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  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Governor Tom Wolf’s Administration yesterday announced grant funding to implement the Muncy Creek Streambank Restoration and Protection Project located in Hughesville Borough and Wolf Township, Lycoming County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a 2019 Growing Greener grant award of $327,284 to the Lycoming County Commissioners for the work. The project will […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced his strategic plan for sustained management, maintenance and development of the Port of Philadelphia. The governor outlined his plan while standing on an undeveloped parcel of the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, located at the eastern tip of the Navy Yard. He was joined by Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) Chairman Jerry […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf announced yesterday that the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has developed a shortlist of potential developers for the Southport Marine Terminal Complex at the Port of Philadelphia. “This announcement represents a vital step in our plan to ensure a timely and responsible development of the Southport Marine Terminal,” Governor Wolf said. “My […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced $2.7 million in new state investments to the Erie Western PA Port Authority designed to spur economic development through the Port of Erie. “These investments reflect my administration’s commitment to spurring the ongoing revitalization efforts in Erie and the growth of its economy,” Governor Wolf said. “We want to work […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey yesterday joined federal, state, and local leaders in celebration of the recent arrival of the first two super post-Panamax cranes at PhilaPort, celebrating another major milestone spurred by the governor’s port development plan. “My administration is working hard to invest critical dollars in improvements at PhilaPort, so that […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Governor Tom Wolf and Senator Bob Casey are openly showing their support for the $300 million Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia. Yesterday, during Gov. Wolf visit to Philadelphia, elected officials and stakeholders talked and exchanged ideas about the comprehensive investment program at the port which was announced in November. According to Gov. Wolf, by investing more than $300 […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the port’s $392 million Main Channel Deepening Project approaches 100% completion, cargo volumes in The Port of Philadelphia are surging. In 2017, container cargoes grew by 19%, leading all ports on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard. The growth is especially significant since the port is busy implementing its $300 million capital improvement plan. “We have […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released their Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan which allocated $29.25 million towards to the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, the Port of Philadelphia (PhilaPort) informs.  That money, combined with the $33 million that Congress approved earlier in the month, represents the final federal appropriations to complete the […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Idreco delivered the dredger for the company Fa. Markus WolfKieswerk & Transporte member of the Holcim France group. This ISD 350 has an underwater pump and engine with a suction depth of 26 meters. The dredger is equipped with our PK 350 pump driven by our electric direct drive system with a 315 KW motor. […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The South Carolina Senate voted unanimously yesterday to override the governor’s veto of a resolution that will reverse DHEC’s disastrous decision to award permits to the state of Georgia for port expansion. DHEC made its decision in spite of objections of both the environmentalist and business communities. Members of the Senate Republican Caucus reacted to […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Kansas Water Office (KWO) announced yesterday that the first phase of dredging at John Redmond Reservoir is complete. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) began dredging operations this past May. The project is the first of its kind in the nation with a non-federal entity dredging sediment from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday visited Ocean County’s Cattus Island Park in Toms River to announce a comprehensive action plan for Barnegat Bay and that the state will provide $20 million to ensure the continued recovery of the Bay.  “From the very beginning of my administration I have […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory has named Tom Adams of Brunswick County the next chairman of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors. “We look forward to Tom Adams’ leadership as he takes on this new role within the Board, and we trust in his ability to advance the goals of the North Carolina State […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Gov. Nikki Haley yesterday vetoed an act protecting SC’s waterways & economic interests. Approved by a 111-0 House vote & then by a 37-0 Senate vote, the act: – Acknowledges DHEC violated existing 2007 state law, issuing an invalid dredging permit when it bypassed the approval of the Savannah River Maritime Commission – Reaffirmed laws […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In this video the Aquatic Solutions UK Truxor Amphibious Machine is using a clamshell bucket for silt removal and silt dredging. Driven with care and with its minimal ground pressure, damage to riverbanks and sensitive areas can be minimised making the Truxor  ideal for working on golf courses, nature reserves and public parks where larger, […]

  • 16 April 2012

    As vanguardngr.com reports, the Federal Government has concluded arrangements to commence the dredging of the Calabar Channel to enable bigger ships berth at the Calabar Port Complex. Senator Idris Umar, Minister of Transport, who disclosed this to Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State during a courtesy call in Calabar, said the procurement exercise for […]

  • 18 May 2012

    JAXPORT CEO Paul Anderson was one of 25 business leaders from around the U.S. participating in an economic roundtable discussion led by Governor Rick Scott and Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolis. Anderson took the opportunity to thank the governor and senate president for their leadership in promoting port infrastructure investment during the last two Florida […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott signed into law HB 7065, which provides $32 million, annually, in state funding for the Governor’s $880 million long-term Everglades restoration plan. The $32 million is an historic step forward in restoring America’s Everglades by improving water quality and water flow. The Governor signed the bill as part of a ceremony at […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District took steps recently to lay the groundwork for the 2014 Legislative Session. The District submitted the Fountain Lake Restoration Project to Minnesota Management and Budget (MMB) to be considered for Governor Mark Dayton’s 2014 bonding bill. The District is asking for $7.5 million for the project. “This is the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Yesterday, the S.C. House voted 111-1 to override the Governor’s veto of an act protecting state’s waterways and economic interests. The measure now goes to the Senate where, by a 2/3 override vote of that body, it can become state law. First approved by a 111-0 House vote and then by a 37-0 Senate vote, […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials celebrated the completion of the Hatchery Creek Restoration Project below Wolf Creek Dam during a dedication ceremony last week. The ceremony was held for a 21-month stream and wetland mitigation project that triples the length of the stream and prevents sedimentation pollution from making its way into the Cumberland River. The Kentucky Department of […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the start of construction work on the small boat harbor breakwall and southern revetment, which is the next phase of the multi-million dollar transformation of Buffalo Harbor State Park. The $3.76 million breakwall and revetment redesign is phase two of the $15 million in improvements provided through the Governor‘s Buffalo […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced a plan for the Great Kills Harbor dredging project. This cleanup program will include maintenance dredging of the Federal Navigation channel at Great Kills Harbor, with subsequent placement of the dredged material along the designated down-drift beach at Wolfe’s Pond Park, Staten Island. The work […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On February 7, Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder released his proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which begins Oct. 1, 2013. Included in the governor’s budget recommendations is $21 million for dredging harbors which is critical to Michigan’s boating, tourism, and shipping industries, and Michigan’s port communities around the state. The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) commends […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bill Johnson, chairman of the Florida Ports Council and the director of PortMiami, was recognized by Governor Rick Scott at yesterday’s State of the State address during his remarks about the importance of Florida’s ports to economic development. The governor commended Johnson for building jobs at PortMiami. Bill Johnson said, “Governor Scott’s longstanding commitment to […]