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  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) 3 has passed a resolution endorsing the proposed increase in cost of the Pinatubo Hazard Urgent Mitigation Project (PHUMP) Phase III of the Department of Public Works and Highways. “The additional cost of P463.6 million will be incurred due to the existence of implementation concerns both technical and administrative which […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The XXII Latin American Congress of Ports Colombia 2013, organized by the American Association of Port Authorities, will be held in the city of Bogotá, June 25th to 28th, 2013. Authorities and Executives from International Private Terminals, Maritime and Naval Businessmen, Suppliers, Public Officials, Professionals, and the AAPA Leaders will be attending the most important […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato-Tainui has signed a new Waikato River agreement with Waikato Regional Council, formalising an already closely working relationship over river co-management. The joint management agreement (JMA), signed at the Ferrybank in Hamilton, is a feature of the iwi river co-management arrangements with the Crown under the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010. The […]

  • 17 June 2013

    At a meeting on Monday 17th June Torridge District Council decided to proceed with developing the Brunswick Wharf area of East-the-Water in Bideford. After an exhaustive process of consultation, then receiving and evaluating tenders for the project, Members have decided on the preferred developer, Oceanside Developments. Proposals submitted by Oceanside Developments for the Wharves have […]

  • 17 June 2013

    The Benue Government on Sunday said it had adopted measures against mitigating the effects of flooding in the state. The Director of Environment, Mr Daniel Iorshagher said that the state had adopted palliative measures of clearing all drains across the state to allow easy flow of storm water. Iorshagher said the state government had also […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The proposed £650 million tidal lagoon has taken another step forward with the announcement that formal consultation will begin on Thursday 4 July 2013 with a series of public exhibitions throughout Swansea and Neath Port Talbot. With the £2million community share offer open until 15 July, Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has published their statement […]

  • 13 June 2013

    A new company known as Leonkhain Holdings Company Sierra Leone Limited (LHC-SL LTD) is a leading Sierra Leonean general merchandise and high-tech dredging and sand mining company with strong links with the Ellicott Dredge and Sand Mining LLC in the United States of America. According to the Chairman of the board and CEO of the […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group has announced it has been contracted by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to write dredging feasibility study. SFWMD manages an extensive, heavily utilized 2,000 mile long canal network and several surface-water impoundments totaling more than 1,000 square miles. Dredging is a vital component that allows SFWMD to carry out its […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Comparing dredged and undredged sections of the Allegheny River, reduced populations of fish and less variety of aquatic life occurred in areas where gravel extraction took place, according to researchers in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences. The researchers investigated navigation pools 7 and 8 near Kittanning and Templeton and published their results in the […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Macabebe Elementary School welcomed its more than a thousand enrolees Monday despite its unfinished classrooms following construction delays due to intermittent rains last summer which created “fishponds” within its premises. Principal Marlene Manansala shared that “through the support of the provincial government, 33 dump trucks were provided to cover the fishponds with sands, and this, […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods a flood defence plan was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges, called the Sigma Plan. It is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency, and since aims 2005 to combine flood defence with strengthening the […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Louise M. Slaughter introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects in the Great Lakes and […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over 300 industry guests gathered at the Port of Liverpool yesterday to toast the launch of Peel Ports’ landmark deep water container terminal Liverpool2. Sir Bobby Charlton and ‘King’ Kenny Dalglish pushed the button on the start of dredging and launched a dazzling display of fireworks over the site of the new terminal in the […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Columbus will publicly unveil the first-ever Flood Risk Management Plan for the Columbus area today, two days before the fifth anniversary of the 2008 flood. Mayor Kristen Brown encourages community members to attend the Flood Risk Management Plan presentation that begins at 6:00 p.m. June 5 in the City Hall Meeting Room. […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak body for the resources sector in Queensland has welcomed the launch of the first Fitzroy River Report Card as a clear demonstration of the Fitzroy Partnership’s aim to provide a more comprehensive picture of river health. The Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Michael Roche says the sector strongly believes that […]

  • 4 June 2013

    An innovative Broads restoration project has been commended at a prestigious national awards ceremony. Work to restore an eroded reed bed and spit of land at Salhouse Broad using dredged sediment from the nearby river was celebrated at the 2013 Water Renaissance Awards in Birmingham on Thursday 30th May. The Broads Authority project beat 30 […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Under questioning during Senate Estimates in Canberra, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) revealed that the impacts of seabed dredging for coal port developments along the Great Barrier Reef coast could be far worse than previously understood. “This new information means Environment Minister Tony Burke must knock-back the dredging permit application that’s currently […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) announced Friday that the Pinatubo Hazard Urgent Mitigation Project Phase III (PHUMP III) is on track and will be completed this July. “The project covers the towns of Guagua, Sasmuan, and Lubao and the City of San Fernando and is now 86.7 percent complete,” said DPWH Regional Director […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for various small construction projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. The Huntington District Corps of Engineers intends to procure up to two indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contracts for various small construction projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at the home of Katherine Graves & Tom Ryan, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to swiftly investigate flooding along the Grassy Sprain Brook in Yonkers and provide the best mitigation strategies to prevent future flooding into this residential neighborhood. Up […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the successful delivery of the specially designed linkspan bridge in January, Associated British Ports’ (ABP) £26m Grimsby River Terminal development reached another milestone with the arrival of a large reinforced concrete floating pontoon designed and built by GRAHAM Construction. The pontoon was towed from the River Tyne to the Port of Grimsby, a 123 […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Aquatech Pump and Power has announced their participation at the 2013 Canadian Mining Expo in Timmins. “We have chosen this venue to launch some new and innovative pumping technologies to the Canadian Mining industry“, says Andy Ingriselli, President of Aquatech Pump and Power, Inc.. Aquatech will be displaying and featuring their specialized mine pumping equipment […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the repair of the damaged portions of the San Fernando-Sto. Tomas-Minalin tail dike in Pampanga. “Considered as the last line of defense against inundations during heavy rains, some 96 meters wide of the breached section of the tail dike specifically along Sto. Tomas-San Fernando areas, […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kasim Reed announced in partnership with the the White House Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Transportation and Urban Development, the Army Corp of Engineers and the Centers for Disease Control, along with other federal and community partners, that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is expanding to […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The Natural Environment and Fisheries Minister, Richard Benyon, has moved to calm a growing storm of protest in response to reports that the Secretary of State Owen Paterson had instructed the Environment Agency to prepare options for the deregulation of river dredging to assist farmers and landowners reduce agricultural flood risks. The Angling Trust secured […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Since last August an Atlas Copco HB 4100 hydraulic breaker has been deployed for underwater demolition near Giglio Island, Tuscany, Italy. The work is the first phase of a major maritime engineering operation in which Atlas Copco is closely collaborating with Sales SpA, a well known Italian construction company specializing in infrastructure and maritime projects. […]