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  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has announced that their 2015 National Coastal Conference will take place on October 14-16 at the Intercontinental New Orleans. The theme of the 2015 conference is “Broadening Coastal Perspectives”. The national coastal conference will provide an opportunity for all coastal stakeholders to learn together and develop collaborative […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle Council has been directed to prepare its Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton as an urgent matter of priority. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that the Council has been given until June 30 this year to complete its CMP to address the issue of erosion at Stockton Beach. “Last […]

  • 17 June 2020

    As Supervisor Vessel Conversion, you are responsible for mechanical and construction planning and coordination in your area of the project. You will monitor and coordinate work packages and make sure they are executed in time and according to all safety rules and regulations. In your area, you will work closely together with your foreman, project […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Alberta Chapter of the Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA) will be hosting their annual general meeting and conference named “Back to the Future: Adaptive Reclamation Management”, from February 26 to 28, 2014 at the Sheraton in Red Deer, Alberta. “As reclamation practitioners across all sectors, we take on challenges of reclaiming developed lands to […]

  • 19 December 2010

    SIS is pleased to announce that the company has recently signed an agreement with Van Oord, a leading Dutch dredging and marine contractor. The contract, which covers Van Oord’s fleet of more than 90 vessels, represents one of the largest contracts ever awarded in the marine software industry. Under the terms of the contract, SIS […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $9.3 million grant has been awarded to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) to increase knowledge of the lower Mississippi River and how large-scale Coastal Master Plan projects will affect the ecosystem, navigation and economic activity. According to CPRA, the grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) will fund […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is set to start on coastal risk management works as part of a £150 million program of investment over three years across Wales, Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths announced today. The Coastal Risk Management Program allocates funding for schemes to reduce risk to over 18,000 properties through projects to […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is now ready for continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2018 that starts on Oct. 1, 2017. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operations and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “A historic meeting,” concluded Mayor Paul Hogan at the ending of the Greater Taree City Council meeting two days ago. At the meeting, Council decided to adopt a dual approach to coastal erosion, approving a both planned retreat and active erosion management in the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for the entire Greater Taree coastline […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Lander, will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the City Hall in Lander. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input on the recently initiated Popo Agie River flood risk management feasibility study. The public meeting will run […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to find out why locals value their coastline, the City of Wanneroo has released a community survey that will help inform decisions on coastal hazard risk management. Mayor Tracey Roberts said that the survey results would help develop a strategy to help protect the City’s coastline. The City completed part one of the […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control of the state of Delaware’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section will be holding three informational public open house workshops to share information about dredging and other waterway management operations in Delaware. The workshops are scheduled as follows: Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5-7:30 p.m., South Coastal Library, 43 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Truckee River Flood Management Authority are closer to moving forward with a $280.8 million plan to reduce flood risk along the Truckee River after Corps Commanding General Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick signed off on the project April 11 at Corps headquarters in Washington, D.C. The approved plan […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just released reports on seagrass responses to dredging in northwest Australia. With almost no knowledge of how primary producers in the NW of Australia will respond to the environmental changes produced by dredging, it is difficult to predict and then manage the impacts of dredging on these critical […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District is providing $700,000 in cost-share funds to the City of Palm Coast for a project to rebuild aging flood control structures. The project will help protect residents and property in a 1,739-acre area of the city. “This project demonstrates how the St. Johns River Water Management District and […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Repair work on a confined upland-placement site for dredged material at Fort Eustis is complete and ready for use. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built the 70-acre Fort Eustis Dredge Material Management Area to handle material dug up from the Skiffes Creek Federal Navigation Channel, which allows vessels moored at Fort Eustis’ […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, has begun an Initial Watershed Assessment (IWA) for the Scioto River Basin under the authority of Section 729 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, to better define the water resources related problems and opportunities within the Scioto River Basin. The IWA serves to not only […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The benefits and challenges of port concessions, port privatization and strategic alliances are among the critical issues that will be addressed at the American Association of Port Authorities’ 2013 Latin American and Caribbean Executive Management Conference. This semi-annual, three-day conference typically draws more than 100 port and maritime professionals from all over the Western Hemisphere, […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Protection of the Western Australian coastline has been boosted with the State Government allocating more than $1 million to local authorities for urgent coastal management projects. Announcing the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants for 2014-15 today, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said 16 projects from Esperance to Perth would share $1,057,500 for construction, design, monitoring […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    On the afternoon of July 12, Wang Yong, Counselor of the Commercial Section of Chinese Embassy in Venezuela went to the new container terminal project in Puerto Cabello for inspection and instruction. After visiting the construction site, Counselor Wang Yong learned about the overall progress of the project from Yang Yong, the Project General Manager. […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Board of Van Oord has appointed two new Area Directors. Ronald Schinagl, the present Area Director America & Africa, will be the new Area Director Netherlands from 1 September. He succeeds Jan Schaart who will be retiring at the end of 2016. Mark Roelofs, the present Area Manager North & Central America, has been appointed […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Borets, a global leader in the engineering, manufacturing, sales and service of electric submersible pump (ESP) systems, has added several sales and marketing professionals to its Texas and Oklahoma offices. Cheri Vetter has been named business development manager in Houston; Stan Herl, U.S. sales manager, in Oklahoma City; Chad Hamilton, district manager, in Kilgore, Texas; […]

  • 18 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning and partners HKV Lijn in Water and Fugro, have been appointed to develop an electronic management system for water control structures in New Orleans. The team is now racing Mother Nature to meet a very tight deadline. The project involves making an emergency management module that will allow a levee operator to monitor […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Wanneroo, WA, has presented plans for the Stage 3 of the Quinns Beach Long Term Coastal Management project. As reported, the Stage 3 coastal management works are scheduled to commence from 14 October 2019 with some mobilization works to occur on 11 October 2019. The Stage 3 works include upgrades and extension […]