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  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor Cameron Davis recently joined Michigan Office of the Great Lakes Director Jon Allan, Monroe Mayor Robert Clark and local partners in Monroe, Mich., to mark the near completion of restoration work at the River Raisin Area of Concern. “The River Raisin Area of Concern cleanup is proof positive that […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Developing ecological sites, sediment monitoring and working to achieve community-set water quality targets are among the projects Bay of Plenty Regional Council will lead this year, having allocated 23 percent of its $108.8 million annual budget on work to care for the region’s water. Water quality and quantity work across the Bay of Plenty includes […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that the Duval County Shore Protection Project is officially underway with dredge Terrapin Island pumping sand at the south end of Jacksonville Beach. The Corps contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will place sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion of Atlantic […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which authorized $300 million per year, for the fiscal years 2017 through 2021, for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said in their announcement that this funding authorization is a major win for the State of New […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report yesterday that approximately 5,300 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline after it was struck by a Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s dredger. The vessel was conducting dredging operations near Bay Long, Louisiana. The pipeline – owned by Harvest Pipeline Company – is reported as […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Braddock Bay, Greece (NY) is undergoing a restoration project that involves dredging portions of the bay and the construction of the barrier beach. Ongoing barrier beach construction works at the bay are in full swing now and will be completed by the end of the construction season 2016. Braddock Bay is located on the shore of Lake Ontario […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.34 million contract to Tidewater Inc. of Elkridge, MD to restore aquatic and nearshore habitat at the Seneca Bluffs Natural Habitat Park located along the Buffalo River in Buffalo NY. The project will restore natural habitat along approximately 2,500 linear feet of shoreline along […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U. S. Steel will hold a public information meeting about a proposed cleanup plan for the U. S. Steel Duluth Works/Spirit Lake site on Thursday, August 25. The public meeting will be held at the Denfeld High School. An open house session with posters explaining the project will begin at 3 p.m. […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duval County beach visitors will soon see work on local beaches that will improve the coastal area’s resiliency and reduce risk to infrastructure, according to the USACE’s Jacksonville District. The Duval County Shore Protection Project will place roughly 700,000 cubic yards of sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    For more than 30 years the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has been leading research and technology development to minimize the risk of entrainment of sea turtles (and other protected species) during dredging projects. “Entrainment of sea turtles (direct uptake by the suction field generated at the draghead) during hopper dredging has […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $1 million in federal grant funds from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will go to local governments, non-profit organizations and university researchers to implement creative coastal projects, the Office of the Great Lakes’ Coastal Zone Management Program (CZM) said. The CZM team will collaborate with partners to improve governmental coordination and administration of […]

  • 7 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 1-7, 2016).   TSHD Arco Dee Picks Up WW2 Bomb Off Selsey Trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Arco Dee’ has picked up an unexploded World War Two shell during its work off Selsey.   New Cutter Suction Dredger Delivered to […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. For the three months ended June 30, 2016, Great Lakes reported revenue of $192.2 million, net loss of $1.7 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $18.3 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger stated, “The Dredging segment performed well on several domestic […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the Duluth-Superior Harbor, the largest harbor on the Great Lakes, are moving forward. This cleanup scheme began in July and is expected to be wrapped up by mid-November of this year, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The USACE awarded two contracts for removal of nearly 350,000 CY of material […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a conveyance change analysis of the St. Clair River in an effort to understand how the river is changing and to further explain its impacts on Great Lakes water levels. The analysis was conducted as part of the Corps’ operational mission of monitoring the connecting […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors (CNPPID) has approved staff recommendation to return a dredger that has been used for most of the summer to remove sediment from Jeffrey Lake and to solicit bids for a larger dredger on a lease/purchase basis. Gothenburg Division Manager, Kevin Boyd, told the board that the 8-inch dredger currently […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, held their 54th change of command ceremony, yesterday at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue assumed command as District Engineer of the Detroit District. As D.E., Sugrue will oversee about 400 employees and a program worth more than $800 million. The district’s area of responsibility includes […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    For decades, North Shore communities have managed their respective shorelines independently, and have suffered the economic and environmental challenges of individual approaches to the protection of a shared resource. Communities and public landowners need to work together as a region to manage the precious sand that connects northern Illinois communities to Lake Michigan. This was […]

  • 24 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 18-24, 2016).   GLDD Secures Over $8 Million for Delaware Beach Fill Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract.   […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions (GLEIS) is about to begin a routine sediment removal operations in three Novato creeks. The dredging, part of a routine schedule to prevent flooding during the rainy season, will start July 25 and should continue through the end of October, according to the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Accumulated […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract. According to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, this 3rd periodic nourishment cycle will be completed by the end of February 2017. The purpose of the project is to provide coastal […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced that its contractors will soon begin dredging portions of the Duluth-Superior Harbor, the largest harbor on the Great Lakes with nearly 40 million tons of material, mainly iron ore and coal, shipped or received each year. Dredging will begin this month and is expected to […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dock and Dredge Company will be mobilizing and commencing dredging operations between the Tinicum Range and Marcus Range in the Delaware River from 28 July 2016, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, 5th District. The dredgers New York and Texas and vessels Bering Dawn, Elizabeth, Kathryn, Brangas, Pelican State will be on site […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 52,000 acres of shoreline area will be managed by new programs in Ferry County, including the city of Republic. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public review and comment on the updated shoreline programs. The city of Republic and the county worked together to update their shoreline programs, which were originally developed […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $13.5 million Duval County Shore Protection construction contract on June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois.  The construction will place 650,000 cubic yards of sand on about seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]