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  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Lake Improvement Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys, recently announced the result of its “Name That Dredger” contest. The new dredger destined to join Grand Lake St. Marys State Park’s record-setting fleet will be named “Hoedag”, the moniker of a mythical creature said to prowl the waters […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra, Gareth Ward, has announced that a $330,000 contract has been awarded to repair the storm damaged Lake Illawarra entrance northern breakwater. “The contract for the repair works has been awarded to Coastwide Civil who won the competitive tender process undertaken by the Department of Industry – Lands,” Mr Ward said. The […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Lake Front TV, the government access channel of the City of Leesburg, Florida, has just released the latest update on the Lake Lorraine dredging project. Speaking about the dredging process, Jean Paul, Project Manager of C&M Dredging, said: “We have a GPS-guided dredger out in the lake. Essentially, we pump it (the material) through […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Departments of Justice and the Interior recently joined the New York State Office of the Attorney General (NYSOAG) and Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to announce a proposed settlement with Honeywell International Inc. and Onondaga County related to contamination of Onondaga Lake, portions of its tributaries, and surrounding wetlands and uplands. The proposal would […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District crossed another key hurdle with the execution of the Phase I Engineering Agreement for the Fountain Lake Restoration Project. On March 14, 2013, the District confirmed Barr Engineering as the lead engineers in completing a restoration road map for Fountain Lake. According the Board Chair Clayton Petersen, “This agreement […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced Jonathan W. Berger, Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Deutsche Bank Leveraged Finance Conference in Scottsdale, AZ on Thursday, October 13, 2011. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 7:55 a.m. (MT)/10:55 a.m. (ET). About Company Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is the largest provider […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Santa Cruz Port District has just announced that they will host a christening ceremony for its new $5 million dredger, the Twin Lakes, this week. The new 200-ton machine, built by DSC Dredge LLC from Reserve, Louisiana, will replace the Seabright, which conducted its last dredging operation in June. DSC was commissioned to build the Twin Lakes […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman has announced a $15 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant – the largest single GLRI grant awarded to date by EPA – to the city of Lorain for restoration work in the Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie. The Black River AOC […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit was filed on behalf of certain purchasers of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) common stock over alleged violations of Federal Securities Laws by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation in connection with certain allegedly false and misleading statements made between August 7, 2012 and March […]

  • 28 February 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that the agency is requesting applications from states, municipalities, tribes and nonprofit organizations for new projects to protect and restore the Great Lakes. President Obama has proposed a total of $300 million in funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in Fiscal Year 2011, with approximately $40 […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment operators are expected to begin working this week to dredge stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County, reports the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Over the past roughly 100 years, historic copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Mohawk mines – called stamp sands – were deposited […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 August 2011

    Green Lake has a unique opportunity — supported by the DNR — to create a beautiful new wharf and lakefront in downtown Green Lake.   (riponpress) [mappress] Source: riponpress, August 2, 2011

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The federal agencies and departments of the Great Lakes Interagency Task Force announced opportunities for the public to provide input to a planned update of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan. The updated Action Plan would direct Great Lakes restoration for fiscal years 2015-2019. The public may comment directly to the federal agencies and […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of Little Lake Harbor, located on Lake Superior about 30 miles east of Grand Marais in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The contract, for $265,500, was awarded to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, Muskegon, Mich. This is one of seven dredging contracts to […]

  • 1 August 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., yesterday announced that the Corps of Engineers will be relocating a cutterhead dredger to the Port of Lake Providence to make the channel navigable again. The cutterhead dredger is expected to arrive in Lake Providence within two weeks. The Corps will continue searching for opportunities to expedite relocation of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie Fund” efforts and will be […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the signing of a subcontract with Bechtel for Sabine Pass LNG Third Marine Berth dredging work. Bechtel is the Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contractor for the Train 6 and Third Berth expansions at the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project (SPL Project) for subsidiaries of Cheniere Energy […]