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  • 7 November 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to restore the Misquamicut Beach, Beach Erosion Control Project in Westerly, Rhode Island, to its authorized design profile after the project area was impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Misquamicut Beach is a state beach located approximately halfway between Weekapaug Breachway and Watch Hill Point in […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Enough sand to fill 16 Olympic sized swimming pools will be pumped from Tallebudgera Creek to Burleigh Heads over the next two months as part of the City of Gold Coast’s coastal management program. The annual ‘beach boost’ dredging program started today and forms part of a $35 million body of coastal management works undertaken […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association’s half-day seminar, named ‘Dredging for Flood Prevention and Response’, will take place today, at Institution of Civil Engineers in Westminster, London. The event will focus on dredging in flood prevention and response: ‘What can dredging do to reduce the risk of flooding and how can it contribute to a response after a flood event?’ With […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The plan for the Little Narragansett Bay dredging project, as a very important venture, is slowly but surely taking shape despite the lack of funding. The proposed dredging program at the mentioned area includes removing 35,000 cubic yards of sand and 50,000 cubic yards of the silt, according to thewesterlysun.com. Michael Walsh, the project manager […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The cutter suction dredge Al Mahaar and three backhoes are in operation in the Western Basin. The Turbidity Management Plan is in action to mitigate turbidity on the high tidal flows caused by king tides this week. In consultation with the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) and the Dredge Technical Reference Panel […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program is accepting pre-applications for grant-funded projects to start in fall 2019. “We will award grants to projects that protect, preserve, and restore the natural and cultural resources along the Illinois Lake Michigan shoreline,” IDNR stated in their release. Funding will be available for projects that: improve the health of […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BMT is set to continue its relationship with the Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) in an extension contract which will see the company provide program management support for a further three years. “Following a positive review of BMT’s performance, the DoT has extended the contract and BMT looks forward to continuing to work with […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Group has won the 2017 Dutch Logistics Award in recognition of the company’s high standards of logistical management and efficiency. Established in 1984, the Dutch Logistics Award is organised by the Netherlands Association of Logistics Management (vLm). Previous winners include renowned industry names such as DAF Trucks, TomTom WORK, Nike, Heineken, and Philips […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    For the first time since its redevelopment nearly 20 years ago, the Department of Transport (DoT) is dredging Johns Creek Boat Harbor in Point Samson, Western Australia. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the maintenance dredging campaign started in late August. “It is one of the largest dredging projects DoT will undertake this year, […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposal by the Waterford Waterway Management District to dispose of dredged materials from the Waterford Dam Impoundment and Tichigan Lake. The meeting is set for Thursday, February 23, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Waterford Town Hall in Waterford. “The meeting […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced the selection of Dr. Edmond Russo Jr., as its new deputy district engineer for programs and project management – the highest attainable civilian position in the district. “I’m honored to serve this district and provide leadership that will take delivery of our products and services […]

  • 20 July 2012

    Rock removal from portions of the 40-foot deep Main Ship Channel in the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Boston, Mass., will be conducted under the terms of a $2,231,250.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. The […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of the Scarborough River in Scarborough, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $1,698,134.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by North America Landscaping, Construction and Dredge Company, Inc., of Ellicott City, Md. Dredging is scheduled to start on or […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The Competition Authority of Sweden has approved APM Terminals’ filing for the Skandia Container Terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. On 11 October 2011, The Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals signed the concession agreement to manage Sweden’s largest container terminal – the Skandia Container Terminal for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of the Netherlands said that Infrastructure and Water Management Minister, Cora van Van Nieuwenhuizen, will be travelling to Poland with representatives of 42 Dutch companies and knowledge institutes from 9 up to and including 11 October. This trade mission is aimed at exploring Polish market opportunities for the participating companies and closing deals. […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The working group for Pagham Parish Council, Pagham Flood Defense Steering Group (PFDSG), has engaged with ABPmer to identify the best solution for managing the large shingle spit fronting Pagham Harbor, West Sussex.  This spit has grown substantially over the last decade and an intervention is needed to ease the pressure of erosion that it […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Upon request of the Superior Council of the Private Enterprise (COSEP), a group of top managers and engineers from HKND and ERM recently made a four hour long presentation to more than 200 members of COSEP and the Nicaraguan Council of Small and Medium Enterprises (CONIMIPYME) on the Integrated Development Project of the Grand Canal of Nicaragua. […]

  • 4 December 2012

    Floodrisk 2012, the second European Conference on flood risk management that was held from 20 November to 22 November in Rotterdam, attracted over 500 participants from 40 different countries. Not only European countries were represented; participants also came from Africa, the United States and the Far East. Floodrisk 2012 was organised by Deltares, HR Wallingford […]

  • 16 November 2012

    A $250 million loan by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to rehabilitate the fifth largest freshwater lake in the People’s Republic of China (PRC) will also test an eco-compensation program and a water emissions trading system aimed at controlling ubiquitous sources of rural water pollution. “Chao Lake bore the brunt of rapid local economic growth […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the construction of an offshore containment bund off Tuas View will be underway from November 1, 2013 to April 1, 2014. The construction work will include the supply and delivery of sand, filling and […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Technology

    U.S. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler has announced a series of Great Lakes-related accomplishments in Ohio and across the Midwest. In fact, these include the removal of the final beneficial use impairment at the Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC), and the completion of all management actions at the Black River AOC. “I’m proud to announce […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $60 Million Loan Agreement today in New Delhi to continue financing riverbank protection works, renovation of flood embankments, and community-based flood risk management activities in critically flood-prone areas along the Brahmaputra River in Assam. The Tranche 2 loan is part of the $120 […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist environmental contractor Ebsford Environmental has been appointed by the Canal & River Trust to a national framework designed to support the maintenance and protection of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. After a competitive tender process, Ebsford was selected to provide minor works which will support the Trust’s 10-year National Dredging Contract. Ebsford […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Conference on Estuaries and Coasts (ICEC), organized by Sultan Qaboos University, will take place on November 2-4, 2015 in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. The Middle East region is going through an era of rapid coastal development which may be attributed to the strategic location of this region. Usually such developments bring economic […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]