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  • 2 September 2011

    Waterways Ireland, Head of Civil Engineering has announced tender for dredging of the Abbey River and the River Shannon in Limerick City – removal of debris and deposited materials from the river bed. The contractor will be required to remove and legally dispose of approximately 12,000m3. The contract also requires compliance with relevant environmental legislation […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group at its recent meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon took a major decision to develop a plan for a strategic maintenance program on the River Shannon. Programmed maintenance works have not been carried out on the Shannon for a significant period of time and silt and vegetation has built up […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seán Canney, T.D., Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief has outlined the range of measures being taken to address flood risk on the River Shannon. Speaking yesterday at the Environ 2017 Conference, the minister said, “The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group met on […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following a meeting with Leitrim County Council, the Minister of State for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Mr. Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D. has complimented Leitrim and all Local Authorities for working with his office and taking a proactive approach to address flood risk in their areas. The Minister said, “I am delighted […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway on a section of the River Shannon in an effort to reduce the risk of flooding this winter, RTÉ reports.  Waterways Ireland is removing vegetation, silt and debris as part of an ongoing program of maintenance, close to Meelick Weir in Co Galway. Material excavated from the Shannon is being […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Waterways Ireland has begun work to restore navigation depths for boat traffic around Sarsfield Lock, and the Abbey River areas of the Shann… (afloat) [mappress] Source: afloat, October 19, 2011;

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister of State at The Office of Public Works & Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, two days ago visited Shannon town, in western Ireland, and the adjacent flood defense embankments fronting the Shannon estuary to announce plans to upgrade those defenses and to construct new defenses for Shannon town. This will be a joint project between […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Waterways Ireland has successfully completed dredging maintenance in Limerick City around Sarsfield Lock, reports afloat.ie. The work programme was carefully planned approximately 18 months in advance and involved extensive consultation with National Parks and Wildlife Service, Shannon Foynes Port Company, Inland Fisheries Ireland & Limerick City Council (Planning, Roads, Environment and Waste sections) to minimise […]

  • 7 November 2014

    A full dredging operation to try to contain the Asian clam on the river bed at Lanesborough in Co Longford is not likely to take place for some months yet, announced shannonside.ie. Amanda Mooney, Director of the Shannon River Basin at Inland Fisheries Ireland, stated that the process to carry out dredging of the river bed is […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Waterways Ireland has insisted that dredging work being carried out on the Shannon – to clear the way into Limerick Marina – is in complianc… By Mike Dwane (limerickleader) [mappress] Source: limerickleader, November 9, 2011

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New funding from the Alberta government will allow work on the southwest berm and other mitigation measures to go ahead to protect High River from future flooding like the 2013 disaster in southern Alberta. “The Town of High River was one of the communities most severely affected by the damaging floods of 2013. Local flood […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New flood protection along the Bow and Elbow Rivers will protect Calgary and upstream communities from the type of severe flooding that occurred in June 2013, the costliest natural disaster in Canadian history. “Building Alberta’s flood defenses will help protect families and businesses from a repeat of the devastation experienced in 2013, when more than […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Earlier this week, Friends of Hunting Island State Park, Inc. hosted a celebration to mark completion of the $17 million Hunting Island beach renourishment project. The ribbon cutting was held Monday, June 22, in the presence of SC State Representative Michael Rivers from District 121, SC State Representative Shannon Erickson from District 124, and SC […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Concrete’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of shorelines along the Skagit and Baker rivers and Lake Shannon. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District approved an important step in moving ahead with the Fountain Lake Restoration Project when the Board of Managers accepted a Barr Engineering proposal for Phase 1 Engineering Services. “Phase 1 Engineering will be used to undertake data gathering and stakeholder and permitting agency communications to complete a preliminary engineering […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the town of Concrete’s updated shoreline master program. The town’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of the shorelines, and the water quality of roughly a mile-and-a-half of the Baker and Skagit rivers and Lake Shannon. The updated master […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Foynes Port development project which began in February to transform the Shannon Estuary port into one of the biggest bulk harbors in Europe is moving ahead. According to Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), the suction dredger/dump barge Jenny T will carry out dredging and associated dumping works for approximately two weeks, dependent on weather conditions. Operations will be […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Beyond the dredging of Sydney harbour, private-sector involvement will be essential for the Sydney Marine Group to acquire any additional… By Chris Shannon (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, December 30, 2010;

  • 19 September 2011

    Sydney harbour fishers will begin the relocation of marine species from the path of the dredge site today. By Chris Shannon (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, September 19, 2011

  • 8 September 2011

    The Broadwater Master Plan will move a step closer today after the State Government confirmed funding of $750,000 for a study on the future… By Henry Tuttiett and Shannon Willoughby (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, September 8, 2011;

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) has unveiled plans to double its trade in the next three decades with the publication of an ambitious masterplan, Vision 2041. The plan was launched by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Leo Varadkar, TD, and is the first of its kind set out by […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ireland’s largest bulk port company, Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC), has announced the first ports infrastructure project since the turn of the millennium, with a €50 million capital investment program at Foynes. Launched by Minister for Transport and Tourism Paschal Donohoe, the program is the implementation of the first key element of the port company’s […]

  • 8 November 2011

    New Hanover County Commissioner Rick Catlin was re-elected last week as chairman of the N.C. Water Resources Congress… By Shannan Bowen (watchdogs) [mappress] Source: watchdogs, November 8, 2011

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on lock gates at Kilrush Marina on the Shannon Estuary was completed this month, just in time for the first sail of the year over St Patricks weekend. “Also the long awaited news we have all been waiting for on the dredging application, has finally come through, with the licence approval being granted,” announced […]

  • 24 July 2011

    New Hanover County’s sandy beaches are routinely replenished to maintain enough beachfront so tourists have room for umbrellas and beach … More info: starnewsonline By Shannan Bowen [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, July 24, 2011;