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  • 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;

  • 17 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Description of Work: – The work includes construction of breakwaters, an entrance channel and mooring basin… [mappress] More info: fbo.gov

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Al Pscholka introduced legislation to cut red tape and help local governments fund needed harbor improvements. House Bill 4179 would add dredging to the list of acceptable infrastructure improvements for Tax Increment Finance Authorities (TIFAs). “Outdated government regulations are costing our community jobs and making life more difficult for the people of Southwest […]

  • 17 October 2011

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Jacksonville Port Authority officials say removing a jetty that sits at the juncture of the St. Johns River… By Drew Dixon (jacksonville) [mappress] Source: jacksonville, October 17, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT Board Chairman Joe York and CEO Brian Taylor joined U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw, State Representative Lake Ray and U.S. Army Corps Commander and District Engineer Alan Dodd in announcing that the port’s two critical harbor improvement projects, Mile Point and deepening, are moving forward. Here’s what government, industry and local […]

  • 10 December 2010

    Of the three recommended items on the federal capital improvements list for the Kodiak city council, two relate directly to the waterfront… (ktva) [mappress] Source: ktva, December 10, 2010;

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced $10.3 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbors in Quebec. This investment will support the following projects: The beginning of a multiyear project involving breakwater construction and the installation of floating wharves at Harrington Harbor; Widening of the wharf at Mingan; Construction […]

  • 15 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Florida Governor Rick Scott joined Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Ananth Prasad and JAXPORT CEO Brian Taylor yesterday at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal. The governor announced his plans for a historic $8.8 billion Department of Transportation budget in the coming year. The budget request will include nearly $139 million for […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction work will begin this week on improvements to the 4.2 kilometres of the flood defences on the River Parrett between Willow Bridge near Stathe and Monks Leaze Clyse, near Combe. The works will involve raising sections of the right bank of the River Parrett between Allermoor Spillway and Beazley’s Spillway by up to 200mm […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Rodney Davis and Bill Enyart yesterday met with officials at America’s Central Port to share concerns over how Mississippi River water levels can impact local industry and pledged to work together to protect good jobs. Responding to Southern Illinois’ extreme weather conditions – from this past year’s record drought to potential flooding this spring- […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald is providing consultancy services for a project that will improve flood defences and drainage in coastal areas in Bangladesh, benefiting 150,000 households (1 million people). The project is being funded by the Dutch government as part of the Netherlands Development Cooperation. Over half the population of Bangladesh’s coastal areas live below the poverty […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Ellicott is now using a new and improved painting process that provides not only a better dredge appearance, but also adds additional protection to exposed surfaces. Ellicott also shrink wrapping most dredges prior to shipment to protect them better during transport. In addition, all of hose fittings now have a special coating to prevent rust […]

  • 17 October 2011

    Boaters will be able to go between the two Loon lakes after this fall because the channel will be dredged of silt that has stopped boat traf… By Frank Abderholden (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, October 17, 2011;

  • 31 October 2011

    American Eagle Tankers has agreed to pay for new picnic and sports facilities at Walter Umphrey Park and improvements to the Sabine Pass…   (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, October 31, 2011;

  • 30 June 2011

    Recognizing the economic importance of navigable waterways to the Deltaville community and to Middlesex County, and the critical need to… (ssentinel) [mappress] Source: ssentinel, June 30, 2011

  • 25 February 2011

    Dredging to improve the east flood canal (KBT) land function, which is now penetrating into the sea still continued. About 1,400 square … (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, February 25, 2011

  • 19 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    BAM Nuttall Ltd has just announced that work is back on track to improve flood protection in a section of the York Flood Alleviation Scheme. According to the release, construction work is starting again to improve flood defences in the Lower Bootham area in a bid to help better protect 134 properties. The flood alleviation […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Official beginning of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, marking a significant milestone in the United States’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production. In January 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $92 million construction […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has been making boating better in London over the past year for the record numbers of people on the capital’s waterways. Sorwar Ahmed, London boating manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “London’s bustling canals are very different to those built 200 years ago to serve industry. With such […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A joint £80 million project by South Gloucestershire and Bristol City Councils and the Environment Agency, is being designed to protect the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) and 2,500 homes against the possibility of rare but severe flooding. The scheme will also create at least 80 hectares of new wetland habitats for internationally important birdlife. […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The $50 million Guam Commercial Port Improvement Project, administered by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD), has been completed, MARAD announced yesterday. “As Guam’s only commercial port, these facilities are key to unlocking a more prosperous future for the people of the territory – and the […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority board has approved $141.8 million in capital improvements with passage of its fiscal year 2016 budget. To upgrade existing assets, the board allocated $33.4 million to improve power infrastructure for cranes, paving, increased rail capacity and other terminal improvements at the ports of Savannah and Brunswick. Another $83.4 million will go […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Governor Rick Scott announced at JAXPORT that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $8.8 billion in the “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget,” to make strategic transportation improvements throughout the state. This will fully fund the Florida Department of Transportation’s Work Program and continue vital investments in port, construction, bridge and other transportation […]