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  • 6 August 2013

    A Canadian film crew from the Discovery Channel toured ongoing construction at Long Beach Island, N.J. The Dredge Liberty Island is a hopper dredge owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. The Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District is managing work to restore the previously built sections of the Long Beach Island […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging continues in the Brewerton Channel which leads to the Baltimore Marine Terminals through the Fort McHenry channel. Dredge 51 is currently manned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock from Oakbrook, Illinois, and will continue dredging the area over the next few months. The dredged material wil be placed at Cox Creek Placement […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for maintenance dredging of Cedar River Harbor in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The contract, for $192,700, goes to MCM Marine, Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. This is one of seven dredging contracts to be awarded using $5.9 million of dredging funds provided by the […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District announced yesterday that an Illinois based dredging contractor is about to begin initial staging operations for the removal of sediment and debris from the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. Representatives from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, IL, met with USACE’s contracting and project managers for […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Public Works has announced that the dredge “Alaska” will arrive at Rudee Inlet and is expected to begin emergency dredging work this weekend. The contractor will be dredging 70,000 to 100,000 cubic yards of sand, which will then be placed on the beach between 4th Street and 10th Street. The work is expected to take […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) recently hosted a tour of their cutter suction dredger Texas at the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. Great Lakes’ personnel, which included Armand Riehl, Russ Zimmerman, and Captain Joyner, hosted senior officials from the following organizations: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Ports Council, Jacksonville […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Suez Canal dredging scheme comes as a part of the mega New Suez Canal project. Besides dredging, the project includes development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port Said. Also included in the project is a seaport in the South Sinai city of Nuweiba and the development […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. According to the Corps, Great Lakes […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is making good progress with the Morehead City Harbor beach nourishment project. According to the Carteret County (NC), dredging and nourishment continues with the slurry discharge point now located near Greenville Ave. GLDD started the Morehead City Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project with concurrent beach nourishment on Friday, March 24th 2017. […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Governor John Kasich visited Cleveland yesterday to sign a bill to protect the health of Lake Erie.  Senate Bill 2 will expand the power of the Ohio EPA but it’s also aimed at helping businesses. The legislation will also strengthen efforts to improve the environment, the governor’s office said. It does so by encouraging […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior leaders from the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, together with the officials from other districts, spent the beginning of the week at the Corps, New England for quarterly regional governance meetings. During the visit, officials toured the district’s ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project – a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since 2012, there have been several major infrastructure projects to improve or renovate various areas of the Port of Boston. One of those projects initiated in the last several years is the Boston Harbor Dredging Project. The ongoing Boston Harbor dredging scheme is a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Work under the Post Florence Renourishment project continues to progress eastward towards the Summer Winds (Indian Beach), informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. According to the county officials, the dredge Liberty Island is now going to be accompanied by the second dredge, the Ellis Island. The second dredge will arrive on the site a couple of […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews are finishing up work along the Willoughby and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The result of the project leaves Norfolk with a beach that is higher and 60 feet wider improving coastal storm protection and providing more recreational area. According to the Corps, over a […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his weekly address that the north end beach replenishment project is progressing nicely and, weather permitting, will be finished before Christmas. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company has rebuilt the dunes in the 5th Street area and is pumping sand in the area of the Music Pier now. The […]

  • 19 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have announced the start of major beach construction projects in Cape May and Monmouth counties. The federally funded projects, totaling nearly $96 million, are critical components of the Administration’s comprehensive strategy to protect communities and make New Jersey’s coastline stronger and more resilient in the face of […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1.5 million contract to Luedtke Engineering Co. of Frankfort, Mich., a small business, for dredging of the Saginaw River. Dredging will occur in the Sixth Street turning basin in Saginaw, Mich., and also upstream of the Liberty Bridge in Bay City, Mich. Heavy spring rains […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging of the Buffalo Harbor. The work includes standard O&M dredging of 114,000 cubic yards, as well as 120,000 CY of strategic navigation dredging funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. It will take approximately 1.5 months for the contractor, Ryba […]

  • 10 July 2012

      According to msnbc.com, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a $2,765,000 contract for dredging and site improvements at Duluth-Superior Harbor. Roen Salvage Co. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., will dredge 143,500cubic yards of sediment and deposit the shoaled material in the Erie Pier Confined Disposal Facility, CDF, in Duluth, Minn. This dredging […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction teams have been actively engaged and moving dirt since 2017 to remove two dams on the Boardman River in Traverse City, Michigan. The Boardman River Ecosystem Restoration Project is one of the most comprehensive dam removal and restoration projects in Michigan’s history. The multi-phased project will “help restore the Boardman River to its natural historic […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ecology and Environment Engineering, P.C. (E & E) has been awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC’s) Platinum Award in the Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services category. The prestigious award recognizes E & E’s pioneering study evaluating the influence of open-lake placement of dredged material on harmful algal blooms in the Western Lake […]

  • 14 March 2013
    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 and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. For the three months ended December 31, 2012, Great Lakes reported Revenue of $207.1 […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced the receipt of an award for a $103 million contract for the construction of the National Resources Damage Assessment Caillou Lake Headlands project from the State of Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority. The company is also the apparent successful bidder for the $28 million Chenier Ronquille […]

  • 11 June 2012

    According to the Toledo Blade, alternatives for managing sediment and other material dredged from Toledo Harbor’s channels will be the subject of a public forum next week at the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments. During the forum, scheduled for June 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., project representatives are to explain the project’s objectives […]

  • 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 […]