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  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Water and Sewerage Commission (NWSC) is currently reviewing the Water and Sewerage Company’s Inc., (WASCO) request for an extension of the “Dredging Fee”. The 10.43% which formed part of the Final Tariff Determination Notice of 2013 expired on August 31, 2015. Thus, the Commission has agreed for the “Dredging Fee” to remain in […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second phase of the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project, named ‘JCD02 – Dredging of the Reservoir and Transport of Sediment’, is set to begin in June 2019, WASCO St. Lucia Inc. said in its latest release.  The announcement was made by WASCO’s representatives, as well as the contractor for JCD02, VINCI Construction […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In-keeping with the Government of Saint Lucia’s plans to build a resilient Saint Lucia, the essential desilting works on The John Compton Dam (JCD) are finally starting with phase one. The Water and Sewerage Company Incorporated (WASCO) is spearheading the JCD Rehabilitation project which will see the construction of a Sediment Disposal Area (SDA) as […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Saint Lucia, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Water and Sewerage Company (WASCo) Inc., are set to launch the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project today.  The dam was built with a reservoir design capacity of three million cubic meters of water or 660 000 million gallons of water. However, following Hurricane Tomas […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has inked a memorandum of understanding with WAPCOS Limited to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy in fields like water resources, power and infrastructure, and port and harbor dredging. The other areas include shallow water dredging, beach nourishment, lake rehabilitation, flood […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos and members of his staff began a statewide introductory tour in Houston March 24 at the Port of Houston Authority’s Bayport Container Terminal. As the new Secretary of State, Cascos was interested in learning more about how the Port of Houston contributes to international trade and the Texas […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to swiftly issue federal wetland permits so that local officials can begin the critical Owasco Flats Wetlands Restoration project. The senator said in his announcement that the proposed project has already been approved and funded by the state, and […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Regarding the letter that Rep. Gus Bilirakis, Rep. C.W. Bill Young, and Rep. Rich Nugent sent to the Army Corps of Engineers recently, Rep. Nugent issued the following statement: “The Sunwest Park and Channel Project is about two things: jobs and public access to the Gulf. The county has spent six years undergoing scientific studies […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved  federal wetland permits, enabling local officials to begin the critical Owasco Flats Wetlands Restoration project. Schumer said that with final approval secured, work can now enter the bidding phase. The Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration project will reduce toxins in the […]

  • 26 April 2012

    According to The Portland Press Herald, Joe Payne of Friends of Casco Bay was honored with the Environmental Merit Award for Lifetime Achievement at a ceremony in Boston yesterday. The Environmental Protection Agency’s Region 1 presented the award to Payne, who has been baykeeper for 20 years. The award was announced by U.S. Rep. Chellie […]

  • 30 April 2011

    Blessed with the go-ahead from the state Department of Environmental Protection, Pasco County officials and developers of SunWest Harbourtow… By LAURA KINSLER (tbo) [mappress] Source: tbo, May 1, 2011;

  • 28 April 2011

    The state Department of Environmental Protection is poised to recommend giving Pasco County a permit to dredge a 4-mile channel… By Lee Logan (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, April 28, 2011  

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, said in its latest release that their regulatory section is working diligently to finalize the permit decision for the Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration Initiative, with an anticipated completion date the week of August 7. Given the complexity of the project and the substantial State permitting review, the Corps […]

  • 26 August 2013

    The Burnett River dredging project has officially commenced, reports news-mail.com. The trailer suction hopper dredger Brisbane arrived yesterday in Bundaberg and started its task almost immediately. Regarding this very important dredging program, Jason Pascoe, the Port of Bundaberg general manager, stated that it was hoped the Brisbane would remove about 300,000 cubic meters of silt […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Due to the dredging operations in Portland Harbor, Cashman Dredging of Quincy, MA, has requested, and has been granted permission for additional openings of the Casco Bay Bridge between Portland and South Portland. Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) spokesperson Ted Talbot said there will be up to 4 additional openings in a 24-hour period. From […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Fairfield is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing engineered beaches in Fairfield, Conn. According to the Corps, the work is proposed in Long Island Sound at the following locations in Fairfield: Southport Beach (1505 Pequot […]

  • 11 November 2010

    Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Ltd. (GASCO) signed today, a Contract for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPC) works for… (wam) [mappress] Source: wam, November 11, 2010;

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents of the Thousand Oaks subdivision in Trinity complained Tuesday to Pasco County commissioners about flooding Tropical Storm Debby brought to their neighborhood and urged them to find ways to keep their homes dry, reports newportrichey.patch.com. Many residents believe that this could be prevented. Dredging could be one of the possibilities to avoid this situation. […]

  • 18 May 2011

    Florida’s top elected officials Tuesday approved dredging a boat channel almost five miles long from the Gulf to a future Pasco County Park… By Bobbie O’Brien (wusf) [mappress] Source: wusf, May 18, 2011;

  • 6 June 2013

    JCU researchers are recording underwater sounds in the Great Barrier Reef to help track animal movements and human activities such as shipping. JCU’s Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture (CSTFA) is collaborating with JASCO Applied Sciences, a world leader in the science of industrial underwater noise and its effect on marine life, on the […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Centrex Metals holds iron ore rights over 16 exploration licence areas on the Eyre Peninsula and is developing the Eyre and Bungalow Magnetite Joint Venture Projects, which host combined Inferred Resources of greater than 700 million tonnes and provide significant additional exploration potential at both project areas. These projects have financial support from major Chinese […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to an Oct. 1 meeting to comment on the scope of environmental impact statements (EISs) for a proposed coal export terminal near Longview. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview LLC proposes to build and operate a terminal to export coal from the site of the former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County. Cowlitz County, […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing on the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) dredging plans is set to take place on February 21 at the MPT officers’ club in Sada, Vasco. Two more hearings on the proposed MPT terminal capacity enhancement at berths 5A, 6A, and work on re-development of berths 8, 9, and barge berths at the port has […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Federal regulators are seeking public input on the Aripeka channel dredging project. The plan is to expand an existing channel that would be shared by boaters launching from a future county park and residents of a proposed 2,500-home luxury development called SunWest Harbourtowne, according to tampabay.com. “The people have until September 19 to submit their […]

  • 7 March 2011

      Two leading North-east-headquartered organisations have joined forces to promote Peterhead Port and the facilities available in the town, within key target markets. Peterhead Port Authority (PPA) and international oil and gas logistics company, ASCO Group, have linked up to establish Peterhead Energy Hub, which aims to sustain and increase port activity through capitalising on […]