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  • 28 September 2012

    A public meeting to discuss a proposed comprehensive dredging plan at Barnett Reservoir was held on Thursday, September 27, at Northwest Rankin Middle School cafeteria. Reservoir officials recently completed a thorough sounding study in Pelahatchie Bay and the Fannin area of the lower main lake and the Lake Harbor area north of Mississippi Highway 43, […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gisborne District Council said in their announcement that a public information session will be held this week to update residents on progress of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy (WBEMS). The council said that, during the meeting, residents will learn more about recent hearing decisions in relation to the management strategy. Long term, the Wainui […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, has announced the release of the Draft Feasibility Report for the North Shore of Long Island, Asharoken, Suffolk County, NY, Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. With passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The proposed P14-billion Manila Bay reclamation project will not only provide livelihood opportunity for thousands of people but also economic development to the city of Las Pinas, recently announced pia.gov.ph. “I am convinced that the Alltech Coastal Bay Project is not detrimental to the environment and would bring in the needed economic development in terms […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The newest MAGNUM advanced management training class will now turn their attention to the goal of “winning new business”, and helping to shape the future of their industry in the high growth emerging markets in which APM Terminals has committed to approximately $3 billion USD in new infrastructure development and existing facility expansion in […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Bill Dally, an associate professor in the School of Engineering at the University of North Florida, was awarded a grant for more than $500,000 by the National Science Foundation to develop an amphibious remotely operated vehicle (ROV) for coastal research and education. With this funding, Dally, a coastal engineer, will develop an amphibious ROV, […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Enyart met with students at Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake this week to listen to their concerns about Mississippi River issues near their homes. Congressman Enyart spoke to juniors and seniors in the government and history classes instructed by Jamie Nash-Mayberry. Her classes have spent three years investigating river levels, flooding, levees […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On April 11, 2014, at Newark Riverfront Park’s Orange Boardwalk, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its long-awaited cleanup plan for the lower eight miles of the Passaic River. The proposal includes bank-to-bank dredging of the river and the removal of 4.3 million cubic yards of contaminated sediment. As per Superfund law, the clean-up will […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) applauded the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to award a grant of $750,000 for the Port of Baltimore’s Dray Truck Replacement Program, extending the program through March 2016. The $750,000 grant was part of $4.2 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act grants awarded by the EPA to six U.S. ports […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with its partners to develop the River Wey flood alleviation schemes that will reduce flood risk to local communities. According to EA, there are 1,261 properties at risk of flooding in Godalming, Guildford and Byfleet and Weybridge. Road networks, schools, public buildings, businesses and critical infrastructure are also at risk. […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Almost 100 pupils from Hamford Primary Academy made a visit to the new coast protection scheme at Holland-on-Sea. The youngsters are learning all about the coastal region and also taking part in a competition to design new beach huts for the area. Each of six groups was given a talk on the project being carried […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The annual Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creek dredging campaigns will again occur during the winter and spring months, informs the City of Gold Coast. As they reported, the city allocates more than $1 million for these dredging works which are conducted for the purpose of sand nourishment at adjacent beaches. Sand nourishment is an integral part […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A presentation on the assessment of coastal erosion, flooding, storm damage patterns and recommendations regarding shore protection alternatives for each section of the Scituate coast will be introduced in the following days. The public meeting regarding the matter will take place on June 7th at the Scituate High School, from 6 to 8 p.m., the Town of Scituate said in its latest announcement. “This […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will hold three workshops July 31 through August 2 in Branson, Shell Knob and Reeds Spring, Mo. to discuss and seek input on the draft Table Rock Lake Shoreline Management Plan.  The drop-in workshops will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, July 31 at […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Benigno Aquino III on Friday highlighted some of the significant accomplishments of his administration in Pampanga under the Tuwid na daan (Straight path) battle cry. He disclosed that an end to perennial problem of flooding shall soon be realized through commencement of projects that will strengthen the dike system and slope protection to ensure […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Little River Lake in Decatur County can attend a meeting Oct. 23. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Little River Lake is on the state’s list of impaired waters […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced that Maryann Waryjas has been appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary effective immediately. Ms. Waryjas joins Great Lakes from Katten Muchin […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The Port of Cork Company yesterday announced their annual results for 2011 and despite continuing to experience a challenging economic environment; the Port of Cork delivered a satisfactory performance with total traffic amounting to 8.8 million tonnes, which matched the 2010 traffic levels. Turnover for the year amounted to €21.4 million and operating profit before […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s Noosa Council released the latest update on their coastal protection scheme today, saying that the works on the Noosa’s Main Beach have been in focus this week. “Our Sand Recycling System has recovered about 12,500m³ of sand since an unseasonal erosion event in July,” said the council. Two posi-track machines have been on […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cebu City Council has declared the entire city under a state of calamity, following the flooding in many areas in the city on Thursday. The heavy rains starting Wednesday night and the flash floods prompted city official to suspend classes in all levels in both public and private schools Thursday. The declaration of a […]

  • 25 March 2012

      As Zeenews.com reports, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday said government was working on a “comprehensive flood protection project” to increase the intake capacity of rivers and revive flood channels. “We should be amply prepared and alert to the threats of heavy floods so that we are not caught unaware at […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In April 2014, Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully organised the second US-based cutter suction dredger (CSD) simulator training. This year’s two-week training program took place in Houston, Texas, following the highly appreciated first sessions held in April 2013. The four training sessions were attended by mixed groups of […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Gov. Edwards has joined local and state officials to cut the ribbon on a recently completed $30 million levee-enhancement project in Jefferson Parish. This is first in a series of projects that will protect the greater Lafitte-Barataria-Crown Point community from tidal surge flooding and other extreme weather events. The project includes 2.9 miles of concrete-capped […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and Nassau County will host two scoping meetings for the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings are being held pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), USACE […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Mayor Alvin Brown welcomed Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus to Jacksonville on Tuesday. The secretary visited City Hall and met with 40 JROTC cadets from Mandarin High School. He also attended a luncheon with local business leaders at EverBank Field. The Navy released its Fiscal Year 2013 budget which allocated more ships and sailors […]