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  • 5 April 2013

    Port of Cork Outlines Potential Plans for Port Development in Ringaskiddy The Port of Cork Company outlined plans for potential Port development in Ringaskiddy and announced a number of key dates for public information days. The proposed developments are the first phase of the implementation of the Port of Cork’s Strategic Development Plan Review (2010), […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting today, small-scale suction dredge miners may begin applying for a new federal water discharge permit to lawfully operate their dredges in Idaho’s rivers lakes and streams. Mining for gold using small suction dredges is a popular activity in Idaho with hundreds of dredges in use, especially during the summer. Small-scale suction dredge miners (using […]

  • 29 March 2013

    A national consultative forum on the 2013 flood prevention, mitigation preparedness and response has urged the Federal Government to prioritise the dredging of the Niger and Benue rivers to avert disaster, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. The forum reportedly made the call in a communiqué on Thursday in Abuja. It said the dredging of […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning April 1, Waveland Beach will be temporarily closed while construction crews set up for the beach renourishment project slated to begin along South Hutchinson Island. St. Lucie County lifeguards will be relocated to South Beach Park, 801 South Ocean Drive, until the project is completed and the access structures at Waveland Beach are rebuilt. […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced Tuesday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intends to allocate $3.5 million in federal funding to dredge Scarborough River as early as this fall. “This is welcome news for the Town of Scarborough,” said Collins, a Republican, and King, an independent. “Maine’s small ports, harbors, and […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald is providing consultancy services for a project that will improve flood defences and drainage in coastal areas in Bangladesh, benefiting 150,000 households (1 million people). The project is being funded by the Dutch government as part of the Netherlands Development Cooperation. Over half the population of Bangladesh’s coastal areas live below the poverty […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday provided the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) a proposed list of impaired waterways in West Virginia. The list includes 1,176 waterways previously designated as impaired by the State, and an additional 255 waterways identified by EPA, based on the State’s current water quality standards. EPA took this […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $523,000 to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for the creation of shorelines in Camden, New Jersey and the Barnegat Bay watershed that are made of plants, sand and some rock rather than hard structures such as bulkheads. These types of shorelines create habitats for fish and […]

  • 22 March 2013

    The National Waterway (Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch of the Barak River) Bill, 2013 was introduced in the Rajyasabha by the Union Minister for Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan. The bill proposes to declare the navigable stretch of the Barak River between Lakhipur and Bhanga (121 km) in Southern Assam as a National Waterway. The bill also […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Deltares and the Dutch consultancy and engineering firm Royal HaskoningDHV have revealed details of the Flood and Inundation Management Project for Ho Chi Minh City. The concept is that the city itself will be protected by dikes but controlled flooding will be permitted in outlying areas. In the first instance, a small ring-dike will be […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an open-house style information session Thursday, March 28 in Springfield, Ore., about its draft feasibility report for the Willamette River Floodplain Restoration Study. The session will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room at Springfield City Hall, 225 N. Fifth St. Members […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Software users, developers and modellers in the field of water quality and ecology were given access last week to the source code of the Deltares software module DELWAQ. This was another major step forward with the Deltares open source policy, two years after it opened up the Delft3D package (for the modelling of rivers, coast […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    To help better inform citizens on what the 2013 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) will include, Sen. Vitter’s Press Office compiled several background summaries of provisions of this legislation. This particular background summary is on the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund language that will likely be included in WRDA. Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Problem • The […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State inaugurated the Secretariat-Bodija Bridge in Ibadan, with a pledge that his administration would put a stop to the wanton destruction of lives and properties occasioned by flooding. The bridge, which is in the heart of Ibadan, was one of the bridges washed away by the August 26, 2011 flood […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Mallam Habib Abdullahi has expressed the Federal Government’s concern about the development of Calabar Port and will therefore make concerted efforts to make it operate optimally. Mallam Habib Abdullahi disclosed this when he paid a courtesy visit on the Acting Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Efiok Cobham […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District is tasked with maintaining the Texas portion of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway to ensure this important component of the Texas and U.S. maritime system remains open for commerce. Working with the partners, the Texas Department of Transportation, Texas ports and organizations such as the Gulf Intracoastal Canal Association, the district keeps […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lemac Corporation has released a video showing Lemac Amphibious Excavator working on a river dredging project. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Lemac Amphibious Excavator applications include dredging, landscaping, erosion control & prevention, deepening waterways & delt, and maintaining & cleaning rivers, lakes, shorelines, etc. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Benigno Aquino III on Friday highlighted some of the significant accomplishments of his administration in Pampanga under the Tuwid na daan (Straight path) battle cry. He disclosed that an end to perennial problem of flooding shall soon be realized through commencement of projects that will strengthen the dike system and slope protection to ensure […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators, the national trade association representing the country’s tugboat, towboat and barge operators, announced its strong support for the Reinvesting in Vital Economic Rivers and Waterways (RIVER) Act of 2013. introduced yesterday by U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA). The bill seeks to modernize America’s vital water transportation network and ensure the viability […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    EDF National Authorising Officer in the Republic of Congo has introduced a plan for the supply of the dredging equipment and machinery. The joint navigable waterways maintenance service is an economic interest grouping set up by the Central African Republic and the Republic of Congo. Its aim is to guarantee favourable navigation conditions on the […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Jacksonville District has issued Nationwide Permit 3, authorizing a one-time dredging event for Clam Pass, the inlet between Clam Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Clam Pass has been closed off from the Gulf of Mexico due to the accumulation of sand that had migrated into the channel, […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Scotland’s environment regulator is reminding farmers and land managers that liaising with them before carrying out work in rivers could help them avoid ending up in court. The warning comes after a company was fined £500 at Arbroath Sheriff Court  after carrying out illegal work in an Angus burn. D Geddes Farms Limited, was found […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    As recreation season approaches, landowners adjacent to the Missouri River, including Lake Sakakawea and Lake Oahe, are reminded that obtaining a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is required for any activity in or affecting the Missouri River system. Types of activities that require permits include, but are not limited to: boat docks, […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of Entiat’s recently updated shoreline master program. The locally-tailored updates will guide construction and development on about four miles of the city’s shoreline along the Entiat and Columbia rivers. Entiat’s shoreline program is designed to minimize environmental damage to shoreline areas, reserves appropriate areas for […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pharmacia and Upjohn Company, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with a soil cleanup project in North Haven, Conn. The proposed project by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company, LLC involves the cleanup of a contaminated site […]