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  • 30 August 2011

    United Nations experts will visit Queensland later this year amid concerns the booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry could threaten t… (smh) [mappress] Source: smh, August 30, 2011;

  • 6 July 2011

    Phan Dong Temple in Quang Ninh Province. The temple is part of a national relic that sand dredging has been pushing to the Nhu Nguyet river…     (vnnnews) [mappress] Source: vnnnews, July 6, 2011;

  • 20 December 2011

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, visited the Port of Halifax recently for a briefing on current Gateway project infrastructure enhancements as well as a tour of port facilities. The Halifax Port Authority partnered with the federal government to invest $130 million in the upgrades ongoing at the South End Container Terminal and […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ap van Dongeren, expert coastal management at Deltares has been invited by the U.S. National Research Council of the National Academies, and has accepted, to serve on a committee to provide advice to the sponsor, the US Corps of Engineers, on Coastal Risk Reduction issues. Dr Van Dongeren is the only non-US member on this […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Annual sand recycling is underway with sand being pumped to replenish beaches from Glenelg to Kingston Park in Adelaide, the Government of South Australia reports.  About 100,000 cubic meters (or 40 Olympic-sized swimming pools) of sand will be recycled from Glenelg to replenish the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park until November 2019. Department […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Natural Resources Wales has started work on a scheme to reduce the risk of flooding for more than 300 homes and businesses in Dolgellau. The work includes putting in new defenses and improving some of the existing defenses along the left bank of the river Wnion, from the Enterprise Park to the Aran Road area. […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, announced yesterday that it will be holding a public meeting to discuss potential design modifications to the Swope Park Industrial Area Flood Damage Reduction Project. In 2002 the district released the Final Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment and the signed Finding of No Significant Impact for […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, NYS Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon and other dignitaries yesterday marked the start of dredging operations in the upper portion of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York. This is a major milestone in the history of one of the […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A donor conference, aimed to raise money needed for the improvements of Mombasa Port, was held last Friday, May 22nd, in Mombasa with JICA, Development Bank of South Africa, AfDB, DFID, the World Bank, the EU Delegation to Kenya and USAID taking the part. The conference, organized by TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) together with the Government of Kenya and the National Treasury, showed highest priority […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Sand nourishment is underway at Presque Isle State Park, PA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, said in their latest announcement. District places approximately 55,000 tons of sand each year to offset erosion. Presque Isle Peninsula is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie in the City of Erie, PA. The peninsula […]

  • 24 February 2011

      U.S. Representative Charles W. Boustany, Jr., R-Southwest Louisiana, recently introduced the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. This legislation will ensure that funds designated for dredging projects in America’s harbors and ports will be used solely for this purpose. “Dredging federally maintained waters to their authorized levels is crucial for Louisiana and the American […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) submitted to Congress Wednesday the “U.S. Port and Inland Waterways Modernization: Preparing for Post-Panamax Vessels” report, an examination of options for future modernization of U.S. ports and inland waterways. The USACE Institute for Water Resources (IWR) in Alexandria, Va., was responsible for the development of the report as […]

  • 10 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District sent a flood fight team to the Quillayute River to stop an imminent breach at the South Jetty in La Push, Wash. Quileute Nation officials requested assistance and a five-person team deployed to the area Jan. 7. They began shoring up an eroded beach area caused by […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    AW Maritime has just released an update on the Portarlington Safe Harbor Redevelopment Project. The company is currently assisting Parks Victoria during the construction of the Portarlington scheme, having completed the detailed design of all maritime aspects of the development including breakwaters and marine structures. Current works involve the construction of rock breakwaters to the east and […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has announced the schedule for the maintenance dredging operations at Tankerton Jetty and San Remo, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. Dredging at Tankerton is set for June 6 and the dredging works at San Remo Pier are expected to begin approximately 2-3 weeks later, […]

  • 5 May 2011

    Work will begin in full this summer on a restoration project for one of the city’s most historic parks… By B.C. Kowalski (stevenspointjournal) [mappress] Source: stevenspointjournal, May 5, 2011;

  • 14 April 2014

    Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced that the dredging work at Highline Lake State Park has been completed. The dredging operation removed years of silt buildup that will significantly enhance water recreation at the popular park, located northwest of Fruita. “We thank the public for their patience while the work has been going on,” said Park […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The owner of a marina and boatyard along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, WA, and two local governments have negotiated an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology to test the site for soil and groundwater contamination, a step toward planning a future cleanup. The Washington Department of Ecology invites the public to review and comment on […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The dredging of the 100-year-old Victoria Park Lake is nearing the end of the heavy construction phase with approximately 85,000 tons of sediment and native soils being removed and hauled to the Region of Waterloo’s landfill site in Cambridge, exchangemagazine.com reports. Other significant completions include: deepening the lake to three metres in most areas to […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin renovations at Geode State Park this winter to improve water quality at Lake Geode and enhance accessibility and recreational opportunities in the park. “Lake levels at Lake Geode were lowered in October as a first step in this large-scale renovation. The lake is currently fully drawn-down,” […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement in response to the President’s Statement of Administration Policy on S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, in which the Administration specifically states its opposition to increasing funds for harbor maintenance: “The Obama Administration continues to speak out of both sides […]

  • 22 February 2012

    U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss met yesterday with Acting U.S. Deputy Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank for a briefing on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) and a tour of the Port of Savannah. “We’ve seen meaningful job growth over the last two years, but getting more Americans back to work means helping more […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Villaraigosa joined Geraldine Knatz, Congresswoman Hahn, CM Buscaino, and Colonel Toy (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers) in celebrating the completion of the 10-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project. This marks a major milestone in the City and Port’s efforts to remain competitive in the global economy and continue to serve as the nation’s […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In what amounts to the largest estuary restoration project in the Western United States, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ San Francisco District have proposed a nearly $175 million plan to help protect the heart of Silicon Valley from catastrophic flooding. It’s a region that is home not only to the giants of […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has been put to the test once again, this time in Yas Island (UAE) where a navigation channel is to be deepened and maintained. The channel, connecting mangrove woods to the Yas Marina, is to be brought and kept to a max depth of -6m. For the project, Damen successfully delivered complete dredging package […]