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  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 8-14, 2019).   DEME Bags Elbe Deepening Contract DEME, an international group of specialized companies involved in complex marine engineering works, has won a major contract to carry out the deepening of the Elbe fairway in Germany.   Jan De […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kobelco Construction Machinery America introduced the SK170 full-size, high-performance excavator to the Kobelco Mark 9 excavator series. These new Tier 4 models include the SK210, SK260, SK295, SK350 and SK485 Mark 9 excavators. The versatile SK170 Mark 9 delivers up to a 10-percent improvement in both fuel efficiency and productivity, and provides more power and […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Programs to manage shorelines in six cities and towns within Grant County are open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. Coulee City, Electric City, Grand Coulee, Krupp, Soap Lake, and Wilson Creek joined Grant County in 2011 in a regional planning process to update each community’s shoreline program. Grant County’s program received final […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stockton Council has welcomed news that the Government has made an allocation of more than £10 million to pay for flood defences at Port Clarence and Lustrum Beck. Stockton Council and the Environment Agency submitted the bids for Flood Defence Grant in Aid funding to enable flood defence and alleviation work to be undertaken. The […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the US alone, the Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that there is approximately 1.2 billion cubic yards of contaminated sediment under the country’s waterways. How is remediating contaminated sediments creating new markets for dredging contractors, vessel operators, and environmental professionals? To address this topic, WorkBoat.com has scheduled a March 27 webinar, “Contaminated River and […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to potential flooding in eastern Washington, officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, are sending flood teams to the Yakima and Okanogan Basins. One three-person flood team arrived in Yakima County Thursday and is supplying 1,000 tons of rock and overseeing its use, inspecting problem areas and levees, and providing […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two Regulatory Open House events in south Florida this week. The events will be held Wed., July 9 at Hawk’s Cay Resort Florida Keys, 61 Hawks Cay Boulevard, Duck Key, Florida and Friday, July 11 at Marriott Harbor Beach, 3030 Holiday Drive, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Residents of the Capricorn and Curtis coast regions are being urged to participate in a discussion regarding water quality as the Newman Government delivers on its commitment to have a Gladstone Healthy Harbour Report Card in place by the end of the year. Queensland’s Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Andrew Powell has released new water […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking applications from municipalities for grants to help them develop plans that improve the public’s enjoyment of New Jersey’s beaches, bays and tidal waterways and to make public access points and related facilities more storm-resilient. The DEP’s Public Access Rule provides common sense mechanisms for the state to […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      International regulations that are followed by all shipping nations have long been seen as the best way to improve sea-going safety. Still it was only with the establishment of the United Nations after World War II that these suggestions were made concrete. In 1948 an international conference in Switzerland adopted a Convention that established […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Andrew Powell tomorrow will lay the foundations for the long-term health of Gladstone Harbour and surrounding catchments. Mr Powell will meet with representatives of industry, Gladstone Regional Council and commonwealth government and research organisations to invite them to join the Queensland Government’s proposed Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership. “I look forward […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canal and River trust welcomed proposals unveiled by Birmingham City Council (BCC) for the creation of a new canal quarter as part of the city’s vision for using HS2 as a catalyst for regeneration and growth. “We have been leading the work, alongside BCC and other partners, to ensure the development of HS2 in Birmingham […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge LLC, has introduced the Wolverine Class dredge, a compact dredge ideal for sand and gravel producers and construction contractors. Fully functional with just one operator, the Wolverine can dig up to 25 feet below the surface and allows for maximum particle clearance of 6 inches. This tough yet portable design measures 68 feet […]

  • 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 […]