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  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Plans to manage flood risk across Fife are given the green light by Fife Council’s Executive Committee. Fife is covered by four Local Flood Risk Management Plans which aim to reduce the devastating impact of flooding. The plans were produced jointly by the Council, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Water and neighbouring local authorities. […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The 36th edition of the International conference on coastal engineering ICCE 2018 will take place in Baltimore, MD, from 30 July – 3 August. Central theme of the conference will be the present state of the art and science of coastal engineering. The biannual conference is held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has just published its latest paper named “Ten Steps to Efficiency in Flood and Coastal Risk Management”. The paper outlines ten points that could enable commissioning authorities, government and the infrastructure industry to achieve efficiencies in delivering and maintaining flood defenses, without compromising on quality or safety. These range […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sunset Beach Town Council will host a community meeting to discuss shoreline management on Saturday, October 8 at 10 a.m. The meeting will take place at the Sea Trail Plantation’s Jones/Byrd Clubhouse at 75 Clubhouse Road, Sunset Beach, NC. Moffatt & Nichol, an engineering company hired by the Sunset Beach Town, will make a […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr Steven Miles, the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, announced yesterday that the Palaszczuk Government will help Mackay Regional Council to solve the Midge Point erosion issues. Dr Miles made the commitment during yesterday’s inspection of the beach with Mackay Regional Council Mayor Greg Williamson and […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maarten Smits (51) will take up his position as the new managing director of Deltares, the research institute for water, subsurface and infrastructure, with effect from 1 December 2012. He will succeed Harry Baayen, who will be retiring effective the same date. The new managing director describes Deltares as ‘a fantastic research institute with an […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Integrated Coastal Management Programme (ICPM) has just released this very interesting video named ‘Mekong Delta Climate Resilience Initiative’. The Mekong Delta is home to 17 million people and is Vietnam’s most important agricultural region. Producing 55 per cent of the country’s rice, the Mekong Delta feeds more than 245 million people worldwide. But the […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Stirling, Western Australia, is working with the community to investigate engineering options to address ongoing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool. To do this, the city is inviting a feedback from residents and ratepayers on what they value about Mettams Pool, its facilities and amenity. Following a series of storms in 2009 that […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prepared by its working group on Adaptive Management (AM), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new paper which aims to further the debate on AM, as an important tool, in managing dredging and reclamation projects in an environmentally friendly manner. Entitled ‘Integrating Adaptive Environmental Management into Dredging Projects’ the paper covers objectives for […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) 8th Coastal Management Conference will take place on 9-11 September 2015, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is the first time ICE organizes the event outside of the UK. Occurring every four years, this international conference will attract engineers, scientists and coastal management professionals from across the world. ICE’s Coastal […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The findings of a study, considering options for managing the coastline at Hemsby, were presented to the community on Thursday, July 19, said the Great Yarmouth Borough Council in its latest release.  In response to this year’s events, Great Yarmouth Borough Council brought forward the high-level study, funded through the Environment Agency, which as its […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Beaufort, NC, will host a public meeting today from 6-7:30 p.m. at the NOAA Beaufort Lab Auditorium, 101 Pivers Island Rd, Beaufort. According to the official announcement, the purpose of this meeting is to share information about safety and environmental problems in Taylor’s Creek and to get feedback from Town of Beaufort […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A consultation which aims to give communities and local organisations more say in the ways in which rivers are managed and maintained, was launched yesterday (15th January), reports the Environment Agency. Under the Rationalizing the Main River (RMRN) de-maining pilot project, the Environment Agency has proposed to transfer flood risk management activities on the following sections […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol’s Miami office is expanding with new management. The company has welcomed Mr. Tim Blankenship, PE, as Miami’s Office Manager and Ms. Christy Brush as Miami’s Environmental Regional Manager. Mr. Blankenship has over 20 years of experience with waterfront/marina, port infrastructure and coastal engineering consulting projects throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Central America.  […]

  • 17 June 2020

    As Area Manager 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, […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for sediment management at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). The purpose of the EIS is to develop a streamlined framework for implementing sediment management at the Seashore, including the method, location, and frequency for sediment management […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Luis Obispo will host a public meeting today regarding the Laguna Lake Dredging and Sediment Management Project. The meeting will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, and will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at Laguna Middle School in San Luis Obispo. City staff and the consultant team will show various options for […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference, hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 27 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunergy Inc. has announced that its management has returned from West Africa completing arrangements to commence dredging operations in Liberia and Sierra Leone under the supervision of Dredgemaster David Price. Mr. Price remains in Sierra Leone and is engaged in moving two dredges into operations locations there, with the first dredge already operating in a […]

  • 29 June 2012

    As of mid July 2012, Mr Jos Goris will actively take up the post of managing director for Damen Shiprepair Brest (DSB). Mr Goris succeeds Mr André Hollander, who managed the yard (formerly known as Sobrena) from the moment Damen Shipyards Group took over its operations three months ago. He will remain at DSB as […]

  • 23 January 2012

    The seasonal king tides of 4.48m coupled with extremely low tides of 0.61m, and strong winds are contributing to natural water turbidity in Gladstone Harbour. The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project has put the Turbidity Management Plan in action to assist in mitigating these natural variations. The TMP reduces Al Mahaar Cutter Suction dredging […]

  • 27 January 2011

    Consultation on the Philippines’ integrated coastal management programme is now underway, with the aim to better protect the country’s … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 27, 2011;

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) wishes to announce that the integration process as a result of the merger of Boskalis and SMIT is progressing well. The process is being led by Peter Berdowski (CEO Boskalis) and Ben Vree (CEO SMIT) and based on current findings the integration is expected to be completed in December 2010. […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    After arriving at BAE Systems Dry-dock and undergoing a 1.5 hour induction, Jon McMurray, IPS’ Australian Manager, was invited aboard the Trailer Suction Hopper Dredge “River Bee”. River Bee Management and  Crew assisted with the Work Place Assessment (WPA). This is an OH&S requirement prior to  iPS Australia personnel commencing assignment. The River Bee passed with flying […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is holding a public exhibition in Starcross on 16 October 2015 to provide people with further information about the Starcross and Cockwood tidal defense scheme. The scheme is estimated to reduce flood risk to over 600 properties. It was accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding England’s 6-year flood defense program. […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft Shoreline Management Plan for the Ayrshire coastline has been prepared by North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire Councils and will be presented to the community next week. The plan presents a large-scale assessment of the risks to the people of Ayrshire and its developed, historic and natural environment, from coastal flooding and erosion, and identifies […]