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  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon State Marine Board held their quarterly Board meeting at the Portland Yacht Club on January 8. At the meeting, the board approved a grant to Tillamook County to dredge Memaloose Point Boat Launch. This facility has been dredged numerous times in the past and Tillamook County agreed to a Marine Board staff recommendation to […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fareham Borough Council has secured the long term future of the sea defenses at Hill Head by approving the construction of a new half-a-million pound seawall at a meeting of the Council’s Executive held April 4. According to the council, the replacement seawall will reduce the risk of flooding, protect beach huts and keep the […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the city of Norfolk more resilient against coastal storms took a step forward last week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, approved the team to move forward in the study process. The study passed the Agency Decision Milestone, which means USACE leadership agreed with the study findings to date, and has […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) announced yesterday that the Board has approved a contract for the investigation and excavation of historical resources on the Yellow House Creek Borrow Site, a location from which soil fill material will be mined for construction of the Leatherman Terminal. The work will be performed in coordination with the State Historic […]

  • 2 June 2010

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority today authorized $2.7 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform critical… [mappress] Source: finance, June 2, 2010;

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has said that they will release their Record of Decision (ROD) for the Grasse River cleanup today. During a conference call on Thursday April 4, 2013, they indicated to tribal officials that they would be implementing Remedial Option number six which calls for a combination of dredging and capping. This […]

  • 23 December 2010

    Taxpayers will be asked March 8 if they want to fund an approximately $36 million island-wide beach project and a $6.2 million project to… By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, December 23, 2010;

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The final draft of the Laguna Lake Natural Reserve Conservation Plan, created by Robert Hill, the Natural Resources Manager for San Luis Obispo, aimed to restore and manage the lake and its surroundings over the next 10 years will be put to a vote at San Luis Obispo City Council meeting next week. The Laguna […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for the South Basin Marina, that were submitted by the West End Development Corporation (WEDCO) partnering with South Basin Development Ltd. (SBD), have been given green light by planning authorities, according to Grant Gibbons, the Minister of Economic Development. The new South Basin Marina, located at the former Royal Naval Dockyard, will provide a maximum of 100 new berths for […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Porto do Açu Operações S.A., Prumo’s subsidiary, has received an approval letter from Banco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Econômico e Social (BNDES) to refinance its outstanding short-term debt obligations. The agreement establishes the terms and conditions for the R$2.8 billion long-term facility, of which R$2.3 billion will be funded upon closing and used to fully amortize […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) General Assembly on July 14th approved the World Ocean Council (WOC) as an official Observer. Established by the Law of the Sea treaty, the ISA is the intergovernmental body which organizes, regulates and controls all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area of the world. With formal ISA Observer status, […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    An ongoing maintenance program consisting of both land-based and sea-based dredging methods is set to proceed for the Whakatane Harbor entrance, following approval by the District Council’s Projects and Services Committee. A report to the committee last week discussed the maintenance options investigated by Opus International Consultants, which assessed the feasibility of the available dredging methods. […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of the Barnstable Harbor dredging project that will remove some 8,000 cubic yards of sand has been approved by the town council. The decision to approve the $490,000 worth request for dredging of the outer entrance of Barnstable Harbor was reached at Thursday’s town council meeting. Work on the phase one will begin in November, with the second […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Congressman Walter B. Jones has just announced that additional $1.2 million has been granted to dredge Oregon Inlet in Eastern North Carolina.  Last month, Congressman Jones wrote a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy and Lt. General Thomas P. Bostick at the Army Corps of Engineers and explained that […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage five-and-a-half miles of shoreline along the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers within the city of Wenatchee has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. Approval of the locally tailored program puts the final stamp on a significant effort that increases protection and restoration of wildlife habitat and water quality, provides more […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    City of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Kim Colloton announced that the plan to restore the Los Angeles River has been unanimously approved by the Civil Works Review Board of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington, District of Columbia. “This is the culmination of more than a decade […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Chisago Lakes Lake Improvement District approved funds for channel dredging between North and South Lindstrom Lakes, reports chisagocountypress. Channel dredging is a part of of the Highway 8 reconstruction project. South Lindstrom Lake, which is located in southern Chisago County within the cities of Lindstrom and Chisago City, is […]

  • 10 August 2011

    A development group’s offer to buy the former Port of Port Royal advanced Tuesday when the S.C. Budget and Control Board approved the deal.   (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, August 10, 2011

  • 15 August 2010

    County commissioners have agreed to spend $16.7 million for a years-long project to dredge Lake Seminole…   By Anne Lindberg (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, August 15, 2010;

  • 20 June 2011

    Despite extensive opposition to Port Otago’s Next Generation Project, the company has been granted resource consent to dredge Otago Harbour… By Rebecca Fox (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, June 20, 2011

  • 17 May 2011

    Environment Minister Karl Hampton has approved the development of the Inpex project in Darwin Harbour… BY NICK CALACOURAS (ntnews) [mappress] Source: ntnews, May 17, 2011;

  • 9 August 2013

    During the Council of Ministers held in Neiva, President Juan Manuel Santos signed the document that gives life CONPES Plan Magdalena River Navigability, main waterway of the country for the transport of cargo and passengers. This project will promote multimodal transport and logistics development, ensuring environmental sustainability and comprehensive utilization of water resources. The structured […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The Lake Gregory Improvement Committee has announced that the County Regional Parks’ efforts to dredge at least the swimming beach area at Lake Gregory in December are waiting for final approval from three other agencies. Rick Dinon, the Committee chair, stated: “They (Regional Parks administrators) are waiting for approval from Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Mozambican government approved Strategy for Integrated Transport Development is currently underway in Mozambique along with some work on the country’s larger ports, macauhub.com reports. The works included in the project are dredging of the access channel and manoeuvring basin at the port of Beira, construction of the coal terminal and the ocean dredger with […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the channelization of Asa River, Ilorin. On the channellisation of Asa River, the Minister for Information disclosed that the Council approved the contract for the channellisation of the Asa River and its tributaries in Ilorin, Kwara State at a total cost of N1, 233,761,817.20 with a completion period […]

  • 13 August 2010

    Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase Thursday approved six proposals including dredging of Gorai river by a Chinese Company, reports UNB…   thefinancialexpress [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress, August 13, 2010;