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  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed a $1 million dredging project along Estero de Tripa de Gallina, considered the longest creek in Metro Manila and one of Manila Bay’s tributaries. In his report to DPWH Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH National Capital Region Director Ador G. Canlas said that desilting […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator Joel Villanueva is currently working on a project to solve the decades-long flood problem of the province of Bulacan. Last Saturday, he led dredging operations in Bocaue River during the commissioning and inauguration of a new amphibious excavator to the municipality of Bocaue that will be used for dredging and rehabilitating Bocaue River. Bulacan has […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is proposing to construct a habitat rehabilitation project at the head of Lake Pepin on the Mississippi River, located in Pierce County, Wisconsin, using material dredged from the Mississippi River. The Corps released its draft Environmental Assessment for the project recently and will accept comments on […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers , Omaha District, completed the initial breach closure on levee L611-614 near Council Bluffs, Iowa, yesterday.  The L611-614 Levee System lies directly east of the confluence of the Platte River (River Mile 595). “The inlet breach on L611-614 was identified as one of four priority breaches to be closed […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted permission for a major dredging scheme at Dublin Port. The permission, granted on Tuesday, September 13th, clears the final hurdle for the proposed new cruise liner terminal for the city. According to EPA, the proposed capital dredging scheme will extend from the North Wall Quay Extension in the River Liffey Channel to […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded an approximately $9.2 million levee repair contract to Young’s General Contracting, Inc. of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Monday. This contract will build upon the initial breach repair efforts that was completed on the Clear Creek, Platte River Right Bank Levee System in March of 2019 to fully […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Philippines, to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 15.928 billion yen for the Cavite Industrial Area Flood Risk Management Project. The project will implement flood control measures such as a flood diversion channel and river improvements in […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    New works to bolster Turangi’s flood protection scheme have been completed very successfully, ahead of schedule and under budget, according to the Waikato Regional Council. The work, carried out by contractor Precision Earthworks Ltd, involved the placement of new rock material to maintain protection for a key stopbank adjoining the Tongariro River at the end of […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District rated maintenance of four Kings River levee systems as unacceptable. The Sacramento District conducted periodic inspections of four systems along the Kings River in rural Fresno and Kings counties during January-February 2012. The Kings River Conservation District, which maintains the levee systems, was invited to […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler voted with a bipartisan majority of her colleagues late Thursday night to advance a responsible spending bill that secures funding for waterway maintenance on the Pacific Coast and Columbia River, as well as Hanford cleanup. The U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the FY 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Public Infrastructure, David Patterson, yesterday received a final copy of the Coastal Engineering Design Manual for the Guyana Sea and River Defenses from European Union (EU) Ambassador, Jernej Videtič. The handing over ceremony comes almost seven months after the Ministry and the EU partnered to host a two-day workshop to finalize the document On […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Long-term monitoring by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources shows that the efforts to improve Mississippi River water quality appear to be paying off with the return of several important fish and aquatic plant species to at least one major pool. The latest results come as the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program celebrates 30 years […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Albert Jacob has announced $910,000 in funding for foreshore rehabilitation projects throughout the Swan Canning Riverpark. Funds will be shared by seven local councils managing foreshores to rebuild collapsed river walls, control invasive weeds, stabilise riverbanks and revegetate foreshore areas across nine sites in the riverpark. These funds will be matched by cash […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    This time last year the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District was managing a challenging scenario fueled by heavy rains during the dry season and early part of the wet season, forcing them to release billions of gallons of water from Lake Okeechobee to protect the Herbert Hoover Dike. Col. Jason Kirk, U.S. Army […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Subic Freeport locator CST Bluemax Subic Inc. has offered to dredge the river channel of Olongapo for free in an effort to improve the city’s defense against severe flooding. Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) Chairman Roberto Garcia announced the proposal during his courtesy call to newly installed Mayor Rolen Paulino. “The company will dredge the […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hexagon Geospatial said that the Bulgarian Ports Infrastructure Company is now using GeoMedia® Web Map and GeoMedia® for the design of a new GIS system. This system will manage port infrastructure to improve conditions for the movement of vessels on the Danube River and the Bulgarian maritime spaces, as well as to enhance overall infrastructure […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, will hold a series of public meetings in seven cities throughout the basin beginning April 16 to update the public on current hydrologic conditions in the Missouri River basin and planned regulation of the mainstem reservoirs during the coming months. At each location, an open house will […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for levee repairs (L-575 Benton-Washington levee system) along the left descending bank of the Missouri River near Hamburg, Iowa, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lucena City Mayor Roderick “Dondon” Alcala pledged his full support Tuesday to intensify the city’s Rivers Resuscitation Program to make Lucena’s major tributaries ecologically sustainable and “alive.” At the project committee hearing Tuesday, Mayor Alcala assured city folks on the existing funds for the rehabilitation of the city’s major waterways Iyam and Dumaca. Alcala confirmed […]

  • 7 February 2011

    The clean-up and rehabilitation initiatives of the Mabilog administration for the Iloilo river got abig boost when Senator Franklin M. Drilon requested the Department of Public Works andHighways (DPWH) to deploy dredging equipment to reduce the siltation of this waterway. Drilon saw for himself the improvements on the Iloilo River after an early morning brisk […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, or HREP, located in Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River, recently completed its dredging phase. The 580-acre McGregor Lake HREP includes the mid-river McGregor Lake and adjacent island and slough habitat between the main channel and east channel. The HREP will enhance fish and wildlife habitat […]

  • 19 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will celebrate the completion of the Pool 8 Islands Phase III Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project during a public ceremony at Wildcat Park in Brownsville, Minn., Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will include remarks from representatives of […]

  • 5 June 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, recently contracted W.A. Ellis Construction Co. for a $3.3 million levee rehabilitation project along the East Bottoms levee unit in Kansas City, Missouri. The project is nearly complete and will have placed nearly 100,000 tons of rock along the slopes of the East Bottoms. The area […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River. The McGregor Lake project, located near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, will restore and protect island habitat, protect shoreline from erosion and […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Protecting and enhancing the Sunshine Coast’s natural environment was today secured as a top priority following council’s approval of the $9.28 million Environment Levy Program 2016/2017. Environment Portfolio Councillor, Jenny McKay, said that the Environment Levy was a primary funding source that allowed council to invest in the protection, enhancement and sustainable use of the […]