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  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Elastec RuffWater Screen Type III turbidity curtain was installed recently near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California as part of the Crissy Field Drainage Improvement Works. A stormwater drainage outfall pipe near the Golden Gate Bridge needed to be widened and extended to prevent blockage from sand buildup which contributed to flooding problems […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mackay residents and property will be better protected from devastating future floods with the Newman Government announcing funding to help extend the North Mackay levees. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said in Mackay today that $342,125 would help Mackay Regional Council upgrade the levee system to provide Q100 flood level protection. “We’re carrying […]

  • 29 October 2010

    Two big projects in the City of Ithaca’s southwest — sediment dredging and a new 600-unit neighborhood — are both on hold pending a … By Krisy Gashler (theithacajournal) [mappress] Source: theithacajournal, October 29, 2010;

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Charlie Crist yesterday applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to fully fund the Pinellas County Shore Protection Project. This announcement followed months of advocacy by Rep. Crist and Pinellas County, led by Chair Janet C. Long, which included a meeting with the Army Corps officials in Washington, D.C. “I thank Commissioner Long […]

  • 7 August 2013

    All boat ramps in the Bundaberg region, some extensively damaged during the January floods, will be reopened by Christmas thanks to a cash injection from the Newman Government. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli today confirmed more than $500,000 had been set aside to repair the Kalkie, Burnett Downs and Woodgate boat […]

  • 18 March 2010

    Port funding bill already has support from Governor Charlie Crist, now State Representative Lake Ray is backed by an official on the First Coast… [mappress] Source:wokv,March 18,2010;

  • 7 March 2014

    The push to make Queensland communities better protected against flooding is changing the way councils can apply for funding. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli has called for Expressions of Interest for the first time from the state’s 77 councils for projects that will help their communities be better prepared to avoid the worst […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gympie Regional Council must push ahead with plans to protect the town centre from floodwaters despite choosing not to go ahead with a flood levee, according to the Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli. He said the Newman Government stood ready to help but doing nothing to protect a town that had […]

  • 7 April 2011

    On a wedge of land where criss-crossing canals have killed off native plants and sped erosion, the Army Corps of Engineers has a… More info: AP By CAIN BURDEAU [mappress] Source: AP, April 7, 2011

  • 24 July 2013

    Attorney-General and Minister for Emergency Management Mark Dreyfus QC, Queensland Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli and Parliamentary Secretary to the Attorney-General and Member for Blair Shayne Neumann announced that work will commence immediately to reopen the Port of Bundaberg to full-size ships. Heavy silting after severe flooding in early 2013 has prevented full-sized […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Giant earthen levees will rise, new drainage systems will be built and more early warning systems deployed through the Newman Government’s latest record investment in flood and disaster mitigation projects to protect Queensland families. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said more than 40 councils would spend almost $52 million from the […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The biggest upgrade to Mackay’s flood protection in a generation is forging ahead with work on the first of four levee bank upgrades nearing completion. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the levees were being raised to double protection for residents from a one-in-50 to a one-in-100 year flood. “The Bassett […]

  • 18 February 2010

    Equipped with a hard hat and a neon orange vest, Ed Foxworth is used to criss-crossing the country to work on beach renourishment projects. But as a skilled laborer from Wilmington and a homeowner in Monkey Junction, he lept at the opportunity to work on Wrightsville Beach, the closest he’s worked to home in 15 […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cairns will be better protected from devastating future floods, with the Newman Government announcing funding to build a Moody Creek catchment levee and detention basin. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $500,000 grant would help Cairns Regional Council to build the levee and detention basin on Ramsay Drive to catch […]

  • 4 May 2011

    The Aquino administration is ready to engage in a dialogue with Belgium over the P18.7-billion Laguna Lake Rehabilitation Project (LLRP) aft… BY CRIS G. ODRONIA (manilatimes) [mappress] Source: manilatimes, May 4, 2011;

  • 24 September 2013

    Roma residents will be better protected from future floods with work officially starting on the town’s long awaited flood levee. Turning the first sod, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $15.6 million levee would ease the strain on locals fatigued after years of floods and rising insurance costs. “Locals have weathered four […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America yesterday released the following statement endorsing the Sandy Supplemental and urged the Senate to approve the legislation. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Sandy Supplemental bill last week. “The Hurricane Sandy Supplemental legislation provides much-needed assistance for North Atlantic communities devastated by the storm. We urge the U.S. Senate […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 5.2 kilometre-long earthen levee that could protect 500 homes and businesses in Roma from the devastation of another flood is nearing its completion. “Different locations need different infrastructure including levees, drainage upgrades, retention basins and back-flow devices that will make Queensland communities safer,” Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said. The levee, which […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved payment of an invoice at its monthly board meeting that will extend dredging activities at Jeffrey Reservoir until August 7. Gothenburg Division Manager Kevin Boyd told the board that dredging at the lake near Brady has been proceeding satisfactorily and that the extension of […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The completion of St George’s new levee system will provide a more certain future for its residents. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the town had suffered three major floods in the past five years. The 2.6 kilometre block wall and earthen embankment levee is designed to withstand a flood even higher than […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District (District), Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates will celebrate the Florida Legislature’s $10 million funding appropriation for the first phase of the Eau Gallie River muck dredging project with an event on Sept. 19 at Ballard Park […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tritech’s latest product in the Gemini Multibeam range, the Gemini Narrow Beam Imager (NBI), has been proven to provide invaluable data when working in extremely limited visibility conditions. The Gemini (NBI) provides operators with real-time high-speed acoustic images from a narrow vertical beam covering a 130° swath. Operating at 620kHz the NBI provides imagery at […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, introduces the new M Series, the smallest full-featured 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar available. The M Series is 30% smaller than BlueView’s popular P900 Series and is engineered to fit where others can’t to deliver crisp, real-time high resolution sonar imagery for underwater […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman has announced that bipartisan language he co-authored was included in The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) report released yesterday. These reforms aim to end Flint-like water crises, prevent inappropriate disposal of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor and renew the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “We must protect Lake Erie and ensure […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BlueView Technologies, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology, has answered the call for a long range imaging sonar with a wide field-of-view – the all new P450 Series now with S2 electronics is available in five new models including two deepwater options. Each model has a maximum detection range of 250 […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne BlueView, the world leader in compact acoustic imaging and measurement technology made its initial shipments of the smallest, full-featured 2D Multibeam Imaging Sonar systems, the M Series. Shipments of the all new M Series sonar included Global Diving & Salvage, Seattle, WA, and Oceanographic & Geophysical Instruments, Sandwich, MA. The new M Series is […]