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  • 18 May 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has secured $1.2 million to fund the emergency dredging of the Lake Montauk inlet later this year, U.S. Rep… By Will James (27east) [mappress] Source: 27east, May 18, 2011;

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New England District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently awarded a contract to dredge the channel and anchorage of the Royal River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Yarmouth, Maine. Dredging operations will commence on or about October 1, 2014 and will be completed by April 1, 2015. The dredged sediments will […]

  • 11 July 2011

      U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana), testified Friday on H.R. 104 – The Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act at the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment hearing. The bill, introduced by Boustany, ensures funds brought into the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used for their intended purpose […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The aim of the Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) to improve depths in the commercial port of Mahon has been met, thanks to the dredging work that got underway last March. As a result of this project, the Minorcan port is now safer for vessel navigation, and can cater for ships up to […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has won a contract from the National Petroleum Construction Company of Abu Dhabi, UAE for dredging work related to the installation of an offshore gas pipeline of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company as well as to an existing offshore gas pipeline. The activities are due to start in the first quarter of […]

  • 15 July 2013

    U.S. Congressman Sean Duffy (WI-07) met with local port leaders to discuss major infrastructure projects currently underway. This meeting also gave both the Congressman and the other attendees an opportunity to address up-coming and potential legislation. Following their meeting, Rep. Duffy toured the John G. Munson Freighter. Rep. Duffy as well as some of the […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year, which will lead to beach and parking lot closures as well as a bike […]

  • 24 March 2011

    With the particulars of the first phase of an earthen dam to be built at the Ragged Mountain Reservoir recently finalized, the board of the Rivanna Water… By Brian Wheeler (cvilletomorrow) [mappress] Source: cvilletomorrow, March 24, 2011

  • 31 March 2011

    A lot of beach projects are wrapping up across the county just in time for turtle season.   By James Wieland (wptv) [mappress] Source: wptv, March 31, 2011  

  • 21 March 2011

    Crews have wrapped up an emergency dredging project at Wiggins Pass in North Naples.   By ERIC STAATS (naplesnews) [mappress] Source: naplesnews, March 21, 2011    

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), is scheduled for Feb. 17-19 in Denver, Colo., and will offer a first-hand look at the latest techniques and technologies and the expanding roster of applications for 3D bathymetric models and maps of shorelines and shallow water. The three-day Technical Conference will feature world-leading experts in bathymetric LiDAR who […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Kirkcaldy Harbour was officially re-opened to commercial ships on October 18 after a 20 year gap. The harbour, owned by Forth Ports, is once… (fifetoday) [mappress] Source: fifetoday, November 7, 2011

  • 2 November 2011

    Now that the Town of Nags Head has wrapped up its massive beach replenishment project, the question now is will the sand stick? Some critic…  (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, November 2, 2011;

  • 15 February 2011

    U.S. Rep. Robert Andrews, D-1, of Haddon Heights said today that, for the third year in a row, the administration has decided not to invest… (nj) [mappress] Source: nj, February 15, 2011;

  • 31 August 2010

    The much-anticipated meeting between the SUPP top guns and DAP yesterday over the Rajang River dredging issue ended in a stalemate…   By Conny Banji (theborneopost) [mappress] Source: theborneopost, September 1, 2010;

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Mast yesterday requested that President Donald Trump include $250 million in funding for Everglades restoration in his FY2021 budget request. This request comes on the heels of President Trump signing into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2020, which at Rep. Mast’s urging, included a historic $200 million for South Florida Ecosystem […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Congressman Brian Higgins, Lackawanna Mayor Geoff Szymanski and Annette Iafallo are teaming up to fight for the removal of Lackawanna homes from the flood zone, a designation that mandates homeowners carry flood insurance at a cost of hundreds of dollars a year. “The flawed FEMA flood map program continues to force local residents to pay […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed emergency dredging operations in the Mississippi River on August 7. The Corps dredged temporary 200-feet wide pilot channels in both Pool 4, between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., and in Pool 6, near Winona, Minn. The pilot channels allowed the U.S. Coast Guard to officially […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, has completed a streambank stabilization project in West Virginia’s capitol city. This project addresses streambank erosion along a stretch of U.S. Route 60 and the Kanawha River in Charleston, W.Va. and was authorized under Section 14 of the Flood Control Act of 1946. The purpose of this […]

  • 14 December 2010

    Russal Aluminium Company Limited, the core investor in Aluminium Smelter Company, ASLCON, Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, must refund $120 … By Luka Binniyat (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, December 14, 2010;

  • 21 December 2009

    Ras Al Khaimah is going to open its first dry dock facility within a few months, an official has said. “Al Jazeera Dry Dock is going to be functional by March-April 2010… Source:Emirates Business, December 20, 2009;

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and the Town of Salisbury completed work on a sand nourishment project along Salisbury Beach last week. The project is designed to better fortify Salisbury Beach against the full force of northeast storms and beach erosion. The project is a unique partnership between the state and the Town […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal that includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is expected […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Ventura Harbor, CA, have been completed with 470,000 cubic yards of sand relocated from the entry channel, Ventura Harbor Village said in its latest announcement.  During the end of March and much of April, Manson Construction’s crew was busy dredging the entrance to Ventura Harbor as well as the sand trap, […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, in partnership with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), recently awarded a contract to clean up the old channel in the Lower Rouge River. Great Lakes Dock and Materials (GLDM) from Muskegon, Michigan, will receive approximately $16 million to dredge and cap portions of the Lower Rouge River […]