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  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    An amendment to a legal agreement between the Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the Port of Seattle (Port) will speed cleanup of the Lora Lake Apartments site in Burien. The amendment provides for preparation of a draft Cleanup Action Plan in 2013. This work is anticipated to allow cleanup to begin in 2014. Ecology seeks […]

  • 29 December 2011

    Construction will begin this winter on the Salem Wharf, which is expected to provide a big boost in waterfront activity by 2013…   By Tom Dalton (salemnews) [mappress] Source: salemnews, December 29, 2011;

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-nine communities across the State will share in $652,000 from the State Government to undertake projects to improve the condition and amenity of Western Australia’s coastline. Projects range from seagrass monitoring in Broome, coastal dune restoration in Perth, reef fish monitoring in Albany and coastal risk and foreshore management plans for the Mid-West and Pilbara. […]

  • 8 July 2013

    SADC member states must raise an estimated US$65 billion for short-term financing of an infrastructure plan for the energy, transport, water, information and technology, meteorology and tourism sectors, reports southerntimesafrica. The regional bloc agreed on a five-year infrastructure master plan in 2012. A major infrastructure project that could boost commerce in the region is the […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Funding for the protection of the Western Australian coastline will triple with an additional $4million available in State Government grants. Announcing the latest round of Coastal Protection Program grants, Transport Minister Troy Buswell said total funding for the scheme had increased from $2million (in 2012-13) to $6million for the 2013-14 rounds. “$5million will be available […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) applauded the Department of the Interior for providing $11.1 million for four competitive grants awarded yesterday for projects that will benefit the resiliency, ecology, and restoration of areas within Jamaica Bay at Gateway National Recreation Area. The NPCA has worked with many partner groups, especially in our role as […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week signed AB 2395 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) into law. AB 2395 increases the Oxnard Harbor District’s borrowing authority from the current $1 million cap to $10 million, but retains key accountability standards, including a two-thirds vote by the district’s Board of Harbor Commissioners for any new borrowing. […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The Prime Minister has directed different departments to ensure that procedural issues do not come in the way of India’s first International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam (Cochi) becoming a global cargo hub. Set up with a cost of more than Rs 1600 crores, the Vallarpadam container facility for transshipment is the first of […]

  • 17 February 2012

    The government will spend Bt330 million on at least 25 projects in Lop Buri this fiscal year to minimise flooding and the risk of watershortages… By Chanikarn Phumhirun, Jeerapong Prasertphonkrang (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source:nationmultimedia , February 17, 2012

  • 17 January 2012

    Industrial zones (IZs) and Economic Zones (EZs) in the northern port city of Hai Phong aim to boost both foreign and domestic investment …   More info: vietnamnews [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, January 17, 2012;

  • 11 January 2012

    The second phase of a project to give fully loaded ships full access to Hallett Dock No. 8 is getting a boost from the state of Wisconsin…   By Shelley Nelson (superiortelegram) [mappress] Source: superiortelegram, January 11, 2012;

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has OK’d dredging of the Calabar channel, boosting development along the Cross River and the country. The announcement was made by the Hon. Minister of Transport, Senator ldris Umar who said that the dredging of Calabar Ports is part of the deliberate efforts of the Federal Government to boost economic activities […]

  • 27 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    DREDGING has been completed on time for the £260m second Tyne Tunnel scheme – boosting new industrial development in South Tyneside… Source:shieldsgazette,December 26,2009; [mappress]

  • 14 March 2011

    The embattled Murchison Metals has received a much-needed boost after the Environmental Protection Authority recommended approval… BY PETER KLINGER (news) [mappress] Source: news, March 14, 2011    

  • 30 March 2011

    The Georgia House joined with the Senate on Tuesday in pushing for the federal government to help deepen the Savannah port to help boost the Georgia economy… By April Hunt (ajc) [mappress] Source: ajc, March 30, 2011

  • 7 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    United Arab Emirates’ Emarat has completed its oil storage expansion project at the port of Fujairah, boosting its capacity at the key Gulf… (tradearabia) [mappress] Source: tradearabia, July 7, 2011;

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will contribute $200,000 towards a temporary rock wall to protect the infrastructure at Port Beach in North Fremantle, Western Australia. Port Beach was identified as an at-risk location in the Coastal Erosion Hotspots in Western Australia report released last year. This $200,000 contribution follows a State Government grant of $50,000 provided to […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed to a full rebuild of the Bowen Front Beach Seawall, with a further $895,000 allocated to upgrade a remaining 45-meter section of the 165-meter structure. Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said that the funding would be provided to Whitsunday Regional Council to make sure the entire seawall is built to a […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport productivity along the Vietnam’s waterways is expected to increase by 72%, thanks to the construction of ports and harbors, and dredging work along the Mekong Delta. According to a Transport Ministry plan, the Delta’s waterways will eventually be able to handle 83 million tonnes of cargo a year. The five-year plan primarily focuses on […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Gulf of Mexico Program announced yesterday that the University of Florida Board of Trustees received a $262,204 cooperative agreement to focus on habitat restoration. The goal of the project is to restore 24 acres of riparian habitat on the Apalachicola River in the Florida Panhandle by planting willow stakes […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced $10.3 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbors in Quebec. This investment will support the following projects: The beginning of a multiyear project involving breakwater construction and the installation of floating wharves at Harrington Harbor; Widening of the wharf at Mingan; Construction […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Hercules and a developer have hammered out a crucial waterfront land-transfer agreement, boosting hopes that a long-stalled transit village… By Tom Lochner (mercurynews) [mappress] Source: mercurynews, October 26, 2011

  • 14 January 2011

    In a major move aimed at boosting up the Dal Conservation, the Government on Thursday launched a massive drive to convert nearly 300 canals… BY ARIF SHAFI WANI (greaterkashmir) [mappress] Source: greaterkashmir, January 14, 2011;

  • 31 January 2011

    Deepening the Columbia River’s shipping channel to 43 feet already has boosted exports of farm crops and other goods from Oregon. But the… By DEAN BRICKEY (eastoregonian) [mappress] Source: eastoregonian, January 31, 2011;

  • 21 August 2012

    The Government has unveiled plans to revive the Itungu Port in Kyela District, Mbeya Region. The main reason for this is the Government’s intention to boost economic and social activities in the area. “We are committed to ensuring that we provide funding for this project,” said Mr Charles Tizeba, the deputy minister for Transport. [mappress] […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s rivers will receive a boost, with Natural Resources and Mines Minister Andrew Cripps set to announce a $300,000 grant to the River Improvement Trusts (RIT) Annual Works Program at their Annual Dinner in Airlie Beach today. This announcement comes less than a month after Minister Cripps announced $479,000 in special one-off grants to repair […]