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  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The five kidnapped workers were released two days ago by their abductors at the Nembe area of Bayelsa State, reports vanguardngr.com. They have been released on Monday and dropped at Nembe Community where the Police Anti-kidnapping team rescued them, stated Mr Alex Akhigbe, the state police public relations officer. The workers, employed in the BEKS […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    An inspection by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of the Knights Landing levee system as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the Knights Landing/Yolo Bypass levee system during January-February 2012. Yolo County, the California Department of Water Resources and the Knights Landing Ridge Drainage District, which maintain […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released a draft of New York’s Great Lakes Basin: Action Agenda 2013, a five-year action plan to guide restoration, conservation, and sustainable development activities in New York’s Great Lakes region. Stakeholder input on the draft agenda will be accepted until September 1. “The Great Lakes […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The report on the Gladstone harbour development is in its final stages but has been delayed. But local journalist John Mikkelsen reports the delay was not politically motivated. Gladstone’s controversial harbour development and dredging projects were again high on the agenda at two important national conferences this month, but the release of a federal government […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has released its draft Lake Erie Protection & Restoration Plan 2013 (LEPR) for public comment. The LEPR, last published in 2008, reflects actions the Ohio Lake Erie Commission and its member agencies plan to take over the next several years to protect, preserve and restore Ohio’s Great Lake. The state’s […]

  • 12 July 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up soil at the Ellis Property Superfund site in Evesham Township, New Jersey that is contaminated with tetrachloroethylene and other volatile organic compounds that are polluting ground water underlying the site. While the contaminated ground water is not currently being used as a […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites the public to comment no later than Tuesday, July 23, on a draft feasibility report and environmental assessment (EA) for the “Boise River at Eagle Island Ecosystem Restoration Project,” according to District planning officials. The Corps will host a public open house to discuss the […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of five rural levee systems in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta as unacceptable, and rated maintenance of two additional Delta levee systems as minimally acceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the Hastings Tract and Cache Slough levee systems during January-February 2012. […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its work plans, or spending plans, through the end of Fiscal Year 2013 (FY13) for five appropriation accounts in the Army Civil Works program. President Obama signed the Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013, Division F of Public Law 113-6, into law on March 26, 2013. The Act provided […]

  • 25 June 2013

    Legislation (A-2675) sponsored by Assembly Republicans Dave Russo and Scott Rumana, both R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Morris, that re-appropriates $3 million to dredge waterways of municipalities in the Passaic River Basin was released by the Assembly Budget Committee. The funds never used from the 2003 bond act were made available due to project deferrals or […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CodaOctopus has announced the release of the latest version of its unique underwater Construction Monitoring System software (CMS™). CMS™ is designed for monitoring the placement of concrete armour units in breakwater construction projects and makes full use of the unique capabilities of our real time Echoscope® 3D sonar to give crane and excavator operators a […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Central Puget Sound is the area south of Whidbey Island to the Tacoma Narrows. It includes industrialized and urbanized Elliott and Commencement bays, Sinclair Inlet and Bainbridge […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of more than 32 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s east bank and levees along both sides of Cherokee Canal as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the three Cherokee Canal levee systems in March and April of 2011, […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two Putah Creek levee systems near Davis as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of the two systems between Dec. 12, 2011 and Jan. 12, 2012. The California Department of Water Resources, which maintains both levee systems, was invited to accompany […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced the release of the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official 45-day comment period in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The District is conducting a study to increase the depth of the existing federal channel along the […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    ICE’s Maritime Expert Panel released a discussion paper entitled The Role of Coastal Engineers in the Delivery of No Net Loss through Biodiversity Offsetting. A working group of the Maritime Expert Panel, led by Jan Brooke, delivered the paper which explores the concept of biodiversity offsetting, the opportunities for its application in coastal areas of […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft environmental assessment on a proposed action to unload dredged material from the Grand Encampment Placement Site in Buffalo County, Wis. The placement site has reached its storage capacity, and the Corps is proposing to unload approximately 500,000 cubic yards of dredged material. The […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, has announced the release of the new 1171 Series Multi-Frequency High-Resolution Fan/Cone Sonar Head, specifically designed to produce the highest resolution sonar images possible. Ideal for imaging and profiling, the scanning sonar head is intended for applications where data and image clarity supersede any other requirement, […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District briefed stakeholders at Arrow Rock, Mo., on May 7 about potential erosion concerns caused by notches on the Missouri River. In response to concerns expressed by landowners during an April 2012 Corps public meeting at Arrow Rock, Mo., the Corps requested a list of problem notch […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The third annual APM Terminals Sustainability Report was released, detailing continued progress in safety performance and the reduction of the environmental impact of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and introducing a set of Community Investment Guidelines in recognition of the powerful influences that significant new investment and operations can have on local populations. These […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of nearly 120 miles of levees along the Sacramento River’s west bank as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the levee system in August and September of 2010. The inspection was funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released its Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Duwamish River Superfund Site. Recommendations Summary: – Remove all highly and moderately contaminated sediments from the river; – Kick start the recovery of low-level contaminated sediments with a thin layer of clean material; – Integrate and enforce pollution source control efforts in the final EPA cleanup […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two levee systems along Butte Creek south of Chico unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspection of the levee systems Feb. 14 – March 1, 2011. Initial findings were provided Feb. 10, 2012 for review to the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated a rural Yuba County levee system as unacceptable and gave a minimally acceptable rating to the urban levee system near Linda and Olivehurst. The Sacramento District conducted a periodic inspection of the two levee systems Dec. 14, 2010 – Jan. 7, 2011. Initial findings […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of 10 levee systems in rural Merced and Madera counties unacceptable, and gave a minimally acceptable maintenance rating to one additional Merced County levee system. The Sacramento District conducted routine inspection of the 11 levee systems between March 2011 and September 2012. Final […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of two levee systems near Clear Lake minimally acceptable and gave an unacceptable maintenance rating to four Clear Lake levee systems. The levee systems are maintained by Lake County Watershed Protection District and the California Department of Water Resources. The Sacramento District conducted […]