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  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dikes on Peat are stronger than has been assumed in the past. Until now, it has not been possible to calculate exactly how strong they are. However, advances have been made. On the basis of field trials, software analyses, laboratory and model experiments, research institute Deltares, working together with Rijkswaterstaat and the Hoogheemraadschap Hollands Noorderkwartier […]

  • 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.  […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Kansas City officials together with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II gathered last week for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Phase V of the Flood Risk Reduction Project for the Dodson Industrial District in southeast Kansas City, Mo. The Army Corps’ Kansas City District commander, Col. Doug Guttormsen, was also at the ceremony. According to USACE, the Dodson Industrial Project scheme, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The overall health of Chesapeake Bay improved in 2016, a positive sign that recovery efforts are working, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) said in its latest release.  The largest estuary in the nation scored a C grade (54%) in the 2016 report card, one of the highest scores calculated by scientists at […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The San Joaquin River Restoration Program is extending public review of a joint Initial Study and Environmental Assessment for the Eastside Bypass Improvements Project by 10 days, the Bureau of Reclamation said in its latest release.  The original comment period was scheduled to close on Tuesday, January 9 and will now close on Friday, January […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Fitch Ratings expects to rate Caucedo Investments Inc.’s (Caucedo) US$180 million senior secured notes ‘BB-‘. The rating outlook is stable. Caucedo’s geographic location in the Caribbean and adequate intermodal capabilities and inland accessibility enable Caucedo (the port) to lead the port market share in the Dominican Republic. Its proximity to Santo Domingo, the country’s main […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The peak advocacy body for the resources sector in Queensland has welcomed a new Fitzroy River health report, which shows most reporting areas remained stable or improved over a 12 month period. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Michael Roche said the Council is a proud member of the Fitzroy Partnership for River […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Joint Commission advised the governments of Canada and the United States, by letter dated April 15, 2013, that it will implement this year an improved plan for regulating Lake Superior outflows at Sault Ste. Marie. The new plan, Lake Superior Regulation Plan 2012, provides additional benefits compared to current regulation, especially during extreme […]

  • 16 August 2011

    A Mangrove Park will be built in Haicang Bay during a marine ecosystem improvement project along western sea area in Xiamen, reports…   (whatsonxiamen) [mappress] Source: whatsonxiamen, August 16, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    River users will benefit from a $3million State Government commitment to improve the accessibility and safety of the Swan and Canning river foreshores. Environment Minister Albert Jacob said the 2014-15 investment in $1million of foreshore works in South Perth, Belmont and Bayswater was a partnership between State and local governments to significantly improve shoreline conditions […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “High-tech cranes, bigger ships, cleaner skies and more jobs?” That’s the way Al Moro, Acting Executive Director of the City of Long Beach Harbor Department, summed up the Port of Long Beach’s 2013 and the expectations for the year just started, at Thursday morning’s biggest-ever State of the Port address. Harbor Commission President Doug Drummond […]

  • 13 March 2012

    A step toward improving water quality at Grand Lake St. Marys will occur this spring when an alum treatment will be applied to cover the entire lake. This treatment is part of Gov. John Kasich’s approach to improve Grand Lake St. Marys through rough fish removal, dredging, installation of a treatment train, wetland creation, watershed […]

  • 18 October 2011

    The positive levels of activity recorded by Aberdeen Harbour throughout the first half of the year have continued through to September, with the port announcing improved performance across various sectors in the third quarter. Across the nine months, overall vessel tonnage has risen by five per cent on the same period last year from 18.43million, […]

  • 27 January 2011

    A full year after the town’s commercial pier at Wychmere Harbor was given a diagnosis of “cancer of the concrete” due to damage caused by… By Jamie Balliett (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, January 27, 2011;

  • 27 December 2011

    The planned major overhaul of Jakarta’s main waterways did not materialize this year. The city administration can only afford to repair …   By Andreas D. Arditya (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, December 27, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    The Jin’an Guangming Harbor comprehensive improvement project will be fully launched, including riverway sewage interception, dredging, …   (chinadaily) [mappress] Source: chinadaily, December 2, 2011;

  • 28 December 2010

    Suffolk Executive Steve Levy was joined by representatives from the Save the Forge River advocacy group on December 21 in presenting an … (empirestatenews) [mappress] Source: empirestatenews, December 29, 2010;

  • 26 April 2010

    Ideas for improvements at Parnell’s Judges Bay are being sought before a concept design is developed. The Auckland City Council plans to spend $5 million to make the bay more attractive, with a sandy, all-tide beach… [mappress] Source:EastandBaysCourier,April 26,2010;

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Authority plans to undertake significant infrastructure improvements in the next few years to ensure that the Port of Houston can accommodate the advent of larger vessels and increased cargo resulting from the pending Panama Canal expansion in 2015, as well as the expected future demographic growth in the region. “Maintaining and improving efficiency […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2012

    NSTAR Electric Company is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with transmission system improvements in southeastern Massachusetts. NSTAR is proposing to place fill material within wetlands and waterways in conjunction with improvements to its transmission system. The […]