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  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cork City Councillors yesterday voted to give Part 8 planning permission to the €6 million public realm and flood defense plans for Morrison’s Island which will remove 80% of the flood threat in the city center. Councillors voted  22 to 6 in favor of the proposed scheme. Commenting the latest news, Lord Mayor, Cllr Tony […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Francisco is asking the state to help fund what would be an estimated $5 billion project to protect the Embarcadero Seawall, a weakening structure built more than a century ago along the city’s waterfront. The structure is considered vital for holding back rising sea levels and potentially devastating flooding during a […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    City of Newcastle’s (New South Wales) long-term plan to manage erosion along Stockton’s coastline has been certified by the State Government. This sees Newcastle become the first in NSW to have a coastal management program (CMP) confirmed under the Government’s new coastal management framework. With the CMP included in the NSW Government Gazette published Friday, […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vox Maxima, Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredging vessel, recently started the dredging operations for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. The Pluit City scheme is being developed by Van Oord–Boskalis joint venture with the completion date set for 2018. Trailing suction hopper dredgers are now dredging the sand that […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Because of the dredging of shallow area, the Dunedin Marina boat ramp will close to the general public effective Friday, May 8, 2020. The City of Dunedin reported that they will begin dredging the marina on Monday, June 1st, with staging in the parking lot areas possibly starting a week prior. As reported, the boat […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of New Rochelle will be the recipient of a $250,000 New York State grant for the remediation of Beechmont Lake, Assembly Members Steve Otis and Amy Paulin said yesterday. This was announced at a joint event lakeside with city officials, including Mayor Noam Bramson, Council Member Barry Fertel, City Manager Chuck Strome, Public […]

  • 4 March 2010

    OCEAN CITY – After a month of weather delays, a $17 million beach replenishment project in Ocean City is finally moving ahead, a town official said yesterday… [mappress] Source:philly,March 4,2010;

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government has opposed the application for extracting magnetic sand minerals in six coastal towns in Ilocos Sur citing that this will open the floodgates wider for private firms to abuse mineral resources. Governor Ryan Singson said the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]

  • 15 November 2011

    The population of Hong Kong is expected to reach 8.15 million by 2030, meaning the city’s existing area will be nearly overloaded. The …   (wantchinatimes) [mappress] Source: wantchinatimes, November 15, 2011;

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Lake Stevens’ updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of 9.2 miles of shorelines and the water quality of lake, stream and associated wetlands in the city. Water bodies in the […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New York City officials recently announced the opening of the Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility, which will serve as the principal processing facility for all of New York City’s curbside residential recyclables. With the capacity to process 1,000 tons of recyclables every day, this marks the first time in the history that the city has […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    About four hundred people filled North Myrtle Beach City Council chambers and the adjacent City Hall atrium November 1 to participate in a public information meeting on the proposed Cherry Grove canals dredging project. The canals in Cherry Grove are manmade and have not been dredged since they were created in the Fifties. Many of them […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contract work crews for the City of Henderson, KY, have begun the dredging project at the Second and Third Street boat ramps on the Henderson riverfront, the city said in its latest announcement.  The goal for the project is to clear mud, silt and debris that collects with the fluctuation of the Ohio River. Dredging […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Deerfield Beach and the City of Boca Raton recently entered into an agreement to dredge a portion of the Hillsboro Canal, and this dredging scheme is currently underway. The costs for the project have been split between both cities and is also being subsidized by a grant from the Florida Inland Navigation […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed signed an agreement yesterday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing a three-year environmental feasibility study of the Proctor Creek watershed. Mayor Reed was joined by Brigadier General C. David Turner, Commander of the South Atlantic Division of the Corps of Engineers, for the bill signing in […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The city government has earmarked a P13.5-million fund to start the dredging of the silted Chico River within this year, after the dredging task force comes out with the guidelines, according to the Philippine Information Agency. Mayor Ferdinand B. Tubban said that the city government has already organized the Chico River Dredging Task Force, a […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, and the Cape Lookout National Seashore (CALO), National Park Service (NPS) are extending the comment period on the Morehead City Harbor Draft integrated Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Environmental Impact Statement (EfS), Morehead City, North Carolina. The comment period deadline is now February 3, 2014. The […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 2 of Exeter’s multi-million pound scheme to reduce flood risk to 3,200 homes and businesses gets underway next week. The £32 million scheme, a partnership between the Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, will see construction activity around the city over the next 2 years. Richard Cox for the Environment Agency […]

  • 30 April 2010

    BRIDGEPORT — The city’s harbor hasn’t been dredged since 1964, and city and state officials say Bridgeport will lose much of its ability to market itself as a deep-water port if something isn’t done soon. In the spring of 2008, Turbana, which supplies most of the bananas consumed in Connecticut, pulled out of Bridgeport because […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The cost estimates for dredging the city’s canals have been slashed in half, but that may not be enough to move the protracted project … By Robert Napper (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, October 7, 2011;

  • 21 July 2011

    The Southernmost City’s main tourist drag of Duval Street was downright peaceful on a recent morning. Then suddenly, the shops, restaurants… (sun-sentinel) [mappress] Source: sun-sentinel, July 21, 2011;

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the City of Sunny Isles Beach traveled recently to Tallahassee to attend the State Legislative Sessions and meet with representatives of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to discuss beach renourishment. Last year, the Army Corps completed a sand renourishment project that brought 150,000 cubic yards of sand to the beach. […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Maxima, has started the dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. The Pluit City project is being developed by Van Oord–Boskalis joint venture with the completion date set for 2018. The growth of Jakarta’s population by 800,000 people per […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of two low-crest groynes at the Whitehill Road designed to retain sand at the foreshore and reduce reliance on temporary sand nourishment has been completed, reports the City of Greater Geraldton. Commenting the latest news, the City Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that installation of the two 40m long Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groynes are consistent […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Years of hard work and perseverance have paid off yesterday, as the City of Cedar Rapids received word they will get $117 million in Federal funding for its planned Flood Control System. Commenting the latest announcement, Jeff Pomeranz, Cedar Rapids City Manager, said: “The announcement of this federal funding award to Cedar Rapids marks a milestone […]