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  • 15 November 2010

    Uncertainty looms over the much-touted Tk 12,000-crore plan to dredge over 300 rivers by 2018 due to delay in getting dredgers for … (blogspot) [mappress] Source: blogspot, November 15, 2010;

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) highlighted his support for several amendments to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) this week, including measures to secure dredging for smaller inland ports along the Mississippi River; a provision to encourage resilient construction that can better withstand natural disasters; and a new study on flood protection and drought issues […]

  • 23 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Industry Veteran Don King and Dredge & Marine Company, LLC have announced their exhibition at this year’s Europort maritime trade show in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. As the only American dredge builder exhibiting this year, DMC hopes to bring their efficient and unique dredge manufacturing designs and techniques to the European community and beyond. “DMC […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    As government authorities prepare for the possible severe effects of typhoon “Ruby” in many areas of the Visayas this weekend, the Department of Public Works and Highways in Western Visayas (DPWH Region 6) has reassured a jittery populace that the multibillion-peso, 4.75-kilometer-long Jaro Floodway of the Iloilo Flood Control Project will be up to the […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement yesterday after voting to provide necessary levels of funding for harbor maintenance and dredging for America’s ports, harbors, and waterways: “South Louisiana is home to some of America’s largest ports and most used waterways. I have met with many vessel operators and companies […]

  • 12 September 2011

    Governor Bobby Jindal announced during a press conference in Lake Charles that the state has invested more money for dredging… More info: doa [mappress] Source: doa, September 12, 2011

  • 6 November 2012

    The Port of New Orleans set records for container traffic and cruise passengers in 2012 – all while completing more than $100 million in new infrastructure projects port-wide. Port of New Orleans President and CEO Gary LaGrange touted those achievements during the 26th Annual State of the Port Address today hosted by the International Freight […]

  • 6 August 2010

    The Tampa Port Authority is pleased to announce a ribbon cutting today, to commemorate the completed reconstruction of the port’s berth 230. The berth is located within the R.E.K. petroleum complex. John Fernandez, Assistant Secretary for Economic Development, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, spoke on behalf of the Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) Recovery Act fund and […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President Donald Trump will visit the Lake Okeechobee area on Friday, March 29, to talk about progress on infrastructure projects on and near the lake, local media reports.  White House Deputy Press Secretary, Judd Deere, confirmed the news, indicating that Trump will tout work on repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike and a long-planned rehabilitation project. […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The Jean Lafitte National Park in Louisiana, USA faced typical waterway maintenance issues in their canoe trail canal system. Over time, silt build-up and displaced vegetation slowly filled in the canals making them un-navigable for recreationists. In order to prevent the canals from filling in completely, park management had to ensure that they not only […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government’s new eco-tourism package for Stradbroke Island will be completely undermined by its extension of sand mining on the island last night, say the Australian Greens. “Last night in Queensland Parliament, Campbell Newman locked in decades more sand mining on Straddie, sidelining Aboriginal and environmental opposition, for the mining company that paid for […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Patrick Meehan yesterday joined Representative Donald Norcross for a tour and inspection of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredger McFarland, a 300-foot-long deep-draft hopper dredge on the Delaware River. The McFarlandis is conducting dredging operations to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from 40’ to 45’. “Pennsylvania’s workers can compete with anyone in the […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State and federal officials are celebrating the successful completion of the $38 million restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. It is being touted as the largest restoration project on the East Coast. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, concluded yesterday his swing through the Bayou State where he addressed regional economic leaders and toured a coastal restoration site in Luling, Louisiana. “Coastal restoration is vital to the preservation of the environmental and economic health of the Gulf Coast,” said EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “Today, […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland (POAL) today released its results for the 2018/19 financial year, saying that the container volumes are down 3.5% to 939,680 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Units) compared to 973,722 TEU for the pcp. Group Revenue rose slightly to $248.1m from $243.2m in the previous corresponding period (pcp) and the net profit after […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday received updates on multiple hurricane protection systems and projects that will protect people, property and habitat across the state coastal zone. “We made great advances in the decade following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now we are seeing an acceleration of bigger projects moving from the pages […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit. “Californian’s have no idea how much their local Legislators are really costing the […]

  • 10 April 2012

      U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston met with FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg for a briefing and tour of the Port of Savannah Monday. “One of the core missions of the FDA is to ensure that the food on our dinner tables and in our school cafeterias is safe to eat,” Kingston said. “That effort includes keeping […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott sent the below letter to Brigadier General Donald E. Jackson of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division regarding the Lake Okeechobee Herbert Hoover Dike System and the lack of federal investment for regional restoration projects. Governor Scott stated: “I am writing regarding the Corps of Engineers’ inaction that led […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Soil removal operations from the RijnlandRoute tunnel in the Netherlands have officially started, DEME Group said in its latest announcement.  Tunnel boring machine ‘Gaia’ continues its underground journey with nearly 3,600m³ of soil being excavated per day. The soil is mixed with water in a soil compressor and transported through a 3.6 km pipeline to […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    During Estuary Week in September of 2016, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, took to the waters within the New York Harbor Estuary and hosted a “Partner Harbor Inspection” aboard the Corps vessel MV Hayward. Attendees included the Corps senior military leaders, Brig. Gen. William Graham, Commander of the North Atlantic Division and Col. David […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    TMS Ltd crews are currently in the Shetland Islands, a subarctic archipelago in the Northern Isles of Scotland, working on Toft Pier development. According to their latest project update, the weather has been testing them, but the sixth pile gate has now been set up on the seaward side. “Now that the piles are complete […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group, together with their Comol5 partners VINCI Construction Grands Projets, Mobilis TBI Infra and Croonwolter&dros, has announced a new milestone in the tunnel workers at the RijnlandRoute project in the Netherlands. The first 1,000 meters of the bored tunnel are excavated, another 1,250 meters to go to realize the first tunnel tube, said DEME […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The British Ports Association (BPA) has published a white paper with Augean on alternative routes for dealing with dredged contaminated sediments. Part of the BPA’s Port Futures thought leadership programme, the paper provides an insight into alternative disposal routes for contaminated sediments. Dredging is a major part of most ports’ conservancy efforts and is critical […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra this afternoon visited Chiang Mai on the the last leg of her four-day flood trail excursion to inspect flood prevention measures and progress in eight provinces in the central and northern regions. Earlier this morning, Ms Yingluck stopped by the Bhumibol Dam in Tak, where she was briefed by ministers responsible […]