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  • 15 August 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will lead another dredging and clean-up drive in eight Metro Manila waterways starting… By ANNA LIZA T. VILLAS (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, August 15, 2010;

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has released the required supplemental environmental study for a proposed project to build a terminal groin and pump sand onto the beach to protect homes threatened by erosion on Figure Eight Island in New Hanover County. The so-called Figure Eight Island Shoreline Management Project includes plans to […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed into law yesterday. Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects were included in […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    In July 2013 Konecranes received an order for eight Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Bolloré Group. The cranes will be delivered to container terminals operated by Bolloré Africa Logistics in Pointe Noire, Congo, and in Douala, Cameroon. They will be delivered in the second half of 2014. The parties have agreed not to disclose […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. has Set up “CHEC Scholarship” in eight famous Chinese Universities such as Zhejiang University, Tianjin University and Harbin Institute of Technology. The total amount of the scholarship (student aid fund) is around RMB 1.2 million. CHEC has always adhered to a people-oriented talent strategy. It regards education and training as […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (WDB) said in their latest announcement that they plan to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar and Sunamganj districts, local media reports.  The dredging program, aimed to restore navigability of waterways and save crops from floods, will be conducted under an operation named ‘Early Flood Control and Irrigation Improvement Project’ in the […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 23 March 2010

    The government has identified eight port development projects for award under the public private partnership (PPP) mode in 2010-2011. The projects are slated to bring in investment of around Rs 1,296 crore from the private sector. Taking this into account, the government would have to speed up the project… [mappress] Source:innews,March 23,2010;

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Figure Eight Island Homeowners Association Board of Directors announced last week that its membership has denied a proposal to build a terminal groin at the north end of the island, a project that would have likely increased erosion on other parts of the island. The proposed project would have included a $7.5 million groin […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Wilmington District will hold a public hearing on a proposed terminal groin and beach renourishment project at Rich Inlet on Figure Eight Island on September 2 at Ogden Elementary School, 3637 Middle Sound Loop Road, Wilmington. The commenting period, originally set to end on August 24, was extended to September 14. The Figure Eight Beach […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal has successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway. The gate will be located in lock head two in the new locks on the Atlantic side. The steel gates are moved using self-propelled motorized wheel transporters (SPMTs) with more than 400 […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    According to a proposed budget filed by Governor Rick Scott last month, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $9.9 billion in funding this year for strategic transportation projects. Doreen DiPolito—owner and president of D-Mar General Contracting and Development in Tampa Bay, Florida—applauded the move, citing its significance in supporting and creating construction jobs […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The San Diego beaches replenishment project is scheduled for the next month. A lot of sand will be pumped from the ocean floor onto beaches from the South Bay to North County. According to kpbs.org, the dredging vessel that will undertake the job is on its way to San Diego and should arrive next weekend. […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion recorded another milestone yesterday by completing the transfer of the last eight gates that operate the new Pacific locks. The transits began on October 22 to move all eight gates through the waterway aboard a barge from the Atlantic temporary dock to the Pacific, assisted by Panama Canal tugs. This last gate […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Carried to its final destination on self-propelled motorized wheel transporters (SPMTs) with more than 400 wheels each, the first gate for the new locks in the Pacific side was installed earlier today, marking another important milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Overall, the Canal expansion is currently 85 percent complete. This gate, located in […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Pressed by environmental groups, the federal agency that oversaw a study of the proposed terminal groin on Figure Eight Island has decided to take another look at the structure after property owners submitted a new design and location that aren’t included in the original study. The Army Corps of Engineers will update its 2012 draft […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The trailing suction hopper dredge Yaquina has arrived at Siuslaw River on Sunday to commence the first of eight scheduled days of dredging. The dredging has been secured through U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio’s Water Resources Reform and Development Act which guarantees 10 percent of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) be utilized for small harbor […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    UC San Diego biologists who examined the biological impact of replenishing eroded beaches with offshore sand found that such beach replenishment efforts could have long-term negative impacts on coastal ecosystems. The scientists, who studied the effects of beach replenishment efforts on the abundance of intertidal invertebrates at eight different beaches in San Diego County, discovered […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a proposed cleanup to remove 4.3 million cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from the lower eight miles of the Passaic River in New Jersey. The sediment in the Passaic River is severely contaminated with dioxin, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), heavy metals, pesticides and other contaminants from more than […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The installation of the gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal has successfully began on the Atlantic side of the waterway. “This is a very important milestone for the Expansion Program,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. “We see how the new locks are rapidly taking shape as we move towards the successful […]

  • 19 June 2010

    People have been fishing, boating and enjoying the great outdoors in North Park for nearly eight decades, and by this time next year… [mappress] Source: thepittsburghchannel, June 19, 2010;

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor John Bel Edwards has announced that the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is pledging $80 million from its share of Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act funds (GOMESA) to build a permanent floodgate across Bayou Chene. “Backwater flooding in St. Mary and neighboring parishes has increasingly been a problem over the past […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Eight cranes, which will be the largest in the world in permanent position, have been ordered for the London Gateway port in Corringham… (thurrockgazette) [mappress] Source: thurrockgazette, November 7, 2011; Image: londongateway

  • 4 February 2011

    The city has set aside P60 to 70 million for the purchase of eight compactor garbage trucks and dredging equipment which will be used to … (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, February 4, 2011;

  • 6 April 2010

    Monday crews started Year Two of an eight-year project to remove PCB-contaminated sediment from the Fox River around Green Bay… [mappress] Source:wbay,April 6,2010;