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  • 26 January 2012

    The Queensland Greens say that it is time that Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) took legal action against the Gladstone Ports Corporation [GPC]. “They deserve to be fined,” Queensland Greens state spokesperson Libby Connors said. “They only resumed dredging on 19 January and within 4 days the turbidity was above their licensed level. […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors  approved a project to clean out a number of major waterways in Jakarta, in support of the provincial government’s flood management system. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project – also known as the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative, or JEDI – will help dredge about 67.5 km of 11 […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Marine data acquisition and consulting experts the Partrac Group have experienced the busiest and most successful year since operations began in 2003. The Group, which is headquartered in Glasgow, has attributed the resulting growth to the award of many new contracts and contract extensions, continuous innovation and the streamlining of survey and project management processes, […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Funding from BP’s $1 billion early restoration agreement will accelerate restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico. State and federal Trustees today unveiled the first set of early environmental restoration projects that are proposed for funding under the landmark agreement BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) signed with the Trustees in April 2011. The eight […]

  • 7 December 2011

    The US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has issued a statement about proposed projects to restore the coastal ecosystem in Gulf states. “These days we took a major step forward toward meaningful restoration that will benefit the natural resources of the Gulf Coast for generations to come. I commend the leadership of the Gulf Coast states […]

  • 1 December 2011

    A program on results of research showing how Cayuga Inlet wetlands might be restored was presented yesterday by the Tompkins County Environmental Management Council. “Cayuga Inlet Dredge Material: Opportunities for Restoring Ecosystem Functions and Services” took place at 7 to 9 p.m. yesterday in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) proposes to conduct maintenance dredging in South Channel in February / March 2012 to remove a naturally occurring build up of sand and ensure that the declared depths of the channel are maintained for the safe operation of shipping to and from the Ports of Melbourne and Geelong. The work […]

  • 28 November 2011

    JIP3D – the International Days “Dredging, Dredging Products and Sustainable Development” will take place on 16-18 February 2012 in Hammamet, Tunisia. The event will be followed by a technical visit on the 19th. The organisers, CEDA Tunisia and the Tunisian Association of Innovation and Technology, invite scientists and practitioners to submit papers on the following […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Organised in co-operation with the Tunisian Association of Innovation and Technology, international seminar “Dredging, Dredging Products and Sustainable Development” will take place on 16-19 February 2012 in Hammamet, Tunisia. The programme includes two days oral and poster presentations, one day round table discussions and one day technical visit. Papers are invited on the following subjects: […]

  • 23 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging members of the public to comment on its proposal to dredge approximately 68,000 cubic yards of mercury contaminated sediment from the bottom of a 26-acre area of Pompton Lake in the Borough of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey and remove 7,800 cubic yards of contaminated soil from a one-acre […]

  • 17 November 2011

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Bas Borsje at the CEDA Dredging Days in Rotterdam on November 11, 2011, for the paper “Biogeomorphological Interactions on a Nourished Tidal Flat: Lessons Learned from Building with Nature”. Tidal flats are valuable habitats for different plants and […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

      Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011. Commentary Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “We were very pleased with […]

  • 18 October 2011

    HAZCO, a division of CCS Corporation, congratulates the City of Burnaby for winning the coveted 2011 Environment Award, for design and construction, from the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C. (APEGBC) for the successful Burnaby Lake Rejuvenation Project. The City of Burnaby conducted a rigorous qualification and competitive bid process to select HAZCO […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The Jean Lafitte National Park in Louisiana, USA faced typical waterway maintenance issues in their canoe trail canal system. Over time, silt build-up and displaced vegetation slowly filled in the canals making them un-navigable for recreationists. In order to prevent the canals from filling in completely, park management had to ensure that they not only […]

  • 10 October 2011

    Dredging of the Main Channel and a key turning basin for ships in the Port of Long Beach has been completed, marking a major milestone in an ongoing $40 million project by the Port and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to improve navigation and the environment in the harbor. The project has provided a […]

  • 7 October 2011

    Port autonome de Paris has announced tender for dredging work in the district of Port of Paris (Region Ile-de-France).  Work Includes: Dredging work with elimination of non-hazardous inert sediments; Dredging unpolluted (inert) and polluted (non inert) materials; Riprap dredging and specialist works; Interventions for levelling sediments; Intervention to redistribute materials in the aquatic environment; Sediment […]

  • 7 October 2011

    One year ago today, President Obama established the Task Force by executive order, in response to recommendations from a report by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, to continue the Administration’s ongoing commitment to the Gulf region. The group is made up of representatives from the five Gulf States and 11 federal agencies, including the […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced that it has authorized the use of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sand resources for the 2011 Pinellas County, Fla., “Federal Shore Protection and Restoration Project.” BOEMRE signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and the County […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Brianne Cohen at the WEDA XXXI / TAMU 42 Annual Dredging Conference & Exhibition held at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, June 5-8 2011. For several years, the State of Louisiana’s Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marine and inland water-based infrastructure is a prerequisite for the sustainable development of economic bene ts and public welfare. Dredging works are needed to realise and maintain such infrastructure. It is widely recognised that such projects create an impact on the environment and in recent years awareness of these impacts has grown – on the client side as well as among […]

  • 26 May 2011

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) will be presenting a paper on the role of earth observation data in understanding the effects of climate change at the EARSeL “5th Workshop on Remote Sensing of the Coastal Zone” being held on 1-3 June in Prague. Sponsored by the European Space Agency, the EU and UNESCO, this […]

  • 19 April 2011

      The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ichthys LNG Project has been delivered to the Australian and Northern Territory governments for assessment and addresses community concerns over key aspects of the proposed development, INPEX President Director Australia Seiya Ito said today. The final EIS includes a Supplement in which the Project responds to […]

  • 5 April 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached an agreement with Bar-1 Ranch, LTD, Bar-1 Ranch, LLC, Bar-1 Ranch 2, LLC, Bar One Ranch Management, LLC, and Alfred Barone (collectively settling defendants, or Bar One Ranch) resolving violations of the Clean Water Act in Missoula County, Montana. Under a proposed settlement lodged by the U.S. […]

  • 8 March 2011

      IHC Merwede, a Dutch supplier of ships and equipment for dredging and mining activities, and DEME, a Belgian dredging and environmental services group, will enter into a joint venture for deep-sea mining activities. Under their cooperative agreement, IHC Merwede will be responsible for the development and construction of technical solutions, while DEME will be […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Sealed bids for the Loxahatchee River Central Embayment and Southwest Fork Dredging Project will be received by the Jupiter Inlet District at its offices at 400 North Delaware Blvd., Jupiter, Florida 33458 until 2:00 p.m., local time, March 28, 2011, and then at said offices publicly opened and read aloud. Project work generally consists […]

  • 25 January 2011

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) has successfully completed its 2009-11 routine maintenance dredging program ahead of time and within budget. The staged project, which commenced in November 2009, included dredging and sweeping of the dredged material before capping this sediment with clean sand after a period of settling. Working to remove a build-up of silt […]