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  • 28 May 2020
  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to remove the buildup of sand affecting boaters’ ability to use the Cook Road boat launch, the City of Kelowna reports.  Every year, sand moves northward from the mouth of Mission Creek into the boat launch area, making it difficult for people to safely launch their boats. “It’s important for us to […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A combination of king tides and the extreme weather event over the weekend has resulted in significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, Thames Coromandel District Council said in their latest release.  “Emergency works to protect and stabilize the embankment at this location will start this week,” said Area Manager North, Allan Tiplady. The weather event […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, recently released for public comment the McCook Levee Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. According to the Corps, the draft report provides a recommended plan to address flood risk in the Villages of McCook, Lyons, and Summit, Ill. The study was completed in partnership with the […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Cook Islands Government’s Project Steering Group has developed a near-shore dredging plan to remove sediment from the mouth of the Vai Te Renga Stream (near Pacific Resort), using the sediment along eroded areas of the Muri Lagoon foreshore. This cleanup program is part of the Mei Te Vai Ki Te Vai water sanitation project. […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) has announced that construction activities on the Suncook River stabilization and infrastructure protection project are currently underway in Epsom, NH. “This is a NHDES led project in partnership with the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) with work being conducted by F.L. Merrill Construction Inc. out of […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Due to natural water and sand movement, Cook Road Boat Launch is experiencing an accumulation of sand impacting boat access to Okanagan Lake.  Sediment from Mission Creek is moving north and typical wind and wave patterns have collected a higher than normal volume of sand, the City of Kelowna said in a press release. Dredging of […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Thames-Coromandel District Council has provided funds for extension works on rock walls at Buffalo Beach, in Whitianga, and at Cooks Beach. Due to a storm from last month several areas of the two beaches have been damaged and eroded. According to Mayor Glenn Leach erosion at Buffalo Beach has been intensified by the […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cooktown will have a vibrant esplanade full of new community infrastructure by 2016 thanks to Round 3 of the Queensland Government’s $495 million Royalties for the Regions program. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the major upgrade would be great for residents and visitors and would be delivered […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality from space. Many important habitats in the Great Barrier Reef such as coral reefs and seagrass are in decline […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District began dredging the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel yesterday for the first time since its construction in 1999-2000 to maintain safe ship passage between the Knik Arm Shoal and the Port of Anchorage. This year’s $5 million project continues through June and is the first phase of a multiple-year […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In accordance with FAR FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii) – the action being approved is a modification to Firm-Fixed Price Contract W911KB-12-C-0004 with Manson Construction Company for the dredging of the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel on days when they are in a stand-by status and not performing maintenance dredging at the Port of Anchorage. The estimated dollar value […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Belgium’s ambassador to the Cook Islands has concluded a ten-day visit offering support in the islands’ possible quest to explore deep sea m… (rnzi) [mappress] Source: rnzi, October 24, 2011;

  • 3 October 2011

    Fijian construction company, Pacific Building Solutions has started rehabilitation works worth about $15million on two harbours in the Cook… By Elenoa Baselala (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, October 3, 2011;

  • 1 February 2011

    Bypassing the state Department of Environmental Services, a group of local House Republicans is seeking up to $7 million to finally solve… By Matthew Spolar (concordmonitor) [mappress] Source: concordmonitor, February 1, 2011;

  • 24 January 2011

    The dredging of Avatiu Harbour on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, may result in the much needed expansion of Punanga Nui, the town’s tourist… By Suzan Phillips (suite101) [mappress] Source: suite101, January 24, 2011;

  • 30 November 2010

    The water seems to be fine for the 100 or so Canada geese that were floating on Cook Park’s lagoon Monday. But Stark County Park District… By Malcolm Hall (cantonrep) [mappress] Source: cantonrep, November 30, 2010;

  • 17 May 2010

    The pilots who steer big cargo ships carrying most of Alaska’s consumer goods through the port of Anchorage are getting antsy about what… [mappress] Source: adn, May 17, 2010;

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging carried out for the Cairns Shipping Development Project has had no adverse impact on the seagrass meadows in Trinity Inlet and some areas have actually expanded during operations, a new report has found. In another major find, seagrass distribution across the larger port limits covers the second largest area ever recorded for Cairns, at […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Memphis District of the Army Corps recently completed another important Mississippi River project located just across the Mississippi River from New Madrid, Missouri. The stone dike construction project, named Kentucky Point, Kentucky, was designed to assist in maintaining a safe and reliable navigation channel for commercial towboats in the Mississippi River. It also directly […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bayside Council (NSW) is undertaking a beach nourishment project to replace 28,000m³ of sand within Ramsgate Baths with sand sourced from Sandringham Bay, Dolls Point. According to the Council, machinery installed at Sandringham Bay is pumping sand along the Cook Park foreshore via a temporary pipeline where it will be used to repair the beach […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis and biofuels supplier GoodFuels are set to take the next key step in the ‘Boskalis on Bio’ program for the testing of sustainable bio-fuel oil. Following earlier successful tests with ‘drop-in’ blends of light biofuel and marine gas oil, Boskalis’ 143-meter long trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Willem van Oranje will be the first […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has delivered strong financial results in 2018/19, while continuing to lead environmental research, develop new trade opportunities and administer a busy community support program. Total throughput facilitated through NQBP’s ports was 177.5 million tonnes via the ports of Hay Point (118.32 million), Abbot Point (28.9 million), Weipa (27.34 million) […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with 2008. The biofuel reduces CO2 emissions by more than 40% compared with conventional marine fuel. This test fits in with the ambitions of both parties to reduce the […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lakehead Region Conservation Authority (LRCA) has just announced that the authority will undertake maintenance dredging of the Neebing-McIntyre Floodway in Thunder Bay, ON, Canada. The dredging area is located between the William Street bridge and the Balmoral Street bridge. According to LRCA, the dredging of the Floodway Channel is required to ensure that the […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is progressing on options to mitigate beach erosion at Flaxmill Bay, as part of a wider program of work to protect the Coromandel coastline, the Thames-Coromandel District Council reports. A combination of king tides and an extreme weather event last July last caused significant erosion at Flaxmill Bay and Cooks Beach, and the council […]