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  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference took place last month at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In the opening session, the keynote speakers presented topical insights on the global […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of North Carolina Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) will host a lecture on shoreline erosion control strategies next week as part of its “Science on the Sound” lecture series. The monthly series highlights information on coastal topics and issues in northeast North Carolina. This latest lecture will take place on November 30 at […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest release that the local officials and residents of Maguindanao and North Cotabato hailed the order of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to immediately dredge Mindanao’s vast marshland – now heavily silted. The 220,000-hectare Liguasan Marsh usually overflows and inundated low-lying communities surrounding it in Maguindanao and North Cotabato […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A flood scheme which will reduce flood risk to more than 140 properties in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, was officially launched on 10 November, 2017, the Environment Agency said in their latest release. The project, carried out by the contractor Griffiths, was supported by EA and funded through Flood Defense Grant in Aid by the Severn and […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from the James Hutton Institute and partners have produced an evidence review on river and floodplain management, as part of an Evidence Directory recently launched by the Environment Agency. The Directory aims to provide better guidance on utilizing natural processes to counter flood and coastal erosion risks. It focuses on the benefits of managing […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency’s 100-year strategy for flood protection in Swale and Medway Estuary area is available online now for public scrutiny and comment. The online public consultation opened, 6 November 2017, allowing people to view the Environment Agency’s plans on how best to best protect people, properties, wildlife habitats and agricultural land from flooding and coastal erosion in the […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today announced results for the quarter ended September 30, 2017, reporting revenue of $163.3 million, net loss from continuing operations of $4.9 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $11.3 million. Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, said: “As communicated in our recent Business Update, we have completed an extensive analysis of the […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Merritt, homeported in the Corps’ Wilmington District, has arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard where the vessel will undergo major maintenance to extend its service life. According to the Corps, the vessel left Wilmington on October 19th for the long voyage around the coast to Mobile, Ala., […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today published data, case studies and evidence about the role of natural flood management in reducing flood risk. Working with natural processes to reduce flood risk is not a new concept but this is the first time that all the evidence has been brought together, with the intention of enabling more uptake. […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Burton-upon-Trent residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flood scheme improvement work at a series of drop-in sessions next month. The planned works to the town’s flood defenses will see upgrades to the 9km of existing defenses that already protect more than 7,000 homes and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger ‘Mykolaivets’ has successfully completed sea trials on the Southern Buh River, Nibulon said in its latest release. In particular, the specialists tested the propulsion units of the starboard side and port side in all modes. In addition, there were tested maneuverability of the vessel, anchor complex, radio communication and navigation. The […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just announced that it will hold a drop-in event to discuss proposals for the Alney Island flood risk management scheme. At the event, which will be held at Riverside Sports Club on Monday, 30 October, from 2pm until 7pm, Environment Agency’s project team will be on hand to provide information about the […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, in partnership with the Chicago Park District is currently implementing an ecosystem restoration project at Horner Park.  The goal of this project is to restore the natural features of the North Branch Chicago River at Horner Park and its riparian zone within the constraints of the current […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cat® 303E CR mini hydraulic excavator has been reduced in weight to accommodate customers who require a maximum 10,000-lb (4 536-kg) transport weight – yet performance of the lighter excavator has not been compromised when compared to the current model, reports the company. In most states a loaded trailer of more than 10,000 lb (4 […]

  • 15 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on giving a Worthing pleasure park lake an environmental-makeover is well underway – with hundreds of fish already moved temporarily upstream to protect them whilst excavation takes place, the Adur & Worthing Council said in their latest announcement.  The council has commissioned Five Rivers Environmental Contracting to create a new thriving natural habitat for […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, is doing everything to keep the pool navigable at Dam 52, Brookport, Illinois. According to the Corps latest update on the river closure at Locks and Dam 52, USACE has constructed a rock dike around a portion of the Dam and is doing everything possible to get the dam operational. The short […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has been appointed as remediation specialists to work with the Coal Authority and Environment Agency on a project to improve up to 60km of rivers in the North Pennines. Partnering with civil engineering firm JN Bentley, Ebsford will support the firm in developing and executing a safe and environmentally sensitive plan of removing […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Initiative Program yesterday announced over $1.6 million in Ecosystem Restoration Grants for projects to improve water quality across Vermont. DEC is awarding more than fifty clean water improvement projects, targeting Vermont’s impaired and at-risk rivers, lakes, and wetlands. The grants will go to municipalities, regional planning commissions, natural […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With an aim to promote waterway transportation in the city, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to invest around $90 million in two river dredging projects. According to the local media, the People’s Committee recently approved two river dredging projects in District 9 that will improve the capacity of its waterways to transport […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is starting today at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Climate change, […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the right descending bank of Big Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2017. The proposed […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Power, in partnership with its parent company, Southern Company, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), yesterday announced grants supporting restoration efforts along two important waterways in Central Alabama: the Cahaba River and Village Creek.  The grants are funded through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Five Star provides funding to […]