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  • 4 February 2010
    Vessels

    She may be getting over the hill, but Moray Council’s 42-year-old dredger is still clearing silt from the bottom of harbours to keep them deep enough for fishing boats. [mappress] Source: The Press and Journal, February 4, 2010;

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    From the air to the sea, Mooloolaba and Maroochydore beaches are this week in the sights of University of the Sunshine Coast researchers working in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council on a project to map the ocean floor to improve coastal zone management. Lecturer in Physical Geography, Dr Javier Leon, who coordinates USC’s Environmental Science […]

  • 26 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exmouth residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s £12 million tidal defense scheme at a drop-in event next week. The event is being held on Wednesday, 5 September, at Ocean on Queens Drive, EX8 2AY between 11am and 8pm. Rob Butler, project manager for the Environment Agency, […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million project to create 23 new beaches along the Clacton and Holland coastline was officially opened yesterday. The 5km scheme has been completed ahead of budget and ahead of schedule – and will act as a catalyst for the regeneration of the seafront areas. The new defenses will also protect more than […]

  • 15 January 2014

    Trees will be cleared, streams dredged and water redirected this month in work to prevent frequent flooding of the A38 near Wellington. Somerset County Council will tackle some of the problems causing rainwater to sit on the road at Blackbird Bends with work starting this week. Cabinet Member for Highways at Somerset County Council, Harvey […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council (Permitting Council) has successfully reduced the permitting timetable by 22 months on the proposed Mid Barataria Sediment Diversion Project (Mid Barataria Project), allowing all permit decisions to be finalized by 2020. As the General Services Administration (GSA) announced yesterday, this expedited timeline should allow the State of Louisiana to […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents in Clacton and Holland are being urged to attend an exhibition on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along their coastline, Tendring District Council informs. The event will take place today at the Kings Cliff Hotel in Holland and officers will be on hand to answer questions as well as explain what is […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx appointed Port of Cleveland President and CEO William Friedman to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council (MTSNAC). Established in 2010, MTSNAC is comprised of leaders from commercial transportation firms, trade associations, state and local public entities, labor organizations, academics, and environmental groups that advise the Secretary on policies to […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated additional funds to the Innus de Pessamit Council for participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located in Québec. The funding was made available through the agency’s Participant Funding Program. It will enable the Innus de Pessamit Council’s participation […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Nottinghamshire County Council said that a major scheme worth almost £5 million has been given the go-ahead from the government to help protect residents and businesses in Southwell from the devastating effects of flooding.  The news comes after the council led two partnership bids to DEFRA to help push forward plans to transform the town’s flood […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently released a video about the £92.3 million Boston Barrier project being developed in Boston on the east coast of Lincolnshire and how residents have been involved in the tidal flood defense scheme to date. The Boston Barrier project comes as a partnership between the Environment Agency, Lincolnshire County Council, Boston Borough Council […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Acting Mayor Cameron Granger believes that there is the need for the council to take the lead in creating opportunities for the port over the next 50 years, reports Geelong Advertiser. “The port is the future of economic growth in Geelong,” he said. He calls for the council to initiate talks with key stakeholders what […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a £46 million flood defense scheme in Rochdale and Littleborough has been given the green light by Rochdale Borough Council’s Planning Department. Led by the Environment Agency in partnership with Rochdale Council, the new scheme features a range of measures to reduce the risk of flooding across Rochdale and Littleborough including […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The sediment dredging operations – part of the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project – started earlier this week, according to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s latest update. Acting Project Manager, Ken Tarboton, said that the milestone was significant for the team and for the wider community. “This week the contractor started removing contaminated sediment from the […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey has won a contract to prepare new Mersey cruise terminal facility that will enable the city to welcome the world’s biggest cruise ships to its UNESCO World Heritage listed waterfront. According to McL&H, the first stage will consist of supporting the Liverpool City Council’s appointed design team, led by Ramboll UK, to finalize […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The end is now in sight for the major upgrade of Kirkcaldy Sea Wall. This £9 million project, which is being undertaken by VolkerStevin, is expected to be completed in early December. VolkerStevin was appointed by Fife Council as the main contractor in November 2012 and construction started on site in July 2013. Improvements to Kirkcaldy […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Annual dredging works are set to take place in West Bay and Lyme Regis, Dorset County Council said in its latest announcement.  Works at West Bay will begin on 14 March and last approximately 9 days with no night shift work required and the Lyme Regis work are set to start on Monday, 12 March, for […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Survey works are starting at a listed bridge in Bradford, to create a detailed design to reduce flood risk in the area for the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme, informs the Environment Agency. The work is being carried out by contractors BMMjv at Apperley Bridge and is expected to last 4 weeks. The survey is being […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council, in partnership with the Cape Jaffa Development Group, has recently taken delivery of a cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Damen Shipyards Group. The CSD350 will be used to dredge along the breakwater at Cape Jaffa, the Cape Jaffa marina and within Maria Creek Boat Launch Facility in Kingston. “This is the only dredger owned […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Louth TD Gerry Adams has welcomed the decision by the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney, to approve a Foreshore Licence for maintenance dredging works at Annagassan Harbour, at Castlebellingham. The Minister has agreed that the licence should be issued to Louth County Council as a priority. Adams said: “Growing […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair the damaged sea defenses at Southsea seafront started this morning, according to the Portsmouth City Council. Staff from Portsmouth City Council and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership have been working hard over the extended bank holiday weekend to secure machinery and materials to stabilize the hole in the sea defenses. The hole appeared […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Auckland Plan will not lock in any specific expansion of the port, councillors agreed today. Instead, Auckland Council will call for a major review of the port’s ongoing needs and the future requirements for freight services across the upper North Island. Councillors agreed that the Waitemata Harbour and Hauraki Gulf were Auckland-defining assets that […]

  • 16 November 2011

    A week after elections, Carolina Beach Town Council is back to work. The elected officials moved several projects forward at their November…   By Craig Reck (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, November 16, 2011;

  • 8 June 2011

    Waterways Council Chairman Rick Calhoun pushed lawmakers Tuesday to declare an emergency to come up with money to dredge… By Keith Laing (thehill) [mappress] Source: thehill, June 8, 2011

  • 9 May 2011

    Bayham council has decided to contract out the job of dredging the Port Burwell harbour to prepare for the arrival of a submarine… By MICHAEL PEELING (tillsonburgnews) [mappress] Source: tillsonburgnews, May 9, 2011;

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The final draft of the Laguna Lake Natural Reserve Conservation Plan, created by Robert Hill, the Natural Resources Manager for San Luis Obispo, aimed to restore and manage the lake and its surroundings over the next 10 years will be put to a vote at San Luis Obispo City Council meeting next week. The Laguna […]