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  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Toowoomba’s CBD will be better protected during the upcoming wet season thanks to the $5 million upgrade to West Creek channel. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, inspected the completed works as part of a visit to Toowoomba today. “No one wants to see a repeat of […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald is providing consultancy services for a project that will improve flood defences and drainage in coastal areas in Bangladesh, benefiting 150,000 households (1 million people). The project is being funded by the Dutch government as part of the Netherlands Development Cooperation. Over half the population of Bangladesh’s coastal areas live below the poverty […]

  • 20 May 2011

    Robert Carnes thinks it’s a bad idea. Bill Berghuis thinks a good idea. Both will find out on Thursday if a proposed Austin Lake improvement… More info: mlive By Tom Haroldson [mappress] Source: mlive, May 20, 2011;    

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord successfully executed the impressive ground improvement project for client Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC). The project, which started in 2014, involved the reclamation of 65 million cubic meters of sand and extensive soil improvement. The reclamation area of 1,320 ha is intended for one of the largest oil refining plants in the Middle […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A jetty in Mare Harbor, aimed to improve military capability in the Falkland Islands and improve life for personnel on the Islands, has been completed by VolkerStevin for the Defense Infrastructure Organization (DIO). Work to upgrade the jetty was officially opened recently by Geoff Robson, DIO’s Chief Operating Officer. This £19m contract is part of […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Florida Governor Rick Scott joined Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad and JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor yesterday at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The governor announced his plans for a historic $8.8 billion Department of Transportation budget in the coming year. The budget request will include nearly $139 million for […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin this week on improvements to the 4.2 kilometres of the flood defences on the River Parrett between Willow Bridge near Stathe and Monks Leaze Clyse, near Combe. The works will involve raising sections of the right bank of the River Parrett between Allermoor Spillway and Beazley’s Spillway by up to 200mm […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Rodney Davis and Bill Enyart yesterday met with officials at America’s Central Port to share concerns over how Mississippi River water levels can impact local industry and pledged to work together to protect good jobs. Responding to Southern Illinois’ extreme weather conditions – from this past year’s record drought to potential flooding this spring- […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Boaters will be able to go between the two Loon lakes after this fall because the channel will be dredged of silt that has stopped boat traf… By Frank Abderholden (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, October 17, 2011;

  • 5 January 2012

    Ellicott is now using a new and improved painting process that provides not only a better dredge appearance, but also adds additional protection to exposed surfaces. Ellicott also shrink wrapping most dredges prior to shipment to protect them better during transport. In addition, all of hose fittings now have a special coating to prevent rust […]

  • 31 October 2011

    American Eagle Tankers has agreed to pay for new picnic and sports facilities at Walter Umphrey Park and improvements to the Sabine Pass…   (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, October 31, 2011;

  • 30 June 2011

    Recognizing the economic importance of navigable waterways to the Deltaville community and to Middlesex County, and the critical need to… (ssentinel) [mappress] Source: ssentinel, June 30, 2011

  • 25 February 2011

    Dredging to improve the east flood canal (KBT) land function, which is now penetrating into the sea still continued. About 1,400 square … (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, February 25, 2011

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s rivers will receive a boost, with Natural Resources and Mines Minister Andrew Cripps set to announce a $300,000 grant to the River Improvement Trusts (RIT) Annual Works Program at their Annual Dinner in Airlie Beach today. This announcement comes less than a month after Minister Cripps announced $479,000 in special one-off grants to repair […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    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 network of small craft harbors and work with municipalities and other stakeholders where investments and divestitures […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bond Commission recently approved the Connecticut Port Authority’s request to fund 18 projects under the Small Harbor Improvement Projects Program (SHIPP). These projects cover a range of improvements including: marina repair, dredging, boat ramp facilities improvement, harbor management plans and feasibility studies. “The projects will create jobs and opportunity for working families across Connecticut,” […]

  • 6 December 2009

    Judges Bay beach is set to win back its status as a popular family destination after Auckland City Council’s upgrade of the area next year… Source: Stuff; December 4, 2009

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Investment directed various security agencies to adhere to the timeline of 12 weeks already approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security, for grant of security clearances for port infrastructure improvement projects. In the year 2012-13, 32 projects were awarded resulting in capacity addition of 136.75 MTPA and involving an investment of […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed is in the district this week talking about local water infrastructure projects supported by a bill recently passed in the house with strong bipartisan support. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) supports projects like navigation improvements, combating invasive species, flood protection and environmental restoration. The bill passed the House 417 […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, and Representatives Lee Zeldin, Tom Suozzi and Rosa DeLauro have announced that the Omnibus Appropriations bill, which is set to pass Congress, includes $8 million in federal funding for the Long Island Sound program. The federal investment is over $4 million more than […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The city is looking to use state funds for up to $87 million in beach projects for the west seawall beach, the West End and other beach… By Amanda Casanova (galvestondailynews) [mappress] Source: galvestondailynews, September 15, 2011

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minister of Natural Resources and the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, and Member of Parliament for Kenora, Greg Rickford on behalf of Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced the completion of a harbor improvement project at Vermilion Bay Harbor.   The enhancements at Vermilion Bay included replacing the concrete deck […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced that major levee improvement construction in the Lower Natomas Basin will require extended road closures on Garden Highway beginning July 8. Construction crews are improving the levees surrounding the Natomas Basin, which in some locations includes installation of a seepage cutoff wall approximately 50 feet deep into […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting will be held June 11, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at the Contra Costa County Conservation and Development offices in Martinez, Calif., to discuss the Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project. The study area is a 13.2 mile […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on ten priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract for works at the sites, which cover a total of 6,974 hectares of floodplain spanning 440 kilometers of the River Murray. The works will reintroduce more natural wetting and drying […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Contractors will begin driving test piles at the Northwest Seaport Alliance Terminal 5 in Seattle the first week of January. The installation will last through March. The pile driving and testing is part of the design phase of the terminal’s improvements. Test results could help reduce the final number of piles required and refine the depth of […]