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  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are in full swing now. With just about three months left to DTC, Dredging Today took the opportunity to talk with Ms. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, about the upcoming event. DT: The first ever Dredging Today […]

  • 6 July 2020

    As the Proposal Manager (Instrumentation and Automation) within the IHC Systems department in The Netherlands, you will be responsible for instrumentation and automation design, and cost estimates in the field of mission equipment instrumentation and automation, and predictive and dynamic simulation based upon the stakeholders’ requirements. You will be part of the design/tender team(s) for […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has pointed to a new analysis of declining international demand for coal as more reasons why the massive industrial expansion of ports on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline must stop. The latest report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a group of financial analysts specialising in the economic risks of […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell and Representative Dave Reichert yesterday introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to reform the outdated Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Reform Act of 2017 would make sure all of the money collected through the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) each year is returned directly to ports in order to […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is developing a revolutionary design and simulation tool which will help to address the lack of validated methods available for designing land-based dredged material disposal basins and reclamations. The Design & Simulation Tool for Dredge Settling […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GRC (Grond Recyclage Centrum, Soil Recycling Center) today celebrates its 20 years of existence. As a pioneer in soil recycling, GRC is still at the top of soil remediation. Thanks to continuing investments and innovations in the last 20 years, it processes a wide range of contaminated materials today. GEC was founded even before the […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) called for Environment Minister Greg Hunt to guarantee the claim he has drawn a “line in the sand” on future dredging by introducing limits on dredging and a ban on dumping in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters. The 2014 Reef Outlook Report, released this week, highlighted dumping of dredge […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society calls on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to refuse to issue a permit for dumping 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the Reef’s waters until after the findings of an independent inquiry into the Gladstone Harbour dredge project. The terms of reference for the inquiry into […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft of the environmental assessment and feasibility study for dredging in Searsport Harbor on April 5 and is now seeking public input. Written comments will be accepted until May 6. Plans to dredge the channel at Mack Point have been underway for over a decade. The Corps […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DredgePumps designs, engineers and constructs dredgers worldwide. This Dutch based company specializes in stationary electrically powered deep suction dredgers, cutter suction dredgers and booster stations for applications such as mining, dredging of reservoirs as well as maintenance of small ports. In addition to being an example of clean technology, electrically powered suction dredgers can be […]

  • 1 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $23 million. Orion Marine Group’s wholly owned subsidiary, Misener Marine Construction, Inc., was recently awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to design and build a replacement facility for Wharf Charlie at Naval Station […]

  • 3 October 2013

    The port of Rotterdam has grown rapidly during recent decades. But in order to meet increasing demand in the future and to maintain its leading role, the port must expand. With the construction of Maasvlakte II, a high-grade location is being created in the heart of the European market so that the port can continue […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    More than 400 software users and developers attended the Delft Software Days (LINK maken), held for the second time at Deltares in Delft, from 19 to 30 November. The number of visitors was almost double that of last year, with participants from 32 countries and representatives from 156 organisations, including many universities, governments, companies and […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  The solution to be implemented is known as Hillblock, a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks positioned on the […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) recently held its quarterly meeting in Washington, D.C., with an excellent turnout from both the dredging industry and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Dredging Contractors of America said in its release.  According to the official announcement, the agenda was dynamic and forward leaning, addressing hot topics with […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the Royal River Federal Navigation Project in Yarmouth, Maine. The Federal project consists of an 8-foot Federal navigation channel with a project depth of – 8 feet at Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) and the 6-foot Federal anchorage area with a […]

  • 15 May 2012

    With Congress considering drastic cuts to national clean water protections, and rivers nationwide facing threats from natural gas drilling, pollution, and new dams, American Rivers today released its annual list of America’s Most Endangered Rivers®. American Rivers named the Potomac River, known as ‘the nation’s river’ as it flows through the capital, the most endangered […]

  • 5 November 2012

    A pilot study to test Dutch surveillance sensors in a Yellow River dike in China went so well that the Chinese Government has decided to install the system on further stretches of dike along that river. The Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC), which is responsible for the river, requested the study. Deltares, asked by AGT […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new poll of nine Queensland electorates along the Reef coast and South East Queensland has shown the industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef could prove to be a decisive federal election issue, according to the Fight for the Reef campaign. Significantly, nearly half [49.4%] of people polled said they were more likely to vote […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today released new official figures on dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area which show our Reef continues to be treated as a coal and gas highway and a rubbish tip, risking UNESCO listing the Reef as World Heritage in Danger. “There is only one Great Barrier Reef. […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which authorizes the development and maintenance of the nation’s waterway infrastructure, among other critical projects. The legislation includes a key provision that authorizes the funding necessary for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project to move forward. This provision will end a 14 year delay […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. EPA have announced a major settlement that requires NCR Corporation to complete the cleanup projects at Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River and Green Bay Site. An enormous amount of cleanup and natural resource restoration work has already been done in the area under a […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queensland pride is on the line tonight with wildlife warrior and conservationist Bob Irwin appearing in an advertisement during State of Origin to encourage Queenslanders to stand up and fight to protect the Great Barrier Reef from industrialisation. The advertisement featuring Irwin will be aired in Brisbane and explains the dangers the Reef and its […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will host three public meetings in July to seek input on the proposed changes to its permit setback policy along the Gulf Coast Intracoastal Waterway. The first meeting is scheduled for July 1 at 4 p.m., at the Freeport Community House located at 1300 West Second Street, […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Congressman McIntyre to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support. Specifically, the language of the amendment would prohibit the use of […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dumping of dredged material in the Great Barrier Reef should be banned, following the Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt ordering that dumping should not be occurring in the World Heritage Area near Gladstone Harbour. However, the true test for the Minister will come at Abbot Point, where he is considering the approval millions more […]