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  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fayette County’s contractor, Massana has completed its work in the lake bed for the dredging of Lake Peachtree. The announcement was made by the Fayette County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charles Oddo, “We’re very pleased to bring this portion of the lake project to a close, and timing could not be better with the rain that is predicted […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Fayette County officials plan to conduct dredging of the Lake Peachtree. The dredging is necessary to remove silt and muck that has accumulated over the years on the lake’s bottom, The Citizen informed. According to Fayette County Administrator Steve Rapson, the County’s consulting engineering firm is making lake dredging plan, and the project timeline is […]

  • 28 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA Eastern Chapter will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 16, from 8am-4pm at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, GA. An icebreaker reception will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00pm at the Sun Dial Restaurant, high atop the Westin on its 72nd floor offering sweeping 360 degree views of the city. […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Beginning next month, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing its annual spring maintenance dredging at the harbor entrance, boat launch and the inner harbour area. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents. Significant amounts of sand are deposited at the mouth of […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Superior Dredging of Illinois has announced that their Fall 2017 dredge projects n Jimmerson Lake, Indiana, are underway. The work, conducted by their brand new Ellicott Swinging Dragon Dredge Jenny-Kay, started at Site 1 by the dam on West Bachelor Road last week. It will continue its work on the channel towards the east. This area […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013. This bill includes a measure she worked to include that sets aside 20 percent of new funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining Great Lakes ports […]

  • 22 July 2010

    Dredging, the task of scooping up sediment, branches and tossed-out junk that makes passing through waterways a hazard for boaters, is proceeding on the Chain ’O Lakes, though a sopping early summer has slowed the pace. “We had the wettest June in 108 years,” said Ron Barker, Fox Waterway Agency deputy director of operations. “We […]

  • 8 July 2013

    SANY America recently hosted customers and dealers at its first 2013 open house event at the company’s North American headquarters in Peachtree City. On display were the first SANY SCC8150 crawler crane and the first SRC885 rough-terrain crane to arrive at SANY America’s headquarters, as well as other recently introduced SANY cranes and excavators. Prospects […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale channel maintenance project will soon be underway at Green Island Wildlife Management Area, in Jackson County, to remove silt from the water delivery channel that runs from the Blake’s Lake boat ramp to the outlet structure on the Mississippi River, also known as the 5th Channel. The project is expected to last until […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Mark Dayton stated last week that he looks forward to Fountain Lake being dredged and becoming a hub for tourism and economic development. “This project will benefit the people that live here and visit this area,” said Dayton. “Fountain Lake is a gem that defines who we are in Albert Lea,” said Mayor Vern […]

  • 23 April 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to make sure sediments do not flow out of the nearly dry North Park Lake while contractors dredge the body back to its original depth. The lake was drained last year to allow for dredging this summer. Two creeks flow into the lake and they have… […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Hagerstown has just released a video update on their City Park Lower Lake dredging project, undertaken by Edwin A. and John O. Crandell Inc. In this video, the city engineer, Rodney Tissue, explains the dredging process, why it’s being done and difference it will make. Through this dredging scheme, about 18,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 4 October 2012

    Greenbrier State Park staff is set to gradually drawdown about six feet of water from the park’s 42-acre lake, beginning October 15, to allow for some much needed maintenance work. The improvements include, repairing the lake’s popular boat ramp and removing accumulated sediment for better boating access. “After building up for more than 45 years, […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The Hussain Sagar lake cleaning and catchment area improvement project began four years ago, but so far only 60% work has been completed, The Times of India reports. Though the state government fixed a fresh deadline (March 2013) to complete the project, the authority is likely to miss this deadline too as some major works, […]

  • 14 June 2011

    On June 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and other participating organizations will announce details of the first-ever Great Lakes Week scheduled for October 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. The theme of Great Lakes Week is “Working Together, Taking Action” and will bring representatives of the U.S. and Canadian governments together with a broad coalition of […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lakes and Rivers Contracting Inc., of Lemont (IL) is about to begin a long-awaited Waubonsie Lake dredging project. The City Council has just approved the contract to dredge and filter the lake bottom in Waubonsie Lake Park, off Kautz Road near Clarendon Lane, reported the Chicago Tribune. This $1.85 million dredging contract is the first such in more than twenty […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26), a member of the bipartisan Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, discussed the importance of the Great Lakes from both an environmental and economic standpoint at a Washington, DC Summit and on the House Floor. The summit was hosted by the Northeast-Midwest Institute (NEMWI), a nonpartisan research-based organization whose mission is to […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Lisa Murkowski yesterday succeeded in leveraging her position on the Energy and Waters Appropriations Subcommittee to deliver resources in the 2016 funding bill that will initiate or maintain infrastructure projects in Alaska.   The appropriations bill, which passed the full Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday, will fund studies, research, port projects and energy innovations that will […]

  • 4 May 2012

    An unprecedented effort to restore the Great Lakes will be highlighted in Cleveland this September when hundreds of advocates, scientists, public officials and conservation leaders gather for Great Lakes Week 2012. The theme of this year’s event, to be held Sept. 10-13 in downtown Cleveland, is “Taking Action, Delivering Results.” It will focus public attention […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The clean-up has begun of a section of Pukekura Park’s lake system. Last week the dredging of sediment from the Main Lake was stopped when the upper part of the Serpentine, between the main and lily lakes, was clogged with fresh sediment. Manager Parks Mark Bruhn says a sucker truck is being used to pump […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Vessels

    The 350-foot-long tourist landmark on Lake Kalamazoo, S.S. Keewatin steamship will be set free once 50,000 cubic yards of the muck and mud are removed this week. The Keewatin is surrounded by approximately 12 feet of silt and dredging the muck is the first step to getting the ship ready to cover a 600-mile trip […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Havasu dredging project has been put on hold because of the thick lake weed.  Floating lake weed patches are particularly thick in the area at the moment due to prevailing wind and current conditions causing frequent clogging of the jet drive intakes on the dredge boat. According to the Lake Havasu Marine Association President, Jim Salscheider, the project […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Rep’s Bill Huizenga, Dan Benishek and Candice Miller, joined by two New York State colleagues, introduced a bill to have the U.S. Corps of Engineers treat the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway as one unit when it comes to dredging makes sense. This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock are making good progress with the removal of sediment from the bottom of Lake Decatur. According to Matt Newell, interim director of the Decatur Public Works Department, the works are progressing well in Basin 3, between U.S. 36 and East William Street Road, and will shut down for the year before […]