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  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg’s coastal communities will be better prepared for the impacts of rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion as a result of a $451,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government. According to Minister for Environment and Science, Leeanne Enoch, the funding will allow Bundaberg Regional Council to identify risks and examine management options in communities threatened […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently sent a letter to the United States Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, which oversees the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering, to enlist help with the severe erosion problems plaguing the City of New Buffalo and New Buffalo Township. Signing onto the letter additionally was U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg. […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced investments for stormwater control projects in Blue Island from his Illinois Jobs Now! capital construction program. The announcement is part of Governor Quinn’s agenda to protect the environment by modernizing Illinois’ water infrastructure, create jobs and drive Illinois’ economy forward. “It’s important that all of Illinois’ communities are protected from […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Irrigation Department and Prachuap Khirikhan Province have united to resolve sewage problems in Khao Ta Reservoir, following a Royal Initiative Project, by dredging the ground and increasing the amount of oxygen dissolved in the water for improved quality in the future. The Irrigation Department has begun the Khao Ta Reservoir development and improvement project […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mayor Carlito Zaplan said that flooding is no longer a huge problem in Sta. Barbara because of the continuous dredging and diking of the Sinocalan River. Zaplan said this in his State of the Municipality Address (SOMA) on Wednesday where he enumerated what he has done from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. “I […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five experts from the ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’, which includes Deltares, are visiting the Philippines right now. They are looking at what is needed to make the country more resilient so it can cope with the forces of nature in the future. The island country is working hard on reconstruction work after the devastation inflicted […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr. Somsak Piriyayotha, a coastal and mangrove resources specialist, recently chaired a discussion forum in order to find a solution to the coastal erosion problem in 23 coastal provinces. Mrs. Somsri Awagiat, the Coastal Management Policy and Planning Division Director, explained that the coastal erosion problem has worsened globally, and in Thailand the Department of […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Maintenance dredging is an important part of port operations to provide safe navigation by ensuring sufficient draught clearance for commercial vessels visiting the Port of Melbourne. Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) undertakes this work in accordance with an approved Environmental Management Plan (EMP) which includes Project Delivery Standards (PDS) including environmental controls and limits to […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Joint cooperation between the NSW Government and Coffs Harbour City Council is the only long-term option to deal with the problems caused by sand infilling the harbour, a report to Council has concluded. “Scientific studies have shown that the breakwaters and land reclamation associated with the harbour captures virtually all of the sand that used […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high-level delegation from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia (MMAF) will visit the Netherlands from 17 to 21 March to learn how the Dutch have applied ‘Building with Nature’ techniques for flood prevention. The Director General of Marine, Coast and Small Islands, Dr Sudirman Saad, M.Hum, and the advisor of the […]

  • 13 January 2014

    Farmland in Nakhon Sawan and Tak has been hit by drought. Main rivers have been dredged to flow faster. In Tak, agricultural areas in Mae Sot district are in a dire need of water after natural water sources dried up. Lime orchards are lacking water and some of the produce are sold at a lower […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Thailand Research Fund (TRF) in cooperation with Songkhla province has held a meeting to discuss solutions to solving coastal erosion problems. Dr.Silaporn Buasai, Deputy Chief of the TRF, stated that the purpose of the meeting was for the TRF to present solutions gathered from researches on coastal erosion problem solving, especially in Songklha province, […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has said Mr Seeney’s comments that the Queensland Government would deal directly with UNESCO will not address the problems created by fast-tracking industrial development along the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the World Heritage Committee wants the Queensland and Federal Governments to end the […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A study commissioned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has identified problems with the groundwater in the vicinity of the Pearce Creek Confined Disposal Facility, a site the Corps seeks to utilize for maintenance dredge sediment from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal southern approach channels. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which collected field […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Regarding the seagrass accumulation and beach erosion problems at the Port Geographe in Busselton, more than $28 million in funding has been announced by the State Government to address these issues. The plan includes modifying the shape and length of the western breakwater. This should eliminate trapping of the sediment and seagrass at the mentioned […]

  • 30 July 2012

    A Viet Nam News Agency reporter said about 50 floating dredges were hunting for the precious mineral on three rivers running through Binh Gia, Huu Lung and Loc Binh. „Local leaders were determined to put an end to this practice,“ said Nguyen Huu Chien, a representative of the provincial people’s committee. Despite efforts to control […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Planned development of the Port of Fort Pierce is undergoing its initial stage and already encountering various obstacles. The development proposition comes at a time when the sole port operator, Atlantic Caribbean Line, is laying off workers due to a standstill of construction projects in the Bahamas, TC Palm news site cited Ken Roberts of […]

  • 12 July 2012

    A historical marina in Kimmswick, Missouri is at the heart of a disagreement between its owners and the federal government. Ksdk.com reports that the Army Corps of Engineers has installed several nearby dikes which the owners of Hoppie’s marina say threaten their existence. Three years ago, the Army Corps of Engineers constructed several river dikes […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The Jakarta Provincial Government keeps trying to solve flood problems, according to the Berita Jakarta. East Flood Canal (KBT) has reduced flood potency in eastern and northern Jakarta for about 30 percent. The flood succeeded to be reduced, because KBT optimization could cut through and hold 5 rivers, namely Cipinang, Sunter, Buaran, Jati Kramat and […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vietnam Net reports that the authorities have failed to put an end to the illegal sand exploitation taking place along sections of the Saigon River near Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and Tay Ninh Provinces. At midnight on May 26, a Sai Gon Giai Phong reporter was present at the river’s bank in […]

  • 22 May 2012

    According to the Viet Nam News, the People’s Committee of HCM City has asked the Prime Minister to instruct the Ministry of Transport to revoke licences that allow the Hiep Phuoc Maritime and Investment Joint-Stock Company to dredge river beds and upgrade the Dong Nai Waterway extending from Ong Nhieu Canal to Dong Nai Bridge. […]

  • 4 May 2012

    As the Digg reports, the impact of flooding is expected to ease in the Navua Delta as the dredging works in the river got underway recently. The Navua River dredging project will allow for an increased flow capacity with the removal of silt and sand forming at the mouth of the river. This will also […]

  • 26 March 2012

    As Saigon-gpdaily.com reports, Ngo Xuan Hien, chairman of the People’s Committee of Cat Tien District, on March 24 attributed unchecked and illegal sand dredging to the frequent landslides along the banks of the Dong Nai River passing through Phuoc Son Village in Cat Tien District. The severe landslide on March 21 washed away three houses […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Heavy silting has made Pasni Harbour inoperative forcing fishermen to berth at a small creek called ‘Juddy Hoor’, reports The News. The government of Japan provided a grant of Rs800 million for the rehabilitation of the harbor in 2010, however the authorities have failed to complete initial preparations to begin maintenance work. Muhammad Iqbal, Managing […]

  • 27 February 2012

    An international research group has proposed the creation of a reclamation area along the coastal zones of Parañaque and Las Piñas… By Aie Balagtas See (philstar) [mappress] Source: philstar, February 27, 2012; Image: paranaque.gov.ph

  • 29 November 2011

    Senator Bukola Saraki stated that the National Assembly is planning to deal with the ecological and environmental problems affecting the country. Saraki visited Eletu Bridge, Okekere and a gully erosion site at Ofa Garage in order to obtain first hand information on the issues ravaging the country. He clearly stated that even though many current […]

  • 29 November 2011

    The city marina’s excessive sedimentation problems may be resolved by a low-cost dredging alternative known as water injection dredging. “Some Europeans call it natural dredging. It returns sediment back to the estuary with a minimum of energy costs” said Robert Semmes of Applied Technology & Management. According to this dredging method sediments near the river […]

  • 27 November 2011

    It likely doesn’t come as a surprise to boaters familiar with the Oregon Inlet: shoaling is again causing serious problems for travel in and…   By Kevin Duffan (injuryboard) [mappress] Source: injuryboard, November 27, 2011;

  • 18 November 2011

    The latest proposed plans for the George Town cruise port facilities are likely to create massive traffic problems in the downtown area …   (caymannewsservice) [mappress] Source: caymannewsservice, November 18, 2011;