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  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded a recent announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it completed the first phase of the rock removal process ahead of schedule on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. “I’m pleased the Corps has heeded my calls and continues to take positive steps in the rock removal […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) has urged the Army Corps to take action to complete the Quillayute Harbor dredging project in a timely manner. In a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army Civil Works, Kilmer called for the Corps to recover taxpayer dollars and hold the contractor accountable for failing to complete work […]

  • 17 November 2010

    Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli Tuesday urged Nicaragua and Costa Rica to amicably solve their border impasse at the Organization of… (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source:xinhuanet ;

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A group of Palestinian and international NGOs have urged the Jan De Nul Group to pull out of a project to build port facilities in Israel, citing concerns about Israel’s continued human rights violations. Last week, the Palestinian BDS National Committee published an open letter on its website urging the Jan De Nul Group to […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met this week with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District Commander Colonel Chris Hall to discuss a variety of regional challenges, including river navigation, flood risk management, rock removal, and the construction of rural levees. “Colonel Hall and I had a constructive discussion about the steps that the […]

  • 9 August 2011

      A Niles fisherman urged the Berrien Springs Village Council to find ways to dredge the St. Joseph River at Shamrock Park.   (heraldpalladium) [mappress] Source: heraldpalladium, August 9, 2011

  • 8 November 2010

    Regional Representatives Council (DPD) members of Jakarta constituency will urge the central government to speed up the completion of … (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, November 9, 2010;

  • 23 September 2011

    During a meeting of the Essex County Supervisors’ Public Works committee this week, a resolution was put forward urging the state and …   By Pat Bradley (publicbroadcasting) [mappress] Source: publicbroadcasting, September 23, 2011;

  • 2 July 2010

    Foreign minister Dipu Moni has urged the nation to protest against undue obstruction to government initiatives.   [mappress] Source: bdnews24, July 3, 2010;

  • 1 July 2011

    Conservation groups and eco-tourism operators in Cambodia’s Koh Kong province are urging the government to stop sand dredging operations … More info: radioaustralia [mappress] Source: radioaustralia, July 1, 2011;

  • 15 November 2011

    A conservation group in Lincolnshire has urged people to sign a petition opposing possible government reductions in the number of proposed…   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, November 15, 2011;

  • 14 February 2011

    At the urging of former state Seantor Darrel Aubertine, Granby Town Supervisor Edward Williamson formed a committee last September to focus… By Nicole Reitz (valleynewsonline) [mappress] Source: valleynewsonline, February 14, 2011;

  • 9 November 2009

    Commerce Minister Faruk Khan urged the Danish businesspeople to invest in dredging sector, as presently the country requires many dredgers to maintain its rivers’ navigability… Source: The Daily Star, November 9, 2009;

  • 9 June 2011

    Louisiana politicians and maritime interests are urging Congress and the Army Corps of Engineers to step up dredging on the lower… By CAIN BURDEAU (chron) [mappress] Source: chron, June 9, 2011    

  • 12 January 2012

    Yesterday, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra travelled to Transport Ministry to assign relevant agencies to carry out a number of flood-related policies. Ms. Yingluck instructed that all parties should collaborate with one another in the same direction for the benefit of the nation and its people. The meeting was attended by Transport Minister Sukampon Suwannathat, Deputy […]

  • 5 May 2011

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today urged the businessmen to participate in the nation building activities through private-public partnership… (thefinancialexpress-bd) [mappress] Source: thefinancialexpress-bd, May 5, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Allowing FDI up to 100% under the automatic route for port development projects, Income tax incentives are among the steps being taken by the Government for capacity expansion of ports. Other measures include- standardizing the bidding documents like RFQ, RFP and Concession Agreement, Enhanced delegation of financial powers to Shipping Ministry to accord investment approval […]

  • 7 March 2014

    The push to make Queensland communities better protected against flooding is changing the way councils can apply for funding. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli has called for Expressions of Interest for the first time from the state’s 77 councils for projects that will help their communities be better prepared to avoid the worst […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Fishing boats get stuck daily on the Wheatley Harbour’s sand bar, and that is the main reason for the commercial fishermen in Wheatley to try to find a permanent solution to an ongoing silting problem, according to windsorstar.com The harbour manager Al Matthews said: “Now it’s to a dangerous point where there’s going to be […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the new Kuwaiti ambassador Ali Ahmed Al Dufairi to liberalise their employment policy…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, December 29, 2010;

  • 9 April 2014

    Simcoe North MP Bruce Stanton sets forth a private member’s motion urging the deepening of the channel between Port Severn and Georgian Bay, reports Simcoe. “It is narrow, shallow, turns sharply and is subject to strong currents exiting the Port Severn dam and locks,” says Stanton. This act, presented on Monday, urges the Government to […]

  • 14 May 2010

    COUNCILLORS are being urged to back plans for a new £100m riverside terminal in Hull which would handle up to 5m tonnes of materials a year. [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, May 14, 2010;

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America yesterday released the following statement endorsing the Sandy Supplemental and urged the Senate to approve the legislation. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Sandy Supplemental bill last week. “The Hurricane Sandy Supplemental legislation provides much-needed assistance for North Atlantic communities devastated by the storm. We urge the U.S. Senate […]

  • 20 October 2011

    The Coolangatta and Kirra communities have been urged to provide input into solving sand problems at Kirra Point… (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, October 20, 2011;

  • 17 September 2010

    The provincial government of Pampanga, as well as the private sector and local residents here, are urging the Department of Public Works and… (balita) [mappress] Source: balita, September 17, 2010;