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  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced earlier this week that Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania, will receive $1.5 million for beach nourishment in the USACE’s work plan for fiscal year 2018. On March 8, 2018, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly sent a personal letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to formally […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is removing approximately 40,000 cubic yards of sediment/shoals from the authorized limits of the federal navigation channel in the lower reaches of the Buffalo River. The work, part of the Corps’ regularly scheduled maintenance dredging program, is being performed under a $5,854,360 contract with the Luedtke Engineering […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan that will remove contamination in the creek corridor of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport. According to EPA, the Creek and […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, both members of the Great Lakes Task Force, have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding $765,605 to fund habitat restoration projects for the Detroit River and Rouge River Areas of Concern (AOC). “Our lakes and waterways are part of who we are and […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced the deployment of materials to create a new marine habitat at Fire Island Reef, as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to develop a stronger marine ecosystem off New York’s shores. Fire Island Reef is a 744-acre site located in the Atlantic […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014, a bill which Rep. Tom Reed was an original cosponsor of, passed the House of Representatives yesterday. The bill authorizes clean-up endeavors and efforts to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes watershed including projects in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Seneca and Tompkins counties. “The health of our […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has confirmed that King Company Inc., of Holland, Mich., will undertake maintenance dredging at Grand Haven and Holland harbors in southwest Michigan. “Grand Haven and Holland harbors are essential marine commerce avenues and regular maintenance dredging keeps them effective and efficient,” said Lt. Col. Robert Ells, district […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging in the Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel will be the focus of a Jan. 10, 2013, Ohio EPA public meeting in Cleveland. The information session and public hearing will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie West Branch of the Cleveland Public Library, 1900 Fulton Road. Ohio EPA is holding the meeting to […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2018 Ohio Dredged Material Summit will be held at Lorain County Community College in Elyria on October 15, 2018. The summit will discuss Ohio’s dredge strategy, sediment profiling and provide an update about Ohio’s beneficial use rules. Highly interactive breakout sessions include: Dredge to Habitat – discussing benefits of dredge material to improve fish and wildlife […]

  • 4 May 2012

    An unprecedented effort to restore the Great Lakes will be highlighted in Cleveland this September when hundreds of advocates, scientists, public officials and conservation leaders gather for Great Lakes Week 2012. The theme of this year’s event, to be held Sept. 10-13 in downtown Cleveland, is “Taking Action, Delivering Results.” It will focus public attention […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Port Clinton, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have joined together to restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie. According to Chris Akios, Ecologist and Project Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 8 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Toledo’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Toledo Harbor supports more than 2,640 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipments of coal on the Great Lakes totaled 25,347,709 tons in 2012, a decrease of 8.2 percent compared to 2011. The trade was 25 percent off its 5-year average. Shipments from Lake Superior ports – 15.1 million tons – were just about even with 2011. Included in that total were 1.3 million tons shipped to […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Mike Kelly has submitted a joint bipartisan letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) to officially request that beach nourishment for Presque Isle State Park remains a high-priority project in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget for fiscal year 2019 and work plan for fiscal year 2018. “I’m very proud […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed recently announced an additional $675,000 in funding for Barcelona Harbor and an additional $1,190,000 for Dunkirk Harbor to aid with dredging projects. “We care about supporting jobs, trade, recreation and tourism in our communities. Our harbors provide significant economic activity for the region and its part of our job to make sure […]

  • 6 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Conneaut’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Conneaut Harbor supports more than 2,000 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following vicious flooding of Lake Ontario during two of the last three years, with private and public property and infrastructure being destroyed, NY Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in its Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. The study, Schumer and Gillibrand said, […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbor in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The $1,393,900 contract was awarded to Roen Salvage Co., of Sturgeon Bay, Wis. The firm will dredge 114,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor and deposit the dredged material at […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor John R. Kasich joined local and federal officials yesterday to celebrate the environmentally-friendly dredging of the Toledo Harbor by signing a proclamation of collaboration between the state, city of Toledo, and the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. Ohio EPA has identified $10 million dollars of funding from Governor Kasich’s capital budget to promote alternative beneficial […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Buffalo District, Cleveland Port Authority and several Cleveland preservation groups recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), resolving 20 years of debate over dredging the Cleveland Bulk Terminal and its impact on the Cleveland Huletts. Hulett Iron Ore Unloaders were enormous ore unloading machines, two of which stand where the Cuyahoga River flows […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Ontonagon Harbor. King Company, Inc. from Holland, Michigan, was awarded a more than $1.1 million contract to dredge the federal channel in the Ontonagon Harbor in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The contractor will remove approximately 132,300 cubic […]

  • 7 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Lorain’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Lorain Harbor supports more than 400 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 6 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Cleveland’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Cleveland Harbor supports 4,000 jobs and generates $280 million in revenue […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1,628,500 contract to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., for dredging in the Saginaw River. Luedtke will dredge 142,000 cubic yards of sediment from the river, focusing on critical shoals from the Sixth Street Turning Basin near downtown Saginaw to the mouth of the river at […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, from outgoing commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen. The formal change of command ceremony will take place July 7 at 10:30 a.m. aboard the USS Little Rock located at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, One […]

  • 17 April 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1.7 million contract to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., for dredging of Saginaw River and Saginaw Bay. “The Saginaw River is an important passage for marine cargo including cement, coal, limestone, salt, potash and grain – products that help fuel the local economy and support […]