Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Global Trade Returns Faster Than Expected - WSJ

United States

By Eun-Young Jeong and Tom FairlessGlobal trade is rebounding much more quickly this year than it did after the 2008 financial crisis, lifting parts of the world economy and defying...

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City to look at dredging Boulevard Lake, cleaning up beaches

Canada

Transit, Eye on the Street reports also approvedA plan to leave organic material, like wood and vegetation at the bottom of Boulevard Lake could get overhauled, after a Monday night vote from...

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Government of Canada Invests in Tidal Power

Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to building a clean energy future to strengthen the economy, create good jobs and support the natural resource sectors. This commitment will be more important...

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City clears litter from Boulevard Lake bottom

Canada

Environmental concerns limit the cleanup to litter, leaving driftwood in place.THUNDER BAY — The draining of Boulevard Lake for repairs to the dam has given the City of Thunder Bay a chance to...

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Boulevard Lake dredging would be a long-term project, Thunder Bay administration says

Canada

The potential dredging of Thunder Bay's Boulevard Lake will go before city council on Monday, but the project itself would be a long-term one, city administration said Thursday.The idea of dredging...

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Largest Shoreline Cleanup on Central B.C. Coast

Canada

VICTORIA—B.C.’s central coast, including the Great Bear Rainforest, are the focus of a partnership aimed at ridding shorelines or marine debris.The Clean Coast, Clean Waters Initiative Fund...

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New report on best practices for managing mine tailings

World

The In­ternational Coun­cil on Min­ing & Met­als, an in­dus­try body of over two dozen of the world’s big­gest min­ers, hired ex­perts to draft guide­lines for tailings in the wake of a 2019...

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Increase in shoreline repair requests to Grey Sauble Conservation due to high waters

Canada

The conservation authority is hoping to declutter the complicated permit process for shoreline repairsSouth Georgian Bay residents who may be looking to beef up their shoreline protection are...

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Province Helps Fund Trio of Gull Lake Projects

Canada

The town of Gull Lake recently received some positive news, as they've been approved for just over $140,000 in funding from Saskatchewan's Municipal Economic Enhancement Program for a trio of...

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Lake Scugog improvement project dredging up support

Canada

Background work continues to secure permits, funding ahead of expected 2021 startThe Lake Scugog Enhancement Project, an environmental improvement initiative that will involve dredging portions of...

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City to look into cleaning up Boulevard Lake

Canada

Administration will prepare a report with short-term and long-term goals on the lake cleanup while it is drained for work on the dam rehabilitation project.THUNDER BAY - With the water from...

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CN Investing $445 Million in British Columbia

Canada

Investments Focused on Safety and Capacity to Strengthen Rail Network, Help Reduce Emissions, and Support Economic GrowthVANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CN (TSX: CNR)...

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A new threat to trade: Crews stranded because of coronavirus want off cargo ships now - CNN

London (CNN Business)Global trade is facing another coronavirus crisis just as economies begin to reopen: 200,000 seafarers stranded for months by port closures and the collapse in long-haul...

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Vole au vent back in Halifax for Siemens Gamesa kit

Canada

The Siemens Gamesa turbine components destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project are being loaded onto Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent in the Port of...

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UN Agencies Call for Action on Crew Change

The heads of the maritime, labor and aviation organizations of the United Nations have issued a plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation so that sea and air workers can be...