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  • 12 December 2011

    Private in-channel dredging operations on rivers like the Kansas River cause deepening and widening of the channel and accelerate… By Laura Herring (desotoexplorer) [mappress] Source: desotoexplorer, December 12, 2011

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One certainty under climate change is that global ocean levels are rising and a new report, led by Washington Sea Grant and the University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group, provides the clearest picture yet of what to expect in Washington state. The report includes projections for more than 150 different sites along the Washington coastline, […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Brisbane has joined forces with the University of Queensland for a $2 million research project to develop new port-related engineering solutions. The three-year Port of Brisbane project is one of the first ventures by UQ’s Australian Institute for Business and Economics, set up last year as a new model for university-business research collaboration. […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Next week, Teesside University will be the host of the Defending The Tees Coast – The Saltern Wetlands lecture. The lecture will be presented by the Project Manager, Dr Dorian Latham PhD CEnv MCIEEM, from JBA Consulting. This outstanding project was 2015 large category winner of the ICE NE Robert Stephenson Awards, and is part of […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cutter Suction Dredger Simulator Course, organized by the Center for Dredging Studies, will take place from January 18-20, 2016, at the Haynes Coastal Engineering Laboratory, Texas A&M University. The short course will demonstrate the fundamentals of hydraulic dredging using a cutter suction dredge. Basic concepts of cavitation, deposition of sediment in the pipeline, pipeline […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 100 researchers, planners and decision makers from New York, Vermont and Quebec will gather at the State University of New York (SUNY) Plattsburgh for three days of flood management presentations, planning, and a response simulation during the bi-annual Lake Champlain/Richelieu River Study Board conference October 10-12. Dr. Curt Gervich, associate professor in the Center […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Ram Mohan, Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University and Senior Partner with Anchor QEA, organized and moderated the 47th Dredging Engineering Short Course, held January 8-12, 2018 at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The 70 participants were one of the largest classes in the past ten years, and comprised of participants from […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency managers, public officials and industry executives will meet at the University of Houston on Friday, August 3, to discuss the latest updates on disaster preparations, loss mitigation and rapid recovery in the face of hurricanes and other storms. The Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection and Rapid Recovery in Texas and the Gulf Coast Region […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Researchers from the Delft University of Technology and the Delta Alliance joined forces with the Ghanaian Development Institute and the University of Ghana to discuss the challenges for integrated planning and sustainable management of the Volta river delta. At two recent workshops Dutch and Ghanaian experts recognized that the problems in the delta relate a […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Preparations for the upcoming CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference have reached an advanced stage. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. Speakers from inside the industry – including Professor Dr. Patrick […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      At the CEDA Dutch Section evening, held on 20 November at Rabobank’s headquarters in Utrecht, three prominent speakers told about their visions of dredging in 15 years from now.   The evening kicked of with Ton Wouterse, Senior Banker Maritime Industries welcoming the guests. He stressed the importance of the dredging sector in the […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 45th Dredging Engineering Short Course will be held on January 11-15, 2016 at the College Station, Texas. The dredging course, held each year in January, includes a mixture of lectures, laboratories and discussion on the Texas A&M University campus. The course is administered by the Center for Dredging Studies in cooperation with the Office of […]

  • 21 October 2011

    In response to industry demand, Swinburne University of Technology has introduced Australia’s first formal qualification in Port and Harbour Engineering. Developed in conjunction with Ports Australia, the Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Ports and Harbour) is designed for engineers who work, or aspire to work, in the steadily growing maritime industry. There are 68 commercial ports […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The recent devastating floods that hit Texas will have no effect on the upcoming Dredging Summit and Expo to be held, June 22-25, in Westin Galleria, Houston.  According to the hotel management and the conference planners, the Westin Galleria is back to normal and fully functional as of this week. They did experience some flooding, isolated in the […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC First Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has won the bid for the Phase 1 of the hydraulic structure works of the universal terminal of Caofeidian Steel Logistics Co., Ltd. in Tangshan, with a contract value of 171 million yuan and a construction period of 8 months. Located at the northern end of the east […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Finding the support and money to continue dredging in Bayou Lafourche to increase water flow and quality was at the top of the list of ways… More info: dailycomet [mappress] Source: dailycomet, October 18, 2011;

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference celebrates the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. All participants will receive a copy […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has awarded two Lake Erie Protection Fund Grants of $50,000 each, which are geared toward the beneficial use of dredged material. The following grants have been awarded: Megan Rua at Wright State University for “Improving soil health to increase plant production and quality on dredged material.” Rua will study whether […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Ecosystem services assessment of the Prins Hendrik Zanddijk’. This study examines which and, if possible, how much more ecosystem services are provided by the most recent nature inspired coastal protection project Prins Hendrik Zanddijk, […]

  • 9 July 2013

    St. Johns Riverkeeper is hosting a free forum to discuss concerns and potential impacts from the proposed Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. A panel of experts will provide an overview of the proposed dredging and its impacts and the shortcomings of a study recently released by the Army Corps of Engineers that assesses the environmental impacts, […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship will allow Isabela Cabral from Brazil to study long-term coastal erosion at the Center for Ocean Engineering, Science and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology. Ms Cabral (photo), from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, is one of only four high performing PhD students from Latin America to receive the […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The UH (University of Hawaii at Mānoa) Sea Grant College Program has formed its newest center of excellence to assist coastal communities throughout Hawaii and the Pacific islands to prepare for the impacts of both natural and human-induced coastal hazards. Hawai‘i Sea Grant’s Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience brings together world-renowned university scientists […]

  • 7 March 2011
    Vessels

      BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP), on behalf of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), has completed a pilot presentation at the University of Plymouth on the 19th March to increase the awareness of the dredging industry, and its merits as a career path, among graduating engineers. The number of positions to be filled annually […]

  • 7 March 2013

    MTI Holland announced that Shi Wei has received his doctoral degree on March 3, 2013. Shi Wei’s extensive research focused on the subject of ‘Dynamics of Energy Systems Behaviour and Emissions of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers’ and was supervised by his promotor, prof. ir. D. Stapersma. Shi Wei successfully defended his thesis in which he […]