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  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Warrington Borough Council today marked the official opening of the new £34 million flood defense scheme. According to the EA, more than 2,000 Warrington homes and businesses will benefit from the town’s multi-million pound flood project, officially opened by the Environment Agency Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan and the town’s Mayor, Cllr. […]

  • 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;

  • 8 June 2011

    34 illegal small-scale miners, popularly known as ‘galamsey’ operators, including nine foreigners, have been apprehended for mining… (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, June 8, 2011    

  • 16 August 2011

    Ports Minister Denis Napthine announced last week that $450,000 had been allocated for a dredging program to reduce silt build-up in the… (frankstonweekly) [mappress] Source: frankstonweekly, August 16, 2011

  • 28 November 2011

      A new dredger that was passing through Seychelles has successfully tried a new method of getting material from the sea and a smaller one has… (nation) [mappress] Source: nation, November 28, 2011;

  • 17 October 2012

    Cowes Harbour Commission believes that an Outer Harbour breakwater is vital to the Isle of Wight economy and to the safety and future prosperity of Cowes Harbour. The Cowes breakwater project has all necessary permissions in place to proceed and the time for constructing the breakwater has arrived. CHC needs to capture crucial infrastructure investment […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (IL-12) yesterday convened a roundtable of officials at Shawnee Community College in Ullin to discuss flood prevention and flood response. The roundtable was designed to bring together state and federal agencies with local officials and elected leaders, in an exchange of information and future planning. Enyart was joined by officials from […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites local governments, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural producers and other interested parties to a restoration plan development workshop for the Silver Springs Group and Silver River. This meeting will be held on Thursday, July 24, at Marion County Growth Services, 2710 East Silver Springs Boulevard, Ocala, Florida. “Silver Springs is […]

  • 24 May 2010

    Frustrated Louisiana officials Sunday demanded the federal government approve their plans to dredge up walls of sand to protect delicate…   [mappress] Source: edition, May 24, 2010;

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The owners of Falls Creek Farm, a horse boarding and training facility and farm located in Sterling, Conn., have agreed to restore and create 11.3 acres of wetlands to settle claims by the United States that wetlands were illegally filled and altered during construction of a private golf course and other modifications to their property. […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting on adaptive strategies in the preservation of threatened coastal wetlands is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6–8 p.m. at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute. This public stakeholder meeting is planned to explore this issue, as well as the collaborative efforts of both state and community-based options that may be able […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn’s Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District Commander Lt. […]

  • 1 April 2011

    State officials are questioning how Lake Delhi officials handled federal flood aid in 2008 as local officials struggle to recover from… (greenfieldreporter) [mappress] Source: greenfieldreporter, April 1, 2011  

  • 24 March 2014

    Inauguration ceremony of Noonu atoll Holhudhoo harbour project was held on 18th March 2014. The Chief Guest Minister of Housing and Infrastructure Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Minister of Youth and Sports Mr Mohamed Maleeh Jamal, Minister of State for Housing and Infrastructure Mr. Mohamed Faiz, Noonu atoll council members and number of citizens attended the ceremony […]

  • 20 January 2012

    With the double aim of easing traffic congestion and increasing the tourist potential of the picturesque Kadambrayar region, an ambitious proposal for a… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, January 20, 2012

  • 18 January 2012

    A NEW task force has been established to help tackle the ongoing blockage of the Myall River’s eastern channel…   BY NATHALIE CRAIG (myallcoastnota) [mappress] Source: myallcoastnota, January 18, 2012;

  • 8 January 2013

    As the Mississippi River’s water level threatens to reach a historic low, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL-12) and leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard to view firsthand the work underway to remove rock pinnacles which threaten navigation on the river. Major General John Peabody, […]

  • 8 March 2011

    Development of Oamaru’s historic harbour could get a major boost next financial year if the Waitaki District Council approves the…   By David Bruce (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, March 8, 2011