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  • 2 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the state Senate passed a joint resolution that would urge Congress to fund a project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam, reports myeasternshoremd.com. “If we don’t address the issues of the Conowingo, all of the other billions of dollars we’re spending aren’t going to have […]

  • 21 October 2010

    The Gainesville City Council tied up a few loose ends involved in the city’s Pecan Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project at Tuesday night’s… By Delania Trigg (gainesvilleregister) [mappress] Source: gainesvilleregister, October 21, 2010;

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Congressman Don Young announced last week that the H.R. 5303 bill was passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on May 25th 2016. The H.R. 5303 – the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 – bipartisan legislation is aimed to promote economic competitiveness and strengthen the nation’s water transportation and infrastructure needs. “To optimize […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board has approved construction and quality assurance contracts for its Columbus Street Terminal. At its recent meeting, the Board also approved two additional contracts for projects at SCPA’s container terminals in South Carolina. The first contract is for annual maintenance dredging at the North Charleston Terminal and the second one is for a […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the bipartisan Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, has announced approval of H.R. 223, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act (GLRI) of 2016 in the House of Representatives.  The legislation authorizes $300 million annually for fiscal years 2017 through 2021 to accelerate efforts to protect and restore the Great Lakes. […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency announced today that the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme business case has been approved by its directors. This allows the Environment Agency to start on the next stage of work which will involve the recruitment of contractors to produce detailed design drawings for the new flood defenses throughout Newhaven. The Environment Agency has recently […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Port Everglades have received unanimous approval from the Corps’ Civil Works Review Board for the Port Everglades Harbor Feasibility Study following their presentation in Washington, D.C.  The board unanimously recommended that the Corps move forward with the final state/agency review of the report. This marks a […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA together with its partners have announced the signing of a formal Record of Decision to implement a Gulf restoration plan. The 44 projects, approved by the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees and totaling an estimated $627 million, will restore barrier islands, shorelines, dunes, underwater grasses and oyster beds. This announcement marks the largest […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The City of Troy has received Phase I Approval under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) for its Seawall Stabilization project. Phase I will consist of the design and engineering of the project and is the first step to determine if construction under Phase II approval is cost effective. If approved, Phase II will be […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Burlington’s updated shoreline master program. The city’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of roughly three miles of shoreline and the water quality of the Skagit River and Gages Slough. The new master program combines local […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Hamburg’s Department of State for Economic Affairs reported that the EC has approved deepening of the River Elbe. The approval for the project is expected to be granted by the following spring. Hamburg’s government will still have to contemplate particular project related points with its neighboring states of Schleswig-Holstein and Lower Saxony. The prospect of […]

  • 18 August 2010

    The State Cabinet has approved the proposal to set up Karnataka Maritime Board (KMB) for the overall development of the ports in the state… (mangalorean) [mappress] Source: mangalorean, August 19, 2010;

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Funding has been confirmed for the development of Redland City Council’s comprehensive Coastal Adaptation Strategy. Council will receive $195,650 from the State Government’s QCoast2100 Program for phases 1-5 of the strategy, which will identify and develop management plans for coastal hazard. Redland City Mayor, Karen Williams, said that the funding, approved by the Local Government […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parliament of Ghana approved a €160 million credit facility earlier this week to finance additional civil and dredging works at the Takoradi Port. The credit facility was secured by the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) from a consortium of international banks with the Government of Ghana acting as the guarantor for the GPHA. Among […]

  • 1 May 2012

    At yesterady’s Board of Park Commissioners meeting, the commissioners unanimously approved the project work for the dredging of the Kenosha Harbor and the Southport Marina. The contract was awarded to Shoreline Builders (Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin) and the professional services agreement contract was awarded to Ruekert Mielke (Waukesha/Kenosha/Madison, Wisconsin) for construction management of the project. The […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Parliament supported the approval of Adani’s $21.7 billion Carmichael Coal project today. State Development and Natural Resources and Mines Minister, Anthony Lynham, said that the House agreed a motion that all State Government approvals be provided to help create jobs in North and Central Queensland. Government and Opposition speakers, including Dr Lynham and Treasurer […]

  • 8 October 2010

    The Bucks County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a formal motion to support a basin dredging project along the Delaware River in… By Natalya Bucuy (buckslocalnews) [mappress] Source: buckslocalnews, October 8, 2010;

  • 26 July 2012

    The City Council unanimously approved additional funding for a $10.4 million Newport Harbor dredging project that aims to clean up the harbor, reports ocregister.com. The city council approved an additional $3.87 million for phase two of the dredging project. The areas for dredging have been broken down into three separate categories based on priority — […]

  • 15 August 2012

    According to anhuinews.com, a tentative blueprint for the first container port along the Huaihe River has won the approval of experts. The Anhui Provincial Development and Reform Commission informs that this new port should be placed in Bengbu of Anhui province and will cost an estimated $44 million. Cnanhui.org reports that with the new Huaihe […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following revelations on the ABC’s Four Corners program, the Australian Greens are calling on Minister Hunt to revoke his approval of the Abbot Point dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef and then resign. “It’s clear that strong scientific concerns within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority were trumped by political will to […]

  • 19 June 2012

    The Henlopen Acres commissioners unanimously agreed to a proposal to remove 4,000 cubic yards of silt. The dredging project  will deepen the marina in this area, CapeGazette reports. The previous dredging works in the marina were executed in 2003, and since then an enormous amount of sediment has built up causing the boats to have […]

  • 2 January 2011

    New federal money will help Barrow complete two long-awaited projects. KBRW-AM reports that $600,000 will help the town build a new boat … (webcenter11) [mappress] Source: webcenter11, January 2, 2010;

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contract for dredging Doctors Pass by Orion Marine Construction, Inc. for approximately $733,000 received Board of County Commissioners’ approval yesterday. Orion’s bid was the lowest qualified response to a request for bids that netted three responses on Aug. 30. Orion Marine, Inc. has successfully dredged Doctors Pass during two prior renourishment projects. The current […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The Ocean City Council on Thursday unanimously approved borrowing $617,500 to pay for the city’s upcoming beach replenishment project. “The current conditions out there would tell the Army Corps that the project will extend to somewhere in the 14th to 17th street areas only,” City business administrator Mike Dattilo said. According to oceancity.patch.com, this project […]

  • 18 September 2012

    A local iwi group have lost their bid against the dredging and expansion of Tauranga Harbour. The case was dismissed in the High Court this morning. “Environment Court correctly considered the competing evidence before it. It gave careful and sympathetic attention to the cultural evidence,” Judge Priestley stated in the summary. According to sunlive.co.nz, this […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Chief of Engineer’s Report has been approved and signed for the Jacksonville Harbor (Mile Point) Navigational Study. This approval is a critical step towards moving the project forward to Congress for authorization and appropriation of funding. “This is a tremendous milestone for this project,” said Jerry […]