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  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) 8th Coastal Management Conference will take place on 7-9 September 2015, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This is the first time ICE is organizing 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 […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the face of increasing flood risk in England and pressure on defenses, the Environment Agency has improved the cost effectiveness and prioritization of its flood risk spending. However, Defra and the Agency have limited resources and current spending is insufficient to meet many of the maintenance needs the Agency has identified for its flood […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) will be the organizer of the Managed Realignment Lecture 2015 in London. Managed realignment is an approach that involves altering the location of the line of defense against coastal, estuarine or fluvial flooding. The event will highlight two managed realignment schemes, drawing out the key learning points for application to future projects: […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft plan aimed at reducing the risk of flooding and flood damage in Woolgoolga and its surrounds is going out for public comment from September 2 until October 12, 2015. The Draft Woolgoolga Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan follows the completion of a Flood Study for Woolgoolga in 2012, which produced comprehensive flood […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse yesterday announced over $1.35 million in federal funding through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Coastal Zone Management Program to provide continued assistance to preserve the Rhode Island’s natural coastline.  The Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) will receive $1,352,000 to help administer Rhode Island’s Coastal Management Program. […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Otago Regional Council (ORC) has invited people interested in the future management of the Kakanui and Kauru rivers in North Otago to learn about the council’s recent research and proposals for dealing with key issues confronting the two rivers, and provide feedback. A public meeting is planned for Thursday 7 May from 7pm to […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is preparing a Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound and will hold public hearings August 24 – 27 in Connecticut and New York to provide an overview of the reports and receive public comments. The DMMP was requested by the Governors of […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    For decades, North Shore communities have managed their respective shorelines independently, and have suffered the economic and environmental challenges of individual approaches to the protection of a shared resource. Communities and public landowners need to work together as a region to manage the precious sand that connects northern Illinois communities to Lake Michigan. This was […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments for stormwater management projects in Berwyn, Forest Park and Westchester from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. “It’s important that we protect Illinois communities […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    WTR proposes to mine and export 407,000 tonnes per annum of ilmenite and 44,000 tonnes of zircon rich concentrate from the Ranobe Mine to a new port site near Toliara (Tuléar). To date, BMT has completed a Port Options Study, the Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS) for the marine works, and concept engineering design of the marine […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow S.r.l. is a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with Mr. Massimo Contri, Export Manager of Dragflow, who provided us with invaluable insight into Dragflow’s business plans. When asked about the […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 28 February 2014

    A ceremony took place on Friday 28 February in Godmanchester, marking the official completion of Godmanchester’s flood risk management scheme. The ground was first broken on Friday 25 May 2012 by Jonathan Djanogly, MP for Huntingdon, and Steve Wheatley, Chair of the Regional Flood and Coastal Committee, who was instrumental in securing approval for the […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Floods are considered the major natural hazard in the EU in terms of risk to people and assets. The most recent extensive springtime flooding in Central Europe seriously affected several German states and Czech regions and caused localised problems in 7 other countries in Europe. Catastrophic events such as hurricane Sandy in the USA (2012) […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama has appointed a new environmental manager, Tabitha Reeder. Reeder is the first full-time environmental manager at the Port and will manage all environmental affairs of the Port including development permitting, regulatory compliance, environmental assessments and site remediation consistent with the Port’s strategic plan. Reeder, who has a strong background in environmental […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investing more than $66 million over the next four years with a responsible and necessary approach to improving water management in Victoria. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the funding would establish Victoria as a world leader in liveable cities, improve the environmental health of Victorian waterways and provide mechanisms to […]

  • 28 July 2011

    A simulated oil spill at the Bundaberg Port attracted the attention of 60 delegates visiting for the Disaster Management for Local … By Nikki Sorbello (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, July 28, 2011;

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has completed the excavation of eight trial pits in Exmouth as part of its Beach Management Plan for the town. Exmouth’s 2015 Beach Management Plan (BMP), which was produced by coastal flood and erosion risk management consultants CH2M, established the need for the trial pits. The aim of the BMP is […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has allocated $750,295 to local authorities for projects aimed at protecting the Western Australian coastline. Acting Transport Minister, John Day, said that the 2016-17 Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants would benefit 13 urgent coastal management projects, located between Geraldton and Esperance, with funds allocated for construction, design, monitoring or investigation […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, on behalf of Fareham and Gosport Borough Councils, has developed a coastal management Strategy stretching from the River Hamble to Portchester. The Strategy sets out the preferred coastal management approaches designed to help reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to over 2,800 properties in the local area over […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Coastal Management Plan has been drafted for Tairua, Pauanui and Whangamata to serve as a guide on how to manage beaches and estuary shorelines in this area that are more susceptible to coastal erosion. The Management Plan was presented to the Tairua-Pauanui Community and Whangamata Community Boards this week. “This is a really good […]

  • 3 May 2010

    As part of a series of lectures on management development organized by DCI, Prof. M. V. R. Raju, Head, Faculty of Psychology, Department… [mappress] Source: dci, May 3, 2010

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An international research project led by the University of Bath is investigating the impact of waves on coastlines using novel laser measurement devices. The equipment is similar to laser measurement devices used in construction, except it is able to measure 37,500 points a second. This capability means these ‘Lidar’ devices are able to scan each […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is calling for agency partners, local non-federal sponsors and customers to participate in upcoming listening sessions regarding the 2015 Executive Order, Establishing of a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS). “The executive order, released January 30, 2015, requires all future federal investments in (and affecting) floodplains to meet […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Deltares has been able to demonstrate in New York how the city’s water management can be improved by using the 3Di model. This Dutch product combines ultra-rapid and accurate water calculations with a realistic 3D visualisation of the area. The result is fast and effective decision-making in water management. 3Di can be used on a […]

  • 10 May 2011

    Sir William (Bill) Callaghan has been appointed Chair of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), the body responsible for managing England’s marine resources, by Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman. Sir Bill will chair the Board, which oversees the strategic direction of the MMO, from 1 May 2011 for three years. He will be paid £110,000 a year […]