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  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Congressman Fred Upton hailed this week’s House passage of legislation that would ensure future funding for vital harbor maintenance, keeping harbors throughout southwest Michigan and the Great Lakes open for business. The commonsense provision, which was part of the short-term highway bill (H.R. 4348), guarantees that all funding in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) […]

  • 20 March 2012

    “As a country emerging from the shadows of terrorism into a bright, prosperous future, Sri Lanka has many challenges to face and many opportunities to exploit“, stated Secretary Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa. He expressed these views today (March 20), delivering the keynote address as Chief Guest at the inauguration ceremony […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Town residents turned out on Tuesday to vote on two town issues, plus uncontested races for supervisor, council and assessor…   By MARGARET MORAN (adirondackdailyenterprise) [mappress] Source: adirondackdailyenterprise, November 11, 2011;

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The maintenance and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal and the sand placement onto Town Neck Beach in Sandwich, Massachusetts is now complete. Approximately 130,000 cubic yards of sand was dredged from six areas in the authorized, 32-foot-deep by 500-foot-wide main ship channel and the 25-foot deep East Mooring Basin portions of the […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, yesterday praised the inclusion of several of her key priorities in the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill, which passed the full Senate this week. The House and Senate will now reconcile their versions of this appropriations bill and send […]

  • 25 May 2011

    The restoration project for Davis Lake is apparently going to cost significantly more than Lynn Haven city officials had first estimated whe… By Meagan O’Halloran (wjhg) [mappress] Source: wjhg, May 25, 2011;

  • 24 May 2011

    Low water levels in the Upper Great Lakes are keeping ships riding higher than usual. Less cargo means more trips and more expenses. Mike Si… (businessnorth) [mappress] Source: businessnorth, May 24, 2011;

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Seven major coastal restoration projects in Louisiana totaling more than half a billion dollars have been completed and paid for with settlement money resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Projects working their way toward construction this year or in years to come will use another $4.4 billion in settlement dollars. Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach renourishment continues in the Myrtle Beach with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock crews working on the project 24-hours-a-day, seven- days-a-week, to get it complete before the December 15 deadline. According to the Myrtle Beach City Government, the contractor has completed the work from the southern city limits to approximately 43rd Avenue North. The City […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its partner, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, celebrate the completion of the Peoria Upper Island Critical Restoration Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony August 1 at 11 a.m. outside the Gateway Building located at 200 NE Water Street, Peoria, Ill. The nearly $8 million […]

  • 6 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Conneaut’s. The Harbor Maintenance Act would ensure that funds deposited in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund go toward maintenance, operations, and construction at federal ports. Conneaut Harbor supports more than 2,000 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 2 October 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will go forward with a feasibility study of a “one-lake” flood-control plan along the Pearl River… By Jeff Ayres (clarionledger) [mappress] Source: clarionledger, October 2, 2010;

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Tisbury Harbormaster is seeking a permit from USACE’s New England District to dredge in Vineyard Sound and Lake Tashmoo Inlet Channel and use the sand for beach nourishment. The town is proposing maintenance dredging of approximately 25,000 cubic yards of mostly sandy material over 10 years from approximately 5.1 acres (221,156 square […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $5.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced on September 13. The funding for the cleanup effort is part of the Great Lakes […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Angry residents of the Upper Long Lake Woods Subdivision spoke out to the West Bloomfield Board of Trustees on Monday, Oct. 4 regarding the… By Michael Shelton (spinalcolumnonline) [mappress] Source: spinalcolumnonline, October 15, 2010;

  • 26 June 2010

    Avalon’s emergency beach fill project entered its final stages on Thursday, June 24th. Engineers with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company… [mappress] Source: capemaycountyherald, June 27, 2010;

  • 3 October 2011

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indu Projects Limited (IPL) an Engineering… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, October 3, 2011;

  • 29 December 2011

    The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) first-ever Performance Audit on Water Pollution in India has found out that despite earmarking Rs 24.56crore, under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP), the project for restoration and conservation of Veli-Akkulam lake had not achieved its objectives as yet. The report said that the activities to be undertaken for […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Due to the extreme and severe low water conditions, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District (District) and its partners are working diligently to maintain continued access to ports and navigational channels throughout the District’s area of responsibility. Currently, the Vicksburg gage on the Mississippi River reads 1.5′ with the Greenville gage on […]

  • 29 August 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wants to build a 1-acre rock and sand island in Southeast Oregon’s Malheur Lake to help attract more salmon… By Quinton Smith (oregonlive) [mappress] Source: oregonlive, August 29, 2011;

  • 11 April 2011

    High-level discussions are under way between the Philippines and Belgium on the P18.7-billion Laguna Lake Rehabilitation Project after… By Mia M. Gonzalez (abs-cbnnews) [mappress] Source: abs-cbnnews, April 11, 2011  

  • 24 January 2011

    The Vancouver park board unanimously approved a staff recommendation this week to budget $100,000 toward saving Beaver Lake in Stanley Park… BY RHIANNON COPPIN (vancouversun) [mappress] Source: vancouversun, January 24, 2011;

  • 29 June 2011

    Ballarat has been labelled a “first class bid” in its efforts to secure the 2014 World Rowing Masters Regatta on Lake Wendouree.   BY PAT NOLAN (thecourier) [mappress] Source: thecourier, June 29, 2011

  • 23 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., Inc., Oak Brook, Ill., was awarded on Nov. 18, 2009, a $5,559,750 firm-fixed-price contract for the maintenance dredging, Wilmington Harbor Outer Ocean Bar, Brunswick County, North Carolina… Source: Defpro, November 23, 2009;

  • 18 May 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has secured $1.2 million to fund the emergency dredging of the Lake Montauk inlet later this year, U.S. Rep… By Will James (27east) [mappress] Source: 27east, May 18, 2011;