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  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s hopper dredge Liberty Island yesterday delivered the last load of sand to eastern Emerald Isle, marking the completion of dredging/pumping activities for Phase I of the post-Florence Renourishment Project. Following the completion of the works, GLDD’ dredge Liberty Island departed the site yesterday afternoon for her next project. The project […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the Great Lake. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to DNR. Under the 1987 Great […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the last couple of days, dredges Dodge Island and Padre Island have been busy working on the Morehead City Harbor Federal Navigation Project. According to the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, the third dredge, the Liberty Island will be also transiting to Morehead City Harbor with dredging/pumping activities scheduled to initiate Friday afternoon/early evening (3/8/19) subsequent […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2019 program based on the recently approved work plan. The additional $77.6 million will be used in 2019 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes and fund initial construction for the New Soo […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) has provided more than $2.5 billion to clean up contaminated harbors, restore fish habitat and keep invasive species out of the Great Lakes, according to a study by the University of Michigan’s Research Seminar in Quantitative Economics. According to the study, every federal dollar spent on GLRI projects between 2010 through […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Historic Egmont Key – the small island that experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline – will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The Army Corps recently awarded a $10.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has just won a $47.9 million contract for channel dredging works in Hillsborough County, Florida. According to the FedBizOpps, the project consists of dredging approximately 4 million cubic yards from the Big Bend Channel of Tampa Harbor. Also included in the project is the Entrance Channel, Turning Basin, East Channel, […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7,183,435 contract for maintenance dredging of the inland waterway between the Delaware Bay and the Chesapeake Bay, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). According to the Army Corps, Philadelphia District, maintenance dredging under this contract will be performed at various locations along the waterway in  […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began implementing an innovative project for aquatic ecosystem restoration along the Niagara River in summer 2018 by using a resource that is abundantly available to the agency: dredged sediment. According to the Corps, the project will result in restoration of approximately 10 acres of coastal wetland habitat […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2018. For the three months ended June 30, 2018, GLDD reported revenue of $150.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $1.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $21.4 million. During the second quarter, GLDD was awarded 46% of […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) confirmed yesterday the receipt of a $69.8 million award on the San Jacinto River in Houston, Texas. This unique and challenging project is the first major Houston-area flood-control project after Hurricane Harvey and will restore a 2 mile-long stretch of the San Jacinto River to its pre-Harvey state. After the storm passed […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last Friday unveiled a video on the partnering that drives beneficial use opportunities along the Great Lakes. In the video, Brigadier General Mark Toy, Commander of the Army Corps Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, explains the innovative partnering efforts occurring across the Great Lakes Navigation System […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a series of public engagement sessions this summer to update the public on the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) and to seek their input on future priorities. The first engagement session will be held on June 13 in Toledo, followed by sessions in Rochester, Duluth, Milwaukee, Saginaw, and […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that following their push, the Senate Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) includes a new authorization for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study. The senators said that following the damaging flooding that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last summer, causing millions of dollars in damages, […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant of $1,679,104 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) to increase its efforts to protect and restore Wisconsin’s Great Lakes coastal wetlands. “This funding will enable our state partners in Wisconsin to safeguard and restore key habitats along Lake Michigan’s […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) yesterday reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018. For the first three months GLDD reported revenue of $146.6 million, net loss from continuing operations of $9.3 million and Adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations of $11.7 million. According to the company, excluding the charges relating to GLDD’s previously announced […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new £27 million scheme to improve the water environment across England has been jointly launched by Defra, Natural England and the Environment Agency. The Water Environment Grant scheme will provide £9 million each year over the next three years to applicants applying for funding to restore local eco-systems and deliver substantial benefits to people and the […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Sea Grant and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday announced that $200,000 is available for Great Lakes ecosystem-based management projects through the New York Great Lakes Basin Small Grants Program, which is administered by New York Sea Grant in partnership with DEC. “These grants support eco-based recreation and tourism projects […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A bipartisan group of U.S. Representatives are lobbying against proposed deep cuts to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative.  The Co-Chairs of the House Great Lakes Task Force, Congressman Bill Huizenga, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, Congressman Sean Duffy and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter and Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition Co-Chairs, Congressman David P. Joyce and Rick Nolan, released the following […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently joined 17 colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) R.D. James requesting sufficient funding for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, along with members of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study in the president’s FY2019 budget request. Following the damaging flood waters that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last year, causing millions […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) last week announced two new appointments, Kathleen Mackie LaVoy joined the company as the new Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary and Annette Cyr as the Vice President of Human Resources. CEO Lasse Petterson commented: “We are excited to announce these changes to our executive […]

  • 18 January 2018

    U.S. Senators Rob Portman, co-Chair of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, and Task Force member Sherrod Brown, sent a letter to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget as well as the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army Corps requesting funding for a Great Lakes coastal resiliency study in the President’s FY 2019 budget […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Lakes MP Tim Farron has written to the Environment Agency asking them to dredge and maintain the River Bela behind Milnthorpe Corinthians FC. Last week, heavy rainfall resulted in the club house flooding again and the training pitch being deluged in flood water and rubble. According to Tim, this is the second time that […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission will tomorrow, October 24, organize a webinar named “Sediment Choreography: Using natural forces to maintain harbors”. This informational webinar, which starts at 10 a.m. EDT / 9 a.m. CDT, will explore new approaches to upstream management practices using a river’s natural energy to reduce sediment load – and thus the amount of […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources, Victoria, Australia, yesterday released a video of the 60-meter trailing suction hopper dredger Tommy Norton’ arriving at his home port of Gippsland Lakes. The recently delivered hopper dredger has already started work to deliver safe and reliable ocean access for the commercial vessels that cross the entrance […]