Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Broward’s Port Everglades Clear To Widen, Deepen Channels

Broward County’s Port Everglades has received a new report that clears the way for it to begin the next phase of deepening and widening its channels.The signed Chief of Engineers report that officials...

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Plans to clean East Chicago waterways outlined

Proposed cleanup plans for East Chicago waterways were presented Thursday at a meeting hosted by the East Chicago Waterway Management District and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at the main...

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Ports of Auckland won't appeal High Court ruling

Ports of Auckland says it will not appeal the High Court decision that revoked consent for its controversial Bledisloe Wharf extensions.Following a board meeting today, ports chief executive Tony...

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Flood threat looms large, but no step taken to desilt Jhelum

Almost 10 months after the devastating September deluge, the J&K Government has taken no major initiative to mitigate the looming flood threat even as a flood alert was sounded in the region on...

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Grangemouth dredging

In order to accommodate larger vessels the Scottish Port of Grangemouth has commissioned a feasibility study to assess the viability and cost of deepening the shipping channels within the port.Located...

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Dredger sinking off Kollam port

A dredger caught in a legal wrangle and lying anchored three nautical miles off the Kollam port has started sinking. Four crew members on board were on Tuesday rescued by a team from the Neendakara...

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Mayor Alvin Brown's St. Johns River dredging task force will continue meeting in fall

Mayor Alvin Brown created the task force last year to vet the divergent views about the project and help determine “how we make the financial investment necessary to achieve the harbor deepening.” But...

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USACE denies reservoir permit

The telephones of opponents of the controversial Washington Parish Reservoir Project rang incessantly Tuesday after word spread that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied the current reservoir...

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Corps of Engineers hosts open house in Dubuque

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Rock Island District is revising and updating its Master Plan that dates to the early 1970s and wants to hear from the public.The Army Corps hosted an open house...

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Tine urges unity in quest for more inlet dredging dollars

State Rep. Paul Tine told a roomful of Dare County movers and shakers concerned about long-term solutions to Oregon Inlet Monday that they’d better rally the troops if they want to be heard in...

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Dredging company pleads guilty over death

A dredging company could be find up to $250,000 fine over the death of a worker on a barge in Auckland in 2013.Dredging New Zealand has admitted the charge of breaching Health and Safety laws by...

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Dredging should help our entire region

Hundreds of thousands of people throughout our region get their drinking water from Bayou Lafourche.The water is purified before it makes its way through miles of pipes and into the faucet at your...

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Singapore Grows Container Terminal in Mega-ship Bid

Singapore opened the newest addition to its container port on Tuesday, aiming to handle more of the increasing number of mega-ships plying the oceans.A few of the planned 15 berths in Phases 3 and 4...

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Old Fadama residents were informed ahead of demolition

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has said it duly informed residents of Sodom and Gomorrah before undertaking a demolition exercise in the area. The AMA task force and other security...

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Arpent Canal work to improve drainage

A project to improve drainage for the city of Thibodaux and communities north of La. 308 is expected to begin in two or three months.Dwayne Bourgeois, executive director of the North Lafourche Levee...