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  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Senior Somerset County Councillors will this month be asked to recommend proposals for a Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) as a vital part of plans to reduce the likelihood and impact of flooding in the County. The move comes as all the organisations involved in the 20 Year Flood Action Plan continue to press the Government […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today welcomed Shadow Minister for Ports Natalie Hutchins on her first official visit to the Port of Hastings in her capacity as Shadow Minister. Ms Hutchins was appointed Shadow Minister for Ports 521 days ago, and it has taken her all this time to inspect the Port of Hastings and […]

  • 8 December 2011

    The issue of whether dredged sediment from a Middletown lake will be transported to the former National Lead site still remains. At a Nov. 14 public hearing in Middletown, a new official with the Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said that Sayreville officials accepted the Shadow Lake material. Suzanne Dietrick, chief of the Office […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Transport Committee of the European Parliament has expressed its support (29 in favor, 13 against, 3 abstentions) for the compromise reached by MEP Knut Fleckenstein and the TRAN shadow rapporteurs on the proposal for a port regulation adopted in May 2013, the European Sea Ports Organisation said in its press release. “When the proposal […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    ADA’s 81st Annual Conference & AGM was officially inaugurated today, November 14, at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ headquarters in London. The conference will bring together over 200 delegates from across the flood and water level management industry to discuss the key policy issues of the moment. Members attending the event include those from the Environment Agency, internal […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The vision for a new authority overseeing the progress of Somerset’s Flood Action Plan has been backed by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet. Senior County Councillors have endorsed proposals for a new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). The SRA’s reason-to-be would be to reduce the likelihood, duration and impact of flooding in the County. Somerset County Council […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition is calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately start dredging the narrows between Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert to ensure the work is completed before the high flows coming down the Darling System reach the Lower Lakes. The Liberal Opposition has been told by the NSW Department for Water that it […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Tulane University has opened the ByWater Institute and a new riverfront campus in downtown New Orleans dedicated to studying and protecting Louisiana’s vital waterways and coast. The Institute will bring scholars from across disciplines together to find innovative solutions to one of the biggest challenges facing Louisiana and vulnerable communities worldwide — how to manage […]

  • 14 November 2010

    A Victorian Liberal Nationals Coalition Government will provide $6 million to the City of Kingston to dredge, clean up and begin maintaining the Mordialloc Creek, Coalition Leader Ted Baillieu said today. Mr Baillieu said the $6 million commitment will be in addition to the $800,000 commitment from the City of Kingston and $300,000 by Melbourne […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Casting aside the agendas of politicians and activists, the true, long term implications of dredging spoil material along the Queensland coast are difficult to calculate, announced Industry has breathed life into the once-quiet town of Gladstone in the form of booming economic activity, employment and high-visibility wear. When Gladstone Harbour was subject to dredging in […]

  • 10 May 2012

      Global Container Terminals Inc., a leading North American marine terminal operator with facilities on both coasts, has unveiled final plans for a multi-million dollar expansion project to develop a 70-acre technologically advanced container terminal on the Bayonne, NJ, waterfront. When complete, Global Terminal at Port Jersey will be the most advanced marine terminal in […]

  • 24 November 2010

    The township has yet to secure financing for dredging arsenic-laced sediment out of Shadow Lake, and municipal officials believe the project… (tradingmarkets) [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, November 24, 2010;

  • 8 March 2011

    Austin Canade regularly swims in Shadow Lake, but since the lake is in desperate need of dredging, the experience has become more of a…   By DUSTIN RACIOPPI (redbankgreen) [mappress] Source: redbankgreen, March 8, 2011  

  • 10 January 2012

      The Middletown Township Committee is expected to take the next step toward the long-anticipated dredging of Shadow Lake at next week’s …   By Elaine Van Develde (middletown) [mappress] Source: middletown, January 10, 2012;

  • 21 September 2011

    The mighty Mississippi River is now a shadow of its springtime self, which is causing problems for river traffic.     By Kurt Allemeier (qctimes) [mappress] Source: qctimes, September 21, 2011;

  • 2 March 2011

    NSW Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Ports and Waterways Andrew Stoner and Nationals candidate for Port Macquarie Leslie… BY KATE DWYER (camdencourier) [mappress] Source: camdencourier, March 2, 2011

  • 26 October 2011

    Township officials are closer than ever to completing the longanticipated dredging of Shadow Lake, located within the River Plaza section o… BY BYMIKE DAVIS (gmnews) [mappress] Source: gmnews, October 26, 2011

  • 21 June 2011

    The state Department of Environmental Protection has given its blessing to a plan to dredge a portion of Shadow Lake here and temporarily… By Kevin Pentón (mycentraljersey) [mappress] Source: mycentraljersey, June 21, 2011

  • 15 November 2011

    If all goes according to plan, a contractor will begin work on dredging arsenic-laced sediment out of Shadow Lake next spring, township …   More info: app By Kevin Pentón [mappress] Source: app, November 15, 2011;

  • 26 January 2010

    Shadow Minister for Main Roads and Transport and Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson has welcomed the news that a permanent pipeline will be constructed at the mouth of the Mooloolah River to allow for regular dredging… [mappress] Source: My Sunshine Coast, January 25, 2010:

  • 2 October 2012

    Ken O’Dowd, a Federal Member for Flynn, yesterday hosted Shadow Environment Minister Greg Hunt on an aerial tour of Gladstone Harbour. According to O’Dowd, the health of Gladstone Harbour appears to be improving. “I believe it’s not as good as we would like it to be, but I think there are signs there now that […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Shadow Ports Minister Natalie Hutchins to face him in a debate on the Coalition Government and the Labor Opposition’s opposing policies for Victoria’s second container port. The Coalition Government has already commenced planning works for a second container port at Hastings with funding of $110 million in […]

  • 4 September 2012

    The Baillieu Government is ignoring departmental advice to consider placing Melbourne’s second major container port at Bay West Port, claims the State Opposition. “There are significant environmental and transport concerns about the Government’s preferred choice, Hastings,” the Opposition said. “The Government is refusing to listen to its own departmental advice,” stated Tim Pallas, the Shadow […]

  • 5 September 2012

    According to, the Shadow Lake dredging project is still without a contractor. The Middletown Township Committee announced at its August 20 meeting that all six of the responsive bids received were being rejected. “None of the six bids fell within the township engineer’s estimated cost for the project. The lowest responsive bid was nearly […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The Township Committee finally is moving ahead to hire a contractor to deepen the Shadow Lake by removing contaminated sediment from it. According to, the Committee on Monday agreed to advertise for bids to dredge the lake and transport the silt to a disposal site in Sayreville. The dredging needs to be done to […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Yesterday, the city approved the emergency dredging of the channel leading out from the Sanibel Marina, and if everything goes well, the boaters using canals on the east side of Sanibel will soon have easier access to the Gulf. “Every winter, usually by February or March, is when it really starts to build up,” said […]