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  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hall Contracting, a Sunshine Coast-based dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company, is set to greatly improve the living standards of communities in the remote Polynesian nation of Tuvalu, with the company preparing to undertake dredging works valued at more than $7 million as part of the New Zealand Aid Program. The project will involve […]

  • 16 September 2013

    The vitality of the nation’s waterway system impacts everyone by generating employment and allowing for the efficient delivery of goods. The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has introduced legislation authorizing improvements, including JAXPORT’s Mile Point project, deemed necessary to keep our ports and waterways thriving. Completing the Mile Point project is the […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public information event on Wednesday, July 2, on the final environmental impact statement for the proposed Lahaina Small Boat Harbor ferry pier improvements. This meeting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the West Maui Senior Center, 788 Pauoa St., in Lahaina. […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Acting Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner and Member for Ballina Don Page announced the successful contractor that will raise the crest of the Ballina North Breakwater. Mr Stoner said CivilTeam Pty Ltd, a North Coast engineering company based at Murwillumbah, was awarded the tender for the project and would begin […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Competition Authority has today published a study of competition in the ports sector in Ireland which found competition in port services could be improved. The study was commissioned by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton, TD, as part of the Action Plan for Jobs 2012. The study looks at how competition is […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Two packages worth US$37 million were deployed in the northern city of Haiphong on December 6 as part of the Haiphong City Environmental …   (nhandan) [mappress] Source: nhandan, December 8, 2011;

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The third phase of the Port of Everett’s Central Marina Improvements is well underway, reports the Port. Earlier this month, American Construction began dredging the waterway to authorized depths in the Central Marina. The public works contract to complete the Central Marina Improvements, was awarded to American Construction on September 11, 2018. When complete, the […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The improvements at Colorado Lagoon will continue this week with a new phase to create additional ecological resources for aquatic life as well as birds. “The Colorado Lagoon is a huge success story,” said Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia. “We have greatly improved the water quality, and we are continuing to restore it as a unique natural […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All is ready for the next phase of the Whitianga’s Boat Ramp Project, reported today the Thames Coromandel District Council. Earlier this year the Mercury Bay Community Board supported this project which sets out the plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around the town. According to the District, the plan looks at ways to […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The thousands of boaters visiting the Lancaster Canal each year are set to benefit from improved facilities, as the Canal & River Trust has completed work to rebuild the moorings at Hest Bank. The project has been shaped by The Lancaster Canal Focus Group which is responsible for coordinating the views of local boat owners who […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work to improve the Tammany Creek trailhead entrance to Hells Gate Habitat Management Unit, near Lewiston, Idaho, is set to begin today, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. During the project, the Corps maintenance staff will use heavy construction vehicles and equipment to gravel Tammany Creek trailhead’s eroding entrance. The trailhead improvement project […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    R&D Office of Kiasma Srl, an Italian company engaged in production of HDPE pipes for dredging, has further improved the turbulent motion inside of the pipeline for its patented KFC System. Outstanding results were obtained during recent tests on the new construction of the KFC System inside the pipeline: -Using the latest materials in the field of plastic […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an initiative of the ‘Love our Lakes’ program, the Gippsland Lakes Environment Fund has provided funding for sand nourishment works at Crescent Island and Pelican Island to improve the habitat values for migratory birds such as the threatened Little Term and the Fairy Term. The preliminary feasibility study included sediment sampling and modelling. The […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Focused on the PHA’s (Port of Houston Authority) vision of becoming America’s distribution hub for the next generation, the Port Commission – during its regular monthly meeting yesterday – approved more than $88 million in infrastructure investments. These investments, all directly tied to the port strategic plan, included $13 million towards channel improvement projects and more […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the help of Salix, the Norfolk Rivers Trust is improving fish and other river wildlife habitats on the River Babingley near Flitcham, one of only two hundred chalk rivers left in the world. The River Babingley rises from chalk springs above the villages of Flitcham and Hillington in North West Norfolk, meanders through the […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the Grohman Narrows Channel Improvement Project is almost complete. The project team has now finalized a number of studies related to the potential improvements at Grohman Narrows. A supplementary set of studies was also completed as a result of feedback from elected officials, First Nations, stakeholders and the community. Regarding this, […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust will host a consultation meeting about the Montgomery Canal restoration plans at the Llanymynech Village Hall between 10.00 am and 2.00pm on Saturday, January 10. “We are hosting a public meeting in the Carreghofa – Llanymynech – Pant area to give canal enthusiasts and local residents a say on the type […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Tootoo, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard announced yesterday in Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, that the Government of Canada is investing $289 million in small craft harbors across the country in 2016–2017. The announcement includes $32 million of the $149 million allocated to small craft harbors in Budget 2016. Small craft harbors […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The quality of South East Queensland waterways will be improved with work commencing on $8 million of rehabilitation and restoration work. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the Newman Government was responding positively to the latest Healthy Waterways Report Card. “The latest report card showed Moreton Bay was still recovering from the […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wahkiakum County is about to receive the necessary permit to finish the berth and channel improvements for its new Columbia River ferry.  The announcement was welcomed by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and Senator Patty Murray, who teamed up when Wahkiakum County asked for help in obtaining the U.S. Army Corps permit as quickly as possible. The County is […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Parks announced yesterday that the Black Lake Boat Launch in Morristown, St. Lawrence County is about to undergo major improvements. The boarding dock and other boater amenities will be upgraded with funding from the “I Love NY Waterways” boating fund. Access from the launch is periodically hampered by seasonal changes in the […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The winter floods have highlighted the danger of building on floodplains, the Environment Agency Chairman Lord Chris Smith said at this week’s CIWEM conference. Britain’s wettest winter for 250 years also underlines the need to continue improving flood defences to cope with future extreme climate, he said in a keynote speech. In addition, there needs […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The recent study on the water quality of Lake Alice certainly offered insight on what the community can do to improve an important community… (fergusfallsjournal) [mappress] Source: fergusfallsjournal, September 1, 2011;

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the first time, large-scale tests have shown that salt marshes act as a buffer zones and attenuate waves, even in extreme conditions such as storm surges. In combination with vegetation, they reduce waves by approximately 20% over a distance of 40 meters. This means that dikes behind salt marshes can be a lot lower and […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Scientists in the Habitat Research Group (HRG) are conducting studies to identify the essential habitats of eastern Bering Sea species. This includes work to identify suitable predictor variables for quantitative habitat models and to develop tools to map the variables over very large areas. Abundance estimates from annual bottom trawl surveys are being combined with […]