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  • 3 May 2010

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea,… [mappress] Source: benzinga, May 3, 2010;

  • 6 October 2011

    The long-awaited dredging of Sydney harbour kicked off Sunday at 7 a.m. and the operation is running smoothly, says the project manager…   By Ken MacLeod (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, October 6, 2011;

  • 6 July 2010

    Nova Scotia Deputy Premier Frank Corbett says his staff is working to keep a proposed dredging project for Sydney harbour on the front … By Chris Hayes [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, July 6, 2010;

  • 26 May 2011

    Almost a year after hundreds of people gathered at Sydney harbour to demand government… By Erin Pottie (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, May 26, 2011;

  • 16 November 2012

    An Antigonish based company has won a $1.6-million contract for basin and channel dredging in Cheticamp. Tender award documents made public Thursday show R.J. MacIsaac Construction Ltd. was the low bidder, reports R. J. MacIsaac Construction Ltd. is a contractor specializing in marine construction for commercial, industrial, and residential projects. Cheticamp (LaDigue) is a […]

  • 27 June 2011

    Fishermen near Tyne Valley have been asking for more than a month that a local harbour be dredged for safety reasons, but the Department… (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, June 27, 2011

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    In a recently completed survey that the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) initiated, U.S. seaport agencies and their private-sector partners plan to invest a combined $46 billion over the next five years in wide-ranging capital improvements to their marine operations and other port properties. While port authorities and their business partners are making major […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Fishermen in Daniel’s Harbour want just one thing — reinforcement and an extension of their concrete breakwater. It’s been there since the… By Emma Graney (northernpen) [mappress] Source: northernpen, February 22, 2011;

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Science and engineering firm Integral Consulting Inc. has appointed Mr. Ken Israel to its growing ocean services team as a principal oceanographer. In this role, Mr. Israel will further augment Integral’s offerings to clients on a range of environmental and engineering projects. With more than 20 years of experience spanning project management, oceanography, and marine […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Larry Miller, the Bruce Grey Owen Sound MP, is convinced that the federal transport minster will support the Owen Sound Harbor dredging project. There are concerns that the city’s federal harbour could soon become no longer viable, and the harbor dredging is badly needed. “Meetings with ministry staff provided no satisfaction and few answers about […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Redwood City Port Commission has approved its fiscal year 2014-2015 budget, projecting operating revenues at $6,627,720 and operating expenses at $4,281,890. Operating income of $2.3 million is offset by $660,000 in net non-operating expenses, primarily due to the interest expense on the Port’s 1999 and 2012 revenue bonds. Subvention of $398,000 to the City […]

  • 28 February 2012

    B.C.’s ports will be even more attractive to Canadian and international investors as the Province moves to make the existing cap on municipal port property tax rates permanent for designated ports. B.C. continues to build a tax structure that attracts investment. This commitment will encourage significant additional infrastructure expansion, allowing us to get Canadian goods […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced two contract awards that total approximately $40 million. The Port of Corpus Christi recently strengthened its cooperative relationship with the Panama Canal Authority to promote trade as a result of the Panama Canal’s lock widening and deepening program. In […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New flood protection along the Bow and Elbow Rivers will protect Calgary and upstream communities from the type of severe flooding that occurred in June 2013, the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. “Building Alberta’s flood defenses will help protect families and businesses from a repeat of the devastation experienced in 2013, when more than […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 100 researchers, planners and decision makers from New York, Vermont and Quebec will gather at the State University of New York (SUNY) Plattsburgh for three days of flood management presentations, planning, and a response simulation during the bi-annual Lake Champlain/Richelieu River Study Board conference October 10-12. Dr. Curt Gervich, associate professor in the Center […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Ocean Dredging DSM Ocean inc., an Ocean sister company, will carry out a harbour dredging contract with its Mexican partner Dragados del Golfo, in Paraiso, a town located in the state of Tabasco in Mexico. The dredging of the port of Dos Bocas will extend over a period of more than 60 days and a […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Prince Rupert Port Authority announced that 2012 was a year of growth and prosperity for the Port of Prince Rupert and the many communities impacted by the reach of its gateway. Details of the Port Authority’s activities and financials were discussed during its Annual Public Meeting, held at the Crest Hotel in Prince Rupert. […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Beyond the dredging of Sydney harbour, private-sector involvement will be essential for the Sydney Marine Group to acquire any additional… By Chris Shannon (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, December 30, 2010;

  • 31 March 2011

    It’s time to reconsider flood levels of the Salmon River in case the area experiences, sooner than later, a flood like that in 1894. By Martha Wickett (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, March 31, 2011    

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The proposed federal budget for 2018 includes drastic cuts in funding for Great Lakes programs. It calls on the eight states bordering the lakes to fund a wide array of programs designed to safeguard the lakes and protect public health and ecosystems. U.S. President Donald Trump also proposed deep funding cuts in Great Lakes programs […]

  • 18 November 2010

    Boskalis Q3 2010 Trading Update – Revenue growth resulting from merger with SMIT – Sustained margin strength and good fleet utilization at dredging activities – Order book approximately € 3.2 billion – Earnings outlook raised to at least € 290 million Review of operations Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. saw further revenue growth in the third […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first quarter of 2020 was above expectations for Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis). In light of the worldwide developments of the COVID-19 virus, Boskalis closed a good first quarter. According to the company, a modest increase in revenue was accompanied by a higher result compared to the same period last year. The order book […]

  • 19 September 2011

    After taking part in Charlevoix tourist train’s inaugural trip, Pauline Marois, member of Parliament for Charlevoix and leader of the Parti Québécois and of the Official opposition, paid a visit to Ocean Industries’ shipyard in Isle-aux-Coudres. This visit allowed her to take note of the company’s needs, which is lacking in specialized labour. Let’s remember […]

  • 19 June 2010

    A delegation of Cape Breton politicians seeking funding from Ottawa for the dredging of Sydney harbour came away from a meeting with… [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, June 19, 2010;

  • 15 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The chief executive officer of the Belledune Port Authority is concerned the proposed NB Power deal with Hydro-Québec could jeopardize a multimillion-dollar expansion of the northern port… Source: CBC News, December 14, 2009;

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced the completion of a $16 million sediment cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery in Muskegon Township, Mich. Work was funded through a cost-sharing partnership with the state of Michigan under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). EPA Great Lakes National Program Office Director Chris Korleski joined Michigan […]