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  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacramento is among the most at-risk cities in America for catastrophic flooding. An aging system of dams, weirs, bypasses and levees work together to reduce flood risk for the city. But that system, just like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link, and needs comprehensive modernization. This year, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than a year after last January’s storms in Franklin Local Board area, work to fix the damage left in their wake continues, said New Zealand’s Auckland Council in its latest release.  “It’s been a long haul,” Franklin Local Board member Alan Cole said. “Damage was done on both coasts and while some of it […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers just received the federal hurricane supplement money they need, seven months after Irene hit, WWAY News Channel reports. A channel is an underwater highway that must be dredged to allow safe access for commercial and private boaters. Ray Bleam, a dredge captain who is working on this dredging project says: […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin have sent a letter calling on Federal Emergency Management Director Craig Fugate to fix Flood Insurance Rate Maps for the Town of Ocean City, Maryland and follow the federal government line established by the USACE. FEMA’s incorrect map has caused property owners to face exorbitantly high flood […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on state and federal governments to stop quarrelling over the duelling scientific reviews of the impact of Gladstone Harbour and recognise what’s at stake. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that if the Queensland and Australian Governments needed to stop quibbling and recognise that […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In dredging, the hydraulic transport of solids is one of the most important processes. Since the 50’s many researchers have tried to create a physical mathematical model in order to predict the head losses in slurry transport. These models are Durand, Condolios, Gibert, Worster. Zandi & Govatos, Jufin Lopatin, Fuhrboter, Newitt. Doron, Wilson, Matousek and […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced £1.7 million funding to help repair small ports and harbors across England damaged by winter storms. Twenty one communities will benefit ranging from Cornwall to East Riding. McLoughlin said: “Our small ports are vital to the livelihoods of the communities they serve and are the lifeblood of the local […]

  • 1 November 2011

    “The beach is in trouble once again,” said north end resident Gene Jaleski. The sand at the newly renourished North Shore Road beach access…  (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, November 1, 2011;

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Annastacia Palaszczuk, Premier of Queensland, has announced $13.42 million to fix disaster damage around Mackay. The money will be spent at Lambert’s Beach, St Helens Beach, Midge Point Beach and for the Mackay Bluewater Trail and Queens Park. According to the announcement, $4.562 million is being provided to determine best long-term solutions to help prevent […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has said Mr Seeney’s comments that the Queensland Government would deal directly with UNESCO will not address the problems created by fast-tracking industrial development along the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the World Heritage Committee wants the Queensland and Federal Governments to end the […]

  • 11 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), a trade association founded in 1912 that represents over 130 port authorities in the Western Hemisphere, including the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America, recently announced a video named ‘Let’s Fix the Harbor Maintenance Tax’ (HMT). According to the Association, America’s ports are denied full funding through […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Governors applauded recently introduced legislation in Congress that would permanently fix the nation’s dysfunctional funding program to maintain ports and harbors. Specifically, the Governors pledged their support for the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, H.R. 335, and commended the sponsors for their leadership in introducing this bill. Once enacted, this legislation […]

  • 21 February 2010

    A project to deepen the Columbia River shipping channel to 43-feet should be complete by the end of the year, officials said Friday… [mappress] Source:oregonlive,February 19,2010;

  • 26 May 2011

    The shallow water shoals of the Ausable River Cut have Port Franks area pleasure boaters shouting for corrective action. But while overflowi… By Gord Whitehead (lakeshoreadvance) [mappress] Source: lakeshoreadvance, May 26, 2011;

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two popular beaches in Airlie Beach will be rejuvenated with new sand over the next fortnight, jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Queensland Governments under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), Whitsunday Regional Council said in its latest release. When Tropical Cyclone Debbie hit the Whitsundays in March and some sandy beaches were eaten […]

  • 30 December 2010

    After an emotional meeting with residents frustrated by the stench from rotting seaweed at Point Lookout, the state has issued a permit so… By JENNIFER SMITH (newsday) [mappress] Source: newsday, December 30, 2010;

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Illinois Congressional Delegation urged the Army Corps of Engineers to use a portion of the approximately $200 million in funding appropriated for construction of high priority projects as part of the Omnibus Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2014 to fix the portions of the Wood River Levee that have been negatively impacted […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Sinclair Ltd, a Kirkwall based construction company, has won a contract for the Kirkwall Harbor Flood Prevention Scheme. The works include construction of new flood walls in reinforced concrete and stone together with raising of existing seawalls to protect low lying areas of Kirkwall from the impacts of coastal flooding in line with SEPA […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens will introduce a bill to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef today, as new research shows the government is effectively subsidising the Abbot Point sludge dumping by $1 billion. “The government is letting 5 million tonnes of dredging sediment be dumped in the Reef for the big mining companies at […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Folks in Advocate Harbour are anticipating Ottawa is poised to announce their seawall is going to be fixed. The seawall that protects the… By DAVENE JEFFREY (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, February 22, 2011;

  • 25 October 2011

    Concerned with the continued deterioration of the dunes on the north side of the Indian River Inlet, residents believe the problem may be fi… (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, October 25, 2011

  • 24 May 2011

    Tenders have been called for what Sunshine Coast Council hopes will be a permanent erosion fix for Noosa Spit… By Peter Gardiner (noosanews) [mappress] Source: noosanews, May 24, 2011;

  • 12 May 2010

    Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc., Houma, La., was awarded a  $9,410,156  firm-fixed-price contract to obtain marine services to modify the… [mappress] Source: marinelink, May 12, 2010;

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs are now underway on flood banks damaged by recent wet weather, with Environment Agency teams using specialist equipment to restore protection to homes, businesses and agricultural land in Lincolnshire. Work started over the weekend to fix the breach at the Barlings Eau using pontoons and amphibious diggers to access the riverbank. Meanwhile, repairs are […]

  • 4 July 2012

    According to EarthFIX.org, the town of Port Orford, on Oregon’s south coast, may soon be without a port. That has worried residents rallying the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge their navigation channel. Tom Calvanese is with the group Citizens to Keep the Port in Port Orford. He says it’s been two years since the […]

  • 6 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., was awarded on Nov. 3, 2009, a $10,478,880 firm-fixed-price contract for the Shore Protection Project… Source: Defpro, November 5, 2009;