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  • 19 February 2010

    VENTURA — For most of 2010, heavy equipment has been operating in Ventura Harbor to improve the integrity of the detached breakwater at the harbor’s entrance… [mappress] Source:thelog,February 18,2010

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale field study to understand the complex processes in the transition area from the Ems River towards the UNESCO listed Wadden Sea is set to begin today, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  “This knowledge is very much needed in the assessment of the effectiveness of large measures in reducing the water turbidity. […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi, located on Corpus Christi Bay in the western Gulf of Mexico, has just released their latest business results, saying that the port set three new tonnage records recently, including the highest volume in a single month.  September tonnage was 12.2 million tons, a 27% gain over the previous record set […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment accumulation, or shoaling, within the Ocean City Inlet. “This navigation channel is regularly used by commercial fishermen, recreational boaters, the U.S. Coast Guard and others. The Corps removes […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest approximately $7.7 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at eight harbors in Shelburne County. These projects will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for commercial fishermen. “For generations, hard-working Canadian men […]

  • 10 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    IHC Parts & Services, part of the IHC Merwede group, now offers dredging operators and utility and infrastructure engineering companies all over the world the opportunity to rent its improved TT Pump Dredging Unit. The TT Pump Dredging Unit was specifically developed for use in small-scale dredging projects, including maintenance activities, as well as environmental […]

  • 14 April 2011

    The Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority awarded a $33.2 million construction contract to Satterfield & Pontikes… (bestshippingnews) [mappress] Source: bestshippingnews, April 14, 2011    

  • 13 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Services, LLC, an 8(a) small business… By Sandra Arnold (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, September 13, 2011

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Myrtle Beach City Council yesterday passed the resolution for the Cherry Grove dredging project. During the meeting, the members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council approved a Resolution describing the proposed Cherry Grove Improvement District and Cherry Grove Improvement Plan, the projected time schedule for the accomplishment of the Cherry Grove Improvement Plan, the estimated […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust has announced a £3m package of additional investment in the waterways to improve the experience for boaters and other visitors. Around £2m will fund dredging projects on the Erewash Canal, Trent & Mersey and a number of sections of the North Stratford Canal. “This completes the full £7m dredging program […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved an $829 million budget for the Harbor Department’s next fiscal year, including more than a half a billion dollars for capital improvements at the Port of Long Beach. The budget, which will be presented to the Long Beach City Council for its consideration, designates $555 million […]

  • 29 August 2013

    Cabinet approval has been granted for the implementation of the Weras Ganga Storm Water Drainage and Environment Improvement Project. The project is executed to mitigate the frequent flooding in Weras Ganga Basin and also to promote sustainable development activities and enhance environment improvement which will promote tourism industry in the relevant areas. The project involves […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s trial works to improve the quality of the river environment downstream of Swinsty reservoir is now well underway. Salix is working with partners, Mott McDonald Bentley (MMB), Arup and the Environment Agency, along with local landowners, to monitor the results of various river restoration techniques, aimed at improving ecology in the River Washburn. […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Another step has been made towards improving Barnstaple’s flood defenses. At the last week’s meeting of North Devon Council’s Executive, members considered how best to take forward the findings and options of the Barnstaple Flood Defense Improvements Study. The study aims to improve flood defenses in the town over the next 60 to 100 years. […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, invites the public to attend a project dedication and open house at Lock and Dam 3, near Red Wing, Minn., May 31 at 9 a.m. The district recently completed nearly $70 million in improvements to the lock, and the work was completed without closing the lock […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) a grant in the amount of $297,816 to improve coastal resilience in the Northern Gulf of Mexico with new pilot projects in Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. “Investment in the Gulf of Mexico Alliance allows EPA to engage a broad network […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Norfolk received $1,548,476 from the Virginia Stormwater Local Assistance Fund for several projects throughout the city. Governor Terry McAuliffe made the announcement Tuesday as part of $21.5 million in grants issued from the fund. Norfolk’s projects will assist with the city’s requirements to meet the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay TMDL (“pollution diet”) and […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston attended the Galveston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Summer Stakeholder Partnering Forum with local industry members and Corps representatives at Texas A&M University Galveston Campus earlier this week.  During the event, Executive Director of Port of Houston Authority, Roger Guenther, provided remarks on behalf of the Texas Ports Association as well as […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is providing $10.5 million in Waterway Improvement Fund grants to improve public boating access and navigation throughout the state. Passed by the Maryland General Assembly and signed by Governor Larry Hogan, this critical funding will go toward 49 projects in 18 counties from Allegany to Worcester. “Through this grant program, we are […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The Victorian Coalition Government is investing more than $66 million over the next four years with a responsible and necessary approach to improving water management in Victoria. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the funding would establish Victoria as a world leader in liveable cities, improve the environmental health of Victorian waterways and provide mechanisms to […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate passed a measure Thursday that would enable local units of government to establish districts for financing a variety of waterfront improvement activities, said the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Goeff Hansen. Senate Bill 218 would restore and expand the tax increment financing (TIF) authority for water resource improvement, an economic development tool that expired […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Goeff Hansen that would enable local units of government to establish districts for financing a variety of waterfront improvement activities. Senate Bill 218 is now on its way to the governor to be signed into law. The legislation would restore and expand the tax […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting an open house today in Red Wing, Minnesota, to discuss a study to improve habitat in and around Upper Pool 4 of the Mississippi River.  The open house will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. with a short presentation at 5:30 p.m., at […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Little River Lake in Decatur County can attend a meeting Oct. 23. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Little River Lake is on the state’s list of impaired waters […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £30 million project to improve Burton flood defenses are right on schedule, informs the EA. The improved defenses, due to be complete in March 2021, will better protect the people of Burton from the risk of flooding. A spokesperson for the Environment Agency said: “We’re proud to be delivering better flood protection […]