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  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging in the River Rouge. Ryba Marine Construction Company from Cheboygan, Michigan, will receive almost $736,000 to dredge the River Rouge in southwest Detroit, Michigan, reported the Army Corps. Under the contract, the company will remove approximately 66,500 cubic yards […]

  • 28 August 2013

    The state has given Enbridge the green light to dredge a portion of Morrow Lake in Comstock Township. The permit, approved Monday by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, gives Enbridge permission to dredge Morrow Lake, the latest step in the cleanup program. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Enbridge to finish its dredging […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Sept. 27, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District awarded an $11,369,089 contract to Illinois Constructors Corp. for the Chicago shoreline storm damage reduction project from Montrose Harbor to Irving Park Road. Illinois Constructors Corp., of Elburn, Ill., is certified as a small business concern. The project consists of replacing 2,600 feet of […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. EPA will hold a public meeting tomorrow in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. “The stamp sands were created in the early 1900s as a byproduct […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources yesterday announced that the Oman Creek boating access site, located in Gogebic County, will temporarily close for improvements beginning May 21. Improvements include rebuilding the mouth of the creek to pre-July 2016 flash-flood dimensions, as well as armoring the shoreline of the creek mouth and Lake Superior shoreline to […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman announced a $6 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Ishpeming, Michigan, at an event there today with Mayor Pat Scanlon. The city will use the grant to eliminate mercury contamination in the Deer Lake “Area of Concern” on Lake Superior. “This grant will allow […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $397,200 contract to the King Co., Holland, Mich., for dredging the outer portion of St. Joseph Harbor in southwest Michigan. “We are pleased to award this dredging contract so that navigational channels in St. Joseph Harbor can be kept open for important marine commerce that […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of Great Lakes Restoration Initiative funds totaling over $3.1 million to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Geological Survey, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to target harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie. “This new Great Lakes […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A comprehensive map three years in the making is telling the story of humans’ impact on the Great Lakes, identifying how “environmental stressors” stretching from Minnesota to Ontario are shaping the future of an ecosystem that contains 20 percent of the world’s fresh water. In an article published online December 17 in the Proceedings of […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., has submitted the Senate floor statement on H.R. 2055, an omnibus spending bill for fiscal 2012. In this statement, the Senator comments on two specific issues regarding the conference report to H.R. 2055, the omnibus spending measure. “FRIB is critical to maintaining America’s worldwide preeminence in nuclear physics and a major […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 2014 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting will be held on April 9th and 11th, 2014 in Cincinnati, OH at the Millennium Hotel in downtown Cincinnati. Topics of this meeting will include sediment investigation, environmental and navigational dredging, shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, and surveying. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.9 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment along the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan. The contaminated sediment is within the Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), identified by the United States and Canada as one of 43 toxic hotspots in the Great Lakes basin. Work will […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2018 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $79 million will be used in 2018 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. The Detroit District’s work plan increase of […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Developing a love and respect for the open seas came naturally to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Small Craft Operator Joe Vernier, a Galveston, Texas, native, who spent much of his youth recreating along and exploring the Gulf of Mexico. So it’s not any surprise that Vernier chose a career that would enable […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The Traverse City Commissioners voted to allow improvements to Northwestern Michigan College’s Harbor at its Great Lakes Campus, reports upnorthlive.com. The college’s dredging permit was given the green light by City Commissioners. According to upnorthlive.com, the school and the city say the actual dredging process will be a learning opportunity that could benefit the bay. […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants totaling $1.25 million to fund green infrastructure projects in Southeast Michigan to improve water quality in the Great Lakes. “Detroit and St. Clair Shores will use these EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities grants for green infrastructure projects to […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 2016 WEDA (Western Dredging Association ) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held March 23-25th, 2016 in Davenport, IA at the Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. At the […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Dunkirk Common Council yesterday approved a dredging project aimed to improve the Dunkirk recreational harbor. Dean Marine of Michigan won the contract for the works, the same company that worked on dredging and deepening of the Barcelona Harbor in Westfield last year, reported the BuffaloNews. The contract requires a cooperative agreement with the Town […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than four months after Superstorm Sandy devastated parts of the Eastern United States, recovery and reconstruction efforts are far from complete. And while most of the attention has rightly focused on the need for aid to areas in the Northeast that were devastated by the storm’s landfall, Sandy’s power was so great that its […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor Cameron Davis recently joined Michigan Office of the Great Lakes Director Jon Allan, Monroe Mayor Robert Clark and local partners in Monroe, Mich., to mark the near completion of restoration work at the River Raisin Area of Concern. “The River Raisin Area of Concern cleanup is proof positive that […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) today lauded passage on Wednesday of the House floor amendment to the fiscal 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that increases the Corps of Engineers funding to meet the Harbor Maintenance Tax (HMT) funding target included in the recently enacted Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Coast Guard is coordinating the response to a sunken dredge and capsized tugboat in lower Lake Huron early Thursday morning. There were no injuries reported, but a 500-foot diesel sheen has been reported. The Coast Guard was notified that at 4:35 a.m., the motor vessel Arthur J., a 110-foot dredge, sank and the motor […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will invite bidders for the St Marys River dredging project in the coming days. During this cleanup scheme, located in Michigan, approximately 29,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the St Marys River, and placed at the Government Furnished Placement site. The estimated value is […]

  • 7 April 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, plans to invite bidders for the cell preparation project at the Pointe Mouillee Confined Disposal Facility. This development program, located near Rockwood, Michigan, will involve earthwork services for fill management and drainage improvement in cells 1 and 2. The total value of this contract will be between […]

  • 19 August 2012

    The dredging of Pentwater channel at Lake Michigan has been completed. The project was undertaken to increase the water depths at the channel mouth to accommodate large watercraft with significant drafts. “We are very pleased to have this project completed so that boaters can confidently access Pentwater Harbor and enjoy everything that the village has […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that two U.S. Areas of Concern, Deer Lake in the Lake Superior basin and White Lake in the Lake Michigan basin, have been removed from the binational list of toxic hotspots that were targeted for cleanup in the U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. After decades during which […]