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  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    RESON announced that it is now adding the extra features contained in its Feature Pack 3 (FP3) to the SeaBat 7125-ROV2 multibeam system. FP3 contains RESON’s latest SeaBat technology for enhancing performance and efficiency, based on four state-of-the-art features: RESON’s new SeaBat User Interface, Tracker (Autopilot), X-Range (400kHz), and Full Rate Dual Head (400kHz). “With […]

  • 29 March 2011

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force, which has been charged by President Obama with developing a restoration strategy for the gulf, recently announced the availability of a toll-free number for individuals who have questions or suggestions related to the mission of the task force. Under its charge, the task force must propose a gulf […]

  • 2 November 2012

    “Dredging of Swarna River to save water for summer is a prominent issue in the district“, said CMC president Kiran Kumar, in the City Municipal Council (CMC) meeting held on Wednesday, October 31. “Dredging work is usually carried out between October and January and this year, it is already late. The problem is with some […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rob van Dorland, Senior Adviser Climate at KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference. During the event, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, Van Dorland will address the effects of climate change, most notably melting ice caps and rising sea levels […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    It’s now six months on since the devastating floods of December 2015 and the Environment Agency is embarking on a significant program of repairs to flood defenses damaged by the flooding. More than 9,000 householders and businesses across north and west Yorkshire were affected by the flooding and have spent much of this time dealing […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has called on environmental groups and organisations to stop peddling misinformation regarding the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the deceitful campaigns are an attack on Queensland’s reputation and harmful to jobs. “These alarmist claims are doing nothing but muddying the waters around the real threats […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence for 2013 for its professionalism and quality operations across its five marine terminals in India. The annual award was presented at a ceremony in Dubai in recognition of DP World’s business practices in India. It marks the third year running that […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens welcome Australian Academy of Science’s strong warning today that the Abbott and Newman governments’ Reef 2050 Plan fails to protect the Great Barrier Reef. “The science is clear – the Abbott and Newman governments’ plan for our Great Barrier Reef grossly fails this World Heritage Area,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lower Tame Flood Risk Management Scheme is continuing to progress, with works moving to the next section at Fazeley in Tamworth. Following the granting of planning permission by Lichfield District Council, work on the £3.5million scheme started at the end of June 2013, shortly after the opening of the first section of works in […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., released the following statement regarding the record $1.4 billion Transocean settlement for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean will pay $400 million in criminal fines – with $300 million of that going to the Gulf Coast – and $1 billion in Clean Water Act (CWA) penalties. The […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition has called on Minister Hill to provide the full details of cuts to the proposed flood mitigation works at the Glenside Campus. The flood mitigation works proposed for the Glenside Campus formed a major component of the Brownhill and Keswick Creek Flood Mitigation Plan released in 2006. The Flood Mitigation Master Plan […]

  • 17 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    During today’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, Mr. J.M. Hessels was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for a four year term. He will also chair the Supervisory Board. Mr. Hessels (68) fulfills the function of chairman of the Board of NYSE Euronext, Inc. and is member of the Supervisory Board […]

  • 25 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The board of the SMIT Pension fund Foundation (Stichting Pensioenfonds SMIT) has recently been informed by the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandse Bank) that it needs to take accelerated measures to improve its financial position. The SMIT Pension fund informed her members this week on the current state of affairs. Boskalis was already aware of […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their latest community update on the Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) cleanup scheme, named ‘Hudson River Floodplain Sampling: 2016 Sampling Summary’. The paper said that in fall 2016, work continued on the comprehensive investigation of the Upper Hudson River floodplain. Soil sampling for PCBs was conducted between October […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Represenative Dan Maffei (D-NY) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will dredge Little Sodus Bay harbor in Fair Haven as part of relief efforts to restore damage following Superstorm Sandy. Little Sodus Bay has not been dredged since 2005 and the Army Corp of Engineers has determined that dredging is necessary due to damage […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The US Environmental Protection Agency, which has determined the Passaic River to be a Superfund site, has been advised by the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology (NACEPT), an advisory board established by the EPA, that the Cement-Lock process is suitable as a way to begin cleaning up the Lower Passaic River and […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Teledyne RESON A/S, through its subsidiary, Teledyne RESON GmbH, has acquired assets of ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC GmbH and that the business, product lines and a number of employees from ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC GmbH are now part of the Teledyne Marine Acoustics Imaging group. ATLAS HYDROGRAPHIC specializes in high-performance deep-water hydrographic survey solutions for the civil market. The […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The United Arab Emirates, which is the largest foreign direct investor in Sri Lanka among Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the world’s fourth largest oil exporter, is planning to undertake large scale investments in Sri Lanka.  The newly-appointed Ambassador for the United Arab Emirates to Sri Lanka Abdul Hamid Abdul Fattah K. Al Mulla has […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Mr Davies, who is a Welsh Conservative Regional AM for South Wales West, said he would back Gower residents opposing the proposal. The application, from a consortium called Resource Management Association, wants to extract the sand over the next 15 years from an area about seven miles off Worm’s Head. “Gower’s beaches have already been […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the USACE to explore alternatives to disposal of dredged sediment in Lake Erie.  The senators called for an independent assessment to determine the practice’s impact on water quality, the ecosystem, and Ohio’s shipping industry. “While […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kasim Reed announced in partnership with the the White House Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Transportation and Urban Development, the Army Corp of Engineers and the Centers for Disease Control, along with other federal and community partners, that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is expanding to […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The science panel tasked with providing independent and expert advice about the long term management of water quality in Gladstone Harbour has been appointed and is preparing to meet for the first time on 5 March. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the panel would provide open, transparent, independent peer-reviewed science to […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has scheduled to begin work Nov. 11 to repair and restore a 300-foot reach of the Point Chehalis revetment, including a 60-foot reach that could fail during a severe storm. The Corps has awarded a contract to Rognlin’s Inc. of Aberdeen, Wash., for $500,600 to complete the work […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s Chief Scientist, Dr Geoff Garrett, will head a new high-level Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce.  Minister for the Great Barrier Reef Steven Miles told State Parliament today that Dr Garrett would lead a taskforce of experts drawn from the science, business, agriculture and community sectors. Its role will be to advise the Queensland […]