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  • 5 January 2012

    As Ellicott continues to grow, the company is constantly adding new resources to improve manufacturing process and products. In 2011 Ellicott added the following items: •Plant lighting upgrades – all of the main shop lighting has been replaced with HE (high efficiency) fluorescent lighting, • Hydraulic flushing unit – this unit improves Ellicott’s capability to […]

  • 9 August 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a total of $260,000 to two organizations for work that will improve water quality in Onondaga Lake and the Onondaga Lake watershed. The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has used a $200,000 EPA grant to hire an Onondaga Lake Watershed Coordinator for a two-year period. […]

  • 14 December 2012

    Jackson County Port Authority awarded a $1.8 million contract for a site and drainage improvement project at Port of Pascagoula to Talley Contracting Inc, reports sunherald.com. The project will improve open storage and cargo handling area and provide adequate drainage for the site at the South Terminal. “This is just one of many steps for […]

  • 14 September 2011

    The Yundang Lake comprehensive improvement project, chosen by the Xiamen Party Secretary Yu Weiguo, was officially launched with the… (whatsonxiamen) [mappress] Source: whatsonxiamen, September 14, 2011;

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to remove a damaged floodwall and reconstruct portions of the Mississippi River levee in Buras, LA. This project is a part of the New Orleans to Venice (NOV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). The $11.6 million contract calls for […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The world wants soy, and U.S. farmers have invested in finding ways to get more of it to export markets quicker, easier and cheaper. Two soy checkoff-funded studies examine the challenges and opportunities related to transportation infrastructure. Study: “America’s Locks & Dams: A Ticking Time Bomb for Agriculture” The deteriorating condition of the U.S. lock […]

  • 16 March 2012

    A spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection stated that the piles of debris including tires and other materials at Bulls Island State Park have resulted from a routine maintenance dredging of the Delaware and Raritan Canal, reports NJ.com. “What looked like fill material was being bulldozed along about 400 feet of the floodplain. […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To improve shipping services for those who live in Rotuma, a dredging project around the Oinafa jetty will be undertaken next year, according to fijivillage.com. The accumulated sand around the jetty often makes it impossible for vessels to dock, stated Fiji Roads Authority Strategy, Planning and Performance Manager Christine Serreyn. He added that the solution to this problem […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Harford County has been awarded nearly $1 million in state funding to improve waterways in Abingdon and Joppatowne. In a May 19 letter to County Executive Barry Glassman, Gov. Larry Hogan announced that the General Assembly had approved Maryland Waterway Improvement Fund grants totaling $957,250 applied for by Harford County for four projects. The funding […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    On 9 July 2017, visitors to Burton’s famous regatta had an opportunity to find out about the planned £17 million improvement works to the town’s flood defenses, the Environment Agency said in its latest release.  Staff from the agency were at the event to discuss the scheme and also spread awareness about being more flood resilient. […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District in Portsmouth and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, last week completed a joint project that dredged and re-marked the Quinby Creek waterway in Accomack County. The USACE-led dredging project, completed by Cottrell Contracting Corporation, increased the depth of the approximate 7,200-foot federal navigation channel that connects […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the rehabilitation of a mega flood-control structure that is seen to boost agricultural productivity of Leyte farmers especially during rainy season. Agricultural lands, particularly those from Baybay City, are now protected against flood damages, with the completion of the rehabilitation and improvement of Dungcaan River […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Residents and visitors to Coochiemudlo Island over the Easter break will benefit from new and improved ferry terminal facilities following the completion of the new Coochiemudlo terminal and a revamp of the Victoria Point ferry terminal. Minister for Main Roads, Roads Safety and Ports, Mark Bailey said the Queensland Government had worked closely with the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Federal funding of $12.455 million that will be used for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor was announced Monday by Congressman Brian Higgins and the Army Corps in Buffalo, NY.  “Advancing a vibrant waterfront and realizing the community benefits that go along with it requires due diligence in protection of the water’s edge and maintenance of […]

  • 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 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott and members of the Florida Cabinet approved $150 million in bond proceeds which will finance projects at Florida ports through the Seaport Investment Program. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has programmed $150 million in projects to receive bond proceeds for FY 2014 which will be issued by the Division of Bond […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A module has been added to the XBeach flow model. For the first time, it will be possible to accurately determine the effect of passing ships on river banks that are not straight. Other models can only calculate the interaction between ships, wave movements and the bank for straight banks with vertical walls. An accurate […]

  • 16 August 2010

    Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics and Russian logistics company ROLF SCS have announced that they are in the final stages of discussions … (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, August 17, 2010;

  • 13 July 2010

    The Tanzania International Container Terminal Services (TICTS) has received new equipment expected to greatly enhance the company’s cargo… [mappress] Source: thecitizen, July 13, 2010;

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Union is set to support with €4 million from the TEN-T Programme adjustment works on the Ferrarese waterway, in order to improve the economic efficiency and competitiveness of inland navigation in the region. The project, selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Programme, aims, within the framework of the Mediterranean corridor, to […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The dredging of lower River Niger with the main objective of achieving an all year round navigation of the dredged channels from Warri in Delta State to Baro in Niger State, shows the Federal Government’s commitment in improving inland water transportation in the country. Historically, the idea of dredging the lower River Niger was mooted […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District will host a public meeting next week to present the findings of the draft feasibility study for navigation improvements at Kotzebue Harbor. The event will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, at 6:00 p.m. at the Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly Chambers, 163 Lagoon Street, Kotzebue, Alaska 99752.  […]

  • 7 August 2013

    All boat ramps in the Bundaberg region, some extensively damaged during the January floods, will be reopened by Christmas thanks to a cash injection from the Newman Government. Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli today confirmed more than $500,000 had been set aside to repair the Kalkie, Burnett Downs and Woodgate boat […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace two water control structures in Herbert Hoover Dike as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract Aug. 30 for $31.8 million to Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, N.C. The contract […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a maintenance dredging contract for Palm Beach Harbor, Palm Beach County. The works on the project will start as soon as late January. The Corps awarded a roughly $1.8 million contract on 16 January to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co., LLC., of Quincy, Mass., to improve harbor navigation. […]