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  • 18 March 2014

    The Lake Improvement Association announced it is seeking nominations from its members and the public to name the new dredge currently being built for Grand Lake St. Marys. Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Brian Miller has honored the LIA by allowing the non-profit organization to suggest a name for the dredge, which will […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]

  • 5 April 2011

    Lake Improvement Association (LIA) members, who met Saturday morning heard updates on the lake, as well as a message from another guest… By MICHELLE STEIN (wapakdailynews) [mappress] Source: wapakdailynews, April 5, 2011    

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host two open houses this week to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East protects an 111,700-acre area including parts of Alton, East […]

  • 22 September 2011

    The Port of Seattle last week welcomed China’s Minister of Transport, Li Shenglin, a delegation of Ministry of Transport officials, Chinese Consul General staff, and COSCO America’s new President Liu Hanbo. The delegation visit from a high government official of China is rare, and a welcome surprise for the port. “China is the Port of […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The summarised activity results of the Ist half of 2013 demonstrated that investments of Port Authority to the port development constituted 233,612 million litas – this sum is not only a record sum comparing with other half year periods of the previous years, but also exceeds annual investment rates. Up till now only the year […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced that despite federal government shutdown, the comments on Queen Bess Island Restoration are still being accepted. The government shutdown has affected the online portal for submitting public comments on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group’s (LA TIG) Draft Restoration Plan #1.1: Queen Bess Island Restoration Project, […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 6 April 2012

    Klang municipality urges The Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) to maintain the rivers around Pandamaran, to avoid the repetition of last week’s flash floods. A Klang municipal councilor Lim Lip Suan said: “It’s DID’s job to ensure that the rivers are free of obstruction from debris. Dredge the rivers. Make sure the river banks […]

  • 23 January 2012

    Stakeholders from the government and the private sectors are unifying their efforts to dredge the Chico River to abate flooding of low lying areas. Dr. Jaime Almora, Director of the Almora General Hospital and rice grower, expressed optimism that possible solutions are now being carried out. He said key officials, all of whom are engineers, […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 5th at 6:30pm at the Sunrise Pointe Clubhouse in Storm Lake to discuss and receive comments on the study that consulting firm FYRA Engineering is conducting on Storm Lake. The meeting will be hosted by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Storm Lake Preservation Association and […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Loxahatchee River dredging program has officially commenced, according to waterwayguide.com. The contractor, Cavache Inc., has started dredging operations with their dredger “LIL MONICA” at the Sims Creek Channel Extension and a portion of the South Channel Extension of the Loxahatchee River, south and southwest of the Loxahatchee River Aquatic Preserve in Palm Beach County, […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The environment secretary Liz Truss has praised the new £6 million flood defenses on Portsea Island’s northern shore following a recent visit to the site. This is the second time in a matter of a few weeks that Ms Truss has visited and praised a scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The hopper dredger Brasinho, owned by the Faro based dredging company Sofareias, has overturned off the Ria Formosa island of Armona, Portugal. The accident occurred yesterday, January 16th, and the Olhao mayor, Antonio Pina, said it is too early to draw definitive conclusions regarding the possible causes. According to the Portuguese National Maritime Authority, the crew […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Pangasinan Provincial Administrator Rafael Howard F. Baraan pointed out the difficulty that the provincial government went through to implement coastal management efforts and river clean up projects. The provincial government underwent dismantling of illegal fish pens, dredging, mangrove planting and dispersal of fingerlings along the river systems of the province to revitalize the ecosystem there. […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Edgewater Bay dredging program is officially underway, the Shell Rock River Watershed District announced yesterday on their official facebook page. In March 2018, the District’s Board of Managers approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. for the first phase of Fountain Lake dredging work, informed Albert Lea Tribune. J.F. Brennan […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp is co-sponsor of the “8th European Conference & Exhibition on Inland Terminals” being held in Liège on 21 and 22 November. In the past Antwerp has also hosted the conference. This year the focus is on the way in which seaports and hinterland ports interact in their strategies for value creation. […]

  • 17 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The first 100-metre track has been constructed on Maasvlakte 2. It is mainly to test how quickly and how much sand blows in. Now that this is known, 12 kilometres of new track is being constructed. The first trains will start running at the end of next year. At Maasvlakte 2 rail traffic is being […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government recently signed a Project Partnership Agreement for construction of the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program. The project will use sediment obtained from operation and maintenance of the Mississippi River, Baton Rouge to the Gulf of Mexico project for […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government are hosting a ceremony on Wednesday, August 6, to recognize the signing of a partnership agreement for initiation of Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material projects. These projects aim to increase the use of material dredged from the Mississippi River […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Construction Inc., from Tampa, Florida, has won a $12.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Corpus Christi ship channel maintenance dredging project. This cleanup scheme will involve dredging works in the channel’s inner basin to Viola turning basin, and La Quinta channel, Nueces County, Texas. Bids for this project were solicited via the internet with […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a result of last year’s drought, stretches of the Upper Mississippi River have approached record lows. These low water levels have jeopardized commercial barge traffic shipping agricultural and energy commodities on the river. Recent rock blasting and dredging by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and rainfall in the near-term forecast are expected to […]

  • 22 November 2011

    An English version of the Chinese standards for port and waterway design and construction that was unveiled on November 8, is expected to help related Chinese industries go global, the head of a Chinese construction company which is the largest international contractor in Asia, said recently. The China Communications Construction Co (CCCC) has spent 6 […]