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  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and city of Wabasha, Minnesota, leadership met to discuss the dredged material management plan for Lower Pool 4, April 19. The Corps is working in partnership with the city in an effort to find a suitable, permanent home for nearly 270,000 cubic yards of material dredged annually […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The West Haven City Council enacted an ordinance on Monday, September 10, adopting the city’s first Harbor Management Plan. The new ordinance made West Haven the 24th municipality in Connecticut to have an adopted plan for harbor management, according to David W. Killeen, assistant city planner. The plan will guide the most appropriate uses of […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Infrastructure Alternatives, Inc. (IAI) has announced that Michelle Rioux has joined the company team as Business Development Manager. According to the company, she brings a strong technical background in waste minimization, disposal, recycling, and environmental regulations to new business development and client support at IAI. The addition of Ms. Rioux marks the beginning of a significant initiative […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Marine science and coastal studies experts from around the world are in Sydney this week to discuss the various ways they are tackling the impact of climate change on the coastlines and oceans. Their presentations will be part of the International Coastal Symposium (ICS), a biennial global event, hosted this year in Coogee. The symposium […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK’s biggest ever coastal realignment scheme at Steart, a joint project between WWT and Environment Agency, has been completed. The construction of Steart Marshes means the Environment Agency can continue its maintenance of flood risk schemes elsewhere in the Severn Estuary that protect 100,000 homes and businesses. Rising sea levels are predicted to result in […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland has developed and implemented a plan to manage the sediments annually dredged from the 5.9 mile shipping channel on the Cuyahoga River. According to the port, the plan is made to ensure that the shipping channel is maintained at an adequate depth needed for commercial shipping traffic. The plan relies on […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Geoscience Australia have developed a new tool-kit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events. The Australian coast is dynamic with an ever changing shoreline shaped by the normal action of tides, waves and storms. However, some storms cause significant erosion, causing an ongoing problem for […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Innovation in Flood Risk Management in the UK seminar will take place on October 4, in London. The seminar, organized by CIRIA, will cover the benefits and approaches to innovation in flood risk management. This includes innovations in engagement with communities and stakeholders, as well as the planning, design and maintenance of flood risk management […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A report outlining the shortlisted options for the Hunstanton Coastal Management Plan is now available, along with an online survey, reports the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk. “We’re developing a Coastal Management Plan for the cliffs and sea defenses in Hunstanton, and we want input from local residents,” the Council announced. A Coastal Management […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Synergy Resource Management yesterday released a very interesting video about the progress on the Coomera Dredge Sediment Management Facility and its earthworks, construction, dredging and sediment processing operations.  For many years, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA), City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), developers and managers of estates situated along Coomera River and nearby waterways and […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An integrated approach to managing coastal erosion will be developed by New Plymouth District Council. At tonight’s Monitoring Committee meeting, Councillors will be advised about the commencement of a District-Wide Coastal Erosion Project that will help sharpen all of the Council’s plan’s and policies related to erosion along the length of the district’s coastline. Manager […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Senate has passed the Greens’ proposal for a Senate Inquiry into the management of the Great Barrier Reef today. “Our Great Barrier Reef is under more pressure than ever before with an onslaught of mining industrialisation and our inquiry will get all of the impacts out into the open,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lancaster City Council has commissioned ABPmer to prepare a Coastal Management Strategy for the Morecambe Town frontage. The purpose of the strategy is to implement the shoreline management plan policies in a sustainable and cost effective manner. The focus is to understand the effectiveness of the existing coastal defences and to identify any necessary amendments, […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council (TDC) are continuing work on the £14 million Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. Following a number of surveys conducted, between May and August 2015, the Environment Agency continues with the sampling of the seabed. The teams collected ‘cores’ from Pole Sands to find out what type of sediment it is made of. […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Terminated from his role as construction manager on the Hernando dredge project, Greg Jarque is now asking county commissioners to…   By MICHAEL D. BATES (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, April 19, 2011  

  • 6 December 2013

    The Construction Institute of Thailand (CIT) has revealed that the 1 trillion baht investment target in the construction sector this year is unlikely to be realized, and that the industry’s growth next year might still be on a slow pace. CIT Director Chakporn Oonjitt stated this year’s declining growth in the construction industry is in […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the City of Chicago will host two public meetings for the Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan and Integrated Environmental Impact Statement. The meetings are set to take place as follows: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Chicago Public Library Vodak East Side Branch 3710 […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    GCWA’s (Gold Coast Waterways Authority) Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility project has begun with the community and industry consultation currently underway. For many years, GCWA, City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), local industry and private riverfront/canal estates on the Coomera River have been searching for a cost effective and environmentally sound solution for disposal of […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has announced new £1 million natural flood management competition, part of the government’s drive to reduce flooding by using a range of innovative techniques. This government funded competition is the first of its kind and will be open to innovative projects that plan to use landscape features such as ponds, banks, […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a request from the Chairman of East Devon District Council, Councillor Stuart Hughes, councilors will delay discussing the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) to a future date. Sidmouth’s BMP was completed in January 2017 by East Devon’s consultants CH2M, following extensive consultation and collaboration with the local community. “We really appreciate all […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Managed realignment is a relatively new soft engineering strategy undertaken to provide sustainable coastal defences, re-create intertidal habitats or a combination of these two aims, according to hrwallingford.com. More than fifty managed realignment sites have been created since the first in 1991. HR Wallingford’s Marie Pendle has been comparing the predictions made about individual managed realignment […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd ABPmer conference on Managed Realignment, entitled ‘Coastal Habitat Creation: Are We Delivering?‘, will be held on 20 November 2013 at One Great George Street, London.  This conference will focus on the biggest challenges being faced by those working on coastal habitat creation projects across the UK and Europe, namely: – How schemes are […]

  • 10 July 2011

    Around the country, the U.S. EPA is engaged in various endeavors to improve the quality of nation’s waterways. Region 1 is no exception. In… (waterworld) [mappress] Source: waterworld, July 8, 2011;

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Managing risks: how to select the appropriate dredging contract’.  The contracting environment for dredging and offshore works is diverse. Moreover, increasing financial and/or managerial constraints are requiring contracting parties to change the apportionment of […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that their dredging management course is set to take place on 25-26 March in Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. This course provides an introduction to the subject of dredging and will assist those who are responsible for commissioning and managing dredging contractors and those who regulate dredging. “Over the two days, our […]