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  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the State of New York have signed a cooperative agreement totaling $400,000 to identify sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM […]

  • 30 April 2012

    The Ministry of Transport and Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation (Port of Aden) invites the qualified consultants companies  to express their interest and wish in the participation of submitting the required consultancy services for deepening and widening the access channel in the Port of Aden. The wishing companies have to submit all the data […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE economists Stephen Stalikas and Nathan Pfisterer will be conducting first floor elevation surveys in the village of Gowanda, New York, October 13th through November 15th, to support the Thatcher Brook Flood Study. “The data collected from this effort will provide the study team with a more accurate understanding of flood damages, and enable the […]

  • 18 December 2010

    Officials from the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, today extended the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed deepening of the Savannah Harbor to Jan. 25, 2011. The Corps of Engineers released a draft General Re-Evaluation Report (GRR) and draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on Nov. 15 with an initial 45-day comment period […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, has received a $10 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to monitor coastal wetlands around the Great Lakes basin over the next five years. This project expands an existing GLRI grant to the university for Great Lakes wetlands monitoring. “This new […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Astika Holdings announced today that it is continuing to focus on a variety of strategic acquisitions in the service, agriculture and industrial sectors to compliment and capture the next wave of growth companies from Asia and New Zealand. Rapid economic growth and increased foreign investment sector companies poised for accelerated growth with national modernization are […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the first call in mid-November, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has posted the “Second Call for Papers” for the Dredging Summit & Expo scheduled to be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel from June 25-28, 2018. The theme for this year’s conference is “Navigating the Future in Dredging“, which will focus on dredging presentations […]

  • 20 January 2010

    President Lee Myung-bak said Tuesday the government’s four-river refurbishment project will be backed by all people sometime in the future even though some currently dispute its economic and environmental effects… [mappress] Source:koreatimes, January 19,2010;

  • 26 March 2010

    THE two great industries of North East Lincolnshire have received an incredible double tonic.A blueprint for the Port of Immingham’s future detailing up to £400-million of investment and hundreds of jobs has been revealed, as Grimsby’s seafood status received a national accolade. [mappress] Source:thisisgrimsby,March 26,2010

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) with overwhelming support, by a vote of 417 to 3. This bipartisan legislation reauthorizes the Water Resources Development Act—legislation responsible for authorizing the water resources program of the Army Corps of Engineers—for the first time since 2007. For […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the lock gate chamber of the outer head, which is part of the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project, is scheduled for near completion in June, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The diaphragm walls for the guard walls will also be constructed this month, just like the flood defense between the new sea lock and […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Flood Defenses at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Immingham are about to receive an investment boost of around £5 million which will increase the port’s resilience to flooding in the future. Immingham, which is the UK’s largest port by tonnage, was extensively flooded during the east coast tidal surge of December 2013. Since the surge, […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The delivery of 5,000 cubic meters of sand to Blairgowrie’s main beach will ensure the popular bayside destination continues to be a safe and enjoyable place for locals and visitors alike. Inspecting the Victorian Coalition Government funded renourishment works today, Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith and Member for Nepean Martin Dixon both […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx yesterday visited the Wando Welch Terminal to discuss the facility’s upcoming wharf improvement project, which received a 10.8 million dollar Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant in September. “The future is a choice, and Charleston will seize the opportunities the future holds by preparing […]

  • 3 June 2013

    U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced more than $3 million in federal Sandy aid for beach renourishment in North Wildwood. The grant, which totals $3,152,734.53, is provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Public Assistance grant program and will go towards repairing the beach and dunes following damage caused […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Langley’s proposed update to its shoreline master program. The draft shoreline program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 1.73 miles of marine shorelines. Langley’s locally-tailored shoreline master program is designed to help minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserve appropriate areas […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boston Harbor Now will hold their Harbor Use Public Forum later this month, a conversation focused entirely on the future of Boston’s working port.  Jill Valdes Horwood, Boston Harbor Now’s Director of Policy will present the latest report produced by the planning and policy team: Recommendations for the Future of Boston’s Working Waterfront(2019). During the meeting, the […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has changed the location of its previously announced public meeting to explain the proposed plan for cleanup work and future land use at the former Li Tungsten Superfund site. Due to a scheduling conflict, the meeting has been moved from the Robert Finley Middle School to the Glen Cove High […]

  • 12 March 2012

    A scoping study, most probably worth $5000, aimed at determining the cost of dredging Ballina’s North Creek is expected to be undertaken in near future, reports The Northern Star. A decision on whether to approve the $5000 for the scoping study will be made by the council at this month’s meeting. Prior to conducting dredging […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop received the final survey for the Mattituck Inlet dredging project from the Army Corps of Engineers. Over 108,000 cubic yards of sand were removed from the inlet, while more than 2,300 cubic yards were dredged from the fillet. The Army Corps placed 98,251 cubic yards of sand on the beach […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu has just brought online a new factory for hydraulic excavators in Chennai, India, the Komatsu India Pvt. Ltd. (KIPL). Total investment for the new KIPL factory, where hydraulic excavators ranging from 7 to 45-ton will be built, is estimated to be worth approximately $29 million. The new factory will have production capacity of 2,500 units/year with […]

  • 23 September 2012

    Kaduna State Governor, Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa, has called for the dredging of River Kaduna to prevent future flooding. Governor made the call last week after an aerial assessment tour of the affected areas in Kaduna. “The dredging program would provide the right channel for the river to flow easily,” said Yakowa. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Joondalup is taking proactive steps to identify and prepare for potential future changes to the City’s coastline from climate change, such as erosion and storm surges, and is seeking to engage with the local community on this important issue. The Department of Planning’s State Planning Policy 2.6: State Coastal Planning Policy (SPP […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Joe Courtney has released the following statement on the U.S. Navy and Electric Boat joining the broad coalition of supporters in Connecticut, including the state’s congressional delegation, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Long Island Sound Dredged Material Management Plan (LIS DMMP). “The U.S. Navy and Electric Boat – which are pillars of the Long […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A multi-agency and community partnership approach will be employed to address potential erosion issues identified at Sunset Beach, Port Waikato. Last year, Waikato District Council commissioned a consultant to report on potential erosion issues in the area after the local community board expressed concerns regarding damage to public assets. Service Delivery General Manager, Tim Harty, […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The ECSA 55 conference, under the theme ‘Unbounded boundaries and shifting baselines: Estuaries and coastal seas in a rapidly changing world,’ will be held in London, UK, from the 6-9 September 2015. ECSA 55 will bring together a global multi-disciplinary community of researchers and professionals to discuss and address issues of outstanding scientific importance in […]