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  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to help Pingxiang municipality in Jiangxi Province tackle long-standing flooding and connectivity problems. The project will fund a set of integrated infrastructure investments that optimize benefits in four main subcenters—Pingxiang in Lianhua; Luxi, and Shangli counties; and Xiangdong District. These include river rehabilitation and […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Rauman Kaupunki / Satamaliikelaitos has announced a tender for the Rauma Harbour construction work. This development program will consist of dredging of approximately 170,000m3 of clay and silt, backfilling, crane rail foundation construction and quay container crane rails installation. The contract will include the construction of a quay with a length of about 330m and […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Bato Mayor Jeanette R. Bernaldez on Wednesday announced that hundreds of millions pesos have been spent to conserve Lake Bato, the seventh largest lake in the country. All the projects secured for Lake Bato conservation were solicited from the provincial government and the office of Camarines Sur Fifth District Rep. Salvio Fortuno, said Bernaldez. The […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The national government is set to implement multi-million worth of projects that could help alleviate flooding in areas around the Mindanao River Basin (MRB), particularly in Cotabato City and the provinces of Maguindanao, North Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat. The Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) told Philippine Information Agency 12 in a statement that Department of Public […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Coffs Harbour City Council has made its Flood Mitigation Programme a priority. The Programme is forecast to cost $12m. The funds have been secured through a $6m loan and a special rate variation that will raise $6m. The construction of flood detention basins are a key part of the Programme. The $2.5m Bakers Road Detention […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Lengeh Port Authorities have announced a plan to increase the capacity of this port from current 1.5 million to 4.5 million tons per year. In order to achieve this, the dredging operations are on the agenda. Mr. Esmail Makizadeh, the Lengeh Port manager, said that with the completion of dredging program, the accommodation of […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Madison–Engineering Division is proposing a project in Wingra Creek, near the Parks Maintenance Facility and Quann Dog Park. The project will stabilize the creek banks, as well as realign the channel to provide a more natural appearance. Realigning the channel will consist of constructing littoral shelves in a meandering pattern and dredging […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Ten-year-old plans to build a small boat harbor in Plett appear to finally be coming to fruition. According to CXPress, Western Cape Marina Investments has eventually made good on an undertaking to take the project forward with the release of an information document describing plans to build the harbor in the Piesang River mouth, next […]

  • 19 May 2011

    It’s full steam ahead in the expansion planning department at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal – thanks to the coal boom. Expansion at the term… BY BEN LANGFORD (illawarramercury) [mappress] Source: illawarramercury, May 19, 2011;

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Zeeland Seaports has begun works on its ‘extension the Westhofkade’ project that will extend the company’s existing 300 m quay by around 175 m for BOW Terminal. The quay is expected to be ready for use in mid-2015. Following a period of preparation, tenders were invited in February for the Westhofkade project. The new quay is […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called on a key Senate Committee to include funds to complete the Delaware River deepening project in its budget. Senator Casey recently worked to secure $20 million in the President’s budget for the dredging project and now in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee pressed to maintain that investment […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from the town of Truro for proposed work in Eagle Neck Creek and adjacent wetlands at Old County Road, Truro. The proposed project to restore salt marsh surrounding Eagle Neck Creek contains three elements: the replacement of existing culverts under Old […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Loren Legarda today noted better disaster preparedness efforts during the onslaught of Typhoon Glenda, but said that the country can still do better, especially when faced with stronger typhoons and other natural hazards. Among the main concerns in the aftermath of Typhoon Glenda is the power outage across Luzon due to damaged poles and […]

  • 14 March 2014

    Port of Maputo recorded significant results in infrastructure development as well as in cargo handling volumes in 2013 Last year was the year of investment in maritime operations with the purchase of a new pilot boat, a new tug boat and a multi–functional service boat. Planning for 2014 includes the completion of a range of […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust outlined their plans for investment in the waterways over the next three years. Expenditure will rise to £85.4m this year and continue to rise to £93m in 2016/17. The bulk of this investment is all targeted around improving and protecting the waterways for boating. The planned major works expenditure for […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    At least 1,200 families living along the Pasig River have been relocated to safer areas as part of government efforts to keep them out of harm’s way during typhoons, according to Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas on Wednesday. This, after Roxas conducted a walking tour of the progress of the government’s river rehabilitation […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Stornoway Port Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Newton Basin development project. The scheme will consist of a significant amount of dredging works, aimed to create a navigation channel, pontoons for berthing and storage for up to 70 vessels, along with rock armoring protection to the pontoons and areas that […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter last Friday helped to pass a bill to keep the government open while making targeted investments that will grow Rochester’s economy. The government funding now includes more than $2 million for the dredging of Rochester harbor. For months, Slaughter, along with other Congress members, had pushed the leaders to include support for the Rochester dredging […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following almost £2 million of investment, a specialist business center created by North Tyneside Council was officially opened in Wallsend today. Attracting companies from as far away as Aberdeen, the Center for Innovation, located on the Swans North Tyneside site, is now home to a range of businesses. Its enviable position within the River Tyne […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday that Honeywell International Inc and Georgia Power Company have agreed to clean up the 760-acre saltwater marsh at the LCP Chemicals Superfund Site in Brunswick, Georgia. The settlement requires the companies to spend an estimated $28.6 million to remove and isolate contaminated […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they will proceed with plans to build a new Soo Lock, one of the largest Great Lakes infrastructure projects in a generation, the Lake Carriers’ Association informs.  The news came in the form of an announcement that the Corps has formally allocated $32 million this fiscal […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work will start next week on a major maintenance program at the Mildura South Wetlands to ensure they continue to function properly, the Mildura Rural City Council just announced.  The wetlands are designed to collect storm water from surrounding urban areas which is filtered and cleaned by the wetlands vegetation before being released into the […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pocklington Canal’s important wildlife habitats and historic features are to be improved after securing a £496,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Canal and River Trust announced yesterday. Part of the project will involve dredging sections of the canal which is important for aquatic plants and cutting back overgrowing reeds to ensure they […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Close to 200 barangay officials, community leaders and representatives from national and local governments, civil society and the private sector partners will gather for the fourth annual Partners’ Forum of the Adopt-an-Estero/Waterbody Program on September 24-25, 2014 at the Microtel, UP-Ayala Land Technohub, in Quezon City. The Adopt-an-Estero/Waterbody Program is one of DENR’s priority program, […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Terminals Rotterdam has announced that, in close collaboration with the Port Authority, the company will be expanding its jetty capacity. According to Odfjell, they will be extending and reinforcing its existing jetty so that it can accommodate vessels in the LR2 (Large Range 2) size range – with a maximum deadweight of 160,000 DWT. […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a pipeline project in Beverly Harbor and Collins Cove in Salem, Mass. The proposed project involves work, structures and the discharge of fill material below […]