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  • 26 September 2012

    A proposal to build a vital new shipping channel in Gladstone Harbour will be the subject of a rigorous environmental assessment after being declared a ‘significant project’ by the Queensland Coordinator-General. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney called for the public to comment on the project’s draft terms of […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government has awarded a contract of up to $615,000 for dredging work to maintain boating access into the Coffs Harbor inner areas, the Member for Coffs Harbor Gurmesh Singh said.  According to Mr Singh, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract following a competitive tender by the Department of […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Councillor Ian Miller, Leader of Perth & Kinross Council, has welcomed the announcement of the first tranche of grant funding from the Scottish Government towards the development of flood prevention schemes in the Perth & Kinross Council area over the next 6 years. The first instalment of the total grant of £18.06 million is £963,000, […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has committed $455,000 for navigational dredging of Yamba boat harbor to improve boating access, Clarence MP, Chris Gulaptis announced yesterday. “This important project will improve safe navigation for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Around 20,000 cubic meters of sand will be dredged from the channel and pumped […]

  • 6 September 2010

    The Manager, Calabar Free Port, Mr Ahmed Dandare has advised the Federal Government to restructure the ports in the coutry along … (compassnewspaper) [mappress] Source: compassnewspaper, September 6, 2010;

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $1.5 million for the Tamar River Recovery Plan Stage 2 under ‘the Improving Your Local Parks and Environment Program’. This builds on the work completed under the Federal Government’s last contribution of $2.5 million for Stage 1. “This funding will ensure that the vital work already completed in Stage […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ian Borg, the Government of Malta’s Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Capital Projects, and Aaron Farrugia, Parliamentary Secretary for European Funds and Social Dialogue, earlier this week toured the ongoing works for the construction of the Qrejten breakwater, in the locality of Marsaxlokk. According to local media, the breakwater will be 110 meters long and […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh, led by Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, recently visited Deltares in Delft to sign a Memorandum of Understanding. Deltares will be supporting the Ministry and their sub-ordinate institutes through capacity building, training and advice. Bangladesh faces a challenging future […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, announced federal funding for new technology development at the Port of Halifax. “A strong and efficient […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Senator Fabian Manning, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, was in Jerseyside yesterday to announce that the Government of Canada will invest $10.4 million in eight small craft harbour maintenance, repair, construction and dredging projects in Newfoundland and Labrador. This investment will support the following major projects: Wharf reconstruction […]

  • 30 November 2010

    In its endeavour to boost the restoration of Jhelum- the lifeline of Kashmir- the State Government has started the process to procure … (greaterkashmir) [mappress] Source: greaterkashmir, November 30, 2010;

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A tender is expected to be advertised later this week seeking a contractor for the Penang River dredging work, according to the Fijian Minister for Waterways, Dr Mahendra Reddy. The Fiji Times reports that the Government of Fiji was looking at a comprehensive package – a three-year program for Rakiraki. “Immediately what we want is […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new five year monitoring plan for the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by the Commonwealth Government will provide unprecedented knowledge into the effectiveness of environmental watering. “Localised teams of experts from Australia’s leading regional universities and research institutions will undertake projects in key areas of Commonwealth environmental water delivery,” said Senator Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Audit Office has published its 2014 report on flood defense spending. It welcomes improvements in the way the Environment Agency is prioritizing its spending, including on flood defense maintenance, and how it achieves value for money. However, the report claims the underlying spending on flood defenses has gone down. On NAO’s funding claims, […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A recent funding bonanza is set to benefit local boaties, with MidCoast Council securing $1.3 million in NSW Government grants to deliver improvements to waterways across the MidCoast region, the council said in its latest release.  In the NSW Boating Now program, council’s Natural Systems team was successful earlier this year in applications for six different […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities, recently announced that the federal government will invest in modernizing the Port of Montreal and in the St. Lawrence navigation system, two important elements in the network that makes up Canada’s Continental Gateway. The Government of Canada is investing in projects that will optimize the […]

  • 11 January 2012

    From its massive ruins, floods and landslide- hit areas of Negros Oriental, the provincial leadership is now bracing for the worst to come…   By JUANCHO RODRIGUEZ (negroschronicle) [mappress] Source: negroschronicle, January 11, 2012;

  • 21 August 2012

    The Government has unveiled plans to revive the Itungu Port in Kyela District, Mbeya Region. The main reason for this is the Government’s intention to boost economic and social activities in the area. “We are committed to ensuring that we provide funding for this project,” said Mr Charles Tizeba, the deputy minister for Transport. [mappress] […]

  • 4 March 2011

    The Jigawa State government says it has taken measures to control the flooding predicted by the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET).   (234next) [mappress] Source: 234next, March 4, 2011  

  • 5 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SIX additional ports are to be built by the Federal Government along the lower River Niger in the Niger Delta region… Source: The Guardian, November 5, 2009;

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stockton Council has welcomed news that the Government has made an allocation of more than £10 million to pay for flood defences at Port Clarence and Lustrum Beck. Stockton Council and the Environment Agency submitted the bids for Flood Defence Grant in Aid funding to enable flood defence and alleviation work to be undertaken. The […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, yesterday confirmed the Government of Canada’s funding to clean up contaminated sediment at Randle Reef in Hamilton Harbour. Environment Canada will lead the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation Project in partnership with the Province of Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U. S. Steel […]

  • 19 November 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada is completing the final engineering work related to a major investment project at Tignish harbour. This is part of the $4 million in funding for small craft harbours across Prince Edward Island that was announced on September 3, 2013. “In […]

  • 26 September 2013

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada will undertake a study on dredging requirements and operational issues at Malpeque Harbour. “Since being reappointed as Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, I have heard the concerns of many stakeholders with regards to the ongoing issues that fishermen face when […]

  • 2 January 2012

      Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has said the government will buy 17 more dredgers in the next two years to restore navigability on the …   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, January 2, 2012; Image: biwta