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  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, is preparing to respond to lakes Erie and Ontario high water within the limits of its Regulatory, Emergency Management, Program and Project Management, and Operations and Maintenance programs. Lake Erie water level set a record for this time of year, where Lake Ontario remains above average but […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) will extend the closure of a section (between Station Road Bridge Trailhead and Frazee House) of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Brecksville and Valley View. The trail section was closed February 10-21 for canal dredging, and additional time is needed to complete the work and make repairs […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ohio State Senator Sean J. O’Brien has announced the release of over $4.8 million for a Lake Erie wetland restoration project in Ashtabula County. The project is expected to create additional recreational opportunities in the area and will support continued maintenance and operation of the Ashtabula Harbor. “I have always cared deeply about environmental issues, […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will soon start work on a new collaborative restoration project at Lake Erie Metropark to improve shoreline and coastal wetland in the park. The project is possible thanks to a $1.5 million grant from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “With that, the Metroparks’ Natural […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District’s divers have discovered a submerged crest due to the high lake levels on Lake Erie of a critical breakwater in the Cleveland Harbor while inspecting the West End of the East Breakwater. The submerged breakwater presented danger in the navigational channel to boaters, said USACE. The […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over the last decade, more than 800,000 acres of land were damaged throughout Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a result of the Salado River basin flooding. For several years, community leaders and politicians have discussed various dredging ideas and solutions such as widening the river and digging a deeper channel in the hopes of reducing potential […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredge Yard has just introduced the first 2019 addition to their dredger family – ECO 150s series. According to the company, these dredgers (Auger ECO 150, Plain Suction ECO 150 and Water Injection ECO 150) are compact, easily transportable and especially cost-efficient, have low fuel-consumption and can be transported to almost any location. “As sustainability and […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie Fund” efforts and will be […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The New York State Canal Corporation has just released this amazing video about the deployment of a new dredger for the Erie Canal dredging work.  The New York State Canal System is a navigable 524-mile inland waterway that spans upstate New York. The waterway connects the Hudson River with Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, Cayuga […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Huffman Equipment Rental, East Lake, OH, to create a 600-foot revetment along the Lake Erie shoreline that will protect the Lake County Raw Water Pump station. The bluff along Lake Erie is highly erosive due to strong ice and wave […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced $2.7 million in new state investments to the Erie Western PA Port Authority designed to spur economic development through the Port of Erie. “These investments reflect my administration’s commitment to spurring the ongoing revitalization efforts in Erie and the growth of its economy,” Governor Wolf said. “We want to work […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has launched a new DOP Dredger Series following the success of the DOP submersible dredge pump, which has proved its versatility across the globe. The company has built more than 20 DOP dredgers on a one-off basis and at least 380 DOP pumps. According to Damen, the DOP submersible dredge pump has been such a great […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    In mid-January, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) will mail letters to property owners along Ohio’s Lake Erie coast whose properties are located within a preliminarily-identified Coastal Erosion Area (CEA). The letters will initiate a 120-day comment period for coastal erosion maps that have been updated since the previous release in 2010. Under Ohio’s […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting today, December 13, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in Columbus. During the meeting, the commission will act on three recommended Lake Erie Protection Fund grant project proposals, hear updates on the Lake Erie Lakewide Action and Management Plan, Ohio’s […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this year, CalPortland took delivery of a new cutter suction dredge that will be used for mining operations at the company’s Santosh aggregate site in Scappoose, Oregon. The vessel is a DSC Marlin Series dredge, named “Betsy J” in the honor of Oregon Senator Betsy Johnson. According to CalPortland, the CSD was needed to replace […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Albwardy Damen will once again be holding an Experience Day at its shipyard in Sharjah, UAE, (28 September) immediately following the three-day Seatrade Middle East event taking place in Abu Dhabi. “The Experience Day is open to all those interested in innovative and high-quality workboats, and during the day guests will have the opportunity to […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth around $4m for its well severance, platform and FPSO decommissioning services in the Asia Pacific region. The contracts have been awarded by Premier Oil in Indonesia; Chevron, through Baker Hughes, in the Gulf of Thailand; BHP, through Fugro, in Western Australia and by […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of Adani’s 8,000m³ IHC Beagle trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Shanti Sagar 18 took place last week at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands. Today, we are bringing you more details about this impressive vessel. The TSHD will be mainly utilized for maintenance dredging, IHC said in its […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dutch technology company Seatools announced today the introduction of a new subsea hydraulic compensator range: the Advanced series. The new compensator range is based on the preceding Hyco range and delivers serious improvements in robustness, durability, and standardization, reported Seatools in the release. According to the company, the new range, meant for heavy-duty subsea hydraulic systems […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman released the following statement after the Senate passed legislation to prevent the Army Corps’ of Engineers from disposing of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor Project in Lake Erie without approval by the Ohio EPA.  “The Cleveland Harbor project is vital to all of Ohio and we must ensure that the […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The introduction of the 313F, 315F, 316F, and 318F completes Caterpillar’s launch of its U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV 11- to 90-ton tracked excavator family. “Customers choose Cat® excavators because they make more money with our products,” said Brian Abbott, worldwide product manager for Caterpillar’s small excavator platform. “We focus on understanding each […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown has announced that the year-end appropriations bill being considered in Congress this week will include language to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from dumping harmful dredged material into Lake Erie. “It’s essential to the Port of Cleveland and northeast Ohio businesses that the Cuyahoga River navigation channel is maintained. […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, along with five other members of the Ohio Delegation (Marcy Kaptur, Bob Gibbs, Tim Ryan, David P. Joyce, James Renacci) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expressing support for the Port of Cleveland’s plan modification to permanently stop sediment dumping in Lake Erie. Following the recent dispute over […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]