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  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During planning processes for dealing with flood risk management, the early identification of the economic and ecological benefits delivered by nature-inclusive solutions results in different choices. The Natural Dutch Capital approach – which is based on the identification, valuation and capitalization of ecosystem services – is a useful method here. Deltares and Alterra arrived at […]

  • 25 March 2013

    The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands explained the details of the Environmental Watch Plan for the dredging of the Port of Mahon to the Sant Lluís Town Council. The Plan ensures that the town’s coastline and the Isla del Aire’s SCI (Site of Community Importance) will not be affected. A group of APB experts […]

  • 20 May 2011

    People involved in a plan to remove sediment from Parker Horn in Moses Lake explained their plans. Representatives from the firms planning t… By Cameron Probert (columbiabasinherald) [mappress] Source: columbiabasinherald, May 20, 2011;

  • 9 February 2012

      “We work with our partners to manage resources and dredging activities in a sustainable manner, one which leaves behind the smallest footprint, while continually seeking ways to reduce, mitigate or eliminate potential negative impacts.” – Alicia Rea, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District. Q: What is a placement area (PA)? A: placement area […]

  • 11 August 2010

    The Dutra Group and U.S. Army Corps explain the month-long operations up and down Siuslaw River. As they have watched the interplay of tug and barge on the Siuslaw River and their movements out to sea, some of our readers have asked about the nuts and bolts of the Port of Siuslaw dredging that began […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines a levee as a “man-made structure, usually an earthen embankment, designed and constructed in accordance with sound engineering practices to contain, control, or divert the flow of water so as to provide protection from temporary flooding.” The terms dike and levee are sometimes used interchangeably. Examples of […]

  • 3 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Biologists and project managers from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will explain the various environmental issues raised by the proposed deepening of the Savannah Harbor during a public workshop to be held 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 15, at the Savannah Civic Center. The public may “come and go” at any […]

  • 3 May 2010

    Yesterday was the first tour of the Georgia Port Authority to discuss and explain to those interested in the river deepening project and… [mappress] Source: examiner, May 3, 2010;

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted with Agate Construction to repair the Barnegat Inlet North Jetty beginning on or about April 14 and possibly continuing through November. Operations will occur during daylight hours and at night. A crane barge and a rock barge will be spudded down for stabilization at the north jetty […]

  • 18 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Premier has disclosed further details on the $60 million cruise ship dock, saying “a slew of contract variations caused the project to escalate”… Source: The Royal Gazette, November 18, 2009;

  • 28 January 2010

    ISLAMABAD — Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira on Thursday informed the National Assembly that Rs.3.29 billion were spent on dredging of Ports since February, 2009 till date. Replying to questions on behalf of Minister for Ports and Shipping… [mappress] Source: Associated Press of Pakistan, January 28, 2010

  • 27 November 2012

    The Inland Waterways Association has welcomed the announcement by Canal & River Trust that it will increase its spending on dredging over the next ten years. In a speech to the AGM of the Association of Pleasure Craft Operators on 23rd November, John Dodwell, Canal & River Trust trustee explained that a ten year dredging […]

  • 7 December 2011

    A beach replenishment project in Cape May County has been briefly delayed, but will soon be underway. Officials explain why, and some …   By Phaedra Laird (nbc40) [mappress] Source: nbc40, December 7, 2011;

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The lone special investigator of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental said that his office will not entertain any complaints in relation to the impasse at the controversial alleged “black sand mining” operation in Tambacan, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. Dr. Jesus Cañete, Ph.D., explained that it will be a waste of time […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Dr. Lucien Halleux, explains that some of the risks associated with dredging and land reclamation projects cover multiple financial, technical and operational aspects. And as with any other industrial activity, the risk control of dredging operations starts with a thorough understanding of the processes and a comprehensive analysis of the associated risks, in order to […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has announced that the Village of Cobleskill in Schoharie County will receive $2,325,000 in federal funds to make repairs to its water supply system and water treatment plant. Schumer explained that this funding will be allocated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) and provide […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The Arawak Cay Port development is about three months behind its original construction schedule, its chief executive explaining that issues…   By NATARIO McKENZIE (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, December 20, 2011;

  • 12 May 2011

    Two programs proposed for removing arsenic contamination from the bed of the lower Menominee River Basin were explained to local citizens at… More info: peshtigotimes [mappress] Source: peshtigotimes, May 12, 2011;

  • 25 August 2009

    Why did the decision making process over the dredging of the Westerschelde go so terribly wrong that it has now soured relations between the Netherlands and Belgium? The Dutch parliament would like to know too and has summoned prime minister Balkenende to explain his role… More: NRC

  • 6 March 2012

    The Australian Government’s unwillingness to act on the ongoing environmental crisis in Gladstone harbour was explained today, as the Australian Financial Review reported Environment Minister Tony Burke as saying ‘it’s difficult to find any world heritage values within Gladstone harbour’. “Tony Burke is risking the de-listing of Gladstone harbour from World Heritage status through negligence, […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rob Lowinski of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District explains the differences, benefits and challenges of levees and floodwalls for flood risk management. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 6, 2013

  • 17 February 2012

    Kampot provincial gover­nor Khoy Khun Hour has refused to explain why large-scale sand dredging is being conducted in his province… By Phak Seangly and David Boyle (phnompenhpost) [mappress] Source: phnompenhpost, February 17, 2012

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The steering group for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) has met to discuss the shortlist options as part of a consultation process to reach a preferred option to manage coastal and flood defenses for Sidmouth seafront and East Beach. The meeting took place on Thursday 16 June 2016 at Kennaway House in […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PROGROUPE sediment removal company has introduced new animation to explain how their technology works in practice. The short video shows dredging process using a floating suctions dredger and dewatering process of dredged sediment through a decanter centrifuge. This technology is designed for small and medium sized water reclamation projects. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 10, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abdullah Al Masabi, Vice President Khalifa Port, spoke about the emerging importance of the Middle East as a growing maritime hub at the conference on 5 November. The forum provided a platform for local and international maritime professionals and industry financiers to discuss the challenges and investment opportunities in the maritime industry in the region. […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mohab Mamish, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, stated that 86% of dry digging in the new canal has been completed, explaining that there is no influence on navigation at the Suez Canal. Mamish added that Houthis threats in Yemen to close the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb will not affect navigation in the Suez […]