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  • 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 […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District will prepare, pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, an environmental assessment (EA) for the Seattle Harbor Navigation Improvement Project. The largest container vessels calling at West Coast ports today have roughly twice the capacity of those that served the ports just five years ago. In order to remain […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk to the city of Exeter. Exeter has a long history of flooding, going back as far as the 13th century. The current flood defenses were built in the 1960s and 70s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction has begun on a £8 million project to increase the resilience of the sea wall in Dawlish, UK. Mott MacDonald is providing project and commercial management on the project, which will also see the lower coastal walkway replaced at high level, on behalf of Network Rail. In February 2014, the path and railway line […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Chesapeake Bay Program and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) have announced the recipients of $3 million in grants for restoration, conservation and environmental outreach initiatives across the Maryland and the District of Columbia. The 13 projects will leverage more than $3.8 million in matching funds to lower pollution and improve the health […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ETTU, a specialist in productivity-enhancing solutions SharePoint and Office 365, has implemented a new intranet for Van Oord, an international contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The new intranet implemented is based on Office 365 (SharePoint Online) and Microsoft Azure. Of the 4,500 employees, approximately 2,500 of them are on ships and locations […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The French Regional Park boat ramp improvements program will begin in early September, announced threeriversparks.org. Work will include dredging of material at the end of the ramp to increase the water depth and the replacement of the existing boat ramp. The boat ramp will be closed starting September 8, 2014 and is expected to reopen in mid-November. The […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 68th Independence Day was celebrated today at Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) corporate office. Capt. D. K. Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd congratulated all the employees and their family members for the improved performance for 2013-14 and stated that the company is expected to achieve Excellent MOU […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Haldimand-Norfolk, Diane Finley, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada will invest in a refurbishment project at the Port Dover Harbor. This project is part of a Harper Government initiative to invest in maintenance, repair, construction and dredging projects at […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Kent Park Lake in Johnson County can attend a meeting on August 28. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Kent Park Lake is on the state’s list of impaired […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking grant applications for water quality projects that restore and protect Michigan’s wetlands, lakes and streams. About $2.6 million from state and federal funding is available, and units of government, nonprofit organizations and universities are eligible to apply. The funding opportunities include: • Federal Clean Water Act, Section […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is initiating a study to improve habitat at and around McGregor Lake of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. The public is invited to attend an informational open house concerning this study. The meeting will be held Thursday, […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands (APB) has announced tender for redesign and improvement works of the South Ro-Ro Quay and the Fuel Quay at the Port of Ibiza. The budget for the tender is €9,181,44.96, and the maximum execution period has been set to 15 months. The work will be carried out in two […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, the Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The panel unanimously agreed that the BIH feasibility study can proceed to State and Agency review. This action by the Civil […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project will be available for review and comment July 11 – Aug. 11, 2014. The Corps has produced a limited reevaluation report and supplemental EIS resulting from a General Investigation of dredging the federal navigation channel to its legislatively […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, invited the public to participate in an important public workshop on the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Bayou Casotte Harbor Channel. This meeting is scheduled for July 8, 2014 at the Grand Magnolia Ballroom and Suites in Pascagoula, Mississippi from 5 pm […]

  • 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. […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Mark Dayton stated last week that he looks forward to Fountain Lake being dredged and becoming a hub for tourism and economic development. “This project will benefit the people that live here and visit this area,” said Dayton. “Fountain Lake is a gem that defines who we are in Albert Lea,” said Mayor Vern […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The scientific focus on improving water quality across the Great Barrier Reef is reaping returns according to the latest report card released by the state and federal governments today. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche said science-based programs, not fear campaigns from environmental activists, were making a significant improvement to reef health. “The […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., made the following statements after the President Obama’s signing of the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) into law. “Many Mississippi industries rely on a navigable and cost-effective transportation network to do business,” Wicker said. “This law will provide these businesses and our state […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Brazil asked for assistance from U.S. and foreign companies to conduct $1.5 billion dredging works and seaport improvements. As Reuters reports, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx said: “Both of our countries have more demand for infrastructure than there is public resources. “There’s an awful lot of private capital parked on the sidelines. The […]

  • 5 June 2014

      As the rainy season is due to begin in early June, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is prepared to dredge sewer pipes in the capital in a bid to improve drainage capacity. The BMA said the focus would be on Chaeng Wattana Road where flooding has been reported throughout all rainy seasons. The Department […]