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  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The launch of a 15-year restoration strategy for the Waikato and Waipa river catchments is being seen as a milestone for the future wellbeing of the area, Waikato River Authority said in their latest release.  The restoration strategy has been a three-year project between DairyNZ, Waikato Regional Council and the Waikato River Authority creating a […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The order was announced in the EU Official Journal for a feasibility study on extending the deep-water container terminal in Wilhelmshaven (JWP II). The study will review the technical and economic feasibility of a second container terminal in a northern extension of the existing JadeWeserPort. The results, to be presented early 2015, will serve as […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, said in their latest release that they have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Coast Protection Board to implement strategies to minimize erosion risk in vulnerable areas at Wyomi Beach. This funding had originally been sourced for the installation and extension of sandbags to both ends of the […]

  • 25 February 2014

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Chairman, today met with His Excellency Francisco Rivadeneira, Ecuadorian Minister of International Trade, and his accompanying high-level delegation. His Excellency was also welcomed by DP World Group CEO Mohammed Sharaf and other senior DP World officials. Talks covered matters of mutual interest to Ecuador and the UAE […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Noranda Aluminum Holding Corporation  announced plans to move forward on two capital projects–a $45 million investment to build a new rod mill and an $11 million investment to further expand harbor capacity at Port Rhodes in Discovery Bay, Jamaica. “The new rod mill and the port expansion project are attractive to us because they provide […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 60 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis. New volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) contributed to the increase in reported volumes. Growth in 2014 was […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dorset County Council has approved a budget of £3m over 5 years, as a partnership funding contribution, for the West Bay Flood Protection Project. This is towards an overall scheme cost of approximately £7m, the council said. Working in collaboration with the Environment Agency, the project aims to deliver an improved standard of flood […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Monday 30 September the Environment Agency will begin to carry out repairs to the flood bank at Riverside Park in St Neots. The banks were created in 2009 when the new defences were installed as part of the St Neots Flood Alleviation Scheme to protect the town from flooding. Since then a trench has […]

  • 4 December 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $9,317,050 in funds have now been made available to renourish Carolina and Kure Beach. As a part of the federally sponsored Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project in place for the two communities, $4,681,500 will be invested on Carolina Beach and $4,635,550 will be invested on Kure Beach. Congressman […]

  • 25 June 2012

    As part of its continued focus on efficiency and commitment to customers, DP World Aden this month received and operated an additional two gantry cranes, bringing up to seven the number of cranes at the Aden Container Terminal (ACT). The two new Liebherrs Super Post Panamax quay cranes with a capacity of 65 tons and […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Commission is helping to take seabed mining to the next level by funding a four-year project entitled: “Breakthrough Solutions for Mineral Extraction and Processing in Extreme Environments – Blue Mining”. The overall aims of this project are to develop new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in difficult conditions and extreme […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair the damaged sea defenses at Southsea seafront started this morning, according to the Portsmouth City Council. Staff from Portsmouth City Council and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership have been working hard over the extended bank holiday weekend to secure machinery and materials to stabilize the hole in the sea defenses. The hole appeared […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The LNP appears to be confused about their own policy regarding the Cairns port dredging proposal in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, announced Cairns and Far North Environment Center (CAFNEC). The community has been told that State Government policy was NO new dumping in the Marine Park. Recently on ABC Radio, Cairns MP Gavin […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    From Monday, 9 September, ground investigation work will be taking place along the Southsea seafront as part of the next stage of designs for new coastal defenses, according to the official Southsea Coastal Scheme project website. These investigations will take place over a period of four weeks at two locations, on the promenade and beach […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) has decided to take expertise of Jan De Nul Group to dredge the channel and further enhance the safe and sustainable access to the Port of Port Hedland. The project forms part of stage two of the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP), an important PPA initiative to sustain the long-term […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., recently completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed along […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Ian Townend, director of research at HR Wallingford, has been appointed as an Honorary Professor at Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute in China. Nanjing Hydraulics Research Institute (NHRI) is a leading hydraulics research institute in China reporting to the Ministry of Water Resources and the Ministry of Transport. Ian Townend visited NHRI in May to participate […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Groupement SDI/DI/EMCC has been awarded a contract for the Port of Rouen dredging program. This development project will include dredging works and rock excavation in the navigation channel of the Port of Rouen and the deposition of dredged material at the piling site to assist in creation of foundations. Construction of a berth to the […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced yesterday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) awarded a contract for the dredging of Cheesequake Creek. Work is expected to begin as early as August and take one month to complete. In February, Pallone announced securing the $4.1 million in federal funding necessary for the project. […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC490/LC-11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. With an environmentally friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine, up to 11% improved fuel efficiency, an upgraded cab design and enhanced safety and serviceability, this new excavator further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation. Productivity is maximized and operating costs are reduced. Built on […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PD Ports has successfully installed a new Terminal Operating System (TOS) at Teesport. The new system, which was built by Navis, a software development company specialising in terminal operating systems, was introduced to further improve efficiency for customers, as well as the speed and agility of operations at Teesport’s container terminal. The implementation of the […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Repairs to flood defences that help reduce flood risk to communities on the South Humber bank will soon be completed. The Environment Agency is scheduled to finish the initial repairs to the flood defences, which were damaged by December’s tidal surge, by the beginning of April. It will have taken just three months to complete […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Medport Tangier container terminal, a collaboration between Moroccan port TangerMed and Danish shipping major A.P. Moller – Maersk, has officially opened its doors. The construction of APM Terminals MedPort Tangier took two years and a total investment of $800m to make this facility become reality. This new transshipment terminal is designed, constructed and […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacks Point ramp beside the Patukirikiri Reserve has been closed temporarily due to health and safety concerns around deep mud at the end of the ramp, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The Coromandel-Colville Community Board has approved further dredging of Fureys Creek to help improve the use and access around the ramp. The dredging will […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ordered the immediate cancellation of the Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) issued to different sand and gravel concessionaires operating along the Iponan River. Regional Executive Director Ruth M. Tawantawan ordered the cancellation after Sulog, a civil society group in Cagayan de Oro City, had a dialogue […]