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  • 5 March 2010
    Research & Development

    Projects like Dubai’s “The World” will cause untold damage of shoreline erosion and habitat loss. So do modern ports, threatening endangered species. But there are solutions, says US expert… Source: Green Prophet, March 5, 2010

  • 14 December 2011

    The Newport Beach City Council is expected to contribute $2.5 million toward a federal dredging project of Lower Newport Bay… By SEAN GREENE (ocregister) [mappress] Source: ocregister, December 14, 2011

  • 6 September 2011

      Area Congressmen Gene Green and Pete Olson emphasized that the Port of Houston and Houston Ship Channel are the key to boosting growth of… By Mary Alys Cherry (yourhoustonnews) [mappress] Source: yourhoustonnews, September 6, 2011;

  • 15 November 2010

    State engineers and members of the water commission panned a proposed $750,000 study for a dam on the Upper Green River, saying the proposed… By Cory Hatch (deseretnews) [mappress] Source: deseretnews, November 16, 2010;

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that, after his push, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has dropped their objection to the Staten Island Bluebelt expansion project to get underway. The Bluebelt expansion project recently received $7.5 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) after another push by Senator Schumer. […]

  • 30 January 2012

    When Ports of Auckland chews off another section of the prized Waitemata Harbour, it expects a long, costly battle to prove its green …   By Isaac Davison (nzherald) [mappress] Source: nzherald, January 30, 2012;

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mammoth Cave National Park has filed an application with the Energy and Environment Cabinet to modify the ferry landings at the Green River ferry crossing to allow for ferry operation in low water conditions. Fill material will be placed periodically at the ends of the concrete ferry landing at each river bank, and minor dredging […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Plans to construct flood walls at an industrial estate in Mytholmroyd to provide better protection for both businesses and residents have been approved by Calderdale Flood Recovery and Resilience Partnership Board, reports the Environment Agency. They have given the go ahead for walled defenses at Greenhill Industrial Estate as part of the £30m Mytholmroyd Flood […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted permission for a major dredging scheme at Dublin Port. The permission, granted on Tuesday, September 13th, clears the final hurdle for the proposed new cruise liner terminal for the city. According to EPA, the proposed capital dredging scheme will extend from the North Wall Quay Extension in the River Liffey Channel to […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME has just confirmed its order for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers to enhance its fleet. Built according to a ‘green’ design, the two vessels will have a ‘Green Passport’ and a ‘Clean Design’ notation. The ships will be equipped with ‘dual fuel’ engines and LNG tanks, ensuring compliance with all of the international […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy, Josh Frydenberg, has today given the green light to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbor project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor, […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry’s proactive mentality, according to IADC. “The December issue delves into the subject through articles on the following aspects: a methodology for the sustainable development of ports, […]

  • 2 September 2011

    The Downtown Green Lake Renewal Project will announce today afternoon whether enough money has been raised to begin the Deacon Mills Park… By Aaron Becker (riponpress) [mappress] Source: riponpress, September 2, 2011;

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    P.H. Glatfelter Company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to reimburse past U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) costs to clean up PCBs in the Fox River. Glatfelter is also agreeing to take on responsibility for long-term monitoring and maintenance activities required by EPA. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP is joining this settlement and agreeing to minor adjustments […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Greens motion to stop sediment dumping in the Great Barrier Reef has passed the Senate today. “With two days of sitting left, Labor has belatedly decided that allowing the big mining companies to dump sediment in the Great Barrier Reef is a bad idea,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “This sudden […]

  • 9 July 2013

       The Australian Greens are urging Environment Minister Butler to reject the dredging and dumping proposal for the Abbot Point coal port expansion before the election, after he deferred a decision on the project today. “The Abbot Point coal port expansion would see up to 3 million cubic metres of sediment dumped in our precious […]

  • 7 March 2010

    Sea level rise creates new business opportunity and “green jobs” that we’ll see more of, borne from the effects of climate change, as sea levels rise. The first floating island has just been commissioned this week by the sinking island nation of the Maldives, from Dutch Docklands… [mappress] Source: Clean Technica, March 7, 2010

  • 5 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020).   MTCC Wins Himmafushi Dredging Contract The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has won a contract for the K. Himmafushi Harbor – Phase 2 Project.   PHOTO: Fresh Green Jacket for […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Senate has passed the Greens’ order for production of documents today to establish whether the Environment Minister was aware of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s internal warnings against approving the Abbot Point coal port expansion. Documents released under Freedom of Information show the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority internally found the […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Greens congratulated the Royal Bank of Scotland on their recent decision not to finance the Abbot Point coal port expansion, coming just before the World Heritage Committee is due to decide the fate of the Great Barrier Reef. “The Royal Bank of Scotland joins Deutsche Bank and HSBC in announcing that they will […]

  • 6 January 2010

    YORK, Maine —The Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine, where tankers turn, according to Robert Green, an environmental specialist with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in Portland. The Army Corps has applied to the DEP to move an estimated 100,000 to 250,000 cubic yards of the material […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. EPA have announced a major settlement that requires NCR Corporation to complete the cleanup projects at Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River and Green Bay Site. An enormous amount of cleanup and natural resource restoration work has already been done in the area under a […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The federal and Queensland governments’ new agreement to hand federal environment protection powers to the state government, reported on today, will devastate the state’s natural assets, say the Australian Greens. “So much of Queensland’s iconic environment has been deemed to have national significance, like our Great Barrier Reef and our ancient rainforests, and for more […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Minister of Transport Galal Mustafa said the government approved a project to dig a side canal to East of Port Said harbor. The new waterway, with a 9-Kms length 18.5-meters depth will cost around EGP510 million, he said on Sunday 19/2/2012. The new canal will allow handling giant container ships, he added. Port Said lies […]

  • 13 May 2011

    Amid protests by Opposition parties, non-governmental organisations like Forum for Better Visakha (FBV)… (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, May 13, 2011;

  • 7 May 2012

    The Queensland Greens say that the environment movement is buzzing with rumours of suppression of a University of Queensland study on Gladstone Harbour by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. ‘Last week we had the same denials and misleading statements on the state of the harbour from Campbell Newman as we saw from the […]