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  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Gerald Keddy, MP for South Shore – St. Margaret’s, announced last Saturday that the Government of Canada will invest almost $3.5 million over the next two years in harbor improvement projects at four harbors in Nova Scotia. Projects being funded will provide a safer and […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]