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  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid a visit to a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer, where works recently got underway. The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part of Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid a last visit to the Clay’s Lake Flood Alleviation Scheme in West Sussex, where works are almost complete. The flood storage reservoir works at Clay’s Lake are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency. The […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fourteen sophomores from the Architecture, Construction, Mechatronics and Engineering (ACME) Career Academy at Vicksburg High School visited the Vicksburg District Harbor Facility Tuesday. At the harbor students got an inside look at the maintenance shed and the Dredge Jadwin while learning about potential career opportunities within the Corps, specifically civil and mechanical engineering. “There are […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Links between Team Van Oord and the University of Brighton continue to strengthen, with a delegation of first year civil engineering students visiting the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls in December. The £31 million flood defense scheme is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid another visit to the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme in West Sussex, where works have progressed during 2017 ahead of the winter shutdown. This is the third consecutive year that students from the University of Brighton have visited the site. The flood prevention works at Clay’s Lake are […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA recently organized two events for students in the Netherlands to present them more info about working in the dredging and marine construction industry. The first event took place on 30 May at Twente University, Enschede and the next one shortly after at the Delft University of Technology, in Delft. Both programs consisted of […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students and lecturers from the School of Engineering at the University of Central Lancashire have visited Rossall to see the work being done on the to sea defenses. Wyre Council is replacing two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Belgian members of Young CEDA recently organised a one day program exclusively for students. During the day students got on board Cutter Suction Dredger d’Artagnan which was dredging the access to the new lock at the end of Deurganckdock. They also visited the dredging simulator at the DEME headquarters. The day was made complete with a number […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Students from the University of Brighton have benefited from ‘real life experience’ though a visit to a civil engineering site in West Sussex. Last month a group of students visited the Clays Lake site, near Pease Pottage, where flood prevention works are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord. The works […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    For young professionals and students interested in joining the world of dredging, the CEDA Dredging Days has a program of technical and social events on offer. As always, the technical content is the main event and this year offers a particularly strong program of carefully curated papers focusing on sustainable and innovative dredging solutions for […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA’s Student Program at CEDA Dredging Days (5-6 November 2015, Rotterdam) is a highly successful initiative that enables promising students to attend the conference and exhibition. Under this program, CEDA offers a considerable number of free registrations to graduate and post-graduate students for this year’s conference and exhibition. They are granted to students who […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of four Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) students on the new Material Practice – MSc program are working with Scottish Canals to repurpose material removed from canals during dredging. There are over 220 km of canals in Scotland. Although they are no longer avenues for trade and commerce, they are listed as industrial […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, hosted three different schools, James Island Christian School (JICS), The Porter Gaud School (PG) and Charleston Charter School of Math and Science (CCSMS) at Folly Beach to learn more about the Corps and the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. While CCSMS visited the project in February, PG […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MTI Holland has announced that three engineering students have graduated with honours in 2013 after completing the final research for their degrees at the company. IHC Merwede’s dredging knowledge centre provides the opportunity for students to graduate, complete internships or gain work experience on an ongoing basis. Frank Renting, Dredging and Offshore Engineering On 20 […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Students from Indonesian universities teamed up during the Indonesia-Netherlands Water Challenge and developed new ideas for the future development of Jakarta Bay. The teams received a warm welcome during the Dutch trade mission to Indonesia led by Prime Minister Mark Rutte in Jakarta on 20 and 21 November. Water & ports seminar The Indonesia-Netherlands Water […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Institute of Management Technology in Dubai have visited Khalifa Port and Kizad to learn more about the mega project and how it will contribute towards the emirates plans for economic diversity and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. The institute is one of the leading business schools in the UAE; it aims […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Prairie View A&M University’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Summer Program visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District to speak with district subject matter experts in the engineering, biology and regulatory fields, learn more about different avenues of pursuing STEM-related career fields and about the opportunities that exist for […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Enyart met with students at Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake this week to listen to their concerns about Mississippi River issues near their homes. Congressman Enyart spoke to juniors and seniors in the government and history classes instructed by Jamie Nash-Mayberry. Her classes have spent three years investigating river levels, flooding, levees […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regional Environmental Specialist Janelle Stokes couldn’t have been more pleased when she learned she would be presenting an overview of the district’s beneficial use program to a group of visiting Louisiana State University students who are just as interested in dirt as she is, and on their way […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Nineteen local high school students got a “sampling” of what it’s like to be a hydraulic engineer during a boat tour of the Savannah Harbor, July 25. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, in partnership with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Savannah Post, hosted the tour as part of a Jenkins […]

  • 31 May 2012

    “Do tides influence turbidity?” was just one question students from Gladstone High School asked this week to Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) environmental scientist Dr Daniel Spooner. Dr Spooner’s visit to the school is part of Gladstone Ports Corporation WBDDP schools program where students are taught about water turbidity and metals and what […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Gladstone Central State School Students learnt about the science behind the Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project in the Gladstone harbour last week. As part of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) schools program, year six and seven students were taught about water turbidity and metals and what it […]

  • 16 March 2012

    More than 90 students from around the Gladstone region experienced industry developments first hand in the Gladstone harbour today. As part of Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Western Basin Dredging and Development Project, students from Gladstone State High School, Gladstone Central State School, Ubobo State School and Nagoorin State School, toured the harbour and travelled past RG […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Gladstone school students are learning first-hand what it means to enter the workforce through Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Work Placement Scheme. Over the last six months the GPC/LNG Dredging team has taken on a number of work experience students in accounting, business administration and environment. Placements are from all Gladstone schools with coordination through the School […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) took part in celebrating the festive occasion of the UAE’s 40th National Day by organizing a number of activities and events at the company’s headquarters, its state of the art port project Khalifa Port and at its offices located in the Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in Taweelah. Among the […]

  • 17 November 2011

    UB students in the “Geography 470/570 /Law 777” course have spent the semester developing plans to manage the Cattaraugus watershed and …   By PHILLIP COLLINS (buffalo) [mappress] Source: buffalo, November 17, 2011;

  • 4 November 2011

    Every fall, students in Restoration Ecology (HORT 4400) take on a real-world project in the local community, working together to gather data… (cornell) [mappress] Source: cornell, November 4, 2011

  • 16 September 2011

    Students and faculty from the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines (PSDS) at Western Carolina University got to see firsthand… By Allison Adkins (westerncarolinian) [mappress] Source: westerncarolinian, September 16, 2011