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  • 19 September 2011

    The Philippine government is making headway in its efforts to clean up the country’s rivers, some of which are among the world’s dirtiest… By Kristine Liu (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source: xinhuanet, September 19, 2011

  • 27 February 2012

    Stratton Holdings Group recently entered into official negotiations to lease 3 (three) patented claims totaling 90 acres and an additional 1200 un-patented acres, which also include hydraulic mining areas for harvest. The property, in Greeley Hill, California, includes Hasloe Mine, Banderitta Mine, Texas Hill Mine and the Golden Keys Mine. Negotiations are being finalized once […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Government efforts to save the four rivers – Buriganga, Shitalakhya, Turag and Balu – flowing around the metropolis through restoring their navigability are yet to make any headway. Ceaseless dumping of wastes, haphazard dredging and encroachment on these rivers continue unabated. A recent survey on the wetland around Dhaka city says that all such lands […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flagler County Government has just released the latest update on their dunes restoration project, saying that the crews on Monday began shifting the works from Varn Park to the River-to-Sea Park, Palm Coast, Florida.  The northern portion of the park is closed but the southernmost portion remains open. Staff is now finishing the work […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    As contractors continue to move forward on four of Savannah Harbor Expansion Project’s (SHEP) environmental mitigation projects, a small team this week made headway on another front – the proposed fish passage near Augusta. Engineers and divers inspected the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam, November 15 and 16, as part of an annual inspection […]

  • 13 September 2011

    As another federal budget battle gears up, funding for South Carolina’s port projects are again being sought.   By Gina Vasselli (thesunnews) [mappress] Source: thesunnews, September 13, 2011

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Nathan Deal yesterday hailed the U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a “critical victory” in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor, Georgia’s No. 1 economic development project. Senate and White House approval of this bipartisan legislation is expected to follow soon. “This landmark legislation will update an […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Dredging work has been carried out as part of a major initiative to deepen a channel used by leisure boats in Walton Backwaters. Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) organised the operation west of Stone Point over two days and initial survey results indicate it has been successful.Further surveys will be required to cover a wider area […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Aqaba Container Terminal, the world’s gateway to Jordan and beyond, held on Monday the 24th of September a roundtable event, during which it shared its latest developments regarding the berth expansion project, post Eid operations, and its strategic future plans. Hosted at the Intercontinental Hotel Amman, the event saw the attendance of representatives, captain, and […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wallingford Group, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for impacts to waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a box culvert in Wallingford, Connecticut. The work is in Padens Brook, at 59 and 65 North Plains Highway in Wallingford. Padens Brook is a direct tributary […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Phase 1 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston and Brookline, Mass., will be constructed under the terms of a $30,961,340.00 contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Charter Environmental of Boston, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Officials from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the city of Boston, the town of Brookline and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers broke ground on Oct. 10 on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass. “The overall project objectives are to reduce flood risk and […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    During the last week of October, 2012, the passage of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean, while well offshore of the St. Lucie Plant site, caused high seas and significant erosion of the protective dune along the shoreline of the FPL’s property. Specifically, the erosion destroyed a newly constructed dune built as part of headwall […]

  • 28 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is about to hold a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 31, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center in Hobe Sound. According to the Corps, the […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Geosyntec engineers and scientists specializing in water and natural resources conservation and restoration will be among the presenters at the 11th Annual Headwaters to Ocean (H2O) Conference, set for May 28-30 in San Diego, California. Each year’s H2O conference presents a range of information relating to the preservation and remediation of impacted sites affecting the […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is calling on bidders for its proposed P49.9-million project to dredge the Marikina River downstream of Rosario Weir in Pasig City, reports philstar.com. Marikina River is a river in eastern Metro Manila, Philippines. It is a tributary of Pasig River with headwaters located in the Sierra Madre Mountains in […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Public comments are encouraged by Jan. 3 on a proposal for streambed maintenance and riprap installation at bridges and culverts along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, reports dailyinterlake. A number of culverts and bridges along Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road, including the historic Logan Creek Bridge, are located where high water and flooding occur […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is investing $10 million this year in 27 new high-priority watersheds and 13 existing projects that will help improve water quality in the Mississippi River basin. This investment is part of a commitment of $100 million over four years to address critical water quality concerns […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is nearing completion of a £15.3 million flood alleviation scheme to reduce the risk of flooding from Salmons Brook in north London. The scheme will be formally opened soon by Amanda Nobbs, Chair of the Thames Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. Parts of Edmonton and Enfield have historically had a high risk […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public safety funding announced in February 2016, the Province of British Columbia is committing $200,000 in funding toward a flood mitigation project in the Central Okanagan that will help protect against flooding in the Lower Mission neighbourhood of Kelowna. Minister of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations, Steve Thomson, said: “By investing […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Friday, January 30 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Kimbell Center at Jonathan Dickinson State Park. The Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project aims to restore and sustain the overall quantity, quality, timing, […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Wednesday, March 30 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound. The Loxahatchee […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The owners of Falls Creek Farm, a horse boarding and training facility and farm located in Sterling, Conn., have agreed to restore and create 11.3 acres of wetlands to settle claims by the United States that wetlands were illegally filled and altered during construction of a private golf course and other modifications to their property. […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Thursday, March 19 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center in Hobe Sound. The Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project seeks to restore, sustain, and reconnect […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host a general scoping meeting this week to gather input for Feasibility Studies for the Upper Barataria Basin Coastal Storm Risk Management and The Amite River and Tributaries-Comprehensive Study East of the Mississippi River, Louisiana. This study will investigate coastal storm damage risk from tidal surges, […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), yesterday criticized President Obama’s FY2016 budget for diminishing resources for flood control and navigation projects, even while increasing funding for regulatory and other programs government-wide. At a Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee hearing Wednesday to review the FY2016 budget requests for the Army Corps of Engineers and the […]