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  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has stopped dredging operations on the banks of Aklan River, which were carried out without the required permits from the DENR and the local government. PNA news agency reported that the DENR on Tuesday swooped down on a 50-ton Chinese boat conducting dredging activities along the […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland-based civil construction and dredging company Hall Contracting has commended the state government on its recent decision to dispose of dredge spoil from the Abbot Point Coal Terminal at the T2 industrial site just weeks after coming into power. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said environmental concerns surrounding the Abbot Point Coal Terminal had […]

  • 7 August 2012

    According to the Business Line, three Major Ports have approached the Government for approval to raise Rs 3,500 crore through issue of tax-free bonds. These Ports are: 1. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust – Rs 2,000 crore, 2. Mumbai Port – Rs 500 crore, 3. Ennore Port – Rs 1,000 crore. Besides Major Ports, the public […]

  • 24 November 2010

    Sand Contractors, Sand Boat Owner-Workers and Building Materials Transporters Joint Action Committee (JAC) has decided to challenge the … (deccanherald) [mappress] Source: deccanherald, November 24, 2010;

  • 5 October 2011

    The government’s ambitious plan to dredge major rivers in the country has faced a stinging setback after the Planning Commission refused to… By Humayan Kabir (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, October 5, 2011;

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has awarded a contract to repair a 15-meter length of the Narooma North Breakwater channel which was damaged by storms in 2016. The contract for the repair work was awarded to Coastwide Civil Pty Ltd at Albion Park following a competitive tender process undertaken by the Department of Industry – Lands and […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding has been launched by Aileen McLeod, MSP for South Scotland (SNP). The Flood Risk Management plan contains 14 local strategies and proposals for 42 flood protection schemes or engineering works planned for 2016-21 and a range of other flood alleviation measures. This will be supported […]

  • 12 November 2010

    With California’s government facing a reported $25 billion deficit, San Clemente City Council members had to be cautious Wednesday as they… By Fred Swegles (ocregister) [mappress] Source: ocregister, November 12, 2010;

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar adopted the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework for enabling the private sector to invest in the transportation sector. At the 11th National Council of Transport in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the Minister restated the Government’s enormous investment in dredging of the Lower Niger. He also stressed that considerable private […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast, Scot MacDonald MLC has just announced that coastal councils can apply for NSW Government funding for essential dredging projects under the “Rescuing Our Waterways” program. According to Mr MacDonald, the State Government recently announced an additional $6 million over four years for the program, as part of the NSW […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has announced an $83.6 million budget funding commitment towards management of the NSW coastline, including funding for the mitigation of future coastal risks and hazards over the next five years. Planning Minister Rob Stokes and Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian said that the funds would support local councils to increase the resilience of coastal communities, […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $44 million Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project has taken an important step forward with the completion of Stage One dredging and scour protection works. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that Stage One involved dredging the port and the construction and installation of 4000 square meters of scour protection which would safeguard the wharf […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    JULONG, a Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering vessels and platforms, has delivered a cutter suction dredger to the Chinese government. This 16 inch cutter suction dredger, with suction and discharge pipe of 400mm and a 2000m/hr pump capacity, is equipped with one set of 1000HP Cummins engine. The dredging machine was delivered with a 2000m […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Dr. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labor, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in improvements at Thornbury Harbor that will benefit local users.  The project will consist of the replacement of floating wharves and finger piers. These improvements will ensure recreational boaters who use the facility continue to have a place […]

  • 10 August 2010

    The government has designated two mega-ports as “International Freight Strategic Ports,” which are to receive high-priority in budget … (hellenicshippingnews) [mappress] Source: hellenicshippingnews, August 10, 2010;

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Regional Minister for PEI and MP for Egmont, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada has awarded a $1.8 million contract through a public tendering process to Gaudette’s Transit Mix Ltd for a major harbor infrastructure project that will be carried out over two years at Tignish […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Business development

    The McGowan Government has allocated $7 million to help solve access issues at the Carnarvon Fascine as part of the $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan. The funding will see immediate measures implemented to assist with access to the fascine, a long standing issue for Carnarvon residents and visitors. The $7 million will also go towards […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Around 100 homes and 45 businesses in Beaumaris are set to benefit from a £1.2 million coastal flood defense scheme, the Minister for Natural Resources, Carl Sargeant announced yesterday. The coastal works will include a new 250m concrete core and upgrades to over 660m of existing walls. The Welsh Government will provide £568,758 of the […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ageing sea defenses at Porthcawl’s town beach are set for a £3 million refurbishment following news that Welsh Government has approved a funding bid from Bridgend County Borough Council. The work will establish a new terraced design with a sand-coloured surface, and will ensure that 260 seafront properties and businesses worth millions of pounds, including […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Re-elected Marikina City Mayor Del De Guzman has vowed to keep disaster risk reduction, education and employment as his top priorities on his second term as local chief executive. De Guzman took his oath of office Sunday before Judge Lorna Chua-Cheng, the executive judge of Marikina Regional Trial Court at the Marikina Convention Center, Barangay […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government is seeking registrations of interest to participate in the first stage of potential development of new export coal terminal capacity at the Port of Abbot Point. Acting Premier Jeff Seeney said the Newman Government was committed to improving the coordination of infrastructure development in Queensland. “The export coal sector is a critical […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a flood protection scheme for Hawick is a step closer after Scottish Borders Councilors approved the final outline design of the project. The decision taken at council meeting on Thursday, March 2, means that the publication of the scheme can now take place in April 2017. Upon the publication, there will be […]

  • 13 February 2010

    The government has sought from its development partners 89 percent of the total cost of $1.64 billion (Tk 11,473 crore) for the mega project of river dredging. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, February 13, 2010;

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council will receive more than £2 million of special financial assistance from the Scottish Government to help deal with the damage caused by last year’s unprecedented storms. Local authorities in the north east also received more than £10 million funding this financial year to take forward priority flood protection schemes in their areas. Finance […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told the parliament yesterday that the government would procure 23 dredgers, 4 amphibian dredgers, survey vessel, tug boat and crane boat to ensure navigation on inland waterways across the country. “The government already procured 11 dredgers and conducted sand quarry in 1,000 km rivers to ensure smooth navigation for water transports […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, today announced that the NSW Government has chosen Merimbula as the site for a new offshore artificial reef. “The Merimbula reef is one of five offshore artificial reefs DPI will deploy over the next three years,” said Mr. Blair. “Over 50 different species of fish have been identified on […]