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  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District has awarded a $15.4 million Cape May beach nourishment contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. Work will be performed in Cape May, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of March 1, 2017. The purpose of this project is to provide hurricane and coastal storm damage reduction […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The final phase of the environmental dredging of the Buffalo River has officially commenced. The removal of nearly one million cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Buffalo River is one of the largest cleanups in the nation and one that can be a catalyst to re-brand Buffalo from its rust belt past. “The commitment […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) supported legislation that will improve the maintenance of harbors and ports in Northern Michigan. “Frankly, this issue is about jobs in Northern Michigan. A lot of communities up here depend on their harbors and ports for shipping and recreational boating. Unfortunately, we’ve seen the money designated for harbor maintenance being spent […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their Boardman Dam Removal and River Restoration project in Traverse City, Michigan. The $6.3 million program is now 82% complete as the contractor Michels Corporation prepares to shut down for the winter. “Our Detroit District team was on site last week […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Brad Schneider (IL-10) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded $990,000 in funding for dredging in Waukegan Harbor to clean up shoaling caused by Hurricane Sandy and allow the Harbor to reopen to navigation. The funding was awarded as part of the $821 million approved […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. has completed the sand-pumping operations in Ocean City, New Jersey. The city officials announced that the crews had reached 10th Street, wrapping up sand-pumping operations for this project. In total, GLDD placed approximately 1.3 million cubic yards of new sand on the beaches between Seaspray Road and 12th Street and additional […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company the Folly Beach now looks better than ever after the major beach renourishment project. The $30 million Folly Beach project was completed last year by pumping more than one million cubic yards of sand from the ocean onto the shore. Renourishment of the […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $13.5 million Duval County Shore Protection construction contract on June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois.  The construction will place 650,000 cubic yards of sand on about seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are constructing a berm system at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. Work is designed to reduce damages from future storm events and was funded through the Hurricane Sandy Relief […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan State Senator Mike Green voted for Senate Bill 233, which will provide funding for dredging in the Great Lakes harbors and marinas. The federal Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund was established for this same purpose but no money has been forthcoming and diminishing water levels will soon cause an economic emergency if nothing is done. […]

  • 18 April 2010

    Those dock owners weren’t kidding when they talked about increased shipping on the Saginaw River and Great Lakes this year. Dredging on the Saginaw River last year and more planned for this year will help ships increase their loads, and cut costs… [mappress] Source:mlive,April 18,2010;

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Great Lakes Dock & Materials will repair a breakwater in the Great Sodus Harbor, Wayne County, NY, under a $3.86m contract.  Under the official plan, the company will repair approximately 525 feet of the Charles Point steel sheet pile wall. A gap in the breakwater is causing increased erosion to the land behind – […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The maintenance and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal and the sand placement onto Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts is now complete. Approximately 130,000 cubic yards of sand was dredged from six areas in the authorized, 32-foot-deep by 500-foot-wide main ship channel and the 25-foot deep East Mooring Basin portions of the […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 includes more than $5.9 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the Army Corps with more than $181 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of federal shipping channels […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins is saying “not so fast” to a federal agency planning to limit waterfront access in Buffalo. “The unilateral decision to shut off this Squaw Island Pier to the public is a step backward in a community where the benefits of new and improved public access to the water are finally emerging,” said […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi has just announced that the massive beach fill project will begin in the Borough before the end of January. The project, one of the largest in the Avalon history, is set to begin in the coming weeks. According to Pagliughi, the works will restore the north end beaches in the Borough to their full […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Willoughby Spit and Vicinity beach nourishment project has entered into the seventh week of dredging and beach fill operations, reported today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. USACE contractor, Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company, placed 524,396 cubic yards of sand as of April 5, 2017. According to the Corps, the area between Duffys Lane […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its announcement that their beach renourishment scheme is being put on hold at the moment. According to the latest project update, sand pumping operations have stopped due to a mechanical issue with the pump station. “Beach fill will resume when the problem is resolved. There is no […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) last week received formal acceptance of its Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) dredging operations which removed over 12 million cubic yards of soil during the deepening of the 20 mile long offshore entrance channel of the Port of Savannah. Under the USACE Savannah District’s contract, GLDD completed the […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for dredging of Lexington Harbor in Sanilac County, Mich., located about 20 miles north of Port Huron, Mich. The $334,000 contract goes to MCM Marine, Inc., Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. The firm will dredge 40,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor and place […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company (GLDD) survey boat Pearl River, in coordination with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineering and Southern Dredging, located a capsized workboat Sunday morning on the Cooper River in Charleston Harbor, the U.S. Coast Guard reports.  “The Coast Guard and port partners are monitoring the salvage efforts for Miss Anne, a steel 25-foot […]

  • 26 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Boskalis and Van Oord Confirm New Suez Canal Gig Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    MidCoast Council will begin the Corrie navigation channel dredging work on the lower Myall River at Tea Gardens in late May. “The works will remove approximately 21,000 cubic meters of sand which is to be pumped to the current Winda Woppa sand stockpile site. From there it will be used for the future renourishment of […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Kingsville’s Cedar Island Harbour is in desperate need of dredging, according to Dan Krutsch with Landmark Engineers. The current siltation of the harbour is making difficulties for boaters to access launch ramps, docks and fuel stations. Regarding this critical condition of the harbour, Krutsch stated: “There is limited water depth at many locations, and […]

  • 2 November 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers opened up bidding for the Carolina and Kure Beach renourishment projects. Great Lakes and Weeks Marine entered their bids Thursday, reports wect.com. Army Corps will review the bids and decide in a few weeks. Town officials say the bids look favorable, and the project is expected to start sometime this […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million. The awarded work includes: Post 45 Contract 4 Charleston Lower Harbor New Work Dredging Project (Capital, South Carolina, $52.9 million) Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment – Phase 3 Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $30.6 million) […]