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  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday that it had completed previously-announced private offering of $325 million of 8.000% Senior Notes due 2022. The company also announced that it used a portion of the net proceeds from its sale of the 2022 Notes to purchase approximately $186.1 million of its $275.0 million aggregate principal […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sutton Council has just announced that paths around the Beddington Park will be closed for at least three months whilst the lake is dredged as part of the HLF project. In July 2016 the council was successfully awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery and Big Lottery Funds to deliver a £3.7 million project to restore, […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A public–private partnership that supports habitat restoration throughout the Great Lakes basin, the Sustain Our Great Lakes partners yesterday announced $5.18 million in grant funding for 19 restoration projects in the Great Lakes basin. Grant recipients will match the new funding with an additional $6.4 million, for a total on-the-ground conservation impact of $11.6 million. The […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shipments of coal on the Great Lakes totaled 25,347,709 tons in 2012, a decrease of 8.2 percent compared to 2011. The trade was 25 percent off its 5-year average. Shipments from Lake Superior ports – 15.1 million tons – were just about even with 2011. Included in that total were 1.3 million tons shipped to […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    JND Thomas Company, Inc. (JND Thomas), based out of Riverdale, California, was the main contractor for the Wilde Lake dredging project.  During the project, approximately 11,500 m³ (15,000 cubic yards) of sediment was removed from two distinct areas within the lake—the northwestern portion of the lake where the stream enters and at a cove area at the southern […]

  • 20 November 2012

    The Onondaga Lake Visitors Center is now open giving the community a chance to experience and learn about the lake cleanup firsthand. The center was designed and built by Honeywell to provide public access to the significant work taking place by hundreds of scientists, engineers, and skilled craft laborers from this region. Displays highlight the […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator Pam Helming earlier this week announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the application deadline for the Lake Ontario General Permit as well as the expiration date of the permit. According to an official statement, this will allow property owners affected by last year’s devastating Lake Ontario flooding and […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced $1.1 million in federal funding for the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) through the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). The DEC will use these vital resources to support projects along the Great Lakes in New York. “It is imperative that we […]

  • 10 December 2010

    Civic agencies will soon start work on a boat house and other tourist facilities at Velachery lake. Inspecting the lake on Thursday, Mayor … (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, December 10, 2010;

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove the Ashtabula River on Lake Erie from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement by U.S. Representative Dave Joyce, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Brad Richardson, project coordinator for the Carter Lake restoration, stated that the dredging project is set for June and July. “Part of the shoreline work will involve some spot vegetation kills with chemicals and use of a weed harvester,” he added. During the Omaha meeting, Richardson and other officials updated the public on the project […]

  • 31 July 2012

    According to ynn.com, one of the final stages in the effort to clean-up Onondaga Lake is set to begin. When the project does start, 185 acres of the lake are expected to be dredged, and another 417 acres will be capped with clean sediment. That’s about 20 percent of the lake. Ynn.com reports that this […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    By action of the eight Great Lakes states at the Great Lakes Commission’s Annual Meeting, held on Sept. 30 in Buffalo, N.Y., the “Flexibility in the federal standard for navigation dredging projects in the Great Lakes basin” resolution has been adopted. At the meeting attendees agreed that dredging is vital to ensure safe navigation for shippers […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The law firm of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP is investigating potential accounting and securities fraud at Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation. Background on the Great Lakes Investigation Located in Oak Brook, Illinois, Great Lakes is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Ecology and Environment Engineering, P.C. (E & E) has been awarded the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC’s) Platinum Award in the Studies, Research and Consulting Engineering Services category. The prestigious award recognizes E & E’s pioneering study evaluating the influence of open-lake placement of dredged material on harmful algal blooms in the Western Lake […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced last Friday, December 18, that the state has filed a request for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed plan to place dredged material from the Cleveland Harbor directly in Lake Erie. Dredging ensures that water is deep enough for commercial cargo ships to safely […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $220,000 to the City of Duluth to protect coastal wetland habitat along the shoreline of Lake Superior. “Duluth will use EPA funding to protect important coastal wetland habitats identified by the Lake Superior Action and Management Plan,” EPA said in their announcement. “Grants like this one demonstrate why full […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works and removal of water Hyacinth from Lake Victoria are set to begin in the following days, Kenya Ports Authority announced today. “Tomorrow, January 18, HE Rt Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga will officiate commencement of the exercise here at the Kisumu Pier,” KPA said in their official statement. KPA Managing Director Dr Arch. Daniel […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Coastal engineer Fiona Duckett of W. F. Baird and Associates Coastal Engineers gave a presentation to the Board of Directors of Ausable Bayfield Conservation Authority (ABCA) about shoreline protection at the board’s meeting on May 18, 2017. Duckett spoke to the board on shore protection structures, including current policies and procedures, and next steps to update […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control recently received an application for a permit to dredge accumulated sediment in Lake Hartwell. According to the Corps, the proposed work is located in Seneca, Oconee County. In detail, the project consists of dredging approximately 593 cubic yards of accumulated silt and […]

  • 22 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they will proceed with plans to build a new Soo Lock, one of the largest Great Lakes infrastructure projects in a generation, the Lake Carriers’ Association informs.  The news came in the form of an announcement that the Corps has formally allocated $32 million this fiscal […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Working Group is sponsoring a workshop on Wednesday (August 31) in Jensen Beach to engage the public in the Lake Okeechobee Watershed project (LOW). The purpose of the LOW project is: to improve the quantity and timing of water entering Lake Okeechobee and the northern estuaries; to improve regional water […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released yesterday the following statement after the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 (S. 1024): “The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is a critical program for our region, the health of our communities, and the protection of our clean water resource. “I […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Department of Natural Resources grants totaling more than $850,000 will fund removal of sediment and logjams from Indiana’s lakes and rivers. The grants were awarded by DNR director Rob Carter, and are provided through the Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program in the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. The 17 projects involve 11 lakes […]

  • 18 March 2011

    The Administration’s proposal to slash the Great Lakes dredging budget by 32 percent in FY12 has the Great Lakes shipping industry… (workboat) [mappress] Source: workboat, March 18, 2011