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  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    A milling company in Victorias City partnered with several barangays to clean up Malihao river. Victorias Milling Company, Inc.(VMC) and seven barangays near the Malihao River in Victorias City, joined hands for the VMC Linis Malihao Clean-Up Drive, recently, a statement from the milling company said. The volunteer barangays and VMC joined hands as a […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday’s U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a “breakthrough moment” in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor. “Even though the Water Resources Reform and Development Act still has to go to a conference committee, today’s action by the House is another step toward […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) will convene the panel’s first hearing on developing a Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). One of the Committee’s top priorities this Congress, WRDA legislation focuses on developing, maintaining, and supporting the Nation’s port and waterway infrastructure, as well as addressing targeted flood protection and environmental […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An interim remedial action contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for work on the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on Feb. 14, 2014. The […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, today announced that a major environmental remediation project will be undertaken to remove contaminated sediment in the Esquimalt Graving Dock water lot. A Request for Proposals for the first phase of the project, the construction of a sheet […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to clean up low levels of historic contamination in the Whatcom Waterway on Bellingham’s waterfront, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Port of Bellingham are preparing for a $25 million cleanup this summer. Before cleanup work begins, Ecology is making a draft engineering design report available for public review and comment […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A dedicated and collaborative effort between numerous local, state, federal and private organizations is providing essential benefits to the Lake Worth Lagoon through the completion of the Grassy Flats Restoration Project in Palm Beach County, Florida.  The 22-acre Grassy Flats Restoration Project was a cooperative effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Palm Beach […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) yesterday praised the leadership of the U.S. Senate’s Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee for releasing the six-year MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322) that puts a high priority on freight movement investments. AAPA President and CEO Kurt Nagle said: “We commend Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA and Chairman of […]

  • 28 May 2012

    The Daily Times reports that the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) has started dredging of Nullah Leh at 11 different points on its own resources. For the purpose, Rs 5 million have been released to reduce possible flood risk during the upcoming monsoon. Half of the portion of Nullah Leh was cleaned at the cost […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    N.C. Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary John Skvarla yesterday authorized the issuance of an emergency Coastal Area Management Act Major Permit to conduct agitation dredging at the Port of Morehead City. Although the Port is authorized to maintain a water depth of 38 feet through the use of hydraulic dredging, a docking facility at […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency has issued 15 Severe Flood Warnings along the River Thames from Datchet to Shepperton Green, including Ham Court and Chertsey. The Environment Agency is working with key agencies, including local authorities, emergency services and the military to ensure that those most likely to be affected are kept safe. “Environment Agency officers are […]

  • 22 August 2011

    Iowa Department of Natural Resources director Roger Lande thanked North Iowans for their hard work in lake restoration efforts at Clear Lake   By PEGGY SENZARINO (globegazette) [mappress] Source: globegazette, August 22, 2011

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, has assessed the environmental impacts of removal and disposal of accumulated sediment at John Redmond Dam and Reservoir, Coffey County, Kansas. The State of Kansas, acting through the Kansas Water Office (KWO), proposes to fully fund […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Research by the Australian Institute of Marine Science has discovered that proposed dredging works along the WA coast could severely impact certain coral species found in local waters. Scientists from the Institute along with the Australian Research Centre of Excellence conducted laboratory tests to develop lethal and sub-lethal benchmarks for coral exposed to dredging-generated sediments […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port Authority of Rijeka, Croatia, has signed a contract for the execution of works within the project “Improvement of infrastructure in the port of Rijeka – dredging of the south berth at Adriatic Gate Container Terminal (POR2CORE-AGCT dredging). The contract includes works on dredging the seabed in the length of 100 m along the […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has received application for 401 Water Quality Certification for dredging in Lower Columbia River. As DEQ reported, J.E. McAmis, Inc. has applied for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 Permit for dredging activities in the lower Columbia River. This action requires individual 401 water quality certifications from […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Milford’s Department of Public Works is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct a beach nourishment project in Milford, Connecticut. According to an official announcement, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound between 110 and 132 Beach Avenue in Milford. The city seeks […]

  • 9 January 2012

    Responding to renewed economic claims for Deepening the Delaware River, a coalition of taxpayer, community, and environmental organizations issued a new independent analysis they say proves once again that the deepening project is an economic loser. The groups issued the analysis and an accompanying report titled “Army Corps Cooks the Books Again,” in response to […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the shoreline of the Cromarty Firth literally changing shape, communities around Invergordon will have an opportunity to see the progress on the port reclamation project, due to be completed in August 2015. A public exhibition will be held by the Port of Cromarty Firth to showcase the major enhancements to their current facilities at […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will hold an open house on April 3, from 5 to 7p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center, to seek comments on potential opportunities to address erosion that is threatening the town of Lower Brule. There will be a brief, […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has taken delivery of the Sauger III, a custom floating pump station built by Damen Shipyards Group, for supporting dredging operations. With the 37 meters in length and 10 meters wide, the station features a powerful, dual pump installation and comfortable accommodation for the crew. The Sauger III was built to […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency this week started an £800,000 program of work on the rivers Aire and Worth to remove gravel and silt deposited by the winter floods. The deposits, known as shoals, built up in the rivers during the flooding as large volumes of water picked up debris and distributed it along the river system. […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Engineers in four Passaic River Basin communities are developing a plan to clear rivers of fallen trees and debris choking the flow of water…   BY MATTHEW MCGRATH (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, November 28, 2011;

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mark Kirk yesterday voted for critical funding to enhance shipping on Illinois waterways. According to Senator Kirk, the fiscal year (FY) 2016 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act was blocked by 47 senators despite passing the Appropriations Committee 26-4 and is the third funding bill to be filibustered this year. “This bill to keep […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following introduction of the Building and Renewing Infrastructure for Development and Growth in Employment (BRIDGE) Act by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Roy Blunt (R-MO), American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) President and CEO Kurt Nagle commended the senators’ commitment to improving America’s infrastructure, saying initiatives like the BRIDGE Act are vital to strengthening America’s […]