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  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bradley Beach replenishment program officially commenced last week. Great Lakes Dredging & Dock Company started pumping sand onto the beaches in Bradley Beach between McCabe Avenue and Fletcher Lake. The sand is being recovered from the Sandy Hook offshore areas. [mappress] February 27, 2014

  • 2 March 2010
    Business & Finance

    SmarTrend identified a Downtrend for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (NASDAQ: GLDD) on February 05, 2010 at $5.43. In approximately 4 weeks, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has returned 18.4% as of today’s recent price of $4.43… [mappress] Source: Trading Markets, March 2, 2010

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Kate Young, Member of Parliament for London West, Ontario, Canada, has announced funding for a disaster mitigation initiative along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. Under the plan, the St. Clair Region Conservation Authority will rehabilitate the shoreline at select locations along Lake Huron and the St. Clair River. In recent years, high water […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ryan & Maniskas, LLP, announces that purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive, have until May 20, 2013 to file a motion with the Court to be appointed as lead plaintiff. The shareholder lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, has received six proposals from highly qualified local and national firms in response to its request for proposals seeking a project adviser for the University Lakes Project. The RFP was issued December 9, 2019, with a response deadline of […]

  • 18 July 2012

    Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer says he wants to spend $1 million to clean up a polluted lake, reports Brummer believes an experimental project could bring benefits for Lake Apopka. “This is a pilot. It is innovative. It is trying. There is no guarantee that this works, however, if you are going to try […]

  • 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.

  • 13 April 2012

    The dredging works on Fleet Pond, Hampshire’s largest freshwater lake, have been postponed until the middle of August. The project will turn the lake from a stagnant ditch into a wildlife haven. But for now the works have been postponed so that they do not disturb nesting birds. During the last few years, the pond […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) was recently awarded several coastal protection and dredging contracts with an approximate value of $93 million. GLDD received two awards for coastal protection work required along the East Coast as a result of the extensive damage caused by Super Storm Sandy in 2012 and other more recent storms. The first […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    An amendment, included in the Energy & Water Appropriations Bill and sponsored by Huizenga-Hahn, stipulates that the federal government is responsible to use the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for dredging of ports and harbors along the nation’s coasts and across the Great Lakes. “Whether it is Grand Haven, Holland, Ludington or Muskegon, these harbors are […]

  • 2 August 2012

    After ten years of investigations, designs and construction, the Onondaga Lake dredging has finally started. This dredging project is part of a more than $400 million project to restore Onondaga Lake to its original state. John McAuliffe, the Honeywell Syracuse Program Director, said: “The sediment is pumped from the dredge shed which breaks up the […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Lake Providence Port could be dry by harvest season, according to Despite securing $1.2 million in federal disaster funding to dredge the port, low Mississippi River levels are preventing navigation in and out of the harbor. “The scenario is dire,” said Wyly Gilfoil, executive director at the port. “Farmers may have to dump […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Crews completed most of the work of getting vessels and equipment into Whitefish Lake and now the removing contaminated sediments will begin, according to BNSF and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are teaming up to remove 450 cubic yards of contaminated sediments. The soil will be hoisted into large barges and pushed by tug […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the company’s board. Chairman of the Board Michael J. Walsh said: “After a thorough and comprehensive search process, I am confident that the Board identified the right candidate to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The French Regional Park boat ramp improvements program will begin in early September, announced Work will include dredging of material at the end of the ramp to increase the water depth and the replacement of the existing boat ramp. The boat ramp will be closed starting September 8, 2014 and is expected to reopen in mid-November. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Addressing the problems associated with how to deal with dredging sediment has been one that has been sought for more than 30 years. Increased efforts are needed now more than ever with the algae blooms problems in Lake Erie. Dredging the Toledo Harbor is critical to its operation as a port city – to accommodate commercial […]

  • 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

  • 1 August 2011

    Lake Koshkonong resident Bill Lauderdale gave a thumbs-up Saturday to plans by the Rock-Koshkonong Lake District for an experimental dredge… (gazettextra) [mappress] Source: gazettextra, August 1, 2011