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  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced that construction operations will begin for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project in January. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With 9-day consecutive efforts, China International Water & Electric Corporation (CWE) completed the flood control and emergency works of the Canar Flood Control Project on the Tixay River in Ecuador. The Tixay River, located at the upper reaches of the San Francisco River, Naranjal City, has become an aboveground river as its bed height exceeds […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered DPWH Region 5 to complete the repair and rehabilitation of Busay-Bongalon River Control Project in Daraga, Albay soonest. The DPWH Chief issued the instruction following the reported occurrence of flooding along Culliat Section of Daang Maharlika caused by the direct flowing of water from Busay-Bongalon river […]

  • 19 December 2011

    United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways – including the Mississippi River – as part of year-end spending legislation that passed the Senate. This legislation has already passed the House and now goes to the President to […]

  • 11 November 2010

    Prolec Ltd, the Poole based manufacturer of electronic safety and productivity monitoring equipment for construction plant, have launched a new machine guidance system. Not content with having the best machine control product in the market, Prolec has substantially improved and revamped their pcX software product with the release of pcX-Pro, which replaces their previous pcX-3D […]

  • 10 February 2011

    The state Department of Environmental Conservation has rejected a request by the town to make emergency repairs to the Stony Clove Creek in… By JAY BRAMAN Jr. (dailyfreeman) [mappress] Source: dailyfreeman, February 10, 2011;

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Working to prevent the flooding that has repeatedly caused so much costly damage to communities in the Passaic River Basin, legislation that would allocate $3 million for flood control work was approved by the Senate on Thursday and sent to the governor. Sponsored by Senator Paul Sarlo, the bill, S-1781/A-2675, would re-appropriate $3 million from […]

  • 6 August 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV is leading a consortium commissioned by Fondo Adaptación Colombia to rehabilitate the almost 400 year old and 120 km long Canal del Dique in Colombia, a navigation route of major socio-economic importance. By designing effective flood control measures, 1.5 million people living in the region […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently received four orders for custom-made dredgers. Under the first contract, five dredgers, model DRH300E23, will be delivered for sand and gravel extraction in Middle East. The dredgers are equipped with a Dragflow hydraulic pump model HY300 and a CAT C13 engine. They […]

  • 14 November 2011

    Last month, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee held a hearing to review the nation’s flood control system and events along…   (agriview) [mappress] Source: agriview, November 14, 2011;

  • 9 October 2011

    The Chinese contractors have proposed ‘Controlled Underwater Blasting’ methodology for completion of dredging at Karachi Port Trust (KPT)…   (dailytimes) [mappress] Source: dailytimes October 9, 2011;

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nine flood control structures with a total funding of $3.2 million will be completed this month, the provincial chief of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) field office reports. Southern Leyte District Engineering Office (SLDEO) chief Ma. Margarita Junia said that they have been expediting the construction of embankments along riverbanks and coastlines in […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    When a damaged gear box on a large clamshell dredge needed repair, WB Equipment used the SPX FLOW Power Team Motion Controller System (MCS) to provide the necessary accuracy for this heavy, multi-point, synchronized lift. Weighing 1179 tons and with a 60-yard environmental bucket, the clamshell dredge is one of the larger dredging buckets in […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from Saudi Arabia visited the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, in Las Vegas on July 28. District Commander Col. Kirk Gibbs briefed the group on the District’s area of responsibility and the scope of work performed. Of particular interest to the group was the District’s longtime partner in area flood […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems completed a job recently that involved an electrical upgrade for a customer from Ohio who currently owns a Rohr-Idreco Overhead Gantry Clamshell Dredge, originally built in 1993. “They reached out to us and asked for our help upgrading the Motor Control Center (MCC) aboard their floating clamshell dredge,” Rohr-Idreco said in its […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Salix was recently awarded a contract by the VSD Avenue Consortium to create habitat and erosion control within the Sustainable urban Development System (SuDS). The Avenue project site, formerly the Avenue Coking Works, located at Wingerworth near Chesterfield, involves transforming around 100 hectares of heavily polluted industrial land back into a place that can be used by […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Cobourg will host a public information meeting for the Midtown Creek Flood Control Ponding Area and Kerr Street Extension to Division Street West to the railway spur, Class Environmental Assessment (EA). The town is conducting a Municipal Class Environmental Assessment (Class EA) study to assess the available measures for providing flood protection […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Waikato Regional Council’s efforts to manage erosion on vulnerable west coast farm land, as well as prevent sediment getting into waterways, have been given a major boost through $630,000 worth of new central Government funding. “The money from the Ministry for Primary Industries 2015 Hill Country Erosion Fund over the next four years will play […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Flagler County, in coordination with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, will host a workshop followed by a public hearing to address the creation of an Erosion Control Line along the upcoming 2.8 mile Army Corps of Engineers project within the city limits of Flagler Beach. State law requires the establishment of an Erosion Control […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a plan designed to protect South San Francisco Bay from tidal flooding and rising sea levels. It includes the construction of new levees and the restoration of nearly 3,000 acres of land to tidal marsh habitat. Officials at the Corps’ San Francisco District call […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced that construction operations will begin today for the Broward County Beach Erosion Control Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. Eastman Aggrregate Enterprises, LLC of […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Ames, IA, said in its latest announcement that a project informational meeting for the 2016/17 Storm Water Erosion Control Program (South Skunk River) will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The meeting will outline the intent and scope of the […]

  • 7 September 2011

    A $13 billion flood-control system prevented much costlier damage along the Mississippi River since last year’s flooding, officials say. The… (upi) [mappress] Source: upi, September 7, 2011;

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The provincial government of Negros Oriental on Thursday formally inaugurated the multi-million-peso river flood control project in Barangay Tapon Norte, San Jose town to prevent a repeat of the devastation wrought by tropical storm Sendong in 2011. Governor Roel Degamo and San Jose Mayor Carmelo Remollo led local and barangay officials during the simple blessing […]

  • 20 September 2013

    Ackermans & van Haaren NV (AvH) and VINCI S.A. (VINCI) have reached an agreement relating to a new industrial project for Compagnie d’Entreprises CFE NV/SA (CFE) which would enable CFE to acquire full control over D.E.M.E. NV (DEME), one of the largest and most diversified dredging and marine engineering companies in the world. CFE, in […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Last week Idreco delivered the dredger ‘Idreco I’ at Kaspar Weiss for a ten-year dredging project. The suction dredger, type ISD 300, has a suction depth of 24 meters and a capacity of 300 tons of solids per hour. Specially designed for automated control, system can be fitted with Dredger Control, remote control and a […]