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  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A free virtual presentation – part of the Making Waves Initiative event – named Past and Present Effects of Dredging the Grand River is set to take place on Thursday, April 9, Grand Valley State University informs. The presenters will be Dr. Dan O’Keefe and Dr. Peter Wampler. Last year, a proposal to dredge the […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners announced yesterday a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG towards the restoration, enhancement and preservation of the Bahia Grande wetland complex through the expansion of a pilot channel into a permanent and enhanced source of tidal flow to the Bahia Grande. The BND has secured all necessary […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plan to dredge a section of the Grand River, aimed to restore navigability of the Grand River from downtown Grand Rapids to Grand Haven in Michigan, has been postponed officially. This Grand River Waterway Project’s release comes after months of inaction by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regarding soil sampling testing, which […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, recently announced that the construction work on Smith’s Point Seawall in Grand Bahama is now back on track. The minister told the Smith’s Point community during the last week’s meeting that there were initial delays in getting the project started because of essential information gathering that was […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $7.3 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the West Grand Terre Beach Nourishment and Stabilization Project. This project is the first of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for the Grand Haven (Outer) Harbor dredging project to the King Company from Holland, Michigan. Under this $208,000 contract, King will remove 35,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor and place the dredged materials near shore for beach nourishment. Dredging is expected […]

  • 31 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently closed the doors to its Grand Forks, N.D., office after more than 15 years of service to the community. The district decided to close the office after completing the more than $450 million flood control project for Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, Minn., in […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Bill Enyart (D-IL) visited Grand Tower yesterday to personally assess the situation in Grand Tower. “Faced with the federal deficit and shrinking budgets, we’ll have to fight for every dollar to repair these critically important levees. This tour provided me with an update on the situation in Grand Tower, and insight into my […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has signed a partnership agreement with the Grand Isle Independent Levee District to close a large gap in the protective breakwater alignment on the bayside of Grand Isle. The estimated $6.5 million project will be fully funded by the CPRA. According to their official announcement, the Levee […]

  • 26 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $637,000 contract to an Upper Peninsula company to dredge harbors in Grand Haven and Holland to make way for commercial traffic,The Republic reports. As the Holland Sentinel and the Grand Haven Tribune report Friday, MCM Marine Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie landed the contract. Dredging at Grand […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week, Grand Teton National Park advanced a riverbank restoration project to remove approximately 13 tons of old angle iron beams from the Buffalo Fork of the Snake River. Grand Teton proposed the removal of these structures in its Snake River Headwaters Comprehensive River Management Plan, completed in 2014. Shortly after, permits were obtained from […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently completed an emergency dredging project in Keweenaw County to restore the Grand Traverse Harbor channel for commercial and recreational boating. The $246,230 dredging project, undertaken by Marine Tech, LLC of Duluth, Minnesota, through the DNR’s Parks and Recreation Division, pumped 9,000 cubic yards of sand to a […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Lake Improvement Association announced it is seeking nominations from its members and the public to name the new dredge currently being built for Grand Lake St. Marys. Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Brian Miller has honored the LIA by allowing the non-profit organization to suggest a name for the dredge, which will […]

  • 23 November 2010

    “The port of Rio Grande in (the state of) Rio Grande do Sul has a strategic importance that goes beyond the limits of our state and even … (mercopress) [mappress] Source: mercopress, November 23, 2010;

  • 14 December 2012

    VINCI  Construction Grands Projets is to carry out two projects for the Jamaican National Water Commission to improve the country’s water supply network. The first contract for the Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project (JWSIP) – Category B is an extension of the JWSIP – Category A project that has been already carried out by VINCI […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, December 5, HKND Group met with leaders of various labor unions of Nicaragua discussing the economic progress and job opportunities that the Grand Canal Project will generate for the country.  During the meeting, which was held at the the Secretariat of the Presidency, both sides agreed that the Grand Inter-oceanic Canal of Nicaragua will create more […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will co-host a public information session on a proposed ecosystem restoration project on the Boardman River. USACE has completed the feasibility study on the proposed project and in cooperation with Grand Traverse County, the City of Traverse City, URS Corp. (USACE Contractor), Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced recently the completion of the Grand Isle Bayside Breakwaters project. According to CPRA, the project will close a large gap in the protective breakwater alignment on the bayside of Grand Isle. During construction, workers installed thousands of yards of a permeable geotextile fabric as the base […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a dredging contract for Grand Haven Harbor on Lake Michigan. The $541,275 contract, awarded to King Co., Holland, Mich., calls for dredging the inner and outer harbors and placing the dredged materials near the shoreline. The dredging is scheduled to begin in April and take about […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment operators are expected to begin working this week to dredge stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County, reports the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Over the past roughly 100 years, historic copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Mohawk mines – called stamp sands – were deposited […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     Contractors Marine Ltd, a dredging company based in West Michigan, has just released this beautiful video about their recent work on the Mirror Lake Dredging Project in Michigan. The lake is located on the southern edge of Jackson County and is part of the Grand River watershed. It was born out of land expanded […]

  • 1 November 2013

    Grand Port Maritime de la Guadeloupe has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Grand Seaport Guadeloupe dredging program. This development project will include dredging of the approach channel, the turning circle and dike maintenance works. The Grand Seaport dredging contract will be undertaken in two phases: 1. The first phase: to allow access […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Iraq issues tender for construction of breakwater and service pier at Basra’s new Grand Faw Port, reports Port Technology. The breakwater for the giant port, to be known as Grand Faw, is expected to cost around $340 million. Omran Rahdi Thani, general manager of the General Company for Ports of Iraq, said: “When Grand Faw […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) finished the dredging season at Grand Lake St. Marys. The department set a goal of removing 300,000 cubic yards of sediment during the 2013 dredging season, and Ohio State Parks exceeded that goal by removing 302,226 cubic yards of dredge material this year, a record figure […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The King Company started dredging Grand Haven Harbor in Grand Haven, Michigan this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said in their latest release. The dredge material is being utilized for beach nourishment. According to USACE, a wide, nourished beach system absorbs wave energy, protects upland areas from flooding, and mitigates erosion. […]