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  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Minot, North Dakota, officially broke ground on the Souris Valley flood protection project yesterday. John Hoeven, Senator for North Dakota, Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford and Col. Sam Calkins with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined local leaders to celebrate groundbreaking on the first three phases of flood protection that will cost […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday announced that he has secured a provision in the Senate’s Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) that supports the construction of comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven’s legislation will allow flood control structures under the updated comprehensive flood protection plan for the Fargo-Moorhead region to be […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator John Hoeven recently spoke with Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Deputy Director Russ Vought, urging for the inclusion of the Red River Valley’s flood protection project in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget request. The senator stressed the significance of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issuing a permit for the […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday met with Office and Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Fargo-Moorhead leaders, including Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Hoeven arranged the meeting to secure funding for comprehensive flood protection for the Red River Valley in the Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 7th meeting with R.D. James, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, Senator John Hoeven urged the nominee, if confirmed, to help advance comprehensive flood protection in North Dakota. The senator introduced James to the flood study in the Minot region and the work to secure flood protection […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven advanced flood protection for the Red River Valley and a flood study for the Minot region earlier this week. He also secured support for the projects in meetings with Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Army Corps Chief of Engineers Lieutenant General Thomas P. Bostick and Office of […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven this week met with Congressman Mick Mulvaney, nominee to head the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and highlighted important priorities for North Dakota. OMB approval is required for Army Corps of Engineers’ projects, like permanent flood protection for Fargo-Moorhead and Minot. “OMB plays an important role in projects that make a […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday joined Col. Samuel Calkins, Commander of the USACE St. Paul District, as well as state and local leaders at the signing of the new Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. “Between the renegotiated Project Partnership Agreement with its $750 million federal funding […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven led a roundtable in Fargo this week with local leaders to plan the path forward for Fargo-Moorhead’s permanent flood protection project. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Hoeven wrote and secured language in the year-end funding bill authorizing and funding new construction activity that will help to advance flood protection […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven met last week with Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to impress on him the importance of comprehensive flood control for Minot and Ward County. The senator said it is vital that the general understands the importance of flood protection projects for the region and […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday convened a roundtable with local leaders from the Fargo-Moorhead region on efforts to advance comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven outlined provisions he recently secured to support flood control efforts, including in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water funding bill, which was passed by the Senate in June, and the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given permission to Drayton to permanently keep its earthen levee which is part of the city’s flood protection. Earlier this month, Hoeven secured a provision in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funding agreement to allow the city to keep the levee. “We […]

  • 16 July 2012

      In a conference call, Senator John Hoeven urged Omaha District Commander Col. Robert Ruch to address sandbars and other flow constrictions on the Missouri River ahead of next winter to prevent ice jams and potential flooding. Also on the call were the Omaha District’s Chief of Hydrologic Engineering John Remus, Chief of the Planning […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven, chairman of the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee and a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, yesterday announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development has awarded a $128,000 loan and $100,000 grant to the City of Marmarth. The funds will be used to restore the city’s levee, which was damaged […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven joined local officials in Fargo, ND, yesterday to dedicate the city’s new floodwall, the first complete portion of the federal flood protection project for the region. The $40 million project includes the floodwall and road realignments and was paid for with federal, state and local funding. The floodwall was added as a […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The bill for Fiscal Year 2016, which is on track to be passed by Congress later this week, will help communities in North Dakota build permanent flood protection projects. The bill includes funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s proposed budget for construction, and authorizes new studies and construction activity that will help to advance […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Diversion Authority Finance Committee Chair Fargo Commissioner Tony Grindberg, and Board Chair Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney yesterday thanked Sen. John Hoeven for his recent work to secure Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) financing for the FM Area Diversion Project. The Senator announced that the Project’s WIFIA application is now ready to be […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday convened a roundtable with local leaders from the Fargo-Moorhead region on efforts to advance comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven outlined provisions he recently secured to support flood control efforts, including in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water funding bill, which was passed by the Senate in June, and the […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mouse River Flood Protection Plan received a major boost April 16 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief of Engineers signed the Chief’s Report, endorsing the Corps’ Final Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment on this project. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, 54th Chief of Engineers and Commanding General for the Corps of Engineers, signed […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday hosted a meeting of federal, local and state leaders, including Governor Jack Dalrymple, to update the community on efforts to identify and mitigate if necessary existing problem points on the Missouri River that could cause ice jams and lead to flooding this winter. Hoeven and Dalrymple said last year’s record flooding […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Local, state and federal officials gathered yesterday to commemorate the fight against the floodwaters of 1997 and officially mark the beginning of construction on the FM Area Diversion Project. The site south of Horace will be the future location of the Diversion Inlet and Control Structure that marks the southern end of the Diversion Channel. […]

  • 22 October 2012

    The dredging project at the St John’s Harbour should start at the end of the winter cruise season in early 2013. Chairman of the St John’s Development Corporation (SJDC) Sylvester Browne stated: “It cannot be done before the season, but right after the season dies out, they can start the job. Cabinet has located the […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    ANSA Technologies Ltd, a subsidiary of the ANSA McAL Group, recently completed a major maintenance dredging contract for the Port of Antigua and Barbuda. The company executed this project with Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and R S Hydrographic Services, specialized in marine and hydrographic surveying. The scope of works included maintenance dredging of St John’s Harbor […]

  • 29 March 2011

    The first phase of the construction process to erect the new dock for the Montserrat ferry at the St John’s Harbour has hit a snag as… By Tameika Malone (antiguaobserver) [mappress] Source: antiguaobserver, March 29, 2011

  • 8 January 2013

    The dredging project at the St John’s Harbour is scheduled for this year, according to antiguaobserver.com. Public Works Minister Trevor Walker said: “Following concerns raised about the present depth of the seabed by captains of various cruise ships in Antigua, a hydrographic survey was done and it was established and determined that the levels of […]