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  • 15 May 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced that the Western Lake Erie Basin is one of 11 new locations selected for revitalization efforts by the Urban Waters Federal Partnership. First launched in 2011, the Urban Waters Federal Partnership works to reconnect […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September 30 marked the end of fiscal year 2016 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District–a year in which the Corps Team of Professionals, alongside its partners, achieved on-the-ground benefits to restore America’s Everglades. The $127 million federal investment in fiscal year 2016 towards Everglades restoration provided essential funding to award critical construction […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a […]

  • 2 March 2011

    The Town Council plans to take a field trip to Fain Lake and Loos Drive on Thursday evening to view the dredging project and a multiuse…   (prescottdailycourier) [mappress] Source: prescottdailycourier, March 2, 2011

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Community leaders, private industry, state and federal representatives joined forces yesterday to kick off the next phase of major investment into the restoration of 6.2 miles of the Buffalo River. This internationally recognized project is one of the largest river clean-ups in the country. The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    David Wethington, project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, recently visited Canada. During the visit, he spoke with his Canadian counterparts about the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study (GLMRIS). This study presents a range of options and technologies to prevent aquatic nuisance species (ANS) movement between the Great Lakes and Mississippi […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $1.65 million to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to continue restoration work at five highly contaminated sites on the Great Lake. This EPA funding is the first installment of an approximately $5 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant to DNR. Under the 1987 Great […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Portage Lake Channel dredging program is finally complete. During this cleanup project, over 25,000 cubic yards of sand was removed from the channel. The dredging area is 120 foot wide centered on the 360 foot wide channel, and it is at least 12 foot deep and 2100 foot long. “Many thanks to the Portage […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has renegotiated its contract with the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to permit restoration of beaches in Sea Isle City, Strathmere, and southern Ocean City. GLDD had just finished a major beachfill in these communities this fall when a major storm hit and severely eroded the beaches. […]

  • 11 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to offer all necessary resources to the Sandy Pond Channel Maintenance Association (SPCMA) to help stop further buildup of sand in the channel connecting Sandy Pond to Lake Ontario. The accumulation of sand in the channel has prevented boaters from entering and exiting […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cleanup crews for the Washington Department of Ecology will begin removing contamination from the bottom of Lake Union at Northlake Shipyard in Seattle later this month. Redside Construction of Port Gamble plans to begin preparing the site at 1441 N. Northlake Way as early as today. Dredging is expected to begin in early December. Northlake […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    BAE Systems has begun construction on the first of two dump scows for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company. Employees and executives from both companies gathered yesterday for a ceremony to mark the start of construction for the first module, which will weigh approximately 87 tons. When complete, the entire first vessel will weigh about […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under a settlement agreement with the Washington state Department of Ecology, a family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a shoreline and wetland on Lake Osoyoos in Okanogan County. In winter 2013, the Teade DeVries Family Trust from Langley, British Columbia, installed without authorization a 500-foot-long bulkhead and filled in a wetland on a […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for maintenance dredging of the Channels of Lake St. Clair. The contract for almost $872,000 was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company, of Frankfort, Mich. Luedtke will dredge approximately 35,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and organic material from the channel. The material will be placed […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The Clair Lake and North Clair Creek rehabilitation project will soon be underway. According to therecord.com, the City of Waterloo is holding a public information session September 10 to present the project’s construction schedule for neighbourhood feedback. “Dredging the lake was always what the citizenry wanted. This is a very long-awaited project,” said Diane Freeman, […]

  • 5 December 2011

    A permit to dredge a channel near Catfish Bay was issued to the Lake Havasu Marine Association last week. A half-mile long channel is located three miles north of Windsor. It will stretch 50-feet wide and its present average depth of about two feet will be deepened to 4-feet. The deadline for completing the project […]

  • 12 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of four new islands of the Marker Wadden archipelago was officially inaugurated last week by Dutch Transport Minister, Melanie Schultz van Haegen. The islands are being constructed by Boskalis on behalf of nature conservation organization Natuurmonumenten and national department of public works Rijkswaterstaat, and are expected to be ready by 2018, the Dutch […]

  • 16 May 2011

    Industry giants have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) on a project dubbed as “Adopt-a-River”, a priority venture under the River Rehabilitation Program of LLDA. The program is geared towards the rehabilitation, protection and conservation of the rivers within the Laguna de Bay region. Under the terms of agreement, […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, is about to host public hearing regarding open lake placement of dredged sediment from Cleveland Harbor.  USACE will hold the hearing on Tuesday, February 17th 2015, at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland from 5:15 – 9p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Shamel Abou-El-Seoud, a lead engineer and chief of construction and operations for the Army Corps’ Chicago district, told the state port commission that USACE will request funds to complete an important dredging project for the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor. According to nwitimes.com, these funds likely wouldn’t be available until the fiscal year that begins Oct. […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The Castle Rock Cut dredging program is currently underway. This excavation project will increase the number of usable days of the cut during lower lake levels. National Park Service (NPS) staff placed “Closed Area” buoys around the work area and prepared the site for the contractor, Brown Brothers Construction of Loa, Utah. Based on current […]

  • 24 November 2010

    The township has yet to secure financing for dredging arsenic-laced sediment out of Shadow Lake, and municipal officials believe the project… (tradingmarkets) [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, November 24, 2010;

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday announced that the USACE expects to award the contract to dredge the Rochester Harbor next week, and the harbor dredging operations are expected to begin in May 2016. Schumer said that this dredging will enable the harbor to continue serving as a vital passageway for the City of Rochester, which […]

  • 5 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, awarded a $4 million construction contract for the Sunfish Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project (HREP) in Pool 12 of the Mississippi River just south of Dubuque, Iowa, in Jo Daviess County, Ill. The contract, awarded to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service Company of Dubuque, is […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    In and effort to preserve and protect more than 500 miles of shoreline along rivers and lakes in Whitman County, several cities and towns joined the county to update their shoreline programs, according to the Washington State Department of Ecology. Albion, Colfax, Palouse, Tekoa, Rosalia and Whitman County participated in a regional planning process to update […]