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  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal hazards committee led by three Hawkes’ Bay councils has recommended the establishment of a Coastal Contributory Fund to enable each council to rate for the future cost of implementing actions, such as groynes, shingle renourishment and sea walls. Joint Committee Chair and Regional Councillor Peter Beaven received the comments of Councillors representing Napier […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of Parliament from the Czech Republic, the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanislaw Karczewski, and the Pomeranian Governor Dariusz Drelich visited the Port of Gdansk last week. The meeting between the representatives of the Port of Gdansk Authority and the delegates from the Czech Republic was held at the Port […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    State and local leaders met on February 4, 2015, to tour several coastal projects in Plaquemines Parish. The group gathered to discuss coastal restoration’s importance in Plaquemines Parish. They visited some of the New Orleans to Venice (NOV) projects currently under construction in Plaquemines. There was also discussion to attempt to propose the east and […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), University of Toledo (UT) InterimPresident Nagi Naganathan, UT Professor of Environmental Sciences Dr. Daryl Dwyer, as well as representatives from local governments and environmental groups, yesterday celebrated the successful completion of a wetland restoration project at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Ohio. The project was undertaken through two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection will host a public meeting on May 28 in Tavares to further the water quality restoration of five water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin. These water bodies include Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout Lake, Lake Yale and Lake Carlton. “We have seen improvements in the Upper Ocklawaha basin, […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Tim Ryan, David Joyce and Marcy Kaptur yesterday introduced bipartisan legislation to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to appoint a coordinator to address the issue of harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes, which affected over a half million Ohioans last year. This legislation will ensure that there is a coordinator at the EPA […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is organizing a public meeting for preparation of a Preliminary Assessment and Dredged Material Management Plan for Petaluma River, City of Petaluma, Sonoma County, CA. The meeting will be held on April 30, 2105 at the Petaluma Community Center, 320 North McDowell Boulevard, Petaluma, CA. The purpose of this meeting is […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) yesterday met with Colonel Anthony Mitchell, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, to discuss the Metro East levee project and the Mel Price Dam project. “In our meeting yesterday, I strongly urged Colonel Mitchell to require Project Labor Agreements on the levee improvement projects in the Metro […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Plans to close a popular fishing spot because of low water has prompted calls for the Betsie River dredging program. “The city officials filled out a permit application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state Department of Environmental Quality for to dredge the mouth of the Betsie River where it meets Betsie […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Rauman Kaupunki has introduced plans for the dredging work at the Rauma area. This project includes: – Extraction of about 600,000m3 of shingle and sediment in order to create and improve existing sea basin embankments as well as constructing a platform to the rear forming a new wharf and quay area, – Construction of a […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has once again called on the Army Corps to undertake an immediate emergency dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway, Moriches Inlet, and Moriches Bay. Following his previous letter (February 17) to Colonel Thomas D. Asbery, Commander New York District, Congressman Zeldin has sent another one, calling for the emergency dredging of the waterways. “After […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Five years after the Superstorm Sandy slammed the town, Hempstead officials are working on a dredging project that will rehabilitate local waterways and clear channels that were affected by the storm. Yesterday, at the West Marina in Point Lookout, Councilwoman King Sweeney was joined by Supervisor Laura Gillen and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito as they announced that the […]

  • 25 November 2010

    The City of Miami is searching high and low for nearly $19 million to dredge two of the most polluted waterways in the state that, if not… By Zachary S. Fagenson (miamitodaynews) [mappress] Source: miamitodaynews, November 25, 2010;

  • 5 October 2010

    The condition and future of Crystal Lake’s namesake lake will be discussed at an annual meeting Thursday…   By Brett Rowland (nwherald) [mappress] Source: nwherald, October 6, 2010;

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Daniil Putyatin, the head of the Land Reclamation Department of the Russian Agriculture Ministry, last week visited several land reclamation sites in the southern Dagestan within his working visit to the republic.  According to Putiyatin, all works are executed within the program “The development and reclamation of agricultural lands in Russia for 2014-2020.” “After the reconstruction, […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The bar of the Richmond River is one of the most dangerous on the coast, with a large number of capsizes and incidents in the past, according to northernstar.com. Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op general manager Phil Hilliard said: “Desperate trawler operators at Ballina are putting themselves in danger by crossing the bar in bad conditions.” Mr. […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Councillor John Osman, Leader of Somerset County Council, hosted Secretary of State Owen Paterson MP in Somerset yesterday to discuss the 20 year flood action plan in progress. The last time the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs was in Somerset, he challenged Somerset County Council and its partners to produce a […]

  • 30 October 2012

    According to chairman of Senate committee on environment and ecology, Senator Bukola Saraki, the River Niger dredging project will be extended to Jebba. This extension of the dredging program to the Kwara State is in order to check the perennial floods in Patigi and Edu Local Government Areas of the state, stated Saraki. He also […]

  • 4 September 2012

    Two days ago, the ministers of housing, transport, investment and industry held a meeting to examine executive steps and timeframes for a national project – the development of the Suez Canal zone. Tariq Wafiq, the Housing and Urban Communities Minister, stated: “The project will include the development of Port Said and East Port Said, Ismailia, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV); Emergency Management Subcommittee Chairman Lou Barletta (R-PA); and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member Andre Carson (D-IN) introduced the first ever reauthorization of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to improve the Nation’s emergency management capabilities, modernize and strengthen critical […]

  • 21 December 2012

    A trailer suction hopper dredger – Dredge 19 – will be inducted into the fleet of the city-based public sector Dredging Corporation of India, tomorrow, reports thehindu. DCI DREDGE XIX is the first vessel from a series of three which also includes the DCI DREDGE XX and DCI DREDGE XXI. IHC Merwede has previously delivered […]

  • 2 May 2011

    The Thane collectorate on Saturday intensified its drive against the sand mafia and destroyed six barges and 19 suction pumps used by the ca… By Nitin Yeshwantrao (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, May 2, 2011;

  • 13 December 2010

    The rehabilitation and upgrade of the Agus and Pulangi hydroelectric power facilities will cost around P3 billion, an official said…   (malaya) [mappress] Source: malaya, December 13, 2010;

  • 21 September 2010

    Delaware’s congressional delegation is announcing 8.33 million to repair the coastline in Rehoboth and Dewey Beach and another 6.17 million… By Mari Lou (wgmd) [mappress] Source: wgmd, September 22, 2010;