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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a $1.17 billion fiscal year (FY) 2016/17 annual budget for the Port of Los Angeles. As in years past, budget allocations closely align and support the four key objectives of the Port’s 2012-2017 Strategic Plan, which include: development of a world-class infrastructure that promotes growth; implementation […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last mont, the Gwynedd Council hosted an exhibition and information event on the marine improvements that will be carried out at Pwllheli harbour in the coming months. Details of the proposed marine improvements which are due to be carried out during winter 2013/14, including dredging work to maintain the sailing channel and upgrading work that […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has approved a resolution initiating an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) on a proposed berth-improvement project by Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI). Start of the EIR process is the first step in YTl’s proposed plan to deepen and improve its terminal facilities, allowing the terminal operator to accommodate next-generation vessels […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for floodwall improvements along the Mississippi River near the French Market. According to the Corps, improvements are a part of the Mississippi and River Tributaries Project (MR&T). USACE awarded the $4.53 million floodwall improvement contract to MTC Construction, LLC. The contract, scheduled […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Cormac recently won an important award for the design and build of the Long Rock Coastal Protection Project. The company received the CEEQUAL’s “Excellent” Whole Team Award for this task. The project involves three elements to improve resilience to flooding and coastal erosion along the coastal front of Mount’s Bay. It also included a huge […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Victorian Government is improving access to Western Port Bay for fishers and boaters, thanks to the completion of the first stage the $1.6 million Hastings Boat Ramp upgrade. Minister for Fishing and Boating, Melissa Horne, last week opened the upgraded facility, which features four lanes extending deeper into the bay than the previous structure. […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fylde Council will introduce major plans to secure sea defences and future management of the coastline at a one-day public exhibition to be held at the Town Hall between 8.30am and 9pm on Wednesday 2 April. Work, estimated to cost £17m, on improved sea defences at Fairhaven Lake and Church Scar may, if Environment Agency […]

  • 15 November 2010

    The dredging of the Rewa River is expected to improve the fertility of land through improved drainage to farmland… (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, November 15, 2010;

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali. Access to this port needs to be improved to accommodate the increasing number of tourists. Execution of the work will start soon and is expected to be completed within the year. The Indonesian island of […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) Acting Administrator Chip Jaenichen joined Guam Gov. Eddie Calvo, Sen. Tom Ada, local official and port representatives to break ground on the final stage of the Port of Guam modernization project. This $50 million port improvement project, administered by MARAD on behalf of the Department of Defense […]

  • 2 April 2010

    HA NOI — The water quality in seven of Ha Noi’s lakes earmarked for renovation had improved markedly after months of dredging and cleaning, inspectors announced earlier this week. “I’ve seen a big improvement… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,April 2,2010;

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the Japanese Embassy in Manila and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) last week visited several improvement projects along the Pasig River, funded by the Japanese Government. The site inspection was led by Ambassador Koji Haneda and DPWH Secretary Mark Villar aboard a river boat, who toured the ongoing Pasig-Marikina River […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project (GHNIP) will be available for review and comment until August 11th, 2014. Since 2007, the Corps has been investigating the feasibility of deepening the channel to its congressionally authorized depth of -38 feet and released its draft […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for a multi-million scheme to protect thousands of properties from flooding from the Humber has been put forward to Hull’s planning chiefs. Planning permission is being sought for a £42 million Humber Hull Frontage Improvement Scheme to improve a 7-8 kilometer stretch of tidal flood defenses in the Humber Estuary. Led by the Environment […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell yesterday signed two bills into law establishing a special improvement district that will receive funding from the visitor industry to help maintain Waikiki Beach. “Waikiki is known around the world for its legendary sun, surf, and sand. With Bills 81 and 82, the visitor industry has stepped up to help keep iconic […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just released reports on seagrass responses to dredging in northwest Australia. With almost no knowledge of how primary producers in the NW of Australia will respond to the environmental changes produced by dredging, it is difficult to predict and then manage the impacts of dredging on these critical […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Rick Scott yesterday officially kicked-off JAXPORT’s Mile Point harbor improvement project which will remove existing navigational restrictions on the St. Johns River at Mile Point. This project will ensure larger ships can travel the channel more efficiently, saving shippers and businesses time and money in loading and unloading cargo. The state invested $43.5 million for […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Régie des Ports Raphaëlois has announced tender for harbour improvement works. Details: Restoration work and management of the old harbour of Saint-Raphaël, following a series of studies on the optimum way forward to promote and encourage the numbers of small and medium sized craft using the harbour, improvement works to concentrate on improving the protection […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is proposing to carry out improvement works to the channel feeding into the River Dever in Sutton Scotney.  It will take approximately two weeks to complete the works that are to take place sometime between mid September and end of Autumn 2015. The stretch concerned is between the downstream end of the culvert […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a major program of work to improve access to Leicester’s riverside have been announced. Leicester City Council has teamed up with the Environment Agency and the Canal & River Trust to help enhance the river corridor through the city, as part of a wider program of work to reduce flood risk. The program […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Long Beach (CA) announced few days ago that ribbon cutting celebration planned for the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project will take place at 9:30 am, on Saturday, May 20. “We’ve made major strides improving the Colorado Lagoon over the past few years and these latest enhancements will help return the Lagoon back to […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ study of potential improvements to the Houston Ship Channel is nearing completion, Port Houston informs.  The study, that began in 2015, has been conducted in partnership with Port Houston and has examined the feasibility and national benefits of various widening, deepening and other improvements for the channel. According to […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen other federal partners are teaming up with San Antonio to revitalize the San Antonio River Basin and improve the local community. This partnership will reconnect local communities, particularly those that are overburdened or economically distressed, with their waterways. Improving coordination among federal agencies and collaborating with community-led […]