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  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    To prevent a worsening outbreak of algae blooms this summer at City Park Lake in Baton Rouge, LA, a series of herbicide treatments will be applied between May and July, said BREC – the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. The mild winter and warm spring resulted in […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust will spend over £2 million on improvements to the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal by the end of winter. The investment includes a £1.3 million project starting this week to reline the canal at Llangynidr, to prevent leaks, plus £400,000 of upcoming repairs to an aqueduct at Goytre Wharf. Nick Worthington, […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Business development

    The University Lakes Project is slated to resume in September, restarting progress to rehabilitate the six lakes surrounding the LSU campus: City Park Lake, Erie Lake, College Lake, Campus Lake, University Lake, and Crest Lake. The University Lakes Project is a major contributor to stimulating and supporting the economic growth of Baton Rouge and providing […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The Baton Rouge Area Foundation will hire a firm to create a master plan for the LSU and City Park Lakes, a critical step to save them from reverting to swampland. The city-parish and LSU own the lakes, while BREC operates the Baton Rouge Beach recreational area on the bank. Together, they are supporting the […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cabinet secretary for environment and rural affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has announced over £2.5 million funding for Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales, to make improvements on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Mon & Brec). The funding will be used to secure the embankments, reduce water leakage and introduce improvements to the […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced the appointment of Bren Haase as Executive Director of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA).  “Bren is unquestionably an individual with a distinguished conservation record, in both his professional body of work and personal passion for coastal protection and conservation in Louisiana,” stated Gov. Edwards. “Bren has […]

  • 14 October 2011

    A legal battle is brewing over dredging in the Long Creek area in Virginia Beach…   By David Ham (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, October 14, 2011;

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) annually dredges hundreds of navigation projects through its fleet of government dredges and individual contracts with private industry. Building on previous research with the USACE, the Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center (MarTREC) developed and implemented a scheduling optimization decision support tool that provides comprehensive sensitivity analysis regarding […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, held a public information meeting recently in the Baldwin Center located at 1000 West Broad Street, Stratford, Connecticut. During the meeting, USACE presented the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site located […]

  • 21 July 2011

    A ROW is brewing between Gibraltar and La Linea over the Rock’s controversial land reclamation programme…   (theolivepress) [mappress] Source: theolivepress, July 21, 2011;

  • 8 August 2011

    An environmental fight is brewing over plans by Port Everglades to blast and dredge a deeper entrance channel to accommodate the super… (sun-sentinel) [mappress] Source: sun-sentinel, August 8, 2011;

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comment on the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments, a preferred mechanical dredging and on-site beneficial re-use of sediments alternative, at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site in Stratford, CT. A public comment period will […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The Bureau of Reclamation of the U.S. Department of Interior (Burec) has a new Ellicott dredge. The Bureau’s most versatile dredge, the 860SL , is being used to maintain settling basins on the lower Colorado River near Yuma, Arizona. The dredge has biodegradable oil, an engine certified by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Strand/BRC Group, Inc., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with maintenance dredging of an existing marina in Stamford, Conn. The proposed work by The Strand/BRC Group, Inc., involves maintenance dredging of the western and southern […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Strand/BRC Group, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for the installation of a bulkhead in Stamford, Conn. According to the Corps, the work is located in the West Branch of Stamford Harbor and East Creek at 100 Bateman Way in Stamford. The applicant is proposing to install […]

  • 19 January 2012

    ABB has completed the delivery and energization of the world’s first cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE) insulated 345 kV AC submarine cable system. Extruded in a single continuous length without factory joints, the new cable system brings 512 megawatts of power generation capacity to the critical wholesale power market in New York City. The ABB extra-high voltage […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    An open meeting on the Port of Dover’s Marine Licence Application (MLA) to dredge the Goodwin Sands will be held on Thursday, 14th July, at Discovery Park ‘The Gateway’ venue. At the meeting, Jack Goodhew, Port of Dover’s Special Projects Manager, will provide an update on the application. He will be joined by John Baugh […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work is now underway at the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation project, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reports.  This $12.5 million scheme, undertaken by Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., will create 423 acres of marsh and nourish 337 acres of existing marsh using sediment dredged from Turtle Bay in Jefferson Parish. “This project […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The public will have an opportunity at an upcoming public meeting to discuss a proposal from the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District to place dredged material from the Menomonee River near Miller Brewing Company, to property in Milwaukee owned by the sewerage district. The public meeting is Wednesday, July 16, at 4 p.m. at the Milwaukee […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Bangladesh has given top priority on reclamation of land from Bay of Bengal, according to Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud. The minister added that the country has already reclaimed around 1,000 square kilometers of land from the sea, reports UNB. “We have built an enclosure at Musapur on the coast. We expect we […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Big River Coalition (BRC) recently published this very interesting video about the importance of navigation on the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC). The coalition is committed to ensuring the future of the MRSC’s navigation as one of the nation’s fundamental natural resources and true economic powerhouse. The Mississippi River and Tributaries has an estimated […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Cape Town boasts the second deepest container port in Africa and expects to see its container capacity expand to one million TEU’s per annum by 2013. The Port is ideally suited to serve as a hub for cargoes between Europe, the Americas and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and this year sets the stage for African […]

  • 16 December 2011

    A five-phase project to renovate the marina at Presque Isle in Marquette is literally between a rock and hard place. City engineers announced that the marina piers have deteriorated to the point that the rock inside them has crumbled and spilled out into the lake bottom. This would make phase one of the marina project, […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District continues to complete repairs after record flooding earlier this year caused dozens of breaches along the Missouri River. Two inlet initial breach repairs have recently been completed on L-550 providing an interim level of flood risk management benefits to the area behind the levee until final repairs […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced a state commitment of $6 million to St. Charles Parish for needed levee improvements along Magnolia Ridge and the construction of a gate on the Paradis Canal. The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is providing the funding via the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) and […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday unanimously adopted a $748 million spending plan for coastal projects and programs in the coming fiscal year starting on July 1 and running through June 2020. According to an official CPRA’s release, the Louisiana Legislature will be asked to approve the expenditure of anticipated funds outlined in the […]