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  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Minister, Carl Sargeant, officially opened phase two of the Borth coastal defense works last week, which aims to better protect over 400 homes, as well as vital rail infrastructure and local road links in the area. The Minister inspected the second phase of the work, which has extended the defense from the northern limit […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Welsh Government is making nearly three quarters of a million pounds available to help reduce the risk of flooding to homes and businesses in Little Haven. The funding, announced yesterday by the Welsh Government, will contribute 85% towards the cost of construction of the flood alleviation scheme, a grant value of £729,348 towards the […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Cabinet has granted approval to allocate Rs.1000 million to proceed with the special flood control work program for the year 2012 initiated by the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation & Development Corporation under the direction of Secretary Defence & Urban Development,. The Government of Sri Lanka (GoSL) has launched an ambitious program of economic and […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new charity to look after England and Wales’ network of 200-year old canals and rivers will be given over £1 billion of Government help to give it the best possible start, Environment Minister Richard Benyon, announced today. This unprecedented funding for a new charity paves the way for the launch of the new Canal […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The Abiola Ajimobi administration has begun work on 43 rivers and streams in the 33 local government areas in Oyo State, according to The Nation. Alhaji Wasiu Dauda, the Commissioner for Environment and Habitat, said: “The present administration has deemed it fit to expand the streams as they can no longer contain the volume of […]

  • 16 December 2011

    The Provincial Government has purchased a brand new dredger from an American company. The  Government will pay $1 million for this piece of equipment, said Negros Occidental Governor Alfredo Marañon Jr. “The local Government units (LGUs) here can benefit from the services of the dredger in clearing waterways and mitigating the impact of heavy rains”, […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Government has considered the views put to it by the Development and Planning Commission in relation to the proposed reclamation in Marina Bay which was originally proposed as a car park for the Sunborn Hotel project. Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia and Environment Minister Dr John Cortes have met […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The Musa Aman-led government’s decision to grant Sabah Economic Development Corporation (Sedco) the exclusive right to manage… (freemalaysiatoday) [mappress] Source: freemalaysiatoday, February 13, 2012

  • 26 June 2012

    The Mozambican government approved Strategy for Integrated Transport Development is currently underway in Mozambique along with some work on the country’s larger ports, macauhub.com reports. The works included in the project are dredging of the access channel and manoeuvring basin at the port of Beira, construction of the coal terminal and the ocean dredger with […]

  • 26 October 2010

    The government spent more than P1 billion for the river clearing projects of Arroyo administration allies before the May 10 national … (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, October 26, 2010

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government has moved to update a key plan for the Great Barrier Reef to reflect its proactive approach to protecting the Reef and address UNESCO’s concerns about the protection of the state’s single biggest natural asset. Minister for the Great Barrier Reef, Dr Steven Miles said that the new Queensland government had already acted […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The Queensland Government has reaffirmed its support for the Great Barrier Reef announcing all financial commitments for improving its water quality are on track to be delivered. Premier Campbell Newman said the Government was dedicated to restoring the Reef’s health. “The Great Barrier Reef is a Queensland icon, worth around $5 billion a year to […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hon. Greg Hunt, Minister for the Environment has issued orders for the creation of regulations for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to put an end to the dumping of capital dredge material in the Marine Park once and for all. This fulfills the historic pledge made in November 2014 at the World Parks […]

  • 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. […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dutch government has presented its master plan for a complete reinforcement of the 32 km long closure dam, the Afsluitdijk. The reinforcement is necessary as the seaside slope of the 80 years old closure dam is no longer strong enough to meet flood safety standards. The master plan also includes construction of a 5 km […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Georgia will begin procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Anaklia Development Consortium and the government. According to a statement released by Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, the Georgian government decided to launches procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Consortium and the Georgian government on October […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of two key Tweed waterways, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest announced today.  Mr Humphries said that the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the Rescuing our Waterways […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of the Brunswick Heads waterway, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Ballina Don Page announced today. Mr Humphries said the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest $69,500 in a project at Skinners Cove Harbor. The work will involve emptying the containment cell that holds dredged material in order to accommodate the dredging planned for the spring. Dredging the channel ensures that […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $550,000 in six small craft harbors in Quebec in order to ensure they continue to operate safely and securely. This investment is in addition to the $10.3 million investment announced last August for maintenance, repair, construction and dredging […]

  • 10 November 2009

    Ports are to be fast-tracked through the planning process, and the framework for new port development was published yesterday in the draft ports National Policy Statement (NPS). Source: New Civil Engineer, November 10, 2009;

  • 12 March 2013

    The Lagos State Government on Monday said it had licenced 25 companies to dredge creeks within the state. Mr Adesegun Oniru, the Commissioner for Waterfront and Infrastructural Development announced this in an interactive session with newsmen in Ikeja. Oniru, who spoke against the backdrop of illegal dredging within the state, said that over 120 companies […]