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  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their event, named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference’, will take place on Friday, 18 October, 2019, at the Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India. With growing environmental awareness and increasing climate pressures on low-lying deltas, modern-day society puts incredibly strong demands on the sustainability […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, Secretary at the Ministry of Water Resources in Bangladesh has been just confirmed as a keynote speaker at the IADC Conference Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference which will be held on 18 October in New Delhi, India. He will address the generic political and economic developments in Bangladesh, related to the […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Sidmouth Beach Management Scheme Steering Group met on 22 August for an update on the project’s progress, as well as a review of the rigorous data gathering and analysis carried out to identify ways of protecting the town from coastal flooding and slowing down the rate of erosion on East Beach. Following […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA Dredging Days is the flagship conference of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and is one of the main events on the dredging industry calendar. It’s widely considered to be the primary forum for leading researchers, and industry experts, to share ideas, discuss challenges and consider potential solutions. CEDA Dredging Days 2019 will be held […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last week IADC’s Ria van Leeuwen visited Mumbai, India, and meet executives from Mumbai Port Trust, DG Shipping, Main Mast Marsec. and B.P. Marine Academy. During the stay, she informed them about the IADC Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation which comes to Asia in November. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just announced that the 96th Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting will occur August 13-14, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. The CERB provides guidance to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on coastal engineering research. This 96th meeting will focus on: Sediment Transport and Regional Sediment Management. […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, completed temporary measures to secure the west pier at Little Sodus Harbor, located in Fair Haven, New York on August 1, 2019. This work was expedited with site inspections by Corps of Engineers’ technical experts occurring through March, April, and May, the contract being awarded on June […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just announced that their Coastal Connections event will take place on August 6, 2019, at Port Sulphur Community Center, 278 Civic Drive, Port Sulphur, LA. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Townsville City Council is seeking comments on a draft Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP) that will provide long term options to manage erosion issues at Horseshoe Bay. The draft Horseshoe Bay SEMP has been open for community feedback on Council’s website for two weeks and closes on Sunday. Townsville City Council’s Environmental Health […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Kembla Gas Terminal (PKGT), owned by Australian Industrial Energy (AIE), has reached another important milestone with the wharf facility and pipeline construction contract being awarded.  The contract was awarded to the SCSB joint venture which comprises Spiecapag and Soletanche Bachy, which are international specialists in the core construction works required to build the […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that the Dredging and Reclamation Seminar at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, will take place from Monday, 24 June, to Friday, 28 June, 2019. According to the IADC, this five-day course strives to provide an understanding about dredging and reclamation through lectures by experts in the […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Network Rail has awarded the contract for reconstruction of the Dawlish seawall to BAM Nuttall ahead of work starting to increase resilience of the vital rail artery to the South West. Work is set to start at the end of May, following years of detailed designs and collaborations between world leading marine, coastal and railway […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second phase of the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project, named ‘JCD02 – Dredging of the Reservoir and Transport of Sediment’, is set to begin in June 2019, WASCO St. Lucia Inc. said in its latest release.  The announcement was made by WASCO’s representatives, as well as the contractor for JCD02, VINCI Construction […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rene Kolman is Secretary General at the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. With over one hundred main and associated members, IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its associates, but also the dredging industry in general. Kolman […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) officially kicked off today at the Shanghai International Convention Center in Shanghai, China. The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA). Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), opened the […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 22nd World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXII) will take place in Shanghai, China, this week, from 22-26 April, 2019. The event is being organized by the World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), China Dredging Association (CHIDA) and Eastern Dredging Association (EADA). As the world’s top summit on dredging held every three years, the congress […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 42nd meeting of the Scientific Groups of the London Convention and the 13th meeting of the London Protocol took place last month in Vancouver, Canada, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest release.  The meeting was attended by experts responsible for the protection of the marine environment representing over 30 countries from […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will hold a Coastal Connections event in Belle Chasse, LA, on April 25, 2019, to showcase land building capability of Mississippi River. According to CPRA, the event will offer attendees the opportunity to learn more about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversions – coastal restoration projects that will […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, took part at a flood resiliency workshop led by the City of Rotterdam, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, aboard Clipper Stad Amsterdam in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, March 29, 2019. Litz and members of Baltimore District’s Planning Division joined representatives from the Netherlands, Maryland Department of the Environment, the City […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Auckland Council has announced that the impact of climate change and rising sea levels on Auckland coastlines will be the main focus of the annual Coastal Restoration Trust conference, set for Wednesday, 27 March, and Friday, 29 March 2019, in Warkworth.  The event, which is themed ‘Living with Dynamic Shorelines’, will bring together industry […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than a year after last January’s storms in Franklin Local Board area, work to fix the damage left in their wake continues, said New Zealand’s Auckland Council in its latest release.  “It’s been a long haul,” Franklin Local Board member Alan Cole said. “Damage was done on both coasts and while some of it […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has announced the launch of the Seven Mile Island Living Laboratory. According to USACE, this is an initiative designed to advance and improve dredging and marsh restoration techniques in coastal New Jersey through innovative research, collaboration, knowledge sharing, and practical application. USACE has partnered with the State of […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free as of February 19th  to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019. At the Navingo Career Event career and development in this innovative sector come together. Visitors meet leading employers, participate in case […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis released a new edition of its Creating New HORIZONS magazine today. The magazine showcases groundbreaking projects and provides insights and fresh perspectives from internal and external experts. In this issue, former Olympic champion Maarten van der Weijden talks about his heroic Eleven Cities Swim (Elfstedenzwemtocht). His attempt to swim 200 kilometers in one go […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The public comment period for the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Feasibility Study (Coastal Texas Study) ended last week, informs Colonel Lars Zetterstrom, Galveston District Commander of the Army Corps. Following the National Environmental Policy Act procedures, public comments will now undergo review. All comments will be reviewed and considered for the draft proposal. “I would […]