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  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    MSC reiterated its commitment to the environment after it was called out as one of the EU’s top ten polluters.

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, The Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released an article explaining how climate change influences the river deltas and what has been done to mitigate the risk. Asia has many major, important river deltas, including the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta in India/Bangladesh, which is considered to be the largest in the world; Mekong, Vietnam; Chao Phraya, […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A permanent flood protection being designed for Severn Stoke is making vital behind-the-scenes progress following a meeting hosted by West Worcestershire MP Harriett Baldwin. The local flood action group met up with experts from the Environment Agency last week to discuss progress on the proposals, which will see bunds and flood gates constructed to protect […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Regulation & policy

    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) voiced its disapproval of the recent findings from a report issued by the European green group Transport & Environment (T&E) which claims the container carrier was the top 7th carbon emitter in the EU. According to the group’s report, MSC overtook Ryanair and two power stations in Germany and Poland, having […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, the Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 11 September 2006

    Norwegian minister for the environment, Helen Bj

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities & Government

    Experts advising the Isle of Man Government on offshore wind energy development have described how developers in the UK and overseas take measures to protect the marine environment. The Government is seeking bids from developers wishing to generate wind and tidal energy for export. A tender process is under way. The move, outlined in the […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The environment secretary Liz Truss has praised the new £6 million flood defenses on Portsea Island’s northern shore following a recent visit to the site. This is the second time in a matter of a few weeks that Ms Truss has visited and praised a scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of […]

  • 4 August 2010

    The Yachting division of Van der Velden® Marine Systems, a member of the Holland Yachting Group, will exhibit at the Monaco Yacht Show (22-25 September 2010). Highlights of its presentation will include the green BARKE® rudder and the revolutionary EPS™ thruster. Van der Velden can be found in the Darse Nord Air Conditioned Tent at […]

  • 24 June 2012

    Chevron Australia has again been recognised for its excellence in environmental management, this time by the United Nations (UN) Association of Australia at its 2012 World Environment Awards. Chevron’s Gorgon Project Quarantine Management System (QMS) received the Business Award for Best Practice Program which demonstrates excellence in environmental management and sustainable development, consistent with global […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    On 9 July 2017, visitors to Burton’s famous regatta had an opportunity to find out about the planned £17 million improvement works to the town’s flood defenses, the Environment Agency said in its latest release.  Staff from the agency were at the event to discuss the scheme and also spread awareness about being more flood resilient. […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Work is currently underway to use a new hydrodynamic model, called the Scottish Shelf Model (SSM) to model the effect of tidal turbines on the physical marine environment. So far, the model has been used to provide tidal and wave energy resource maps around Orkney, and to study the connectivity of fish farm management areas. […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Categories for the Project Excellence Awards at the Environment Agency convened Flood & Coast 2018 conference have recently been announced at the floodandcoast.com. Project Teams, partnerships and all people from across the flood and coastal risk management sectors are invited to nominate their project to be considered for one of the EA’s Awards. Submissions need […]

  • 14 November 2016

    Members of the European Parliament have urged Europe to include shipping emissions in the 2030 emissions reduction target through a maritime climate fund, in response to the decision by International Maritime Organization (IMO) to prolong any decision on a global agreement to cut emissions from shipping, Transport & Environment (T&E) said.   There is already […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tim Curtis has been appointed as managing director of Ricardo Energy & Environment, taking over from Robert Bell, who retires following a 40-year career with the company. Commenting on this new appointment, which builds on his previous senior managerial positions with the company since 2007, Tim Curtis said: “It is a privilege to be appointed […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A consultation which aims to give communities and local organisations more say in the ways in which rivers are managed and maintained, was launched yesterday (15th January), reports the Environment Agency. Under the Rationalizing the Main River (RMRN) de-maining pilot project, the Environment Agency has proposed to transfer flood risk management activities on the following sections […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terrapure Environmental, a Canadian environmental solutions provider, has acquired Consolidated Giroux Environment Inc. of Charlo, NB. The purchase includes all assets, including buildings, vehicles and equipment, as well as Giroux’s employees and existing customer relationships. Since 1972, Giroux has provided industrial dredging services primarily to the mining, municipal and pulp and paper sectors. “This acquisition significantly […]

  • 3 September 2010

    Extraction of sand in the waters of Cagayan continues to threaten one of the country’s most expensive fish, whose dwindling population is… By Charlie Lagasca (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, September 3, 2010;

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Steve Mathies, a renowned expert in ecosystem restoration and sustainable urban and coastal development, has joined ENVIRON as a Principal in the firm’s New Orleans, Louisiana, office. Dr. Mathies will direct the firm’s strategic services aimed at helping communities, government agencies and companies located in the U.S. and abroad with developing and implementing climate […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Woodside Energy was presented with the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Environment Excellence Award at APPEA 2015 Conference Dinner in Melbourne.

  • 16 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    A number of challenges lie in front of the roll-on/roll-off industry, but how well equipped are businesses to cope with the European Commission’s new environmental regulations? That’s just one of the areas that will be discussed at this year’s RORO event, which is being held in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 22-24 May. The European Commission’s (EC) […]