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  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter ended March 31, 2014, Great Lakes reported Revenue of $174.4 million, Net loss from continuing operations […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette issued a formal Attorney General Opinion stating that the Natural Resources Trust Fund, as created in the Michigan Constitution, cannot be used for the maintenance of existing public recreation facilities, such as maintenance dredging of existing harbors. “The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund cannot be used as an ATM,” said […]

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

    The Great Lakes Council has hired Neumann Contractors to undertake the much needed dredging works in the Corrie Channel. The Corrie Channel is situated at the confluence between the Lower Myall River and Port Stephens Estuary on the north-western side of Corrie Island. The required dredge site itself is located approximately 2km from the town of […]

  • 23 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (April 17-23, 2017).   New Contracts for DEME in Germany, France, UK and Spain DEME’s German subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau GmbH, based in Bremen, has acquired the maintenance dredging contract on the River Elbe in Germany.   Royal IHC […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The long-awaited cleanup and restoration of Menekaunee Harbor just got a big boost with news of a $5 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, officials said. The City of Marinette and the Department of Natural Resources are partners in the efforts to restore this historic harbor, once home to commercial fishing fleets. Much […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recently awarded a $22.5 million construction contract to Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure, LLC, of Rocklin, California, for 2.8 miles of improvements to the levee that surrounds Marysville, California. Part of the bigger Marysville Ring Levee project, construction on Phases 2B and 3 includes installation of a […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Chris Collins (NY-27) and Brian Higgins (NY-26) are objecting to efforts by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to move functions performed in the Buffalo region to Louisville and Detroit. “The Army Corps of Engineers continues to play a critical role in the success of several projects of both local and regional significance,” […]

  • 7 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 1-7, 2016).   TSHD Arco Dee Picks Up WW2 Bomb Off Selsey Trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Arco Dee’ has picked up an unexploded World War Two shell during its work off Selsey.   New Cutter Suction Dredger Delivered to […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The community of Harbor Beach in the state’s Thumb was honored with the Michigan Municipal League’s 2014 Community Excellence Award on October 17, 2014, at the League’s Annual Convention in Marquette. Accepting the award, from left are, Harbor Beach council member Sam Capling, Harbor Beach Mayor Pro Tem Al Kleinknecht, and Clark Ramsey, a member […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged federal appropriators to allocate $2.32 million in federal funding to dredge the Port of Rochester’s Harbor. This funding has been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget and Schumer vowed to fight to make it an actuality. Schumer is urging […]

  • 4 August 2013

    Corps Awards Contract for Deepwater Channels Dredging (USA) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. Tetra Tech Wins Environmental Management Contract for Miami Harbor Expansion (USA) Tetra Tech, Inc. […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) last week hosted visitors from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), SC Aquarium and other Charleston Deepening environmental stakeholders aboard their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ellis Island. “While giving our visitors a firsthand look at our operations and proactive measures […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Myrtle Beach renourishment works, which will see sand placed on 2.7 miles of the city’s nine miles of beach, are making significant progress, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Charleston District said in its latest project update.  The crews are moving about 1,000 feet per day and are two weeks ahead of schedule. […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $7,756,320 to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for dredging of the Houston Ship Channel. The contractor is required to remove approximately 2.2 million cubic yards of material using a pipeline dredge in Galveston Bay near Kemah, Texas.  “This dredge […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    To address the gradual loss of a historic barrier beach and the erosion of over 100 acres of wetlands at Lake Ontario’s Braddock Bay, a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) project team has implemented Engineering With Nature principles to provide a sustainable restoration solution. This project completed the last management action necessary for the future delisting of […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.34 million contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD to restore aquatic and nearshore habitat at the Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park located along the Buffalo River in Buffalo NY. The project will restore natural habitat along approximately 2,500 linear feet of shoreline along […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Manasota Key Beach Renourishment Project, to be conducted by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), are currently underway.  The mobilization is set to begin in the following days and will last until the beginning of February. Once mobilization is complete, the sand placement will begin on the Charlotte County […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) joined the United States Army Corps of Engineers this afternoon in announcing emergency funding to dredge the St. Joseph harbor. The harbor, which is essential to jobs and economic activity in Southwest Michigan, has become inaccessible to commercial traffic on account of severe shoaling. Upton has been in close contact […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head reported last Friday that four bids have been received for the upcoming beach renourishment project. According to the town’s officials, the bids were submitted from Dutra Group, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), Manson Construction Company, and Weeks Marine. “Based on the bid items submitted by each bidder, the […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has been named winner of the Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) 2017 Annual Safety Excellence Award for a Dredging Project for the John Redmond Dredging Project performed under contract to the Kansas Water Office. WEDA’s annual Safety Excellence Awards are presented to organizations and project teams with exceptional safety performance in […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The New Suez Canal is the name of a new waterway project in Egypt, expanding the existing Suez Canal between the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. This program is part of the Suez Canal mega project, which includes the development of several seaports in the three governorates bordering the canal, Suez, Ismailia and Port […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. EPA will hold a public meeting tomorrow in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. “The stamp sands were created in the early 1900s as a byproduct […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced the release of a report titled: “Influence of Open-Lake Placement of Dredged Material on Western Lake Erie Basin Harmful Algal Blooms.” It concluded that open-lake placement of dredged material does not contribute to the development of harmful algal blooms in the Western Basin of Lake Erie. […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    On March 30, USACE Galveston District awarded a $16.9 million contract to Great Lakes Environmental and Infrastructure LLC of Rocklin, California, for repairs and raises to the Port Arthur Coastal Storm Risk Management System. “This contract is a major milestone for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay, Texas Coastal Storm Risk Management and Ecosystem Restoration […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location. While this process is often associated with moving contaminated soils to a place where they can be safely capped, today, dredging is also increasingly about harnessing natural processes to create new landforms and ecological systems. New “dredge landscapes,” man-made […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Terry Brown (D-Pigeon) voted in favor of Senate Bill 233 yesterday, a bill that would fund more than 70 different projects, including the James H. Lincoln Memorial Bathing Beach acquisition. The bill also funds 49 emergency dredging projects across the state, including Caseville Municipal Harbor, Harbor Beach Municipal Marina and Port Austin State […]