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  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Todd Young (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, yesterday visited the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. Senator Young has worked on several issues in support of the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor during his time in the Senate, including supporting the Port’s application for a U.S. Department of Transportation FASTLANE grant. He […]

  • 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. […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and East Chicago Waterway Management District will hold a public meeting to present this year’s Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging schedule and activities. This event will take place on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at City Hall, Annex Building in East Chicago, Indiana. The current dredging and confined disposal facility (CDF) […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Long-delayed dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal might start in September if federal officials approve an agreement for funding, says nwitimes.com. The plan’s approval is in the hands of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said Ellen Gregory, attorney for the waterway district. The Indiana Harbor is located in East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana, […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Visclosky joined local officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to commemorate the start of the dredging of the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal on Monday, October 29th. The Indiana Harbor Ship Canal is a federal navigable waterway, maintained by USACE and last dredged in 1972. The current dredging will take […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana DNR’s Lake and River Enhancement program has awarded Winona Lake Preservation Association a grant for a dredging project on Winona Lake in Kosciusko County. According to the release, the project will include a temporary closure of the public access site and ramp on the northwest side of the lake for about four weeks […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources announced another dredging project funded by Indiana’s Lake and River Enhancement Program. This dredging project is set to begin in September on Little Turkey Lake in Lagrange County near Stroh, IN. Beginning sometime during the second week of September and continuing through the end of October, the public access […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutra Group has launched its new 6,000cy Hydraulic Dump Scow built in Corn Island Shipyard, Grandview, Indiana. The launching ceremony took place on August 20, 2019. Following the launching, christening and commissioning of the Dump Scow ES15, the vessel will finish sea trials and additional testing this week. Next week the ES15 will head to […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indiana Harbor Canal (IHC) 2019 dredge season has been underway since the summer and will continue through the fall, reports the Army Corps’ Chicago District. Indiana Harbor, located on the southwest extent of Lake Michigan, is being performed by Kokosing Construction Company. Under the deal, the contractor will mechanically dredge the sediment within the […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    An Indiana Harbor and Canal pre-dredge virtual public meeting will be held on June 17, 2020, at 6 p.m. to discuss the start of Indiana Harbor dredging this year, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District in their latest release. According to USACE, dredging will resume at Indiana Harbor in July and will […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on 2013 Indiana Harbor dredging program. This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 5 p.m. (Central), and will include a presentation of the 2013 Indiana Harbor dredging activities and schedule. Background In late Oct. 2012, construction was completed at the Indiana Harbor […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor completed a landmark year in 2017 and is poised for significant future growth as a result of several historic developments, Ports of Indiana said in its latest announcement.  “We had a strong year in part because our world-class companies continue to drive new business through our port,” said Port Director […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The recent completion of a $52 million project to rid Roxana Marsh of contaminated sediment will speed the recovery of Indiana’s Grand Calumet River, marking a step forward for one of the Great Lakes’ most complex Area of Concern cleanups. Representatives from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of […]

  • 23 March 2010

    Dredging work has been finished on the first small section of the heavily polluted Grand Calumet River in northwestern Indiana… [mappress] Source:newstalk,March 23,2010;

  • 20 June 2010

    Construction of a storage site for contaminated sediment dredged from the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal is on hold due to a labor dispute.   [mappress] Source: nwitimes, June 20, 2010;

  • 5 August 2011

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has awarded nearly $900,000 in grants for lake and river projects throughout the state. (insideindianabusiness) [mappress] Source: insideindianabusiness, August 5, 2011

  • 10 September 2012

    A public meeting that will provide information about upcoming dredging at Indiana Harbor is planned for Thursday in East Chicago. According to nwitimes.com, the meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to run from 6 to 8 p.m. on the second floor of East Chicago City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. Army Corps […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Tri-Lakes Property Owners Association announced a lengthy dredging project that will begin in mid July on the Tri Lakes Lake Chain located in northern Whitley County. This project funded by Indiana’s Lake and River Enhancement Program will affect boating traffic on Round Lake, Little Cedar Lake, and […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Shamel Abou-El-Seoud, a lead engineer and chief of construction and operations for the Army Corps’ Chicago district, told the state port commission that USACE will request funds to complete an important dredging project for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. According to nwitimes.com, these funds likely wouldn’t be available until the fiscal year that begins Oct. […]

  • 27 May 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and three other federal and state agencies will host a meeting June 2 to update the public on a contaminated sediment cleanup planned for the East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana, area. The cleanup, funded under the Great Lakes Legacy Act, involves the Grand Calumet River and Roxana Marsh, near the […]

  • 13 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    University of Iowa researchers have confirmed that sediments of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind., are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). [mappress] Source: Science Daily, January 12, 2010

  • 3 June 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, and… (nwitimes) [mappress] Source: nwitimes, June 3, 2011  

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) are partnering on this Earth Day to remind private, public and commercial land owners that permits are required if wetlands and/or streams may be impacted during a project. “With construction season here and many residents currently experiencing flooding, it […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indiana House members recently approved a measure sponsored by State Rep. Scott Pelath that will mitigate erosion along Lake Michigan’s lakefront by using sand dredged from the lakebed. Yesterday, Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law the Senate Bill (SB) 178 under which all clean sand dredged from the Lake Michigan will be used to replenish Northwest Indiana’s badly eroded […]

  • 21 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    EAST CHICAGO | Invoices went out at the beginning of the year seeking money from industries along the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal and companies that use the waterways, but so far, no one’s paid up. [mappress] Source:nwitimes,February 21,2010;

  • 3 October 2011

    A dredging project slated for next spring at Indiana Harbor in East Chicago will help take away dirt with toxic chemicals in it…   BY Teresa Auch Schultz (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, October 3, 2011;