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  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will be holding a series of scoping meetings to discuss the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project – Alternative Sand Source Investigation and give all interested individuals, groups and agencies an opportunity to provide input. Five meetings will be held throughout south Florida between […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a meeting in Lake Linden later this month to discuss with the public three alternatives tentatively selected for further analysis in the fight to save this important natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The meeting will take place on July 31 at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, located […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Executives from Caterpillar Inc. and leaders from the state of Texas celebrated the grand opening of Caterpillar’s state-of-the-art hydraulic excavator facility in Victoria, Texas. The new, 1.1 million-square-foot operation represents a $200 million investment by Caterpillar to increase excavator capacity and production in the United States. The company has already hired about 225 new employees […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has announced new releases of its hydrographic data processing and bathymetric data management and analysis solutions. The latest releases of HIPS and SIPS 9.0 and Bathy DataBASE 4.1 feature significant enhancements, as well as providing streamlined connectivity and smart utilization of shared functionality. HIPS and SIPS 9.0 The release of HIPS and SIPS 9.0 […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    J.E. Borries Inc., a full-service marine construction and dredging company based on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, recently took delivery of an 8-inch Badger Class dredge by DSC Dredge, LLC. Prior to this dredge purchase, J.E. Borries had completed all of its dredging work by mechanical means, using a long-reach excavator or a clamshell friction crane. […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that, after his push, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has dropped their objection to the Staten Island Bluebelt expansion project to get underway. The Bluebelt expansion project recently received $7.5 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) after another push by Senator Schumer. […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Professor Tim Broyd has witnessed first-hand the importance of the Port of Dover to national and local economic prosperity on a special visit to the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Speaking about the development, Professor Broyd said: “The revival of the Western Docks is […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, water experts from around the globe gathered at the UNESCO-IHE headquarters in the Netherlands to present and debate smart solutions for a wide range of water management issues. As one of the key note speakers, Deltares’ Director of Science Jaap Kwadijk adressed the worldwide appeal and potential of Dutch delta technology. Sea level rise, […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives, Maryland Watermen’s Association […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The past two months have been huge for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. Getting deeper and deeper into the phases, the project hit two major milestones, which has officially moved Post 45 from the Feasibility Phase to the Preconstruction Engineering and Design Phase. In December, Lt. Col. Matthew Luzzatto, Charleston District commander, and Jim […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released a draft of New York’s Great Lakes Basin: Action Agenda 2013, a five-year action plan to guide restoration, conservation, and sustainable development activities in New York’s Great Lakes region. Stakeholder input on the draft agenda will be accepted until September 1. “The Great Lakes […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 30 January 2014

    HR Wallingford has teamed up with Johannesburg-based Fourth Element Consulting to offer sustainable environmental solutions to the rapidly developing economies in southern Africa. The two organisations are now collaborating on a project to investigate flood management solutions for the Orange River in South Africa. Fourth Element Consulting has been engaged by ILISO Consulting to undertake […]

  • 30 July 2013

      The Cockermouth Flood Alleviation Scheme, which has been constructed by VolkerStevin for the Environment Agency, was officially unveiled at a ceremony on Tuesday 11th June. Following the damaging effects of flooding in the area in 2009, the new flood defences will reduce the risk of future flooding to the area, helping to protect local […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, construction, and project management company, has created a revolutionary design for ports that could transform shipping in Africa. The Multi-User Offshore Hub is designed for two or more users and consists of an offshore, smart terminal arrangement and docking system that can accommodate oceangoing vessels and barges. The Multi-User Offshore Hub […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced four appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board, as the Port Capacity Project surges full steam ahead. Mr Hodgett said he was pleased to renew appointments for Deputy Chair James Cain and Director David Cranwell, and appoint new Directors Alice Williams and Jim Marshall. “I’m pleased to […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first UK sale of the unique Komatsu HB215LC-1 hybrid excavator was completed in July, with the machine’s first deployment being the prestigious Crossrail transport project in Central London. Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd, the sole UK distributor of Komatsu heavy machinery, supplied five HB215LC-1 machines to Ridgway Rentals, a company based in Shropshire, in the West Midlands […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has announced new releases of its hydrographic data processing and bathymetric data management and analysis solutions. The latest releases of HIPS and SIPS 9.0 and Bathy DataBASE 4.1 feature significant enhancements, as well as providing streamlined connectivity and smart utilization of shared functionality. HIPS and SIPS 9.0 The release of HIPS and SIPS 9.0 […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New detached Cowes Breakwater, delivered by Cowes Harbour Commission, unlocks the harbour’s potential and creates catalyst for investment and job opportunities. CHC appointed Boskalis Westminster to undertake construction of the new £7 million detached breakwater for Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The protection provided by the Cowes Breakwater has now enabled the planned marina […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body has backed the science-based decision of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to grant dredge permits under strict conditions for the expansion of the Port of Abbott Point. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, Michael Roche, says he was always confident that GBRMPA would base the decision […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV, AGT and TechForce Innovations are drawing up a ‘smart’ plan for the protection of Bhola Island’s coastline saving lives and money. The aim of the consortium is to develop sustainable coastal protection solutions for Bhola Island, located at the mouth of the Meghna River, home to 1.7 million Bangladeshis. An innovative Erosion Early […]

  • 13 March 2012

    From the Oceanology International exhibition and conference in London, Hemisphere GPS announces today the Vector V103™ GPS compass and Vector V113™ GPS compass designed for professional, commercial marine, and machine control applications. Powered by Hemisphere GPS’ proven Crescent® Vector II technology, the new Vector V103 and V113 provide precise heading and positioning performance including heave, […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of five rural levee systems in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta as unacceptable, and rated maintenance of two additional Delta levee systems as minimally acceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the Hastings Tract and Cache Slough levee systems during January-February 2012. […]