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  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mississippi  Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith has announced the award of a $56.6 million contract to carry out Phases 3 and 4 of a barrier island restoration project on Ship Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fixed-price contract is part of the Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program, a comprehensive initiative authorized and funded by Congress to aid […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois for $7.21 million to conduct periodic nourishment of the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE and the Delaware Department of […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Douglas B. Mackie, Chief Executive Officer of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from 1995 to 2011, passed away on September 11, 2019.    Doug also served in many leadership roles at the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) including Association President several times. He and his brother Don followed in their footsteps, Doug working […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 9-15, 2019).   First Phase of Fountain Lake Dredging Almost Done The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $141 million. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these significant capital and maintenance dredging awards for our company. We expect these projects to contribute positively to Great Lakes’ performance this year and in […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $7.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet (Avalon and Stone Harbor) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released this beautiful photo from the Babe’s Beach nourishment project in Galveston, TX, adding that the beach fill work is currently underway near 61st street. This project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place up to 711,000 cubic yards of beach […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC, Old Brook, Illinois, has been awarded a $26.4 million contract for the Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging project. According to the DOD, work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2020. The work is part of the regular maintenance of the multiple […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $6.4 million contract issued recently by the Army Corps’ New England District in Concord, Massachusetts. The contract that was awarded on July 11, 2019 will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Inc., of Oak Brook, Illinois. According […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $3.7 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the removal of stamp sands in Grand Traverse Harbor near the Town of Gay, Michigan. Dredging is underway and expected to continue through the end of the calendar year, […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District employees from the Planning Management team have been out in the field this summer surveying marina owners and operators from 6 harbors in Lake Ontario between Wilson Harbor, Wilson, NY and Little Sodus Bay Harbor, Fair Haven, NY.  The purpose of the surveys is to provide a detailed […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Town of Nags Head, NC, said in their latest project update that the beach nourishment works are making steady progress towards Outer Banks Pier near Mile Post 18.5 in the 8900 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road. Construction is expected to tie into the already nourished beach just south of the pier […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, yesterday announced $1.06 million in funding over three years for 10 projects under the Great Lakes Protection Initiative (GLPI), the Government of Canada informs. The funding is part of the additional investment of $44.84 million for the Great Lakes Protection Initiative announced in Budget 2017. Projects […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just announced that the 96th Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting will occur August 13-14, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. The CERB provides guidance to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on coastal engineering research. This 96th meeting will focus on: Sediment Transport and Regional Sediment Management. […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The beach nourishment operations have passed Jennette’s Pier and are now progressing south near Mile Post 16.5 in the 8000 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. In the update they said that sometime on Thursday, August 1, construction will jump to the submerged pipeline located near Mile […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Cape May Inlet to Lower Township (Cape May City) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The $7.6 million project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, the U.S. […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a meeting in Lake Linden later this month to discuss with the public three alternatives tentatively selected for further analysis in the fight to save this important natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The meeting will take place on July 31 at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, located […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Katerra, an international construction company, in cooperation with the Government of Tamil Nadu, has officially kicked of the Jet Lake dredging project in Veppanapalli Panchayat Union. This dredging program is part of a Government of Tamil Nadu initiative undertaken to address the ongoing acute water crisis caused by delayed monsoon across the state. “Dredging of […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will soon start work on a new collaborative restoration project at Lake Erie Metropark to improve shoreline and coastal wetland in the park. The project is possible thanks to a $1.5 million grant from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “With that, the Metroparks’ Natural […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District has announced the award of a construction contract for habitat creation in the St. Louis River near Superior, Wisconsin. USACE, on behalf of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has awarded a construction contract for more than $1.6 million to Roen Salvage Company from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, for […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, released the latest update on their beach nourishment scheme earlier this week, saying that the construction has been progressing north from the submerged pipeline located near Mile Post 16 (about the 7100 block of South Virginia Dare Trail, just north of Jennette’s Pier). According to the update, […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior leaders from the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, together with the officials from other districts, spent the beginning of the week at the Corps, New England for quarterly regional governance meetings. During the visit, officials toured the district’s ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project – a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, yesterday (July 16th) presented an update on the current beach nourishment operations. As reported, the construction has been progressing north from the submerged pipeline located near Mile Post 16 (about the 7100 block of South Virginia Dare Trail, just north of Jennette’s Pier). However, the subline near Mile […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, held their 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo in Chicago, IL the first week of June. With the theme “Why Dredging is Good”, the selection committee named Isaac Hametz and Brian Davis the 2019 winners […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    After completion of a cleanup program in the Matampay River, the Watermaster dredgers are now working on the shallow parts of the Rio Grande de Mindanao River, the second largest river in the Philippines. During the early years, water hyacinths flowed and accumulated into the deeper section of the river, causing heavy flooding and affecting […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC has announced that the dump scow Kurt Schulte departed the dredger Dale Pyatt last week to offload the 2,000th scow of dredged material on the USACE Boston Harbor Improvement Deepening Project. Cashman has just released this beautiful photo of the dredger Dale Pyatt crew and the survey vessel […]