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  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    KS Associates said in their latest release that Vito C. Melilli, P.E. has joined the firm as a Senior Project Manager in their Coastal Engineering Group. The Group provides engineering solutions for all types of waterfront and water-related infrastructure, helping clients plan, design, and manage the construction of projects along Lake Erie and the Lake […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Webinars (online seminars) which allow attendees to watch a live feed from their own computers via the Internet are excellent and convenient ways to learn from and engage with experts and peers without travel. CEDA is now developing a programme of webinars on a range of timely subjects relating to dredging and the construction and […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Deltares and the Dutch consultancy and engineering firm Royal HaskoningDHV have revealed details of the Flood and Inundation Management Project for Ho Chi Minh City. The concept is that the city itself will be protected by dikes but controlled flooding will be permitted in outlying areas. In the first instance, a small ring-dike will be […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Louise Comeau, director of the Environment and Sustainable Development Research Center at the University of New Brunswick, has been appointed to a federal panel examining how Canada is coping in the face of a warming planet. With nearly three decades of experience working to mitigate and adapt to climate change, Dr. Comeau will share […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Shipping in the Houston-Galveston area is expected to increase tremendously with the expansion of the Panama Canal, but the region needs to be sure it is ready to meet the coming tidal wave of new business opportunities, says a Texas A&M University at Galveston professor. William Merrell, holder of the George P. Mitchell Chair at […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A report by independent experts has vindicated the campaign to rid the Reef of the impacts of dumping dredge spoil in the World Heritage waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The report ‘Synthesis of current knowledge of the biophysical impacts of dredging and disposal on the Great Barrier Reef’ was written by experts brought together […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    JSC Lenmorniiproekt has obtained a positive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) conclusion on the Port of Sabetta project from the the state ecological expertise. The Federal Nature Management Supervision Service approved the positive conclusion of a commission of experts of the state environmental assessment of project documentation “Building of objects of seaport near the settlement of […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Organisation of Dredging Associations (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 and this is clearly reflected by main policy developments such as the e EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive or […]

  • 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

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To pass on the latest developments in port management and coastal hydraulic engineering, Deltares has teamed up with STC-Nestra to organize courses for experts from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Maritimes (LEM), a part of the Algerian Ministry of Transport. On the basis of questions from Algeria, Deltares consultants talked to Algerian port experts to share their […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The ‘Colombian-Dutch Dialogues’ will start today and last until 4 December 2014 in the coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia. Dutch water experts will debate an urgent erosion problem affecting the Caribbean coast of Colombia. The event will be led by international engineering and consultancy firm Witteveen+Bos. Experts of Witteveen+Bos and other Dutch water […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. engineering expert Mike Schmidt joined Local Government Minister Stirling Hinchliffe and Bundaberg Mayor Jack Dempsey today to inspect a potential site for the Bundaberg East Levee ahead of community information sessions on 6 June. Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said that this was a great opportunity for locals to hear from a world-renowned engineer about the […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Experts from the United States, Latin America and Europe will participate in the second Panama Canal International Maintenance Congress, scheduled for August 27 – 29, 2014, within the framework of the waterway’s centennial. The main theme of this three-day event will be “Investing in Maintenance: Key to Competitiveness and Sustainability”. Experts in the fields of […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports & Rivers Institute (COPRI/ASCE) have announced that the Dredging 2015 Conference will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District.  Organizers expect more than 600 dredging experts from around the world to gather at this technical […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging 2015 Conference will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District, PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports & Rivers Institute (COPRI/ASCE) announced. Organizers expect more than 600 dredging experts from around the world to gather at this technical specialty conference. […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th Annual Port Development & Connectivity Asia Forum, organized by the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), will take place on 21-22 October 2015 in Amara Hotel, Singapore. The event will explore pressing issues in regional port planning and operational efficiency: from ensuring that master planning reflects regional trade projections and efficient dredging and […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over 25 Dutch companies and organisations participated in this year’s edition of the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) that took place from 1 – 5 June. Centre piece of the Dutch presence was the Netherlands Water Pavilion that featured 13 prominent Dutch organisations. Dutch water experts participated in numerous high-level forums and workshops and shared […]

  • 26 May 2011

    The West Bengal government has decided to rope in experts from premier institutions like the Jadavpur University (JU) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur to prepare a master plan to prevent natural calamities in the state, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday. ‘The state development and planning department has been asked to talk […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mark Hanna, Ph.D., P.E., a senior water resources engineer and an Associate of the firm based in California, will be an expert participant this week during the Room for the River: Los Angeles Workshop and Symposium, set for May 16-17 in Los Angeles. Dr. Hanna will participate in a special track focusing on adaptive strategies […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The science panel tasked with providing independent and expert advice about the long term management of water quality in Gladstone Harbour has been appointed and is preparing to meet for the first time on 5 March. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the panel would provide open, transparent, independent peer-reviewed science to […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Robert McCall (coastal morphology expert), Pieter van Geer (coastal engineering expert) of Deltares, Gerd Masselink and Timothy Poate of the University of Plymouth will be awarded the Halcrow Prize for their scientific publication about the XBEACH gravel model. The new numerical XBEACH gravel model will help agencies working with gravel beaches to improve coastal safety […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    For the 60th time, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will organize its well-known International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. With the collaboration of IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, the seminar is set to take place from 7-11 September 2020 in Delft, The Netherlands. Last year, 24 participants successfully finished this well-known five-day […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th Annual Port Development & Connectivity Asia Forum, organized by the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), will take place on 21-22 October 2015 in Singapore. The event will explore pressing issues in regional port planning and operational efficiency: from ensuring that master planning reflects regional trade projections and efficient dredging and land reclamation, […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Ministry of Infrastructure Maksym Burbak offers potential investors to involve in the development of projects of Ukrainian seaports more actively. This was started by the Minister during a meeting with investors of large seaports of Odesa. “I once again confirm the necessity of implementation of seaports’ reform. The year of the process revealed shortcomings that […]

  • 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;