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  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the Perry Barr and Witton flood risk management scheme. The Agency has begun the wall improvements and will carry out river channel works through Witton, down to Gravelly Industrial Estate. Construction work should be complete by July 2016. There are approximately 1,400 properties at risk from […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is calling on UK government to protect infrastructure spending as it sets out its recommendations ahead of November’s Spending Review. The Spending Review will establish limits on the government expenditure, setting out what the public can expect from its investment. As the voice of civil engineering, ICE’s submission offers informed recommendations […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container sector.   Key objectives of […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority has signed a partnership agreement with the Indonesian Port Corporation Pelindo I in Medan, North Sumatra for the development of the new deep sea port Kuala Tanjung. Next step now is to carry out a feasibility study for the new port together with Pelindo I. A project organisation will be created […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major beach expansion is moving ahead in Galveston, representing the largest sand nourishment project to take place on the Texas Gulf Coast this summer. The project will use 725,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 blocks of additional beach along the island’s seawall between 61st and 81st streets. […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC will take part in Europort 2015, the maritime exhibition set for 3-6 November at Ahoy Rotterdam, with a focus on all areas of the shipbuilding industry. “Europort has become one of the world’s leading meeting places for professionals and pioneers in our markets,” said IHC’s Strategy & Communications Director Kitty de Hey.  “As a large supplier of innovative […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced yesterday that a re-elected Conservative government will launch the “Quebec Maritime Prosperity” initiative to foster job creation and support Quebec’s Maritime Strategy. According to him, re-elected Conservative Government will provide funding for the new maritime terminal at the Port of Montreal’s Alexandra Pier, and the expansion of the Ross Gaudreault […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced over $2.2 million in grants to support local efforts to reduce risks from coastal storms, flooding, erosion and sea level rise. The grants, provided by the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM), were awarded to Barnstable, Boston, Brewster, Chelsea, Dennis, Edgartown, Essex, Falmouth, Lynn, New Bedford, Plymouth, Quincy, Sandwich/Barnstable, Scituate […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, August 20 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in West Palm Beach. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared Everglades […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    This summer Portland State University (PSU) Civil and Environmental Engineering professors David Jay and Stefan Talke embark on a multi-year study to investigate the transport of contaminants in one of the most polluted Superfund sites in the United States. The goal of the study is to identify the most effective and practical remediation strategy tailored […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Medway Flood Storage Areas (FSAs) project is being delivered by the Environment Agency in partnership with Kent County Council (KCC), Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council (TMBC) and Maidstone Borough Council (MBC) to develop options to reduce the risk of flooding to communities. The costs of the options of the Middle Medway Strategy are […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    To commemorate the upcoming 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, a coalition of local community and conservation advocacy groups working to restore wetlands around the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) released a new report yesterday. The MRGO Must Go Coalition’s report – titled “10th  Anniversary of Katrina: Making New Orleans a Sustainable Delta City for the […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community (CAG) will take place on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. CAG members were selected by […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is developing the Medway Estuary and Swale Coastal Flood Risk Strategy which will consider how flood risk is managed over the next 100 years in the Medway Estuary, Medway Towns to Stoke, Sittingbourne, Conyer, Faversham and the Isle of Sheppey. Some areas around Swale and the Medway Estuary are low-lying areas and […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Although it is still dry season, the city administration is accelerating the dredging works on the Jakarta waterways, according to TEMPO.CO. The rivers, reservoirs and water channels dredging operations are being carried out as an anticipation strategy of flood threat during rainy season, said Jakarta Deputy Governor Djarot Saiful Hidayat. “Dry season is the right time […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of construction of the new flood risk management scheme for Perry Barr and Witton will commence at the end of July 2015. Once completed in July 2016, the scheme will protect over 1400 properties from flooding, such as the 2007 floods. Phase 1 consists of rebuilding the existing flood walls along Brookvale Road, constructing […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Korean Ministry of Ocean and Fisheries and the Busan Port Authority have announced a long-term vision and strategy to develop Busan Port into a global trans-shipment hub port. In recent years trans-shipment cargo at Busan has grown by 10% (average) year-on-year while local cargo has increased by 4.2%. In 2014, trans-shipment activities overtook local cargo […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust, entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways, reported a record year for the waterways across England and Wales with the publication of its Annual Report & Accounts for 2014/15. According to the report, a strong financial performance in 2014/15 saw income rise 10% to £180 million, with £137 million invested by the Trust […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is reviewing options to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary in Devon. This project was identified as one of the priority schemes detailed in the Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy (EEFCRMS).  Although funding is yet to be secured, the scheme’s […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hawke’s Bay’s coastline is one of its defining features and three of the region’s councils are working together to meet future challenges. Late last year, a Joint Committee was established with elected members from the Hawke’s Bay Regional Council, Hastings District Council, Napier City Council and groups representing mana whenua and tangata whenua to develop […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Located between Camber Sands and Jury’s Gap, the £30 million Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme is part of the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy. Once complete, it will reduce flood risk for 14,500 homes, numerous businesses, a nuclear power station, significant areas of designated habitat and 2 Ministry of Defense firing ranges. It will increase […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A special afternoon program will be organized tomorrow, on the closing day of the 5-day seminar at UNESCO-IHE in Delft, the Netherlands, with two high caliber guest speakers to celebrate this 50th seminar. This five-day course strives to provide an understanding through lectures by experts in the field and workshops, partly conducted on-site, in order to […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction at the new $500 million container terminal being built at the Port of Liverpool has reached an advanced stage. Work to reclaim 12 hectares of land has passed the first stage with further infilling due to take place over the summer. The majority of 296 steel piles have been driven into the seabed, allowing […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    State cabinet has approved $2 million of Royalties for Regions funding for the Gingin Shire to address coastal erosion at Seabird. The works will involve a possible engineering solution to protect Seabird homes and property under immediate threat. A longer term strategy to treat erosion in Seabird will be investigated through the development of a […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Over 6 days, from 23 June to 3 July, the Environment Agency and its partners are running a series of ‘drop-in’ sessions at various locations in and around Oxford to explain how they plan to reduce the risk of flooding in the city. A key aim of the sessions is to make sure that everyone has […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ministers Lilianne Ploumen (Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation) and Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) today signed an agreement with the Bangladesh government and the World Bank Group, on the development of a financial strategy for investments in a more sustainable protection of Bangladesh’s river delta. The strategy enables the World Bank to […]