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  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), Technical Committee on Hydraulics, will host a committee meeting and Think Tank event to discuss three emerging technical topics. This discussion will bring together some of the top contributors in the geohydraulics community to strategize about the path forward on each subject, including considerations of technical consensus vs continuing technical […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Fluvial Hydraulics, named River Flow 2016, will take place on July 12-15, 2016 in St. Louis, MO. River Flow, an international meeting in the area of river engineering and fluvial hydraulics, will provide a forum to report the latest scientific findings and to promote information exchange and cooperation among scientists, engineers […]

  • 20 September 2013

    On Thursday 26 September (11:00 CEST) Deltares is setting up a webinar entitled: “Modelling pipeline hydraulics in WANDA: Basic Wanda usage”. The webinar is presented by Michiel Tukker and Sam van der Zwan (Deltares). WANDA is a powerful and user-friendly program for the hydraulic design and optimization of pipeline systems. Both engineers and operators use […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The team at A&P Tees is currently extending the life of the trailing suction hopper dredger Heortnesse, which maintains the navigable depth in the ports of Tees and Hartlepool, by up to 17 years. According to the A&P, the work is being carried out over two dockings – the first of which was completed two […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just launched their new Cat 306 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator, marking the company’s entry in the 6-ton class offering. According to Caterpillar, the 306 CR mini excavator is built to exceed customer expectations with strong performance, enhanced operator experience and simplified maintenance with extended service intervals. The new mini excavator features heavy-duty main […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An underwater wall installed in the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia, more than a century ago will be the subject of a just-funded study by the USACE’s Savannah District. The so-called “training wall” in the Savannah River runs from just downstream of 8th Street and ends 1,800 feet downstream of Boathouse Community Center. It aided […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host an informational outreach event entitled “Waterways, Wetlands, and You!” this month, about the Corps’ Regulatory Program and Great Lakes high water levels. This event, facilitated by the USACE’s Regulatory and Hydraulics & Hydrology staff, will focus on water levels, shoreline processes, and shore protection projects. […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government will secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline through a $52.4 million commitment in the 2019-20 State Budget to address the devastating erosion along its shoreline. According to the Premier Steven Marshall, this significant package includes $48.4 million allocated to the metropolitan coast consisting of $20 million for additional sand, including approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the shores of Lake Victoria in Kenya, a jetty has been built to accommodate vessels such as fuel barges. The complete project included a 95 m long jetty, an approach road and 237 m long bridge and the embankment. A Damen’s DOP200 submersible dredge pump was used before and after the project to prepare […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen DOP submersible dredge pump was put to the test recently in a lake dredging project in the large nature park Oberspreewald in Eastern Germany. In order to complete the project fast, as wildlife breeding season was approaching, a DOP200 was purchased at the end of February. The DOP200 was attached to and powered […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that immediate works to address erosion at Adelaide’s West Beach are continuing this week with new sand placement operations. Sand will be relocated from Semaphore South breakwater to West Beach to build up the area’s dunes to address the ongoing erosion. Coastal […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Various Damen DOP pumps are being used to create a profiled building pit for the Royal Palace Museum “Het Loo” new visitors center in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The “Het Loo” Royal Palace is a well-known Dutch museum. To accommodate the increasing number of visitors, it had to be enlarged. In order not to spoil the fabulous view […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed rules that would require people to obtain a standard state hydraulics permit to use a suction dredge to prospect for gold or other minerals in or near state waters. A suction dredge works by sucking up water, gravel, gold, and other […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, discussed a unique dredging capability with Thad Pratt at U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory on Feb. 19, 2019. The new remote-operated Subdredge, which was built by EDDY Pump, was delivered to the Army Corps in late […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     Thad Pratt, along with other Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory engineers and technicians, successfully tested the Mini-Robotic Dredge’s capabilities on the ERDC campus in Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 20, 2018. The new remote-operated Subdredge, which was built by EDDY Pump, was delivered to the Army Corps approx. two months ago. The MRD is being evaluated for its expeditionary […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association’s partner Texas A&M University will be holding their 48th Dredging Engineering Short Course from January 7th through 11th, 2019. The dredging course is taught on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas and includes a mixture of lectures, laboratories, and a panel. The course, which is geared towards a wide spectrum […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study review verified the most advanced modeling and catastrophic storm surge events were included within the recent study, USACE Galveston reports.  “We used the most advanced storm modeling system to run storm surge forecasts by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    During La Niña in December 2010, the banks along the Canal del Dique burst, flooding dozens of villages, rendering almost 100,000 people homeless and destroying crops and important infrastructure. The Government of Colombia wanted to address flooding and negative environmental impacts around the Canal del Dique, a 400-year old, 114 km-long navigation route connecting Cartagena […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the Egyptian coast, a desalination plant is being constructed and Damen is taking significant role in this project.  The program includes a 500m long, 10m wide and 4m deep sea water inlet channel. According to the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate, this channel will be created using a DOP150 dredge pump. “The submersed pump […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just presented the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. Work on the project – which is being carried out by the company as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the EA – started in October 2016, and when complete will significantly reduce the flood risk to more than […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host this week an informational outreach event featuring discussions about coastal processes, erosion, water levels and Corps’ programs. This event, facilitated by the Corps staff, will discuss: the effect of lake levels on coastal erosion, water level forecasts, things that affect coastal erosion, the role of […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A collaboration between independent environmental hydraulics consultancy and research organisation, HR Wallingford, and the University of Salento (UniSalento), will see the creation of a hydraulic laboratory on the university’s Ecotekne Campus at Lecce in the South of Italy. A framework agreement, outlining the terms of the new partnership, was signed on Monday 4 June 2018 […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host informational outreach event featuring discussions about coastal processes, erosion, water levels and the Corps’ programs and regulations. This event, set to take place on Thursday, May 24, at Lexington State Park, will discuss: water level regulation and forecasts, coastal geology and erosion, regulatory program and […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final modifications are being made to the Barnstable County’s new $2 million dredging vessel, CapeCod.com reports.  The 14” Bay Dragon dredger, being built by Baltimore based Ellicott Dredge, missed its contracted delivery date due to issues with onboard electronics and hydraulics. While providing an update to Barnstable County Commissioners recently, Barnstable County Facilities Director, Stephen Tebo, said […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    JBA Consulting has started to design a 400 meter rock revetment and flood wall structure for the Rhyl coastal flood management scheme. In the following days, a physical model of the design will be built by the Queensland Government Hydraulics Laboratory, supervised by Dan Rodger and Gildas Colleter at JB Pacific, said the company. The design […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has been recognized in two categories of the IHS Dredging and Port Construction (DPC) Innovation Awards 2017 which were held in London on the 29 November 2017.  The engineering and environmental hydraulics consultancy was shortlisted for both the Innovative Support Services Award for their survey vessel, the ARC-Boat, and the New Markets Award […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) program, USACE’s Buffalo District, in coordination with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), recently completed a Special Flood Hazard Evaluation for Silver Creek, located in Chautauqua County, New York. Buffalo District Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H) Team and Survey Team, guided by Certified Floodplain Manager Laura Ortiz […]