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  • 20 March 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fund a project to restore Braddock Bay, where the boating community, environment and local homeowners have suffered from the blockage of navigations channel, and loss of wetland habitats following the erosion of a former barrier beach that had protected the bay from Lake […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources announced the release of the new Deerfield River and Lower Connecticut River Basin Water Quality Management Tactical Basin Plan. This plan reflects two years of preparation within the region to evaluate the health of the basin. The Basin 12-13 Water Quality Management Plan provides an overview of the health […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge has sent a letter to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), asking it to reject a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discharge dredged material into the open waters of Lake Erie. The Ohio EPA has responsibility under the Federal Clean Water Act to certify whether proposed discharge […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Nabs EUR 500 M Land Reclamation Contract (Kuwait) Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million.   IHC Merwede Launches Dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 (VIDEO) IHC Merwede has successfully […]

  • 13 March 2014
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    HollandMT has developed a Plain Suction Dredger (PSD) for the purpose of dredging and deepening of inland lakes, estuaries and mining & tailing ponds. The PSD350 Plain Suction Dredger is fitted with a 350 mm dredge pipeline system and is designed for dredging up to –40 m below water level. Reduced dredging depth can be […]

  • 7 March 2014
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    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included more than $4.561 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $71 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes […]

  • 7 March 2014
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    Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin and Colonel Paul E. Owen, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, announced the release of the first phase of a study evaluating long-term flood risk management alternatives to help Passaic River Basin communities deal with chronic flooding. The Army Corps’ Phase 1 […]

  • 6 March 2014
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    Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, yesterday announced $1.5 million in new funding to dredge the St. Joseph harbor. The funding comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases its final allocation of funding for harbor operations and maintenance for the remainder of the current fiscal year. St. Joseph harbor was previously not slated to […]

  • 5 March 2014
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    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 5 March 2014
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    U.S. President Obama’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes funding for ongoing projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. The $49.5 million designated for Wilmington District projects continue funding for conduct of one study, construction activities, and operation and maintenance of Federal projects. Under investigations, funding would complete feasibility studies […]

  • 5 March 2014
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    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 5 March 2014
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    Yesterday, Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, announced an additional $2.2 million in fiscal year 2014 to complete a full dredging of the Port of Rochester and an additional $350,000 to complete a full dredging of Irondequoit Bay. This funding is in addition to the $1.2 million originally allocated […]

  • 4 March 2014
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    U.S. Representatives Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) and Tom Rooney (FL-17) recently sent the following letter to United States Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy in support of the Army Corps making the final policy decisions necessary for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project to be completed. This project is vital to helping restore […]

  • 4 March 2014
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    Shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation have gone up 2% since it reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 earnings, according to propertymentorgroup.com. 2013 earnings per share of 33 cents, increased three fold from the year-ago earnings of 11 cents, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The dredging services provider reported earnings per share of […]

  • 2 March 2014
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    DEME Delivers Strong 2013 Results In 2013, DEME reached a turnover of EUR 2.53 billion in 2013. Compared to the previous year, this represents an increase of 32% and a record turnover.   Australia: Port of Melbourne Maintenance Dredging Kicks Off Port of Melbourne Corporation yesterday commenced maintenance dredging as a routine part of port […]

  • 27 February 2014
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    In support of Governor Cuomo’s NY is Open for Fishing and Hunting initiative, wetland construction activities began last week to restore and enhance more than 200 acres of coastal fisheries habitat at Buck Pond, part of the Braddock Bay Fish and Wildlife Management Area marsh complex in Monroe County, the New York State Department of […]

  • 27 February 2014
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    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

  • 26 February 2014

    Cavotec has won three orders worth a total of more than EUR 28 million for MoorMaster™ automated mooring systems at applications in Australia, Canada and Denmark, one of which – for the St. Lawrence Seaway in Canada – is the largest to date for MoorMaster™, and one of the biggest projects in the history of […]

  • 25 February 2014
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    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2013. For the quarter ended December 31, 2013, Great Lakes reports Revenue of $216.3 million, Net loss attributable […]

  • 25 February 2014

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced that work will begin on the Keansburg beach replenishment project that will be completed to restore damage to the Jersey Shore caused by Superstorm Sandy. The work to be done by the Army […]

  • 24 February 2014
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    On Feb. 25 in Live Oak, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will kick off a series of six meetings around Florida to take public input on the Department’s water quality assessment and restoration priorities over the next two years. “Each year, the Department must determine how to deploy its resources most effectively to advance […]

  • 20 February 2014
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    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 the receipt of an $89 million contract with the City of Decatur (IL) to provide dredging services to increase the capacity of Lake Decatur. The project, […]

  • 14 February 2014
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    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of ‘Option B’ for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. The $31.6 million option, which was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 13 February 2014
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    With the skill of a surgeon, crews are meticulously dredging the Buffalo River, ridding it of decades of contamination, setting the stage for the restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality and enhanced public access. 24 hours a day, six days a week, between late June and December, operators dredge the river […]

  • 12 February 2014
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    Dr. Dan Benishek (MI-01) recently helped lead a bipartisan effort in Congress to press the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to ensure Northern Michigan’s ports and harbors are properly maintained due to their importance to Michigan’s economy. “Frankly, this issue is about jobs in Northern Michigan. Many of our communities up here depend on their […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Jefferson County’s updated shoreline master program. The county’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the water quality, protection, use, development and restoration of about 250 miles of marine shorelines including Hood Canal and the Strait of Juan de Fuca; roughly 600 miles of river shorelines, including […]