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  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The headline in Abu Dhabi’s The National newspaper reflected the announcement by Tony Douglas, CEO, ADPC, that enquiries in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) saw a dramatic increase following the launch of the showcase and adjacent Khalifa Port on 12/12/12. A delighted Mr Douglas said of the 420 square kilometre Kizad, which forms part […]

  • 6 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Delft Infrastructures & Mobility Initiative (DIMI) is organizing a series of meetings on Deltas & Ports of the future. On 10 April the in-depth colloquium will be on the next generation storm surge barriers. Central theme will be the design and planning of barriers. US coastal city Houston Galveston, on the coast of the Gulf […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Lake Borgne Surge Barrier project was recognized last week by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) with the 2014 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award, the organization’s highest and most prestigious honor. The IHNC Surge Barrier is part of the […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Charles Boustany has worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate funds for a Limited Reevaluation Review to continue the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel (AGMAC) project connecting Acadiana ports to the Gulf of Mexico. Congress provided design authorization for the AGMAC project in the 2007 Water Resources & Development Act […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Missouri Basin levees in presidentially-declared disaster areas will receive significantly more funding for repairs under the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act signed Friday by President Obama. Of the $8.6 billion provision for nationwide disaster relief, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will receive approximately $1.7 billion. “We expect a majority of qualified repairs to levees and […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project was also distinguished […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C., Apirl 18, 2012. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the opening of hurricane season, volunteer members of the Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance (BACPA), along with government, community and industry leaders, recently introduced a storm surge protection concept designed to save the entire Houston-Galveston region from a direct hit by a hurricane. “In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused loss of life and […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal Texas Protection & Restoration Feasibility Study review verified the most advanced modeling and catastrophic storm surge events were included within the recent study, USACE Galveston reports.  “We used the most advanced storm modeling system to run storm surge forecasts by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest civil works design-build project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ history, the $1.35 billion Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier, was named the winner of the 2014 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) award at this year’s Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) gala. At 2 miles long and 26 feet high, the […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Citing the critical danger posed by storm surge and resulting flooding, La. Gov. John Bel Edwards recently announced the Interagency Coastal Storm Surge-Based Flood Risk and Resilience Awareness Campaign, a partnership of state agencies to use “Story Maps” to promote awareness of Louisiana’s Comprehensive Coastal Master Plan. The Master Plan is the foundational document underlying the […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ap van Dongeren, expert coastal management at Deltares has been invited by the U.S. National Research Council of the National Academies, and has accepted, to serve on a committee to provide advice to the sponsor, the US Corps of Engineers, on Coastal Risk Reduction issues. Dr Van Dongeren is the only non-US member on this […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    In 2013 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of the “Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Lake Borgne Surge Barrier”. The project, funded through the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS) for southeast Louisiana, considered to be the largest civil works project in corps history. The barrier was built to combat storm surge heights like […]

  • 14 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A $4 million NOAA grant will help a university consortium evaluate the readiness of marine forecasts, such as flooding from storm surge or… [mappress] Source: noaanews, June 14, 2010

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third in the list of the costliest hurricanes in US history. But it could have […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues the work on Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Restoration project in Barataria Basin. The project – part of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program better known as BUDMAT – is aimed to restore 78 acres of marsh ridge habitat. This program uses dredged river sediment to […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase One of the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project is complete. One mile of Vegetated EcoShield™ has been installed and planted to create habitat and to provide protection from storm surge for the community of Larose and for critical energy infrastructure. Phase One of the project stabilizes […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Colac Otway Shire, a local government area in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, is calling on the State Government to commit $4.3 million to urgently address coastal erosion which is severely impacting the coastline in and around Apollo Bay. Colac Otway Mayor, Cr Jason Schram, said that the Council had been advocating […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District (MVN), and its contractor will temporarily close one east- and westbound lane on Lakeshore Drive between Marconi Drive and the Mardi Gras Fountain. The approximately thirty-day, seven-day per week closures will begin on Friday, August 15 to accommodate construction of the Orleans Avenue Canal PCCP. The […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Officials of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday St. Bernard Parish Government for the ground breaking of the Bayou Terre Aux Boeufs Ridge Restoration project. The armoring project was designed by Royal Engineering and Deep South Construction and Salvage are in charge of the project. St. Bernard Parish Government paid […]

  • 20 February 2014

    The Environment Agency is to build up flood defences on the Lincolnshire coast which were damaged by December’s tidal surge. Beach levels in front of the sand dunes at Mablethorpe will be increased early next month after the storm surge lowered sand levels and eroded the dunes. Sand will be borrowed from other areas of […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host a general scoping meeting this week to gather input for Feasibility Studies for the Upper Barataria Basin Coastal Storm Risk Management and The Amite River and Tributaries-Comprehensive Study East of the Mississippi River, Louisiana. This study will investigate coastal storm damage risk from tidal surges, […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to a Boston Haven flood defense damaged during the December 2013 tidal surge are now finished, meaning the banks at Slippery Gowt are stronger than ever before. The improved defense will help reduce the risk of flooding to more than 500 homes and businesses including the Haven Business Park. Operations Manager Leigh Edlin said: […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $209,000 to Quaternary Resources Investigations LLC, for core drilling, soil sampling and laboratory testing of soil conditions in Orange and Jefferson counties, Texas. The contractor is required to obtain 23 core borings and 14 cone penetrometer tests to gather preliminary […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Based on careful consideration of the implementation costs, regulatory requirements and other concerns expressed by the community, the navigation improvement project for the Maalaea Small Boat Harbor has been terminated by the project sponsors. The project involved investigation of harbor improvements to address navigational safety and surge-related problems in Maalaea Harbor. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Uncertainty over climate change and social-economic developments have a big influence on new large storm surge barriers for the protection of ports, such as Rotterdam (NL) and Houston (USA). The impact of these future uncertainties emerged at the congress ‘Deltas & Ports of the future‘ organized by the Deltas, Infrastructures & mobility initiative (DIMI) of […]