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  • 23 November 2010

    “The port of Rio Grande in (the state of) Rio Grande do Sul has a strategic importance that goes beyond the limits of our state and even … (mercopress) [mappress] Source: mercopress, November 23, 2010;

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners announced yesterday a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG towards the restoration, enhancement and preservation of the Bahia Grande wetland complex through the expansion of a pilot channel into a permanent and enhanced source of tidal flow to the Bahia Grande. The BND has secured all necessary […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, yesterday signed the recommended plan to restore approximately 216 acres of the Middle Rio Grande bosque. If authorized, this project will improve hydrologic function in this area by constructing high-flow channels, willow swales, and wetlands, and restores native vegetation and […]

  • 3 February 2012

    The P41-million amphibious excavator purchased by the local government to dig up silt materials in Rio Grande de Mindanao River and other…   (zambotimes) [mappress] Source: zambotimes, February 3, 2012;

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, a Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has been commissioned to assist Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (FURG) in a large scale dredge and spoil disposal monitoring campaign. Under the contract, Partrac is to employ their proprietary dual signature particle tracking technology to improve understanding of the spatiotemporal distribution of dredge spoil, disposed […]

  • 15 February 2010

    RATTLESNAKE POINT — Without Jason Thibodaux’s help, the Rio Grande would have a hard time making it past this sediment-choked desert flood plain. [mappress] Source: Albuquerque Journal, February 14, 2010

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of a cleanup program in the Matampay River, the Watermaster dredgers are now working on the shallow parts of the Rio Grande de Mindanao River, the second largest river in the Philippines. During the early years, water hyacinths flowed and accumulated into the deeper section of the river, causing heavy flooding and affecting […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Cotabato City council is set to investigate on the seeming inaction of the central office of the DPWH on complaints about the private contractor’s failure to dredge any portion of the Rio Grande de Mindanao river, reports philstar.com. “The water level at the portion of the Rio Grande straddling through Cotabato City is almost […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase II of the Southwest Valley Flood Damage Reduction Project recently received the Mid-Region Council of Governments Board of Directors’ Public Partnership Award. The Albuquerque District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); Albuquerque Metropolitan Arroyo Flood Control Authority (AMAFCA); Bernalillo County; Albuquerque Public Schools (APS); and Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District (MRGCD) worked together to […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Task Force Recovery held a change of command on August 29, 2018, where Maj. Scotty Autin assumed command of the Task Force Commander from Lt. Col. John D. Cunningham. Maj. Autin currently serves as the USACE Los Angles District Deputy Commander. “It has been an honor serving with all […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), a few days ago joined employees from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Albuquerque District and other government agencies to break ground on the first two phases of the San Acacia Levee project. The Albuquerque District, the ISC, the Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Petrobras recently commenced the removal of the hull of P-66 platform in the Rio Grande Shipyard, Brazil. The operation required dredging to open the gate, which was conducted by LUSCHI. “About 30,000 cubic meters of sediment were dredged in less than 20 days using a hopper dredge and a very powerful submersible pump for inaccessible […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Close to a hundred citizens of the Ciales area attended a Rio Grande de Manatí flood risk feasibility study public scoping meeting on Sunday, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District. The meeting, organized by Puerto Rico’s District 13 Representative Gabriel Rodriguez-Aguiló, was an opportunity for the community to not only learn about […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) has hired experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct geotechnical investigations on the U.S. Rio Grande flood control levee near Brownsville, Texas. The USIBWC requested the work after cracks were detected this spring in a part of the levee located […]

  • 4 June 2012

      The Cotabato City’s legislative body is poised to investigate an abandoned Rio Grande de Mindanao multimillion dredging project of the national government. “The council will have to summon the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the private contractor to explain the stalled dredging work at the Rio Grande de Mindanao that was […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 100,000 persons here have been affected by floods that continue to rise following days of incessant rains in Maguindanao and North Cotabato, officials announced. Lawyer Cynthia Guiani Sayadi, Cotabato City administrator, said 26 of Cotabato City’s 37 villages have been submerged by flood waters for a week already forcing thousands of resident to […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Danish company, RESON A/S, world-leading manufacturer of high quality underwater acoustic sensors, echo-sounders, multi-beam sonar systems, transducers & hydrophones, will be participating at the Western Dredging Association, Annual Dredging Seminar – WEDA30 & TAMU41. “Dredging Works for the Economy and the Environment” will be held at Rio Mar Wyndham Resort, San Juan, Rio Grande, Puerto […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The national government is set to implement multi-million worth of projects that could help alleviate flooding in areas around the Mindanao River Basin (MRB), particularly in Cotabato City and the provinces of Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat. The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) told Philippine Information Agency 12 in a statement that Department of Public […]

  • 22 June 2011

    President Benigno Simeon Aquino III arrived in Cotabato City on Wednesday morning to check on the welfare of 962,591 flood victims… BY AMITA LEGASPI (gmanews) [mappress] Source: gmanews, June 22, 2011

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LUSCHI, a service provider and product representative that operates in the Engineering, Sanitation and Environment areas, has become the fastest-growing dredging company in Brazil. The year 2014 is proving to be a very successful one for the company with more than five hundred thousand cubic meters of sediment dredged so far. Having this in mind, it’s no wonder that […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest release that the local officials and residents of Maguindanao and North Cotabato hailed the order of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte to immediately dredge Mindanao’s vast marshland – now heavily silted. The 220,000-hectare Liguasan Marsh usually overflows and inundated low-lying communities surrounding it in Maguindanao and North Cotabato […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) 12 has called the attention of concerned agencies to fast track implementation of infrastructure projects in a bid to promote further development in Soccsksargen region. RDC 12 chair and General Santos City mayor Darlene Antonino-Custodio said that delayed implementation can slow down movement of business enterprises which in turn could […]

  • 23 June 2011

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has mobilized its emergency response team to assist in the ongoing efforts to declog… (balita) [mappress] Source: balita, June 23, 2011

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for federal funding. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project was one of 28 water infrastructure projects nationwide included in the WRDA and submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has approved the Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol’s recommendation to start the dredging of four major rivers in the country. The dredging operations will be a stop-gap measure to avert flooding in the areas where the rivers pass through, the secretary said. He also added that, two weeks ago, […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of around $240.000 to Ross Labs LLC., for a multi-channel hydrographic sweep system for hydrographic surveying for the Rio Grande Valley Resident Office, Port Isabel, Texas. “This contract will retrofit one of our survey vessels with extendable survey arms and a […]