDHV are actively taking part in the River Restoration Center’s Annual Conference in Brighton. With this year’s conference theme of River Restoration: Facing Uncertainty, Ian Dennis and Clare Rodgers will be examining different perspectives on detailed design and the EcoCo Life+ project respectively, the company said. The conference, taking place this […]