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  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) yesterday announced the eighth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 – Jan De Nul’s solution for protection of falling overboard from a dredger. No one knows better than the crew of a dredger where the dangers lie on board a vessel. When the crew of the […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transnet Capital Projects (TCP) – which is overseeing Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to reconstruct the quay walls and deepen berths at Maydon Wharf – recently achieved a safety milestone of 1,000,000 man hours without a lost time injury (LTI). The R1.6 billion project forms an integral part of Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy which aims […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines a levee as a “man-made structure, usually an earthen embankment, designed and constructed in accordance with sound engineering practices to contain, control, or divert the flow of water so as to provide protection from temporary flooding.” The terms dike and levee are sometimes used interchangeably. Examples of […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, invites the public to attend a project dedication and open house at Lock and Dam 3, near Red Wing, Minn., May 31 at 9 a.m. The district recently completed nearly $70 million in improvements to the lock, and the work was completed without closing the lock […]

  • 23 November 2011

    FSUE “Rosmorport” has held an expanded meeting concerning the issues of navigation safety, accident risks prevention and reduction. With deputy General director of FSUE “Rosmorport” for navigation safety V.Y. Vanyukov in head, representatives of 14 enterprise branches and a Captain of the seaport of Arkhangelsk took part in the meeting. The meeting concurred with the […]

  • 27 July 2011

    A project that will result in increased safe boating opportunities at East Harbor State Park is under way, according to the Ohio Department… (portclintonnewsherald) [mappress] Source: portclintonnewsherald, July 27, 2011;

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has just announced the 3nd IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee: Damen Shiprepair – CCTV System. In an effort to reduce the dangers to crew both inside and outside a vessel, Damen Shiprepair entrusted a CCTV-system (installed by RBC) with overseeing activities taking place in high-risk locations, including the engine, […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project, aimed to restore beaches along Mission Bay, is set to begin in the following days, the City of San Diego said in their latest announcement.  This cleanup scheme will dredge approximately 64 acres within Mission Bay, resulting in an estimated 122,000 to 220,850 cubic yards of dredged material. […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the Corps’ Levee Safety Program. Using state-of-the-art technology and consistent risk methodologies, the inspections will allow Corps experts to properly […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed the 7th nominee for its Safety Award 2017 – Jan De Nul Group’s Hatch Covers for Deck Hatches. When a low deck hatch is in the process of opening, it quickly becomes a dangerous situation. Falling down an unprotected and open hatch presents high potential for a fatal […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has completed its initial review of more than 450 public comments on a proposal to dispose of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Clinton Landfill in DeWitt County, Illinois. Based on this review, EPA has decided that further evaluation of site hydrogeology will be needed before making a final decision on […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals has become a Charter Member of the Campbell Institute of the U.S.-based National Safety Council. “We see our membership in this internationally known safety advocate as a very natural extension of our own dedication to Safety Culture throughout the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and we look forward to working together with other […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Wolf Creek Dam is abuzz with machinery, often bottlenecked with equipment and vehicles, and work crews move about like ants on the work platform in performance of their duties on the foundation remediation project, Feb. 24, 2012. Despite what seems like construction commotion, there hasn’t been a lost-time accident in more than a year. During […]

  • 25 January 2012

    APM Terminals was presented with The Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award for 2010-2011 by the Signal Mutual Indemnity Association last Friday, as the APM Terminals’ operations in the United States were cited for Signal’s highest award. The Halpin Award is given in special recognition of the Signal Member company which has best exemplified the […]

  • 7 February 2011

    Greater Colombo needs 380 ha retention area to maintain a safety flood level of 1.75 m MSL, a study reveals. The present retention area is… (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, February 7, 2011;

  • 26 September 2011

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board has announced that the 2011 Safety Award has been presented to Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors bv. Achieving a safe working environment is […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that they are establishing three safety zones to facilitate the Philadelphia to Sea Dredging Maintenance Project which will be conducting dredging in the Delaware River from June 17 through September 1, 2017. During this time, the cutter suction dredger Illinois will begin dredging in Marcus Hook Range, followed […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A new marine safety exclusion zone has been established in the harbor as the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering project gathers momentum, reports the Port of Dover. The safety zone will provide a marked delineation between the dedicated swim and leisure zone and the marine construction area to the east of the […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The paper features four new dredging-related articles, book and journal reviews relevant to the industry and a list of upcoming seminars and conferences. The first article, “Long-term effects of maintenance dredging on turbidity” discusses […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Safety Committee has chosen eight nominations for the IADC Safety Award with one nomination to be announced every Monday per week, starting from 25 July, 2016. The first nomination is for Jan De Nul Australia’s “Fully Automated TSHD Mooring” system. During the dredging and reclamation works of Brisbane Airport Corporation, the company installed a Cavotec Moormaster […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE levee safety officials and levee managers from Walla Walla County’s Mill Creek Flood Control Zone District met yesterday with Walla Walla County commissioners to inform them of a recent Corps screening-level risk assessment of the Mill Creek Levee System.  The Mill Creek Levee System’s latest annual inspection meets levee-safety criteria required to participate […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) said in its latest announcement that the dredging works off West Jurong Channel and Pesek Basin are set to continue until May 30, 2019. According to MPA’s notice, these operations will be carried out by a fleet of dredging vessels, held in position by 3 spuds system. There will be […]

  • 10 February 2011

    On Sunday, February 6, the multi-cat vessel Boskalis BKM 102 was working on the Gorgon Project off Barrow Island at 9.30pm when it ran over… [mappress] Source: mua, February 10, 2011

  • 23 July 2012

    Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the world’s gateway to Jordan and the Levant region received the 2011 Social Security Excellence Award for Occupational Health and Safety, which is the only safety award of its kind to be offered to companies in Jordan by the Social Security Corporation. This recognition was based on ACT’s high local and […]

  • 3 December 2010

    An inspection of Gorgon contractor Boskalis and their cranes and rigging equipment by the Gorgon Project manager Kellogg Joint Venture (KJV)… [mappress] Source: mua, December 3, 2010