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  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) and Greenwich Terminals, LLC, operators of PRPA’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal, hosted yesterday at the Port U.S. Senator Patrick Toomey and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker. Senator Toomey and Secretary Pritzker arrived at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal to participate in a roundtable discussion followed by […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Indian government plans to sell a 5% stake in state-run Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), the country’s largest dredging company. This move is part of the central government’s efforts to raise revenue as it scrambles to meet part of a near $10 billion share sale target by 31 March, when the current fiscal year […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk–Interlake, on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that approximately $7.5 million will be invested across the province to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at harbors in Manitoba. In Gimli, the local harbor will undergo reconstruction of the concrete deck on the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Fabian Manning, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced last week that the Government of Canada is investing in a harbor improvement project at Harbor Grace, Newfoundland and Labrador. The project consists of the extension of a finger pier wharf to create a protected area for larger fishing vessels, […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced a 10-year flood protection strategy designed to protect more than 10,000 homes. The plan is the result of grant funding totaling £420 million and follows an agreement reached between the Scottish Government and COSLA. “Earlier this year I saw first-hand the devastating effects of mother nature as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast – has just announced that the NSW Government will provide $600,000 for dredging works at the Entrance channel. In the release he said that this funding is required to be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Central Coast Council, allowing for a $1.2 million project. According to […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The UK is set to be amongst the best prepared nations for the implications of climate change following publication of a groundbreaking study into the threats the country faces. The Climate Change Risk Assessment (CCRA) highlights the top 100 challenges to the UK and their economy of a changing climate and provides the most compelling […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Government of Maguindanao is about to start a major dredging project that will save low-lying communities in Maguindanao and nearby provinces from floods. The project, set to begin by the end of the month, involves the dredging of the 220,000-hectare Liguasan marshland, also known as Maguindanao marshland. The project will mitigate flooding that has […]

  • 3 November 2010

    Government has procured two dredges for clearing water ways at a cost of K7 billion. The machines, which have been purchased from Finland… (znbc) [mappress] Source: znbc, November 3, 2010;

  • 1 September 2011

    The Lagos State government has pleaded with the Federal Government to assist the state to construct an effective Atlantic Ocean shoreline…   By Femi Akinola (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, September 1, 2011;

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The NSW Government’s Soil Conservation Service specialist staff were engaged recently by the Northern Beaches Council to construct the 250m rock revetment seawall in front of the Collaroy Beach carpark. The Collaroy area suffered extensive erosion damage in the June 2016 east coast low swells and is threatened by further erosion events. This infrastructure […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is calling out the politics being played on the waterways by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch. “We waited five months for the NSW Government to approve a funding grant to support the Central Coast Council’s dredging program, an announcement that was made […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shellharbour City Mayor and former Lake Illawarra Estuary Committee Chair, Cr Marianne Saliba, has welcomed a $15,000 contribution towards funding a Lake Illawarra dredging study to improve boating access, Shellharbour City Council reported today.  The money is from the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, with Shellharbour City Council providing matching funding to allow for $30,000 in […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Member for Bass, Andrew Nikolic, has announced that a re-elected Turnbull Government would provide $250,000 to extend Launceston’s system of flood levees to Newstead. The Turnbull Government’s $250,000 commitment will be matched by Launceston City Council, for a total investment of $500,000. “When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited Launceston to inspect flood damage two weeks […]

  • 1 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced an investment of $7.2 million to support improvement projects at three small craft harbours in New Brunswick. This investment is part of the regular program funding for small craft harbours across Canada in 2014-2015. The major projects that are receiving funding include: – The multiyear […]

  • 8 November 2011

    The Mozambican government will analyse the environmental impact of using the Zambezi River to transport coal mined in Tete province, as sugg… (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, November 8, 2011

  • 2 November 2010

    The Saudi government has allocated SR650m ($174m) for the development of east Jeddah which was hit by floods which killed 123 people and … (constructionweekonline) [mappress] Source: constructionweekonline, November 2, 2010;

  • 5 May 2010

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said the government has decided to purchase three dredgers for dredging the river to maintain navigability. [mappress] Source: nation, May 5, 2010;

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on a flood alleviation scheme to protect residents and businesses in Llanberis, Gwynedd, after £1.3 million of grant funding was approved by the Welsh Government. Environment Minister, Hannah Blythyn, announced the funding during a visit to the area to see the work already underway through the scheme, which will reduce the risk […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coalition Government is boosting support for the Great Barrier Reef with the announcement of $1 million funding for the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership (GHHP). The Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership is a forum to bring together parties to work towards the highest environmental standards for Gladstone Harbour. “We are working with the Queensland Government on […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal and Provincial Governments of Canada will invest over $100,000 in the Town of Springdale allowing the town to carry out further studies for its proposed marina development project. The studies will provide additional data to support the feasibility study and engineering plan completed in 2015 and strengthen the town’s decision-making process on the proposed development. Scott Simms, Member […]

  • 5 October 2010

    The government is going to allow export of sand and soil from Bangladesh. “Sand Quarry and Soil Management Bill-2010”, which will open the… (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, October 5, 2010;

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hydromax Commercial Diving and Salvage Corporation, a private construction firm involved in underwater projects, has revealed its fear of losing one of Davao City’s gateway if government fails to rehabilitate the Sta. Ana Wharf, whose foundations could crumble after years of neglect. Dr. Albert Pingoy, president and CEO of Hydromax, said that the Sta. Ana Wharf has […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Chatham-Kent-Essex, Dave Van Kesteren, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday an investment by the Government of Canada in maintenance of the Wheatley Harbor. “The continued use of Wheatley Harbor by commercial and recreational fishermen is vital to our community,” said Dave Van Kesteren. […]