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  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., a company involved in geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering, has expanded staff and client services with the hiring of three employees in the coastal practice. Sam Merrill, Ph.D., Jonathan Lockman, AICP, and Alexander Gray have joined the firm from Catalysis Adaptation Partners, a consulting firm founded by Dr. […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global Marine Systems Limited has extended its subsea capability with the acquisition of a powerful jet trenching ROV, the Q1000 Jet Trencher. The new submersible compliments the existing burial equipment portfolio and is designed for pre and post-lay trenching as well as simultaneous lay and burial in the offshore subsea cable sectors. With 1000hp of total […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    With just 50 days before the World Heritage Committee meets in June, WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released an urgent Reef “to do” list for the Queensland and Federal Governments. That meeting, in Bonn, Germany from June 28 to July 8, will decide if the Reef should be declared World Heritage […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of the Gold Coast, Tom Tate, has welcomed the announcement by Keep Queensland Beautiful that Burleigh Heads has been named Queensland’s Cleanest Beach 2015. “City of Gold Coast works year round to maintain and protect our beaches, investing almost $20 million this year on managing and protecting our coast and waterways. Our Ocean […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Next month the status of the Great Barrier Reef will be debated by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) have issued list of urgent actions needed from the Queensland state and Australian federal governments before countries gather in Bonn, Germany for that meeting. “The World Heritage Committee has […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is getting ready for the Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation that will be held from June 22-26th at UNESCO-IHE, Delft, the Netherlands. The Seminar has been a best-seller for almost 25 years. More than a 1000 participants can testify to the in-depth learning experience of the week-long course presented by experienced […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. Congressman Frank LoBiondo (NJ-02), Ocean County officials and local officials in launching a major coastal construction project on Long Beach Island today. A news conference will be held at the beach on East 5th Street in Ship Bottom […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Central Dredging Association – CEDA, an established authority and the leading independent forum for the professional dredging community, has just published its 2014 Annual Report. “In 2014 we consolidated much of the work started in 2013 and we set out some ambitious plans for the future in the CEDA Strategy and Action Plan. The 2014 CEDA Annual […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC IQIP, subsidiary of the Royal IHC, is expanding its global presence with a new office and yard in Perth, Australia. With the acquisition of its Australian agent Machinery Supply on the 4th of May, IHC IQIP reached a new milestone in its aim to be a strong local partner for its clients. Increasing its local […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Institution of Civil Engineers’ (ICE) Flooding 2015 conference will take place on May 13, 2015, in London, UK. This event is an opportunity for asset owners and the flooding supply chain to look at long-term strategies to protect residents. Expert speakers will present detailed case studies, showcase the latest projects and innovative solutions, and examine how […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sedimentation is reducing the capacity of the Nurek reservoir in Tajikistan, threatening the long term viability of a nationally important hydropower operation. HR Wallingford is leading a project to analyse, map and model the scale of the sedimentation, in order to help the national power company, Barqi Tojik, develop their long term management strategy for the […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Shoalhaven City Council has developed a strategy to deal with increased demand from the community for improving navigation and boating safety at a number of estuarine locations within the Local Government area on the NSW South Coast.  This strategy was documented in the Shoalhaven City Wide Dredging Feasibility Study in which the following projects are […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House Appropriations Committee yesterday approved its Energy and Water Appropriations bill that included funding for Columbia River maintenance, small ports dredging and Hanford cleanup, championed by Jaime Herrera Beutler. As a first-year member of the Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee, Jaime helped craft this spending bill that sets spending levels for the Department […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the start of major beach construction projects in Cape May and Monmouth counties. The federally funded projects, totaling nearly $96 million, are critical components of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to protect communities and make New Jersey’s coastline stronger and more resilient in the face of […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community c (CAG) will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson dredging project is being undertaken by GE under an agreement with the EPA, which selected dredging as the remedial strategy to address PCBs […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tomorrow, April 17, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. legislators and local officials in launching major coastal construction projects for Cape May and Monmouth counties. Commissioner Martin will first attend a 10 a.m. news conference at the beach on 42nd Street in southern Ocean […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) and six of his Senate colleagues yesterday introduced the Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2015 to restore and preserve the Delaware River watershed. The legislation, co-sponsored by Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand (both D-N.Y.), and Robert Casey (D-Penn.), will strengthen […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of the Hudson River dredging program, which will be performed later this year, from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, yesterday announced a $202 million resiliency project that will bolster storm protection for Union Beach, one of the communities hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy. The majority of funding for the massive flood control project will […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia today welcomed an opinion piece by three of Australia’s leading coral scientists who criticize the Reef 2050 plan and call on Australians and the international community to pressure the Australian government to do a better job protecting the Reef. The article, by scientists Professor Terry Hughes, Jon Day and Jon Brodie, is published in […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington through a proposed program of projects and investment in communities near Heathrow. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are currently at risk from flooding from a 1 in 100 flood (that is a flood with a 1% chance of occurring […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The WODA workshop on underwater sound in relation to dredging, will be held on Thursday 26 March 2015, in Paris, France. The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue and this is clearly reflected by main policy developments such as the EU Marine Strategy Framework Directive or the US NOAA Ocean Noise Strategy. […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Global marine terminal operator DP World yesterday announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the twelve months ended 31 December 2014. Like-for-like revenue grew 11.3% and adjusted EBITDA increased 16.0%, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company, before separately disclosed items , of $675 million, up 25.1% on a like-for-like […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 74th meeting of the Inland Waterways Users Board (the Board) was held on February 25, 2015, in Birmingham, Alabama. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Martin Hettel of AEP River Operations and was attended by nine of the ten current Board members. The Deputy Commanding General for Civil & Emergency Operations (DCG-CEO) Major General […]