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  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will complete dredging at Rochester Harbor this week. This season’s dredging operation included removal of over 180,000 cubic yards of material from the Port of Rochester and 5,000 cubic yards from Irondequoit Bay. Slaughter has secured more than $5 million since 2013 for […]

  • 22 February 2011

    Until November 2009, Bethany Beach looked pretty much like it does today — a wide expanse that drops off at the ocean. Then, two storms hit within days and waves and erosion cut away at a protective sand dune, leaving a 15-foot drop-off to the narrow beach that remains. Over the last several weeks, thousands […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    According to al.com, BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard Alabama LLC in Mobile has held a keel-laying ceremony for the second of two dump scows being built for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. Employees and executives from the company gathered at the foot of the 98 ton keel block as long-time shipyard employee Nick Elmes, an […]

  • 20 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $2.58 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Ill., to perform maintenance dredging of the South Brother Island Channel in the East River. Crews will remove approximately from 216,000 cubic yards of material from the bottom of the channel so that […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY), Co-Chair of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to dredge the Port of Rochester and Irondequoit Bay. After receiving a letter from Slaughter in March urging the Corps to obligate funding for dredging purposes, the Corps expects to begin dredging […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Federal funding of $12.455 million that will be used for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor was announced Monday by Congressman Brian Higgins and the Army Corps in Buffalo, NY.  “Advancing a vibrant waterfront and realizing the community benefits that go along with it requires due diligence in protection of the water’s edge and maintenance of […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tom Reed voted in support of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), making water infrastructure upgrades a reality for the nation’s ports and waterways. The bill that passed in the House by a strong bipartisan vote is the agreement reached between the House and Senate WRRDA bills. Through the WRRDA agreement, Congress […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Governor Scott Walker approved grants totaling $12.9 million for eight harbor maintenance and improvements projects in Wisconsin. The funds will be used to dredge waterways in Manitowoc, Oconto, Racine and the town of Washington; and make repairs to dock facilities in Green Bay, Milwaukee and the town of Washburn. HAP grant recipients include: -Town of […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Crews aboard the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District’s three drift-collection vessels have been working to clear drift and debris from the waters in and around the New York and New Jersey Harbor after Tropical Storm Irene. While the mission happens all year, Irene brought storm surge, heavy winds and lots of rain […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs will soon be underway for nearly five miles of critically deficient Feather River west levee between Tudor Road and Cypress Avenue in south Sutter County. In late February, the Army Corps of Engineers issued a $35 million contract to Great Lakes E&I for its Sutter Basin Project, which involves the installation of cutoff walls […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the State of Wisconsin have announced three settlements totaling over $4.5 million to resolve claims for the pollution of the Sheboygan River. The Department of Justice reported that the three companies – Tecumseh Products Co., Thomas Industries, Inc., and Wisconsin Public Service Corp –  will resolve claims for natural resource damages at […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lakelands Concrete Products, located in Livingston County (Lima, NY), is in the midst of a high profile project producing almost 1,000 precast concrete dolosse to be used for the Port of Oswego breakwater/shoreline protection program.   These 32,000 pound a piece concrete structures were designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help rebuild and protect the Port of […]

  • 20 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund a project to restore Braddock Bay, where the boating community, environment and local homeowners have suffered from the blockage of navigations channel, and loss of wetland habitats following the erosion of a former barrier beach that had protected the bay from Lake […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and City of Jacksonville officials have just announced that the work will continue on the Duval County Shore Protection Project throughout the Sea & Sky Spectacular Airshow this weekend. This will limit public access to the area and beachgoers will need to use 1st St. or 2nd St. […]

  • 25 February 2014

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced that work will begin on the Keansburg beach replenishment project that will be completed to restore damage to the Jersey Shore caused by Superstorm Sandy. The work to be done by the Army […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Casey, Congressmen Brady and Fattah and state, local and industry leaders toured Thursday ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations in Philadelphia. Brian Puckett, project manager for Great Lakes Dredging & Dock Co., welcomed the guest aboard the barge, one of the vessels that will be used for the project, giving […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, a national investor-rights law firm with an office in Chicago, IL, announced it is investigating Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. following the resignation of the company’s Chief Operating Officer and President Bruce J. Biemeck, a restatement of the company’s financial statements and a subsequent 30 percent drop in the […]

  • 6 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Nabs Surabaya Dredging Contract (Indonesia) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has been awarded a contract for dredging and maintenance work for the western access channel to the Port of Surabaya in Indonesia.   Dredger “Albatros” Delivered to Dutch Dredging After successful sea and dredging trials, […]

  • 11 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Dredge Yard CEO Over the years Dredge Yard has proven itself as a reliable supplier of many dredge and mining components to many dredge contractors and mining operators world wide. Hereby we are bringing you an exclusive interview with Mr. Basel Yousef, the Dredge Yard CEO, who provided us with invaluable insight […]

  • 9 February 2012

      Representative Fred Upton made the following statement in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement that it has approved $693,000 in funding for dredging and maintenance of the St. Joseph harbor for Fiscal Year 2012. This funding includes the $100,000 that was allocated this past December for emergency dredging. Upton worked closely […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Randle Reef project partners have announced that a path forward has been established for the project. In the summer of 2014, extensive consultation occurred with industry experts to determine options to advance the project within the current budget envelope. After careful consideration of all information received from industry, the project partners have identified modifications […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey are improving the main shipping channels in the Port by deepening them to a depth of 50 feet, allowing more efficient access to the world’s largest oceangoing ships. The Army Corps will conduct an information session (June […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This week, Dredge Technology Corporation (DTC) started its Cutter Suction Simulator Training for the first time in the United States. In collaboration with the Training Institute for Dredging, DTC set up shop temporarily in Clearwater, Florida, to offer this intensive and practical simulator training program. For a duration of two weeks, three-day training sessions are […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $17.7 million contract for the first phase of the Port Monmouth Coastal Storm Risk Management Project to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois. The project will reduce the risks that coastal storms pose to residents […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Environment Canada and the Hamilton Port Authority are launching a structural test project that will provide further information to help in the development of the proposed Randle Reef sediment remediation project. The test project will involve pile driving on Randle Reef in order to confirm engineering design details. The resulting information will be incorporated into […]