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  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Activists, environmentalists and trade unions are set to come together on June 11 to call for the immediate implementation of a Freedom of Information Act. The event is being organized by Save The Bays, the fast-growing national movement that has championed the cause of the public’s right to know. It will take place from 8am-2pm […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port Freeport has announced that they have reached a settlement with multiple companies related to the investigation, redesign and repairs to the failure of the Berth 7 project. Berth construction started in 2007 and hopes were high until the completed berth began to show signs that there were stability issues. This started a four year […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Three foreign sailors that were kidnapped last week by pirates in the oil-rich south of Nigeria have been rescued in a marathon gun battle, the Nigerian Navy reports. The three – two Russians and one Indian – were saved in an operation late Tuesday by the Special Troops of the Nigerian Navy in the southwestern […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

     Save Our Sodus has just released this very interesting video in which their president and Mayor of Sodus Point, Dave McDowell, explains three major benefits of the Sodus Bay channel dredging work and shares a channel dredging status. According to McDowell, the benefits of the Sodus Bay channel dredging program are: deeper channel allows […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal bird populations face multiple threats, including habitat loss and degradation, human disturbance, increased predation and sea level rise, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) said in its latest release.  In fact, their populations have declined by 70 percent during the last forty to sixty years, according to SCDNR. South Carolina is a critical […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Land & Water Services are making excellent progress dredging the canal between Wallbridge Lower Lock and Lodgemore Bridge. The first work boats in eighty years recently arrived on this stretch of water. Two brand new mud hoppers and a mini push tug are also in the place. The mud hoppers were manufactured in Birmingham. They will […]

  • 5 September 2011

    Mike Phillips didn’t know what to expect when he arrived at his beachfront house a day after Hurricane Irene shredded the North Carolina … More info: charlotteobserver By John Frank [mappress] Source: charlotteobserver, September 5, 2011;

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sumitomo Heavy Industries Material Handling Systems Co., Ltd. and Yorigami Maritime Construction Co., Ltd. have developed design of a hybrid grab dredger that features Energy Fuel saving and Fully-Automatic Operation Systems. Their product recently received the 2014 Infrastructure Technology Development Award. The Infrastructure Technology Development Award is nominated jointly by the Japan Institute of Country-Ology […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG successfully delivered Crossover ball joints to several customers in the Middle East. The Crossover ball joint is a new and efficient dredge ball joint that provides optimal flow performance. Through computational fluid dynamics (CFD) the frictional losses and turbulence have been reduced to a minimum. Conventional dredge ball joints act like a ball […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, received the Outstanding Value Methodology in Government Award sponsored by SAVE International during the SAVE Value Summit in Arlington, Va., on June 26, 2013. This award recognizes the Fargo, N.D. / Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project for outstanding use of the value engineering […]

  • 13 May 2010

    The Jacksonville Port Authority should see if it can save money by creating an in-house operation for routine dredging, according to a… [mappress] Source: att, May 13, 2010;

  • 20 December 2010

    The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) and the Save the Laguna Lake Movement are elated over… (cbcpnews) [mappress] Source: cbcpnews, December 20, 2010

  • 28 December 2010

    Suffolk Executive Steve Levy was joined by representatives from the Save the Forge River advocacy group on December 21 in presenting an … (empirestatenews) [mappress] Source: empirestatenews, December 29, 2010;

  • 20 February 2011

    Proper drainage in Labasa Town and dredging works in the Labasa River saved the town from what could have otherwise been severe flooding, … (fijitimes) [mappress] Source: fijitimes, February 20, 2011;

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Indian companies will begin to use HDPE pipes and Rubber Hose OD 560, producted by KIASMA SRL, an Italian company. During the dredging operations, with the KFC Turbulent motion inside the pipes, this technology is sparing 7% of diesel pump discharge, saving energy by 7%, saving the cost of maintenance and reducing the abrasion by […]

  • 20 September 2011

    The Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (Pamalakaya) and the Save Laguna Lake Movement (SLLM) has assailed the government… (tempo) [mappress] Source: tempo, September 20, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    The Manitoba government is wooing the world’s second-largest economy in an effort to save the Port of Churchill on Hudson Bay in …   By Mia Rabson (nationalpost) [mappress] Source: nationalpost, December 15, 2011;    

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., a Spanish construction company based in Madrid, has released a video about the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Sacyr is part of Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor responsible for the design and construction of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks. The consortium includes Italy’s Impregilo, Belgian Jan […]

  • 1 February 2011

    A group of Werrington residents have come together in an attempt to save a beauty spot for future generations. Last night (31 January) a … By STEPHEN BRIGGS (peterboroughtoday) [mappress] Source: peterboroughtoday, February 2, 2011;

  • 29 August 2011

    Governor Rick Snyder was in Grand Marais recently, coming face-to-face for the first time with the harbor he helped save… By Noël McLaren (uppermichiganssource) [mappress] Source: uppermichiganssource, August 29, 2011;

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coast Builders Coalition in conjunction with Restore the Mississippi River Delta has released a new analysis prepared by the Water Institute of the Gulf that outlines opportunities for the state of Louisiana to achieve substantial cost savings as it advances its 50-year, $50-billion Coastal Master Plan. The analysis, “Changing Restoration Costs,” examines the opportunities that […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A public forum on the ‘Save Our Indian River Lagoon’ project and November sales tax referendum will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 22, at the Gleason Park Recreation Center in Indian Harbour Beach. ‘The Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan’ is a 10-year strategy to restore lagoon health. The plan is designed […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Discussions on how to save Laguna de Bay from deteriorating into a dead lake will be focus of the 2nd National Congress on Philippine… By MARVYN M. BENANING (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, April 19, 2011  

  • 27 January 2014

    The Castle Rock Cut dredging program is currently underway. This excavation project will increase the number of usable days of the cut during lower lake levels. National Park Service (NPS) staff placed “Closed Area” buoys around the work area and prepared the site for the contractor, Brown Brothers Construction of Loa, Utah. Based on current […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    PLUM ISLAND — A plan to replenish the badly eroded beach at Plum Island Center and save homes has been put off until at least next fall. [mappress] Source: Newbury Port News, January 5, 2010;

  • 10 July 2012

    According to, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a piece of legislation authored by Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, that streamlines dredging services in the Ventura Harbor in a more timely and cost-efficient manner. Assembly Bill 482 clears way for the Ventura Port District to utilize contractors for inner harbor dredging that have been […]