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  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch, has announced that emergency dredging works on the Ettalong Channel started last week (June 25). “The NSW Government has committed to substantial emergency dredging of the Ettalong Channel to ensure it is safe and accessible for all waterway users,” said Mr Crouch. According to him, this $660,000 project […]

  • 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

  • 29 September 2011

    A Belgian firm is seeking P4 billion in damages from the Philippine government after suing it for scrapping the P18.7-billion Laguna Lake…   By MARVYN N. BENANING (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, September 29, 2011;

  • 17 December 2010

    The Terengganu government has established a task force to monitor activities relating to sand dredging in the state to prevent incidences of… By R.S.N.MURALI (thestar) [mappress] Source: thestar, December 17, 2010;

  • 27 December 2010

    Victoria’s Coalition Government wants to turn Hastings into a container port to ease the burden on the busy Port of Melbourne… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, December 27, 2010;

  • 11 November 2010

    Government has procured two dredging machines from Finland at the cost of K7 billion for the rehabilitation and maintenance of canals and… (zambia24) [mappress] Source: zambia24, November 11, 2010;

  • 26 July 2010

    Thousands of tonnes of sand will be put back on to eroded beaches at Blairgowrie, Rosebud and Rye as part of the State Government’s beach renourishment program. The beaches will be back in top shape by summer, the Department of Sustainability and Environment said. Work started at Blairgowrie Beach last week to dredge 10,000 cubic […]

  • 3 May 2013

    HM Government of Gibraltar announces that major coastal protection and beach regeneration works will shortly be carried out in Sandy Bay beach following extensive engineering studies of the coastal processes affecting the beach. The works will entail the construction of offshore coastal defences in the form of curved groynes at each end of Sandy Bay. […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The Bangladesh government has announced the plan that will ensure smooth navigability on the important river routes in the country. This capital development plan includes the massive dredging program on 53 rivers which will cost about Tk 18.74 billion, according to thefinancialexpress-bd.com. As soon as the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) receives the nod […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The County Government of Uasin Gishu, one of the 47 counties of Kenya, received a new Watermaster Class IV amphibious dredging machine last week. During the launching ceremony, Uasin Gishu Governor, Jackson Mandago, said that this piece of equipment will be used to clean large dams across the county. Mandago also added that the purchase […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The management of one of Western Australia’s most valuable assets has received another boost with $1 million in State Government funding available in the next financial year to help local coastal managers to sustainably manage their stretch of coastline. Calling for submissions for funding in the latest round of the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada yesterday announced maintenance and repairs to Anse-Bleue Harbor aimed to improve services and benefit the local economy. The Honorable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Serge Cormier, Member of Parliament for Acadie-Bathurst, unveiled plans for the construction of a new containment cell to house materials […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $47 million in small craft harbor improvement projects across Nova Scotia this year. Small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Homes, businesses and farmland from Lancashire to Essex will be better protected from floods by a six-year £2.3 billion flood defense program announced by the government. This first ever long-term investment program will protect over 300,000 properties, reduce flood risk by 5% and save the economy £2.7 billion by 2021. The lifetime benefits of this […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has welcomed Commonwealth endorsement of the state’s long-term plan to preserve the Great Barrier Reef. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Federal Government approval recognizes Queensland’s planning and development framework is effective in protecting the Great Barrier Reef, while ensuring the continued prosperity of […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has called on environmental groups and organisations to stop peddling misinformation regarding the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the deceitful campaigns are an attack on Queensland’s reputation and harmful to jobs. “These alarmist claims are doing nothing but muddying the waters around the real threats […]

  • 3 May 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan has informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Cargo Traffic handled at Major and Minor ports over the last three years has been increased. The details are as follows: He further stated that the Government is taking the following steps […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Central Government has taken various steps to increase Inland Water Transport (IWT) including development of National Waterways and providing the required inland water transport infrastructure. Further, for development of waterways of North Eastern Region, there is a central sector plan scheme under which 100% grant is provided by the Ministry of Shipping to the […]

  • 24 May 2010

    Murchison Metals Limited announced that the government of Western Australia has included funding for the development of Oakajee Port in…   [mappress] Source: steelguru, May 24, 2010;

  • 27 January 2010

    AUTHORITIES have temporarily suspended three Kampot province dredging operations for sand to export, a local official confirmed on Tuesday, but confusion remains over the exact reason… [mappress] Source: Phnom Phen Post, January 27, 2010;

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Okinawan chapter of Japan’s Defense Ministry has started constructing seawalls to surround an area in a coastal region on the island for the controversial relocation of a U.S. military base amid uproar from local residents, Xinhua reports. The Okinawa Defense Bureau launched full-scale operations to build seawalls around a site to be filled with […]