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  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £30 million project to improve Burton flood defenses are right on schedule, informs the EA. The improved defenses, due to be complete in March 2021, will better protect the people of Burton from the risk of flooding. A spokesperson for the Environment Agency said: “We’re proud to be delivering better flood protection […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, June 28th, marked the official start of work on a major Environment Agency flood scheme for the town of Burton-upon-Trent. The £30 million project will reduce flood risk for 5,500 properties currently facing possible flooding from the River Trent, including 4,500 homes and 1,000 businesses. The project – funded by the Government with […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency said in its latest announcement that they are about to start Phase 2 of the current round of Burton on Trent flood defense improvements. Phase 1 was completed between 2005 and 2007. “To ensure Burton continues to be protected to the best possible standard, we need to improve and update the existing defenses. There […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Burton-upon-Trent residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flood scheme improvement work at a series of drop-in sessions next month. The planned works to the town’s flood defenses will see upgrades to the 9km of existing defenses that already protect more than 7,000 homes and […]

  • 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. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, announced today that the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project comment period has been extended through February 5, 2018. The Corps also added that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and USACE will jointly hold a public hearing on November 8 (6 PM – 8:30 PM CST) at the […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a meeting from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 29, to accept public comment on a permit application to construct a new dock system and 345-slip dry dock storage facility in association with the MDR Basin H Boat Central-Dry Boat Storage Project. The meeting will take place […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Longview is working to redevelop the port’s Berth 4 facility, which has sat idle for the past 27 years. Once home to the now defunct Continental Grain Company, the site is currently humming with activity as contractors from Advanced American Construction work to construct a series of dolphins. Dolphins are structures that extend […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As major conference presenters, facilitators and award recipients, ERDC-EL and CHL team members often took center stage at the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) and Texas A&M’s Dredging Summit and Expo held June 22-25 in Houston, Texas. WEDA is a technical professional organization devoted to knowledge exchange in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    People living in the Midlands are being invited to find out more about exciting plans for the future of the region’s historic waterways. A meeting will enable people to meet representatives of the Canal & River Trust’s Central Shires Waterway Partnership and discuss their ten year plan for the region’s canals and rivers. The Partnership […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port which was constructed in 1928 by Governor Gordon Guggisburg to serve the interest of the British Colony is, for the first time, receiving a major expansion and facelift to become the hub for oil services in the country. The Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA) had signed an agreement with Viking Offshore […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to Chris Turner, an engineer with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District, the Wachapreague Channel dredging program will commence in mid-May and should be wrapped up within three to four weeks. “Hopefully when the project is complete we’ll be able to provide a channel depth of at least six feet at […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, launched the subsea market’s smallest electric dredge pump this month at the Ocean Business 2013 exhibition in Southampton, UK. The pump is available to rent exclusively from Ashtead Technology through an agreement with the manufacturer, Vortex International. The electric pump is targeted at the 2½” to 3” dredge […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, is to launch the subsea market’s smallest electric dredge pump this week at the Ocean Business 2013 exhibition in Southampton, UK. The pump will be available to rent exclusively from Ashtead Technology through an agreement with the manufacturer, Vortex International. The electric pump is targeted at the 2½” […]

  • 22 January 2013

    Silt is piling up in the Petaluma River and at least one company is finding it extremely bad for business. The river naturally deposits silt as water flows downstream, requiring it to be dredged every four years to keep the channel clear for boats. But a full dredging hasn’t happened in 10 years. As a […]

  • 3 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded five levee construction contracts to small businesses, totaling $16,213,075 for flood risk reduction work along the American River in Sacramento. All five contracts were awarded Sept. 24-30, 2012, to U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a)-designated small businesses. The Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program is designed […]

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]