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  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mud Cat Dredges has just released this beautiful photo of their new Mud Cat MC 40E electric radio remote control dredge system, taken during the cleanup works on a holding pond at a job site in Pennsylvania. Mud Cat was able to provide the dredge immediately from inventory and send a field service technician to […]

  • 27 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Borough of Avalon is about to begin a maintenance dredging project in Pennsylvania Harbor that will clear the public navigation channel in advance of the spring and summer boating seasons. The Council awarded a contract on Wednesday, February 13th to Trident Piling Company, LLC that will result in largely sandy material being removed from the […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $900,000 to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for protecting wetlands and aquatic resources. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is partnering with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on this project. “Wetlands play a significant role in protecting our nation’s water supply,” said EPA […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $750,000 in annual coastal zone management grants to organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Pennsylvania’s coastal zones along Lake Erie and the Delaware Estuary. “These grants play an important role to ensure the protection of our coastal waters,” DEP Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo said. “This […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing site cleanups and remedies at the 16 Superfund Sites in Pennsylvania. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be […]

  • 17 January 2012

    Supporters of deepening the Delaware River navigation channel an additional five feet are making a big push now to secure federal funds that…   By Linda Loyd (philly) [mappress] Source: philly, January 17, 2012; Image: usace

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania DCNR’s Bureau of State Parks officials announced yesterday that work on the long-awaited dam dredging project at Whipple Dam State Park is set to begin the week of February 18, 2020. Contractors will be moving in heavy equipment to clear trees from pre-existing sediment basins constructed in the park in the mid-1980s. They then will […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $37.4 million construction contract to Weston Solutions of Chester, Pennsylvania, for closing the final breach on the L-550 levee system before Mar. 1. This contract is the second final repair contract to be awarded for the Missouri River Left Bank Levee Systems, which will […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is putting finishing touches on the Delaware River Deepening project. According to GLDD, the Delaware dredging scheme is almost complete. In their latest update, the company announced that the 12 year project to deepen the 103-mile shipping channel by a depth of five feet between Philadelphia and the Atlantic […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Supreme Manufacturing, a Stoneboro, Pennsylvania, based custom designer and builder of high quality conveyor systems, storage tanks and hoppers, has just released this very interesting video named ‘Supreme Central Allied Dredge Case Study’. From sand and gravel to talc, coal to steel, cement to agriculture, if it needs to be stored, conveyed, loaded, or […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District held a kickoff event last week for the $1.2-million sediment removal contract along the Stonycreek River in Johnstown, PA. “This opportunity to meet with Representative Joyce and our partners will ensure everyone understands the project goals and benefits,” said Col. Andrew Short, commander, Pittsburgh District. “Maintenance projects […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District has awarded a $1.2 million contract for the removal of accumulated sediments and vegetation along the Stonycreek River located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The contract was awarded to Green World Contracting Company of Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania. According to USACE, the residents of Johnstown will benefit from this […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Peach Bottom Marina, located on Fulton Township’s Peters Creek in Pennsylvania, closed September 3 for dredging and other improvements. According to Deena O’Brien, a spokesperson for Exelon Energy, the work will include dredging about 9,000 cubic yards of sediment from Peters Creek. Removing that much sediment will give the marina and its access to […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $2.486 million contract for the sand nourishment of Presque Isle, located in Erie, Pennsylvania. The contractor – PPW Builders, Inc., based in Cleveland, Ohio – is anticipated to start work in June 2019 with approximately 68,000 cubic yards of sand to be placed between […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Borough Council authorized a bid process last week for a back bay dredging project in the public channel west of 21st Street in Pennsylvania Harbor, the Cape May County Herald informs. Estimates are that the channel has filled with as much as 1,750 cubic yards of a silt-like material. Commenting the latest news, Borough Engineer […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $14.1 million modification to contract W912BU-15-C-0054 for the Delaware River dredging and rock removal operations. Work will be performed in Chester, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2019, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. The project is […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Governor Tom Wolf’s Administration yesterday announced grant funding to implement the Muncy Creek Streambank Restoration and Protection Project located in Hughesville Borough and Wolf Township, Lycoming County. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) awarded a 2019 Growing Greener grant award of $327,284 to the Lycoming County Commissioners for the work. The project will […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Global design firm Stantec has been awarded more than $35 million in assignments for planning and preliminary design of a multi-mission dry dock and other upgrades at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) in Kittery, Maine. The projects represent tasks under Stantec’s $60 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for multi-discipline waterfront architect-engineering services for the Naval Facilities Engineering […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has allotted $1.5 million in federal funding for sand replenishment for Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Representative Mike Kelly issued the following statement yesterday in response to the latest news: “Christmas has surely come early for Erie and for our entire region. Last month, President Trump made […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sunoco Partners Marketing and Terminals is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of three berthing areas to their Docks 2, 3, and 4, at the Hog Island Wharf, including 10 years of maintenance dredging, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District reports.  The proposed dredging is located at 11 Hog Island Road, within the Delaware […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District and the Borough of Ridgway will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to commemorate the rehabilitation of the local flood-protection project on Elk Creek in Ridgway, Pennsylvania.   The ceremony is set to take place on Wednesday, October 17, at 144 North Broad Street, Ridgway, PA. The Ridgway project is […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Tom Wolf has announced $2.7 million in new state investments to the Erie Western PA Port Authority designed to spur economic development through the Port of Erie. “These investments reflect my administration’s commitment to spurring the ongoing revitalization efforts in Erie and the growth of its economy,” Governor Wolf said. “We want to work […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District has announced the award of a $9.2-million contract for an environmental remediation project at the Sharon Steel Farrell Works Disposal Area Superfund Site located in Mercer County, Pennsylvania. USACE awarded the contract to Cape Environmental Management, Inc. of Norcross, Georgia. The project represents the first superfund effort […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. John T. Litz became the 68th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, during a military change of command ceremony last week at the Radisson Hotel downtown. He assumed leadership from Col. Edward P. Chamberlayne who had commanded Baltimore District since July 2015. As commander and district engineer at Baltimore District, […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An agreement for a new Marlin Class electric dredger purchase between Nugent Sand Company of Louisville, KY and DSC Dredge, LLC was confirmed following the NSSGA 2018 Annual Convention and AGG1 Expo, held in Houston, Texas.  Commenting the latest announcement, Tom Nugent, President of Nugent Sand Company, who also serves on the NSSGA Board of […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Buffalo District, Cleveland Port Authority and several Cleveland preservation groups recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), resolving 20 years of debate over dredging the Cleveland Bulk Terminal and its impact on the Cleveland Huletts. Hulett Iron Ore Unloaders were enormous ore unloading machines, two of which stand where the Cuyahoga River flows […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority a $25.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to complete the second phase of a multi-phase improvement plan at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. According to the official PhilaPort’s announcement, the INFRA grant program provides dedicated, discretionary funding for projects that address […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap. The draft comprehensive plan identifies 43 candidate restoration projects within Virginia, 316 within the District of Columbia, 2,592 within […]