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  • 10 November 2011

    The Bundaberg Port is putting the final touches to its recovery from the summer floods that closed down operations as debris swept… (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, November 10, 2011; Image: portofbundaberg

  • 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 […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has just announced the launch of the Marine Minerals Information System (MMIS). The MMIS is a state-of-the-art tool to assist decision-makers in managing coastal recovery and planning coastal resilience projects. The release of the MMIS marks a big step forward in BOEM’s efforts to build a National Offshore Sand […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has delivered new gantry type floating ‘Clamshell and Conveyor System’ to North American Sand and Gravel Operation. This 10.5 cubic yd. (8m³) clamshell model is an electric dredger with a digging depth of approximately 200 ft (60m) and production capacity up to 500 Tph. Rohr dredgers are designed and engineered to meet […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04), who represents areas of Ocean and Monmouth counties hard-hit by Superstorm Sandy, yesterday testified before the House Appropriations Subcommittee Energy and Water Development on the impact of Superstorm Sandy disaster relief legislation. The hearing was held by New Jersey Congressman, Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen, author of the “Frelinghuysen amendment” which provided the […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The St. Johns River Water Management District has just released a very interesting video named ‘Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project: Path to Recovery’. Under the project, twenty-two acres of dragline ditch-impacted wetlands in Flagler County have been restored, beginning a phase of renewal in the coastal wetlands. Restored wetlands will filter pollutants from the […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abbot Point dredging will not impact the Great Barrier Reef, said North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP). Offshore disposal of dredged material at Abbot Point will have a localised, temporary impact, with recovery in a relatively short period, according to NQBP. [mappress] May 16, 2014

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on ten priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract for works at the sites, which cover a total of 6,974 hectares of floodplain spanning 440 kilometers of the River Murray. The works will reintroduce more natural wetting and drying […]

  • 12 July 2013

    AGR Seabed Intervention and Marin have, over many years, established themselves as world leaders in their respective fields with proven capabilities to execute high level engineering and technical operations globally. The two ultra deep-water specialist recovery and excavation companies have decided to form a strategic alliance in a move that will deliver practical and cost […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. In recent days Navy divers specially trained in recovering unexploded ordnance have been collecting cannonballs from the river for proper handling and conservation. The remaining three cannon […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2016, a positive sign that recovery efforts are working, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) said in its latest release.  The largest estuary in the nation scored a C grade (54%) in the 2016 report card, one of the highest scores calculated by scientists at […]

  • 21 April 2010

    THE HALIFAX Port Authority is showing signs that the world may be in the midst of an economic recovery. The federal authority that runs the Port of Halifax released statistics Monday showing that cargo shipments are increasing, although they’re not back to pre-recession levels… [mappress] Source:thechronicleherald,April 21,2010;

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Division of Water Resources has awarded $22 million to 13 coastal towns and counties to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Florence. “Coastal communities are still in the rebuilding and recovery phase more than a year after Hurricane Florence left its devastating impact,” said Michael Regan, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia has purchased a 24m Giant Piston Corer system for the RV Investigator from Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL). The modular deep sea sediment coring system comprises four 6m-long barrels, a stainless steel head with removable lead weights and a mechanical trigger arm with 1m long […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite a major dredging project in the Gladstone harbour, an independent seagrass study conducted by James Cook University has found the Gladstone harbour is one of the few locations along the developed Queensland coast where seagrasses have shown recovery since the 2010/11 floods. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) CEO Leo Zussino said the results from the […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boaters at Port of Brookings in Curry County will be navigating deeper waters thanks to a $416,250 disaster recovery grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Damage to the harbor, the busiest recreational port in Oregon, resulted from severe weather of December 10, 2015. Soaking rains triggered heavy silt deposits shed by floodwaters from stream […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, have announced that they will hold public meetings on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) during the next week. These events will take place on Wednesday, February 15, at Hilton – Kansas City Airport, Kansas City, MO and […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Shares of China Communications Construction Co. (601800.SH), a major builder of ports and roads in China, Friday staged a strong debut in Shanghai, on improving sentiment for new listings amid the broader stock-market recovery. Analysts say, however, they are cautious about the outlook for Chinese construction companies, citing slower investment growth and concerns about their […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Triton Diving Services, LLC (TRITON) has entered into an Exclusive Alliance Agreement with Marin Subsea Ltd, a company of the Marin Group (MARIN), for the provision and operation of mass excavation and other services for the oil and gas industry in the Gulf of Mexico region. TRITON, headquartered in Metairie, Louisiana USA, is a leading […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received supplemental funding for disaster recovery projects on Folly Beach, Myrtle Beach, Edisto Beach, Pawleys Island, the Charleston Harbor and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The Charleston District has already received and used $29 million of this funding […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government will fast-track additional funding this financial year to transform an area of Bundaberg’s flood damaged riverbank near the CBD into public parkland. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said the $2.4 million upgrade of the sinkhole at the site of the former Midtown Marina was a daily reminder of the 2013 […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has transferred the first completed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) project to the local sponsor, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). The Corps completed construction of the Melaleuca Eradication and Other Exotic Plants Research Annex Aug. 30, 2013, and after completing required documentation, the letter of […]

  • 6 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 — Weeks Marine Inc., Covington, La., won a $41,947,500 federal contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston, Texas, for the repair of the Placement Area No. 5 and 6 on the Texas City Channel under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act… Source: USACE, November 5, 2009;

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has nearly completed construction of the temporary berm within the SR530 slide area. Though the berm is complete in length, construction efforts have now shifted to raising the berm an additional foot ahead of predicted heavy rainfall. The additional height is expected to help reduce potential flooding […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Progress with work to protect local people and businesses from flooding will be discussed by Calderdale Council’s Flooding Scrutiny Panel set for today.  Commenting the latest news, Cllr Geraldine Carter, Chair of the Panel, said: “Protecting Calderdale communities from the terrible impacts of flooding is such a vital part of what the Council and partner organizations […]