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  • 26 November 2010

    Mr Kwesi Ahwoi, Minister of Food and Agriculture(MOFA), on Thursday said 30 dams and dugouts located in various areas in the three northern… (ghananewsagency) [mappress] Source: ghananewsagency, November 26, 2010;

  • 24 May 2010

    Murchison Metals Limited announced that the government of Western Australia has included funding for the development of Oakajee Port in…   [mappress] Source: steelguru, May 24, 2010;

  • 23 July 2010

    Five thousand hectares of coastal land will be protected as part of a state approval of a key dredging project to facilitate Queensland’s emerging LNG industry and other future port facilities. Minister for Infrastructure and Planning Stirling Hinchliffe welcomed Coordinator-General Colin Jensen’s conditional approval of the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal (WBDD) project in Gladstone, […]

  • 22 October 2010

    The United States Department of Agriculture today officialy announced that they have awarded the Port Authority of Guam $54.5 Million in … (pacificnewscenter) [mappress] Source: pacificnewscenter, October 22, 2010;

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today (April 5) officially marked the opening of £4.8 million Starcross and Cockwood flood defense scheme. The new coastal defenses include 4 new flood gates, newly raised ground, slipway improvements and nearly 600 meters of raised and refurbished flood walls. Alongside the project’s flood defense benefits, the scheme has included work to enhance […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A £7 million scheme to manage flood risk for 438 properties in Lancashire was officially opened yesterday, July 6, 2017. The Croston Flood Risk Management Scheme, developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with Chorley Council, Lancashire County Council and United Utilities, and in collaboration with the Lower Yarrow Flood Action Group, will benefit residents […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Gippsland’s new purpose-built dredge has started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the thousands of recreational and commercial vessels that cross the Lakes Entrance bar every year. The new 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredge was built by Dutch company Damen at its Yichang Shipyard in Hubei province, China. Gippsland Ports will operate […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat McCrory joined Brigadier General David Turner, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and state and local representatives last week to survey progress of the new Gallants Channel Bridge project and tour the Port of Morehead City. The construction to replace the existing draw bridge on U.S. 70 over Gallants Channel is […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Messrs. W.Sjoerd Piek and Frank Taverne of Boskalis International B.V. Papendrecht, visited Prolake s.r.o. Banská Bystrica, member of Progroupe on May 2nd 2013, at its facility for riverbed sediments processing operated at Gabčíkovo Water Dam, water reservoir Hrušov. The experts from the Netherlands were presented dewatering technology, continuous measurement of results and monitoring of sediments […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. John Proos, R-St. Joseph, on Tuesday welcomed officials from the city of South Haven to the Michigan Capitol. Proos and the officials met to discuss numerous issues facing local governments like South Haven and the Southwest Michigan region. “Record-low water levels in the Great Lakes are beginning to impact the state’s recreational marinas and […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Given that Exide Group, Inc. will soon begin in-river work for the cleanup of lead in the Mill River sediment, Exide will hold a public informational meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Board of Education Conference Room, 2nd floor, 501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield to discuss what the public can […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Prime Minister of Economy Choi Kyung-hwan will have a one-on-one meeting with Seoul mayor Park Won-soon next week, according to the country’s Strategy and Finance Ministry. The leaders will have a breakfast meeting at the Seoul Press Center on Monday and they will discuss the Han River development issue and ways to promote cooperation between […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has invited stakeholders, government representatives, scientists, environmental organizations, agricultural operators and others, to attend a meeting (December 11, Pensacola, FL) that will provide updates on the ongoing restoration plan for Bayou Chico. “We thank our stakeholders for their dedication to restoring Bayou Chico,” said Tom Frick, director of […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Jennifer Beck (R-Monmouth), Monmouth County Freeholder Tom Arnone, and Neptune Township Committeeman Randy Bishop have announced the following statements on the future of the Shark River dredging project. “2015 will prove to be the year we see movement on the Shark River dredging project,” said Beck. “I have been successful in securing a commitment from the […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coffs Harbor City Council has agreed to forward a Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Proposal to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for agreement for it to go on public exhibition in 2015. The draft planning proposal follows the adoption in 2013 of a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Coffs Harbor which addresses the […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Director General of JSC Lenmorniiproekt, Vladimir Merzlikin and Sergey Gorelik, Deputy Head of Rosmorrechflot, met recently to talk about the construction of Sabetta Port. During the meeting, also attended by Rosmorport’s Executive Director Andrey Lavrishchev and the Deputy Director-General for safety of navigation Victor Vanyukov, the wide range of topics related to the development of the […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 100 people were present for the public meeting at Searsport District High school on June 9th, to discuss the plan to deepen and widen the navigation channel at Mack Point marine terminal. Opponents of the plan fear that dredging will disperse toxic materials that were left over decades of heavy industry around Penobscot […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Waitangi Wharf on Rēkohu/Chatham Islands/Wharekauri was officially opened by Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin today. According to Minister Martin,“This $52 million wharf upgrade is very significant for the Chatham Islands community, which relies on shipping for essential resources, like diesel for the electricity grid and fuel for air services.” “The increased operating capacity […]

  • 11 September 2013

    Governor Martin O’Malley joined Vice President Joseph Biden at the Port of Baltimore to highlight the $10 million in federal grants given to Maryland through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER), which will improve the infrastructure and strengthen the economy for middle class families. During the event, the two were […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Often referred to as the jewel of Hampton Roads, the Norfolk District put Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area on display through a partnership of port, state and corps officials for Sen. Tim Kaine last week. Kaine, who is on a two-week tour throughout Virginia, saw and heard firsthand how vital the facility’s continued use […]

  • 17 January 2014

    Rijkswaterstaat Programma’s Projecten en Onderhoud has announced the details about the IJmuiden dredging plans. This development program will include maintenance dredging of the access channels and approach areas in the North Sea and in the outer harbour of IJmuiden. The Rijkswaterstaat’s dredging plan will also consist of the foreshore supplement work of Bloemendaal Zandvoort and […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is currently underway. This project is necessary because sediment, trash and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. This BPUB Update comes from Dean Porter […]

  • 25 May 2012

    According to Steveston Harbour Authority general manager Bob Baziuk, the 24-metre tug boat Jose Narvaez ran aground in the waters off Steveston around noon Saturday, an incident that points to the need for regular dredging of the area. The vessel listed to its port side in the shallow channel that runs between Steveston and Shady […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Kystverket Nordland has announced a tender for the Torgværleden Harbour development works. Improvement works to Torgværleden Harbour comprises subsea blasting of rock and excavation of blasted rock down to planned level. The blasted rock is expected to be loaded on a barge and transported to a disposal site. This planned deepening down to – 13.3 […]

  • 27 December 2010

    The Mayor of Harbour Grace says they have major businesses willing to come to the town, but he indicates their harbour needs to be … (vocm) [mappress] Source: vocm, December 27, 2010;