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  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following public consultation with residents, North Lincolnshire Council is ready to press ahead with a £13.3m flood defense scheme to protect towns and villages on both sides of the Trent, according to the council’s latest announcement. The building contract for the Trent flood defenses has been awarded to VBA Joint Venture (VolkerStevin) who will start […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Astika Holdings Inc. confirmed its decision to engage in international trade and transactions with Nantong since its economic growth and foreign investments have exceeded all other cities in China’s Yangtze Economic Zone. Mark Richards, the director for Astika Holdings, said: “Astika’s ongoing strategy through opportunistic high growth sector acquisitions include Nantong Dredging Machinery CO. LTD. […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A government spokesperson stated that the government had already acknowledged in principle of the Royal Act regarding reconstruction after flood – debt of Financial Institution Development Fund. She also elaborated that those two Royal Acts are parts of financial preparation for an investment on water management system and country’s future building. Mrs. Titima Chaiseang, Office […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures along the the East and South Shores of Staten Island. In February, Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to formally assign […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Rebecca Pow visited the Wallasea Nature Reserve yesterday to see first-hand the extensive efforts to help the coast and its wildlife adapt in the face of climate change. The Minister was touring the Essex site ahead of the introduction of the landmark Environment Bill in the near future, which will address the biggest […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major new £600,000 flood scheme which protects homes and businesses in a Northumberland town from tidal flooding is complete, reports the Environment Agency. The previous 180m flood wall in the Cowpen area of Blyth has been upgraded and extended to create a 380m wall to reduce the risk of flooding to the town. When […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $855,080 to Environmental Industrial Services Group Inc., for the dewatering of Houston Ship Channel Peggy Lake Placement Area. “The dewatering project will help to drain water from the placement area and dry out material within the site for use […]

  • 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 January 2013

    Port of Long Beach Executive Director J. Christopher Lytle will deliver the annual “State of the Port” address on Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Long Beach Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom. This will be the second State of the Port for Lytle, who assumed the Port’s top post in late 2011 just as it embarked on […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Many people across the UK, including within the Somerset Levels, have been affected by this winter’s floods. David Cameron’s commitment to extra funding is welcome, but the RSPB urges that this money will need to be incredibly well targeted to bring the greatest benefit to communities who have been impacted. Refocus Martin Harper, the RSPB’s […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    In the future, Washington could receive requests for a host of new projects along the Pacific coast that include renewable energy, dredging disposal, mining, marine product harvesting, military uses, and offshore aquaculture operations, the Department of Ecology said in their latest release. Ecology has been leading a state effort to plan and prepare for these […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port released today a draft proposal to add a new berth within its existing boundary for public consultation. The berth, which would require dredging and the construction of a new wharf, would be located at the northern end of the container terminal. Napier Port chief executive, Garth Cowie, said that it would give the […]

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    At some point in the relatively near future, the Army Corps of Engineers will begin its deepening of a 15-mile stretch of the St. Johns River from the mouth to Dames Point. Portions of that stretch are anywhere from 38 feet to 41 feet. However, the project will assure the 41-foot depth is consistent. [mappress] […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Obama Administration’s commitment in the Climate Action Plan to make local communities more resilient against future storms, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced $102.7 million in competitive matching grants to support 54 projects along the Atlantic coast. The grants will fund science-based solutions to restore wetlands and other natural areas, […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Members of the community are invited to attend a public update meeting on Tuesday, September 24 at 6 pm to get updates about LA Waterfront project initiatives, including recently completed projects, current projects and future plans. The public meeting will be held at the Crown Plaza Hotel in San Pedro. “Over the past decade, we’ve […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Christie yesterday announced the award of $8.5 million in state dollars to Sea Bright for a post-Sandy project to construct a portion of new sea wall and repair an adjacent damaged section of sea wall that is vital to the protection of this northern Monmouth County town from future storms. The project, to be […]

  • 31 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest private […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) is seeking an urgent meeting with the Minister of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection to discuss new changes and seek an update on the Government’s intentions for future coastal planning laws and their commitment to effective stakeholder consultation. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection last week […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Shanghai City authorities have mapped out the future 30 years development of the world’s largest port, and with an eye on limited draft availability in the vicinity, the area of Hengshaqiantan has been earmarked for extensive dredging. The area, which is to the east of the city centre, will house berths capable of handling VLOCs […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Brisbane has welcomed its first 8500 class vessel, marking a significant milestone in the port’s ongoing work to optimize its navigational channel and ensure Brisbane was able to safely handle the larger container vessels and bulk carriers of the future. “As vessels increase in size and demand grows for Australian ports to take these […]

  • 17 October 2012

    A special budget committee meeting of Council has endorsed the development of a concept design for a future Shoreline Project at Palm Beach. The committee endorsed $1.2 million being allocated to complete the concept design and commence community engagement activities. Mayor Tom Tate said the project would improve the resilience of Palm Beach against the […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is in progress at Mair’s Yard, Lerwick on Lerwick Port Authority’s new quay as the site of a future fishmarket building. Contractor Tulloch Developments has completed installing the piles for the quay wall of the 151 metre long berth. An extensive area of land reclamation has been created and the works are on schedule […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    There are many landscapes in this World: economic, social, physical. DEME’s work affects them all. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3knTO67yuE DEME provides strong foundations for future developments on land, water and anywhere in between. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 4, 2013

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Colonel John Litz, USACE’s Baltimore District commander, joined Congressionals and federal, state and local partners this weekend for a luncheon – hosted by Smith Island United – to celebrate progress on the historic island to combat sea level rise and erosion, as well as to discuss the island’s vision and plans for the future. Baltimore […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has published the “Design Guidelines for Inland Waterways Dimensions” which objective is to develop a standard methodology to design of existing and future infrastructures. These guidelines have the aim to increase inland waterways capacity and to permit the use of autonomous vessels, in the future. The new […]