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  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee said that he is using the powers of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Act 2011 to allow for timelier redevelopment of the badly damaged Lyttelton Port. “Under the CER Act I have directed Environment Canterbury and Lyttelton Port Company to prepare the Lyttelton Port Recovery Plan,” Mr Brownlee said. “Lyttelton […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee, Representative Cedric Richmond, D-La., and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu yesterday announced $13.4 million in federal funding for hurricane recovery efforts at the Port of New Orleans and the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans (SWBNO). The grants are funded by […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister David Cameron has chaired the first Cabinet Committee meeting on Flooding. The new Committee was set up by the Prime Minister earlier this week to coordinate strategic long-term plans on flood recovery and flood resilience, following the severe weather. Following the meeting, Prime Minister David Cameron said: “We are doing everything we can […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and U.S. Representaive Garret Graves have announced that the federal government will allocate an additional $1.213 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for hazard mitigation projects in parishes that were impacted by the 2016 floods.  Commenting this, Governor Edwards said: “This new investment from HUD is critically important to […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has carried out 16,000 inspections and identified around 660 flood defenses needing repair work in the wake of record-breaking wet weather in December. The ongoing work to assess and repair flood damage following Storm Desmond and Storm Eva will be outlined at an open Board meeting today, chaired by Acting Chairman Emma […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coalview Ltd. LLC, has purchased a 200 tons per hour (TPH) all-electric coal dredger from Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems as the primary dredging unit for its newest fine coal recovery project near Centralia, Washington. The dredger comes with a specially designed jet suction head and delivers material from the impoundment to the fine coal recovery system […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) reported that Mississippi will receive more than $6.2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support recovery from recent natural disasters. The USDA this week approved Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program funding to assist in the recovery from damages incurred during Hurricane Isaac and flooding in 2012, […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Philadelphia District recently wrapped up demolition and began placing concrete piles as part of the seawall and boardwalk construction works at the northern end of Atlantic City, New Jersey. ‪ The works are part of the Absecon Inlet Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Structures project designed to provide critical protection during storm events. Overall, the project will […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) made the following statement regarding the U.S. Treasury Department’s Interim Final Rule under the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States (RESTORE) Act, which establishes grant programs for the Gulf States, including Louisiana, to receive funds for environmental restoration and economic development projects. […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 34th meeting on August 9-11, 2016 in La Vista, NE. Members of the public will have an opportunity during each daily session to address the committee and the lead federal agencies (the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) regarding […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.   The act provides nearly $17.4 billion to the Corps for disaster recovery, among other things. The Jacksonville District received $3.348 billion for long term recovery investments in its […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New York City officials recently announced the opening of the Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility, which will serve as the principal processing facility for all of New York City’s curbside residential recyclables. With the capacity to process 1,000 tons of recyclables every day, this marks the first time in the history that the city has […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 28th meeting on February 23-26 in Kansas City, Mo. Public attendance is encouraged, and an opportunity is provided during each daily session for the public to address the Committee and the lead agencies, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Overall U.S. maritime cargo volumes in the Great Lakes region are recovering from extreme lows experienced in 2009, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration. The report, Status of the U.S.-Flag Great Lakes Water Transportation Industry, finds that the U.S. Great Lakes maritime industry is generally healthy, providing […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Minister Robert Goodwill has visited Yorkshire and the Humber estuary to discover how the areas are recovering from damage caused by the recent severe weather. At the Port of Immingham, the largest by tonnage in the UK, he spoke to owners Associated British Ports and viewed the ongoing works to improve its resilience to […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will continue its Hurricane Sandy recovery operations during the federal government shutdown created by the lapse in federal funding. The Hurricane Sandy recovery program includes restoring previously constructed Corps projects that were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy, repairing Sandy-damaged navigation channels and structures that the Corps has built and […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord today released their 2018 business results, saying that they recorded EUR 1.88 billion in revenue (2017: EUR 1.53 billion) with a net profit of EUR 92 million (2017: EUR 78 million). The increase in revenue was mainly driven by offshore wind activities, which realized EUR 706 million of revenue (2017: EUR 403 million). […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 41st meeting from May 22-24, 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, said in their latest release.  The meeting will take place at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls, SD, beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 22, and concluding at 12:30 p.m. […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has announced an initial list of projects to address high-priority needs in states recently impacted by natural disasters, including several in Texas in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. According to the USACE, the initial allocation of approximately $360 million will be used to address at 32 projects in […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester has announced $2.1 million in federal disaster assistance for Fallon County to help the community recover from a highly destructive tornado that touched down in Baker in June of last year. “When disasters strike, we need to help folks on the ground pick up the pieces,” Tester said. “This funding will provide the people of […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A re-elected Turnbull Government will invest $1.5 million for the Tamar River Recovery Plan Stage 2 under ‘the Improving Your Local Parks and Environment Program’. This builds on the work completed under the Federal Government’s last contribution of $2.5 million for Stage 1. “This funding will ensure that the vital work already completed in Stage […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District has made great progress in its mission of coastal restoration, completing numerous beach restoration projects along the coast. Since the storm, Army Corps has supported repair and recovery efforts throughout the northeast. Those efforts have taken place in phases as USACE first supported immediate life and […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recovering the CSS Georgia ironclad scuttled on the Savannah River floor marks the first action undertaken under the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). Col. Thomas Tickner, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District commander, yesterday hosted this kick-off event at Old Fort Jackson in Savannah, Georgia, marking the beginning of construction on the SHEP. The […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday launched his effort to ensure that the federal government does not leave out North Shore Long Island communities, like North Hempstead, in funding Sandy rebuilding and resiliency efforts. The Town of North Hempstead has a number of critical recovery projects in the works, including rebuilding the town dock in […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting two scoping webinars on September 11th and 18th to listen and solicit comments on the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). Participants are encouraged to attend one or both webinars, which will be held from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. (CDT) on both days. […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    As New Jersey continues to rebuild following Hurricane Sandy’s devastation, U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) a $2,332,456 federal grant to assist in recovering from the historic storm. The federal grant, part of FEMA Category B Emergency Protective Measures, will […]