Project Updates & Industry Developments
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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...

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Concerns raised that recent rains will expose Bayou d'Inde sediment

For decades, state and federal environmental agencies, industries and concerned residents have debated how to tackle chemical contamination in Bayou D'Inde.PPG, now Axiall, has done its part, by...

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Sen. Cook explains why he opposes 1/4-cent sales tax for dredging

In a statement this evening, Sen. Bill Cook explained why he opposes a 1/4-cent sales tax without a referendum that has been requested by the Dare County Board of Commissioners to pay for dredging of...

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Schumer: Newly Available Fed Money Will Finally Move Upper Susquehanna River Basin Study Forward; Senator Urges U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers To Provide Detailed Timetable & Plan To Launch Flood Mitigation Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Has Included A Federal Investment of $600K to Identify Best Ways to Protect Flood-Prone Susquehanna River Watershed Region, But A Feasible Plan Must Be In Place To...

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Ga, Osu, Ngleshie Councils mount pressure on Oko Vanderpuije

The Ga, Osu and Ngleshie Traditional Councils have asked Metropolitan Chief Executive, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, to expedite work on the dredging of the Korle Lagoon.They have also asked the MCE to...

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China to fund $10bn worth of Egyptian infrastructure schemes

Five of the projects will be in the energy sector, including a power station near the port of Ataqa at the southern end of the Suez canal and work to improve the transmission network.Another six will...