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  • 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. […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA has announced new senior staff appointments that will focus solely on improving Lake Erie’s water quality. Karl Gebhardt, currently Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water (DSW) chief and deputy director for water resources, will focus his efforts solely on being the deputy director for water resources to complete two main tasks. One is to […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission will hold its next quarterly meeting Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at 10 a.m. at Heidelberg University Campus Center in Tiffin. During the meeting, the commission will take action on two recommended Lake Erie Protection Fund grant project proposals. The commission will also hear about the progress of current projects and […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Building upon historic changes undertaken earlier this year to improve Lake Erie water quality, Ohio has reached an agreement with Michigan and the Canadian province of Ontario to achieve a 40 percent reduction in the amount of phosphorus entering Lake Erie’s western basin by 2025.  “Lake Erie is one of our state’s crown jewels for […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded a contract for approximately $950,000 to Huffman Equipment Rental & Contracting, Inc., East Lake, OH to repair damages caused during Super Storm Sandy to the Erie South Pier, Erie, PA. Work began on April 20, 2015 and is scheduled to be completed by early July 2015.  […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just introduced their new Cat® 323D L Series 2 hydraulic excavator, with an operating weight ranging from 22 000 kg (48,501 lb) to 23 200 kg (51,147 lb). Hydraulic-system refinement adds to the 323D2 L overall efficiency, as well as to its capacity to handle a broad range of Cat work tools. Front-linkage choices […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland is about to join the State of Ohio lawsuit that should protect Lake Erie water quality and local jobs. The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority yesterday filed a motion in federal court to join the State of Ohio as a plaintiff in litigation to resolve a dispute with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 13th Annual Patrick Lecture Series, presented by the LSU Coastal Studies Institute and the LSU Graduate School, will be held on April 13-14, 2015. The guest speaker will be Edward B. Barbier, the John S. Bugas Professor of Economics at the University of Wyoming. Dr. Barbier is one of the top 20 cited environmental economists […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Gov. John R. Kasich signed S.B. 1, the legislation that should protect Lake Erie and Ohio’s water quality. The Greater Cleveland Partnership closely monitored the development of this legislation supporting the final version passed by the General Assembly.   Highlights of the bill include: Restricting open lake […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, one of the oldest and most successful dredging equipment companies in the world, continued a strong sales effort over the last 15 months with shipments of dozens of dredges to over a dozen countries. Ellicott considers an outstanding aspect of this performance to be its exceptionally strong sales to the U.S. market, particularly […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA is receiving an additional $4.38 million in federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to implement sediment and nutrient reduction projects in two major Lake Erie watersheds. The five-year Maumee River Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative has been awarded $3.69 million and brings together a diverse coalition of 10 public and private organizations […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio House of Representatives gave its final approval yesterday to legislation (Senate Bill 1) that makes great strides in protecting western Lake Erie from toxic algae and the threats it poses to people’s drinking water and the lake’s $12.9 billion dollar tourism industry. The Ohio Senate is expected to promptly approve the bill and […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport, the largest customer of dredging projects in Russia and major owner of the country’s port assets, is gearing up for the large-scale dredging projects. For example, in 2015 the projected dredged material volume (including the construction or overhaul of facilities) will reach 30.8 million cbm and 38,1 million cbm of material will be removed during […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The permit to dredge the East Gregerie Channel in Crown Bay, St. Thomas has been approved by the US Army Corp of Engineers, announced the Virgin Islands Port Authority.  VIPA can now begin dredging the channel and the northern side of the Austin Monsanto Marine Terminal cruise ship pier to provide safer berthing conditions for large cruise […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor John R. Kasich yesterday signed an executive order to require Ohio EPA to create emergency rules that will further protect Lake Erie, its aquatic life and the fishing industry, while ensuring shipping can continue in the Cuyahoga River. The executive order provides the Ohio EPA Director the tools needed to prohibit open lake disposal of dredge material […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two public meetings on the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project (SRBPP) have been successfully held in West Sacramento and Colusa, CA. A series of four workshops have been scheduled to inform and seek comments from the public on the SRBPP, a joint flood risk reduction effort between the district and the state’s California Central Valley Flood Protection Board to repair critical erosion […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds totaling over $3.1 million to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to target harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. “This new Great Lakes […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that it will reopen the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead now through Sunday, November 30. NPS will close the trail from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, December 1 to Friday, December 5, […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has just announced that its maintenance staff will be dredging and working on the Ohio & Erie Canal for the next few weeks. NPS will temporarily close the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead, from 7 a.m. […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Earlier in October, enthusiastic students of the University of Portsmouth were given the opportunity to see a dredging project in action. The students arrived at the Site Office of the Southampton Channel Widening Project and were welcomed by Maarten de Wit of Boskalis. After a short introduction to the project the students alighted a small […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. R. Peter Richards and the city of Lorain are the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC). OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, 19 individuals and organizations have […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, announced yesterday a $177,706 grant for the University of Michigan’s Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research through the School of Natural Resources and Environment. This support, which comes from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor John R. Kasich has recently joined local and federal officials to celebrate the innovative dredging strategy of the Toledo Harbor by signing a proclamation of collaboration between the state, city of Toledo and the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. The Ohio Environmental Council praised Kasich’s administration for engineering a pilot project to find beneficial new […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the problems associated with how to deal with dredging sediment has been one that has been sought for more than 30 years. Increased efforts are needed now more than ever with the algae blooms problems in Lake Erie. Dredging the Toledo Harbor is critical to its operation as a port city – to accommodate commercial […]