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  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been awarded a £19 million contract by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to upgrade Mare Harbor. The announcement comes after Defense Secretary Michael Fallon visited the Falkland Islands in February, and forms part of his commitment for £180 million investment over the next decade to modernize the military infrastructure on the Islands. The contract is […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team co-led by Associate Professor Christopher Hein of William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) has won a three-year, $687,850 federal grant to study how natural and constructed dunes respond when impacted by coastal storms and rising seas. According to VIMS, their goal is to provide resource managers with knowledge and tools […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for channel improvements in Algiers, Louisiana. According to USACE, the construction contract is a part of the Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project (SELA), Orleans Parish – Algiers Subbasin Plan. The $14.2M construction contract was awarded to B&K Construction Co. Inc. and represents the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its proposed plan to improve approximately 23 miles of levee to help reduce flood risk for North and Central Stockton.  The plan would implement a variety of levee improvements including installing cutoff walls, building new levees and adding erosion protection. It would also add closure […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is investing $10 million this year in 27 new high-priority watersheds and 13 existing projects that will help improve water quality in the Mississippi River basin. This investment is part of a commitment of $100 million over four years to address critical water quality concerns […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives has just approved comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection, and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61, sending the bill to […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As rowers from around the country arrive to Cooper River in Camden, N.J. for the 2015 USRowing Masters National Championships many will notice the notable improvements made to the venue. After the 2013 USRowing Masters National were held in Camden, the park was closed for an entire year to develop the park into one of […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank and the Government of the Republic of the Marshall Islands this week launched two climate change related projects that will increase investments in renewable energy, promote energy efficiency and enhance the country’s resilience to the impacts of climate change. The Marshall Islands is amongst the countries’ most vulnerable to climate change and […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Salix, together with Crawley Borough Council and Jacksons Civil Engineering, is about to complete the Ifield Mill Pond & Water Gardens project, the area’s most important wetland and a designated Site of Nature Conservation Importance (SNCI). The 12-month program of improvements began in April 2014 and includes:   the construction of a new dam and spillway near […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The participants of the 2nd Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow – organized by PortNews Media Group – have suggested establishment of a working group for improvement of the Dredging and Health, Environment and Safety (HES) regulations. When speaking at the Congress, Andrey Lavrishchev, General Director of FSUE Rosmorport, emphasized that the system of […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct repairs to the Channel Islands Harbor facility, a structure consisting of two parallel entrance jetties and a protective offshore breakwater near the entrance to the harbor. The project area will encompass approximately 60 acres of harbor channel, stone jetties, and an […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal managers can now apply for State Government funds to help protect Western Australia’s 12,000 km coastline. Calling for submissions in the latest round of Coastal Adaptation and Protection grants, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said $1 million was again available to coastal managers in 2015-16. “Our coastline is one of the State’s most valuable assets,” […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Babin and Gene Green have introduced the Waterway Safety Improvement Act (H.R. 3315) to enhance navigation and safety in the nation’s ports, including the Port of Houston. This legislation addresses longtime concerns on the Port of Houston waterways with clarifying language and by granting discretionary authority to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to improve navigation and boat access, Door County officials have proposed to dredge the harbor and entrance channel at Chaudoir’s Dock County Park in Door County. A public meeting on the proposed disposal of the dredged material from the harbor will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Cherryland Airport, 3538 […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Chi-Cal Rivers Fund partners yesterday announced five projects selected to receive $1.1 million in grant funding that will help improve and enhance waterways in the Chicago and Calumet region. Administered by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), the Fund is a partnership among ArcelorMittal, The Chicago Community Trust, Crown Family Philanthropies, the Gaylord and […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada is investing $4 million in harbour improvement projects at four small craft harbours in Cape Breton. The four projects in Cape Breton being funded are: Basin redredging at New Waterford, to be carried out over two years; Creation of […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week construction began on a $50 million project to improve the Port of Guam. The project is administered by the Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the Department of Transportation on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD). Guam is an island in the central Pacific with important United States military bases. The port is designated […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A program to monitor and improve the health of North Queensland waterways from the rivers to the Reef was launched in Mackay today. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Michael Roche, who was at the launch, said that the QRC was proud to be a financial contributor to get off the ground the […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, seeks the public input for the Peterson Lake habitat improvement and modifications project. Changes to the project, as planned by the Corps, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, include: Repair breach work with rock on the northern side of the […]