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  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio House of Representatives gave its final approval yesterday to legislation (Senate Bill 1) that makes great strides in protecting western Lake Erie from toxic algae and the threats it poses to people’s drinking water and the lake’s $12.9 billion dollar tourism industry. The Ohio Senate is expected to promptly approve the bill and […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME reported another particularly active first half-year in 2015. A net profit of 119.8 million euros (1H14: 62.6 million euros) was realized on an (economic) turnover of 1,218.7 million euros. Besides the many ongoing projects on all continents, several largescale projects in Australia (Wheatstone and Hay Point) and in Belgium (Northwind wind farm) were successfully completed; good progress was made on the […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In testimony on Capitol Hill before the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, April 22, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick praised The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proficiency in the Sandy recovery work. According to the Army’s chief of engineers, the Hurricane Sandy operations and maintenance program is more than 70 percent […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has announced a scheduling change for the initial construction of the Long Beach Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. On December 5, 2014 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) for $128 million to complete initial […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week awarded a $57.6-million contract to reconstruct beaches and dunes in Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle City as part of a joint state and federal partnership that is making New Jersey’s coastline more resilient following Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration announced. The contract, which entails the construction […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Friday, May 17, President Barack Obama spent several hours at Ellicott’s headquarters and factory in Baltimore, MD, USA, meeting with workers, inspecting dredge machinery, and making a policy speech on U.S. Government plans to accelerate infrastructure projects. He spoke to over 500 people in attendance. Customers and vendors flew in from around the country […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) yesterday highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe, efficient and cost-effective navigation channels in the nation’s inland waterways and ports. “The recent deliveries of four state-of-the-art vessels, constructed by nearly 700 American workers in U.S. shipyards, are a reflection of the U.S. dredging industry’s continued investment in […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Crews with the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC Dredge Alaska completed dredging operations Sunday night at the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. “I want to sincerely thank all of the hardworking NCDOT crews and the dredge crews for […]

  • 17 September 2010

    Plum Island residents take note: “Dredging to begin… Expect noise and light,” proclaims the flashing lighted sign by Salisbury Beach State Reservation. The message is one that will soon resonate with some Plum Island neighbors across the way. No, aliens aren’t invading – the sign is a reminder to residents and visitors that the project […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year and the bike lane, which had been closed during construction activities earlier this year, […]

  • 13 January 2012

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $6,805,219 for three harbor projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge and make repairs and improvements to docks in Milwaukee, Superior and Two Rivers. The State’s Harbor Assistance Program provides 80 percent of the needed funds, with the grant recipients providing a required 20 percent […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project has entered a new phase with commencement this week of the actual dredging that will deepen the Port’s main harbor channel to a depth of -50 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the project that will be completed in approximately 18 months at the same time that the […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Assembly Appropriations Committee has approved Assemblyman Jay Webber’s legislation (A3804) creating a fund to preserve New Jersey’s second largest lake. “Greenwood Lake is a great natural, economic, and recreational resource for New Jersey, supplying more than 3 million of our residents with drinking water daily,” said Webber. “Establishing annual funding dedicated to this essential […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging effort began on December 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  Up to five hopper dredges will be in the area at one time working 24-hour […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said that operations have wound down on the Brevard County Beach Erosion Control Project with the completion of the North Reach. The South Reach was completed in January. Dredged beach sand now reinforces more than 10 miles of Brevard County shoreline. The sand placement reconstructs areas of […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, yesterday confirmed the Government of Canada’s funding to clean up contaminated sediment at Randle Reef in Hamilton Harbour. Environment Canada will lead the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation Project in partnership with the Province of Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U. S. Steel […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working now to transform its civil works program, improve performance and responsiveness, increase customer satisfaction, and improve the reliability of the nation’s water infrastructure. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, provided that update before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, during a Feb. […]

  • 2 December 2012

    Congressman Tim Bishop, NYS Senator Ken Lavalle and Assemblyman Fred Thiele announced that work to replenish the badly-eroded beaches West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) and Tiana Beach began on Friday using sand dredged from Shinnecock Inlet. The work includes a previously-approved project to restore the beach at WOSI to its pre-Hurricane Irene condition by adding […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The State Bond Commission approved nearly $160 million for projects statewide and over $814,000 in savings from refinancing existing public debt at its October 17 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy. “We saved taxpayers money by refinancing $9 million of public debt in St. Tammany Parish,” said Treasurer Kennedy. “In addition, the Bond Commission […]

  • 20 February 2012

    IACC is holding a B2B luncheon meet on the 20th of February at Grand Hyatt, Chennai where the delegation will present and also hold one-to-one meetings to explore business opportunities of working together. Francisco Sanchez, Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, U.S Department of Commerce is the Chief Guest while Jennifer McIntyre, U.S Consul […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lake Gregory’s swim beach is on track to be dredged of sediment and adorned with fresh sand in time for Memorial Day weekend, the San Bernardino County said in its latest release. The county has secured all permits needed from state and federal agencies and the work is set to begin this week. “Dredging in the […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, which includes the governors the five Gulf states and members of the Obama Administration, has the power to direct unprecedented resources from the RESTORE Act, a bill passed Congress in June 2012 to direct civil fines from BP and the responsible parties in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Miami Harbor is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first Florida port expansion project to deepen to 50-plus feet, employing some of the highest environmental protection protocols outside of a designated National Marine Sanctuary. USACE has worked daily with its contractor and multiple federal, state and local agencies to help ensure the health of the […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, has been awarded a contract to dredge the approach channel, the manoeuvring area and the berths for the Chevron’s new Wheatstone liquefied natural gas (LNG) project nearby the town of Onslow, located along the Australian north-west coast. The contract represents a value of about AUD […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Peabody Mayor Edward A. Bettencourt, Jr. has announced that the long-awaited Crystal Lake Restoration Project is finally underway. Work crews are mobilizing at the site and will begin the vital dredging process in a matter of days. Tons of sediment will be removed from the lake basin to restore the water to […]