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  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kiewit Infrastructure West Co. has won a $20.46 million contract to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. According to USACE Sacramento District, the project, which is set to begin in May and continue through the end of the year, includes construction of a seepage cutoff wall along an 11,000-foot-long stretch of levee between Gateway […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi Authority (PCCA) Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have finally signed a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for the deepening and widening of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (CC Ship Channel). After 27 years of waiting, ceremonious signing of the PPA was held Friday, October 20, at the Corpus Christi […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Barrier Reef is in safe hands with the release of a report card showing a combined effort from both the Commonwealth and State Governments has improved the quality of water entering the reef catchment. The Great Barrier Reef Report Card 2012 and 2013, released today by Federal Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded an $8,9 million contract to Pacchiosi Drill U.S.A. of New York for two levee improvement projects near bridges that cross the lower American River in Sacramento. Minimal to no impacts are expected to commuter or recreational traffic on the bridges and nearby trails. The work represents […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The objective of the Fujian Meizhou Bay Navigation Improvement Project for China is to improve the capacity of the main navigation channel in Meizhou Bay and enhance the management capacity of Meizhou Bay Harbor Administration Bureau (MBHAB). There are two components to the project, the first component being Improvement of main navigation channel. This component […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Based on careful consideration of the implementation costs, regulatory requirements and other concerns expressed by the community, the navigation improvement project for the Maalaea Small Boat Harbor has been terminated by the project sponsors. The project involved investigation of harbor improvements to address navigational safety and surge-related problems in Maalaea Harbor. The U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 21 February 2012

    Executive Chairman of the Westports Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Mr. Tan Sri G. Gnanalingam, has unveiled the RM3.18 billion investment plan which includes the expansion project to further improve the port’s capacity. “This expansion plan includes the 160ha (400 acres) land reclamation project expected to be completed by next year and the construction of four container […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Bids for the second phase of the $3.2 million Leland Township Harbor improvement project should be back and ready for consideration by the b… By Chris Olson (leelanaunews) [mappress] Source: leelanaunews, October 18, 2011;

  • 29 July 2010

    The dredging of Lake Decatur is set to begin again in September, but the project isn’t standing still until then, City Manager Ryan McCrady… By Kenneth Lowe (herald-review) [mappress] Source: herald-review, July 30, 2010;

  • 6 June 2013

    The hydrocyclone is equipment for solid-liquid mixture separation. It can be used to both separate and concentrate dredged material. When a Trailer Suction Hopper Dredge (THSD) dredges material consisting of fine particles, the material can’t settle quickly in the hopper leading to an overflow-loading dredging method with low efficiency. Through an experiment in the Yangtze […]

  • 6 June 2011

    Allegheny County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are wrapping up a two-year project to make the lake suitable for fishing… By Deborah Weisberg (pine-richland) [mappress] Source: pine-richland, June 6, 2011

  • 9 February 2011

    The official start of construction for the Harns Marsh Phase II Improvement Project starts this week as well as the Replacement of three … (lehighacrescitizen) [mappress] Source: lehighacrescitizen, February 9, 2011;

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Water managers can now make a more accurate assessment of whether they are complying with the standard for heavy metals in surface water with the new computer model developed by Deltares: PNEC.pro. This model takes the local water chemistry into account, making it possible to calculate local standards for permitted concentrations of heavy metals and […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two meetings to describe improvements planned for the Westport Island Reach of the Mississippi River. The reach is just east of Elsberry, Missouri and west of Hardin, Illinois. In the interest of convenience to residents and businesses in the area, meetings are planned for […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The release of a new online report card shows that the Victorian Coalition Government continues to improve the health of Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River. Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith said the launch of the new online report card provides Victorians with comprehensive water quality information, as part of the […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, invited the public to participate in an important public workshop on the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Bayou Casotte Harbor Channel. This meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2014 at the Grand Magnolia Ballroom and Suites in Pascagoula, Mississippi from 5 pm […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT) has announced the addition of three super-post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes to the terminal. The cranes will be able to accommodate larger vessels and will improve the terminal’s capacity, creating economic growth within the region. “These cranes have significantly improved capabilities. They can accommodate some of the largest vessels that will […]