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  • 15 June 2011

    The Member of Parliament for Agona West, Mr Samuel Obodai, on Tuesday appealed to government to solve the precarious flooding problem… (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, June 15, 2011

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Melanie Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) and Hubert Bruls, Mayor of Nijmegen, pulled a life-size thumb out of a dyke yesterday to illustrate the fact that the River Waal now has more room around Nijmegen. As a result, the water level of the river has dropped by 34 centimeters. The Nijmegen Room […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Due to natural water and sand movement, Cook Road Boat Launch is experiencing an accumulation of sand impacting boat access to Okanagan Lake.  Sediment from Mission Creek is moving north and typical wind and wave patterns have collected a higher than normal volume of sand, the City of Kelowna said in a press release. Dredging of […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Taranaki Regional Council today released a new report on sensitive habitats and threatened species in the Taranaki coastal marine area. According to KASM, the report shows plenty of marine life in the South Tarankai Bight in the area a seabed mining company wants to dig up. The report, commissioned by the Taranaki Regional Council and prepared by the Cawthron Institute, […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of beach replenishment in front of the Alliés breakwater at Dunkerque Port has just begun. The contractor SODRACO was selected to complete this program, which will involve placement of nearly 1,200,000 m3 of sand. It will be accompanied by: • the installation of windbreak nets designed, as in the dune areas, to hold […]

  • 9 February 2011

    Nicaraguan soldiers are back at their outpost on Isla Calero, less than one week after Security Minister José María Tijerino announced they… (ticotimes) [mappress] Source: ticotimes, February 9, 2011;

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has announced that it has advised the Environmental Protection Authority that it will remove the eastern end of application area covered by prospecting permit 55967, comprising 4,985 km2 and representing about half the total, so the area for which marine consent is being applied now totals 5,207 km2. “Reducing the size of […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conseil Régional de la Réunion has announced a tender for a dike construction project in the Saint-Denis area. This contract will involve construction of approximately 2,700m section of dike, located offshore, and hydraulic structures built as part of the new coastal route project between the Grande Chaloupe east and downtown to La Possession west. The […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has introduced a plan for the Tampa Harbor area dredging program. This deepening project will include maintenance dredging of shoal material from Upper Sparkman Channel, Ybor Channel, and Ybor Turning Basin, located in the Tampa Harbor area, Hillsborough County, FL. Dredged material will be disposed of in […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $178,798.11 to Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC for routine soil sampling and laboratory testing at the Alexander Island Dredge Material Placement Area adjacent to the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor will provide labor and equipment to obtain subsurface soil samples and […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Lawrence-area companies want to take an additional 1 million tons of sand and gravel for the Kansas River each year, but environmentalists…   (nebraska) [mappress] Source: nebraska, November 17, 2011;

  • 4 February 2011

    Costa Rican Security Minister José Maria Tijerino announced Monday that Nicaraguan troops are no longer present on the Isla Calero, the … By Adam Williams (ticotimes) [mappress] Source: ticotimes, February 4, 2011;

  • 9 June 2010

    An area of the Pearl River that poses a potentially fatal hazard to boating interests may soon be corrected. The Washington Parish Council… [mappress] Source: gobogalusa, June 9, 2010;

  • 11 July 2011

    Recently, CCC First Design Institute of Navigation Engineering (FDINE) has won the bid for the survey and design of the first-phase (start-up) project of Ganyu area of Lianyungang Port. The project involves three general berths and a liquid chemical berth, and is scheduled to be designed for 50,000t bulk carriers and 50,000t crude carriers (terminal […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Leaders of Fargo, Moorhead, the Flood Diversion Board of Authority and the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, Ms. Jo-Ellen Darcy, will come together on Monday, July 11, to sign a project partnership agreement (PPA) for the FM Area Diversion Project. The PPA is the official agreement that marks the beginning of the […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program will be undertaken this winter, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. During this dredging project, performed by a hopper dredger, around 800,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the Wilmington Harbor Baldhead Shoal Channel Reach 3, Southport Channel and Battery Island Channel. The area […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Public areas along Lake Washington’s northern tip are safe for swimming and other in-water recreation, according to assessments of lake sediments and water quality. Findings will be presented at a public meeting set for July 11 at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. N. E., beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an informal open house. A […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasser und Schifffahrtsamt Stuttgart issued a tender invitation for the Poppenweiler, Obertürkheim and Oberesslingen areas dredging project. This cleanup program will require dredging work with proper disposal of the sediment deposits (approximately 136,500t) recovered from the military areas in Poppenweiler, Obertürkheim and Oberesslingen, in the year 2014/2015. Analysis services of recovered sediment are also to […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louth County Council, Ireland, has announced its intention to carry out coastal protection works at two locations within the Dundalk Bay area. The first proposed works location is along the shoreline of Dundalk Bay, at an area called Seabank, approximately 2km east of Castlebellingham village. The second location is in the townland of Salterstown, approximately […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in their latest marine department notice that, with immediate effect and for a period of approximately 9 months, dredging operations will be carried out at the Marina Cove Basin and its Entrance Hebe Haven in Sai Kung. The works will be carried out by a dumb lighter, a hopper […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has just released a very interesting video about their coastal protection work near Heemskerk, the Netherlands. The Papendrecht based company said that the main goal of this capital project was to restore sand at the Dutch coastline, to strengthen […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Porirua Harbor Strategy Coordinator, Keith Calder, recently toured newly created dune and wetland area on the city foreshore of Te Awarua-o-Porirua. The coordinator was accompanied by Porirua Mayor, Mike Tana, Greater Wellington Regional Council Deputy Chair, Barbara Donaldson, and Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee Chairperson and Councillor, Anita Baker. It is the latest […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Land Trust for the Mississippi Coastal Plain (LTMCP) and partners will celebrate the opening of the Coastal Restoration and Nature Education Study Area at Weeks Bayou in Ocean Springs tomorrow, at the site on the west end of East Beach. During this project, approximately 2.3 acres at Weeks Bayou were restored as a green […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove Waukegan Harbor from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. EPA Regional Administrator Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement at Waukegan Harbor by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, U.S. Representative Brad […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has won a contract for the Goa Naval Area maintenance dredging works. The contract, worth $3.85 million, will be conducted in the 2018-20 period. According to a Mercator’s official statement, about 50% of the project will be executed in […]