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  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company announced today successful completion of a dredging project at Shinnecock Inlet on Long Island. Works on the $10.7 million West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) emergency replenishment project started in early February. The area first experienced problems last October and was restored several times by smaller replenishment efforts by State […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The NSW Government has agreed to certify the Greater Taree Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) prepared by council, subject to minor amendments, but has not supported the additional idea to construct a rock revetment wall at Old Bar. Environment Minister Rob Stokes certified the plan following examination of all available documents including a social and […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper released its second report on sewage contamination in the Hudson River Estuary today, “How Is the Water? 2012” detailing the ongoing widespread problem of sewage pollution in our local waterways. 24% of Riverkeeper’s samples, taken from NY Harbor to Troy between 2006-2011, failed EPA guidelines for safe swimming. This is up from a failure […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest announcement from Royal BAM Group, the company is  expecting project losses totaling approximately €75 million. The main reasons for the losses are: Deterioration of a large civil engineering project in Germany which is one of the handful of lossmaking projects reported last year. The problems are due to adverse ground conditions; […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city. According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Colonel Andrew Kelly, and other Jacksonville District officials conducted a site assessment recently at Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) to discuss preparations for the 2019 hurricane season. During the visit, geotechnical engineers and the Dam Safety Program Managers inspected the 143 miles of HHD embankment to identify […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The participants of the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow – organized by PortNews Media Group – have suggested establishment of a working group for improvement of the Dredging and Health, Environment and Safety (HES) regulations. When speaking at the Congress, Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, emphasized that the system of […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s European Dredging Summit 2015 (7th and 8th October, Antwerp, Belgium) will be focused on discussing the essential dredging strategies and environmental monitoring for project approval. This meeting will provide a global analysis of dredging projects, environmental regulation and essential recommendations for dredging activity including equipment and contractor selection. The participants will have a chance to […]

  • 8 February 2012

      A new Senate Inquiry into coal seam gas across Australia has been proposed by the Australian Greens spokesperson for mining, Senator Larissa Waters. “The previous Senate Inquiry into coal seam gas only looked at the impacts of CSG in the Murray Darling Basin, but CSG is a problem everywhere,” Senator Waters said. “It also […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The coastlines of Puducherry and the neighboring Tamil Nadu have suffered from severe coastal erosion due to natural and anthropogenic activities. Short term measures like seawalls and groin field were attempted by the Puducherry government but the erosion problem shifted further north, with increased intensity. Detailed shoreline management plan was prepared using satellite data and […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Trimble GPS and HYDROpro Dredge software system has been installed for the Port of Lyttelton berth maintenance dredging project in New Zealand. Gary Chisholm, Marine Product Manager from Trimble, said: “This system was installed in late December 2015 and dredging should be completed in the next month. While we have many systems like this installed […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch-based Arcadis and InTech Dike Security Systems are joining forces in monitoring levees and dams, by forming a new company called Dike Monitoring Netherlands. The new company will roll-out a monitoring system that is based on innovative technologies that have been developed in the Netherlands to detect deformation and internal erosion at an early stage. It will support […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The planning consents have been granted for a proposal to manage the large shingle spit in front of Pagham Harbor in West Sussex, ABPmer said in its latest announcement. Arun District Council, Chichester District Council and the Marine Management Organization have together granted the necessary planning permissions the approvals under the Habitats Regulations and the marine […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents and Seal Beach officials urged a state task force to find a solution to the expensive problem of sand erosion that eats away at the city’s coastline, reports losalamitos.patch.com. At a community meeting Members of the Coastal Sediment Management Work Group presented their plan for dealing with longshore drif. Without replenishment Seal Beach could […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Joseph S. Saladino, the Supervisor of the Town of Oyster Bay in Nassau County, Long Island, asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to replenish an estimated one million cubic yards of sand washed away from Tobay Beach in a recent storm. Saladino, in a letter to officials at the USACE headquarters in […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the last few years, ECTMarine has delivered several cutter heads to different contractors with different types cutter suction dredgers. Recently, one of the cutters supplied to a Dutch dredge contractor has been inspected after about 100.000 m3 of dredging sand, silt and clay, to see how it held up. “We, as well as the […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    To address water-related issues, decision-makers and experts across the world need to access information, data and models quickly to support their strategic planning, preparedness and response activities. The new interactive data research laboratory (iD-Lab) at Deltares officially opened yesterday to tackle this challenge. The iD-Lab is an interactive space where users can access, combine and visualize […]

  • 10 May 2012

    As Port Jefferson Patch reports, the damage done to Port Jefferson beaches by multiple storms over the last few years has resulted in a severely shortened beach. According to trustee Lee Rosner who has been coordinating the beach restoration project, the village is expected to put out packages for public bid by next week. The […]

  • 29 March 2012

    DMK Union ministers are urging the implementation of the Setusamudram canal project which will widen the narrow Palk Strait that divides India and Sri Lanka, reports zeenews.com. The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi were contacted on Thursday and urged to speed up the proceedings. The Setusamudram project has an aim to boost […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration, hosted by China Coal Society and China University of Mining and Technology Beijing, will take place next week, October 20-23, 2017 in Beijing. This event will host international and domestic professionals from academic organizations, research institutes, universities, relative government departments, industry and media for in-depth […]

  • 2 November 2010

    The valedictory function of the Vigilance Awareness Period 2010 was held at Corporate Headquarters of DCI, Visakhapatnam today. Mr. G. Nageswara Rao, IPS, DIG, CBI, Visakhapatnam was the Chief Guest at the function. Prof. K. Ravi, faculty of Public Administration, Andhra University attended the same as the Guest of Honour. Mr.S. Vasudeva Rao, IPS, Chief […]

  • 31 December 2010

    “With the rapid recovery of its cargo throughput, a strong increase in its market share and the large-scale investment in Maasvlakte 2 and the existing port area, the port of Rotterdam is in a good position. But if we want the mainport to continue to play its role as engine of the national and European […]

  • 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) […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sometimes the most common solution is not the best solution. This scenario happened to DRAGFLOW while the company was working on a project in Western Canada.  Oil sands tailings extraction is always a challenge, but by carefully working with the client, DRAGFLOW equipment was used as an optimal method for this challenge. The company’s equipment […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation urged the Army Corps of Engineers to use a portion of the approximately $200 million in funding appropriated for construction of high priority projects as part of the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014 to fix the portions of the Wood River Levee that have been negatively impacted […]

  • 9 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    NL Industries has filed suit in Federal Court to ensure that all “polluters” pay their fair share of the cleanup costs at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site (RBS Site), including those public entities that bear the lion’s share of responsibility: Old Bridge Township, the State of New Jersey, and the United States Army Corps […]