The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc. in the amount of $4397500 for maintenance dredging of the Texas City Channel and… Read More

On August 3 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) announced the execution of definitive contracts for the construction of a 15000-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper barge and 14000-horsepower… Read More

On August 3 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) announced the execution of definitive contracts for the construction of a 15000-cubic-yard-capacity trailing suction hopper barge and 14000-horsepower… Read More

The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) has issued a call for papers for their U.S. HYDRO 2013 Conference to be hosted by the Louisiana Chapter at the Sheraton New… Read More

The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA) has issued a call for papers for their U.S. HYDRO 2013 Conference to be hosted by the Louisiana Chapter at the Sheraton New… Read More

Guyana's Demerara River channel leading to the country's major port is having maintenance dredging problems because its aging hopper dredge Steve N is unable to dredge the hardened material. Gaico Construction Inc. is stepping in by purchasing dredging equipment to use for maintenance dredging on Guyana's rivers. Read More

Guyana's Demerara River channel leading to the country's major port is having maintenance dredging problems because its aging hopper dredge Steve N is unable to dredge the hardened material. Gaico Construction Inc. is stepping in by purchasing dredging equipment to use for maintenance dredging on Guyana's rivers. Read More

The Dredging Contractors of America presented graphic and chilling evidence of the danger dredgers are in from un-located and mis-located pipelines; General Walsh outlined the new fast-track plan for planning and finishing projects; and Gary Loew received the 2012 William R. Murden Lifetime Public Service Achievement Award. Read More

The Dredging Contractors of America presented graphic and chilling evidence of the danger dredgers are in from un-located and mis-located pipelines; General Walsh outlined the new fast-track plan for planning and finishing projects; and Gary Loew received the 2012 William R. Murden Lifetime Public Service Achievement Award. Read More

The Corps of Engineers is proposing to use up to 10 million cubic yards of Mississippi River mud from upriver every two years to shore up the mouth of the Mississippi River delta on the edge of the Gulf of Mexico instead of depositing it in traditional areas reserved for dredged material the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported on June 19. In a plan released in May the Corps said it wanted to use mud from routine dredging operations along the river to build up the Plaquemines-Balize delta also called the Birds Foot delta in West Bay at the western edge of rivers mouth as it extends into the Gulf of Mexico. It was given that name because its alluvial spread looks like a birds foot from the air. It is sinking about an inch a year. Read More