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  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency plans to carry out the flood defenses improvement works on the north bank of the River Tees, Middlesbrough Reach in Port Clarence, at Wilton Group land. Work at Port Clarence has recently been undertaken to construct a flood embankment. In one place on the west of the site, the flood embankment is on a […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second round of public consultation as part of the application review phase of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s proposed Centerm Expansion Project started yesterday, May 15. According to the port, the public consultation period is open until June 2, 2017. During the Review Phase – Round 2 – public will have opportunity to learn more […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Decatur City Council members approved a $30 million financing package earlier this week for the continued improvement of the local water supply, a “green” bond issue that will potentially position the City as a trailblazing Illinois community. Council members voted unanimously in favor of the issuance for the continued funding of Lake Decatur dredging, a […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A significant reduction in phosphorus and decreased algae in the Sheboygan River have resulted in a proposal by the Wisconsin Department of Resources to remove one of the beneficial use impairments for the river. DNR is seeking public comments through September 17 on the proposal to remove the “Eutrophication or Undesirable Algae” beneficial use impairment […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Galveston has announced that the Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves approved a 5 year agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCCL) at Monday’s Board meeting. This agreement will generate a minimum of $1.86 million in annual operating revenues for the Port. The agreement requires making improvements to the Port’s Cruise […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins is saying “not so fast” to a federal agency planning to limit waterfront access in Buffalo. “The unilateral decision to shut off this Squaw Island Pier to the public is a step backward in a community where the benefits of new and improved public access to the water are finally emerging,” said […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Palm Beach Board of Commissioners last Thursday broke ground on the port’s latest infrastructure enhancement project, the construction of a mini-slip at its southernmost berth. The project will add/replace 376 feet of seawall and accommodate vessels up to 300 feet in length. Berth 17 Expansion and Infrastructure Improvement Project will include the […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, last week awarded a $19.5 million contract to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure/Inquip Joint Venture of Rocklin to construct levee improvements for the Natomas Basin. Construction work, set to begin in September and continue through the end of 2018, will consist of building a seepage berm and cutoff wall […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, is hosting an open house in Red Wing, Minnesota, April 4, to discuss a habitat improvement study in and around Pierce County Islands and the Head of Lake Pepin in Upper Pool 4 of the Mississippi River.  […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced its EC380E crawler excavator, equipped with a powerful Tier 4 Final engine. The Volvo heavy-duty EC380E crawler excavator is a productive machine that lowers operating costs through reduced fuel consumption and simple maintenance requirements. Powered by a proven Tier 4 Final Volvo D13 engine, the EC380E delivers high digging and […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lamong Bay Terminal in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, was inaugurated this morning by the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. It was an historic moment for Indonesia, an important milestone in the country’s transport development program that is improving the movement of goods through its vast waterways. Lamong Bay Terminal’s automated container handling system was […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Mozambican government approved Strategy for Integrated Transport Development is currently underway in Mozambique along with some work on the country’s larger ports, macauhub.com reports. The works included in the project are dredging of the access channel and manoeuvring basin at the port of Beira, construction of the coal terminal and the ocean dredger with […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local partners will mark the completion of Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Justine Mee Liff Park on April 21, 2017 in Boston, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just announced. The Muddy River project was in response to […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott 460SL dredges are currently being used in a large tidal marsh restoration project at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge in Delaware. This is one of the largest marsh restoration projects ever in the eastern U.S. The project will restore a highly damaged tidal marsh/barrier beach ecosystem covering about 4,000 acres (1618.7 ha) within […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust, entrusted with the care of 2,000 miles of waterways, reported a record year for the waterways across England and Wales with the publication of its Annual Report & Accounts for 2014/15. According to the report, a strong financial performance in 2014/15 saw income rise 10% to £180 million, with £137 million invested by the Trust […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Kystverket Nordland has invited bidders to submit their offers for the harbour improvement works at the Kabelvåg area. The contract comprises efforts to increase safety and measures to improve conditions in Træna Harbour by excavation down to -9.3 m below chart datum and establishment of mass deposition and the construction of 2 breakwaters. Total quantity […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw CH2M pick up prestigious awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards ceremony for two of its regional environmental and flood management programs. CH2M’s European water team picked up the Major Project of the Year Award for the Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV program as well as the […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Land Management Utah (BLM-UT) is seeking public input on the proposed Paria River Habitat Improvement Project. “Public input is key to sound decision-making, and comments are welcomed as the BLM moves forward with an environmental analysis of this project,” said Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) Manager Harry Barber.  The BLM is proposing […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    On February 4, Ross Valley residents will get a chance to learn more about local flood risk reduction projects, including how improvements to Lefty Gomez Field in Fairfax could help reduce downstream flooding. Representatives of the Ross Valley Flood Protection & Watershed Program will host the meeting at 7 p.m. at White Hill Middle School […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has today announced a £10 million package to improve sea links between Scilly and Cornwall and upgrade roads on St Mary’s. The Minister is visiting the islands today. This new funding involves £7.3 million towards the £12.8 million scheme to improve harbor infrastructure at both St Mary’s and Penzance and £1.8 million […]

  • 28 March 2012

    The North American Metals business of Sims Metal Management (SMM) has announced a proposal to expand and upgrade its facility at the Port of Redwood City, California, according to the company. Sims Metal Management is proposing to invest up to $10 million dollars to upgrade the location to become “a full-service shredding, processing, and export […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, is proposing maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The Corps has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) to examine improvements to the navigation channel for Searsport Harbor. The Maine […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme at Camber in East Sussex will provide improved protection from the risk of flooding for 1,831 properties, 825 of which are residential. UK’s Environment Agency awarded the £20 million Broomhill Sands contract to Team Van Oord back in 2014.     The scheme comprises the following key elements: Improving a 700m […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The IHC Beaver® 50 is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and special design features including: – A Cutter Special® pump which combines a large ball passage with high suction performance and high efficiency. – One single diesel engine providing efficient power supply for all energy consumers such as the dredge pump, hydraulic installation and 230V board […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District’ has announced the signing of a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the Port Freeport Commission, effective June 23, 2020, for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) to deepen and widen the Freeport Channel. This project will contribute to the economic efficiency of commercial navigation in the […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has taken steps to deliver an active travel project and coastal defense works in Old Colwyn. The contractor was hired by Conwy County Borough Council to improve the coastal defenses and active travel route at Splash Point, at the arches end of the Old Colwyn promenade. The scheme, scheduled to […]