Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Funds for more flood prevention schemes may be raised in Somerset

Parliament could be asked to give the new Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) the power to raise income locally for its vital flood prevention work.The idea of giving the authority the legal power to...

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Oommen Chandy: Will streamline International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam

All efforts will be made to streamline the much lauded International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Monday. The ICTT was opened in...

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Town Cut dredging study carried out

A study regarding the possible dredging of Town Cut in St George’s has been carried out, sparking hope that “procrastination” on the project is finally coming to an end.New mayor Quinell Francis is...

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Boat owners in call for Burry Port harbour action plan

BOAT owners in Burry Port are urging the county council to set out a definite strategy to safeguard the future of their beloved harbour.People have called on the county council to detail their plans...

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Sarpaganga lake in Dang to be deepened

Following agitation by the tribals of Saputara and Navagam villages in the last few days demanding steps to check depletion of water in Sarpaganga lake, Dang district administration on Thursday...

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Costly rising silt levels in Burry Port harbour set to be tackled

SILT and sand piling up in Burry Port harbour, which is resulting in an annual loss of up to £78,000 in potential income, could soon be tackled.At a meeting of Carmarthenshire Council's Executive...

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Exclusive: British ports criticise uneven help from state

Representative of major British ports have called for government funding, both in Britain and the rest of Europe, to be distributed more equally between ports.In a meeting of the All-Party...

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State lawmakers push GE to expand Hudson River PCB dredging

A letter signed by 141 members of the state Assembly is calling for General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt to expand the company’s Hudson River PCB cleanup operations until it fulfills its...

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Council wants Brunswick Heads harbour dredging deferred

Byron Shire Council has called on the state government to defer any dredging of the Brunswick Heads boat harbour and navigation channels, and will refuse to allow council’s boat ramp to launch the...

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St. Johns River dredging project continues to have more questions than solutions

The debate may have been cordial, but the most recent discussion on the dredging of the St. Johns River made it obvious that opposing stakeholders are still nowhere near finding one unified solution...

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High bid may delay Duxbury Harbor dredging

Those who have long been waiting for Duxbury Harbor to be dredged may have longer to wait. There was only one bidder for the project, and the bid by Cashman/Burnham came in at nearly $5.65 million,...

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Dredging of the White River to start in 2016

The U-S Army Corps of Engineers is about to start a major dredging project involving the White River. The three-year project would take place from Newport down to Clarendon. Vickie Wilson is with...

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165 state lawmakers ask GE to finish the Hudson dredging job

As General Electric finishes up its sixth and final season of dredging the Hudson River of toxic PCBs, more than 160 state legislators and several advocacy groups sent letters to CEO Jeffrey Immelt...

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Deeper ship channel stalled at Gulfport's state port

A deeper ship channel has been scrapped as part of a study on future expansion at the state port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed.The Corps undertook an expansion study in 2011 that was...

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DUP meet with minister on dredging

The recent enforcement notice issued to companies dredging from Lough Neagh was top of the agenda at a recent meeting involving representatives from Norman Emerson’s Stone, the DUP and Environment...