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  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $419,360.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by SumCo Eco-Contracting, LLC, of Salem, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-November 2017 and […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. “We are spreading silt to land for agricultural betterment with permission from […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain’s Eskan Bank yesterday announced a tender for the Bandar Al Sayah and Danaat Al Sayah real estate development projects. According to an official Kingdom of Bahrain’s Tender Board Document, Eskan has invited bids from consultants to supervise the land reclamation works for the Bandar Al Sayah development. “The supervision consultant works for the Bandar Al Sayah […]

  • 9 November 2009

    LOKOJA, Nigeria — After decades of delay and wrangling by resisting riverine communities, Nigeria has launched a multi-million-dollar dredging exercise to boost navigation and commerce on the Niger River… Source: AFP, November 8, 2009;

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Greens congratulated the Royal Bank of Scotland on their recent decision not to finance the Abbot Point coal port expansion, coming just before the World Heritage Committee is due to decide the fate of the Great Barrier Reef. “The Royal Bank of Scotland joins Deutsche Bank and HSBC in announcing that they will […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received application for permit to implement bank stabilization measures in the Hillside Drain Wash, Lake Havasu City, Arizona. According to the Corps, the city is proposing implementation of bank stabilization measures using stacked gabions and bed stabilization using concrete drop structures in the Hillside Drain Wash. The […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Activists kicked an own goal today on their European vacation by lobbying a German bank that is not funding Queensland’s Abbot Point port expansion and claiming it as a victory for environmentalists, said Queensland Resources Council. After intense lobbying from anti-coal activists, Deutsche Bank, announced that until a consensus was reached between the Australian Government […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A module has been added to the XBeach flow model. For the first time, it will be possible to accurately determine the effect of passing ships on river banks that are not straight. Other models can only calculate the interaction between ships, wave movements and the bank for straight banks with vertical walls. An accurate […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released this photo of the Mississippi River Bank Clearing and Grading Clearing – the first field activity of revetment operations. It starts at the beginning of July, clearing the river banks of trees and debris to make way for the Bank Grading Unit and the Mat […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to a Boston Haven flood defense damaged during the December 2013 tidal surge are now finished, meaning the banks at Slippery Gowt are stronger than ever before. The improved defense will help reduce the risk of flooding to more than 500 homes and businesses including the Haven Business Park. Operations Manager Leigh Edlin said: […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A bank stabilization project Black River in La Crosse County may result in the “incidental taking” of a rare mayfly, massasagua rattlesnake, and butterfly mussel under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sonoma County Water Agency has announced that the Annual Community Meeting on the Dry Creek Habitat Enhancement Project will take place on Thursday, January 14, from 6-8 p.m. at the Milt Brandt Visitors Center at Lake Sonoma. Water Agency staff will provide updates on the status of the next phase of the project, discuss how […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Plaquemines Parish Government has awarded West Bank Back Levee contract to Williams Group, of Boligee, Alabama. “The West Bank back levee from Empire to Fort Jackson is a key part of the extensive levee construction going on in Plaquemines Parish,” said Plaquemines Parish President Amos Cormier, Jr. “This levee is an integral part of the New […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on a proposal to certify the establishment and operation of a privately owned, 76-acre wetland mitigation bank north of the city of Long Beach in Pacific County. The public comment period for the proposed Long Beach Wetland Mitigation Bank is Friday, Nov. 16, through Monday […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors  approved a project to clean out a number of major waterways in Jakarta, in support of the provincial government’s flood management system. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project – also known as the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative, or JEDI – will help dredge about 67.5 km of 11 […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $2.1 million contract to Earthwork Technologies, Inc., of Red Lake, Minn., to stabilize an eroding river bank along the Crow River north of Delano, Minn., March 29. The Crow River Streambank Stabilization Project will fix erosion along the river bank adjacent to County Road […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Less than 24 hours after Germany’s Deutsche Bank ruled out lending to the controversial Abbot Point coal port expansion on the Great Barrier Reef, major international bank HSBC has followed suit, with Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver stating it “would be extraordinarily unlikely to go anywhere near” the project. “Abbot Point is crucial to the […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The city of Bristol is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with stabilizing two river banks in Bristol, Conn., damaged by a storm in 2011. The proposed work includes the discharge of fill material to stabilize two […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced recently that it has closed on a $250 million three year revolving credit facility. PNC Bank, National Association (PNC) acted as Administrative Agent and Issuing Lender, reported GLDD. The bank group consists of PNC, The PrivateBank and Trust Company, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., Capital One, Bank of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kennet and Avon Canal, a waterway in southern England, will soon have one mile of newly restored bank. Restoration works on the portion of a 87 miles long canal are in full swing. According to Oda Dijksterhuis from the Canal and River Trust, the “green method” being used to rebuild the bank was similar […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction started last year to stabilize a portion of the east bank of the White River in Augusta, Ark. Bank erosion has been occurring, threatening to wash away Augusta’s historic American Legion Hut, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, a city road, and a portion of the city sewer main. This […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking comments on a draft environmental assessment for a proposed breach repair along the Platte River bank just upstream of the confluence with the Missouri River near Plattsmouth. This repair is an emergency action in response to damage caused during the March 2019 flood event. Repairs would include […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the statement by German’s leading bank, Deutsche Bank that it will not invest in the port expansion at Abbot Point on the Great Barrier Reef. Last night in Germany, environmental advocates attended the Deutsche Bank Annual General Meeting to call on the bank not to invest in […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A repair package of works up to £10 million has been proposed for the Lower River Aire washlands that were affected by devastating floods. Since the flooding in February, Environment Agency staff have inspected and maintained 130km of river banks and identified more than 40 locations on the lower River Aire that require repair work […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MP Henry Bellingham saw for himself last week the emergency repairs carried out by the Environment Agency to shingle flood banks at Heacham and Snettisham. He toured the damaged sea defences at Shepherds Port, Snettisham and Heacham Dam with the Agency’s area manager Julie Foley and operations staff. The importance of the shingle bank as […]