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  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Amphibex icebreaking crews are at work on thick Red River ice north of Selkirk, Premier Greg Selinger announced yesterday at the launch point of the 2015 ice-jam prevention program. “Once again the Manitoba Amphibex team will lead an important part of our overall flood-fighting effort to reduce ice-jam-related flooding on the north Red,” said Premier […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 22-tonne Amphibex machines are breaking through the ice on areas of the Red River with a history of ice jamming. The icebreakers can also be transported by heavy truck to other areas of the province if ice-jam issues develop on other rivers, Premier Greg Selinger said. “We’ve seen the damage ice-jam-related flooding can have […]

  • 12 August 2011

    A giant debris jam caused by flooding is clogging the main Milk River diversion dam on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation.   (greatfallstribune) [mappress] Source: greatfallstribune, August 12, 2011

  • 14 July 2009

    Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium) announces that, in conjunction with Boeing (NYSE: BA), the companies have achieved two major milestones to further develop and demonstrate capability enhancements to the High Integrity Global Positioning System (GPS) program for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory. The first milestone, completion of an Enhanced Narrowband (ENB) software modification to computers on […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has partnered with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and the Missouri Department of Conservation to examine issues leading to sedimentation, flooding, log jams and impacts to habitat in the Lower Grand River watershed. The Grand River Basin Feasibility Study evaluates alternatives to address recognized problems […]

  • 2 October 2011

    The parking lot at the Millennium Alaskan Hotel in Anchorage was as jammed at 6:30 a.m. on a Thursday as the float-plane marina at … By Katarzyna Klimasinska (Businessweek) [mappress] Source: Businessweek, October 2, 2011;

  • 5 May 2010
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Environment

    The overflow crowd that jammed the Muskegon Community College’s Collegiate Hall Tuesday night to hear about the state’s work in regulating…   [mappress] Source: mlive, May 04, 2010;

  • 23 February 2011

    The provincial government may fund dredging of the Red River north of Winnipeg to reduce the likelihood of future springtime ice jamming…   By Larry Kusch (winnipegfreepress) [mappress] Source: winnipegfreepress, February 23, 2011;

  • 22 September 2011

    The state has begun to clear a Fox River log jam — a massive debris pile growing to be a potential danger to the historic Illinois and… By Steve Stout (mywebtimes) [mappress] Source: mywebtimes, September 22, 2011

  • 6 February 2013

    A liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) unit will come online in coming spring at Fajr-e Jam gas refinery in Iran’s southern province of Bushehr. The plan’s engineering manager, Monouchehr Taheri, made the remarks adding based on the latest information provided by Gas Engineering and Development Company as the operator, construction of the unit has made progress […]

  • 5 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Sevan Driller is currently off-hire due to problems with the blow-out preventer (‘BOP’) which started on November 2. During routine testing of the BOP, the locking system of one of the rams jammed in locked position. Sevan Marine is working together with Petrobras and the supplier, Cameron, to find a solution to the problem. […]

  • 16 July 2012

      In a conference call, Senator John Hoeven urged Omaha District Commander Col. Robert Ruch to address sandbars and other flow constrictions on the Missouri River ahead of next winter to prevent ice jams and potential flooding. Also on the call were the Omaha District’s Chief of Hydrologic Engineering John Remus, Chief of the Planning […]

  • 10 April 2009

    CBC News in Canada says municipal and federal politicians say ice jams could be avoided if the area of Lake Winnipeg where the Red River drains into it was dredged. Rae Frey, a councillor in the rural municipality of St Clements north of Winnipeg, said the confluence of the river and lake has been filling […]

  • 6 June 2006

    Royal Caribbean International has put to rest the skeptic’s question, “What’s there to do on a cruise ship?” If the line’s new Freedom of the Seas is any indicator, the answer is “everything.” The 160,000-ton vessel, which debuted in late May and nudged out the Queen Mary 2 as the biggest cruise ship, , brings […]

  • 19 September 2012

    North Dakota’s Water Commission has approved state funding for two dredging projects on the Missouri River in the Bismarck-Mandan area. The 2011 flood altered the river, depositing silt and creating new sandbars. The goal of the dredging projects is to help prevent ice jam flooding. The state will pay 75 percent and local governments 25 […]

  • 4 June 2012

    “Some dredging is needed on the Missouri River in response to last summer’s flooding,” said Todd Sando, the North Dakota’s state engineer. He says the river’s channel has narrowed in spots south of Bismarck. The dredging project could help prevent new flooding and ice jams during the winter. The Army Corps of Engineers has to […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Today, the wind turbine crew transfer is done by jamming the vessel bow against the windmill tower. The UPTIME gangway allows the crew via a motion compensated gangway to transfer safely from the transport vessel to the turbine. The vessel is free to move with the sea, but the gangway is stationary against the tower. […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

      Transas Middle East has won a contract to re-equip and expand Jordan Academy for Maritime Studies (JAMS) with new maritime simulators. The project includes relocation of existing navigational simulator NTPRO 5000 and Transas GMDSS Simulator 4000 (TGS 4000) Classroom and installation of the latest generation of the Transas Full Mission Ship Simulator NTPRO 5000 […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Today, the wind turbine crew transfer is done by jamming the vessel bow against the windmill tower. The UPTIME gangway allows the crew via a motion compensated gangway to transfer safely from the transport vessel to the turbine. The vessel is free to move with the sea, but the gangway is stationary against the tower. […]

  • 19 November 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Further to announcements made on November 5 and 8, 2010, the securing of the well has been completed and the pulling of the BOP to the surface has started. The well has been cemented and plugged according to Petrobras’ safety procedures. On deck, the BOP will be inspected and repaired and then lowered to the […]

  • 6 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Further to announcements made on November 5, 8 and 19, 2010, all ten ST locks on the BOP have been replaced. The BOP has been lowered to the seabed and testing has been completed. In cooperation with Petrobras, preparations are ongoing to recommence drilling operations, following which the rig will be back on dayrate. On […]

  • 30 June 2008

    June 30, 2008 Other related coverage Israeli exercise appears rehearsal for Iran strike Nuclear chief warns against strike on Iran Israel rehearses long-range strikes Advertisement BEIRUT: The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says Iran might shut oil lanes in the Persian Gulf if it were attacked by the United States or Israel. Major-General Mohammad Ali […]