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  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has announced a $2.1 million contract for repairs to the Lorain breakwater, located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. The contract was awarded on September 9, 2019 to Great Lakes Dock & Materials, L.L.C., from Muskegon, Michigan. “I am pleased to see […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction work to repair the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio, is now underway, according to the Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District. USACE began repairs to the Lorain breakwater on May 12. As reported, the contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will […]

  • 26 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public input on Lorain Harbor dredging project. The Corps will oversee dredging to maintain the harbor and the Black River shipping channel, which run about 27 feet deep. The channel maintains that depth to the turning basin behind the Lorain steel mills, according to the navigational chart […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently began repairs to the Lorain breakwater located in Lake Erie in the Port of Lorain, Lorain County, Ohio. The contractor, Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, from Muskegon, Michigan, will complete the 2017 cell repair, consisting of a 50 linear foot void with a stone base […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, the Lorain Harbor dredging project will be underway soon. During this cleanup program, approximately 165,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged from the mentioned zone. The Invitation for Bids will be posted by April 15, 2014. Lorain Harbor is located on the southern shore […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. R. Peter Richards and the city of Lorain are the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC). OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, 19 individuals and organizations have […]

  • 7 February 2013

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reintroduced legislation that would ensure increased funding for maintenance and operations of federal ports—including Lorain’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. Lorain Harbor supports more than 400 jobs and generates an estimated […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    State Sen. Gayle Manning has announced Ohio State Controlling Board approval of $9.9 million in capital funds for the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. The Department of Natural Resources recently requested Controlling Board approval to release capital funds in the amount of $9,900,000 from the Healthy Lake Erie fund in SFY2019 to the Toledo-Lucas County Port […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman has announced a $15 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant – the largest single GLRI grant awarded to date by EPA – to the city of Lorain for restoration work in the Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie. The Black River AOC […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Ohio EPA is reviewing an application submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging of the Lorain Harbor federal navigation channel. The applicant is requesting to dredge up to 500,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and clay from the Lorain Outer Harbor and Black River. This material would be placed below […]

  • 5 June 2020

    The repairs works on the Lorain Harbor breakwater, conducted by Great Lakes Dock and Materials, LLC, are going strong. The breakwater is the first line of defense for lake-front communities against the powerful Great Lakes, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, in their latest release. Under the repair plan, the contractor will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lake Erie is one of Ohio’s greatest assets and its harbors must be dredged regularly to keep ports open for shipping, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest announcement. Much of the material dredged from the lake currently is dumped into the open waters of the lake. However, most of the material could […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lorain County Community College, located in the city of Elyria, Ohio, will host “Dredged Material: Make It Your Business – Digging Up Ideas Workshop” on May 11. Each year, harbors on Ohio’s north shore must be dredged to keep the shipping channels open so commodities/vessels can move in and out of the ports. Much of the […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have received approval from the State Controlling Board to begin funding nearly $10 million in projects aimed toward helping to keep dredged material out of Lake Erie. These projects are part of Ohio’s “Healthy Lake Erie Fund” efforts and will be […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2018 Ohio Dredged Material Summit will be held at Lorain County Community College in Elyria on October 15, 2018. The summit will discuss Ohio’s dredge strategy, sediment profiling and provide an update about Ohio’s beneficial use rules. Highly interactive breakout sessions include: Dredge to Habitat – discussing benefits of dredge material to improve fish and wildlife […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under the Floodplain Management Services (FPMS) program, USACE’s Buffalo District, in coordination with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), recently completed a Special Flood Hazard Evaluation for Silver Creek, located in Chautauqua County, New York. Buffalo District Hydrology and Hydraulics (H&H) Team and Survey Team, guided by Certified Floodplain Manager Laura Ortiz […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the award of four Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling more than $1.3 million in northern Ohio to fund green infrastructure projects to improve water quality in Lake Erie. Cameron Davis, Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator, was joined at Lakewood Park to announce the projects by Congresswoman […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission has awarded two Lake Erie Protection Fund Grants of $50,000 each, which are geared toward the beneficial use of dredged material. The following grants have been awarded: Megan Rua at Wright State University for “Improving soil health to increase plant production and quality on dredged material.” Rua will study whether […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Lake Front TV, the government access channel of the City of Leesburg, Florida, has just released the latest update on the Lake Lorraine dredging project. Speaking about the dredging process, Jean Paul, Project Manager of C&M Dredging, said: “We have a GPS-guided dredger out in the lake. Essentially, we pump it (the material) through […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, has completed the Pietarsaari Fairway dredging program ahead of schedule. This project included dredging of very hard moraine and boulders as well as drilling and blasting of bedrock. During the project, Wasa removed about 970 000 m3 of hard moraine, sand and clay. The work also included removal of a […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, recently started a dredging project in Nigg Bay, Scotland. According to their official announcement, the scope of the work will include: blasting 270.000m³ of rock material dredging 400.000m³ of moraine. For this capital development project, Wasa Dredging mobilized two combined backhoe dredger/drilling platforms ‘Hector’ […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     WASA Dredging has just released this amazing video about their work on the Port of Kalundborg, Denmark, completed earlier this year.  The Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. During the project, the dredger Optimus – equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has recently started dredging in the Port of Pietarsaari with its new dredger “Optimus”. In Pietarsaari, Wasa Dredging will undertake two contracts: one for deepening the port where rock blasting is involved, and one for deepening and widening the channel, by removing significant volumes of hard moraine soils. […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

     Wasa’s backhoe dredger Optimus together with the self-propelled barges “Sinann” and “Boann” is making good progress in Kalundborg Havn. The Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor started their first ever project in Denmark on March 1, 2018. During the project, the dredger Optimus – equipped with a 360 ton Hitachi excavator – […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won two dredging contracts in Finland with a combined contract value of EUR 32 million. The contracts were awarded by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, the Port of Helsinki and the City of Helsinki. In the Port of Helsinki, Boskalis will deepen de Vuosaari fairway and harbor basin from […]