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  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port Corpus Christi Commissioners have approved a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for work performed prior to execution of a project partnership agreement for the Channel Improvement Project. With the MOU, Port Corpus Christi is able to conduct time-sensitive sampling work at the entrance of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A committee, tasked with inspecting local assistance projects, has visited Nakhon Phanom to monitor progress in a canal improvement project, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand. This committee, led by Adm. Amorntep Na Bangchang, observed the dredging work at two community canals in Na Thom District and Vice-governor Pramual Mungmart briefed the committee members on […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to the boat docks at the 10th Street boat ramp, located in Centennial Park, are now underway, the City of Sarasota just announced. During the improvement project, the aging decking on the docks will be replaced with pressure treated composite lumber, which can withstand continual exposure to surf, rain, sun and wind. The project is […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Project & Tenders

    4Recycling Ltd, part of the 4R Group, is demonstrating its ability to apply innovative solutions to resource management problems as a major… (sauceconsultancy) [mappress] Source: sauceconsultancy, September 6, 2011

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers faces aging technology, shortage of funding and a lack of citizen awareness, said its commander. Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, the Army’s chief of engineers and USACE commanding general, spoke Thursday, at a Civil Works Infrastructure roundtable conference. He highlighted some of the major challenges the country faces and […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ETTU, a specialist in productivity-enhancing solutions SharePoint and Office 365, has implemented a new intranet for Van Oord, an international contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The new intranet implemented is based on Office 365 (SharePoint Online) and Microsoft Azure. Of the 4,500 employees, approximately 2,500 of them are on ships and locations […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District’s commander, Col. Michael Ellicott, recently visited the site of on-going stone placement operations along the Mississippi River at Hopefield, Ark., located at river mile 735R. This work is part of the Mississippi River Channel Improvement Project which is responsible for maintaining a safe and dependable navigation channel […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency recently proposed to carry out improvement works to the flood defenses on the Rivers Mole and Ember in East Molesey, Surrey. The plan calls for improvements between Zenith Sluice, west of Hampton Court Way and Viaduct Sluice, north of the railway near River Mole Business Park, a distance of 3.5 kilometers. The proposed […]

  • 18 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Britain’s coastal defenses could be designed to better withstand storms triggered by climate change, the University of Edinburgh said in its latest announcement. Improving seawalls could help limit loss of life and damage to property as coastal waters become stormier over coming years, researchers say. A way of predicting what happens to the millions of […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major review of the lower Murray River’s action plans has identified improvements in riverbank stability and vegetation in its upper reaches but further degradation in the lower reaches, according to Science Network WA. The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) has developed the 2014 River Action Plan (RAP) with the Shire of Murray, Department of Water […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is investigating measures to augment the navigational capacity of the River Ganges, under the Jal Vikas Marg project. The River Ganges (or River Ganga) already carries some shipping, and is recognized as having the potential to be a major inland waterway of over 1,500 km in length. HR Wallingford, […]

  • 26 May 2020

    Beginning today, Dredgingtoday.com readers can enjoy an optimised news website with enhanced usability, performance and a fresh look & feel. Great news for all those readers interested in the latest and in-depth news on all things related to dredging industry, as the whole process of improving the website was driven by user experience. Articles are […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Report (EIS/EIR) for the Everport Container Terminal Improvements Project. The port will hold a public meeting regarding the proposed project on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6 p.m., at the Port of Los Angeles Administration Building. The proposed project is […]

  • 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, […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Citing the critical danger posed by storm surge and resulting flooding, La. Gov. John Bel Edwards recently announced the Interagency Coastal Storm Surge-Based Flood Risk and Resilience Awareness Campaign, a partnership of state agencies to use “Story Maps” to promote awareness of Louisiana’s Comprehensive Coastal Master Plan. The Master Plan is the foundational document underlying the […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The community of Alma, New Brunswick, is welcoming a significant federal investment in its local harbor. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its […]

  • 4 June 2020

    The Government of Bangladesh has taken up a dredging master plan to improve navigability of the internal waterways across the country, The Financial Express reports. Under the official plan, around 10,000 kilometres of river routes will be made navigable through excavating 178 waterways. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is expected to conduct the […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Planning is underway to deliver $3.3 million in vital coastal infrastructure improvements in the Clarence river region, Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis announced this yesterday. Mr Humphries said $1 million is being invested in the Yamba Boat Harbour including upgrades to mooring, catwalks, revetment wall and replacing piles […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Uruguayan President Jose Mujica extolled the improvement in relations with Argentina since he assumed power on March 1, 2010…   (plenglish) [mappress] Source: plenglish, September 2, 2011;

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Department of Natural Resources has scheduled public meetings on Wednesday, June 14, and Thursday, June 15, to discuss facility improvement projects along the Kasilof River. The June 14 meeting will be held in Soldotna in the Community Room of the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Public Library, and the June 15 meeting will be in […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Flood risk reduction work along Florin Creek in south Sacramento will be delayed until spring 2016 as construction would have begun too close to the rainy season. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $7.1 million contract to PRS Newland JV of Sacramento, on June 26, 2015, with a plan to begin […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working on a project that will reduce flooding risks in Totnes by improving the existing flood defenses which were built in the 1970s. That is why the agency held a public drop-in at the Civic Hall in Totnes in April 2016. Feedback from the drop-in and meeting with local residents will now […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme that will improve flood protection, boost wildlife habitats and create 160 hectares of new saltmarsh, was opened Thursday, 21st September, at Hesketh, in Lancashire. The £6 million scheme that will not only create the new saltmarsh habitat but strengthen sea defenses is a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England and the Environment […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Removal of the second and largest of three dams from the Raritan River in Somerset County, which will help open up a 10-mile stretch of the middle and upper portions of the river to fish migration for the first time in more than a century, has started this morning, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. […]

  • 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 […]