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  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Government is providing $4.86 million for five organisations to work with landholders to address the vast issue of gully erosion in the Great Barrier Reef catchments. Under the Reef Trust Gully Erosion Control Program, five organisations will undertake projects in six priority catchments to reduce the erosion of sediment into the Great Barrier […]

  • 15 August 2012

    President Aquino has approved the implementation of high priority and high impact flood control projects. These projects include: – the repair of breached dikes, – upgrading of aging pumping stations, – clearing of clogged waterways. Aquino expects that the projects, which will initially cost some P5 billion, will be finished in a year’s time, according […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Three senior practitioners from Geosyntec’s San Diego Old Town office are among the presenters at the International Erosion Control Association Annual Conference, now underway through February 13 in San Diego. Principal Geotechnical Engineer Ron Johnson, P.E., along with Associate Engineer Kathleen Harrison, P.G., and Senior Consultant Mike Harding, CPESC, this year presented the all-day course […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Harold Rogers earlier this week announced nearly $200 million for flood control projects in Floyd and Johnson Counties. The federal funding will complete long-term disaster recovery projects, including the Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan and provide flood protection in Johnson County. The Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan, a flood control project orchestrated by […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Tower Software Ltd., a company involved in providing custom built software and hardware to the Hydrographic Surveying Industry, has installed a new crane dredging control system on the UK Dredging vessel Cherry Sand. “Our in proprietary crane control system outputs data from the crane to the processing unit on the bridge showing the 3D Model of […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that work is underway on a $1.7 million project to remove silt, sand and gravel from Cayuga Creek in Erie County, which will reduce the potential for flooding and better protect the area in the case of future storms. Known as the Lancaster Federal Flood Control Project, work will […]

  • 6 April 2011

    The implementation of the Denarau (Nadi River) Development Decree 2011 has caused the Port Denarau Marina Limited to lose control of maintaining the depth of the water in the channel… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, April 6, 2011;    

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recently, new progress has been made in Section 11 of Flood Control Project of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The first blasting was successfully completed, and the first region of downstream foundation trench excavation smoothly passed the client’s acceptance inspection. On the morning of October 31, the project department made careful preparation and took safety measures. Along […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Placing of gravel and cobble on the seaward shore of Ediz Hook was started by a Port Angeles construction company last week. The prospect of the undertaking is to oppose and mitigate the effects of erosion. Bruch & Bruch Construction Inc. of Port Angeles intends to place 50,000 tons of material on the sand spit […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is set to present a long-term solution to prevent future floods in Bangkok to the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). Seventeen projects will be proposed to the NCPO in a bid to maximize the effectiveness of the existing flood control system. These projects have been hand-picked from 66 […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, on December 24, 2013, Ackermans & van Haaren NV (AvH) proceeded with the closing of the transaction announced and described in the press release issued jointly by AvH and VINCI S.A. (Vinci) on September 19, 2013. The conditions precedent to this transaction (including obtaining merger clearance) have been fulfilled. As a result of this […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      Ellicott gives its customers what they want. It’s as easy as that. Whether a customer needs a dredge for a sand and gravel pit in New Jersey, or a river in Mexico, Ellicott’s engineers can design and build a dredge that works in any location or climate worldwide. In response to the needs of […]

  • 17 June 2010

    One effort by city government to control the rising population rate, which currently has reached 9 million people, is reclamation on Jakarta… [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, June 17, 2010;

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Directors from flood-risk management agencies representing seven Southern California counties met for the Seven County Flood Control Directors meeting on January 31 at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District headquarters in downtown LA. Discussions included an overview of some of the Corps’ planning, studies and programs, as well as the Corps’ availability […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino III, met with local leaders of Pampanga this week to discuss the flooding situation in the province and determine how the government could address the problem. Pampanga’s provincial government informed the President about recently conducted a ‘flood summit’ to raise awareness among Kapampangans about the […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Mary Levee District has received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regulatory permit for the construction of the Bayou Chene Flood Control Project. According to their official announcement, this permit is in addition to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources coastal use permit that had been issued originally in September 2015 and […]

  • 29 August 2012

    In a bid to address the perennial flood problems in the province, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado recently proposed the revival of the mothballed Pampanga River Control System (PRCS). The PRCS is an agency tasked by the national government to maintain and dredge the river systems in Bulacan and Pampanga. “Its about time we dredge the […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is passing the halfway mark on Broward County Beach Erosion Control Project construction. Approximately 80,000 cubic-yards of beach quality sand now lies on 3.5 miles of shoreline between the Hillsboro Inlet and Washingtonia Avenue. The sand placement is reconstructing areas of eroded beach and increasing storm protection […]

  • 29 August 2011

    Pinellas County Commissioners adopted a resolution Aug. 23, approving beach control projects included in a 2012-2013 long-range Florida Beac… By SUZETTE PORTER (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, August 29, 2011;

  • 19 July 2011

    Congressman John Tierney opposed the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill when it came to the House Floor this afternoon for a vote. Earlier this week, Congressman Tierney offered an amendment to the bill that would have restored cuts to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers budget. These cuts would negatively impact the Corps’ ability to […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From the collaboration between Dragflow (an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment) and Gerotto Federico S.R.L. (a company specializing in the design and production of Mini Excavator robots and in work with suction excavators) a new dredging tool is born: The Bull – ROV (Remote Operated Vehicle) equipped with heavy duty pumps. “This is an important step to complete the range of […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Brooksville is hosting a free Stormwater Erosion and Sedimentation Control Inspector’s Class sponsored by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection today and tomorrow. The goal of the program is to protect Florida’s waters by encouraging the proper design, construction and maintenance of erosion and sediment controls during construction, and to assure the […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To signify its first day of operations at Damen Shipyards Mangalia in Romania, Damen held a modest ceremony at the yard today, the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate said in their latest release. The yard, which will be renamed Damen Shipyards Mangalia, will be operated as a joint venture with the Romanian Government. Damen […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The TRCA (Toronto and Region Conservation Authority) and the City of Toronto are hosting a public meeting for the Gibraltar Point Erosion Control Project, Class Environmental Assessment Addendum. The meeting is set to take place at the Harbourfront Centre – Brigantine Room, November 16th 2017, from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm. The session will include […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michael V. Harding, CPESC, CESSWI, a senior consultant for Geosyntec based in California, is an invited speaker at two upcoming workshops to be held in New England this month on the topic of erosion and sediment control. In the first, Mr. Harding will conduct a Nov. 19 workshop, “Guide on How to Conduct Erosion and […]