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  • 23 December 2011

    Congress has approved $300 million to continue a multiyear program aimed at fixing some of the Great Lakes’ most severe environmental programs. Some of the money is expected to benefit Lake Superior and Duluth. The money will go to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-agency federal effort to clean up toxic materials, fight invasive […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U. S. Steel will hold a public information meeting about a proposed cleanup plan for the U. S. Steel Duluth Works/Spirit Lake site on Thursday, August 25. The public meeting will be held at the Denfeld High School. An open house session with posters explaining the project will begin at 3 p.m. […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbor in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The more than $2 million contract was awarded to Roen Salvage Co., from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The contract (award number W911XK20C0014) is to dredge approximately 120,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Four projects that support freight movement on Minnesota’s waterways received a total of $5 million in grants through the state’s Port Development Assistance Program, the Minnesota Department of Transportation announced yesterday. The program will help one project in the Twin Cities metro area and three projects in Greater Minnesota improve the transportation system and support […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces the award of a construction contract for capping pollutants in the St. Louis River, Duluth, Minn. The Corps, on behalf of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, has awarded a construction contract for more than $2.9 million to White Lake Dock & Dredge, Inc. from Norton Shores, Mich., […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a series of public engagement sessions this summer to update the public on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and to seek their input on future priorities. The first engagement session will be held on June 13 in Toledo, followed by sessions in Rochester, Duluth, Milwaukee, Saginaw, and […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    J. F. Brennan Company Inc., from La Crosse, Wisconsin, has won a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Duluth-Superior Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Superior, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of November 22, 2022. Under […]

  • 31 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Galveston Dredging Deal Confirmed The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill. “The ongoing cleanup of the Great Lakes has helped transform our region into an […]

  • 20 April 2010

    Duluth, MN – No more will ships leave Minnesota’s Great Lakes ports with less than full loads once Congress passes legislation introduced last week. Senate Bill 3213 requires the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (“HMTF”) to spend what it takes in each year rather than amass a surplus that is used to paper balance the federal […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $4.5 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. The St. Louis River AOC is one of 43 toxic hotspots identified by the United States and Canada in the Great Lakes basin, and is the second […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Susan Hedman has announced the completion of a major habitat restoration project and additional funding for another habitat project in the St. Louis River Area of Concern on Lake Superior. Hedman was joined by U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan and Mayor Don Ness for a tour of the completed project […]

  • 27 August 2013

    The Lake Superior Harbor dredging project has officially commenced, according to northlandsnewscenter.com. During this $1.4 million cleanup program, nearly 115,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the harbor shipping channel and placed at the 21st avenue West embayment. Regarding this very important deepening project, Corey Weston, the project engineer with the Duluth Army […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comments through June 2 on a proposed project for the Piping Plover habitat restoration. According to DNR’s release, this restoration program is set to improve habitat along about 1,700 feet of St. Louis River shoreline near Superior, Wisconsin, in an area owned by the Wisconsin […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced more than $3 million to help restore the St. Louis River Area of Concern. EPA will provide $2.2 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds and MPCA will provide an additional $1.1 million through the Minnesota Clean Water Fund. The money will […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to present project details and receive public input on a restoration project proposed for Kingsbury Bay and Grassy Point in the St. Louis River. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at City Center West/Evergreen Center […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday praised the inclusion of several of her key priorities in the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which passed the full Senate this week. The House and Senate will now reconcile their versions of this appropriations bill and send […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump’s Budget for fiscal year 2019 includes more than $4.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $68.8 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The second phase of a project to give fully loaded ships full access to Hallett Dock No. 8 is getting a boost from the state of Wisconsin…   By Shelley Nelson (superiortelegram) [mappress] Source: superiortelegram, January 11, 2012;

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through April 18 on an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for the Kingsbury–Grassy Point Habitat Restoration Project. The Kingsbury Bay–Grassy Point project sites are located at the upper end of the Duluth-Superior Port in the St. Louis River Estuary. The DNR proposes to mitigate contaminated sediments, […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included more than $4.561 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $71 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DredgeFest Great Lakes event about the human manipulation of sediment on North America’s fourth coast, the Great Lakes, will be held in two Minnesota cities, Minneapolis and Duluth in Fall 2015. The event is organized by the Dredge Research Collaborative, in partnership with the University of Minnesota’s School of Architecture and Department of Landscape Architecture, […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Greg Turner assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, on Thursday, July 26, in a Change of Command ceremony rich with symbolism and heritage. As District Engineer, Turner, along with the district’s more than 400 employees, oversees an approximate $80 million program. The district is responsible for an area […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, held their 54th change of command ceremony, yesterday at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue assumed command as District Engineer of the Detroit District. As D.E., Sugrue will oversee about 400 employees and a program worth more than $800 million. The district’s area of responsibility includes […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a busy fiscal year 2016 that included 254 construction and dredging contracts worth more than $60 million. “Fiscal year 2016 has been a great year for the Detroit District, the team has worked hard,” said Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue, district engineer, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District recently completed a busy fiscal year 2019 awarding 204 contracts totaling nearly $75 million. This includes 28 construction and dredging contracts worth almost $57 million. Apart from completing projects in 2019, the Corps also announced that they will be awarding new contracts in 2020 including the award […]