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  • 18 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging and beachfill operations in Sea Isle City (NJ) were successfully completed last week, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. According to the Corps, for northern Sea Isle City, work began on June 30th and was completed on July 17. For southern Sea Isle City, a pipe landing was made near 84th […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $36.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge Dock, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand at Keansburg, New Jersey as part of an emergency shore protection project affected by Hurricane Sandy. The contract is part of the […]

  • 3 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation –  the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2010. Commentary Douglas B. Mackie, President and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Great Lakes had a […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Official beginning of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project (CIP) is set to take place on Wednesday, May 29, marking a significant milestone in the United States’ progress to becoming the net exporter of the nation’s energy production. In January 2019, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $92 million construction […]

  • 13 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal BAM Announces Major Cost Reduction According to the latest announcement from Royal BAM Group, the company is  expecting project losses totaling approximately €75 million. Great Lakes Nabs $20.3M Beach Nourishment Project The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $20.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC of Oak Brook, […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    A $19.3 million beach restoration effort is making its way up the Delaware coastline. After Hurricane Sandy, Congress approved money for the Army Corps of Engineers to implement the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Projects in New Jersey and Delaware. The project for coastal Delaware has been awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. The […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently constructed a 50-foot berm at Oakwood Beach in Salem County, N.J. reducing the risk of future storm damages. The two mile project involved pumping 350,000 cubic yards of sand from the Delaware River onto the beach. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company served as contractor and completed construction […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $454,400 contract to MCM Marine, Inc., of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., for dredging three southwest Michigan harbors: New Buffalo, Saugatuck and South Haven. “We are pleased to award this contract, which will keep these Harbors of Refuge functional for recreational boaters and anglers, who are […]

  • 8 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 2 – December 8, 2019).   Officials Secure $100 Million for Mississippi River Emergency Dredging U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois for $32.5 million to complete periodic nourishment of two projects in Cape May County, N.J. The contract calls for dredging more than 2.4 million cubic yards of sand and placing on the beaches […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) is about to begin a $14.1 million worth Baltimore Harbor dredging project. Dredging in the harbor and channels is expected to begin in the coming days and is primarily being performed to ensure continued safe navigation for vessels going in and out of the Port of Baltimore, reported the U.S. Army […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A shore protection project at Naval Air Station Oceana at Dam Neck annex is expected to begin within the next month, according to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), to be used for this project, will enhance coastal resilience by protecting shoreline infrastructure and restore shorebird and […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, a few days ago started a major shoreline protection project in the City of Tybee Island. The project was officially opened with a Sand Throwing Ceremony on the beach side of Marlin Monroe. Tybee Island beach renourishment project was jointly sponsored by the city and […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Freeport LNG Development, L.P. (Freeport LNG), and Port Freeport today announced the beginning of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. On August 29, 2014, Freeport LNG, as project manager for Port Freeport’s channel-widening project, entered into an agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to widen the […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just provided the latest update on the Beach Nourishment operations in the Town of Kitty Hawk and Buxton. After a temporary cease of operations due to bad weather and sea conditions in the Town of Kitty Hawk, crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company are working their way south from […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company has completed the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project. The town reported yesterday that the hopper dredgers Dodge and Padre Islands wrapped up the project two nights ago and have demobilized to Kill Devil Hills. GLDD plans to have all equipment demobilized and off the beach in the next couple of […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A multi-million dollar Surfside Beach renourishment project is still on hold following last week’s mechanical issue with the pump station. The town reported that due to yesterday’s rough surf and high winds, they were unable to complete repairs offshore. “The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), are troubleshooting the problems in order to […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract with options for the Southwest Pass maintenance dredging work. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, this work will be performed on the Mississippi River SWP Area and possibly in other areas of the New Orleans District with an estimated completion […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday the receipt of three awards with an approximate value of $58 million. Valued at approximately $34.5 million, the first award is for the construction of a protective beach berm along the Chesapeake Bay near Norfolk, VA. This project includes dredging portions of the Auxiliary Channels of the […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation’s Board of Directors has approved a share repurchase program authorizing the Company to repurchase up to $15 million of its common stock. Under the authorization, the Company may purchase common stock from time to time in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. The amount and timing of […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town’s beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget. Plans for the town’s maintenance project call for 2.3 million cubic yards of sand to be […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, announced Tuesday that Michigan’s ports, harbors and waterways must be adequately and consistently maintained to provide for long-term protection of both natural resources and related economic activity. Hansen and several other senators addressed the problems facing Michigan’s waterways at a press conference at the Capitol. “The Senate is committed to developing […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Company has adopted the ABS Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software for more than 40 vessels.  Implementing the NS Workboat application across the fleet, GLDD now has a user-friendly mobile platform for comprehensive Subchapter M compliance. According to the official announcement, crew can perform work order completions, checklist-based […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. have completed dredging and placing approximately 1.7 million cubic yards of sand in the location shown known as the “S-Curves” north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island in Dare County. The crews are currently in the process of demobilizing from the project site, […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mobil Satellite Technologies, a satellite network operator and provider of fixed, marine, and land-mobile satellite broadband services, has announced that they have renewed their Master Services Agreement with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), Americas premier dredger. With this Agreement, Mobil Satellite Technologies will continue to support marine satellite communications infrastructure and service to […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently completed repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Ohio. Approximately 50 linear feet of the breakwater was repaired, which was void with a stone base and vertical sheet pile on top. Additionally, any of the remaining cracks were also […]