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  • 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 […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) joined the Government and people of the Cook Islands to officially open the upgraded Avatiu Port, which was substantially improved by the Avatiu Port Development Project. “The project has not only extended the life of Avatiu Port, but has already boosted the safety and efficiency of port operations in Cook […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 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 […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Oinafa Jetty dredging project in Rotuma is being carried out as planned. This was confirmed by Neil Cook, Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) chief executive officer, who said that a budget of $800,000 had been allocated for this project. Mr Cook said the FRA is working towards ensuring that the people of Rotuma are provided […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cook Road boat launch dredging scheme is officially underway, the City of Kelowna announced. Environmental mitigation and site operations require a complete boat launch closure to accommodate measures for protecting the environment and surrounding infrastructure. The sand will be stored onsite for dewatering and then relocated to the south shoreline of Rotary Beach, closest […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Do you ever wonder what dredging in Alaska looks like? Check out this photo gallery of operations conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, at harbors across the state (St. Herman’s Harbor in Kodiak, St. Paul Harbor, Dillingham Harbor, Cook Inlet Navigation Channel and Homer Harbor Entrance Channel). Dredging of St. Herman’s Harbor in Kodiak   […]

  • 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;

  • 6 June 2011

    Rosslare Europort is to begin a major project which will see €1.8 million spent on investment in port facilities and dredging.   By Nicola Cooke (sbpost) [mappress] Source: sbpost, June 6, 2011    

  • 29 July 2010

    With a federal grant in hand, Box Elder County is partnering with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to remove 40 years … By Ellen Cook (tremontonleader) [mappress] Source: tremontonleader, July 29, 2010;

  • 27 July 2020

    A beach nourishment work at the Purangi Estuary end of Cooks Beach is officially underway, Thames-Coromandel District Council said in their latest announcement. The work started last week and will take about 14 days to complete. According to the council, it will involve the extraction of 1650m3 of sand from the spit and placing it […]

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A wooden groyne is to be trialed at Buffalo Beach, off the end of the already completed stage two rock seawall, announced today the Thames-Coromandel Council. It’s expected the groyne will promote enough sand build-up towards the north of Buffalo Beach to negate the construction of a further rock seawall as well as allow for more […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has received a permit application for the dredging of an area in Cook Inlet around the Rig Tenders Dock in Nikiski. In the application, submitted by ASRC Marine Support, the applicant is proposing to conduct maintenance dredging in order to remove up to 12,000 cubic yards of sand and […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Fight for the Reef’ today released a new report into the benefits and risks of cruise ships for the Cairns local economy that was originally commissioned to help understand if there was any need for further dredging in Trinity Inlet. The report finds that dredging Cairns’ port for large cruise ships is not necessary to […]

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 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. […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Commercial fishermen raise concerns about the impacts of industry. The James Cook University study says that Gladstone dredging sediment is drifting up to 35 kilometres out to sea, reports Gladstone Ports Corporation has previously said floods are the cause of sick fish. Commercial fishermen hope that the ports corporation takes notice, but the ports […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers in the WAMSI Dredging Science Node are developing new automated scientific instruments to measure sediment deposition in the field with prototypes deployed and tested. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. This pressure parameter is […]

  • 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 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A maintenance dredging scheme at Ninilchik was completed in May 2017 by Alaska Marine Excavation, despite a late start because of ice, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, said in its latest facebook post. The team than moved to Dillingham and finished dredging operations ahead of schedule on June 9. Ninilchik’s small boat […]

  • 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 […]