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  • 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 […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Reef 2050 strategy. The Fight for the Reef solution calls for dumping to be banned and dredging minimized, an end to farm chemical pollution, permanent protection for sensitive areas including […]

  • 2 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The people of Ba believe that dredging program saved the town from flooding, reports fijitimes.com. They are very grateful that the government dredged the Ba River last year. After continuous rain on Wednesday night, they expected the river to overflow and flood the town, said Samuela Kautoga, local resident. “Based on our past experiences, it […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a coastline of over 8500 kilometers, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports. Many of the country’s major ports and harbors were built over 100 years ago. Keeping shipping lanes open and enabling these ports to accommodate larger vessels with ever bigger loads requires constant dredging, often at […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The USACE Buffalo District’s Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective is to preserve Presque Isle Peninsula by stabilizing the shoreline and maintaining beaches that are an important economic resource for the City of Erie. Presque Isle Peninsula forms Erie Harbor and is a national landmark. The Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Water Resources Minister, Anisul Islam Mahmud, has called for keeping the surrounding rivers running by freeing the banks from encroachment to save Dhaka city from floods. According to him, the rivers could not be freed from encroachment without cooperation of the people. The minister was speaking as chief guest at the inaugural ceremony for the […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today announced financial results for the last quarter of 2017, reporting revenue of $191.7 million and net loss from continuing operations of $8.8 million. “Excluding the charges relating to our previously announced restructuring, for the three months ended December 31, 2017, Great Lakes reported net income from continuing […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and N.J. Department of Environmental Protection are working on a plan to save the East Point Lighthouse by building a beach in front of it. According to Maurice River Township Committeewoman Kathy Ireland, the lighthouse is in danger of being washed away whenever a storm hits the Delaware Bayshore. The […]

  • 2 July 2010

    The Tigris River, heart of Baghdad and inspiration for much romantic poetry, is drying up. The European Water Association (EWA) estimates… [mappress] Source: thememriblog, July 2, 2010;

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest science confirms the continued rapid decline of the Reef and the urgent need for stronger action and a major injection of funds to help it recover. “Australians are deeply concerned that our national icon is dying on our watch. Governments must be prepared to commit billions to deliver major reductions in water pollution. […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ongoing erosion of the Quinns Rocks coastline over a number of years has been alleviated thanks to long-term coastal management works conducted by the City of Wanneroo, WA. Winter storm conditions have caused substantial wear and tear to the foreshore for a number of years, with sand movements causing the beach to slowly recede over […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International engineering and project management consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has completed the final layout of the new Port of Venice onshore offshore container terminal. The layout and equipment optimization will generate significant capital and operating expenditure savings for the Venice Port Authority. The new solutions were presented to the financial community and ship operators earlier this […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Borough Council is hoping to save some dollars on survey work in conjunction with beach renourishment and a sand backpassing project…   By Jack Fichter (capemaycountyherald) [mappress] Source: capemaycountyherald, January 16, 2012;

  • 8 December 2010

    Sand will have to be dredged off Botany Bay and transported to the northern beaches if vulnerable beaches like Manly, Collaroy and Narrabeen… (manly-daily) [mappress] Source: manly-daily, December 8, 2010;

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 9 May 2011

    Fishermen and boatmen launched a three-day campaign programme in the port city on Sunday in an effort to save the river Karnaphuli from poll… (daily-sun) [mappress] Source: daily-sun, May 9, 2011;

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TenCate Geotube® technology was used for the construction of a dike as part of a vast infrastructure project in South Korea. The use of this technology in one of the largest land reclamation projects in history produced a number of both economic and environmental advantages: a cost saving of almost five million euros, a saving […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To determine the impact of bow thrusters and ship propellers on water beds and embankments, Deltares is currently conducting scale model tests that will generate major savings on protection measures. High flow velocities caused by ship thrusters can result in large pits in water beds that may, in extreme cases, even undermine embankments or other structures. […]

  • 3 April 2013

    New research tracking the movement of dredged sediment around Liverpool Bay could save millions of pounds, according to scientists. Each year, sediment has to be dredged from the port and deposited elsewhere to maintain access for commercial vessels. But according to the new study, the dredged material appears back in the port again within just […]

  • 17 June 2010

    Louisiana won another incremental battle in the oil war to save its gulf coast Friday. Gov. Bobby Jindal announced on the grounds of this… [mappress] Source: postsouth, June 17, 2010;

  • 14 October 2010

    The Hamilton Port Authority (HPA) has been retained by the City of Hamilon to undertake management of a major dredging project in the east… (ctl) [mappress] Source: ctl, October 14, 2010;

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is keen to back scientific research and actions which improve the future of the Great Barrier Reef. NQBP said that the focus on the debate about dredging has taken necessary focus and investment away from the real issues impacting the Great Barrier Reef and action to preserve the Reef […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project which is currently underway, undertaken by a Texas A&M University at Galveston researcher, might save one of Texas’ most important, but relatively unknown, coastal venues from disappearing completely – Follet’s Island. Tim Dellapenna, associate professor of marine sciences and oceanography who has studied Texas beaches for years at the Texas A&M Galveston campus, […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), in cooperation with the City of Warwick and Save The Bay, will complete a coastal adaptation project at Longmeadow Fishing Access Site later this month.  Situated at the end of Samuel Gorton Avenue, the site has experienced more than 100 feet of shoreline erosion over the past […]

  • 22 June 2012

    A savings plan is launched to raise tens of thousands of dollars for Courtenay Marina mooring facilities dredging project, Canada.com reports. Besides the marina, some parts of the Courtenay River are becoming difficult to navigate because of a build-up of silt and tree debris. Previous dredging works in this area were executed about seven years […]