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  • 9 January 2013

    The Traverse City Commissioners voted to allow improvements to Northwestern Michigan College’s Harbor at its Great Lakes Campus, reports upnorthlive.com. The college’s dredging permit was given the green light by City Commissioners. According to upnorthlive.com, the school and the city say the actual dredging process will be a learning opportunity that could benefit the bay. […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio EPA Director and the U.S. EPA Great Lakes National Program Manager have signed a cooperative project agreement to create a plan for contaminated sediment management and habitat restoration for the Gorge Dam, which is on the Cuyahoga River in the Gorge Metro Park. The project is being funded through the Great Lakes Legacy […]

  • 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 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Long Beach community along the south shore of Long Island, N.Y. like so many others, experienced beach erosion as a result of Hurricane Sandy. The Army Corps’ New York District, together with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are pushing forward with a beachfill project in Strathmere, N.J. The project is part of a bigger scheme, which involves the southern end of Ocean City as well as Ludlum Island (Strathmere and Sea Isle). In Strathmere and Sea Isle, the […]

  • 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 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 2 – July 8, 2018).   PHOTO UPDATE: Unity Island Project Moves Ahead The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander BG, Mark Toy, last week toured the USACE Unity Island Beneficial Use of dredged sediment […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) completed the Holgate beachfill operations on November 23, 2016, marking the conclusion of initial construction of Long Beach Island’s dune and berm system. Dune grass planting is also in progress, with completion anticipated by mid-February. As the USACE said on its […]

  • 2 November 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers opened up bidding for the Carolina and Kure Beach renourishment projects. Great Lakes and Weeks Marine entered their bids Thursday, reports wect.com. Army Corps will review the bids and decide in a few weeks. Town officials say the bids look favorable, and the project is expected to start sometime this […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Congressman Pete Visclosky announced federal funding to fight flooding, promote economic development, and preserve vital natural resources throughout Northwest Indiana. The Little Calumet River Flood Control and Recreational Project is receiving $7,100,000, which will be used to continue construction components of this project, including hiking and biking trails and wetland restoration. In 2011, nearly 2,600 […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ. For the last time, in this contract area, the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, carefully drilled holes in the shale […]

  • 18 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1,628,500 contract to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., for dredging in the Saginaw River. Luedtke will dredge 142,000 cubic yards of sediment from the river, focusing on critical shoals from the Sixth Street Turning Basin near downtown Saginaw to the mouth of the river at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ports of Indiana announced yesterday that the country’s oldest stevedoring company, Metro Ports, will become the new bulk terminal operator at the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Starting July 1, 2017, Metro Ports will manage the loading and unloading of shipments along the port’s East Harbor for port tenants and outside companies shipping bulk cargoes. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]