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  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    For professionals involved in dredging-related activities for water infrastructure development, CEDA and IADC will host the Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Course on December 1 & 2 in Hotel Van der Valk Den Haag in Nootdorp, near to Den Haag, the Netherlands. The course is based on the associations’ flagship guidebook with the same title. At […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    S.C. Ports Authority was awarded a nearly $20 million federal grant yesterday to assist with building vital infrastructure at Wando Welch Terminal in support of the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded the Port Infrastructure Development Grant for S.C. Ports’ Wando Welch Terminal Wharf Toe Wall and Berth Deepening Project. The […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) expressed their deep concern over the U.S. Senate’s approval yesterday of a fiscal 2020 appropriations bill that cuts funding by more than two-thirds to a U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administration (MARAD) program that provides critical grants for port infrastructure projects nationwide. According to AAPA, MARAD’s Port Infrastructure […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority President and CEO, Jim Newsome, delivered his 11 th State of the Port address yesterday to more than 900 business executives, elected officials, SCPA customers and members of the maritime community. The Propeller Club of Charleston hosted the annual event in North Charleston. “Only eight states in the country have a […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their event, named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference’, will take place on Friday, 18 October, 2019, at the Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India. With growing environmental awareness and increasing climate pressures on low-lying deltas, modern-day society puts incredibly strong demands on the sustainability […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley has secured key provisions that will help create jobs and improve infrastructure in Oregon communities in the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Energy and Water appropriations bill, which was voted out of committee late last week. “One of the most gratifying parts of serving on the Senate Appropriations Committee is that I […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for $292.7 million in discretionary grant funding through the new Port Infrastructure Development Program. Commenting the latest news, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, said: “This major investment in the Port Infrastructure Development Program will help strengthen, modernize, and improve our […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission has adopted €4 billion investment package for infrastructure projects across 10 Member States. According to the release, the EU Cohesion Policy is investing €4 billion of EU funds in 25 large infrastructure projects in Bulgaria, Czechia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland, Portugal and Romania. The projects cover a wide range of […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami has reported its busiest January in history with a total of 104,183 twenty-foot equivalent units of containerized cargo (TEUs) activity, a 17% jump over January 2018 – a record month in its history.   “Port officials attribute January’s results to be a continuation of a healthy balance of global trade combined with successfully deployed capital infrastructure improvements and […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment will convene its second global session in Nairobi, Kenya, from March 8-10, 2019 in the lead up to the Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly. The forum’s work is aligned with the theme of the assembly: Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production. Recommendations from the forum […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) recently awarded MGN Civil Pty Ltd a contract for the delivery of element one of the Clump Point Mission Beach Safe Boating project. Element Two of the Clump Point Mission Beach boating infrastructure project is still under tender evaluation, with a contract expected to be awarded in the coming […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mark Eyking, Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria joined yesterday Chief Terry Paul, member of council and members of the Membertou First Nation to celebrate the completion of their harbor infrastructure project. Through this project, Membertou First Nation completed site development in Phase 1 for the Sydney Harbor in the industrial area which will help support […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao, yesterday announced $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants program and support road, rail, transit, and port […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component. Presented insights result from a wealth of up-to-date knowledge pooled by a team of scientists and practicing industry experts which was moderated by an Editorial Board comprised of CEDA and IADC […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A unique Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference – organized jointly by CEDA, IADC and Dredging Today – was successfully closed today at the Beurs van Berlage center in Amsterdam. The Conference gathered a large number of participants from all over the world, including planners, designers, decision makers, regulators, contractors, project owners and environmental advocates. The […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     During the second day of the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, the Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook was launched. At the event, we took an opportunity to talk with Polite Laboyrie, President of CEDA and Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board. During the conference, professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The day one of the unique CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, taking place at the Beurs van Berlage center in the heart of Amsterdam, has been brought to an end. The event was opened with the welcoming speech by Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of CEDA, Witteveen+Bos, and Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the IADC. After the welcoming […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a beautiful atmosphere of the Beurs van Berlage conference center in the heart of Amsterdam, Mr Polite Laboyrie, CEDA President/Witteveen+Bos, and Mr Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), have just launched the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference. For the next two days, professionals from all sectors […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is set to celebrate the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (November 19th and 20th, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam) offers six highly interactive sessions with contributions from internationally renowned scientists and practitioners which address topics set forth in Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure, CEDA and IADC’s new […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     With just a couple of weeks left till our CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took the opportunity to interview Mr. Gerard van Raalte, one of the editors of the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook that will be officially launched during the event. Speaking about the publication, Mr Gerard van Raalte, a […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     It’s only a couple of weeks left till our Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference – an event that will celebrate the launch of the CEDA-IADC’s Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure publication – kicks off in Amsterdam. In order to better introduce the event and the book to our readers, we caught up with HR Wallingford’s Mark Lee, the lead […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced over $10.2 million in grants and loans to assist communities in addressing deteriorating dams and refurbishing critical coastal infrastructure. The awards, funded by the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Fund and the Governor’s annual capital budget, include engineering phase or construction phase support for nine dam repair projects, […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     In an effort to proactively support the upcoming CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, Dredging Today recently met with the President of Central Dredging Association Mr Polite Laboyrie (Witteveen + Bos) and asked him a couple of questions about this unique event. The event – taking place on November 19-20th at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam – will celebrate the launch […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, in a letter, to fairly consider Florida’s critical water infrastructure projects in its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan. The letter also specifically conveys Rubio’s readiness to work with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper has highlighted significant Delaware wins in the bill America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) – a major bipartisan, bicameral water infrastructure bill that Senator Carper co-authored along with Senators John Barrasso, Ben Cardin and Jim Inhofe. “This infrastructure bill delivers for Delaware and families across our country, and I’m proud […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate Committee leaders yesterday announced a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation, which could be considered on the House floor later this week. The announced text of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes four titles. Title I authorizes proposed U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works activities for port, waterway, […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference celebrates the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. All participants will receive a copy […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Some of the key topics essential to the sustainable development of water infrastructure will be discussed in depth at the upcoming CEDA-IADC ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ conference. Partake in six highly interactive sessions led by internationally renowned scientists and practitioners, and a networking area hosted by Dredging Today. The two-day-long program (19 & 20 November), taking […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC conference ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’, organized in cooperation with Dredging Today, is set to take place on 19-20 November 2018 in Amsterdam. The conference is based on the forthcoming guidebook with the same title. “The two-day program comprises of six highly interactive technical sessions with contributions from internationally renowned scientists and practitioners. A networking area with […]