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  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Gov. John R. Kasich signed S.B. 1, the legislation that should protect Lake Erie and Ohio’s water quality. The Greater Cleveland Partnership closely monitored the development of this legislation supporting the final version passed by the General Assembly.   Highlights of the bill include: Restricting open lake […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has released its draft Lake Erie Protection & Restoration Plan 2013 (LEPR) for public comment. The LEPR, last published in 2008, reflects actions the Ohio Lake Erie Commission and its member agencies plan to take over the next several years to protect, preserve and restore Ohio’s Great Lake. The state’s […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest release that Duval County beach goers are now enjoying a newly engineered beach that improves the area’s resiliency to wave action and reduces risk to infrastructure. Contractors completed the dredge work last week, achieving the goal of restoring protection features prior to hurricane […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced that the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity beach nourishment project is now 69% complete. Nine weeks into the project, the Corps contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company has placed over 829,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. “We now have three dredges working on […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District is currently directing a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The coastal program will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. “Construction will proceed from south to north along the beach and is projected […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his weekly address that the southend beach replenishment project, undertaken by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is scheduled to resume on August 6. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the City that the dredger Liberty Island won’t be ready until this week, which likely means that the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi yesterday inspected the digging and dredging operations under the New Suez Canal project. The Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish, hosted Sisi, briefing him about the progress being made on the project. They also discussed the outlines of the Suez development plans, including extension of east Port Said seaport […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging and massive beach replenishment operations continue on the southern end of Ocean City, NJ. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, are building a dune and berm system to reduce the risk of future storm damages. The Dredge Liberty Island is once again back in action following what […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor, Jay Gillian, has announced a rough timeline for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s beach replenishment project that affects Ocean City, NJ. Three Jersey Shore towns – Strathmere, Sea Isle City and Ocean City – are part of the $32.5 million contract, awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, received approval and funding recently to initiate the Feasibility Study for the deepening of the Port of Oswego’s navigation channel. The study will look at options to improve the economic efficiency of the harbor and the cost of making those improvements. “Deepening the harbor will unlock new […]

  • 28 November 2011

    A $12 million worth cleanup of the Muskegon Lake bottom is approaching its completion. Ever since it commenced in June, about 41,000 cubic yards of mercury- and petroleum-laced sediment have been dredged out from 46 acres of lake bottom in a bay off the Division Street Outfall. The initial phase included sediment removal and it […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations are progressing according to schedule for the Phipps Ocean Park Beach Nourishment Project in Palm Beach, Florida. For this beachfill scheme, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company will mobilize its dredge Alaska, tugs Lady Theo, Mary Virginia, Miss Emily, Freestate, Crew Vessel Shirley Mae and survey vessel Cooper River. The first phase of […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     Jess Levenson, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Public Affairs Specialist, recently reported on the Cleveland Harbor dredging project. In a video, which was released last Friday, Levenson updated on the Cleveland scheme that will provide a safe and navigable channel throughout the Harbor. The Army Corps estimates that approximately 200,000 cubic yards […]

  • 6 June 2013

    The Brant Beach replenishment program near 41st Street has officially commenced, according to barnegat-manahawkin.patch.com. During this project, the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will pump about 3 million cubic yards of sand to rebuild the highly eroded Long Beach Island areas. According to Diane Dale, Harvey Cedar’s Municipal Clerk, about 1,000 feet of beachfront […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging in western Michigan, on Lake Michigan. USACE awarded a maintenance dredging contract for Holland (Outer) Harbor in June to Luedtke Engineering Company from Frankfort, Michigan. The contract was for more than $455,000 to dredge almost 49,000 cubic yards of material from […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Greg Turner assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, on Thursday, July 26, in a Change of Command ceremony rich with symbolism and heritage. As District Engineer, Turner, along with the district’s more than 400 employees, oversees an approximate $80 million program. The district is responsible for an area […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded few days ago a $11.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for routine maintenance dredging of the Galveston inner and outer bar, entrance channel and extended entrance channel as well as the Houston Ship Channel between Bolivar Road and Redfish Island. According to USACE, approximately […]

  • 27 November 2012

    BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard Alabama LLC in Mobile yesterday had a keel-laying ceremony for the first of two dump scows to be built for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co, according to al.com. When complete, the entire first vessel will weigh about 1,600 tons and measure 295 feet long and 62 feet wide, with a […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program, located at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, is currently underway, with the main goal to ensure safe and reliable maritime commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas, during the […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Braddock Bay, Greece (NY) is undergoing a restoration project that involves dredging portions of the bay and the construction of the barrier beach. Ongoing barrier beach construction works at the bay are in full swing now and will be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. Braddock Bay is located on the shore of Lake Ontario […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 9-15, 2019).   First Phase of Fountain Lake Dredging Almost Done The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC, (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a contract for maintenance dredging of the North Carolina’s Morehead City Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including Range A and the Cutoff, fbo.gov reports.  The $18.3 million project will require removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Construction works on a multi-billion dollar New Suez Canal project, which will expand the existing Suez Canal, are in full swing. Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said that the preparations for the inauguration ceremony of the New Suez Canal are currently underway and the dredging works on the new waterway scheme will be finalized before the […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging work. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The main goal of this dredging program is to ensure continued safe navigation […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    As part of the outer harbor dredging portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, the Dredge Illinois was recently repositioned off Cockspur Island in the main navigation channel of the Savannah River. Dredged material is being placed on Jones-Oysterbed Island. When working further from land, cutter head dredges like the Illinois use a spider barge […]

  • 2 May 2012
    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, reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Commentary Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “We were very excited with the number and quality of […]