Search results for: improve

6320 results

A list of search results

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pocklington Canal’s important wildlife habitats and historic features are to be improved after securing a £496,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Canal and River Trust announced yesterday. Part of the project will involve dredging sections of the canal which is important for aquatic plants and cutting back overgrowing reeds to ensure they […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a new plan to improve water quality in Lake Champlain. The Northern Lake Champlain Direct Drainages Tactical Basin Plan compiles over two years of work focused on the health of the basin and development of targeted actions to remediate and protect surface waters. High levels of sediment and […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Improvements to a Boston Haven flood defense damaged during the December 2013 tidal surge are now finished, meaning the banks at Slippery Gowt are stronger than ever before. The improved defense will help reduce the risk of flooding to more than 500 homes and businesses including the Haven Business Park. Operations Manager Leigh Edlin said: […]

  • 14 February 2014

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, announced that the Association portuaire de Grande-Vallée received financial assistance to modernize its harbour facilities. This support, granted in the form of a $63,657 non-repayable financial contribution, was awarded through […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All works on Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense project are now complete, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). “Final works at Hill Head are now complete! This £1m project will protect this much loved stretch of coastline from the effects of extreme weather and sea level rise for years to come,” said ESCP. […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the reclamation works at the Pulau Tekong have been extended. Reclamation works at Pulau Tekong will involve dredging, construction of revetment, soil investigation and soil improvement works. Soil improvement works will entail stabilized dredging, […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board’s (USB) commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom – the Mississippi River bottom, USB said in its latest announcement.  USB has approved funding to support environmental assessments (research) and education of this important improvement to the infrastructure system located near the Port of New Orleans. “Every decision […]

  • 7 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Port Everglades Harbor Navigation Study on January 29, 2016, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the project’s report. The report passed the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review and was transmitted to Congress on […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday announced a comprehensive Capital Investment Program at the Port of Philadelphia that will result in more than $300 million in investment in the port’s infrastructure. This initiative, which will start next year and continue through 2020, will double container capacity, position the port for future growth, create thousands of jobs, […]

  • 13 March 2012

      An investment of approximately £5m earmarked for a wide range of maintenance projects throughout the region has been set to be agreed by Dumfries and Galloway Council, BBC reports. The proposed concept was accepted in January but now the council must support specific projects. Among recommended undertakings there are also three coastal improvement projects […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin on the final stage of the $120 million Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland in April, with a dredging company appointed to undertake the work, reports the Government of Western Australia. According to the government officials, the project will deliver a refuge zone and an […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Valley Flood Protection Board yesterday adopted the 2017 update to the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP). Developed in partnership with the Department of Water Resources (DWR), the update incorporates the latest information and science to improve flood risk management throughout California’s Central Valley, which includes the Sacramento and San Joaquin River basins. […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A project to upgrade and improve the coastal defenses and promenade at Avon Beach reached completion last week after contractors and council engineers pulled out all the stops to ensure the site is fully open and operational for the start of the summer season, Christchurch Borough Council reports.  These works, undertaken by PT Contractors Ltd, involved raising […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Senate has unanimously passed Senate Bill 28, the Texas Port Expansion Act, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton and co-authored by Senator Lois Kolkhorst, to provide opportunities for investments and enhancements at Texas Ports. “Texas ports are estimated to be responsible for 25 percent of Texas’ gross domestic product,” said Kolkhorst. “Our ports are […]

  • 19 November 2012

    The Pequea Boat Ramp will reopen on Nov. 21. Dredging of the Pequea Creek area, which will improve boating conditions during lower lake levels outside of normal recreation season, has been completed. The York Furnace Boat Ramp will be closed from Nov. 28 through Dec. 21 for boat ramp rehabilitation. “The dredging at Pequea is […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $2.1 million to 37 organizations, among them the University of Baltimore, to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The University of Baltimore will use its $59,827 EPA grant to help clean up the Patapsco River watershed. The […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project on Winnetka Pond, City of Crystal, MN, aimed to remove more than 18,000 cubic yards of sediment, is moving forward, CCX Media reports.  Commenting the latest news, Crystal Public Works Director, Mark Ray, said that the removal will help control flood capacity as well as help improve the habitat of the pond […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A great deal of work has been underway on the implementation of the Federal Government’s $3 million Tamar River Recovery Plan for cleaning up the River and improving the local environment and economy in Tasmania. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic today visited the Tamar River to inspect […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The £14.5 million partnership scheme includes the construction of a new tidal river wall to protect over 2,000 residential properties and businesses against 100 years of predicted sea level rise. It will also vastly improve the walkway along the riverside, creating an attractive pedestrian route between the town and the beach. Work to the flood […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Embassy in Malawi said in its latest announcement that Ellicott Dredges LLC, of Baltimore, MD, recently won a $7 million contract to supply dredging equipment to the Kapichira Hydropower Plant. The main goal of this project, conducted by the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M), is to improve its power generation by reducing […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will co-finance with over €2 million studies on the development of a cross-border canal linking The Seine in France and Scheldt (Escaut) rivers in Belgium. The canal is expected to facilitate the water transport between the Paris metropolitan area and the ports of Dunkerque, Antwerp and Rotterdam. The studies will focus […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Multicat Avon and deck barge JML36 are currently on charter to VolkerStevin who are delivering a £14.5m scheme to improve the tidal flood defenses along the East Bank of the River Arun in Littlehampton on behalf of the environment agency. The scheme includes flood defenses from the lighthouse on the Promenade, to north of the […]

  • 20 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and its partners recently released a report outlining the path forward for wetland replacement, or mitigation, in northeast Minnesota. The interagency report, “Siting of Wetland Mitigation in Northeast Minnesota” is the culmination of a coordinated effort for improving wetland compensatory mitigation to better serve the public […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Secretary and the Chief Executive of the Environment Agency were part of a delegation which yesterday, December 8, visited the the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme. Andrea Leadsom, Sir James Bevan and the local MP Tim Loughton were shown round the site, which is being delivered by Team Van Oord (TVO). “This £31 […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Low water levels that are restricting shipping traffic and causing barges to run aground are causing concerns at Kingsville Harbour. Nelson Santos, the Kingsville mayor, believes that, in dealing with the harbour problems, unresolved ownership questions should get priority, reports blackburnnews.com. “That area is still owned, I believe, by the federal government. That’s an area […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The grab-hopper dredging vessel, MV Mannin, has been undertaking dredging and improvement works at Exmouth Marina, reports Exmouth People. Mannin, a 35-metre long and 198-tonne dredger from Padstow, has been removing silt from the bottom of the marina and dropping it off at Sprey Point, near Teignmouth. This dredging vessel is designed to take away […]