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  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    ‘Sustain Our Great Lakes’ partners yesterday released a new report that summarizes Great Lakes restoration efforts supported by the program during its first 10 years. The new report celebrates the first full decade of this innovative public‒private collaboration, with an emphasis on the on-the-ground outcomes the program has helped achieve. Since 2006, the program has […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ohio EPA has identified $10 million dollars of funding from Governor John R. Kasich’s capital budget to promote alternative beneficial uses for Toledo Harbor dredge materials. An agreement between Ohio EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allow dredging of Toledo Harbor and the federal shipping channel to proceed while moving toward an […]

  • 21 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another major milestone for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the electro-mechanical installation phase, one of the most important of the project, has begun with the installation of the first steel rolling gate at the Atlantic side.  “This year, the Expansion Program completed several milestones towards the completion of the project,” said Panama Canal Administrator […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) yesterday announced that a notice of intent has been issued to award a $12.7 million contract for the dredging of Lake Linganore in Frederick County to Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe, Inc. The dredging project will restore water depths, improve water storage capacity for the City of Frederick and Frederick County, […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class comprising all purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive. Great […]

  • 12 August 2010

    Preliminary work is under way on the project to dredge the Kissimmee River channel between Lake Hatchineha and Lake Kissimmee…   theledger [mappress] Source: theledger, August 11, 2010;

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a conveyance change analysis of the St. Clair River in an effort to understand how the river is changing and to further explain its impacts on Great Lakes water levels. The analysis was conducted as part of the Corps’ operational mission of monitoring the connecting […]

  • 18 May 2012

    According to Clare County Drain Commissioner Carl Parks, a $970,000 six-year dredging and improvement project at Surrey Lake is now complete. Parks said the project began in 2006 with engineering, surveying and securing a ten-year bond. The actual dredging didn’t begin until 2009, reports clarecountyreview.com. „The property owners in the special assessment district at Surrey […]

  • 31 December 2010

    The dredging and refilling of Lake Leota was only the start for improving Lake Leota Park and its recreation options, officials said… By GINA DUWE (gazettextra) [mappress] Source: gazettextra, December 31, 2010;

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (“Great Lakes”), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, announced the receipt of two dredging contracts with a combined value of $39.6 million to deepen the main channel of the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Great Lakes […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced that the first of nine environmental impairments, which caused the St. Louis River to be included on a binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern, has been lifted one year ahead of schedule. EPA Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lake Panorama Rural Improvement Zone, located in Panora, IA, about 45 minutes west of Des Moines, recently upgraded its dredging equipment to a new DSC Barracuda Class dredge and 16-inch floating booster unit. Lake Panorama is the largest private lake in Iowa, with 1,400 acres of lake surface, more than 30 miles of shoreline, […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    For the second consecutive time, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has selected Ellicott to supply a new dredge for its lake restoration program. The recently launched Model 460S, named “Brutus”, is being used on Grand Lake St. Marys. Bob Cumbow, Deputy Chief of Ohio State Parks, had an opportunity to visit Ellicott’s factory while […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Analysts at Barclays Capital reduced their target price on shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp. from $9.00 to $8.00 in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Barclays Capital’s target price points to a potential upside of 15.94% from the stock’s previous close. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representatives Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) and Tom Rooney (FL-17) recently sent the following letter to United States Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy in support of the Army Corps making the final policy decisions necessary for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project to be completed. This project is vital to helping restore […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started the first phase of the McGregor Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project to restore habitat within Pool 10 of the Upper Mississippi River. The McGregor Lake project, located near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, will restore and protect island habitat, protect shoreline from erosion and […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Gov. John R. Kasich signed S.B. 1, the legislation that should protect Lake Erie and Ohio’s water quality. The Greater Cleveland Partnership closely monitored the development of this legislation supporting the final version passed by the General Assembly.   Highlights of the bill include: Restricting open lake […]

  • 20 July 2010

    Bradys Run Lake closed Monday as workers prepared to drain and dredge the 28-acre lake in the county-owned Bradys Run Park in Brighton … (timesonline) [mappress] Source: timesonline, July 21, 2010;

  • 23 December 2012

    Citing drought that has led to low water levels, Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken asked in a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee this week to add money to support the dredging of Great Lakes harbors and channels so as not to disrupt shipping. The senators are hoping the committee will add the […]

  • 30 January 2013

    Silver Lake dredging project has received the green light from a school board, reports capegazette. Cape Henlopen Board of Education is ready to accept sediment from an upcoming dredging project on Rehoboth Elementary School property. Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control officials urge the Silver Lake dredging project which would improve the health of […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host this week an informational outreach event featuring discussions about coastal processes, erosion, water levels and Corps’ programs. This event, facilitated by the Corps staff, will discuss: the effect of lake levels on coastal erosion, water level forecasts, things that affect coastal erosion, the role of […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging has resumed on Edgewater Bay to remove the remaining material from the Bayside Water Ski Show area, informs the Shell Rock River Watershed District. According to the officials, this will conclude Phase 1 of the multi-phased project. The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan, will then mobilize their equipment and begin Phase 2, Main Bay and […]

  • 3 August 2011

    The Wonder Lake dredging and lake renewal project, which officials had been hoping could start with construction of a sediment drying… (thewoodstockindependent) [mappress] Source: thewoodstockindependent, August 3, 2011

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, has considerable experience in designing and building weed harvesters and is currently manufacturing a harvester for the Kenyan government. This purpose-built vessel will work on Lake Victoria to remove the extensive ever-expanding mats of water hyacinth that are choking up the lake.

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a $1,496,125 contract for maintenance dredging of the lower Detroit River to Ryba Marine Construction Co., of Cheboygan, Mich. “This important dredging project will help maintain a key Great Lakes navigational channel to keep cargo moving – products like iron ore, limestone, coal and cement that […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Office of the Great Lakes yesterday announced two major advances in the recovery of the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern (AOC). Restrictions on dredging and impairments to aquatic life in the riverbed are no longer considered problems due to successful restoration activities, MDEQ said. The AOC program […]