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  • 20 February 2012

    The Davenport Landing Development – 28 Southfield 2011, 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 constructing a marina and doing other work in the West Branch of the Stamford Harbor in Stamford, Conn. Davenport Landing […]

  • 20 February 2012

    From the Irish town of Wicklow, to the countries of Nigeria, Oman, Dubai, Australia, Ghana and the U.S., people around the world gathered Feb. 2, 2012 to celebrate the importance wetlands play in sustaining the environment. The day marked the 15th anniversary of the signing of the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar Convention) in Ramsar, Iran, […]

  • 20 February 2012

    A package of bills has been introduced in the Senate and House of Representatives that will implement major recommendations of a legislative commission which spent nearly three years studying the economic growth that could result from further development and marketing of Rhode Island’s ports. Five bills each were submitted in the two legislative chambers on […]

  • 17 February 2012

    It may need around two more years to launch capital dredging in the country’s major rivers, according to a statement made by… (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, February 17, 2012

  • 16 February 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced yesterday revised and renewed nationwide permits necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.  The permits are necessary to replace existing permits, […]

  • 15 February 2012

    The Bangladesh’s government has undertaken a capital dredging project involving Tk 11,000 crore to reclaim 53 rivers from encroachers. Under this capital project, the BIWTA has procured three new dredgers from abroad while 10 new ones will be procured soon. The Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan said the government will reclaim all rivers by evicting river […]

  • 15 February 2012

    The level of sedimentation and scope for dredging works for the Nadi, Ba, Rakiraki and Tavua rivers are currently being urgently surveyed… By William Waqavakatga (fijivillage) [mappress] Source: fijivillage, February 15, 2012

  • 15 February 2012

    The sangguniang panlungsod is seeking to hasten fish culture activities in this city as an alternative livelihood for fisher folks affected by the dismantling of fish pens along the Pantal River. Councilor Redford Erfe-Mejia suggested the move saying that the city agriculture office should upgrade its aquaculture program to include raising siganid (malaga), grouper (lapu-lapu) […]

  • 14 February 2012

    The Davao City Government is planning to purchase a dredging machine to address the possible flooding in areas near the riverbanks. Officials have already submitted a proposal for the dredging machine and are awaiting the results. Andrew Lipardo of the City Engineer’s Office is hopeful that they will be able to acquire the machine this […]

  • 14 February 2012

      American business delegation plans to visit West Bengal on Friday to strengthen trade ties between eastern India and the USA. This team will mainly comprise representatives from dredging equipment companies, like Ellicott Dredges, DSC Dredge, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, which are seeking entry and partnership in port and maritime technology sector. However, this […]

  • 14 February 2012

      The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2013 (FY13) includes $4.731 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The Honorable Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, said, “The fiscal 2013 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects […]

  • 13 February 2012

    An expert in the area of physical geography says dredging of rivers will not necessarily solve flood problems in Fiji… By Tevita Vuibau (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, February 13, 2012

  • 10 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $22.1 million in additional funding for major waterways in Louisiana. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in underfunded waterway projects in Louisiana. This announcement by the Corps […]

  • 8 February 2012

      The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has created the Catchment Restoration Fund with the aim of reducing pollution that comes from the way land is used and improving the landscape through which water flows. The Defra fund of £28m fund, providing up to £10m each year, has been allocated for projects […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday continued its quarterly “Estero Blitz” in an effort to clear the creeks and waterways of Metro Manila and avoid the recurrence of dangers brought by calamities like ‘Ondoy.’ MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino led yesterday’s morning resumption of the cleanup and dredging operations at the heavily-silted Estero De Vitas […]

  • 6 February 2012

    The government has planned to take a 15-year action plan for proper river management and dredging of the country’s major rivers, reports …   (thefinancialexpress) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress, February 6, 2012;

  • 2 February 2012

    The St. Louis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host two open house events to provide background information and get public feedback on the scope of an Environmental Assessment of New River Training Structures on the Middle Mississippi River. The two open house events in Alton, IL, and Cape Girardeau, MO, will feature a […]

  • 31 January 2012

    A new charity to look after England and Wales’ network of 200-year old canals and rivers will be given over £1 billion of Government help to give it the best possible start, Environment Minister Richard Benyon, announced today. This unprecedented funding for a new charity paves the way for the launch of the new Canal […]

  • 31 January 2012

    International diversified resources company, Astra Resources Plc, has received a favourable report from the Cagayan River Construction & Development Corporation (CRCDC) on its Philippine iron sands project. The report, commissioned by the CRCDC who is Astra’s Joint Venture partner for the project, identifies the iron ore potential of the immediate surroundings of the CRCDC dredging […]

  • 22 January 2012

    The devastation left by Typhoon Sendong in Cagayan de Oro and Iligan City has challenged Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama to pursue the dredging…   (inquirer) [mappress] Source: inquirer, January 22, 2012;

  • 19 January 2012

    Congressman Steve Scalise yesterday issued the following statement after the Army Corps of Engineers sent a dredging vessel to Head of Passes, the site where a ship ran aground Tuesday  morning. Scalise applauded the Corps’ quick action, along with their decision to dedicate an additional $55 million to dredging the Lower Mississippi River. “Our river […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The work of a pilot project to dredge some 20-kilometre area under the government’s mega plan to protect the navigability of the rivers …   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, January 18, 2012;

  • 17 January 2012

    In the report tendered by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Engr. Gerry Asuncion, he said that the several explosions of Mt. Bulusan have caused the deposit of enormous volume of ashes and other volcanic debris now compounded on the slopes of the volcano and gullys leading to the towns of Irosin and Juban […]

  • 13 January 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $6,805,219 for three harbor projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge and make repairs and improvements to docks in Milwaukee, Superior and Two Rivers. The State’s Harbor Assistance Program provides 80 percent of the needed funds, with the grant recipients providing a required 20 percent […]

  • 12 January 2012

    A government spokesperson stated that the government had already acknowledged in principle of the Royal Act regarding reconstruction after flood – debt of Financial Institution Development Fund. She also elaborated that those two Royal Acts are parts of financial preparation for an investment on water management system and country’s future building. Mrs. Titima Chaiseang, Office […]

  • 6 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, releases the Final Annual Operating Plan yesterday. ‘The Final Annual Operating Plan for 2012 addresses a number of the concerns expressed by stakeholders at the fall public meetings including an emphasis on flood risk reduction and improved communication,’ said Jody Farhat, Chief of the Water Management Division. […]