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  • 11 March 2011

    During a conference about dredging Friday in Muskegon, representatives from pleasure harbors on the Great Lakes were told by the Army… By Jon Mills (wzzm13) [mappress] Source: wzzm13, March 11, 2011    

  • 22 February 2011

    Members of the Mandeville boating community call an Army Corps dredging project a bad idea. For now, the existing boat launch off Lakeshore… (wwltv) [mappress] Source: wwltv, February 22, 2011;

  • 22 February 2011

    Until November 2009, Bethany Beach looked pretty much like it does today — a wide expanse that drops off at the ocean. Then, two storms hit within days and waves and erosion cut away at a protective sand dune, leaving a 15-foot drop-off to the narrow beach that remains. Over the last several weeks, thousands […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The Obama Administration today proposed a FY 2012 budget of $8.973 billion for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This proposal reflects President Obama’s commitment to ensuring the government lives within its means while ensuring that EPA can carry out its core mission: protecting public health and our environment while reducing air and water pollution […]

  • 9 February 2011

    Dredging of navigational channels in Forster will go ahead after a successful grant from the State Government…   (greatlakesadvocate) [mappress] Source: greatlakesadvocate, February 9, 2011;

  • 4 February 2011

    Annually The Western Dredging Association selects an individual or Corporation to receive at its annual Western Hemisphere Conference and Trade Show, WEDA’s Annual Safety Award. Recent Receipments have been Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company and USACE St. Louis District. Attached is the Award Criteria. Nominations from WEDA paid members (Individuals or Corporation) and WEDA […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Work to renourish Padre Island beaches remains on schedule after the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company dredge “Texas” sustained damage … (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, January 26, 2011;

  • 20 January 2011

    Laurel resident Donald Williford is bitter when he talks about the brown-colored water that surrounds his home in the Laurel Lakes … By Gwendolyn Glenn (explorehoward) [mappress] Source: explorehoward, January 20, 2011;

  • 16 January 2011

    The end may be in sight for White Lake’s listing as a Great Lakes toxic hot spot, and a strategy has been drafted to get across the finish… By John S. Hausman (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, January 17, 2011;

  • 12 January 2011

    Dredging of the entrance to Pipers Channel in Wallis Lake was recently celebrated with a number of sightings of dolphins in Pipers Creek and… BY GAI HODDINOTT (greatlakesadvocate) [mappress] Source: greatlakesadvocate, January 12, 2011;

  • 6 January 2011

    For Ken Winning the NSW Government’s announcement that it had called for tenders to purchase a dredge to keep the Swansea Channel clear for… BY DAVID QUICK (lakesmail) [mappress] Source: lakesmail, January 7, 2011;

  • 29 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    At a time when the economy has gone to “muck,” the Dredging industry is thriving, in large part due to a significant number of government contracts assigned to maintain the country’s waterways and lakes. And one local company is benefiting from the abundance of work: Cavache, a South Florida based dredging contractor experienced in hydraulic […]

  • 4 November 2010

    The Detroit District has awarded a contract for dredging Bay Port Harbor, Mich., on Lake Huron’s Saginaw Bay. Malcolm Marine, Inc., of St. Clair, Mich., a small business, was awarded a $1,036,100 contract to dredge the shallow-draft harbor. The contractor is slated to dredge 40,000 cubic yards of silt/sand/organic shoal material and deposit it in […]

  • 3 November 2010

    At the request of the Buchanan/Inks Regional Council, LCRA plans to lower Inks Lake in early January by eight feet for about six weeks. The drawdown will allow lakeside residents to do repair and maintenance work to shoreline structures such as retaining walls. This early notice is intended to give property owners time to line […]

  • 31 October 2010

    One of the largest cleanups in Great Lakes history – a $47 million improvement to a 5 1/2-mile stretch of the Ottawa River west of Suder … (cleveland) [mappress] Source: cleveland, October 31, 2010;

  • 4 October 2010

    As beach nourishment efforts turn south to Plum Island, officials here voiced satisfaction with the results of the project. Great Lakes … By Victor Tine (newburyportnews) [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, October 4, 2010;

  • 17 September 2010

    Plum Island residents take note: “Dredging to begin… Expect noise and light,” proclaims the flashing lighted sign by Salisbury Beach State Reservation. The message is one that will soon resonate with some Plum Island neighbors across the way. No, aliens aren’t invading – the sign is a reminder to residents and visitors that the project […]

  • 16 September 2010

    There has been plenty of action in the St. Clair River near the Great Lakes Maritime Center this week — and it hasn’t been passing … By Jason Alexander (thetimesherald) [mappress] Source: thetimesherald, September 17, 2010

  • 14 September 2010

    The Superfund cleanup of the Sheboygan River between Eighth and 14th streets will be delayed until next spring, Mayor Bob Ryan said Monday night. The delay is because the Environmental Protection Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have yet to sign off on an agreement on the final design of the cleanup, expected […]

  • 8 September 2010

    One Great Lakes Restoration Initiative the EPA will fund is located in Brown County, off the shore of Green Bay. Aquatic biologist Victoria… By Susan Bence (wuwm) [mappress] Source: wuwm, September 9, 2010;

  • 7 September 2010

    The Columbia Association is moving toward approving half the additional money needed to dredge Lake Kittamaqundi to the depth originally … By Larry Carson (baltimoresun) [mappress] Source: baltimoresun, September 7, 2010;

  • 4 September 2010

    Work is set to begin this January after the Manatee County Port Authority announced in July that Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. won the … (campaign) [mappress] Source: campaign, September 4, 2010;

  • 21 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Michael C. Derosier assumes command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, at a local ceremony this week. This time-honored traditional Change of Command ceremony will be held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial in Grosse Point Farms at 11 a.m., Friday, July 23. As District Engineer, Derosier, along with the […]

  • 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;

  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA), the ‘Recognized Center of Dredging Excellence’ hosted with Texas A & M University (TAMU), their Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference. It was held in San Juan Puerto Rico June 6-9, 2010. The Goals and Objectives of Western Hemisphere Conferences are to promote the exchange of information related to Dredging, Navigation, […]

  • 6 May 2010

    One of the largest cleanups in Great Lakes history kicked into high gear yesterday in North Toledo. At 8 a.m., crews began operating dredges… [mappress] Source: toledoblade, May 6, 2010;