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  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies IADC, in its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, has posted an article about the Geotextile Tubes as a replacement for rockfill for the Polder Dike in Saemangenum, South Korea. The 33.9-km-long Saemangeum Sea Dike links Gunsan in the north to Buan in the south. As of now it is […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that in order to achieve the authorized project depth in the Calumet Outer Harbor, bedrock will be removed starting on August 10, 2017 through July 2018. The Corps awarded the $6.05 million contract to Roen Salvage Company of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., on September 30, […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, and Secretary of Natural Resources, Mark Belton, joined members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District team yesterday to observe beach renourishment at Ocean City, MD. During the visit, Governor Hogan said: “Now most people are aware of how great the beaches are here, but what most visitors don’t realize is Ocean City’s prime […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has tested a new type of floating willow mattress. It keeps the reed marsh that develops on top floating for longer than the present ‘sinking’ reed marshes. The new type provides better wave attenuation than the older structure. As a result, these floating reed marshes help to defend shores and therefore improve flood protection, ultimately generating savings […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract for beach replenishment from southern Deal to Loch Arbour, worth $38 million, to Manson Construction Company. The project will cover the area stretching from Philips Avenue in Deal south to Loch Arbour. Work to replenish this stretch of the shore will begin in spring 2015. A contract […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal celebrated yesterday 102 years of successful operations and service to the global maritime community, just one day after welcoming its 100th transit through the expanded waterway. Less than two months following the Expanded Canal’s historic June 26 Inauguration, the Neopanamax vessel Hanjin Xiamen became the 100th vessel to transit the new locks, […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, yesterday announced the completion of the Miami Beach erosional hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the ongoing Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. “The Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate, rose to the challenge and was a great partner, along with the […]

  • 29 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) will next month conduct a nine-day tour of port and harbor communities throughout the state of Michigan to launch the first ‘full spectrum’ economic impact study of ports ever conducted in this state. Through a grant provided by the Michigan Waterways Commission, in cooperation with the City of Alpena, the […]

  • 10 July 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., yesterday celebrated the passage and signing of the RESTORE Act with a five-stop coastal Louisiana tour to highlight the positive impacts of the new law on the state’s parishes and local communities. The RESTORE Act, which was introduced by Sen. Landrieu and will dedicate 80 percent of BP penalties […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi, located on Corpus Christi Bay in the western Gulf of Mexico, has just released their latest business results, saying that the port set three new tonnage records recently, including the highest volume in a single month.  September tonnage was 12.2 million tons, a 27% gain over the previous record set […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), an Illinois based provider of dredging, environmental and infrastructure services, announced yesterday the receipt of a several major dredging awards totaling $164 million. The awarded work includes: Long Beach project (Coastal Protection, New York, $54.4 million); Myrtle Beach project (Coastal Protection, South Carolina, $34.8 million); Nags Head Beach project […]

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

    Signal International Inc., announced today that work toward the design of an Articulated Tug/Barge Hopper Dredge for Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) has been discontinued. Signal and GLDD entered into a contract for the design and build of an AT/B Hopper Dredge in August 2012, with construction originally scheduled to begin in January 2013. […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Western Dredging Association’s (WEDA) Education Commission Reservoir Sediments Dredging Panel is set to take place on Friday August 14, 2020 at 1 PM EST. This panel will discuss the current state of reservoir sedimentation in the United States, estimated reservoir capacity losses, flooding impacts due to the loss capacity, dredging practices to reduce reservoir sedimentation, […]

  • 26 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    On Saturday 24th July 2010 the scale model (1:50) of the powerful self-propelled ocean going rock cutter dredger ‘D’Artagnan’ was formally handed over by DEME’s C.E.O. Alain Bernard to the Panama Canal Authrorities (ACP) during a ceremony in the Miraflores Locks Visitor Centre. The scale model will be permanently exhibited in the most interesting official […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, with the Lake Drummond Reservation and Feeder Ditch opening to canoes and kayaks on August 18, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Crews continue to dredge the canal, which officials at the Norfolk District closed due to […]

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

    IMS Divison of LWT, LLC reports strong global expansion in Asia, Africa, and Latin America for 2012 going into 2013. “Our reputation is growing fast globally and our clientele is confident in our documented successes with governments and private contractors,” says Ryan Horton, IMS Global Sales Director. AFRICA In December 2012, a Nigerian company purchased […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers appropriations for fiscal year 2014 provide more than $150 million for Sacramento District flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration work in California. The appropriations fund projects through September 2014, the end of the federal fiscal year. Funded projects include: Sacramento area: • Folsom Dam Auxiliary Spillway Project construction: $66.4 […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 13 June 2013

    South American Properties, a Company focused on commercial real estate opportunities focused in South America, announces that the Colan Marina project in Peru has completed the initial blueprinting and the survey work of the work site and architectural drawings have been completed for the first two Phases of the project. An exciting opportunity has arisen […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A unique Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference – organized jointly by CEDA, IADC and Dredging Today – was successfully closed today at the Beurs van Berlage center in Amsterdam. The Conference gathered a large number of participants from all over the world, including planners, designers, decision makers, regulators, contractors, project owners and environmental advocates. The […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 7-11, 2014. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Beaux Arts Village’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1,146 feet of Lake Washington shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Beaux […]