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Baltimore Company Had Big Role In NAFTA Passage

MD, United States

This article appeared in The Baltimore Sun on October 11, 2018.The success in renegotiating NAFTA offers a useful opportunity to look back over 25 years to its first passage and its impact on one...

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Fortresses of Mud: How to Protect the San Francisco Bay Area from Rising Seas

CA, United States

There’s something apocalyptic about this pond on the east side of San Francisco Bay, California. The legacy of a salt industry that has moved elsewhere, it has subsided a couple of meters below the...

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Port of Corpus Christi Moves Record Tonnage in First Nine Months of 2018

United States

In the first nine months of 2018, the Port of Corpus Christi reached a new milestone, setting a new tonnage record of 79.3 million tons. This surpasses the previous record of 77.9 million tons set in...

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Art of Dredging: Edgartown Crew Tackles the Job at Tashmoo

MA, United States

When it comes to sucking a layer of sand and silt off the floor of Lake Tashmoo and moving it to a nearby beach, the men of the Edgartown dredge crew each have a job. Peter Jackson operates the anchor...

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PM Stresses Proper Use of Maritime Sector for Regional Development

India

The prime minister said the government in its National Integrated Multimodal Transport Policy has put forward a strategy that will seek to strengthen the position of inland waterways in the transport...

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Dredging Rivers, Canals and Creeks in Excess of 10,000 Kilometres

Nigeria

Dredging is the removal of sediments and debris from the bottom of the sea, lakes, rivers, harbors, and other water bodies. It is a routine necessity in waterways around the world because...

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Extensive Dredging Gives 35-Metre Boats 24-Hour Access to Royal Phuket Marina

Thailand

The Royal Phuket Marina, working closely with the Marine Department in Phuket, has completed dredging the marina basin and access channel, increasing the depth to two metres at the lowest tide and...

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The Port of Douala Acquires Two Dredgers to Clean Choked Channel

CA

The port authority announced it found ways to solve the channel dredging issue that is a considerable burden on the resources of the Douala Autonomous Port (PAD). “With support from the Government,...

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Conservation Groups Accuse Minnesota Legislators of Draining Environmental Fund

MN, United States

Eight conservation and environmental groups plan to sue the state for tapping an environmental fund to finance a $98 million package of infrastructure projects in a way that they say violates the...

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Life Onboard A Dredge: A Tale Of Two Operators

United States

An often-overlooked aspect of the river transportation industry is dredging or the excavation of river bottoms and shores. Not only is dredging crucial to maintaining the depth and width of channels...

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Through Sands, Under Bridges, Over the Weather

Philippines

SETTING a contrast in the heavy traffic of vehicles above the Marcos bridge, was a calm Cagayan river one afternoon Friday, September 28.It was a low tide, and no signs of rainfall throughout the day...

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Court Seizes Fashion Mogul Peter Nygard's Opulent Bahamian Estate Over Illegal Dredging

Bahamas

The luxurious Caribbean estate owned by Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard has been seized by the Supreme Court of the Bahamas, the latest development in a years-long dispute over illegal dredging of...

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Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research

United States

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (NASDAQ:GLDD)was upgraded by Zacks Investment Researchfrom a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report released on Monday. The firm currently has a $7.00 price...

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Floods. Wildfires. Yet Few Candidates Are Running on Climate Change

United States

Dan McCready is a boyish ex-Marine, a solar energy entrepreneur and a favorite candidate of national Democrats hoping to nab a Republican seat in their battle for the House.His company, Double Time...

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When To Buy Caterpillar

Caterpillar (CAT) has long been a staple investment for those looking to invest in the industrial sector. The company has been around since 1925 and currently is poised to generate over $54 billion in...