Search results for: Dominion

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  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine have applauded Senate passage of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorizes $10.6 billion in water infrastructure projects across the nation. This bill makes investments in harbor dredging, maintenance of locks and dams, flood control, ecosystem restoration and other water-related priorities around the nation. Additionally, […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The silo demolition and harbor dredging projects are both set to begin in Port Stanley this week, according to the Corporation of the Municipality of Central Elgin. The demolition of the silos will take place throughout the month of October, and the dredging of the harbor will continue until spring. With these projects ongoing, the […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NOAA administrator Kathryn Sullivan, Ph.D., has appointed six members to the Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that gives NOAA independent advice for improving a range of services and products that support navigation and coastal resilience. “Providing coastal communities, boaters, and the commercial maritime industry with timely, reliable, accurate, and authoritative information is […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A cadre of Norfolk District leaders and staff, accompanied by Deborah Christie with Congressman Scott Rigell’s office, journeyed by boat 14 miles in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay Monday to reaffirm their commitment to assisting in Tangier Island’s subsistence and erosion issues. In a town hall-style meeting, Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District commander, addressed […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five coal ash ponds at Dominion’s Possum Point power plant have been illegally leaking toxic pollutants for decades into groundwater and two popular waterways near Washington, D.C., charged conservation groups in a notice filed yesterday. The Southern Environmental Law Center, representing the Potomac Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club, sent notice to Dominion and the Virginia […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 623-square-foot sanctuary oyster reef in the Elizabeth River captured recognition for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental work. The district was among 109 local businesses recognized by the Elizabeth River Project for its environmental achievements, specifically, partnering with a local school and organizations to build a tidal estuary off the shoreline […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Supreme Court issued opinions affecting Virginia local government law, and evidently, the City of Virginia Beach and the law of beach replenishment. In a city’s suit to condemn certain easements in connection with a beach replenishment project, while alternatively claiming ownership of the easements, the circuit court had jurisdiction and was required to […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 by Governor Sonny Perdue and previously served as vice chairman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Jepson […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Current condition of the Lingan Harbour, a small Cape Breton harbour, causes major concern to the local group. The Lingan Harbour Association says the small community harbour, northeast of Sydney, is filling up with sand from Dominion beach. “Our harbour hasn’t been dredged since 1978 and another dredging is long overdue,” stated the New Waterford […]

  • 20 January 2012

    Dredging the degraded Porirua Harbour would be a waste of $5 million, according to a new report…   By BRONWYN TORRIE  (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, January 20, 2012;

  • 12 October 2011

    A plan to clean up Porirua’s Harbour is one step closer to being signed off – three years after it was started…   BY BRONWYN TORRIE (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, October 12, 2011;

  • 13 January 2011

    Dredging tDredging the Hutt River mouth to reduce the flood risk is set to continue for decades. Greater Wellington Regional Council has applied to… BY NICHOLAS BOYACK (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, January 13, 2011

  • 27 June 2010

    In the Onepoto arm of the harbour waka ama (outrigger) paddlers have complained of cuts and grazes getting infected after launching near the… [mappress] Source: Dominion Post, June 27, 2010;

  • 13 April 2010

    A SMALL company with giant aspirations says it could develop a billion-dollar ironsands dredging business within a few years off the west coast of the North Island… [mappress] Source:dominionpost,April 13,2010;