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  • 26 February 2010

    U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi visited the Port of Houston Authority Monday to see how $98.8 million in stimulus funding is benefiting the local economy and helping make the Houston Ship Channel more accessible to bigger laden ships. [mappress] Source:chron,February 26,2010;

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Governor Pat Quinn yesterday announced an investment to help develop the Mid-America Port along the Mississippi River in Quincy. The investment will help complete the planning phase for the estimated $80 million intermodal port project that will supply the world market with Illinois products. “The Mississippi River forms our entire western border and is one […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waikato Regional Council will be actively encouraging land owners to take an even more proactive response to managing erosion issues around Taupo. The integrated catchment management committee yesterday endorsed recommendations that will see the council step up work with landowners to prevent erosion events caused by heavy rainfall events, particularly in autumn and spring. “We […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Petoskey’s city marina dredging project will involve a larger scope than originally planned, reported petoskeynews.com recently. Large-scale dredging to help restore the Petoskey’s city marina could be completed within this year if everything goes according to plan. The dredge spoil will be dumped along the east side of the Bear River. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Public consultations start this week on an initiative that will drive economic development in and around Gladstone’s port and protect the Great Barrier Reef.  State Development Minister Anthony Lynham today announced public consultation on a proposed boundary for a master planned area for the Port of Gladstone – a key element in the joint Commonwealth-State […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scottish Canals is gearing up for the busy summer boating season by investing £250,000 in new machinery to help carry out a comprehensive program of dredging and weed cutting along the nation’s waterways. The works will be delivered by Scottish Canals’ in-house dredging team, who will work with boaters to tackle areas causing navigational issues. […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work continues to progress on the £14 million Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. The estimated long-term monetary benefit of the Warren continuing to shelter communities and the main railway line from storms is £158 million. Between May and August 2015, the Environment Agency carried out a number of surveys to gather information on the marine […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $2.1 million to 37 organizations, among them the University of Baltimore, to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The University of Baltimore will use its $59,827 EPA grant to help clean up the Patapsco River watershed. The […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran yesterday announced the inclusion of provisions he advocated for in the USACE Work Plan for FY2019, including funding for the Kansas River Reservoirs and Sediment Study, and a flood protection project in Manhattan.  “The provisions we worked for that were included in the Army Corps of Engineers’ FY2019 Work Plan are critical […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal managers can now apply for State Government funds to help protect Western Australia’s 12,000 km coastline. Calling for submissions in the latest round of Coastal Adaptation and Protection grants, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said $1 million was again available to coastal managers in 2015-16. “Our coastline is one of the State’s most valuable assets,” […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced $59,741,909 in new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to reimburse the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the use of contractors to remove an estimated 850,000 cubic yards of sand and other sediment from waterways in the central region of the state. The additional sand and […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on the next stage of the Otago Regional Council (ORC)’s Leith Flood Protection Scheme, between the Union Street bridge and Clyde Street, is set to start this week, according to the Otago Regional Council. These new works, conducted by Downer Group, are part of the scheduled flood protection program for 2017, and will help improve […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, yesterday joined with Griffith City Mayor, John Dal Broi, to inspect the site for $1.2 million in works to help protect the Yenda community from future major flooding events. Funded as part of a Commonwealth/NSW National Partnership Agreement on National Disaster Resilience, Griffith City will receive funding for two […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced that $350,000 in competitive grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed increase resiliency to flooding, protect water quality and enhance natural resources. The grants are provided through New York’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and are administered […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Galveston District, will host two public scoping meetings on May 17 and 19, 2016, to inform the public about the proposed study to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Houston Ship Channel 45-Foot Expansion Channel Improvement Project (HSC ECIP).  “The purpose of the study is to examine the feasibility of improving […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has awarded four grants totaling nearly $400,000 for projects in the Hudson River Estuary to help reduce localized flooding, create sustainable shorelines, improve water quality and restore aquatic habitat in tributary streams. “Governor Cuomo has prioritized creating resilient communities in New York State, and these grants […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Strategic Dredging has just announced the launch of a unique course for the dredging industry, the Cutter Suction Dredger Intensive Training. According to the company, the “CSD Production Intensive” training has been developed to help dredging contractors achieve higher productions. “Any CSD is worthless if it doesn’t produce. And not only produce, but produce such quantities that […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UK’s biggest ever coastal realignment scheme at Steart, a joint project between WWT and Environment Agency, has been completed. The construction of Steart Marshes means the Environment Agency can continue its maintenance of flood risk schemes elsewhere in the Severn Estuary that protect 100,000 homes and businesses. Rising sea levels are predicted to result in […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Working to prevent the flooding that has repeatedly caused so much costly damage to communities in the Passaic River Basin, Senator Paul Sarlo had legislation that would allocate $3 million to flood control work approved by a Senate committee and he introduced a separate bill to expand the role of the Meadowlands Commission to include […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede, the leading global maritime, engineering and manufacturing group, has appointed Denis Welch as its CEO for South East Asia. He will be responsible for helping the company to reinforce its regional identity and expand its Asian-centred operations – which are focussed on its offshore and marine activities. IHC Merwede President Govert Hamers says: […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Burien’s updated shoreline master program. Burien’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of shorelines on approximately 5.5 miles of Puget Sound and 1.2 miles of Lake Burien. “The shoreline master program update effort has been a long and challenging process […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Zumbro dredging project, located 12 miles north of Rochester, MN, is set to begin in the following weeks, Heartland Media’s KIMT reports.  Residents have been pushing for the lake to get dredged since the early 2000s. Over a decade later, the lake is finally getting dredged. According to KIMT, about 450,000 cubic yards […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded an almost $2.4 million contract to Luedtke Dredging Company, to dredge Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Under the project, the dredging contractor from Frankfort, Mich., will remove 287,800 cubic yards of material. They will place the dredged material in the Cat Island dredge material […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Power, in partnership with its parent company, Southern Company, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), yesterday announced grants supporting restoration efforts along two important waterways in Central Alabama: the Cahaba River and Village Creek.  The grants are funded through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Five Star provides funding to […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $855,080 to Environmental Industrial Services Group Inc., for the dewatering of Houston Ship Channel Peggy Lake Placement Area. “The dewatering project will help to drain water from the placement area and dry out material within the site for use […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monroe County has just completed repair works on the dock next to the boat ramp at Harry Harris Park in Tavernier. The dock was stripped down to the pylons, the old decking was removed and the support structure was repaired. The County also is working on two boat ramp projects. On June 20th, construction work […]