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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 […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last month, the Wonder Lake dredging program has officially commenced. This cleanup project will clear a navigation channel to the Nippersink Creek Inlet, to allow silted-in piers to be removed by marina barges. Lake user’s are strongly advised to avoid the West Bay while the dredger and pipeline are in place. Any watercraft traffic through […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lake Erie is one of Ohio’s greatest assets and its harbors must be dredged regularly to keep ports open for shipping, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest announcement. Much of the material dredged from the lake currently is dumped into the open waters of the lake. However, most of the material could […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Legend Lake Property Owners Association has applied for a Department of the Army permit to discharge dredged and fill material along 49 linear feet of Legend Lake. The purpose of the project is to stabilize the lake shore, which has been undercut by wave action and erosion, by installing riprap and aspen fiber blocks. As a result of […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    Land and Water, inland waterway and coastal environmental engineering company based in the UK, has completed its works at Colchester Hospital in Essex to regenerate the lake within the grounds. The lake was dredged so a new liner could be fitted and all remaining silt was re-used at Land & Water’s Habitat Creation Scheme at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2011

    A state grant will help Lake Junaluska Assembly in the fight to keep the lake free from sediment build up that, if left unattended… By Caroline Klapper (themountaineer) [mappress] Source: themountaineer, April 12, 2011

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Evergreen Lake Dredge Project started this week and is scheduled to be completed by mid-September, according to the Evergreen Metropolitan District. Initially, crews will be dredging from shore using a long reach excavator and after a few weeks of operations, a 30-by-80-foot barge will be set into the channel above Evergreen Lake. The barge will be […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $500,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Buffalo to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator for the Great Lakes, was joined by Congressmember Brian Higgins and Buffalo Mayor Byron […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Design work will soon proceed on an estimated $3.1 million wetland project to cap an underwater Superfund site. The Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD) as an active member in the public/private partnership for the Burnham Canal Wetland Project, recently signed a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). “To help protect Lake […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is accepting comments on the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP). USACE proposes an above-ground wetland attenuation feature (WAF) and several aquifer storage & recovery (ASR) wells in an area north of the lake. […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) is scheduled to present in the Noble Capital Markets Virtual Roadshow Series on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. C.D.T. Chief Executive Officer and President, Lasse Petterson, and Chief Financial Officer, Mark Marinko will provide an exclusive corporate presentation. The presentation will be followed by a live […]

  • 27 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    MCM Marine, Inc. from Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., has been awarded the contract for almost $330,000 to dredge 44,200 cubic yards of material from Little Lake Harbor in Little Lake, Michigan, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District said.  The sandy material will be hydraulically dredged and distributed evenly within the nearshore placement site beginning approximately 750 […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced its participation with DEME in the Wheatstone LNG Project dredging works in Australia. Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, a member of the DEME Group, has been […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $120,000 grant to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) for a project to assess the health of the Waukegan Harbor Area of Concern on Lake Michigan. Waukegan Harbor is one of 43 contaminated sites on the Great Lakes which was designated as an ‘Area of Concern’ […]

  • 8 August 2011

    With hot temperatures and an on going drought, Lake Texoma has been suffering. According to officials, the lake is losing around a half inch… (kten) [mappress] Source: kten, August 8, 2011

  • 14 April 2014

    Bad weather has slowed the progress of the $89 million Lake Decatur dredging project, reports Herald-Review. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, which is in charge of the project implementation, has won the contract from the City of Decatur to provide dredging services to increase the lake capacity. Lake Decatur, the largest lake on the […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Members of the Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority huddle with city council members from both Saugatuck and Douglas at Saugatuck High tonight to go over options for Kalamazoo Lake. The presentation of a two million-dollar, Phase 1 dredging plan will be made, followed by a question and answer session, and there will also be a discussion […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of a $1 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the city of Milwaukee to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Michigan. EPA Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman was joined at the Global Water Center by Milwaukee Mayor Tom […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Algal blooms located in water surfaces is a common problem which is encountered by many professionals in the water industry. High algae levels often result in a deterioration of the water quality and bad odor. In order to provide an environmentally friendly solution to prevent the growth of blue-green algae, the Dutch company LG Sound […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Associated Engineering has announced that they have received an Award of Excellence for the Burnaby Lake Rejuvenation Project at the Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards Gala held last night in Ottawa, Ontario. Judges noted that the project demonstrates excellence in engineering, innovation, and environmental management. Jointly sponsored by the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (ACEC) and […]