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  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Canada is about to invest more than $10 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at seven Nova Scotia harbors that will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and harbor users. The announcement was made by the Honorable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada is investing $8.35 million in harbor infrastructure in West Nova. Commenting the latest announcement, Colin Fraser said: “This $8.35 million investment in local small craft harbors […]

  • 31 May 2010

    Nova Scotia’s premier is putting pressure on the federal government to decide whether it will provide funding to dredge Sydney harbour.   [mappress] Source: cbc, May 31, 2010;

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between the Government of Canada and Saint Mary’s University. “This support from the federal government is crucial. We will use it to create new salt marsh habitat around the Bay of […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The 408-foot hopper dredger, the Wheeler, will be displayed during Navy Week NOLA. It will be one of eleven vessels that are scheduled to visit this month, according to Nola.com. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will present its dredger at the events which begin on April 17. These seven days of free events will […]

  • 4 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps of Engineers may play a role in building a planned megaport near the mouth of the Mississippi River, potentially using mud dredged from the channel as construction material for the massive shipping platform… Source: NOLA, November 3, 2009;

  • 2 June 2010

    Cape Bretoners are shovel-ready and the Nova Scotia and federal governments are late. [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, June 2, 2010;

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Digital Government and Member of Parliament for Kings-Hants, Scott Brison announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing in harbor infrastructure in Delhaven, Kings County, Nova Scotia. According to the announcement, work is expected to begin this winter to replace the wharf approach and wharf structure which is showing significant deterioration. Scott […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Naas Town Council Engineering has invited tenders for Naas Town middle and lower lakes sediment removal works . This works include removal of sediment from Naas Town middle and lower lakes, with disposal of recovered materials to designated licensed facility. Tender details: Open procedure. Requests for documents deadline is 13.1.2012. Tender deadline is 20.1.2012. [mappress] […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of New Rochelle will be the recipient of a $250,000 New York State grant for the remediation of Beechmont Lake, Assembly Members Steve Otis and Amy Paulin said yesterday. This was announced at a joint event lakeside with city officials, including Mayor Noam Bramson, Council Member Barry Fertel, City Manager Chuck Strome, Public […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced $3.5 million to support improvement projects at five small craft harbors in Nova Scotia. This is part of the Government of Canada’s investment of […]

  • 7 June 2010

    A Liberal MLA from Cape Breton says the Nova Scotia government must put its money where its mouth is if Sydney harbour is to be revitalized.   [mappress] Source: cbc, June 8, 2010;

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]

  • 3 May 2010

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, and Member of Parliament for Central Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea,… [mappress] Source: benzinga, May 3, 2010;

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nova Scotia’s Environment Minister, Iain Rankin, launched public consultations on future coastal protection legislation earlier this week, June 26. Commenting the latest announcement, Mr Rankin said: “Nova Scotia is leading the way in fighting climate change. We’ve increased our sources of renewable energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and we’re developing a cap and trade program […]

  • 21 February 2010

    Officials with the Army Corps of Engineers will discuss a variety of restoration and hurricane risk-reduction projects that are either being planned or are under construction along Louisiana’s coastline. [mappress] Source:nola,February 21,2010;

  • 6 July 2010

    Nova Scotia Deputy Premier Frank Corbett says his staff is working to keep a proposed dredging project for Sydney harbour on the front … By Chris Hayes [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, July 6, 2010;

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sean Fraser, Member of Parliament for Central Nova, has announced that the Government of Canada is investing $10.8 million over the next two years in the repair and maintenance of harbor infrastructure at seven small craft harbors in Central Nova. “I am very proud to announce this major investment for the commercial fishing infrastructure in […]

  • 20 May 2010

    As the Port of Sydney in Nova Scotia celebrates Ports Day tomorrow, Liberal MPs are calling on the Harper Conservatives to make an…   [mappress] Source: liberal, May 20, 2010;

  • 6 September 2010

    The Nova Scotia government is allocating $300,000 to help pay for a detailed design leading to the dredging of Sydney’s harbour, a gesture… (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, September 6, 2010;

  • 18 July 2012

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest $8.4 million in repair, maintenance and construction projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. “Our Government understands the important […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently completed a custom designed and built Series 370 Dragon dredger for a salt mining company in Nova Scotia, Canada. “Ellicott Dredges was awarded the contract based on its reputation for designing and manufacturing heavy-duty, reliable dredges,” the company said in their announcement. This customized edition […]

  • 22 April 2010

    The Port of South Louisiana has reached a settlement with a company that challenged the port’s taking of property for a new pier for its Globalplex facility in Reserve. The company, Reserve Mooring, argued that the port destroyed its business when the port expropriated land leased by Associated Terminals… [mappress] Source:nola,April 22,2010;

  • 9 July 2010

    The developers behind a $350-million large-vessel container terminal in Nova Scotia are heralding a new partnership with New Jersey’s Maher… By Scott Deveau [mappress] Source: financialpost, July 9, 2010;

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest $69,500 in a project at Skinners Cove Harbor. The work will involve emptying the containment cell that holds dredged material in order to accommodate the dredging planned for the spring. Dredging the channel ensures that […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that the Government of Canada will invest $10.2 million in maintenance, repair, construction and dredging projects at small craft harbours in Nova Scotia. […]