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  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has extended the public comment period for the draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Río Guayanilla Flood Risk Management Study at the Municipality of Guayanilla, Puerto Rico. USACE is now accepting comments through Oct. 4, 2019. The study area is the alluvial valley in […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra assured the public again that Bangkok is safe and that to alleviate the suffering of people, all canals… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, October 17, 2011;

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of Project Ireland 2040, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, announced the signing of a €14.7 million capital works contract to deliver a 120m long quay development and associated works at Smooth Point, Killybegs Fishery Harbor Centre, Co. Donegal. Commenting the signing of the contract with contractor ABCO/Fugro […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the skill of a surgeon, crews are meticulously dredging the Buffalo River, ridding it of decades of contamination, setting the stage for the restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality and enhanced public access. 24 hours a day, six days a week, between late June and December, operators dredge the river […]

  • 16 September 2013

    North Otago people will have a chance next week to hear how the physical shape and form of the Kakanui and Kauru Rivers have changed over the years. ORC is hosting a public meeting where information obtained during surveys late last year will be presented. The meeting is next Monday (23 September) at the Maheno […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completed a breach closure on levee L550 near Watson, Missouri Saturday. This initial closure of breach L-550-A-I near river mile 542.8 stops the inflows of water, thereby allowing for the start of follow-on construction activities aimed at increasing the level of flood risk management to approximately the […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen took action yesterday to contingently award a contract to construct a sand bag revetment on the north end of Topsail Island. The Board committed $375,000 of Town funds toward the sand bag project so that the contractor, Carolina Marine Structures, could mobilize and start getting the materials needed […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The US Army Corps of Engineers dredge, the Murden, returned to Virginia Beach on Monday evening and began dredging Rudee Inlet, reports the City of VB. According to the City, the Murden will conduct maintenance dredging of shoaled areas starting October 30, 2018 through November 6, 2018. On October 16, 2018, US Coast Guard issued a notice to […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a commitment of up to $3 million to fund a project that will mitigate flooding and expand the capacity of Gulf Brook to transport water and sediment in the Town of Keene. The project, which was developed by the Towns of Jay and Keene NY Rising Community Reconstruction (NYRCR) Planning […]

  • 26 September 2011

    On September 15, the main works of the extension of 3 berth in west Yantian Port passed acceptance. Launched in September 2010, the project involves a 50,000t high-piled container terminal with a width of 33.4m and a coastline of 140m. Yantian Port is one of the world’s busiest terminals. The project will help to alleviate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More properties in Roma will be better protected from flooding with approval granted for Stage 2 of the Roma Flood Mitigation Project, the Queensland Government said in its latest release. Acting Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, Jackie Trad, approved the development application following a comprehensive reassessment. The Acting Premier called in […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representatives Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) and Tom Rooney (FL-17) recently sent the following letter to United States Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy in support of the Army Corps making the final policy decisions necessary for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project to be completed. This project is vital to helping restore […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Flood mitigation works in the Carnarvon horticultural district will reduce the impact of flooding on local growers and support the region’s expansion as a major food bowl. Regional Development Minister Brendon Grylls and Water Minister Bill Marmion said today’s ground-breaking ceremony for the Carnarvon Stage 2 flood mitigation works marked a major milestone for flood […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. Typically the state would not dredge in the summer, but the new program features an aggressive schedule to […]

  • 23 June 2010

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Admiral Thad Allen today supporting Allegiance Capital’s request for a waiver of the Jones Act. For more than two weeks, Fred McCallister, Vice President of the Dallas-based investment bank, has been requesting a waiver of the Jones Act in order to bring boats from Europe to U.S. […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen last week took action to begin the permitting process to install a sand bag revetment, also known as a geotube, along approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline on the north end of Topsail Island. This was in reaction to severe erosion that has been occurring in the area north of […]

  • 16 September 2010

    Sunergy, Inc.  is pleased to release an updated report prepared by Robert Levich, CPG, EurGeol, Director and Chief of West African Operations discussing the alluvial gold recovery potential along the Offin River and its tributaries that flow through the eastern portion of our 150 sq. km. Nyinahin gold mining concession in Ghana, West Africa. The […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co. Ltd. will build a new liquid chemical terminal in the Dagukou Zone of Tianjin Port. This project will involve construction of a 50,000t liquid chemical berth, including works such as bank slope excavation, main hydraulic works, bank-connecting structure, land works and road works. After its completion, the project will further […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed an initial breach closure on levee L550 south of Watson, Missouri, Thursday. “Closing the L-550_B inlet breach has been an important milestone for USACE since our team arrived on site in late June. The government and contractor team worked collaboratively to identify and mitigate risks to […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Fourth Harbor Engineering Co. Ltd. has recently won the bid for a 50,000t petrochemical project in Quanwan zone of Huizhou Port in Guangdong, with a construction period of 456 days. Located in Quanwan zone of Huizhou Port in the east of the Pearl River Delta, the project involves construction of a 50,000t petrochemical berth, […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with the Vale of White Horse District Council to develop potential schemes to reduce flood risk in Abingdon. There are 2 schemes currently being considered: a small flood defense wall at St Helen’s Mill and a larger scheme on the River Ock, EA said. The project team have completed surveys […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Public Relations Manager of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Robert Coleman said that the Korle Lagoon dredging project will kick start once the parliamentary approval is given for the procurement of the requisite equipment needed for the dredging. According to myjoyonline.com, two months ago, the Local Government ministry and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly drew up the […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Amsterdam today released an update on the new sea lock project at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. This month, OpenIJ will start with installing reinforcement steel for the floor of the outer lock head (number 1 in the picture). This is preparatory work for the pouring of concrete for the floor after which the […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has published its report into the winter floods of 2013-14 as HC 240, First Report of Session 2014-15. The Government must not neglect maintenance of flood defences and watercourses if homes, businesses and farmland are to gain better protection against future flooding risk, warn MPs today in a report […]