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  • 28 May 2020
  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced that the Oman Creek boating access site, located in Gogebic County, will temporarily close for improvements beginning May 21. Improvements include rebuilding the mouth of the creek to pre-July 2016 flash-flood dimensions, as well as armoring the shoreline of the creek mouth and Lake Superior shoreline to […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District, is currently working to strengthen a section of the main line Mississippi levee system near Blackhawk, LA.   This proactive effort will help reduce the water seepage and materials shifting in and around the levee system, said USACE in its release. The work, located approximately […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works to protect the Wandobah Road area from future flood events are set to begin sometime next week, reports the Gunnedah Shire Council. According to the announcement, Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to accept a tender from Daracon Group to undertake works on the Blackjack Creek Flood Mitigation Project. The Council’s Manager Planning and Development Carolyn […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £27 million scheme to reduce flood risk to 4,800 properties in Blackpool was officially opened today (30 October) by Blackpool Council Cabinet Member for Environmental Services, Councillor Fred Jackson and the Chair of the Environment Agency Emma Howard Boyd. The new defense at Anchorsholme safeguards Blackpool’s iconic seafront tramway, which is enjoyed by the […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $2 million in Fiscal Year 2017 appropriations funding to dredge the Ouachita-Black Rivers Navigation Project, said Marie Trisollini, Mayor of Camden, Arkansas, in its June 6th announcement.  The new funding for the Ouachita-Black Rivers Waterway is outlined in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan, […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2017, the Azov-Black Sea Basin will see the largest scope of dredging, announced Olga Gopkalo, Chief Specialist at Morstroytechnology, during the 4th International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow. During the forum, held on February 15th 2017, Olga Gopkalo provided a review of promising projects on port development that will require dredging works. According to the […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Blackwater River flood risk management project in Salisbury, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $4.4 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Palmer Federal Constructors, Inc. of Lawrence, Massachusetts. The scheme is scheduled to start in early 2016 […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The schemes on the River Blackwater at Bocking have been designed to reduce erosion and flood risk, improve fish habitat and the overall ecology of the river. The first project, led by the Environment Agency, began in April 2014, and work was carried out over a 2 week period in March 2015. The latest scheme, […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins joined U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen to announce a $2.179 million dredging project in the Black Rock Channel yesterday. Work will focus on three areas of the channel. Dredging in the first area, closest to the Black Rock Channel entrance – water adjacent to LaSalle […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations along the Lake Huron end of the Black River Canal in Port Huron are currently underway. “We worked with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to get an emergency permit to get it back open. The canal should be open to boaters by the weekend,” said Port Huron City Manager James Freed. The costs […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Parks announced yesterday that the Black Lake Boat Launch in Morristown, St. Lawrence County is about to undergo major improvements. The boarding dock and other boater amenities will be upgraded with funding from the “I Love NY Waterways” boating fund. Access from the launch is periodically hampered by seasonal changes in the […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    People who live and work in the Black Sluice catchment area of Boston are being invited to give their views on a number of options to manage flood risk there. The Black Sluice catchment describes the area of land emptying into the South Forty Foot Drain, which extends from Boston across the South Lincolnshire fens. […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to the NSW Government, a $600,000 project to restore the Blacksmiths breakwater will start tomorrow. Lands Minister Kevin Humphries stated this development scheme is “an important investment in Lake Macquarie, a popular tourist destination.” The breakwater project will last no longer than eight weeks, and during the work, access to the site will be restricted […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deep C has completed a mass flow excavation and dredging contract in the Black Sea utilizing their in house designed Deep C Blower. The Deep C Blower is an electrically powered mass flow excavation solution with unique capabilities and the ability to be used at considerable water depths. The project involved freespan correction prior to pipelay […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region- 2 (MGB R02) through MGB Regional Director Mario Ancheta confirmed that black sand dredging along the shorelines of Cagayan province has been stopped. Ancheta ordered the former black sand dredging permitees to conduct rehabilitation efforts in mining areas. He said that the mining companies should free the area with its dredging equipment. […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District will conduct strategic navigation dredging of the Black Rock Channel, starting in mid November and continuing through January 2015. The $2.2 million contract, funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), has been awarded to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., and will target 250,000 cubic yards […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vladimir Putin held a meeting today to discuss the development of the Azov-Black Sea port infrastructure, also taking into account the reunification of Crimea and Sevastopol with Russia. Before the meeting, Black Sea Fleet Commander Alexander Vitko briefed the President on the construction of a base in Novorossiysk. “Lately we have managed to launch a […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday announced support for the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority to help ensure the Black Creek Marsh Coastal Wetlands’ ecosystem remains healthy. The $648,000 grant, which will reconnect the Marsh to the Clinton River and re-create […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A bank stabilization project Black River in La Crosse County may result in the “incidental taking” of a rare mayfly, massasagua rattlesnake, and butterfly mussel under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The lone special investigator of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental said that his office will not entertain any complaints in relation to the impasse at the controversial alleged “black sand mining” operation in Tambacan, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. Dr. Jesus Cañete, Ph.D., explained that it will be a waste of time […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chief Supt. Danilo Constantino, the regional director of the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Region 7, has cautioned police personnel against the use of unnecessary force while keeping the peace at the controversial “black sand mining” issue in Tanjay City. In a telephone interview, Chief Supt. Constantino admitted that he is not quite familiar with […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Negros Oriental Governor Roel Degamo is calling for a meeting with various government offices and agencies and other stakeholders on Wednesday to discuss possible venues for a win-win situation and hopefully a final resolution to the ongoing “black sand mining” issue at Barangay Tambacan, Poblacion 4 in Tanjay City. Expected to be represented at the […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Social Action Center of the Diocese of Dumaguete is closely coordinating with authorities, government offices, the private sector and other stakeholders to stop the reported black sand mining in Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. The move is in accordance with the common stand of the four dioceses of Negros Island, including Siquijor province, opposing all […]

  • 15 January 2014

    Trees will be cleared, streams dredged and water redirected this month in work to prevent frequent flooding of the A38 near Wellington. Somerset County Council will tackle some of the problems causing rainwater to sit on the road at Blackbird Bends with work starting this week. Cabinet Member for Highways at Somerset County Council, Harvey […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), Regional Minister for New Brunswick and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today recognized an important Government of Canada investment in a wharf reconstruction project at Black River Harbour. This project is […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The City of South Haven has authorized Gro America, a dredging contractor, to begin dredging South Haven Harbor. Gro America plans to start work on Monday, April 22. The sequence of work will begin at the North Side Marina, then move to the South Side Marina, Turning Basin, Friends Goodwill Channel and the Black River. […]

  • 11 January 2013

    Sunergy Inc. has announce that on December 28, 2012 it sold and delivered an initial shipment of 27.5 tons of Pampana Black sands containing both Gold and Rare Earth Elements to a substantial Sierra Leone private Company for further processing and ultimate disposition. Gary Houck , Director, comments, “I am excited that we are starting […]