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  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia welcomed the appointment of Mark Butler MP as Australia’s new Minister for Climate Change and Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water. The conservation organisation nominated a redoubling of efforts to ensure the Great Barrier Reef is not listed as “World Heritage in Danger” and stronger pollution reduction targets to tackle climate change as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new federal study is attempting to reframe the national discussion about coastal risk and relief, and it behooves local communities and coastal advocates to be part of this conversation from the beginning. The study, issued by the National Research Council in late July, calls for “a national vision for managing risks from coastal storms… […]

  • 18 February 2011

    The next meeting of the Saginaw-Tittabawassee Rivers Contamination Community Advisory Group will be at 6 p.m., Monday, Feb. 28, at Saginaw Valley State University, Regional Education Center, Room ES-202, 7400 Bay Road, Saginaw. The regular schedule of the third Monday of the month will resume in March. The advisory group meets monthly to discuss issues […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released a wide-ranging report into the iconic natural values of the Caley Valley wetlands that will be at risk if dredge spoil from expansion of the world’s largest coal port at Abbot Point is dumped there. Dr Lissa Schindler, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner, said that while it […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Angling Trust has criticised a press release issued by the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee for failing to represent accurately the contents of its report on last winter’s floods. The EFRA press release and headlines highlighted the need for more environmentally-damaging dredging of rivers and streams. The EFRA report itself is […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has achieved a major security milestone with DP World Tarragona achieving ISO 28000 certification – the 40th DP World facility to receive the independently audited award. The ISO 28000 standard sets out mechanisms and process to address security vulnerabilities at strategic and operational levels, as well as establishing preventive […]

  • 18 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis proposal to SMIT Pension Fund · One-off voluntary deposit of approximately € 30 million · No additional future obligations for further deposits · No reduction in pension entitlements as from 1 January 2011 · Deposit has no impact on Boskalis’ earnings Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has today submitted a written proposal […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cat® Grade Control Depth and Slope, a Cat Connect Grade technology, is now standard on Cat 323F hydraulic excavators sold in North America with the 9.5 foot stick and standard reach boom. This 2D system is integrated into the machine’s standard monitor and indicates real-time positioning and cut-and-fill information to assist operators with efficiently and […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DSC Dredge, based in Reserve, Louisiana, delivered earlier this year its first-ever dredge equipped with a Tier 4 Final C32 ACERT Caterpillar engine to a minerals company located in the United States. This Shark Class Dredge features an 18-inch hull-mounted dredge pump and 300 hp cutter drive assembly, and has a dredging depth capability of […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scheduled two meetings so the public can provide input on the proposed Grasse River cleanup. “It’s important for the EPA to hear us on this issue,” said Tribal Chief Randy Hart. “One way is for us to participate in the public meetings. The other is to write to […]

  • 3 May 2012

    U.S. Congressman Robert J. Dold spoke at the City Club of Waukegan and talked about his Main Street Jobs Agenda. Dold highlighted discussions he has had with organizations, businesses and community activists in Waukegan and the ideas that came about as a result of working together. “Waukegan has a proud history in the manufacturing sector […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Patrick F. Welch, an attorney at Jennings Strouss & Salmon, PLC, recently attended the 2014 Arizona-Mexico Commission (AMC) Plenary Session hosted by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Sonora Governor Guillermo Padrés in Phoenix, Arizona. The theme of the Plenary Session was “Arizona & Sonora: Evolution of a Region”. The semi-annual event serves as a platform […]

  • 18 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    TOC Events announced that Mr. Mohammed Sharaf, Group Chief Executive Officer of DP World, is confirmed to give the opening keynote address at the upcoming TOC Container Supply Chain Middle East conference, taking place on 9-11 December at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE. With over two decades of experience in the transport and […]

  • 17 September 2012

    The National Audit Office found in the course of its audit that state-owned company AS Tallinna Sadam (Port of Tallinn) repeatedly ignored the Public Procurement Act during the construction of Muuga Container Terminal and failed to exercise due diligence as expected, which resulted in the company incurring 2.42 million euros in unjustified and avoidable costs. […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new technology is being deployed by U.S. Geological Survey scientists this weekend to map urban flooding caused by Hurricane Isaac. Called “terrestrial lidar,” or “T-lidar”, this new capability will enable scientists to collect highly detailed information in select population areas in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama where the hurricane had the greatest impact. The portable […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is reviewing four New York Harbors to determine if they require dredging due to sediment damage from Superstorm Sandy, including Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga County. Schumer is urging the USACE to expedite the review of Little Sodus Bay in Cayuga […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the proposed global transshipment and logistics hub is the lynch pin of the country’s long-term growth strategy. He argued that in this the 50th year of Independence, and coming from a period of anemic economic growth, Jamaica needs an economic transformation. The Minister was speaking […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, today met with the new UK Ambassador to the UAE, HE Philip Parham, to discuss trade, business and maritime issues. During the introductory meeting, Ambassador Parham was given a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Using some unique methods, crews are removing and treating high levels of mercury contamination found in a small area of the Georgia-Pacific West cleanup site on Bellingham’s waterfront. “You can actually see beads of liquid mercury in the dirt we’re digging up,” said Ecology Site Manager Brian Sato. “It’s nasty stuff and we’re getting rid […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that two contractors named to remove rock pinnacles at Thebes, Illinois are en route and are expected to arrive on location on December 13 and 17, respectively. The Corps says it is “cautiously optimistic we can start blasting next week” after it meets with the contractors and reviews […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Caterpillar Inc. announced today a new expansion project for the company’s manufacturing facility in Xuzhou, China. Once completed in 2016, it will increase hydraulic excavator production at Caterpillar Xuzhou Limited (CXL) by an additional 80 percent. Caterpillar also announced plans today to begin production of wheeled excavators at CXL beginning in early 2014, further […]

  • 11 October 2011

    Executives from the Port of Gothenburg and APM Terminals were on hand today for the concession signing ceremony for Sweden’s Skandia Container Terminal. The decision reflects the port’s review of APM Terminals’ bid submitted on 7 September 2011 to manage the port for the next 25 years. APM Terminals will invest over USD 115 million […]

  • 25 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC will welcome global ports, key industry players and members of the International Association of Ports and Harbours (IAPH) who will attend the third annual edition of the World Ports and Trade Summit to be held Abu Dhabi from 19-20 March 2013. The Summit, spearheaded by ADPC, brings the industry together to discuss the changing […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the first Santee Cooper coal ash removal report released this week, Santee Cooper has removed over 42,000 tons from its unlined coal ash lagoons on the banks of the Waccamaw River in Conway, South Carolina. The removal is part of a settlement reached between Santee Cooper and citizen groups represented by the Southern […]