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  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Norfolk received $1,548,476 from the Virginia Stormwater Local Assistance Fund for several projects throughout the city. Governor Terry McAuliffe made the announcement Tuesday as part of $21.5 million in grants issued from the fund. Norfolk’s projects will assist with the city’s requirements to meet the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay TMDL (“pollution diet”) and […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares and Arcadis have started a project in Colombia to prevent flooding by using the right software models and by training the local operation managers. Severe floods hit the Cauca region in 2010, causing extensive damage. To prevent future flooding the team will migrate and update a model of the river Cauca and work out […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the recent Cabinet meeting, Prime Minister of Thailand, General Prayut Chan-o-cha ordered the government to expedite help for farmers including the dredging of canals and other bodies of water. The prime minister ordered every ministry to come up with measures to help farmers from water shortages during the upcoming drought season. According to the […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A computer model developed, in part, by University of Florida researchers can help coastal managers better understand the long-term effects of major storms, sea-level rise and beach restoration activities and possibly save millions of dollars. Researchers used erosion data following tropical storms and hurricanes that hit Santa Rosa Island, off Florida’s Panhandle, and sea-level rise […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The probability of hurricane-induced coastal change on sandy beaches from Florida to New York has been assessed for the first time in two U.S. Geological Survey studies released yesterday. The two reports, one assessing the coastline from Florida to North Carolina, the other from Virginia to New York, can function as part of a “virtual […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology

    In the heart of the south of Florida, a giant hydrological restoration project is taking place. The construction of the C-43 reservoir is an important part of the federal Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan – to restore Florida’s Everglades water system. The plan is the largest hydrological restoration project ever in the U.S. Amongst other things, […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Corporation of India Limited have donated relief materials to flood victims in S.Matsyalem of Garam Mandal in Srikakulam District on 07 November 2012. A special team leading Comdr.P.Jayapal,Director (Operation and Technical) of the corporation starting from the corporate office of DCIL in two vehicles with dry food items her on Wednesday. CMD of […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Victorian Coalition Government will work with communities to help reduce the impact of flooding by clarifying the responsibility and management of levees throughout Victoria. Minister for Water Peter Walsh today released the Coalition Government’s response to the Environment and Natural Resource Committee (ENRC) inquiry into flood mitigation infrastructure, which was conducted following severe floods […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Following the record-breaking floods that devastated Fiji in March, Sunshine Coast-based dredging and civil engineering company Hall Contracting has joined local Nadi businesses to assist the community, providing $FJD 15,000 (just over $AUD 8,000) that will be used to bring children back to school. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said he was saddened to […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Patrick Administration yesterday announced $1.5 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and non-structural approaches, continuing Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in climate change preparedness. Grants were awarded to Chilmark, Gloucester, Plymouth, Salem, Save Popponesset Bay, Inc., Scituate and Westport. “With these grants, […]

  • 28 May 2012

    More than $500 was raised for cancer research by Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) team in Gladstone today. The money raised was part of Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea celebrations with funds raised contributing to vital cancer research, prevention and support services. Funds raised will go to help beat cancer. […]

  • 19 June 2010

    Sheboygan County officials remain optimistic that they’ll be able to not just get the rest of the contaminated Sheboygan River cleaned up… [mappress] Source: sheboyganpress, June 19, 2010;

  • 11 July 2012

    The state-appointed committee in charge of water and flood management has stepped out to defend the invitation for foreign companies to join the bidding of the country’s water resource management project. Science Minister and Water and Flood Management Committee (WFMC) chair Plodprasop Suraswadi said on Tuesday that the WFMC’s decision to allow foreign companies to […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. announced today a $250,000 investment in The Nature Conservancy’s Coastal Resilience program, with specific efforts targeted to Ormond Beach in Ventura County, California. The program will demonstrate how using traditional build infrastructure along with the Earth’s natural infrastructure – beach dunes, floodplains, estuaries, marshes, wetlands and reefs – can productively sequester carbon and […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, will head a new high-level Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce.  Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles told State Parliament today that Dr Garrett would lead a taskforce of experts drawn from the science, business, agriculture and community sectors. Its role will be to advise the Queensland […]

  • 23 November 2009

    Ports, in general, represent the most relevant and complex link of logistic vectors. For Brazil it is there lifeline and a sector that the Brazilian government is investing heavily in… Source: The Korean Herald, November 22, 2009;

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded $362,213 to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana to help design a project implemented under the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) program. The project will create and nourish 634 acres of marshland in the Shell Beach area off of Lake Borgne, southeast of […]

  • 2 August 2013

    A new, $37 million experimental sea simulator will enable Australian scientists to recreate ocean conditions and study how both human activities and natural events will affect marine environment in the future. Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research Senator Kim Carr and Senator for Queensland Jan McLucas opened the National Sea Simulator (SeaSim), at the […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When it comes to communications on a ship, the ideal situation for crew members is when their shipboard communications, such as e-mail, the Internet, telephone and other applications, work much the way they do in their offices on land. This is an area that Product Manager, Defense Wide Transmission Systems, or PdM DWTS, part of […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK Inc., a worldwide leader in hydrographic surveying and dredging software, was selected for the Kishon River Restoration Project. The Israeli Environmental Protection Minister launched an IMS Versi-Dredge® outfitted with the DREDGEPACK® real time dredge monitoring system. Throughout the next several months, DREDGEPACK® will be used to help eliminate the pollution in the Kishon River. […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, more than one million pounds of material will be removed from the Ohio River. That goal will be accomplished by Chad Pregracke and Living Lands & Waters, with the help of their new John Deere 210G LC Excavator. John Deere is a longtime supporter of Living Lands & Waters. This year, […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest port in Scandinavia, Port of Gothenburg, recently recruited an engineer from the Panama Canal project to work on the construction of a completely new terminal in Sweden. Eduardo was employed as a project manager at the Panama Canal Authority. His part of the project involved dredging the canal and building a special dock system […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) alongside nine partner organisations. The research will improve the ability to accurately predict […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The damage caused to beaches by extreme storms on exposed energetic coastlines and the rate at which they recover can now be accurately predicted thanks to new research led by the University of Plymouth. Working with the University of New South Wales, scientists have developed a computer model which uses past wave observations and beach […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting project applications for $11.5 million in funding to help coastal cities and towns recover from hurricane damage. The deadline to submit an application is April 30, 2020. The funding comes from Session Law 2019-224 which allocated $11.5 million to the Division of Water Resources’ Coastal Storm Damage Mitigation […]

  • 7 August 2012

    According to the Business Line, three Major Ports have approached the Government for approval to raise Rs 3,500 crore through issue of tax-free bonds. These Ports are: 1. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust – Rs 2,000 crore, 2. Mumbai Port – Rs 500 crore, 3. Ennore Port – Rs 1,000 crore. Besides Major Ports, the public […]