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  • 6 March 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed the Federal Senate’s strong message to Environment Minister Greg Hunt that dumping dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters is unacceptable. The Senate passed a motion calling on the Abbott Government to revoke its approval of the Abbot Point coal port expansion. The Senate will also vote […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Tampa Bay has approved a public-private partnership agreement with four other entities to divvy up who will pay for a $60 million widening and extension of the Big Bend Channel. The strategic partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Tampa Electric Co. and Mosaic Co. The port’s […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A program to manage shorelines along six rivers and 80 lakes within Grant County, including portions of the Columbia River and Banks Lake, has been approved by the Washington Department of Ecology. The locally tailored shoreline program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas for water-oriented uses, and protect […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged top officials at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to quickly approve approximately $4 million in federal funding for the City of New Rochelle to rebuild the Municipal Marina and Hudson Park beach, which were ravaged during Hurricane Sandy. Schumer explained that New Rochelle officials were originally told by […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, said that the 2014 Old Hickory Lake Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes recently approved the amended plan, which includes the input collected from public meetings held in January and letters received since the previous […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Kishon River restoration project that was suspended in late June is once again underway, as a result of pressure from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP). The cleanup project began again on July 13, after the Water Authority finally approved the discharge of treated water back into the river. The ministry had frozen the […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government today welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s decision to approve the final environmental impact statement for the Abbot Point Growth Gateway Project. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said that the decision meant that if one or more of the proposed Galilee Basin coal mine projects go ahead, the port could be developed to […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Planning Matthew Guy has given approval for the expansion of one of the most exciting redevelopments in Melbourne’s west by announcing extensions to the Wyndham Harbour project. Planning Scheme Amendment C156 will allow Wyndham Harbour to grow to a community of almost 1,400 residents. Mr Guy’s approval will also assist in fast tracking […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Cathie dredging program is set to begin in coming weeks to address the build-up of sand in the main channel of the lake, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in their latest release.  Approximately 21,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged, and relocated to the edge of Foreshore Reserve to reclaim open space that has […]

  • 15 October 2020

    The Collier County 2020 Beach Renourishment Project roll out is being planned to start in early November.  At yesterday’s Board of County Commissioners (BCC) meeting, they approved Earth Tech Enterprises to place sand on Naples Beach. These areas include Doctors Pass to near Lowdermilk Park. Construction Engineering Inspection will be performed by Collier County Coastal […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Bothell’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 13 miles of Sammamish River, North Creek and Swamp Creek shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and permitting […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Coos Bay is currently working on a plan to dredge and discharge about 150.000 cubic yards of material from Coos Bay over the next three years, according to the USACE’s Portland District latest release. The application was submitted last week and now the USACE is asking for public comment on this proposal. […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    In parallel to construction of Magam Ruhunupura Mahinda Rajapaksa Port (MRMR Port) in Hambantota, Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) received investment proposals from prospective local and foreign investors to establish businesses within the port premises. Out of the 27 proposals received, the Cabinet of Ministers has approved 7 investment proposals, subsequent to the recommendations by […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrat Marlene Caride to commence flood control projects along the Passaic River Basin was approved by the full Senate. The measure was approved 37-0. “Since early 2012, New Jersey has seen the worst in ravaging storms and flood damage,” said Caride (D-Bergen, Passaic). “The severity of the weather is not only […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $748 million budget for the Port of Long Beach in the next fiscal year, with more than 60 percent set aside to continue a modernization program that is the largest of any U.S. seaport. The budget will be now presented to the Long Beach City […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Federal Administrative Court (FAC) in Leipzig has decided to prolong its final decision on the deepening and widening of the navigation channel on the Lower and Outer Elbe River. The Court in Leipzig yesterday adjourned the proceedings by the BUND and NABU environmental associations against the plan approval concerning the dredging of the lower […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney today invited the public to comment on the draft terms of reference for the proposed $10 billion Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals project in North Queensland. The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation and a consortium including Adani Mining and Dudgeon Point Project Management are […]

  • 11 September 2012

    The commissioner for Information and Strategy, Eze Chikamnayo, has announced that the Aba river dredging project should commence very soon. This dredging project was approved on September 5, according to The Abia government statement said that the abattoir by the edge of the river in Aba would be relocated to Ahiaudele community to pave […]

  • 5 November 2009

    In a bid to prevent further erosion along India’s coastline due to uncontrolled development, the government has tightened the norms for approving new port projects or expansion of existing ports or harbors… Source: Indian Express, November 4, 2009;

  • 20 July 2011

    Four environmental groups backing the approved 50-year community water supply plan for Charlottesville and urban Albemarle County say new… More info: cvilletomorrow By Brian Wheeler [mappress] Source: cvilletomorrow, July 20, 2011;

  • 16 March 2010
    Business & Finance

    DUBAI The National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) said yesterday it had asked for ministerial approval to increase its capital to Dh216.8 million (US$59m)… [mappress] Source: Business, March 16, 2010

  • 23 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Costs to deepen the Main Channel and other waterways at the Port of Los Angeles soared to $298 million Thursday night, when the harbor commission approved a plan that calls for dumping some of the dredged dirt at three new disposal sites… Source: Daily Breeze, November 20, 2009

  • 4 November 2011

    One of Long Beach’s worst rated waterways continues to receive good news after a Tuesday City Council vote. The council approved another par… By Jonathan Van Dyke (gazettes) [mappress] Source: gazettes, November 4, 2011;

  • 23 June 2011

    A House committee has approved a bill sponsored by Rep. Nick Rahall-D W.Va., aimed at reeling in the Environmental Protection Agency. The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee approved the bill which would limit the EPA’s ability to veto fill and dredge permits already issued by the Army Corps of Engineers. Rahall said the current policy […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting on the use of non-hazardous dredged material at a closed unlicensed city of Cumberland landfill will be held from 2 to 3 p.m., on February 9, 2016, in Cumberland, WI. The city of Cumberland has requested approval from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to use dredged material as cover soil and berm […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Port Orchard’s updated shoreline master program. The proposed program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 10 miles of shoreline along Sinclair Inlet, Blackjack Creek, the Ross Creek estuary, Square Lake, and Big Lake. It combines local plans for future development and […]