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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 […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Equipment

    Julong Environment Technology successfully delivered a Julong CSD550 model cutter suction dredger to Egypt recently. The dredger arrived at Alexandria Port in December 2020 and was assembled with the help of Julong engineers. With a 1.600hp Cummins Marine Engine for driving the dredger pump and 600hp Cummine Marine Engine for hydraulics and electrics, it can […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    Agrimin Limited, a Western Australian based minerals company, recently awarded Royal IHC the Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) contract for automated wet harvesting equipment for the Mackay Potash Project. Wet harvesting is currently used at the world’s largest sulphate of potash (SOP) operations. IHC is the world leader in the design and manufacture of […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business development, Research & Development

    The Chittagong Port Authority and HR Wallingford have signed a contract that engages its expert hydraulics engineers to study navigation at the Bangladeshi port. Around 90% of Bangladesh’s international sea trade is handled by the port, which is seeking to welcome larger vessels. The signing ceremony was attended by a number of high-profile figures including […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Central Coast Council has started emergency works to stabilize the escarpment at Wamberal Beach which will include craning rock filled bags on to the beach. While strong winds and hazardous surf conditions have impacted the whole Coastline from Budgewoi right down to Pearl Beach, current areas of focus for emergency services are Wamberal, North Entrance, […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Lakeville, Minnesota, resident and St. Paul District senior hydraulic engineer Ann Banitt as the recipient of its Hydrology, Hydraulics and Coastal Community of Practice Professional of the Year Award. The award was virtually presented June 24. This award recognizes the water resource engineering […]

  • 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 […]