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  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Detroit District and its employees were recognized by the 2014 Chief of Engineers Awards of Excellence Program, with the Environmental Merit Award, for the Cat Island Dredged Material Disposal Facility (DMDF) project. “It has been a privilege to be part of a team that has provided a quality product in a timely manner […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced yesterday that the cleanup of contaminated soil and sediment will begin next week at the Mercury Refining Superfund site, a mercury reclamation facility in the towns of Colonie and Guilderland, New York. Past waste disposal activities contaminated soil and storm water that drained off the site and into an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Planning and Environmental Center and the Tulsa District, in coordination with the Waurika Lake Master Conservancy District (WLMCD), have assessed the environmental impacts associated with the proposed maintenance dredging of the WLMCD water intake channel in Waurika Lake, Cotton, Stephens, and Jefferson Counties, Oklahoma.  Proposed activities include pumping […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Barnegat Bay Inlet area in Ocean County. The work is part of an $8.7 million dollar project to dredge State channels in Forked River and Barnegat Bay. This portion of the project will include the following […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In response to requests from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Citizens for a Clean Pompton Lakes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will extend the public comment period for the proposed plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey from December 18, 2014 to February 2, 2015. Under […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Kansas Water Office (KWO) announced yesterday that the first phase of dredging at John Redmond Reservoir is complete. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) began dredging operations this past May. The project is the first of its kind in the nation with a non-federal entity dredging sediment from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Philadelphia Section has announced that ‘The Delaware River Deepening Project – A Thirty Year Journey (1 PDH)’ event will take place on March 9, in Philadelphia, PA. The presenters will describe the history of the Delaware River Deepening Project, ASCE said in its announcement. Scientific and engineering studies, performed during […]

  • 9 February 2012

    O’Brien & Gere, along with joint-venture partner Kokosing Construction Company, has been awarded a $60.4 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Chicago District. The Kokosing Construction|O’Brien & Gere JV will provide engineering and dredging services in support of the Indiana Harbor and Canal Dredging and Disposal Project in East […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    In a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) urged the USACE to explore alternatives to disposal of dredged sediment in Lake Erie.  The senators called for an independent assessment to determine the practice’s impact on water quality, the ecosystem, and Ohio’s shipping industry. “While […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to keep commercial shipping vessels navigating safely and efficiently to and from the Port of Wilmington, the Army Corps’ Wilmington District conducts daily surveys of the federal channel and periodically dredges it to remove debris. The Cape Fear River carries tons of sediment that gradually settles along the way of its 202-mile path […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final Fountain Lake dredging permit request came back from the Department of Natural Resources with a smaller-scale project approved than the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) requested, the district said in their latest release.  The district requested permit for the removal of approximately 600,000 cubic yards of dredged sediment in the first phase […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cuyahoga County, Education, Environment & Sustainability Committee held a public hearing yesterday, February 3rd, to discuss concerns regarding dredging and the dumping of dredged materials from the upper Cuyahoga River federal navigation channel. At the meeting, Port of Cleveland and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers together with the Ohio EPA discussed USACE’s proposal to dump sediment dredged from the upper […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $2.06 million contract December 6th to dredge shoal material from Horseshoe Cove and the turning basin. According to USACE, the dredging will return this area to its authorized depth of six feet, with one foot of allowable over-depth. The Corps awarded the contract to the […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for construction of a dredged material management area (DMMA) at Site O-23 located in Martin County, Florida. “Maintaining safe navigation on federal waterways is one of the Corps’ key […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the White House released the U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015, which included more than $22.7 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget includes $695,000 for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 project to complete feasibility study efforts, which includes completion of and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2012

    A proposed project to remove 50,000 cubic yards of material from a tidal marsh took an important step here April 30 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers presented and sought public input on the project’s environmental assessment. “This project will restore channels that have shoaled in and restore tidal circulation within the marsh,” said […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will revise and re-propose the plan to remove sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from the Acid Brook Delta and other parts of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. The EPA had previously finalized a plan, which was contained in a permit requiring cleanup of the Acid Brook delta […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District is removing approximately 40,000 cubic yards of sediment/shoals from the authorized limits of the federal navigation channel in the lower reaches of the Buffalo River. The work, part of the Corps’ regularly scheduled maintenance dredging program, is being performed under a $5,854,360 contract with the Luedtke Engineering […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency began work on a dredging and capping pilot study in the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin. The process involves installation of steel sheeting in front of existing bulkheads, followed by dredging of contaminated sediment from the canal, before the installation of a multi-layered protective […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Harbor and Canal has not been dredged since 1972, but thanks to a truly collaborative effort, the Corps has started to safely remove and contain sediment to not only restore deep draft commercial navigation but improve water quality in southern Lake Michigan. Over a period of eight to 10 years, the Indiana Harbor […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The White House released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2014, which included more than $22.7 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget includes $1.165 million for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 project to continue feasibility study efforts, which include completion of numerous environmental impact […]

  • 1 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1,741,400 contract to Roen Salvage Co. of Sturgeon Bay, Wis., for dredging Green Bay Harbor in northeast Wisconsin. Roen Salvage will remove 90,000 cubic yards of material and deposit it in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility located on the north side of the Fox River, […]

  • 31 March 2014

    U.S. Sens. Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown, along with Reps. Bob Gibbs, Dave Joyce, and Marcy Kaptur, urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pursue all options necessary to ensure Lake Erie is appropriately dredged and maintained as soon as possible. The Great Lakes—especially Lake Erie—are vital to serving Ohio’s economic needs, but shipping […]